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New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 22,115 With 6 New Death And 9,262 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 155 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County has another new case bringing today’s total to 21 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update announces 6 additional death reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 34 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 16 new cases in Chaves County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 8 new cases in Curry County
  • 21 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 9 new cases in Eddy County
  • 1 new case in Hidalgo

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Scenes From Drive-in Movie Night At Central Park Square

Scene from the drive-in movie ‘Abominable’ shown Friday night in the north parking lot of Central Park Square. The weekly event starts at dusk (about 8:30 p.m. Fridays) and Covid-19 safe distancing is followed and enforced. The event is sponsored by Los Alamos County, Los Alamos MainStreet, projectY cowork and Central Park Square. Central Park Square owner Philip Kunsberg has been very generous enhancing this event for the community by paying his crew to help with setup and takedown of the screen and coordinating lighting on the property. He even pays for a free pizza from Time Out Pizzeria for


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PAC 8 Weekly TV Schedule Aug. 8-13

PAC 8 Community Media Weekly TV schedule:

Saturday, August 8, 2020 

  • Free Speech TV

Sunday, August 9, 2020

6 a.m. — FSTV

5 p.m. — The Prophetic Word

5:30 p.m. — Key to the Kingdom

6 p.m. — Drawing Men to Christ

7 p.m. — United Church

8 p.m. — La Verdad Internacional

8:30 p.m. — Inside Arts – Robert Wells

9:30 p.m. — Free Speech TV

Monday, August 10, 2020

6 a.m. — Democracy Now! LIVE

10 a.m. — The Tom Hartman Program

12:30 p.m. — Los Alamos Makers’ Space

1 p.m. — Behind the White Coat 

1:30 p.m. — Inside Arts – Robert Wells

2 p.m. — Talking Business With Beverly

2:30 p.m. — Spotlight on Los Alamos

3 p.m. — Democracy Now


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National Association Of Counties To Congress: A Deal Without Aid To State And Local Governments Is A Bad Deal

NACo News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the coronavirus pandemic continues, state and local governments and residents are feeling the devastating health and economic impacts.

With negotiations on the next federal coronavirus relief package nearing an end, counties continue to call for responsible federal relief, ensuring existing and any new federal resources reach county governments on the front lines of the public health pandemic and related economic fallout.

National Association of Counties (NACo) Executive Director Matthew Chase released the following statement:

“As White House officials


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New Mexico COVID-19 Cases Now At 21,965 With 6 New Death And 9,166 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 197 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County remains at 20 cases that have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update announces 6 additional death reported in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today the most recent cases:

  • 32 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 8 new cases in Chaves County
  • 14 new cases in Cibola County
  • 1 new case in Colfax County
  • 17 new cases in Curry County
  • 50 new cases in Doña Ana County
  • 6 new cases in Eddy County
  • 12 new cases in Lea County

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Traffic Alert: Water Line Break On Los Pueblos Street

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities water crews are responding to a water line break on Los Pueblos Street west of Bonita Place on Barranca Mesa. 

Customers in the area are experiencing low to no water pressure. 

Excavation is occurring on the north side of the street with some impacts to west bound traffic at the construction zone. 

Crews estimate that water services will be restored by 6 p.m. today.


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COVID Cancels 2020 Los Alamos County Fair And Rodeo

The Annual Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo celebration will not take place this year due to crowd considerations in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to comply with the New Mexico Department of Health’s public emergency order governing mass gatherings. The cancellation includes the exhibits at Mesa Public Library, the parade downtown, the festivities at Ashley Pond Park and the Arts & Crafts Fair at Fuller Lodge, the Rodeo at Brewer Arena and the Cowboy Dinner & Dance. Cartoon created by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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Cone Zone: Week Of Aug. 10, 2020  

COUNTY News:

The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

Public Works Department:

Diamond Drive near the Golf Course  

A contractor will be conducting soils boring operations alongside Diamond Drive at the Golf Course. No traffic impediments are expected, but drivers will see signage and cones along the shoulders alerting them to construction in the area.

Lane Closure on Sherwood Boulevard

Motorists can expect a lane closure and flagging operations on Sherwood Boulevard as work begins on the Pinon Park Splash Pad project. The contractor will


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Library Conversations: Have Recipe, Will Travel

LIBRARY News:

Eating new and delicious food is one of the best parts of traveling. Anyone missing that adventure should consider this an invitation to a virtual meal and conversation with library staff.

Try a new recipe and come ready to talk about it. Share the story of favorite travel meal experience and learn about some excellent cookbooks that may be borrowed from the library.

The virtual meal and conversation begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 on Zoom to connect over food, recipes and stories.

Visit https://tinyurl.com/y4w9fput for the Zoom. Or go to https://losalamoslibrary.org and click


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