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CONE ZONE: Road Construction for Week of Aug. 13

Public Works Projects:

For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail lacpw@lacnm.us, call 662-8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us.

School Flasher Testing

The Public Works Traffic Division staff will be testing the school flashers throughout the community on Monday, Aug 13, and Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 in preparation for the beginning of school on Wednesday, August 15, 2012.If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Public Works Department.

Pavement Preservation Program

Crews will be working on Range Road starting Monday, August


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LANB Float Takes Top Prize

2012 FAIR & RODEO PARADE WINNERS:

Los Alamos National Bank’s float won First Place in Saturday’s 2012 Fair & Rodeo parade on Central Avenue. Photo by Katy Korkos

Los Alamos National Bank employees pass out candy to the kids watching the parade. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Shriners garnered second place. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Shriners put on a show for the crowd. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

The Tin Lizzies, complete with period costumed people, won third in the 2012 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Saturday. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com


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2012 County Fair & Rodeo Parade Fills Central Avenue

The parade passes a large crowd at Central Avenue and Main Street. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

The Los Alamos High School Marching Band gathers to join the parade. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

The parade winds its way down Central Avenue. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

A young boy runs a hand siren on an old auxiliary fire truck. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Parade bystanders watch as the Los Alamos Daily Post news van passes by. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Sharon Stover, fourth from left, with her supporters pose for a picture


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Fun Ran Rampant at Friday Night Concert!

State Rep. Jim Hall challenges Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Member Services Coordinator Katy Korkos to a race on the bouncy slide at the County’s Summer Concert at Ashey Pond Park. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Jim Hall and Katy Korkos “race for pinks” on the bouncy slide. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Amanda Stoddard waits patiently for her balloon animal, created by Josh Lawyer. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Adam Wall draws a cactus with blue sky for a chalk art contest during the Gordon Summer concert. The contest was sponsored


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County Fair Exhibits on Display at Mesa Public Library

Lynzee Clay won First place and Grand Champion for her award winning Jalapeños and tomatoes. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

06. Laura Johnstone takes home the Award of Merit for her apple mint. The Award of Merit was given to the horticulture entry that displayed no disease or damage and was at the peak of maturity. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Rachel Norman poses with her Lego creation “King Kong vs. Godzilla.” Rachel won first prize and the Ribbon for Reserve Grand Champion for her age group. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

There were dozens


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Trinity Drive Curb and Gutter Work Begins Aug. 13

NMDOT News:

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) crews will begin work on a curb and gutter replacement project on westbound Trinity Drive Monday, Aug. 13.

The work area will extend from mile marker 0.0 to mile marker 1.0, or from the intersection of Diamond Drive and Trinity Drive to the Ashley Pond area.

Pedestrian sidewalks along westbound Trinity Drive will be closed as crews remove and replace crumbling and damaged curb and gutters.

The project is scheduled for completion within three weeks, weather permitting.

Motorists may encounter temporary lane drops and minor delays


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Los Alamos County Princess Honors Horses for Heroes

Julia Montoya, 2012 LA County Rodeo Princess, carries the flag of New Mexico into Brewer Arena at the start of the Los Alamos County Horse Show. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com.

After relocating to New Mexico from Maryland in 2010, the incoming Los Alamos County Princess, Julia Montoya, continued to pursue her passion for horses and interest in horsemanship with the Turquoise Trail Wranglers 4-H Club. 

The club leaders, Rick Iannucci and Nancy DeSantis, also operate the non-profit Horses for Heroes – New Mexico Inc. Cowboy Up! program for wounded veterans.

One of the


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Appeals Hearing Held Today for Former County Supply Manager Terminated in June

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Former Los Alamos County Supply Manager Charles Pacheco, foreground, waits for his appeals hearing to begin this morning before the Los Alamos County Personnel Board in Council Chambers inside the Community Building at 20th Street and Central Avenue. Pacheco is appealing his termination in June surrounding criminal charges he is facing related to alleged credit card fraud. Pacheco’s brother Tim sits next to him reviewing documents. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Hearing Officer Tony Ortiz speaks with Employee Services Manager Valerie Park prior to the start of


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County Issues Spectator Directions for Rodeo at Brewer Arena

Courtesy/LAC

COUNTY News:

Be advised that spectators attending the Los Alamos County Rodeo at Brewer Arena this weekend will be directed to the Spectator Entrance off of San Ildefonso Road through the South Gate to the Rodeo grounds.

The Recreation Division’s goal is to limit traffic through the North Mesa Stables for the safety of the North Mesa Stable Lot users and their animals.


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