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La Vista Church Youth Group Hosts Car Wash Saturday

La Vista Church News:

The youth group at La Vista Church of the Nazarene is hosting a car wash, 9-11 a.m. Saturday, at 15 Grand Canyon in White Rock.

The car wash is free, but donations are gratefully appreciated as the teens are working hard to raise money to go to Teen Camp and for the Missions International Fund.


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Community Asset Awards Pride In A Pandemic: Dr. Cyndi Wells, Ken Nebel And Laura Crucet Are Recognized

Delicious goodies from Pig & Fig Café made by Laura Crucet. Courtesy photo

By BERNADETTE LAURITZEN
C’YA Executive Director

There have been many businesses going above and beyond the call of duty, during the last year, but the Champions of Youth Ambitions, (C’YA), will highlight just a few. 

The Pride in the Pandemic series has lasted a few months now, spotlighting the work of people, programs and projects that have made the last year a bit more bearable.

The Community Asset Awards announcements for 2020 kicked off on Martin Luther King Jr Day to highlight many of those of service. Work began


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Luján Invites Secretary Buttigieg To SpaceShipTwo Launch

From the Office of U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján:

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, invited U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg to New Mexico for an upcoming launch of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo this summer.

In a letter to Buttigieg, Sen. Luján highlights how the burgeoning commercial space travel industry will benefit New Mexico and the nation.

“The expansion of commercial space exploration holds huge promise and benefits for our country. It will help support government-backed research


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Environmental Sampling On DP Road Begins Today

N3B News:

DOE’s Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office and its contractor, N3B Los Alamos, are preparing for environmental sampling activities beginning today on the south side of DP Road.

In the coming weeks, the public should expect to see approximately 10-15 more vehicles per day, including semi-trucks and 10-wheeler/roll-off trucks. No road closures, delays or detours are expected.

Spotters or signalers with flags may facilitate safe vehicle entry or exit to the site. Operations will occur 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Sampling activities are expected to last


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United Church Thrift Shop Open Next 3 Wednesdays

The United Church Thrift Shop is open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday in April. Courtesy/UCLA

COMMUNITY News:

Good News! The United Church Thrift Shop will be open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday in April.

COVID-19 protocols are still being observed so shoppers must wear a mask, social distance and use hand sanitizer provided at the door. Up to 11 customers including children will be allowed in the store at a time.

The United Church Thrift Shop is at 2525 Canyon Road, across from the Nature Center. All proceeds from sales help an array of charities in Northern New Mexico.

About the


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Posts From The Road: Oldest McDonald’s In America

Single Arch: A single arch stands 60-feet high on the corner of Florence and Lakewood in Downey, Calif. This early signage also features the first McDonald’s mascot Chef Speedee. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Exterior: The exterior of this McDonald’s features mid-century architecture with windows in front for customers to walk up and place orders. A second building sits next to the original, which provides indoor dining and a small McDonald’s museum. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Price Comparisons: A sign hangs above the ordering window, which compares prices and value


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Fr. Glenn: Give Peace A Chance.

By Fr. Glenn Jones:

You know … if snarling at other people was a virtue, these days our cup would runneth over with saints. In the press, on the street, in emails, and certainly in social media, is constant harangue: “The sky is blue!” “You moron; it’s turquoise!” “Fool! It’s azure!!” Or: “Nazi! How dare you disagree with me by making a wholly reasonable and logical argument!!” Sigh. Agreement seems as rare as a snowball in…August. And we wonder why we can’t achieve world peace. Duh.

Ah … peace; how desirable, yet how very elusive. We long for peace in our homes, at our work, in our nation, on earth. In


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Chile Line Foods, LLC Donates $5,000 To United Way!

Chile Line Foods, LLC co-owner Liddie Martinez, right, presents a $5,000 Cornerstone donation check to UWNNM Executive Director Cindy Padilla Thursday at Blue Window Bistro. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

“United Way is the cornerstone of our nonprofit community and it is a privilege to help them do their work.” –Liddie Martinez

Chile Line Foods, LLC co-owners Liddie and Rick Martinez have made a $5,000 Cornerstone donation to United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM).

Martinez presented the check to UWNNM Executive


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