Public Safety

Pandemic Era Thanksgiving Takes Unusual Turn

With the COVID-19 pandemic on the rampage around the world, Thanksgiving dinner takes an unusual turn this year for the family of Los Alamos resident Terry Foxx. From left, her daughter Kerri, son-in-law Jason and granddaughter Sydney Frazier sent Foxx this photo today of the trio preparing to take on the giant germ spotted in the center of their dining room table at their home in Maine. Courtesy photo


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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 1,469 New Cases, Total Now 89,796 With 18 New Deaths And 30,777 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 1,469 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County reports 2 more cases today … the total is now 124 people who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update includes 18 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

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

  • 671 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 66 new cases in Chaves County
  • 10 new cases in Cibola County
  • 3 new cases in Colfax County
  • 26 new cases in Curry County
  • 3 new cases in De Baca County
  • 182 new cases in Doña Ana County

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Del Norte Credit Union Provides Annual Thanksgiving Meals To Los Alamos, Española And Santa Fe Firefighters

 

Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU) Community Engagement Specialist Kristi Salazar makes a special delivery Wednesday afternoon to Los Alamos County Firefighters at Station 1 on West Jemez Road. Salazar delivered a Thanksgiving feast for the firefighters complements of DNCU. She explained that each year the credit union provides this meal to the firefighters at each station in Los Alamos as well as Española and Santa Fe. The annual event was originally started by a DNCU employee who delivered holiday meals personally before DNCU took it over four years ago, she said. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com


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Suspected Goosenapper Spotted At Ashley Pond Park

This man is caught on camera today in what appears to be a goosenapping caper at Ashley Pond Park. He was spotted in broad daylight lifting local beloved goose Homer into his arms and carrying him off … fortunately and for unknown reasons he suddenly let Homer loose and left the scene. Courtesy photo


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Governor Signs $330M Relief Package For New Mexicans

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signing House Bill 1 today at the state Capitol upon its arrival to her office. It takes immediate effect. Courtesy/Governor’s Office

From the Office of the Governor:

SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law today a significant relief package for New Mexicans that will deliver grants to small New Mexico businesses, supplemental payments to the unemployed and other emergency food and housing relief.

“I know this stimulus will mean so much to so many New Mexicans as we enter the holiday season,” Gov. Lujan Grisham said. “But our work isn’t done. The pandemic


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New Mexico COVID-19 Update: 1,873 New Cases, Total Now 88,102 With 23 New Deaths And 30,170 Patients Recovered

STATE News:

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials have announced this afternoon 1,873 additional positive tests for COVID-19.

Los Alamos County reports 2 new cases today … the total is now 122 people who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Today’s update includes 23 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.

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

  • 576 new cases in Bernalillo County
  • 1 new case in Catron County
  • 124 new cases in Chaves County
  • 21 new cases in Cibola County
  • 11 new cases in Colfax County
  • 36 new cases in Curry County
  • 223 new cases in Doña Ana County

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Local Officials Share Thanksgiving Wishes For Community

A Thanksgiving centerpiece by floral designer Gillian Sutton of Flowers by Gillian at 3801 Arkansas Ave. Flower bouquets are available for $50 each until 7 p.m. today or sold out. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
LOS ALAMOS DAILY POST
kirsten@ladailypost.com

To say this has been a difficult year is an understatement. Even now with Thanksgiving approaching, it may be hard to feel thankful and see blessings during such a turbulent time.

But despite the pandemic, there are still things to celebrate and embrace. Officials across all areas of Los Alamos provided the Los


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State Auditor Brian Colón Addresses Actions Of Roswell City Councilor Jacob Roebuck Against Public Health Order

Roswell City Councilor Jacob Roebuck

From the Office of the State Auditor:

ALBUQUERQUE – State Auditor Brian S. Colón addressed the recent actions of Roswell City Councilor Jacob Roebuck.

Roebuck was caught Nov. 20 on cell phone video removing a temporary fence from a basketball court at Cahoon Park in Roswell. He said he did it for the wellbeing of local children.

The City of Roswell installed the fencing to block entrance to the court in compliance with the current public health order under which all outdoor recreation facilities must remain closed, to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

“As a


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