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Snow Scenes On Main Hill, Along Airport And Central

The scene at about 10:45 a.m. today of a Los Alamos County sand truck treating the Main Hill Road. A sand truck also was spotted at work on N.M. 4 this morning between White Rock and the Truck Route. It is cold out, snow continues to fall and traffic is moving slowly around town. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene at about 11 a.m. today near the Los Alamos County Airport. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene at about 11:45 a.m. today along Central Avenue in front of the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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Posts From The Road: Fall Harvest Festival In Texas

Corn on the Cob: There has to be food involved at a gathering such as this and hot dogs and corn on the cob were on the grill at the Fall Harvest Festival in Stephenville, Texas. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
Sliding Through: Who knew large farming equipment could be converted into a fun slide for the children. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com
Jumping for Joy: Seeing an event through the eyes of young twin boys makes you appreciate the efforts involved in hosting a family festival. Simple stacks of hay bales provide opportunity for the children to climb and jump around. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

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Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 26, 2020

COUNTY News:

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

Barranca Mesa 3 Subdivision Improvements Project

TLC Plumbing and Utility crews will continue placing concrete on Camino Encantado. Residents are asked to use caution in the work zone.

Mirador Subdivision in White Rock

Contractor will be placing curb and gutter and asphalt. Residents are asked to use caution in the work zone.

Pedestrian and ADA Accessibility Along Trinity Drive from Oppenheimer to 39th Street

GM crews will be working in the area of 36th Street and 37th


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Center Lane Drop On Trinity At 15th Thursday And Friday

COUNTY News:

Parker Construction, under contract with Natural Grocers and in cooperation with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will drop the center, left turn lane on Trinity Drive at 15th Street.

Work to cap a water line will continue after unforeseen circumstances Tuesday delayed this effort.

The lane will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. today, Oct. 22 and is anticipated to conclude by 6 p.m. Friday, Oct 23. No interruption of utility services is planned.

Crews indicated that work on the south side of Trinity at 15th would finish up later Wednesday and both eastbound lanes on Trinity


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Travel Virtually With LANL Physicist Martin Cooper Friday

A jaguar about to swim the Three Brothers River. A free Zoom presentation by Martin Cooper will take place this Friday. If you have already requested an invitation, you are asked to request again due to a technical glitch, by emailing Director@losalamosseniorcenter.com. Photo by Martin Cooper

By BERNADETTE LAURTZEN
Executive Director
LARSO

Many may know Martin Cooper as a LANL physicist, but this week you can see him through the eye of the camera lens, a virtual tour, from before the world changed the very meaning of travel.

Friday, seniors enduring the pandemic who find the need to “get out”


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Traffic Alert: Center Lane Drop Trinity At 15th Tuesday

COUNTY News:

Parker Construction, under contract with Natural Grocers and in cooperation with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will drop the center, left turn lane on Trinity Drive at 15 Street.

The lane will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 to allow crews to cap a water line after Natural Grocers tapped into a new water service line. 

Work is anticipated to conclude by 6 p.m Tuesday. No interruption of utility services is planned.

Work on the south side of Trinity Drive at 15th Street continues. As a result, one eastbound lane remains closed at the contractor’s construction


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Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 19, 2020

COUNTY News:

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

Barranca Mesa 3 Subdivision Improvements Project

TLC Plumbing and Utility crews will be placing concrete on Camino Encantado. Residents are asked to use caution in the work zone.  

Mirador Subdivision in White Rock

Contractor will be placing curb and gutter and asphalt. Residents are asked to use caution in the work zone.

Pedestrian and ADA Accessibility Along Trinity Drive from Oppenheimer to 39th Street

GM crews will be working in the area of 36th Street and 37th Street


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Posts From The Road: Asheville Pinball Museum

Pinball Wizards: Patrons line up to play the pinball machines at the Asheville Pinball Museum. Those who are experts at pinball are known as pinball wizards, a term created in the 1960s rock opera Tommy. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

Oldies: Machines in the museum from the 1930s and 40s are for display only and cannot be played. These beautiful vintage machines were all wood frames and legs and some were more ornate than current machines. Coin operated pinball machines were first developed in the 1930s. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer

Formerly of Los


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RTD Blue Bus Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

RTD women out to raise breast cancer awareness. Courtesy/RTD

Blue bus goes pink for breast cancer awareness month. Courtesy/RTD

NCRTD News:

The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) Friday announced that one of its iconic RTD Blue Bus’s has gone pink.

Under the slogan of “Breast Cancer Awareness is not just a month”, the bus will now be seen traveling the roads from Santa Fe to Española to Taos. Festooning the trademark “awareness” ribbon on the bus are messages of support to inspire hope and show every woman that they are important — words such as: hope, strength, victory, resolve,


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County Engineer Eric Martinez Briefs Council On Projects

County Engineer Eric Martinez

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Road construction projects are moving ahead at full speed throughout Los Alamos County.

During the regular County Council meeting Oct. 6, County Engineer Eric Martinez provided an update on current projects as well as future roadwork plans.

Martinez highlighted numerous projects that are underway throughout the County.

These include the 2020 pavement condition survey. Martinez said that a van traveling throughout White Rock and Los Alamos is using special equipment to assess the condition


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