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Driving down to Albuquerque last weekend, it was impossible not to notice just how green the landscape was. After 50 years in New Mexico, it was hard to remember when, if ever, it had been this way. Parts of the landscape were a shimmering emerald where last year they were a dusty brown.
On the return trip from Albuquerque the skies opened up and there was a big, beautiful double rainbow around Santa Domingo Pueblo. The landscape turned a beautiful color as the light from the setting sun took on a golden glow. Only in New Mexico it seems can such
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With Clean Up Los Alamos scheduled for Saturday, Los Alamos County Green Team members Joshua Levings, left, Robert Martinez and Catrina Chavez get a head start on sprucing up the town Tuesday on the Canyon Rim Trail near Smith’s Marketplace. Clean Up Los Alamos Day is Saturday morning followed with a volunteer appreciation picnic noon to 1 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo
The Los Alamos County Green Team members cleanup along the Canyon Rim Trail Tuesday. Environmental Sustainability Services Division Manager Angelica Gurule reported that there was a lot of plastic wrap from disposable
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Daylight shines through where the spring runoff washed out a culvert. Nathan Plants/NPS
A section of the main route through the center of the preserve has been marked as unsafe to travel across. Photo by Nathan Plants/NPS
JEMEZ SPRINGS — Due to seasonal staff hiring delays and road damage from spring runoff, Valles Caldera National Preserve will delay the start of its extended summer hours and will offer a reduced vehicle route.
A backlog in government background clearances has delayed the arrival of seasonal National Park Service staff needed to operate the extended hours during
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In preparation for summer, a crew of Rotarians worked in chilly and inclement weather Saturday to clear and clean the Memorial Garden at Los Alamos High School. The garden, which was supported by funding from the Rotary Club of Los Alamos and Los Alamos Public Schools, was dedicated in December 2012 to honor students who lost their lives while enrolled in high school. From left, Rotarians Chuck Tallman, Kurt Steinhaus, Mike Katko, Skip King with grandsons Blake and Ryder and Rotarian Oliver Morris. Photo by Linda King
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DONALD E. HUMPTON March 6, 1932 – April 22, 2019
Donald Edward Humpton was born in Burlington, Iowa on March 6, 1932 to his parents Dorothy and Frank Humpton.
He grew up in Burlington where at age 14 he met the love of his life, Colleen Storrer. Colleen’s father owned a grocery store down the block from the Humpton household. Donald started making lots of trips to the corner grocery to see this girl. On June 17, 1951, at age 18 he married his sweetheart who was 17 and just a few days past her high school graduation.
The happy young couple began their family in Burlington having
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Police have arrested a Los Alamos Middle School employee for allegedly getting high with two 14-year-old students.
According to the statement of probable cause, School Resource Officer Cpl. James Keene received word May 1 from school administrators that on the day before, LAMS Instructional Assistant Jordan Hammock, 22, of Los Alamos, drove two female students from San Ildefonso Road to the downtown area.
During the ride, Hammock allegedly shared a “dab pen” with the
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BETTIE L. KERR Aug. 18, 1929 – May 12, 2019
Bettie L. Kerr, 89, passed away on May 12, 2019 at Aspen Ridge Lodge in Los Alamos, where she was a resident for the last 18 months.
Bettie was born on August 18, 1929 in Roswell, New Mexico to parents, Jewell Ryan and Carleton Poe, both from well-known families in Chavez and De Baca counties.
When her parents divorced, Bettie moved to her grandparents’ homestead near Ingleville, NM with her two sisters. Bettie’s mom worked as a clerk in the De Baca County Clerk’s Office in Ft. Sumner and Bettie would stay with her during the summer.
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Viome’s research and development team members Ryan Toma and Nathan Duval, who work on product development and clinical studies, will be on hand 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center to answer questions about their program and recruit participants for a study.
“We are currently recruiting for a study, which aims to understand how human gene expression varies across different populations,” Toma said. “Our study is trying to recruit participants from diverse populations, specifically over the age of 50.”
The participants will schedule a time
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The Topper girls double team of Mackenzie Cook, foreground, and Alina Bulthuis win their first round match against a doubles team from Academy 6-3 / 6-4, but were eliminated in the second round. The girls team lost 5-2 to Mesilla Valley in the first round. In Topper boys tennis, Thomas Chadwick was the top finisher with a 3rd place finish. The boys team lost in the semifinal to Academy after beating St. Michaels. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Scenes from the girls double team of Alina Bulthuis, foreground, and Mackenzie Cook. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
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