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Smoke Billows In The Jemez This Morning

on August 25, 2019 - 9:48pm
Smoke billowing this morning in what appears to be the Redondo Meadow in the Jemez. Photo by Keith Kihara
 
Another view of smoke billowing this morning in what appears to be the Redondo Meadow in the Jemez. Photo by Keith Kihara

SFNF: Managers Plan More Activity On Cueva Fire

on August 25, 2019 - 6:19am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – A drying trend and increase in fire behavior have given fire managers on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) an opportunity to add additional acres to the Cueva Fire by using aerial ignitions to consume unburned fuels within the planning unit.

Crews from New Mexico State Forestry will continue to work on securing the fire perimeter.

During this period, increased smoke will be visible and may impact surrounding areas.

Forest Stewards Youth Corps Fall 2019: Fire And Fuels Program Kick-Off

on August 25, 2019 - 6:07am
FSG News:
 
SANTA FE The Forest Stewards Guild’s Forest Stewards Youth Corps (FSYC) Fall Fire and Fuels program kicked-off the 2019 field season with a crew member training.
 
Sixteen FSYC crew members ages, 18 to 25, attended the three-day training Aug. 19-23, at Cottonwood Gulch Foundation’s basecamp in Thoreau, N.M. The two crews are now spend the following 11-weeks working on U.S Forest Service (USFS) lands and learning from USFS specialists.
 
The FSYC program is a work-earn-learn program for young women and men to help restore New Mexico’s forests and watersheds.

Scenes From Hazmat Challenge At LANL

on August 24, 2019 - 10:43am

The entrance to the Los Alamos Hazardous Training Facility located on Laboratory property. The facility is one of the most complete in the United States and draws participant for all over the United States and abroad. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A Hazmat Team working in a decimation exercise following an event. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A team from Los Alamos work the Voodoo simulation of a biological lab found by a hotel manager in his hotel. The biolab was in the process of creating rabies powder from rabid bats to be spared in the public. Photo by John

Hawks Football Team Holding Car Wash This Morning

on August 24, 2019 - 10:03am

Members of the Los Alamos Middle School Hawks Football Team are hosting a carwash this morning at the Shell Station on Trinity Drive and Oppenheimer and are shown here making LAFD vehicles shine. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

SFNF Issues Closure Order For Forest Road 376

on August 24, 2019 - 9:10am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) has issued a closure order for a segment of Forest Road (FR) 376 to accommodate work on a blocked culvert that poses a threat to public health and safety.

The closure order will be in effect today to April 1, 2020, unless it is rescinded earlier

The culvert is slated for replacement, but recent monsoonal weather patterns and the subsequent runoff and debris could lead to road failure and have made it an immediate public safety issue.

The restricted area on FR 376 begins at the gate north of the Gilman Tunnels and extends 4.7 miles

In And Around Town: Aug. 23, 2019

on August 23, 2019 - 4:09pm

 

  In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com 

FRIDAY, Aug. 23

Eat Like A Bear Dinner
 
Interactive and educational buffet-style “Eat Like a Bear” dinner, featuring foods that make up a black bear’s diet including salmon from Pig + Fig Café. The event, hosted by PEEC and LEWF, is 6 p.m. at the nature center and will help educate guests about how bears acquire food both in the wild and in backyards. Tickets are on sale now at

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