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  • LA County moves to Stage 3 Fire Restrictions

    The Los Alamos National Laboratory properties entered Stage III Fire Restrictions effective today. Therefore, the Los Alamos Fire Department has implemented the attached restrictions to all county owned or forested areas within Los Alamos County effective at 8 a.m.

    Patrols of these areas will be conducted by the LAFD and LAPD throughout the county and residents are encouraged to report violations.

    The Santa Fe National Forest, meanwhile, is planning on moving the forest into Stage III restrictions either today or Wednesday, closing the entirety of the Jemez Ranger District along with portions of Cuba Ranger District.

  • Power restored at North Mesa

    The Department of Public Utilities reported a power outage for more than three hours at Tsikimu Village in the North Mesa area. The power went out at 8:04 a.m. and it was restored at 11:20 a.m.

    Half of Tsikimu Village was without power.

    According to a text message from DPU, the neighborhood has moved up the priority list for complete electric upgrades.

  • LA County moves to Stage 3 Fire Restrictions

    The Los Alamos County Fire Department (LAFD) would like to ask the public for their continued support and assistance during Extreme Fire Danger. The Los Alamos National Laboratory properties have entered Stage III Fire Restrictions effective July 3, 2012 and the LAFD supports their actions. Therefore, the Los Alamos Fire Department has implemented the attached restrictions to all County owned or forested areas within Los Alamos County effective Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 0800.  Patrols of these areas will be conducted by the LAFD and LAPD throughout the County and residents are encouraged to report violations.

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  • Udall visits New Mexico's wildfire burn scars

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall is in New Mexico to get a firsthand look at the scars left behind by two massive wildfires that burned through parts of the state last summer.

    The New Mexico Democrat is stopping Tuesday at the Spur Ranch in western New Mexico. That's where last year's Wallow Fire crossed over from Arizona.

    On Saturday, he will get a tour of the work being done on areas affected by the Las Conchas blaze on Santa Clara Pueblo land.

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  • 5-inch Live Worm Removed From India Man's Eye

    Note: Graphic video... Doctors in Mumbai, India were shocked to discover a 5-inch long worm living in a patient's right eye. The worm has been removed and the patient appears to have recovered.

  • NM offers mobile app for road information

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State officials say a new mobile application allows travelers to use their smartphones to obtain information about New Mexico road conditions.

    The Department of Transportation says the app can help motorists learn about highway closures or restrictions, traffic congestion, road construction, weather conditions for New Mexico cities and find web cameras showing some roadway sections. That information is now available on the agency's web site.

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