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Celebrating freedom

By Tris DeRoma

After a long night of live music and spectacular fireworks, it was the audience’s turn to make some noise. When the last volley of fireworks shot up into the night sky at the Los Alamos Kiwanis Fireworks event in Overlook Park Monday night, a massive cheer from the audience followed, signaling the end to a very satisfying day of food, fun and fireworks at the annual event. About 4,470 shells were fired off this year.
The Habañero Sky Dive Team kicked things off at 2 p.m. Monday. The four-member team was easy to spot in the clear blue sky with their smoking streamers of red, white and blue. On their second jump, they unfurled an American flag and POW-MIA flag on their descent.
LA Kiwanis Club member Steven Boerigter, was pleased to note that this year, the weather cooperated for both jumps. The Habañeros were able to get in two jumps, the early afternoon one and one later on in the evening that officially kicked of the evening festivities.
“We were just so pleased that they could get that second jump in, since the winds picked up earlier,” Boerigter said.

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Fire contained in field at Cherokee Lane



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