Editor’s note: 2021 was another year jammed full of plenty of interesting news. LMT will be taking a look at the top stories of the year — both related to COVID-19 and not at all — in a five-part series. We’ll continue with Part 2 of 5, continuing discussion of the top non-COVID stories of the year in its own three-part series.
After being introduced to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, Laredo went into 2021 with hopes to move on. And while it was able to in many ways, it was still — just like the rest of the country — unable to completely put the virus in its rear-view mirror.