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U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce Leads Hearing On Lone-Wolf And Small-Scale Terrorist Attacks

on September 7, 2017 - 7:55am

U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce led a Subcommittee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance hearing Thursday entitled “Low Cost, High Impact: Combatting the Financing of Lone-Wolf and Small-Scale Terrorist Attacks” to examine funding mechanisms used to coordinate low-scale attacks.

“Efforts to combat terrorist financing have traditionally focused on large scale funding sources; however, small-scale and lone-wolf style attacks have become more common and require significantly less funding,” Pearce said.

Governor Announces ALeRT Fugitives Arrested

on September 7, 2017 - 7:44am
Gov. Susana Martinez
SANTA FE  Tuesday, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that two fugitives from the state’s Corrections Department have recently been captured since the Governor announced the state would join the Analysis Led Recidivism Team (ALeRT) initiative Aug. 10.
“Getting criminals off our streets is important to keeping our families and communities safe,” Martinez said. “By working more closely with local leaders and law enforcement we’re tracking down more fugitives and putting them back where they belong –behind bars.”
Andrew Lucero was arrested Aug.

Local GOP Meeting At UNM-LA Thursday

on September 6, 2017 - 7:51pm
GOP News:
The Republican Party of Los Alamos will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 at UNM-LA, Bldg. 5, Wallace Hall.
RPLA will gather to discuss the recent constitutional workshops held in Santa Fe. The Public is invited. A short break will then precede the Central Committee business meeting.
For further information, contact John Bliss at 505.6724059.

Los Alamos County Council Honors Russ Gordon

on September 6, 2017 - 6:13pm

Councilor Antonio Maggiore, center, presents a proclamation to Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series organizer Russ Gordon who accepted it together with his wife Deborah, son Abe and his girlfriend Tuesday night in Council Chambers. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


The Los Alamos County Council paid its respects to Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series Organizer Russ Gordon during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers. After 28 years of providing concerts to the community, Gordon is retiring and Friday will be his final concert.

Councilor Antonio

Transportation Board Meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday

on September 6, 2017 - 7:01am


The Transportation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in room 110 in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

This meeting is open to the public.


  • PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda. Please Limit Public Comment to 3 Minutes.
  • APPROVAL OF MINUTES Approval of the Aug. 3, 2017 Transportation Board Minutes Presenters: Brian O'Neil, Chair of the Transportation Board 
  • OLD BUSINESS - Possible Action
    • Complete

Council Proclaims September Voter Registration Month

on September 6, 2017 - 6:31am

Los Alamos County Clerk Naomi Maestas, left, accepts a proclamation recognizing September as Voter Registration Month from Councilor Chris Chandler. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ 


During the regular Los Alamos County Council meeting Aug. 29, Council presented Los Alamos County Clerk Naomi Maestas with a proclamation that recognizes September as Voter Registration Month and Tuesday, Sept. 26 as Voter Registration Day. County Councilor Chris Chandler read and presented the proclamation. 

The proclamation states: 

WHEREAS: Registering to vote empowers eligible

Council Opts To Send Letter Of Support To NMDOT On N.M. 126 Paving Project Proposal

on September 5, 2017 - 5:43pm

Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz listens to Councilor Chris Chandler make a motion regarding a citizen's petition presented at the Aug. 29 Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ 

Economic Development Administrator Joan Ahlers discusses Dave Fox's petition with council during its regular meeting Aug. 29. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/




In an effort to get the remaining 8-mile stretch of N.M. 126 paved from La Cueva to Cuba, Los Alamos businessman Dave Fox presented a petition to Los Alamos County Council during its regular

Deputy Energy Secretary To Provide Keynote At 2017 National Cleanup Workshop

on September 5, 2017 - 5:35pm
DOE News:
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette is set to provide a keynote address at the 2017 National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled for Sept. 13-14 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va.
The workshop is being hosted by the Energy Communities Alliance, and cooperating organizations include DOE and the Energy Facility Contractors Group.
Brouillette joins a long list of confirmed participants for the workshop that will bring together senior DOE executives and site officials, industry executives, and other stakeholders to discuss EM’s progress