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Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 24 to July 30, 2014

on July 31, 2014 - 12:09pm

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

July 24 at 9:16 a.m. / A 30-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone sprayed graffiti on property on Trinity Drive. The estimated loss is less than $1,000.

July 27 at 1:56 p.m. / Police arrested Andrea Herrera, 30 of Chamita at 751 Trinity Dr., and charged her with petty theft and issued her a summons to appear in court. Police booking photo unavailable.


July 28 at

Atomic City Transit Solicits Community Feedback

on July 31, 2014 - 8:59am


Atomic City Transit is soliciting comments regarding the Los Alamos Comprehensive Transit Study and Updated Five-Year Service Plan.

So far, LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc., have conducted two public meetings to solicit suggestions for potential improvements. LSC also has made its technical memorandums available at:

The deadline for comments has been extended to Friday, Aug. 1. Your suggestions are important and Atomic City Transit wants to hear from you.

Entries Sought For 2015 Shelter Alumni Calendar

on July 31, 2014 - 7:51am


FOS News:

Get those cameras ready, polish those smiles, and say cheese! (or Tuna! or Kibble). Friends of the Shelter is accepting photo entries for the 2015 Shelter Alumni Calendar through Sept. 6.

Pet owners who have adopted a shelter animal or an abandoned or homeless animal are invited to send a photo and a brief story about their pet. Pet owners whose pets were featured in last year's calendar are welcome to submit new photos of their pets for this year's calendar.

Entry forms are available at Animal Clinic of Los Alamos, Ridgeview Veterinary Hospital, Pet Pangaea and the

Central Avenue Now Closed Between Post Office And 15th

on July 30, 2014 - 7:03pm


The recent significant rain has caused delays to the Central Avenue Improvements Project. In order to maintain the project schedule and increase safety along the section of Central Avenue currently under construction, a change to the traffic control plan was required.

Therefore, effective at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, Central Avenue between the Post Office entrance and 15th Street has been fully closed and will remain closed for the next 4-6 weeks.
Access to the Post Office will be maintained and a pedestrian crossing will be located near Starbucks.

Council Declares Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 'Alex Kirk Day'

on July 30, 2014 - 10:17am

The long and the short of it is that Tuesday night on behalf of the Los Alamos County Council, Councilor Steven Girrens, right, presented a proclamation to athlete Alex Kirk declaring Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 as 'Alex Kirk Day' in Los Alamos County. Photo by Alan Kirk

Los Alamos High School graduate and former Lobos basketball star Alex Kirk thanks County Councilors Tuesday night after they declared Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 as 'Alex Kirk Day' in Los Alamos County. Photo by Alan Kirk

Staff Report

The Los Alamos County Council issued a proclamation Tuesday evening declaring Saturday, Aug.

County’s Bear Camp Vacates Ice Rink in Canyon for Remainder of Season

on July 29, 2014 - 6:34pm


As a result of continued rainy weather conditions this week and the potential for flash flooding in Los Alamos Canyon, LAPD Emergency Management Coordinator Philmont Taylor has ordered the County’s Bear Camp program to vacate the Ice Rink in the canyon for the remainder of the summer camp season.

Atomic City Transit busses are transporting approximately 30-35 campers out of the canyon now. They will be shuttled safely back to the Aquatic Center’s training room.

Staff is contacting parents to let them know of the change and asking them to pick up their children at the Aquatic

Youth Activity Center Moving Into White Rock Town Hall Until Spring

on July 29, 2014 - 6:21pm


As part of the White Rock Library and Youth Activity Center (YAC) project, the existing YAC facility must be vacated for renovations.

The last day the current YAC will be open in Pinon Park is Friday, Aug. 15. County YAC staff will be moving operations to White Rock Town Hall over the weekend of Aug. 16-17 and will re-open for business Monday, Aug. 18.

YAC services will remain in Town Hall until the new Library/renovated YAC open next Spring.