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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Sept. 11 to Sept. 17, 2014

on September 18, 2014 - 12:59pm

LAPD News:

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.

Sept. 11 at 2 a.m. / A 23-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he was battered on E. Jemez Road. 

Sept. 11 at 5:44 p.m. / Police arrested Brandi Vigil, 30, of Alcalde in Espanola on an outstanding District Court warrant. Police booking photo unavailable.

Sept. 11 at 11:07 p.m. / A 31-year-old Olympia man reported that he is the victim of public affray on Fairway Drive.


Teen Center Open House Updates Community And Gathers Input On New Facility

on September 18, 2014 - 10:24am

From left, Project Manager Wayne Kohlrust discusses features of the new Teen Center with YMCA CEO Linda Daly, Senior Program Director Diana Martinez and Teen Center Assistant Director George Marsden during Monday's community design presentation at the current Teen Center at 3900 Trinity Dr. The County also held a community meeting later Monday at the Municipal Building. Abatement work for the new Teen Center in the Community Building at 20th and Central Avenue is on-going. The Training Room, old Municipal Court and Historical Archives area and Council Chambers have been abated.

Road Work Moves West Along Central - Oppenheimer Is Closed

on September 16, 2014 - 10:07am

Oppenheimer Drive is closed this morning as the Central Avenue Improvements Project construction work moves along to the west. Starting today, Oppenheimer Drive between Trinity Drive and Central Avenue will be closed to traffic in both directions. Vehicles and pedestrians will be detoured to 20th Street. Motorists should use alternate business parking including parking lots along Deacon, 15th Street, 20th Street and Nectar. Oppenheimer will remain closed through Oct. 31. Photo by Chris Clark/

Work continues along Central Avenue near the Reel Deal Movie Theater. Photo by Chris

Central Avenue Improvements Work Between 15th And 20th Streets Scheduled For Completion By Sept. 30

on September 14, 2014 - 1:29pm

Workers kneel in planters to install finishing touches to the Central Avenue Improvements Project between 15th and 20th streets. This portion of the project is scheduled to be completed by Sept. 30. During the Homecoming Parade Friday, Sept. 19, the contractor will open Central Avenue by 1 p.m. and if paving is delayed, the parade will proceed on the milled surface. After the parade, the road will close again to allow work to continue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Inspiration Flows At 'Artful Celebration: Municipal Building Art Open House'

on September 14, 2014 - 12:50pm

Petr Jandacek admires art work being proposed for the County Municipal Building's West Plaza at Thursday's 'Artful Celebration: Municipal Building Art Open House,' event, hosted by the Art in Public Places Board. The event included guided tours of art work on display throughout the interior of the Municipal Building and a meet the artists area where they discussed examples of their proposed work for the building's west plaza. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos County Chief Financial Officer Steve Lynne visits with artists during the Thursday's 'Artful Celebration:Municipal

Cone Zone: Week of Sept. 15

on September 14, 2014 - 11:20am

Central Avenue Improvements Project construction work moves west along Central Avenue in front of the downtown Post Office near 20th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

A worker operates in a hole on Central Avenue Thursday while crew members grab a broom and shovel to complete their tasks. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Road Construction Update: Week of Sept. 15

For more information about the projects listed below, e-mail, call 505.662.8150 or visit the “Projects” link at Please slow down and use caution within the

Citizens For Good Government Roll Out Website

on September 14, 2014 - 9:27am


John C. Hopkins, Chair of Citizens for Good Government and former Chair of the Los Alamos Charter Review Committee, today announced that CFGG has launched a website to provide citizens with important information about the two Los Alamos County Charter questions that are on this year’s general election ballot.  

Question 1 on the ballot relates to the structure of county government - it clarifies the role and authorities of the Council Chair; it also proposes to change the title of the County Administrator to County Manager to be consistent with all other counties in New