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Local Officials Lunch With State Tourism Commission

on February 19, 2017 - 12:27pm

Members of the New Mexico Tourism Commission and the Tourism Department lunching Thursday at the Blue Window Bistro with Secretary Rebecca Latham, County Council Vice Chair Susan O'Leary, County Economic Development Administrator Joan Ahlers, Los Alamos MaintStreet Executive Director Suzette Fox and LACDC Marketing Director Ryn Herrmann, before the quarterly New Mexico Tourism Commission meeting at Historic Fuller Lodge in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Residents Express Thanks For Super Bowl Buzz Bus

on February 18, 2017 - 7:54am


The Los Alamos DWI Planning Council and Atomic City Transit (ACT) provided safe ride services once again to Los Alamos residents. Although the ridership was not as high during this year's Super Bowl as in past events, those who did take advantage of the free ride expressed their appreciation. 

“The service worked like a charm; Armando at dispatch and Jonathan the driver were just wonderful,” Los Alamos resident Tina Sibbitt said. “I changed my return pick up time about three times due to having too much fun, and they were absolutely ok with that.

Notice Of Possible County Council Quorum Feb. 23

on February 18, 2017 - 7:19am

Pet Of The Week: Bingley The Cat

on February 18, 2017 - 7:12am
Bingley the Cat. Courtesy/Paulina Gwaltney Photography
Bingley is a soft and sweet gray and tan cat that just wants someone to snuggle with. She has the sweetest meow that she uses to get attention when she wants some snuggles. When she’s not snuggling, she can be found curled up in a cat bed.
This 10-year-old, petite girl would probably do better with older children, since young children can be a bit too loud for her.

Meet New County Building Official Michael Arellano

on February 17, 2017 - 11:13am

Los Alamos County's Chief Building Official Michael Arellano began his new job Feb. 13. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


​Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos County’s new Chief Building Official, Michael Arellano, said working as a building official wasn’t a choice ... it was fate.


“It was my path. I didn’t choose it. It chose me and I love it ... wouldn’t have it any other way,” Arellano said.


Although he just started on the job Feb. 13, Arellano praised his co-workers and other County staff. “Everyone is so friendly.


Meet Los Alamos County's New Economic Development Administrator Joan Ahlers

on February 17, 2017 - 10:55am

Joan Ahlers is the new Economic Development Administrator for Los Alamos County. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/




Los Alamos Daily Post


Joan Ahlers landed her dream job. On Dec. 5, she started as the Economic Development Administrator for Los Alamos County.


Ahlers oversees the Economic Development Division, which addresses numerous issues including real estate and County property negotiations, housing and rehabilitation of existing housing issues, the new branding initiative, tourism and attractions and contracts with the local Chamber of Commerce

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Feb. 1 To Feb. 14, 2017

on February 17, 2017 - 8:48am
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.
Feb. 1 at 1:34 p.m. / Police arrested Valentine Orozco-Almanza, 30, of Espanola on San Ildefonso Road on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.
Feb. 3 at 12:28 p.m. / Police arrested Byron Henderson, 49, of Los Alamos at Diamond Drive and Range Road and charged him with possession of a controlled substance.