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President Signs Manhattan Project National Historical Park Bill Into Law!

on December 19, 2014 - 6:39pm

Members of the Los Alamos Historical Society and supporters celebrate the President signing the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Bill into law this afternoon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Los Alamos County Public Works Director Philo Shelton stopped by the party at the Bethe House to congratulate Los Alamos Historical Society Executive Director Heather McClenahan on President Obama signing the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Bill into law this afternoon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


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Hear State Of The County At Chamber Breakfast Jan. 15

on December 19, 2014 - 9:38am

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess


The Chamber of Commerce Breakfast meeting Jan. 15 will feature County Manager Harry Burgess delivering the State of the County address.

The Chamber Breakfast is at UNM-LA Building 2, Room 230 and is for Chamber members and anyone interested in learning more about the Chamber.

Register on the Chamber website events page by clicking here. Tickets are $15.

Pet of the Week: Koko The Cat

on December 19, 2014 - 7:57am

Koko the cat. Courtesy/FOS


Koko is a newly surrendered, declawed, spayed, female DSH white cat with lovely tabby markings and a demure pink nose.

She’s about 10 years old, and was with the same owner for the entire time. She’s good with adults and older, gentle kids, but no little kids. We don’t know how she is with dogs and other cats.

She’s very affectionate, but meows loudly when she’s unhappy. A real charmer, she definitely needs an indoor home with a family – not a barn cat.

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 505.662.8179, has a great selection of

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 11 To Dec. 17, 2014

on December 18, 2014 - 4:58pm

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.

Dec. 11 at 9:27 p.m. / A 53-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he was assaulted on Sioux Street.


Dec. 11 at 10:07 p.m. / Police arrested Kenneth Hagedorn, 33, of Los Alamos at 1200 Sioux St., and charged him with aggravated assault.

Dec. 12 at 12:06 p.m. / A 59-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone damaged his property.

School Board Candidate Pulls Out Of Race

on December 18, 2014 - 4:38pm

Update: Los Alamos School Board candidate Naishing Key just told the Los Alamos Daily Post that she was glad to see people active in running for school board this time around because in the past there have been times when that wasn't the case. "After seeing there are good candidates and weighing my situation, I decided to withdraw," Key said.


Los Alamos School Board candidate Naishing Key filed filed a declaration of Withdrawel of Candidacy this afternoon in the County Clerk's Office.

Key had filed her candidacy for District 4 Tuesday and told the Los Alamos Daily Post

LAFD Schedules Prescribed Burn In Bayo Canyon

on December 18, 2014 - 1:40pm

Conducting a pre fire burn assessment, from left, Los Alamos Fire Capt. Dan Devall, Capt. James Pepe, Los Alamos resident Marv Alme and Driver Engineer Mike Lewis. Courtesy photo

LADF News:

The Los Alamos Fire Department has scheduled a prescribed burn Jan. 9-10 near Los Alamos in Bayo Canyon.

LAFD Willand Division Chief Ramon Garcia explained that prescribed fires are one of the most effective tools available to resource managers for restoring the ecosystems. These fires mimic natural fires by reducing forest fuels, recycling nutrients and increasing habitat diversity.

Golf Course Community Building/Restaurant Update

on December 18, 2014 - 12:53pm

Los Alamos Golf Course Community Building. Courtesy/LAC


Recreation Division Manager Randy Smith provided an update today regarding the negotiated lease agreement terms that will pave the way for the Pajarito Golf Group (PGG) to open a new restaurant at the Golf Course Community Building – an amenity that the public has long awaited since last summer.

Smith said that the two parties are very close to announcing a new lease date that will take effect in early 2015. The lease start date was originally anticipated for Nov.