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Crews Complete Road Striping On Central Avenue

on November 23, 2014 - 3:39pm

Crews completed the road striping Saturday on Central Avenue near Oppenheimer. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Letter to the Editor: Stop Another Mistake From Being Made In LA

on November 23, 2014 - 9:30am
Los Alamos

The latest letters to the editor have addressed many blunders that have happened recently but maybe there is time to stop one more mistake from creating chaos.

I find the new purposed "brand" is so arrogant and offensive that I think it will stop people from visiting rather than attracting anyone. The old brand "Where Discoveries Are Made" is so much more appropriate than "Live Exponentially."

The County Council needs to be stopped from spending $250,000 on this outrageous mistake.

County Seeks Additional Public Feedback Before Dec. 4 Transportation Board Meeting

on November 22, 2014 - 9:40am

Atomic City Transit. Courtesy/LAC


The last time a Transit Study was conducted was just prior to Atomic City Transit starting operations, approximately seven years ago.

The County contracted with LSC Transportation Consultants, Inc. (LSC), to develop a Comprehensive Transit Study / Updated Five-Year Transit Plan (Transit Plan). This contract was executed in February of 2014. Atomic City Transit is funded primarily with Federal Grant funds.

Sheriff Lucero Hosts Appreciation Event For Supporters

on November 22, 2014 - 9:09am

Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero with his wife Sandra, center standing, hosted an appreciation event Friday night at the Posse Lodge for the many community members who supported his reelection campaign. 'Everyone of them helped with my campaign and I appreciate their efforts so much,' Lucero said. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Black Friday Has New Meaning At Los Alamos County Animal Shelter

on November 22, 2014 - 9:04am


Black Friday has a whole new meaning at the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter. 

Starting Friday, Nov. 28 and running through Dec. 24 all black (or mostly black) cats and dogs will be available for adoption at half price! So come on over and check out the black kittens, black and white cats, black lab mixes and other black pets available for adoption.

The Los Alamos County Animal Shelter is open noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 3 p.m. Sunday.

'Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family' Opens In Library Gallery Dec. 4

on November 22, 2014 - 8:03am
An exhibit from 'Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family' opening Dec. 4 at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo


“Sacrifice and Service: The American Military Family” will be on display Dec. 4 through Jan. 2 in Mesa Public Library’s Upstairs Gallery.

The exhibit is on loan from the Museum of the American Military Family (MAMF) in Albuquerque, a nascent museum, which does not yet have a permanent location of its own. There will be a public reception 5-7 p.m  Dec. 4 in the Gallery. Director of the MAMF Dr.

Community Invited To Swearing In Ceremony For Deputy Chief Jason Wardlow-Herrera At Justice Center

on November 21, 2014 - 12:02pm
New Los Alamos County Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow-Herrera during an interview at the Los Alamos Daily Post Newspaper Thursday evening. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The community is invited to attend a ceremony for Commander Jason Wardlow-Herrera who will be promoted to Deputy Chief of Police for Los Alamos County Police Department.

The ceremony is 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 in the Honorable Judge Pat Casados’ Chambers at the Justice Center followed by a special reception next door in the Police Department Training Room.