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LAFD Earns International Accredited Agency Status!

on August 27, 2015 - 8:19pm

Personnel in the LAFD Administration Office in Los Alamos watch today's accreditation hearing in Atlanta. Courtesy/LAFD

Staff Report

For the fourth time in its history, the Los Alamos County Fire Department has achieved International Accredited Agency status.

The award was presented this evening at a special ceremony in the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel in downtown Atlanta. County Manager Harry Burgess, Fire Chief Troy Hughes, Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider, LAFD Union President Bert Quintana and EMS Supervisor Ben Stone traveled to Atlanta to accept the award on behalf of the department.

Council OKs Consultant Services For Public Outreach

on August 27, 2015 - 4:51pm

Planning and Zoning Commission Chair Phil Gursky and CEDD Director Anne Laurent brief Council Tuesday evening on P&Z's recommendation to approve up to $150,000 for consultant services for public outreach related to the County's Comprehensive Plan update. County Council unanimously supported P&Z's recommendation and directed CEDD staff to work with County legal and procurement staff to issue a request for proposals. Print Screen/LADP

Los Alamos Police Chief Releases 2nd Qtr. Crime Stats

on August 27, 2015 - 4:14pm

LAPD News:

Today, Los Alamos Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone released crime statistics for the second quarter of 2015, which were compiled by the department's records division.

Offenses reported as crime statistics are determined by the FBI Uniform Crime Report Program and classified as crimes against persons (violent crime) and crimes against property. The offenses of murder (homicide), manslaughter, rape, aggravated robbery and aggravated assault make up the violent crime category. The offenses of arson, burglary, larceny and auto theft make up the property crime category.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 21 To Aug. 26, 2015

on August 27, 2015 - 3:14pm

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.

Aug. 21 at 8:39 a.m. / A 67-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone damaged his property on Rover Boulevard. The estimated loss is less than $1,000.


Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. / Police arrested Fernando Trujillo, 23, of Espanola at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

Aug. 21 at 9:46 p.m.

Asphalt Resurfacing Activities Underway In White Rock

on August 27, 2015 - 9:27am

Asphalt resurfacing has began on White Rock streets including Page Loop, Meadow Lane (Overlook Road to Grand Canyon), Todd Loop, Glenview Drive, Glenview Court, Kris Court, Kimberly Lane (Rover Boulevard south to cul-de-sac), Valle Del Sol, Kendall Drive, Paul Place, Jeffery Place, Page Court, Pruitt Avenue and Hamlin Court. Door hangers will be distributed to residents living on the affected streets at least 48 hours in advance. The anticipated duration for this resurfacing project is three weeks. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Page Loop in White Rock has been resurfaced. Photo by

Los Alamos County Sheriff Attends NMSA Conference

on August 26, 2015 - 11:38am

Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero, left, with National Sheriffs Association President Sheriff Danny Glick in Ruidoso. Courtesy photo


Last week Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero attended the New Mexico Sheriffs Association Conference in Ruidoso.

Members had several meetings concerning upcoming legislation, advanced training and issues regarding the Office of the Sheriff. There were VIP’s in attendance including the National Sheriffs Association President Sheriff Danny Glick, New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas and a surprise appearance by Gov. Susana Martinez.

Mozart At Bandelier's ‘Opera On The Rocks’ Sept. 26

on August 26, 2015 - 8:30am

Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott introduces the 2014 ‘Opera On The Rocks’. Courtesy/NPS Photo


The classical music of Mozart will be performed at Bandelier National Monument’s Juniper Campground outdoor amphitheater during the park’s fourth annual “Opera on the Rocks,” Sept. 26.

The family friendly event is an opportunity for those not familiar with opera, as well as opera enthusiasts, to enjoy listening in a special venue.

“We are very proud and honored to sponsor this event,” Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott said.