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Locals Invited To Appear In Los Alamos Television Spot With Opportunity To Win $100 Gift Card

on May 28, 2016 - 9:22am
Los Alamos County is seeking locals to appear in an upcoming advertising campaign. The promotional video will feature locals “doing” and “seeing” in and around Los Alamos and enjoying attractions.
This promotion will be a New Mexico True television spot, featuring important locations and attractions in and around Los Alamos. The final filming location will be Los Alamos’ iconic Ashley Pond Park, and a crowd of local participants enjoying the scenery, picnicking, or walking around the pond is needed. The shoot will take place 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9.

Los Alamos County Sheriff’s Office Announces OffenderWatch® Mapping And Alerting Service

on May 28, 2016 - 9:21am
By Sheriff Marco Lucero
Los Alamos County

In Los Alamos County, there are approximately 10 registered sex offenders. With summer around the corner we encourage citizens to review our website to see which of these offenders live around them.

The mapping and address feature found on the website pinpoints exactly where an offender lives and citizens can even sign up for automatic email alerts should an offender move close within any address they register (radius is specified upon registration).

The benefit of registering for this confidential e-mail alert service allows us to monitor your

Pet Of The Week: Mouse The Chihuahua

on May 28, 2016 - 8:20am
Mouse (also known as Minnie) needs a home. Courtesy of Paulina Gwaltney
Mouse (also known as Minnie) is an adorable little Chihuahua mix who was rescued from a high-kill New Mexico shelter, where she was at risk of being euthanized because of heartworm.
Friends of the Shelter couldn’t let that happen, so this sweet girl was transferred to the Los Alamos Shelter. Mouse is in foster care and receiving life-saving heartworm treatments, but she would love to find a forever home where she can get lots of snuggles and short, daily walks to enjoy the sunshine. 

Notice Of Democratic Party of Los Alamos County Combined Ward Meetings And Post-Primary Convention

on May 27, 2016 - 10:11am

DPLA News:

Notice is hereby given by the Democratic Party of Los Alamos County of the  Combined Ward Meetings and County Post-Primary Convention to be held Saturday, June 11, 2016  at 9 a.m. at 170 Central Park Square (next to Quiznos) in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Los Alamos County Democrats will meet to elect 16 Delegates to the Congressional District and State Post-Primary Conventions.

The purpose of this meeting is to elect Post-Primary Delegates to attend the Congressional District Post-Primary Convention to be held at Santa Fe High School Gymnasium Saturday June 18, 2016 and the State

Letter To The Editor: County Decisions!

on May 26, 2016 - 10:07pm
Los Alamos

Well how about that? Another complete strike out for our dutiful county council. Except for the one member that voted against this move to transfer the Sheriff’s duties to the LAPD, our council has proven that they have no hind sight nor forward thinking abilities at all!

Sure they want to investigate why there are law suits being lost and all, but they completely fail to see that biggest issue is the leadership in the LAPD that is doing the things that the county is being sued for.

It amounts to the attitude at the top trickling down through the ranks and

Los Alamos County Council Transfers Sheriff’s Duties To Police Department ... Considers Abolishing Office

on May 26, 2016 - 2:08pm

Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero, center, with from left, Deputy John H. Horne, Senior Office Specialist Lisa Gonzalez, Deputy James Leach and Deputy John L. Horne gather for a photo Tuesday outside their office in downtown Los Alamos. Deputy Robert Farris was unable to attend. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
The Los Alamos County Council voted 4-1 Tuesday evening to transfer the bulk of the duties of the Office of Sheriff over to the police department. The maintenance of the sex offender registry will remain with the sheriff.

Los Alamos County Swings To Democratic Majority

on May 26, 2016 - 2:08pm

Longtime Republican Party leader JoAnn Johnson of Los Alamos holds the letter she received from President Ronald Reagan in 1987 congratulating her on her efforts toward creating a Republican majority in Los Alamos County. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

President Ronald Reagan wrote a letter to longtime state and local Republican Party leader JoAnn Johnson of Los Alamos in 1987, congratulating and thanking her for her efforts toward gaining a Republican majority of registered voters in Los Alamos County.

“I was surprised to receive the