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Pets Of The Week: Pete And Stevie Nicks The Dogs

on July 30, 2015 - 8:04pm

Pete and Stevie Nicks are looking for a family to adopt them or an individual who woud like some faithful company. Courtesy/LAC


Pete and Stevie Nicks, a neutered male and spayed female 7-year-old Chihuahua crosses transferred to Los Alamos when the shelter in Taos had to lay off 17 employees due to insufficient funding. Both dogs are good with quiet adults and very gentle, quiet, older children. Both ignored the cats when given a tour of the cat room.

For their safety, they should not be left alone with larger dogs, whose play can become unintentionally rough.

The Los Alamos

Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 23 to July 29, 2015

on July 30, 2015 - 6:50pm

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.


July 23 at 8:10 a.m. / Police arrested Steven Kowalczyk, 53, of Los Alamos at 77 Rover Blvd., and charged him with providing false evidence for vehicle title.

July 23 at 2:41 p.m. / The Los Alamos County Bomb Squad was called out to Potrillo Drive on a false alarm.

July 23 at 4:05 p.m.

Cone Zone: Week Of Aug. 3

on July 30, 2015 - 5:10pm


For more information about the projects listed below, e-mail, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects” link at Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones.

Note: the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.

Western Area Improvements Phase 3:

Roadway and utility work continues on 43rd Street (north and south) and 44th Street (north and south) which includes water line tie ins and concrete work. Sidewalks from cul-de-sacs (43rd south and 44th

New Bus Shelter Built At White Rock Visitor Center

on July 30, 2015 - 5:03pm

A Bandelier/County partnership project includes construction of a wooden shelter adjacent to the White Rock Visitor Center on N.M. 4, which will replace the tent shelter currently used by people waiting to take the bus to Bandelier. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The new wooden bus shelter is designed with the look and feel of Bandelier in mind. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post
A Bandelier Preservation crew has built a wooden bus shelter adjacent to the White Rock Visitor Center on N.M. 4.

Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott

From Robotics To Preserves And Quilts Get Exhibits Ready For 2015 Los Alamos County Fair And Rodeo

on July 30, 2015 - 10:50am

Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Cooperative Extension

If you’re into robotics here is an opportunity to exhibit your favorite robot as well as your home preserves, garden produce and those lovely quilts.

Attention gardeners, bakers, quilters and artists – you have two weeks to get your entries ready for the Los Alamos County Fair.

The County Fair and Rodeo runs Aug. 6-9. Anyone living or working in Los Alamos County is eligible to enter. 

Exhibit categories include: 

  • Culinary (baked items);
  • Preserved Foods;
  • Hobbies & Crafts;
  • Fine Arts;
  • Photography;
  • Quilts;
  • Clothing;
  • Knitting;

Kids Programs At New White Rock Library Start Friday

on July 30, 2015 - 9:52am

Lego Club is a popular program, which will come to the White Rock branch as part of a full week of programs for kids of all ages. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos County Library System will be wrapping up the 2015 Summer Library Club during the grand opening of the new White Rock Branch Library.

“We can’t wait. It’s going to be two amazing parties in one. We’re especially excited because WiseFool Puppets is putting on a show for us,” Youth Services Coordinator Angie Manfredi said.

WiseFool and their giant puppets will present A Look Insideat 1:30 p.m., Friday at White Rock

Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo Weekend Aug. 7-9

on July 29, 2015 - 8:00pm

2014 the Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo. Courtesy photo


Participants have just two days left to register for the Rodeo Parade. Get ready for some fun ... the Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo is Aug. 7-9.

The Rodeo Parade will march up Central Avenue beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8. Don’t miss this opportunity to promote your business or organization by participating.

To register, visit:


Fair & Rodeo Schedule of Events


Thursday, August 6

County Fair Exhibits Check-In: Mesa Public Library 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.


Friday, August 7