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County's Annual Trimec Spraying Runs April 28-30

on April 24, 2015 - 6:23am


The Parks Division will be applying Broad Leaf Weed Herbicides (Trimec) April 28 through April 30 in the following areas of White Rock:

  • Overlook Park; and
  • Rover Park

Los Alamos County Environmental Services Nominated For 2015 Secretary Of Defense Freedom Award

on April 23, 2015 - 8:07pm

Los Alamos County Environmental Services was nominated for the prestigious 2015 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award. Councilor Rick Reiss, third from left, Public Works Director Philo Shelton, second from right, and Environmental Services Manager Angelica Gurule with Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, attended the Awards and Recognition Luncheon today hosted by the New Mexico Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve at the National Guard Readiness Center.

'Open Forum' Question Posted: Proposed Plastic Bag Ban

on April 23, 2015 - 7:44pm


The Los Alamos County Council has received a citizen petition to ban plastic bag use in stores.

The Council referred the petition to their Environmental Sustainability Board and asked that Board to hold public meetings and seek additional public feedback.

What do you think? For or against?

Take their survey on line and leave your comments for the Board when you visit Open Forum, the County’s public comment tool, on this link:

Los Alamos Nature Center Unveiled On Earth Day

on April 23, 2015 - 2:04pm
Los Alamos County Council Chair Kristin Henderson, center, prepares to cut the ribbon at Wednesday's grand opening of the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road. The Aspen Elementary School Choir in the foreground performed at the event. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
A crowd looks over the outdoor aspects of the new Los Alamos Nature Center. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Staff Report:

The Los Alamos Nature Center officially opened its doors on Earth Day, April 22 at 2600 Canyon Road. The project broke ground a year ago on Earth Day 2014.

The large

Los Alamos Police Blotter: April 16 To April 22, 2015

on April 23, 2015 - 1:21pm

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.


April 16 at 10:42 a.m. / Police arrested Malcolm Torres, 21, of Santa Cruz in the Sandoval County Jail on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.





April 16 at noon / Police arrested Marion Loope, 32, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., and charged her with battery upon a peace officer.

April 16 at 6:17 p.m.

Gibson Urges Council: Don't Rubber Stamp Budget

on April 23, 2015 - 11:00am

Former Los Alamos County Councilor Robert Gibson to Council Monday evening, 'Please do not rubber stamp the proposed budget.' Photo by Carol A.Clark/


Los Alamos Daily Post

During Monday's opening night of the FY-2016 Budget Hearings in Council Chambers, former County Councilor Robert Gibson addressed the County Council during public comment and urged them to carefully considered all of the elements in the proposed budget and not just rubber stamp it.

Gibson began his comments by acknowledging the budget staff’s "usual sound presentation", but added that

Council Rejects Truck Request From Los Alamos Sheriff

on April 23, 2015 - 8:04am

Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero briefs Council on his deparment at Monday's Budget Hearing. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Speaking as a citizen during public comment Monday evening, Los Alamos County Sheriff's Deputy John Horne addresses Council. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

Los Alamos County Council voted 5-2 Tuesday evening to deny a request from Sheriff Marco Lucero for an official vehicle. Lucero explained that he has driven his personal vehicle during his first four year term and in the four months of his second term.