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Municipal Judge Alan Kirk Announces Re-Election Bid

on January 16, 2018 - 8:04am
Municipal Judge Alan Kirk announces his bid for re-election Thursday evening at a GOP meeting at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Alex and Erin Kirk help out with their father Judge Alan Kirk's first campaign 20 years ago. Courtesy photo
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Los Alamos County Municipal Judge Alan S. Kirk announced his bid for re-election Thursday evening at a local Republican Party meeting at UNM-LA.

Kirk is serving his 20th year on the bench and spoke about his decision to seek a 6th term, during an interview Saturday

Study Names Los Alamos County A Top Place To Get Mortgages In New Mexico

on January 15, 2018 - 11:01am
SMART ASSEST News:
 
SmartAsset, a financial technology company, recently released its fourth annual study on the Best Places to Get a Mortgage.
 
The study determines top markets by comparing the likelihood of mortgage approval by county, in addition to mortgage rates, average five-year borrowing costs and property taxes. According to the study’s Best Mortgage Markets Index, Los Alamos County ranks among the top locations in New Mexico.
 
Check out the table below to see how Los Alamos County compares to the other leaders in New Mexico:
 
Rank
County
Loan Funding Rate
5 Year Borrowing

Council Meeting Focusing On Strategic Plan Jan. 23

on January 14, 2018 - 6:22am

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Council has set an agenda item for its upcoming Council session Tuesday, Jan. 23 to discuss an update to its Strategic Plan. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.

The strategic plan was first adopted in 2011 and goals are reviewed and updated annually by the Council to provide direction to the staff, who then develop Management Action Plans (MAPs) to achieve the goals.

The vision statement adopted by the Council six years ago is:

Los Alamos is a world-renowned community where discovery and innovation are inspired by its dramatic history

Scenes From ‘On The Grid: Off The Grid’ Reception

on January 14, 2018 - 6:18am

Scene from the reception for ‘On the Grid: Off the Grid’ art quilt show Saturday at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Katy Korkos

Artist Denise Seavey with her art quilt ‘Remember’. Photo by Katy Korkos

Quilter Carolyn Castaneda with her quilt ‘Escaped! Free at Last’. Photo by Katy Korkos

Visitors look at art quilts Saturday at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Katy Korkos

Artist Carol Kleinsorge with her quilt ‘Moon Magic’. Photo by Katy Korkos 

Burgess Presents Annual Report At Chamber Breakfast

on January 13, 2018 - 8:45am

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess discusses the 2017 Annual Report with Chamber of Commerce members Thursday morning at UNM-LA. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Chamber members gather for the County’s annual report Thursday at UNM-LA. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL

Los Alamos Daily Post

maire@ladailypost.com

 

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess described the County’s 2017 efforts and accomplishments in the areas of promoting economic vitality as part of his annual report Thursday morning when he addressed local Chamber of Commerce members

Los Alamos County Closures For Holiday Monday

on January 13, 2018 - 8:01am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Administration Offices are closed Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr holiday. 

Other facilities may be closed or have shortened hours of operation.

For residents with Monday as their trash/recycle day, place carts at the curb Wednesday instead.

The Eco Station and Overlook Convenience Center will be closed.

For police dispatch services, call 505.662.8222. In case of emergency, dial 911.

LAPD: Flashing Red Light Stop Signs On School Buses Mean Motorists Must Stop

on January 12, 2018 - 2:11pm

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department has recently received several complaints from Los Alamos Public School’s Transportation Division and parents, about motorist running the flashing red-light stop signs attached to the school buses.

LAPD would like to remind all motorist of New Mexico State Statute (66-7-347) and Los Alamos County Ordinance (38-290) that state all motorists traveling either direction approaching a bus with its flashing red lights activated, must come to a complete stop at least 10 feet prior to the bus.

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