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Los Alamos P&Z Commission Recruiting Members

on January 3, 2018 - 12:45pm


The Los Alamos Planning & Zoning Commission, or P&Z, is actively recruiting new members. 

The Commission is a nine-member citizen committee appointed by the County Council to hear and make final decisions on most development applications, including Subdivisions, Site Plans and Special Use Permits. P&Z also makes recommendations to Council on planning policy, Rezoning cases, and the development of and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan.

The Commission was instrumental in the development and approval of the new Comprehensive Plan in 2016.

In the past year P&Z reviewed and

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Dec. 27, 2017-Jan. 2, 2018

on January 3, 2018 - 9:41am

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 against them.


Dec. 27 at 4:42 p.m. /Police arrested Aaron B. Koetter, 41, of Los Alamos at the Pajarito Brew Pub on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.





Dec. 28 at 9:35 a.m. / Police arrested Anthony Raymond Martinez, 32, of Los Alamos in Apt. 3 at 1203 9th St., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant for a charge of reckless driving.


Amy Woods Arrested For Embezzlement From Council On Cancer

on January 2, 2018 - 12:40pm

Amy Woods



Los Alamos Daily Post

Amy Woods of Los Alamos has been arrested and charged with embezzlement of $3,500 from the Los Alamos Council on Cancer. Woods was president of the Council when the theft occurred.

The theft was reported to LAPD when treasurer Elida Summers was checking the balances of the non-profit organization’s accounts for year-end summaries. Summers and vice president Diane Hammon told LAPD Det. Ryan Wolking Dec. 29 that seven ATM withdrawals of $500 were made daily from Dec. 15 through Dec.

County Transportation Board Meets Thursday

on January 2, 2018 - 11:55am

Shin: Save For The Lean Years...

on January 1, 2018 - 1:27pm
Los Alamos

Recently, one of my patients told me, “They should have saved for the lean years” as we discussed the possible change in LANL management and GRT revenues. She was referring to the Biblical account of Joseph and his rise to power from slavery. Pharaoh dreamed of seven fat cows, devoured by seven starving cows. Then he dreamed of seven ripe, healthy sheaves of wheat, devoured by seven dead, dry ones. Joseph correctly predicted the meaning of the Pharaoh’s dreams.

“Immediately ahead are seven years of great abundance in all the land of Egypt.

LAFD: 2017 Year In Review

on January 1, 2018 - 9:09am
Los Alamos County Fire Chief Troy Hughes, right, addresses the audience Oct. 20 at one of several showings of 'Only the Brave' at the Reel Deal Movie Theater. Following his comments, Division Chief Jeff Wetteland read they names of the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died June 20, 2013 in the Yarnell Hill Fire. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Members of Los Alamos Fire Department are on hand 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ready to respond to any emergency in this community.

County New Year’s Buzz Bus Begins Rolling At 6 p.m.

on December 31, 2017 - 10:00am


Los Alamos County is providing a New Year’s Buzz Bus beginning today at 6 p.m. and running through 1:30 a.m. Monday to area residents and guests.

Call 661.RIDE (7433) to request a ride. It’s first come – first served so call early to reserve a ride.

Do Not Drink and Drive … Dial A Ride.