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Scenes From Rotary Club Meeting Today

on September 12, 2017 - 4:32pm

Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Program Coordinator Lisa Zuhn speaks at the Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting today at Cottonwood on the Greens. Zuhn spoke of the services available for youth through JJAB with issues such as school struggles, emotional health, communication with parents, substance abuse and risky or impulsive behavior. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Rotary Club of Los Alamos members honored Ed Van Eeckhout at today's meeting. Van Eeckhout and his wife Mary are relocating to Minnesota.

IAFF #3279 Raises Funds For NM Cancer Center

on September 12, 2017 - 3:56pm

Los Alamos Fire Department members, from left, Chief Ramon Garcia, Firefighter Dwight Williams and Capt. Joseph Baca model t-shirts being sold by International Association of Firefighters Local #3279 to raise funds for the New Mexico Cancer Center. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Marisha Griego shows off the design on the back of T-shirts being sold by the IAFF Local 3279 in support of the New Mexico Cancer Center. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

For the seventh consecutive year, the International Association

Community Weighs In On Tourism Strategic Plan

on September 12, 2017 - 1:03pm

Los Alamos County Planning Assistant Anita Barela and her daughter, Leia Roach, take part in the public meeting regarding the County's tourism strategic plan Sept. 6 at UNM-LA. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com 

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY 

Los Alamos Daily Post 

kirsten@ladailypost.com

 

Tourism is in fact a growing industry in Los Alamos, a packed house learned Sept. 6 in the UNM-LA Student Center.

 

Members of the community crowded into the room to participate in a meeting hosted by Los Alamos County, along with its contractor, Design Workshop, Inc.

Letter To The Editor: Regarding The Nuisance Code

on September 12, 2017 - 7:40am
By BRADY BURKE
Los Alamos

Perhaps the problem isn't the ordinance, but its enforcement.

There was a comment by a former CA highway patrol officer who said that he could easily find three violations on any new vehicle. That kind of enforcement would be considered abusive and non-productive, unless he was looking to generate revenue. The public would really prefer that he focus on issues that present a danger to the traveling public or the driver and their occupants.

The terms of the Nuisance Ordinance are not extreme, but using that ordinance to enforce petty aesthetic issues, is an abuse of

Sheriff Lucero Files Suit Against County Council

on September 11, 2017 - 3:11pm
Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero has filed a complaint for declaratory judgement in the First Judicial District Court against the Los Alamos County Council. The complaint, which has been assigned to Judge Francis Mathews, was filed Aug. 29 by Lucero’s attorney, A. Blair Dunn.

Sheriff Lucero said today that he is disappointed that things have gotten to this point.

Take Community Vision For Tourism Online Survey

on September 11, 2017 - 7:08am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County invites community members to participate in an online survey that is a substitute for attendance at the public forum that was held Sept. 6. Visit https://www.losalamostourismplan.com/ to access the survey link.

A recording of the public forum presentation is available within the survey providing an introduction to the plan purpose, information about current tourism, and a description of scenarios introducing ideas that create alternative futures for consideration.

Keypad polling devices were utilized in the public forum that allow for instant participant

County-Sponsored Dark Night Saturday, Sept. 16

on September 11, 2017 - 6:47am

PAJARITO ASTRONOMERS News:
 
The Pajarito Astronomers is holding a County-Sponsored Dark Night starting at 7:15 p.m. (sunset) Saturday, Sept. 16 at Spirio Soccer Field, Overlook Park in White Rock.
 
Weather permitting, the public is invited to come out, wander among the telescopes, and star gaze. Jupiter and its moons, Saturn with its rings and moons, Uranus and Neptune will potentially be visible during the evening.
 
There will be a tour of the summer and fall constellations, the Milky Way, and there will be telescope views of double stars, star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies.

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