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Trinity Drive Lane Closures During Next Two Weeks

on August 23, 2017 - 8:55am

COUNTY News:

As part of 20th Street Extension Project, construction crews will be locating existing underground utilities on Trinity Drive at the intersection of 20th Street followed by placement of new underground conduit via subsurface boring. 

This work requires temporary lane and sidewalk closures on Trinity Drive near 20th Street scheduled as follows, weather permitting:

  • Aug. 28 and 29, westbound right lane;
  • Aug. 30 and 31, eastbound right lane;
  • Sept. 5 and 6, westbound right lane; and
  • Sept. 7 and 8, eastbound right lane.

For more information or questions, contact the Public Works Department at

Concrete Gutter Work Begins On Longview Drive Across Entrances To White Rock Municipal Complex Thursday

on August 22, 2017 - 5:33pm

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County crews will begin placement of a concrete valley gutter across the entrances to the White Rock Municipal Complex Thursday, Aug. 24 to improve storm water drainage.  

Use of the parking lots will be interrupted, however, access and parking to at least one parking lot will be maintained as work progresses. Work is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday, Aug. 30, weather permitting.

Pedestrian access along the adjacent sidewalk south of Longview Drive will be limited for the duration.

Time For Pie ...

on August 22, 2017 - 8:52am

Pie Town ... a little slice of heaven in New Mexico. Courtesy photo

STATE News:

SANTA FE – Pie Town. This tiny community tucked in southwestern New Mexico has a name that will pique your curiosity and make your mouth water at the same time.

Today, the New Mexico Tourism Department released the latest New Mexico True Story, “Pie Town,” a tribute to the state’s smallest town with the biggest sweet tooth. The release comes right before the community’s largest annual event, the Pie Festival.

“We pulled up and there was a little sign on the door: ‘Used to be pie in Pie Town … ain’t no more,” said

‘Big Foot BBQ & Blues Fest’ Jemez Springs Sept. 2

on August 21, 2017 - 3:13pm

Possible Big Foot sighting. Courtesy photo

VILLAGE OF JEMEZ SPRINGS News:

JEMEZ SPRINGS—A new event in Jemez Springs is sure to stir up some enthusiasm over Labor Day weekend – the first ever Big Foot Barbecue and Blues Fest, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2.

Area resident Felix Nuñez originated the event. He has been fascinated with the idea of the elusive Bigfoot creature, following several unexplainable sounds he’s heard and documented in the Jemez Mountains over the years.

“Although I don’t want to hang my hat on Bigfoot’s existence, I think there’s been a lot of fascinating audio

Los Alamos Historical Society’s Annual Gala – Go Back In Time For An Evening At The Ranch School Sept. 16

on August 21, 2017 - 9:57am

Brownmoor girls came from Santa Fe to dance with the young men at LARS. Courtesy/LAHS

LA HISTORICAL SOCIETY News:

A woman gazes across the room, transported in time.

She is wearing her evening gown, and he is in his old boy scout uniform! They are dressed in such attire to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Los Alamos Ranch School, reminiscent of the time when Brownmoor girls came from Santa Fe to dance with the young men at LARS. The bell atop Fuller Lodge rings out across the Historic District, rung by the winners of the night’s raffle.

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