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DOE: New Investments In Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors

on October 31, 2014 - 4:14pm

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as part of the President’s all-of-the-above energy approach and Climate Action Plan, the Energy Department announced awards for five companies to lead key nuclear energy research and development projects supporting advanced reactor technologies.

These projects will receive $13 million in cost-share agreements to help address significant technical challenges to the design, construction and operation of next generation nuclear reactors, based off needs identified by industry designers and technical experts.

“This type of

Central Avenue Traffic Control Update

on October 31, 2014 - 3:58pm


In addition to the traffic control currently in place, starting Sunday, Central Avenue at 15th Street will be Closed to Through Traffic with a complete closure of Central just west of the Post Office driveway and closure of 20th Street at Central.

Library driveway will remain accessible from eastbound Central. Bathtub Row at Central remains closed and should be accessed from the north.

This traffic control is necessary for the contractor to begin roadbed preparations between west of Bathtub Row and 20th Street. The prep work should take two to three days at the most.


Registration Open For Lifeguard Training At Aquatics Center

on October 31, 2014 - 3:29pm

Los Alamos Deputy Fire Chief Becomes A Cop

on October 31, 2014 - 2:54pm

Looking like the meaniest, badest cop in town, Los Alamos Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider dressed up as one of the community's finest for the County's annual Halloween party today at Fuller Lodge. Grider may have just realized his lifelong dream ... or not. Photo by Katy Korkos

Road Closure On Sherwood Drive Begins Monday

on October 31, 2014 - 1:40pm


The Los Alamos COunty Community Economic Development Department would like to let the public know that there will be a road closure on Sherwood Boulevard between Longview Drive and N.M. 4 beginning Monday, Nov. 3 thru Friday, Nov. 7.

The closure is to allow for the installation and tie in of a new water line at the middle drive along Sherwood to serve the new White Rock Library. 

Access to Smith's Shopping Center will be maintained through the end drive closest to Longview as well as closest to N.M. 4 near by Bandelier Grill. 

The tie-in will occur at the middle drive.

Why I Want To Be Los Alamos Municipal Court Judge

on October 31, 2014 - 9:23am
Los Alamos

Hello, my name is Paul A. Martinez and I am the Democratic candidate for Los Alamos County Municipal Court judge.

I am a New Mexico native, bilingual in English and Spanish and a United States Navy veteran. I have a Master's Degree with majors in political science and sociology and have completed graduate course work in public administration.

I have been a resident of Los Alamos since 1981 and hold Los Alamos dear to my heart. My four kids were raised here and my grandkids are being raised here.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 23 to Oct. 28, 2014

on October 30, 2014 - 11:35am

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.

Oct. 23 at 8:31 a.m. / A 19-year-old Albuquerque woman reported that she was battered by a household member on Trinity Drive.


Oct. 23 at 9:10 a.m. / Police arrested Tashina Bustos, 26, of Chimayo and charged her with battery on a household member at 535 Trinity Dr.

Oct. 23 at 3:53 p.m.