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Los Alamos Walk To Prevent Suicide Sept. 20 At East Park

on September 15, 2014 - 11:35am

NMED Inspector Provides Food Handling Training For Los Alamos Restaurants At Time Out Pizzeria

on September 14, 2014 - 9:00pm

Co-owners Trisha and Omar Sanchez of the Time Out Pizzeria in White Rock and their new location in Los Alamos spoke with Northern New Mexico Environment Department Inspector Michael Bencomo to request a food service training session for their growing staff. Bencomo provided that training this afternoon in the Los Alamos Time Out Pizzeria meeting room, which also was opened to the owners and staff of other local restaurants including the Blue Window Bistro, Creole Nouvelle and Ruby K's as well as folks from mobile eateries around the area. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

About 50 people

Central Avenue Improvements Work Between 15th And 20th Streets Scheduled For Completion By Sept. 30

on September 14, 2014 - 1:29pm

Workers kneel in planters to install finishing touches to the Central Avenue Improvements Project between 15th and 20th streets. This portion of the project is scheduled to be completed by Sept. 30. During the Homecoming Parade Friday, Sept. 19, the contractor will open Central Avenue by 1 p.m. and if paving is delayed, the parade will proceed on the milled surface. After the parade, the road will close again to allow work to continue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Cone Zone: Week of Sept. 15

on September 14, 2014 - 11:20am

Central Avenue Improvements Project construcion work moves west along Central Avenue in front of the downtown Post Office near 20th Street. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

A worker operates in a hole on Central Avenue Thursday while crew members grab a broom and shovel to complete their tasks. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Road Construction Update: Week of Sept. 15

For more information about the projects listed below, e-mail, call 505.662.8150 or visit the “Projects” link at Please slow down and use caution within the

WIPP: Waste Hoist Transformer Replacement Nearly Complete

on September 13, 2014 - 9:43am

WIPP has been disposing of legacy TRU waste since 1999, cleaning up 22 generator sites nationwide. Courtesy/WIPP

WIPP News:

Cleaning and soot removal activities on the waste hoist and associated components have been completed at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).

One additional repair is necessary before the hoist can be powered, inspected and returned to service.

Employees are currently working to replace the electrical transformer necessary to operate the hoist.

Heinrich: President's Counterterrorism Strategy Makes Sense

on September 12, 2014 - 7:39am

Sen. Martin Heinrich


WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement Wednesday on President Obama's speech on the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):

"I remain adamantly opposed to returning American combat troops to battlegrounds in the Middle East, but I believe the President's counterterrorism strategy outlined tonight makes sense and stands in stark contrast to the previous wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

"ISIL has barbarically killed and tortured

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Sept. 4, to Sept. 10, 2014

on September 11, 2014 - 11:54am

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.

Sept. 4 at 8:08 p.m. / A 56-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he was battered by a household member on Ensenada Drive.

Sept. 4 at 8:11 p.m. / A 17-year-old Los Alamos girl reported that her vehicle was burglarized while parked on 43rd Street. The estimated loss is unknown.


Sept. 4 at 9:02 p.m.