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Cone Zone: Upcoming Road Construction For Week of April 21

on April 18, 2014 - 9:49am

COUNTY News:

The Cone Zone is back for the season and here is an overview of upcoming 2014 Public Works Projects:

For more information about the projects listed below, e-mail lacpw@lacnm.us, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us. Please slow down and use caution in these areas as the construction work zones are established.

NM502 / Trinity Storm Drain Improvements:

Starting on approximately May 5, construction will begin on Trinity Drive between DP Road and Knecht Street.

LAPS Prevention Office Works With MADD Against Underage Drinking

on April 18, 2014 - 7:00am

LAPS News:

This week, the Los Alamos Public Schools Prevention Office hosted Mothers Against Drunk Drivers for some community education opportunities with more planned for next week.

Selena Hardy, a 2003 Los Alamos High School graduate and a program specialist for MADD-NM was on hand Tuesday and Wednesday with presentations for parents and hands on activities for youth.

Hardy shared her message about the program and trained school staff for an upcoming project to be done with local businesses. Ben Lewinger, the state executive director for MADD has been in the non-profit sector for 14

Los Alamos Police Blotter: April 11 To April 17, 2014

on April 17, 2014 - 11:35am

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.

April 11 at 3:53 p.m. / A 92-year-old Los Alamos man reported that he was the \victim of larceny on El Conejo. The estimated loss is less than $250.

April 11 at 6:08 p.m. / A 56-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was battered by a household member on Ridgecrest Avenue.

BRIANNE KARADAEMA

April 11 at 7:15 p.m.

La Sotella Prescribed Burn Near Española April 22-25

on April 17, 2014 - 6:33am

Prescribed burn. Courtesy/nmfireinfo.com

SFNF News:

ESPAÑOLA—April 22-25, fire managers on the Española Ranger District will be conducting a prescribed burn to 1,760 acres of the Santa Fe National Forest, approximately 10 miles northwest of Española and 8 miles south of Abiquiu.

Smoke from the burn will be visible from Española, Abiquiu, Canones, Medanales, Chama Highway (84/285), and Highway 96. It is expected to settle into lower elevations and in drainage areas during the evenings, but should lift by mid-morning. After ignitions are complete, smoke will still be visible for a few days.

Letter to the Editor: Details of Personal Experience With Los Alamos Phone Scammer

on April 16, 2014 - 12:14pm
Public Service Alert 
Los Alamos Resident
 
I got a call yesterday afternoon from a Lt. Carl Lewis stating that I (he gave me my address as well) had failed to report for jury duty, and that I had fines of ~$423 for failure to appear, ~$415 for contempt of court, and a $177 court processing fee (roughly $1,000 dollars). 
 
He was actually very convincing and talked with a thick southern drawl, and when I mentioned I never got informed of jury duty he had quick authoritative responses, mentioned how he wasn't there to dispute the charges, just inform me of my rights and that this call

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