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Dave And Ann Fox Donate Display Case To White Rock Visitor Center To Help Promote Eight More Businesses

on May 29, 2015 - 8:00am
Display case donated by Dave and Ann Fox to the White Rock Visotr Center. Courtesy photo


With a generous donation from Dave and Ann Fox, the White Rock Visitor Center now has a second glass display case available to the business community. 

The additional display case will allow another eight businesses to showcase their products and services to visitors each month.

Hundreds of visitors come into the White Rock Visitor Center each day wanting information on what there is to do in Los Alamos County and these displays will encourage them to also shop at local businesses.


Tsikimu Fire Victim Fund Closes At LANB Friday

on May 28, 2015 - 5:09pm


Anyone wishing to make a donation to the Tsikimu Fire Victim Fund at Los Alamos National Bank should do so by 5 p.m. Friday as the fund will close at that time.

The fund was set up to help the family of the home at 913 Cheyenne St., that burned down earlier this month.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: May 21 To May 27, 2015

on May 28, 2015 - 4:28pm

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.

May 21 at 10:18 a.m. / An 18-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was the victim of criminal sexual contact on Trinity Drive.

May 21 at 5:57 p.m. / A 44-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone burglarized his vehicle parked on N.M. 4. The estimated loss is unknown.


May 22 at 10:30 a.m.

County Launches ‘I Support Manhattan Project National Historical Park’ Campaign

on May 28, 2015 - 1:57pm


In conjunction with the upcoming field visit by representatives of the National Park Service and Department of Energy regarding the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park, the County is sponsoring an “I Support the Manhattan Project National Historical Park” campaign.

Community members supporting the Park are encouraged to add their name and address to a pre-printed postcard with the campaign message – the postcards will be gathered and then displayed on a large exhibit board for the public meeting June 2 at Fuller Lodge.

The pre-printed postcards are available to the

Scenes From Los Alamos Farmers Market Today

on May 28, 2015 - 1:09pm
Los Alamos County Council Chair Kristin Henderson and Councilor Rick Reiss speak with community members this morning at the Los Alamos Farmers Market. Council members take turns hosting the booth at the farmers market to answer questions and hear concerns from community members. Photo by Chris Clark/
County Councilor Rick Reiss speaks with community members at this morning's farmers market. Photo by Chris Clark/
Council Chair Kristin Henderson speaks with community members. Photo by Chris Clark/
Farmers Market grounds were full of folks

LAPD's Special Olympics Torch Run Underway

on May 28, 2015 - 12:40pm

Members of the Los Alamos Police Department, family members and Special Olympics athletes gather near the police station this morning for the annual torch run to Jemez Springs. Photo by Leland Lehman/

Athletes Shaylene Stephens and Sam Zimmerly carrying the torch run with Cdr. Oliver Morris this morning on Trinity Drive. Photo by Leland Lehman/

LAPD News:

Members of the Los Alamos Police Department joined Los Alamos Special Olympics athletes this morning in running the torch from LAPD to Jemez Springs to help raise awareness and support for Special Olympics.

Manhattan Project National Historical Park: NPS & DOE Field Team Visits Los Alamos June 2-4

on May 28, 2015 - 10:15am


With the passage last December of legislation creating the Manhattan Project National Historical Park (MPNHP), a field team of representatives from the Department of Energy (DOE) and National Park Service (NPS) has scheduled a trip to Los Alamos June 2-4.

This three-day site visit will include tours of historic buildings, both in town and on DOE/LANL property, as well as high-profile public and stakeholder meetings. 

The community is invited and encouraged to attend an important event during the team's visit:

  • Public Meeting & Reception for the MPNHP Field Team
  • Including NPS &

Snares Set To Catch Cougar Roaming Los Alamos

on May 27, 2015 - 6:58pm

A reader just shared this photo she took a couple of weeks ago of what appears to be a cougar paw print in the mud on the White Rock Rim Trail. UPDATE: Another reader just let us know that this is actually a dog paw as cougars do not show the nail imprints. Courtesy photo

LAPD News:

Department of Game and Fish officers are using foot snares to try to catch a dangerous cougar that has killed at least two dogs and attacked another dog this month in Los Alamos.

Snares are set near Ranch School and Acid Canyon trails. More are being set down the canyon off of East Fork trail.

Sculpture Maintenance Underway At Ashley Pond

on May 27, 2015 - 12:18pm

Sculpture maintenance worker Tim Waters wades into Ashley Pond today to work on the sculpture. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Contractor Joe Lindsey repairs and restores sculptures around the county and is out today applying a fresh coat of paint to the colt sculpture at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Public Notice Of Possible ESB Quorum Tuesday

on May 27, 2015 - 10:59am


This notice is given to advise the public a possible quorum of the Environmental Sustainability Board may be present 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 at Fuller Lodge for a public reception for the Manhattan Project National Historic Park Field Team.

No action will be taken.

The public reception will be at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos.


County Council Declares Friday As 'Poppy Day'

on May 27, 2015 - 7:52am

Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey presents Marie Todd of the American Legion Auxiliary with a proclamation at Tuesday evening's meeting in Council Chambers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Councilor Rick Reiss joins the other councilors in giving a donation to Marie Todd of the American Legion Auxiliary who distributes poppies Tuesday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Marie Todd of the American Legion Auxiliary distributes poppies to County Manager Harry Burgess and County Attorney Rebecca Ehler Tuesday evening. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

Crew Hangs Flower Baskets Along Central Avenue

on May 25, 2015 - 12:25pm

Workers are busy May 15 hanging flower baskets on light poles along Central Avenue. Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris Clark/

Los Alamos Memorial Day Remembrance At Guaje Pines Cemetery 11 A.M. Monday

on May 24, 2015 - 12:42pm



This year’s Los Alamos Memorial Day Remembrance is 11 a.m., Monday at the Guaje Pines Cemetery.

The event is hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and local organizations, and the general public is invited to attend. The local theme is “Where the Fallen Rest.”

Memorial Day is a national holiday in the United States for remembering those who died while serving in the country's armed forces.

Cone Zone: Week Of May 25

on May 24, 2015 - 11:46am

County News:

Road Construction Update: Week of May 25

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

Note: the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.

Western Area Improvements Phase 3:

40th Street at UNM-LA from the roundabout to the Western parking lot will remain closed for reconstruction, utility work and road reconstruction until

Los Alamos Daily Post: 2015 SUMMER GUIDE

on May 24, 2015 - 10:52am


Welcome to summer in Los Alamos!

The Los Alamos Daily Post is pleased to share our 2015 SUMMER GUIDE created for tourists and locals alike. The SUMMER GUIDE is filled with photos and links to sites and activities throughout Los Alamos, White Rock, Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Available on the Los Alamos Daily Post website through September, the SUMMER GUIDE will be updated as new activities are announced, so check back often as the summer unfolds.

Scan the QR Code located on posters displayed on the counters at the Los Alamos and

County Councilors Host Farmers' Market Booth May 28

on May 23, 2015 - 9:49am


Los Alamos County Councilors will host a booth at the Farmers’ Market Thursday, May 28. They’ll be visiting with citizens 9-11 a.m. about current projects, issues and other topics.

The weekly Farmers’ Market is located downtown in the library overflow parking lot just north of Ashley Pond Park. 

Pet Of The Week: Egypt The Dog

on May 23, 2015 - 9:44am
Egypt the dog. Courtesy/FOS
Egypt is a spayed female Lab/hound/shepherd mix who is 18 months old. She is a little bit shy but has been very sweet at the shelter.
The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 505.662.8179, has a great selection of adoptable pets; see the Petfinder website for photos here. All adoptable pets are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, and have up-to-date on vaccinations.

For information about volunteering, adopting and donating and learning more about special needs animals and cats and dogs in foster care, visit

Shelter hours

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Advisory Committee Meets May 26

on May 23, 2015 - 8:52am
LAC News:
The next meeting of the newly established Manhattan Project National Historical Park Advisory Committee is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at Municipal Building Room 330.
The public is welcome to attend meetings of the committee. The committee has not yet determined a regular meeting time, date and location.
The purpose of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Committee is to identify and review the various issues that must be addressed in order to prepare Los Alamos County for the opening of the Park.

James Carothers Playing Ashley Pond Tonight

on May 22, 2015 - 8:38pm

Los Alamos County Officials Discuss Projects And Initiatives During Washington, D.C. Trip

on May 22, 2015 - 7:23pm

From left, Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess, Councilor Rick Reiss, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich,  Council Chair Kristin Henderson and Council Vice Chair David Izraelevitz in Washington D.C. this past week. The Los Alamos contingent met with Heinrich and other members of New Mexico's Congressional Delegation along with various DOE, NNSA and other federal officials to discuss County projects and initiatives. Photo by Seth Kirshenberg/Kutak-Rock

From left, Los Alamos County Council Vice Chair David Izraelevitz, Councilor Rick Reiss, Council Chair Kristin Henderson, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján

Los Alamos Police Blotter May 14 - May 20, 2015

on May 21, 2015 - 4:09pm
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.
May 14 at 7:14 a.m. / Police arrested Phillip Thomason, 22, of Jemez Springs, on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.
May 20 at 4:15 p.m. / Police arrested Neven Farquhar of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.
May 14 at 9:32 a.m. / Police responded to the report of an unattended death.
May 17 at 1:39

Book Group Round-Up Kicks Off Summer Reading

on May 21, 2015 - 8:43am

MPL News:

What’s a “book group round-up?” It’s a chance for people to get together and talk about books - whatever kinds of books they like. It’s a chance for people who would like to form or join a book discussion group to meet. It’s a chance for established book groups to find new members. It’s a chance for readers to break out of old patterns and read something different, based on personal recommendations from others in the group.

At 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Los Alamos County Launches Photo Contest As Part of National ‘Find Your Park’ Campaign

on May 20, 2015 - 12:41pm
In conjunction with the national “Find Your Park” campaign, Los Alamos County has launched a contest seeking the best photo submissions taken within the county’s three national parksBandelier National Monument, Valles Caldera National Preserve and the recently designated Manhattan Project National Historic Park.
The photo contest runs until 5 p.m., June 2. Visitors may submit photos on the "Visit Los Alamos" Facebook page.
The contest celebrates Los Alamos’ recent designation as the hub for three national park sites.

County's Seasonal Cone Zone Report Begins Friday

on May 20, 2015 - 11:13am


Los Alamos County will resume its road construction newsletter titled “The Cone Zone” starting Friday, May 22.

Residents and commuters to Los Alamos or White Rock are encouraged to visit the Newsletters section of the County’s webpage at to sign up for the newsletter.

It is issued to media and then sent out by e-mail to Cone Zone subscribers every Friday afternoon while road construction projects are underway during the summer/early fall months, in order to keep the community informed of planned road construction activities and possible delays that may

Los Alamos Animal Shelter: Is This Your Dog?

on May 19, 2015 - 11:06pm

This little miniature pinscher was found Monday roaming along 650 San Ildefonso Road. Fortunately a person found him before the mountain lion did. He is safe at the Los Alamos Animal Shelter, where volunteers are enjoying comforting him. If he is yours, come claim him before the five-day holding time is over. Once he becomes county property, he is sure to be adopted quickly. Courtesy/LAC