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County: 100 Days Of Summer Declared A Success!

on October 5, 2017 - 8:01am

This photograph is an entry in the 100 Days of Summer Photo Contest. Courtesy photo

Sarah Matthews is the winner of Los Alamos County's 100 Days of Summer Photo Contest. Courtesy photo

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Community Services Department would like to thank the community of Los Alamos for making the inaugural 100 Days of Summer program a great success.

With more than 100 participants, the County was pleased with the level of excitement and involvement. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, residents were encouraged to “Get Out.

Daily Postcard: Flowers Near Airport Runway

on October 5, 2017 - 7:51am

Daily Postcard: Flowers grow near the runway at Los Alamos County Airport. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

Man Charged In Alleged Incident At Camp May

on October 4, 2017 - 8:28pm
Police arrest Sachin Pandey, 31, of Los Alamos Tuesday morning near LANB and charged him with aggravated battery, false imprisonment and attempt to commit a felony – sexual assault stemming from an incident Sept. 24 at Camp May. Courtesy photo
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Sachin Pandey, 31, of Los Alamos was taken into custody Tuesday by the Los Alamos Police Department and charged with aggravated battery, false imprisonment and attempt to commit a felony – sexual assault.

An arrest warrant was issued by Los Alamos Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3, 2017

on October 4, 2017 - 7:57pm

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.​

 

MORRIS JEREMIAH

Sept. 29 at 10:09 a.m. / Police arrested Jeremiah Morris, 26, of Los Alamos at Mesa Verde on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.

 
 
 
 
 
 
TRUJILLO, RUSSELL

Sept. 29 at 1:19 p.m. / Santa Fe Sheriff's Office arrested Russell Trujillo, 42, of Espanola on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEAN PAUL MONTANO

Sept.

LAFD Fire Prevention Week: ‘Every Second Counts … Plan 2 Ways Out!’

on October 4, 2017 - 6:01pm

LAFD News:

You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do?

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and your family don’t have a plan in place, it could jeopardize your safety, or even prove deadly.

In a typical home fire, you may have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely from the time the smoke alarm sounds. That’s why home escape planning is so critical in a fire situation.

Los Alamos County Dedicates Smart House Artwork

on October 3, 2017 - 5:27pm

From left, Arts in Public Places (APP) Board Chair Susie Schillaci, Artist Alexander Scheinker, Photographer Minesh Bacrania, APP Board Member Britton Donharl and APP Vice Chair Jeremy Smith cut the ribbon this afternoon to officially dedicate the artwork that was formerly in the Smart House and now resides in an alcove on the second floor of the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. Other artwork featured in the alcove was created by artists Kevin Box and Umi Raby who were unable to attend today's dedication. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Arts in Public Places Board Member Britton

Compass Rose Painting Completed On Runway At Los Alamos County Airport

on October 3, 2017 - 8:01am

Members of the Rio Grande Norte Chapter of the 99's organization have completed their project of painting a compass rose on the runway of the Los Alamos County Airport. They explained that the compass is used by pilots to calibrate their aircrafts. This particular compass is 42 feet in diameter. The 99's is an international organization of women aviators. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

The compass rose painting is now completed on the runway of the Los Alamos County Airport. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost.com

County Libraries Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month

on October 3, 2017 - 7:22am

Courtesy/LAC

LIBRARY News:

It’s a fiesta! Join Los Alamos County Libraries to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month starting Tuesday.

Observed annually from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 as a way to celebrate the heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latinx Americans, the libraries will celebrate with a week of bilingual programs for children.

This includes music and movement programs and storytimes in Spanish and English for children 0-6 and a special afterschool event for kids 6-12 with a story and activity in Spanish and English. 

Programs will happen in White Rock and Los Alamos and there will be

County: Transportation Board Meets Thursday

on October 2, 2017 - 1:26pm
COUNTY News: 
 
The Transportation Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in  Room 110 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. 
 
The public is invited to attend the meeting. 
 
Agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
3. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.
  • Please Limit Public Comment to 3 Minutes.
4. LIAISONS' REPORTS
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  • Approval of the Sept.

Quorum Notice: Board Of Public Utilities Oct. 6

on October 2, 2017 - 6:27am

Community Invited To Meeting On Trinity Roundabout And Neighborhood Associations Oct. 16

on October 2, 2017 - 6:08am

ABWFLA News:

A Better Way for LA invites the public to attend a fall meeting Monday, Oct. 16, at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce at 15th Street and Central Avenue. A light supper will be provided.

The program begins at 7 p.m. with a talk by local resident William Mead on the "History of Roundabout Decisions for N.M. 502 in Los Alamos County". The planned roundabout at the intersection of Trinity Drive and Central Avenue will force drivers to travel in conflicting “circular” paths, negatively impacting both pedestrians and vehicles.

Next, Heather Ortega will present a talk on

Los Alamos County Council Proclaims October Domestic Violence Awareness Month

on October 1, 2017 - 7:55am

Police Chief Dino Sgambellone adds some finishing touches in 2014 to the rock in White Rock together with a group gathered to send the message that men as well as women oppose domestic violence. Police officers who see the effects of domestic violence on men, women and children in their work every day are keenly aware of its negative consequences. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

The ​​Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation declaring October Domestic Violence Awareness Month to Police Chief Dino Sgambellone during its regular meeting Tuesday evening in

San Ildefonso Sidewalk Closed Week Of Oct. 2

on October 1, 2017 - 6:21am

COUNTY News:

 

The week of Oct. 2, traffic and street crews will install a retaining wall and replace the sidewalk on the south side of San Ildefonso between Camino Durasnilla and Camino Redondo due to erosion.

 

Pedestrians will be directed to use the sidewalk on the north side of San Ildefonso. The County will work to minimize the impact of the construction.

Direct questions regarding the closure the Traffic & Streets Department at 505.663.1762.



 

County: Sidewalk Closure Begins Monday

on September 30, 2017 - 10:37am

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets crews will be installing a retaining wall and replacing the sidewalk on the south side of San Ildefonso between Camino Durasnilla and Camino Redondo due to erosion.

Pedestrians will be directed to use the sidewalk on the north side of San Ildefonso. The County will work to minimize the impact of the construction.

Direct questions regarding the closure to the Traffic & Streets Department at 505.663.1762.

Public Meeting Targets Code Enforcement Concerns

on September 30, 2017 - 7:17am

During an interview about their upcoming meeting on code concerns, from left, Helen Milenski, Heather Ortega and her son Isaac Ortega, 8, Friday afternoon at the Los Alamos Daily Post on Central Ave. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Spurred by her concern with code enforcement issues surfacing around town, local resident Heather Ortega intends to form a PAC called “Los Alamos County Citizens In Action”.

She and resident Helen Milenski are hosting a community meeting on the subject, 6-8 p.m.

Traffic Delays Expected On East Jemez Road

on September 30, 2017 - 7:16am

COUNTY News: 

 

Officials with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) advise motorists to plan for traffic delays next Thursday through Friday on East Jemez Road.

 

DPU will trench and install an electric duct bank across six lanes of traffic west of the Eco Station at 3701 E. Jemez. Two-way traffic will be maintained and DPU will phase the construction over the two-day period to minimize the amount of disruption.

At 7 a.m. Thursday, DPU’s contractor will close the middle eastbound lane on E. Jemez to begin trenching.

Scenes From LAFD Resuscitation Academy

on September 30, 2017 - 7:13am

Representatives of EMS agencies from throughout the state attend the classroom portion of the Resuscitation Academy hosted by Los Alamos Fire Department Friday at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos campus. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Fire Department EMS Division Chief Ben Stone, left, and LAFD EMS Training Coordinator Donna McHenry chat with Chief James Brothers of Maryland Resuscitation Academy at the LAFD-sponsored Resuscitation Academy Friday at UNM-LA. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Capt. James Benson of Abiquiu Volunteer Fire Department, left, and

Quorum Notice: Board Of Public Utilities Oct. 3

on September 30, 2017 - 5:38am

Council Proclaims Customer Service Week Oct. 2-6

on September 29, 2017 - 9:26am

Councilor Pete Sheehey, left, presents a proclamation to DPU Manager Tim Glasco and staff during the council meeting Tuesday declaring Oct. 2-6 Customer Service Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

​The Los Alamos County Council proclaimed Oct. 2-6 as Customer Service Week during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers.

A proclamation was presented to Department of Public Utilities (DPU) Manager Tim Glasco and DPU staff members.

 

Proclamation:  

WHEREAS: In 1992, the U.S.

Council Proclaims October Drug Free Month

on September 29, 2017 - 8:28am

Councilor Chris Chandler presents Police Chief Dino Sgambellone with a proclamation at the County Council meeting Tuesday declaring October Drug Free Month. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

Los Alamos County Council proclaimed October as a Drug Free Month during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers. A proclamation was presented to Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone. 

Proclamation:

 

WHEREAS: It is the goal of all organizations who deal with the prevention of drug abuse to motivate people to more active participation in programs to eliminate

JJAB And County Library System Host Pizza & Paints

on September 29, 2017 - 8:16am

Samples of artwork a group of Los Alamos Middle School students created during the Pizza and Painting event Wednesay at Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo

A student provides an inspirational message in their artwork. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News: 

Los Alamos Middle School students met Wednesday afternoon in "The Zone" at Mesa Public Library for "Pizza and Painting."

Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) sponsored the event in conjunction with the Los Alamos County Library System.

Twenty-five students created original art pieces and enjoyed social time and pizza.

Council Learns About UWNNM Fundraising Campaign

on September 29, 2017 - 6:47am

United Way of Northern New Mexico Executive Director Kristy Ortega along with UWNNM Board member and Fire Chief Troy Hughes make a presentation about the organization's fundraising compaign underway, during public comment at the regular council meeting Tuesday night. Ortega provided informational rack cards to the County Council and Hughes encouraged people to give to the campaign, saying that every dollar the organization gets goes really far. For information, visit www.UnitedWayNNM.org. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Gerald Martinez Retires From DPU

on September 29, 2017 - 6:40am

Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities Power Systems Supervisor Gerald Martinez, center, celebrates his retirement after 15 years of service. His coworkers, including Deputy Manager - Power Systems Steve Cummins, left, and Jordan Garcia who is taking over his position, joined Martinez and others for a retirement luncheon Friday at Cottonwood on the Greens. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Council Proclaims Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14

on September 29, 2017 - 6:22am

Councilor Rick Reiss, second from right, presents a proclamation to Fire Chief Troy Hughes, left, and members of his staff during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday in Council Chambers recognizing Oct. 8-14 as Fire Prevention Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News: 

Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation, declaring Oct. 8-14 as Fire Prevention Week, to Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes and members of his staff Tuesday night during the regular County Council meeting.

Proclamation:

 

WHEREAS: Los Alamos County is committed to ensuring the safety and

State Police Checkpoints And Saturation Patrols Operating Across New Mexico In October

on September 28, 2017 - 8:11am
NMSP News:
 
New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints in every county across the state during the month of October.
 
NMSP is bringing awareness to these events in an effort to reduce alcohol related fatalities through continued media attention and intensive advertising. These checkpoints are helping to change society's attitude about drinking and driving.
 
Hundreds of lives could be saved each year if every driver had the courage to make the right decision not to drink and drive.

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