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Los Alamos-Japan Project Conversation At Mesa Public Library Thursday

on November 8, 2017 - 6:04pm

Hiroshima Museum Director Kenji Shija, Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation Chairperson Yasuyoshi Komizo, Los Alamos Historical Museum Director Judith Stauber and Los Alamos Historical Society board member Michael Redondo. Courtesy/Los Alamos Historical Museum

LIBRARY News:

The public is invited to a conversation at the Library, 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, about the Los Alamos Japan Project that has been initiated by Los Alamos History Museum director Judith Stauber. An exhibit about the Project is on display in the Upstairs Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library through Nov. 21.

‘Peace’s New

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Nov. 3 – Nov. 4, 2017

on November 8, 2017 - 10:44am

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 against them.

VICTORIA ESPINOZA

Nov. 3 at 3:31 p.m. / Police arrested Victoria Espinoza, 26, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.

 

 

 

ANDREA R. RIVERA

Nov. 4 at 11:29 a.m. / Police arrested Andrea R. Rivera, 30, of Los Alamos at the Gold Street Apartments on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

DPU Public Meeting On Revised Water Supply Plan

on November 7, 2017 - 9:58am

COUNTY News:

Officials with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) invite the public to a presentation on its revised Long-range Water Supply Plan.

he meeting is scheduled at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave.

Copies of the Plan are available on the DPU website https://rebrand.ly/DPUWaterSupplyPlan.

DPU contracted with Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc. (DBS&A) for support in revising the Plan. Using the original format and data from the council-adopted 2006 Long-range Water Supply Plan, DBS&A updated the Plan to:

 

LAPD Releases 2017 Third Quarter Crime Statistics

on November 7, 2017 - 6:43am

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone

LAPD News:

Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone has released crime statistics for the third quarter of 2017, which were compiled by the Records Section of the Los Alamos Police Department.

Offenses reported as crime statistics are determined by the FBI Uniform Crime Report Program and are classified as crimes against persons (violent crime) and crimes against property.  The offenses of murder (homicide), rape, robbery and aggravated assault make up the violent crime category.

‘Come Write In!’ At The White Rock Branch Library

on November 7, 2017 - 6:05am

The word count across the world so far in the National Novel Writing Month evennt. Courtesy image

LIBRARY News:

The Los Alamos County Library System is hosting the NaNoWriMo program (short for National Novel Writing Month) in November, joining libraries and writing groups around the world to support and stimulate writers.

Writing sessions begin at 6 p.m. each Tuesday in the White Rock Branch Library. Writers will be encouraged to write a 50,000-word novel during the month - but all writers are welcome to attend, whether their writing takes the form of a novel or something shorter.

Library

News Alert: Crash On Truck Route Near LANSCE

on November 6, 2017 - 5:00pm

Los Alamos police and firefighters are responding to a two vehicle crash on the Truck Route. Courtesy photo

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos police and firefighters are responding to a two vehicle crash on the Truck Route near the LANSCE turn off.

Travel is down to one lane each direction. Commuters are asked to avoid the truck route this evening and be prepared for delays.

No other information is available at this time about those involved or any injuries.

LAPD Sgt. Chris Ross Graduates From Northwestern University Center For Public Safety

on November 6, 2017 - 12:22pm

From left, Deputy Director of the Center for Public Safety at Northwestern University Michelle Camden, LAPD Sgt. Chris Ross, Albuquerque Police Chief Gorden Eden and U.S. Magistrate Judge Gregory J. Fouratt. Sgt. Chris Ross recently graduated from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross recently graduated from the Northwestern University, Center for Public Safety, class #420 of the School of Police Staff and Command.

The School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) is an intensive 10-week program that prepares law

Parks & Rec Board Reviews Capital Projects Thursday

on November 6, 2017 - 12:08pm

COUNTY News:

Capital projects for Golf Course Improvements, Ice Rink Improvements, Pinon Park Splash Pad and a Kiddie Pool that were moved forward by County Council at their Aug. 8 meeting will be discussed by the Parks and Recreation Board this Thursday, Nov. 9.

The Board is expected to make recommendations about the projects that will be forwarded to the Council to consider at their Council meeting Dec. 5.

The public is welcome to attend and give public comments to the Board this Thursday. The meeting is 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.

For additional background, visit

LAPD Property Auction Slated For Nov. 21

on November 6, 2017 - 11:08am

LAPD News:

 

A 1994 Ford Taurus Wagon, bikes, tools, a guitar and jewelry are among the items to be auctioned 9-10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 21 by the Los Alamos Police Department.

“All items to be sold are found or unclaimed property that has been in the possession of the Department for more than 90 days. By law, anything valued at more than $50 has to be auctioned. If not sold, it has to be destroyed,” Crime Scene/Evidence Tech Anthony Lucero said.

The auction will be cash only and government-issued identification will be required to bid.

Letter To The Editor: What Is A Weed?

on November 6, 2017 - 7:58am
By LYNN HANRAHAN
Los Alamos

We went to the County Code Enforcement presentation last Thursday at UNM-LA sponsored by the local Republican Party because we had recently received a notice from the county. Our garden is big, so we thought it might be a good idea to see what didn’t comply to county standards. It is easier to move “offensive” plants now when they are getting ready for their winter slumber. At least I think it is – my son has the green thumb.let

Gardens can be both cost and labor intensive so it’s good to get things right the first time.

DWI Planning Council Meets Thursday

on November 6, 2017 - 6:31am

COUNTY News: 

The Los Alamos County DWI Planning Council meets at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 in Room #110 in the Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave.

The meeting open to the public. 

Agenda: 

  • II. Public Comment
  • III. Approval of minutes from previous meeting: Oct.12
  • IV. Business
    • a. Project A Presentation
    • b. New DWI web page content ideas
    • c. Future presentations – need ideas
  • V. Coordinator’s Report
    • a. LDWI Grant Council meeting recap
    • b. DWI Coordinators Affiliate meeting recap
  • VI. LAPS Report
  • VII. LAPD Report
  • VIII. Probation/Court Report
  • IX. Council Chair’s Report
  • X.

County Council Work Session At Muni Building Tuesday

on November 5, 2017 - 6:42am
COUNTY News:
 
The Los Alamos County Council work session is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
 
1. OPENING/ROLL CALL
2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
3. PUBLIC COMMENT
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
5. PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • Briefing to Council 
    • Presenters: Loryn 'Ryn' Herrmann, Chair of the Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board
  • Presentation of Recommendation Regarding Tennis Courts Evaluation
    • Presenter: Melanee Hand, Chair of the Parks and Recreation Board
6. BUSINESS
  • Action to Suspend

LAPD Makes Drug Arrest Friday

on November 4, 2017 - 8:07am

Victoria Espinoza arrested Friday. Courtesy/LAPD
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Victoria Espinoza of White Rock was arrested Friday afternoon on an arrest warrant issued by Los Alamos Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados.

Espinoza was charged with possession of methamphetamine; possession of heroin; selling, disposing, possessing dangerous drugs; possession of marijuana; and two counts of drug paraphernalia for possessing 53 hypodermic needles and a broken glass methamphetamine pipe.

According to the request for issuance of an arrest filed by Los Alamos

Temporary Lane; Sidewalk Closures On Trinity Drive

on November 4, 2017 - 7:32am

COUNTY News:

As part of 20th Street Extension Project, construction crews will be performing paving operations next week on 20th Street at the intersection of Trinity Drive.

This work requires temporary lane and sidewalk closures on Trinity Drive near 20th Street, scheduled as follows, weather permitting:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 7 through Friday, Nov. 10, eastbound right lane.

For more information or questions, contact the Public Works Department at 505.662.8150 or email lacpw@lacnm.us.

The County thanks the community for its continued patience and cooperation.

Los Alamos Police Department Announces Newest Academy Graduate: Ofc. David Randleman

on November 3, 2017 - 4:46pm

New LAPD Ofc. David Randleman, center, at his Oct. 27 graduation from the Police Academy with LAPD Cmdr. Oilver Morris, left, and Sgt. Daniel Roberts. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department’s newest Police Academy graduate Ofc. David Randleman graduated Oct. 27 as class Valedictorian.

New LAPD Ofc. David Randleman graduated the Police Academy as class Valedictorian. Courtesy/LAPD

Ofc. Randleman was one of 34 cadets from around the State of New Mexico who became certified police officers last Friday.

During the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy’s 195th class, Ofc.

Recycle Fashion Show Postponed

on November 3, 2017 - 9:50am

COUNTY News:

The Recycle Fashion Show is POSTPONED until further notice.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

LAPD: Hunting Season In Full Swing

on November 3, 2017 - 7:24am

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department wants to remind residents that the fall hunting season is in full swing and will continue through the spring.

Hunting Safety Tips for Non-Hunters

If you feel uneasy about outdoor recreation during hunting season, follow these common sense rules and (with a few fashionable swaths of hunter blaze orange fabric) you can continue to enjoy the outdoors.

  • Identify hunting seasons and lands open to hunting. Learn about where and when hunting is taking place and plan your recreation activities accordingly.
  • Wear bright clothing (like hunter blaze orange).

New Mexico Tourism Industry Enjoys Boom

on November 2, 2017 - 10:01am

Regional Tourism Economy Panel members from left, Los Alamos County Community Services Department Director Brian Brogan, Assistant to the County Manager Linda Matteson, Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott, Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck and Cynthia Delgado of TOURISM in Santa Fe. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com  

New Mexico Hospitality Association President Jen Schroer speaks during the summit. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post

kirsten@ladailypostcom

 

The tourism industry is gaining more and more traction

County Manager Shares Code Enforcement Data

on November 2, 2017 - 8:52am
By HARRY BURGESS
Los Alamos County Manager

The Los Alamos County Council has scheduled a discussion regarding the current nuisance code for its Nov. 7 work session. In preparation for that discussion, Council requested that County staff provide detailed information regarding its efforts during the past several months - in order that the conversation next week can be based on the best data.

During the past two Council meetings I have presented such information, and since there has been active conversation regarding the nuisance code within the community, the County Council requested that I

Mesa Library Free Film ‘Days Of Heaven’ Thursday

on November 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

Days of Heaven movie poster. Courtesy/LAC

Library News:

Days of Heaven, starring a young Richard Gere, Brooke Adams and Sam Shepard, is the latest offering in the Mesa Public Library Free Film Series, showing 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Upstairs Meeting Rooms.

This highly-acclaimed film was directed by Terrence Malick, who won the prize for Best Director at the Cannes film festival in 1979. The film won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design, and was nominated for awards in Best Sound and Best Music, Original Score.

In his 1997 review of Days of Heaven, Roger Ebert

LAFD Launches ‘Movember’ To Raise Funds To Combat Men’s Health Issues

on November 1, 2017 - 6:18pm

The Los Alamos Fire Department is raising funds and awareness for men's health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and poor mental health. Throughout  'Movember' LAFD personnel are growing mustaches and collecting donations for The Movember Foundation's goal of stopping men from dying too young. The A Shift at Station 1 took the bold step today of posing for a 'before' photo, saying they are 'The Shift'". Anyone wishing to make a donation can stop by any LAFD station or contribute online at https://moteam.co/lafd-inter-mo-s. Firefighters participating in this special event, from

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 27 To Oct. 31, 2017

on November 1, 2017 - 11:16am

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 against them.

PEDRO SANCHEZ

Oct. 27 at 11:21 a.m. / Police arrested Pedro Sanchez, 54, of Cordova at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

 

 

 

MICHAEL ANTHONY CARRILLO

Oct. 30 at 3:03 p.m. / Police arrested Michael Anthony Carrillo, 5448, of Albuquerque at the Adult Probation Office on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.

 

CASANDRA ROSE RUYBAL

Oct.

Police Share Glow Sticks With Trick-Or-Treaters

on November 1, 2017 - 9:34am

Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross, left, and Cpl. Mike Weiss keeping a watchful eye on the neighborhood and passing out glow stick bracelets to trick-or-treaters Tuesday night in White Rock. Photo by Kateri Morris

A young firefighter shows his candy collection to Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross during trick-or-treat activities Tuesday night in White Rock. Photo by Kateri Morris

Judge Orders Consolidation Of Sheriff-Related Cases

on October 31, 2017 - 5:36pm

COURT News:

Judge Francis J. Mathew has granted an unopposed motion to consolidate two ongoing First Judicial Court cases involving Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero. The order was filed Oct. 23 in Court.

The first case was filed against Los Alamos County Council by Lucero Aug. 29 asking the Court for a writ of mandamus directing the Council to fulfill its statutory responsibility to fund the Office of the Sheriff adequately for him to perform what he believes are his statutory duties.

Los Alamos County Emoji Senior Management Team Thanks Employees At Special Luncheon Today

on October 31, 2017 - 3:25pm

Dressed as emojis, the Los Alamos County Senior Management Team gathers to thank employees during a special luncheon today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

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