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County Crews Getting Handle On Pothole Epidemic

on January 19, 2019 - 12:07pm

Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division Manager Dan Erickson this morning on Trinity Drive getting a handle on the epidemic of potholes emerging around town following recent snow storms. Traffic and Streets Division crews are doing what they can to fill the potholes based on weather and availability of materials and labor. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Diversity Through Music At Mesa Public Library Jan. 26

on January 19, 2019 - 10:23am

Musician Sagit Zilberman performs with a Swiss Hand Pan to a group of children. She will share her music Saturday, Jan. 26 with Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

LIBRARY News:

Israeli-born musician Sagit Zilberman presents her program “Songs of Peace” 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 at Mesa Public Library as part of the Library’s celebration of Diversity Week. The program will be held in Mesa’s downstairs rotunda.

Zilberman received her bachelor of music degree in performance from the Berklee College of Music, where she played primarily saxophone.

Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee Seeks Feedback

on January 19, 2019 - 10:02am
A dog and cat play together in the snow. Courtesy/Los Alamos Animal Shelter
 
By Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee:
 
The Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee (ASAC), appointed by the Los Alamos County Council, is hard at work and we need your input!
 
The ASAC members include Chair Wendee Brunish, Vice Chair Linda Zwick, Melissa Bartlett, Wendy Marcus, Mary Timmers, Sally Wilkins and Jennifer Young.
 
The mission of the ASAC is to provide a recommendation to the Los Alamos County Council, along with high-level cost estimates, as to what type of organizational structure best meets high

UNM-LA Hosts Meeting With Workforce Solutions Secretary And Local Leaders

on January 18, 2019 - 8:34am

From left, Grace Willerton (UNM-LA), Joanie Ahlers (LA County), Nan Sauer (LANL), Bill McCamley (New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions), Patrick Sullivan (LACDC), Kathy Keith (LANL), David Clark (LANL), Mark Russell (N3B), Rebecca Estrada (LANL) and Cindy Rooney (UNM-LA). Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

Secretary Designate of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions Bill McCamley. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

Secretary Designate of the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions Bill McCamley visited UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) Jan.

Major Pothole Spotted On East Road Near Airport

on January 17, 2019 - 4:48pm

Motorists are urged to keep alert and on the lookout for potholes emerging throughout the county like this large one spotted this afternoon on East Road just west of the Los Alamos County Airport. County road crews are patching the potholes as weather permits. We encourage residents to send us their pothole photos so we can publish them to let others know the locations: caclark@ladailypost.com. Photo by Bonnie J.Gordon/ladailypost.com

Caution: Potholes Emerging Following Winter Storms

on January 17, 2019 - 3:31pm

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Traffic & Streets Division staff would like to remind motorists to be on the look out for potholes that are developing in the days following several back to back winter storms.

As snow begins to melt off of roadways, the potholes are exposed in the pavement.

“Until the hot mix plant re-opens this Spring, and we see much warmer temperatures return that are needed for the hot mix to be an effective patch, we are going to continue to be in a reactive mode to fix only the worst potholes with a temporary solution,” said Dan Erickson, Traffic and Streets Division

Parks And Rec Board Supports Wall At Hell’s Hole

on January 17, 2019 - 10:56am
Parks and Recreation Board discussed ways to make Hell's Hole safer. Courtesy/LAC
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Tevor Matuszak, 19, died in July 2017 after falling outside of Hell’s Hole Cave near the Red Dot Trail in White Rock.

This not the first tragedy to occur at this location. In the past, another hiker fell fatally outside this small cave and a third suffered serious injuries while exploring at Hell’s Hole.

During the regular Parks and Recreation Board meeting Thursday, Jan.

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