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Posts From The Road: Shades Of Gold

on October 20, 2019 - 7:38am

A Mixed Bag: An assortment of color and hues are seen on a hillsidenear Carbondale, Colo., showing aspens in various stages of transformation from summer to winter. Photo by Gary Warren/

Getting Close: The base of a group of aspen trees near Breckenridge, Colo., shines with gold leaves on the trees and many gold leaves cover the ground. Photo by Gary Warren/


Formerly of Los Alamos
For those of us who live in the Rocky Mountain West, the changing color of aspen leaves is a sure sign that summer is fading and fall is upon us.

More Detail On Giant LANL Rotor

on October 18, 2019 - 6:23pm
A truck convoy transporting a giant rotor headed out today from Los Alamos National Laboratory and is shown here this morning passing the ‘Y’ on N.M. 4 near White Rock. Photo/Copyright 2019 by Leigh House
Los Alamos
The rotor (spinning part) of a very large motor-generator was found to need repairs at a specialized repair site in Virginia.
The first part of this trip to repair it will be by truck that will take it to a rail station. Because it is so large and so heavy, it required a special truck assembly to move it.

NMDOT Announces New Safety Corridor N.M. 128

on October 18, 2019 - 5:31pm
HOBBS Safety is the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s number one priority and NMDOT has announced the designation of a new safety corridor on N.M. 128 from mile marker 5 to mile marker 50 near the New Mexico/Texas State Line.
Safety is the Department’s top priority. Motorists will notice increased law enforcement presence from New Mexico State Police, Eddy and Lea County Sheriff offices.
“The NMDOT is committed to making this road safer.

Rotary Of Los Alamos Exchanges Banner With France

on October 18, 2019 - 11:27am

Attorney Phil Dabney, president of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos, recently presented Youth Exchange student Gabriel Dufal of France with a trade banner from the Club. Dufal reciprocated with a banner from his sponsoring club in Lyon, France. Dufal arrived in Los Alamos in August and will attend Los Alamos High School through the school year. Photo by Linda Hull

Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 21, 2019

on October 18, 2019 - 9:50am


The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

Traffic Alerts for Large Transports Next Week/ Expect Delays in these areas

Thursday Oct. 24: Barranca Mesa, Diamond Dr, Arkansas Ave, North Community:

Desert Wind Transport will be transporting a modular building from the Los Alamos Middle School down San Ildefonso Road to Diamond Drive to Arkansas and to Mountain Elementary on Thursday, Oct. 24. The move will occur starting at 10:30 a.m. and is anticipated to be finished by 11:30 p.m.

Traffic Alert: Giant Rotor Leaving LANL Now

on October 18, 2019 - 8:55am

A 460,000-pound rotor from Los Alamos National Laboratory is being transported out of town right now and is seen here exiting Pajarito Road and moving through the intersection at Grand Canyon Drive onto N.M. 4 in White Rock. Motorists are urged to slow down in this area. For complete route details click here. Courtesy/LAPD

Lauritzen: Life After 50 ... Local Senior Center Programs

on October 18, 2019 - 7:32am
Executive Director
This week, I am very excited to yet again talk about the many programs of the local senior centers, open to the public.
Tuesday Oct. 22, out student intern, Fernando Trujillo, will make a presentation on his work with criminal justice reform. His presentation is 11-11:30 a.m. at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. His talk will focus on the importance of relationships and giving people second chances.