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Community Development Dept. Remodel Underway

on February 14, 2017 - 1:14pm

Workers with Santa Fe Specialties are renovating the Community Development Department's front office today inside the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. CDD Director Paul Andrus decided to launch the remodel to enhance customer access to the permitting section in the front of the office. The work is expected to be completed this week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Library Announces Spring Book Club Hillermania

on February 14, 2017 - 11:35am
Author Anne Hillerman at a previous book signing. Courtesy photo


Wouldn’t it be fun to be able to talk to someone about the latest book you’re reading? The Los Alamos County Library System is coordinating just such an event with its Spring Book Club. The library is taking the opportunity to catch up on Anne Hillerman mysteries, Spider Woman’s Daughter and Rock With Wings, so that when Hillerman comes out with her newest book they will be ready to roll.

The libraries have gotten several copies of the first two mysteries, in all kinds of formats, including large print, audiobook

Environmental Sustainability Board Presents Brush/Bulk Recommendations To Council 6 p.m. Today

on February 14, 2017 - 6:52am


The Environmental Sustainability Board is presenting its recommendation for the Brush/Bulk Item quarterly collection program to the Los Alamos County Council at the 6 p.m. Council meeting today in Council Chambers.

The members of the ESB and staff from Los Alamos County Environmental Services spent more than a year collecting data and community input to put this proposal together for the County Council to review.

The intent of this plan is to satisfy the challenges presented to the ESB board, while addressing concerns about the current program and its future.

The meeting is

Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Meets Wednesday

on February 13, 2017 - 10:25am
JJAB News:
The Juvenile Justice Advisory Board's next meeting is 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Building #1, Camino Entrada Road, Pajarito Cliffs Site.
Victoria Mahand, M.S.W., National Training Specialist with One Circle Foundation will provide an overview of Los Alamos Girls Circle Training
The public is welcome to attend.

Pet Of The Week: Gretchen The Dog

on February 12, 2017 - 7:28am
Gretchen the dog. Courtesy/Paulina Gwaltney Photography
Gretchen is a young and petite pit mix who needed to have one of her rear legs amputated due to a severely fractured femur.
She certainly doesn’t let that slow her down though! She loves to relax and give kisses, she’s very comfortable in new places, and she thinks that treats make everything better!
Gretchen is in foster care – call the shelter for information on how to meet Gretchen.
Shelter hours are noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays and noon to 3 p.m., Sundays.

2017 Los Alamos School Board Election Results Official

on February 10, 2017 - 6:33pm


The Los Alamos County (LAC) Clerk’s Office completed the required canvass process to certify and finalize the 2017 School Board Election results for the Los Alamos Public Schools (LAPS) and the University of New Mexico - Los Alamos (UNM-LA) School Board.

The Canvass Board met at 1 p.m. today in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. The board consisted of Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, LAPS Superintendent, Dr. Cynthia Rooney, UNM-LA Chief Executive Officer, the Honorable Pat A. Casados Los Alamos County Magistrate Judge and County Clerk Naomi D. Maestas.

During the canvass process,