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Letter To The Editor: LA MainStreet Shouts Out Big THANK YOU To Community For ScienceFest Success

on July 18, 2017 - 7:36am

By Los Alamos MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet would like to shout out a big THANK YOU for the wonderful support that the community, volunteers, partners and sponsors offered throughout this year's ScienceFest. It takes a village to make ScienceFest a success!

Staff is collecting data on attendance numbers from programming and percentage of sales increase from last year at this time. That data as well as photos will be shared shortly.

Save the date for next year: July 11-15. ScienceFest will celebrate the 75th anniversary of Los Alamos National Laboratory and Los Alamos County’s

LAPD Releases 2017 Second Quarter Crime Statistics

on July 17, 2017 - 7:54pm
Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone
 
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Crime statistics for Los Alamos County for the second quarter of 2017 were released today by Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone. The report contains crimes against persons such as murder/homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault as well as crimes against property such as arson, burglary, larceny and auto theft.

This quarter’s report reflects two rapes and one aggravated assault. According to Cmdr. Preston Ballew, the two rape cases are still under investigation and no arrests have been made.

Council Approves Trash And Recycling Rate Increase

on July 17, 2017 - 5:25pm

​During the regular County Council meeting July 11, Los Alamos resident Brady Burke, left, speaks during the public comment period regarding the proposed rate ordinance that would result in increased refuse, recycling and solid waste facility fees for commercial and residential customers. Environmental Services Division Manager Angelica Gurule and Public Works Director Philo Shelton listen to Burke, who opposed the proposed rate increases and advised sending the ordinance back for further review.

Environmental Sustainability Board Meets Thursday

on July 17, 2017 - 5:21pm

COUNTY News:

Final Agenda for the Environmental Sustainability Board meeting set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20 in room 110 the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

1. CALL TO ORDER - ROLL CALL

2. PUBLIC COMMENT This section of the agenda is reserved for comments from the public on items that are not otherwise included in this agenda.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

5. BOARD BUSINESS 
Food Waste Composting Presentation by Walter Dods

Discuss Bear Issues Regarding Trash Collection and Bear Resistant Containers 

6. REPORTS
A. Chair's Report - John Bliss

B.

Power Outage Affects 1,600 Residents Sunday

on July 17, 2017 - 9:58am

COUNTY News:

Approximately 1,600 customers experienced a power outage Sunday in Western Area (circuit 13).

The outage started at 10:08 p.m. and all power was restored by 11:10 p.m. The rest of the town may have experienced a "blink" during that time as power was being restored.

The cause appears to have been a lightning strike to a pole on Trinity Drive and 47th Street.

Community Invited To Take Tennis Court Survey

on July 17, 2017 - 8:04am

LATC News:

The Los Alamos Tennis Club (LATC), is conducting a tennis court survey and working with the Los Alamos County Park’s and Recreation Board to determine tennis court requirements as noted by the tennis public.

LATC also wants to help the Los Alamos High School and Junior Varsity teams in addition to the USTA League teams get the number of courts in one location that are required.

The Survey Monkey survey has 10 questions. Anyone wishing to take the survey should send an email to directors@losalamostennis.org and they will receive an invitation to take the survey.

County Council Holds Closed Session July 18

on July 16, 2017 - 7:27am

COUNTY News: 

Los Alamos County Council will hold a closed session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 18, at the White Rock Fire Station. 

The meeting is closed to the public.

Agenda:

1. OPENING/ROLL CALL

2. BUSINESS
Closed Session Pursuant to NMSA 1978, 10-15-1 (H) (2) Discussion of Limited Personnel Matters, Discussion Regarding Threatened or Pending Litigation.

3. ADJOURNMENT
 

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