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Sheriff Lucero Weighs In On Controversial Bills

on February 6, 2017 - 4:45pm
By Sheriff Marco V. Lucero
Los Alamos County

As most are aware, since becoming your elected sheriff here in Los Alamos, I have remained active at our state’s legislature during each session. I want to make the community is aware of my stance regarding some controversial bills that I have been supporting and opposing, and the reasons for my positions.

I will first discuss Senate Bill 22 (SB-22), which is being sponsored by Sen. Michael Padilla.

2017 LAPS And UNM-LA Board Election Is Tuesday

on February 6, 2017 - 8:00am

Campaign signs for some of the candidates vying for seats on the LAPS Board and UNM-LA Advisory Board line Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Staff Report

Tuesday is election day for seats on the Los Alamos Board of Education and UNM-LA Advisory Board. The polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for registered voters to cast their ballots.

Election Day Polling Places:

  • White Rock Library / Multi-Purpose Room at 10 Sherwood Blvd.; and
  • County Municipal Building / B & C Room at 1000 Central Ave.

Sample Ballots:

DWI Planning Council Meets Wednesday

on February 5, 2017 - 10:21am

Golf Course Water Main Break To Be Repaired Monday

on February 4, 2017 - 9:12pm


The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities reports this evening that repairs to the water main break discovered Friday at the Los Alamos County Golf Course will be delayed until Monday, Feb. 6. 

DPU made the call Friday evening when safety became a concern. The water main proved to be deeper in the ground than anticipated and additional safety equipment needed to prevent unstable soil from collapsing on crews would be needed.

DPU was able to secure this equipment for Monday.


Notice: County Website Unavailable Saturday

on February 3, 2017 - 7:27pm


The Los Alamos County website will be unavailable Saturday, Feb. 4, due to regularly scheduled maintenance.


Alert: Possible Disruption Of Water Service To North Mesa And Barranca Mesa

on February 3, 2017 - 3:53pm

News Alert:

Officials with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities are reporting a water line break at the Los Alamos Golf Course.

As of 3:30 p.m. today, crews are deployed and are taking immediate action.

DPU warns that North and Barranca Mesas may lose water or experience a decrease in water pressure while repairs are underway.

Crews estimate that repairs will be completed by 8 p.m. and water to North and Barranca Mesas will return to normal.

Community Celebrates Fuller Lodge's Re-Opening

on February 2, 2017 - 4:03pm

Officials prepare to perform the ceremonial cutting of the red ribbon Tuesday afternoon on the newly renovated historic Fuller Lodge in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


​Los Alamos Daily Post

Wayne Kohlrust, project manager for the Fuller Lodge renovations, described at Tuesday's re-grand opening how he felt about the project’s conclusion in one word: relieved. “I’m relieved and very proud of the work our contractors have done on this project,” Kohlrust said. “It took a lot of work from a lot of people to get this accomplished.”