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On The Job In Los Alamos: Acting Police Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera

on December 22, 2017 - 4:52pm

On the job in Los Alamos is Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera in his office today at the Los Alamos Police Department. Wardlow Herrera serves as acting chief whenever Chief Dino Sgambellone is out of the office. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Update: LAMC Experiences Power Outage, Operating On Backup Power

on December 22, 2017 - 3:22pm

Update: Power has been restored at LAMC.

LAMC News:

A power outage ocurred at 1 p.m. today at Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC). The hospital lost power is on backup power. Utility crews are on site working to restore power.

At 1:30 p.m. linemen determined that the power outage at the Los Alamos Medical Center was caused by a faulted underground line that feeds LAMC. LAMC is currently using its backup generator to supply power. Crews are in contact with medical center facilities staff. It is expected that it will to be restored by 4 p.m. today.

Los Alamos County Community Services Department Launches Facebook Page

on December 22, 2017 - 9:23am


The Los Alamos County Community Services Department (CSD) is excited to launch an all-inclusive Facebook page.

This page is a one-stop shop for all of the programs, activities and events offered by Community Services.

Existing individual CSD Facebook pages (Library, Open Space, Parks & Recreation and Triathlon) will sunset Jan. 8. Be sure to follow the new page to stay connected.

Click here to follow the new CSD Facebook page.

Kristin Heineman Gives Author Talk On Oracle Of Delphi At Mesa Library Thursday

on December 22, 2017 - 6:02am

Author Kristin Heineman in Greece. Courtesy photo

Library News:

The public is invited to a book talk about “The Decadence of Delphi” by author Kristin Heineman at 7 p.m., Dec. 28, in the Upstairs Rotunda at Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave., in Los Alamos. The talk is part of the monthly Authors Speak series put on by the Los Alamos County Library System.

A 2002 graduate of Los Alamos High School, Heineman went on to study Classics in college, and received her PhD from the University of Newcastle in Australia.

County Council Updated On Ski Area

on December 21, 2017 - 2:33pm
Los Alamos Ski Club President Susan Brockway-Hahn speaks during the special session Friday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

James Coleman of Pajarito Recreation, LLC speaks Friday during the County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos Daily Post
The Pajarito Ski Area opened for the winter season this past weekend but during the Los Alamos County Council’s special session Friday, attention turned to the ski area’s future and what was in store for it.
Part of its future entails new ownership.

Pattiz: UC Places ‘Utmost Importance’ On Local Communities

on December 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
University of California Regent Norman J. Pattiz
Los Alamos Daily Post

University of California Regent Norman J. Pattiz has responded to a letter from Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz assuring him that UC views its partnership with the Northern New Mexico Communities as a critical component to the successful operation of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Pattiz said UC understands the County’s concerns and how important the gross receipts tax revenue derived from the operation of the Lab is to Los Alamos County.


Council Recognizes Efforts To Make Los Alamos Bike Friendly

on December 21, 2017 - 2:29pm


Members of the team that helped Los Alamos County earn the Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community award from the League of American Bicyclists show off their plaque and certificate during the regular County Council meeting Tuesday night. Councilor Chris Chandler, second from the right, recognized the team for its efforts. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/




The Los Alamos County Council recognized the team comprised of residents and County staff that helped earn the Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community award during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council