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Community Packs Ambassador Huddleston's Talk

on March 8, 2017 - 6:15am

This is a pic from  the AAUW talk tonight. The library was packed. More chairs had to be brought in!! Will send you via email some info that you can out with the pic if you want to. Ambassador Vicki Huddleston presents, 'Our Woman in Havana', Tuesday evening to an overflow crowd  at Mesa Library. Several of the women and men in the audience are Cuban Americans. In her talk sponsored by the American Association of University Women, Ambassador Vicki Huddleston discusses the political  realities of the relationship between various U.S. presidents and the United State's relationship with Cuba.

Committee Delays GRT For Non-profit National Labs

on March 6, 2017 - 8:55pm

Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard and Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey address the New Mexico Legislature Friday as the House Taxation and Revenue Committee takes up HB 332. Courtesy/ScreenShot


Los Alamos Daily Post

A bill designed to protect state and local governments from a potential multimillion dollar cut in gross receipts taxes hit a bump Friday afternoon, as it was temporarily tabled pending further discussions with the House Taxation and Revenue Committee.

House Bill 32 would amend a portion of New Mexico state law that currently exempts non-profit

Transportation Board Learns About 20th Street Construction Project During Thursday's Meeting

on March 3, 2017 - 3:23pm

Los Alamos Transportation Board learns about the construction project for 20th Street during Thursday's regular meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/



Los Alamos Daily Post


In an effort to increase economic development, the Los Alamos County Public Works Department is improving a section of 20th Street.


Senior Engineer Bryan Aragon, County Engineer Eric Martinez and Public Works Director Philo Shelton discussed the project during the County Transportation Board meeting Thursday night at the Municipal Building.


The focused section is 600 feet of

County Manager Addresses Deputy County Manager Vacancy And Upcoming Proposed FY18 Budget

on March 3, 2017 - 9:09am

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess


Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess addressed questions this week about filling the position of Deputy County Manager – a position that will be vacant once current manager Brian Bosshardt departs for a new job as City Manager in Bedford, Texas. Bosshardt’s last day with the County will be Friday, March 31.

Burgess said any hiring decision will be made with respect to his development of the proposed FY18 budget, an effort that is currently underway.

“We are working diligently on budget development for the new fiscal year right now,”

Regional Coalition Of LANL Communities Picks Up Some Good News In Washington, D.C.

on March 2, 2017 - 8:58pm

At the Los Alamos County Council meeting Tuesday night, Santa Fe City Councilor Peter Ives discusses the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities' recent trip to Washington, D.C. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/




Los Alamos Daily Post


‘Folks were talking up to $1 billion coming to Los Alamos…’. –Santa Fe City Councilor Peter Ives


The Regional Coalition of LANL Communities got a bit of good news during the organization’s trip Feb. 20-24 to Washington, D.C.


Throughout various meetings, prospects for more funding seemed strong although the nominee for

Home Buying In Los Alamos Just Got Easier

on March 2, 2017 - 4:49pm
This vacant Denver Steel home is the type of home being considered for the County’s Affordable Homebuyer Assistance Program. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
By Kirsten Laskey
​Los Alamos Daily Post

Home ownership may be easier to achieve for all Los Alamos residents, not just ones with high incomes, due to Los Alamos County Council unanimously approving an ordinance to establish an Affordable Homebuyer Assistance Program.


Council approved the ordinance during Tuesday’s regular meeting in Council Chambers.


Here’s how the program will work: The County, or its