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Trinity Drive Lane Closures During Next Two Weeks

on August 23, 2017 - 8:55am

COUNTY News:

As part of 20th Street Extension Project, construction crews will be locating existing underground utilities on Trinity Drive at the intersection of 20th Street followed by placement of new underground conduit via subsurface boring. 

This work requires temporary lane and sidewalk closures on Trinity Drive near 20th Street scheduled as follows, weather permitting:

  • Aug. 28 and 29, westbound right lane;
  • Aug. 30 and 31, eastbound right lane;
  • Sept. 5 and 6, westbound right lane; and
  • Sept. 7 and 8, eastbound right lane.

For more information or questions, contact the Public Works Department at

Nature Center Will Be Open Labor Day Weekend

on August 23, 2017 - 7:37am
This fox has been seen by a variety of visitors and PEEC staff. Check the wildlife viewing area to look for the fox and enjoy the squirrel and chipmunk antics. Photo by Beth Cortright
 
PEEC News:
 
The Los Alamos Nature will be open this holiday weekend, including Labor Day.
 
It is free to stop by the nature center and see the animals, explore the indoor and outdoor exhibits and play areas, and spend time in the Wildlife Observation Area. 
 
For those who are looking for a fun way to explore the outdoors, the nature center has information about hikes and has the Passport to the

Nearly $1,000 In School Supplies Donated To Program That Helps Students Struggling With Homelessness

on August 23, 2017 - 7:31am
NMDP News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE North Valley and Downtown Democrats have delivered nearly $1,000 in school supplies to the APS Title I Homeless Project.
 
The sizable donation was collected throughout several weeks of community service action and is part of the Democrats Care Program.
 
Democratic Ward Chair Roxanne Allen was excited to contribute to a program that helps students struggling with homelessness, "We are delighted to be able to help students succeed in our schools.

Daily Postcard: Daffodil Brightens Garden

on August 23, 2017 - 6:01am

Daily Postcard: This pastel peach colored daffodil brightens a local garden. Photo by William Mead

Los Alamos County Library System Reaches Million Patron Mark! Announces New Log-In Requirement

on August 22, 2017 - 6:03pm

Library News:

There is a small change in the log-in procedure for the Los Alamos County Library System for a very big reason ... the library has reached the million-patron mark!

Beginning Wednesday, Aug. 23, those patrons who log in to their accounts in the Library catalog on a computer or mobile device will need to type one more number into the box labeled “Library Card Number.” For example if your number was 29028000123456, and you typed in 123456, now you will need to type in 0123456. The catalog address on the web is www.losalamoslibrary.org and the Log-In link is at the very top of the

Concrete Gutter Work Begins On Longview Drive Across Entrances To White Rock Municipal Complex Thursday

on August 22, 2017 - 5:33pm

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County crews will begin placement of a concrete valley gutter across the entrances to the White Rock Municipal Complex Thursday, Aug. 24 to improve storm water drainage.  

Use of the parking lots will be interrupted, however, access and parking to at least one parking lot will be maintained as work progresses. Work is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday, Aug. 30, weather permitting.

Pedestrian access along the adjacent sidewalk south of Longview Drive will be limited for the duration.

Enjoy Out-Of-This-World Experience At Outdoor Performance Of Opera On The Rocks At Bandelier

on August 22, 2017 - 4:50pm

COUNTY News:

Take a trip into space and dress the part this fall in Los Alamos. Back for its sixth year, the highly anticipated Opera on the Rocks at Bandelier National Monument will take the audience on an extraordinary galactic trip this year, with the presentation of scenes from Mozart's comic opera, The Abduction from the Seraglio, adapted to fit into a futuristic universe similar to that of Star Trek. To add to the fun, attendees are encouraged to dress in their best Trekkie gear.

Presented by the Los Alamos Opera Guild of the Guilds of the Santa Fe Opera, Inc., Opera on the Rocks will

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