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Los Alamos County Under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

on June 26, 2017 - 3:50pm

LAFD News:

By order of the Los Alamos Fire Department and effective immediately, Los Alamos County is under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions.

These restrictions are slightly less restrictive than Stage 2, which went into effect last week due to extreme fire danger. Weekend rainfall has helped ease the wildfire threat; however, LAFD will continue to monitor fire weather conditions and adjust as needed. Restrictions may increase or decrease, depending upon weather conditions developing over the next week.

Under Stage 1, the following acts are prohibited until further notice:

  • Building,

Letter To The Editor: Restore Office Of Sheriff Duties

on June 26, 2017 - 8:23am
Los Alamos

Open letter to the Council and all citizens of Los Alamos County concerning the illegal activity of the Council from last year until now in regard to the Office of Sheriff of Los Alamos County, giving the Council chair until Monday close of business to postpone the scheduled meeting until Thursday night so as to be able to revise the agenda to include the Sheriff's budget and meet the required 72 hour notice for agenda publication, as well as leave the County one business day before the new fiscal year starts Saturday to make the necessary changes to comply with

Wardlow Herrera Wins Charity Boxing Bout By TKO

on June 25, 2017 - 5:45pm

Ceiling lights form a halo over Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera as he makes Los Alamos proud Saturday night fighting in Rumble 911, a charity event to raise money for Boys & Girls Club of Santa Fe/Del Norte. He won his heavyweight bout against Freddy Martinez of the Santa Fe Fire Department in three rounds by Technical Knockout. Photo by JoAnna O'Neill

Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera and his son Jordan, center, greet supporters prior to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe/Del Norte 911 Rumble Saturday evening at Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino.

Large Hail Stones Shower Down On Los Alamos

on June 25, 2017 - 4:48pm

Large hail stones shower down this afternoon thoughout Los Alamos. Photo by Kathryn Willcutt

Attorney General: Conviction Upheld On Pediatrician Convicted For Possession Of Child Pornography

on June 25, 2017 - 4:18pm

Juan Torres Santos


ALBUQUERQUE– Attorney General Hector Balderas announced that pediatrician Juan Torres Santos, who was found guilty of one count of Sexual Exploitation of Children in October 2015, lost his appeal to the New Mexico Court of Appeals.

Torres Santos was previously a licensed pediatrician in Pennsylvania and in Texas, and was working on his application for a medical license in New Mexico at the time of his arrest.