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Heroes Honor Heroes At Los Alamos Public Safety Association's Dinner and Awards Banquet

on March 30, 2014 - 3:42pm
2013 Public Safety First Responder of the Year award recipients Dena Edwards, left, and Debbi Miller. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
DOE's John Mitsunaga, second from left, Los Alamos Public Schools teacher Jodi Hughes, center, with her husband Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes who recently had his hair shaved for charity, sitting with Mike and Lisa Wismer of LANL and UNM-LA respectively. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Saturday was a special night as local public safety and security officials who spend their careers focused

Peaceful Dia de los Muertos Demonstration Planned at Trinity Site Entrance April 5

on March 30, 2014 - 10:32am

CCNS News:

Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety (CCNS) has announced an upcoming event at the Trinity Test Site, the location of the first test explosion of a nuclear device July 16, 1945 on the White Sands Missile Range.

The Trinity Site is open to the public one day a year, which this year is Saturday, April 5. The Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium and Las Mujeres Hablan advocacy groups are organizing a peaceful Dia de los Muertos demonstration at the Stallion Range Station on Highway 380, east of San Antonio, beginning at 9 a.m.

Help LA Walks Develop Ideas to Ensure Pedestrian Safety and Convenience

on March 30, 2014 - 10:13am
Community News:
The community is invited to meet with the LA Walks advocacy group to help develop ideas that will ensure pedestrian safety and convenience in Los Alamos County.
The meeting is 5-6 p.m., April 8 at Mesa Public Library, upstairs in meeting Room 1.

LA Walks is a citizens' group supporting pedestrian safety, accessibility, convenience, and comfort throughout the community.

Alert: Planned Power Outage Thursday April 3

on March 30, 2014 - 9:57am
DPU News:
In order to improve electric reliability in the downtown area, the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) plans a 10 a.m. to noon power outage Thursday, April 3 on Oppenheimer, Short, Los Arboles and Loma Vista Drive south of Trinity Drive.
Thursday's outage will affect approximately 350 residents and several businesses, according to the DPU.
“The planned electric outage is needed so that our crews can safely install a new electric switch for this neighborhood," said DPU’s Associate Engineer for Electric Distribution Steve Marez. "The switch will enable us to

FBI Opens Investigation Into APD Shooting

on March 28, 2014 - 1:18pm

FBI News:

The FBI has opened an investigation into the March 16, 2014, shooting involving the Albuquerque Police Department.

The Albuquerque FBI Division wants to assure the public that a thorough and fair investigation will be conducted to determine if any civil rights were violated.

No time frame or additional details about this investigation will be provided at this time.