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Joe King Carrasco Plays the Pond

on July 7, 2012 - 8:51pm

Joe King Carrasco and the Crowns perform as part of the Gordon Summer Concert Series at Ashley Pond. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Joe King Carrasco and keyboardist Kris Cummings head into the crowd during their concert at Ashley Pond. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Keyboardist Kris Cummings runs back to the stage to take up her instrument during the Joe King Carrasco concert at Ashley Pond. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Joe King Carrasco continues to play his Fender Telecaster while out amongst the crowd during his concert at Ashley Pond.

Get Ready for 38th Annual Los Alamos Triathlon

on July 7, 2012 - 11:46am

Join the Los Alamos Recreation Division Saturday, Aug. 18, as it presents the 38th Annual Los Alamos Triathlon in all its glory.

The 20k bike ride is back to its old course of challenging climbs and beautiful scenery; then jump in the pool (feet first) for a 400 meter swim; and conclude with the 5K run from the Aquatic Center to the First Baptist Church on Diamond Drive and then turning around and running back to the Aquatic Center.

The Los Alamos triathlon was organized by Bill and Maureen Hudson in 1975 and is the longest running continuous triathlon in the country.

Following the

Rep. Jim Hall Attends Summer Concert

on July 7, 2012 - 11:40am

Rep. Jim Hall, R-Los Alamos, Sandoval and Santa Fe counties, visits with KRSN Station owner Gillian Sutton at the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series Friday evening. Hall is seeking re-election to House District 43 against Democrat Stephanie Garcia Richard. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner

Muni Complex Walls Take Shape

on July 7, 2012 - 7:38am

Workers install drywall to the steel frame of the new Municipal Complex downtown on Central Avenue. The project remains on track for completion in Fall 2013. A “topping off” public event when the last piece of steel is set into place for the building is expected later this summer. Residents or businesses with questions about the project are encouraged to contact the County’s Project Manager, Dan Erickson at cpfd@lacnm.us or call the Capital Projects Office at 662-8112. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
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Local Fire Restrictions Relax at Noon Today!

on July 6, 2012 - 4:20pm

COUNTY News:

 

The Los Alamos County Fire Department will relax its fire restrictions at noon today to Stage I in Los Alamos County.

 

This relaxation of fire restrictions is based upon:

  • Local weather improvement, including:
  • Recent regular rainfall
  • The local (7) day forecast that reflects the apparent onset of the monsoon season
  • Rising humidity values in the weather
  • Fuel condition improvements, including:
  • Reduction in Fire Danger Level, from Extreme to High
  • Reduction in Ignition Potential, from 100% to 70%
  • Increase in the Dead Fuel Moistures to double-digit levels.
  • Daily fire occurrence
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House Committee to Vote July 11 on Manhattan Project Park

on July 6, 2012 - 3:36pm

U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings. Courtesy/Atomic Heritage Foundation

 

U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, R-WA, Chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources, announced July 6 that his committee will vote on the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Act Wednesday, July 11.

 

Hastings said"I expect the Committee will vote to favorably advance the bill to the full House for consideration.

Visitors Delight at Betty Ehart Statue

on July 6, 2012 - 8:52am

“Grandmother's Joy” outside the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
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King Carrasco - Friday Night - Ashley Pond

on July 5, 2012 - 3:45pm

Photos by Jay Lee 2010 Discovery Green Concert. Courtesy/ Russ Gordon via Facebook.

By Russ Gordon, Russ Gordon Summer Concerts, via Facebook.

In the late 1970’s changes came in rock/pop/punk music. It was the post-punk and disco era. One popular subgenre in rock was dubbed New Wave. Some of the stars of this scene were the Talking Heads, Elvis Costello, The Cars, Blondie, B52s, a-ha, Duran Duran, Inxs, The Cure, The Police, Bow Wow Wow, XTC, Siouxsie & the Banshees and many, many more.

Domestic Dispute Leads to Possible Self-injury

on July 5, 2012 - 11:35am

Scene in front of Los Alamos County Detention Center this morning. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

Police responded to a possible domestic dispute around 10:45 a.m. today in White Rock. 

A man was transported to the Los Alamos Detention Center. 

Capt. Randy Foster said the man became animated in the police car on the way to the jail, thrashing his head against the interior of the vehicle. 

Upon arrival at the jail, police called Los Alamos Fire Department EMT personnel as a pecaution to check out the man's potential injuries. 

More information will be available later on this

Downtown Without Power Wednesday Night

on July 5, 2012 - 9:10am

DPU News:

Businesses and some residences in the Los Alamos downtown area lost power for more than three hours Wednesday night.

The outage, bounded by 20th Street to East Road and Central Avenue to Trinity Drive, was caused when a cable termination failed, according to Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities officials.

While electric lineman began receiving reports of the outage at midnight, other indicators suggest that the outage began just after 11 p.m. July 4.

Crews were dispatched, isolated the fault and repaired the cable termination and by 2:30 a.m., had restored power.

The

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Community Winds Perform First Set Ahead of Fourth of July Downpour

on July 5, 2012 - 9:00am

The Community Winds play The Star Spangled Banner as the Los Alamos Fire Department raises the flag at Overlook Park for the Kiwanis Fourth of July event. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

People were decked out in thier 4th of July finery fr the Winds concert. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

The weather became a little iffy during the Winds concert and it was raining pretty hard by the end of the last number. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Families Cool Down at Pinon Pool

on July 5, 2012 - 8:41am

Families emerse into the cool water at Pinon Pool to escape the Fourth of July heat Wednesday. Photo by Glen Wurden

A White Rock 4th ... LACW Performs The Stars & Stripes Forever ... Then Rain Cuts Loose on Overlook Park!

on July 5, 2012 - 8:20am

The patriotic face of the White Rock rock greeted locals and out of towners turning the corner at N.M. 4 and Rover Boulevard on their way to the Fourth of July festivities at Overlook Park. Photo by Glen Wurden

A sky diver jumps from a plane and glides through the air above Overlook Park on July 4th as part of the day's entertainment. Photo by Glen Wurden

The Los Alamos Community Winds performed The Stars & Stripes Forever as a sky diver parachutes toward the lawn at Overlook Park before an intense cloud burst sent everyone fleeing for shelter - effectively ending the holiday event.

Work Continues on 15th Street

on July 5, 2012 - 7:46am

Workers construct a wooden form in which to pour concrete near 15th Street and Trinity Drive as the roadway project continues. Photo by Carol A.Clark/ladailypost
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Bandelier Celebrates 15 New U.S. Citizens

on July 4, 2012 - 5:33pm

All stand during this morning's Naturalization Ceremony as the U.S. and New Mexico flags are marched into Frijoles Canyon at Bandelier National Monument where 15 people from 11 countries became American citizens. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

USCIS Field Office Director Patti Reynolds, left, poses with Anne Laurent who received her certificate of citizenship at today's naturalization ceremony. Laurent was born in Canada to British parents. She has lived in the United States since she was 4 years old.

Morning Fire Destroys Chapel at New Beginnings Fellowship Church

on July 4, 2012 - 5:29pm

The state fire marshal has been called in to help Los Alamos fire investigators determine the cause of a fire this morning that destroyed the chapel at New Beginnings Fellowship Church, 112 East Road. Photo by Karen Kendall/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

A large fire broke out this morning in the chapel of the New Beginnings Fellowship Church, 112 East Road.

One firefighter was transported to Los Alamos Medical Center after a 5-inch coupling broke loose and injured his ankle as he battled the blaze.

No one else was hurt, Deputy Fire Chief Justin Grider said.

Grider described the scene saying

Firefighters Display American Pride

on July 4, 2012 - 3:36pm

Firefighters welcome residents and visitors alike on the most patriotic day of the year with an American flag flying high in the air above Station 3 on N.M. 4 in White Rock. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
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'Enchanted Parks' Opening Reception Stirs Patriotism

on July 4, 2012 - 7:50am

Photographer Leslie Bucklin at the Tuesday night opening of her 195-piece exhibit, "Enchanted Parks: A Photographic Tale of Life in Our National Parks," on display through Aug. 6 in the gallery at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photographer Leslie Bucklin discusses her work with patrons at her show's opening Tuesday evening at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photographer Leslie Bucklin discusses her exhibit with Los Alamos County Councilor Fran Berting during Tuesday's opening reception in the gallery at Mesa Public Library. Photo

Happy Fourth of July Los Alamos!

on July 4, 2012 - 7:25am

Today is the 4th of July or Independence Day, the anniversary of the publication of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776.

Patriotic displays and family events are organized throughout the United States. Many people display the American flag on their homes.

The celebrations have deep roots in the American tradition of political freedom.

In 1775, people in New England began fighting the British for their independence.

On July 2, 1776, the Congress secretly voted for independence from Great Britain.

Wildlife Lounges in the Neighborhood

on July 3, 2012 - 11:41am

Over the weekend, local kids discovered a Bobcat calmly relaxing in a Los Alamos backyard on a hot summer day. Photo by Connan Odom.
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Local Democrats Host Booth at Overlook Park Wednesday

on July 3, 2012 - 10:41am
 
By Mike Wheeler, Chair DPLA
 
The Democratic Party of Los Alamos July 4 Celebration at Overlook Park will still take place despite the fireworks cancellation.
 
The DPLA will have a booth set up again to pass out water, flags and meet the public.
 
Many of our local candidates will be present, and the music and celebration will go on as planned.

We invite the public to stop by our booth to meet the candidates and spend time with Los Alamos Democrats.
 

County Issues Community Update as LANL Enters Stage III Fire Restrictions

on July 3, 2012 - 10:29am

COUNTY News Alert:

The Los Alamos County Fire Department (LAFD) would like to ask the public for their continued support and assistance during Extreme Fire Danger.

The Los Alamos National Laboratory properties have entered Stage III Fire Restrictions effective July 3 and the LAFD supports their actions.

Therefore, the Los Alamos Fire Department has implemented the attached restrictions to all County owned or forested areas within Los Alamos County effective at 8 a.m. today, Tuesday July 3. 

Patrols of these areas will be conducted by the LAFD and LAPD throughout the County and residents

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