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Recycle Fashion Show Postponed

on November 3, 2017 - 9:50am

COUNTY News:

The Recycle Fashion Show is POSTPONED until further notice.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

LAPD: Hunting Season In Full Swing

on November 3, 2017 - 7:24am

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department wants to remind residents that the fall hunting season is in full swing and will continue through the spring.

Hunting Safety Tips for Non-Hunters

If you feel uneasy about outdoor recreation during hunting season, follow these common sense rules and (with a few fashionable swaths of hunter blaze orange fabric) you can continue to enjoy the outdoors.

  • Identify hunting seasons and lands open to hunting. Learn about where and when hunting is taking place and plan your recreation activities accordingly.
  • Wear bright clothing (like hunter blaze orange).

New Mexico Tourism Industry Enjoys Boom

on November 2, 2017 - 10:01am

Regional Tourism Economy Panel members from left, Los Alamos County Community Services Department Director Brian Brogan, Assistant to the County Manager Linda Matteson, Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott, Bradbury Science Museum Director Linda Deck and Cynthia Delgado of TOURISM in Santa Fe. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com  

New Mexico Hospitality Association President Jen Schroer speaks during the summit. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post

kirsten@ladailypostcom

 

The tourism industry is gaining more and more traction

County Manager Shares Code Enforcement Data

on November 2, 2017 - 8:52am
By HARRY BURGESS
Los Alamos County Manager

The Los Alamos County Council has scheduled a discussion regarding the current nuisance code for its Nov. 7 work session. In preparation for that discussion, Council requested that County staff provide detailed information regarding its efforts during the past several months - in order that the conversation next week can be based on the best data.

During the past two Council meetings I have presented such information, and since there has been active conversation regarding the nuisance code within the community, the County Council requested that I

Mesa Library Free Film ‘Days Of Heaven’ Thursday

on November 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

Days of Heaven movie poster. Courtesy/LAC

Library News:

Days of Heaven, starring a young Richard Gere, Brooke Adams and Sam Shepard, is the latest offering in the Mesa Public Library Free Film Series, showing 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Upstairs Meeting Rooms.

This highly-acclaimed film was directed by Terrence Malick, who won the prize for Best Director at the Cannes film festival in 1979. The film won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design, and was nominated for awards in Best Sound and Best Music, Original Score.

In his 1997 review of Days of Heaven, Roger Ebert

LAFD Launches ‘Movember’ To Raise Funds To Combat Men’s Health Issues

on November 1, 2017 - 6:18pm

The Los Alamos Fire Department is raising funds and awareness for men's health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and poor mental health. Throughout  'Movember' LAFD personnel are growing mustaches and collecting donations for The Movember Foundation's goal of stopping men from dying too young. The A Shift at Station 1 took the bold step today of posing for a 'before' photo, saying they are 'The Shift'". Anyone wishing to make a donation can stop by any LAFD station or contribute online at https://moteam.co/lafd-inter-mo-s. Firefighters participating in this special event, from

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 27 To Oct. 31, 2017

on November 1, 2017 - 11:16am

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department. Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges against them.

PEDRO SANCHEZ

Oct. 27 at 11:21 a.m. / Police arrested Pedro Sanchez, 54, of Cordova at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

 

 

 

MICHAEL ANTHONY CARRILLO

Oct. 30 at 3:03 p.m. / Police arrested Michael Anthony Carrillo, 5448, of Albuquerque at the Adult Probation Office on an outstanding warrant from another jurisdiction.

 

CASANDRA ROSE RUYBAL

Oct.

Police Share Glow Sticks With Trick-Or-Treaters

on November 1, 2017 - 9:34am

Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross, left, and Cpl. Mike Weiss keeping a watchful eye on the neighborhood and passing out glow stick bracelets to trick-or-treaters Tuesday night in White Rock. Photo by Kateri Morris

A young firefighter shows his candy collection to Los Alamos Police Sgt. Chris Ross during trick-or-treat activities Tuesday night in White Rock. Photo by Kateri Morris

Judge Orders Consolidation Of Sheriff-Related Cases

on October 31, 2017 - 5:36pm

COURT News:

Judge Francis J. Mathew has granted an unopposed motion to consolidate two ongoing First Judicial Court cases involving Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero. The order was filed Oct. 23 in Court.

The first case was filed against Los Alamos County Council by Lucero Aug. 29 asking the Court for a writ of mandamus directing the Council to fulfill its statutory responsibility to fund the Office of the Sheriff adequately for him to perform what he believes are his statutory duties.

Los Alamos County Emoji Senior Management Team Thanks Employees At Special Luncheon Today

on October 31, 2017 - 3:25pm

Dressed as emojis, the Los Alamos County Senior Management Team gathers to thank employees during a special luncheon today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

Scenes From County Employees Luncheon

on October 31, 2017 - 2:16pm

Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) staff dress up as Shark Week for Halloween with DPU Power Scheduler and Energy Manager Jordan Garcia dressed as their mid-day snack. Many County employees got into the spirit of the holiday by dressing in costume during the County's employee luncheon held this afternoon at Fuller Lodge. The lunch featured a costume contest, prizes and food by Bob’s Bodacious BBQ. A food drive also was held for the local food bank. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Wonder Woman, aka County Clerk Noami Maestas at today's County Employee luncheon.

Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meets Wednesday

on October 31, 2017 - 7:43am
COUNTY News: 
 
The Historic Preservation Advisory Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the throne room at Fuller Lodge.
 
The meeting is open to the public. 
 
Agenda: 
 
1.  ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS

A.  Call to Order/Introductions
B.  Approval of Today's Agenda
C.  Review/Approval of Meeting Minutes
Minutes from the Historic Preservation Advisory Board Meeting of Oct. 4
D.  Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
 
II.  HISTORIC PRESERVATION BUSINESS (Items for Discussion and Possible Action)
 
A.  Chairman's Report 
(1) Update on the Tourism Strategic Plan and

LARSO: From Our Kitchen To Your Door – Home Delivered Meals For Seniors

on October 30, 2017 - 1:36pm

Grilled tuna and vegetables can be delivered hot and ready to eat to the homes of seniors who may not be able to cook for themselves. Courtesy/LARSO

LARSO News:

Many locals know that delicious lunches are served at both the Betty Ehart and White Rock senior centers every weekday, but fewer folks know that those same meals can be delivered hot and ready to eat to the homes of seniors who may not be able to cook for themselves.

Sometimes, a senior has been hospitalized or sustained an injury or illness that has them feeling weak, unable to stand at the stove or just not feeling like eating.

Los Alamos Art In Public Places Board Has Vacancy

on October 30, 2017 - 12:45pm

A portion of the ‘Carry The Light’ sculpture inside the Los Alamos County Golf Course Community Building. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos Art in Public Places Board (APPB) is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Board. Applicants must be Los Alamos residents. APPB terms are for two years.

The next 24 months will be an exciting time as the Art in Public Places Board finalizes installation of several public art pieces and begins the search for new projects. Installation of Carry the Light, a large hanging dichroic glass sculpture was recently

UPDATE: GOP Hosts Code Enforcement Talk Thursday

on October 30, 2017 - 12:20pm

GOP News:

Los Alamos Republicans will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the LECTURE HALL, Building 2, at UNM-Los Alamos to hear from Community Development Director Paul Andrus on recent code enforcement actions.

Of particular interest are the criteria and methods applied in the determination of a violation.

All residents are invited to attend the meet to hear Andrus.

A short business meeting of the RPLA Central Committee will follow.

For further information, contact RPLA Chair John Bliss at 505.672.4059.

PAC 8 TV Listings: Week Of Nov. 3

on October 30, 2017 - 12:12pm

PAC 8 News:

PAC 8 TV listings for the week of Nov. 3:

Friday, Nov. 3

  • 06:00 AM Democracy Now! – Live
  • 10:00 AM The Tom Hartman Program
  • 11:00 AM County Council Meeting –Replay 10-24-17
  • 01:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 02:00 PM United in Christ
  • 03:00 PM Road to Recovery
  • 04:00 PM Uprising
  • 05:00 PM Democracy Now!
  • 06:00 PM Chamber Business Breakfast – Tourism Strategic Plan
  • 07:00 PM Los Alamos History – James B. Conant
  • 08:00 PM Los Alamos High School Graduation
  • 10:00 PM Living Treasures Ceremony
  • 12:00 AM Free Speech TV

Saturday, Nov. 4

  • Free Speech TV
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • 06:00 AM FSTV
  • 05:00 PM The Prophetic Word

Transportation Board Meets Thursday

on October 30, 2017 - 11:46am
COUNTY News:
 
The Transportation Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 in Room 110 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave. 
 
The meeting is open to the public. 
 
Agenda: 
 
1. CALL TO ORDER / ROLL CALL
2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
3. PUBLIC COMMENT
4. LIAISONS' REPORTS
5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  • Approval of the Oct. 5, 2017 Transportation Board Minutes
    • Presenters: Brian O'Neil, Chair of the Transportation Board
OLD BUSINESS - Possible Action
  • Update - New Mexico Department of Transportation
    • Presenters: Eric Martinez, County Engineer
  • Update - Canyon Rim Trail

Daily Postcard: Charging Car At Municipal Building

on October 30, 2017 - 5:44am

Daily Postcard: An electric car hooks up to the charging station Thursday afternoon at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Magistrate Judge Pat Casados To Seek Reelection

on October 28, 2017 - 5:02pm

Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados has announced her intention to seek reelection to her position next year. Saying she has enjoyed serving the County of Los Alamos, Casados said she is ready to continue serving for a fifth term.

“I want to stay active and I think it’s very important to keep rural and small courts on a par with the larger courts,” she said.

A familiar face at the State Legislature where she has worked on behalf of the 60-member

Shelter Allies Hold Fundraiser Nov. 3

on October 28, 2017 - 9:29am

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday

on October 27, 2017 - 9:04pm

Courtesy/DEA

NMDOH News:

The New Mexico Department of Health has issued details about the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, which is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28.

The DEA’s annual Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

The DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for

Cornerstone Companies Gather At Municipal Building

on October 27, 2017 - 11:08am

United Way of Northern New Mexico Cornerstone Company representatives gather Thursday afternoon at the Community Action Fund thermometer in front of the Los Alamos Municipal Building.

Colorful Art Benches Installed At Community Building

on October 27, 2017 - 9:40am

Teens check out the colorful new art benches designed by artist Colin Selig, He created the benches from propane tanks and installed Thursday in front of the Community Building at 20th Street and Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scenes Of Last Outdoor Farmers Market This Season

on October 26, 2017 - 11:17am

The kettle corn is popping at today's final outdoor Los Alamos Farmers Market for the 2017 season. The Los Alamos Farmers Market is set up near the Mesa Public Library on Central Avenue. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Masa corn tortillas are under construction at today's Los Alamos Farmers Market ... get um while they're hot! Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Christmas chile roasting today at the Los Alamos Farmers Market. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

The produce stand is filled with fresh pickings at the Farmers Market today on Central Avenue. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

A basket leaves the Farmers Market

Council Approves Rezoning Entrada Business Park

on October 26, 2017 - 7:35am

County Planning Manager Tamara Baer

 

​By KIRSTEN LASKEY

Los Alamos Daily Post 

Los Alamos County Council unanimously approved rezoning the Entrada Business Park from heavy commercial to mixed use during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Council Chambers.

The difference between the two zones, County Planning Manager Tamara Baer explained, is heavy commercial allows automotive and automobile services that can generate noise and traffic, whereas mixed use allows residential development, is more pedestrian friendly and aims to encourage economic development.

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