Carol A. Clark

County Reschedules Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day From Dec. 1 To Dec. 8


Due to anticipated inclement weather, Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division has rescheduled the monthly Household Hazardous Collection Day at the Los Alamos Eco Station from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 to 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2023. 

Visit the Environmental Services website for the full household hazardous waste schedule.

For additional information, call 505.662.8163 or email Read More

Amid Record High Rates Of Suicide And Overdose, Luján & Rubio Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Prevent Tragic Outcomes

U.S. Sen. Ben Ray Luján


WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced the Kid PROOF Act to improve suicide and overdose prevention for youth.

This legislation would modify an existing grant program to allow health care providers to purchase and distribute lethal means safety supplies (lockboxes or safes) to parents of children at risk of suicide or overdose. In recent years, youth suicide and overdose have increased dramatically across the United States.

The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Read More

Get Into The Christmas Spirit With An Old Town Holiday Stroll At New Mexico Museum Of Natural History & Science Dec. 1


The holidays are coming up quickly, and the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS) is working with the City of Albuquerque to get you ready for the festive season with the Old Town Holiday Stroll on the first Friday of December.

Old Town Holiday Stroll. This annual event brings holiday festivities to Albuquerque’s historic heart, with local performers and shopping specials throughout Old Town Albuquerque. Don’t miss the annual tree-lighting ceremony 5-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 on the historic Plaza Don Luis.

NMMNHS will be a destination along the Holiday Stroll. Read More

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Leads Introduction Of Legislation To Save Lives, Help Reduce Gun Violence In America


WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), along with U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine), Mark Kelly (D-Ariz), and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), are introducing the Gas-Operated Semi-Automatic Firearms Exclusion (GOSAFE) Act, legislation to protect communities from gun violence, while safeguarding Americans’ constitutional right to own a firearm for legitimate self-defense, hunting, and sporting purposes.  

The GOSAFE Act would regulate firearms based on the lethality of their internal mechanisms, as opposed to focusing on cosmetic features that manufacturers Read More

County Traffic Alert: Avoid Travel If At All Possible Until Weather Conditions Improve


Due to inclement winter weather and difficult road conditions in Los Alamos County, travel is slow and roads are periodically being closed to clear accidents and snow.

The County is encouraging residents to avoid travel if at all possible until conditions improve. “All travelers should be cautious and stay off the roads until conditions improve.” Read More

Rotary: Shay Burns Kendricks Speaks On Estate Planning

Local attorney Shay Burns Kendricks spoke recently about estate planning at a meeting of the Rotary Club of Los Alamos. Photo by Linda Hull

Rotary Club of Los Alamos

In an informative presentation Nov. 14, local attorney Shay Burns Kendricks described different aspects of estate planning to an attentive audience of Rotary Club members. 

Topics included dementia directives, the durable power of attorney for management of property and personal financial affairs, final disposition instructions, list for disposition of personal property, last will and testament, New Mexico Read More

Registration Is Open For Iceland Volcano Marathon


Registration is now open for the Iceland Volcano Marathon set to take place Aug. 24, 2024 in Mývatn, Iceland.

Embark on a thrilling journey through Earth’s geological wonders with the Iceland Volcano Marathon.

Nestled near Lake Mývatn, amid the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, this marathon immerses you in Iceland’s most spectacular landscapes.

Run Amidst Geological Marvels!
Picture yourself running amid a hotbed of geothermal activity, surrounded by geysers, hot springs, and the raw beauty of lava rock – and even better, the volcanic zone is still alive
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