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Recycle Art Fair & Fashion Show Expresses Thanks

on December 6, 2019 - 4:38pm
Participants in the Los Alamos County Environmental Services 2019 Recycle Fashion Show. Courtesy/LAC
 
COUNTY News:
 
In celebration of America Recycles Day, Los Alamos County Environmental Services sponsored the annual Recycle Fashion Show.
 
Three years ago, Los Alamos Public Schools began collaborating with Los Alamos County when Environmental Services Manager Angelica Gurule invited them to bring their student entries to the County’s annual fashion show. Since then, they decided to join forces to encourage more participation from the community.
 
Many schools from across the

Water Main Break On Ridgeway In Denver Steels

on December 6, 2019 - 9:43am

Traffic Alert:

There is a water main break in the road on Ridgeway in the Denver Steels area. Department of Public Utilities crews are setting up traffic control devices.

Ridgeway Drive will be closed to through traffic while repairs are completed.

Residents will be allowed access to and from their homes. No disruption to water services are expected.

Crews estimate that repairs will be completed by mid-afternoon today.

Direct questions to the Los Alamos County Customer Care Center at 505.662.8333.

County Announces Peoples Ecochallenge 2019 Winners

on December 6, 2019 - 8:09am
COUNTY News:
 
To promote recycling and sustainability in the community as well as to encourage people to take small steps to a more sustainable life, the Los Alamos County Environmental Services Division, the Environmental Sustainability Board and the Zero Waste Team sponsored the Peoples Eco Challenge.
 
Environmental Services would like to congratulate Chamisa Elementary Green Team, the team winner, with 7,271 points and our individual winners, 1st place Heather Ward with 1,141 points, 2nd place Sara Thurgood-Martinez with 970 points, and 3rd place Gavin Bent with 964 points.
 
The Peoples

MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade 6 P.M. Saturday; Schedule Of WinterFest Activities For Dec. 6-8

on December 5, 2019 - 11:16am

First place winner in the 2018 WinterFest Holiday Lights Parade is the Immaculate Heart of Mary float. The annual parade this year begins at 6 p.m. Saturday on Central Avenue. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

 

The annual Los Alamos MainStreet Holiday Lights Parade, this year with a “Whoville on the Hill” theme, will glide down Central Avenue at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.

 

A beer garden will be open in front of Blue Window Bistro, and a holiday drinks area managed by UnQuarked in the Bennett’s Jewelry parking lot, will be selling Kakawa hot chocolate,

Reminder: Property Taxes Delinquent After Tuesday

on December 5, 2019 - 11:04am

COUNTY News:

Property owners are reminded that the first half of property taxes will become delinquent after Tuesday, Dec. 10.

Payment must either be made in person at the Customer Care Center by 4 p.m., Dec. 10 or postmarked by midnight that same day to avoid late payment penalty and interest charges.

The Customer Care Center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, in the lobby of the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

Payments should be mailed to P.O. Box 99, Los Alamos, NM  87544.

Chamber Breakfast On Sign Code Revisions Underway

on December 5, 2019 - 8:33am

Los Aamos Associate County Attorney Kevin Powers presents revisions to the County Sign Code this morning during the Chamber Breakfast at UNM-LA. Courtesy/Chamber

Scene from the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce  Business Breakfast underway this morning at UNM-LA with presentations on revisions to the County Sign Code. Courtesy/Chamber

County Council Briefed On Local Housing Needs

on December 5, 2019 - 8:16am
A crowd of residents waits to give their opinions on the housing market needs analysis during the Tuesday night Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

It is a well-known fact that Los Alamos County needs housing and lots of it. The question is, how is the County going to get it?

A housing market needs analysis conducted by Sites Southwest offered several suggestions but the strongest one was to look at public lands.

During her presentation to Los Alamos County Council Tuesday night, Sites Southwest

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