The annual Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo weekend is underway.
Saturday, Aug 8:
- Festival & Fair at Ashley Pond Park 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Arts & Crafts Show at Fuller Lodge 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Parade on Central Avenue at 10 a.m.
- County Fair Exhibits at Mesa Public Library 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Rodeo at Brewer Arena 2-5 p.m.
- Cowboy Dinner at Posse Lodge at 5 p.m.
- Band at Posse Lodge 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 9
- Rodeo at Brewer Arena 1-3 p.m.
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The Derailers Band from Austin, Texas is rocking the crowd this evening at Ashley Pond Park as part of the Los Alamos County Summer Concert Series. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com
People of all ages dance this evening to the sounds of The Derailers Band from Austin, Texas at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com
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Several committee members will be at the Los Alamos County Council’s Fair booth Saturday to visit with the public about the new Park coming in 2016.
The public is invited to stop by 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and visit with them at their tent near Central Avenue.
The Committee met Aug. 6 to discuss the Memorandum of Agreement that has been released by the National Park Service. The deadline for comments to NPS is Aug. 28, 2015.
A council discussion about a temporary visitor’s center for the new Park is on the agenda for the Council meeting at noon Friday, Aug. 14 in Council Chambers.
The Derailers from Austin, Texas. Courtesy photo
SUMMER CONCERT News:
The Derailers from Austin, Texas play the Los Alamos County Fair Concert portion of the Los Alamos County Summer Concert tonight at Ashley Pond Park.
The show starts at 7 p.m. and is free of charge. The band plays a lot of the Bakersfield country sound. Think Dwight Yoakam and Merle Haggard. They also remind me of Roy Orbison. Great dance concert.
This is a big weekend for Los Alamos entertainment with the tonight’s concert plus all the County Fair activities. There’s a lot going on today, all day and night Saturday and more Rodeo
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Los Alamo County Bureau of Elections Manager Gloria A. Maestas, left, and Clerk Sharon Stover during the 2014 election season. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
- 2016 Elections … Closer than you think!
Los Alamo County Clerk Sharon Stover and staff invite citizens to stop by and visit their booth following the parade until 2 p.m. Saturday at Ashley Pond Park.
Stover and staff will be on hand to talk about the upcoming 2016 Elections and offer voter registration services. With the 2016 Elections right around the corner, the Clerk’s Office also will have a voting machine
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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 filed against them.
July 29 at 6:42 p.m. / A 51-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone stole his firearm on Grand Canyon Drive. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.
July 30 at 8:10 p.m. / Police arrested McKenna Archuleta, 18, of Albuquerque on west Jemez Road with possession of marijuana and issued her a summons to appear in court.
July 30 at 3:18 p.m. / Police arrested Holly Bates, 45,
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A degree of confusion occurred last Friday when a juvenile thought to be armed was running from police in White Rock and the County initiated its CodeRED notification system to alert residents to stay in their homes until the individual was apprehended.
Some individuals received the CodeRED telephone call and thought it was a telemarketer and hung up – never realizing the possible danger looming outside their home. Someone else posted an “all clear” on a social media website, stating that the juvenile was in custody when in fact police did not have him in custody
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Technicians from the Los Alamos County Traffic and Streets Division will test school zone flashers across the community the two days immediately prior to the new school year, which starts Aug. 13.
The flashing beacons will activate at school zones Tuesday, Aug. 11 and Wednesday, Aug. 12, according to their programed schedules, which are based on each school’s normal schedule.
Direct questions or concerns to the Traffic and Streets Division at 505.662.8113 or send an email to email@example.com.
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The Los Alamos County Library System has released its seventh in a series of posts outlining tips and tricks for using the new Library catalog
To search for an author in the catalog:
- Choose Library Search in the first box
- Choose “Author” in the second box
- Type the author’s last name, first name or type the first name followed by the last name. The results will be the same.
If you want to choose a video based on a book by a particular author, after entering the search you may Limit Search Results, by choosing Collection – select DVD and choose Include. The DVDs that are attached to the
Laser Pink Floyd: The Best of Echoes is one of 12 shows at the Nature Center. Courtesy image
PEEC is hosting 30 laser light shows in the new planetarium in August..
Aug. 7 through Aug. 15 there will be at least two laser light shows per day. Attendees will have the opportuity to experience a feast for the senses in these dazzling and captivating laser light programs.
With 11 unique shows playing during the week, there is truly something for everyone. Classic music fans will love to see how laser light transforms their favorite bands, with separate shows dedicated to the music of Led Zeppelin,
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Los Alamos County is developing a Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP) Update to its 2006 plan.
The purpose of this LHMP Update is to assess risk to natural hazards, implement actions to reduce future losses, and maintain eligibility for federal mitigation funds in accordance with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.
What is Hazard Mitigation? Hazard mitigation means any action taken to reduce or eliminate the long-term risk to human life and property from natural hazards.
Why is Natural Hazard Mitigation Important? Most people who live or work in Los
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Boutique Air’s Pilatus PC-12 is a single engine, turboprop, pressurized aircraft configured with either eight or nine passenger seats. Courtesy/Boutique Air
An interior view of Boutique Air’s Pilatus PC-12 aircraft. Courtesy/Boutique Air
Los Alamos County Council voted 4-3 to approve a services agreement with Boutique Air, Inc., headquartered in Sacramento, to provide scheduled air service between Los Alamos County Airport and Albuquerque Airport.
Councilor Vice Chair David Izraelevitz and councilors Susan O’Leary and Pete Sheehey voted against
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PNM San Juan Generating Station. Courtesy/wikipedia
Los Alamos County Council voted Tuesday evening to approve San Juan Generating Station Restructuring Agreements in order to allow four partners to exit the plant.
Councilors Pete Sheehey and Susan O’Leary expressed support for the motion but Sheehey offered an alternate motion adding language to further move that Council request the Board of Public Utilities and staff to prepare a phased plan by which this generating capacity can be economically replaced with renewable carbon-minimized energy when these agreements
Los Alamos County Councilors will host a booth this Saturday during the County Fair.
Councilors invite citizens to stop by and chat with them. The booth will be open after the parade until 2 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park.
The Los Alamos Friends of the Shelter will be sponsoring a Mobile Pet Adoption 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, near Ashley Pond during the Los Alamos County Fair.
Stop by the event and meet some great dogs who are hoping to find a home with a special person or family. The Friends of the Shelter will have volunteers at the event eager to speak to the public about
There also will be posters and information about all the dogs and cats available at the Los Alamos Animal Shelter.
Fuller Lodge is a local landmark. To ensure everyone can tour and experience the historic building, the public and Los Alamos County staff are discussing ways to install an elevator inside the structure.
With the original idea to construct a glass elevator on the building’s exterior scrapped, the county, along with design consultant Mullen-Heller, presented
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