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Sculpture Maintenance Underway At Ashley Pond

Sculpture maintenance worker Tim Waters wades into Ashley Pond today to work on the sculpture. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Contractor Joe Lindsey repairs and restores sculptures around the county and is out today applying a fresh coat of paint to the colt sculpture at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Jennifer Bartram


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Public Notice Of Possible ESB Quorum Tuesday

COUNTY News:

This notice is given to advise the public a possible quorum of the Environmental Sustainability Board may be present 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 at Fuller Lodge for a public reception for the Manhattan Project National Historic Park Field Team.

No action will be taken.

The public reception will be at Fuller Lodge, 2132 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos.


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County Council Declares Friday As ‘Poppy Day’

Los Alamos County Councilor Pete Sheehey presents Marie Todd of the American Legion Auxiliary with a proclamation at Tuesday evening’s meeting in Council Chambers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Councilor Rick Reiss joins the other councilors in giving a donation to Marie Todd of the American Legion Auxiliary who distributes poppies Tuesday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Marie Todd of the American Legion Auxiliary distributes poppies to County Manager Harry Burgess and County Attorney Rebecca Ehler Tuesday evening. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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Los Alamos Memorial Day Remembrance At Guaje Pines Cemetery 11 A.M. Monday

Courtesy/VFW

COMMUNITY News:

This year’s Los Alamos Memorial Day Remembrance is 11 a.m., Monday at the Guaje Pines Cemetery.

The event is hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and local organizations, and the general public is invited to attend. The local theme is “Where the Fallen Rest.”

Memorial Day is a national holiday in the United States for remembering those who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. The holiday, which is observed every year on the last Monday of May, was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after the American Civil War to commemorate the Union


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Cone Zone: Week Of May 25

County News:

Road Construction Update: Week of May 25

For more information about the projects listed below, please e-mail lacpw@lacnm.us, call 505.662.8150, or visit the “Projects” link at www.losalamosnm.us. Please slow down and use caution within the construction work zones.

Note: the below information is based on a schedule provided by the contractors and may change due to weather or other delays.

Western Area Improvements Phase 3:

40th Street at UNM-LA from the roundabout to the Western parking lot will remain closed for reconstruction, utility work and road reconstruction until


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Los Alamos Daily Post: 2015 SUMMER GUIDE

SUMMER GUIDE

Welcome to summer in Los Alamos!

The Los Alamos Daily Post is pleased to share our 2015 SUMMER GUIDE created for tourists and locals alike. The SUMMER GUIDE is filled with photos and links to sites and activities throughout Los Alamos, White Rock, Bandelier National Monument and the Valles Caldera National Preserve.

Available on the Los Alamos Daily Post website through September, the SUMMER GUIDE will be updated as new activities are announced, so check back often as the summer unfolds.

Scan the QR Code located on posters displayed on the counters at the Los Alamos and White Rock


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County Councilors Host Farmers’ Market Booth May 28

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Councilors will host a booth at the Farmers’ Market Thursday, May 28. They’ll be visiting with citizens 9-11 a.m. about current projects, issues and other topics.

The weekly Farmers’ Market is located downtown in the library overflow parking lot just north of Ashley Pond Park. 


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Pet Of The Week: Egypt The Dog

Egypt the dog. Courtesy/FOS
 
SHELTER News:
 
Egypt is a spayed female Lab/hound/shepherd mix who is 18 months old. She is a little bit shy but has been very sweet at the shelter.
 
The Los Alamos Animal Shelter, 226 East Road, 505.662.8179, has a great selection of adoptable pets; see the Petfinder website for photos here. All adoptable pets are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, and have up-to-date on vaccinations.

For information about volunteering, adopting and donating and learning more about special needs animals and cats and dogs in foster care, visit www.lafos.org


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Manhattan Project National Historical Park Advisory Committee Meets May 26

LAC News:
 
The next meeting of the newly established Manhattan Project National Historical Park Advisory Committee is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at Municipal Building Room 330.
 
The public is welcome to attend meetings of the committee. The committee has not yet determined a regular meeting time, date and location.
 
The purpose of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park Committee is to identify and review the various issues that must be addressed in order to prepare Los Alamos County for the opening of the Park. The Committee’s charge is to advise the

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James Carothers Playing Ashley Pond Tonight


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Los Alamos County Officials Discuss Projects And Initiatives During Washington, D.C. Trip

From left, Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess, Councilor Rick Reiss, U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich,  Council Chair Kristin Henderson and Council Vice Chair David Izraelevitz in Washington D.C. this past week. The Los Alamos contingent met with Heinrich and other members of New Mexico’s Congressional Delegation along with various DOE, NNSA and other federal officials to discuss County projects and initiatives. Photo by Seth Kirshenberg/Kutak-Rock

From left, Los Alamos County Council Vice Chair David Izraelevitz, Councilor Rick Reiss, Council Chair Kristin Henderson,


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Los Alamos Police Blotter May 14 – May 20, 2015

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 filed against them.
 
May 14 at 7:14 a.m. / Police arrested Phillip Thomason, 22, of Jemez Springs, on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.
 
NEVEN FARQUHAR
 
May 20 at 4:15 p.m. / Police arrested Neven Farquhar of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.
 
May 14 at 9:32 a.m. / Police responded to the report of an unattended death.
 

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Book Group Round-Up Kicks Off Summer Reading

MPL News:

What’s a “book group round-up?” It’s a chance for people to get together and talk about books – whatever kinds of books they like. It’s a chance for people who would like to form or join a book discussion group to meet. It’s a chance for established book groups to find new members. It’s a chance for readers to break out of old patterns and read something different, based on personal recommendations from others in the group.

At 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, Mesa Public Library will host two sessions of Book Group Round-up to kick off the summer reading season, and to introduce people


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Los Alamos County Launches Photo Contest As Part of National ‘Find Your Park’ Campaign

Courtesy/Bandelier
 
COUNTY News:
 
In conjunction with the national “Find Your Park” campaign, Los Alamos County has launched a contest seeking the best photo submissions taken within the county’s three national parksBandelier National Monument, Valles Caldera National Preserve and the recently designated Manhattan Project National Historic Park.
 
The photo contest runs until 5 p.m., June 2. Visitors may submit photos on the “Visit Los Alamos” Facebook page.
 
The contest celebrates Los Alamos’ recent designation as the hub for three national

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County’s Seasonal Cone Zone Report Begins Friday

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County will resume its road construction newsletter titled “The Cone Zone” starting Friday, May 22.

Residents and commuters to Los Alamos or White Rock are encouraged to visit the Newsletters section of the County’s webpage at www.losalamosnm.us to sign up for the newsletter.

It is issued to media and then sent out by e-mail to Cone Zone subscribers every Friday afternoon while road construction projects are underway during the summer/early fall months, in order to keep the community informed of planned road construction activities and possible delays that may occur


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Los Alamos Animal Shelter: Is This Your Dog?

This little miniature pinscher was found Monday roaming along 650 San Ildefonso Road. Fortunately a person found him before the mountain lion did. He is safe at the Los Alamos Animal Shelter, where volunteers are enjoying comforting him. If he is yours, come claim him before the five-day holding time is over. Once he becomes county property, he is sure to be adopted quickly. Courtesy/LAC


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All Work And No Play?

College student Dillon Barnes with Assistant Library Manager Bernadine Goldman and a special cake served during Monday’s Thank You party for junior volunteers at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Katy Korkos

Fun and games are provided to junior volunteers at Monday’s Thank You party at Mesa Public Library. Photo by Katy Korkos

MPL News:

Let’s say you’re just eight to 12 years old, but you have a lot of energy and you just love the library. You can’t get a job, so how about volunteering?

Fourteen lucky kids get to do just that – and they were treated to a party in thanks for all the hours


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Environmental Sustainability Board Meets Thursday

LAC News:
 

The Environmental Sustainability Board is meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Council Chambers at the Los Alamos County Municipal Building.

Agenda items:

IV. Board Business

a. Plastic Bag Ban Discussion
b. Business Recycler of the Year Process Modification
 
V. Staff Report
a. Brush and Bulk Item Collection
b. Landfill Gas Update
c. NM Citizen Advisory Board Updates
d. SWANAPALOOZA 2015 – Zero Waste Conference
e. Clean Up Los Alamos Day 2015
 
VI. Committee/Subcommittee Reports
a. Chair Report
b. Board Member Reports
i. FER Ad Hoc – Don Machen-FERC
c. Liaison Reports

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