County Government

Review FY22 County Utility Performance In Annual Report



The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has released its annual report for fiscal year 2022 as required by the Los Alamos County Charter.

The report examines performance and financials for all utilities under the DPU, which cover the areas of electric distribution and production, natural gas distribution, water distribution and production, and wastewater collection and treatment. Also featured are strategic focus areas and goals, rate details and accomplishments.

The County’s fiscal year runs July through June. The charter states that DPU’s annual Read More

Portrayal Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg At Fuller Lodge March 18

The Los Alamos County Library System is hosting a living-history portrayal of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in honor of Women’s History Month March 18 at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy/LAC 


Los Alamos County Library System welcomes the community to attend a living-history portrayal of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in honor of Women’s History Month live at Fuller Lodge 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18.

The program, Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Notorious RBG, is free to the public and is made possible by the generous support of the New  Mexico Humanities Council. The event will also be livestreamed to accommodate those Read More

Los Alamos County Council To Meet Tuesday March 7


Los Alamos County Council will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 in Council Chambers at 1000 Central Ave. and virtually on Zoom.

This meeting will be televised.

This meeting is open to the public.

Find the agenda to this meeting here: March 7, 2023 County Council Agenda.

Find the link to this meeting here.

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2023 All Schools Student Art Show Opening Rescheduled

LAPS News:

The 2023 All Schools Student Art Show Opening Reception has been rescheduled to:

  • Wednesday, March 8, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • At Step-Up Gallery in Mesa Public Library.

The community is invited to celebrate the student artists, enjoy some music and have a snack. Read More

On The Job In Los Alamos: Mario Miranda At Aquatic Center

On the job in Los Alamos is Los Alamos County Senior Lifeguard Mario Miranda supervising swimmers this afternoon at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. Miranda has worked as a lifeguard for three years. Los Alamos County is in need of lifeguards for the aquatic center and at the new leisure lagoon. Interested applicants can visit the County’s employment page for more information. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ Read More

Cone Zone Returns Beginning Friday March 10


As the weather warms up, road construction projects will soon begin throughout the County. To keep residents informed about the latest updates and assist with planning for daily activities, the County is restarting the Cone Zone – brief updates on construction activities planned for the coming week.

The first Cone Zone of the 2023 construction season comes out March 10.  

To sign, visit the Subscribe to Newsletter” page and select The Cone Zone. Subscribers will receive an “opt in” email notice and must validate that they wish to receive the newsletter. Individuals who have subscribed Read More

County Council Action Taken Feb. 28, 2023

Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos County Council hit the pause button on rolling out the bear-proof roll trash carts County wide during its regular meeting Tuesday night.

In a 4-1 vote, with Councilor Randall Ryti opposed, council agreed to stop County-wide distribution of the bear-proof carts for the year to fully evaluate how the carts that have already been distributed to residences in the North Mesa community perform during this year’s bear season. Residents can continue to request a bear-proof cart.

Ryti voted against the motion, saying he felt Read More

Oversized Modular Home Transport To Cheyenne March 6


JR Theroux Mobile Home Service, Inc., along with Abcon Mobile Home Movers, will be transporting two halves of a double-wide modular home from N.M. 501 (Truck Route) to Cheyenne beginning at 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 6.

The route will begin on N.M. 501 (Truck Route) and head north on Diamond Drive at Omega Bridge (Los Alamos Canyon bridge) to Trinity Drive. The transport will make a left on Trinity and head west to 48th Street then Sandia Drive to the intersection of Sandia and Diamond. The transport will then make a left on Diamond and head north to the roundabout, where it will turn right

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First Ever ‘Los Alamos Day’ At The Legislature March 8

The Roundhouse at 490 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe. Post file photo


Officials with Los Alamos County are happy to announce the first “Los Alamos Day” at the Legislature March 8, 2023.

Several county departments will be represented alongside Los Alamos organizations UNM-Los Alamos, Los Alamos Public Schools, Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation, the Los Alamos Historical Society and Ski Pajarito.

All are invited to come of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. to the Roundhouse at 490 Old Santa Fe Trail in Santa Fe to learn more about what these organizations Read More

PCNM No Longer Providing COVID Testing In Los Alamos


Due to the decline in patients, Pathology Consultants of New Mexico (PCNM) will no longer provide COVID-19 testing service in White Rock effective immediately. Officials at Los Alamos County were informed that Monday, Feb. 27 was their last day.

“Over the last month, we have seen a continual decreased volume, on average less than three patients a day,” said PCNM Director of Business Development Patricia Ramirez. “It has been our pleasure to have serviced your community for over a year now. We thoroughly enjoyed working with Los Alamos County.

Residents are encouraged to use an Read More

Los Alamos Spring Job Fair At UNM-LA Campus Thursday!


The Los Alamos Job Fair will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Thursday, March 2 at the University of New Mexico Los Alamos branch campus, 4000 University Drive in Los Alamos.

Sponsored by TechSource and Del Norte Credit Union, hosted by UNM-Los Alamos and the County and organized by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, the Job Fair will feature almost 50 participating businesses that are hiring for positions of various levels.

Participating businesses include the Ark Child Development Center, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, COMPA Industries, Inc., Edgewater Technical, Eight Read More

County Art In Public Places Board Seeks Input For Project



The Los Alamos County Art in Public Places (APP) Board is seeking feedback on a developing project with the Los Alamos Little Theater Performing Arts Center WWII Era Boiler.

Art in Public Places Board has been asked to consider the WWll Era Boiler to be part of the Los Alamos County Art Collection. 

The WWII era boiler was used to heat the Performing Arts Center when it was the dining hall during the Manhattan Project. It was originally coal burning; however, in the 1950s it was converted to natural gas. This was inefficient, considering the building was heated by steam. Read More

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