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HPAB Tours Los Alamos History

Members of the Historical Preservation Advisory Board begin a walking tour of Los Alamos’ history Monday afternoon outside the Los Alamos History Museum. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos History Museum volunteer Carolyn Shipley, left, shows a historic photo to a member of the Historic Preservation Advisory Board. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Every town has a unique history. Travel to any municipality on the map and within its city limits there are stories and events that


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Improvements To Graduation Canyon Are Unveiled To County, Public During Tour

Los Alamos County staff, officials and members of the public gathered Tuesday afternoon at East Park to view the restoration project in Graduation Canyon. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
Keystone Restoration Ecology President Steve Vrooman shows off the improvements made to Graduation Canyon. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com
 

A big source of pride for Los Alamos is its open spaces. The local landscape is celebrated through books, photographs and lectures; furthermore, it receives


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Los Alamos Police Conduct DEA Drug Take Back Day

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department is conducting its biannual DEA Drug Take Back Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, in the north parking lot of the police station off Central Avenue.

This drug diversion program is part of a national initiativeby of the DEA. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means to dispose of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Direct questions to Det. Joseph Robinson 505.663.1888.


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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 19 To Oct. 22, 2019

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.

JAMES PERRY CLINE

Oct. 19 at 1:34 p.m. / Police arrested James Perry Cline, 49, of Los Alamos at West Jemez Road and Anchor Ranch and charged him with reckless driving.

 

 

 

SALVADOR EDUARDO SALAIZ

Oct. 19 at 8:40 p.m. / Police arrested Eduardo Salaiz, 26, of Los Alamos at 1247 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.

 

 

 

VICENTE ADRIAN


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Fog Seal Project Start Date Changed To Oct. 28

COUNTY News:
 
Due to upcoming weather concerns Thursday, Oct. 24, the fog seal project in White Rock has been changed to Thursday, Oct. 28 and Friday Oct. 29.
 
GM Emulsion will start fog sealing beginning on Rover Boulevard starting at N.M. 4 and continue toward Grand Canyon Drive.
 
Crews will continue down Grand Canyon Drive starting at N.M. 4 to Meadow Lane. They also will work on Bryce Avenue, starting at Rover Boulevard to Meadow Lane. Crews will work 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Weather permitting, work should be completed by Friday, Oct. 29.
 
The contractor will

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County: Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons Installed At Los Alamos Golf Course Crosswalk

The newly installed Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) on Diamond Drive at the Golf Course Crosswalk. Courtesy/LAC

COUNTY News:

Traffic & Streets Division crews have completed the installation of the Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFB) on Diamond Drive at the Golf Course Crosswalk.

The RRFBs are push button activated amber LEDs that supplement the warning signs at the crosswalk. They use an irregular flash pattern that is similar to emergency flashers on police vehicles. This flash pattern has shown to elicit a greater response from drivers than traditional flashers.


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Canceled: Personnel Board Meeting Tuesday Oct. 21

COUNTY News:

The regular Personnel Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 21 has been canceled. 

The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 3 and will include the annual anti-harassment training with the Labor Management Relations Board.

The meeting is open to the public.


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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 9 To Oct. 15, 2019

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.

HALLIE MAY SCHWENK

Oct. 9 at 12:48 a.m. / Police arrested Hallie May Schwenk, 21, of Grants in Grants on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

 

ISAIAH LEE EDWARD AYLMER

Oct. 11 at 1:53 p.m. / Police arrested Isaiah Lee Edward Aylmer, 19, of White Rock at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

 

 

ELIJAH J. MEASON

Oct. 15 at 11:21 p.m.


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County Notice Of Possible Quorum: HPAB Oct. 21

COUNTY News:

Members of the Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) may attend a tour at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, of the Historic Fuller Lodge District.

A quorum may be present, but no business will be conducted.


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Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 21, 2019

COUNTY News:

The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

Traffic Alerts for Large Transports Next Week/ Expect Delays in these areas

Thursday Oct. 24: Barranca Mesa, Diamond Dr, Arkansas Ave, North Community:

Desert Wind Transport will be transporting a modular building from the Los Alamos Middle School down San Ildefonso Road to Diamond Drive to Arkansas and to Mountain Elementary on Thursday, Oct. 24. The move will occur starting at 10:30 a.m. and is anticipated to be finished by 11:30 p.m. LAPD will provide escort service as the modular will


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Council Approves Ordinance To Grant 20th Street Parcels For New Hotel & Conference Center To TNJLA

In a 5-2 vote, Los Alamos County Council approved an ordinance adopting an economic development project for public support, which is a grant of 6 parcels of land totaling approximately 2.6 acres on 20th Street, to TNJLA LLC during its Tuesday night work session. TNJLA LLC plans to build an 86-room extended-stay hotel on the land as well as a conference center that will accommodate between 250-300 people. Councilors Randall Ryti and Antonio Maggiore cast the opposing votes. Pictured from left, TNJLA LLC Owner Tushar Patel, Economic Consultant Jim Colson, who is working with TNJLA, and Los Alamos


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County Ice Rink Improvements Public Meeting Oct. 23

COUNTY News:

The public is invited to attend a public meeting Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Mesa Public Library (meeting rooms 1-3 – upper level) to review and comment on preliminary designs for Ice Rink Improvements Project.

The presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by a question and answer period.

Improvements include new locker room and restroom improvements to the existing building.

Residents can provide written comments the night of the meeting. Public comment will continue to be accepted through Wednesday, Oct. 30 and shared with the design team.

For those unable to attend the meeting,


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Triad’s Beierschmitt On Connecting Road Concept

Triad Deputy Director of Operations Kelly Beierschmitt discusses LANL idea of developing a connecting road from Albuquerque to Santa Fe during the Tuesday night Council work session. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

After years of being on a shelf, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) officials have blown the dust off the idea of having a connecting road from Albuquerque to Santa Fe.

During a presentation Tuesday night to Los Alamos County Council, Triad National Security Deputy Director of Operations


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Fog Seal Project Date Changed To Thursday Oct. 24

COUNTY News:
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the fog seal project in White Rock has been changed to Thursday, Oct. 24.
 
A GM Emulsion crew will start fog sealing beginning on Rover Boulevard starting at N.M. 4, continue toward Grand Canyon Drive and down Grand Canyon Drive starting at N.M. 4 to Meadow Lane. The crew also will work on Bryce Avenue, starting at Rover Boulevard to Meadow Lane.
 
Crews will be working 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Weather permitting, work should be completed by Oct. 24.
 
The contractor will set up a flagging operation allowing traffic to flow.
 
The

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DPU Hosts Public Meeting On Proposed Water And Sewer Rate Increases

Department of Public Utilities Deputy Manager James Alarid, left, and DPU Manager Philo Shelton attend the public meeting Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

Corroded pipes, pinhole punctures, crumbling sewer manholes, lift stations in need of upgrades- these are just a few of the items the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) faces to maintain its water and sewer systems.

While DPU reinvested during the past 10 years close to $16 million in water infrastructure


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Los Alamos Firefighters Honor Donna McHenry

Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes, back row at left, firefighters and administrative staff gather today at Fuller Lodge to honor their own Donna McHenry who is retiring after being on the job since 2009. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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