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Superintendent Kirby Meets With Friends Of Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Los Alamos

Manhattan Project National Historical Park Superintendent Kris Kirby, right, traveled from Denver to meet late Monday afternoon with local Board President Rick Reiss, left, and members of the Board of the Friends of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park – Los Alamos. During the meeting, held in the Nambe Room at Fuller Lodge, Superintendent Kirby discussed a variety of topics including the formation of a stakeholder engagement project to encompass all three parks, Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and Hanford. She also mentioned digital infrastructure work underway and the updating of the


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Update: SOS Releases Voter Turnout; Same Day Voter Registration Numbers Through End Of Early Voting

From the Office of the Secretary of State:

Same Day Voter Registration Used by more than 2,000 New Mexicans

New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver today released the voter turnout and same day voter registration numbers through the end of early voting for the regular local election.

These are unofficial numbers that reflect absentee and in-person voting for the 2019 regular local election from the start of early voting Oct. 8, 2019 through the date specified on the table below.

The “Same Day Registration” column reflects the number of people who utilized the same day registration


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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 23 To Oct. 26, 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.

SUNA SENTI

Oct. 23 at 4:26 a.m. / Police arrested Suna Senti, 49, of Rio Rancho in Rio Rancho on two outstanding Magistrate Court warrants.

 

 

 

DAWNA RUSSOM

Oct. 23 at 11:59 p.m. / Police arrested Dawna Russom, 30, of Los Alamos on 41st Street and charged her with assault against a household member, criminal damage to the property of a household and concealing her identity.


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Letter To The Editor: Sierra Club Endorses Kristina Ortez To Fill Sen. Carlos Cisneros Unexpired Term

By JODY BENSON
Chair, Pajarito Group of the Sierra Club

When New Mexico Sen. Carlos Cisneros died Sept. 17, White Rock lost a legislator who knew his district, was informed on the issues and expert on process, and stood with a strong voice for his constituents in his committees.

He was available to meet with us to discuss issues, was responsive to our concerns and feedback, and although sometimes he didn’t vote on a bill the way I’d hoped, he would tell us why he took the positions he did.

Now our Los Alamos County Councilors get to nominate a person to fill Cisneros’ unexpired term. They will meet with


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Scenes From County Employee Halloween Luncheon

Road construction can be a real horror show. In honor of the roundabout project underway on N.M. 502, Los Alamos County officials dressed as contruction workers during the Halloween-themed employee luncheon Thursday afternoon at Fuller Lodge. Here, County Manager Harry Burgess, left, and Fire Chief Troy Hughes show off their yellow vests. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Human Resources Manager Denise Cassel and County Attorney Alvin Leaphart participate in the luncheon. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County employee Enrique Guillen dresses as a domino.


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Scenes From LAPS Leaders Breakfast Thursday

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Thom Mason, left, and Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes were among those attending the Leaders Breakfast hosted by Los Alamos Public Schools this morning at UNM-Los Alamos. The event updated community leaders on the most recent developments at LAPS and solicited input from the guests on how to reach the District’s goals. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Community leaders divided into small groups to discuss three questions posed by LAPS staff: How can we foster civility in our schools and our community? How can we best address

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Call For Letters Of Interest: Replacement For Unexpired Term Of Sen. Carlos Cisneros Deadline Nov. 7

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Council is seeking Letters of Interest from those interested in filling the unexpired term of State Senator Carlos Cisneros, who passed away recently.

The Council, together with the Commissions of Santa Fe, Rio Arriba and Taos Counties, has the responsibility of providing the Governor with the name of a recommended individual for the position.

They plan to take action on this matter at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at their Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. Letters of interest should include the individual’s name, address, job/organization


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Lane Closures On 3055 Trinity Drive Lane Friday

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County Traffic and Streets Division of Public Works will be closing the interior west and east bound lanes in the location of 3055 Trinity Dr. Friday, Nov. 1.

Work will commence at 8:30 a.m. and should be completed by 4 p.m. Friday.

Crews will be repairing a re-occurring pothole in that location. 

Vehicle traffic is urged to slow down and follow all traffic control devices. Pedestrian traffic should be aware of equipment in the area. 

Please watch for crews working within the roadway. 

Any concerns or questions should be directed to Scott Halder, Streets


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Traffic Alert: Construction Mishap Closes Meadow Lane

Meadow Lane in White Rock is closed in both directions at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church due to a construction mishap. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department has just advised the Los Alamos Daily Post that a construction crew hit a live wire this afternoon on Meadow Lane in White Rock.

The Utility Department and police are on the scene.

Meadow Lane is closed at about Hacienda near St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in both directions.

Police are asking motorists to use Rover Boulevard while the utility crew repairs the broken wire on Meadow Lane.

Meadow Lane is expected to reopen


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Scenes From 2019 Trick Or Treat On MainStreet

Massive crowds fill the streets Friday in downtown Los Alamos for the 2019 Trick or Treat on MainStreet. The annual event celebrates Halloween with a variety of activities across two days, from pumpkin carving and haunted houses, to a masquerade recital, scarecrow contest, costume climb, pet costume parade, High Tech Halloween at the Bradbury Science Museum and much more. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from 2019 Trick or Treat on Main Street Friday in downtown Los Alamos for the 2019 Trick or Treat on MainStreet event. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from 2019 Trick


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Weather Puts White Rock Fog Seal Project On Hold

COUNTY News:
 
Due to upcoming weather concerns Monday, Oct. 28, the fog seal project in White Rock has been put on hold.
 
Door hangars were placed in the neighborhoods where the fog sealing was to occur … residents should disregard those notices.
 
Originally GM Emulsion was supposed to fog seal beginning on Rover Boulevard starting at N.M. 4 and continue toward Grand Canyon Drive. They 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 be working 8:30

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BPU Recommending Water & Sewer Rate Increases

DPU Deputy Manager Robert Westervelt
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com

It was a tough pill to swallow but the Board of Public Utilities agreed to recommend that Los Alamos County Council approve two ordinances that would give multi-year rate increases to water and sewer rates.

The ordinances were passed during the BPU meeting Oct. 16.

The ordinance for raising sewer rates was passed unanimously but the water rate ordinance passed 4-1. Board member Stephen McLin cast the opposing vote.

Now, the ordinances will be introduced Oct. 29 to council. Council


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Cone Zone: Week Of Oct. 28, 2019

COUNTY News:

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

Traffic Alerts for Large Transports This Weekend/Expect Delays Saturday/Sunday  in White Rock, Truck Route, Diamond, Arkansas, North Communty

Desert Wind Transport will be transporting two modular buildings from Chamisa Elementary School in White Rock. The move will proceed down Meadow Lane West to Rover North, NM 4 East and up West Jemez Road (Truck Route), across the Omega Bridge, on Diamond Drive to Arkansas and to Mountain Elementary. The first modular will be transported


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Animal Shelter Ad Hoc Meeting Moved To Oct. 30

COUNTY News:
 
The Los Alamos County Animal Shelter AdHoc Committee has postponed its meeting until next week. 
 
The meeting has been rescheduled to 5:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 30 in the Nambe Room at Fuller Lodge.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
 

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