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Suicide Prevention Working Group Forming

on May 21, 2013 - 8:06am


Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board and Los Alamos County Social Services Department announces the first meeting of the Suicide Awareness and Prevention Working Group meeting.

The meeting will take place 2-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the new Municipal Building, in the large conference room on the third floor (room 330.)

The goal is to form a working group of experts, representatives of agencies and other entities who will work together to formulate and implement a multi-pronged approach of evidence based and best practice programs that will help bring about long term

Deadline Extended for Open Call for Art/Ideas

on May 21, 2013 - 7:57am

'Scale of Justice' created by Jemez Springs artist Troy Williams. Photo by Greg Kendall/

APPB News:

The Art in Public Places Board (APPB) has extended the application deadline for an “Open Call for Art/Ideas” to June 7.

Due to difficulties with email, those who previously submitted electronic proposals are asked to resubmit them to This email is now functioning correctly.

“Open Call for Art/Ideas” provides Los Alamos citizens the opportunity to suggest ideas or artwork that they would like added to the public art collection.


Los Alamos Reservoir Filling Slowly [Video Attached]

on May 20, 2013 - 9:18am
View of the reservoir as it slowly fills. Photo by Greg Kendall/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos Reservoir is beginning to fill with water again. 

Contractors have rebuilt the dam and have cleared out the debris and muck that resulted from the devastating 2011 Los Conchas Fire. 

The run off from winter snows has been disappointing this year and the reservoir is filling very slowly. Currently there are about three acre feet of water in the reservoir that has a capacity of approximately 25 acre feet.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: May 9–May 15, 2013

on May 20, 2013 - 9:09am

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 9 at 10:31 a.m. / A 53-year-old Los Alamos man in the 1300 block of San Ildefonso Road reported that he was the victim of larceny. The estimated loss is less than $2,500.

May 9 at 12:33 p.m. / A 53-year-old Los Alamos man reported a case of extreme cruelty to animals/torturing and criminal damage to property in the 300 block of Conejo. The matter is under investigation.


County Departments Phased Move To New Quarters Continues

on May 19, 2013 - 10:11am

Los Alamos County Municipal Building, 1000 Central Ave. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

The month of May is dedicated to moving nearly 150 employees into the new Los Alamos County Municipal Building downtown at 1000 Central Ave.

The 311 Customer Care Center will be one of the very last service areas to move to the new building; therefore, they will be the best resource to call (3-1-1 from a land line or 505-662-8333 from a cell phone) for questions about any of the departments.


Public Invited to Join DPU Board for San Juan Chama Water Well Tour

on May 19, 2013 - 7:44am

DPU News:

The Department of Public Utilities is conducting a tour of proposed well sites for the San Juan-Chama Water Supply Project followed by public discussion, Thursday, May 23, at White Rock Town Hall, 133 Longview. 

Visit proposed well sites and existing well sites to understand well characteristics and logistics associated with the proposed San Juan Chama test wells.

The DPU Board will convene at 5 p.m. White Rock Town Hall for the tour (public invited) and reconvene at 7:30 p.m. at White Rock Town Hall for public discussion. 

For more information, contact DPU Public Relations at