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James Robinson Announces Candidacy For Council

on February 22, 2018 - 1:06pm

James Robinson is running for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos born James Robinson stopped by the Los Alamos Daily Post this week to share the news that he intends to file his candidacy for a seat on the Los Alamos County Council.

Robinson, 29, submitted the following news release along with a video detailing his plans. The video is available for viewing at here

Robinson’s News Release:

As many of you might remember, last May, I decided to take a step back

Mesa Public Library Open Today ... Closed 10 a.m. To 1 p.m. Friday For Fire Alarm System Testing

on February 22, 2018 - 12:58pm



Mesa Public Library is open today but will be closed 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. It will be closed during that period of time Friday to do a building-wide testing of the fire alarm system.


The entire system was replaced and final testing of all devices is required by Fire Code.


The County staff apologizes for the inconvenience. As a reminder, the White Rock Branch Library is open Friday morning at its regular hours.


Direct questions or concerns to the Public Works Department at 505.662.8150 or email

Los Alamos Ranked #1 Safest City In New Mexico

on February 22, 2018 - 11:04am


The National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS) has ranked Los Alamos New Mexico’s safest town in its 2018 report.

Los Alamos’ violent crime rate of just over one reported incident per 1,000 and rate of 7.87 property crimes per 1,000 are excellent, well below both the state and national averages.

Los Alamos:

  • 17,667 Population
  • 18 Violent Crimes
  • 139 Property Crimes


To identify the safest cities in New Mexico, we reviewed the most recent  FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics along with our own population data and internal research.

Pajarito Receives 10 Inches So Far ... More Expected

on February 22, 2018 - 10:22am
Courtesy/Pajarito Mountain
Pajarito Mountain Ski Area in Los Alamos received 10 inches of snow with this latest storm, and it's still snowing today!
Pajarito Mountain Cafe is open 8 a.m. through 4 p.m., with breakfast burritos, a legendary bacon green chili double cheeseburger for lunch, chili cheese fries and giant cookies in the afternoon. There is something on the menu that everyone can enjoy.
Lift tickets are $24 for all ages.

Los Alamos Receives 4.2 Inches Of Snow

on February 22, 2018 - 9:51am
A Los Alamos National Laboratory spokesperson told the Los Alamos Daily Post this morning that LANL officially measured 4.2 inches of snow overnight. Snow piled up on this table overnight at a residence in the Woodland area in Los Alamos. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Snow scene this morning in the Woodland area in Los Alamos. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Snow scene at 5 a.m. today in Eastern Area. Photo by Sharon Snyder
Mulani, 11, romps in the snow this morning in Quemazon. Photo by Trisha Ancell
White Rock received its share of snow overnight including

Sheehey: Advocating For Los Alamos At Roundhouse

on February 22, 2018 - 9:19am
Los Alamos County Councilor

I spent a good deal of time this year at the 2018 State Legislative Session, working on behalf of the people of Los Alamos and neighboring communities. As a member of the County Council’s Regional and State Subcommittee, I helped develop our state legislative agenda, which was approved by the whole Council last December. 

In addition to issues that we watch carefully every year, such as funding for local public education and capital improvement grants (we did receive $100,000 for affordable housing), our agenda included two items of special importance.

New Business Aids Senior Citizens With Estate Property And Move Management Services

on February 22, 2018 - 8:06am
Golden Estate Services owner Elayne Anderson discusses her new partnership with Zia Realty Group during an interview recently at the Zia Realty Group offices on the 2nd floor of the New Mexico Bank & Trust Building in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by CarolA.Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Golden Estate Services has opened for business in Los Alamos. The company provides seniors, families, personal representatives, executors and trustees with complete estate property and move management services.

Owner Elayne Anderson, a historic