Public Safety

Luján Leads Call To Increase National Laboratories Funding To Create Jobs And Jumpstart Economic Recovery

U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján

From the Office of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján:

NAMBÉ – As America’s economy struggles from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) led a bipartisan group of lawmakers in a call for increased funding for infrastructure investments at America’s National Laboratories as a way to create good-paying jobs and jumpstart the nation’s economic recovery.

“Funding for maintenance, repairs, and the modernization of National Lab infrastructure will ensure our nation’s continued scientific and economic


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Special Parade Celebrates Landry Stewart’s 6th Birthday!

Landry Stewart turned 6 Thursday but due to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic she could not have a party so to celebrate her special day, friends and family organized a surprise parade past her home on Cheryl Avenue in White Rock that also included Los Alamos firefighters and police. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com 

Landry Stewart waves to a firefighter Thursday during her birthday parade. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from Landry Stewart’s birthday parade past her home Thursday in White Rock. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Another scene from the parade.


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Roswell Police Department Patrol Vehicle Stolen

RPD News:

ROSWELL – At around 5 p.m. Thursday, New Mexico State Police officers were called to assist the Roswell Police Department with an incident in which an individual, later identified as Luiz Gauna, 33, of Roswell, had assaulted a Roswell police officer and stolen the officer’s patrol vehicle. 

State Police officers learned that the incident began around east Albuquerque Street and south Virginia Avenue in Roswell when a Roswell Police officer stopped to speak with Gauna who was on a bicycle. 

Gauna took three tennis ball-sized river rocks from his pocket and began throwing them at the


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Nonperishable Collection At Pueblo Gymnasium June 11-14

One of seven truckloads of donated items being hauled away last month to support COVID-affected communities in Pueblo and Navajo Nation areas. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

Operation Bandana New Mexico, a grassroots organization based in Santa Fe, will again be partnering with All Together Los Alamos to collect items for delivery to the Pueblos and the Navajo Nation during this COVID emergency.

The pick up is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 11 through Sunday, June 14 at the Pueblo Gymnasium at 1900 Diamond Dr. in Los Alamos.

Last month, Operation Bandana collected seven truckloads during


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Traffic Alert: Motorists Asked Not To Use Mari Mac Village Parking Lot As Shortcut Between Trinity And Central … Safety Concerns!

Traffic Alert:

Motorists are reminded that westbound Trinity Drive continues to be reduced to a single lane from DP Road to the Knecht Street intersection.

This closure is necessary for the removal and installation of new curb and gutter, sidewalks and driveway pads through this area, as part of the New Mexico Department of Transportation N.M. 502 reconstruction and roundabout installation.

Star Paving placed new, additional signage today that cautions: “ROAD CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC”.

The additional signage was requested in response to safety concerns received by the County that


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