Public Safety

Golf Course Water Main Repaired Sunday Evening

COUNTY News:

A water leak in a 16-inch water main that was discovered at the golf course on Friday evening was repaired by the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities crews late Sunday evening. 

Initially, DPU reported that repairs would be delayed until Monday, Feb. 6, after safety became a concern Friday night. The water main proved to be deeper in the ground than anticipated and additional safety equipment was needed to prevent unstable soil from collapsing on crews.  DPU expected to receive the additional shoring equipment by Monday. Rather than shut water service off to 1,600


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SNL Sued In Class Action Alleging Gender Bias

ALBUQUERQUE – Attorneys Kelly Dermody of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP and David Lopez of Outten & Golden LLP announce the filing of a federal class action lawsuit in New Mexico alleging that Sandia National Laboratories has engaged in systemic and pervasive discrimination against its female employees.

The lawsuit, Kennicott v. Sandia National Laboratories, filed by three current and former employees, accuses Sandia of engaging in a pattern and practice of gender discrimination against its female employees. Sandia National Laboratories, a Department


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AG Addresses Legislature With Officers, Prosecutors, Victims & Service Providers For Law Enforcement Day

STATE News:

  • Federal, state and local law enforcement will gather in the House Chamber for the Attorney General’s address

SANTA FE – Attorney General Hector Balderas will deliver a joint address this morning in the House Chambers to the New Mexico Legislature for Law Enforcement Day, and will be joined by officers, prosecutors, victims and service providers from around the state.

The topic of the Attorney General’s address is Law Enforcement in New Mexico: Coming Together to Prevent Crime in Our Communities.

Law enforcement officers set to attend include, prosecutors, victims, service providers,


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Sheehey: Trump’s Executive Order On Immigration

By PETE SHEEHEY
Los Alamos County Councilor

Editor’s note: Councilor Pete Sheehey delivered the following statement at Tuesday’s County Council work session in White Rock:

President Trump’s Jan. 27 Executive Order suspending visits or immigration to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries for three months, and stopping processing or entry of any refugees for four months, has caused tremendous controversy.

The courts will decide whether or not this order violates anyone’s rights to due process or equal protection under the US Constitution and law. I am compelled to speak on


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Alert: Lane Closures At Diamond & Canyon Feb. 8-10

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Traffic Division will be setting up for lane closures at Diamond Drive and Canyon Road Wednesday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 10 to allow for installation of illuminated hospital signs.

The work will begin at 9 a.m. and shut down for the lunch hour starting at 11:30 a.m. through 1:15 p.m. and end each day at 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Drivers are urged to proceed carefully through this project zone.

Direct questions or concerns regarding this project to County Traffic and Streets Division Manager Daniel Erickson at 505.662.8113.


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