Public Safety

Schools And LANL To Begin Early Release Today

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Kurt Steinhaus has announced that the schools are letting out early today due to the storm.

Here is today’s early release schedule:

  • Busses will start at the Los Alamos Middle School with pick-up at about 10 a.m.; 
  • Los Alamos High School at 10:15 a.m.; and
  • Los Alamos Elementary Schools as close to 10:30 a.m. as possible.

“As always, we are coordinating with the Lab. Their release will begin at 11 this morning,” Steinhaus said. “The Mental Health Design Team Community Meeting scheduled at 5:30 this evening has been cancelled.

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Smart People Are Easy To Teach At EMS Conference

Dr. Mike Hudson presents a talk at the 2016 EMS Conference Saturday at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Dr. Mike Hudson discusses the latest innovations in patient treatments during Saturday’s conference at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

First responders and Emergency Management personnel at Saturday’s portion of the 2016 EMS Conference at UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

Area first responders and emergency management personnel participated in the 2016 EMS Conference last week at UNM-Los Alamos.


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Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board Eyes Area G

Canisters with profiles similar to the one that erupted at WIPP are kept in LANL’s Dome 375 at Area G in a controlled environment under careful surveillance. Courtesy/DOE

Los Alamos Daily Post

The Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board plans to perform a comprehensive review of emergency preparedness and response programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory in the next few weeks.

“We’ve been informed by the DNFSB that they’re planning on holding some hearings out here sometime in the March time frame associated with Area G,” said Doug Hintze, Environmental Management

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Mental Health Design Team Calls On Community To Help Deal With Issues Facing Students

Dr. Marvel Harrison addresses the Jan. 21 Community Leaders Breakfast organized by Los Alamos School Public Schools to present findings of its Mental Health Design Team. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Community leaders discuss mental health issues facing Los Alamos youth. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Employing the idea that it takes a village to raise a child, Los Alamos Public Schools is calling on the community to help implement improvements in the mental health of youth.

At a Community Leaders Breakfast

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New Mexico Human Trafficking Data Released For 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Polaris, a leader in the global fight to eradicate modern slavery and restore freedom to survivors, recently released 2015 data from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) hotline.
In 2015, 28 cases of human trafficking were reported to the NHTRC from New Mexico, which included 22 cases of sex trafficking and 5 cases of labor trafficking. In 2014, 28 human trafficking cases were reported. Since 2007, the NHTRC has received reports of 123 cases of human trafficking in New Mexico.
In 2015, 5,973 cases of human trafficking

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