Public Safety

UPDATE: White Rock Branch Library Likely Closed Tuesday Due To Road Construction

Road construction underway on Sherwood Boulevard will likely close White Rock Branch Library Friday. Photo by Katy Korkos

UPDATE: Due to rain – the closure is changed to Tuesday.

LIBRARY News:

The road construction on Sherwood Boulevard is nearly complete and ready for paving. The paving is scheduled to take place today and Friday, weather permitting.

Today, flaggers will be allowing intermittent access to the Library and Pinon Park parking lots, as the east side of the road (closer to Smith’s) is paved. Friday, the west side of the road is scheduled to be paved, which means that access


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Drivers Urged To Use Extra Caution During Inclement Weather

Umbrellas were out all over town today as rain showers continued to soak the area. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

NMDOT News:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be extra cautious on roadways during severe weather. Currently, many areas of the state are experiencing rain, hail and/or flooding.

Safety tips for driving in inclement weather:

  • If possible, stay off the road during heavy thunderstorms. Large flashes of lightning can temporarily blind and disorient drivers, and the accompanying high winds and heavy rain can create deadly driving

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Sherwood Boulevard Closure Scheduled Oct. 27

COUNTY News:

Due to rain delays, Sherwood Boulevard in White Rock is now scheduled for closure Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Work is scheduled through the weekend to prepare the roadbed for paving. Monday, Oct. 26, construction crews will be paving the northbound lane of Sherwood Blvd. The southbound lane will remain open. Motorists might experience minor delays particularly at driveways and cross streets. 

Tuesday, Oct. 27, Sherwood Blvd. will be closed from N.M. 4 to Aztec Avenue to complete final paving of all traffic lanes. Access to adjacent businesses will be detoured to Rover Blvd., Bonnie


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Los Alamos Police Blotter Oct. 8 to Oct. 20, 2015

LAPD News:

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.

Oct. 8 at 2:02 p.m. / Police arrested Jordon Redmond, 32, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., and charged him with engaging in an act for personal financial gain and issued him a summons to appear in court. Police booking photo is not available.

Oct. 14 at 2:38 p.m. / A 29-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was battered by a household member.

LENLEY SALAZAR 

Oct. 14 at 3 p.m.


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Reminders And Safety Tips For Hunting On Santa Fe National Forest

SFNF News:
 
SANTA FE  The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) urges hunters to set safety as their top priority and remain aware of their surroundings when hunting on National Forest System (NFS) lands. 
 
A good rule of thumb is look up, look down, look all around.
 
Hunters are advised to use extra caution in areas previously burned by wildfires which may have a large number of hazard trees and unstable soils prone to flash flooding. 
 
Hazard trees are dead, dying or unstable trees with the potential to cause property damage, personal injury or death if or when

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