Public Safety

Road Closures July 30 For 42nd Annual Los Alamos County Triathlon

Cyclists in previous Los Alamos County Triathlon. Courtesy/LAC

Swimmers in previous Los Alamos County Triathlon. Courtesy/LAC


Join the Los Alamos County Recreation Division for the 42nd annual Los Alamos Triathlon July 30.

The race starts with a 20K bike ride that includes challenging climbs and great scenery, then into the pool (feet first) for a 400-meter swim and ends with a 5K run from the Aquatic Center to the First Baptist Church on Diamond Drive and back.

The following road closures will be in effect for this race:

  • Canyon Road will be closed 5 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to through traffic

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Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 14 – July 19, 2016

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.


July 14 at 11:25 a.m. / Police arrested Kayla Gomez, 29, of Santa Fe at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.





July 18 at 9:09 p.m. / Police arrested Chantelle Chavez, 26, of Santa Fe at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.

July 13 at 3:14 p.m. / Police arrested Francisco Palomino, 25, of Espanola

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Robbers Ruin Jemez Camping Trip

Robbers break the window of two cars parked near the highway during a camping trip over the weekend in the Jemez. Courtesy photo
After breaking the windows of two vehicles parked Sunday near the highway in the Jemez, robbers steal a variety of items from inside. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos

Last Sunday at about 3 p.m., some relatives and I went camping in the Jemez Mountains and after packing up we headed to the San Antonio water springs in the area. Because the road gets kind of rough going there, we left three of our vehicles close to the highway by the entrance of the springs

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LAFD Seeks Citizen Volunteers As ‘Bi-Stander’ Actors For Aug. 20 CPR Training Exercise At Ashley Pond Park

LAFD News:

The Los Alamos Fire Department will be conducting CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) training Aug. 20 at Ashley Pond Park near the concert stage.

This training will include all aspects of a cardiac arrest event, including a 911 call to the Los Alamos Consolidated Dispatch Center from a witness, overthephone CPR instructions from trained dispatchers, the response by LAFD, and treatment by LAFD responders. All treatment and care will be administered to a hi-fidelity CPR mannequin, which measures the effectiveness of the CPR being provided. This training will

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Letter To The Editor: Reminder To All To Be Vigilant

Los Alamos

Dear Motorists,

This is a facebook entry posted today, July 19, by my daughter who lives in Albuquerque. She and her husband bike to work. Fortunately most of the way is along bike paths but there are still streets to cross and in some places streets to ride. Drivers are incredibly oblivious to what is around them. I think this is a reminder to all of us to be vigilant for cyclists, pedestrians, and motor cycles. We don’t need any more white ghost bikes as a memorial to a killed cyclist. Accept for a second’s difference that could have been our family.



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