U.S. SENATE News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress finalizes its fiscal year 2015 spending bills, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich announced they are seeking continued support for funding for the recovery of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad.
In a letter to Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, the senators urged them to provide an additional $113 million above 2014 funding levels to ensure ongoing recovery efforts are maintained and the facility can safely resume operation.
WIPP has been closed
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The community is invited to attend a ceremony for Commander Jason Wardlow-Herrera who will be promoted to Deputy Chief of Police for Los Alamos County Police Department.
The ceremony is 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24 in the Honorable Judge Pat Casados’ Chambers at the Justice Center followed by a special reception next door in the Police Department Training Room.
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Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities plans to install a gas line along San Ildefonso Road to create a loop that will enhance natural gas capacity and reliability in North Mesa.
The two-month project is scheduled to begin Nov. 28, following Thanksgiving.
The department’s contractor will be working Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. to install gas lines along San Ildefonso Road from the roundabout at Diamond Drive to just past Hawk Drive. The lines will then be connected to loop the system between the Los Alamos Middle School and San Ildefonso Road. Crews will work in
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A Los Alamos High School senior parked her car at the White Rock Y between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16 while she went to Albuquerque to coach her team in a gymnastics meet.
“There is no way the person who hit her car doesn’t have some damage or didn’t know they hit her car,” the girl’s mother told the Los Alamos Daily Post.. “We have filed a police report … I would like the person who hit my daughter’s car to be held responsible.”
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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.
Nov. 13 at 1:25 p.m. / A 52-year-old Santa Fe women reported that she was the victim of battery on a school employee on Meadow Lane.
Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. / A 12-year-old Espanola boy reported that he was the victim of larceny on Hawk Drive. The estimated loss is less than $500.
Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. / Police charged a 12-year-old Ojo Caliente girl at 2500 Trinity Dr., with criminal damage to property
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