Public Safety

Internet Crimes Against Children Fund Bill Passes Senate Public Affairs Committee

New Mexico Attorney General’s Office Special Agent Jay Ratfliff, left, testifies Tuesday night in support of SB 380 with Sen. Jacob Candelaria before the Senate Public Affairs Committee. Courtesy photo

New Mexico Attorney General’s Office Special Agent Jay Ratfliff, left, testifies Tuesday night in support of SB 380 before in the Senate Public Affairs Committee. Courtesy photo

STATE News:

  • SB 380 Will Help Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Protect New Mexico Kids

SANTA FE – Tonight, the Senate Public Affairs Committee passed SB 380. Previously, New


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DOE Opens EM Los Alamos Office

DOE News:

The Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management has launched its Environmental Management Los Alamos (EM-LA) Office.

EM’s Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Waste Management Christine Gelles has been named acting manager.

“Christine has been engaged in the radioactive waste management challenges at Los Alamos and is actively involved in all aspects of transition planning,” EM’s Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney said. “Christine’s significant managerial expertise in all aspects of the EM legacy cleanup mission will enable a smooth transition


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IRS: What You Should Know About Data Breaches

IRS News:

PHOENIX — A data breach is the intentional or unintentional release or theft of secure information.

It can be the improper disposal of personally identifiable information in the trash or a sophisticated cyber-attack on corporate computers by criminals. It can affect companies large or small.

The one common link is the victim, the person whose identity, financial or personal information has been compromised.

Here’s what you should know about data breaches:

  • Not every data breach results in identity theft, and not every identity theft is tax-related identity theft. 

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Additional Traffic Control On West Road For Passage Of 12 Large Film Trucks Afternoon-Evening March 11

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos County has approved a flagging operation on the section of West Road between Diamond Drive and the top of Los Alamos Canyon (by the ice rink) to allow passage of 12 large filming trucks that require both lanes to safely negotiate the turns in the road.

This flagging operation will be conducted by a certified contractor and monitored by the County’s Traffic Division. Temporary lane closures are scheduled to occur between 6-10 p.m., Wednesday, March 11 after filming is completed along Camp May Road. While only short delays are anticipated, travelers are advised to use West


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LAFD Hosts St. Baldricks Head Shaving Event … Be A Hero For Kids With Cancer

St. Baldricks head shaving event. Courtesy/stbaldricks.org

LAFD News:

The Los Alamos Fire Department is hosting its third annual St. Baldricks head shaving fundraiser to help fight childhood cancer.

The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 at Fuller Lodge. LAFD also is selling special LAFD T-shirts for the event, donated by the Local 3279 Firefighters Union – click here.

The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. Get involved


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