Public Safety

LAPS Cancellation/Delayed And Start/Early Dismissal

LAPS News:

As fall turns to winter, we can anticipate some days when the weather will be a challenge because of ice or snow. There will be days that we either cancel school for the entire day or delay the start of the school day by two hours.

The decision about the status of the school day must be made by 5:30 a.m. so everyone who needs to be notified can get information in a timely manner. 

When a decision to cancel, delay or dismiss school early is made, all of the major network television stations and local media will be contacted. Information about the decision will be posted in a trailer that runs


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Scenes From Monday’s Swearing In Ceremony Of New Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief

Magistrate Judge Pat Casados swears in new Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow-Herrera during a ceremony Monday afternoon at the Justice Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com 

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone welcomes those gathered in the Justice Center for the swearing in of his new deputy chief Jason Wardlow-Herrera, center, by Magistrate Judge Pat Casados at left. Chief Sgambellone noted that the different segments of the community represented in the audience was reflective of Wardlow-Herrera’s involvement throughout the community. Photo


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Udall Statement On DOD’s Chuck Hagel Stepping Down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall issued the following statement after President Obama announced that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down: 
 
“Over the last year, we have seen the emergence of a brutal terrorist organization as well as other security threats that have required a targeted, strategic response, with little room for mistakes. As the commander in chief, President Obama needs to have a strong defense secretary who will handle these challenges with authority and clear leadership. I thank Secretary Hagel for

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Udall, Heinrich Seek Additional Resources For WIPP

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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