Looking down from Omega Bridge, a grader and front end loader work on West Road near the Ice Rink to clear debris from the flash flood Wednesday evening. The creek coming down Los Alamos Canyon from the Reservoir becomes a raging torrent that uses the roadway as a streambed in flash-flood conditions. Clean up from that flash flood got underway quickly on N.M. 501 (Back Road) following Wednesday’s downpour. Steve Stoddard of Los Alamos reported that he was returning from an excursion in the Jemez about 6 p.m. and found the Back Road closed due to debris. Stoddard had to detour through White
County Public Safety Police
Bandelier National Monument Superintendent Jason Lott has announced that effective this evening, Stage II Fire Restrictions no longer apply for Bandelier National Monument.
These restrictions are reduced to Stage I in light of the increase in moisture and reduction of fire danger.
Under Stage I Fire Restrictions, smoking outside of vehicles, open campfires outside of developed campsites, and fireworks are prohibited.
The use of campfires or charcoal grills is allowed in developed sites only, but not in the backcountry; in addition to vehicles, smoking
Photo: Thomas A. Rahn. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos resident Thomas A. Rahn was arrested at 8:42 p.m., Friday July 6 at a Homewood Suites in Bozeman, Mont., by the Bozeman Montana Police Department as a result of a warrant issued by the Los Alamos Police Department.
Rahn, 54, is charged with two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor and two counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor under 13 years of age.
Los Alamos Magistrate Court Judge Pat Casados approved the warrant for Rahn’s arrest at 6:56 a.m., July 6 after police established probable cause to believe that Rahn committed the
Public Safety Police
The Santa Fe National Forest has heard reports of coyote confrontations on some routes located in the Santa Fe area in the past week.
Forest staff reminds residents to be alert to situations for potential wildlife conflicts and learn how to avoid them.
When hiking along trails, be mindful and respectful of the coyote’s habitat by keeping your dog on a leash, which can help keep you and your pet safer.
Per Santa Fe County Ordinance, any dog or other domestic animal within a county park, trail, or open space area shall be restrained by a leash and under the control of a person,
State Public Safety
The Los Alamos Municipal Court will be closed July 18, 19 and 20 for staff to attend training.
Payments due during this period may be mailed to Los Alamos Municipal Court, 2500 Trinity Dr, Ste C, Los Alamos, NM 87544 or some payments may be paid online at http://www.citepayusa.com/.
The Court will re-open at 8 a.m., Monday July 23.