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LAMS Conducts Lockdown Safety Drill Today

on November 12, 2015 - 11:21am

LAMS News:

The New Mexico Public Education Department requires that every school in the state have a safety plan in place. The Los Alamos Middle School Safety Plan states that the LAMS staff and students will practice evacuation drills, shelter-in-place drills, and lockdown drills in conjunction with the Los Alamos Police Department. 

Today the Los Alamos Middle School and the Los Alamos Police Department practiced the plan for a lockdown drill. Los Alamos police officers participated in the drill to provide objective and valuable feedback.

The administration appreciates the police

High Winds Knock Down Tall Tree At UNM-LA

on November 11, 2015 - 9:45pm

High winds this morning took down a tall tree at UNM-LA, narrowly missing parked cars and Building 1. Luckily, there were no classes today in honor of Veterans Day and the tree fell in a direction that did no real damage. Courtesy photo

Strong winds this morning snapped the trunk of this tall tree near Building 1 at UNM-LA. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Police Blotter Nov. 4 To Nov. 9, 2015

on November 10, 2015 - 5:01pm

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.


Nov. 4 at 2:40 a.m. / Police arrested Marissa Sparks, 23,  of Los Alamos at 38th Street and Diamond Drive on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.





Nov. 4 at 7:18 p.m. / Police arrested Joshua Lucero, 19, of Espanola at 182 Central Park Square and charged him with shoplifting. The estimated loss is less than $500.





Today's NDAA Passage Includes Infrastructure Funds For CMR Chemistry; B61 Life Extension Program And R&D

on November 10, 2015 - 12:38pm
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
  • Udall Joins Senate in approving National Defense Authorization Act

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall joined the Senate in voting 91-3 for a major defense policy bill, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes several priorities that Udall has championed for New Mexico's military bases and national laboratories.

The bill also includes Udall's measure to strengthen the open-air burn pits registry, which was created to help veterans who were exposed to toxic chemicals and fumes while deployed overseas in Iraq and

Udall On Decision To Reject The Keystone Pipeline

on November 9, 2015 - 10:03am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Tom Udall issued the following statement after President Obama announced he would deny TransCanada Corp.'s request to build the Keystone XL Pipeline:
"Instead of doubling down on foreign oil, the United States needs a forward-thinking energy strategy that will maximize our energy potential while strengthening our economy and our energy security. The Keystone pipeline has always been about benefiting corporate Canadian tar sands oil producers, not American consumers, and it wouldn't advance our economic or energy future.
"I urged

Los Alamos Staff Member Michele DeCroix Honored With Department Of Homeland Security Secretary's Award

on November 9, 2015 - 9:59am
LANL scientist Michele DeCroix. Courtesy/LANL
LANL News:

Michele DeCroix of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Nuclear Engineering and Nonproliferation division (NEN-5) was recently awarded the Department of Homeland Security Secretary’s Award for Excellence at a special ceremony in Washington, D.C.
The award recognizes outstanding achievement to advance the mission of DHS.