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Car And Mail Truck Collision Closes Central At Knecht

on October 27, 2015 - 11:16am
UPDATE: Central Avenue at Knecht Street has reopened to traffic.
A car and a mail truck collided some 30 minutes ago on Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos. The crash resulted in non life threatening injuries, according to police. This area of Central near Knecht is closed while officers conduct an investigation of the crash scene. Check back for more on this developing story. Photo by Chris Clark/
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Elks Sponsors Ice Cream Social For Youth & Police

on October 27, 2015 - 10:02am


The Los Alamos Elks Lodge is sponsoring an Ice Cream Social for the White Rock Youth Activity Center and Los Alamos Police Department to promote positive, encouraging relationships in the community.

The event is 3:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesday at the Youth Activity Center at 10 Sherwood Blvd., and open to the public.

Sheriff's Department Announces New Registered Sex Offender In Los Alamos County

on October 26, 2015 - 7:38pm

Shane Perkins


Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero is advising the community of a newly registered sex offender.

Shane Perkins registered with the local sheriff’s office today. He was convicted in the First District Court of Los Alamos of 2 counts of “Criminal Sexual Contact of a Minor.”

Perkins is residing at 377 Grand Canyon Dr. in White Rock.

For further information regarding registered convicted sex offenders, visit the Los Alamos County Sheriff Office website at

Local Officer Arrested Following Internal Investigation

on October 26, 2015 - 7:22pm

Former LAPD Sgt. Jordan Redmond
Los Alamos
Los Alamos Police arrested Sgt. Jordan Redmond Oct. 8, at 2500 Trinity Dr., and charged him with engaging in an act for personal financial gain.
The arrest came following an internal investigation that began this past summer and concluded in September. According to the police report, Redmond was paid $300 Aug. 29, 2014 by UNM-LA for conducting two tours of the Justice Center.

White Rock Library And Youth Activity Center Closed Due To Sherwood Boulevard Paving

on October 26, 2015 - 6:38pm

Sherwood Boulevard will be closed Tuesday for paving. Photo by Katy Korkos


The west side of Sherwood Boulevard is scheduled to be paved Tuesday, which will mean the blocking of driveways leading to the Library, Skate Park, and Youth Activity Center (YAC) at various times during the day Tuesday.

Because there will not be a safe or open route to get to and from the Library and Youth Activity Center during the paving operation, both will be closed.

White Rock Branch Library will not open at 10 a.m. as usual on Tuesday morning.

NMDOT Announces Travel Delays In Northwest NM Ahead Of Heavy Equipment Transfer

on October 26, 2015 - 3:18pm
State Police SUV next to transport trailer. Courtesy/NMDOT
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Department of Transportation announced that travelers should expect delays in northwest New Mexico this week due to trucks hauling extremely heavy loads to Utah.
The loads – which are the heaviest to ever be transported on New Mexico roadways – are transformers that will arrive in Thoreau, New Mexico, by train and will then be loaded onto the trucks.
The first transformer weighs more than 1.7 million pounds; the second weighs more than 1.6 million pounds.

Letter To The Editor: Scarecrow Vandalized Saturday

on October 26, 2015 - 11:33am