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Parade Of Storms To Continue Through Sunday

on February 27, 2015 - 7:52am

Snow covers the area overnight including this Pinon Trails neighborhood in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

NWS News:

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a winter storm warning expected to continue until 4 p.m., Sunday.

Winter Storm Warning:

.AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT AREAS EAST OF THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW THROUGH THIS MORNING.

A NEW BATCH OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AS A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW  PRESSURE SYSTEM DROPS SOUTHWARD INTO THE WESTERN UNITED

County, Schools, LANL On Two Hour Delay

on February 27, 2015 - 7:35am

Weather Alert:

Los Alamos Public Schools is on a two hour delay today due to the overnight snow storm.

Los Alamos County also is on a two hour delay, however, Atomic City Transit is running on schedule.

Los Alamos National Laboratory is on a phased opening today. Local employees should arrive at 10-10:30 a.m., and employees with children and those living farther away should arrive at 10:45 p.m. to allow crews time to clear sidewalks and parking lots.

Garcia Richard's DWI Bill Passes House 61-0

on February 26, 2015 - 10:16pm

Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard

SANTA FE – Efforts to stop drunk driving and close loopholes in the current DWI laws secured a major victory this evening.

The New Mexico House voted unanimously (61-0) to pass Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard's, D-Los Alamos, DWI Interlock Removal Requirements legislation, House Bill 86.

"For three sessions, I have fought alongside of DWI prevention advocates to continue to raise awareness and pass legislation to address shortcomings and loopholes hindering our state from fully eradicating its drunk driving problem," Garcia Richard said.

WIPP Hosts All-Hazards Planning Meeting

on February 26, 2015 - 3:07pm
WIPP News:
 
WIPP hosted the first annual All-Hazards, Offsite Interface Briefing and Regional Radiological Response Planning Meeting Feb. 20 to provide information on changes and enhancements to WIPP’s Emergency Management Program and how these changes would be coordinated with WIPP’s offsite partners.
 
The meeting was attended by local, state and federal agencies with emergency response roles related to incidents or accidents at the WIPP facility.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Feb. 19 To Feb. 25, 2015

on February 26, 2015 - 11:08am

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.

ELIJAH MEASON

Feb. 19 at 10:05 a.m. / Police arrested Elijah Meason, 25, of Los Alamos on Trinity Drive and charged him with operating a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor.

Feb. 19 at 1:41 p.m. / Police arrested a 16-year-old Hernandez boy at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

Feb. 19 at 2:46 p.m.

Rep. Lujan Grisham Calls On DOE To Suspend APD Access To National Training Center Coyote Canyon

on February 26, 2015 - 10:12am

Members of the Wackenhut Services Inc. Oak Ridge team sprint for the next station in the Super Team competition in 2008 at the National Training Center known as Coyote Canyon. The last team member is carrying a 40-lb simulated special nuclear material canister. Courtesy/DOE

U.S. CONGRESSIONAL News:

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., has asked the U.S.

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