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Quemazon Homeowner Pleads For Break Ins To Stop

on September 24, 2013 - 2:44pm
This vacant home for sale in Quemazon has been the subject of several break ins since August and has now been taken off the market. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
The homeowner stated that teens who broke into her vacant home stored this card table and chairs along with bottles of alcohol in the garage in preparation for future parties. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

A homeowner in Quemazon has been plagued with break ins recently and is pleading for it to stop following what she believes was an attempted break in Sept. 14.

County Repairs Multiple Power Outages Sunday

on September 24, 2013 - 10:14am


Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities Officials reported that power was fully restored by Monday to the many customers who lost electricity following Sunday's storm. 

High wind, rain and lightning caused multiple outages Sunday evening throughout the Los Alamos town site. DPU electric lineman worked around the clock until Monday morning. 

Reported Sunday at 7:10 p.m., crews responded to an outage in the 35th and 38th Street neighborhood and repaired a blown fuse. Power was restored by 7:23 p.m. to the 60 affected customers.

A downed power line was reported that same

LA Walks Holds Start-up Meeting

on September 24, 2013 - 7:55am

LA Walks News:

LA Walks will hold a Fall Start-up Meeting and invites public attendance. The meeting is scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Meeting Room One (upstairs) at Mesa Public Library.

LA Walks is a citizens’ group whose mission is to support pedestrian safety, accessibility, convenience, and comfort throughout Los Alamos.

The group is interested in new members and its focus is to start the current fall season by setting new project goals for the walkability advocacy group. The public is invited to join the discussion.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Sept. 6-Sept. 18, 2013

on September 23, 2013 - 12:41pm

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.

Sept. 6 at 5:58 p.m. / A 31-year-old Los Alamos woman reported that she was the victim of bribery, intimidation and retaliation against a witness. The matter is under investigation.

Sept. 6 at 9:47 p.m. / A 31-year-old Los Alamos man reported that someone took his vehicle parked on Sherwood Boulevard. The estimated loss is more than $2,500.

Sept. 12 at 3:52 a.m.

LDS Hosts Preparedness Fair in White Rock

on September 23, 2013 - 8:19am



LDS News:

About 400 people from northern New Mexico attended a preparedness fair Saturday hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Twenty four booths with activities, demonstrations and information were set up at the White Rock chapel on Grand Canyon Drive. Topics included food and water storage, 72-hour kits, outdoor cooking, finance, ham radio, bread making, how to obtain scholarships, the county’s emergency broadcast system, as well as the emergency communication system for members of the church in northern New Mexico.

LDS church leaders

Potential for Severe T-Storms in North Central/Northwestern NM Today

on September 22, 2013 - 9:54am

NWS News:

This is a brief update from the National Weather Service in Albuquerque on the potential for severe weather over portions of north central and northwestern New Mexico today, Sunday, Sept. 22.


Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected to take shape this afternoon over northwestern and north central New Mexico, many of which will be strong to severe. These storms will be capable of producing severe hail (greater than 1" diameter) and/or severe wind gusts (greater than/equal to 58 mph.) 

In addition, breezy to windy conditions will spread over much of New