Canyon Road Vegetation Control Operation Begins Feb. 20

Traffic Alert:

Beginning Thursday, Feb. 20 through Fe. 25, the Los Alamos County Traffic and Streets Division of the Public Works Department will be working on Canyon Road, between 15th Street and the Aquatic Center.

Crews will be clearing vegetation along the medians and sidewalks. A flagging operation will be in place 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., during the weekdays.

Vehicle and pedestrian traffic are urged to slow down and use caution in this work zone.

Direct questions or concerns to Juan Rael, Traffic & Streets Manager at 505.662.8113 or email


Zia Credit Union Education Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

2019 scholarship recipients. Courtesy/ZiaCU

ZIA CU News:

Zia Credit Union, with branches in Los Alamos and Española, has announced that its Education Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school and homeschooled seniors.
Applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 13, 2020. Details and the application form can be found at

To qualify for consideration, a student must be a member of Zia Credit Union with their own account prior to the application deadline. Requirements of the application


LAPS: Profile Of A LAHS Graduate

LAPS News:

Greetings from the Superintendent’s Desk!

As part of our district-wide work on strategic planning, a new tool has been developed with the School Board – Profile of a Graduate. LAPS Profile of a Graduate, 2-19-2020 Working Draft.pdf

Please see below for the draft message and attached is the graphic. After receiving your feedback and making changes, this will be used as a tool for curriculum development and school planning.

Looking Forward in 2020
Profile of a LAHS Graduate
Los Alamos Public Schools
Feb. 19, 2020

With this message, I am reaching out to seek your feedback about our


On The Job In Los Alamos: JJAB Resource Specialists

On the job in Los Alamos at a staff meeting Feb. 12 in space provided by Los Alamos Public Schools are Juvenile Justice Advisory Board (JJAB) Resource Specialists, from front left, Rachel Mohr-Richards, Santina Shije, William High Eagle Sandoval, Danielle Sutherland, Christine Martinez, Tara Adams and from First Judicial District Family Court Services Elise Pardue and Gary Lombardo and JJAB Executive Director Lisa Zuhn. For more information, visit or call 505.709.8125. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/


PEEC: Discover Wonders Of Supernovas Friday

Explore supernovas at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21 in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium. Astronomer Rick Wallace will lead this discussion to explore these incredible stellar explosions. Courtesy/PEEC

The nature center also will play the full-dome film ‘Exploding Universe’ at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Explore supernovas at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21 in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium. Astronomer Rick Wallace will investigate these incredible stellar explosions during this talk.

These amazing stellar destruction events form some of the strangest


N3B Donates Nearly $415,000 To Community Groups In 2019

The Villa Therese Catholic Clinic in Santa Fe is one of 45 nonprofit organizations that received funding last year from N3B. The only free healthcare clinic in New Mexico, the Villa Therese clinic provides quality health and dental care to the most under served members of the community. Courtesy/N3B

N3B News:

In 2019, from Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) donated $414,444 among 45 Northern New Mexico community groups.

“It’s important to us to help support nonprofit organizations in the communities where our 700 employees and subcontractors live,” N3B President Glenn Morgan.



AARP Offers Safe Driving Course Feb. 24


The AARP is offering a safe driving course taught by instructor Helena White, 12:15-4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at the Betty Ehart Senior Center, 1101 Bathtub Row.

The 4-hour course is open to drivers 50 and older as verified by their driver’s license.

The course cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Make checks payable to AARP.

Participation is limited 20 students. Call 505.662.8920 to reserve a spot.



Software Issue Causes Delay In Obtaining Death Certificates

The message funeral homes are receiving when attempting to order death certificates online for families of decedents. Screenshot/LADP

Los Alamos Daily Post

The New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records is experiencing a breakdown in the producing of death certificates since early February.

When attempting to order death certificates online for families of decedents, funeral homes encounter a message stating: Please do not place death certificate orders until further notice. Our vendor is working on the problem and expects to have a resolution soon.