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Cone Zone: Week Of Aug. 5

on August 3, 2019 - 9:14am
COUNTY News:
 
Diamond Drive Paving
 
Star Paving is working on mill and overlay of the roadway surface between Los Alamos Canyon Bridge (aka Omega Bridge) and Sandia Drive/Orange Street with an anticipated finish date on or before High School begins Aug. 14. 
 
Asphalt milling and paving work continue the Week of Aug. 4. Residents and businesses along Diamond Drive can expect to see and hear activities related to road construction; Work will occur Sunday starting at 6 p.m. and continue throughout the night all week.

Health Commons Opens In Los Alamos

on August 3, 2019 - 7:02am

During a tour Wednesday with local officials and media, Andrea Sandoval of the Las Clinicas del Norte opens the door to the newly remodeled Health Commons, formally known as the Public Health Office at 1183 Diamond Dr., Ste. D. The new clinic was made possible by the joint effort of Los Alamos County, New Mexico Departent of Health and Las Clinica del Norte. The Clinic will offer full services for family planning, immunizations, mental health and primary care and services that the former Public Health office provided.

Evening Scene Over Red Elvises Concert At Pond

on August 2, 2019 - 10:10pm
The music was fun and the sunset beautiful this evening at the Red Elvises Concert at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Rick Reiss

New 86 Room Hotel With 250-300 Seat Conference Center May Be Coming To Los Alamos

on August 2, 2019 - 4:01pm

A view of the 20th Street Extension area where a new 86 room extended stay hotel and conference center may be constructed. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

In an effort to meet its goal of enhancing support and opportunities for the local business environment, the Los Alamos County Council will consider at its meeting Tuesday evening, introducing Ordinance No. 695, which adopts an economic development project for public support of TNJLA LLC.

The requested public support is for a grant of County owned parcels of land on 20th Street Extension, which has the “Smart House” on

County Notice Of Possible Quorum Aug. 10

on August 1, 2019 - 9:42am

Rotary Hears Talk On County Zero Waste Program

on August 1, 2019 - 8:49am

Los Alamos County Environmental Services Manager and Rotary Club guest Angelica Gurule recently described the Zero Waste Program, an effort to reduce local waste significantly and increase recycling and the wise use of resources. Gurule explained that County trash is taken to Rio Rancho, but that landfill is expected to close in about six years. In 2018, Los Alamos County produced 14,000 tons of trash costing about $500,000 for transportation and processing. Where China once purchased US recyclables, its processors no longer accept recyclables unless they are 99.95 percent free of

Los Alamos County Launches MyDrive: New Streaming Service With Real-Time Webcam Traffic Views

on July 31, 2019 - 8:26am
COUNTY News:
 
Beginning today, motorists can view six different camera views featuring major roadways in Los Alamos and White Rock, after the completion of a project requested by the County Council earlier this year.
 
MyDrive was developed and implemented in July by the Traffic & Streets Division within Public Works. Crews mounted web cameras in six locations – five in Los Alamos and one in White Rock – that stream real-time views of major intersections and busy roadways.
 
MyDrive is available with just one click using the Quick Link titled “Road Conditions” on the County’s

Chamber Breakfast: CDD Permitting Process

on July 31, 2019 - 8:17am

Los Alamos Farmers Market Now Thursday & Saturday

on July 31, 2019 - 7:28am
Baked goods by Shure Bakery, Brian Nelson. Courtesy/LAFM
 
More baked goods by Shure Bakery, Brian Nelson. Courtesy/LAFM
 
FARMERS MARKET News:
 
Los Alamos Farmers Market is now running Thursdays (7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Mesa Public Library parking lot) and Saturdays (8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Los Alamos Justice Center parking lot).
 
Items available this week include:
 
Tomatoes- Potatoes- Onions- Garlic- Salad Greens- Herbs- Chard- Salad Mixes Peas- Green Beans- Purple and Yellow beans- Garlic scapes Cherries- Peaches-Plums- Apples- Apricots- Berries- Raspberries Radishes-

National Association Of Counties Statement On America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act

on July 31, 2019 - 7:10am

NACo News:

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee this week unveiled the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act (ATIA), which authorizes $287 billion in funding from the Highway Trust Fund for the nation’s surface transportation programs over the next five years.

 

ATIA represents a 27 percent increase over the highway funding previously authorized under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act. National Association of Counties (NACo) Executive Director Matthew Chase issued the following statement:

 

“Counties own and operate the

Igor & The Red Elvises Perform At Ashley Pond Friday

on July 31, 2019 - 6:58am
Igor & The Red Elvises perform at 8 p.m., Friday at the Ashley Pond Pavilion. Courtesy/Sancre Productions
 
SUMMER CONCERT News:
 
The 2019 Los Alamos Sectret City Summer Concert Series welcomes Igor & The Red Elvises Friday, Aug. 2 at the Ashley Pond Pavilion.
 
As an independent band, Red Elvises have produced 12 studio albums, two live albums, a live concert DVD and a Greatest Hits compilation.
 
Igor Yuzov was born in Germany, raised in Ukraine and studied in Russia. He grew up in the former Soviet Union, where folk music was the norm and Rock 'n' Roll was illegal.

Health Commons Opens In Los Alamos Thursday

on July 30, 2019 - 7:17pm

COUNTY News:

The Health Commons will open for business Thursday, Aug. 1.

The Health Commons is designed to serve the community's health needs, under contract with Las Clinicas del Norte and the State Public Health Office.

The Health Commons offers a multitude of services for all ages and schedules at 1183 Diamond Dr., Suite D in Los Alamos (across the street from Los Alamos High school, southwestern end of the building).

 For more information, visit the Los Alamos County Social Services Website: https://www.losalamosnm.us/government/departments/community_services/socialservices

County Notice Of Possible Quorum July 31

on July 30, 2019 - 6:07pm

County Transportation Board Meets Thursday

on July 30, 2019 - 5:48pm

Concepto Tambor Cooks Up An Afro-Latin Dance Party At Ashley Pond Pavilion Friday Night

on July 27, 2019 - 10:20pm
Concepto Tambor on stage Friday night for the Secret City Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
On the dance floor. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Band founder and lead singer Christian Orellana hails from Peru and Chile originally. Band members come from all over the world, including New Mexico. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Swinging  to the beat. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Concepto Tambor takes it to the crowd Friday night. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Feel the rhythm!

First Act Sol Connection Dishes Out Rhythm And Ska Friday At Secret City Summer Concert At The Pond

on July 27, 2019 - 9:13pm
Sol Connection lead singers Brooke Zanetell and Phillip Handmaker ask the age-old question, 'Where's my jetpack?' The band hails from Taos and performed Friday evening during the Secret City Summer Concert at the Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Taking a look-see. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
It's the letter R! I'd know it anywhere! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Sol Connection on stage as a crowd begins to gather for Friday's concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Santa Fe Brewing trailer in glorious colors.

County Council Meets In Regular Session July 30

on July 27, 2019 - 7:39am

Scenes From Diamond Drive Paving Project Today

on July 26, 2019 - 6:23pm

Scene this afternoon near Diamond Drive and Canyon Road with Star Paving working on mill and overlay of the roadway surface between Los Alamos Canyon Bridge (aka Omega Bridge) and Sandia Drive/Orange Street with an anticipated finish date on or before high school begins Aug. 14. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene this afternoon near Diamond Drive and Canyon Road with Star Paving working on mill and overlay of the roadway surface. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene this afternoon near Diamond Drive and Canyon Road with Star Paving working on mill and overlay of the

Los Alamos Farmer’s Market Runs Trial Saturday Markets Through September

on July 26, 2019 - 4:52pm

Fresh vegetables at the Los Alamos Farmers Market, which has added trial Saturday markets to complement the traditional Thursday markets ... and if well attended, there may be discussion of a permanent schedule to reflect the second market day. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Super fresh greens at the Farmers Market. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com
 


Los Alamos MainStreet News:

 

 

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is introducing a trial Saturday market in the Justice Center Parking Lot through this September, complementing the traditional Thursday markets that take

State Police Sobriety Checkpoints And Saturation Patrols In Counties Across New Mexico In August

on July 26, 2019 - 12:00pm

Courtesy photo

NMSP News:

Statewide – New Mexico State Police will be conducting sobriety checkpoints; saturation patrols and registration, insurance and driver's license checkpoints in all New Mexico counties during the month of August 2019.

NMSP is bringing awareness to these events in an effort to reduce alcohol related fatalities through continued media attention and intensive advertising.

These checkpoints are helping to change society's attitude about drinking and driving.

Cone Zone: Week Of July 29, 2019

on July 26, 2019 - 10:26am

COUNTY News:

The Public Works/Traffic Division provides the latest updates on the following projects:

Diamond Drive Paving:

Star Paving is working on mill and overlay of the roadway surface between Los Alamos Canyon Bridge (aka Omega Bridge) and Sandia Drive/Orange Street with an anticipated finish date on or before high school begins Aug. 14. Mill and overlay will then proceed to between Sandia/Orange and the roundabout at San Ildefonso Road by Sept. 20. Final project completion is set for Sept. 27, weather permitting.

Asphalt milling and paving work the week of July 29 through Saturday,

Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 17 To July 22, 2019

on July 24, 2019 - 4:09pm

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.

OSCAR A. DUARTE-FIERRO

July 17 at 11:53 p.m. / Police arrested Oscar A. Duarte-Fierro, 25, of Los Alamos at the Espanola Police Department on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant.

 

 

 

NANCY Y. ENRIQUEZ-PORTILLO

July 19 at 2:05 p.m. / Police arrested Nancy Y.

Los Alamos County Labor Management Relations Board Releases Special Meeting Notice For Aug. 16

on July 24, 2019 - 1:52pm

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Labor Management Relations Board will hold a special meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16 in the Boards and Commissions Room 110 of the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

The meeting is open to the public.

Agenda

I. Call to Order

II. Representation Hearing on Petition for Certification (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW), Case No. CRT19-001.

III. Executive Session - the Board reserves the right to close the hearing to the public pursuant to §10-15-1(H)(3), NMSA 1978 for deliberations in connection with an adjudicatory hearing. 

Rodeo Royalty From Two Eras: Rodeo Queen Kelsey Decker Of 2019 And Barbara Jean Wilson Of 1956

on July 24, 2019 - 11:17am

What better place to photograph local history than in front of the Los Alamos History Museum. Rodeo royalty from two eras came together recently when the 2019 Rodeo Queen Kelsey Decker met Barbara Jean Wilson, the first Los Alamos rodeo queen, who earned the title in 1956. The 2019 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo takes place Aug. 9-11, with the Fair & Rodeo Parade held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Register for the parade by Aug. 2 by visiting www.LosAlamosMainStreet.com/Events/FairandRodeo. Registration is free, and the theme for this year's event is ‘Off the Beaten Path’. Courtesy/Los Alamos

Concepto Tambor And Sol Connection Perform At Secret City Summer Concert At Ashley Pond Pavilion Friday

on July 24, 2019 - 10:04am

Concepto Tambor headlines summer concert Friday night at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Courtesy/FaceBook

SUMMER CONCERT News:

The 2019 Los Alamos Secret City Summer Concert Series welcomes Concepto Tambor and Sol Connection Friday at Ashley Pond Pavilion for the 10th concert in the 2019 series.

Concepto Tambor blends Afro-Latin /Brazilian grooves, hip-hop, a call and response style of singing / ­chanting with a rock-n-roll attitude and energetic performance.

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