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Scenes From 45th Annual Los Alamos Triathlon

on July 22, 2019 - 3:58pm

‘And They’re Off’ ... the start of the 45th annual Los Alamos Triathlon, the oldest continuously running Triathlon in the nation. The race is a sprint triathlon with a unique format of bike, swim and run at an elevation of 7,400 feet. This year 129 contestants entered to compete in several classes, from Elite to Junior and Clydesdale with teams comprised of male or female or both. The event went off without a hitch thanks to the efforts of County staff, the police force and many volunteers. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Shane Treadaway exits the pool after completing the swim portion

Scenes From Kid’s Triathlon In Los Alamos Saturday

on July 22, 2019 - 2:53pm

As part of the annual Los Alamos Triathlon Saturday in downtown Los Alamos, kid participate in a mini triathlon that includes several classes with different ages grouped together to make the race competitive for all participants. Jasper Ciano waits, not patiently for the race to start. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Los Alamos Triathlon kid’s mini triathlon Saturday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Los Alamos Triathlon kid’s mini triathlon Saturday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

On The Job In Los Alamos: Crews Fix Light On Central

on July 22, 2019 - 2:53pm
On the job in Los Alamos this afternoon are County workers replacing the bulb on a street light on Central Avenue. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Cone Zone: Week Of July 22, 2019

on July 22, 2019 - 7:57am

COUNTY News:

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

Diamond Dr Re-paving Starts Today, July 22

Star Paving will begin 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 work 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.

County Personnel Board July Meeting Canceled

on July 20, 2019 - 11:48am
COUNTY News:
 
There are no agenda items, so the July 23 Personnel Board Meeting has been canceled.
 
The next regular meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27.

The Damn Band From Taos Rocks Summer Concert

on July 20, 2019 - 7:06am
Lead vocalist of The Damn Band from Taos performs during the Los Alamos Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Damn Band headlines the Los Alamos Secret City Summer Concert Friday at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A crowd gathers Friday evening at Ashley Pond Park for the Secret City Summer Concert. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com.
 
Light it up! Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

County Zero Waste Team: There Is No Planet B

on July 19, 2019 - 10:21am

Los Alamos Public Schools students work to improve the environment. Courtesy photo

COUNTY News:

Zero Waste Tip: Call or write to companies and ask them to reduce plastic in their products and packaging.

It’s summer. Kids are taking a break from the classroom, but many understand there’s no vacation from fixing climate change, specifically the climate change caused by plastic pollution and food waste.

These environmental leaders are communicating their concerns to their peers and parents. Their work is shifting the paradigm in Los Alamos.

Diamond Pavement Rehabilitation Project Starts July 22

on July 18, 2019 - 10:47am

COUNTY News:

Crews with Star Paving Company are scheduled to begin work Monday, July 22 on Diamond Drive from Omega Bridge to San Ildefonso Road.

Work involves milling or removing 2 inches of the existing asphalt surface and inlaying a new pavement.

The project area is divided into two segments:

The first is between Omega Bridge to Sandia Drive/Orange Street. This work is scheduled to be substantially complete by Aug. 14 prior to the start of the school year. If time allows, crews may elect to mill and repave the roundabout at San Ildefonso before Aug.

Philo Shelton Begins Work As New DPU Manager

on July 18, 2019 - 9:58am
Philo Shelton stands by a poster from the Atomic Energy Commission, which hangs in his new office at the Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities. Shelton is the new manager for DPU. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

It’s an exciting time for the Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities (DPU). The department is addressing several major projects such as the replacement of the wastewater treatment facility in White Rock, the Carbon Free Power Project, the installation of smart meters and a new water

On The Job In Los Alamos: Paving Library Parking Lot

on July 18, 2019 - 9:07am

On the job in Los Alamos Wednesday are crews repaving the parking lot at Mesa Public Library. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Crews repaving the parking lot Wednesday at Mesa Public Library. Photo Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos MainStreet Thanks Community And Visitors For Successful ScienceFest 2019!

on July 18, 2019 - 8:36am
Scene from Los Alamos ScienceFest 2019. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Los Alamos ScienceFest 2019. Courtesy photo
 

 

Los Alamos MainStreet News:
 
The 12th annual Los Alamos ScienceFest attracted attendees from near and far throughout the 6-day festival that took place July 9-14. 
 
Attendees came to share their love of science in the town, “Where Discoveries Are Made.” More than 70 exhibitors and vendors provided unique and interactive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) related activities during the July 13 Discovery Day at Ashley Pond Park and Fuller Lodge Lawn. 

Los Alamos Police Blotter: July 14 To July 16, 2018

on July 17, 2019 - 3:06pm

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.

PAUL ROBERT MARTINEZ

July 10 at 2:58 p.m. / Police arrested Paul Robert Martinez, 52, of Espanola near East Road and Sombrillo Court and outstanding District Court and Magistrate Court warrants.

 

MARSHALL MERLE SANCHEZ

July 14 at 4:12 a.m.

The Damn Band Performs At Summer Concert Friday

on July 17, 2019 - 5:53am
The Damn Band. Courtesy photo
 
SUMMER CONCERT News:
 
The 2019 Los Alamos Secret City Summer Concert Series welcomes The Damn Band for its debut performance Friday night in Los Alamos.
 
With a huge dose of R&B, Rock, Blues, Reggae, Latin and Pop as its driving force, The Damn Band is known as "The Party Band of the Southwest!”
 
The Damn Band has been rocking northern New Mexico for over a decade and has a musical background as diverse as the area they reside in.

Environmental Sustainability Board Meets July 18

on July 16, 2019 - 10:11am

Community Development Advisory Board Meeting Scheduled Tonight Is Canceled

on July 15, 2019 - 5:15pm

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Community Development Advisory Board scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today is canceled due to lack of quorum.

LANL Director Thom Mason Shares Plans For Working With Local Communities During RCLC Board Meeting

on July 15, 2019 - 9:25am
LANL Director Thom Mason briefs board members Friday during the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities meeting in Council Chambers at Española City Hall. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos County Councilor and RCLC liaison David Izraelevitz, right, speaks with LANL Director Thom Mason, left, as RCLC Executive Director Eric Vasquez, second from left, and Santa Fe City Councilor Peter Ives listen. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

ESPAÑOLA “It’s a scary world out there,” Los Alamos National

Scenes Of 2019 Los Alamos ScienceFest Discovery Day

on July 14, 2019 - 7:36am

Middle school and high school students demonstrate robotics Saturday during the 2019 Los Alamos ScienceFest Discover Day. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the 2019 Los Alamos ScienceFest. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

BSA Troop 22 helped a young rocketeer assemble a rocket model. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Drone pilot Mario Rodriguez flies his drone as he looks through the viewer at the images the drone is sending back from its camera. The booth included small drones for trial flights, with supervision. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Manhattan

County Notice Of Possible Quorum July 18

on July 14, 2019 - 7:34am

Vintage Car Show At 2019 Los Alamos ScienceFest

on July 14, 2019 - 7:19am

A vintage car show at Main Gate Park Saturday as part of 2019 Los Alamos ScienceFest. Paying tribute to the Manhattan Project era were two cars from the 1920-1940s. A red 1939 Buick owned by Ken Uher and a blue 1936 Ford owned by Fred Edeskuty. Uher encourages additional vintage car owners to come out next year to increase the number of cars for patrons to enjoy. Photo by Nate Limback

Kyle Uhlenbrock (dressed as Indian Jones) stands next to the 1939 Buick. Photo by Nate Limback

Inside the Buick was a historic newspaper showing the headlines on August 6, 1945. Photo by Nate Limback

County Board Of Public Utilities Meets July 17

on July 14, 2019 - 7:18am

Scenes From ScienceFest Electric Car Show Today

on July 13, 2019 - 5:09pm

From left, Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) Director of Interpretation Jonathan Creel, PEEC Director of Education Sandra West, PEEC Volunteer Christine Cloyd and Los Alamos County Department Public Utilities intern Tyler Mobraten man the booth for the electric car show today during Los Alamos ScienceFest. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

A special decoration was put on the road in honor of the electric car show. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Mary and Tom Chrobocinski check out the electric cars. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Galen Gisler, left,

Summer Concert Openers Impress Crowd Friday Night

on July 13, 2019 - 4:29pm
These colorful umbrellas shaded the crowd at Friday's Secret City Summer Concert at Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Youth Performance for the Chevel Shepherd Concert featured Gabriella Salazar, a 14-year-old native Taoseña who sings in both Spanish and English. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Dressed in their summer colors, these kids enjoy each other's company at Ashley Pond Park Friday. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Gabriella Salazar and her band entertain the crowd Friday at the Ashley Pond Pavilion. Photo by Bonnie J.

Meet Red Rover Author Roger Wiens At BSMA Booth During ScienceFest At Ashley Pond Park Today

on July 13, 2019 - 12:27pm

Stop by the Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA) booth during Los Alamos ScienceFest to get a signed copy of Red Rover and meet author Roger Wiens today at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Science-themed items available for purchase at the BSMA booth at Los Alamos ScienceFest today at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Beverage classes available for purchase at the BSMA booth at Los Alamos ScienceFest today at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

LAPD 2019 Second Quarter Crime Statistics Show Los Alamos Remains Among Safest Communities In Nation

on July 13, 2019 - 9:33am
LAPD News:
 
Chief Sgambellone has released crime statistics for the second quarter of 2019, which were compiled by the Records Section of the Los Alamos Police Department.
 
Offenses reported as crime statistics are determined by the FBI Uniform Crime Report Program and are classified as crimes against persons (violent crime) and crimes against property.
 
The offenses of murder (homicide), manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault make up the violent crime category. Simple assault is not included in UCR. The offenses of arson, burglary, larceny, and auto theft make up the

Chevel Shepherd Draws Crowd To Summer Concert

on July 13, 2019 - 7:25am

A large crowd turns out to hear singer Chevel Shepherd at the Secret City Summer Concert Friday Night at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from Secret City Summer Concert Friday Night at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

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