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County Board Of Public Utilities Meets May 24

on May 20, 2019 - 6:04am

Cone Zone: Week Of May 20

on May 19, 2019 - 6:34am

COUNTY News:

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

Tsikumu Village - Road Improvements

Albuquerque Asphalt continues with minor concrete work including the placement of concrete collars around utility manholes and valves as well as isolated curb, gutter and sidewalk repair. With the project nearing completion, crews will also be addressing final punch list items and general clean-up of the work area.

County Board Of Public Utilities Meets May 23

on May 19, 2019 - 6:24am

County Council Proclaims May 25 Poppy Day

on May 18, 2019 - 10:47am

American Legion Auxiliary's Marie Todd accepts a proclamation from Los Alamos County Council Vice Chair Pete Sheehey Tuesday night during the council worksession. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNCIL News:

Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation declaring Saturday, May 25 as Poppy Day  to American Legion Auxiliary's Marie Todd during its worksession Tuesday night at the White Rock Fire Station.

County Council Vice Chair Pete Sheehey read the proclamation, which states:

WHEREAS: The American Legion Auxiliary adopted the poppy as its memorial flower at its

Scenes From Community Bike Party

on May 18, 2019 - 10:17am

From left, Rhiannon Laakso-McIntyre of Beanie's Bike Shop, Public Works Senior Engineer Desirae Lujan and Julie Aldersebaes take part in the Los Alamos County's Community Bike Party Friday afternoon at Ashley Pond Park. The event was part of Bike to Work Week, which started Monday. The bike party featured a bike rodeo, refreshments and a demonstration of how to use a bike rack. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Co+Op Market Outreach Coordinator Kate Gallaugher stands beside the Honesty brand bike the co+op raffled during the Community Bike Party.

Lunch With A Leader: Zero Waste Talk May 21

on May 18, 2019 - 7:17am
LWV News:
 
Lunch with a Leader, a community event will be at 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, May  21, at Mesa Library.
 
Five LA residents who are truly leaders in the field of ZERO WASTE wil be the speakers.

Omega Bridge Closure Date Pushed To June 7-9

on May 17, 2019 - 3:56pm
 

NNSA Project Update:

The dates pushed to June 7-9 on the Omega Bridge/East Jemez Road Work with full road closure on weekends.

The road closures for East Jemez Road that had to be canceled for last weekend (May 10-12) due to inclement weather have been rescheduled for June 7-9.

Direct questions or concerns about the project to Seproadwork@nnsa.doe.gov.

To visit the County's Road Construction page with much more information about the NMDOT N.M. 502 Roundabout and Reconstruction Project and the N3B TA-21 Clean Up Project on DP Road: link here.

Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler And County Lobbyist Scott Scanland Brief Council On 2019 Legislative Session

on May 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

Los Alamos County Lobbyist Scott Scanland and Dist. 43 Rep. Christine Chandler present a briefing about the 2019 legislative session during Tuesday night's council work session at the White Rock Fire Station. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COUNTY News:

"It's like a total good news story," NM District 43 Representative Christine Chandler told Los Alamos County Council regarding the 2019 legislative session.

She explained, during the council's Tuesday night work session held at the White Rock Fire Station, that the state's revenues are very healthy and as a result, legislators were

Planning & Zoning Commission Meets Wednesday

on May 17, 2019 - 2:50pm

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos Planning and Zoning Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building’s Council Chambers, 1000 Central Ave.

The attached is the agenda packet

Find the agenda for the meeting here, and there will be paper copies available this afternoon at the window of the planning department at the Municipal Building.

Los Alamos Police Blotter: May 8 to May 14, 2019

on May 17, 2019 - 12:23pm

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.

LENAYA ASHLEY MARTINEZ

May 8 at 2:41 a.m. / Police arrested Lenaya Ashley Martinez, 23, of Ohkay Owingeh at 2500 Trinity Dr. and charged her with DWI.

 

 

 

RENA MONTOYA

May 8 at 3:22 a.m. / Police arrested Rena Montoya, 33, of Ohkay Owingeh at 2500 Trinity Dr. and charged her with DWI and driving while license is suspended or revoked.

 

 

MARION L. LOOPE

May 9 at 11:57

Wendy’s May Be Coming To Town

on May 17, 2019 - 10:25am
The location of the former McDonald's building may become a Wendy's fast food restaurant. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post

Diners looking for a quick bite to eat at noontime may soon have another option.

The Los Alamos County Planning and Zoning Commission will consider approving the site plan, at its May 22 meeting, for a Wendy’s fast food restaurant in the former McDonald’s location at 1247 Trinity Dr.

Los Alamos County Principal Planner Ryan Foster said during an interview Tuesday that the developers plan to

Council Proclaims May 19-25 EMS Week

on May 16, 2019 - 12:35pm

EMS staff members as well as Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes, left, and EMS Division Chief Ben Stone, center, accept a proclamation from Los Alamos County Councilor Randall Ryti, right, during the Tuesday night council work session. The proclamation declares May 19-25 Emergency Medical Services Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
COUNTY News:
 
Los Alamos County Council presented a proclamation declaring May 19-25 as Emergency Medical Services Week during its Tuesday night council worksession at the White Rock Fire Station.
 
Councilor Randall Ryti read the proclamation,

New Nonprofit Helps County Animal Shelter

on May 16, 2019 - 12:11pm

From left, Senior Public Safety Aide (PSA) Robert Aragon, Los Alamos County Animal Shelter Manager Paul Sena and PSA Jacob Hill show their appreciation to For the Animals Founder Jib Benett, shown here with dog Jax. For the Animals is a nonprofit that will solicit and collect donations to cover extraordinary medical expenses, supplies and other items for the animals at the local shelter. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

COMMUNITY News:

Los Alamos resident Jib Bennett established a new 501(c)3 organization, For the Animals, to support the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter.

For the

Board Of Public Utilities Holds Closed Session May 22

on May 16, 2019 - 6:51am

Peace Officer Memorial Service Honors The Fallen

on May 14, 2019 - 7:31pm
Los Alamos Police Officers raise the flag at this morning's ceremony honoring law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in 2018. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com
 
County Councilor David Izraelevitz receives a Thin Blue Line of tape on the back window of his vehicle. The line shows support for law enforcement officers who risk their lives in the line of duty. The activity is sponsored by the LAPD Law Enforcement Wives. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com
 
Community members listen as slain law enforcement officers are honored. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com
 

Green Team Kicks Off Clean Up Los Alamos

on May 14, 2019 - 7:24pm

With Clean Up Los Alamos scheduled for Saturday, Los Alamos County Green Team members Joshua Levings, left, Robert Martinez and Catrina Chavez get a head start on sprucing up the town Tuesday on the Canyon Rim Trail near Smith’s Marketplace. Clean Up Los Alamos Day is Saturday morning followed with a volunteer appreciation picnic noon to 1 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

The Los Alamos County Green Team members cleanup along the Canyon Rim Trail Tuesday.

East Jemez Road Closure Moves To May 31-June 2

on May 14, 2019 - 8:57am

COUNTY News:

The East Jemez road work with full road closure on weekends (NNSA project) has been re-scheduled.

Instead of May 10-12, the new schedule is May 31 to June 2.

Burnt Food In Toaster Oven Triggers Alarm And Evacuation At Los Alamos County Municipal Building

on May 13, 2019 - 1:23pm

The Los Alamos Fire Department issues the all clear and evacuated employees return to work this afternoon at the Municipal Building. County officials indicate that burnt food in a toaster oven at lunch time trigger the fire alarm and all employees were evacuated at about 12:30 p.m. today. The employees remained at the rear of the parking lot while police and firefighters entered to building. It took about 30 minutes for the responders to clear the building and lift the evacuation. Photo by Carol A. Clark/adailypost.com

The Los Alamos Firefighters speak with evacuated employees prior to

Alert: Los Alamos Municipal Building Under Evacuation

on May 13, 2019 - 1:01pm

County employees evacuate the Municipal Building at about 12:30 p.m. today as police and firefighters enter the Municipal Building. A blaring fire alarm can be heard clear across Central Avenue. Check back for more on this developing story at ladailypost.com. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Evacuated County employees are gathered at the rear of the parking lot right now as police and firefighters enter the Municipal Building. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Notice Of Possible Quorum May 14

on May 13, 2019 - 6:36am

County Board Of Public Utilities May 15

on May 12, 2019 - 8:07am

County Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board May 14

on May 11, 2019 - 9:58am

Los Alamos County Council Proclaims May As Bike Month And May 13-17 As Bike To Work Week

on May 10, 2019 - 6:24pm

From left, County Engineer Eric Martinez, Los Alamos Councilor David Izraelevitz and Parks, Recreation and Open Space Manager Dan Erickson hold up a proclamation, which declares May as Bike Month and May 13-17 as Bike to Work Week. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
COUNTY News:
 
Los Alamos County Council proclaimed May as Bike Month and May 13-17 as Bike to Work Week Tuesday during its regular meeting.
 
County Engineer Eric Martinez and Parks, Recreation and Open Space Manager Dan Erickson accepted the proclamation and reminded the public that County staff will be stationed

Clean Up Los Alamos Day Rescheduled To May 18

on May 10, 2019 - 6:19pm

COUNTY News:

Due to inclement weather, Clean Up Los Alamos Day has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 18.

The volunteer appreciation lunch will be held noon to 1 p.m. May 18 at Ashley Pond Park.

 

Celebrate Ride Bike To Work Day Friday May 17

on May 10, 2019 - 11:02am

Celebrate Ride A Bike To Work Day, Friday May 17, with gatherings 7-9 a.m. at Sullivan Fireld and 4-6 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park. Courtesy photo

COUNTY News:

To celebrate Ride A Bike To Work Day, the community is invited to stop by Sullivan Field at the corner of Diamond Drive and Canyon Road, 7-9 a.m. Friday May 17, for drinks, snacks and giveaways.

Later that day, there will be a Community Bike Party 4-6 p.m. at Ashley Pond Park.

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