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Los Alamos County Board Of Registration Reviews List Of Inactive Voters For Removal From Rolls

on March 3, 2019 - 6:35am

Los Alamos County Board of Registration met Tuesday to review a list of 211 inactive voters. Courtesy/LAC


The Los Alamos County Board of Registration (Board) met Tuesday, Feb. 26, to review the list of 211 inactive voters to ascertain whether they met the criteria to be purged from the voter rolls. 

The list of voters was compiled through unbiased efforts of the New Mexico Secretary of State (NM SOS), per the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, (NVRA). 

Los Alamos County Council appointed board members, which included Catherine Ozment (D); Chris Luchini (L) and Brenda

County Board Of Public Utilities March 6

on March 1, 2019 - 7:57am

Road Repairs On Diamond Drive Start Monday

on February 28, 2019 - 3:44pm


Weather Permitting, contract work will begin Monday to patch potholes on Diamond Drive.

Motorists should expect a moving single lane closure indicated by a digital arrow board.

Please slowdown in the work zone and follow all temporary construction signage.

It is anticipated work will be completed by Friday, March 8. Residents with questions are asked to call the County’s Traffic & Streets Division at 505.662.8113 or email


Canyon Rim Trail Underpass Project Progresses

on February 28, 2019 - 1:51pm

Accessing the Canyon Rim Trail as well as the Entrada Business Park will be easier with the addition of an underpass. Construction on the underpass is expected to begin in 2020. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Los Alamos Daily Post

For those who utilize the Canyon Rim Trail and dare to cross N.M. 502 at its trailhead to access trails on the opposite side or the Entrada Business Park, Los Alamos County is offering an easier, safer method that doesn’t involve darting across the 50 mph state highway when it seems the coast is clear.


Governor Signs ‘GRT Bill’ SB 11 Into Law!

on February 28, 2019 - 12:16pm

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signs the GRT Bill into law today as lawmakers look on from left, Sen. Carlos Cisneros, Sen. Richard Martinez, Rep. Christine Chandler and Rep. Andrea Romero. Cisneros, Martinez, Chandler and Romero successfully ushered the bill through the Senate and House. Courtesy photo


SANTA FE – Moments ago, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed SB 11, Gross Receipts for Non-Profit Organizations!

Having passed both the House and Senate, SB 11, co-sponsored by Senators Carlos Cisneros and Richard Martinez and Representatives Christine Chandler and Andrea

County Notice Of Possible Quorum March 3

on February 28, 2019 - 7:20am

Freshman P.E. Swim Program At Aquatic Center

on February 27, 2019 - 3:16pm


Los Alamos County is partnering with Los Alamos Public Schools to host LAHS Physical Education swimming curriculum at the Walkup Aquatic Center Monday through Friday, March 4 to March 21.

The main pool will be set-up short course for the duration of this program.

Students will learn Water Safety Skills including Reach, Throw, Don't go; Community CPR, Learn-to-Swim and Conditioning.

Note: Pool space will be limited and locker rooms will be very busy 15 minutes prior to and after each session while the students are participating in this program.

For additional information,

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Feb. 14 To Feb. 21, 2019

on February 27, 2019 - 12:54pm

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.


Feb. 14 at 3:11 a.m. / Police arrested Justin F. Vigil, 24, of Santa Fe at the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding District Court warrant.





Feb. 14 at 3:50 a.m. / Police arrested Monica Martinez, 39, of Albuquerque at 2500 Trinity Dr., and charged him with computer access with intent to defraud or embezzle.




LAPD: Program Receives Community Awareness Project Funding For 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

on February 27, 2019 - 8:05am

LAPD News:

The Incorporated County of Los Alamos, New Mexico, through the Los Alamos Police Department, has received federal funding to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during the April 7-13 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

The funding will be used to place victim resource directories, in the form of rack cards, on Atomic City Transit buses, and New Mexico Park and Ride buses, as part of a Community Awareness Project in Los Alamos County and surrounding communities.

Regional Coalition Of LANL Communities Meets Friday

on February 27, 2019 - 7:27am
RCLC News:
The Regional Coalition of LANL Communities Board Meets 1:30-5 p.m., Friday (originally scheduled for Feb. 22) in the City Council Chambers at the Española City Hall, 405 N. Paseo De Onate in Española.
A. Call to Order – Chair Henry Roybal | 1:30 p.m.
B. Confirmation of Quorum – Chair Henry Roybal | 1:32 p.m.
C. Approval of Agenda – Chair Henry Roybal | 1:35 p.m.
D. Approval of Meeting Minutes – Chair Henry Roybal | 1:40p- (Tab 1)
E. Public Comment (20 min) | 1:45-2:05 p.m.
F. Treasurers Report & Invoices for Approval – Treasurer Peter Ives| 2:05p- (Tab 2)

Section Of Arizona Street Closed Wednesday-Thursday

on February 26, 2019 - 6:55am

DPU News:

Weather permitting, Parker Construction, under contract with Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will close a section of Arizona Street east of 45 Street at the unpaved water tank access road.

Crews will repair a waterline. The utility work will occur for two days, beginning Wednesday, Feb. 27 through Thursday, Feb. 28. Traffic control devices to close the section of road will be erected each at 8:30 a.m. and removed by 4 p.m. each day.

Access will be maintained to all homes. Properties west of the construction zone will be detoured to 45 St.

Student Art Show Opens At Mesa Library Wednesday

on February 25, 2019 - 3:48pm

The walls in the upstairs art gallery at Mesa Public Library are beginning to fill up with artwork created by students from every school in the Los Alamos Public School System. Courtesy photo


The Upstairs Art Gallery at Mesa Public Library is more colorful than it has ever been, with the walls covered with artwork created by students from every school in the Los Alamos Public School System.

The exhibit opens to the public with a reception 5-7 p.m. Wednesday and will remain on display regular library hours through March 24.

This year’s All-Schools Art Show at Mesa Public

County Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board Feb. 26

on February 23, 2019 - 1:43pm

Semi Truck Slides Off NM 4 Near White Rock

on February 23, 2019 - 11:22am

LAPD News:

Los Alamos and Santa Fe County police responded to the scene of a semi truck that slid off N.M. 4 this morning between the truck route and White Rock.

Cmdr. Oliver Morris told the Los Alamos Daily Post that no injuries were reported.

He explained that traffic flow was delayed while a large tow truck was called in to hook-up the semi and haul it away.

N.M. 4 is now clear and traffic is moving along at a normal pace.

Public Offers Support For Animal Shelter

on February 22, 2019 - 5:39pm
Many community members attend the Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee meeting Wednesday night to show support for the animal shelter. Courtesy photo
Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee members during Wednesday night's meeting. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post
The Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee's (ASAC) meeting Wednesday night in the Municipal Building featured a full house with many people voicing their support for the Los Alamos Animal Shelter.
There had been some concern voiced prior to the meeting that the shelter would close due to

DPU Fixing Billing Errors For Portion Of White Rock ... Mailing Corrected Bills Next Week

on February 22, 2019 - 5:20pm

Map of affected area. Courtesy/DPU

DPU News:

Officials with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities indicate that they discovered an error on some utility bills generated Feb. 14 in a portion of White Rock.

 Billing cycles 13 and 14 in the northeastern section of White Rock had an error in the calculation that converts natural gas consumption into therms. This resulted in higher reported use and the customer was overcharged. 

DPU is fixing the error and will mail corrected bills to those customers next week. 

According to Deputy Utilities Manager Robert Westervelt, the heat content

Century Bank Provides Lunch To County Employees

on February 22, 2019 - 7:11am

Century Bank provided lunch for County employees Wednesday at the Pajarito Cliffs Site, as their way of saying ‘thank you’ to crews for their tireless efforts in fighting this winter’s snow storms. The Century Bank team of employees who set up and provided lunch are from left, employees Consumer Lender Paula Pena, VP/Branch Manager Karen Easton and Universal Banker Claudia Martinez, along with employees not pictured, Crystal Atencio and Daniel Maes. Courtesy/Los Alamos County Public Works Dept.

Los Alamos Hockey’s History Of Energetic Volunteers

on February 21, 2019 - 3:57pm
Los Alamos Ranch School students playing hockey on the pond. Courtesy/Los Alamos Historical Society
Los Alamos Historical Society

Hockey has been part of Los Alamos for more than 100 years.

One of the most iconic historic pictures in the community’s history is of a match at the Los Alamos Ranch School, with the students at the prestigious all-boys prep school playing hockey on a pond—in shorts, which they wore year ‘round. The Los Alamos History Museum proudly displays a set of hockey shin guards from those active boys.

Los Alamos, of course, is most famous as

CDD Building Department Earns National Accreditation

on February 21, 2019 - 9:07am
Front row from left, Kellee Fernandez of IAS, left, holds up the IAS accreditation plaque along with the Community Development Department building staff, which includes Chief Building Official Michael Arellano and Lenora Maes. Back row from left, Building staff David Martinez, left, Adrienne Lovato, Larry Valdez, Michael Marquez, Department Director Paul Andrus and Joe Dudziak. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Community Development Department (CDD) achieved a major milestone.

County Notice Of Possible Quorum Feb. 22

on February 21, 2019 - 9:02am


Members of the Los Alamos County Council may attend Community Development Department and Public Works Department tours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22 at various County locations.

A quorum may be present; however no action will be taken.

LAFD: Learn To Save A Life During CPR/AED Training

on February 21, 2019 - 8:20am

LAFD News:

February is American Heart Health Month. Each year more than 790,000 Americans have a heart attack and nearly 15 percent will die as a result.

A heart attack happens when the blood supply to the heart is reduced or cut off. The more time that passes without treatment to restore blood flow, the greater the damage to the heart.

Time is a critical component to surviving a cardiac event, with every moment that passes, the chances of survival diminish tremendously. Moments count during a cardiac event.

The amount of heart muscle damaged is directly proportionate to the amount of

Utility Work On Arizona Set For 8 a.m. Thursday

on February 20, 2019 - 6:50pm


Due to inclement weather, utility work on Arizona Avenue that was scheduled for Tuesday will occur instead Thursday, Feb. 21.

Parker Construction, under contract with Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will excavate on the south side of Arizona, just east of 45 Street to locate a water leak. 

Traffic will be restricted to one lane Thursday at the construction zone beginning at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., with two-way traffic accommodated by a flagging operation.

Motorists can expect some delays.

Repairs to the waterline will be scheduled in the upcoming weeks.

Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee Meets Tonight

on February 20, 2019 - 2:09pm


The Animal Shelter Ad-Hoc Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in Conference Room 101 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.

The meeting is open to the public.


  • Approval of January Minutes
  • LACAS volunteer input subcommittee progress report – Sally
  • Public survey progress report - Sally
  • Shelter Models subcommittee progress report – Linda
  • Shelter budget subcommittee progress report – Jennifer
  • Facility Improvement Cost Analysis progress report - Wendy
  • Discussion of Development of Recommendations
  • New Business
  • Adjourn Meeting

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Jan. 30, 2018-Feb. 12, 2019

on February 20, 2019 - 8:26am

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.


Jan. 30 at 10 p.m. / Police arrested So Young Choi, 25, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding Magistrate Court warrant. Police arrested Choi again Feb. 1 at 7:35 p.m. on Aster Street and charged her with battery against a household member and criminal damage to property.





Feb. 8 at 12:05 a.m.

County February Personnel Board Meeting Canceled

on February 20, 2019 - 6:00am
The Los Alamos County Personnel Board meeting for February has been canceled. 
The March meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19 in Room 110 (Boards & Commissions) at the Municipal Building.
The meeting is open to the public.