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Utility Work On La Paloma and La Vista
— Electric line crews with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will replace an underground electric primary cable in the intersection of La Paloma and La Vista Drives in White Rock next week. Work is scheduled to occur Monday, June 14 through Friday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Traffic impacts will be minimal.  READ MORE...
County Update 85 on COVID-19: Vaccination Clinic Set for June 6: Second dose of Pfizer
Nambe Drugs and Los Alamos County remind the community that a COVID-19 vaccination clinic is set for Sunday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Los Alamos High School Griffith Gym located at 1300 Diamond Dr., Los Alamos. The clinic is to administer the second booster of Pfizer for individuals who received their first dose on May 16 and are primarily between ages of 12 and 15 years. Parental consent is required for minors under the age of 18 for each vaccine appointment. Minors who arrive at the clinic without parent or guardian signatures on consent forms (both the Nambe Drugs and NMDOH consent forms) will not be able to receive the second dose. Individuals 18 years and older only need to complete and bring the Nambe Drugs consent form.  READ MORE...
Fireworks Restrictions Take Effect June 8
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Stage 1 Fire Restrictions in Effect
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County Manager Recruitment Process
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Los Alamos finalizes new energy supply agreement with Uniper
Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) announced today the completion of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Uniper Global Commodities that will provide Los Alamos County with 15 megawatts of firm energy supply over a 15-year period. The agreement guarantees an energy supply primarily sourced from new wind and solar generation facilities now under development in New Mexico. It also secures a long-term, firm power solution for Los Alamos at pricing lower than the County’s current blended cost of power. Deliveries under the new agreement are scheduled to begin in January 2022.   READ MORE...
Odd-Even Watering Schedule and Tiered Water Rates Begin
Officials with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities remind water customers that water rule W-8 and peak season water rates both begin this weekend on May 1 and continue through September 30.  READ MORE...
County Update 82 on COVID: Mass Vaccination Clinic Set for April 25 - Open to individuals 16 years or older
Nambe Drugs and Los Alamos County remind the community that a mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic is set for Sunday, April 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Los Alamos High School Gym located at 1300 Diamond Dr., Los Alamos. Individuals 16 years or older are eligible to schedule an appointment, while there are still openings, using the special event code: AFGKMXW once logged into their profile on the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) COVID Vaccine Registration site. Approximately 1,200 Pfizer vaccines have been secured for the event. Minors do need parental consent to receive the vaccine. While parents are not required to be present at the scheduled appointment they do need to complete and sign both the Nambe Drugs’ Consent Form and the NMDOH Parental/Guardian Consent form available on the county website: https://lacnm.com/VaccineDocs.  READ MORE...
Utility pole testing starts up in May
After a four-month break during the winter, the contractor Alamon will return to Los Alamos in May to finish testing the integrity and strength of wooden utility poles on behalf of the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities. Based on its findings, preventative maintenance on a compromised utility pole may be undertaken immediately.   READ MORE...
Pause on the J&J Vaccine Msg from NM DOH
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DPU price for natural gas increases
The cost of natural gas rose significantly in the middle of February. As a result, Los Alamos customers can expect to pay more for gas consumed beginning this month according to officials with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU). The charge of $0.55 per therm in March was raised to $1.22 per therm on April 8. This charge could continue for the next four to six months.  READ MORE...
Help offered to apply for COVID rent, utilities fed'l aid
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County Update 80 on COVID: Mass vaccination clinic set for April 25
Los Alamos County will partner with Nambe Drugs on Sunday, April 25 to conduct a large-scale vaccination clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Griffith Gym on the Los Alamos High School campus.  READ MORE...
AMI upgrades move to Los Alamos townsite
— Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) upgrades begin this week in the Los Alamos townsite. Using radio communication technology, AMI will allow the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities to read meters remotely. DPU’s contractor Utility Metering Solutions (UMS) will begin in North Mesa, continue to Barranca Mesa, Ponderosa Estates and make its way through the rest of the County.  READ MORE...
Planned Asphalt and Concrete Repairs: Various locations throughout Los Alamos County
Under contract with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU), GM Emulsion will begin repairs to emergency utility asphalt and concrete cuts that occurred during the winter. Crews will rotate to various locations throughout the Los Alamos and White Rock neighborhoods beginning as soon as Monday, March 29, 2021 and continuing throughout the month of April. Some minor traffic delays are expected.   READ MORE...
County Update 79 on COVID: COUNTY REQUESTS LOS ALAMOS INDIVIDUALS IN PHASE 1B1 TO CONTACT THE COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES FOR COVID VACCINE APPOINTMENTS
Los Alamos County Emergency Manager Beverley Simpson is requesting Los Alamos individuals who are 75 years of age and older to contact the County’s Social Services office if they have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine. Simpson is working with the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) to identify those in this category (Phase 1b1) who still need a vaccine appointment.   READ MORE...
County update 77 Vaccines for Homebound
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County Update 76 on COVID: VACCINE CLINIC MONDAY, MARCH 15 - APPOINTMENTS ONLY
Nambe Drugs, Los Alamos County, and the NM Dept of Public Health (NMDOH) are holding a vaccine clinic on Monday, March 15 at the Auxiliary Gym located at Los Alamos High School, 1300 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos. Appointments required to receive a vaccine. No walk-ins will be accepted. This clinic includes booster appointments for individual who received the first dose of the Moderna vaccine on Feb. 14.  READ MORE...
County Update 75 on COVID: Pfizer Booster Vaccine on March 17
Los Alamos County’s Emergency Management Office would like to alert those individuals who received the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine Feb. 22 in Los Alamos that the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will be administering the second (booster) dose of the Pfizer vaccine Wednesday, March 17 at Duane Smith Auditorium (NOT Griffith Gymnasium).  READ MORE...
Library Services Change starting Mar. 8
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AMI upgrade to begin in White Rock
Utility Metering Solutions (UMS), under contract with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will begin installing Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for the County of Los Alamos starting the week of March 15. AMI is a method of using radio communication technology to read meters remotely without having to physically access the meters on customers’ properties.   READ MORE...
County Update 74 on COVID: Vaccination Clinic Monday, Feb. 22, Appointments Only
Los Alamos County and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will hold a vaccination clinic on Monday, Feb. 22 at the Los Alamos High School Gym located at 1300 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos. Eligible Los Alamos residents who are registered on the NMDOH should have already received an email or a text message with information on how to schedule an appointment. Appointments are required to receive a vaccine. No walk-ins will be accepted.  READ MORE...
County Update 73 on COVID: Information for Sunday’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Nambe Drugs, New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and Los Alamos County officials would like to provide additional information to Los Alamos residents who have an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic this Sunday, Feb. 14 at the Los Alamos High School Gym, 1300 Diamond Drive. This event was originally scheduled to be held at Nambe Drugs, but due to inclement weather was moved to the High School Gym.  READ MORE...
County Update 72 on COVID: Vaccine Clinic This Sunday, Appointments Only
Some Los Alamos citizens who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and are registered with the New Mexico Department of Health (NM DOH) will receive an email or a text message this week. NM DOH notifications will provide information on how to schedule an appointment for a vaccine clinic to be held this Sunday, February 14 at the Los Alamos High School Griffith Gym, 1300 Diamond Drive. The event is being hosted by Nambe Drugs, Los Alamos County and the NM DOH.  READ MORE...
County Update 71 on COVID: Seniors COVID Vaccine Clinic Clarification
Notifications for senior COVID vaccinations have been sent to individuals to schedule their appointments. Los Alamos County Social Services Department would like to share some clarifying instructions to avoid confusion and frustration when scheduling your appointment.  READ MORE...
County Update 70 on COVID-19: Curative COVID Testing Moving From Fuller Lodge to Overlook Park in White Rock on Tuesday as a drive-through site
Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Curative COVID testing clinic will move from Fuller Lodge to Overlook Park in White Rock as its permanent drive-through testing site. Citizens who already scheduled appointments at Fuller Lodge for this coming Tuesday, need only to arrive at their scheduled time at Overlook Park instead. Signage will direct individuals once they turn east onto Overlook Road. Curative staff will instruct citizens on how to self-administer the test from their car, will collect the sample and send it to the lab for testing. Results will be emailed or sent via text to citizens within 24 - 72 hours. Register at: https://curative.com  READ MORE...
Survey results on DPU environmental goals shared with the BPU
Results of a survey conducted by Triton Polling & Research on behalf of the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) were shared with the Board of Public Utilities at the Wednesday, Jan. 20 monthly meeting. A sample of Los Alamos citizens were asked to indicate their level of either support for or opposition to DPU’s environmental goals. The survey concludes that the majority of respondents support all environmental goals adopted by the Board of Public of Utilities in October 2020.  READ MORE...
County Update 69 on COVID-19: Second COVID Vaccine Dose Scheduled For Category 1A Individuals Vaccinated on Jan. 2
Los Alamos County, in coordination with New Mexico’s Department of Health, is scheduling a clinic for the second COVID vaccine doses for those category 1A individuals (healthcare workers and first responders) who were vaccinated on January 2, 2021 in White Rock  READ MORE...
County Update 68 on COVID-19: Seniors Vaccine Clinic Set for January 30 & 31 (by appt. only)
Los Alamos County, working in cooperation with the State’s Aging and Long-term Services Division, will host a special COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the two Los Alamos County Senior Centers on Jan. 30 and 31. Read the rest of the press release to see who qualifies for this clinic.  READ MORE...
County Update 67 on COVID-19: Vaccination Clinic for Los Alamos individuals in level 1A and 1B phases as defined by NMDOH
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health (NMDOH) to hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Monday, January 18, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Griffith Gymnasium at the Los Alamos High School. The clinic will be limited to finishing up healthcare workers in phase 1A and starting on phase 1B which includes teachers, frontline essential workers and citizens over age 75. This vaccine clinic is free.   READ MORE...
County Update 66 on COVID-19: Testing for COVID at Fuller Lodge Every Tuesday - Every Thursday Testing Begins January 28th
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health to hold COVID-19 testing clinics every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The next clinic will be Tuesday, January 19. In addition to Tuesday testing clinics, Thursday testing clinics will be added beginning January 28. The Thursday testing clinics will also be held at Fuller Lodge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register at: www.curative.com  READ MORE...
County Update 65 on COVID-19: Call for volunteers to assist with COVID-19 testing at Fuller Lodge starting Jan. 19
Los Alamos County' Emergency Management Office is issuing a call for community volunteers who might be able to assist in upcoming COVID-19 testing that will be occurring at Fuller Lodge every Tuesday until further notice. Coordination for this week's testing event, as well as the upcoming Jan. 12 event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., has been handled through the National Guard. The desire at this point is to use community volunteers to help on Tuesdays with intake, registration and supplying the Curative "swab" to individuals coming in to be tested.   READ MORE...
County Update 64 on COVID-19: Tuesday Testing for COVID at Fuller Lodge
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health to hold COVID-19 testing clinics every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The next clinic will be Tuesday, January 12. Register at: https://curative.com/  READ MORE...
County Update 62 on COVID: COVID-19 Testing TODAY: Jan 5, Fuller Lodge
COVID-19 Testing TODAY, Jan. 5, 2021! Los Alamos County was just informed that DOH, through the National Guard, will be at Fuller Lodge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to administer the COVID-19 "swab" test for anyone wishing to be tested for the coronavirus.   READ MORE...
County Update 63 on COVID: COVID Vaccine for healthcare workers on Jan. 11 - first and second vaccines, healthcare only not general public
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health to hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Healthcare workers only (not the general public) on Monday, January 11th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium.  READ MORE...
Get tested for COVID 19 on Dec. 29
Stay at Home COVID Tests Now Available from State DOH
County Update 59 on COVID-19, Betty Ehart Senior Center to Close due to COVID Positive Employee
Effective today, December 8, 2020 the Los Alamos Betty Ehart Senior Center will be closed due to COVID-19 positive employee.  READ MORE...
County Update 58 on COVID-19, Los Alamos County Facilities to Re-Open within Public Health Guidelines
Los Alamos County Community Services is pleased to announce that with the new public health order issued Nov. 30, 2020, that starting Dec. 2, 2020 the following facilities will re-open following the New Mexico Governor’s guidelines and criteria of “Red Level”.   READ MORE...
County Update 57 on COVID-19, Stay “Home for the Holidays” This Year
In light of the current surge in positive case counts and ongoing pandemic emergency, coupled with the ongoing public health order mandates prohibiting large gatherings, Los Alamos County officials announced this week that there will not be a holiday tree in the lobby of the Municipal Building next week. In past years, the County has supplied the tree as part of the annual tree lighting ceremonies that take place during Winterfest. This year’s Winterfest event is set to occur Dec. 4-6.   READ MORE...
County Update 56 on COVID-19, Changes in Hours of Operation Or Closure for Other County Facilities
The County has announced the following changes in facility hours or closures, because of the Governor's amended health order and restrictions that are now in place effective today and continuing for the next two weeks.  READ MORE...
County Update 55 on COVID-19: Recreation Facilities Closed Starting Monday, Nov. 16
As of Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 all Los Alamos County Recreation Facilities and Parks will be closed, as part of the latest Public Health Order issued on Nov. 13, 2020.  READ MORE...
County Update 54 on COVID-19: Services Curtailed at the Municipal Bldg Starting Monday, Nov. 16
Because of the Governor's amended public health order, which takes effect today, access to services within the Municipal Building will be curtailed for the next two weeks.   READ MORE...
County Update 53 on COVID-19: Atomic City Transit Dial-A-Ride Service for Essential Business to begin November 16, 2020
Atomic City Transit will be reducing transportation to a Dial-A-Ride service for customers that may need to perform essential business beginning Monday, November 16, 2020. Dial-A-Ride will be available Monday through Friday excluding holidays from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM.   READ MORE...
CommuniTREE Says THANKS to all who serve
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Comprehensive List of Parent and Child/Youth Programs and Services offered in Los Alamos County
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New Mexico Game and Fish Address Mountain Lion Activity Near the North Mesa Stables
Los Alamos County officials are aware of reports of recent mountain lion activity near the North Mesa Stables. New Mexico Game and Fish is on site today. Until further information becomes available, residents are urged to avoid trails in this area and use caution if out on any of the surrounding trails; mountain lions can travel several miles in any direction in one day. Be especially alert if traveling with dogs or children on trails.   READ MORE...
Los Alamos County Enters Level 1 Fire Restrictions
Los Alamos Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Wendy Servey announced today that she is enacting Level 1 Fire Restrictions for Los Alamos County, effective Friday, Oct. 23.  READ MORE...
County Update 60 on COVID-19: Drs, Nurses Asked to Help with Vaccine Distribution
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