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Council OKs Property Sale To Del Norte Credit Union

on November 25, 2014 - 8:36pm

At tonight's County Council meeting in Council Chambers, Housing Programs Manager Paul Andrus discusses the sale of the County-owned real property near the corner of Rover Boulevard and N.M. 4 in White Rock to Del Norte Credit Union in the amount of $452,000. Del Norte Credit Union intends to construct a new credit union building on the property. Following Andrus' presentation, Council voted 5-0 to approve the sale of the property consisting of tracts J-2 and JA.

Council Approves New Small Brewer Liquor License For Los Alamos Beer Cooperative

on November 25, 2014 - 8:20pm
Los Alamos Beer Cooperative Board President Micheline Devaurs addresses Council members at this evening's meeting in Council Chambers requesting a new small brewer liquor license for the Beer Co-op. Following her presentation, Council voted 5-0 to approve her request. Councilor Rick Reiss attended the meeting via telephone and Council VIce Chair Kristin Henderson and Councilor David Izraelevitz were absent. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


The purpose and mission of the Los Alamos Beer Cooperative (LABC) is to establish a brewery with a taproom in Los Alamos as a place

LAPS Officials File School Board Election Resolution

on November 25, 2014 - 4:05pm

Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover receives the school board election resolution in her office this morning from LAPS Superintendent Dr. Gene Schmidt, LAPS Chief Financial Officer Lisa Montoya and School Board President Judy Bjarke-McKenzie. They filed the school board election resolution to put people on notice that they should run for school board, Dr. Schmidt said. The election is Feb 3, 2015 and includes positions 3, 4 and 5, all of which are on the hill. Candidates must reside within the boundaries of the position they are running for. Photo by Chris Clark/ladailypost

Due To Technical Difficulties Council Meeting Won't Be Broadcast Over PAC 8 On Cable TV Tonight

on November 25, 2014 - 1:53pm

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Due to technical difficulties, the County was not able to broadcast over PAC 8 during the last council meeting.

Since then, the County has have been investigating possible causes of the problem, working in cooperation with PAC 8, but have not been able to resolve it yet. The County IT Division will be running some additional tests this afternoon on the fiber connection, but it seems unlikely that it will be able to broadcast this evening’s Council meeting over PAC 8 on cable TV starting at 7 p.m. and thus wanted to alert the viewing audience.

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County Installing Safety Railing Along Ashley Pond Boardwalk

on November 25, 2014 - 11:55am
County workers are installing safety railings along the boardwalk during the winter months at Ashley Pond. Photo by Leland Lehman/

After Ashley Pond Park re-opened last year, the County recognized the danger to the public on the boardwalks during inclement weather and installed temporary gates when bad weather was anticipated, in order to limit public access.

To resolve this issue, the plan was to fabricate railings to be installed this year that would provide safety, but yet allow the public to enjoy the boardwalks freely.

Scenes From Monday's Swearing In Ceremony Of New Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief

on November 25, 2014 - 10:43am

Magistrate Judge Pat Casados swears in new Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow-Herrera during a ceremony Monday afternoon at the Justice Center. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ 

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone welcomes those gathered in the Justice Center for the swearing in of his new deputy chief Jason Wardlow-Herrera, center, by Magistrate Judge Pat Casados at left. Chief Sgambellone noted that the different segments of the community represented in the audience was reflective of Wardlow-Herrera's involvement throughout the community. Photo by Carol A.

Pet of the Week: Azule The Blue Pitbull

on November 24, 2014 - 11:13am
Azule the blue pitbull hopes to find a home in time for Thanksgiving. Courtesy/FOS

Azule is a lovely blue pitbull spayed female who is ready for a home without cats. And she really means that!

Azule bonds particularly well with women and is reported to do well with gentle children. She is learning how to politely walk on a leash, and some of the Shelter volunteers have been teaching Azule clicker training, which she is picking up quickly.

She loves people and would love nothing more than to be someone's new best friend for ever!

To learn more about Azule, call her