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Russian Delegates Visit State Capitol

on June 13, 2012 - 9:26pm

The Russian delegates visiting Los Alamos from Sarov this week listen as Rep. Jim Hall of White Rock talks about the workings of state government with Lt. Gov. John Sanchez at the State Capitol in Santa Fe Wednesday. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

Rep. Jim Hall, R-Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Sandoval counties receives a small token of gratitude from the Russian delegates on the House floor. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

The delegates take a tour of the Capitol building. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

Maura Shelden takes a picture of the group as they tour the

Committee to Hear Project Re-caps at Public Meeting

on June 13, 2012 - 4:32pm
Los Alamos County’s Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Evaluation and Oversight Committee will hold its monthly business meeting at 5:15 p.m., Thursday June 21 in Council Chambers in the Community Building at 475 20th St.
The Committee will hear a re-cap of the Council’s May meetings regarding selection of CIP projects and discuss how it relates to the Committee and the overall CIP process.
All Committee business meetings are open to the public and agendas are posted 72 hours in advance of the meeting.
Public comment is accepted at the beginning and close of each meeting.

County Announces Movies in the Park: 2012 Series

on June 13, 2012 - 12:40pm

Enjoy a summer evening in the park with a fun, family movie. Bring your blankets, pajamas, and snacks to watch a movie under the stars.

Showtime is 7:45 p.m.

Weather cancellations are made an hour before show time. all showings are FREE and open to the public.


6/13 Dolphin Tale (PG), Ashley Pond

6/20 Cars 2 (G), Urban Park (Sponsored by "Bandelier National Monument")

6/27 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer (PG), East Park

June Rain-out Date: Thursday, June 28, Ashley Pond


7/11 Chicken Run (G), Barranca Mesa Park

7/18 Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil (PG), Rover Park


County Council Takes Action on CRC Recommendations

on June 13, 2012 - 9:47am

Los Alamos County Councilors listen to members of the Charter Review Committee during Tuesday's mCouncil meeting held in Council Chambers. Councilors from left include Fran Berting, Mike Wismer, Vice Chair Ron Sevage, Chair Sharon Stover, Vincent Chiravalle, David Izraelevitz and Geoff Rodgers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

During its meeting in Council Chambers Tuesday, the Los Alamos County Council took action on the following items researched and reported on by members of the Charter Review Committee.

Sheriff and Police:

Councilor Berting moved, seconded by Councilor Wismer


Brief Power Outage in White Rock Identified

on June 13, 2012 - 9:21am

DPU News:

Half of White Rock customers serviced by the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities lost electricity at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The DPU explained that a contractor replacing utility poles in the area inadvertently caused the outage, which was restored 15 minutes later.

A jumper burned while the primary riser was being attached to the new pole structure.

Work procedures require that overhead protective devices be placed on non-reclosing mode when work is being conducted on live electric lines.

This is to avoid further damage to the electric system and for worker safety.

As a


County Council Welcomes Russians from Sarov

on June 13, 2012 - 8:59am

During Tuesday evening's County Council meeting in Council Chambers, Councilor Vice Chair Ron Selvage and Councilor Fran Berting, at right, welcome and present gifts to the Russian delegation visiting Los Alamos this week from the Sister City of Sarov. Nora Arbuckle of the Sister Cities Initiative, left of Selvage, translated for the group. Photo by Salvador Zapien/

Watching closed-circuit TV from an adjacent conference room, the Russian delegates discussed County Council action occuring Tuesday evening in Council Chambers. Photo by Salvador Zapien/



Call for Exhibitors for White Rock's Art & Artisans Market

on June 12, 2012 - 9:27pm

The Los Alamos Creative District is now accepting applications for exhibitors/ vendors from throughout the area to display and sell their work at the White Rock Art and Artisans Market.

The market will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday from June 17 until Oct. 21 and is free to the public.

The location will be an outdoor space at the Hive at 134, N.M. 4 in White Rock where about 40 tents and tables can be accommodated.

The Hive is close by the parking and shuttle stop for the Bandelier National Monument shuttle which begins in June – all visitors going to Bandelier will be