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Power Restored At Pig +Fig Café ... Re-opening 3 p.m.

on October 3, 2018 - 1:47pm

County Utility crews have repaired a fault that occured this morning in an underground line and power is now restored to the Pig + Fig Café at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock. The eatery will re-open for business at 3 p.m. today. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Pig + Fig Café Is In The Dark!

on October 3, 2018 - 9:24am

Pig + Fig Café co-owner Laura Crucet works the phone this morning trying to get power restored to her popular eatery at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock. Initial reports indicate that a transformer failed. Check back for updates. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

VFW Auxiliary Hosts Fundraiser Dinner Oct. 12

on October 2, 2018 - 4:22pm
The VFW Auxiliary will host a fundraising dinner 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at the VFW Post 8874 at 1793 Deacon St.
The menu includes pulled pork sandwiches, corn on the cob, coleslaw, beans and dessert. The cost is $12 a plate.
For tickets call Andrea at 505.412.3724.

Local Transit Is An Integral Part Of Our Community

on October 2, 2018 - 2:23pm
Los Alamos County Council 


There are many things that a local government provides to its citizens. Parks, roads, and public schools all come to mind, but in my opinion, public transit is one of the most appreciated services that our local government in Los Alamos provides to our community. 


Specifically, the Los Alamos Atomic City Transit (ATC) system has really brought parts of the community here together like no other system has done before. Los Alamos County consists of two geographically separated communities: the town site and White Rock.

Chama Mayor: Public Transportation Vital To Connecting Rural Communities To Opportunities

on October 1, 2018 - 7:14am
Mayor, Village of Chama
One of the benefits of living in a remote community is the option to “get away from it all” ... to have the opportunity to be in a small town and experience simple living, enjoying nature and outdoor activities.
However, the reality is the Village of Chama is 80 to100 miles away from a city of any size. What makes us stand out as a desirable place to live can also be viewed as a drawback to some people.
Enter the “Blue Bus” system, formally known as the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD).
The Blue Bus is VERY important

Scenes From Farmers Market Thursday

on October 1, 2018 - 7:12am

Scene from Thursday's Farmers Market. The Los Alamos Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays through the end of October in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library at 2400 Central Ave. For more information about the Los Alamos Farmers Market, contact Cindy at Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Photo by KayLinda Crawford/

Rotary Hears Talks On NCRTD, Panajachel, Scouting

on September 30, 2018 - 5:48pm
Jim Nagle, public information officer for the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) the Blue Bus told Rotarians recently about the ballot initiative reauthorizing existing funding for bus services. This is not a tax increase. From fiscal year 2016-17 data, the NCRTD provided almost 800,000 passenger trips in a service area of more than 10,000 square miles. There are 419 bus stops, with a 53-vehicle fleet. Photo by Kurt Schoenberg
Retired Los Alamos County employee David Griggs, who now lives in Panajachel, Guatemala, recently told the Rotary Club of Los Alamos about the