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Los Alamos Daily Post's Candidates Forum Spotlights Council Candidates During Thursday's Live Broadcast

on May 4, 2012 - 3:30pm

Part 1 (49 mins):

 

Part 2 (30 mins):

 

County Council Candidates from left, Ken Johnson-D, Roger Waterman-R, Pete Sheehey-D, Marc Clay-R, Vincent Chiravalle-R, and Kristin Henderson-D, at Thursday's Los Alamos Daily Post Forum broadcast live in PAC 8 Television. The forum is now podcast on www.ladailypost.com and will remain accessible on the news site through the November General Election. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Council Candidate Roger Waterman-R. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Council Candidate Ken Johnson-D. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

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Shoppers Turned Out for Season's First Farmers Market

on May 4, 2012 - 9:49am

Plant vendor Sierra Cook from El Rito, peers through her wares at Thursday's Farmers Market in the Mesa Public Library East parking lot in downtown Los Alamos, which was the first outdoor market of the season. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Fresh salad greens and radishes were a hot seller at Mr. G's booth. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Joel Daeschel shows a customer his selection of plants at the Farmers Market. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Jessica Martinez explains to Collin Sorah what surprises the menu holds at the Coffee Booth Kitchen at Thursday's Farmers Market.
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Grant Homestead Plaque Installed at Guaje Pines

on May 4, 2012 - 9:42am

Dignitaries at the dedication of the Grant Homestead plaque during a ceremony at Guaje Pines Thursday. From left, Dorthy Hoard, Isabel "Belle" Grant Hill, Joe Gutuerrez, the chair of the committee and Colleen Olinger. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com
Joe Gutierrez and Isabel "Belle" Grant Hill look over the back fence at Guaje Pines Cemetary. A year around creek used to flow down this arroyo when her Grandfather homesteaded this piece of land. She remembered that the creek even had trout in it back then. Gutierrez is the past president of the Parajito Plateau Homesteaders Association.
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Council Focuses on Six CIP Projects Next Week

on May 4, 2012 - 8:20am

COUNTY News:

The Los Alamos County Council will hold two special Capital Improvement Project meetings at 6 p.m., Tuesday May 15 and 6 p.m., Wednesday May 16 in Council Chambers, 475 20th St.

At the May 15 meeting, no action will be taken. The focus will be limited to six Phase 2 projects:

  • Ashley Pond Park Improvements
  • Golf Course Improvements
  • Ice Rink Cover and Improvements
  • Nature Center
  • Teen Center
  • White Rock Civic Center

Because of the large number of projects that must be presented in one evening, there will be no public comment at the beginning, during, or close of the meeting; instead, the

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Cone Zone Road Construction Update: Week of May 7

on May 3, 2012 - 11:09pm
COUNTY News:
Public Works Projects:
For more information about the projects listed below, e-mail lacpw@lacnm.us, call 662-8150 or visit the “Projects” link atwww.losalamosnm.us.
 
N.M. 4 Improvements Project
Construction continues on the north side. The work zone provides one lane in each direction, with a westbound left turn lane at Rover Boulevard.
Westbound NM4 traffic wishing to turn right onto Pajarito Road will have to obey the traffic signal at the NM4/Grand Canyon/Pajarito Road intersection.
Delays will occur when traffic has to stop for a red light, please allow additional
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Three Seats, Six Candidates, Who Will Best Serve Los Alamos...

on May 3, 2012 - 9:38am

The Los Alamos Daily Post is sponsoring a County Council Candidates Forum live from 6-7:30 p.m. today on PAC 8 television (Comcast Cable Channel 8 and streamed online at www.pac8.org.)

The 90-minute Forum is designed to introduce the community to the six candidates running for the three seats coming vacant at the end of this year.  

Marc Clay, Vincent Chiravalle, Kristin Henderson, Ken Johnson, Pete Sheehey and Roger Waterman will speak about their backgrounds, experience and motivations for seeking such an important position in County government.

The candidates also will reveal where they

Clean Up Los Alamos Day a Great Success!

on May 2, 2012 - 11:11pm

Photo by County Environmental Services Specialist Tom Nagawiecki
 

By Tom Nagawiecki

Los Alamos County Environmental Services would first like to thank the other event sponsors that make this wonderful community event possible; Los Alamos National Bank, Los Alamos County Community Wildfire Protection, and Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Santa Fe.

Photo by County Environmental Services Specialist Tom Nagawiecki

For nine years, the residents of Los Alamos County have been coming together to beautify our community and help prepare for wildfire season. 

This year we had around 600 participants.

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