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Pet Of The Week: Harry The Cat

Harry has his hopes up that someone will adopt him soon. Courtesy/LAC

SHELTER News:

Harry is a friendly, 6-month-old, neutered male kitten recently surrendered by his adoptive family for family reasons. 

He is well adjusted, fostered from birth by shelter volunteers, and is a wonderful companion. Hurry down to see Harry—he won’t be at the shelter for long!

The Los Alamos Animal Shelter at 226 East Road, 505.662.8179, has a great selection of adoptable pets; see the Petfinder website for photos here. All adoptable pets are micro-chipped, spayed or neutered, and have up-to-date


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Scenes From Tonight’s Summer Concert At Ashley Pond

Music draws out the dancers. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Nightfall blankets the concert as crowd cheers for more. Photo by Judith F. Stauber

Large crowd gathers at Ashley Pond Park to hear Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband. Photo by Judith F. Stauber


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Ryan Shupe And The Rubberband At Pond Tonight

Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband. Courtesy photo

MUSIC News:

Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband play a free Summer Concert Series gig at 7 p.m. tonight at Ashley Pond.  

“Ryan outplays the Devil,” promoter Russ Gordon said. “Expect bluegrass, rock and a little country thrown in. Ryan’s been touring since he was 10 years old. He is a born entertainer.”

Tonight’s concert will be First National Santa Fe/ Los Alamos night. Check out Ryan Shupe at www.shupe.net

The Red Elvises play at 7 p.m.  Friday, Aug. 21 at Ashley Pond. Check them out at www.redelvises.com.


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Los Alamos Post Office Officially Placed On National Register Of Historic Places

Los Alamos Post Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypos.com

COMMUNITY News:

Chair Mark Rayburn of the Fuller Lodge Historic Districts Advisory Board just announced that the Los Alamos Post Office has been officially placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

“I just received great news from Steven Moffson from the Santa Fe State Historic Preservation Office this morning, and also received the 33-page document making it official that the Los Alamos Post Office has been officially placed on the National Register of Historic Places,” Rayburn said.

Planning for a


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Experts Present ‘Coyotes In Our Midst’ At Nature Center

A coyote spotted in Corrales. Photo by Project Coyote

PEEC News:

From deserts to mountains, coyotes are one of the most adaptable species in New Mexico. However, not everyone welcomes the resilience of this local predator.

To learn more about this canine, meet New Mexico Project Coyote representative, Judy Paulsen, and Project Coyote Science Advisory Board Wildlife Biologist Dave Parsons, as they speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, about the challenges and opportunities coyotes provide to both urban and rural communities.

This presentation reveals the fascinating


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Los Alamos Police Blotter: Aug. 6 To Aug. 12, 2015

LAPD News:

The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.

Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.

JEFFREY ASLIN

Aug. 12 at 1:20 p.m. / Police arrested Jeffrey Aslin, 47, of Los Alamos at 2500 Trinity Dr., on an outstanding District Court warrant.

 

 

 

DANIEL CARDENAS

Aug. 8 at 9:33 p.m. / Police arrested Daniel Cardenas, 46, of Los Alamos at 945 Can Ildefonso Road on an outstanding Municipal Court warrant.

 

 

 

MAYA DILLANE

Aug. 6 at 6:04 p.m. / Police


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Library System: Latest Tips For Using New Catalog

LIBRARY News:

Check out Los Alamos County Library System’s series of posts outlining tips and tricks for using the new Library catalog.

Preferences

First, access your account by going to the Library catalog and clicking Log In or My Account. Append the last six digits of your library card to the “Library Card Number” box and enter your PIN (usually the last four digits of your home phone). Go to the Preferences section in the Personal Information tab of your account to change these settings:  

  • Default language: we currently have interfaces available in Spanish and Chinese.
  • Default

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Non-Potable Pipeline Project Begins On Arizona Street

COUNTY News:

Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities’ contractor H.O. Construction, Inc., will commence work on Arizona Avenue this week as part of the Non-Potable Pipeline Project. 

Residents on Arizona should expect to see placement of traffic control devices as well as crews locating existing utilities through “pot-hole” excavation and utility locate paint in the public right of way. 

In the following weeks crews will begin trenching and placing pipe beginning at the east end of Arizona Avenue near Pajarito School and moving west. Some traffic delays may be expected. 


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DPU Business Operations Manager Karen Kendall Moves To Los Alamos County Finance Administration Division

Karen Kendall in her office when the new Municipal Building opened in June 2013. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Department of Public Utilities Business Operations Manager Karen Boutilier Kendall will begin her new position Monday as Budget and Performance Manager for Los Alamos County.

Kendall was selected following a region wide search to fill the position left vacant in March when Gina Coluzzi moved to Colorado. 

“Karen has a strong skill set and a really strong familiarity with County operations,” said Deputy County


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PRB Considers Rules For Dogs In County Parks At Meeting In Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Thursday

COUNTY News:

The Parks and Recreation Board will consider adoption of proposed rules for dogs and county parks when they meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 in Council Chambers at the Municipal Building. 

The draft rules were posted on the County’s “Open Forum” website and comments that were collected have been given to the Board to review as part of their discussions next week.

The public is welcome to attend the meeting.

For more information, visit Open Forum here: http://www.losalamosnm.us/gov/Pages/PublicCommentForum.aspx#peak_democracy.


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Last Of This Year’s Scenes From Los Alamos Rodeo

Happiness is being in the saddle. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

A bull rider bites the dust. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

A bronco buster hangs tough. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Bull and rider catch some air. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Team roping. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Barrel racing. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Carson Brewer competes in barrel racing event. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

All horses welcome at the rodeo. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Serious spectator. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Bull riding. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Roping. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Young spectator keeps her eye on the action.


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Citizens Meet With Officials At Council Booth

Los Alamos County Councilors host a booth Saturday at Ashley Pond Park during the annual Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo. Citizens stop by to chat with the councilors including Steven Girrens, center left, and James Chrobocinski, right, throughout the day. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Council Chair Kristin Henderson speaks with community members in the council booth Saturday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos County Councilor James Chrobocinski, center, speaks with a citizen Saturday as County Economic Development


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More Scenes From Saturday’s Arts And Crafts Show

Scene from Saturday’s Arts and Crafts Fair at Fuller Lodge. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday’s Arts and Crafts Fair at Fuller Lodge. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday’s Arts and Crafts Fair at Fuller Lodge. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Scene from Saturday’s Arts and Crafts Fair at Fuller Lodge. Photo


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Scenes From 2015 Los Alamos County Rodeo

Rescue riding in the 2015 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo event at Brewer Field. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

A rider holds on tight during Saturday’s muttin busting competition. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Chute Dogging. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

The rider’s boot flies in the air during Saturday’s junior bull riding event. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Calf scramble. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Muttin Busting. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Barrel Racing in the rain with a little help from family members. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Team Roping. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

A winner of


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Los Alamos County Clerk Hosts Booth At Today’s Fair

Ashley Land-Underwood, 18, registers to vote today for the first time, at the County Clerk’s Office booth at Ashley Pond Park as part of the annual Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo weekend. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover discusses the voting process with Mark and KayLinda Crawford’s daughters as County Councilor Steven Girrens listens at right. Courtesy photo

Residents line up to register to vote today at the Los Alamos County Clerk’s booth at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com 

Staff Report

Los Alamo County Clerk Sharon


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Scenes From Los Alamos County Fair Today

Vendor booths line Ashley Pond Park today for the 2015 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo weekend. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Officers chat with community members during today’s County Fair on Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scenes from today’s County Fair. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Medical Center Marketing Director Mary Beth Maassen chats with a young community member at today’s Fair. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Democrats gather at their booth today at Ashley Pond Park


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Scenes From Los Alamos County 4-H Clubs Exhibit

A charismatic canine is spotted smooching with a lamb at today’s Los Alamos County 4-H Clubs exhibit in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Clarabelle the cow greets Kaya Loy, center, and Emily McLaughlin during today’s 4-H Clubs exhibit as part of the Los Alamos Fair & Rodeo weekend. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Chickens, rabbits and a small boy at today’s 4-H Clubs Exhibit. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

A young girl closely examines a black and white rabbit. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The


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Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo 2015 Parade

The parade heads down Central Avenue toward the judge’s stand at the Post Office. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
The Los Alamos 4-H Club took the top prize in this year’s Fair and Rodeo Parade. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

STAFF REPORT

The Community stepped out for the 2015 Los Alamos County Fair and Rodeo Parade at 10 a.m. today on Central Aveue.

The Los Alamos 4-H Club took first prize in the parade, with Los Alamos National Bank second and Nancy Parker third. Judges include Claire Roybal, Kurt Steinhaus and Mike Lippiatt. The parade kicks off a full


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