Public Safety

Senate Confirms Fouratt DPS Cabinet Secretary

Cabinet Secretary Gregory J. Fouratt

STATE News:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Senate today unanimously confirmed by a 37-0 vote Cabinet Secretary Gregory J. Fouratt to continue his leadership over the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. 

Secretary Fouratt was appointed by Gov. Susana Martinez and began overseeing the Department of Public Safety March 15, 2014. He has a highly qualified background equipping him to lead the Department of Public Safety. He served as a prosecutor at the United States Attorney’s Office in New Mexico for 17 years, prosecuting the full range of narcotics,


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Scenes From Today’s Air Medical Base Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At Los Alamos Medical Center

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Manager Nancy Partridge gives the countdown for Classic Air Medical’s Director of Operations Kory Hale, left of center, and Los Alamos Medical Center CEO Feliciano Jiron, right of center, to cut the ribbon on the new Air Medical Base this afternoon behind the hospital. The remodeled Air Medical Base will house Classic Air Medical’s $3.8 million helicopter that has been parked at Los Alamos County Airport since the company began local operations in January. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Classic Air Medical’s Director of Operations


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VIDEO: Watch Lauren Bucklin Give Up Her Hair

Watch video here of Lauren Bucklin, 23, the sole woman to get her hair shaved at Tuesday’s St. Baldricks fundraising event,  sponsored by the Los Alamos Fire Department to help fight childhood cancer. Bucklin is a kindergarten IA and YMCA After School site manager at Barranca Elementary. Photo and video by Leslie Bucklin

Lauren Bucklin is surrounded by firefighters after she gave up her hair Tuesday morning during LAFD’s third annual St. Baldricks fundraiser to fight childhood cancer. Photo/video by Leslie Bucklin


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Scenes From LAFD’s St. Baldricks Hair Shaving Event

BEFORE: The Los Alamos Fire Department hosted its third annual St. Baldricks head shaving fundraiser to help fight childhood cancer, Tuesday at Fuller Lodge. Among the many firefighters, community members and local officials taking part in the event were from left, Terry Salazar of Zia Commercial Realty, Los Alamos County Economic Vitality Administrator Greg Fisher and County Councilor Rick Reiss who formed a team and together raised $450 from family, friends and their own piggy banks. ‘We did it for this important cause and for the Los Alamos Firefighters,’ Reiss said. Photo


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Letter To The Editor: Alternatives To Burning Slash Piles Very Close To Houses


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