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High-Value Muscle Cars on the Auction Block

on October 18, 2012 - 10:07am


WASHINGTON – The U.S. Marshals Service will sell more than 50 high-value muscle cars, sports cars, motorcycles and jet skis via a live auction at 10 a.m. Thursday at Apple Auctioneering Co., 14851 NW 27th Ave., Opa-Locka, Fla.

The vehicles were seized and forfeited to the federal government as part of a pill mill takedown in Broward and Miami-Dade counties in 2011.

Proceeds generated from the auction will be deposited into the Department of Justice Assets Forfeiture Fund, which is used to compensate victims, supplement law enforcement programs and support community

Santa Fe National Forest Fire Management Notification

on October 18, 2012 - 9:28am

SFNF News:

Fire managers have successfully treated 1,250 acres of the 7,300 acres scheduled scheduled for up to five days on the San Juan prescribed burn.

Flames and fire are visible from Cat and San Juan Mesas at night and residents will see a “glowing mountain” ... this is expected so don’t be alarmed.

Ignitions have started again today on the San Juan prescribed burn and fire managers will continue using hand ignitions to create a blackline along the southeastern/western perimeter of the burn area.

Blacklining consists of pre-burning of woody material on the ground adjacent to


San Juan Prescribed Burn Begins Today

on October 17, 2012 - 9:15am

SFNF News:

Beginning today, Wednesday Oct. 17, if conditions are favorable, fire managers plan to begin the 7,300 acre San Juan prescribed burn, located 3-5 miles northeast of Jemez Springs

Approximately 2,500 acres are expected to be treated each day. Prescribed burning is the managed application of fire to wildland fuels (woody material) under specified conditions, within predetermined boundaries in an effort to reduce hazardous fuels, provide community protection, and restore forest health.

The burn area is located three to five miles northeast of the Jemez Springs and four to eight


Police Officials Brief Council on Department's Master Career Plan

on October 16, 2012 - 8:43pm

Acting Deputy Police Chief Randy Foster has filled a vacancy left when Kevin Purtymun retired last month. As part of the department's restructuring, Foster's previous position of captain has been eliminated. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

By Carol A. Clark

Police Chief Wayne Torpy and Acting Deputy Police Chief Randy Foster briefed County Council this evening regarding a Master Career Plan for the Los Alamos Police Department.

"The Master Career Plan provides a road map for our employees to follow that will allow them to progress through a pay system while increasing their value

Friday's Hailstorm Wreaks Havoc on Local Home

on October 15, 2012 - 1:22pm

The home of Dawn and James Cline at 1164 Cheyenne St. is battered by Friday's Hailstorm. Photo by James Cline

Staff Report

"Our house got trashed," said Dawn Cline of Friday's intense hailstorm.

Cline and her husband James Cline own Aspen Copies & Office Supplies, 1907 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos. She told the Los Alamos Daily Post that their home was hit the hardest in the neighborhood and sustained the most damage.

"We lost our full front siding and siding on the side of our trailer, all of the shutters and all of the front windows ... the front of the garage was de-painted and

Los Alamos Police Blotter: Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, 2012

on October 15, 2012 - 8:12am

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.

Oct. 4 at 6:38 a.m. / A 13-year-old Los Alamos girl reported that she was to victim of extortion by someone attempting to expose her. The matter is under investigation.


Oct. 4 at 2:47 p.m. / Police arrested Peggy Myers, 59, of Los Alamos at 15th Street and Central Avenue and charged her with driving on a suspended or revoked license.

Oct. 5 at 2:30 p.m.