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County Briefs 08-27-14

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GOP to open headquarters Monday

The Republican Party of Los Alamos invites friends and families to the opening of their 2014 election headquarters at 4 p.m. Monday. The location is 1362D-1Trinity, between Viola’s and the new Subway. The phone number is 695-8080.
There will be free hot dogs for all and statewide and local candidates for voters to get to know better. The headquarters will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday -Friday. Information on the election, candidates and registering to vote will be available. All are welcome anytime. For more information, call Robert Gibson, 662-3159.

LAFD admin offices closed

The Los Alamos Fire Department Administrative offices located at 999 Central Avenue, Suite 200 will be closed today through Friday. All administrative staff will be participating in a process of Internal Stakeholders meetings, during this time as the department is currently working on a process of improving daily quality of services by establishing a new Community Driven Strategic Plan.
Telephones will be routed to 311 Customer Care during working hours. Messages will be checked regularly and returned promptly.

DWI checkpoint set for Santa Fe County

The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a DWI sobriety checkpoint on Thursday. Deputies will be conducting the checkpoint in northern Santa Fe County looking for impaired drivers and stepping up enforcement of all traffic infractions.

Free Flight Giveaway: Enter during ScienceFest

During upcoming ScienceFest events in September, Los Alamos County Airport (LAM) will promote the new commercial air service being offered between Los Alamos and Albuquerque by giving away two free round trip flights on New Mexico Airlines, the company under contract to the county that provides commercial airline service between LAM and Albuquerque’s Sunport (ABQ). LAM will sponsor three booths: 1) RocketDay from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Overlook Park; 2) the Science of Flight from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 at the airport; and 3) ExpoDay at 11 a.m. Sept. 13.
To enter, participants should drop by the booth and complete a short survey which is also the entry form. The survey asks a few questions about the individual’s use or knowledge of the airline service. A name, email address and phone number will be required on the winning entry to qualify.
The winner will be drawn in a random drawing and contacted by e-mail or phone the week after ScienceFest, with instructions on how to receive the certificate of award for the free flight, which will be issued by New Mexico Airlines.