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  • 05-13-10 Update

    FAN Club

      Chamber of Commerce will host its FAN Club at 6 p.m. Friday at Overlook Park in White Rock. The Chamber will bring the picnic food, a tent will be set up and participants can do a little networking before the concert starts. The Chamber will have a booth at every concert all summer long — so businesses can reserve a spot to be a showcased chamber member. Just contact Katy Korkos to reserve a spot (661-4816, katyk@losalamos.org.

    Social Dance

  • Mesitas prescribed burn starts today

    Fire managers, including 10 firefighters from the City of Santa Fe Fire Department’s Youth Conservation Corps, started ignitions on the Mesitas Prescribed Burn on the Española Ranger District, Santa Fe National Forest Wednesday.

    On Thursday, fire managers are pre-burning woody material on the ground adjacent to control lines (blacklining), in preparation for aerial ignitions. Aerial ignitions are scheduled to begin later this week. The Mesitas Prescribed Burn was scheduled to begin this Tuesday, however, was postponed due to unfavorable conditions.

  • Challenger outpaces Gary King

    SANTA FE  — Republican attorney general candidate Matthew Chandler raised more campaign money during the past month than Democratic incumbent Gary King, according to the latest state fundraising reports.

    The reports showed that Chandler collected $41,838 in contributions, and King raised $14,140. Both candidates are unopposed in the June 1 primary.

  • Residents warned about scam

    New Mexicans are being warned about a criminal enterprise that is using their residential addresses to create false documents and obtain drivers’ licenses for foreign nationals.

    The perpetrators are selecting random names and addresses of New Mexico residents from the phone book and using that information to file the “Official Mail Forwarding Change of Address Order Form” with the United States Postal Service.

  • Arrowsmith marks 20 years

    General Manager John Edward Arrowsmith of the Department of Public Utilities is celebrating two decades working for Los Alamos County.

    Arrowsmith was promoted to the department’s top spot after Robert Monday retired in 2008. He is responsible for electric, gas, water and wastewater operations, including electric generation and distribution, water production and distribution, gas distribution and wastewater collections and treatment in Los Alamos County.

    Council Chair Mike Wismer was on the county council when it appointed Arrowsmith.

  • Breaking News: Sandia National Laboratories taps new director

  • Economic Vitality Director reception on tap for this afternoon

    The public is invited to meet the county’s new Economic Vitality Director Scott Frederick during an open house from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fuller Lodge. According to the county's Web site, light refreshments will be served.

  • Health care bill could add $115 billion to government spending

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's new health care law could potentially add at least $115 billion more to government health care spending over the next 10 years, congressional budget referees said Tuesday.

    If Congress approves all the additional spending called for in the legislation, it would push the ten-year cost of the overhaul above $1 trillion — an unofficial limit the Obama administration set early on.

  • 05-12-10 Update

    Foxx book signing

      Terry Foxx will sign “Touched by Fire,” her most recent compilation of community stories about the Cerro Grande Fire, and her illustrated children’s book, “The Forest and the Fire,” from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Otowi Station Bookstore.

    “The Spitfire Grill”

  • Candidates raise $285,000

    SANTA FE — Republican John Sanchez is bankrolling his campaign in a three-way primary election race for the GOP nomination for lieutenant governor, according to the latest fundraising reports.

    Sanchez, an Albuquerque roofing company owner, lent his campaign $75,000 during the past month, bringing to $348,800 the personal money he’s put into the race for lieutenant governor. He was the GOP gubernatorial nominee in 2002, but lost to Democrat Bill Richardson in the general election.