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  • Time to spruce up the home

    Is your home looking a little shabby? Are photos of houses in home and gardening magazines making you envious? There is a way to spruce up your home to make it camera-ready. All you need to do is head over to Central Park Square from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

  • Building division staff looks for partnering opportunities

    Those buying and selling homes in Los Alamos could be in for a more streamlined and timely process when it comes to home inspections.

    In addition to the economic development presentation given by the LACDC, council discussed the impact of House Bill 219 on the Los Alamos Building Division and how the legislation affects the issuance of local building permits.

  • Airport open house to be held Saturday

    Is your home looking a little shabby? Are photos of houses in home and gardening magazines making you envious? There is a way to spruce up your home to make it camera-ready. All you need to do is head over to Central Park Square from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

  • Ruby K’s recognized for excellence

    Ruby K’s Bagel Café is the recipient of the Los Alamos Rotary Club’s 2009 Sonny Brown Award.

    The prestigeous award is given to a creative and successful business that demonstrates strong customer relations and a commitment to community service.

    “Ruby K’s was just what we wanted when we began looking for this year’s recipient,” selection committee chair Ralph Damiani said. “This is a business that contributes positively to the community on several levels and we are proud to present them with this award.”

  • LEDs to replace incandescent lighting across state

    New Mexico’s Department of Transportation began retrofitting 380 intersections throughout the state with Light Emitting Diodes (LED) Monday.

    DOT signed a contract with the Department of Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources that received a grant of $5 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

  • Council gets business development update

    Economic development has been in the spotlight the past few years. Not only is the county interested in bringing businesses to the Atomic City, but so is the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corp.

    During Tuesday night’s county council meeting, LACDC Director Kevin Holsapple and Business Development Director Patrick Sullivan, gave council a presentation on the LACDC Business Development contract.

    Los Alamos National Bank Chairman and CEO Bill Enloe was also present and spoke to council as well.

  • Hospital board gets new leadership

    Steve Wells, president of Los Alamos National Bank, has assumed the chairmanship of Los Alamos Medical Center’s Board of Trustees, effective June 4.

    He succeeds Dr. A. Carolyn Linnebur whose second 3-year term expired in May.

    LAMC Chief Executive Officer Sandra C. Podley announced the transition following the June board meeting.

  • Pueblo, County share economic development interests

    Partnerships work best when all the parties involved share common interests. This holds true for neighbors, such as Los Alamos County and San Ildefonso Pueblo, especially when economic development is involved.

    Late last week, the county council met with San Ildefonso Pueblo leaders in a joint council meeting at Fuller Lodge to discuss common interests.

  • HONORING OLD GLORY

    Sunday was Flag Day and a ceremony was held at Ashley Pond in celebration of the event. Rep. Jeannette Wallace read the governor’s proclamation and Council Vice Chair Mike Wismer read the county’s. There was a parade of flags from our past (such as the Grand Union flag to the upper left) and lessons on flag history. The event was sponsored by the Order of Elks 2083, the Military Order of the World Wars, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary and the Los Alamos Republican Women.

  • Big prize for a young naturalist

    Nathan Clements, a thoughtful 15-year old student at Los Alamos High School, was honored with a Young Naturalist Award on May 29 in New York City.

     

    “There’s a lot of competition,” he said Friday, back from an extended trip to the East Coast. “But if you put the effort into it and follow the outline they give you, it’s a very rewarding and exciting contest.”