Council Watch: Lord Of Dogtown

Carolyn Carlson
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During Blaze’s eight-year career, he sniffed out more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana, 500 pounds of cocaine, 60 pounds of meth, 50 pounds of heroin, and 5,000 OxyContin and ecstasy pills for metro area law enforcement departments. Blaze, a canine with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, was honored with a proclamation and a large rawhide bone at the Monday, March 19 meeting. “I don’t think we have given out a bone before,” said Council President Trudy Jones, while Blaze and his handler Sgt. Jeremy Bassett received hand and paw shakes.

Council Watch:

A special meeting to discuss the Paseo del Norte and I-25 interchange has been set for Monday, March 26 at 5 p.m.

Another meeting is slated for Wednesday, March 28, at 5 p.m. for public comment on the Downtown Neighborhood Sector Plan. Go to for more info.

The next full meeting is set for 5 p.m. on Monday, April 2.

All three will be held in the Council Chambers in the basement of City Hall.

You can also view them on channel 15 GOV-TV.

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