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Author Archives: Dan McKay / Metro Beat

A large dog greets visitors in a fenced-in yard that once included a pool, where firefighters practiced water rescues.A converted fire station serves as headquarters for Bernalillo County's animal department. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)

County seeks $4.5M for shelter

Animal services department now using converted fire station; voters to decide on measure

Pedestrians cross Marquette near Civic Plaza. A city consultant recommends converting Marquette to a two-way street, which he says would slow traffic and make the street more friendly to pedestrians. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Downtown makeover

Expert recommends changes to make city’s core friendlier for pedestrians and cyclists