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SBA Seeks Applicants For Emerging Leaders Program

on March 20, 2017 - 6:40am
SBA News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is accepting applications for the 2017 Emerging Leaders executive level training program designed for established small businesses that are poised for growth.
The program has graduated more than 100 talented New Mexico small business owners since its inception in 2008. 
“The SBA New Mexico District Office is honored to host our 10th annual Emerging Leaders training,” District Director John M. Garcia said.

On The Job In Los Alamos: Rosalie Valdez At Cooperative Extension Office

on March 19, 2017 - 7:09am

Rosalie Valdez on her first day on the job Thursday as administrative assistant in NMSU's Los Alamos County Cooperative Extension Office with County Extension Agent Carlos Valdez. The Cooperative Extension Office on 20th Street in downtown Los Alamos provides the community with practical, research-based knowledge and programs to improve their quality of life, including horticulture and plant problems, health and family issues and food and nutrition programs. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Kunsberg Continues Improving Downtown Buildings

on March 18, 2017 - 9:07am

Los Alamos businessman Philip Kunsberg continues to make improvements to the interior and exterior of buildings he has purchased in downtown Los Alamos. Workers were busy this week painting turquoise trim on Kunsberg's Building on 20th and Deacon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

New Mexico Cowork And Incubator Spaces Host Collaboration Kick-Off Mixer

on March 18, 2017 - 8:33am

Business News:

Three New Mexico coworking and incubator spaces, projectY cowork Los Alamos, the Santa Fe Business Incubator and FatPipe ABQ have announced a joint collaboration that allows their respective members and tenants to work collaboratively from the other facilities in the state. 

To kick off the collaboration in a more formal way, the spaces will host a mixer 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 at the Violet Crown Cinema in Santa Fe to celebrate New Mexico entrepreneurs, freelancers and remote employees who work from these coworking and incubator spaces.


Radio Shack In Los Alamos Is Going Strong

on March 17, 2017 - 4:53pm

Los Alamos Radio Shack Owner Bill Cabral assures the community that although the coporation may be in trouble, his store is not. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/




Los Alamos Daily Post


Radio Shack Corporation may be facing difficulties with bankruptcy and reorganization but the locally-owned Radio Shack store is going strong, owner Bill Cabral said.


“We’re a franchise and we’re independently, locally owned and they couldn’t close us even if they wanted to,” Cabral said.


Being independently owned means Cabral purchases inventory from Radio Shack

Pasta Paradiso Offers Full Meals And Buffet Items

on March 17, 2017 - 8:50am
Renee Lee, owner of Pasta Paradiso shows her extensive wine selection. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Los Alamos Daily Post
“A bottle of red, a bottle of white
Whatever kind of mood you're in tonight
I'll meet you anytime you want
In our Italian Restaurant”
(From an Italian Restaurant by Billy Joel)

Pasta Paradiso owner Renee Lee always looks like she is going to burst into song, so you would never know that her newest eatery is her fifth and not her first.

Udall, Tester, Cantwell Introduce Measure To Create Jobs By Fostering Entrepreneurship In Indian Country

on March 17, 2017 - 8:42am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and former committee chairs Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Native American Business Incubators Program Act, legislation to help launch small businesses and encourage job creation in Indian Country. 
Their bill, S. 607, creates a competitive grant program to establish and fund business incubators that will assist in cultivating Native American-owned small businesses.