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White Rock Artist Market Returns Saturday

on August 2, 2017 - 11:53am
White Rock Art Market. Courtesy photo
The White Rock Artist Market takes place again 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 outside the White Rock Visitor Center.
This market will feature some of our regular artists and artisans but will also include some new faces to the Artist Market. This Saturday our artists will be selling fused and stained glass art, paintings, jewelry, mosaics, gift cards and bags, hand-woven pine needle baskets, natural body products, different types of handmade wooden products and much more.
The White Rock Visitor Center is open

Scenes From Spanish Market

on August 2, 2017 - 8:08am

Andrew Garcia of Penasco took second place in the Leonora Curtin Paloheimo Award for Excellence in Traditional Furniture at the 66th Annual Traditional Spanish Market in Santa Fe. Photo by George Morse/

Arturo Lopez of Santa Fe displayed his art  under the portal of the Palace of the Governors. Lopez won the Bultos en Nicho Award for the work by his right arm, which also took Honorable Mention in the Painted Bultos category. Photo by George Morse/

Carmen Campos of El Rito (left) talks to two patrons about her tinwork at the 66th Annual Traditional Spanish

Heinrich Viewpoint: New Mexico Must Build Homegrown Tech Workforce ... Here's One Way To Do It

on August 2, 2017 - 8:06am
By U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
D-New Mexico

New Mexico has long been at the center of technology innovation. Research and development at our national laboratories, universities and military installations has led to major breakthroughs in computing, energy, health care and national security.
The technology industry is a driving force in creating jobs and expanding economic growth. In 2016 alone, the technology sector contributed more than $1 trillion to the U.S. economy, employed more than 7 million workers and added more than 100,000 new jobs.

Tickets Available For Parade Of Playhouses Aug. 25

on August 1, 2017 - 8:11am
NMA News:
ALBUQUERQUE  New Mexico’s best builders and architects have signed up once again for the New Mexico Appleseed Parade of Playhouses Gala that will be held Friday, Aug. 25. 
Each team is constructing a playhouse to be auctioned off at the Gala to support New Mexico Appleseed’s work addressing the root causes of poverty through systemic change. 
This year’s design-build group includes the artistic collaborative Meow Wolf from Santa Fe! They’ve designed a whimsical playhouse that is on display in their lobby and is available through our raffle.

WalletHub Study: 2017’s Best Places To Flip Houses

on August 1, 2017 - 6:42am
With more than 126,000 house-flipping investors in 2016 – the highest rate since 2007 – and an average gross profit of nearly $63,000, also a new ceiling since 2000, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2017's Best Places to Flip Houses.

To help serious real-estate investors find the best markets to list their flipped properties, WalletHub’s data team compared the 150 largest U.S. cities across 22 key metrics. The data set ranges from median purchase price to average full home remodeling costs to housing-market health index.

Best Cities to Flip

Supreme Court Asked To Prevent Email Providers From Hiding Crime Evidence On Overseas Servers

on July 31, 2017 - 10:15am


ALBUQUERQUE -- Attorney General Hector Balderas has joined a bipartisan coalition of 33 states and Puerto Rico to support the U.S. Department of Justice’s request in United States v. Microsoft, that the U.S. Supreme Court decide whether email service providers can shield evidence of a crime from law enforcement by storing data outside the United States.

“New Mexico’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force does critical work protecting our children and we hope that the Supreme Court agrees with our law enforcement coalition so that work is not jeopardized,” Attorney General

Scenes From Business After Hours At Exit Realty

on July 30, 2017 - 1:50pm

From left, broker Lance Eaton, his mom Pam Eaton-Scott and broker David Horpedahl and their entire team greeted community members Thursday evening during the Chamber of Commerce hosted Business After Hours at Exit Realty Advantage NM, 1615 Central Ave., suite 100. Guests learned more about Exit Realty, networked and shared tasty hors d’oeuvres from Hot Rocks Java Cafe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Broker Lance Eaton, left, with Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz, Thursday evening at Business After Hours at Exit Realty in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A.