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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Papa Murphy's

on September 30, 2017 - 6:55am

On the job in Los Alamos at Papa Murphy's Take and Bake Pizza at 3801 Arkansas Ave., are Jayme Cayton, left, and Maya McMillan. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

FedConnect Releases Interested Parties List For LANL M&O Contract

on September 30, 2017 - 6:10am

FedConnect News:


A list of “interested parties” has been posted by National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA) for the four-month transition and a five-year base management and operation contract for Los Alamos National Laboratory.


The list, which was released on the FedConnect website Sept. 26, is as follows:

  • General Dynamics
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Hampton Thomas Associates
  • SGT, Inc.
  • Internal Computer Services
  • efkairia, LLC
  • TerranearPMW, LLC
  • Cabrera Services
  • IBM Global Business Services
  • Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
  • Logan Research
  • KBRwyle
  • MAG Aerospace
  • TechSource, Inc.

Jazz Show At The Tub In Central Park Square Saturday

on September 29, 2017 - 10:06am

Cottonwood On The Greens Begins Winter Hours Oct. 2

on September 29, 2017 - 9:54am
Cottonwood on the Greens at 4244 Diamond Dr., is switching to winter hours Monday. Courtesy photo
Cottonwood on the Greens News:
Cottonwood on the Greens at 4244 Diamond Dr., will switch to its winter hours of operation beginning Monday, Oct. 2.
Winter Hours:
  • Monday through Friday open for lunch and dinner 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.;
  • Saturday open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and
  • Sunday open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. for brunch and dinner.

See the Cottonwood on the Greens menu and book banquets and special events at or call 505.662.0404.

Cheryl Sowder Set To Retire ... New Owners Take Over The Finishing Touch Nov. 1

on September 28, 2017 - 12:01pm
Cheryl Sowder is set to retire and the new owners are taking over Nov. 1. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Cheryl Sowder is retiring after 38 years of owning The Finishing Touch at 174 Central Park Square. Her husband, Joe Brophy, retired two years ago and now Sowder has sold her business and will essentially retire Oct. 31.

Julio Gaytan and Marcelo Ruano heard Sowder was looking for a successor and contacted her expressing their interest in the business.

State Auditor Tim Keller’s Report On New Mexico’s 'Swiss Cheese' Tax Code Featured In Bloomberg BNA

on September 28, 2017 - 6:47am
State Auditor Tim Keller
OSA News:
SANTA FE  The national news outlet Bloomberg BNA featured an article about State Auditor Tim Keller’s report shining a light on New Mexico’s “Swiss Cheese” tax code.
The Office of the State Auditor (OSA) tallied more than $1 billion in tax breaks that the state gave with little reporting to determine return on investment.

Udall, Heinrich, Pearce, Luján Announce Federal Funds For Economic Development Projects In New Mexico

on September 27, 2017 - 7:40am
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sept. 25, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Steve Pearce and Ben Ray Luján announced federal funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce for economic development projects at the Village of Questa and New Mexico State University. 
The Village of Questa will receive $1.2 million in matching funds to expand the Business Park and improve the roadways, drainage system, water and sanitary sewer, signage, parking, roadway lighting, and utilities connections in the area.