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County Issues RFI For Operations Of Animal Shelter

on November 29, 2017 - 5:06am

Los Alamos County Animal Shelter at 226 East Road. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

This little dog is ready for adoption at the Los Alamos Animal Shelter. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos County has issued a request for input (RFI) regarding the staffing and operation of the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter.

Input received will be used to develop specifications and/or the scope of services for a possible issuance of a request for proposals and gauge interest from entities to operate the shelter.


DNCU Provides Warm Holiday Meals For Firefighters

on November 28, 2017 - 11:46am

DNCU News:

SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union, northern New Mexico’s hometown financial co-op, provided warm holiday meals to many of the area’s on-duty firefighters Thursday, Nov. 23.

Delicious turkey meals with all the trimmings, purchased through an area supermarket as well as a local restaurant, fed five Los Alamos County fire stations, seven Santa Fe City fire stations, Ojo Sarco Volunteer Fire Department as well as Española Fire Rescue.

“This is our way to help make the day a little brighter for these public servants who keep our communities safe, especially since many of them miss

Descartes Labs And UbiQD Announce Expansions

on November 28, 2017 - 9:39am

Two high-tech companies announced their expansion with a celebration Monday morning at UbiQD's Eastgate headquarters in Los Alamos. From left, Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Matt Geisel, Los Alamos County Economic Development Administrator Joan Ahlers, UbiQD CEO Hunter McDaniel, Descartes Lab CEO Mark Johnson, Los Alamos National Laboratory Chief Technology Officer Duncan McBranch and Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

UbiQD CEO Hunter McDaniel, left, and Descartes Lab CEO Mark Johnson chat before Monday's announcement.

Española Valley Humane Society Hires Karl Ferguson

on November 27, 2017 - 5:39am
Karl Ferguson
EVHS News:
ESPANOLA The Española Valley Humane Society has hired Karl Ferguson as its deputy director.
Ferguson will work in partnership with the Board of Directors to provide strategic direction and oversight to the organization; achieve the fiscal health and strategic goals and objectives for the organization through the overall administration of all operations; and serve as primary external representative of the organization with the community, media, funding entities, donors and other partners.
“Karl has exceptional experience in fundraising and

Gov. Susana Martinez Announces National Recognition Of New Mexico's Improved Business Climate

on November 27, 2017 - 5:38am
SANTA FE  Gov. Susana Martinez has announced that New Mexico has been ranked in Site Selection Magazine's Top State Business Climate Rankings.
New Mexico came in at 22nd in the national business climate ranking and 17th in the Executive Survey Rank. A primary component of the ranking is based on a survey of corporate site selection professionals.
"Since 2011, we've made it a priority to improve New Mexico's business climate by cutting taxes, closing loopholes, removing burdensome regulations and strengthening our critical business incentives," Martinez said.

Small Business Saturday Draws Crowds

on November 26, 2017 - 1:37pm

Mary Garcia at Viola's catches up on the news Saturday morning before the annual Small Business Saturday event begins at businesses in Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/

Geronimo Villa at Don Villas gets ready to feed a hungry crowd. Photo by John McHale/

Karen Paramanandam of Sun Power keeps busy during Small Business Saturday at projectY. Photo by John McHale/


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Los Alamos Small Business Saturday brought out crowds of shoppers to local businesses.

AG Balderas Sends Letter To Uber Regarding Massive Data Breach

on November 26, 2017 - 1:25pm

Attorney General Hector Balderas

AG News:

Uber didn't disclose publicly until Tuesday that hackers accessed the personal information of 57 million riders and drivers last year.

At the time of the breach, Uber reportedly paid hackers $100,000 to destroy the data and did not tell regulators or users that their information was stolen.

Attorney General Hector Balderas has sent the following letter to Uber's CEO asking questions about the impact of that data breach on New Mexicans:

Copy of Letter: