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Heinrich Welcomes $1 Million Federal Investment In Innovate ABQ Bioscience Incubator

on September 23, 2017 - 6:28am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) welcomes the announcement that the U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration will award Innovate ABQ with a $1 million grant to establish a bioscience business incubator.
Innovate ABQ is a collaborative initiative that brings together the research powers of the University of New Mexico and New Mexico's government, education, and business communities.

"I've been proud to support Innovate ABQ from the start," Heinrich said.

Officials Gather For Annual REDI Summit

on September 22, 2017 - 10:07am

U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) delivering the welcoming address. Courtesy/LANL CPO

From left, Los Alamos County Economic Development Director Joan Ahlers, with RDC Board members Kristin Henderson and Javier Sanchez. Photo by Eric Vasquez/

Staff Report

Officials gathered Thursday at Buffalo Thunder Resort for the Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Summit. “Navigating Our Economic Future” was the theme for this year's event.

The REDI Strategic Plan was completed nearly 10 years ago in 2008. This year, the summit featured successes and shared information on

Small Business Saturday Commercial In Production

on September 21, 2017 - 4:53pm

Kate O'Donnell of the Reel Deal Movie Theater, left, and Jean Gindreau of PAC 8 film today at Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square to promote Small Business Saturday. Courtesy photo

Filming is underway for a commerical to promote Small Business Saturday. Courtesy Photo



Production is underway on a local commercial promoting the businesses participating in Small Business Saturday in Los Alamos.

UWNNM Thermometer Is Touring The Town!

on September 21, 2017 - 4:36pm

This year the United Way of Northern New Mexico Thermometer is touring the town! It is presently at Los Alamos National Bank at 1200 Trinity Dr. Keep an eye out for it at other local businesses during the coming weeks. Anyone interested in investing in United Way may do so at or by calling 505.662.0800. Courtesy/UWNNM

Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium Fund Grants Awarded Totaling $60,000

on September 21, 2017 - 11:49am


SANTA FE – The Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium (LANL MSC), in partnership with New Mexico Community Foundation, and Los Alamos National Security, awarded five economic development grants to nonprofit organizations serving various communities in northern NM.

The LANL MSC grant funding supports economic development industry cluster projects serving Sandoval, Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Taos, San Miguel, and/or Mora counties, as well as the Eight Northern Pueblos.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Gains Role In High-Performance Computing For Materials Program

on September 21, 2017 - 11:42am

 The Trinity Supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Companies to compete for inclusion, workshop in October

A new high-performance computing (HPC) initiative announced this week by the U.S. Department of Energy will help U.S. industry accelerate the development of new or improved materials for use in severe environments.

Los Alamos National Laboratory, with a strong history in the materials science field, will be taking an active role in the initiative.

“Understanding and predicting material performance under extreme environments is a foundational

Letter To The Editor: Regarding Old Smith’s Building

on September 21, 2017 - 8:10am

Los Alamos

I would like to follow-on with Kathy Willcut's good idea (link); the County can use that space for some of it's recreational initiatives!

I was dismayed to read that the Kroger company has such wide latitude in choosing which businesses can move into the old Smith's space.  However, Kroger owns the land, so they can do as they please. But with the County pressing forward with the recreational initiatives (made famous ... or 'infamous' by the Rec Bond debate), why not use that perfectly sited, wide space with ample parking for one of it's multifunction centers?