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Chamberfest Festivities Downtown Los Alamos Today!

on June 10, 2017 - 7:35am

Rubber ducky fishing at Chamberfest 2013. Courtesy/LACC


The community is invited to come downtown 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today to enjoy music, dance, shop, dig in a giant sand pile, look at 4x4 vehicles, and explore other family-friendly entertainment.

Chamberfest is expected to draw more than 2,000 residents to the downtown area. Businesses and nonprofits utilize this opportunity to provide giveaways and games for attendees as well as sell merchandise and distribute information.

Chamberfest is the annual Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce event featuring Chamber Members.

Former Los Alamos Resident New Executive Chef At Sandia Golf Club In Albuquerque

on June 9, 2017 - 5:06pm

Darren McHale. Photo by John McHale/


Former Los Alamos resident Darren McHale has accepted a job offer to be the executive chef at the Sandia Golf Club in Albuquerque.

McHale brings 20 years of experience in fine dining to his new career.

Los Alamos Kwik Lube Marks 30 Years In Business!

on June 9, 2017 - 9:09am

Fidel Naranjo, owner of Kwik Lube Service Center marked 30 years in business last month. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Joe Atencio, left, has worked for Fidel Naranjo for almost 29 years. Photo by Maire O'Neill/


Los Alamos Daily Post

Fidel Naranjo was only 21 years old when he opened his Kwik Lube Service Center. A 1983 graduate of Los Alamos High School, he studied Civil Engineering at New Mexico State University for a while but returned to Los Alamos where he paid his first and last month’s rent and started his own business.

Los Alamos National Bank Retires Old Debt

on June 8, 2017 - 10:30am
Los Alamos National Bank at 1200 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
Los Alamos National Bank has climbed out of a tangle of debt and other challenges dating back to March of 2009 when it took TARP.

LANB President and CEO John Gulas

LANB President and Chief Executive Officer John Gulas explained during an interview with the Los Alamos Daily Post that his management team has taken steps to tackle the bank's challenges over the last three years since he has taken over the helm.

“We were able to wipe out our TARP debt completely

LANL's Chris Fresquez Named DOE Small Business Program Manager Of The Year

on June 8, 2017 - 10:29am

LANL Small Business Program Manager Chris Fresquez, center, is the recipient of the 2016 Small Business Program Manager of the Year Award given annually by DOE’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • Los Alamos small business program manager recognized for forward-thinking efforts

Chris Fresquez, Los Alamos National Laboratory’s small business program manager, is the recipient of the 2016 Small Business Program Manager of the Year Award given annually by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization.

Los Alamos Police Department Seeks Identities Of Two Female Suspects In May 31 Shoplifting Case

on June 8, 2017 - 9:19am

Shoplifting suspect number one. Courtesy/LAPD

Shoplifting suspect number two. Courtesy/LAPD

LAPD News:

The Los Alamos Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying two female suspects seen in video surveillance footage from a shoplifting incident May 31 at a store on Central Avenue.

LAPD is offering a reward of up to $150 to anyone who has information on the identity of the two suspects.

Anyone with information can call L.A. crime stoppers at 505.662-8282. Reporting individuals can remain anonymous.

A secondary view of shoplifting suspect number one.

UNM-LA Career Class Visits Los Alamos Daily Post

on June 8, 2017 - 7:11am

Los Alamos Daily Post Lifestyles Editor anf Graphic Designer Bonnie Gordon gives a presentation Tuesday to a class of Los Alamos Middle School students enrolled in a career program at UNM-Los Alamos. The class visited the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters in downtown Los Alamos to learn about advertising and marketing in the newspaper business. Photo by Chris Clark/

Bonnie Gordon hands out newspaper copies to students to look over various forms of advertising and learn about marketing in the newspaper business. Photo by Chris Clark/

Photo by Chris