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State Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Matt Geisel In Los Alamos For MainStreet Meeting

on August 4, 2017 - 11:20am

State Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Matt Geisel fields questions from MainStreet directors from around the state at the State's MainStreet quarterly meeting today at Fuller Lodge. Courtesy photo

Jemez Thrift Shop Bag Days Aug. 2, 4 & 5

on August 3, 2017 - 9:24am
JTS News:
The Jemez Thrift Shop bag days for August are:
  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 2
  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday Aug. 4
  • 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday Aug. 5

New Mexico MainStreet Summer Leadership Network Meeting Underway In Los Alamos

on August 2, 2017 - 3:19pm

Losat Fuller Lodge. Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz is addressing a gathering of the New Mexico MainStreet Summer Leadership Network Meeting underway today at Fuller Lodge. The meeting runs through Friday in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

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.

Pueblo Canyon Inn Hosts First Wedding Event

on July 30, 2017 - 9:09am

Pueblo Canyon Inn at 199 San Ildefonso Road in Los Alamos hosted its first wedding Saturday. Aspen Elementary School Teacher Andrea Nicole Gutierrez and William Schlee were married in front of 150 guests at the picturesque outdoor ceremony. For information about Pueblo Canyon Inn, click here. Courtesy/Elizabeth Allen

Scene from Saturday's wedding ceremony at Pueblo Canyon Inn. Courtesy/Elizabeth Allen

Wedding guests were treated to Hawaiian shaved ice following Saturday's outdoor ceremony at Pueblo Canyon Inn. Courtesy/Elizabeth Allen

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Smith's In White Rock

on July 30, 2017 - 7:30am

On the job at Smith's in White Rock are Ben Herrera and Elizabeth Garner. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Council Approves $325,000 LEDA Loan For UbiQD

on July 29, 2017 - 8:16am

Dr. Hunter McDaniel, CEO and founder of UbiQD, a local technology company, points out his colleagues in the audience during Tuesday night's regular County Council meeting. Council approved for UbiQD to receive a $325,000 LEDA loan to help with the purchase of the building it occupies  at 134 East Gate Dr.  Photo by Kirsten Laskey/



Los Alamos Daily Post


UbiQD, a local startup company, received financial assistance from the Los Alamos County Council to purchase the building it is currently headquartered in.

Council approved a

FBI: Man Wearing College Baseball Cap Robs Bank In Albuquerque ... Flees Scene On Bicycle

on July 29, 2017 - 7:44am
FBI News:
A man wearing a brown or green University of New Mexico Lobos baseball cap fled on a bicycle after robbing a bank Wednesday in Albuquerque.
The suspect is described as a white male in his 40s or 50s, approximately 6' tall, with a slender or medium build. He had a mustache and wore sunglasses, a brown or green University of New Mexico Lobos baseball cap, gray hooded sweatshirt with dark blue sleeves and khaki pants. He also carried a backpack.
At approximately 3:04 p.m., the suspect walked into the Wells Fargo bank at 1406 Bridge Blvd. SW.

NMED Hosts Six Public Meetings Statewide To Discuss $18 Million In Volkswagen Settlement Funds

on July 29, 2017 - 7:10am
NMED News:
SANTA FE The New Mexico Environment Department will conduct public outreach meetings Aug. 14-24, on the $18 million Volkswagen settlement funds in Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Roswell, Albuquerque, Farmington and Gallup.
At these meetings, representatives of the Environment Department will provide more details on the VW settlement and solicit public input.
The NMED will guide the creation of New Mexico’s Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (BMP) and with public input, determine how the funds will be distributed across various future projects to reduce the level of nitrogen oxide and

Smith's Marketplace Pharmacist Katherine Fry Nominated For Kroger Community Service Award

on July 29, 2017 - 7:02am
A woman on a mission. Smith's Pharmacist Katherine Fry will visit Haiti in September with the help of Kroger for her 6th mission trip. She was recently nominated for a national award and selected as the highlighted story for District 6. Courtesy photo
Mothers in Haiti carry infants far and sometimes wait hours to receive the most basic of care for their children. The life-saving efforts are assisted by local Heroine Dr. Katherine Fry and donations from Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos


DOE Issues RFI For Hanford 222-S Lab Contract

on July 27, 2017 - 5:01pm

The U.S. Department of Energy headquarters in Washington, D.C. Courtesy/DOE

DOE News:

CINCINNATI — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center today issued a Sources Sought/Request for Information (RFI).

The RFI is seeking interested parties with specialized capabilities necessary to successfully perform all or a portion of the elements of scope for a potential upcoming competitive DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) procurement for the 222-S Laboratory Analytical Management and Services at the DOE Office of River Protection (ORP),

NMFO: 'New Mexico Film Residency Certification Card'

on July 27, 2017 - 7:21am
NMFO News:
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Film Office and the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department (TRD) has announced a new way to make the hiring of New Mexico residents easier for both the film and television industries.
The Taxation and Revenue Department has begun issuing New Mexico Film Residency Cards to ease the hiring process for New Mexico residents seeking employment in the industries.
By providing documentation requested on the current Declaration of Residency (such as a New Mexico driver's license, a utility bill and others), TRD will verify residency and proof of

White Rock Metzger's Closes Due To Power Outage

on July 26, 2017 - 4:39pm

Due to the power outage, Metzger's is about to close now - at 4:30 p.m. - since their batteries are about dead, too. They apologize for the inconvenience and hope to be open as normal at 7 a.m. Thursday. Courtesy photo

Interior Not Top-Heavy Enough To Relieve Field

on July 26, 2017 - 11:16am
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
DOI News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has repeatedly said he wants to fill growing staff shortfalls in national parks and refuges by moving employees from headquarters and regional offices to “front line” field positions.
But figures obtained by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) indicate that there are not enough bodies in these agencies’ rear echelons to fill the gaps.
PEER looked at staffing in the National Park Service (NPS) and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) in 2007, late in George W.

Business After Hours At Exit Realty Thursday

on July 26, 2017 - 4:27am

ADV Insurance Agency Hires Augusta Dyson

on July 26, 2017 - 3:33am

Augusta Dyson
Los Alamos Daily Post 

Augusta Dyson, a producer with ADV Insurance Agency, is in the business of helping people.

“I really like helping the customer not only save money but making sure they have the proper coverage,” she said.

Dyson is the newest employee at the locally owned insurance company at 999 Central Ave. in Suite 310. She has worked at the business for about two months.

Owner Vincent Marciano said he was “trying to provide Dyson the opportunity to provide better insurance selection, service and savings to her family

On The Job In Los Alamos: At China Moon

on July 25, 2017 - 7:24am

On the job in Los Alamos Sunday afternoon is Allen Chham. China Moon at 121 Central Park Square, is one of the few restaurants open on Sundays in Los Alamos. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Meow Wolf Constructs Playhouse To Raffle For New Mexico Appleseed's Annual Charity

on July 24, 2017 - 10:30am
Non-Profit Will Raffle One-Of-A-Kind Playhouse To Help End Poverty In New Mexico. Courtesy photo
SANTA FE  Meow Wolf has joined New Mexico’s best builders and architects to create its own special custom playhouse for the New Mexico Appleseed Parade of Playhouses Gala Friday, Aug. 25, at the Albuquerque BioPark Botanic Garden.
Each team has constructed a playhouse to be auctioned off—or raffled off in the case of the Meow Wolf version—at the gala to support New Mexico Appleseed’s work that addresses the root causes of poverty through systemic change.
Prior to

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Trinity Urgent Care

on July 23, 2017 - 7:18am

On the job at Trinity Urgent Care at 15th Street and Trinity Drive is Medical Assistant Jerrica Martinez. Photo by Maire O'Neill/