SALA Unveils Week Of Events For All Ages

SALA News:

SALA Los Alamos Event Center has announced a lineup of events and programs taking place this week, June 7 to June 11. With an array of exciting activities catering to various interests, SALA has something in store for everyone in the community.

Kicking off Wednesday, June 7, SALA presents the After-School program 1-5 p.m. and After-Work 5-9 p.m. These programs are designed to provide an entertaining experience for friends to enjoy together. Attendees can immerse themselves in different activities, like arcade games, Nintendo on the big screen, VR headsets or just hanging out. The Read More

On The Job In Los Alamos: Sharing Creativity At Village Arts

On the job in Los Alamos are Village Arts Owner Ken Nebel and his mom Kathy Nebel assisting a customer with his purchases Saturday at 216 DP Road. Village Arts is a family-owned business established in 1983. “We are proud of our commitment to meeting the needs of all artists and art appreciators in Los Alamos and the surrounding community,” Ken said. Village Arts specializes in custom framing and also has a selection of desktop frames and framing supplies. The shop is continually expanding its arts and crafts supplies to meet the needs of all ages and interests. Village Arts also houses a rotating Read More

Houck: And Even More Downsizing Considerations

By David Houck
Qualifying Broker
Atomic Realty

Do you have so much stuff you have forgotten what you have? A good rule of thumb is if you haven’t used it in a year – you don’t need it. Be realistic. Take a hard look at each item in your home. Identify the things that are most useful or loved and keep those but if you haven’t used something in more than a year, give it to family / friends, sell it, donate it, or throw it away.

Gift family and friends, sell items you don’t need and donate items. Doing this helps to clear space, and there’s satisfaction in knowing that your old items will benefit others.

Be Read More

Scenes From ChamberFest 2023

Hillstompers wow the crowd during ChamberFest Saturday in downtown Los Alamos. Along with live music, local businesses hosted booths, children played in the popular sand pile sponsored by Enterprise bank & Trust and enjoyed the bouncy houses by Party to Go!, pets cooled off in doggie pools and the crowd lined up for lunch provided by local food vendors. The annual event wrapped up a bit early due to a fierce thunderstorm that doused the crowd with rain and hail. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Children play in the sandpile, a staple of ChamberFest, during the event Saturday in downtown Read More

Community Invited To Celebrate ChamberFest Today!

A scene from a previous Chamberfest. Courtesy/Chamber

A scene from a previous Chamberfest. Courtesy/Chamber

ChamberFest News:

The community is invited to join in the annual ChamberFest fun and celebrate small businesses and organizations with live music, food vendors with lots of festivities for the kids!

Sponsored by Enterprise Bank & Trust and Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Community Partnerships Office, ChamberFest is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, June 3 slong Central Avenue. The sand pile, a ChamberFest favorite tradition, will be in the middle of Central Avenue for the kids to enjoy! Read More

Zia Credit Union Invites Community To Free Security Webinar

Zia Credit Union News:

Are you concerned about cybersecurity, phone and/or text fraud, and protecting your financial accounts? It’s a hot topic, and fraudsters are only getting more sophisticated. In fact, New Mexico victims reported losing $12.7 million in 2021, according to a news release from the FBI’s Albuquerque office.

Zia Credit Union invites the community to attend a free online webinar 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, to hear some real-life examples and learn easily actionable tips for protecting yourself.

This webinar, which is being presented in partnership with Read More

Los Alamos Newcomer Meetup 5:15 PM Monday June 5

The monthly Los Alamos Newcomers Meetup that is organized by the Chamber, MainStreet and  projectY cowork space and sponsored by Zia Credit Union, is 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 5, at 150 Central Park Square. These meetups are held the first Monday of every month, or the second Monday if there is a holiday. The Meetup is at projectY where folks can meet other newcomers and chat with some locals to get insider information about living in Los Alamos. Then the group moves across to the Tub where organizers buy the first round. This is a great resource for new hires, or anyone new to town. Learn more here. Courtesy/LACDC Read More

Los Alamos Chamber: 2023 Business Of The Year Recipients

Los Alamos Daily Post

Eight local businesses have been voted the favorite in their category by the community through the annual Chamber Business Awards program:

  • 2023 Best New Business of the Year Award: SALA Los Alamos Event Center;
  • 2023 Family-Friendly Business of the Year: Little Studio on the Mesa;
  • 2023 Financial Institution Business of the Year: Del Norte Credit Union;
  • 2023 Non-Profit of the Year: PEEC – Los Alamos Nature Center;
  • 2023 Restaurant of the Year: Muy Salsas;
  • 2023 Retail Business of the Year: Pet Pangaea LLC;
  • 2023 Service Business of
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Petree Garden And Los Alamos Landscaping & More Team Up To Beautify Community

Petree Garden Center and Florist General Manager Laural Hardin, left, and Los Alamos Landscaping & More Co-Owner Rachel Wehner stand below the hanging flower baskets that the two businesses teamed up to provide to the community. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Craig and Rachel Wehner, owners of Los Alamos Landscaping & More, ran into an unpleasant surprise in February. Their grower, who was contracted for the flowers and plants to fill the hanging baskets that decorate the lampposts in downtown Los Alamos Read More

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