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DNCU And Los Alamos County Residents Participate In Community World Record Attempt

Del Norte Credit Union and the community break a world record during Chamberfest. Courtesy photo

DNCU News:

Del Norte Credit Union, Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial co-op, invited Los Alamos residents to join them in setting the world record for most people to yell, “Where Discoveries Are Made!” The idea was simple. Gather as many people as possible on the corner of 15th and Central where the county logo has been painted on the pavement. About 250 individuals were documented as participants and the record was set. Next year, DNCU and the community will seek an official record to break


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McQuiston: Ride-Sharing Trend … Uber Convenient Or Uber Risky?

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

With the price of taxi services in most cities rising, people are relying on a new form of transportation called ride-sharing.

Companies like Uber and Lyft can be very convenient for those who don’t own a car or quickly need a ride. However, ride-sharing still poses some risks if the driver and the riders are not taking the necessary precautions.

Here are a few things to consider before deciding if ride-sharing is for you:

Pros:

  • It’s cheaper. Multiple people in the car means less money each individual has to pay. It’s like a taxi, but better!
  • It’s more convenient.

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Trinity Urgent Care Accepts Broad Spectrum Of Insurance Plans; Medicare And Medicaid

Dr. Edward Grant, PA-DOM in front of Trinity Urgent Care Tuesday at 1460 Trinity Dr., Suite A & B. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

Trinity Urgent Care, LLC, at 1460 Trinity Dr., Suite A & B, in Los Alamos now accepts a much broader spectrum of insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid. 

“Along with Medicare and Medicaid and the many insurances we accept, we also have a very fair self-pay system to help people out who don’t have insurance,” explained Dr. Edward Grant, PA-DOM, during


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Kristin Allen Opens Yoga Studio In Los Alamos

Owner Kristin Allen of Tribe Yoga and Wellness Studio. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com
 
When Kristin Allen arrived in Los Alamos 10 months ago with her family, she looked for a niche for herself. A place in the community where she felt she belonged and maybe a space others would be comfortable in, too.
 
As a result, Allen opened Tribe Yoga and Wellness Studio at 1247 Central Ave., Suite F226. The studio is on the second floor of the building across from the Los Alamos County Municipal Building.
 

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Charles Lenz Joins Los Alamos Chiropractic Center

Chiropractor Charles Lenz has joined Nancy Savoia and the team at Los Alamos Chiropractic Center. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
 
By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.com
 
It was a serendipitous meeting between Nancy Savoia, owner of Los Alamos Chiropractic Center, and her new associate Charles Lenz.
 
Savoia was attending a friend’s 60th birthday party in Nambe when another acquaintance pulled her aside and mentioned her daughter had just gotten a job at Los Alamos National Laboratory but her son-in-law, Lenz, who is a chiropractor,

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AllerPops Poised To Help Allergy Sufferers

AllerPops founder Cliff Han, right, with his former LANL postdoc Dongping Wang at the American Society of Microbiology conference June 7-11 in Atlanta, Ga. Courtesy photo

 
BUSINESS News:
 
Knoze Jr. (https://knozejr.com/) recently launched a line of natural, prebiotic lollipops, AllerPops, engineered by biologist Cliff Han to help allergy sufferers combat the yearly allergy season.
 
Using his expertise and experience as a biologist, Han’s prebiotic candy uses the science behind prebiotics (substances that encourage beneficial-bacterial growth) to promote

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Los Alamos Farmer’s Market Underway!

It’s a beautiful morning at the Los Alamos Farmer’s Market in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. The outdoor Farmer’s Market runs 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., every Thursday through October nd is loaded with fresh fruits, vegetables, fajitas and much more. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmer’s Market underway until 12:30 p.m. today in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmer’s Market underway until 12:30 p.m. today in the Mesa Public Library parking lot. Courtesy photo

Scene from the Los Alamos Farmer’s


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Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park Management Responds To Resident Concerns

Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park. Courtesy photo
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

A spokesman for Yes! Communities, the company that manages the Elk Ridge Mobile Home Park on East Jemez Road apologized Wednesday for the confusing policy and communication recently at the park.

South Central Division Vice President Kim Kurz told the Los Alamos Daily Post that some of the items were not handled with the standard Yes! Approach.

“It was never our intention to alarm or upset our valued residents,” Kurz said.

Some residents reacted with fear and anger to a letter distributed


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Jemez Valley Bands Together To Promote Visitation with Campaign Despite Forest Closure

JEMEZ SPRINGS News:
 
JEMEZ SPRINGS — Jemez Valley businesses in Sandoval County and the Sandoval County Tourism Division are launching a new campaign, “Jemez Springs is Happening,” to remind visitors that businesses in the Jemez Valley are still open, despite the June 1 closure of the Santa Fe National Forest because of high fire danger.
 
“The Jemez Valley, which encompasses Cañon all the way to La Cueva, should be at its busiest time of year. But any time a forest closure happens, it can have an impact on visitation in any community,” Village of Jemez Springs Mayor Roger Sweet said.

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NMHU: Graduate Of Media Arts Plays Key Role In Building New Meow Wolf Exhibits

Dré Gallegos
 
NMHU News:
 
LAS VEGAS, NM A Highlands University media arts and technology graduate is playing a key role in building new exhibits for Meow Wolf, a highly successful Santa Fe immersive and interactive art installation that is expanding to two new cities.
 
Dré Gallegos is the lead technical fabricator for Meow Wolf’s team of eight employees dedicated to installing the technical artwork components for the new Denver and Las Vegas, Nevada, installations estimated to open by 2020.
 
“Dré has an unwavering attention to details and total commitment to seeing

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