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Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board Meets March 20

COUNTY News:
 
The Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board meets at 1 p.m.Tuesday, March 20 in Suite 110 in the Los Alamos County Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
 
I. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS                                                 

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Chamber Of Commerce Hosts Ribbon Cutting Event At BeeHive Homes In White Rock Thursday

Cutting the ribbon Thursday at BeeHive Homes on Longview Drive in White Rock, from left, owner Nate Manning, a local resident, owner Michael Manning and Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann. Photo by Natalie Glass

BeeHive Homes owners Nate Manning, left, and Michael Manning with Administrator Jayne Figueroa Thursday morning at the Grand Opening of the company’s new White Rock facility. The company provides assisted living for seniors in a home-like atmosphere. Photo by Bonnie Gordon/ladailypost.com

 

One of the 15 rooms at the BeeHive Homes facility in White Rock. Half of the available


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Michelle Lujan Grisham Announces Plan To Leverage Trade And Investment To Build A Stronger Economy

Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham
 
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Thursday, gubernatorial candidate Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) announced a three point plan to create New Mexico jobs by attracting foreign direct investment, building a stronger export economy, and increasing activity at New Mexico’s ports of entry.
 
“International trade and investment can be driving forces in strengthening our economy and positioning New Mexico as a leader in job creation,” Lujan Grisham said. “In Congress, I’ve been on the frontlines of ensuring New Mexico doesn’t suffer

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Kristy A. Ortega Joins RE/MAX First As Newest Associate Broker

Kristy A. Ortega
 
RE/MAX News:
 
RE/MAX First has announced that Realtor® Kristy A. Ortega is the latest addition of the growing real estate franchise. Ortega brings to the office more than 30 years of community knowledge in Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico.
 
“I’m excited to join RE/MAX, the most productive real estate network in the U.S., while bringing my sense of community to folks looking to make one of lives biggest decisions, buying or selling their home,” Ortega said. “With all the moving and shaking at the Laboratory, along with the larger recognition of Los Alamos through

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Governor Martinez Announces Vitality Works Expanding, Creating Up To 80 New Jobs

STATE News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  Gov. Susana Martinez has announced that Vitality Works, an Albuquerque based manufacturer, will expand its operations, creating up to 80 new manufacturing jobs. Vitality Works’ expansion will be supported by New Mexico’s closing fund, LEDA, as well as the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP). 

“I will continue fighting for the bold reforms and critical tools that have made New Mexico a great place to do business,” Martinez said. “We’re seeing the results of our hard work – companies


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DNCU Donates To Food Depot

Del Norte Credit Union donates $787 to The Food Depot. From left, DNCU H.R. Specialist Kathy Ritschel, The Food Depot Executive Director Sherry Hooper and DNCU Marketing Director Diego Munoz. Courtesy photo
 
COMMUNITY News:
 
SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative finishes strong during an annual Grateful Gram campaign between employees. The initiative aims to raise funds for one of the leading organizations that feed underprivileged families across Northern New Mexico, The Food Depot.
 
“The goal is to remind each

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100+ Women Who Care Donate To JJAB Imagination Library Project

Bennett’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts graciously sponsored the 100+ Women Who Care meeting in February. During this event, the women raised almost $4,500, which was then awarded to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, a program of Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board. From left, Lisa Zuhn of JJAB, Alison Bennett, Cindy Koeler of JJAB, Jasmine Acosta of Bennett’s and Kristy Ortega of 100+ Women Who Care and RE/MAX First. Photo by Leland Lehman/ladailypost.com


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State Auditor Issues Probe Notice To RCLC Officials

Los Alamos Deputy County Manager Steve Lynne
 
By CAROL A. CARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
caclark@ladailypost.com

New Mexico State Auditor Wayne Johnson sent a letter Tuesday to officials with the Regional Coalition of LANL Communites (RCLC) advising them that his office is engaging in a special audit of the orgainzation.

Los Alamos Deputy County Manager Steve Lynne today confirmed receipt of the letter from the state auditor and addressed the upcoming special audit.

“As one of nine entities who belong to the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities, and as posted yesterday in local news media in


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State Veterans Home To Hold ‘Rapid Hire Event’ To Fill Job Vacancies

NMSV News:
 
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES ― The New Mexico State Veterans Home in Truth or Consequences will hold a “Rapid Hire Event” 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 30 to fill immediate Nursing, Janitorial and Food Service job vacancies.
 
The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) manages the facility, which is the state’s only residential home for veterans.
 
DVS managers and division supervisors will conduct interviews and are prepared to make job offers to qualified applicants who bring résumés, a valid New Mexico Driver’s License or Photo ID, a Social

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