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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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County Employees Request Investigation Of Councilor

Los Alamos Fire Marshal Jeff Wetteland, left, and Chief Building Official Michael Arellano review construction plans recently. The two men filed a request for an investigation of County Councilor James Chrobocinski Feb. 15 with County Human Resources Manager Denise Cassel. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL

Los Alamos Daily Post

maire@ladailypost.com

Two Los Alamos County employees have filed a request for an investigation into County Councilor James Chrobocinski alleging harassment and intimidation under Los Alamos Code Ordinance No. 02-240,


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NM Delegation Urges Against Tariffs On Newsprint

New Mexico Congressional Delegation News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representatives Ben Ray Luján, Steve Pearce and Michelle Lujan Grishamurged Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross not to approve additional tariffs on newsprint, which could devastate local papers across New Mexico. 
 
In January, the Commerce Department imposed import duties on Canadian groundwood paper, a kind of newsprint used by newspapers across the country, and are now considering additional tariffs. According

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Businesses Participate In UNM-LA Job Fair April 3

Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential employees at the UNM-LA Job Fair. Photo by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA
 
UNM-LA News:
 
The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) invites regional businesses to participate in the annual UNM-LA Job Fair 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, Businesses have the opportunity to meet and interview potential applicants for current and upcoming job openings at this event, as well as to distribute information about other employment opportunities such as seasonal work or internships.
 

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