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LANL: Grants Spur Growth In Pueblo Businesses

Patricia Maestas of the Native Arts Gallery in Ohkay Owingeh. Courtesy photo
 
LANL News:
 
A record nine Northern New Mexico Native American-–owned and –operated businesses have received a total of more than $50,000 in the 2018 grants from the Native American Venture Acceleration Fund.
 
The fund was created by Los Alamos National Laboratory operator Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) and the Regional Development Corporation (RDC) to help the recipients create jobs, increase their revenue base and diversify the area economy.
 
“These investments create jobs

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2017 Another Record Setting Year For New Mexico’s Housing Market

RANM News:
 
A total of 22,221 sales were reported to the REALTORS Association of New Mexico (RANM) during 2017.
 
This is a more than 11 percent increase over the reported 19,933 sales for 2016 and is the highest number of reported sales since RANM started compiling statistics in 2008.
 
The reported 2017 median price of $190,000 also is higher than the medians reported since 2008. Median price indicates half the properties sold for more and half for less.
 
2008
Sales 14,625
Median $186,000
 
2009
Sales 13,900
Median $175,900
 
2010
Sales 13,439
Median $174,790

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Secret City Kitchen Expands Operations At UNM-LA

Sanaa Ahmed and J.D. Beddo cover the counter and cook at the Secret City Kitchen on the UNM-LA campus. Photograph by Nancy Coombs/UNM-LA

UNM-LA News:

Since the Secret City Kitchen opened a café in the UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) Student Center in November 2016, students, UNM-LA employees and community members have been enjoying the convenience of having a restaurant on campus.

Owner Jeremy Varela’s menu of breakfast and lunch items has a regular following of customers, and draws new customers every day. Initially, the Secret City Kitchen operated the café as a satellite service, with their main


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Los Alamos Daily Post Is Back Online!

LOS ALAMOS DAILY POST News:

We are happy to report that the Los Alamos Daily Post newspaper site is repaired and back online.

We want to thank our readers for their overwhelming support and kind patience during the time it took for our technicians to resolve the problem, which occurred last Tuesday night during a security upgrade.


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BLM Oil And Gas Lease Sales Generate $360 Million In 2017

BLM News:

WASHINGTON, D.C.

 In advancing the administration’s goals of promoting America’s energy independence, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) state offices in 2017 generated nearly $360 million from oil and gas lease sales, an 86 percent increase over the previous year’s results of $192.5 million. 

Among these sales, which together were the highest in nearly a decade, rights to a total of 949 parcels, covering 792,823 acres, were sold.

“Oil and gas lease sales on public land directly support domestic energy production and the President’s energy dominance and job growth


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Community Invited To N3B Meet And Greet Monday

 
N3B News:

Newport News Nuclear BWXT – Los Alamos (N3B) the contractor awarded the new Los Alamos legacy cleanup contract is hosting a meet and greet event for the public to learn more about the company.

Community members may drop in at anytime between 4-7 p.m., Monday, at Cottonwood on the Greens Restaurant, 4244 Diamond Dr. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Learn more at www.hii.nb3.com.


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World Futures: Lying, Cheating And Stealing: Part One

By ANDY ANDREWS
Los Alamos World Futures
Institute

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away,” on July 5, 1960, I was sworn in as a cadet at the United States Military Academy and accepted the Cadet Honor Code. The opening quotation above is from the Star Wars opening crawl. If asserted as true for my case, would be a lie. While I might argue that July 5, 1960 was a long, long time ago, the last time I checked, West Point is in New York, USA, planet Earth, in this galaxy.

In 1960, the Cadet Honor Code, as I remember it, was that a cadet will not lie, cheat or steal. Subsequently, the words “or tolerate those who


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Fleur de Lys Opening In Los Alamos Tuesday!

Stephanie and Marcel Remillieux are opening their French gourmet store and tea salon, Fleur de Lys, at 7 a.m. Tuesday at 15th Street and Trinity Drive. They said 70 percent of their products are on the shelves and the remaining items are arriving over the next several days. A large crowd is expected Tuesday, so they hope everyone will relax and enjoy a cup of tea and check out the products available at Fleur de Lys. They thanked property owner Terry Salazar, designer Wendy Peterson and Howard Benson who installed the flooring, saying they could not have opened in three months without their help. Business


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Urgency Of SB17 GRT Bill Conveyed To Committee

RCLC Executive Director Andrea Romero

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL

Los Alamos Daily Post

maire@ladailypost.com

 

“The time to act on Senate Bill 17 is now,” Regional Coalition of LANL Communities Executive Director Andrea Romero told Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee members Friday in Santa Fe.

SB 17 is a bill to stabilize gross receipts tax revenues received from prime contractors at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories.

Romero told the Committee prime contractors at the Labs have a long track record of paying tax in New Mexico – at Sandia since 1979 and at Los Alamos


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SBA Presents Free Webinar Series To Help Small Businesses Navigate HUBZone Program

SBA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  The U.S. Small Business Administration will present a six-part, free webinar series to help small businesses navigate its Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Program that will run February to mid-March. 
 
The hour-long webinars will cover the following topics: 
 
Feb. 7
  • HUBZone Contracting:  Make the Federal Government Your Customer
  • 2-3p.m. EST
  • Small businesses will learn about HUBZone contracting vehicles and regulations.
 
Click on this link 10 minutes before the Feb. 7 webinar

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