New Mexico’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.9 percent in June, unchanged from the rate in May and down from 9.8 percent in the previous year.
The national unemployment rate in June was 5.9 percent, up from 5.8 percent in May and down from 11.1 percent in June 2020.
Total nonagricultural payroll employment grew by 32,100 jobs, or 4.2 percent, between June 2020 and June 2021. All gains came from the private sector, which was up 36,000 jobs, or 6.0 percent. The public sector was down 3,900 jobs, or 2.2 percent.
Most private sector gains were in the private service-providing
Susan Raitt is the new director of business development at Spaceport America. Courtesy/Spaceport America
SPACEPORT AMERICA News:
Spaceport America has announced the appointment of Susan Raitt as director of business development.
Starting July 24, Raitt will be charged with attracting new aerospace customers to the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport. As Business Development lead, she has been instrumental in working with Spaceport America’s tenants, while securing new customers such as Swift Engineering, C-6 Launch Systems, West Point, Intuitive Machines
CENTURY BANK News:
Century Bank is hosting the first post COVID in-person Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 20 at the Los Alamos Branch at 751 Trinity Dr., Suite 301, next to Domino’s in the Smith’s Marketplace parking lot.
“We invite you to come and re-connect with fellow Business Leaders and celebrate! Catering will be provided by Pig + Fig, recently featured in Edible Magazine,” Century Bank VP Branch Manager Karen Easton said. “The Chamber played an instrumental role in keeping the business community informed of the many programs created to
Researchers have used a D-Wave quantum-annealing computer as a testbed to examine the behavior of emergent magnetic monopoles. Here, emergent magnetic monopoles traverse a lattice of qubits in a superconducting quantum annealer. Nonzero flux programmed around the boundary creates a trapped monopole in the degenerate ground state. Courtesy/LANL
Using a D-Wave quantum-annealing computer as a testbed, scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) have shown that it is possible to isolate so-called emergent magnetic monopoles, a class of quasiparticles, creating
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The return of summer concerts has Sirphey throwing it all the way back to the days of summer camp and Oreos with peanut butter: introducing the OPB, Sirphey’s chocolate and peanut butter mousse tart topped with crumbled Oreos. Sirphey is at 1793 Deacon St. Visit sirphey.com. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Courtesy/Sirphey
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Film Office Announces Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Utilizing New Mexico Locations For Visual Effects
SANTA FE — The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) announces the television series, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, produced by CBS Studios, is utilizing New Mexico landscapes for the show’s visual effects (VFX).
“We are thrilled that New Mexico landscapes are being utilized for VFX in the television series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. New Mexico has so much to offer productions and we continue to build up the state’s resources as a well-established ecosystem that can support projects in all stages,” NMFO Director Amber Dodson said.
The series follows Captain Christopher Pike and the
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SANTA FE — The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) announces Billy Talent – The Final Chapters, a music video production by Morgan Gold has completed production in Edgewood and Willard in New Mexico.
“It is great to see two worlds that New Mexico is known for, television and the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) colliding in this production, Billy Talent – The Final Chapters. We are excited to see the final product and the incredible New Mexico landscapes of Edgewood and Willard captured on-screen,” NMFO Director Amber Dodson said.
Billy Talent – The Final Chapters is the final episodes
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The Gilded Page owner Kim Martin inside her new location at The Santa Fe Design Center. Courtesy photo
The Gilded Page new location at The Santa Fe Design Center. Courtesy photo
GILDED PAGE News:
The Gilded Page is excited to announce its grand re-opening at the Santa Fe Design Center, located one block east of the Santa Fe Railyard train station.
The store closed its doors at Devargas Mall in 2020 to operate solely online until their relocation in June. The new location is larger and fully stocked with a wide selection of journaling and craft supplies, greeting cards, wrapping paper, and unique
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