On The Job In Los Alamos: At Nambe Drugs

On the job in Los Alamos Monday afternoon at Nambe Drugs, from left, Julie Acosta, Elizabeth Maestas, Melissa Roybal, Ashley Zubia and Daniella Perez at 111 Central Park Square. Nambe Drugs is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 505.661.9560. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ Read More

ProjectY Cowork, Century Bank Announce ‘Working Local’ Scholarship … Now Seeking Applicants

projectY cowork News:

projectY cowork Los Alamos announces that the application for the “Working Local” Scholarship sponsored by Century Bank is now open.

The $500 scholarship, a flexible stipend to be used at the local coworking space located in the heart of downtown, will be awarded to an individual living or working in Los Alamos.

Those interested in applying should fill out a short application found on the projectY cowork blog at Applications will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 21.  

“Century Bank wants to give back to the local business community through Read More

Los Alamos Company To Pitch At ABQid Ski Lift Pitch Competition


Local entrepreneurs Nicholas Seet and Gary Xie will be pitching investors as they ride the Taos Ski Valley ski lift in the annual ABQid Ski Lift Pitch Contest, Feb. 20 in Taos.

The entrepreneurs will pitch investors from around the country for a chance to win $10,000 in non-dilutive capital.  

They will pitch Seet’s company, a technology company that places cooling tubes behind solar PV panels in order to improve the performance of the panels, extend their operating life, and simultaneously generate perfectly clean water.

“Our company,, solves three problems,” Read More

DNCU’s Scholarship Application Cycle For 2020-21 Now Open

DNCU News:

SANTA FE — Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative announces the opening of its 2020-21 DNCU Scholarship Program.

The program is celebrating its 10th anniversary and has helped more than 80 deserving local students with a combined $84,000 in scholarship funds. Ten exemplary students will be awarded with $1,000 each toward their education at a college or vocational school of their choice.

DNCU established their scholarship program to assist credit union members who are high school seniors, equivalent home school seniors, or a recipient of a Read More

Bathtub Row Brewing: 2020 Stout Invitational Feb. 15

Los Alamos

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and if your partner loves beer, might I suggest you get them tickets to attend the upcoming Bathtub Row Brewing 2020 Stout Invitational, throwing down Feb. 15 at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Central Park Square.  

Chocolate is boring; underwear is meh, flowers die – beer is where it’s at if you truly want to proclaim your undying love for your craft-beer loving valentine.

This is the fourth year this event has been running, and it should be a good one! 

This year there will be at least 15 NMBG (New Mexico Brewer’s Guild) Breweries battling Read More

Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service Welcomes Co-Medical Directors Dr. Patrick Martin And Dr. Stephanie Lucero

Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service (LAVNS), at 109 Central Park Square welcomes new Co-Medical Directors Dr. Patrick Martin and Dr. Stephanie Lucero. Dr. Martin works in the emergency room at Los Alamos Medical Center and Dr. Lucero operates her own practice in Pojoaque. Dr. Martin started working at LAVNS in July 2019 and Dr. Lucero joined the LAVNS team in January. ‘I’m excited and thrilled,’ Dr. Lucero said. ‘I’m honored.’ Dr. Martin added, ‘I just think it’s great to be involved in Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service.’ Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

From left, Los Alamos Visiting Read More

Del Norte Credit Union Donates $1,000 To Southwest Care Center Of New Mexico As Result Of 2019 Movember Challenge

Southwest CARE Center Chief Executive Officer Jeff Thomas, left, receives a $1,000 donation from DNCU presented by DNCU Executive Administrator Brian Lee Gonzales. Courtesy/DNCU

DNCU Executive Administrator Brian Lee Gonzales won the Movember Challenge and selected Southwest Care Center of New Mexico as he charity to receive a donation from DNCU. Courtesy/DNCU

DNCU News:

  • The credit union challenged team members to shave for a good cause and bring awareness to men’s health issues

SANTA FE — Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative has presented a $1,000 Read More

Wiemann: Avoid These Estate Planning Mistakes

Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

You save and invest to meet a variety of goals during your lifetime: college for your children, long vacations, a comfortable retirement, and so on. But you probably also want to leave something behind – to your loved ones and, possibly, to the charitable organizations you support. To do so, you’ll need to develop a comprehensive estate plan, but to make that plan work, you must avoid some common mistakes.

Here are a few of these pitfalls you’ll want to avoid:

Not writing a will – If you were to die “intestate” – without a last will and testament Read More

Bill Extending Small Business Saturday Sunset Date Passes Committee


SANTA FE – House Bill 170, Friday passed the House Commerce and Economic Development Committee. House Bill 170, sponsored by Rep. Doreen Gallegos (D-Las Cruces), and Rep. Steven Neville (R-Aztec), extends the sunset date for the deduction from gross receipts for certain businesses on Small Business Saturday from July 1, 2020 to July 1, 2028. 

“Small Business Saturday creates incentives for consumers to shop locally and to spend their hard-earned dollars at the neighborhood businesses that are integral to the New Mexican economy,” Rep. Gallegos said. “Extending the sunset date Read More

Culture On Tap: Featuring Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op Head Brewer Brandon Venaglia On ‘The Culture of Brewing’


Join the Los Alamos Creative District for Culture On Tap at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3 at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Central Park Square.

This On Tap will feature a conversation with Head Brewer Brandon Venaglia of Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op, on the culture of brewing in our community.

In addition, Venaglia will highlight Bathtub Row Brewing’s unique co-op structure, what goes into the brewing process, and the inspiration behind their beer names.

This debut of Culture On Tap, an iteration of Art On Tap, is sponsored by the Los Alamos Creative District and hosted by a variety Read More