EB&T Sponsorship Takes 144 Students To Bradbury Museum

BSM Educator Chelsea Redman assists students from Tony Quintana Elementary during field trip. Courtesy photo 

BSMA News:

The 2020 spring semester begins the 4th year that Enterprise Bank & Trust (EB&T), formerly Los Alamos National Bank, and the Bradbury Science Museum Association (BSMA), have been in a partnership to provide bus transportation for many Title 1 schools in northern New Mexico to visit the Bradbury Science Museum in Los Alamos.

Most recently, EB&T provided the bus transportation for 144 students from Mora Elementary School in Mora, Tony Quintana Elementary


NMBG 2020 Stout Invitational: So. Many. Stouts.

Sample cups at the NMBG Stout Invitational Saturday at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op. Photo by Becky Rutherford

Becky Rutherford and friend at the NMBG 2020 Stout Invitational Saturday at the Tub. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos

My knowledge of stouts is basically Guinness; if I want a nice stout, that’s probably what I’ll go for. Well, I’m here to tell you that there is so much more to the world of stout beers than Guinness. At the NMBG Stout Invitational Saturday at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Central Park Square, I sampled 15 different stouts from 15 different New Mexico breweries.


LANL Foundation Opens New Outreach Grants Application

LANLF News: 

ESPAÑOLA — Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation is now accepting applications for up to $5,000 in funding through its competitive Outreach Grants.

The Foundation’s new grants cycle comprises three major changes: these specific grants are now offered one time a year, available funding per proposal has increased from $2,500 to $5,000, and funding can be utilized for organizational capacity-building.

LANL Foundation offers two types of Outreach Grants. Education Outreach Grants directly support public school children in grades K–12. Community Outreach Grants


Zia Credit Union Education Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

2019 scholarship recipients. Courtesy/ZiaCU

ZIA CU News:

Zia Credit Union, with branches in Los Alamos and Española, has announced that its Education Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school and homeschooled seniors.
Applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 13, 2020. Details and the application form can be found at

To qualify for consideration, a student must be a member of Zia Credit Union with their own account prior to the application deadline. Requirements of the application


N3B Donates Nearly $415,000 To Community Groups In 2019

The Villa Therese Catholic Clinic in Santa Fe is one of 45 nonprofit organizations that received funding last year from N3B. The only free healthcare clinic in New Mexico, the Villa Therese clinic provides quality health and dental care to the most under served members of the community. Courtesy/N3B

N3B News:

In 2019, from Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos (N3B) donated $414,444 among 45 Northern New Mexico community groups.

“It’s important to us to help support nonprofit organizations in the communities where our 700 employees and subcontractors live,” N3B President Glenn Morgan.



Software Issue Causes Delay In Obtaining Death Certificates

The message funeral homes are receiving when attempting to order death certificates online for families of decedents. Screenshot/LADP

Los Alamos Daily Post

The New Mexico Bureau of Vital Records is experiencing a breakdown in the producing of death certificates since early February.

When attempting to order death certificates online for families of decedents, funeral homes encounter a message stating: Please do not place death certificate orders until further notice. Our vendor is working on the problem and expects to have a resolution soon.


Wanga International Safety Consulting Opens In Los Alamos

Wanga International Safety Consulting co-owner Scott Hafer at his new office on East Road. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Safety is always a businesses number one obligation and Wanga International Safety Consulting strives to help companies meet this obligation.

Owners Scott and Dalila Hafer established their business in 2018 and opened their Los Alamos office in January at 2470 East Road, Ste. D.

Wanga is a full-service company, which addresses health, safety, environmental and industrial hygiene needs.


Scenes From Finishing Touch Ribbon Cutting For Santa Fe Store

Finishing Touch owners Marcelo Ruano and Julio Gaytan, center, get ready to snip the red ribbon to officially open their new store Saturday at 3675 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe. Family, friends and employees from the Los Alamos store gather with Gaytan and Ruano for the ribbon cutting. Photo By Kirsten Laskey/

Before the ribbon cutting, Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce officials offered their congratulations. ‘We’re all about helping small business grow in our community,’  Chamber Information Specialist and Business Membership Coordinator Mae Martinez said. Photo by Kirsten


TPTI Of Los Alamos On Recent PV Solar Installation

Roof mounted solar panels recently installed at the TPTI building on DP Road. Courtesy/TPTI 

Tibbar Plasma Technologies

We have just completed a PV solar installation at the Tibbar Plasma Technologies (TPTI) building.  We have also installed a heat pump (see, for instance, the League of Women Voters article in the Los Alamos Daily Post: click here), and plan to install some charging units for electric automobiles. 

Our company now produces more energy (through solar PV) than it uses and does not directly use fossil fuels. Consequently, we technically have a negative