Be A Part Of Small Business Saturday 2020 In Los Alamos

Pet Pangaea Owner Cyndi Wells in her store during last year’s Small Business Saturday brought the event to Los Alamos 10 years ago. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


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More than ever the Chamber and MainStreet will promote small businesses for Small Business Saturday and how shoppers can safely make purchases at local business.

This year Small Business Saturday is Nov. 28 and there is a lot planned. Organizers are trying to spread the shopping period out and capture early shoppers. Participants do not have to be a Chamber Member and can do as much or as little of Small


Dr. Brenda Pereda Opens Los Alamos Women’s Health

Dr. Brenda Pereda

Los Alamos Daily Post

Dr. Brenda Pereda opened her new practice, Los Alamos Women’s Health, last week offering a full scope of OB/GYN services at Los Alamos Medical Center (LAMC).

She specializes in reproductive health and wellness using culturally-appropriate and trauma-informed care for women of all ages.

“I love it here and look forward to learning more about the community,” Dr. Pereda said.

LAMC CEO John Whiteside spoke about how fortunate LAMC is to have Dr. Pereda opening her practice inside the medical center.

“We are excited


Cheryl Vigil Is New Branch Manager Of Enterprise Bank & Trust In White Rock

New Branch Manager Cheryl Vigil of Enterprise Bank in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

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Los Alamos Daily Post

Cheryl Vigil is the new branch manager of Enterprise Bank & Trust in White Rock.

Vigil was born and raised in New Mexico and is an enrolled tribal member from Nambe Pueblo.

“I have also raised my beautiful and wonderful daughter here on the Nambe Pueblo,” Vigil said.

Vigil has been employed with Enterprise Bank & Trust for nearly a year. She was first hired as an assistant manager at the


Centerra-Los Alamos Supports Community Through Annual Donation To United Way Of Northern New Mexico

Centerra-Los Alamos continues its longtime annual support of United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) with a $10,000 contribution during a check presentation Tuesday in front of the Los Alamos Daily Post Newspaper in downtown Los Alamos. Centerra officials presenting the check to UWNNM Executive Director Cindy Padilla, from left, Environment, Safety, Health and Quality Assurance Director Rick Gandenberger, Business Management Director Graig Newell and General Manager Lennie Upshaw. This generous donation from Centerra helps support UWNNM in its mission to improve the lives of children


New Home Lowered Into Place On Arizona Avenue

Ryan Conner was fascinated by the huge crane and all the large trucks that it took to deliver a new home Tuesday on Arizona Avenue. He is with his Mom Christy and Grandma Laurel and staying a safe distance from the action. Photo by John McHale/

One half of the new home is in place waiting for the second half. The homes were constructed in Albuquerque by Clayton Mfg. and transported to Los Alamos by JR Therouxs Mobile Home Service from Tijeras. The crane was provided by Crane Services of Albuquerque. Photo by John McHale/

The second half of the home is on its way to be installed


New Mexico Governor, Officials Detail COVID Crackdown



From the Office of the Governor:

  • Hotspot businesses to be temporarily closed; retail hours limited; safety requirements for food and drink establishments enhanced
SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health and workplace safety officials today announced new enhanced mitigation efforts to crack down on COVID-19 throughout New Mexico, a targeted and moderated approach that is intended to break the chain of escalating statewide infections and prevent the virus from overwhelming state hospitals without enacting wholesale business closings.


NMDWS Offices Closed To Public Until Further Notice

NMDWS Secretary Bill McCamley


ALBUQUERQUE — In light of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in New Mexico, all New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) offices will remain closed to the public until further notice.

Office closures include New Mexico Workforce Connection Centers and Labor Relations Division offices.

Work search requirements also will be waived until further notice for all Unemployment Insurance claimants.

“With the recent record spike in cases resulting in high hospitalizations, the decision has been made to give New Mexicans more time before


PAC 8 ‘Meet The Farmers’ Videos: Montoya Family Orchard

PAC 8 received a MainStreet grant to create three videos about local farmers who sell their produce at Los Alamos Farmers Market. ‘I feel it is important for the public to see how the farmers grow their produce and where it comes from. It’s also nice to meet and get to know the farmers you buy food from,’ PAC 8 Executive Director Jean Gindreau said. Gindreau added that she hopes these videos will encourage more people to go to the market. The video series is called ‘Meet the Farmers’ and will air on PAC 8 and YouTube. The second video –  features Montoya


Traffic Alert: Center Lane Drop Trinity At 15th Tuesday


Parker Construction, under contract with Natural Grocers and in cooperation with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities, will drop the center, left turn lane on Trinity Drive at 15 Street.

The lane will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20 to allow crews to cap a water line after Natural Grocers tapped into a new water service line. 

Work is anticipated to conclude by 6 p.m Tuesday. No interruption of utility services is planned.

Work on the south side of Trinity Drive at 15th Street continues. As a result, one eastbound lane remains closed at the contractor’s construction