Century Bank Joins Fun Of Backcountry Film Festival

Century Bank’s Tim Branch hands a Backcountry Film Festival sponsorship to PEEC Executive Director Katie Bruell. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Century Bank is again sponsoring the Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC) showing of the Backcountry Film Festival from the Winter Wildlands Alliance.

The screening is 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, with the streaming link live for 72 hours for ticket-holders.

And exciting news just in! Thanks to Century Bank, ticket holders will receive one free drink from the Pajarito Brewpub and Grill plus a discount code for 15 percent off their food and drink


National Nuclear Security Administration Job Fair Jan. 27


WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) is hosting a virtual hiring event 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, although candidates will have the opportunity to register and submit resumes the day of the event.

The registration link is available here.

During the virtual job fair, candidates will have the opportunity to browse videos about the Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) sites. From the virtual lobby, attendees can visit hiring booths, view information for each NSE


Albertsons Market Makes Generous Donation To UWNNM

Gathered for a check presentation Tuesday at the MarketStreet Albertsons, from left, Store Director Isaiah Garcia for Zia and St. Francis stores in Santa Fe, Zafarano Store Director Jeremy Montoya, UWNNM Executive Director Cindy Padilla, Guadalupe Street Store Director Jeremy Miller and Regional Vice President Travis Chaney. Courtesy photo


Officials for Albertsons Market gathered together Tuesday in Santa Fe to present a check for $3,365 to the United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM).

“We appreciate the generosity of Albertsons Market, they are one of our important


Search And You’re Sure To Find At Seeking Chameleon

Owner Catherine Richmond, left, and employee Leora McMullan with some of the many items available for purchase at Seeking Chameleon. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Treasures on the porch at Seeking Chameleon in White Rock. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Los Alamos Daily Post

Catherine Richmond, owner of Seeking Chameleon, has always been a treasure seeker.

“If there’s something about it that I love, I want it!” she said. “I love making things and I’m attracted to stuff that can be used to make something wonderful. It’s


NCRTD Announces Martin Luther King Holiday Closures

RTD 255 Mountain Trail to Ski Santa Fe will operate Monday and requires a reservation to ride. File photo


The North Central Regional Transit District RTD Blue Buses, will not be in service Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of the Martin Luther King holiday.

The RTD 255 Mountain Trail to Ski Santa Fe will operate on that day and now requires a reservation to ride. 

For more information, visit or call toll-free 1.866.206.0754 ext. 2.


2021 New Mexico Music Awards Call For Entries

NMMA News:

The New Mexico Music Awards (NMMA) has announced a call for entries for the 34th annual awards program. The entry deadline is Feb. 8, 2021.

Music produced in New Mexico during the 2020 calendar year is eligible for this year’s program. An awards banquet and show is held every May to present the awards while allowing songwriters, musicians, audio engineers, producers, managers, recording studio owners and other recording industry to network with one another.

The awards program provides education and encouragement to those working within the New Mexico music industry.



County Hosts Downtown Master Plan Public Meeting Jan. 27


Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S) and the Los Alamos County Community Development Department will host a Zoom meeting 5:15-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27 for the public to learn more about progress being made on the Downtown Master Plans for Los Alamos and White Rock.

Informed by the feedback received during the Visioning Workshop and Design Workshop, D/P/S has created three draft alternative frameworks for each Downtown area and drafted goals and strategies to achieve a desired vision.

The team will present the alternatives, goals and strategies and discuss with the public which


Bureau Of Land Management Seeks Public Input On Proposed Oil And Gas Lease Sale In New Mexico

BLM News:

SANTA FE — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is asking for public input on two parcels (202.16 acres) of federal minerals proposed for the July 15, 2021, competitive oil and gas lease sale.

The public scoping period is Jan. 19, 2021 to Feb. 1, 2021.

This scoping process is intended to solicit public input on relevant issues, potential impacts, and alternatives that the BLM should address in an environmental assessment to be prepared in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act.

The BLM will consider all substantive comments received during the public scoping period to


Homegrown New Mexico Science And Tech Companies Including UbiQD Awarded Innovation Research Grants

UbiGro inside a greenhouse of UbiQD of Los Alamos. Courtesy/UbiQD


  • ‘Each of these companies is developing technology that will greatly benefit mankind…’ –EDD

SANTA FE – Three high-tech New Mexico companies will receive New Mexico Small Business Innovation Research (NMSBIR) Grants to help their businesses thrive, announced New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes.

The three companies receiving awards for this round of the grant are:

  • UbiQD in Los Alamos;
  • BennuBio in Albuquerque; and
  • Mesa Photonics in Santa Fe.

Each of these companies