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‘Snow’ Arrives At Boomerang In Downtown Los Alamos

on July 20, 2019 - 11:50am

Boomerang owner Anna Dillane with her 14-week-old puppy Snow. Courtesy photo

BOOMERANG News:

If you have been into Boomerang at 1247 Central Ave. in the last few weeks, you probably noticed a new face.

Boomerang is thrilled to welcome its newest and youngest staff member with her beautiful white hair and bright blue eyes … and when she is happy to see someone her whole body wags. 

Meet Snow … the newest employee at Boomerang. Her job description includes greeting customers, not going potty on the floor and being cute. So far, she excels at her job!

Snow is a 14-week-old Lab/Boxer mix and

On The Job In Los Alamos: Annette Gates & Lori Padilla

on July 20, 2019 - 7:23am

On the job in Los Alamos are Annette Gates MEd, OM of Golden Willow. left, and Lori Padilla LMHC Licensed Therapist arriving for a meeting Thursday at UNM-LA. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Test For Farmers Market On Saturday Begins Today

on July 20, 2019 - 7:20am
LAFM News:
 
Los Alamos Farmers Market is conducting a three month trial Saturday market starting today.
 
The market is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at the Los Alamos Justice Center.
 
On sale are fresh eggs, produce, herbs, fruits,honey, honey sticks, lamb, baked goods, burritos and more.

EB&T Hosts Albuquerque Business First CEO Event

on July 19, 2019 - 9:51am

Enterprise Bank & Trust (EB&T) sponsored an Albuquerque Business First ‘Meet The New CEOs’ event Thursday evening at the bank’s 7445 Pan American Fwy NE location in Albuquerque. Seven new CEOs gathered at the event with EB&T President Scott Goodman including, from left, Benjamin Gardner of Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, Albuquerque Region President Stan Sluder of EB&T, Goodman, Rodney Prunty of United Way of Central New Mexico, Susan Wilson of New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare, Tony Hernandez of Western Sky Community Care and Jonathan David Lewis of McKee Wallwork + Co.

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Advances Legislation To Establish Tech-Transfer Maturation Program

on July 19, 2019 - 9:17am

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich

U.S. Senate News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2019) - U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) has advanced legislation to authorize an Energy Technology Maturation Program at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to facilitate successful commercialization of laboratory-developed energy technologies and boost regional, technology-driven economic impact.

Senator Heinrich introduced the Energy Technology Maturation Program Act of 2019 (S. 1286) earlier this year, and on Tuesday, the bill was reported by a voice vote during a markup in the U.S.

McQuiston: Are You Taking Full Advantage Of Your Premium Discounts?

on July 19, 2019 - 7:43am

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

As I’ve mentioned before, it’s hard to watch any sort of television program without seeing an insurance advertisement at some point. I also have already expressed my views on the commercials that attempt to be cute, so we won’t go there.

However, while some of the commercials bring up legitimate points regarding discounts that are available, I’ve yet to see one that really explores the breadth of available discounts that are available on homeowner insurance policies. So, let’s go there instead.

For starters, almost every insurance company offers a package

Visit This Weekend’s Top Open Houses

on July 19, 2019 - 6:37am

REAL ESTATE News:

Tour the top open houses scheduled for this week throughout the area!

The Los Alamos Daily Post features a weekly section highlighting the open houses throughout Los Alamos, White Rock, Jemez Springs and Santa Fe.
 
Photographs, details and a map depicting the location of each open house are included in this weekly section.
 
Click on the map to read details about the featured homes. Print out a copy of the map before heading out to tour the open houses or pull up the map on a smart phone or ipad from the road!
 
Click on the Real Estate Section "red button" near the

LAMC Executive Team Washes Contest Winner’s Truck

on July 18, 2019 - 11:05am

During Hospital Week this year Los Alamos Medical Center held a trivia contest for staff with the winner receiving a car or truck wash from the LAMC Executive Team. IT Director Rob Mullikin won the contest. To fulfill their commitment, Chief Executive Officer John Whiteside, left, Chief Nursing Officer Sharon Radcliffe and Chief Financial Officer Jim McGonnell spent a portion of Wednesday morning washing and shining Mullikin’s truck. Courtesy photo

CNO Sharon Radcliffe makes sure CEO John Whiteside keeps cool under the hot sun and a rubber froggy keeps him safe from any possibilty of

Ground-Breaking Los Alamos Inventions Grab Honors

on July 18, 2019 - 9:13am
Kent Coombs, right, receives his award for Best Pitch from Antonio Redondo, left, director of the Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation and John Chavez, center, president of New Mexico Angels. Courtesy/LANL
 
LANL News:
 
Los Alamos National Laboratory researchers Patrick McClure and Bob Reid were honored last week with the 2019 Richard P. Feynman Innovation Prize for their work in developing small, cost-effective, and safe nuclear reactor designs to power future habitats in space, as well as remote terrestrial locations. 
 
“Patrick and Bob’s work demonstrates the ingenuity we value at

Los Alamos MainStreet Thanks Community And Visitors For Successful ScienceFest 2019!

on July 18, 2019 - 8:36am
Scene from Los Alamos ScienceFest 2019. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from Los Alamos ScienceFest 2019. Courtesy photo
 

 

Los Alamos MainStreet News:
 
The 12th annual Los Alamos ScienceFest attracted attendees from near and far throughout the 6-day festival that took place July 9-14. 
 
Attendees came to share their love of science in the town, “Where Discoveries Are Made.” More than 70 exhibitors and vendors provided unique and interactive Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) related activities during the July 13 Discovery Day at Ashley Pond Park and Fuller Lodge Lawn. 

Analysis: Los Alamos National Laboratory Supports 24,000 Jobs; High Pay Of Workers Generates Wealth

on July 18, 2019 - 8:21am

From New Mexico Economic Development Department:
SANTA FE – Los Alamos National Laboratory is responsible for more than 24,000 jobs in New Mexico and generates $3.1 billion in economic output across the state, according to a new analysis by UNM’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research.
 
From federal fiscal years 2016 to 2018, LANL directly supported the employment of 14,754 workers and contractors. But LANL spending for procurement and by employees and families generated another 9,415 jobs.
 
The June, 2019 study indicates there are LANL employees in 27 of New Mexico’s 33 counties with

NMDWS Announces $50,000 Judgment For Workers

on July 17, 2019 - 5:11pm
NMDWS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Last week, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) won a summary judgment of $52,240.50 on behalf of seven workers of the now defunct CPST Consulting, LLC in Albuquerque after the business ceased operations in 2015 without distributing final paychecks for employees.
 
The amount adjudged includes $16,920 in unpaid wages plus 200% in liquidated damages and interest mandated by state law when workers are left unpaid.
 
The Second Judicial District Court ruled that the LLC’s sole owner, Richard Montoya, was individually liable for the LLC’s

The Damn Band Performs At Summer Concert Friday

on July 17, 2019 - 5:53am
The Damn Band. Courtesy photo
 
SUMMER CONCERT News:
 
The 2019 Los Alamos Secret City Summer Concert Series welcomes The Damn Band for its debut performance Friday night in Los Alamos.
 
With a huge dose of R&B, Rock, Blues, Reggae, Latin and Pop as its driving force, The Damn Band is known as "The Party Band of the Southwest!”
 
The Damn Band has been rocking northern New Mexico for over a decade and has a musical background as diverse as the area they reside in.

Luján Calls On Nexstar And AT&T/DirecTV To End Blackout Of News Programs In New Mexico

on July 15, 2019 - 6:24pm

Congressional Delegation News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speake Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and Representatives Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and Xochitl Torres Small (D-N.M.) called on Nexstar and AT&T/DirecTV to restore access to critical news programs in New Mexico as the two companies continue negotiations.

In the letter to Nexstar Chief Executive Officer Perry Sook and AT&T/DirecTV Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson, Luján, Haaland and Torres Small criticized that ongoing negotiations have put their constituents at risk because of a loss of access to KRQE and Fox New

LANL Director Thom Mason Shares Plans For Working With Local Communities During RCLC Board Meeting

on July 15, 2019 - 9:25am
LANL Director Thom Mason briefs board members Friday during the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities meeting in Council Chambers at Española City Hall. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Los Alamos County Councilor and RCLC liaison David Izraelevitz, right, speaks with LANL Director Thom Mason, left, as RCLC Executive Director Eric Vasquez, second from left, and Santa Fe City Councilor Peter Ives listen. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

ESPAÑOLA “It’s a scary world out there,” Los Alamos National

AFRL & Catalyst Space Accelerator Announce Applications Open For New Space-Based ISR Cohort

on July 14, 2019 - 7:32am
Courtesy/CSA
 
Courtesy/CSA
 
CSA News:
 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. Catalyst Space Accelerator is excited to announce the opening of applications for the next cohort, the Space-Based ISR Cohort #CAISR, set for Sept. 9 through Nov. 22.
 
The deadline for applications for entry is Aug. 7. Applications may be found here.
 
The problem set for this cohort, by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) Space Vehicles Directorate, was born during the August 1960 Discoverer 14 delivery of the first space-based reconnaissance imagery on photographic film. 
 
Since that day, intelligence,

On The Job In Los Alamos: Canopies For ScienceFest

on July 12, 2019 - 4:06pm

On the job in Los Alamos are crews setting up canopy boothes Thursday evening at Ashley Pond Park in preparation for 2019 Los Alamos ScienceFest activities. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com 

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LANL Hosts Community Conversation On Needs Of Area Nonprofits And How To Meet Them

on July 12, 2019 - 10:04am
Los Alamos National Laboratory  hosted a Community Conversation Thursday morning at UNM-Los Alamos. The Conversation focused on the challenges facing nonprofit staff and board members in the search for organizational excellence. The morning began with a panel presentation. Panel members from left, LANL Director Thom Mason, Barrios Unidos Executive Director Lupe Salazar, Pajarito Environmental Education Center Executive Director Katie Bruell, Mesa to Mesa Executive Director Inez Leibman and N3B-Los Alamos Regulatory and Stakeholder Interface Program Manager Frazer Lockhart.

James Mountain Takes Helm At Valley Daily Post

on July 12, 2019 - 9:10am

From left, Valley Daily Post (VDP) Co-founder/Publisher Carol A. Clark, new Operating Manager/Majority Owner James Mountain and Co-founder Eric Vasquez signing documents Wednesday that transfer majority ownership of the VDP to Mountain. Clark and Vazquez launched the VDP in March 2015. Clark, Vasquez and James Chrobocinski will maintain minority shares in the VDP newspaper. Clark remains sole owner of the Los Alamos Daily Post newspaper at 1247 Central Ave. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com
 
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

It's official ... with a stroke of

Pebble Labs In Los Alamos Receives $4 Million Grant From State; Announces Scientific Breakthroughs

on July 11, 2019 - 3:52pm

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham told the crowd gathered for a press conference Tuesday at Pebble Labs in Los Alamos that she is proud to be supporting homegrown businesses like Pebble Labs that are driving innovation and cutting-edge scientific research right here in New Mexico. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announcing that the state is pledging $4 million in LEDA funds to help expand Pebble Labs. Seated from left, Pebble Labs CEO Michael Harrison, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess.

Korean Company In Los Alamos Offers Products Combining Ancient Wisdom With High Tech Know-How

on July 11, 2019 - 10:13am

Lien Cui-Pruett shows off Atomy products at Chamberfest June 8 on Central Avenue. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

bjgordon@ladailypost.com

“Just look at my skin!” Lian Cui-Pruett of Los Alamos said happily. “Two years ago I was using really expensive top-of-the line skin products and they were not helping. I was talking to a Korean friend and she told me about a Korean company called Atomy that sold herb-based products that combined Chinese medicine with scientific methods.”

Cui-Pruett tried the skin care line and was delighted with the

New Mexico Angels 5th Annual DisrupTECH Today!

on July 11, 2019 - 10:07am

New Mexico Environment Department Holds Public Meetings Ahead Of Hemp Rulemaking Process

on July 11, 2019 - 9:53am

NMED News:

...Environment Department’s emergency rule will take effect Aug. 1

SANTA FE — The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) will host a series of informational meetings for those interested in transporting, processing and manufacturing products from hemp.  

The meetings are being held ahead of an emergency rule that will go into effect Aug. 1, the same day the Hemp Manufacturing Act passed by the legislature earlier this year goes into effect. In the meantime, NMED will start the process toward putting a permanent rule in place.

LANL Subcontractor Forum At Buffalo Thunder Aug. 8

on July 11, 2019 - 7:28am

Chamber Breakfast Features Laboratory Staff Director

on July 10, 2019 - 6:27pm

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