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Family Y Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Special

on November 28, 2019 - 6:48am

Unemployment Insurance Operations Center Closed Thursday And Friday In Observance Of Thanksgiving

on November 27, 2019 - 5:52pm

Workforce Solutions News:
  • Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System Available

ALBUQUERQUE  All New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ offices, including the Unemployment Insurance Operations Center, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

The department urges claimants to plan accordingly.

The Unemployment Insurance Tax & Claims System ( will remain available Thursday and Friday.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on November 27, 2019 - 5:43pm

Small Business Saturday Special Section Now Online

on November 27, 2019 - 3:23pm

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New Mexico Small Businesses May Get Holiday Boost

on November 27, 2019 - 9:22am
SBA News:
America’s booming economy is having a positive effect on both holiday shoppers and retailers, as seasonal sales are expected to increase this year by up to 4.2 percent, according to the National Retail Federation.
It’s become an American tradition to officially focus on spending in our neighborhoods supporting independent retailers and restaurants on Small Business Saturday which, this year is Nov. 30, the day after Black Friday.
Nearly 60 percent of entrepreneurs said Small Business Saturday sales contribute significantly to their holiday revenue, according to a survey

Tribute To Local Small Businesses Appearing In Special Section Of Los Alamos Daily Post Print Edition Today

on November 27, 2019 - 8:26am

The community has an opportunity to show support for Los Alamos businesses by Shopping Small and Local Saturday. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30 and the Los Alamos Daily Post has a 12-page special section in today's print edition, which includes business listings, maps and more to help shoppers make the most of this day that is so important for local businesses.

Below is a tribute to Los Alamos small businesses appearing in our special section today:

Animal Clinic of Los Alamos: With its humble beginnings as a house call practice in the mid 1980’s, the

On The Job In Los Alamos: At DWI Tax & Accounting Daphne Weir, Inc. On Central Avenue

on November 27, 2019 - 5:52am

DWI Tax & Accounting, Daphne Weir, Inc. President Daphne Weir, EA, MBA and her daughter Daphne Renee Harris in front of her office at 991 Central Ave. Weir has more than 20 years of experience and offers professional service in Individual & Business Tax Preparation, Accounting & Bookkeeping, Payroll, Contract CFO/Controller and Small Business Consulting. To learn more, click here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jen Bartram/

Shirley Webb Decorates Century Bank Christmas Tree

on November 26, 2019 - 8:17am

Artist Shirley Webb stands beside the tall Christmas tree she has decorated in the lobby of Century Bank at 751 Trinity Dr., Suite 301 in the Smith’s Marketplace shopping center. Photo by Karen Easton

On The Job In Los Alamos: Owner/President Denise Terrazas Of Title Guaranty, LLC

on November 26, 2019 - 7:45am

On the job in Los Alamos Monday afternoon is owner and President Denise Terrazas of Title Guaranty, LLC  at 1631 Central Ave., near Metzger's. For more information, email, call 505.662.5586 or click here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Los Alamos Community Foundation And UWNNM Promote #GivingTuesdayNM For Local Nonprofits

on November 26, 2019 - 7:36am
LACF News:
Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) and United Way of Northern New Mexico (UWNNM) are excited to help promote #GivingTuesdayNM for local nonprofits.
In 2018, 142 nonprofits in 24 communities across the state raised more than $2,520,285 for their work. Nonprofits in Northern New Mexico are encouraged to participate in #GivingTuesday this year to take advantage of the charitable giving momentum that this day generates nationwide.
This year, #GivingTuesday falls on Dec. 3. Los Alamos County and the City of Espanola have officially proclaimed Dec.

Drive And Park Carefully At Y Nov. 30 and Dec. 7

on November 25, 2019 - 6:35pm

Y News:

The Y parking at 15th Street and Iris Street will be crowded Nov. 30 (the Saturday after Thanksgiving) and Dec. 7 (WinterFest) as the Y is sponsoring a sales event in its gymnasium 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

There will be some food trucks and tent vendors in a few parking spaces, too.

Should the Y lot be full, visitors may park at Central Park Square or Los Alamos County’s parking lot … but not at the Bradbury Complex (they will sticker and/or tow your vehicle).

Lastly, volunteers are needed to help at the sale Nov. 30:

  • 7:30-9 a.m.: 2 volunteers to help vendors find their

Knoze Jr Of Los Alamos Partners With As ‘Seen On TV’

on November 25, 2019 - 5:28pm

Kevin Harrington, the founder of the As Seen On TV empire and one of the original sharks on the Emmy-awarding winning Shark Tank, will partner with Knoze Jr of Los Alamos to promote AllerPops. Courtesy image


Knoze Jr. recently partnered with Kevin Harrington and As Seen on TV. Harrington is the founder of the As Seen On TV empire and one of the first judges on the Emmy-awarding winning Shark Tank.

As Seen On TV is responsible for introducing products like AllerPops to the public and booked more than $5 billion in product sales.

AllerPops are all-natural prebiotic lollipops

Pajarito Press At ProjectY On Small Business Saturday

on November 25, 2019 - 5:08pm
The community is invited to join Pajarito Press at projectY in Central Park Square on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30.
Pajarito Press will feature all of its books for sale and several of their authors will be present to meet the public, answer questions and sign their books. 
Each of their books makes a good gift for the holidays for a variety of readers' interests:
  • Author Liddie Martinez will be available 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to sign her new, unique cookbook, The Chile Line: Historic Northern New Mexican Recipes;
  • Late Honorable

On The Job In Los Alamos: Nara Gross At EXIT Realty

on November 25, 2019 - 2:29pm

On the job in Los Alamos is Associate Broker Nara Gross this morning at EXIT Realty Advantage NM at 1615 Central Ave., next door to Metzger's. EXIT Realty serves the communities of Los Alamos, Pojoaque, Jemez Springs, Espanola and Santa Fe. For information, email, 505.699.9609 or click here. worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

New Mexico’s First Workforce Native American Summit Held With 14 Pueblos And Tribes In Attendance

on November 25, 2019 - 6:11am
ALBUQUERQUE For the first time in the state’s history, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) hosted the first Native American Workforce Summit with 14 Pueblos and Tribes in attendance that receive Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding.
The Summit provided an opportunity for attendees to learn about workforce development programs delivered through Tribes and Pueblos as well as Identify opportunities for engagement and partnership to leverage resources, tools, and funding to increase services and support for Native American job seekers

MANNM: What Is A Chemical Facial Peel?

on November 25, 2019 - 6:06am

Linda Taylor, PAC


Skin resurfacing procedures have been indicated as part of a healthy skin regime for many decades.

Chemical skin peels have been shown to induce improvement in skin quality, texture and appearance.

The most common indications for a chemical peel would be for actinic keratosis (precancerous lesions), dark spots, wrinkles, acne scars and general photo-aging of the skin.

Peels can stimulate restorative and rejuvenating effects in the skin including the disposition of new collagen and elastin. Skin can look younger, tighter and clearer.

Light and medium skin

RDC Announces 2019 TEAM Funding Recipients

on November 25, 2019 - 6:00am
Chronicle Cremation Designs, LLC, dba Parting Stone - Parting Stone empowers people in their grief by designing gateways to meaningful experiences around death. Courtesy/RDC
Patrick's Fine Foods - Manufacturer of probiotic sparkling waters designed to replace sugary drinks and mixers with great tasting, low sugar alternatives. TEAM funds will be used to purchase a refrigerated delivery truck and new bottle-filling equipment.  CourtesyRDC
RDC News:
ESPANOLA The Regional Development Corporation (RDC), a private non-profit organization dedicated to improving economic development in

Scenes From 3D Imaging Grand Opening At LAMC

on November 24, 2019 - 12:14pm

Gathered for the ribbon cutting Monday evening on the new, state-of-the-art 3D imaging machine in the Imaging Suite at Los Alamos Medical Center, from left, Medical Imaging Director Susan Cazaux, equipment representative, guest, Loretta Rivera and Maleea Medina. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

The tranquil atmosphere patients encounter when they undergo 3D imaging at LAMC. Call LAMC. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Mingling with guests and staff in the Imaging Suite during the grand opening and open house Monday evening of the 3D Imaging machine, from left, LAMC Growth &

Cornucopia Creating Underway At Flowers By Gillian

on November 24, 2019 - 11:20am

Community members gather to create their own cornucopia table arrangement for Thanksgiving this morning with owner/floral designer Gillian Sutton at Flowers by Gillian, 3801 Arkansas. The event runs until 5 p.m. today and costs $25 per cornucopia. Courtesy photo

LANL Foundation Awards $94,309.30 In Small Grants To Education And Community Programs

on November 24, 2019 - 10:59am
ESPANOLA — Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Foundation recently awarded 39 grants totaling $94,309.30 in the second of two annual cycles in its 2019 small grants funding process. Grants of up to $2,500 in two funding categories support the work of schools, nonprofits and community programs in Northern New Mexico.
Education Outreach Grants worth $56,921.30 were awarded to 24 programs that directly support K–12 public school education, students and teachers.
  • ARTsmart, ARTreach: art education program in Dixon and Abiquiu Elementary schools
  • Atalaya Elementary,

Ribbon Officially Cut On CrossFit LA Renovations!

on November 24, 2019 - 10:54am

Surrounded by coaches, trainers, athletes, County Councilor Randall Ryti and his wife Wendy Swan, back row center, and Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, middle row second from right, CrossFit Los Alamos owners Suzanne and John Wilcox officially cut the ribbon Saturday at the grand opening of their newly renovated 5,000 square foot gym at 278 A DP Road. The business, also known as Mesa Elite Fitness, has been operating for 10 years in Los Alamos. Recent upgrades have increased training space and include an entire fleet of top of the line Rogue Echo Air bikes as well as new Concept 2 Ski Ergs.

Catch Of The Week: Cyber Scam Roundup

on November 24, 2019 - 6:40am
Los Alamos

Social Media Coupon Scams – Costco and Kohl’s Spoofed

People love to share things on social media, including scams. Has one of your friends posted about a coupon deal that just seemed too good to be true? Spoiler - it is too good to be true. A common variation on this scam is a post offering some amount of in-store credit if you answer a quick survey. Frequently these scams claim to be celebrating the retailer’s “anniversary” with a gift card giveaway. These may look very real, but remember, it is incredibly easy to steal the themes, fonts, logos, etc.

Chamber Celebrates CrossFit LA Renovation Today!

on November 23, 2019 - 8:03am




The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the renovation at the CrossFit Los Alamos gym with a ribbon cutting 1-3 p.m. today with the actual ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. at 278 A DP Road.

CrossFit Los Alamos is entering its 8th year as a New Mexico CrossFit affiliate. The business, also known as Mesa Elite Fitness, has been operating for 10 years in Los Alamos. Originally in Central Park Square, the business has continued to grow by leaps and bounds.


CrossFit Los Alamos (CFLA) operates in a 5,000 sq. ft.

Alire Christmas Trees Unavailable This Season

on November 23, 2019 - 6:34am

Andrew Alire, owner of Alire Christmas Trees in 2018 with one of his large trees won't be selling Christmas trees this year in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Carson National Forest, El Rito District, recently announced commercial permits for cutting Christmas trees will not be issued this year due to the potential threat to the Mexican spotted owl, which is listed under the Endangered Species Act.

Alire Christmas Trees owner Andrew Alire said that due to this announcement, he won’t be selling his trees this year in the parking lot at the Knights of Columbus at Trinity Drive and DP

On The Job In Los Alamos: Father And Son At UNM-LA

on November 22, 2019 - 5:57am

On the job in Los Alamos are Fernando Trujillo Sr., right, and his son Fernando Trujillo Jr., stopping by Secret City Kitchen inside the Student Center Thursday at UNM-LA. Trujillo Sr. has been the facilities contractor for UNM-LA for seven years and Trujillo Jr. is a student at the college taking liberal arts classes with plans to pursue fields related to public policy. Photo by Carol A. Clark/