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Shop On The Corner Offers Sale Wednesday

on October 28, 2019 - 5:22pm

TOTH News:

The Shop on the Corner Thrift Store will offer a sale on men's and women's pants and shirts 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 30.

Patrons can buy three items for $1. The sale excludes boutique items.

The Shop on the Corner Thrift Store is at the corner of Canyon Road and Diamond Drive, on the bottom floor of Trinity on the Hill Episcopal Church.

RTD Holds Public Meeting Tuesday

on October 28, 2019 - 1:17pm

Tourism Department To Host Google SEO Workshops For Tourism Businesses In 12 New Mexico Communities

on October 27, 2019 - 11:21am
NMTD News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD), in conjunction with Google and Miles Partnership, will be hosting free, hands-on workshops to help local business owners who cater to travelers and visitors better understand and leverage search engine optimization (SEO) for their business.
 
New Mexico will be the first state to deploy the program at the statewide level.
 
Participants in these workshops can expect one-on-one training and troubleshooting on issues pertaining to SEO, along with access to free tools and solutions to boost visibility through Google

Tourism Department Unveils 2018 Economic Impact

on October 27, 2019 - 9:15am
 
NMTD News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD) announced the results of its economic impact report for 2018, highlighted by record-setting growth in visitor spending.
 
New Mexico saw a record-setting $7.1 billion in visitor spending in 2018, representing a 7 percent increase from 2017. The 7 percent increase in visitor spending in 2018 was a dramatic increase from the previous report, which showed an increase of 3.2 percent from 2016 to 2017.
 
The study, produced by Tourism Economics, also reported visitor spending increases in lodging, food & beverage, retail,

Española Fiber Arts Center Opens Santa Fe Store

on October 26, 2019 - 9:09am
EVFAC News:
 
The Española Valley Fiber Arts Center has announced the Nov. 2 grand opening of its Santa Fe satellite location. Previously the home of Amores Yarn, in the heart of the Railyard District, the new shop is at 328 S Guadalupe St., Ste E.
 
“The expansion into Santa Fe was a logical progression for us,” EVFAC Executive Director Denielle Rose said. “We’ve been looking for the right storefront to grow EVFAC’s program-ming and when this opportunity arose we knew we had to take it.”
 
EVFAC’s largest and most successful annual show, Fall Fiber Fiesta, held at Santa Fe’s Scottish

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks Grand Opening Of Revolt Coffee Company In White Rock This Morning

on October 25, 2019 - 4:26pm
Nayeli Andrade helps her dad Tony Andrade cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening of Revolt Coffee Company this morning in White Rock. From left, Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, Christina and Tonio Andrade, employee Daniel Roybal and Tony's mom, Rose Marie Andrade look on. The Andrade family opened the business next to Metzger's True Value Hardware a couple of months ago. Tony grew up in White Rock and he and Christina divide their time between White Rock and San Francisco. Tony is a Real Estate broker and Christina manages communications for several nonprofit agencies in San Francisco.

Main Street Alliance Business Owners Support The Corporate Transparency Act

on October 25, 2019 - 4:18pm
MSA News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. With the passage of the Corporate Transparency Act (H.R. 2513), Executive Director of the Main Street Alliance, Amanda Ballantyne, had this to say:
 
“Main Street Alliance and its small business owner members applaud the House passing the Corporate Transparency Act. This bill will increase transparency and level the playing field so that businesses can engage in open competition based on product or service quality, organizational efficiencies, and talent. That is a market in which we can compete.
 
Requiring secretive businesses to come out from the

Scenes From Art Opening At The Karen Wray Gallery

on October 25, 2019 - 4:14pm
Colored pencil artist Erin Breneman, left, and Gallery Owner Karen Wray pose near one of Breneman's drawings during the opening of her solo show Thursday at The Karen Wray Gallery in downtown Los Alamos. The show continues through Nov. 23 at 1247 Centrl Ave. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
A colored pencil drawing by
Erin artist Breneman. Most of the art in her solo show features flowers at The Karen Wray Gallery, which continues through Nov. 23. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
Guests talk about art during the opening of the Erin Breneman solo show Thursday at The

Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cut On LA Tan & More

on October 25, 2019 - 12:16pm

Owner Roberta Rivera, center, staff and friends cut the ribbon Thursday for the grand re-opening of LA Tan & More at 975 Central Ave. Those gathered for the celebration, toured the newly remodeled facility, heard about new services available and sampled soaps, scrubs and lotions developed in-house. To learn more about LA Tan & More, click here, or call 505.662.7777. Ribbon cuttings are a benefit of being a Chamber Member. For more information about Chamber membership, visit losalamoschamber.com or call Ryn Herrmann at 505.661.4807. Courtesy/Chamber of Commerce

Centerra Sponsors 100+ Women Who Care Event

on October 25, 2019 - 8:51am

Centerra-Los Alamos General Manager Lennie Upshaw presents a sponsorship check  to United Way of Northern New Mexico Executive Director Cindy Padilla, left, and UWNNM Board President Liddie Martinez during a gathering Tuesday at the Los Alamos Daily Post world headquarters in downtown Los Alamos. Padilla and Martinez thanked Upshaw for his company’s generous support of the upcoming 100+ Women Who Care event, 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at Cottonwood on the Greens. At that event, the women in attendance will make a monetary contribution to aid the need of a local nonprofit organization.  

Chamber: Ribbon Cutting For Revolt Coffee Co. Friday

on October 24, 2019 - 4:20pm

Los Alamos Medical Center Acquires State Of The Art 3D Mammography Machine

on October 24, 2019 - 3:07pm
The staff of Los Alamos Medical Center forms a breast cancer ribbon Oct. 17 in front of the hospital for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. LAFD Division Chief of Wildland Kelly Sterna flew the drone that took the picture. Photo by Kelly Sterna courtesy of LAFD.
 
LAMC Medical Imaging Director Susan Cazaux with the new GE Senographe Pristina 3D mammography machine. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Medical Imaging Department at Los Alamos Medical Center has a new GE

Enterprise Bank Rolls Out Interactive Teller Machines

on October 24, 2019 - 3:06pm

Los Alamos Market President Liddie Martinez with the new Video Teller Machine in the drive thru Tuesday at Enterprise Bank & Trust at 1200 Trinty Dr. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Enterprise Bank & Trust is among the first banks to provide Video Teller Machines (VTMs) in the region and is installing nine at various locations throughout Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque – including the Los Alamos National Laboratory campus.

“It is so exciting to provide our loyal customer base with state of the art technology,”

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 24, 2019 - 12:13pm

USDA Forest Service Resumes Select Timber Management Activities In New Mexico And Arizona

on October 23, 2019 - 7:56pm
A court order in September halted timber management actions pending consultation regarding potential effects to the Mexican spotted owl. Courtesy photo
 
USDA News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The United States District Court for the District of Arizona issued an order Wednesday approving the recently filed stipulation to modify the ongoing court-ordered injunction, allowing select timber management activities to resume on five national forests in New Mexico and on the Tonto National Forest in Arizona.
 
In September, USDA Forest Service received an order from the court stating that the agency’s “timber

McQuiston: What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down

on October 23, 2019 - 5:13pm

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

Follow some of these steps if your vehicle breaks down, and take extra precaution if you are in a busy intersection or on a highway.

Getting out of the car at a busy intersection or on a highway to change a tire or check damage from a fender bender is probably one of the worst things you can do. The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) recommends the following precautions when your car breaks down:

Never get out of the vehicle to make a repair or examine the damage on a busy highway. Get the vehicle to a safe place before getting out.

Halloweekend Kicks Off Friday In Los Alamos!

on October 23, 2019 - 5:04pm

Schedule of activities for Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet Oct. 25-26. Courtesy/Los Alamos MainStreet

Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet map. Courtesy/Los Alamos MainStreet

Los Alamos MainStreet News:

Halloweekend returns to haunt Los Alamos Oct. 25-26, with Trick-or-Treat on MainStreet kicking off festivities 4-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.

Main Street and Central Avenue from 15th to 20th streets are closed to auto traffic and become a safe pedestrian area where local businesses and organizations distribute candy to costumed families.

This year, even more activities and booths also will be in Central

Freek Week 2019 At Meow Wolf Runs Oct. 26-31

on October 23, 2019 - 12:50pm
Courtesy photo
 
By REBECCA RUTHERFORD
Los Alamos

Freek Week 2019 runs Oct. 26 through Oct. 31 at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe.

So what can you expect from Freek Week?

Here’s some information from Meow Wolf’s website:

Wednesday, Oct. 23

12pm-5pm – Open Studio

7pm-11pm – Cherry Glazerr with Prism Bitch: Presented by AMP Concerts & Meow Wolf

Touring their third full-length album, Cherry Glazerr brings a grunge flair to noise pop. With special act Prism Bitch, this all ages show is going to put the POWER in girl power.

NACo Reappoints Sandoval County Treasurer Laura M. Montoya To National Leadership Position On FPIGA

on October 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
NACo News:
 
WASHINGTON/BERNAILLO National Association of Counties (NACo) President Mary Ann Borgeson reappointed Sandoval County Treasurer Laura M. Montoya to a seventh term as Vice Chair of NACo’s Finance, Pensions & Intergovernmental Affairs (FPIGA) Steering Committee.
 
Borgeson, a Douglas County, Neb. commissioner, made her leadership appointments shortly after being sworn in as NACo’s president, the final day of NACo’s 84th Annual Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas/Clark County, Nev.
 
“I am thrilled to continue the work we have been doing on NACo’s Finance, Pensions and

NM Ranks 6th In Nation For Employment Growth

on October 22, 2019 - 4:24pm
NMDWS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Employment data recently posted by the U.S. Department of Labor and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) shows that New Mexico has outpaced the national job growth rate once again.
 
Over the year, New Mexico’s total nonagricultural employment increased by 20,100 jobs, or 2.4 percent. The nation’s job growth rate was 1.4 percent.
 
Most of the gains came from the private sector (17,700 jobs, or 2.4 percent), which had New Mexico ranked 6th (jointly with Alabama, Arizona, and Texas) in the nation for over the year not seasonally adjusted

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Introduces Growth Act To Generate Workforce Opportunities

on October 22, 2019 - 2:46pm
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) to introduce S. 2620, the Generating Real Opportunities for Workforce Training and Hiring (GROWTH) Act.
 
This bipartisan legislation will support career and technical education opportunities, consistent communication between career and technical education institutions regarding curriculum, and the importance for elementary and secondary education institutions to highlight enrollment in these professions as desirable high-skill, high wage

Comfort Inn On Trinity Reimages With New Sign

on October 22, 2019 - 2:32pm

A new sign is spotted Monday at the Comfort Inn & Suites at 2455 Trinity Dr. General Manager Felicia Duran explained that the modern new sign is part of the reimaging underway at Comfort Inn & Suites. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Workers began removing the old sign Oct. 15 at the Comfort Inn & Suites on Trinity Drive. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com

Chamber: LA Tan & More Grand Re-Opening Oct. 24

on October 21, 2019 - 6:47pm
 
CHAMBER News:
 
The Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the Grand Re-Opening of LA Tan & More with a ribbon cutting from 4–7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 24, with the actual ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. LA Tan & More is located at 975 Central Avenue.
 
Come relax and rejuvenate with LA Tan & More as they celebrate their grand re-opening. See the newly remodeled facility and new services. Sample the soaps, scrubs and lotions developed in-house. Refreshments will be served and there will be door prizes.
 
Ribbon cuttings are a benefit of being a Los Alamos Chamber Member. For more information

Over $30K In Wages Collected For Public Works Project Employees From NMDWS Audit

on October 21, 2019 - 6:42pm
NMDWS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions’ (NMDWS) Labor Relations Division received several wage claims from workers who were not paid their total wages for hours worked by Blue Mountain Contractors.
 
The Albuquerque based company was hired by Fort Sumner Schools to construct a new concessions building in 2018 under a public works project. The audit of certified payrolls revealed $30,309.93 in wages and fringe owed to six employees, as well as $1,742.34 for the Apprenticeship and Training Fund.
 
The public works project took place from May 28, 2018

BLM Economic Contributions Increase In FY-2018

on October 21, 2019 - 7:38am
BLM News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced Friday an increase in the number of jobs supported through BLM activities in fiscal year 2018 as well as the total output for the American economy.
 
Socioeconomic figures in a newly-released report highlight a 9 percent increase over Fiscal Year 2017.
 
The report, entitled “The BLM: A Sound Investment for America 2019,” was released today and can be found here. It indicates that in 2018, BLM activities on public lands supported approximately 471,000 full- and part-time jobs, up from 468,000 jobs in 2017. 
 

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