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Rose Chocolatier Extends Business Hours

on October 11, 2019 - 10:35am

LAHS Living Skills students check out Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

Rose Chocolatier News:

Rose Chocolatier has extended its hours to accommodate morning coffee runs and Monday school day schedules for a new jobs training program in collaboration with Los Alamos Public Schools and New Mexico Workforce Connection.

The business is open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday.

Century Bank Celebrates Los Alamos Branch Opening

on October 11, 2019 - 9:42am
Regional President Gary Lutz and Karen Easton, vice president and Los Alamos Branch manager, welcome guests to the newly-opened Los Alamos location Thursday during an opening celebration at Cenury Bank in the Smith's Marketplace shopping center on Trinity Drive. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Dane Spearing, left, and other guests mingle Thursday evening in the lobby of the newly opened Los Alamos Branch of Century Bank. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Century Bank employees Melissa Smith and David Sidebottom check out new equipment during the opening celebration

On The Job In Los Alamos: eWomanNetwork Gathering

on October 11, 2019 - 8:04am

On the job in Los Alamos are women entrepreneurs at a gathering of the eWomenNetwork Thursday morning at the Los Alamos Daily Post. Some of the women gathered include, from left, Founder and Health Coach of Keeping it Simple and Sustainable Kate Cleveland, RE/MAX First Associate Broker Suzette Fox of the GloverFox Team, Exclusive Networks USA Northeast Regional Sales Manager Jessica Taylor and EWomen Network Managing Director Michelle Harkey-Wilde. The eWomenNetwork represents a heart-centered approach to business, which honors how women connect, collaborate and create with each other. A

Manufacturing Day Celebrated Throughout October

on October 11, 2019 - 7:36am
Finance New Mexico
The Manufacturing Institute projects that U.S. manufacturers will need to fill 4.6 million jobs by 2028, but misperceptions about modern manufacturing could cause more than half of those positions to remain vacant.
The nonprofit New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NM MEP) aims to address misperceptions among students while they are preparing themselves for college and careers by showing them opportunities in manufacturing.
That’s where Manufacturing Day comes in.

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on October 10, 2019 - 1:45pm

Hilltop House Hotel Now Under Contract

on October 10, 2019 - 1:40pm
The former Hilltop House Hotel at 400 Trinity Dr. is currently under contract. It went on the market the first week of May. It is owned by Atomic City Investments. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
By Kirsten Laskey
Los Alamos Daily Post

After three months with a for sale sign posted in front of it, the former Hilltop House Hotel the Hilltop House Hotel is now under contract.

The current owners, Atomic City Investments, owned the property at 400 Trinity Dr. for four years before deciding to abandon the goal of reopening the hotel.

During the Oct.

Boese Brothers Brewery Celebrating Oktoberfest

on October 10, 2019 - 8:38am
Boese Brothers Brewery hosts Oktoberfest event today and Friday. Photo by Sam Boese
Los Alamos Daily Post

The seasons are changing and that calls for a celebration! So, today and Friday the Boese Brothers Brewery is hosting an Oktoberfest event.

The celebration begins at 4 p.m. today and then again 2 p.m. Friday. The park next to the brewpub will feature a beer garden with grills serving up bratwursts, both meat and vegan, hot dogs, pretzels with beer cheese, potato salad, and corn on the cob.

Additionally, Boese Brewery and the Bathtub Row

Discoveries Action Team Meets Oct. 17

on October 9, 2019 - 9:40am


The next monthly meeting of the Discoveries Action Team (DAT) is 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 in Council Chambers inside the Municipal Building.

This month, the meeting will focus upon updates from the champions about various projects in progress within the Place-Making and Place-Marketing subgroups.

New members interested in joining the team are invited to come to the meeting. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch.

Two of the projects in progress are:

  • “Little Shops” – an indoor Mercado experience, which expects to introduce a pilot project with

On The Job In Los Alamos: Uli’s New Store Manager

on October 9, 2019 - 8:58am

On the job in Los Alamos Tuesday is new Manager Daphne Renee Harris at Uli’s Clothing Boutique at 800 Trinity Dr. Ste. G. Uli’s is a women’s and children’s boutique with distinctive gifts, books and toys. They are known for their ability to dress specific body types and personal styles to their best look. They have a loyal following of clients from all over the country that fly to meet with Uli’s staff  for wardrobe and style development. Visit #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Santa Fe Wins Multiple Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

on October 9, 2019 - 8:45am
SANTA FE Condé Nast Traveler announced Tuesday the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
Santa Fe hotel The Inn of Five Graces ranked as the #1 hotel in the category of “Top 20 Hotels in USA/Southwest & West” and #4 on the list of “Top 10 Hotels in the USA.” In addition to the win for Inn of Five Graces, multiple hotels and resorts throughout The City Different were award winners.
Santa Fe placed #2 in the category of “Top 10 Small Cities in the U.S.”.
An internationally beloved travel destination, Santa Fe has finished in the top five in the “Top 10 Small Cities in

This Week At Los Alamos Farmers Market

on October 9, 2019 - 7:27am
LAFM News:
This week at Los Alamos Farmers Market Thursday:
Shishitos, tomatoes, potatoes, radishes, onions, garlic, vinegars, jams, dried tomatoes, beans, chicos, black beans, pinto beans, squashes, green beans, cherry tomatoes, corn, salad greens, arugula, squash, chiles egg plant, cabbage, broccoli, carrots, apples, honey, berries, peaches, plums, pears, grapes, apple cider, dried apple, snow cones, honey, honey sticks, goat milk soap, gluten free baked goods, quiches, cookies, scones, chala breads, kettle corn, tacos and burritos, egg plant, salad greens, eggs,

2019 SW Veterans Business Conference Nov. 4-5

on October 8, 2019 - 7:09am
DVS News:

Registration is now open for the 2019 Southwest Veterans Business Conference, which is Nov. 4-5 at the Albuquerque Marriott Hotel, 2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE in Albuquerque.

Though the conference is free, pre-registration is required and can be done online at For more information about the conference, contact VBOC Director Rich Coffel at or 505.383.2401.
The Albuquerque Marriott Hotel is offering a special discounted room rate for attendees. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 505.881.6800.
The New Mexico

DNCU Promotes Breast Cancer Awareness Month

on October 7, 2019 - 1:47pm
Employees at the Los Alamos Del Norte Credit Union location are wearing pink on Fridays to raise breast cancer awareness and raise funds for cancer research. Kicking off this effort Friday, from left, Justin Blea, Riza Zamora, Mary Velasquez, Mandi George, Matt Waldschmidt, Priscilla Marquez. Cindy Martinez and Andres Valdez. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Michelle Moleres and Pricilla Marquez behind the counter Friday waiting to serve customers at the Los Alamos Branch of Del Norte Credit Union. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos

McQuiston: About Rental Car Coverage...

on October 7, 2019 - 1:41pm

The Jemez Agency

It’s my experience that one of the most frequently asked questions policyholders have after being involved in an automobile accident is this one: “Does my insurance policy cover the cost for me to obtain a rental car while my car is being repaired in the shop?”

If you find yourself in a situation where you are asking this question, keep in mind that the answer will vary based on the coverage available to you on your personal auto policy, as well as the requirements of the rental car company you’ve selected.

New Mexico State Land Office Responds To ‘Shell Company’ Cypress Inc. Contest Of Lease Cancellation

on October 7, 2019 - 1:06pm




SANTA FE State Land Office General Counsel, Ari Biernoff, released the following statement regarding Cypress Inc.’s contest of the Land Office’s cancellation of two agricultural grazing leases:

“Commissioner Garcia Richard stands by the decision to terminate the business relationship with Epstein and his enterprises. The leases that she inherited with Cypress, a shell company, should have never been awarded in the first place.

“The State Attorney General also determined these leases were improper and should be cancelled.

“After everything that’s occurred,

The Cricket Window Opens For Business On Central

on October 7, 2019 - 1:00pm
Rachel Hensen, owner of The Cricket, 1247 Central Ave., upstairs from the Karen Wray Gallery and the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Rachel Hensen has been involved in the antique business in one way or another all her life. She said she remembers her and her siblings attending antique auctions with her mother and grandparents. Later, she paid for college by selling antiques online. Now, Hensen has taken it one step further by opening her own store, The Cricket Window.

The Cricket Window,

NMEDD Announces New Members Of Technology Research Collaborative Board

on October 7, 2019 - 11:48am
SANTA FE The New Mexico Economic Development Department's (NMEDD) Science and Technology Division has named new board members for the Technology Research Collaborative (TRC).
The TRC was formalized in 2003, with the goal of promoting technology commercialization in New Mexico, increasing high-paying jobs and diversifying the economy.
In Fiscal Year 2020, the TRC will serve as mentors to science & technology businesses in New Mexico. The board's short-term goals include leveraging its expertise to assist businesses applying for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

On The Job In Los Alamos: David Sutton At KRSN

on October 7, 2019 - 9:02am

On the job in Los Alamos is KRSN Chief Operating Officer David Sutton in his control booth at KRSN AM1490 FM107.9 on Arkansas. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Wiemann: Don’t Change 401(k) Mix In Market Drops

on October 7, 2019 - 8:48am
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

As you’re well aware, we’ve seen some sudden and sizable drops in the financial markets in 2019.

While market volatility is nothing new, the recent plunges happened during a period of general political and economic unease. Still, it can be harmful to overreact to such events – especially if it means making radical changes to your 401(k).

And yet, many people do just that.

Albuquerque Casino Takes Top Honors At Enough Good People Awards At American Indian Tourism Conference

on October 7, 2019 - 8:46am
ALBUQUERQUE The Isleta Resort and Casino in Albuquerque was among the top honorees recognized as the best in Native American Tourism at the annual Enough Good People Awards Gala and Silent Auction.
The awards were first established by the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) in 2012, and this year’s winners were announced during the association’s 21st annual American Indian Tourism Conference in Tulsa, Okla. last week.
A highlight of the annual conference, the Enough Good People Industry Awards recognize the top tribal tourism professionals

Enterprise Treat Cart Launches To Benefit United Way

on October 5, 2019 - 8:05am

The Friday Treat Cart has launched and is making the rounds of employees at Enterprise Bank & Trust in Los Alamos. Here EB&T Private Banker Elizabeth Bailey rolls the cart Friday filled with Pumpkin Empanadas, Thumbprint Cookies filled with homemade plum and chokecherry jam, Green Chile Cheddar Blue Corn Muffins, Brownies and Fruity Pebble and Coco Crisp Rice Kristy Treats. Proceeds from the sale of the treats benefit United Way of Northern New Mexico. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Community Foundation Receives $150,000 Challenge Grant From Enterprise Bank & Trust

on October 4, 2019 - 12:14pm
Enterprise Bank & Trust Private Banker Elizabeth Bailey and Los Alamos Community Foundation Board of Directors Vice President Pat Soran with a check representing the EB&T challenge grant donation. Courtesy/EB&T

LACF News:

Los Alamos Community Foundation (LACF) is excited to announce a unique opportunity to double your donation though a new partnership with Enterprise Bank and Trust.

That means that when you donate now, a contribution of equal value is matched by Enterprise Bank and effectively doubles the impact of your giving.

“Enterprise Bank and Trust selected the Los Alamos

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Papa Murphy’s

on October 4, 2019 - 11:50am

On the job in Los Alamos recently is Lee Hollon of Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza at 3801 Arkansas Ave. Ste. B. Hollen has been preparing pizzas at the local shop for the last three years. Learn more Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza here. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/

Assistant Speaker Luján And U.S. Sen. Warren Announce Plan To Reintroduce Accountable Capitalism Act

on October 4, 2019 - 11:37am

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren

From the Office of U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján:

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and United States Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced they will reintroduce the Accountable Capitalism Act to help eliminate skewed market incentives and return to the era when the success of American corporations translated into success for American workers.

U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján

The legislation aims to reverse the harmful trends over the last 30 years that have led to record corporate profits,

Register For Little Shops Pop-Up Sale

on October 4, 2019 - 10:34am


To further explore the market for centralized, group selling, Los Alamos County’s Discoveries Action Team is working with The Family YMCA to host a “Little Shops” pop-up vending event in the Y’s gymnasium for two Saturdays in conjunction with the holidays. Vendor registration is now open at The Family YMCA, 1450 Iris St., and is limited to the first 47 to register. 

The Y is hosting the sales events 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 30 (Small Business Saturday) and Dec. 7 (Los Alamos’ WinterFest). Set up starts at 8 a.m.