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Count Down To Small Business Saturday Begins!

on November 25, 2015 - 10:56am
The LACDC, Chamber and MainStreet teams working hard behind the scenes to create a successful Small Business Saturday in Los Alamos. From left, Darla Ridilla, Patrick Sullivan, Melanie Pena, Rose Evans, Suzette Fox, Nancy Partridge, Ryn Herrmann, Nicole Kliebert and Annie Kuiper. Photo by Chris Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
“To me, Small Business Saturday is really a celebration and we want the community to come out and celebrate,” –Pet Pangaea owner Cyndi Wells
Small Business Saturday is just three days away and local establishments are stocked

New Sculpture Adorns Central Park Square

on November 25, 2015 - 10:42am
Central Park Square owner Philip Kunsberg, left, and Shidoni President/CEO Scott Hicks with the newly installed ‘Galapagos Tortoise’ sculpture, which replaces the Wally on the Bench sculpture near Unquarked the Wine Room. Photo by Chris Clark/
‘Galapagos Tortoise’ by artist William Allen. Photo by Chris Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post
President/CEO Scott Hicks of Shidoni Foundry and Galleries in Tesuque has once again generously loaned a large sculpture to Central Park Square for the community to enjoy.
The new piece, “Galapagos Tortoise”

Del Norte Credit Union Provides Thanksgiving Day Meals To On Duty Firefighters Thursday

on November 25, 2015 - 10:08am

DNCU President/CEO Chuck Valenti

DNCU News:

SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union, northern New Mexico’s hometown financial co-op, has made plans to provide a warm and delicious Thanksgiving holiday meal to many of the area’s on duty firefighters Thursday.

This year the list of recipients includes five Los Alamos County fire stations, seven Santa Fe County fire stations as well as Española Fire Rescue.

“It just makes sense for us to make the day a little brighter for these public servants who keep our communities safe, especially since many of them will miss their family meals,” DNCU

Pajarito Mountain Opens To Skiers White Friday!

on November 25, 2015 - 8:51am

Sunrise snowmaking underway Nov. 13 at Pajarito. Courtesy/Pajarito Mountain

SKI News:

  • Historical Moment for Pajarito with New Snowmaking Efforts and Earliest Opening in Recent History!

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area opens for ski and snowboard season at 9 a.m. Friday, which is the earliest opening in the ski area’s recent history. 

Pajarito Mountain’s water collection system was expanded this year and mountain crews have been able to make more snow using water collected in the pond over the summer.

ARPA-E Awards Tibbar Plasma Technologies Of Los Alamos $3.5M For Transformational Energy Technology

on November 24, 2015 - 11:19am

Tibbar Plasma Technologies owner Richard Nebel and colleague Bill Gibson standing next to 'the machine.' Courtesy photo


Los Alamos based company, Tibbar Plasma Technologies Inc, announced today that it was awarded $3.5 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).

The funding will be used to develop plasma-based AC-DC electrical transformers for High Voltage DC Electrical Transmission.

“Plasma-based electrical transformers have the potential to reduce the cost of transforming power by a factor of 2x-10x.

NCRTD Thanksgiving Schedule; RTD Mountain Trail Route To Ski Santa Fe Transitions To Winter Schedule

on November 22, 2015 - 11:26am


The RTD “Blue Bus” including the RTD Chile Line in Taos, will not be in operation Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27 in recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The RTD Mountain Trail will be in operation.

The Mountain Trail route will transition to its Winter Schedule Thanksgiving Day in celebration of the opening of Ski Santa Fe. The service will operate on its Weekend/ Holiday schedule throughout the four-day weekend, Nov. 26-29. For more information, visit

The North Central Regional Transit District provides fare-free and premium fare-based bus service

43k Sign Petition Asking J.C. Penney To Stay Closed During Thanksgiving

on November 22, 2015 - 11:17am


J.C. Penney plans to open its doors at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, a day activists say should be reserved for relaxation.

"Thanksgiving is one of the few days per year when we are all given an opportunity to pause our busy lives and enjoy the company of our family and friends. Unfortunately, this opportunity will not be extended to J.C. Penney employees,” petition author Chris Wolverton told Care2. “Last year, despite stores opening early on Thanksgiving, sales dropped 11 percent.