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LACDC Withdraws Proposal to Develop 1010 Central

on April 16, 2014 - 1:27pm
The LACDC has withdrawn its proposal to pursue development of the 1010 Central project in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post
Los Alamos County Administrator Harry Burgess has received notification that the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation (LACDC) has withdrawn its proposal to pursue development at 1010 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos.

The project included new construction of a two-story, 32,000-square-foot retail/office condominium building in the west parking lot of the new Municipal Building Complex.

"The desire for retail

Santa Fe Business Incubator Nets Big Boost from Los Alamos Lab

on April 15, 2014 - 9:49am

Modern flow cytometers were invented at Los Alamos National Laboratory and can be used to count and sort individual cells from a stream of liquid. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • BioScience Lab receives funding for cell-sorting machine

Los Alamos National Laboratory is providing funding to the Santa Fe Business Incubator BioScience Laboratory for the purchase of a commercial flow cytometer—a technology originally developed at Los Alamos and then later successfully commercialized by a Santa Fe company. The SFBI BioScience Lab is holding its open house today.

“The commercialization of flow cytometry

Tax Day Celebration at Local Businesses!

on April 14, 2014 - 9:55pm


Come celebrate Tax Day with your favorite local businesses, and we'll pay your gross receipts taxes for you!

Tuesday, April 15, we're waving goodbye to all the stacks of paper and constant headaches at least for a little while, and saying a great big "Thank You" to all of our customers who give us a reason to pay taxes in the first place!

Stop by:
  •   The Fuller Lodge Art Center;
  •   Pet Pangaea;
  •   Village Arts; and
  •   Warm Hearts Yarn.

... and make sure you wish us all a "Happy Tax Day" at the check out counter before the merchandise has been rung up!

Yang: Those Little Annoying Things In Our Daily Life Can Add Up

on April 14, 2014 - 7:48am
Those Little Annoying Things In Our Daily Life Can Add Up

For instance, if the phone computerized recording tells me, “Remember, you must first dial ‘1’,” why couldn’t a program have been written that just inserts the “1” automatically? Or, when I key in my library ID number, with spaces as it appears on my card, I get, “please do not use space.” Then, why do you issue the card with the spaces (or, why not program to accommodate or ignore the “spaces”)? I am computer illiterate, so I am sure I miss nuances about programming.

AT Tax Time Don’t Forget How Corporate Income Tax Breaks Impact Your Tax Bill

on April 13, 2014 - 10:11am
Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst
New Mexico Voices for Children

In mid-April, as we prepare our income tax returns, it’s likely we equate the amount of tax we owe with how much money we make and how many deductions we can take.

In truth, what we pay in all taxes, including income taxes, is dependent on many other variables, such as how much—or how little—profitable corporations are paying.

Corporate America is very good at lowering its income tax bills.

Chiravalle: New Mexico Needs to be More Business Friendly

on April 13, 2014 - 8:54am

New Mexico Needs to be More Business Friendly

Candidate for State Representative, Dist. 43

I hear the owners of businesses of New Mexico District 43 echoing the same message, “I am a small business person who is over taxed and over regulated.”

Small businesses are the innovation centers of our communities and the engines of our economy. However, Democratic leadership in our state legislature has not produced the results needed to move New Mexico businesses forward.

Politicians do not create jobs they often create obstacles.

Construction Work Continues at Smith's Marketplace

on April 12, 2014 - 8:00pm

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/


Final exterior finishes are being installed on the retail shops around the perimeter of the Smith's Marketplace site. Concrete is being poured on the interior and framing is underway for the interior and exterior at the Smith’s Marketplace Store.

The County anticipates completing  roadwork at DP Road and Trinity Drive soon. Smith’s Marketplace has started work on the Mari Mac shopping Center entrance and parking lot. 

There will be a light signal