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Holiday Arts And Crafts Fair Draws Shoppers

on October 18, 2014 - 4:39pm
Arts and Crafts Fair shoppers check out items on display today at Crossroads Bible Church. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
Angels and crosses. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Knitted shawls in bright colors. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost
Steel Garden sells posies outside the Arts and Crafts Fair. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Warm and fuzzy. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Treasure boxes. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Mother and son sell wooden bowls. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost

Check Out This Weekend's Featured Open House!

on October 18, 2014 - 11:39am


This weekend is a great time to tour the top open house in the area!

The Los Alamos Daily Post features a weekly section highlighting open houses throughout Los Alamos, White Rock, Jemez Springs and Santa Fe.

Photographs, details and a map depicting the location of each open house are included in this weekly section.

Click on the map to read details about the featured home. Print out a copy of the map before heading out to tour the open house or pull up the map on a smart phone or ipad from the road!

Click on the Real Estate Section "red button" near the top of this

Officials Break Ground On First 'Fiber Meet Point'

on October 18, 2014 - 10:12am

Friday's REDI Net 'meet point site' ceremony on N.M. 4 near Bonnie View, from left, County Administrator Harry Burgess, Chief Information Officer Laura Gonzales, REDI Net General Manager Duncan Sill, LABi President Andy Andrews, Councilor David Izraelevitz, Councilor Rick Reiss, Economic Vitality Administrator Greg Fisher, Council Chair Geoff Rodgers, Councilor Fran Berting, Attack Research CFO Tadeusz Raven, LABi Vice President Ralph Chapman and Attack Research  staff member Mark Lorinc, partner David Sayre and CEO Anthony Clark. Attack Research is a computer security business on Bonnie View

Letter to the Editor: County Provides Infrastructure – Business Thrives

on October 18, 2014 - 9:06am
Los Alamos County Councilor

With the volatile business and economic climate we now live in, the communities that will succeed and prosper are those that find a way to stimulate the efforts of their local business community with strategic support from local government entities to get the ball rolling.

Support, in the form of infrastructure and essential services, benefits the bigger community and enhances our business climate. Providing this catalyst to local business then serves to provide better products and services to the residents of the community

I am happy to report that

Los Alamos Receives 2014 Google eCity of New Mexico Award

on October 17, 2014 - 5:51pm

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich presents the Google 2014 eCity for New Mexico award to Los Alamos Commerce and Development Chair Bill Wadt on behalf of the community during a special event this morning at the Los Alamos Co+Op Market. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LACDC Chair Bill Wadt. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Co+Op General Manager Steve Watts. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


The Los Alamos Co+op Market hosted an awards ceremony this morning for Google, which has named Los Alamos the 2014 Google eCity for New Mexico.

The eCity Awards recognize

Hilltop Spa Grand Opening Unveils Luxurious Amenities

on October 17, 2014 - 8:36am

Owner Tracy Maddox with her staff cut the ribbon on her new Hilltop Spa and Salon Thursday at 1789 Suite 6 Central Ave. The Hilltop Spa offers the community a superior level of expertise and professionalism that makes for an unforgettable experience, Maddox said. She invites everyone to experience the luxurious amenities her spa has to offer and the hair, makeup and nail service in her salon. For more information, call 505.662.1926. Photo by Carol A.
Scenes from Thursday's grand opening event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Letter to the Editor: Economic Development And The Health Of Los Alamos

on October 17, 2014 - 8:14am
President, LABi

Many factors contribute to the economic health and vitality of a community. Two of the most important are Commerce and Economic Development. You might believe that these two factors describe the same thing, but they do not.  o distinguish between them it is important to start with two other terms – community and county.

The community of Los Alamos is the group of people that reside within the boundaries of the legal entity called the county. You might want to include the daily commuters as part of the community, but this can confuse the discussion.