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Canine Companions For Independence Is In Town!

on September 27, 2016 - 8:55pm

Kiro is a yellow lab who will be with Jacinta Lestone of Proton Pawsitive Dog Training for the next 20 months. Courtesy photo

Kiro the yellow lab relaxes with a friend. Courtesy photo


Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) has come to Los Alamos! Kiro (pronounced Cairo), a yellow lab, will be with Jacinta Lestone of Proton Pawsitive Dog Training for the next 20 months. He will learn his basic commands and how to behave appropriately in public, including in businesses such as the grocery store or restaurants.

Brunner: Don’t Forget Small Business Contributions To Job Creation

on September 27, 2016 - 8:26am
USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner
State Director
USDA Rural Development
We’ve witnessed meager economic growth and rising unemployment in New Mexico since the Great Recession. So it comes as no surprise that New Mexicans are very excited about the new Facebook facility coming to Los Lunas.
For all the attention garnered by that high-profile victory, we shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that a comprehensive economic recovery strategy for our state must also give strong consideration to our largest job creators in New Mexico: small businesses.

DOE Awards Support Service Contract

on September 26, 2016 - 5:15pm
DOE News:
CINCINNATI, Ohio  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to Boston Government Services, LLC (BGS), of Lenoir City, Tennessee.
BGS is a small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program. The contract will have a maximum value of $4 Million over four years. Firm-fixed-price and time and material task orders will be issued from the basic contract.
The contractor will provide support services to the Office of Environmental Management (EM) headquarters in

Anne Kain Joins Del Norte Credit Union As Enterprise Risk And Performance Excellence Manager

on September 23, 2016 - 2:37pm

Anne Kain joins DNCU as Enterprise Risk and Performance Excellence Manager and is based in the DNCU Los Alamos/Trinity branch. Courtesy photo

DNCU News:

SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative, has announced that Anne Kain has joined DNCU as Enterprise Risk and Performance Excellence Manager. Kain is based in the DNCU Los Alamos/Trinity branch.

Kain comes to DNCU with considerable financial industry experience having spent 17 years with Los Alamos National Bank, most recently as vice president of Accounting and Finance.

Tour This Weekend's Top Open Houses!

on September 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
Tour the top open houses scheduled for this weekend throughout the area!
The Los Alamos Daily Post features a weekly section highlighting the 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 homes. Print out a copy of the map before heading out to tour the open houses 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

Sipapu Group Acquires Hesperus Ski Area

on September 23, 2016 - 9:19am

Hesperus Ski Area 11 miles west of Durango on US Highway 160. Photo by Scott DW Smith

Hesperus Ski Area 1 miles west of Durango on US Highway 160. Photo by Scott DW Smith


Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest, including Pajarito Mountain, have announced the acquisition of Hesperus Ski Area in Colorado. The group also owns Purgatory Resort in Durango,  Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff, Ariz. and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort some 20 miles southeast of Taos. Hesperus Ski Area is 11 miles west of Durango on US Highway 160.

Sipapu Group

LANB Hires Market Area President For Los Alamos

on September 22, 2016 - 1:03pm

New LANB Market President in Los Alamos Liddie Martinez.

LANB News:

Los Alamos National Bank (LANB) has hired Liddie Martinez as Market President in Los Alamos. Martinez brings over twenty years of economic development experience to the bank and will lead LANB’s efforts to drive economic growth in the area.

“We are committed to making positive contributions to the communities we serve,” states Stan Sluder, Chief Lending Officer and Director of Sales.