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Black Hole And Adjacent Church For Sale

on September 6, 2017 - 6:35am

The former Black Hole and Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church properties at 3901 and 4015 Arkansas Street are on the real estate market priced at $1.25 million. The KW Commercial website estimates the total property to be 4.45 acres with a 18,951 square-foot building. The website states, 'the former grocery store was also one time called the Black Hole' and 'The site is ripe for redevelopment for retail or residential use'. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

Group Charged With Shoplifting At Smith's Marketplace

on September 5, 2017 - 6:06pm
Los Alamos Daily Post

Two men and a woman were arrested Aug. 27 in yet another shoplifting incident at Smith’s Marketplace. Robert W. Abeyta, 32, of Ohkay Owingeh, Meadows Tafoya-Romero, 24, of Espanola, and Juanadolfo Gomez, 29, of San Juan Pueblo, all appeared before Los Alamos Magistrate Judge Pat Casados Aug. 28 and are slated for hearings Sept. 22.

Los Alamos Police Sgt. Monica Salazar-Casias and Cpl.

Work Is Underway For Small Business Saturday

on September 5, 2017 - 6:25am


It takes a lot of time and effort to plan for the holidays. That’s why the Small Business Saturday Committee has already started working on the biggest holiday shopping day of the year – the Saturday after Thanksgiving – which is Nov. 25 this year.

Businesses are invited to sign up to participate in the county-wide event that increases awareness of the variety of stores located in this community and encourages residents to shop local.

It costs nothing to register to participate.

Chamber Breakfast: 2018 Healthcare Benefit Plans

on September 5, 2017 - 6:05am


Business owners and human resource managers will find the Wednesday, Sept 13 Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast particularly informative. Anne Sperling, president and CEO of Vanguard Resources, will discuss the healthcare benefit options for 2018.

The Chamber Business Breakfasts are sponsored by the LANL CPO’s office and attendance at the breakfasts is a benefit of Chamber Membership.

Sperling’s presentation will include correctly setting up and implementing benefit plans, issues with the State of New Mexico’s premiums for large groups and premium tax audits, issues with

Armbruster: The Meaning Of Labor Day

on September 4, 2017 - 6:47am
Union member since 1970, negotiating team member 1995-2009
LAFSE president of 2002-2008, LAMS teacher17 years 

Labor Day is not just a day off. It represents the lives hundreds of workers put on the line to make America great.

Our Los Alamos Federation of School Employees (LAFSE), a part of AFL-CIO has helped make working conditions in Los Alamos Public Schools where more than 60 percent of teachers belong even better.

LAFSE is responsible for leave days, the sick leave bank, for speech and language therapists, nurses and counselors earning the same pay as teachers

Letter To The Editor: Failure Of Corporate Trade Policy

on September 3, 2017 - 6:38am

Corporate America only succeeds if Capitalism works. Capitalism cannot work if the middle class is in debt, shrinking and can no longer be consumers.

America is still the wealthiest nation in the world and in world history … and America also has the greatest wealth disparity in the world and in world history. These are unsustainable conditions … and yet Donald Trump and much of the Republican Party want increase wealth disparity by decreasing federal income taxes for the wealthy class and corporations, resulting in even greater CEO salaries.

This will make American

McQuiston: Two-Tier Approach To Protect Against Identity Fraud

on September 2, 2017 - 1:16pm
The Jemez Agency

Cyber-attacks are increasing at an alarming rate and the resulting data breaches have led to countless amounts of personal information being exposed to unscrupulous individuals.

While banks have become more proactive in monitoring accounts for activity that appears to be fraudulent, their services only play a small part in the overall campaign against identity fraud.

Are you familiar with how your personal information can be used by criminals? Many people immediately think of fraudulent credit card charges, which is certainly one widely used method.