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ProcessQM Presents Series Of Business Excellence And Quality Assurance Training Workshops In Los Alamos

on January 8, 2018 - 2:14pm



ProcessQM LLC, a quality management company based in Northern New Mexico, announced it is hosting a series of Business Excellence and Quality Assurance training workshops in  April and May in Los Alamos. The training will be conducted in partnership with GiANT Worldwide and MixEllaineNews Consulting.

Lena Isaacs, president of ProcessQM, said that leadership development and change management challenges are quite alarming at a nationwide level. Most change management studies show that approximately 70 percent of organizational change initiatives fail. Furthermore, according to the


Heinrich Statement On December Jobs Report

on January 8, 2018 - 7:14am
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, issued the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced 148,000 jobs were added in December:
“Despite inheriting a strong and resilient economy, the President and Republicans in Congress decided to do absolutely nothing to improve the lives of working Americans in 2017. Real wages only grew by 0.2 percent last year from the election through November.

New Mexico Third Largest Oil Producer In America

on January 8, 2018 - 7:13am
SANTA FE  Newly released data from the United States Energy Information Administration shows that oil production in New Mexico booming, propelling the state up to the 3rd-largest oil producer in the United States in September and October, passing Oklahoma and California and trailing only Texas and North Dakota.
EIA data also shows New Mexico hitting a record-high in monthly oil production, producing 16,367,000 barrels of oil with New Mexico on pace to set an annual oil production record in 2017.
“Strong oil and gas production equals a strong New Mexico, providing

Venture Acceleration Fund Discussion Jan. 17

on January 7, 2018 - 6:41am
RDC News:
Join representatives from the Regional Development Corporation and the Feynman Center for Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, for a discussion and information session on the Venture Acceleration Fund (VAF).

VAF is a non-dilutive funding source for early stage technology and manufacturing startup companies in northern New Mexico who are on track to add jobs, grow revenues, or attract follow-on investment. The fund is known as some of the best money available in the region.

Governor Identifies Tourism For Increased Investment

on January 7, 2018 - 6:40am

New Mexico Hospitality Association News:
  • The proposed budget released by Governor Susana Martinez requests increased spending for one of New Mexico’s strongest industries

Gov. Susana Martinez released her administration’s budget proposal, which calls for a $3.5 million increase for the New Mexico Tourism Department to be used for a significant marketing push in the San Francisco area.

“Governor Martinez continues to demonstrate her commitment to growing New Mexico’s economy through her prioritization of the Tourism Department’s marketing budget.

DNCU Helps Over 20 Northern New Mexico Families With Their Groceries During Holidays

on January 7, 2018 - 6:38am
DNCU News:
SANTA FE — Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU), Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative, finished the 2017 year by launching the Twelve Days of Giving, a yearly employee driven initiative that helps families with their groceries during the holidays.
For this community initiative, selected DNCU staff are tasked with a simple mission: drive to a local grocery market, pick a random family, and pay up to $100 of their groceries. In all, over 20 families were helped and over $2,100 was donated.
“The Twelve Days of Giving shines a light on the culture that lives

O’Reilly Auto Parts Store Opens For Business

on January 5, 2018 - 12:37pm

Staff from left, Neil Martinez, Patrick Berkebile, Store Manager Alfred Lovato, District Manager John Mello Jr., Marcus Barela, Alexis Lovato and Lori Rigg are on the job this morning at the newly opened O’Reilly Auto Parts Store at 2373 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

O’Reilly Auto Parts Store opened for business Tuesday at 2373 Trinity Dr., and is planning a big community-wide grand opening with details to be announced soon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

A look inside the new O’Reilly Auto Parts Store now open for business at 2373 Trinity Dr.