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Thanks For Supporting Bankens Mountain Martial Arts Academy's Efforts To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

on August 30, 2017 - 2:12pm

Many are taking part in assisting Bankens Mountain Martial Arts Academy in Los Alamos in its efforts to help victims of Tropical Storm Harvey as they load trucks with a plethora of supplies donated by local individuals and organizations in Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque.

New Mexico MainStreet Partners Receive Town Program Funding From National Endowment For Arts

on August 30, 2017 - 7:20am
SANTA FE  Aug. 23, New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS), a program of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, announced that more than $300,000 has been awarded to MainStreet partners to support the arts in New Mexico.
The City of Albuquerque, the City of Gallup and Creative Startups partnering with Zuni Pueblo have received funding to support their work as centers of arts and innovation and build on their cultural assets to activate their downtown economies.
"This funding will support place making and arts programming in New Mexico Arts & Cultural Districts and

Chamber Take Out Talk On SunPower By Positive Energy Solar Sept. 8

on August 29, 2017 - 10:56am
Karen Paramanandam
Join Karen Paramanandam and Emma Starrett from SunPower by Positive Energy Solar to learn more about how you can take control of your electric cost by going solar at the Chamber Take out Talk noon to 1 p.m., Sept. 8 in the Chamber Conference room.
Bring your lunch to eat while you learn. You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the cost of solar, working with local permitting or your HOA, available incentives and how this technology works in Los Alamos County. Seating is limited to the first 15 attendees so please register

Governor: 2,000+ Jobs Created Through JTIP

on August 28, 2017 - 4:12pm
Gov. Susana Martinez
  • Nearly 10,000 Jobs Created Through JTIP Since 2011
Albuquerque -- Gov. Susana Martinez joined local business leaders to announce that JTIP created more than 2,000 jobs in 2017.
This brings the total amount of JTIP jobs created over the last seven years to nearly 10,000. The program also saw its second-highest average rural wage at more than $21 an hour.
"When we work to grow and diversify our economy in New Mexico it means more jobs for hardworking New Mexicans," Martinez said.

Pig + Fig Café Hosts Fundraiser For Self Help, Inc.

on August 28, 2017 - 2:40pm

Pig + Fig Café owner Laura Crucet, left, and Self Help Executive Director Ellen Morris Bond. Photo by Mandy Marksteiner


Los Alamos

The Pig + Fig Café will present a fundraising dinner to benefit Self Help, Inc. at 6 p.m. Sept. 10. Each of the six courses will feature farm to table dishes paired with an  array of Rhone varietal wines from Pig + Fig Café owner Laura Crucet’s private collection.

Tickets are $95 per person and can be purchased on their Eventbrite Page by clicking here.

Crucet will donate 100 percent of the profits from the dinner to Self Help.

Privacy And The Internet

on August 28, 2017 - 8:32am

HSNW News:

In the Internet era, consumers seem increasingly resigned to giving up fundamental aspects of their privacy for convenience in using their phones and computers, and have grudgingly accepted that being monitored by corporations and even governments is just a fact of modern life.

In fact, Internet users in the United States have fewer privacy protections than those in other countries. In April, Congress voted to allow Internet service providers to collect and sell their customers’ browsing data.

Study: 2017’s Best Real-Estate Markets

on August 28, 2017 - 7:04am
With home sales recently falling to their lowest level this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2017’s Best Real-Estate Markets.

To determine the most attractive real-estate markets in the U.S., WalletHub’s analysts compared 300 cities across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from median home-price appreciation to home sales turnover rate to job growth.

Best Real-Estate Markets
Worst Real-Estate Markets
Frisco, TX
New Haven, CT
McKinney, TX
Montgomery, AL
Allen, TX
Waterbury, CT
Cary, NC
Detroit, MI