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Zia Realty Group's Featured Homes & Properties

on July 5, 2015 - 11:35am

 This Week's Featured Home

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155 Monte Rey S. $535.000
Listed by Pearl White
Listing #201501381

IRS Spotlights Tax Help In Six Languages

on July 4, 2015 - 7:12am
IRS News:
PHOENIX  The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that a wide range of publications and online resources are available in six languages on, the agency’s popular web site. features online resources in Chinese, Korean, Russian and Vietnamese, as well as English and Spanish. These multilingual resources are available throughout the year, not just during tax season.
Available resources include the agency’s cornerstone Taxpayer Bill of Rights document, Publication 1, titled “Your Rights as a Taxpayer.”
The publication outlines the 10 key provisions that make up

Warm Hearts Yarn And Atomic City Quilts Are Moving To Downtown Los Alamos In August

on July 3, 2015 - 4:21pm
Warm Hearts Yarn and Atomic City Quilts are moving in August into 1247C Central Ave. in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Warm Hearts Yarn on Rover Boulevard in White Rock is moving to downtown Los Alamos in August.

The new store will open at 1247 Central, Suite C, between David’s Barber Shop and the Los Alamos Daily Post newspaper headquarters. Owner Katie Brousseau will share the new space with Shellie Kuropatwinski, owner of Atomic City Quilts.

“We’ll share the space about half and half,” Brousseau said.


High Flying TechSource: Building A League Of Extraordinary Individuals

on July 3, 2015 - 11:49am

V. Brian D’Andrea, President and CEO of TechSource moved TechSource to Los Alamos from Santa Fe to be closer to its most valuable resource. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Daily Post

With all due respect to the comic book and movie heroes of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a Los Alamos-based technology company is in a respectable class of its own.

TechSource was founded in 1997 around the boom and bust expertise drawn to Los Alamos National Laboratory’s linear particle accelerator program as it evolved from the Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility into what is now the

DNCU Among Healthiest Credit Unions In America

on July 2, 2015 - 1:09pm


Del Norte Credit Union is ranked among the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America.

DepositAccounts has just released the 2015 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America and Del Norte Credit Union has made the list for the second straight year, one of only 66 credit unions to do so out of 6,655 total federally insured credit unions.

Del Norte Credit Union stands out in all of the primary evaluation categories, including:

  •  Texas Ratio – The Texas Ratio is an indicator of how much capital a bank has available compared to the total value of loans

CIR Presents Talk On Recent Energy Trend Impacts

on July 2, 2015 - 7:24am

Senior Adviser to the Center for Naval Analyses, James Clad. Courtesy photo

CIR News:

​The Santa Fe Council on International Relations presents James Clad, senior adviser to the Center for Naval Analyses and former deputy assistant secretary of defense.

Clad will discuss how recent energy trends have upset the world oil market and transformed the geopolitical landscape in a talk entitled, “The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape” at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 22, hosted at Tipton Hall, SF University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michaels Dr.

Asian energy demand is surging, Russian

Classic Air Medical At Overlook Park 4-7 p.m. July 4

on July 1, 2015 - 7:10pm
Community members are invited to meet the Classic Air Medical crew and check out the helicopter 4-7 p.m. Saturday at Overlook Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Classic Air Medical Base Manager/Lead Pilot Geoff Rodgers and crew will fly over the Fourth of July festivities about 4 p.m. Saturday at Overlook Park and land on the south park.

Community members are invited to stop over and check out the state of the art helicopter and visit with the flight crew from about 4-7 p.m., Saturday on the south park.

Classic Air Medical Base Manager/Lead Pilot Geoff

White Rock Artist Market July 4

on July 1, 2015 - 7:09pm
The White Rock Artist Market. File photo

ART News:

The White Rock Artist Market continues 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 4 outside the White Rock Visitor Center.

This market will feature 10 local artists and artisans selling a variety of jewelry, paintings, glasswork, natural beauty products, hand woven baskets, children’s stuffed animals, handmade purses and bags, Mexican Talavera pottery, acrylic sculptures, knitted items and more. Stop by on the way to the Kiwanis 4th of July Celebration at Overlook Park. 

The White Rock Artist Market is held the first Saturday of every month.

CB FOX Launches Online Atomic City Store

on July 1, 2015 - 10:28am
Courtesy image
Los Alamos Daily Post

The owners of CB FOX Department Store in downtown Los Alamos have met customer demand by making it possible for anyone in the world to purchase a famous Los Alamos T-Shirt through their new online store

What Part Of …. Don’t You Understand' is the best-selling T-shirt on the new online store. Courtesy photo

“The demand for T-shirts and gifts unique to Los Alamos is definitely growing, and we wanted to have this site up and running well ahead of the Manhattan National Park opening,” CB FOX President


Heinrich Lauds New Rules For Overtime Pay Protection

on July 1, 2015 - 9:13am

Sen. Martin Heinrich


WASHINGTON, D.C.  Tuesday, Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., welcomed President Obama's plan to extend overtime pay protection for workers in New Mexico and across the country.

The President's plan would guarantee overtime pay to most salaried workers earning less than an estimated $50,440 next year.

The increased threshold would tie overtime protections to the 40th percentile of weekly earnings for full-time salaried workers. The plan would raise the salary threshold from $455 a week below the poverty threshold for a family of four to a projected

Lawmakers Discuss Jobs And Economic Growth At Today's Los Alamos Chamber Business Breakfast

on June 30, 2015 - 4:49pm
Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, left, and Sen. Mary Kay Papen discuss increasing employment in New Mexico during this morning's Business Breakfast at UNM-LA. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Chamber Breakfast attendees this morning at UNM-LA as Sen. Mary Kay Papen and Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard discuss the New Mexico Jobs Council. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

New Mexico State Sen. Mary Kay Papen and State Rep.

Dead Trees Are Future Benches For Beer Co-op

on June 30, 2015 - 3:43pm

The management at Ponderosa Pines Apartments at 3000 Trinity Dr., is having two dead Ponderosa trees cut down today and is donating them to Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op at 163 Central Park Square to transform into benches for their patrons. Photo by Mike Lippiatt

Water Used For Hydraulic Fracturing Varies Widely

on June 30, 2015 - 2:18pm
AGU News:
WASHINGTON, D.C.  The amount of water required to hydraulically fracture oil and gas wells varies widely across the country, according to the first national-scale analysis and map of hydraulic fracturing water usage detailed in a new study accepted for publication in Water Resources Research, a journal of the American Geophysical Union.
The research found that water volumes for hydraulic fracturing averaged within watersheds across the United States range from as little as roughly 9,800 liters (2,600 gallons) to as much as 37 million liters (9.7 million gallons) per well.

Student Channels Tennis Passion Into Business

on June 30, 2015 - 9:16am

Through his LACDC Youth Business Grant, Junseo Kim is ready to teach his knowledge of tennis to elementary and middle school students this summer. Courtesy photo


Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA)

If the doldrums of the dog days of summer have kids cloistered in their rooms complaining of nothing to do, then Junseo Kim can help you get them out of the house and onto the courts, the tennis courts.

Kim, a Los Alamos High School sophomore and member of multiple tennis teams is a new recipient of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation Youth Business

WIPP: Bryson Named Acting Manager For CBFO

on June 29, 2015 - 5:10pm
New Acting Manager of DOE Carlsbad Field Office Dana Bryson
WIPP News:

Mark Whitney, Acting Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM), today named Dana Bryson the Acting Manager for the DOE Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO).

He is replacing Joe Franco, who recently returned to a position in DOE’s Richland Operations Office in Washington. Bryson has more than 30 years of experience in the nuclear industry and served as the CBFO Deputy Manager since December 2013. 

Previously, Bryson was the Director of the River Corridor Division for DOE’s

Tour This Weekend's Top Open Houses!

on June 27, 2015 - 7:07pm


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!

Descartes Labs CTO Speaks At Rotary Meeting

on June 27, 2015 - 1:19pm
Descartes Labs CTO Steven Brumby presents a talk on his company at Tuesday's Rotary meeting at the Golf Course Community Building. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Descartes Labs CTO Steven Brumby explains at Tuesday's Rotary meeting that his company is teaching computers to see the world. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Rotary appears to have influenced the life of Descartes Labs, Inc. co-founder and CTO Steven Brumby.

He explained during Tuesday's weekly Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting that 26 years ago he attended a

IRS Reminder To File On Foreign Bank Accounts

on June 25, 2015 - 9:05am
IRS News:
PHOENIX The Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone who has one or more bank or financial accounts located outside the United States, or signature authority over such accounts that they may need to file an FBAR by Tuesday, June 30.
FBAR refers to Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, which must be filed with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a bureau of the Treasury Department. It is not a tax form and cannot be filed with the IRS. The form must be filed electronically and is only available online through the BSA E-Filing(

Drones And Food

on June 25, 2015 - 8:53am

Pteryx UAV, a civilian UAV for aerial photography and photomapping with roll-stabilised camera head. Image/wikipedia

HSNW News:

The precision agriculture sector is expected to grow at a high rate over the coming years.

This new way of farming is already a reality in northwest Italy, where technologies are being used to keep plants in a good state of health but also to avert the loss of quality yield.

Sensors and drones can be among the farmers’ best friends, helping them to use less fertilizers and water, and to control the general condition of their crops.

CORDIS reports that nowadays

Governor Receiving Business Advocate In Politics Award

on June 25, 2015 - 8:40am

Gov. Susana Martinez


ALBUQUERQUE – Today, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will receive the Business Advocate in Politics Award from the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce.

This award comes the day after New Mexico made a big leap in CNBC's "America's Top States for Businesses" rankings, jumping from 37 to 24 in the country. The improvement is tied for the best in the nation.

Luján Wants Vote To Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

on June 25, 2015 - 8:31am

  • Bank Supports 265 Jobs in New Mexico

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District called on House Republican leaders this morning to allow a vote in the House of Representatives to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States. 

Absent legislative action, the bank’s charter will expire at the end of the month, and it will no longer be able to provide loans to U.S. businesses. The Export-Import Bank is an independent, self-sustaining agency with an 80-year record of supporting U.S. jobs by financing the export of American goods and services.

HD3 Forms New Angel Investment Group

on June 25, 2015 - 7:42am
HD3 News:
High Desert Discovery District (HD3)New Mexico’s first privately-led high technology start-up accelerator ( the formation of a new angel investment group, the High Desert Angels. 
The organization also announced the HD3 Board of Directors for the 2015-2017 term.
“For some time, HD3 has debated the most productive way to provide HD3 innovators, entrepreneurs and start-ups access to seed, early stage and growth capital.

LANB's Karen Easton Joins Rotary Club Of Los Alamos

on June 25, 2015 - 7:33am
Los Alamos Rotary Vice President Linda Hull, right, inducts Karen Easton, center, into the Club during a special ceremony at Tuesday's regular club meeting at Cottonwoods on the Green. Rotarian Carol A. Clark, left, sponsored Easton into the Club. Easton is the Administrative Officer to Chief Executive Officer John Gulas at Los Alamos National Bank. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ 

NMC Meets Job Creation Goals On LEDA Grant

on June 24, 2015 - 9:22am

NMC has created 32 new jobs in Los Alamos since receiving a LEDA award from Los Alamos County in March of 2012. Courtesy/LANL

NMC News:

  • Research facility creates jobs and economic advantage to Los Alamos County.

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) has created 32 new jobs in Los Alamos since receiving a LEDA award from Los Alamos County in March of 2012. NMC Executive Director Katharine Chartrand reported to the Los Alamos County Council the progress of NMC’s LEDA award Tuesday night.

“The NMC met the job creation goals of the LEDA grant in three years,” Chartrand said.

Legislators Discuss State Jobs Plan At Chamber Business Breakfast At UNM-LA June 30

on June 23, 2015 - 10:41am


All businesses in Los Alamos are invited to attend the Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, June 30 in Building 2, Room 230 at UNM–LA, 4000 University Dr.

The breakfast will feature State Sen. Mary Kay Papen and Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard discussing the State Jobs Plan. This is an opportunity to learn first-hand about this recently signed legislation.

Registration for the Chamber Business Breakfast is open to all Los Alamos Chamber members and their guests. For more information, call Chamber Manager Nancy Partridge at 505.661.4816 or email