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Free Registration For Nov. 2-3 Lean Startup Week Simulcast From San Francisco

on October 24, 2016 - 3:54pm
LAEN News:
LAEN members, please register for free if you're interested in attending all (or part) of the Lean Startup Week Conference simulcast we'll be livestreaming at projectY cowork on Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Thursday, Nov. 3 (it will run 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days and we're also offering free coworking on these days). projectY is one of two official livestream sites in New Mexico.
An immersive two-day event, Lean Startup Conference 2016 will unite attendees through powerful yet practical programming — world

Public Meets Alpacas At Rancho De Los Sueños

on October 24, 2016 - 7:46am
Owners Barbara and Lawrence Roybal with some of Barbara's creations for sale at the ranch. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Rancho de Los Sueños, a family owned working ranch in Pojoaque, held an open house this weekend. The ranch is on the property that has been owned by the Roybal family since 1938. Owners Barbara and Lawrence Roybal raise a fiber herd of Huacaya alpacas, maintain the family apple orchard, and raise lavender and honey bees. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Mary McIntyre of Los Alamos visits Rancho de Los Sueños Sunday and examines alpaca weavings.

Chamber Breakfast Features HD 43 Debate Oct. 25

on October 23, 2016 - 10:38am

Chamber News:

House District 43 Candidates Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard (D) and Los Alamos County Clerk Sharon Stover (R) will debate economic development issues facing the state.

Each candidate will make an opening statement, followed by timed responses to questions from the Chamber of Commerce. There will be a brief opportunity for the audience to question the candidates at the end of the program.

Register on the Chamber Events Page so the Chamber will know how many people to expect and prepare a name tag with Chamber Notes $$$$ at

IRS Offshore Voluntary Compliance Tops $10 Billion

on October 23, 2016 - 9:48am

IRS News:

More Than 100,000 Taxpayers Come Back Into Compliance

PHOENIX – As international compliance efforts pass several new milestones, the Internal Revenue Service reminds U.S. taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts that they should use existing paths to come into full compliance with their federal tax obligations.

Updated data shows 55,800 taxpayers have come into the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) to resolve their tax obligations, paying more than $9.9 billion in taxes, interest and penalties since 2009. In addition, another 48,000 taxpayers have made use of

Outdoor Patio Takes Shape At Beer Co-op

on October 22, 2016 - 11:10am

Construction on the new outdoor patio is taking shape at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op, 163 Central Park Square. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Workers from Delgado Wrought Iron weld the railing Friday around the new outdoor patio at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Central Park Square. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.comPhoto by Carol A. Clark/

New Los Alamos McDonald’s Construction Underway

on October 22, 2016 - 10:32am

Construction is moving right along on the new McDonald's in the Smith's Marketplace shopping center area on Trinity Drive in Los Alamos. The restaurant is now accepting applications. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scenes From DNCU Business After Hours Event

on October 21, 2016 - 5:50pm
Del Norte Credit Union Chief Operating Officer Deb Salazar, Executive Vice President John Molenda and CEO Chuck Valenti welcome guests to the Business After Hours event Thursday evening at the DNCU Los Alamos Branch. Business After Hours is a monthly gathering of Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce members hosted by various businesses. Business After Hours provides an opportunity for local business people to network in a relaxed setting, while getting a chance to visit Los Alamos businesses. The Del Norte event featured fine food and beverages. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/

Entrepreneurial Gene Presentation At Project Y Tuesday

on October 21, 2016 - 4:00pm
Entrepreneurs meet at project Y to share ideas. Courtesy photo


Do you have the entrepreneurial gene? This is the topic of a presentation and discussion at project Y 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday in Central Park Square.

Andy Andrews and Bob Nolen from LABi and Los Alamos World Futures Institute (LAWFI) will host a presentation and discussion about assessing your interests and discovering if you have the qualities to be a successful entrepreneur.

“You have a great idea for something that you know everyone needs,” Andrews said.

LANL MSC Consortium Honors Donors

on October 20, 2016 - 3:45pm

From left, LANL Deputy Director Rich Kacich, Executive Director Dave Lyons and MSC President Joseph Sanchez recognized MSC Grant Pool donors during the 3rd annual Donor Dinner Oct. 7 at the Inn at Loretto in Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

From left, Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, RDC Executive Director Val Alonzo, Executive Director Dave Lyons and CPO Director Kathy Keith at the 3rd annual Donor Dinner Oct. 7 at the Inn at Loretto in Santa Fe. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Staff Report

SANTA FE – The LANL Major Subcontractors Consortium (MSC) and Los Alamos

Tour This Weekend's Top Open Houses!

on October 20, 2016 - 3:30pm
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

DOE Releases Request For Information/Sources Sought For Savannah River Site Operations Acquisition

on October 20, 2016 - 3:12pm
DOE News:
CINCINNATI OH  The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) issued a Request for Information (RFI) /Sources Sought in support the upcoming follow-on procurement for the management and operation (M&O) of the Savannah River Site (SRS).
The current SRS M&O contract, DE-AC09-08SR22470, with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), expires on July 31, 2018 and is a major component of the overall SRS work scope and contracting structure.
The RFI/Sources Sought is seeking to solicit input via capability statements from

Main Street Alliance Applauds Treasury Department For Strong Rule To Curb Multinational Tax Avoidance

on October 20, 2016 - 8:53am
USDT News:
WASHINGTON, D.C.  The U.S. Department of Treasury has finalized a rule aimed at curbing earning stripping, an abusive practice that multinational companies use to avoid taxes. The Main Street Alliance applauds the Treasury Department for taking this critical step.
The rule aims to discourage inversions by making it more difficult for multinational companies to engage in earnings stripping--when companies load their U.S. subsidiaries with foreign debt, and impose artificially high fees and interest on the debt, to reduce their US tax burden.

Educators Gather For Economic Development Summit

on October 20, 2016 - 7:38am

From left, Gary Tripp, Strategic Planning and Engagement Officer for Rio Rancho Public Schools, Dr. Kathy Trujillo of New Mexico State University, Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard and Dr. Joaquin Vila, Dean of Education for Northern New Mexico College. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

Hundreds of community leaders from throughout northern New Mexico gathered Sept. 28 at the Ohkay Owingeh Conference Center to discuss strategies for growing the regional economy at the Fourth Annual Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) State of the Region conference.

The REDI initiative, which is a formal

LAHS Students Sample Options At Today's Career Fair

on October 19, 2016 - 3:36pm

Members of the business community including the Los Alamos Daily Post participate in today's Career Fair at Los Alamos High school. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/

Students check out career options today at the Career Fair at Los Alamos High School. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/

DaVita Dialysis Clinic Open House 5-7 p.m. Monday

on October 19, 2016 - 7:06am

LA Soup And Specialty Foods Expands, Offers Pop-Up Service At projectY Cowork Oct. 25

on October 19, 2016 - 7:02am
LA Soup and Specialty Foods, LLC, owned by Monica Van de Water, has announced it will be offering a pop-up soup and perogies service for lunch and dinner at projectY cowork Los Alamos Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Since 2015, Van de Water has been offering home delivery service of specialty soups and comfort food sides she cooks out of her licensed commercial-grade kitchen in White Rock.

LANL Co-sponsors ChallengeHER Conference Oct. 26

on October 18, 2016 - 4:57pm

LANL News:

  • Empowering women-owned small business owners

Los Alamos National Laboratory is co-sponsoring the ChallengeHER small business conference Wednesday, Oct. 26 in Albuquerque. The conference is designed to assist women-owned small businesses and other small businesses navigate the sometimes complex process of competing for federal government contracts.

The conference is 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Central New Mexico College Workforce Learning Center, 5600 Eagle Rock Ave., N.E., in Albuquerque.

The free conference includes workshops on topics such as “Research and Marketing,” the

Science On Tap: Harnessing Actinium-225 For Cancer Treatment At 5:30 p.m. Thursday

on October 18, 2016 - 12:24pm


This month's Science On Tap features Maryline Ferrier who will talk about harnessing Actinium-225 for cancer treatment beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20,  at UnQuarked Wine Room, 145 Central Park Square. Light refreshments will be provided for this event by the Central New Mexico Section of the American Chemical Society.

For this event, Ferrier, with the Lab’s Inorganic Isotope & Actinide Chemistry group, will talk about the research taking place at the Lab to better understand actinium-225. This unique and rare radioisotope has tremendous potential for the treatment of

SBA Taps John M. Garcia For State District Director

on October 18, 2016 - 11:34am
SBA News:
ALBUQUERQUE ― John M. Garcia is the new district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) New Mexico District Office. 
Garcia is responsible for the statewide delivery of SBA programs and services to support business owners in starting and growing their businesses, create jobs and develop local economies throughout New Mexico.
Garcia is both an experienced small business owner and public servant who has earned high acclaim for his achievements as a veteran advocate and small business champion at the city, state and national levels.
As past president

Legislative Committee To Discuss Future Of Broadband In New Mexico

on October 18, 2016 - 11:27am

Senate Majority Whip Michael Padilla


SANTA FE - Senate Majority Whip Michael Padilla (D-14-Bernalillo) will chair the Science, Technology and Telecommunications Committee Oct. 20-21 in room 317 at the State Capitol in Santa Fe. The meeting will focus on expanding broadband in New Mexico and increasing the speed of broadband systems already in New Mexico.

“New Mexico’s broadband access and expansion strategies have a direct impact on our job creation and economic future” Padilla said.

Tourism Secretary Shares Good News With Los Alamos

on October 17, 2016 - 10:45pm
N.M. Tourism Department Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Latham shares good news about the growth of tourism in Los Alamos and around the state Thursday during a gathering at Fuller Lodge. Tourism in the County grew 10.6 percent in 2015, one of the highest growth rates in the state. Tourists spent  $34.2 million in Los Alamos County last year, Latham said. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Members of the Los Alamos County Council, from left, Kristin Henderson, Steven Girrens, James Chrobocinski and Council Vice Chair Susan O'Leary (Council Chair Rick Reiss not pictured but present),

Cornerstone Investors Help Boost United Way Of Northern New Mexico's Thermometer

on October 17, 2016 - 2:54pm

​​United Way Cornerstone Companies and Regional Partners give the Community Action Fund Thermometer a boost to more than 3,800 residents in Northern New Mexico that will have access to programs in 2017.​ From left, UWNNM's Kristy Ortega, Paul Cook of Cray Inc., LANL CPO's Debbi Wersonick, Plateau Property Management's Jeanne Bridge, LANB's Liddie Martinez, New Mexico Bank & Trust's Pam Mayfield and Lesley Harelson, Plateau Property Management's Bruce Norman mnd Mike Lippiatt. Courtesy photo

 UWNNM News:

There is a cost of doing business in all industries, even the nonprofit industry.

Dist. 43 Candidate Sharon Stover Meets With Small Business Owners

on October 17, 2016 - 8:58am

Dist. 43 candidate Sharon Stover, center, meets with small business owners at a recent listening session, including from left, local businesswoman Emily McGay, and local businessman Roger Waterman. Courtesy photo


Sharon Stover, Republican candidate for House Dist. 43, recently met with representatives and owners from several Los Alamos small businesses. Roger Waterman and Emily McGay hosted the discussion in which topics included taxation, banking and business liability.

Stover has been visiting with residents throughout District 43 to gain their insight on the challenges

Lamphouse Sales Opening In White Rock Nov. 5

on October 16, 2016 - 2:32pm

Gary and Caroyle Kemp and their daughter Abby in front of their new business, Lamphouse Sales, opening Nov. 5 directly behind Smith's in White Rock. Photo by Shari Mills

Gary and Caroyle Kemp and their daughter Abby inside their new business, Lamphouse Sales, with several of the dining room tables and other items they will begin selling to the public Nov. 5 at 106C Longview Dr., in White Rock. Photo by Shari Mills

Staff Report

Lamphouse Sales is opening Nov. 5 at 106C Longview Dr., in White Rock. The new business offers the public a unique way of doing garage sales.

“We sell for you,”

Chamber's October Business After Hours Thursday

on October 16, 2016 - 10:19am