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Century Bank Provides Lunch To County Employees

on February 22, 2019 - 7:11am

Century Bank provided lunch for County employees Wednesday at the Pajarito Cliffs Site, as their way of saying ‘thank you’ to crews for their tireless efforts in fighting this winter’s snow storms. The Century Bank team of employees who set up and provided lunch are from left, employees Consumer Lender Paula Pena, VP/Branch Manager Karen Easton and Universal Banker Claudia Martinez, along with employees not pictured, Crystal Atencio and Daniel Maes. Courtesy/Los Alamos County Public Works Dept.

Chamber Business After Hours Tonight Canceled

on February 21, 2019 - 5:03pm


Due to the forecasted winter storm warning, tonight's Chamber Business After Hours at the Los Alamos Medical Center has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

We are sorry for the inconvenience. Direct questions to Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann at 505.661.4807.

LANL: Collaboration Opportunity To Harness Top Algae Strains For Bioenergy

on February 20, 2019 - 3:16pm

LANL and partners are inviting the algae industry and academia to contribute to research to find the best algae strains for biofuels and bioproducts. Courtesy/LANL

LANL News:

  • DOE project aims to boost productivity, lower cost of algae biofuels and bioproducts

Los Alamos National Laboratory and partners are inviting the algae industry and academia to contribute to research to find the best algae strains for biofuels and bioproducts and to reduce the cost of producing bioenergy from algae feedstocks. 

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Aid Sought For Sonic Workers During Renovations

on February 20, 2019 - 9:05am
Scene of roof collapse from the weight of heavy snow Jan. 21 at Sonic on Trinity Drive. According to Sonic, permits are in place and work will continue, weather permitting. Photo by John McHale/
Champions of Youth Ambitions

As we approach Daylight Savings Time, Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA) hopes you will help them bring some light into life.

On Jan. 21, our local Sonic experienced a hardship when large amounts of snow caused a roof collapse, closing the business during renovations.

Scenes From Secret City Kitchen And Los Alamos Makers' Date Night

on February 18, 2019 - 8:11am
On Friday, Feb. 15, Los Alamos Makers at 3540 Orange St., was transformed into a pop-up venue for an out-of-the-ordinary date night. A virtual crackling  fireplace projected on the large screen, along with romantic background music, made for a soothing atmosphere. The unusual center pieces were one-of-a-kind fused glass bottles handmade by glass art instructor Sue Bombardt. Courtesy photo


Jeremy Varela, owner of  Secret City Kitchen with his catering team wowed the guests with a sophisticated table and a delicious 3-course meal. Courtesy photo


For their 2nd course, guests had a

Bill To Raise Minimum Wage Heads To Senate

on February 18, 2019 - 7:00am
SANTA FE Thursday, a bill to increase the minimum wage passed the House Floor. House Bill 31, as amended, sponsored by Rep. Miguel Garcia (D-Albuquerque) and Rep. Joanne Ferrary (D-Las Cruces), would increase the minimum wage in phases, remove the minimum wage exception for tipped workers, and provide an annual cost-of-living increase indexed to inflation beginning in 2022.
House Bill 31 includes an amendment to allow for the tipped credit for the next three years so workers, restaurant owners, and customers can adjust to the wage increase.
Raising the

UNM-LA Offers Entrepreneurs Free Training Sessions

on February 18, 2019 - 6:52am
Susan Cornelius
UNM-LA News:
Community members are invited to UNM-Los Alamos for free entrepreneurial training sessions offered by The New Mexico Rainforest University Center.
Monday, the second lecture of the spring 2019 University Center Seminar series will be live-streamed 10-11 a.m. in room 626 on the UNM-LA campus.
Sandra Begay
Sandra Begay will address “How to Generate a Business Idea,” including brainstorming, identifying opportunities, and validating a business idea using market research.