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Del Norte Credit Union Announces DNCU Scholarship Winners

on May 8, 2013 - 12:28pm

DNCU News:
  • Seven northern New Mexico students win $1,000 for higher education

SANTA FE—Del Norte Credit Union, northern New Mexico’s hometown financial co-op, is pleased to announce the winners of the DNCU Scholarship program for 2013.

The seven winners each will receive $1,000 toward the higher education program in which they are enrolled in the fall of 2013.

“We understand that higher education costs are driving students to look for non-traditional sources of financial aid,” said Chuck Valenti, President and CEO of Del Norte Credit Union.

Money IQ: Business Lines of Credit

on May 8, 2013 - 11:29am
Money IQ
Business Lines of Credit

Is your business prepared for a month of slow sales? Or are you checking the mail every day for that large payment from one of your clients – the client that informed you “the check is in the mail” – and your payroll is two days away. 

An operating line of credit is an essential part of many businesses, large and small. Having regular access to funds through a line of credit can assist you through slow periods or carry your expenses while you wait for that large check to come in.   

A line of credit is a short term loan that is

Comfort Keepers Brings In-Home Care to Los Alamos

on May 8, 2013 - 9:33am
Surrounded by employees, friends and supporters, Comfort Keepers owner Leslie Van Pelt cuts the ribbon Tuesday, announcing the company's services to Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

Comfort  Keepers hosted an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, May 8.

Comfort Keepers provides in-home care services, which enable independent living at home.

The Santa Fe-based company is now providing services in Los Alamos, as well as in Espanola, Taos and Santa Fe.

Comfort Keepers employs


Visit Comfort Keepers Open House 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday

on May 6, 2013 - 4:52pm


The community is invited to stop by the Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Center, 109 Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos, 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, May 7 for an Open House, Food and Networking event, and Ribbon Cutting hosted by Comfort Keepers.

Comfort Keepers provides in-home care services, which enable independent living at home.

Comfort Keepers is providing food, live music and interesting services - this event is free and open to the public so stop by on the way home from work.

Find Out About Retail in Los Alamos 7 p.m. Today!

on May 6, 2013 - 2:37pm
Ken Nebel of Village Arts. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos retailers invite the public to find out more about retail in Los Alamos and the people behind the brick and mortar businesses in town.
Ken Nebel of Village Arts is hosting a discussion panel 7-8 p.m., today, May 6, to speak about both the satisfying and sapping parts of owning and operating a retail business in Los Alamos.
The panel will be meeting upstairs in the Mesa Public Library meeting rooms, and anyone interested in retail in Los Alamos is welcome to attend.

Yang: You See Banana, I See Potassium ... Part I

on May 6, 2013 - 2:15pm
You See Banana, I See Potassium: Whose reality is more real? Part I

Banana is my least favorite fruit – I prefer juicy ones – but I eat it for the potassium kick, especially important during ski season. 

Of course, I don’t “see” potassium, but that’s what the yellow stick signifies to me. In truth, I much prefer Michael Pullen’s notion of eating “food,” - from his In Defense Of Food: An eater’s manifesto not “protein,” “omega-3,” or “potassium” for that matter. 

But I use this comparison to make a point about how our respective “realities” do not always nor necessarily

Support Barranca School and Teachers on Bobcat Pizza Day!

on May 6, 2013 - 10:38am

PTO News:

Barranca Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is holding a Bobcat Pizza Day Wednesday, May 15 through Papa Murphy's Pizza.

On that day only, Papa Murphy's will donate $1 for each pizza ordered to the Barranca Elementary PTO.

The PTO uses these and other fundraising events to support the teachers and the school.

The PTO gives each teacher a stipend at the beginning of every school year, which allows them to purchase extra supplies for their classooms without having to spend their own money on those supplies.

The PTO also helps to pay for teacher training, field trips,