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Parents Beware ... Digital Dangers Lurk For Kids Online

on October 11, 2018 - 8:21am

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

Parents can’t always keep an eye on their children’s digital lives. Some adults aren’t digital natives, and still others simply don’t have time to monitor their kids’ activities. To complicate matters, the risks posed by cyber criminals changes all the time. Hackers and cyber crooks don’t stand still; they continually adapt, changing their attack methods to find new victims.
 
More than 1 million children—or 1.48 percent of minors—were victims of identity theft or fraud in 2017. Two-thirds of those victims were age 7 or younger.

Glover And Fox Create Real Estate Team

on October 9, 2018 - 4:10pm
Paula M. Glover
 
By APRIL NOLAN
RE/MAX FIRST

Selling or buying a house can feel like a daunting prospect, especially if the interior doesn’t project a sense of “home.” Having real estate professionals with the ability to see beyond the surface to the potential of a home is vital. Paula M. Glover and Suzette Fox have the talent and skill to help both sellers and buyers realize their goals.

Glover and Fox have the expertise especially helpful for one particular part of the real estate market: homes that are outdated as part of an estate.

Yuan’s Dumpling And Noodle House Opening In Downtown Los Alamos Wednesday Morning

on October 6, 2018 - 4:54am

Yuan’s Dumpling and Noodle House owner Cuilan Yuan, right, and her friend Julia Ju at her new restaurant Friday afternoon, which is opening at 11 a.m., Wednesday at 1350 Central Ave., Suite 110. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

An interior view of Yuan’s Dumpling and Noodle House opening Wednesday at 1350 Central Ave., Suite 110. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Yuan’s Dumpling and Noodle House is opening at 11 a.m., Wednesday at 1350 Central Ave., Suite 110.
 
Owner Cuilan Yuan spoke about her new

Wiemann: Can You Count On A Bountiful Investment ‘Harvest’?

on October 6, 2018 - 4:53am

By SHELLY A. WIEMANN
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

We’re officially in autumn – the season when we bring in what we planted in the spring. But the concept of planting and gathering isn’t confined to agriculture. In fact, it can be used in many walks of life, including investing.

So what can you do to help work toward a successful investment “harvest”?

Here is (not quite) a bushel of ideas:

Plant the right “seeds.” When farmers plant specific crops, they know about what to expect – how long it will take for them to grow, how much yield they’ll produce, and so on.

Lee Bussolini Retires From Los Alamos Medical Center

on October 5, 2018 - 4:55pm
Longtime Los Alamos Medical Center Nurse Lee Bussolini, left, is retiring from the hospital. Bussolini posed at her retirement Thursday in the LAMC lobby with her good friend and fellow emergency room nurse Dianne Vandiver. Bussolini has a long history with the hospital. Her father Dr. Oakes, was a surgeon there starting in 1947. She began her own service at the hospital as a candy striper during high school and returned to the hospital as a nurse after receiving her degree. Bussolini also served as school nurse in Los Alamos before returning to work at LAMC.

BLM Farmington District Reopens 2018 Nominations

on October 5, 2018 - 10:46am
BLM News:
 
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Farmington District is reopening the public call for nominations for five open positions on its Resource Advisory Council (RAC).
 
RACs provide advice and recommendations for the BLM to consider on a range of resource and land management issues. The BLM maintains 38 such chartered advisory committees located in the West. Each Council consists of 10 to 15 members from diverse interests in local communities, and they assist in the development of committee recommendations that address public land management issues.

McQuiston: Roadside Assistance

on October 4, 2018 - 4:10pm

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

With a strong economy and moderate fuel prices, drivers like you are hitting the road like never before.

As the garage door opens and you climb behind the wheel, admit it—somewhere in the back of your mind lurks an uncomfortable question: What will I do if I have trouble with my car? Lack of fuel, a flat tire, misplaced car keys, and mechanical issues can leave you stranded. Then what?

Consider the following scenarios:
Your son/daughter is newly licensed and is super excited to take their first drive …. alone.

Nambe Drug Donates $1 For Each Flu Shot To Charity

on October 4, 2018 - 4:47am
Tom, Frances and Callen Lovett at their family business, Nambe Drug in Los Alamos. They also own a store in Santa Fe. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
It won't hurt a bit! Tom Lovett administers a flu shot. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com
 
By BONNIE J. GORDON
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Lovett family opened Nambe Drug 3.5 years ago in Central Park Square, off Central Avenue in Los Alamos. They opened a branch six months later at 501 Old Pecos Trail in Santa Fe.

“Since Los Alamos and Santa Fe have been so good to us, we wanted to give back

Senior DOT Official Recognizes NCRTD, Other Rural Public Transportation Agencies For Outstanding Service

on October 4, 2018 - 3:59am
FTA News:
 
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Acting Administrator K. Jane Williams recognized six rural transit systems Monday that exemplify good community service.
 
The agencies received the Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Public Transportation Service in Rural Public Transportation during the bi-annual National Conference on Rural and Intercity Bus Transportation in Breckenridge, Colo.
 
"These transit agencies have proven their dedication to helping people in rural America access jobs, schools, healthcare, and

Laura Crucet Sees The Light At Pig + Fig Café

on October 3, 2018 - 3:56pm

Co-owner Laura Crucet sees the light today at her Pig + Fig Café at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock after County utility crews repaired a fault that occured this morning in an underground line. The eatery has now re-opened for business. Courtesy photo

Power Restored At Pig +Fig Café ... Re-opening 3 p.m.

on October 3, 2018 - 1:47pm

County Utility crews have repaired a fault that occured this morning in an underground line and power is now restored to the Pig + Fig Café at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock. The eatery will re-open for business at 3 p.m. today. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Pig + Fig Café Is In The Dark!

on October 3, 2018 - 9:24am

Pig + Fig Café co-owner Laura Crucet works the phone this morning trying to get power restored to her popular eatery at 11 Sherwood Blvd., in White Rock. Initial reports indicate that a transformer failed. Check back for updates. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Business Owners Invited To Free Resource Fair Oct. 3 - Learn Ins And Outs Of Doing Business With LANL

on October 2, 2018 - 1:02pm
 
BUSINESS News:
 
Northern New Mexico business owners are invited to attend a Small Business Resource Fair Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Buffalo Thunder Resort.
 
If you have ever wanted to learn more about doing business with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), this event is for you.
 
Please note that seating is limited and registration is required. RSVP to business@lanl.gov.
 
Sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Security and the Regional Development Corporation.

Governor: Pathology Software Company Expands

on October 1, 2018 - 3:49pm
Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE Thursday, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that Indica Labs, a homegrown technology company, will create up to 58 new jobs and invest more than $3 million in its new headquarters location in Albuquerque.
 
The expansion is being supported by New Mexico's closing fund, LEDA.
 
"We're proud to see another great employer expand in New Mexico as we continue to grow our thriving science and technology sector," Martinez said.

Del Norte Credit Union Celebrates International Credit Union Day By Giving Back In A Big Way

on October 1, 2018 - 12:42pm

DNCU News:

  • Northern New Mexico’s hometown financial cooperative is donating $5 for new memberships opened in October to the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico

SANTA FE — Del Norte Credit Union (DNCU) is excited to announce an October fundraiser benefiting the Cancer Foundation for New Mexico. The decision to raise funds and awareness began with a reflection on what credit unions are known for—giving back and being helpful community partners. DNCU and other credit unions around the world celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day’s 70th anniversary Oct. 18.

DNCU will showcase a platinum

Chamber Breakfast With Council Candidates Oct. 18

on October 1, 2018 - 7:50am

Scenes From Farmers Market Thursday

on October 1, 2018 - 7:12am

Scene from Thursday's Farmers Market. The Los Alamos Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays through the end of October in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library at 2400 Central Ave. For more information about the Los Alamos Farmers Market, contact Cindy at talacook@windstream.net Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Holistic Health Fair Underway At Co+Op Until 2 p.m.

on September 29, 2018 - 1:00pm

A Holistic Health Fair is underway until 2 p.m. today at the Los Alamos Cooperative Market at 95 Endrada Dr. Nine vendors have booths where they are meeting with community members, answering questions and distributing information about their products and services, including representatives from Ten Moons Collective, Fitness Hardware, Los Alamos Chiropractic Center, Zia Elemental School of Permaculture and Herbalism, First Born Los Alamos, Debra Dalton Massage Therapy, High Desert Nutrition, Taos Bee and Second Bloom Farm Goat Milk Soap and Skincare. Photo by Terra Hite 

Executive Director

Workers Patch And Paint Building On Central

on September 29, 2018 - 8:47am

Workers patch cracks and begin painting the wall on the building behind Subway last week on Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Painters work behind Subway last week on Central Avenue. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

This Week At The Reel Deal Theater

on September 28, 2018 - 6:08pm

Barranca Elementary Class Executes Business Plan

on September 28, 2018 - 4:34pm

Dana Kline, fifth grade math teacher at Barranca Mesa Elementary, started the school year in a big way with a math-based project called Lemonade Stand! Students brainstormed, researched, did a lot of math, and wrote a business plan to sell lemonade. One group of the three classes who wrote exemplary plans and were selected to set up a stand and sell lemonade. They made their own sign, shopped for ingredients and supplies, made the product and learned how to make change. The profits will go to the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter or LA Cares Food Bank. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

DOE Solar Competition At Los Alamos Makers

on September 28, 2018 - 8:28am
 
The Department of Energy has broken down the American-Solar competition into a series of 3 distinct contests with increasing prize value. Courtesy/LA Makers
 
LOS ALAMOS MAKERS News:
 
Los Alamos Makers is excited to announce that it was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to participate in the American-Made Solar Prize.
 
The American-Made Solar Prize is a $3 million prize competition designed to revitalize U.S.

Tales Of Our Times: Corporations Reflect All Too Human Attitudes

on September 28, 2018 - 7:23am
Tales of Our Times
By JOHN BARTLIT
New Mexico Citizens
for Clean Air & Water
 
Corporations Reflect All Too Human Attitudes
 
What do people really want from a big business these days? I mean, in a human way, not just more great stuff, for less, instantly. The murky answer often seems to be everything plus a 20 percent tip. I think the murk boils down to one word—“attitude”.
 
People want a new attitude on the public scene, but the request comes in so wretchedly.

Bathtub Row Brewing 2018 Board Election Results

on September 27, 2018 - 1:30pm
 
TUB News:
 
The votes have been tallied at Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op and the new board and term expirations include:
  • John Erickson (2021);
  • Steve Fellows (2021);
  • Connie Goettee (2021);
  • Michael Hall (2019);
  • Bill Myers (2019);
  • Jason Rutledge (2021); and,
  • Mike Steinzig (2019).

About the Tub:

Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op at 163 Central Park Square began with a simple idea: create a brewery and taproom in Los Alamos as a place for the community to gather and enjoy great, locally brewed beer.

McQuiston: Five Figures Important To Your Homeowners Insurance

on September 27, 2018 - 6:37am

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

You invest a lot in your home, and you spend a lot maintaining and protecting it. If you show your home insurance the same consideration, you can rest easy knowing you have a well thought-out policy in place.

There are several figures that play a role in the insurance you choose for your home and how much you’ll pay for it. Here are five:

Replacement Cost Value

This is the amount for which you insure your home. It’s based on what it would take to rebuild your home today.

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