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Scenes From Ribbon Cutting At Cortex & Co. Salon

on July 18, 2018 - 4:37pm

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning for Cortex & Co. Salon at 1910 Deacon St. Owner Krystal Davidson, her staff and community members celebrated the salon’s two-year anniversary. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Cortex owner Krystal Davidson, right of center, with Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, center, County Council Chair David Izraelevtiz, second from left, staff and community members prepare to cut the ribbon and celebrate the salon's two-year anniversary Saturday morning at 1910 Deacon St. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Zhennovate LLC Of Los Alamos Awarded $20,000 Investment Prize From Arrowhead Center At NMSU

on July 18, 2018 - 11:41am
projectY cowork News:
 
projectY cowork Los Alamos member, Zhennovate LLC, a Los Alamos-based education startup that scales personalized skillset development to help individuals achieve and sustain high performance, was recently chosen as the winner of the $20,000 investment prize awarded by the Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.
 
The investment prize was decided based on the customer traction and company growth potential that Team Zhennovate demonstrated throughout the five-month long HealthSprint accelerator program, developed by the Arrowhead Center and

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall On Treasury Department Ending Disclosure Requirements For Dark Money Donors

on July 18, 2018 - 11:14am

U.S. Sen. Tom Udall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) released the following statement after the Treasury Department ended a requirement that “dark money” groups must disclose their donors to the IRS:

“Secret, undisclosed money has flooded our electoral system and completely drowned out the voices of everyday citizens. Now, the Trump administration is making an already rigged system even worse -- ending some of the limited disclosure we have about who is spending these unlimited sums of money to try to buy our democracy.

What's New At Farmers Market This Week?

on July 18, 2018 - 10:02am
The Los Alamos Farmers Market is open 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library. Courtesy photo
 
FARMERS MARKET News:
 
What’s at the Los Alamos Farmers Market this week 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thurday in the parking lot of Mesa Public Library?
 
Apples- Apricots-Cherries- Mulberries- Grass fed Beef & Yak- Pork- Beef- Buffalo- Lamb- Eggs Lettuce heads- Cabbage- Chard- Kale- Beets- Turnips- Squashes- Green,Yellow & Purple Beans Carrots- Onions- Garlic- Potatoes- Tomatoes- Cucumbers- Radishes- Shishito Peppers- Cilantro Sunflowers- Cut Flowers- Nursery-

Delegation Urges ITC To Reverse Newsprint Tariffs Hurting New Mexico Newspapers

on July 18, 2018 - 7:29am
NM CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and U.S. Reps. Ben Ray Luján, Steve Pearce and Michelle Lujan Grisham have urged the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to reverse the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on Canadian newsprint, which threaten to devastate local newspapers across New Mexico.
 
In a letter sent to USITC Chairman David S.

Scenes From LANB 55th Anniversary Event

on July 17, 2018 - 1:52pm

Los Alamos National Bank celebrated 55 years of serving the community at a special event June 28 at the bank. At the celebration, from left, Board Chair Jim Goodwin, Los Alamos Market President Liddie Martinez, Chief Lending Officer & Director of Sales Stan Sluder, CEO John Gulas and Marketing and Communications Director Jillian Bartley, The bank combined the celebration with a Chamber Business After Hours event at LANB at 1200 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene from LANB's 55 year anniversary celebration and Chamber Business After Hours event. Photo by Carol A.

A.B.L.E. At Full Body Health And Fitness July 20

on July 17, 2018 - 12:08pm

Sarah Downs and Nik Allen are brand ambassadors for A.B.L.E New Mexico. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

One portable fitness tool and you are A.B.L.E to do anything. Sarah Downs and Nik Allen have brought a revolutionary product, A.B.L.E, to Los Alamos that is sure to peak the interest of many fitness gurus.

Downs will share tips about Fitness and the A.B.L.E product 4-7 p.m., July 20 at UNM-LA during the Full Body Health and Fitness Event. At the event guests will have a chance to win a package of gifts from Sarah Downs and Nik Allen.

Los Alamos Chamber Breakfast Features Financial Advisor Shelly Wiemann Thursday

on July 17, 2018 - 9:24am

CHAMBER News:

This month's Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Breakfast features Edward Jones Financial Advisor Shelly Wiemann who talk about "Tools & Strategies To Help Make Building, Running & Preserving A Business Easier".

Fleur de Lys is catering the Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, July 19 in Wallace Hall at at UNM-LA. The event includes a tasty breakfast, some networking time, and an opportunity learn about resources available to the business community.

Chamber of Commerce Breakfasts are presented with the generous support of the LANL Community Partnership Office.

To attend, register

Scenes From Farmers Market July 12

on July 17, 2018 - 8:40am

Scene from the July 12 Farmers Market in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scene from the July 12 Farmers Market in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scene from the July 12 Farmers Market in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scene from the July 12 Farmers Market in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Mendez Produce from El Guque, NM. Courtesy photo

Scene from the July 12 Farmers Market in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scene from the July 12 Farmers Market in downtown Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

LANL Director Designate Thom Mason Shares Vision

on July 16, 2018 - 6:47pm
LANL Director designate Thom Mason
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director designate and Triad National Security, LLC CEO Thom Mason met with Los Alamos Daily Post Publisher Carol A. Clark and staff at noon Monday at the newspaper’s downtown office on Central Avenue.

Mason said he spent the morning talking to Lab staff during an all-hands meeting.

“We’re excited to be here.

LANL Director Designate Thom Mason Meets With Los Alamos Daily Post News Team

on July 16, 2018 - 12:52pm

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director designate Thom Mason visited the Los Alamos Daily Post at noon today and is pictured here with Post Publisher Carol A. Clark. Mason discussed many topics and said that the list of names of newly selected associate directors at the lab will be released later today. Check back at ladailypost.com this afternoon for a full report on today's meeting with Mason as well as the list of the new ADs. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

LANL Director designate Thom Mason, left, meeting with news staff at noon today at the Los Alamos Daily Post including, from

Scenes From Final 2018 Los Alamos ScienceFest Event: Viewing The Martian At Bathtub Row Brewery

on July 15, 2018 - 11:08pm

A crowd gathers for the final 2018 Los Alamos ScienceFest event: viewing The Martian at Bathtub Row Brewery Coop patio in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

Mark and KayLinda Crawford gather with family and friends at the final 2018 Los Alamos ScienceFest event: viewing The Martian at Bathtub Row Brewery Coop patio in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

Scene from the final 2018 Los Alamos ScienceFest event: viewing The Martian at Bathtub Row Brewery Coop patio in Central Park Square. Courtesy photo

Scene from the final 2018 Los Alamos ScienceFest event: viewing The Martian at Bathtub

On The Job In Los Alamos: At Pasta Paradiso

on July 15, 2018 - 8:43pm

On the job in Los Alamos is 2018 Los Alamos High School graduate Maria MacInnes at Pasta Paradiso Ristorante Italiamo at 1315 Trinity Dr. Pasta Paradiso specializes in authentic Italian food made from scratch and is known for its charbroiled steaks. Hours are 11.a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. through 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday and 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Scenes From Ribbon Cutting At Fleur de Lys

on July 15, 2018 - 7:10am

Fleur de Lys co-owners Marcel and Stephanie Remillieux with their children, staff, Chamber Director Ryn Herrmann, county officials and community members, cut the ribbon on their French gourmet store Saturday morning at 1460 Trinity Dr. Unit 1. The couple actually opened their business Feb. 1, but took the opportunity Saturday to hold their official ribbon cutting ceremony and at the same time celebrate Bastille Day. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The ribbon is officially cut Saturday at Fleur de Lys at 1460 Trinity Dr.

Lodger's Tax Advisory Board Meets Tuesday

on July 15, 2018 - 6:10am
COUNTY News:
 
The Lodger's Tax Advisory Board meets noon Tuesday, July 17, in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 1000 Central Ave.
 
The meeting is open to the public.
 
Agenda:
 
I.  ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS: PART
A.  Call to Order/Introductions
B.  Approval of Today's Agenda
     Move IV. Presentations/Discussions to before II. Reports on the Agenda
C.  Review/Approval of Meeting Minutes
1. Minutes from the Lodgers' Tax Advisory Board Meeting on June 19, 2018. Presenters: Loryn 'Ryn' Herrmann
D.  Board Updates
E.  Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

 
II.  REPORTS
A.

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cuttings At Fleur de Lys And Cortex & Co. Salon Today!

on July 14, 2018 - 8:11am
CHAMBER News:
 
The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is celebrating two ribbon cuttings today. Ribbon cuttings are scheduled 10 a.m. at Fleur de Lys and 11 a.m. at Cortex & Co. Salon.
 
Fleur de Lys is a French gourmet food store, tea salon, and coffee house located at 1460 Trinity Dr.. Owned by Stephanie and Marcel Remillieux, it has been open since January. The ribbon cutting coincides with the French National Day, or Bastille Day. Join the chamber at 10 a.m. today to celebrate Fleur de Lys.
 
The celebration continues up the street at Cortex & Co. Salon, with a second anniversary.

Stampede Meat: Up To 1,295 Jobs In Sunland Park

on July 14, 2018 - 6:48am
Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
SUNLAND PARK Gov. Martinez was joined by state and local leaders to announce that Stampede Meat will expand to Sunland Park creating up to 1,295 new food processing and manufacturing jobs over the next five years.
 
The company will invest more than $36 million in infrastructure and the renovation of the former Tyson plant in Sunland Park. New Mexico beat out Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa for the competitive expansion.
 
"It’s an honor to welcome Stampede and their large-scale job creation to New Mexico," Martinez said.

LANB ATM At Former Ed’s Market Undergoing Repair

on July 13, 2018 - 5:13pm

LANB News:

Los Alamos National Bank would like to notify the community that the ATM at the former Ed’s Market on Diamond Drive is undergoing maintenance and will not be available to use for 1-2 weeks.

Please utilize one of the three ATMs at LANB’s main office at 1200 Trinity Dr., during this time.

LANB will notify the community when the ATM at the former Ed’s Market location is once again operational.

Council Hears From Los Alamos County Management On Potential Impact Of Triad Taxability Status

on July 13, 2018 - 9:41am

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess, right, and County Attorney Alvin Leaphart listen Wednesday evening as County Council discusses the ramifications to the County budget if new LANL M&O contractor Triad National Security, LLC operates under non-profit status. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Assistant County Manager Steve Lynne responds to questions from Los Alamos County Councilors during his presentation Wednesday evening at a special session of the Council. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Los

Bastille Day Party; Fleur de Lys Ribbon Cutting Saturday

on July 12, 2018 - 5:16pm
 
CHAMBER News:
 
Fleur de Lys will be celebrating Bastille Day & Ribbon Cutting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 14.
 
Please plan to attend, have refreshments, light snacks, and congratulate them at 1460 Trinity Drive.

This Week At The Reel Deal

on July 12, 2018 - 3:49pm

Los Alamos Police Conduct Security Assessment And Active Shooter Training In Daily Post Newsroom

on July 12, 2018 - 9:39am

Los Alamos Police Sgt. Daniel Roberts, left, and Sgt. Christopher Ross demonstrate safety techniques during active shooter training Tuesday afternoon in the newsroom at the Los Alamos Daily Post at 1247 Central Ave., in downtown Los Alamos. Following the June 28 tragedy in which a gunman blasted his way into the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Md., wielding a shotgun and killing five people and injuring two others, Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone met with Daily Post staff last week. Sgt. Roberts and Sgt.

McQuiston: Is Your Nonprofit Mission Protected?

on July 12, 2018 - 8:13am

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

I normally don’t do articles on commercial insurance, but I was talking with one of the nonprofits I insure and it got me thinking.

Los Alamos has a lot of civic minded people who work for or volunteer for our many nonprofit businesses. These businesses, their employees and volunteers have some insurance exposures that may not be getting addressed. So I did a little reading and came across an article from Travelers Insurance that I want to share with you.

Nonprofit leaders today face many of the same critical management resIs Your Nonprofit Mission

Munson: Retiring With A CAP, DCP, 403(b)? Yikes!

on July 12, 2018 - 7:50am

By LEE MUNSON
CFA, CFP®, Founder and CIO of Portfolio Wealth Advisors

If you have been at LANL for a few decades, I feel your pain. By that I mean the labyrinth of different pension, retirement and one-off compensation schemes.

Just think about how your typical defense contractor feels every five years when their entire retirement plan gets changed. Let’s break down the typical set up for those who worked in the UC days. Keep in mind this is a fast summary, so if you have any detailed questions, just email me.

Back in 2002 and 2003 there was a budget crisis that created a ‘disappointing’

Governor Signs Executive Order To Improve New Mexico's Occupational Licensing System

on July 11, 2018 - 7:55am
Gov. Susana Martinez
 
STATE News:
 
CLOVIS Tuesday, Gov. Susana Martinez was joined by Air Force Officials, at Cannon Air Force Base, to sign an executive order that creates economic and employment opportunities for New Mexicans by ensuring occupational license requirements are not overly burdensome for individuals and businesses, as well as eliminating outdated regulations and aligning best practices across the state’s licensing bodies.
 
The executive order also contains specific provisions to aid military families stationed in the state.​
 
“Our men and women in uniform serve

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