Businessman Richard Cook Celebrates 90th Birthday On Good Friday

by Staff Reporter / Mar 25, 2016 / 0 comments

Richard Cook, turns 90 year’s old, today, Good Friday, March 25, 2016. He was born in Española to Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Cook on today’s date in 1936. He remained in town, even with plenty of opportunities to move from his beloved Española, he never entertained the thought of it. Arguably one of the wealthiest persons in the state, he has always remained a hands-on working manager of all the businesses that bear his name, including the ones that don’t...

Local Pizza Franchise Makes the Top 200 Franchise List

by Staff Reporter / Mar 21, 2016 / 0 comments

The New Mexico based Pizza 9 franchise was recently named one of the Top 200 Franchises in the country by Franchise Business Review.

The Franchise Business Review ranks franchises based on franchisee satisfaction surveys. There are over 780,000 franchises in the United States, other franchise chains on the list included Denny’s, Wingstop, and Jason’s Deli...

Local Small Businesses Pow-Wow with NNSA And Politicos

by Staff Reporter / Feb 24, 2016 / 0 comments

On rare occasion New Mexico’s entire congressional delegation gets together in the same place all at once. Last week, the state’s two senators and three representatives were all on hand at the Albuquerque Convention Center, along with the head of the National Nuclear Security Administration, Frank Klotz, to support a small business networking conference to address concerns local small busineeses have raised regarding procurement policies that are affecting jobs in northern New Mexico...

Learn How To Do Business With DOE

by Staff Reporter / Feb 16, 2016 / 0 comments
Northern New Mexico area companies interested in learning how to do business with the Department of Energy and DOE run sites such as LANL, Sandia and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant are invited to join a live webcast from Albuquerque, NM on Thursday, February 18.

NCRTD Receives Unmodified Opinion With No Findings In Its FY2015 Audit Report

by Carol Clark / Feb 07, 2016 / 0 comments

The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has received an Unmodified Opinion with no findings and no carryovers as reported in its Fiscal Year 2015 Independent Auditor’s Report.

The findings, which have been verified by the New Mexico State Auditor’s office, were presented today at the NCRTD monthly Board meeting by Farley Vener, president of Hinkle and Landers, P.C., which conducted the audit.

Ford Dealership Coming To Espanola?

by Staff Reporter / Feb 06, 2016 / 0 comments

The Espanola City Council voted to approve an ordinance of sale for 6 acres of city owned land during their last council meeting, Monday, Feb. 1, paving the way for a return of a Ford car dealership to the Espanola area.

The proposed sale would transfer the land immediately behind Washington Federal Bank on Fairview Drive to the Krumland Auto Group...

Small Business Industry Day

by Staff Reporter / Jan 26, 2016 / 0 comments

Small businesses in northern New Mexico wishing to do business with DOE facilities such as Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratory may be interested in a special industry day event on Feb. 18.

The Supply Chain Management Center (SCMC), a DOE/NNSA government contracting clearinghouse will be hosting an information session for small businesses

New Mexico Magazine: State’s 'Movers & Makers'

by Staff Reporter / Dec 29, 2015 / 0 comments

The January 2016 special issue of New Mexico Magazine takes a departure from its typical travel focus and celebrates the success stories of the “Movers and Makers” who are driving the startup movement and impacting economic development within the state.

RDC Taps Liddie Martinez As Executive Director

by Carol Clark / Dec 03, 2015 / 1 comments

The Regional Development Corporation (RDC) recently named Liddie Martinez as its incoming executive director. She succeeds Kathy Keith, who assumed the role of director of Community Programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory in August...

Food Entrepreneur Workshop with Delicious New Mexico

by Staff Reporter / Nov 27, 2015 / 0 comments

All individuals interested in becoming a food entrepreneurs or taking your restaurant to the next level, you are invited to participate in a workshop with Delicious New Mexico and tour the Food Venture Center in Española  on Thursday, Dec. 3.