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Robert Benjamin's Live Short Plays At Senior Centers

on March 10, 2017 - 7:04am
Ruby (Pat Beck), left, and a saleswoman (Kate Ramsey) inspect which clothing is best for Ruby to end her romance. Photo by Larry Gibbons


“Fresh Out,” a 12-minute comedy by Los Alamos playwright Robert F. Benjamin will be performed at 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 10 at the White Rock Senior Center Event Hall and 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. The performances are free.  

Actresses Pat Beck and Kate Ramsey make up the cast.

This will be Benjamin’s third comedy at the senior centers, following the 2016 performances of Too Soon and Swerving.

Daily Postcard: Bufflehead Duck Joins Recently Arrived Cinnamon Teal At Ashley Pond

on March 10, 2017 - 6:49am

A Bufflehead Duck, right, joins the recently arrived Cinnamon Teal Duck Thursday at Ashley Pond. Thanks to the efforts of former County Parks Division Manager Dick McIntyre, Ashley Pond has become an inviting destination for ducks and birds of all stripes during their migrations. McIntyre played a major role in the design and implementation of the popular Ashley Pond Park improvements in downtown Los Alamos. Find information about Bufflehead ducks here and Cinnamon Teal ducks here. Photo by Greg Kendall
Longtime local resident Homer the Goose jumps for joy at the sight of his colorful new

Daily Postcard: Early Sunlight Falls On Fuller Lodge

on March 9, 2017 - 8:18am

Daily Postcard: Sunlight falls early this morning on historic Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos. Photo by Marc Bailey

Los Alamos Co+op Celebrates Six Years!

on March 7, 2017 - 6:32pm

The Co+op is having a 6-year anniversary party this weekend and everyone is invited. Courtesy photo

Co+op News:

The Los Alamos Co+op Market is celebrating its 6th Anniversary this Saturday by showcasing its Community Partners and Vendors.

The entire community is invited to celebrate and enjoy interactive booths by a variety of nonprofit organizations including Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC), Los Alamos Animal Shelter, Bathtub Row Brewing Coop, Los Alamos County Recycling and Delancy Street Shelter.

Seven Co+op vendors will be on hand to offer free product samples and to

Local Playwright Brings Personal Tale Of Reinvention To The Stage

on March 7, 2017 - 3:52pm
Los Alamos Playwright Carrie Classon
Los Alamos Daily Post


Los Alamos Resident Carrie Classon was working and living in Lagos, Nigeria when her life, as she knew it, screeched to a halt. Her marriage ended along with her job and company-owned housing.


In this situation, some might choose to panic and run back to the U.S. but Classon elected to take another route. She continued to live in Lagos for three-and-a-half years, deciding this was a “good opportunity to stay and figure out what had happened in my life.”


Now, she is taking her chronicles to the stage.

Chamisa's Jozlyn Martinez Wins New Mexico Youth Art Month Flag/Poster Contest

on March 7, 2017 - 8:19am

Chamisa Elementary School student Jozlyn Martinez wins state contest. Courtesy photo


Chamisa Elementary School proudly announces that the State of New Mexico’s Elementary Winner for the Youth Art Month Flag/Poster Contest is Jozlyn Martinez.

The school celebrates the efforts of all of the creative problem solvers it has in its sixth grade class. They worked diligently to create a poster that exemplified the theme: “United Through Art.” 

Martinez won $100 in art supplies and the Chamisa art program will receive $300 in art supplies from the contest’s sponsor: Sargent Art.

Daily Postcard: Sunset From Canada Bonita Trail

on March 7, 2017 - 7:19am

Daily Postcard: View of the setting sun last weekend during a hike along the Canada Bonita Trail. Photo by Chris Clark/

Pysanky: Learn Thousand Year Old Art Form March 25

on March 6, 2017 - 7:09am

Daily Postcard: Cinnamon Teal Visits Ashley Pond

on March 6, 2017 - 6:44am

Daily Postcard: A cinnamon teal dropped into town for a swim Sunday in Ashley Pond. One theory is that strong winds blew the small dabbling duck off course. These ducks with reddish plumage are typically seen along the Rio Grande, live in marshes and ponds and feed mostly on plants. Source: Photo by Karen Kendall/