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Lois Eddleman Wins 2017 Spirit Of The West Award

on January 22, 2017 - 9:01pm

Spirit of the West award recipient Lois Eddleman, left, with Claire Swinhoe who nominated her for the award. Courtesy photo


Champions of Youth Ambitions (C’YA) has selected Lois Eddleman to receive its annual Spirit of the West award, named for former Los Alamos County Councilor Jim West.

Eddleman has been volunteering for more than 55 years for the Los Alamos County Fair. She was nominated by Claire Swinhoe who describes Eddleman, 91, as someone with amazing energy and stamina.  

Each year at the County Fair, she helps secure the superintendents, volunteers and officials


Pottery Display At Betty Ehart Senior Center

on January 22, 2017 - 12:30pm

Pottery is on display through mid February at the Betty Ehart Senior Center at 1101 Bathtub Row is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Courtesy photo

BESC News:

The Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC) is hosting a display of Southwest Native American Pottery. The display features about two dozen pieces, supported by a generous amount of information on Southwest pottery in general and on each particular piece.

The display runs until the middle of February, courtesy of Stephen Ledoux and Nelly Case who have been BESC members since the middle of last year

Los Alamos Women Brave Storm To March In Santa Fe

on January 22, 2017 - 12:08pm

Los Alamos women brave the storm to get to Saturday's Women’s March on Washington in Santa Fe. Photo by Jeff Bloch

Los Alamos Folks At ‘Women’s March On Washington’

on January 22, 2017 - 11:46am

Judith F. Stauber of Los Alamos with U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján at Saturday’s ‘Women’s March on Washington’. Courtesy photo

Front row from left, U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján, U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham with Mickey Wright of Jemez Springs at Saturday's march in Washington, D.C. Courtesy photo 


Many marchers wore shirts or hats with slogans. Photo by Rebecca Shankland
Los Alamos Daily Post

The day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the U.S. and around the world marched in support of equality for women.

LALT Hosts 3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion Following 2 p.m. Performance Of ‘Dog Sees God’ Today

on January 22, 2017 - 10:08am

The cast of 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead', perform at 2 p.m. today and will participate in panel discussion at 3:45 p.m. following today's performance. Photo by Larry Gibbons


Los Alamos Little Theatre will host a panel discussion open to the community at 3:45 p.m. today, Jan. 22. The discussion will address suicide, violence, sexual identity and other issues teenagers face as evidenced in the play “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” and also as manifest in the local community.

The panel discussion will follow today's 2 p.m.

Hayley Schake On Hastings College Dean’s List

on January 22, 2017 - 8:35am

Hayley Schake at LAHS in 2014 signing to attend Hastings College on a track scholarship. Photo by Leland Lehman/


HASTINGS, Nebr. – Hastings College has announced the Dean’s List for its fall 2016 semester. Hayley Schake of Los Alamos is named to the list after she earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester. Schake graduated from Los Alamos High School in 2014 and received a track scholarship from Hastings College.

For the semester, 359 students from 18 states were named to the Dean’s List, with 216 students achieving a 4.0 grade point.

Daffodils Are Starting To Bloom For LAVNS Hospice

on January 22, 2017 - 8:33am

From left, LAVNS volunteer Debbie Baca, Lead Certified Nursing Assistant Lindsay Baca and Office Manager Debbie Weber. Photo by Jennifer Bartram


The Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service (LAVNS) Hospice Program is hosting its annual “Daffodils for Hospice” sale. Proceeds from the sale support the LAVNS Hospice program for terminally ill individuals.

Daffodil pre-orders are being taken now through March 3:

  • Single bunch (10 stems) is $5;
  • Small glass vase with single bunch is $10;
  • Small glass vase with two bunches (20 stems) is $15; and
  • Large glass vase with three bunches (30 stems)