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PEEC: Thank You To Los Alamos Rotary Club

on October 2, 2017 - 1:49pm
Thank you Rotarians! Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
A hearty group of Los Alamos Rotarians came to the Los Alamos Nature Center, Saturday Sept. 23, to help construct a new nature play area.
They worked through rain and wind and sun to stain logs for the new sandbox. Other volunteers, including local Eagle Scout candidate Junseo Kim, joined in as well, digging holes in which to place the logs.

The Rotarians also donated funds towards new planter benches being installed between the nature play area and the landscaped gardens at the nature center.

Scenes From LAHS Girls Volleyball Against Academy

on October 2, 2017 - 12:51pm

Hilltopper Sophia Salazar and an Academy Charger player at a stalemate at the net during Saturday's game at Griffith Gymnasium. Salazar won the battle and the ball fell on the Charger side of the net. In the end, the Chargers won 3-0. Photo by John McHale/

Desiree Martinez digs out the ball in the back court. Photo by John McHale/

Emme Segler goes high for a spike kill. Photo by John McHale/

Elise Olivas sets the ball as Kimberly McKinley prepares to spike the ball over the net. Photo by John McHale/

Elise Olivas spike kills the

BLM: Annual Adjustment To Drilling Permit Fee

on October 2, 2017 - 7:40am
BLM News:
WASHINGTON, D.C.  As directed by Congress, the Bureau of Land Management will adjust the fee it charges to process oil and gas drilling permits on public and Indian lands for inflation, effective Oct. 1. That adjustment will increase the fee by $180, to $9,790.
The non-refundable processing fee is collected when an oil and gas operator submits a drilling permit, called an Application for Permit to Drill, and is required whether or not a particular permit is subsequently approved.

Geology Outing With Patrick Rowe Oct. 14

on October 2, 2017 - 6:20am
A Pebble Pup and parent show off what they found while exploring the windmill site with Patrick Rowe last fall. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

Local geologist Patrick Rowe will lead an outing to the Cabezon Peak area in search of geological treasures at two sites Saturday, Oct. 14.

Participants can expect to find minerals and marine fossils at the windmill site, and Shark’s Tooth Ridge is aptly named for the fossilized teeth from five species of Cretaceous Period sharks that the group will find.

More Scenes From LAHS Homecoming 2017

on October 1, 2017 - 3:01pm

A little rain didn't dampen the spirits Amaya Coblentz, far left, and her friends who are all dressed up and ready to go to the Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance 2017. Courtesy photo

All dressed up and ready to go to Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance 2017. Courtesy photo

Students are all dressed up and ready to go to the Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance 2017. Courtesy photo

Terry Jaramillo, left, and her sister, Jordan are ready to go to Los Alamos High School Homecoming Dance 2017. Courtesy photo

Katie Hopkins and Andreas Runde are all smiles before the Los Alamos High

Need A Reason To Support Public Lands? Here’s 8,000

on October 1, 2017 - 2:22pm

NPLD News:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In honor of National Public Lands Day, Trout Unlimited is celebrating by releasing 8,000 reasons public lands are important.

The responses come from individuals from across the country who signed a petition in support of keeping public lands in public hands and gave their own personal reasons why these lands matter to them.

The petition will be sent to the White House and members of Congress and caps off a month-long celebration of public lands which features thirty public land locations throughout the country. “30 Great American Places” highlighted some of

‘Toppers Exorcise Demons On Homecoming

on October 1, 2017 - 9:19am

The Los Alamos Hilltopper Football Team takes to the field to play their homecoming game for 2017 against the Santa Fe Demons. The exciting game saw the lead change hands several times, but the Toppers emerged victorious with a 21-14 win. Photo by John McHale/

The Toppers celebrate their homecoming game victory Saturday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/


By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post

It wasn’t easy. It wasn’t pretty.