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Letter To The Editor: Patrick Brenner Rant Clearly NOT A Better Way For LA

on May 16, 2017 - 6:35am
Los Alamos
Over the last few weeks we've seen a healthy volley of letters to the editor in favor of, and opposed to the Rec Bond. For the most part the letters have been well thought out, well spoken and constructive in their approach to the issue. I think this is representative of Los Alamos as a whole. We discuss, we debate, but in the end, we're still nice to our neighbors that have a different opinion. It's what makes this community so great.
This is why the letter published Monday evening in the Los Alamos Daily Post from former Los Alamos County Council

Los Alamos Boys Golf Team Earns Third At State

on May 15, 2017 - 7:13pm

Davis Johnson blasts out of the No. 8 sand trap; he shot a 181 and a 21 finish during the state golf championships May 8-9 at the The Canyon Club at Four Hills in Albuquerque. The boys golf team finished in third place. Photo by John McHale/

Logan Bishop tees off on No. 8; he finished with a 179 and tied for 18th place in the state golf championship. Photo by John McHale/ 

Henry Poston reads the green on No. 2. Poston finished with a 174, which tied him to 12th place. Photo by John McHale/


Jacob Benelli chips to green No.

LAHS Girls Softball Eliminated From State

on May 15, 2017 - 6:33pm

The Los Alamos High School girls softball team was eliminated from the state competition after they lost 14-3 to the Kirkland Central Broncos May 11 at Cleveland High School. At third base, Megan Romero reaches for the throw for an out but wasn't done in time during the fourth inning. Photo by John McHale/

Jayde Tucker makes a try for a pop-up near the fence but was just out of her reach. Photo by John McHale/


The leadoff pitcher, Reyna Lucero, pitched until the sixth inning when she was relieved by Savana Luster. Photo by John McHale/


Los Alamos Nukes Win Second State Championship!

on May 15, 2017 - 2:33pm

The Los Alamos Nukes win back-to-back state championships in the 10-man rugby bracket. Photo by John McHale/
The Los Alamos Nukes win their second 10-man state championship high school title in a row!
The Nukes played El Paso and St. Pius Saturday in Albuquerque to capture back-to-back championships, thus finishing off an undefeated season.  

Preston Brown runs through St. Pius defenders. Photo by John McHale/

Joey Sorenson gets a lift during a lineout from fellow teammates Jake Mairson and Patrick GuyPhoto by John

Letter To The Editor: Still Saying No To Rec Bond

on May 15, 2017 - 11:47am
Los Alamos
Many have weighed in with their opinions on the Recreation Bond Proposal since I published my last letter April 21. 
Until recently, most LA Daily Post letters on this topic have been authored by those strongly favoring the proposal. Only recently have we started to see contributions from those of us that oppose the bond proposal.
As alluded to in my earlier letter, it appears that those backing the recreational pool proposal which was soundly defeated several years ago have adopted a new strategy to achieve their goals.  
Specifically, a

Players Sought For Special Olympics Charity Golf Tournament June 2

on May 14, 2017 - 11:44am

Los Alamos Daily Post

Special Olympics Los Alamos is gearing up for the Special Olympics Charity Golf Tournament slated for June 2 at the Los Alamos Golf Course. The format will be four-person scramble and singles and doubles are welcome. The entry fee is $100 per person, which includes cart, green fees lunch and prizes. Prizes will be awarded for gross and net scores, longest drive and more.

Special Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in