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Atomic Tumblers 2016 Winter Fiesta Meet Results

on February 12, 2016 - 10:09am
Podium for Silver. Photo by Laura Trader 
LASG News:
The Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers from Los Alamos School of Gymnastics traveled to Albuquerque to compete in the 2016 Winter Fiesta at Precision Gymnastics. More than 600 New Mexico gymnasts competed in this meet.
Layla Warner was the high scorer of the day for Los Alamos. She won the junior bronze division with a 37.20. She swept all four events, taking first on vault with 8.90, on bars with 9.60, on beam with 9.40 and on floor with 9.30.
In the bronze children's division Claudia Jablonski and Kylee Lovato both brought home the gold, tying

CIP Meeting On Parks & Recreation Is Underway

on February 11, 2016 - 7:17pm

Members of the Parks and Recreation Board join County Councilors at this evening's public meeting focused on parks and recreation projects that the community is interested in seeing funded as part of the CIP process. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Acting Council Chair Susan O'Leary opens the meeting and welcomes the public to this evening's meeting in Council Chambers. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Ellie Hayward, a junior at Los Alamos High School is a player with Fusion Volleyball and is explaining the difficulties the team encounters and the need for new courts.

Santa Fe National Forest Waives Fees In Honor Of Presidents Day; Offices Will Be Closed

on February 11, 2016 - 10:16am
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  The Santa Fe National Forest will waive fees at many recreation sites and amenities on Monday, Feb. 15, for Presidents Day. 
All Santa Fe National Forest offices will be closed that day in observance of the federal holiday. Forest offices will resume regular business hours on Tuesday, Feb. 16.
Fees at all national forests and grasslands will be waived at many day-use sites, such as picnic grounds and developed trailheads, in cooperation with other federal agencies under the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act.

Accelerator Lists Teams For ABQid Ski Lift Pitch Contest

on February 10, 2016 - 12:12pm
ALBUQUERQUE  ABQid, Albuquerque’s startup accelerator, announced the teams that will compete at the second annual Ski Lift Pitch Contest at Taos Ski Valley Tuesday, March 1.
The winner will receive a $10,000 grand prize.
The pitch contest pairs startup founders with venture capitalists (VCs) and industry leaders on Taos Ski Valley chair lifts. The startup founders make their pitches as the elevation rises, giving each entrepreneur a unique opportunity to make a meaningful connection with an investor.
Each founder will pitch to several VIP judges who will vote on the finalist.