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SFNF Reminder: No Off-Road Vehicles Allowed In Designated Wilderness

on June 27, 2017 - 12:27pm

All-terrain vehicle. Courtesy/articcat.com

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – Call them what you will – four-wheelers, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) or utility vehicles (UTVs) – but remember that off-road vehicles of any kind are always prohibited within congressionally designated wilderness areas.

This past weekend, ATV tracks were observed within the San Pedro Parks Wilderness on the Coyote Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF).   San Pedro Parks is one of the original wilderness areas created by the Wilderness Act of 1964, which set aside “primeval” federal land to be managed as “an

Y Reaches 79 Percent Of Fundraising Goal

on June 27, 2017 - 9:07am

Y News:

A divorced father living in Los Alamos travels 750 miles one way on a Friday then drives back Sunday, once a month to visit his children.

His ex-wife attends college and is taking an intensive summer course, which allowed the kids to stay with dad this summer. It is the only time he gets to see his children for more than a weekend. Due to unanticipated medical expenses, finances are tight and he can’t take a month off work. His kids were awarded YMCA Annual Campaign scholarships to Y Camp.

The award of assistance from Annual Campaign donations, he said, “is really a wonderful and

Los Alamos Tennis Clinic Fundraising Event

on June 27, 2017 - 7:46am

Triatomics Splash n' Dash #2 Results

on June 27, 2017 - 7:10am

Fishing With Worms Lands 25-inch, 5.43 Pound Trout

on June 26, 2017 - 10:00pm

George Morse with the 25-inch, 5.43 pound brown trout he caught on a nightcrawler Sunday in the Chama River below Abiquiu Dam. Courtesy photo

 

By GEORGE MORSE
Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post

I sometimes hesitate to tell people what I was using when I catch a big fish. On Sunday, fishing in the Rio Chama below Abiquiu Dam, I hooked and landed one of the biggest trout I’ve ever caught. The 25-inch, 5.43-pound brown trout put up a valiant fight and with the help of a nearby fly fisherman (Jack from Albuquerque), who had a net, I was able to land the fish.

It was the first fish

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