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SFNF Firewood Permits Go On Sale May 4

on April 24, 2015 - 2:18pm

SFNF News:

SANTA FE Firewood permits for dead and down timber are now available for purchase at Santa Fe National Forest Headquarters and most Ranger District offices. 

The Española Ranger District will begin fuelwood permit sales May 4.

The nonrefundable permits are for personal use only and may be purchased for $20 for five cords with a maximum of 10 cords per household per year. Customers may purchase permits by check, credit/debit card or cash through Dec. 31, 2015. Permit purchasers will receive load tags, a fuelwood cutting map and guidelines for harvesting the wood.

Permit holders

Horse Show Sunday At North Mesa Equestrian Facility

on April 24, 2015 - 10:32am

Los Alamos Pony Club member Erin Kober, at a 2014 dressage competition on her event horse Tommy. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Pony Club will be hosting a dressage competition and regional Pony Club rally Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the county's North Mesa equestrian facility.

Organized by Laura Kober, a dressage rider and parent of a Pony Club member, the show is part of the New Mexico Dressage Association's series of schooling (practice) competitions over the year.

Little Forest Registration For Summer, Fall, Camps

on April 24, 2015 - 7:16am
Woodworking class in 2014. Courtesy/Little Forest Playschool


Registration for summer and/or fall sessions and summer camps at Little Forest Playschool is currently underway and is open to the public.

Little Forest Playschool is a non-profit, parent-cooperative, play-based child education center and has been educating our youngest community members since 1951.

Fulltime and flexible part-time scheduling is available for children aged 2 through 5 years. The center is open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

New Mexico Hikes And Outings For April 25 - June 30

on April 24, 2015 - 7:14am

All Sierra Club outings are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Participants must contact outings leader beforehand. For updates, see

Saturday, April 25: Strenuous loop hike to Yapashi Pueblo and Stone Lions in Bandelier. Starting at the visitors center, we will take the usual route to Yapashi and Stone Lions, but return via the Upper Alamo Canyon trail crossing and the Frijoles Rim trail. Early start. About 15 miles and 2,300-foot elevation gain. Larry, 505.913.0589

Sunday, April 26: Work trip cleaning

Woodroffe Has Best Prediction In Weekly Pace Race

on April 24, 2015 - 7:03am
ACRR News:
Jesse Woodroffe had the top prediction in the weekly pace race held out on North Mesa by the Rodeo Arena. He was only 2 seconds off his predicted time. 
Lauraine Maness was next with a 3 second differential followed by Jessica Baumgaertel at 4 seconds off. Cecilia Rivenburgh and Ted Romero were both at 7 seconds.
In the 1 mile course Reid Rivenburgh was the first finisher at 9:56. The top female was Sue Elkins recording a 12:51.
Ted Romero was the top finisher in the 3 mile distance with a 20:33 and Nikol Strother finished in the female category at 21:43.
Next week’s race is at 6

Taiji In The Park Offered Three Times A Week

on April 24, 2015 - 6:24am