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Chamber Golf Focuses On Fun & Fundraising July 29

on July 24, 2016 - 7:17am
This year's golf tournament features a breakfast buffet with Mimosas and Bloody Marys, a unique course with skills contests and fun competitions, and a delicious lunch afterward. Courtesy image
The annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament to benefit United Way of Northern New Mexico is scheduled for a 9 a.m., shotgun start, Friday, July 29, at the Los Alamos Golf Course.
This year, instead of a traditional Golf Tournament, the activity will focus more on raising funds for the United Way of Northern New Mexico and less on being a “golf tournament with some

Southwestern Regional Tournament In Los Alamos!

on July 23, 2016 - 10:49am

Teams from Los Alamos, Deming, Louisiana, Texas East and Texas West pose for a group photo at Friday's opening ceremonies of the Southwest Regional Softball Tournament at the North Mesa Sports Complex. The County is getting major kudos for preparing the fields for the first ever regional tournament in Los Alamos. The teams are praising the condition of the  fields, beauty of the town and friendliness of the community ... so this just might become an annual event. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/

Los Alamos County Little League President James Chrobocinski welcomes the crowd and

Scenes From Ashley Pond Park Friday

on July 23, 2016 - 9:07am

A crowd fills Ashley Pond Park Friday for the summer concert. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Tossing the Frisbee Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scene at Ashley Pond Park Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

LAMC Director of Support Services Marc Witkowski hosts the Los Alamos Medical Center booth Friday at Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Scene at Ashley Pond Park Friday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Trash Piles Up On Santa Fe National Forest

on July 23, 2016 - 7:52am
Trash left at dispersed camping site in Dalton Canyon last weekend. Courtesy/USDA Forest Service
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  Trash is an all-too-common sight on the Santa Fe National Forest. It’s everywhere – at developed recreation sites, at dispersed camping sites, in Wilderness, on trails and even in streams. 
It seems clear that the “Pack It In, Pack It Out” mantra isn’t getting the job done. The Santa Fe National Forest is asking visitors to take one more step and “Pack It Home” to throw away with the household trash. 
Estimates by Forest recreation staff indicate that the

Heinrich, Udall Introduce Buffalo Tract Protection Act

on July 23, 2016 - 7:44am
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Tom Udall (D-N.M.) have introduced the Buffalo Tract Protection Act in response to deep concerns from local communities in southern Sandoval County about the negative impacts of a proposed gravel mine in the area.
The bill will withdraw four parcels of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands, including the Buffalo Tract and the Crest of Montezuma, from any mineral development, including gravel mining.
In 2012, the BLM released a draft of the new resource management plan for BLM lands in central New

Voice Of Los Alamos Features Little League Coaches

on July 22, 2016 - 9:49am

Listen to the Voice of Los Alamos radio show at noon today on 101.5 FM to hear Los Alamos County Little League Coaches Adrian Lovato and Robbie Harris talk about the 2016 Regional Tournament that begins today at the North Mesa Ball Fields. Photo by Carol A. Clark/