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Bandelier Announces October Events

on October 1, 2014 - 6:29am
View from Cerro Grande trail. Photo by David Halpern


Bandelier National Monument has announced five special programs being offered in October – two photo hikes with the park Artist-in-Residence, two Night Sky Programs being presented by a staff ranger who is a long-time astronomy enthusiast and teacher, and a Wilderness hike with the park Trails Lead.

Saturday, Oct. 4, Artist-in-Residence David Halpern will lead a photo hike on the Cerro Grande Trail. The trail is about 5 miles round trip with a rise of 2,000 feet, to the rim of the Valles Caldera at nearly 11,000 feet.

PEEC Group Visits Sulphur Springs

on September 30, 2014 - 6:39am
The pond and landscape that greets visitors to Sulpher Springs. Photo by Felicia Orth
The PEEC visiters explore the Sulphur Springs site. Photo by Felicia Orth
PEEC News:

Fraser and Cathy Goff, both geologists, led a trip Sept. 20 to Sulphur Springs on the far side of the Valle Caldera.

Sulphur Springs was once a resort where people bathed in acid waters and mudpots to cure skin ailments. The original structures, built in the 1930s, burned in the 1960s, and the property was then used by those seeking communal living and free love.

Register Now For LAHS Choir Program Golf Tournament

on September 29, 2014 - 12:45pm

Halloween Carnival, Hayride And Pumpkin Patch Oct. 25

on September 28, 2014 - 10:19am
A young girl selects a pumpkin at last year's patch. Courtesy/LAC


Due to the Walkup Aquatic Center being closed for an HVAC Energy Upgrade, the Aquatic Center staff have teamed with Los Alamos County Recreation Department staff and the Sheriff’s Posse to hold a Halloween Carnival, Hayride and Pumpkin Patch Oct. 25 at the Sherriff’s Posse Lodge.

There will be two sessions of the event: 4-5 p.m. and 5-6 p.m.

First, there will be a hayride through the horse corrals. There are fun pit stops along the way for treats and activities.

LAHS's Cross Country Team Results From Friday's Albuquerque Academy Invitational Announced

on September 28, 2014 - 9:19am


Los Alamos High School Cross Country Team results from Friday's Albuquerque Academy Invitational: 

Click here.


Eighth Grade Girls And Boys Cross Country Teams Win First At Albuquerque Academy Invitational

on September 28, 2014 - 8:17am
Los Alamos Middle School 8th Grade Girls Cross Country Team, from left, Ashlyn Baker, Kristin Fassbender, Marin Kelly and Paulina Burnside. Photo by Patricia Burnside

LAMS News:

The 8th grade girls and boys cross country teams each won first place at Wednesday's Albuquerque Academy Invitational.

The girls team placed their top five runners in the top 11 overall to beat out Desert Ridge Middle School, and the boys team took the top five spots overall for their second consecutive perfect score.

The 7th grade teams also ran well, placing second in the boys race and third in the girls race.


Ted Romero Best Predictor In This Week’s Pace Race

on September 27, 2014 - 7:18am

Pace Racers run down the street on North Mesa. Courtesy photo

ACRR News:

Ted Romero was only 2 seconds off his predicted time and was the top finisher with a time of 19:50 on the 3-mile course in the weekly pace race held on North Mesa. 

David Kratzer recorded a 3-second error. Jennifer Reglien had an 18 second differential, followed by Burton Krohn at 30 seconds off.

On the 1-mile course, Rao Garimella was the fastest finisher. The top female was Lauraine Maness. The fastest female finisher on the 3-mile course was Nikol Strother with a time of 20:02.

The next pace race is 6 p.m.