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Changing The Protocol For Euthanizing Bears

on October 24, 2016 - 9:56am
Ultrarunner Karen Williams, left, with Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard announce their mission to protect bears during an interview in  July at the Los Alamos Daily Post. Photo by Carol A. Clark/
Los Alamos

On a very hot June 18, during the Valles Caldera Marathon, a mother bear with her two cubs nearby, attacked marathoner Karen Williams who ran too close to one of her cubs. The injuries required Williams to be transported to UNMH for treatment.

Reasonable people would recognize that in this encounter the mama bear was just doing her thing.

Northern Alliance Weekend Soccer Action

on October 24, 2016 - 8:12am

By LAYSL Soccer Coaches

In Santa Fe, the Boys U10 LAFC White Lasers improved their record to 3-1-1 with a 5-3 win over Santa Fe Johansen. Strong goalie play by Will Borovina, Liam Cunningham and Asher Koh kept the game close, while Eric Mecham and Sammy Brown-Salazar each scored a goal and Cunningham had a hat trick.

In White Rock, the Boys U10 LAFC Green Lasers beat the SF Boukhalfa 7-5 to up their record to 5-0-0. Taelin Stanfield and Max Olso each had a hat trick, and Dhruv Thulasidasan scored one. Will Hamilton played well in goal making several good saves.

In Los Alamos, the Girls U10


Registration For YMCA's Youth Basketball Program Ends Oct. 27

on October 23, 2016 - 11:10am

YMCA News:

Registration for The Family YMCA's Youth Basketball program ends Oct. 27. The program is for girls and boys in grades 1-6 and starts Nov. 1.

It is a skills development program, which includes competitive games on Saturdays during the months of December and January. Players are placed on teams based on their local school and will practice twice a week. The teams are co-ed for 1st-2nd grade, but boys and girls will be on separate teams for 3rd-4th grades and 5th-6th grades.

Cost is $120 / $90 for Y Members.

APS Golf Invitational At Los Altos Golf Course Results

on October 23, 2016 - 7:23am
LAHS Boys' Golf Team. Courtesy photo

The Los Alamos High School Boys' Golf Team played Thursday at the APS Golf Invitational at Los Altos Golf Course.

The LAHS Boys' Golf Team earned its first team state qualifying leg of the season. They will need two more by the end of the season (3 total) for the team to qualify for the state championship at Canyon Club in ABQ in May. 

Team Results:

  • 1. Manzano; 316
  • 2. Los Alamos; 318
  • 3. La Cueva; 319
  • 4. Cibola; 387
  • 5. Bosque; 402
  • 6. Albuquerque High; 404
  • 7. West Mesa; 421
  • 8. Del Norte; 431
  • 9. Highland; 433
  • 10. Atrisco; No Team Score

Pterosaurs: Flight In Age Of Dinosaurs Lands At Fort Collins Museum Of Discovery

on October 20, 2016 - 9:07am
Cretaceous-Sea-Diorama. Courtesy photo
FCMD News:
For as long as dinosaurs walked the Earth, flying animals called pterosaurs ruled the skies.
They ranged from the size of a sparrow to that of a two-seater plane. Close relatives of dinosaurs, these extraordinary winged reptiles—the first back-boned animals to evolve powered flight, and the only vertebrates to develop this ability besides birds and bats—are the focus of the intriguing exhibition opening at 10 a.m., Nov. 17.
The largest exhibition about these flying reptiles ever mounted in the United States, Pterosaurs

Rancho de Los Sueños Alpacas And Agricultural Products Fall Harvest Open House Oct. 22-23

on October 20, 2016 - 8:14am
Rancho de Los Sueños Alpacas and Agricultural Products Fall Harvest Open House is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 22-23, at 5 J.R. Dr. in Pojoaque.
Everyone is welcome to this family fun event to meet the alpacas, shop for handmade gift items - roving, yarn, apples, honey and lavender.
For more information, call 505.490.0160.