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Sipapu Management Group Officially Begins Operating Pajarito Mountain Ski Area!

on October 20, 2014 - 4:27pm

LASC News:
  • Ski Area Now Preparing for Thanksgiving Opening


The Los Alamos Ski Club announced today that the management group that operates Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort officially started operating Pajarito Mountain Ski Area.


Resort officials say they are now preparing for a full ski and snowboard season starting Thanksgiving Day.

“We are excited to take this next step for the future of Pajarito Mountain,” said Susan Brockway, president of the Los Alamos Ski Club Board of Directors.

View Partial Solar Eclipse Thursday At Bandelier

on October 20, 2014 - 3:51pm

Ranger Geoff Goins demonstrates how to safely look at the sun using a specially-equipped telescope, which he will use to show visitors the solar eclipse on Thursday. Courtesy/NPS


Thursday afternoon, Oct. 23, Bandelier National Monument will host an opportunity to view one of the universe's very special events - a partial solar eclipse. 

For millenia, eclipses were thought to be bad omens, or creatures such as giant dragons taking bites from the sun.

LAHS Hosts Annual Invitational Cross Country Friday

on October 20, 2014 - 2:29pm


Los Alamos High School will host its annual Invitational Cross Country meet Friday, Oct. 24, at the Los Alamos Golf Course. 

The meet is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. and end around 5:30 p.m. Participants and spectators will arrive as early as 1 p.m.

Be advised that traffic in the area will be heavy during this time. Parking for this event is not permitted on Diamond Drive. If attending the event, please follow signs for parking.


NMAA Selects Its First Monthly 'Compete With Class' Honoree

on October 20, 2014 - 1:01pm

NMAA News:

ALBUQUERQUE—The New Mexico Activities Association is proud to announce that the Des Moines High School Volleyball team has been recognized as the Compete with Class award recipient for the month of September.

The team came together to raise $215 for a fellow volleyball player from Colorado who was diagnosed with Leukemia two weeks prior to their match. The girls baked several cakes and raised money to donate to the opposing student’s medical fund.

Sportsmanship is defined by the NMAA as the act of treating others in a respectful manner, taking personal accountability for ones


LAHS XC Teams Shine At Rio Rancho Jamboree

on October 19, 2014 - 9:59am
Saturday was a great day for the Los Alamos High Scholol Cross Country team at the Rio Rancho Jamboree. The boys finished 2nd overall and the Girls 3rd overall in the Championship Varsity races. More importantly, both teams were the fastest 5A teams against all the competition they'll see on the same course at the State Championship in three weeks. From left, John Rees, Greg Ahlers and Forrest White at the start line of the Boys Varsity Championship race. Ahlers was Los Alamos' top finisher in this race. Photo by Blake Wood
Maddy Foley goes out with the front pack in the Girls Varsity

Hilltopper Volleyball Holds Dig Pink Games

on October 19, 2014 - 8:22am

The Los Alamos Hilltopper Volleyball Program held its Dig Pink games Saturday night at Griffith Gymnasium. The players wore pink to support breast cancer awareness. All three teams are represented here including C team, JV and Varsity, the entire coaching staff and LAHS Athletic Director Ann Stewart's baby Landry Stewart. Photo by Michelle Robertson