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Los Alamos Little League 9-10 Softball Team Wins District And Advances To State!

on June 25, 2016 - 9:24am

The Los Alamos Little League 9-10 Softball Team defeated Espanola Friday night 15-5 to win District. The champions now advance to the state competition in Albuquerque. Photo by Hope Jaramillo/

Los Alamos County Little League Starts Strong In District Playoffs

on June 24, 2016 - 8:19am
Los Alamos County Little League District Playoffs are underway and local teams are off to a strong start.
In the first round of District Playoffs Thursday, the Los Alamos baseball 9-10s beat Santa Fe National 8-4 and the softball 9-10s beat Espanola 15-8.
This year, Los Alamos County Little League is hosting the district and regional girls softball tournaments at the North Mesa Ball Fields.

2016 Los Alamos County Little League All-Stars:


Jewell Announces $452 Million In Payments To Local Communities To Support Vital Services

on June 23, 2016 - 9:30am
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell
DOI News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to rural communities, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced more than 1,900 local governments around the country are receiving a total of $451.6 million under the 2016 Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program.
The payments represent the largest amount ever allocated under the PILT program to compensate counties and local governments for their support of national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands and waters as they forego property

Girl Scout CEO: Thank You Governor Martinez For Proclaiming June Great Outdoors Month

on June 22, 2016 - 6:51am
Gov. Susana Martinez with Girl Scouts. Courtesy photo
By Peggy Sanchez Mills, CEO
Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails
I grew up in New Mexico and learned much about the Great Outdoors from my family and through Girl Scouts.
As a young girl, we took two-week camping vacations where all six of us piled into the station wagon and we were each allowed one brown grocery paper bag for our clothes, one sleeping bag, one blanket, a box of food, Coleman stove, Coleman lantern and a tent to hold all six of us.
Our favorite camp site was Fenton Lake - actually we thought as kids that

Los Alamos Baseball Booster Club Says Thanks

on June 21, 2016 - 6:33am

Battleship Fire 100 Percent Contained!

on June 20, 2016 - 8:06pm

SFNF News:


  • Jemez Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest
  • South of Battleship Rock off of N.M. 4 and in proximity to the Hummingbird Music Camp, the YMCA Camp Shaver, Jemez Falls and multiple recreation sites

Start Date: Reported June 19, 2016

Size: Approximately 3 acres                                                     

Percent Contained: 100 percent

Cause: Human                                                                             

Growth Potential: Low

Vegetation: Heavy fuels, dead and down timber, Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir                 


Basketball Star Alex Kirk Dines With Auction Winners

on June 20, 2016 - 6:47pm

Pro basketball star Alex Kirk is the celebrity guest at a lunch today at the Blue Window Bistro. Los Alamos County Councilor James Chrobocinski and his wife Jackie purchased the luncheon during an auction at this year's Rotary Crab Fest fundraiser. The Chrobocinski's son JJ and Grandfather Jim Bramble joined the group for lunch. Kirk posed for a photo with JJ in front of the Blue Window. Blue Window owner Melissa Paternoster generously donated the lunch. ‘We had a great time and were incredibly impressed with everything Alex has accomplished and is working on,’ Councilor Chrobocinski said.