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Not Enough 'Hope' At Soccer Match

on September 28, 2016 - 11:46am
Topper Andreas Runde lines up to take the free kick. Photo by Niccolo Snyder/
Student Intern
Los Alamos Daily Post

The super squad soccer matchup between Los Alamos High School and Hope Christian High School started off cold with a few drizzles of rain throughout the game held Sept. 22 at Sullivan Field.

The Toppers struck first in the game with Arthur Steinkamp scoring a wonder goal in under a minute assisted by Jonathan Coons.

Los Alamos High School Golf Tournament Results

on September 28, 2016 - 11:12am
LAHS girl’s golf team from left, Liz Lockhart, Jessica Osden, Leah Mountain and Muira Mowrer. Photo by Niccolo Snyder/
Student Intern
Los Alamos Daily Post
The Los Alamos High School golf program hosted its 2016 fall tournaments Sept. 19-20. 
High school golf teams from around the state participated in the events. There were 94 golfers for the Sept. 19 tournament and 46 golfers for the Sept. 20. The girl’s team finished in second place behind 6A power house Cleveland High.

Chan, Gattiker Tie For Top Predictor In Pace Race

on September 28, 2016 - 10:56am

Scene from Tuesday's Pace Race on the Power line Trail. Courtesy photo  


Allison Chan and Katie Gattiker were 16 seconds off their predicted time in the weekly pace race held on the Power line Trail off N.M. 4 in the White Rock area. 

Other accurate predictors were Roxana Candia and Jesse Woodroffe with a 20 second differential. Candia also was the best female finisher on the the 3 mile course with a time of 23:20. Laura Woodroffe and Zach Medin also had accurate predictions at 21 seconds off.

Becky Chamberlin was the top finisher on the 1 mile course recording a 9:59 and

Atomic City Track Club Resumes Practices

on September 27, 2016 - 6:14pm

The Atomic City Track Club has resumed cross country practices for the fall 2016 season. Courtesy photo


Atomic City Track Club, Los Alamos' Junior Olympic running club, has resumed cross country practices for the fall 2016 season.

Practices are 5:30 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Urban Park. Kids ages 7-18 are welcome to join.

Running club is free, but requires a $30 refundable uniform deposit to be returned when the uniform is returned. T-shirts to support the team are available for $20. For more information, email or call Coach


Public Field Trips Underway On SFNF

on September 27, 2016 - 7:33am
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) is planning seven field trips this fall as part of the revision of the Land and Resource Management Plan (Forest Plan). 
This Forest Plan will guide management for all resources throughout the forest for the next 10 to 15 years. These trips will give members of the public the opportunity to see resources on the ground and have conversations with SFNF resource specialists. The field trips will launch discussions on what should go into the Draft Forest Plan, which will be written over the next year. 
Find a brief summary of

Managed Fires On SFNF Meet Objectives

on September 26, 2016 - 5:11pm
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest have completed operations on both the 329-acre 138 Fire on the Jemez Ranger District and the 700-acre Cuerno Fire on the Coyote Ranger District. 
Both the 138 and Cuerno Fires were lightning-caused and presented opportunities to capitalize on natural ignitions to achieve multiple objectives on the landscape.
Objectives for both fires included:
  • mitigating the risk of high-intensity destructive wildfires by reducing excess fuels, including ponderosa pine litter, dried grasses, and dead and down timber
  • providing

Kick For The Cure Thursday

on September 26, 2016 - 5:10pm