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Hilltopper Ladies Play Capital's Jaguars

on February 19, 2017 - 9:35pm

Bell Larribas makes her way to the basket and encounters heavy traffic. She had 3 points for the game. Photo by John McHale/

Becca Green and Natalie Gallegos reach for a loose ball. The Toppers found the ball was just out of reach for most of the game as the Lady Jaguars kept the pressure on the entire game. Photo by John McHale/

Sienna Ahlers battles Rachel Friend for the way to the basket. Photo by John McHale/


The Hilltopper Ladies were at Capital High School Saturday evening to play the Lady Jaguars in their last scheduled game


District 2-5A Basketball Game Times Announced

on February 19, 2017 - 10:17am


The Los Alamos High School boys basketball team plays host to Albuquerque Academy at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20 at Griffith Gymnasium. The winner will move on to play Tuesday at Del Norte High School.

Following the early game, is a district tiebreaker game between the Espanola Valley Sundevils and Capital Jaguars. The winner will be the regular season district champion and play host for the District 2-5A Tournament Championship Friday night. Game time is 7:30 p.m. for that matchup.

The Los Alamos High School girls basketball team plays at Capital High School at 4 p.m.,


Fire Treatment Planned On Jemez Ranger District

on February 19, 2017 - 7:40am

Prescribed burn image. Courtesy/SFNF

SFNF News:

SANTA FE Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest are planning to conduct a prescribed burn on the Joaquin fuelwood unit on the Jemez Ranger District.

Ignitions could begin as early as Feb. 24, if conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, are favorable.

Members of the public have helped clean up the 80-acre unit to prepare it for treatment. The Joaquin fuelwood unit is at the intersection of Forest Roads (FRs) 376 and 488 for approximately 1 mile to the north.

Prescribed fires are one of the most

Atomic Tumblers Earn 41 Medals ... 15 Gold!

on February 18, 2017 - 7:43am
Atomic Tumblers bring home 41 medals, including 15 gold, during the Gravitational Invitational in January in Albuquerque. Courtesy Photo ​
The Atomic Tumblers from Los Alamos School of Gymnastics (LASG) traveled to Albuquerque’s west side in January to compete in Gravitational Invitational at G Force Gymnastics. 
Seven teams, High Altitude of Taos, Farmington, Elite of Roswell, Albuquerque Gymnastics, Gym Magic of Las Cruces, Los Alamos School of Gymnastics and the event host G Force of Westside competed.
In the silver children’s division, LASG swept the all-around taking all

Los Alamos Family YMCA Honored At Legislature

on February 18, 2017 - 6:18am

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, center, welcomes Los Alamos Family YMCA members from left, CEO Linda Daly, Board member Eric Vasquez, Garcia Richard, Board President Lou Santoro and Senior Program Director Diana Martinez to the legislature Thursday, Feb. 16 in Santa Fe for ‘YMCA Day’. This day is set aside each year to honor YMCA organizations across New Mexico for the work they do serving youth. Courtesy photo

Sipapu Ski Resort Hosts Popular Family Event

on February 16, 2017 - 10:12pm
Courtesy/Sipapu Ski Resort
SKI News:
VADITO   Sipapu Ski Resort hosts its annual President’s Day weekend celebration, February Fun Fest! 
It’s Sipapu’s most popular free family event, Feb. 18-20, which includes a giant snow castle, costume contest and parade, mountain-wide treasure hunt, games, prizes and more!
“February Fun Fest and our trademark snow castle is just another way that Sipapu shows its commitment to families. It’s a free event that our founding family, the Bolanders, started years ago.

LA Hockey Mid-Winter ... Probably Last Day For Ice

on February 16, 2017 - 8:35pm

Los Alamos Hilltoppers Developmental Team at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink tonight where the bad ice is split from the good ice by orange cones. A covered rink would keep the kids on the ice a bit longer. Photo by Bill Crooks

Scene from tonight's Hilltoppers Developmental Team at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. Photo by Bill Crooks

Scene from tonight's Hilltoppers Developmental Team at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. Photo by Bill Crooks

Scene from tonight's Hilltoppers Developmental Team at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink. Photo by Bill Crooks