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Hilltopper Girls Basketball Ready To Turn Heads

on November 16, 2017 - 6:24am
The Hilltopper Girls basketball team is ready to turn some heads during 2017-18 season. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com​

Head Coach Josh Archuleta meets with his team after a recent practice. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com​

 

By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com
 
Schedule:
5 p.m. Nov. 18 at Farmington
7 p.m. Nov. 21 at St. Michael’s   
5 p.m. Nov. 25 at Pojoaque       
7 p.m. Nov. 28 at Volcano Vista       
7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Los Alamos; 'Toppers play against Belen           
7 p.m. Dec. 2 at Valencia       
7 p.m. Dec. 5 at Santa Fe
1:15 p.m. Dec.
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UNM-LA Students Invited To Join The Howl

on November 16, 2017 - 5:59am
The Lobos play against the Aggies during a game held in September. Photo by RJ Montaño/ladailypost.com
 
By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com
 
ALBUQUERQUE – A culture change is happening on, off, and around the court at The Pit. University of New Mexico’s (UNM) first-year head basketball coach Paul Weir recognized the stagnant atmosphere surrounding his Lobo Basketball program’s relationship with the students of UNM.
 
Weir recognizes the importance of a great student section and created a new group called “The Howl,” the official student section of Lobo Men’s
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Purgatory Ski Resort Set To Open Saturday

on November 15, 2017 - 6:29am

James and Tonia Coleman opening day 2016 at Purgatory Resort. Courtesy photo

SKI News:

DURANGO, Colo. – With more snow in the forecast this week, outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a unique experience Saturday, Nov. 18 at Purgatory Resort. Ski and mountain bike on the same day, at the same resort. 

Purgatory Resort opens for ski season Saturday, Nov. 18 with Lifts 1 and 2 operating 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with access to the trails Westfork and El Diablo, PLUS Lift 4 will provide lift-served mountain biking, weather permitting.

Small Prescribed Burn Planned In Santa Fe Watershed To Restore Forest Health, Reduce Risk Of Wildfire

on November 14, 2017 - 1:46pm

SFNF News:

SANTA FE -- Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) are planning to take advantage of unseasonably favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, forecasted winds and weather, to conduct a one-day prescribed burn Thursday in the Santa Fe Watershed.

The 248-acre treatment area is approximately 4 miles east of the City of Santa Fe on the east end of the McClure Reservoir and adjacent to the western boundary of the Pecos Wilderness.

Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Permits On Sale Nov. 20; 4th Graders Get One Free

on November 14, 2017 - 8:01am
SFNF News:
 
SANTA FE  Permits to cut your own Christmas tree on the Santa Fe National Forest go on sale Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Forest Headquarters, all Ranger District offices and select third-party vendors. 
 
As part of the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, every fourth grader is eligible for a free holiday tree permit. In order to redeem the free permit, the student must present a valid fourth-grade pass, downloadable at www.everykidinapark.gov
 
Once the pass is printed out, the fourth graders must bring a parent or guardian over the age of 18 with them to the nearest SFNF

Secretary Zinke And BLM Invite Sportsmen To Enjoy Upcoming Deer Season At Sabinoso Wilderness

on November 14, 2017 - 7:17am
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke
 
DOI News:
 
TAOS, NM  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and the Bureau of Land Management have announced that the Sabinoso Wilderness – which contains some of the most pristine habitat in the country for elk, mule deer and other wildlife – is for the first time ever accessible to the public for hunting, fishing and other recreational activities.
 
The 16,000-acre Sabinoso was previously wholly surrounded by non-federal land, making it inaccessible to the general public.

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