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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Announces $1,103,088 For New Mexico Parks And Outdoor Recreation

on September 22, 2017 - 1:43pm
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke
DOI News:
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke Sept. 21 announced that $1,103,088 will be distributed to the state of New Mexico for outdoor recreation and conservation projects from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), which is funded through offshore oil and gas leasing.
This was part of $94.3 million distributed across all 50 states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.

LAHS Homecoming Festivities Begin Monday

on September 22, 2017 - 10:24am

LAHS News:

Los Alamos High School Homecoming festivities begin Monday, Sept. 25 and continue through Saturday, Sept. 30 this year.

Monday, Sept. 25

  • Powder Puff Football Game
  • Longstanding tradition where senior girls play football.
  • Football players coach and officiate the game.
  • 7 p.m. (after JV Football game)
  • Sullivan Field

Tuesday, Sept. 26

  • Billy Bob Volleyball Game 
  • Longstanding tradition where senior boys play volleyball.
  • Volleyball players coach and officiate the game.
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Griffith Gym

Thursday, Sept. 28

  • Bonfire
  • 8-9:30 p.m.
  • Sullivan Field Parking Lot
  • LAHS Marching Band, Sports Teams, Roast

Burnish And Nolan Tie For Best Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on September 22, 2017 - 6:21am
ACRR News:
Wendee Brunish and Jacqueline Nolan were both 3 seconds off their predicted time in the weekly pace race held on the Sach Cowan/Quemazon Nature Trails for top prediction. 
Other accurate predictors were: Sanna Sevanto with a 22 second differential as well as fastest female on the 3 mile course with a time of 32:37, Sue Elkins recording a 30 second error, and Paul Elkins with a 48 second difference.
Nikol Strother was the best finisher on the 1 mile paved course at 7:20 and 8 year old William Strother was the fastest male with a time of 9:33. Brian Newnam was the top

YMCA: Don’t Let Fear Of Falls Hold You Back

on September 22, 2017 - 6:06am
Each year on the first day of fall, national organizations from the Falls Free Coalition and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) join together for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, a day of action to help raise awareness and prevention of falls in Los Alamos County.
Friday, Sept. 22, The Family YMCA is asking older adults, caregivers, family members and health care professionals in Los Alamos to unite to raise awareness to prevent falls among older adults.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an older adult in the U.S.

Lightning Strikes Los Alamos Golf Course Trees

on September 21, 2017 - 9:43am

Lightning struck a tree around 4:30 p.m. Sunday near Tee 12 at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Reports are that a golfer near the strike was knocked off his feet but uninjured and the sound from the strike heard over in Quemazon. The lightning appears to have jumped to a smaller tree a few feet away. Excavated dirt is visible at the base of the tree where the lightning exited at the ground. Photo by Kerry Habiger

Los Alamos County Golf Pro Jim Phillips stands on Tee 12 Monday near where it appears the same lightning bolt that hit the tall tree at left, also struck this smaller tree growing a few

Canada's Paralympic Swim Team Visits Bandelier

on September 21, 2017 - 7:15am

The Canadian Paralympic Swim Team visited Bandalier National Monument Tuesday where they met with Superintendent Jason Lott, far left. The team is in Los Alamos training for the upcoming 2017 World Para Swimming Championships in Mexico City. Photo courtesy NPS