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Valles Caldera Hosts Fall Star Parties

on September 18, 2017 - 7:38am
NPS News:

JEMEZ SPRINGS — Valles Caldera National Preserve will be hosting two star parties this fall 7-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 and 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. 
To minimize light pollution, gates will close 1.5 hours after the event begins, so late arrivals risk not being able to participate.
These star parties will take place near the Valle Grande Entrance Station. Park staff and educators from the Pajarito Environmental Education Center will provide short talks, telescopes for viewing, and youth activities.

WEB Crew Hosts Student Section At Thursday Game

on September 18, 2017 - 6:58am
Coach Andy Ainsworth takes one for the team, helping to raise funds to benefit student projects. Courtesy photo
The Los Alamos Middle School WEB Crew 2017-2018 will host a student section at the first LAMS football game this Thursday. Courtesy photo
LAMS News:

The Fidel Lee Gutierrez Foundation, under the umbrella of the Santa Fe Community Foundation, knew that good deeds would be free flowing when they recently selected the WEB Crew program at Los Alamos Middle School to receive a $500 grant.

The WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) Crew began its fourth year where eighth grade leaders welcome

Topper Girls’ Soccer Splits In Four Corners

on September 18, 2017 - 6:21am

Juniors Gloria Torres and Amy Littleton warm up before taking on Bloomfield. Photo by RJ Montaño/

The Hilltoppers were able to score 9 goals in a shut out of Bloomfield. Photo by RJ Montaño/

By RJ Montaño, Sports Editor
Los Alamos Daily Post

BLOOMFIELD – The Los Alamos Hilltopper (8-3) girls’ soccer team rebounded after a close loss to Piedra Vista by dominating the Bloomfield Bobcats (7-3) en route to a 9-0 win Saturday afternoon.

The ‘Toppers set a team goal to shut out Bloomfield, a goal they met while pelting the Lady Bobcats


Hilltopper Soccer Pick Up Pair Of Wins In Four Corners

on September 17, 2017 - 9:05am

Hilltopper bench gets starting nod Saturday morning in Bloomfield. Photo by RJ Montaño/

Los Alamos Boys Soccer seniors pose for a picture Saturday after beating Bloomfield 4-0. Photo by RJ Montaño/


By RJ Montaño, Sports Editor
Los Alamos Daily Post

BLOOMFIELD – The Los Alamos Hilltoppers (10-3) were able to rest the normal starters and give the bench and younger players plenty of playing time in a 4-0 win Saturday morning at Bloomfield (3-7).

With the normal starters on the bench, the ‘Toppers started slow and timid, building


'Topper Results At XC Invitational - Cleveland High

on September 17, 2017 - 8:06am


Hilltopper results from the Cross Country Invitational Saturday at Cleveland High:


Big Plays Hurt Toppers Football At Kirtland

on September 17, 2017 - 8:00am
It was a beautiful night for football in Kirtland Central as the Los Alamos Hilltoppers football team traveled to the Bill Slade Field to play the Kirtland Central Broncos. The Toppers are in need of a win to keep their hopes for a playoff bid alive. This proved not to be the night for a win as the Broncos defeated them 14-42. Photo by John McHale/
Student trainer, Lucas Manzaneres gets Jacob Torrez pumped up for the game; actually he is adjusting the helmet to fit properly. Photo by John McHale/
Cade Yost and Devin Cantua scramble to tackle a Bronco

Scenes From Knights Of Columbus Golf Tournament Luncheon At Cottonwood On The Greens Friday

on September 16, 2017 - 7:33am

The Knights of Columbus hosted its annual golf tournament Friday at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Gathered for the luncheon at Cottonwood on the Greens, 4244 Diamond Dr., following the tournament, from left, Art Brown, James Merhege, Randy Vaughn and Myron Koop. The annual tournament raises money for educational scholarships for Los Alamos High School seniors. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Father John Carney, center, reunites with friends Pawel and Dorota Listwan, owners of Cottonwood on the Greens restaurant Friday at the Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament.