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Hilltoppers Compete At Lubbock Swim/Dive Invitational

on January 8, 2018 - 10:06am

Beth Short. Injie Mourad, Laney Newton and Maddie Ovaska at 2018 Lubbock swim invitational. Courtesy photo
The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Swimming and Diving teams competed Jan. 5-6 at the Lubbock HS Swimming and Diving Invitational at the Pete Ragus Aquatic Center in Lubbock, Texas.
Julia Chen qualifies for state meet in 200 free at Lubbock. Courtesy photo
The invitational was a very competitive high school meet, drawing nearly 500 swimmers and divers from across Texas, including teams from Dallas, Houston and El Paso.

Largest Military Family Ski Event In Nation Happening At Taos Ski Valley

on January 8, 2018 - 8:51am
TSV News:
The 5th Annual Not Forgotten Outreach Week’s FREE event is Jan. 16-20 at Taos Ski Valley (TSV).
TSV and Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc. (NFO) invite past and present military members, their immediate family and Gold Star Families the opportunity to enjoy a week on the slopes, with free equipment rentals, $35 lift tickets, group lessons, Children’s Ski School and childcare STEEP discounts, allowing the whole family to reap the healing benefits.
The event incorporates group dining, providing beneficial socialization and bonding opportunities through encouraging

This Week At Pajarito Mountain

on January 8, 2018 - 7:38am

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Snow is in the forecast and Pajarito Mountain crews are ready to open more terrain with more snow.

Current Lift ticket prices are $24 for all ages. Pajarito Mountain has Mushroom, Zero Road East and the Beginner’s area open. The NEW Magic Carpet and the Beginner Lift are open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  for daily operations.

For the snow report and ticket info, click here.

Upcoming Events (click here for our calendar):

Jan. 20 features Pajarito’s ongoing Beer & Band series.

Hilltoppers Fall To Eagles

on January 6, 2018 - 1:33pm

From the opening tipoff the Belen Eagles took control of the game Friday night and never relinquished it, ultimately winning 65-41. The toppers came close to taking the lead several times, but could not close the gap. The Eagles were dominate both on offense, hitting nine three-point shots, and defense, which the Toppers had no answer for. Photo by John McHale/

Ivan Balakirev and Eagle Ryan Garcia battle for a rebound under the Topper basket. Photo by John McHale/


By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys’ basketball


Reservoir And Access Road Closed To Public Monday

on January 6, 2018 - 11:26am

Los Alamos Canyon Reservoir. Courtesy/LANL


Pedestrian access to the Los Alamos Canyon Reservoir and surrounding areas west of the Ice Rink off West Road, will be closed Monday, Jan. 8 through the summer of 2018.

The Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities will construct a new 10-inch non-potable water pipeline from the reservoir along the reservoir access road and connect to the townsite’s non-potable water system.

Department officials warn that construction crews with heavy equipment will be utilizing and working on the single dirt road rendering it and the surrounding

Daily Postcard: Narrows Of Frijoles Canyon

on January 6, 2018 - 6:47am

Daily Postcard: The landscape in park canyons at Bandelier National Monument has changed dramatically like this area in the Narrows of Frijoles Canyon where the trail used to climb steps on the left side of the canyon. The steps and trail were removed by floods and now hikers must follow the creek under this huge boulder. Photo by Sally King

Bike Flow Trail Regains Momentum

on January 4, 2018 - 8:55am
Hogan Koesis of Pajarito Receation updates Council on plans to construct new bike trails on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/
Los Alamos Daily Post
When the single bid to construct a bike flow trail in Bayo Canyon came in over budget, the project skidded to a stop. However, work is underway to push the project back into motion.
Open Space Specialist Eric Peterson said he will give an update about the project during the Jan. 11 Parks and Recreation Board meeting.
“The County will be preparing a new Request for