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Santa Teaches Kids To Ski At Parjarito

on December 26, 2017 - 9:27am
On the day before Christmas Santa shows up at Pajarito to try the new Magic Carpet and help the kids learn to Ski. While there is not much snow at Pajarito yet, they have made enough snow and put in a new Magic Carpet making it easy to learn to ski for new skiers. Photo by Mary Snow
 
Santa teaches children to ski on Pajarito Mountain. Photo by Mary Snow

Pajarito Mountain Open For Daily Operations

on December 26, 2017 - 8:34am

The annual Pajarito Torchlight Parade is 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 31 at Pajarito Mountain. Courtesy photo

PAJARITO MOUNTAIN News:

Pajarito Mountain is open for daily operations and excited for the holiday season. The new Mighty Mite Magic Carpet has been very popular with beginner skiers.

Pajarito Mountain has Mushroom, Zero Road East and the Beginner’s area open and lift ticket prices are $24 for all ages. 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):

Plea Agreement Underway For Tabatha Jones

on December 23, 2017 - 4:48pm
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Tabatha Jones of White Rock waived her preliminary hearing Friday in Los Alamos Magistrate Court on a charge of embezzling more than $2,500 and less than $20,000 from the non-profit Los Alamos Youth Football and Cheerleading League (LAYFCL).

The charge is a third-degree felony, which carries a possible penalty of three years in prison and/or a $5,000 fine.

In return for a plea agreement, Deputy District Attorney Kent Wahlquist and Jones’ attorney David Gower told the court that an arraignment and plea hearing would take place in

Bandelier Suggests Arriving Early During Busy Holiday Season

on December 21, 2017 - 3:16pm

Bandelier News:
With the mild weather, Bandelier National Monument will be a popular destination during the holiday period from now until early January. Park staff suggest that visitors may want to consider arriving early, perhaps before 10:30 a.m., to avoid crowded parking lots. In summer another alternative is to arrive in late afternoon.
 
But with the short days, those arriving around 3 p.m.

County Council Updated On Ski Area

on December 21, 2017 - 2:33pm
Los Alamos Ski Club President Susan Brockway-Hahn speaks during the special session Friday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

James Coleman of Pajarito Recreation, LLC speaks Friday during the County Council meeting. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

 

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
The Pajarito Ski Area opened for the winter season this past weekend but during the Los Alamos County Council’s special session Friday, attention turned to the ski area’s future and what was in store for it.
 
Part of its future entails new ownership.

Weekly Fishing Report: Dec. 21

on December 21, 2017 - 1:41pm
By GEORGE MORSE
Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
It’s the middle of December and still no snow covering the peaks of the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains. Despite cold nighttime temperatures that have caused ice to form on some of the lakes, precipitation has been meager and snowpacks for this time of year are running well below normal.
 
There are some that would just as well never have it snow, but the reality is we need snow. Water supply systems for irrigation and municipal water supply is based on a certain amount of spring runoff from the melting snowpack.

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