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YMCA Hosts Free Thanksgiving Day Workout

on November 16, 2017 - 7:38am
Zumba at the Y. Courtesy photo
The Family YMCA is hosting a free Zumba workout 9-10 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, in the Y gymnasium.
To help individuals prioritize their health during the holidays, the Y welcomes all ages in the community to come move, groove and laugh during this workout. Y membership is not required.
The public is encouraged to spread the holiday spirit and encourage friends and family to join in the fun. Doors open at 8:45am on the north side of the building, 1450 Iris St.
Special hours at the Y during the holiday:
  • 5:30 a.m.

Senior Heavy Hilltoppers Hope For Big Season

on November 16, 2017 - 6:49am
The Los Alamos Hilltopper Boys basketball team prepares for the 2017-18 season in the Auxiliary Gym at Los Alamos High School during a recent practice. Photo by John McHale/​
Head Coach Michael Kluk instructs his varsity team during a recent practice. Photo by John McHale/​
By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post
7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Valencia   
7 p.m. Nov. 28 at Bernalillo   
7 p.m. Dec. 1 at Los Alamos; 'Toppers play against St. Michael’s   
Dec. 7-9 Belen Hub City Tournament
7 p.m. Dec. 14 at St. Pius   
7 p.m. Dec.

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/​

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


By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post
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.

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/
By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post
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

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.