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La Cueva Prescribed Burn May Start Today Near Pecos

on December 10, 2018 - 12:39pm

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – As early as today, fire managers from the Pecos/Las Vegas Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest expect to prescribed burn approximately 372 acres in the La Cueva area through Dec. 31 as weather permits.

The treatment area is approximately seven miles northwest of Pecos.

Smoke may be visible from the communities of La Cueva, Glorieta, Canada da Los Alamos, La Joya, Apache Canyon, Upper Pecos Canyon, Pecos, Rowe, Las Vegas, Santa Fe and Santa Fe Watershed.

Free Meow Wolf Ticket For Each UNM Lobos Entry

on December 10, 2018 - 9:59am

Courtesy photo


SANTA FE – Meow Wolf strongly supports local sports teams and athletes and has partnered with the University of New Mexico Lobos to offer a free ticket to House Of Eternal Return with each Lobos ticket purchased for the Dec. 11 game versus the University of Colorado Buffaloes.

Meow Wolf tickets will be distributed by ushers upon entry, and are valid 2 p.m. until close, Dec. 12-17.

“Sports and arts are closely related in my mind,” Meow Wolf CEO Vince Kadlubek said. “Growing up, both athletics and creativity were opportunities for expression and self-discovery.

Bill Hudson Memorial Swim/Dive Invitational Results

on December 9, 2018 - 2:16pm
Orion Henderson, right, and Andy Corliss finished 1-2 for the Toppers in the 500 free and qualified for state. Courtesy photo 
The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers swimming and diving teams dominated the 4th Annual Bill Hudson Memorial High School Invitational recently at the Walkup Aquatic Center in Los Alamos.
Senior co-captain Jillian Bennett won the 100 breast for Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
More than 300 competitors from 15 teams participated in the meet. The LAHS boys scored 695 points, outdistancing second place St Pius with 220. Los Lunas was third with

Sipapu Hosts Stefan Seigman Memorial Race

on December 9, 2018 - 8:33am

Scene from Sipapu Ski Resort. Photo by John Paul Bradley/Sipapu Ski Resort

Scene from Sipapu Ski Resort. Photo by John Paul Bradley/Sipapu Ski Resort

SKI News:

Sipapu Ski Resort received 4 inches of fresh snow over the past 24 hours, bringing its season total to 42".

The ski resort is opening more and more terrain, including additional features in its terrain park.

Saturday and Sunday, Sipapu is hosting the Stefan Seigman Memorial Race on Rolling Rock trail.


Udall, Beyer Introduce Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act To Safeguard America’s Biodiversity

on December 8, 2018 - 8:45am
U.S. Sen. Tom Udall
WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, U.S. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) introduced the Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2018 to protect and restore fish, wildlife, and plant species, in particular, those that are at risk to habitat loss and fragmentation--a major factor in species decline and extinction.
The legislation establishes a National Wildlife Corridors Program to ensure that species are able to move between habitats by improving data use and collection and enhancing interagency and regional collaboration.  

Saturday’s Army-Navy Game Sparks Local Rivalry

on December 6, 2018 - 8:35pm

A Go Navy! Beat Army! sign spotted Wednesday morning in an office window on the second floor of a building at 15th Street and Central Avenue in downtown Los Alamos drew a Go Army! Beat Navy! response today painted on the White Rock rock from some crafty Whoops. Photo by Carol A. Clark/


The 2018 Army-Navy Game will add another edition to the historic rivalry. Below, find game time, TV channel and livestream information.

Army and Navy will play for the 119th time, with this year's game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

Bandelier Mastermind Council Wins National Park Service Intermountain Region’s 2018 Leadership Award

on December 6, 2018 - 8:55am
Members of the Bandelier Mastermind Council hold their 2018 Leadership Awards. Courtesy/Bandelier
Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott is proud to announce that the Bandelier Mastermind Council was the group winner of the National Park Service Intermountain Region’s 2018 Leadership Award.  
National Park Service Intermountain Region’s 2018 Leadership Award. Courtesy/Bandelier
The Mastermind Council consists of eight staff members: Robert Harper, Maintenance Mechanic; Myron Gonzales, Preservationist; JT Stark, Exhibits Specialist; Jorge Maldonado, Facilities Management