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Weekly Fishing Report: April 19

on April 19, 2018 - 7:05am
Los Alamos Daily Post
Sports and Outdoors
The fickle spring weather has been something anglers have to deal with here in Northern New Mexico. Some days the wind blows so hard fishing is difficult at best. On others the wind is quite tolerable and may actually help the fishing by stirring up the water a bit. Mornings are usually less windy than afternoons, but Tuesday the wind was already blowing in the morning.
Last week there was a spike in the streamflow on the Rio Grande April 11 where the flow nearly tripled in just two days. This had me scratching my head.

Ski For FREE During Purgatory’s Closing Weekend, April 21 & 22

on April 19, 2018 - 6:57am
SKI News:
DURANGO, Colo.  As a way to say thanks for a great season, Purgatory Resort is offering free lift tickets during its final weekend of the season, April 21-22.
This Saturday and Sunday, stop by the Ticket Window to receive a free lift ticket, then head to the lift. Purgatory will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 21 and 22 for its last weekend of the season. Snow is in the forecast later this week.
“We’re thrilled to once again offer FREE skiing during our closing weekend as our way of thanking everyone for a great season,” said Colin McBeath, general manager of Purgatory

Sevanto Is Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on April 19, 2018 - 5:34am
Scene from the weekly pace race Tuesday on the Canada de Buey Trail in White Rock. Courtesy photo
Scene from the weekly pace race Tuesday on the Canada de Buey Trail in White Rock. Courtesy photo
ACRR News:
Sanna Sevanto was the best predictor in the weekly pace race Tuesday on the Canada de Buey Trail in White Rock at 1 second off her predicted time. 
Other accurate predictors were: Aurea Rojas and husband Felix Candia at 13 seconds off, Tamara Jurado and Zac Medin with a 14 second differential, Jackie Peckham at 15 seconds off, and Ted Romero with a 46 second differential.

U.S. Senate Passes 'Kids To Parks Day' Resolution

on April 18, 2018 - 9:50pm
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) applauded the passage of a bipartisan resolution that encourages children to get outdoors by designating May 19 National Kids to Parks Day.
First celebrated by the National Park Trust in 2011, the eighth annual Kids to Parks Day marks the beginning of a summer-long series of events at parks countrywide that promote outdoor recreation and active, healthy living.
“Our national parks and public lands are outdoor classrooms with endless opportunities to learn and make memories,”

Los Alamos Nukes And Bombshells Rugby Teams Slated For Home Games Saturday

on April 16, 2018 - 3:48pm

Los Alamos Nukes under-19 boys and Los Alamos Bombshells Girls under-19 rugby teams are slated to play Saturday at Sulllivan Field with games scheduled 10 a.m. until done. Other teams joining them for the day are the San Juans, the Hermanitas and the Owls. Photo by Derek Lucero