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Local Rugby Teams Host Spaghetti Dinner April 6

on April 2, 2018 - 12:34pm


The Los Alamos Nukes and Los Alamos Bombshells under-19 boys and girls rugby teams are holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 6 at Crossroads Bible Church at 97 East Road.

The purpose of the fundraiser is to earn money to replace team uniforms, which have been used for  many years.

Dinner will include spaghetti, garlic bread, tiramisu or cookies and iced tea or lemonade. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children under 12. Gluten-free spaghetti will be available but must be ordered ahead of time so that the cooks know how many to expect.

2018 Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Results

on April 2, 2018 - 12:34pm
Elizario Rivera, left, Lukas Ulibarri, Abraham Sanchez, Ryan Aldaz, Deondro Lopez and K of C State Deputy Patrick Mason. Photo by Roger Anaya

All competitors who placed 1st-3rd. Photo by Roger Anaya
K OF C News:
The Knights of Columbus State free throw contest was held Saturday, March 17 at Bernalillo High School Gymnasium.
Over 70 boys and girls ages 9-14 from around the state participated in this annual event including district champions from Northern New Mexico among them were three contestants representing the Los Alamos Sacred Heart council #3137. This year’s state free

Valles Caldera Publishes Environmental Assessment For Construction Of Garage/Maintenance Shop

on April 2, 2018 - 8:57am

The Valles Caldera National Preserve. Courtesy photo

VCNP News:


JEMEZ SPRINGS — The Valles Caldera National Preserve has published for public review the Environmental Assessment for the proposed construction of a new garage and maintenance facility in the Preserve.
The new facility would feature two large garage bays for the Preserve’s all-electric shuttle vans, and a shop/office area. The all-electric shuttle vans would be sheltered and re-charged in the garage bays, and be protected from the ever-present rodents that damage vehicle electrical wiring systems.

Third Annual Run 4 Your Life 5K Run May 5

on March 31, 2018 - 7:17am
R4L News:
The 3rd Annual “Run for Life!” 5K Run/1 Mile Walk will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018.
Registration Fee = $25 Adult, $15 Student, $5 under 12, $20pp for group of 8 or more adults Packet pick up will begin at 8 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Both the 5K Run and 1 mile walk will begin and end at the cul-de-sac at the top of Santa Clara Peak Rd, in Española. (just past MVD and Magistrate Court).
The course will be run on 31 Mile Road and is an off-road, packed dirt course, taking in beautiful views and panoramas of the Santa Fe & Jemez Mountains and

Daily Postcard: Frijoles Creek Upper Falls

on March 31, 2018 - 7:09am

Daily Postcard: Frijoles Creek drops over two waterfalls on its way to the Rio Grande. Photo by Sally King/NPS

Hilltopper Softball Dominates Del Norte

on March 30, 2018 - 8:28am

It's all smiles in the dugout before the softball game began Wednesday afternoon at Overlook Park. The 'Toppers played against the Del Norte Knights. The first inning set the tone as the 'Toppers were ahead 6-0. The second inning was a blowout as the 'Toppers batted twice and ran the score 20-0. The game was called on the mercy rule. Photo by John McHale/

Savana Luster was credited with the win. Photo by John McHale/


Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Hilltopper Softball team only needed two and a half innings to put


Two Easter Egg Hunts Offered This Weekend

on March 30, 2018 - 7:47am
Hunters rushing for eggs at last year's annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Los Alamos County Golf Course. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/


Saturday, in conjunction with Wildfire Day, the Los Alamos Fire Department and Elks Lodge will sponsor an Easter Egg Hunt with 20,000 eggs at 10 a.m. at Ashley Pond Park.

Sunday, New Beginnings Fellowship and the Los Alamos County Golf Course will sponsor an Eggstravaganza at 1 p.m. with many fun activities including an Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. for various age groups.