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Celebrate The Great Outdoors This Spring In Los Alamos

on March 29, 2018 - 10:26am
Los Alamos, NM is a hub for outdoor adventures and “Aha Moments” and, as the gateway to three National Parks, it’s theplace to be this spring. With National Parks Week, Earth Day and more, Los Alamos has activities and attractions for all nature lovers and history buffs. 
“Spring is the perfect time to enjoy an outdoor getaway, unplug and get back to nature,” County Marketing Manager Kelly Stewart said. “In and around Los Alamos, opportunities to explore and celebrate nature abound.

High Flyers Win State Championship Titles

on March 28, 2018 - 9:11am

High Flyers gymnasts competed in the 2018 state championships. Courtesy photo

The Los Alamos High Flyers gymnasts who won first place are Anna Kirkland, vault champion – Level 4, back left, Siena Rolfe, balance beam champion – Level 5, back right, Lauren Evenhus, uneven bars, floor exercise, and all-around champion – Level 2, front left, Gianna Rolfe, vault champion – Level 2, front right, and River Irving, vault champion – Level 3, not pictured. Courtesy photo


Five Los Alamos High Flyers gymnasts won state championship titles and 11 others placed either second or third this


Hilltopper Track And Field Shine At Home Meet

on March 28, 2018 - 8:21am

The rainbow was the only nice thing about the weather as the 'Toppers hosted the annual Los Alamos Invite track meet Friday at Sullivan Field. The 'Topper boys finished second with 21 points behind Cleveland and the 'Toppers girls finished second behind Cleveland with 35 points. The next home track meet is the district meet at 3 p.m., May 4 at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/

Dylan Irish throws the javelin, his best was 111.09 feet. Photo by John McHale/

Avery Koski at the start of the 100 meter dash. Photo by John McHale/




Los Alamos Nature Center Open Easter Sunday

on March 28, 2018 - 8:02am
Pasqueflowers, also known as Easter flowers, are one of the signs of spring found on local trails this time of year. Visit the nature center to find a trail and learn more about local flora and fauna. Photo by Terry Foxx
PEEC News:
This weekend is a great time to enjoy nature, and the Los Alamos Nature Center can help. The nature center is open 1-4 p.m. Easter Sunday, a great day to visit and look for signs of spring at the nature center or on area trails.
The nature center also is open 7-8 p.m. for a special Flat Earth Debate in the planetarium.

Basketball Pro Alex Kirk Achieves 100 Dunks

on March 27, 2018 - 4:06pm

Former Los Alamos High School Hilltopper and University of New Mexico Lobo Alex Kirk achieves 100 dunks and will continue his professional basketball career playing in Tokyo, Japan this fall. Courtesy photo

Five Hilltoppers Named To All District

on March 27, 2018 - 1:23pm
Antonio Trujillo is one of the five Los Alamos High School athletes named on the district 2-5A all district teams. Photo by John McHale/
Becca Green is one of the Hilltoppers named on the district 2-5A all district teams. Photo by John McHale/
By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post
Despite a pair of tough season for the Hilltopper boy’s and girl’s basketball teams, five athletes were named to the district 2-5A all district teams for the 2017-18 seasons.
On the girl’s side, sophomores Becca Green and Natalie Gallegos were

State JROTC Competition Is April 7

on March 27, 2018 - 7:21am
NMAA News:
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico Activities Association announces that the State JROTC Military Skills Competition is Saturday, April 7 at Albuquerque and West Mesa high schools. 
Thirty schools from from across New Mexico are scheduled to compete in drill, physical fitness and air rifle events. Armed Drill, Unarmed Drill, Color Guard and Physical Fitness competitions are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Albuquerque High School. The Air Rifle competition is at the same time at West Mesa High School.