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Scenes From Thursday’s Little League Tee Ball Game

on May 27, 2017 - 1:16pm
First baseman Jonah Byerly puts pressure on Andrew Gilbertson during the Los Alamos County Little League Tee Ball game Thursday at the North Mesa Ball Fields
. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
Marlin batter Neal Somasekhaen gets a nice hit off the Tee. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Ranger second baseman is ready for any ball that comes his way. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
Marlin Coach Eron Kersteins gives Kellan Bowder a fist bump for a nice hit.
Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 

LITTLE LEAGUE News:

With the Los Alamos County Little League season in full

LAHS Cross Country Meeting For Incoming 9th Graders And Parents At Speech Theater Wednesday

on May 27, 2017 - 12:45pm
SPORTS News:
 
Los Alamos High School Cross Country meeting for incoming 9th-graders and parents is 5:30 p.m.,Wednesday, May 31 at the LAHS Speech Theater. Take the sidewalk leading from the Griffith Gymnasium parking lot toward the main part of campus and find the entrance to the Speech Theater across from the outdoor basketball court and circular library building.
 
Coaches will share important information about summer practices as well as philosophies/requirements of the high school program.  Attendance is important for those considering high school XC. 
 
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SFNF Urges Extreme Caution On Rio Chama

on May 27, 2017 - 7:51am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – As recreationists head into the Santa Fe National Forest for the long Memorial Day weekend, rafters, campers and others traveling along the Rio Chama should be prepared for higher-than-normal water levels and faster-than-normal flows on the river.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), the Rio Chama is experiencing “the most robust spring runoff” since 2005. BOR is currently releasing 3,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from El Vado Reservoir into the Rio Chama in an attempt to keep up with the snowmelt.

Think About Smokey Bear This Weekend And Follow Proper Campfire Procedures

on May 27, 2017 - 7:32am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – To quote Smokey Bear, only you can prevent a repeat of last year’s Memorial Day weekend when campers left 25 unattended and abandoned campfires on the Santa Fe National Forest. Fortunately, none of the 25 identified campfires sparked or spread before they were discovered and extinguished. 

But we might not be so lucky this year. As the New Mexico fire season gets underway, it’s important to remember that unattended campfires are the leading human cause of wildfire.

Los Alamos Rugby Finishes Season Strong

on May 26, 2017 - 4:42pm

2016 and 2017 New Mexico State High School Champions, the Los Alamos Nukes under-19 boys rugby team finished in third place May 20 at the Rio Grande Celtic Sevens Rugby Tournament. Photo by Corrina Hughes

Los Alamos Bombshells under-19 girls rugby team finished in third place May 20 at the Rio Grande Celtic Sevens Rugby Tournament. Photo by Derek Lucero

Los Alamos Youth Rugby team won the youth division at the Rio Grande Celtic Sevens Rugby Tournament May 20 in Albuquerque. Photo by Julia Sheppard
 
By MAIRE O'NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos rugby teams ended their season on

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Valles Caldera Begins Improvements To Entrance Road

on May 26, 2017 - 4:41pm

VCNP News:  

Jemez Springs — Valles Caldera National Preserve will begin making improvements to the preserve’s main entrance road starting next Tuesday. The road improvement work is being implemented using Congressional funding provided to the National Park Service to reduce its deferred maintenance backlog. Visitors can expect minor traffic delays and congestion while the road work occurs over the next two to three weeks.

 The road improvements will start at the preserve’s main entrance near mile marker 39 on NM State Route 4 and continue for two miles to the preserve’s entrance station.

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