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Gilman Tunnels Closing Temporarily To Mitigate Rockfall Hazards

on April 20, 2017 - 9:36am

Gilman Tunnels closing temporaritly to mitigate rockfall hazards. Courtesy/Buggs Photography

SFNF News:

The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) has announced that a half-mile segment of the road that passes through the Gilman Tunnels on the Jemez Ranger District will be closed to traffic to allow crews to remove loose rock and stabilize the rock cliffs around the tunnels.

“We apologize in advance for any inconvenience caused by our work on the Gilman Tunnels.

Emily Cox Shines In Gymnastics Championship

on April 19, 2017 - 8:53pm
Emily Cox. Courtesy photo
Emily Cox, a 7th grader at Los Alamos Middle School that attends Zia Gymnastics in Santa Fe was selected to compete in the Regional Championship that includes the best gymnast from New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Colorado and Wyoming.
The event was April 15 in Albuquerque.
Cox's performance amazed the audience and judges alike as she scored a 9.375 on Floor, 9.4 on Vault, 9.4 on Bars and a 9.375 on Beam. Her 37.55 all around placed her in a three way tie for 4th place!

Letter To The Editor: Let's Bring Our Small Town Into The 21st Century ... Vote Yes On Rec Bond

on April 19, 2017 - 12:11pm
Los Alamos
As a facilities coordinator for the AAU basketball teams (GO, LA SLAM!) and a member of the Hilltopper Basketball Association (HBA), I can confirm that facilities for sports and recreational activities in Los Alamos are scarce.
Organizations such as youth basketball, soccer, volleyball, adult basketball, roller derby (youth and adult), pickleball, fencing, and martial arts are all competing (i.e. "fighting")over limited space.
Los Alamos is an active town, with diverse and varied interest. We have been limited by lack of facilities for far too long.

LAHS Boys Golf Spring Invitational 2017 Results

on April 19, 2017 - 11:56am
LAHS golfers at Spring Invite 2017. Courtesy photo
LAHS hosted the annual LAHS Spring Golf Invitational Monday, April 17, at Los Alamos Golf Course.
Eleven teams were represented in the tournament. Los Alamos earned its 4th team qualifying leg of the season shooting its lowest round of the year, 305.
The team's next event is the District 2-5A Championship Monday, May 1 at Black Mesa Golf Course in Espanola. Team also will compete May 8-9 in the State Championship at the Canyon Club in ABQ.
Team Results:
1) Hope Christian, 304* Won in a one-hole team

Spring Sports Enter Home Stretch

on April 19, 2017 - 9:16am
By George Morse
Los Alamos Daily Post
The spring sports season is entering the home stretch before postseason play.
What happens in the next couple of weeks will determine who advances to postseason play and who stays home after the regular season.
The Los Alamos High School softball team seems to be hitting its stride in District 2-5A competition. The Lady Hilltoppers swept a doubleheader from Albuquerque’s Del Norte High School 15-5, 15-0 to improve to improve to 7-1 in District 2-5A and 13-7 overall.

Trujillo-Rondeau Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on April 19, 2017 - 7:30am
Jeanette Trujillo-Rondeau is the top predictor in Tuesday's Atomic City Road Runner's weekly pace race. Courtesy photo
Scene from Atomic City Road Runner's weekly pace race. Courtesy photo
Jeanette Trujillo-Rondeau had a 1 second error from her predicted time in the Atomic City Road Runner's weekly pace race Tuesday on the Canada del Buey Trail in White Rock.
Other accurate predictors are Blake Hovde with a 4 second differential, Ted Romero at 7 seconds off, and 5 participants with a 9 second difference: Lyle Cunningham, Heather and Tad Hughes, Sanna Sevanto and