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Weekly Fishing Report Oct. 10

on October 10, 2017 - 3:24pm
Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post

The heavy rains we had last week dramatically raised streamflows across Northern New Mexico. In some streams, the flow is two-to-three times what they would normally be at this time of year.

This is great news for the fish, which will benefit from the heavier flows and murkier water. They will be more difficult to catch and will have a lot more food to feed on.

Pajarito Mountain Extends Bike & Hike Weekends

on October 10, 2017 - 12:28pm
Pajarito Mountain. Courtesy/Peter Dickson
Experience the Beautiful Fall Colors, and Participate in the Pajarito Trailfest, Sat. Oct 21!
Pajarito Trailfest is Sat., Oct. 21, a trail run and mountain bike event benefiting the University of New Mexico Ski Team and Southwest Nordic Ski Club Trail Initiative. There will be a 10k, 25k, 1.5k, and 3k running events. New at this year's event is a mountain bike "mini tour." 
To register and for more information, click here, or log on to Pajarito's website ( for additional information.
Pajarito has

YMCA Wants You To Take A #SelfieWithSomeoneNew

on October 10, 2017 - 6:59am
Courtesy photo
YMCA News:
In the spirt of bringing people and community together, The Family YMCA is launching a social media campaign called, #SelfieWithSomoneNew.
The initiative is aimed at bringing individuals and communities together in service of a better us. Inspired by the Y’s “Us” national advertising campaign, #SelfieWithSomeoneNew is an opportunity to highlight how the Y uniquely brings people together.
“In these divided times,” said CEO Linda Daly of The Family YMCA, “we must continue to bring people together, find common ground and bridge divides.

Bandelier Welcomes Artist In Residence For October

on October 10, 2017 - 6:25am
Lisa Grossman, Bandelier National Monument's Artist in Residence in October. Courtesy/NPS
Bandelier National Monument is happy to introduce this month's Artist in Residence, Lisa Grossman. In the two weeks she will be here, she is planning to work on a series of oil and watercolor landscapes. She wants to investigate progressions, such as the evolution of light and shadow across the land and archeological sites, and the effects of wind, weather, and dramatic forces of nature.
Grossman was born and raised in western Pennsylvania and moved to Kansas City in 1988 to

Hilltoppers Drop District Opener

on October 9, 2017 - 3:16pm

Once again it was Friday night lights at Sullivan Field and the Los Alamos Hilltoppers football team took to the girdiron. Photo by John McHale/

Early in the first period Walker Eaton went deep for a pass, and made a specular catch for a 48 yard gain. This catch set a touch down for the Toppers. Photo by John McHale/ 

Post game video interview with Coach Garrett Williams. Video by RJ Montaño/ 


By RJ Montaño

Los Alamos Daily Post 


When you see a 51-25 loss, you might think the game was a


Toppers Edge Capital In Physical Contest

on October 9, 2017 - 2:58pm

Andreas Runde works to center the ball in the first half. Photo by John McHale/


A Hilltopper catches the Horseman goalie out of position and scores a goal in the first period. Photo by John McHale/



By RJ Montaño

Los Alamos Daily Post


SANTA FE – The Los Alamos Hilltoppers walked away from a very physical district match with a 3-1 win, but they took few lumps on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Capital High School. The game featured the fifth and sixth ranked 5-A teams according to the Max Preps website.



‘Toppers Capitalize On Jaguars’ Inexperience

on October 9, 2017 - 2:43pm

A scene from the girls' soccer game. Photo by John McHale/


A scene from the girls' soccer game. Photo by John McHale/


By RJ Montaño

Los Alamos Daily Post


Santa Fe – The Los Alamos Hilltoppers (13-4) girls’ soccer team dominated a young Capital Jaguars (5-10) squad from start to finish en route to an 8-0 victory on Saturday evening.

Alissia Haagenstad got the ‘Toppers rolling in the ninth minute with a 30-yard strike from the left side of the field.