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Los Alamos Young Racers Attend UNM Ski Race Camp

on December 4, 2017 - 3:46pm

Young ski racers from Los Alamos, Taos and Santa Fe attended the UNM Ski Team sponsored race camp last weekend at Red River Ski Area. Courtesy photo

Hawks Wrestling Team Wins 2nd At Los Lunas Dual

on December 4, 2017 - 8:51am

The Hawks Wrestling team traveled to Los Lunas for another Dual Tournament. They were seeded in a pool with Valencia Middle School and Academy Middle School. In their first match against Valencia, they crushed their opponent 118-18. The Hawks took on Academy next and won 104-6. That win moved the Los Alamos team into the semi-finals against Rio Rancho. The Hawks took down Rio Rancho easily with a score of 90-21. That win took them into the finals against Los Lunas. It was a tough match between the rivals.

Hilltoppers Girls And Boys Teams Win Swimming And Diving Invitational By Healthy Margins

on December 4, 2017 - 8:09am

Approximately 15 teams competed in the diving portion of the 3rd Bill Hudson Memorial Invite at Los Alamos Friday evening at the Aquatic Center. Emme Mooday scored 157.75 points for a fourth place finish. Photo by John McHale/

Griffin Stidham placed fifth in the men’s with 177.45 points. Photo by John McHale/


The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers hosted the 3rd Bill Hudson Memorial Swimming and Diving Invitational Dec. 1-2 at the Larry Walkup Aquatic Center.

The meet included more than 300 swimming and diving competitors from 16 high school


Scenes From North Mesa Stable Park Holiday Event

on December 4, 2017 - 7:30am

Horses at Garth and Lisa Reader's stables greet visitors Sunday evening during the annual Holiday Celebration hosted by North Mesa Stable Owners. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Roasting marshmallows and drinking hot chocolate Sunday evening at the Stidham family's stables, from left, Mia Littleton, Annika Fox, Hanna Stidham and Sage Wilcox. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

​Sherry Carmichael adds the finishing touches to her decorations Sunday at North Mesa Stables Park. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

A horseshoe wreath hangs at Garth and Lisa Reader's stables at

Hilltopper Boys Basketball Outlasts Horsemen

on December 4, 2017 - 6:21am

Mattie Ruminer, a member of the girls basketball team, sings the national anthem before the start of the game between the 'Topper boys basketbal team and the St. Michael's Horseman played Friday night at Griffith Gymnasium. Photo by John McHale/


Ramon Roybal flies into a layup, past a Horseman defender, in the second quarter. Photo by John McHale/



Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team responded to what they considered an embarrassing loss to the Bernalillo Spartans with an impressive 73-61

Local Dog Walking Group Strolls Around Downtown

on December 2, 2017 - 2:43pm

A local dog walking group gathers at 11:30 a.m. today at Pet Pangaea in Central Park Square for their Saturday walk, which begins with a stroll around Ashley Pond before they head down Central Avenue passed the Municipal Building, over to Iris Street and finally back to Pet Pangaea. With their walk finished, the excitement was visible in the dogs as they waited for an employee to step out onto the sidewalk in front of the store and give them each a special treat.