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Scenes From Halftime Festivities At Friday’s Game

on October 8, 2017 - 10:38am

A large moon creates a dramatic backdrop for the Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Band as members perform during halftime at the football game Friday at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/

A robotic cannon fires tee shirt to the crowd at the game Friday at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/

The Junior NROTC presents the colors at the beginning of the game Friday at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/

Meet the LAHS 2017 Topper Cheerleading Squad. Photo by John McHale/

Savanna Sweers is part of the youth cheerleaders at

Ski Area Is The Place To See Fall Colors Close By

on October 8, 2017 - 7:13am

Spectacular view Saturday from Ma Bell on the west side of Pajarito Mountain Ski Area of the Los Alamos fall colors. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

The view from the deck outside the Pajarito Mountain Ski Lodge Saturday morning looking up the Beginner Hill toward Lumberyard. Photo by Maire O'Neill/


Los Alamos Daily Post

The fall colors at Pajarito Mountain Ski Area are in their prime and General Manager Tom Long is inviting the community to come and see them.

Just a few miles from the Los Alamos townsite, the ski area

Nineteen New Mexico True Adventures To Experience During 2017 Balloon Fiesta

on October 7, 2017 - 4:56am
NMTD News:
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Tourism Department created a list of 19 things for travelers to do during Balloon Fiesta week, to encourage extended stays for the hundreds of thousands of visitors that travel to see New Mexico’s sky burst with color in early October.

The list, titled “19 New Mexico True Adventures You Need to Experience During Balloon Fiesta,” showcases the wide variety of cultural activities and authentic experiences visitors can encounter before, during and after the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.
Suggestions include “Fill Your Tank”

‘Topper Girls And Boys Soccer Fall To Chargers

on October 7, 2017 - 2:58am

The Los Alamos High School boys and girls soccer teams traveled Tuesday to play games at Academy High School in Albuquerque. The girls played at the Richard Harper Memorial Field and the boys played in the upper soccer field. The Academy boys and girls teams are ranked at the top of the charts so wins for the 'Toppers would be big. However, the Academy Chargers' defense proved to be more than the 'Toppers could handle and the girls and boys team both lost 1-3. Here, Head Coach Ann Cericek gives the players last minute instructions and encouragement. Photo by John McHale/


Father And Son Spend Weekend With Oakland Raiders

on October 5, 2017 - 8:05am

Jason Wardlow Herrera and his son Jordan on the sideline during Sundays Oakland Raiders game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Daily Post

Jason Wardlow Herrera traveled with his son Jordan Saturday to Denver, Colo., for a very special weekend with the Oakland Raiders football team during which father and son got to meet legendary players, coaches and staff of the team. Jordan's mother, Catalina Herrera, was responsible for the great opportunity and was also on the trip.


Letter To The Editor: Young Life Thanks You

on October 5, 2017 - 8:04am
Young Life Area Director
We had our annual Young Life Golf Tournament Sept. 22, a rowdy Par 3 event.
I wanted to thank the businesses and individuals who helped us to raise nearly $4,500! All the money raised goes to helping us take teens camping, either for a weekend or a week next summer, where it has been heard “that was the best week (end) of my life!"
A Special Thank You to:
  • Jemez Agency
  • Knecht's NAPA Automotive
  • Los Alamos Home Improvement
  • NUSENDA Credit Union
  • Pasta Paradiso
  • Preventech
  • SOS (Southwest Office Solutions)
  • White Rock Presbyterian Church for sponsoring a

County: 100 Days Of Summer Declared A Success!

on October 5, 2017 - 8:01am

This photograph is an entry in the 100 Days of Summer Photo Contest. Courtesy photo

Sarah Matthews is the winner of Los Alamos County's 100 Days of Summer Photo Contest. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos County Community Services Department would like to thank the community of Los Alamos for making the inaugural 100 Days of Summer program a great success.

With more than 100 participants, the County was pleased with the level of excitement and involvement. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, residents were encouraged to “Get Out.