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Fisherman Bill Orr Teaches Two-Day Fly Tying Class

on March 11, 2017 - 7:19am
Each participant in the upcoming fly tying class receives a copy of Fly Patterns of Northern New Mexico. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) is working with fisherman Bill Orr, who co-authored the book Fly Patterns of Northern New Mexico, to offer another two-day fly tying class, 1:30-3:30 p.m., March 19 and 26. 
Participants will create their own ties designed for local fishing and receive a free copy of Orr's book. All experience levels are welcome, even those who think they are all thumbs.
In this class, Orr will cover flies that were

Sipapu Offers Events And Extra Hour Of Skiing

on March 11, 2017 - 7:04am
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SKI News:
VADITO  Sipapu Ski Resort officials announced that operating hours will change with Sunday's Daylight Saving Time, providing skiers with an extra hour on the slopes. 
Sunday, March 12 through Saturday, March 18, lifts will turn 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Sunday, March 19 through Sunday, March 26, Sipapu will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.
Sipapu will then be open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.weekends only, April 1 and 2 and April 8 and 9. For the latest conditions, visit Sipapu’s snow report
Springtime means sunny, bluebird days, great skiing and fun

Subpar Start For Toppers

on March 9, 2017 - 9:50pm
Luke Kirkland takes over as relief pitcher and smokes one down the middle. Photo by Niccolo Snyder/
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The Los Alamos Boys Baseball Team participated in their first home game this season on Thursday against the Hope Christian Huskies. Topper fans were anxious for the start of the season at home. The players were pumped for their abilities to be displayed to their home fans, but they could not get the job done.

The Toppers opened the game with a strong starting nine, including Jacob


Athlete Of The Week: Ramon Roybal

on March 9, 2017 - 4:32pm

Athlete of the Week

Los Alamos High School junior Ramon Roybal

What do you hope to get out of playing basketball in high school?  
To strive and become a better leader on and off the court.

What is your favorite subject in school?

Where do you hope to attend college and what do you want to study?
I hope to attend Colorado State University and study mechanical engineering.

Coach question - What makes this athlete stand out?
Last week Ramon assumed the duties of primary point guard due to injuries. Ramon put together two very nice  games for us.

Registration Opens For Youth Non-contact Rugby

on March 7, 2017 - 8:36am

Rugby ball. Courtesy photo



Los Alamos Rugby Club is starting youth non-contact rugby for ages 6-13. Kids are taught ball handling skills, field awareness, teamwork, safety, and sportsmanship.


This level is co-ed and non-contact, and kids are placed on teams according to age, ability, and what they can play safely. No previous experience in rugby is required.


Practice is 4:30-5:30 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays starting Monday, March 13, at Upper Pueblo Fields (at the Pueblo Complex, off Diamond Drive). Registration packets and more information will be given out to


Angel Fire Bike Park Opening And Demo Daze Details

on March 7, 2017 - 7:44am