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Registration for Senior Olympics Now Open

on February 14, 2013 - 7:05am

YMCA News:

Registration for the local Senior Olympics is open at The Family YMCA until Feb 28.

Participants must be a resident of Los Alamos County and 50 years of age or older by Dec. 31, 2013.

Local games are March 12 to April 12. The regisitration fee is $20 and payable to The Family YMCA.

Stop by the YMCA on Iris Street and 15th Street for a registration form and complete list of events and schedule.

Contact Ann ReVelle at 662-3256 or for more details. 

Senators Reintroduce Measure to Make Valles Caldera a National Park

on February 12, 2013 - 3:28pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich reintroduced legislation today to transfer the management of the Valles Caldera National Preserve to the National Park Service (NPS.).
Udall and retired Sen. Jeff Bingaman first introduced this legislation in 2010 in light of inconsistent funding, the need for infrastructure improvements and concerns that the Preserve would not achieve financial self-sustainability by 2015, as directed by the Valles Caldera Preservation Act of 2000.
"Millions of years in the making, the Valles Caldera is a natural wonder, rich

Hilltopper Girls Beat Bernalillo 57-37

on February 10, 2013 - 8:28am

Cristina Perez after loose ball. Photo by Alan Kirk
Kiana Zerr defending shot. Photo by Alan Kirk

Amber Logan on baseline drive. Photo by Alan Kirk

McKenzie Logan over defender for layup. Photo by Alan Kirk

Erin Kirk for score. Photo by Alan Kirk

Kiana Zerr for score. Photo by Alan Kirk

Shanon Doyle defending. Photo by Alan Kirk

Athletic Posters & Media Guides 2013-14

on February 8, 2013 - 9:32am

LAHS News:

For the 2012-13 school year, Media All Stars and All-American Sports Posters will be creating the media guides for Los Alamos High School.

These are the only companies who have the right to create the local media guides.

For more information about the LAHS media guides, contact:

Businesses interested in advertising on the athletic poster, should visit


LAHS College Signing Date Changed

on February 5, 2013 - 9:54am

LAHS News:

Los Alamos High School athlete Zak Kennison’s signing a National Letter of Intent with Colorado Mesa University, in Grand Junction, Colo., is being changed to 11:25 a.m. Friday, instead of Wednesday.

Joining Kennison will be Sean Reardon who will sign with Adams State University.

Both young men are going on to participate in Cross Country and Track.


Los Alamos Athlete to Sign with Colorado Mesa University

on February 4, 2013 - 8:27am

LAHS News:

Wednesday, Feb. 6, Los Alamos High School athlete Zak Kennison will sign a National Letter of Intent with Colorado Mesa University, in Grand Junction, Colo.

The community is invited to join Kennison in the main lobby area at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday for his signing.

Kennison will be continuing to run cross country and track for Colorado Mesa University. They are a NCAA Division II college and compete in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.


Los Alamos Youth Lacrosse is Back: Join the Nation’s Fastest Growing Sport!

on February 2, 2013 - 7:57am


Los Alamos Youth Lacrosse (LAYLAX) is looking for players and volunteers for the Spring, 2013 season. Lacrosse is currently the fastest growing sport in the country, and LAYLAX is working on growing the lacrosse community in Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico. 

LAYLAX was started by a small group of volunteers who worked to bring lacrosse to Los Alamos for the first time. The group met over the summer and fall of 2011, applied for and received an equipment grant from US Lacrosse, and was able to get the program up and running for its first season last spring.  

The hope was to