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Lady Hilltoppers Outpace Lady Horsemen Tuesday

on November 24, 2017 - 5:25pm
The Lady Hilltoppers basketball team takes to the floor for their home season opener to play the St. Mike's Lady Horsemen Tuesday evening at Griffith Gym. The Toppers got off to an early lead only to find the Lady Horseman right at their heels. The game stayed close until the fourth quarter, when the Toppers pulled ahead and won the contest 53-42. Photo by John McHale/
Assistant coach Jacob Archuleta and the Hilltoppers give a group cheer before taking to the floor. Photo by John McHale/
Guard Alex Calderon works her way through traffic on her way the

Fusion Multisport Helps Locals Get Out Of Doors

on November 24, 2017 - 12:05pm
Fusion Multisport is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday as well as 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. It is located at 106 Central Park Square. For more information, call 505.662.5000. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/


Brad and Rose Nyenhuis bring a lot of expertise to their business, Fusion Multisport.

They opened the story four years ago, Nov. 21, 2013. Rose said, “We were living in the Chicago area but were looking for a business opportunity that would enable us to live near mountains. We found this town…there are so many athletes and there wasn’t a sports store.

Bandelier Concession Closed Until March

on November 21, 2017 - 11:18am

Entrance to Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy/NPS


The retail and food and beverage concession operation at Bandelier National Monument will close beginning today and is expected to reopen in March 2018.

There is no other food and beverage option at the monument. Other park services, including the trails and Visitor Center, remain open as scheduled.

For more information, visit

Large Screen Gaming Of Super Smash Bros. Tuesday

on November 20, 2017 - 9:21am
Free Super Smash Bros. video game tournament Tuesday in the Los Alamos Nature Center Planetarium on Canyon Road. Courtesy image
PEEC News:

Ever wondered what it would be like to play an eight-player Super Smash Bros. tournament on a 10’ x 20’ screen?

Find out Tuesday, Nov. 21, when the Los Alamos Teen Center and Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will project the video game onto the planetarium dome at the Los Alamos Nature Center, 2600 Canyon Road.
This event is free and open to the public and no registration is required.

LAMS Hawks Wrestling Team Earns 1st And Consolation Victories At Rio Rancho MS Dual Tournament

on November 20, 2017 - 7:16am

The Los Alamos Hawks Middle School Wrestling Team and coaches. Courtesy photo


The Los Alamos Hawks Middle School Wrestling Team went to Rio Rancho this weekend to the Rio Rancho Middle School Dual Tournament. They came back to Los Alamos with both a 1st place and a Consolation victory.

Los Alamos brought two teams to Rio Rancho, Los Alamos Blue and Los Alamos SIlver. The Blue team earned 1st place while the Silver team came out with the consolation win.

LA's Silver team took on Belen MS, Academy MS and Rio Rancho MS.


Fresh Cut Christmas Trees At Valles Caldera

on November 20, 2017 - 6:27am

VCNP News:

Los Amigos de Valles Caldera will once again be helping the Valles Caldera National Preserve to thin overgrown forested areas to protect it from further large wildfires.   

These freshly cut trees will be available 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily at the Valle Grande Entrance Station, off N.M. 4 between mile marker 39 and 40, starting the Friday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 24. Trees will be available through Dec. 17 unless sold out earlier. 

Visit the Los Amigos website, Facebook page or call the Entrance Station 505.670.1612 to check on tree supply before you drive to the preserve.

Nature Yoga And Trail Run Sunday

on November 18, 2017 - 9:36am

Nature Yoga and Trail Run Sunday at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC

PEEC News:

A Nature Yoga and Trail Run is 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sunday at the Los Alamos Nature Center.

This weekly workshop helps participants learn to connect with nature through yoga and trail running. Come for the run, come for yoga, or attend both.

During yoga, enjoy breathtaking views of the Los Alamos canyons, skies, and wildlife. Watch the clouds float by as you flow your body, breath, and spirit through guided yoga sequences geared toward your specific needs and goals as a student.