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Scenes From FSN Annual Lucky Ducky Day

on September 22, 2018 - 4:52pm

Two contestants race their duckies today down the water slide during Lucky Ducky Day at Family Strengths Network (FSN) at 3540 Orange St. The annual event is a fundraiser for FSN, which is a private, non-profit organization that has served the families of Los Alamos and Northern New Mexico since 1989 through its Family Resource Center and programs. FSN's mission is to provide education, support groups, and activities to all types of families, parents, teens and children. Through our work, FSN improves the quality of family life for generations. Scholarships are available for all programs.

Fish Free On National Hunting & Fishing Day Saturday

on September 22, 2018 - 2:01am
NMGF News:
SANTA FE Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 22 by going fishing.
It is a day to fish for free in New Mexico, a special day when all anglers­­ – residents and nonresidents of all ages can fish without a license at public waters statewide. All other fishing rules apply.
“We want to encourage New Mexicans to take their families outside to enjoy their wildlife resources and celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. A day of free fishing is a great way to do that,” Director Mike Sloane said.

Adults and teens interested in learning to fly-fish in New Mexico

Topper Volleyball Wins Against Cleveland Storm Team

on September 22, 2018 - 1:24am

The Los Alamos Hilltoppers volleyball team greets their opponent for Wednesday nights game against the Cleveland Storm Volleyball Team. The Storms has been one of the premier volleyball teams in the state for many years, however this year is an exception, they are struggling.

Scenes From Topper Soccer Against Bosque Bobcats

on September 21, 2018 - 11:13am

The Topper Girls and Topper Boys played very strong soccer teams from Albuquerque, the Bosque Bobcats in a double hitter this past Tuesday at Sullivan Field. The Topper Girls had the early game and created many offensive chances shooting 27 times against the Bobcats. Two found their way into the net in the second half: Valerie Li scored off a pass from Vianey Terrazas and Alyssa Parker scored from an assist from Alix Hailey. Leah Wolfsberg and Shelly Doyle did a good job controlling their ball from the back and distributing up to the offense.

Valles Caldera Van Tour: Fraser & Cathy Goff Sept. 30

on September 21, 2018 - 8:08am
Valles Caldera National Preserve. Courtesy photo
PEEC News:
Join the Pajarito Environmental Education Center and local geology experts Fraser and Cathy Goff on a field trip driving through the Valles Caldera National Preserve Sunday, Sept. 30.
Participants will examine the volcanology and geothermal springs of the 1.25-million-year-old Valles Caldera. The tour is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and advance registration is required.
The field trip consists of six stops throughout the day. Attendees will park and meet at the Valle Grande Visitor Center promptly at 9 a.m.

SFNF: Black Canyon Campground Closes Sept. 24

on September 21, 2018 - 7:37am
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  Due to necessary maintenance, the Black Canyon Campground on the Espanola Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest will close Sept. 24 for the season, which ends Oct. 9.
“Repair is needed to restore a faulty underground power line that helps provide electricity and water to the site,” Espanola District Ranger Sandy Hurlocker said. “If the line can’t be repaired or replaced by next season, our hope is to have generators in place.

Santa Fe Watershed Prescribed Burn Planned Sunday

on September 20, 2018 - 3:10pm
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  Fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) plan to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and winds and weather forecasts to initiate a prescribed burn in the Santa Fe Watershed starting Sunday, Sept. 23.
Two separate units expected to be treated within the Santa Fe Watershed total 950 acres and are approximately three miles east of the City of Santa Fe.
One unit is 450 acres northeast of Nichols Reservoir, and the other is 500 acres just south of McClure Reservoir.