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Los Alamos Seventh Grade Student Kaya Loy Receives 2019 Youth Dorothy Hoard Stewardship Award

on March 25, 2019 - 10:33am

From left, Bandelier Superintendent Jason Lott, Emily McLaughlin, 2019 Youth Dorothy Hoard Stewardship Award recipient Kaya Loy and  Ranger Sara Milligan. Courtesy/Friends of Bandelier

Kaya Loy
For the Friends of Bandelier

Friends of Bandelier have instituted a Youth Dorothy Hoard Stewardship Award. This first year of the award is given to an enthusiastic and conservation minded 7th Grader, Kaya Loy. 

Kaya is the daughter of Bob and Laura Loy of Los Alamos.

Secretary Of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver Determines Petition To Overturn Background Check Law Does Not Meet Strict Legal Requirements

on March 25, 2019 - 8:43am

Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver

From the Office of the Secretary of State:

SANTA FE – After a thorough review, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver determined Thursday that the proposed petition referendum to overturn New Mexico’s background check law does not satisfy the necessary technical and legal requirements of New Mexico law.

On March 7, 2019, the Secretary of State’s Office received a letter from House Republican Floor Leader James Townsend and House Minority Whip Rod Montoya informing the Office of their desire to initiate a referendum petition to overturn the

New Mexico Highlands Media Arts Technology Students Programming App For Los Alamos Trails

on March 24, 2019 - 7:05am



NMHU News:


New Mexico Highlands Media Arts and Technology Department students are programming 19 new scenic trails into a popular mobile app that features trails in the Los Alamos area.


The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is making the free app available for hikers and mountain bikers via iOS or Android phones.

New U.S. Department Of The Interior Order Supports Recreational Access To Public Lands

on March 24, 2019 - 6:58am
BLM News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has directed the BLM to prioritize public access in decisions regarding the disposal and exchange of BLM public lands.
Bernhardt signed Secretarial Order 3373, Evaluating Public Access in Bureau of Land Management Land Disposals and Exchanges, to help ensure that BLM public lands, no matter how small, remain in public hands if they are highly valued for outdoor recreation access.
“Sportsmen and women across the West will benefit from this Interior Department action to sustain and enhance recreational access to

Pajarito Mountain Receives 5" Of New Snow Friday

on March 23, 2019 - 9:26am


Pajarito received 5" of new snow Friday and conditions are amazing.
Discounted Tickets
Spring Super Season lift tickets are now available at Pajarito! Full day ticket are now $39 adults, $29 teens and seniors and $23 for children.
Plus, kids 5th grade and younger ski FREE every day at Pajarito!
Hours Of Operation
Open For Daily Operations: Today-March 24
Closed: March 25-29
Open For Weekends: March 30-31, April 6-7
Scheduled Closing Day: Sunday, April 7



Los Alamos High Flyers Win State Championship Titles

on March 23, 2019 - 8:47am
The High Flyers gymnastics team of Los Alamos. Courtesy/Don Taylor Photography
Graduating LAHS senior Ashley Bustos is a Level 8 gymnast set to compete in the regional championships April 26-28 in Overland Park, Kan. Courtesy/Rhonda Evenhus
Five High Flyers gymnasts from Los Alamos won state championship titles and 19 others placed either second or third in the New Mexico USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic & Xcel Championships this month.
The five first place winners included Lauren Evenhus, Level 4 vault and balance beam champion, Elena Gallegos, Level 4 balance beam

Los Alamos Golf Course Summer Hours Saturday!

on March 22, 2019 - 3:57pm