The Topper Cheerleaders form a tunnel for the Lady Toppers as they take to the court. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
GG Romero grabs for a loose ball ahead of Jasmaine Baca and Miranda Salazar. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Michelle Macias scores a lay-up past the defense of Christianne Sandoval and Destiny Valdez. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Topper Girls basketball team played host to the Lady Sundevils Friday evening in Griffith Gymnasium.
The Sundevils dominated the Toppers, who had no answer for the Sundevils aggressive
Topper goaltender Jaxson Martines receives a point-blank shot and makes the save. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Filippo Delzanno and Danny Ross battle for control of the ball. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Westley Parker heads the ball downfield over Case Manifold. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Topper Boys Soccer Team ended their season with a loss to Albuquerque Academy 1-2 in the Semifinal State Playoff Game Thursday afternoon in Albuquerque.
The Academy Chargers have a very strong program and have always been a challenge
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This site plan shows the location of the Co-Op Park going in next to the Los Alamos Schools Credit Union under construction at 10th and Central across the street from the Los Alamos Daily Post. The Co-Op Park will be approximately 10,000 square feet in size and provide a place for food vendors, music, and community gatherings. The Co-Op Park officially opens July 3, which is World Co-Op Day. A GoFundMe campaign in underway to cover some of the construction costs for the park at: https://www.gofundme.com/f/coop-park. Courtesy image
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The Los Alamos Historical Society, Los Alamos County Library System and the Pajarito Environmental Education Center are teaming up to bring programs about gardening to the community. There will be a series of five workshops, lectures, and events in April and May.
Gardening and farming have always been part of life on the Pajarito Plateau, from Ancestral Puebloans to Homesteading Farms to Victory Gardens of WWII and the Master Gardeners and hobbyists of today.
In 1944, the community created a space for victory gardens east of the Fuller Lodge lawn. These
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Sys Hansana and daughter Vivien Hansana keep a close eye on the action as Ryker Black stands ready to hit an incoming pitch during a rousing family softball game outside a residence Wednesday on Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com
Ryker Black, left, and Sys Hansana watch Vivien Hansana smack the ball during a family softball game Wednesday in White Rock. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com
Lara Black throws the ball for son Ryker Black during a family softball game Wednesday at a residence on Rover Boulevard. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com
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Meredith Brown intercepts a pass from a Goddard defender. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
Robin Chartrand in a foot race against a Goddard offensive player. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
Jenna Harris shows impressive ball control mid-field. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team played in Roswell Tuesday afternoon against Goddard in the quarterfinals match of the State tournament.
Goddard started the game with aggressive play, scoring early in the first half and continued their attack, beating the Toppers
The Topper Boys Soccer Team crosses the field to share their 2-1 victory over the Tigers with the fans on the very windy and dusty day Tuesday in Taos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Jaime Terrazas was the hero of the day by scoring both goals. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Jaxson Martines makes a save. He showed outstanding goaltending and many critical saves to hold the Tigers to one goal. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Topper Boys Soccer Team traveled to Taos Tuesday afternoon to play the Taos Tigers in a post season game on the journey
Youth sports programs at the Y adhere to COVID-19 safe protocols. Courtesy/Y
The Y’s Junior Roller Derby co-ed program has resumed after a winter break. Courtesy/Y
Registration has opened for several sports and recreation programs at The Family YMCA, including the summer’s Y Earth Service Corps (YESC) program for middle schoolers.
Each program has adapted COVID-19 safe protocols.
The Y is hiring two YESC leaders/educators to guide and supervise 8-12 youth in its half-day program, and is also recruiting volunteer coaches and assistant coaches. No experience is necessary for the
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New rendering shows a birds eye view of the Co-Op Park being built on Central Avenue. Courtesy image
A newly released architectural rendering shows a birds eye view of the Co-Op Park being built on a portion of the parking lot of the Municipal Building on Central Avenue.
The community park is being created in cooperation with the members of Keep It Co-Op, the association of New Mexico credit unions and co-operative businesses.
“Working together, they are investing in their communities, serving their members, and now they are all coming together to create Los Alamos’ new Co-Op Park,
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The Los Alamos County Parks and Recreation Board meets 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8 on Zoom.
The meeting is open to the public.
Find the link for the meeting here.
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By GEORGE MORSE
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Los Alamos Daily Post
The temperatures are rising. In Southern New Mexico, the temperatures are now reading consistently in the 80-degree range. Here in Northern New Mexico temperatures are climbing into the 70’s and spring runoff has begun. It will be several weeks before it peaks.
For two out of the last three years streamflows and water temperatures during the summer have reached dangerous levels for the survival of trout in New Mexico. Low streamflows and high water temperatures can prove fatal to trout, which are adapted to cold water. Once the water temperatures
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GG Romero demonstrates good ball handling skills and scored 7 points and one 3-point basket. She was effective on both offense and defense. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Jenna Harris shoots the ball for two points above the defense of Taylor Sturtevant in the first quarter. Harris was the leading scorer for the Toppers with 12 points, which included two 3-point baskets. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Topper Girls Varsity Basketball Team lost Saturday’s home non-conference game against Hope Christian by a score of 54-42.
The Toppers first
It is time for the New Mexico Gymnastics State Championships and Los Alamos School of Gymnastics (LASG) will host the first virtual gymnastics state championships meet in New Mexico April 11.
Each gym will compete at their home gyms with judges virtually watching through zoom. This meet platform (developed and tested at LASG) has been extremely successful and enabled each gym to individually run independent safe events throughout the season.
Four gyms will compete alongside LASG in the virtual platform:
- Elite of Roswell;
- Farmington Gymnastics;
- Eagle Ridge of Rio Rancho; and
JEMEZ SPRINGS — The National Park Service wants to hear from the public as it considers a zoning approach to help guide future planning and management decisions at Valles Caldera National Preserve.
“Public and tribal feedback and engagement are important at this early phase and will help guide how we define and plan future management at Valles Caldera National Preserve,“ Superintendent Jorge Silva-Bañuelos said. “Our goal is to preserve and protect fundamental resources and values within the park while enhancing sustainable visitor access, experiences, and opportunities.”
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SANTA FE – After assessing conditions today, fire managers on the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) decided to postpone the previously announced Pacheco Canyon prescribed burn on the Española Ranger District for at least a day.
Ignitions, which are expected to take one day, could begin as early as tomorrow.
Fire managers will look at several factors, including snowpack on the north-facing slopes, fuel moisture levels, air quality, ventilation, wind direction and weather forecasts, before making the decision to proceed with the burn.
The Pacheco Canyon prescribed burn unit is
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SFNF Supervisor Debbie Cress
SANTA FE — Southwestern Region Regional Forester Michiko Martin has announced the selection of Debbie Cress to take the helm of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) as its new Forest Supervisor.
Cress has been serving as deputy forest supervisor on the SFNF. In her new role, she will oversee the management, conservation and enhancement of 1.6 million forested acres across six counties in the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountain ranges.
“Debbie has played an important leadership role on the Santa Fe National Forest since she joined the forest in January 2020,”
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Have an unused bicycle? Turn it into a shiny smile! Donations of used bicycles can give New Mexico children the opportunity to own their first bike.
Free Bikes 4 Kidz, presented by UPS, is accepting charitable donations of used child or adult size bikes, trikes and bicycle accessories. FB4K accepts bicycles in any condition.
Collection days are April 9-10 in Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Or, drop bikes off early at Beanie’s Bike Shop on Trinity Drive in Los Alamos.
Los Alamos COVID-safe drive-thru drop off location:
- IHM Catholic Church Parish Hall (east end of
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The Los Alamos High School Topper Girls Varsity Basketball Team returns to Griffith Gymnasium at 7 p.m. today.
The Toppers take on Albuquerque’s Hope Christian Huskies.
Tune in for all the action on the Post here.
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Topper Katie Osburn uses her body to bock an incoming pass to a Tiger player. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
Tara McDonald scores on a corner kick in the second half. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team faced off against the Taos Tigers Thursday afternoon at Sullivan Field.
The game was scoreless in the first half, with evenly matched offense and defense on both sides.
Midway through the second half, the Toppers finally broke through the Tigers’ defense and found the back of the net four times before the game concluded.
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Aaliya Walker fights for possession mid-field. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
Lily Shevitz heads a ball down field into Rams’ territory. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
Olivia Bell passes the ball up-field to a teammate. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Topper Girls Varsity Soccer team faced off against the Rio Rancho Rams Tuesday night at Sullivan Field.
The Rams scored early and, despite strong defense by the Toppers, continued a relentless attack. They accumulated four additional goals to end the game at 0-5.
The Toppers played
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