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More Scenes From LAPD VS LAFD Softball Game

Los Alamos Police Department team supporters including fans of Uncle Det. Matt Lyon at Tuesday’s annual 4th of July softball game against the Los Alamos Fire Department. This year the LAFD won the game. Photo by Kateri Morris

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone keeps score at Tuesday’s softball game. Photo by Kateri Morris

Los Alamos Police Cpl. David Boe pitches at Tuesday’s softball game. Photo by Kateri Morris

Los Alamos Fire Department softball players at Tuesday’s game against the Los Alamos Police Department. Photo by Kateri Morris

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Drowning Victim Recovered From Cochiti Lake

NMSP News:
 
SANDOVAL COUNTY — Today, the body of Ariel Gonzalez-Vasquez, 34, of Albuquerque was recovered from Cochiti Lake.
 
Gonzalez-Vasquez was reported to have been in the water swimming when large waves and wind made the swimming difficult and he sank and never resurfaced.
 
The New Mexico State Police were asked to assist with a possible drowning victim Saturday at Cochiti Lake, just south of Santa Fe. At approximately 6:30 p.m., July 1, the Sandoval County Sheriff’s Department requested the assistance of the NMSP Dive Team to locate the victim within

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Scenes From LAPD VS. LAFD July 4 Softball Game

Softball players from Los Alamos Police Department and Los Alamos Fire Department after Tuesday’s game which LAFD won. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone, left, and Los Alamos Fire Department Chief Troy Hughes following the annual Independence Day softball game between the two departments. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

LAPD Sgt. Daniel Roberts is off and running at Tuesday’s softball game between local police and firefighters. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com

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Best Place To Fish During Holidays? Off Beaten Path

A section of the Rio Grande between Pilar and Velarde is a great fishing spot. Courtesy Photo​
 
By GEORGE MORSE
Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
The fishing on holidays like July 4 can be crowded. Campgrounds fill up fast and the shores of the lakes and easily-accessed spots on the river can be lined with anglers.
 
One way to get away from the crowds and to find some room to fish is to invest in some shoe leather and hike to less-accessible areas of rivers.
 
Even stretches of river like the Rio Grande between Pilar and Velarde long the highway will have portions of the river

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Scenes From Bandelier Naturalization Ceremony

Fifteen newly-sworn United States citizens at Bandelier National Monument Tuesday with Superintendent Jason Lott, far right, and Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz, second from right, who was the guest speaker. Courtesy photo

Nicholas Maestas, left, representing U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan and Los Alamos County Council Chair David Izraelevitz at Tuesday’s naturalization ceremony at Banderlier. Courtesy photo

Some of the new United States citizens being sworn in at Tuesday’s naturalization ceremony at Bandelier National Monument. Courtesy photo


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Scenes From Today’s Family Y Firecracker Fun Run

Two of the Incredibles, aka Matt Schmidt and his son Adam, zoom through today’s Family YMCA’s 5K Firecracker Fun Run and Walk in downtown Los Alamos. Prizes were awarded to the top male and female finishers in Kid, Youth, Adult, Adult 60+, and Dog Jogger categories. The best Costumed Participant will win Bagels-for-a-Year from Ruby K’s. ​Runners and walkers started in the YMCA parking lot, turned north on 15th St. to Canyon Road, west on Canyon Road to the Aquatic Center, continued west on Canyon Road to Diamond Drive made a U-turn at the crosswalk and returned


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NMSP: Positive Identification Made For Missing Hiker Paris Shane Wallace

NMSP News:
  • The Office of the Medical Investigator has confirmed and positively identified the body recovered in the below search and rescue mission as that of Paris Shane Wallace.
 
On the evening of Wednesday, June 14, 2017, New Mexico State Police officers were contacted by Mitzi Wallace of Clifton, Colorado, who wanted to report her husband was missing. Mrs. Wallace stated her husband, Paris Shane Wallace, 52, had gone hiking in the Espanola/Taos, NM area. Her last contact with him was the day prior, June 13, 2017, around 11:30 a.m. Mrs. Wallace stated she

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Los Alamos Triatomics Announces Upcoming Activities

SPORTS News:
 
Thanks to everyone who raced, volunteered or both at last Sunday’s Atomic Man Duathlon. Here is a schedule for upcoming activities.
 
1.) Tuesday Night Time Trials-Next Tuesday there will not be a time trial on the July 4th holiday. The next time trial will be Tuesday July 11 on the White Rock to top of Ancho Canyon course at 6 p.m. 
 
Meet at 5:50 p.m., on the bike path at the intersection of Monte Rey Drive North and State Road 4 to get your name on the list. Following

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Under 19 Rugby Teams Host Fundraiser July 4

The Los Alamos Under 19s boys and girls teams are holding a fundraiser during the Fourth of July celebration at Overlook Park. All proceeds from the Atomic Roasted Corn booth go toward purchasing new uniforms for the Los Alamos Nukes boys and the Los Alamos Bombshells girls teams. Three flavors of roasted corn will be offered; green chile bacon, chipotle and butter parmesan. The teams also will serve watermelon with vanilla mint sauce; apple, gluten-free cherry and pecan pie bars; brownies and candy bars; sodas and bottled water. Courtesy photo


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LAHS Girls Soccer LEAD Summer Camp 2017

Former LAHS Girls Soccer LEAD Summer Camp. Courtesy photo

SPORTS News:

Los Alamos High School Girls Soccer LEAD Summer Camp 2017 is Monday July 10 through Thursday July 13.

Times Each Day: 

  • 7-8:30 a.m. on Field
  • 8:30-9 a.m. Leadership training
  • 3-4:30 p.m. on Field
  • 4:30-5 p.m. Leadership training

Age groups: All incoming 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders. 

Location: Sullivan Field

URL: https://www.nmlead.com/los-alamos-summer-camp

Katie Hopkins, two-year LAHS varsity starter and incoming Junior said, “The LEAD Soccer Academy is a great opportunity


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Video Highlights Importance Of National Monuments

U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) released a video highlighting the economic impact that national monuments have had in their states and across the country.
 
In April, President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at rescinding national monument designations made by President Obama under the Antiquities Act. The Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte National Monuments in New Mexico, the Gold

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Senators Introduce Strongest Legislative Package Of Sportsmen’s Priorities In Years

U.S. SENATE News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Only hours ahead of their departure for the Fourth of July recess, Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), and a bipartisan group of senators introduced S. 1514, a strong package of bills that would benefit fish and wildlife habitat nationwide, while funding critical watershed restoration efforts in the Mid-Atlantic and improving access for recreational shooters on public lands.

The legislation would:

  • Reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act—a grant program through which each federal dollar

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LA County Little League 10-12 Team Wins District!

LACLL All Stars from left, Estevan Trujillo, Jack Fisher, Tomas Martinez, Dylan Marciano, Julian Baros, Kyle Evenhaus, Evan Vincent, Zach Gonzales, Kyler Young, Jack Mooday Nolan Bell, Aidan Logan and Maddox Martinez. Back row from left, Coaches Rick Mooday, Scott McDuffie and Rich Logan. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Maddox Martinez gets a high five from coach Scott McDuffie for a job well done for pitching the final innings of the game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The photo gallery after the game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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YMCA 5K Fun Run July 4

 
YMCA News:
 
The Family YMCA in Los Alamos is hosting its annual Firecracker 5K Family Fun Run Tuesday, July 4.
 
The 5K is open to all ages that want to walk, run, or jog in this festive event. Prizes will go to the top male and female finishers in Kid, Youth, Adult, Adult 60+, and Dog Jogger. The best Costumed Participant will win Bagels-for-a-Year from Ruby K’s. All participants will get the annual Fun Run t-shirt and are eligible to win one of many great door prizes.
 
The 5K race route starts in the YMCA parking lot, turns north on 15th St. to Canyon Rd., west on Canyon

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LA County 10-12 Little League Wins Game Two!

The Los Alamos County 10-12 Little League team won game two to stay at the top of the brackets in the Distirct 1 All Star tournament played at the Lou Caveglia field Thursday. Photo by Ronda Evanhus/Courtesy

The runner, Jack Mooday, checks with the umpire for the call and the call was safe. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Action at second base as PVLL player, Dillan Naranjo, is safe under the tag of Kyle Evanhus. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com 

 

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The Los Alamos County 10-12 Little League team won game two to stay at the top of the brackets in the District


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Celebrate Fourth Of July On Santa Fe National Forest But ‘Know Before You Go’

SFNF News:
 
SANTA FE  The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) is ready to welcome the large number of visitors who traditionally celebrate Independence Day weekend in the great outdoors. 
 
But if you decide to take advantage of the recreational opportunities on the SFNF, it’s always good to “Know Before You Go” (https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/know-before-you-go).
 
The SFNF remains in Stage 1 fire restrictions. Campfires are allowed only in developed campgrounds and picnic areas with established fire rings and grills.  Smoking is restricted to enclosed

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Los Alamos Nature Center’s Summer Holiday Hours

Water Canyon is one of the beautiful hikes that is part of the second Passport to the Pajarito Plateau. Photo by Beth Cortright
 
PEEC News:
 
The Los Alamos Nature Center will be closed Tuesday, July 4, which is a great time to use the free Los Alamos Trails App to find a fun hike.
 
Take your Passport to the Pajarito Plateau with you, find the rubbing plates, and get even closer to your next prize. There are different prizes for hiking two, five, eight, 12 and 16 trails in the passport booklet. It is fun for all ages.
 
The Los Alamos Nature

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