Erin Kirk with one of 22 kills. Photo by Alan Kirk
Morgan Schake returns serve. Photo by Alan Kirk
Claire Stewart and Rhese Beevers block at net. Photo by Alan Kirk
Danielle Ortiz returns serve. Photo by Alan Kirk
Jed Williamson knows how people get in trouble in the mountains. He has been the chair of the Safety Advisory Council and the editor of the American Alpine Club’s annual report Accidents in North American Mountaineering since 1974.
On Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge, Williamson will present an overview of his vast knowledge of moving through the mountains with other people, what works and what goes wrong.
His presentation will include detailed analysis of the many factors that add up to an accident, not just weather and terrain, but human fallibility
Arnaldo Ortiz carries the ball. File Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos Hilltoppers beat Albuquerque Academy 29 to 25 Saturday at Academy. Senior Arnaldo Ortiz scored two touchdowns and rushed for a season high of 219 yards.
LOS ALAMOS COUNTY RECREATION News:
Join the Los Alamos County Recreation Division Oct. 27 for the pirate themed Pumpkin Splash and Halloween Carnival at the Larry Walkup Aquatic Center.
This family event runs 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes pirate themed carnival games, jumping into the pool and finding a pumpkin to decorate, and watching pirate movies.
The community of Los Alamos is invited to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Los Alamos Middle School Turf Field and Track at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11.
The ceremony takes place at the LAMS football field prior to the start of the Hawks football game vs. McCurdy.
The new turf and track project started back in 2009 with the LAPS Athletic Department investigating the benefits of a turf field.
Following the construction of the Sullivan Field Turf project, the LAMS football field and track project got underway.
The project began in April 2012 and the turf was completed in August
Samantha Fenner blocking at net. Photo by Alan Kirk
Brianna Montano with kill shot. Photo by Alan Kirk
Claire Stewart with block kill. Photo by Alan Kirk
Savannah Romero uses quick set to Samantha Fenner. Photo by Alan Kirk
Los Alamos High School Band Boosters are hosting a “No Cook Noodle Night” 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Trinity on the Hill’s Kelly Hall at Canyon Road and Diamond Drive.
With an eat-in or carry-out option, the menu includes lasagna with meat and red sauce, spaghetti with a choice of meat or vegetarian sauce, penne with Alfredo sauce (meatless), macaroni and cheese and rice noodles with gluten-free Asian sauce. Dine-in meals include salad, bread and a cookie.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children and available
RUBY K’S News:
The eighth annual Ruby K’s Yum Run is Oct. 27 starting at 8 a.m. with a 5K run/walk and a 10K trail run/walk and at 9:30 a.m. with a 1K fun walk/run.
The event begins and ends at Ruby K’s Bagel Café at 20th Street and Central Avenue and all profits benefit LA Cares.
This year’s run/walk is included in local MainStreet Halloweekend activities. Los Alamos Rotary Club, a supporter of LA Cares, is partnering to assist with the event.
Entry fees are $15 per person for the 1K (or $35 per family); $30/person for the 5K AND 10K (or $90/family).
Entry forms are available
Brianna Montano surrounded by teammates as she returns ball. Photo by Alan Kirk
Morgan Schake digs ball for return play. Photo by Alan Kirk
Savanah Romero and Samantha Fenner make block at net. Photo by Alan Kirk
Savanah Romero setting teammates. Photo by Alan Kirk
Erin Kirk prepares for hit. Photo by Alan Kirk
Danielle Ortiz returns ball. Photo by Alan Kirk
Erin Kirk digs ball for play. Photo by Alan Kirk
‘Mozart on the Rocks’ at Bandelier Begins 4 p.m. Today with Tailgaiting at White Rock Visitor Center!
The community is invited to gather for “Mozart on the Rocks: Opera at Bandelier” with tailgaiting and music.
This special event begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 with tailgating at the new White Rock Visitor Complex on N.M. 4.
Starting at 5 p.m., Atomic City Transit will transport guests to Bandelier with an introduction to the evening’s performance provided by the Los Alamos Opera Guild while in transit.
At the Bandelier Amphitheater, a complimentary wine tasting will be hosted by the Don Quixote Distillery & Winery.
The performance will include
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The Los Alamos County Recreation Division has canceled the Open Gym Pickleball program due to lack of participation.
This program was held 1 – 2:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays at White Rock Baptist Church.
For additional information, contact the Recreation Division at 662-8173, email@example.com or www.losalamosnm.us/rec.
By Greg Kendall
Pajarito Mountain Snowmaking to be Limited
Snowmaking will be limited at Pajarito Mountain this season as last year’s water collection proved lack-luster with disappointing snowfall totals and low water density in the snowpack, said Pajarito Mountain’s Clay Paris.
The new water retention snowmaking pond at the top of the ski hill has been repaired, however, the pond remains at a low water storage level due to the lack of a good spring runoff, Pajarito Mountain General Manager Tom Long said. Long told the Los Alamos Daily Post that the snowmaking pond is “good to
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