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Sarah Lott Breaks Record At PAC 12 Championship

on February 28, 2018 - 10:20am

Los Alamos High School graduate Sarah Lott, left, and Caitlin Tycz, a freshman from the University of Southern California that Lott will again be working as counselors and training this summer at the Bates College Swim Camp in Maine. Courtesy photo


Utah Women's Swimming wrapped up competition at the Pac-12 Championships recently with strong showings and record-breaking performances.
The top moment came early in the day when Los Alamos High School graduate Sarah Lott set a new school record in the prelims of the 200 back.


PCA: Pajarito Mountain Land Transfer Concerns Are Easy To Resolve

on February 28, 2018 - 7:14am
Pajarito Conservation Alliance News:

As many citizens are aware, the complete ownership of Pajarito Mountain is planned for transfer to a private company, Pajarito Recreation, LLC (PRLLC).
This has been controversial due to concerns about public access for non-skiing activities and natural resource conservation, which we have previously expressed ourselves.

We emphasize that PCA strongly supports all the uses of the mountain, including specifically downhill skiing and mountain biking as well as hiking, running, cross-country skiing, etc.

High Expectations For ‘Topper Track And Field

on February 28, 2018 - 7:13am

'Topper sprinters run through foot work drills. Photo by RJ Montaño/


'Topper Girl's Track and Field Team cools down after a drill called 'endless 4x4'. Photo by RJ Montaño/




Los Alamos Daily Post


Boys Team Outlook: In the two seasons Head Coach Steven Montoya has been at the helm, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boy’s track and field team has shown marked improvement. This season should be no different as ‘Toppers look to finish within the top three teams at the 2018 New Mexico state track and field championships.
“We’re still

Learn About Family Scouting Opportunities March 6

on February 28, 2018 - 6:29am

County Releases RFPs For Two Recreation Projects

on February 28, 2018 - 6:28am

Public Works Director Philo Shelton



Los Alamos Daily Post


Four Los Alamos County recreation Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) are moving forward.


The County release Request For Proposals (RFP) for the design of the splash pad at Pinon Park and the kiddie pool at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. The RFP for the improvements at the Los Alamos County Golf Course also is expected to be issued next week.


A study continues on the shade structure at the ice rink.

Scenes From K Of C Free Throw Championship

on February 27, 2018 - 2:50pm
This past Saturday the Los Alamos Chapter of the Knights of Columbus hosted the District round of the Free Throw Championship competition. The event was held at Griffith Gymnasium in Los Alamos for boys and girls ages 9-13. This was the District portion of the competition with the winners progressing to the State Competition March 17 at the Bernalillo High School Gymnasium. Pictured are the 14 boys and girls who participated in the competition. Photo by John McHale/
Eight boys and girls won the right to advance to the State Competition.

Weekly Fishing Report Feb. 27

on February 27, 2018 - 6:52am
By George Morse
Los Alamos Daily Post
Sports and Outdoors
The weather last week was warm, but it has turned colder this week. There have been some good snow storms just to the north of us.
Wolf Creek Ski Area has received over 50 inches of snow in the past seven days and more is forecast later this week. Colder temperatures than we have been experiencing are forecast for the rest of this coming week. Any snow we get to help alleviate the lack of snow in December and January will be most welcome. There was considerable snow covering the Jemez Mountains Tuesday (2/20) and this will