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Alex Kirk Foundation Announces Scholarships For YMCA Teen Center Youth

on February 26, 2018 - 9:42pm

Alex Kirk

Y News:

The Alex Kirk Foundation has established a unique scholarship opportunity for members of Los Alamos and Española Teen Centers, both operated by The Family YMCA through contracts.

The scholarships will reward one member from each teen center up to $1,000 for active participation in programs, services and initiatives offered at each Teen Center. Alex Kirk, former Los Alamos High School Hilltopper and University of New Mexico Lobo, is playing professional basketball for the Tokyo Alvark Tokyo.

“We are looking for teens that have been actively engaged in the unique programs

8th Annual Run For Your Life 5k & 10K Race April 22

on February 26, 2018 - 9:41am
RFYL News:
The 8th annual Run For Your Life 5k and 10K Race is 9 a.m. Sunday, April 22, starting at East Park (502) in Los Alamos.
For questions, call 505.672.1639.
A printable Registration form is available on the following link:

This Week At Pajarito

on February 26, 2018 - 8:08am
Courtesy photo
Current Lift ticket prices are $24 for all ages! Pajarito Mountain currently has Mushroom, Zero Road East, and the Beginner’s area open. The NEW Magic Carpet and the Beginner Lift are open for daily operations from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
For the snow report and ticket info, click here.
Upcoming Events (click here for our calendar):
March 17 at Pajarito will be the 70th Annual Skiesta. Skiesta is a long-standing tradition at Pajarito Mountain. The very first Skiesta was held in 1948 and featured music, costumes and a 50 cent hot dog lunch.

FSN: Zumba Kids Jr. Class Preview Monday

on February 25, 2018 - 6:56am


FSN News:

Family Strengths Network will have a free preview of its new class: Zumba Kids Jr, 3-3:45 p.m. Monday Feb. 26 at Family Strengths Network, 3540 Orange St.

The class officially begins Monday, March 5 and is designed for kids ages 2.5-5 years and their parents/guardians.

Zumba® Kids, Jr classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid friendly routines. They break down steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.

Preston Brown & Ryan McNiel Make Rugby All-Star Team

on February 24, 2018 - 4:52pm

Preston Brown. Courtesy photo

Ryan McNiel. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Nukes rugby team players Preston Brown and Ryan McNiel have been selected to play with the New Mexico All-Star High School team March 1-3 in Las Vegas, Nev., at the Las Vegas Invitational Tournament.

The tournament is billed as the largest rugby tournament in North America and will be played alongside the USA Sevens annual international tournament. The LVI is considered the premier U.S. rugby event and features athletes and match-ups across a wide range of divisions and age groups.

This is Brown’s third

SFNF: Cuba Ranger District Chaparral Piles Prescribed Burn To Start

on February 24, 2018 - 6:14am
SFNF News:
SANTA FE  To take advantage of favorable conditions, to include fuel moisture levels, air quality and weather forecasts, fire managers on the Cuba Ranger District of the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) expect to begin ignitions on Chaparral piles to reduce the risk of high-severity wildfire.
Weather permitting, crews are expected to treat up to 49 acres of the Chaparral piles.    
The Chaparral piles area is located along Forest Service Road 539, two miles south of the Rancho del Chaparral Girl Scout Camp.