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Enter The Vortex: Taos Vortex Music Festival Review

on August 25, 2019 - 10:04am
Scene from Taos Vortex Music Festival Aug. 16-18 at Kit Carson Park. Photo by Becky Rutherford
 
Scene from Taos Vortex Music Festival Aug. 16-18 at Kit Carson Park. Photo by Becky Rutherford
 
Scene from Taos Vortex Music Festival Aug. 16-18 at Kit Carson Park. Photo by Becky Rutherford
 
By BECKY RUTHERFORD
Los Alamos

Taos Vortex, Meow Wolf’s interactive music festival, returned for its second year Aug. 16-18.

Glitter, tails, costumes, and whatever else people felt like wearing (or not wearing) made for a diverse and colorful crowd.

The vibe was chill, people were happy, and the

Fr. Glenn: The Spirit And The Flesh

on August 25, 2019 - 7:59am

By Fr. Glenn Jones

How ‘bout that stock market Friday, huh? Ouch. Like a submarine under attack, it was “dive, dive, dive!” And the ol’ pitiful portfolio looked … well … pitifull-er. Good thing that retirement is not around the corner—age 115 is starting to look do-able. If the ol’ jalopy will last that long…

And yet, what a great couple of days! … for me, at least. Received happy news from one of my old parish staff, and got to see members of not one, but two!, of my old Los Alamos parish families. Being single, a Catholic priest’s parish becomes his family, and so each time some of them

Posts From The Road: Loneliest Road In America

on August 25, 2019 - 6:18am

Nevada Highway 50 is known as‘The Loneliest Road in America’. The road spans just over 400 miles across the state but travelers pass through only six towns. Three of those towns are located near the California border leaving only three small towns between Fallon, Nev. and the eastern border of Nevada, a distance of over 300 miles. Drivers travel more than 17 mountain ranges on the drive making it fell like a roller coaster with miles of straight road between passes. The route of the road follows the same path as the Pony Express during in the 1860s.

SFNF Issues Closure Order For Forest Road 376

on August 24, 2019 - 9:10am

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) has issued a closure order for a segment of Forest Road (FR) 376 to accommodate work on a blocked culvert that poses a threat to public health and safety.

The closure order will be in effect today to April 1, 2020, unless it is rescinded earlier

The culvert is slated for replacement, but recent monsoonal weather patterns and the subsequent runoff and debris could lead to road failure and have made it an immediate public safety issue.

The restricted area on FR 376 begins at the gate north of the Gilman Tunnels and extends 4.7 miles

In And Around Town: Aug. 23, 2019

on August 23, 2019 - 4:09pm

 

  In and Around Town:

The Los Alamos Daily Post community calendar features events happening in Los Alamos, White Rock and surrounding areas. Send event announcements to bjgordon@ladailypost.com 

FRIDAY, Aug. 23

Eat Like A Bear Dinner
 
Interactive and educational buffet-style “Eat Like a Bear” dinner, featuring foods that make up a black bear’s diet including salmon from Pig + Fig Café. The event, hosted by PEEC and LEWF, is 6 p.m. at the nature center and will help educate guests about how bears acquire food both in the wild and in backyards. Tickets are on sale now at

Los Alamos Police Department Conducts Traffic Enforcement Operation Through October

on August 23, 2019 - 10:31am
LAPD News:
 
Continuing through the month of October, the Los Alamos Police Department will conduct traffic enforcement, focusing on accident related violations.

Officers also will be on the lookout for impaired drivers and conduct random DWI checkpoints throughout the County during this time frame.

The public can help reduce the risk of vehicle crashes by adhering to posted speed limit signs, allowing enough room between them and the vehicle they are following and driving with caution when roadways are wet.

To report potentially impaired drivers, dial #D-W-I, or #-3-9-4. Citizens in

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