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'Milking the Rhino' Screens at Wildlife Center

on June 27, 2013 - 7:49am

'Milking the White Rhino'/Screen shot

TWC News:

ESPANOLAThe Wildlife Center is hosting a special screening of the documentary Milking the Rhino at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27 at The Wildlife Center in Espanola.

Milking the Rhino examines the deepening conflict between rural Africans and the animals in the ever-shrinking African wilderness. Decades ago, the creation of Africa’s national parks and vast game reserves forced out thousands of indigenous people who had coexisted in harmony with wildlife for millennia on a land without borders.

Tod Tijerina Trio at Pajarito Brewpub Saturday

on June 27, 2013 - 7:33am
The Todd Tijerina Trio. Courtesy photo

Staff Report

At 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29, The Todd Tijerina Trio will showcase a command of its fierce, truly unique brand of dance-R&B and blues at Pajarito Brew Pub, 614 Trinity Dr. in Los Alamos. Tickets are $5 at the door.

The Albuquerque-based group expands promotion efforts for its newest album, Meant To Be, which received four New Mexico Music Award nominations, winning Blues Song of the Year for Tijerina’s song “Nothin’ Like the Blues.” 

“Tijerina’s technical prowess is glazed with a finesse that can mesmerize an audience into a state of

Los Alamos Students Complete European Journey

on June 25, 2013 - 8:56am
Twenty four Los Alamos students celebrated on a Bateaux Mouche on the Seine their high school graduation and their 12 days traveling through Europe. Photo by Lynn Ovaska
Students at the top of Galeries Lafayette. Photo by Lynn Ovaska
View from the Padlock Bridge. Photo by Lynn Ovaska

Food on the Hill: Jalapeno Poppers With Sausage and Smoked Cheese

on June 25, 2013 - 8:50am

This week's Recipe:

Jalapeno Poppers With Sausage and Smoked Cheese


Photo by Sue York/
15 jalapeno peppers, all about the same size
15 cocktail smokies sausage
1 cup of smoked gouda cheese, grated
1 cup of smoked cheddar, grated
8 oz cream cheese, softened
cayenne pepper to taste
Sriracha pepper sauce to taste (rooster sauce)
1 pound of bacon
Aluminum foil
Photo by Sue York/
Split the peppers lengthwise and clean the ribs and seeds out of the peppers.

Los Alamos Student Travelers Take Paris By Storm

on June 24, 2013 - 8:24am
The Eiffel Tower is tres magnifique for 24 graduating seniors from Los Alamos touring Europe on an educational trip of a lifetime. The students are discovering Paris. Photo by Lynn Ovaska
Deep thinking underway at Versaille. Photo by Lynn Ovaska


The Craig Martin Experience ... Tight, Tight, Tight!

on June 23, 2013 - 1:31pm

The Craig Martin Experience first surfaced on the Los Alamos music scene some 18 months ago and has developed into the tightest jazz band around. The group's soulfully jazzed up rendition of 'Summertime' was a particular favorite of the Saturday night crowd that filled the Blue Window Bistro, 813 Central Ave. This is the fourth time The Craig Martin Experience has played the Blue Window Bistro, which offers a full dinner and drink menu during the concerts. Photo by Carol A. Clark/    

Los Alamos musician Craig Martin and his Craig Martin Experience band members left it all on

Ask The Life Coach: En Route to Happiness

on June 23, 2013 - 11:05am
Ask The Life Coach: En Route to Happiness

I never had an original thought in my life. That is why I always turn to established authorities like Tolstoy, Woody Allen and Tony Robins.

What? You think it’s an odd list? It contains a classic writer, famous cinematographer and bigger than life, Life Coach. So what? I learned a thing or two from them. Mainly, that our existence is all about happiness — happiness and completion. Really!

What would you not be willing to try to get there?