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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
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

Cummins Speaks At Voices Of Los Alamos Monday

on August 25, 2019 - 9:08am

VOLA News:

Voices of Los Alamos meets 6:30-7:30 p.m., Monday at the Unitarian Church, 1738 N. Sage Loop.

The meeting is open to the public.



  • September Lunch with a Leader, 11:40 a.m., Sept. 17 at Mesa Public Library, County Engineer Eric Martinez will speak about roads and traffic issues.
  • Single-use plastic ban: pros and cons.
  • Climate Strike New Mexico, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20 at the Roundhouse. Event page and registration here.
  • Upcoming school board elections (LAPS and UNMLA). 
  • Standing for Immigrant Justice, 11 a.m., Aug.

Hillstrummers Ukulele Group Director Dan Gerth Conducts Final Performance Friday Aug. 30

on August 25, 2019 - 8:19am

Hillstrummers Ukulele Group Director Dan Gerth will conduct his final performance during the August Birthday Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30 at the Betty Ehart Senior Center. Call 505.662.8924 for lunch reservations. Gerth, also a professional guitarist, has directed the group of more than 20 performers for the last three years and will be missed. Members of the Hillstrummers gather to practice strumming, front row from left, Diane Little, Darlene Potter, Yvonne Trujillo, KokHeong, Janet Harris, Colleen Hanlon, Ruth Lier and Director Dan Gerth.

TechSource Sponsors 100+ Women Who Care Event

on August 25, 2019 - 6:23am

Emcee Jenn Bartram, left, recognizes TechSource for sponsoring the 100+ Women Who Care quarterly gathering Thursday evening at Cottonwood on the Greens. TechSource CEO/President Brian D'Andrea was unable to attend the event due to the death of one of his Navy squadron mates. His wife Dana D'Andrea and Techsource HR Director Barry Shulock, standing, attended in his place. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Dinner was provided to all members and guests of 100+ Women Who Care because of the generosity of Techsource. Photo by Carol A. Clark/

Mesa to Mesa Board Member Shelby

Historical Society: Evolution Of Bathtub Row Press

on August 25, 2019 - 6:21am

The first published book by the Los Alamos Historical Society’s press. Courtesy/LAHS

Los Alamos Historical Society

In 1973, the alumni of the Los Alamos Ranch School arranged a huge reunion in Santa Fe. Many of the former students flew to Chicago just to take a special train to Lamy, a route many of them had taken as young boys.

John Shedd Reed, CEO of the Santa Fe Railroad and a member of the LARS Class of 1933, made the cars on that special train available.

Scenes From Robotics Night At Bradbury Museum

on August 25, 2019 - 6:19am

Members of the Los Alamos Robotics Team 4153, known as Project Y, Zach Koehn, left, and Carter Noeninckyx operate the team's ball tossing robot during Robotics Night Friday at the Bradbury Science Museum. Koehn and Noeninckyx said their team built the robot in six weeks.They added that competively, thus has been its best year, going all the way to the World's Competition in April in Houston, Texas. They competed against 400 teams.

Scenes From 2019 Bear Festival At Nature Center

on August 25, 2019 - 6:18am

Los Alamos County Councilor James Robinson takes part in the third annual Bear Festival, which sponsored by Pajarito Environmental Education Center and the Land of Enchantment Wildlife Foundation Saturday at the Los Alamos Nature Center. The event featued booths, arts and crafts activities for children and a presentation about bears by wildlife biologist. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

PEEC Adventure Programs Manager Beth Courtright, left, and PEEC Volunteer Ana Saenz keep busy during the Bear Festival. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Delaney Ulrich, left, and Siena Rolfe