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Posts From The Road: The Back Road To Phoenix

Salt River Canyon: The rugged beauty of Salt River Canyon is breath taking as seen from one of several viewpoints along US Highway 60 in Arizona. This view shows a portion of the river hundreds of feet below in the canyon’s shadow about midway on the right side of the image. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

River View: While viewing the awesome landscape, this viewpoint allows a glimpse of the Salt River in the canyon below. The river is about midway near the right side of the image. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com

By GARY WARREN
Photographer
Formerly of Los Alamos

Many residents


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New Mexico Museum Of Natural History & Science Hatches ‘Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs And Babies’ Online Exhibition

Baby Protoceratops at Tiny Titans Dinosaur Eggs and Babies exhibit at NMMNHS. Courtesy/NMMNHS 

NMMNHS News:

ALBUQUERQUE — A new online exhibit has emerged from a popular installation currently on view at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science (NMMNHS).

Visitors to the museum’s website can now take a virtual tour of the in-person exhibition “Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies”, which boasts New Mexico’s young dinosaurs from the late Cretaceous period, such as the Bisti Beast, Pentaceratops, and Parasaurolophus, includes unique fossils, and addresses how dinosaurs


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Happy Easter Los Alamos!

Happy Easter Los Alamos! Flowers are beginning to bloom throughout the community including white and lavender crocuses spotted Saturday morning near Mountain Elementary School. Photo by Greg Noeninckx


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Daily Postcard: Broad-Winged Hawk Spotted In White Rock

Daily Postcard: A broad-winged hawk is spotted perched in a tree where it scared away small birds Thursday afternoon in White Rock. The broad-winged hawk is a small raptor with stocky build, wide wings and hooked bill. It has a mottled brown head and upperparts that can feature tints of copper. It has a short, squared tail with bands of black and white, yellow legs and white underparts streaked with brown. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs

Broad-winged hawk spotted in White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs


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Tesuque Casino Announces Reopening Saturday April 3

Tesuque Casino at 7 Tesuque Road is five minutes north of Santa Fe along U.S. 84/285, Exit 171. Courtesy photo

Tesuque Casino News:

Tesuque Casino today announced the reopening of its casino at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 3.

Tesuque Casino has been working diligently to implement a comprehensive reopening plan, including updated cleaning and sanitizing protocols, requiring masks and social distancing that further protects guests and team members.

The reopening is a response to the continual downward trends in reported cases. The additional property-wide safety measures are consistent with


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Teatro Paraguas: ‘Into The Beautiful North’ April 23-25

TEATRO PARAGUAS News:

Santa Fe Public Library and Teatro Paraguas present a live Zoom performance of Into The Beautiful North by Karen Zacarias:

  • 7 p.m. Friday April 23;
  • 2 p.m. Saturday April 24; and
  • 2 p.m. Sunday April 25.

Register at teatroparaguas.org.

In conjunction with the Santa Fe Public Library’s Big Read Project happening in April 2021 celebrating Luis Alberto Urrea’s novel Into The Beautiful North, Teatro Paraguas will present the play adaptation by Zacarias.

Urrea’s over-the-top epic comedy addresses a panoply of issues surrounding the Border: immigration, narcotics, racism,


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Theatre Santa Fe Presents Virtual Theatre Walk April 16

Theatre News:

Many people have been craving live theatre so in the meantime, Theatre Santa Fe is offering a virtual walk of what its companies have been up to beginning April16.

 Theatre Santa Fe’s subscribing companies have prepared short videos to entertain, with dramatic content, promos of new spaces and works in progress, and nostalgic looks at what they have created in the past. 

It’s a smorgasbord of offerings to enjoy. 

Launching on www.theatresantafe.org  7 p.m., Friday, April 16 and remaining live on the website following the launch date to view anytime.


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Explore New Mexico Culture Through DCA Online

DCA News:

Explore the latest online programming from the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA).

Discover the state’s unique blend of cultures online through its museums, historic sites and cultural institutions.

Programs this week include:

  • Take a virtual ranger tour of Jemez Historic Site and discover the unique histories and cultures of the Jemez Valley. The online field trip includes stops at the historic site’s welcome center, remains of the ancient village of Giusewa, plaza, camposanto, and original mission church. There’s also an option to learn more from a staff member

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Father Theophan: Learning

A cup created by Father Theophan. Photo by Father Theophan

By Father Theophan
Saint Job of Pochaiv Orthodox Church
Los Alamos

Although I had been waiting for it for months, yesterday, it came as a surprise when I was able to
receive my COVID-19 vaccine. I’m grateful and a little sore today and the light at the end of the tunnel
seems a little brighter at the moment. It’s been an interesting year to say the least, equal parts fear,
frustration, and growth.

For many, I’m sure, this past year was an unmitigated disaster. Losing loved ones, losing one’s job,
losing connections with friends and family, none


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Daily Postcard: ‘Strange Trio’ Glows Beneath Supermoon

Daily Postcard: The supermoon illuminates the ‘Strange Trio’ metal sculpture very early this morning at the corner of Meadow and Overlook in White Rock. This moon has many names but is often called the Worm Moon. Indigenous tribes in the American South reportedly named it Worm Moon after earthworms that pop out around this time of year. These invertebrates were wiped out in the region by glaciers at the end of the last ice age about 12,000 years ago, but reintroduced with the arrival of Old World settlers who brought invasive species from Europe and Asia, according to NASA. Once the snowpack melts


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New Mexico Film Office Announces Production Underway For New Television Series ‘Dr. Death’

NMFO News:
SANTA FE — The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) Wednesday announced a new television series “Dr. Death” has begun production in New Mexico.
The series is produced by Northern Entertainment Productions LLC / UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and is filming this March in Moriarty and Albuquerque.
“We are thrilled to welcome the television series Dr. Death to New Mexico. This UCP production will be the first to utilize NBCU’s new studio in Albuquerque,” NMFO Director Amber Dodson said..
Dr. Death is directed by Maggie Kiley (Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story, “Riverdale”),

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