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Learn About ‘Ringing Rocks’ Of Southwest Friday

on April 17, 2019 - 3:51pm

Join Ron Barber at the Los Alamos Nature Center Friday evening to learn about the Stone Calendar Project and the ‘Ringing Rocks’ of the Southwest. Courtesy/PEEC


PEEC News:


Join Ron Barber at the Los Alamos Nature Center at 7 p.m., Friday to hear about the “ringing rocks” found in the Southwest and northern Mexico.


Barber combined a love of nature and science to start the Stone Calendar Project and study rock art sites throughout the region, identifying glyphs that mark specific times of the year using light and shadow interactions.

Artist Petr Jandacek Displays Stations Of The Cross

on April 17, 2019 - 7:39am
Local artist Petr Jandacek is opening his home to the community 5-7:30 p.m. today for an outdoor display of his uniquely crafted Stations of the Cross. Photo by Lynn Finnegan
Created by local artist Petr Jandacek, the station ‘Jesus falls for the first time’ is depicted by a pavement stone marred with a bloodied handprint. Photo by Lynn Finnegan
Los Alamos

Longtime Los Alamos resident and local artist Petr Jandacek is opening his home to the community 5-7:30 p.m. today, April 17, for an outdoor display of his uniquely crafted Stations of the Cross.

The “Stations of

Senators Urge Amtrak To Continue Support For Routes Connecting Rural Communities In NM, Across U.S.

on April 16, 2019 - 3:26pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Pat Roberts (R-Kans.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Jerry Moran (R-Kans.), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.), Joe Manchin (D-W. VA.), Dick Durbin (D- Ill.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), and Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) are calling on Amtrak to continue service to rural communities in New Mexico and across the U.S. by investing in long-distance and state-supported routes.
“We are writing in strong support of Amtrak’s national network, including the long-distance and state-supported

ACT Joins National Get On Board Day April 25

on April 15, 2019 - 6:29pm

Atomic City Transit Bus. Courtesy photo


Atomic City Transit (ACT) announced today that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide Thursday, April 25 to participate in National Get On Board Day. 

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the 2019 National Get On Board Day is a day that encourages people to support public transportation and showcases the benefits it brings to communities. 

Each weekday in the U.S., 34 million people board public transportation.

Additionally, public transportation is a cornerstone of local

RTD Adds Bus To 150 Chimayo Route On Good Friday

on April 14, 2019 - 7:01am
RTD News:
In addition to its regular 150 Chimayo Route, the North Central Regional Transit District (RTD “Blue Bus”) will be adding an additional bus along its Española to Chimayo route to accommodate people making the annual pilgrimage on Good Friday, April 19t o El Santuario de Chimayo.
Two ADA accessible buses will run on a continuous loop 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., (the first bus begins at 8 a.m. and the second at 9 a.m.) departing from the Española Transit Center on Paseo de Oñate across from Cook’s Hardware.
The route then traverses N.M.

Fr. Glenn: Ah, Javert…

on April 14, 2019 - 6:21am

By Fr. Glenn Jones:

A favorite movie of the 1990s was that version of Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables” starring Liam Neeson and Uma Thurman, with Geoffrey Rush as the very severe police inspector Javert.