From Toilet to Tap
Rio Rancho plans to pour effluent into the aquifer
By Christie Chisholm
Rio Rancho’s waste is being wasted. The same is true for most cities, which treat their sewage well enough to be used for gray water purposes but then send it downriver. Due to the plight of the desert and a rapidly growing population, Rio Rancho no longer wants to send off its sewage.
The Drugs Are Winning
We’re using more than ever
By Samara Alpern
New Mexico is the longtime world heavyweight and still national champion in deaths by drug overdose. But lawmakers passed a landmark memorial that could put a dent in the yearly death toll.
Citizens Really United
Activists prompt New Mexico to take a stand
By Marisa Demarco
A megaphone made of cash. That’s what Stephen Colbert sought when he created his super PAC in a satirical dismantling of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision.
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Outhouses: Underrated Icons of New Mexico History
By Maggie Grimason
Learn about how outhouses were introduced to New Mexico, their essential role in communities across the state and their continued presence as historical artifacts.
Star Wars Reads Day at Cherry Hills Library
Projects, trivia and raffles all day. A guided craft hour from 2 to 3 pm. For all ages.
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