Alibi V.26 No.34 • Aug 24-30, 2017 ››
Lighting the Way to the Future
Post-eclipse meeting is subdued
A small post-eclipse crowd greeted city councilors at their Aug. 21 regular meeting. With no red-hot topics, councilors trekked through an easy agenda that included a new innovative public lighting plan, a halt to some road construction and grant dollars for senior citizen projects.
New Mexico News
Udall on Climate Politics
Ignoring change puts country at risk, says N.M. Senator
The Powell Manifesto advocated that businesses whose profits were threatened by conservation and environmental laws should become involved in political campaigns and media. Tom Udall says it may have been the turning point in these regulations becoming partisan.
Lawsuit filed to keep Albuquerque Healthy Workforce Ordinance off the ballot and N.M. ranked among the worst states for babies.
Odds & Ends
Funny because getting stranded at a North Dakota Walmart in your pajamas happens to someone else.
The readers write about someone who never surrendered and someone else who did.
Mayoral Forum Brings Candidates, Community Together
The election is Oct. 3
Local citizens continue to embrace and invigorate the local political scene. Their commitment to change and democracy was apparent and in full force at a satnding-room mayoral candidates’ forum—co-sponsored by the North Valley Coalition and Weekly Alibi—that happened Tuesday night, Aug. 23, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.
Peter and The Wolf
Musicians and alumni from the UNM's music department and local artists narrate the popular children’s tale. Sarita Sol González opens the show with original performance poetry.
LEAP Into Science: Measure up
Kids learn what people used to measure before tape measures and explore non-standard measurement.