fire season


V.20 No.26 | 6/30/2011

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Flyer on the Wall

Fire Season

In light of the fact that parts of the state are on fire, consider not celebrating America with explosives this year. "It just takes that one bottle rocket, that one match, to take out an entire community," Bernalillo County Fire Chief John Garcia told KRQE. Support the boycott here: on.fb.me/fireworksnm. (Jessica Cassyle Carr)

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V.20 No.22 |

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Don't call 911

That intense smoke smell in the air tonight and the thick haze are from a fire in Eastern Arizona, news outlets are reporting. More than 60,000 acres have been swallowed by the flames.

Albuquerque officials are asking that you don't call the emergency lines about the haze.

V.20 No.21 | 5/26/2011
Smokey the Bear
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

News Profile

The Engine Crew Captain

Fighting wildfires in New Mexico

Sunbear Vierra wears a wildland firefighter uniform to his interview with the Alibi. He has to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice. Donning flame-resistant pants and a Forest Service T-shirt, Vierra says he's not optimistic about this year. “It looks bad," he says.
V.20 No.20 |

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The Daily Word: Food trucks, MacGyver, orgies

The Daily Word

77,000 acres burned just north of Silver City.

Judge to decide wrongful death lawsuit in APD shooting from 2009. (Guy was holding a car ashtray, which officers thought was a gun.)

Health Department targets food trucks.

CDC prepares for a zombie apocalypse.

It's raining! But the long drought made the Bosque a tinderbox.

After judgment day on Saturday, what will happen to the believers' pets? Atheists are offering to take them in. For a fee.

Insurance salesmen in Germany rewarded with orgies by their company.

Why is bad food so good?

What would MacGyver do?

Gwyneth Paltrow can rap "Straight Outta Compton."