The Daily Word in radiation, reinvention and "Better Call Saul"
"Better Call Saul," a prequel to the famous teevee show called "Breaking Bad,"
will be filmed in Burque.
On Friday, March 7, the Albuquerque chapter of the
NAACP will protest outside the DA’s office.
Indoor motocross racing is referred to as
On this map, the
worst roads in Albuquerque are marked in the color orange.
A Los Lunas
teacher fell asleep in class.
In their final home game of the season, the
Lobo basketballers whipped Air Force by nearly 30 points.
Federal officials say radiation-exposed
workers at WIPP will not suffer ill effects.
A reporter at
Albuquerque Business First asked the vice-president of the Brookings Institution about Albuquerque’s reinvention. UNM anthropologists are helping with relief efforts in Bolivia.
News of an Albuquerque woman allegedly
beating her mother with a vibrator made the Daily Mirror.
The Daily Word in radioactivity, Lobo baseball and new cockroach species
Social justice advocate, educator and civil rights leader
Henry Casso has died at age 82.
workers test positive for radioactive exposure.
vaccination rates among NM children are above the national average.
The Lobo men's baseball team played their
3000th match, shutting out Missouri State.
A blogger at
HuffPo wrote Albuquerque a love letter.
Berry is in D.C. meeting with White House officials on the subject of workforce development.
The Downs Racetrack and Casino at Albuquerque has a
mobile app that can be used for personal gambling activities.
New Mexico State Police confiscated
108 pounds of la grifa and arrested two women after a traffic stop on I-40.
Attorney General Gary
King says his office is suing for-profit college giant ITT Educational Services.
A doctoral student in biology at UNM discovered
39 new species of cockroaches.
The Daily Word in bitcoin ATM, Dominicans leaving and WIPP radiation leaking
The city of
Albuquerque is moving ahead with plans to subsidize Eclipse Aviation.
Agricultural production in New Mexico
held steady at last year’s levels, while livestock production declined slightly because of the ongoing drought.
Dominicans at UNM’s Aquinas Newman Center are leaving, much to the dismay of "emotionally charged" parishioners. A dude used an ATM in Burque to buy 20 clams worth of bitcoin.
A local scientist at the Air Force Research Laboratory
cold atom lab is part of a team that recently created a Bose-Einstein condensate.
Berry does not want "COPS" to film in our burg.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has
awarded money to UNM with the intention of supporting postgraduate scholarship among Hispanics and Native Americans.
Weeks after a salt truck fire prompted evacuation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, thev
DOE will investigate radiation emanating from the WIPP site.
If same-sex marriage is legal, well then,
judges in Eddy and Chaves counties just won't perform any wedding ceremonies at all.
The Daily Word in horses, art and fusion experiments SK8rDIE, yo.
concerns about the Downs at Albuquerque continue to mount. Forty-four humans are racing for the position known as Police Chief of Albuquerque.
The Albuquerque Museum currently features an
exhibit on the art of Mexican equestrian culture. Arte en la Charreria will run through the end of March. Tony Garcia, a collector of Spanish Colonial artifacts, including corral implements, died this week, aged 101. Vandals struck at the State Treasurer’s office.
Local blogger Chad
McQuigg is very critical of Albuquerque Public Schools and the coverage the school district gets in the Albuquerque Journal.
editorial cartoon in this week’s CNM Chronicle may be viewed as a primitivist interpretation of symbols related to the upcoming celebration of human love. Or maybe not.
fusion experiments at Lawrence Livermore Laboratories were deemed a “promising advance” by a Sandia Labs physicist.
Ahtone reports on immigrant debt and healthcare problems in the Duke City.
The Daily Word in Indiana, Ducks and helicopter engines
When they’re not busy
making diesel engines for Cummins, residents of Columbus, Indiana got to ponder Albuquerque’s winter weather this week.
WIPP, a deep hole in the ground where humans store transuranic waste, were indefinitely suspended after a minor fire broke out on Wednesday.
Local science journalist John Fleck analyzes the
continuing Western drought, with this week’s emphasis on sunny Califas.
At the military outpost on the edge of town, they are always
working on helicopter engines. Officials at Spaceport USA are confident that flights will begin this year, despite sharp criticism of Richard Branson from Britain’s press.
On Sunday, the
Ducks battle the Lobos. Among their weapons? A large rectangular net.
A panel at the state
legislature approved a measure that would allow the Navajo Nation to open more three more casinos.
The food editor at the
while checking out the rellenos in el norte. Buffalo News waxes poetic about New Mexican cuisine
The Daily Word in APD, FDIC and Cracks in the Sidewalk
Interim Albuqerque Police
Chief announces his retirement in the midst of a DOJ investigation. His announcement came to light on the same day the Alibi published "Life and Death and APD" by David Corriea.
Houston was unanimously cleared of ethics violations at a meeting that took place yesterday. La Esquina is closing after nearly 30 years.
Former officials at failed First Community Bank are being
sued by the FDIC.
A reported fire on campus at UNM turned out to be a
false alarm. Duke City Fix blogger Johnny_Mango bought a motor home. It has a double bed, y todo. It’s the "stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep," dude.
Local firebrand and retired UNM professor Richard M.
Berthold engages ancient Greece and Vietnam in his latest post at QQDuckus. Crib Notes provides a fun yet challenging take on the region’s weekly news happenings. Plus, there’s a photo of Cracks in the Sidewalk and naked 18th-century art to check out.
The Daily Word in flu, tiki culture and circle of life
Our state is in the midst of flu season.
Viral activity is widespread. The H1N1 virus has been transmitted to more humans in New Mexico this week. If you are not ill from influenza, please consider having a flu jab.
Not vaccinating individuals against common, yet deadly pathogenic organisms is a
public health issue, “because the diseases contracted by unvaccinated children are a threat to the community”. Anti-vaccination rhetoric has been debunked by science.
circle of life, dude: Rio Grande Zoo officials celebrate the birth of a new ape, and while pondering the imp’s new name, mourn the death of the crocodile named Joe.
The Huffington Post sent one of its bloggers to track down the
best tiki bars in the United States of America. Burt’s Tiki Lounge is near the top of the list. Daily Lobo columnist Jason Darensburg waxes poetically on the dangers of living in a sociopathic, plutocratic society. This is the same dude who wrote about the need to demand the truth about UFOs.
NM Game and Wildlife officials
traded pronghorns for turkeys.
Blogger Joe Monahan has the latest on
Campaign 2014, Nuevo Mexico style, sabes?
The Daily Word in guns, ACA and retouching Lena Dunham
Y'all are probably all aware of and experiencing the early stages of news fatigue over the
Roswell school shooting, but it seems callous not to mention it. The particulars: one 12-year-old boy with a sawed-off shotgun, a very brave teacher, two students hospitalized (one stable, one critical) and a community suffering from disbelief, fear and, for many, PTSD. Our warmest thoughts are with you, Roswell.
New Mexican enrollment in insurance
via healthcare.gov "soars" to 7,500 NM residents.
Alibi-centric news: Dustyn Deerman wrangles with common resolutions in Make Changes, Not Resolutions; test your NM news savvy with our weekly pop quiz, Crib Notes; Spike Jonze got Joaquin Phoenix to fall in love with his operating system in ; get your bass, hexabilly, hip-hop and free jazz-improv on with Her Four Up; comedian Bill Burr talks trust, evolution and fans in Walking the Line; and Gail Guengerich says Hello Adieux.
Alien Tap Room
eyes Nob Hill. Sea sponges can sneeze, y'all.
Jezebel is offering a $10,000 reward for Leibowitz' original,
unretouched photos of "Girls" powerhouse Lena Dunham, shot for this month's Vogue.
The Daily Word in pit mining, DOJ probe and slaughterhouse slander
Alibi-centric news, our second issue of 2014 proffers: a Crib Notes websclusive; Odds & Ends; a review of the Coen Bros. latest, ; deets on three (metal+mariachi, Americana, bluegrass, EBM and no wave) concerts in Inside Llewyn Davis Four Up; the November/2013 edition of Last Month in Music; an interview with acclaimed author Ruth Ozeki; and a review of Chopstix.
The New Mexico Water Quality Control Commission (WQCC)
voted unanimously to reject a delay of revised copper pit mining rules.
ICYMI: This past weekend in Santa Fe, Cormac McCarthy's ex-wife, Jennifer McCarthy, surprised her current boyfriend by
hiding a handgun in her vagina ... after a heated argument about extraterrestrial life.
DOJ probe into Albuquerque's officer-involved shootings approaches its final stages.
Roswell horse slaughterhouse Valley Meat Co. announces its
intent to sue NM Attorney General Gary King for slander, harassment, conspiracy and abuse of process.
After a "Sopranos"-esque traffic incident, Chris Christie
celebrates dashed presidential hopes by apologizing and firing a key aide.
The Daily Word in promises, fast food and danger Roundhouse Roundup reports that the guv will not push for a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in New Mexico. As part of its investigation into APD, the DOJ will host an invite-only meeting with community activists. Here’s the best way to eat chicken wings . “Twin Peaks” co-creator Mark Frost isn’t aware of any Lynchian intentions to shoot new footage for the cult teevee show’s 25th anniversary. Translation: Sometimes a cryptic Laura Palmer reference is just that. McDonald’s exploits Japan’s craving for disgusting cheese fries . City Council bans the sale of e-cigs to minors. Even in a polar vortex, boiling water can burn you. So many knives , so little time. Thank yee for your contributions, Carl Petersen.
The Daily Word in listmas, life on Mars and sousveillance
Alibi-centric news: test your knowlege of New Mexico news with this week's Crib Notes pop quiz; queue up our top 10 films of 2013; scope a listmas index/self-critique of our 2013 music review coverage; 2-Up delivers deets on Sleep and Phantom Lake gigs; learn what the very best thing to happen to art in ABQ in 2013 was; and, last but certainly not least, read the Alibi's 2013 food resolutions. Happy 2014, y'all.
1000 candidates have been selected for a possible life on Mars.
"Old New Mexico" gets a
"Jeopardy" category on Friday.
That wasn't a recession, y'all. It was just the product of
efficiency, says futurist. Sousveillance art, yo.