Alibi V.20 No.26 • June 30-July 6, 2011 ››
Wolf vs. State
Guv-appointed commission yanks New Mexico’s support for wolf reintroduction
The state’s Game Commission voted unanimously to withdraw from the reintroduction effort. Gov. Susana Martinez appointed four new members to the six-member board in March. Bill Montoya is one of those new members. “It was costing us a lot of money,” says Montoya, who worked for the Game and Fish Department for 28 years. “We didn’t think we were going in the right direction.”
A golf course is a peaceful place—unless you’re a picker
Alibi sports writer Toby Smith rides shotgun inside a green cage that scoops up driving-range balls at the Championship Golf Course known to many as UNM South. The cage’s driver, Jim Dunn, is a picker. Thub! “That one got the wheel,” Dunn says. “No real damage. Just wait.”
Police on Police
Law enforcement think tank weighs in on APD’s shootings
A 91-page report spurred by the Albuquerque Police Department's spate of shootings was released on Friday, June 24. Among the findings: Violent crime and assaults on officers decreased over the last few years, but the number officer-involved shootings went up. The report also shows that the same officers are repeatedly involved in violent incidents, with 22 percent having a hand in 60 percent of such encounters.
UFOs: Physical Extraterrestrial or Paraphysical Interdimensional
A discussion on how personal, physical observations vary in time and materialization.
Woofstock Pet Expo and Adoption Festival
Featuring an agility course, vaccine and microchip clinic, nail trimming, pet care info booths, raffles and more.
Pieces of Other Worlds: Samples from Across the Solar System
Dr. Carlton Allen discusses scientific research of the formation and evolution of our solar system.