“She Loved Strong”
The life of Tera Cordova Chavez
By Marisa Demarco
Tera Cordova Chavez was 26 when she died. Her husband, police officer Levi Chavez, reported that he found her body on Oct. 21, 2007, after she'd shot herself with his department-issued weapon. But questions arose. Police Chief Ray Schultz announced Levi’s termination this week.
News reports haven’t focused much on Tera as a person. This is her story.
Calling All Train Lovers
By Carolyn Carlson
Jay Faught of the Rio Metro Regional Transit District briefed councilors at the Monday, April 18 meeting about the upcoming celebration of National Train Day. Faught said on Saturday, May 7, a Rail Runner train, other locomotives and railroad equipment will be on display at the train platform of Downtown’s Alvarado Transportation Center.
Odds & Ends
By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Duke City Roller Derby Season Opener
By Renée Chavez
The Dooms Dames take on the Disco Brawlers.
By Maggie Grimason
Kids race a 1k while adults participate in a 5k or run in an 8k. The run benefits non-profit Global Health Partnerships, an organization that provides medical care and humanitarian aid to the poor in rural Kenya with local community support.
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Thursday Birders at Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center
Walk the grounds and nearby bosque looking for late winter birds with Sara Jayne Cole of Central New Mexico Audubon. Registration recommended.
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