Granted in Vain
State turns down cash for the elderly and disabled
Nursing homes can mean the loss of familiar comforts, routines, social connections and independence. So why was a plan to help increase the number of people moving into independent living situations axed by the state without warning?
No One Expects the Inquisition
This week, Councilor Rey Garduño demands answers from Albuquerque’s police chief. Plus, the Council fails to take a stand against Citizens United.
Ortiz y Pino
Dreaming Gets Real
President Obama's decision to cease deporting young undocumented immigrants will keep thousands of families together. It is rightfully being celebrated in many households around the country. But it may have come too late to help the Dorado family.
Answer Me This
What do you know about last week?
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
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UFOs at UNM: A Skeptical Believer Presents His Research
David Marler talks about how he uses UNMs collections and other resources to research UFO phenomena, including the mass sighting in Farmington in March 1950 and the “Battle of Los Angeles” in 1942.
Fifth Rockabilly On The Route
Performances from over 27 bands, a classic car and bike show, pin-up contest, a parade, beard and mustache competition, tiki pool party, tattoo contest, swing dance classes, Mr. Man competition and more.
The 23rd Annual Mudd Volleyball Tournament
Recreational volleyball fundraiser tournament for the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation. Teams can include up to 12 players.
Shampooch: Old Skool Dog Wash
Dogs receive a hand bath with shampoo and conditioner, brushing and towel drying to raise money for Fat Katz foster care program.
New Mexico Hempfest
Presentations from industry leaders, as well as exhibitors and vendors showcasing products and services. Vendors are licensed producers, dispensaries, nutrient companies, medical clinics, health and wellness providers and more.