Alibi V.26 No.49 • Dec 7-13, 2017 
City Councilor Ken Sanchez

Council Watch

Welcome, 23rd City Council!

New configuration is probably progressive

The first meeting of the newly seated 23rd Albuquerque City Council zipped by in just 68 minutes. That quick convocation included new Mayor Tim Keller stopping by to introduce some of the key players in his budding administration.
The News Monkey


State auditor questions Environment Department's settling policies, report says N.M.'s education funding is around 12 percent lower than it was before the US economic recession and Wayne Johnson is appointed new state auditor.

News Editorial

Hitting the Reset Button

City police reform begins now

Let’s hope that Geier can look past departmental loyalties, ideological boundaries and learn from the tragic, bloody and unkempt past as he pursues Keller’s vision of community policing and justice for all.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because learning about Santa happens to someone else.


Go On and Smell It

Lavender Distillation Demo

A fascinating demonstration as lavender oil is captured through steam distillation.



March For Our Lives

Students and supporters march to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and to bring awareness to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools.