Alibi V.28 No.17 • April 25-May 1, 2019
US Senator Tom Udall, NM Governor Lujan Grisham and US Representative Ben Ray Lujan


After Udall

Party politics pivot toward the center

Senator Udall’s retirement news was followed by a lot of rumbling in the Democratic party as ambitions and alliances came to the surface.
Albuquerque in the spring

On Assignment

Good For You, Albuquerque!

The bright side of this week’s news

With the publication of Best of Burque 2019, we thought this would also be an appropriate time to mention the best of what is happening in this city and how much has already been turned around as we progress toward a future we can all live with, in peace and prosperity.
The News Monkey


Some New Mexico schools are struggling to comply with new K-5 Plus standards; authorities in Otero county are asking that the governor reinstate interior border checkpoints that were closed down earlier this month; despite a ban implemented by the Trump administration, transgender troops will be able to serve in New Mexico's National Guard.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because a dirtier-than-dog hair mass on one's face happens to someone else.


A reader writes that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are not the leading cause of cancer.
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Red Skies Over Burque

Gathering of Nations

Albuquerque is the proud home to the biggest indigenous powwow in North America and in case you live under a rock, it's the Gathering of Nations at Tingley Coliseum in Expo New Mexico. With 2019 title sponsors Ultra Health, this celebration of culture and community is set to have its most extraordinary year yet. The festivities begin on Thursday, April 25, with registration for most events as well as The Miss Indian World Pageant talent presentation in the evening. Tickets for this event are $15. On Friday, April 26, the fun continues with a huge day of events including the grand entry. Saturday, April 27 concludes the powwow for another year with A Tribe Called Red and other incredible indigenous artists on Stage 49 and the crowning of Miss Indian World 2019. The all-ages gathering has events running from 9am to midnight daily with a ticket cost of $19 per day or a wristband for $42. VIP tickets are already sold out.

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Husky Boiz


NMDOG and Siberian Husky Rescue of N.M. in this Husky join together for an adoption and education event with amazing, adoptable huskies.


Weekly Alibi's Hemp Fiesta 2019

Weekly Alibi's Hemp Fiesta 2019

Don't miss your chance to be a part of New Mexico's largest cannabis event! Please contact Tierna Unruh-Enos to inquire about booth and sponsorship opportunities at 505-346-0660 ext. 248.