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Damian Lara

Election News

Lara’s Last Stand

Damian Lara stakes his claim for the Democratic nomination

Candidate Damian Lara stops by Weekly Alibi for some final comments before Tuesday’s election
 Alibi V.27 No.22 • May 31-June 6, 2018 
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Election News

Support Your Local Sheriff

BernCo contest features four contenders

The Bernalillo County sheriff is responsible for a budget of over $40 million annually and supervises about 300 sworn deputies who provide public law enforcement over 1,167 square miles of central New Mexico. Here's who is running for the job in 2018.
Deb Haaland

Editorial

Go Deb, Go Michelle!

Primary election provides opportunity

Weekly Alibi endorses Deb Haaland for N.M. District One in Congress and Michelle Lujan Grisham for governor.
All photos by R. Chavez

News Bite

Biking Burque

Riding Critical Mass

Riding Critical Mass
The News Monkey

Newscity

Land Ho!

Race for Land Commissioner Compelling

The Land commissioner oversees 9 million acres of surface land and 13 million acres of subsurface mineral rights, having the power to sell, lease or trade these public lands as they see fit, without the former protections that president Trump rolled back. Who is running?
District 1 Nominee Haaland
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Election Wrap-up

Haaland Cruises to Victory

Lujan Grisham secures gubernatorial nomination

In a classic primary bout that could have swung in any of five directions, after the acquiescence of City Councilor turned progressive warrior Pat Davis last week, former Democrat party bigwig, for realz progressive and bona fide Deb Haaland secured a position on the general election ballot coming up in November.

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because getting evicted from your parents' home happens to someone else.

Letters

The readers write about Deb Haaland, Pat Davis, Damon Martinez, deportation and Albuquerque's access to the outdoors.

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Respect Your Elders

Obon Festival

A cultural holiday honoring the spirits of ancestors with folk dances, taiko drumming, lanterns and food. Participants receive a floating lantern and are released into the pond in the evening.
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Jurassic Quest

Kids love dinosaurs. This is a fact … because science. This event caters to that chid-like obsession. Head to the Albuquerque Convention Center for Jurassic Quest! It promises to deliver a far less scary version of the dinosaurs seen on film. Find a host of activities and spectacles to make the kids drool. With exhibit tours, science stations, dino crafts, face painting, a dino bounce, bungee pull, dino rides, fossil digs, food vendors and more than 80 lifelike dinos to see and hear, the entire family can get on board with this one and find some entertainment. Come on down on Friday, Aug. 17 from 3 to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19 from 9am to 8pm. There are 2 options for kids ages 2 to 12—general admission for $20 or VIP for $34. VIP tickets mean not having to pay the $5 up charge for select activities. Seniors are in for $18, adults pay $20 and kids 2 and under are free! Bring an extra $6 to $8 for parking and step back in time for the day.
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Goodbye, Summer(fest)!

Westside Summerfest

This family-friendly event features fun for everyone including an artisan market, microbrew garden, food trucks and live entertainment from local and national headliner Ozomatli.
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