Alibi V.27 No.39 • Sept 27-Oct 3, 2018 
An APD officer on patrol

News Feature

Police Oversight Necessary

Citizen input ensures compliance, progress of department

Stubborn cops, less property crime, more homicides and a shout-out for citizen input to polish up the vision and mission of the city’s police department—these are just some of the local law enforcement happenings down at City Hall.

Sports

Lobos To Face Liberty University

After a bye-week the University of New Mexico's football squad looks to maintain its winning-record against Lynchburg,Virginia's Liberty University. UNM has outscored opponents by an average of six points throughout three games this season; partially due to an unimpressive performance in week two. However, with struggles on both sides of the field, UNM gave fifth-ranked Wisconsin a run during the first half before falling in the second.

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Charlene Pyskoty
photo courtesy of candidate

News Interview

Talking with Charlene Pyskoty

County commission race an important part of Burque’s future

Alibi talks to County Commission District 5 candidate Charlene Pyskoty about the world, its politics as they relate to Bernalillo County and why the Bernalillo County Commission is an important forum for progressive change, now.

Sports

Defensive Struggles Stifle Comeback In Lobo’s Homecoming Game

Let me begin by stating that the prior Lobos preview may have been a tad bit optimistic considering the final results. So while we get the sour taste from the homecoming game out of our mouths, we should focus on the always-needed room for improvement. Although injuries didn't help the University of New Mexico's football team this weekend, its defense furthered its already questionable reputation to boot.

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Sports News

UNM Athletic Department’s New Take On Men’s Basketball Player Info

The University of New Mexico’s Athletic Department has recently begun featuring a new series titled, “Get to know your Lobos,” where, throughout the remainder of the off season, golobos.com will be making its way across the men's basketball roster; asking personal questions of each individual player. So far the first installments contain arguably the three most highly-anticipated players for the 2018 season: Dane Kuiper, Anthony Mathis and Vance Jackson. As the first game approaches, players will continued to be featured by the site in order to provide fans an insight to our beloved Lobo athletes' interests and preparation heading into the season. Whether it relays a player's educational focus, a recreational activity or his preference in red or green chile, fans have also been encouraged to join in on the action by sending their direct questions to @UNMlobosMBB on Twitter.

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The News Monkey

Newscity

Lawsuit filed against CYFD and HSD over treatment of children; Statewide unemployment has dropped but still lags behind rest of nation; Poll shows local voters are more concerned with the state's crime problems than education, homelessness or economy issues.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because divorce due to Fortnite addiction happens to someone else.

Bikes

Slow Down, Biker!

Riding the Bosque in the fall

While riding with a shiver that is no longer warmed by the 8:30 sun you begin to wonder … WTF happened to summer? Wasn’t it just last week that we reached another all time hellish high? Helmet hair was oh so much more then just flat, back then, just a minute ago. Well, welcome fall.

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New Mexico News

Local Museum Wins National Award

Writer in Residence, Paul Zolbrod, shares his experiences

Too often small gets lost in the big, yet sometimes it's just the opposite, and Albuquerque’s regionally-based Museum of Military Families can now boast on that score.

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EVENT HORIZON ()

Backyard Science Series

A Gathering of Naturalists

Bernalillo County Open Space is hosting a series of livestreamed gardening events on the Bachechi Open Space Facebook page. On Saturday, August 8 starting at 2pm, A Gathering of Naturalists will have a panel discussion with members of the county’s master naturalist program about what a naturalist is, what they do, what projects they work on and some interesting facts about our metro area’s Open Space gems. This open to all-ages free discussion will include how the field of environmental conservation is evolving in an era of change due to the global COVID pandemic, social justice and the climate emergency. Not your style? Then what about on Saturday, August 22 at 2pm you check out a virtual field trip to look for the tracks and signs of wildlife that are found in our uniquely beautiful urban forest we call the Rio Grande Bosque. The virtual tour will be led by Michael Cox, a member of the county’s naturalist program and a volunteer at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center. This free field trip is suitable for all ages of bug and critter trackers. For more info log on to www.bernco.gov/openspace.

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