Alibi V.28 No.9 • Feb 28-March 6, 2019 
City Councilors Borrego and Peña

Council Watch

Burque vs. Plastic

Proposed ban expensive, but may save Earth

Toss that straw and it could add to the at least 8 million pieces of plastic added daily to the oceans, contributing to an estimated 269,000 tons of mini, micro, small and large clumps of plastics filling up our oceans. While we are not an ocean community, our fragile desert landscape is filling up with plastics just as fast. But do paper containers or bags work well for transporting liquid red or green chile?
The Merry Roundhouse
N.M. In Depth

New Mexico News

The Point of Safe Return

An update on governance in New Mexico

With two weeks left at this year’s state legislative session, Weekly Alibi provides an update on the bills that we ranted about at the end of last month.
The News Monkey


Former UNM athletic director Paul Krebs appears to face fraud charges; Governor and Metro Court Chief Judge tell ICE to stop arresting people in courthouse; Cannon Air Force Base contaminates dairy cows.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because a booby trap set by "a genius, like Stewie" scares someone else.


The readers write about not being stupid, cringy videos and Obama not being the Messiah.
Image via Pixabay


Blunt Facts

New Mexico Cannabis Expo

Open to vendors from all over N.M. and Colorado as a B2B platform, a great source for card holders and is also open to attendees curious about medical cannabis.
Photo courtesy of Clarke Conde


Starting the Wild Rumpus

Where the Wild Things Are Story Time and Painting for Kids

Let loose your little ones into a terribly roar-roaring, teeth-gnashing, eye-rolling frenzy of art-making at Art! Attack’s Where the Wild Things Are Story Time and Painting Event on Saturday, March 23 at 9:30am. Children up to 12 begin their Saturday morning adventure with a telling of the Maurice Sendak classic Where the Wild Things Are before painting their own little top shelf-only dishwasher safe ceramic monster with speckled or solid colored paints. Tickets are $16 per child. For more information and reservations, visit or call 298-3275.