Alibi V.28 No.12 • March 21-27, 2019 
ATSF Fire Station

On Assignment

The City and the State

Burque benefits from legislative luau

This year’s legislative session allocated $33 million to assist our city with many projects, including improving law enforcement, relieving Balloon Fiesta traffic and the redeveloping rail yards.
City Council President Klarissa Peña
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Council Watch

The Council in March

City lawmakers on sovereignty, downtown, TV and the police

As the March winds wailed and blustered, Albuquerque became the first city in the US to officially recognize Native American governmental sovereignty. Councilors put the brakes on Downtown traffic and seek your input on proposed revisions to the city’s civilian police oversight ordinance.
The Senate Chambers in the Roundhouse
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New Mexico News

Same Time, Next Year

A recap from the Roundhouse

Well, you all can keep those pipes in your pocket and continue to stash that stash. Though that may seem like bad news to your typical New Mexican, it’s really just a small, smoky mote in the eye.
The News Monkey

Newscity

Health Department sent a medical exam van to migrant family shelters; water official said he'll work with AG in water rights battle; Rep. Debra Haaland addressed Congress last week concerning the high rates of missing and murdered indigenous women on Native reservations.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because a “BreedReady” status leak happens to someone else.

Letters

A reader writes about artificial scents.
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EVENT HORIZON ()

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

HuskyPalooza

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