Alibi V.28 No.14 • April 4-10, 2019 
Steven Michael Quezada

County Matters

Basketball, Bullets and Alvarado

Commission provides reasoned leadership

During the unpredictable month of March, Bernalillo County Commissioners put the ink to a $45 million renovation of their new digs, honored some top-notch high school basketball players and stayed strong and silent on the backlash against statewide firearm background check legislation.
Natural gas flaring in the Permian Basin
Courtesy Dave Fehling, Houston Public Media

Environment

Methane Goes Boom!

Profitable wells equal global warming

On a late March weekend, State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard headed out to the Permian Basin to visit oil wells on state trust lands. Not one facility visited didn’t have visible (with a FLIR camera) emissions pouring out from pipes or seeping out of valves.
The News Monkey

Newscity

PED will remove "More Rigorous Intervention” designation from four of the state's schools; Aztec City Commission meeting to decide if the town should become a second amendment “sanctuary” became so heated that police ended it early; Albuquerque Open Space Division acquired 38 acres of protected land.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because Pepsi deprivation syndrome happens to someone else.

Letters

A reader writes about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.

EVENT HORIZON ()

Please Don't Name it Tom Braidy

World’s Longest Braid

Witness a Guinness Book World Record attempt for the longest textile braid and make history with an interactive braiding bar for public participation.
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Image by Clarke Condé

EVENT HORIZON ()

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Planting Day

Help plant over 300 trees at the 3rd Annual Bosque Planting Day on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 9:30am to 3pm. RSVP by emailing Alejandría at alyons01@unm.edu, grab your gardening gloves and get on down to Bosque Cultural Healing Garden Project for a day of reforestation with volunteers revitalizing the Albuquerque Bosque. It’s free and open to arborists of all ages.

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