News & Opinion
 Alibi V.28 No.51 • Dec 19-25, 2019 
Mayor Keller

News Interview

Metal Mayor Makes Progress

Accomplishments, challenges and advances

We chat with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller about how things have been going.
photo by Corey Yazzie

Year in Review: News

A Year in the Life

If it was real, you read it here

Here’s a bit of what we covered in 2019.
Brad Winter
Eric Williams Photography

Council Watch

The Lion in Winter

Council says goodbye to Bregman’s replacement

Albuquerque City Council said goodbye to its longest-sitting member, while welcoming onboard a new Council member. Then, the body politic gave a shout-out to some very good soccer champs—all at its December meetings.


More than half of the cases resulting from a state police surge in Albuquerque earlier this year have been dismissed; a proposed rule change by CYFD to make fostering children easier is receiving criticism from some foster care advocates; the US Justice Department announced that it is awarding more than $3.8 million in grants to New Mexico state courts and county and tribal programs to combat opioid addiction.
Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Funny because someone else suffered the travesty of art defacement.


Our favorite letters from 2019, in no particular order.