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UNM students who do not live in Albuquerque can still be involved in city elections

Students at the University of New Mexico who are not from Albuquerque have the opportunity to participate in future municipal elections, even though they may not be registered to vote in the city. Students from other cities and states may feel somewhat displaced when it comes to political participation, especially in city elections. But they … Continue reading

Matthew Liguori to Run for CNM Governing Board

Matthew Liguori is a CNM Alum who plans to run for the student governing board.  Liguori has served as president of Phi Theta Kappa, the National Honor Society for two-year colleges. He has also worked with the CNM administration to get student government back at CNM. Liguori currently attends UNM and is double-majoring in political … Continue reading

Route 66 Diner Boasts Varied Menu and Friendly Atmosphere, But Patrons Beware of the Greenbeans!

The Route 66 Diner, located on Central Avenue, just west of University, is a decently-priced, old fashioned diner that has friendly staff and a variety of dishes that make your mouth water. This ’50s style diner is a part of the historic Route 66. A walk through the front door transports patrons back to the … Continue reading

Councilor Winter has Improved Roads, Parks, and Albuquerque Living

Councilor Brad Winter’s time on the Albuquerque City Council has been occupied by road improvements, a multi-generational park, dog potty stations and Party Patrol. Councilor Winter said in an interview that one of his main focuses during his time on the council has been improving the roads in Albuquerque. His current project is the widening … Continue reading

Live Blog of City Council Meeting!

There will be a live blog session during the Albuquerque City Council meeting on Monday, May 2, 2011, at 5p.m. Click the following link to watch the Council meeting live. Click here Click this link to participate in the Live Blog. Click Here Please be professional and courteous in your comments. No rude, profane or … Continue reading

How to Attend City Council Meetings

Some Albuquerque citizens do not go to City Council meetings because they just do not know how. Citizens can find out when city council meetings are scheduled by going to the Albuquerque City Council website. This is the one-stop for all city council information. The left side bar has a link called “Find Legislation, Meetings, … Continue reading

President Obama Confirms bin Laden is Dead

President Barack Obama confirmed Sunday that Osama bin Laden has been killed by American forces in Pakistan. Obama said bin Laden was hiding in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The president ordered the launch of the mission and after a firefight, bin Laden was shot and killed. His body was taken into American custody. There … Continue reading

Possible Police Misconduct Leads to End of One Citizen’s Volunteer Work

Mark Riensche gave up his volunteer efforts at the Juan Tabo Hills Open Space because he said he was unfairly issued a misdemeanor citation and harassed by Albuquerque police on more than one occasion. The Open Space is private property that does not allow motorized vehicles. Along the perimeter of the property, signs are posted … Continue reading

AFD Proposes Reconstructing Another Fire Station

With the approval of the reconstruction of Station 2 still fresh, the Albuquerque Fire Department has proposed the reconstruction of another fire station-Station 7. The proposition presented to the council says there are two main reasons for the project: the deficiency of the current Station 7, and the “strategic potential that would be derived from … Continue reading

Councilor Dan Lewis Comments on District 5

Councilor Dan Lewis was elected to the City Council in 2009. He became interested in city politics when he saw all the things that needed to be fixed in the city. He used old fashioned campaign tactics and personally knocked on people’s doors and talked to them personally. Since being elected, Councilor Lewis has made … Continue reading