In the latest foray into same-sex marriage policy, local officials took a bold step this week, declaring that gay marriage is legal in New Mexico and urging county clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
On Election Day last year, former Albuquerque resident Naty Posada left work early to vote in her new hometown, Chaparral, expecting the usual 30-minute wait before getting home to her kids. Instead, she spent all night trying to vote.
“We saw something. We’re not sure it was it, but it was definitely something,” local comet enthusiast Will Harris says of Pan-STARRS, a comet that is, throughout March, flying within sight of the northern hemisphere.