Category: 2022.02.19 | FEBRUARY 19 ISSUE

  • ISSUE 2-19-22 COMMENTARY

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] By George Wright Former District 2 Councillor Let’s keep nonpartisan municipal elections nonpartisan! With the Fahey campaign’s latest “List of Endorsers” ad and Corrales Comment opinion pieces, the Fahey campaign has tried to make the nonpartisan mayoral election highly partisan. But the Village’s struggle against Corrales becoming the “Commercial Cannabis Capitol of New […]

  • ISSUE 2-19-22 LETTERS

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Dear Editor: Mayoral candidate Gary Kanin sent a flyer to homes over the weekend with a quote from me at least 15 years old. It left the misimpression that I am endorsing his candidacy. He didn’t seek my permission to use the old quote in this campaign. While I enjoyed serving as mayor […]

  • ISSUE 2-19-22 GOLDEN YEARS

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] By Sarah Pastore Executive Director, Village in the Village A Belated Valentine: Love Abounds in Corrales “You still haven’t met all of the people who are going to love you.” —Anonymous The day that I’m writing this happens to be my birthday, a day that always provides me with an extra opportunity for […]

  • ISSUE 02-19-22 MOVIE REVIEW

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Jackass Forever Directed by Jeff Tremaine. Starring Johnny Knoxville and His Dumb Buddies. Plugs: None. Nearest: Cottonwood Mall.  Director Jeff Tremaine and Johnny Knoxville return for a fourth, and allegedly last, installment of the popular Jackass series in which Knoxville and his not-too-bright buddies engage in mild public property destruction and […]

  • ISSUE 02-19-22 DOROTHY TRAFTON DIES

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Dorothy Trafton, daughter of Dulcelina Curtis and sister of Evelyn Losack, died at age 90 on February 3 due to complications from a stroke. She grew up in Corrales working on the family farm. Widely known as a physical education teacher, she retired after teaching at Lincoln Middle School in Rio Rancho. Trafton […]

  • ISSUE 02-19-22 MIKE HAMMAN NAMED NEW STATE ENGINEER

    A Corrales farmer and former head of the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District, Mike Hamman, has been appointed N.M. State Engineer. Before he retired from the MRGCD December 31, he was tapped to be Governor Michelle Luajn Grisham’s senior water advisor. He continues in that role,  but he now replaces the previous State Engineer, John […]

  • ISSUE 02-19-22 TANYA LATTIN TESTS POSITIVE

    The Corrales Fire Department’s Tanya Lattin  was sickened with COVID last month, as she reported to the mayor and Village Council during their  February 8 meeting. She has been, and continues to be, the public face of Corrales’ strenuous battle against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Lattin has vaccinated hundreds, perhaps thousands of villagers […]

  • ISSUE 02-19-22 WHO’LL BE NEXT MAYOR?

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The future remains as clear as mud, but as Corraleños cast ballots to elect a new mayor and half of the Village Council, it may  help  to know that Corrales will be just fine no matter who wins. Based on in-depth Corrales Comment interviews with the candidates, all the candidates —two running for […]