• It happened in a flash. Lightning struck a UNM student last week. Luckily, he's fine, but his watch is now deceased.
• Are you familiar with Datil, NM? You might want to be. A local ranch in this rural setting is proposing drilling wells into the aquifer there to pipe water to Albuquerque.
• Veteran local TV news anchor, Dick Knipfing, retiring at the end of the month.
• Former Sandia High athletic director accused of planting drug paraphernalia in coach's office was re-assigned twice, now retiring.
• Facing threats of national boycotts after suspending two Spanish-speaking employees last week, Whole Foods has revised its employee language policy.