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Former Army Spc. 4 Nelson Koon of Moriarty was a 19-year-old cannoneer in Vietnam when his lightly manned firebase in Vietnam's Central Highlands was about to be overrun by an estimated 6,000 North Vietnamese troops. For the first time in 45 years, Nelson will meet his former commander, Capt. William Albracht, during a book signing in Albuquerque. Albracht's book, "Abandoned in Hell: The Fight for Vietnam's Firebase Kate," was published earlier this month. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

‘Abandoned in Hell’

Moriarty man to reunite with commander from Firebase Kate, who wrote a book about 5-day battle

Help for disabled people at the MVD

WHY SENIORS NEED MVD EXPRESS LANE: Julie Hobus recently emailed her experience at the Sandia Vista M …

What developers of the Santolina planned community hope will one day be home to 90,000 people is today 13,851 mostly empty acres that once was part of the Atrisco Land Grant west of Albuquerque and south of Interstate 40. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

Foresight or poor planning?

Economic, financial projections for Santolina proposal are suspect

Richard Hample took advantage of snow-packed roads in the University of New Mexico area to get some exercise on his cross-country skis

New Mexico digs out

Up to 10 inches of snow falls on Duke City, delighting skiers and frustrating drivers

Before construction work begins along I-25 between Rio Bravo and Broadway, families have a chance to remove descansos on the side of the highway, like this one located about a quarter mile south of Rio Bravo. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Safekeeping I-25 memorials

Descansos will be temporarily removed to allow for construction

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