The Independent Newspaper
317 Commercial St NE #201, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA

The Independent focuses on the East Mountains, Edgewood, and Estancia Valley. The Independent provides a weekly local news source with additional New Mexico stories. Printed copies are available for FREE pickup across the region. Let us know if you’d like to carry The Independent in your business! Email us at

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Who we are.

Publisher: Tierna Unruh-Enos
Managing Editor –Tierna Unruh-Enos

Pat Davis, Co-owner
Abby Lewis, Co-owner/General Counsel

Ethics & Policies

Our newsroom and contributors are expected to follow the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics:

  • Seek Truth and Report It
  • Minimize Harm
  • Act Independently
  • Be Accountable and Transparent

Corrections and Clarifications

We recognize that, despite our best efforts, sometimes we get it wrong or could have said it better. If you think something we say isn’t accurate, contact our editor ( and we’ll take a look. If we are wrong, we will run a correction and be sure to tell our readers.