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On a mission to save local, independent journalism one outlet at a time.

More than 1,300 communities have lost their local newspaper. We are working to preserve our local news outlets by adding digital, community participation and collaborative reporting to bring big stories home to the hyper-local level.


Our publications.

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Coming in 2023!

We proudly publish these publications.

The Paper.

The Albuquerque metro area’s independent weekly delivers 10,000 free pickup copies to hundreds of pickup locations across the Albuquerque metro area each week. It’s daily (5x week) digital versions reach more than 45,000 subscribers each week. The Paper. is published under an agreement with CTRL+P and the outlet’s owners.

Focus: News, Arts, Community, Culture, Events, Cannabis


The Corrales Comment.

“Reporting as if democracy matters (because it does!)”, The Comment has been the hometown newspaper for the Village of Corrales since 1982. It joined our CTRL+P group when the founder retired in 2022. Twice monthly print issues are delivered by US mail and news boxes to approximately 1,000 households. A new weekly e-issue provides events, community profiles and news between print issues.

Focus: Village of Corrales local news


The Sandoval Signpost.

The Signpost has covered Placitas and southern Sandoval County since 1988. It joined our CTRL+P group when the founders retired in 2022. The monthly print issues is delivered by US mail and news boxes to approximately 6,000 households. A new weekly e-issue provides events, community profiles and news between print issues.

NEW: The Signpost is expanding to include Bernalillo and changing weekly publishing starting in 2023!

Focus: Placitas, Bernalillo, Sandoval County local news


The Independent – Coming in 2023

The Independent has covered Torrance County, Southern Santa Fe County and the East Mountains since 1999.

The Independent will join the CTRL+P family of publications in 2023.

Focus: Edgewood, Moriarty, Estancia, Sandia Park, Cedar Crest, Tijeras, Madrid, Paako

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In the news.

The Paper.

The Paper. Wins National Awards for Coverage
Coverage includes Albuquerque Indian School, Right Wing Extremism and Newspaper Design
| The Paper
August 1, 2022

The Corrales Comment.

Albuquerque City Councilor buys Corrales Comment | Albuquerque Journal
June 9, 2022

Commentary: Why I bought The Corrales Comment, Pat Davis | The Corrales Comment
June 25, 2022

The Sandoval Signpost.

Sandoval Signpost gets new owner
Founders Barb and Ty Belknap cap 30+ years of high-quality news publishing

October 12, 2022

The Independent

Albuquerque city councilor buys third newspaper this year | Albuquerque Journal
November 24, 2022

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Award-winning local news

Congratulations to our award-winning team of designers, journalists and editors bringing high-caliber reporting back to local news.

FIRST PLACE – NATIONAL
Association of Alternative Newsmedia, 2022
Best Right Wing Extremism Coverage. Tracking and reporting on (former) Otero Co. Commissioner participation in Jan. 6th US Capitol attacks.
(Tierna Unruh-Enos, Pat Davis in The Paper.)

FIRST PLACE – NATIONAL
National Federation of Press Women, 2022
Best Continuing Coverage. Reporter Jon Sims: Rediscovering the lost Indian School graves beneath an Albuquerque park.
(The Paper.)

FIRST PLACE – NATIONAL
National Federation of Press Women, 2022
Newspaper Design.
(Adrian Carver in The Paper.)

FIRST PLACE – NEW MEXICO
National Federation of Press Women, 2022
Best Continuing Coverage. Reporter Jon Sims: Rediscovering the lost Indian School graves beneath an Albuquerque park (The Paper.)