1
Police bust cockfighting ring.
Organizer may be charged with animal cruelty and being incredibly lame.

2
Prairie dogs die in holding facility, then test positive for plague.
Apparently it was not a great week for any creatures, big or small.

3
Former Republican congressman Steve Pearce announces he’ll run for 2nd District again.
Pfew! We were on pins and needles over here.

4
The city has yet to implement its seizure law, passed two years ago, for DWI drivers’ cars.
And decided to notice this week…strange.

5
Preliminary cleanup begins for contaminated county courthouse.
A little sweeping, a little dusting...

6
Consultant says city needs to raise sewer rates right away.
Paying more for shit—sounds about right.

7
Santa Fe has almost 72,000 residents, a 15 percent increase since the 2000 census.
Time to expand the Whole Foods parking lot.