Nov. 22, 2014

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Rick May Headed Back To DC

The former New Mexico cabinet secretary will be staff director for the US House Budget Committee

Local News  Rick May, the former New Mexico cabinet secretary who had a public falling out with Gov. Susana Martinez, is headed back to Washington DC to work on the federal budget.
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Nov. 21, 2014 by Joey Peters

State Gets Green Light for Gila Decision

Judge says petitioner in open meetings case has to pay $62 million bond to keep restraining order in place

Local News A District Court judge in Santa Fe has lifted a temporary restraining order against the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. 
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Nov. 21, 2014 by Laura Paskus

Middle Ground

For some, president's immigration changes are good; for others, not good enough

Local News For immigrants like Cinthya Chavez and Ivan Jimenez, who live and work in Santa Fe, President Barack Obama’s executive decision to protect millions of people from deportation couldn’t have come fa ... More

Nov. 21, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr
 

Slow Burn

Enforcing the city's new marijuana decriminalization law is taking forever

Local News More than two months after City Council approved decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, the new ordinance still isn't being fully enforced. ... More

Nov. 20, 2014 by Joey Peters

Email Fail

Electronic communications rule government, yet officials find them easy to hide and hard to save

Features On any given day, hundreds of thousands of emails shoot into and out of the accounts of New Mexico’s estimated 26,000 state employees. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Joey Peters

Ride Sharing Arrives in Santa Fe

Despite controversy with PRC and local cab operator, Uber makes surprise launch with mayor's support

Local News The ride-sharing taxi alternative Uber made a surprise launch in Santa Fe today, giving a lift to Mayor Javier Gonzales from the Plaza as its “Rider Zero.” ... More

Nov. 19, 2014 by SFR

Money Machine

In Congress, Rep Ben Ray Luján has sought to stifle big-money influence on elections. In politics, he takes helm at multimillion dollar PAC

Local News As the head of the DCCC, New Mexico's US Rep Lujan has now become in integral cog in the modern-day election money machine that raises and spends millions of dollars to influence your vote.


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Nov. 20, 2014 by Justin Horwath

History Repeated

Artists at crossroads examines own work

Picks “I have a prayer, a spirit, a breath that is inside me,” Ehren Kee Natay says in his artist’s statement. “It tells me to create. It cannot be silenced. It can only be quieted by creating.” ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Time Machine

Drinking chocolates hint at history

Food Writing Wrapping the hands around a hot mug and sipping a steaming brew has an obvious attraction. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Scratch That

Ummm, so DJ Qbert is coming to Santa Fe

Music Features Most musicians who play well-known and beloved instruments have a hard enough time achieving any sort of notoriety, but to do so as a turntablist (one who slays the turntables) is all the more impressive.
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Nov. 17, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Small Bites

11.19.14

Small Bites Looking for a picture-perfect bird without the hassle? A number of area establishments like 315 Restaurant & Wine Bar and Terra at Four Seasons Rancho Encantado are offering to-go Thanksgiving banquets. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Enrique Limón

The Way Out

Blue Corn “You’re not really from here if you don’t know the way out to Pecos…” he grinned, as I keyed a reminder into my phone. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Miljen Aljinovic

King Hemp

Could marijuana’s non-psychoactive counterpart be the next cash crop?

Local News Doug Fine believes that hemp will save humanity.
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Nov. 18, 2014 by Joey Peters

The Unknown Toll: We’ll Never Know

When 33 deaths were announced, it was just a guess

40th Anniversary Of all the questions to rise from the blackened debris and blood-smeared chambers of the February 1980 New Mexico prison riot, none would be more haunting than the uncertainty about how many men actually died during the horror. ... More

Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

Shelter Still Awaits Lease

Cold nights have facility full

News Briefs City councilors voted on Nov. 12 to hold public meetings on improvements to services for the homeless, but so far those sessions are unscheduled. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Street View

11.19.14

Street View Send your pics to Streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to CCA Cinematheque. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by SFR

Luján To Head DCCC

Local News Santa Fe's own US Rep. Ben Ray Luján is the pick to lead the national Democratic Party's efforts to elect its members to Congress in the 2016 election cycle.
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Nov. 17, 2014 by Joey Peters

3 Questions

with John Gutierrez

3 Questions If you don’t like cheese, you’re no friend of mine. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Eavesdropper

11.19.14

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com ... More

Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

You're Better off at the Hanging Tree

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' squanders…everything

Meh Does the creative team behind The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 see the parallel between its characters’ cynical use of propaganda and the movie studio’s cynical marketing decision to turn the final book in Suzanne Collins’ trilogy into two movies?
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Nov. 20, 2014 by David Riedel

Letters to the Editor

11.19.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity.
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Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

11.19.14

7 Days Been under a rock for the last week? Here's what you missed. SFR's 7 Days is your one-stop shop for all the news that happens in and around Northern New Mexico. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by SFR

Happy Notes

'Keep On Keepin’ On' chronicles jazz great Clark Terry

Yay In the last few years, it seems that music documentaries about iconic people, places and things have been popping up every six months. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by David Riedel
 
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