Oct. 21, 2014

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Pot Politics

Susana Martinez to attend fundraiser hosted by aspiring marijuana businessman

Local News Susana Martinez has been unabashed about her opposition to loosening marijuana laws, but that's not stopping her from attending a fundraiser hosted by a marijuana entrepreneur.  ... More

Oct. 21, 2014 by Joey Peters

Nonagenarian walks ABQ to Santa Fe against money in politics

Activist Sally-Alice Thompson treks big distance to solve big issue

Local News So far for the 2014 elections, political candidates across New Mexico have raised more than $21.2 million, according to data compiled by the Secretary of State’s office.Think about all the problems ... More

Oct. 21, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Udder Distress

A small town takes on Big Dairy over foul odor and fly plague

Local News “I tell people that I always know I’m in Mesquite because of the smell,” says Arturo Uribe, executive director of the Mesquite Community Action Committee. The odor, he and other Mesquite residen ... More

Oct. 21, 2014 by Joseph Sorrentino
 

Gun Pledge

Santa Fe Schools to recognize anti-gun day

Local News Schools in Santa Fe are gearing up to recognize a national observance day aimed at curbing guns in the classroom. ... More

Oct. 17, 2014 by Joey Peters

Amazon Avoids NM Tax

News Briefs The online mega-retailer Amazon doesn’t have to pay gross receipts taxes on sales of goods that New Mexicans order from its website, according to a spokesman for the New Mexico Taxation & Revenue Department. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Stomp

Adjunct faculty takes on administration at Santa Fe Community College over wages, benefits

Features Higher education institutions across the nation have increased their reliance on adjunct teachers rather than full-time staff, but at colleges such as the Santa Fe Community College, those instructors are often not earning wages that match their efforts. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by Joey Peters

Two Seek Congress Seat

Ben Ray Lujan and Jefferson Byrd face off for NM US Congress seat in our latest video interview with candidates

Local News Congressional challenger Jefferson Byrd and incumbent US Rep. Ben Ray Lujan explain their differing opinions on the role of the federal government and recent decisions on topics including war and climate change. ... More

Oct. 20, 2014 by SFR

Christus Nurses Vote for 40th Percentile, Enforcement

Union vote Saturday late into night on contract with management where both sides make concessions

Local News Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center union members overwhelmingly voted to ratify a three-year contract with the hospital's management.

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Oct. 19, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Where to start?

Born Here I suppose chronologically, one would start by telling you about those friendships you make early on in college, where you know within 15 minutes of meeting someone that you will be old men one day, cackling over a bottle of whiskey. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by Miljen Aljinovic

Clean Slate

SFIFF dawns anew

Picks For SFIFF’s sixth year, I simply implore you to check out the film festival because it’s the opposite of the big-budget Hollywood bullshit that we’re subjected to throughout the year. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by David Riedel

PAC Attack Lacks Facts

State representative hit hard for vote she didn't make

Local News  A Super PAC mailer targeting incumbent state Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard blasts her for voting in favor of expunging criminal records. The problem? She voted against it.
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Oct. 16, 2014 by Joey Peters

Come to M.A.M.A.’S

Beating the burger, food stand delights

Food Writing Takeout need not be relegated to fast-food chains and taco trucks in Santa Fe.
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Oct. 07, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Favorite Sons

Santa Fe loses two giants from our local music community

Music Features We’ve been faced with some seriously tragic losses of late, Santa Fe. High Mayhem founder Max Friedenberg and Joseph Moncada, who many knew as Joseph "Santa Fe Pulse" both died this week, and memorial gatherings are planned for both on Saturday.  ... More

Oct. 09, 2014 by Alex De Vore

What Should the County Do With La Bajada Ranch?

County committee seeks input in 470-acre property

Local News The La Bajada Steering Committee is seeking your input on what Santa Fe County should do with the 470-acre La Bajada Ranch. For the past year, the county has been mulling what to do with the pristine property, located between the Santa Fe River and west of the La Cienega exit off I-25.   ... More

Oct. 20, 2014 by Justin Horwath

PAC Attack Lacks Facts

State representative hit hard for vote she didn't make

Local News  A Super PAC mailer targeting incumbent state Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard blasts her for voting in favor of expunging criminal records. The problem? She voted against it.
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Oct. 16, 2014 by Joey Peters

The Oldest Old (And Others)

40th Anniversary Two old people were sitting in their living room. They had been together for 60 years. Maybe 65 years. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by Dennis Jarrett

3 Questions

with Raya Golden

3 Questions When ‘Game of Thrones’ mastermind George RR Martin calls something the “most twisted thing” he’s ever written, fans stand up and pay attention. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Letters to the Editor

10.15.14

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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Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

Street View

10.15.14

Street View See something cheeky? Snap a pic and send it to streetview@sfreporter.com for a chance to win free movie passes. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.15.14

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com
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Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

10.15.14

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

Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

Get Up, Stand Up

'Pride' is a great feel-good movie

Yay The underlying theme of Pride is in finding unity and fellowship, in finding people with whom you can share your struggle and draw strength. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by David Riedel

Shot In the Heart and You’re to Blame

'Rudderless' is better than it has any right to be

Ok Despite every story beat being telegraphed way, way in advance Rudderless remains so watchable. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by David Riedel
 
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