Oct. 6, 2015
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City Loses Booze Ban

State District Judge Sarah M Singleton rules against mini booze bottle ban that had been set to take effect this week

It turns out you can fight City Hall. It’s just that City Hall can’t fight state law—especially when it’s the Liquor Control Act. 

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Morning Word: Supreme Court Asked to Block PRC Vote

Renewable energy advocates present evidence of commissioners’ bias toward PNM

After collecting evidence for months, New Energy Economy, a renewable energy advocacy group, has formally asked the New Mexico Supreme Court to recuse four PRC commissioners.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

New Cannabis Growers Selected

Health Department says it has picked 12 nonprofits for new medical cannabis licenses, including one in Santa Fe

Santa Fe is home to one of a dozen new medical marijuana businesses approved by the state today. But who is running it and where it will set up shop are unknown. 

Monday, October 5, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Prison Safety Questioned

Guards say long hours now a public safety concern

New Mexico prison guards are sounding alarms that correctional facilities are unsafe. Long hours and mandatory overtime, they claim, is putting stress on operations around the state.

Monday, October 5, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Clearing the Air

Himalayan Stove Project brings conversation on cooking fire emissions to Santa Fe

Domestic cooking fires, which burn in hearths as far away as Nepal and as nearby as the Navajo Nation, fill homes with smoke, increasing health issues and fueling millions of deaths worldwide each year. And whe...

Friday, October 2, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

This Weekend

Yes Yes Yes, it's Beirut!

Beirut heads home in support of No No No,  the Santa Fe Woman's Club presents their flea market,  artists create works from dumpster-diving.

Friday, October 2, 2015 SFR

All Aloft

Albuquerque's nine-day Balloon Fiesta starts Saturday

After the burning of Zozobra, Indian Market and Fiestas, tourism slows down in Santa Fe and visitors stop to watch hundreds of hot air balloon pilots lift off from grassy fields during the 44th Annual Albuquerq...

Friday, October 2, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: More Campaign Funds Scrutinized

Questions raised about leftover balances

Common Cause New Mexico contends the Campaign Finance Act needs to be refined, along with better information and enforcement from the Secretary of State’s office.

Friday, October 2, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

2016 Santa Fe Bandstand Now Accepting Applications

Get crackin', bands.

Despite some weird and unfounded rumors that local non-profit Outside In would no longer be running the annual Santa Fe Bandstand series of musical events that takes place on the iconic Plaza, the sho

Thursday, October 1, 2015 Alex De Vore

New Life for Fund

Money for the Land and Water Conservation Fund has been extended to Dec. 11

Congress has denied the 60-day extension New Mexico's senators requested  to continue the funding for an important land and water conservation fund, responsible for contributing millions of dolla...

Thursday, October 1, 2015 Thomas Ragan

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