March 30, 2015

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Southwest Chief Chugs Along

Train won't bypass New Mexico and now officials are looking for way to cooperate

With Amtrak officials saying the train's storied Southwest Chief route won't change course, the New Mexico Department of Transportation is working with local stakeholders to find funding for the old t...

Monday, March 30, 2015 Justin Horwath

DEA Downtown

Woman connected to Santa Fe Oxycodone ring gets time in prison

A woman connected with the DEA raid of a Santa Fe boutique store will serve 18 months in federal prison after recently pleading guilty to distributing Oxycodone.

Monday, March 30, 2015 Joey Peters

Violet Crown Cinema Ready for its Close-Up

Santa Fe spin-off of the Austin-based cinema set for April 30 opening

After much hullabaloo, the 11-screen Violet Crown Theaters are set to open the doors of the brand-new Railyard space on April 30. This after a private VIP reception scheduled for later this week.

Monday, March 30, 2015 Enrique Limón

Morning Word: Mixed Economic Signals

Job growth up, but middle class shrinks

The brain drain continues. High school students love growing up in New Mexico, but many won't return after completing college degrees.

Monday, March 30, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Good News on a Friday? New Mexico Adds Nearly 16,000 Jobs in Year

Unemployment down, too

New Mexico added 16,000 from February 2014 while the unemployment rate dropped over the year, the New Mexico Department of Workforce solutions announced Friday. With the state adding 15,900 jobs,

Friday, March 27, 2015 Justin Horwath

This Weekend

Put on your kimono

The Japan Festival is here again. Scuba shows off their art. Music is brought to your ears by MüShi and 50 Watt Whale.

Friday, March 27, 2015 SFR

New Mexico's Dwindling Middle Class

The Land of Enchantment's middle class is smaller and shrinking faster than most other states

An analysis put together by Stateline, a news organization of the Pew Charitable Trust, is particularly sobering for the Land of Enchantment.

Friday, March 27, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: Female Therapist Investigated for Sexual Assault on Teen Offender

CYFD turns probe over to New Mexico State Police

Juvenile Justice Services Director Sandra Stewart has tendered her resignation after less than two years in the position.

Friday, March 27, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

If Signed, How Narrow Will State Interpret Hemp Law?

 Even if the governor signs the hemp bill, New Mexico farmers still may not be able to grow the plant for a while.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 Joey Peters

New Mexicans Continue to Fall Ill to Mean Flu Virus

The Department of Health reports 28 flu-related deaths this season, including the death of a baby in Dona Ana County

“Some people who get flu may develop severe illness and complications, including death, and we must still be on alert,” says Department of Health Secretary Retta Ward in a news release. “People who deve...

Thursday, March 26, 2015 Justin Horwath
 
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