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The Big Water Decision: Should the City Buy the System From PNM?

40th Anniversary After more than 100 years of having their water system owned and operated by someone else, the citizens of Santa Fe will head to the polls next Tuesday, Sept. 17, to decide if the city should purchase

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Scott Gullet

Critics Pan Indian Imagery in American Spirit

40th Anniversary Santa Fe Natural Tobacco took a hit last year for allegedly ripping off Native Americans by using Indian customs to promote its products. A national newsletter called Health Letter blasted the local firm in an ...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Glen Hunter

Pride and Plutonium

A Journey Into WIPP

40th Anniversary A 2,150-foot journey down into the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) east of Carlsbad can feel like a ride on a phantasmagorical Disneyland ride—until you stop to think about what the multi-million dollar pr...

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 Clay Evans

The Case for a Full-Time SF Mayor

After one year, Trujillo is ready for the change

40th Anniversary Yet such are the actual facts of the job, according to Santa Fe’s present mayor, Art Trujillo, who announced last month, after just one year in office, that he will not run for a second term.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Hope Aldrich

South Seas, West San Francisco

40th Anniversary What you immediately expect when you push open the tall, thick, heavy swinging door at Evangelo’s Cocktail lounge is to see Bob Hope bantering with traders and sailors from behind the bar, Dorothy Lamour swis...

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 John Konopak

Tainted Love: On the prowl with The Bachelor

40th Anniversary The main piece of furniture is the bed. Black and white tiles line the kitchen, numerous candles that have burned into many early mornings decorate a small brown table. The Bachelor’s kitten swats at the dead...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Julia Goldberg

The Rise and Fall of Channel 2

Why Santa Fe’s first television station went bankrupt

40th Anniversary For a variety of reasons, including a Federal Communications Commission ruling that a Santa Fe television station could not place its transmitter tower on Sandia Crest beside the transmitter towers of the Albuq...

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 Keith Easthouse

Looking Back

South Shopping Mall Would Include Sears

40th Anniversary Without notifying or consulting city officials, a Chicago-based firm has quietly begun publicizing plans to open in 1982 a new south Santa Fe shopping center almost twice as large as any located here now, and t...

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 Richard McCord

Montaño, Moore, Delgado, Manning Elected in a Populist Sweep. And… Hang On, It’s Debbie!

March 2, 1994; Vol. 19, Issue 37.

40th Anniversary At 10 minutes before 9 pm Tuesday night the political history of Santa Fe shifted sharply and suddenly, as City Councilor Debbie Jaramillo—loved in some precincts and feared in others—scored a startling ups...

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The River

Sept. 20, 1995; Vol. 21, Issue 14

40th Anniversary Native American people called Santa Fe by the name of Poe Gaé—“the watering place.” For centuries, the Santa Fe River, which meandered through the city’s downtown, was the lifeblood of the community. B...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Anne Constable
 
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