Oct. 10, 2015
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Blue Rooster shuts its doors, citing too much competition from new bars and free music

Local News One year to the day after opening Blue Rooster as Santa Fe's downtown destination bar for the gay community, friends and family helped dismantle its interior decorations.

Friday, October 9, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Wheel These Guys Back In

Thieves stealing mountain bikes from atop cars, inside homes

Local News At least five valuable mountain bikes have been stolen in the city during the last week, often from cars parked at retail locations after the cable locks securing those bikes were chopped, says the Santa F...

Thursday, October 8, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Trump Gets Trumped

Too busy trying to find jobs, some of Santa Fe's undocumented workers say they harbor no hard feelings toward Trump

Local News As Mexico itself enters into the fray of Donald Trump politics, lampooning the contentious Republican candidate recently in a Mexico City theater, here in Santa Fe, the reaction to the man is mixed in...

Thursday, October 8, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Leaks from the Lab

LANL works to pull chromium contamination back across property line and out of aquifer

Local News Ten years ago, Los Alamos National Laboratory discovered a problem creeping its way through lab property. A plume of hexavalent chromium—of Erin Brockovich fame—had drifted down the canyon from an old power...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Beyond the Bishop

Major renovation plans shut down historic lodge and promise high-end outcome

Local News An Atlanta-based company will spend up to $60 million to renovate and reinvent the Bishop’s Lodge Ranch & Spa over the next year and a half.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Thomas Ragan

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

Local News 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

New Cannabis Growers Selected

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

Local News 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

Clearing the Air

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

Local News 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

All Aloft

Albuquerque's nine-day Balloon Fiesta starts Saturday

Local News 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

New Life for Fund

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

Local News 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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