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Sugar Tax Fails

Voters soundly reject moralistic tone, show lack of confidence in City Hall's plan for beverage tax to benefit pre-K

Local News A proposed 2-cents-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks distributed in Santa Fe left a sour taste in the mouths of voters as they rejected the plan by a wide margin.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Matt Grubs

Almost Flunking

After scoring a D, Christus St. Vincent calls hospital watchdog survey on which it was graded 'poorly validated'

Local News “Patient 11” entered Christus St. Vincent in June 2015 with a fractured hip; she exited the facility less than two weeks later with a fractured hip, and multiple infections.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Sugar tax hike is likely defeated

Santa Feans vote today on a proposed 2-cents-an-ounce tax

Local News After five months of planning, refining and all-out campaigning, this is Election Day for Santa Fe’s plan to tax the distribution of sugary drinks at the rate of 2 cents per fluid ounce. The money w

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 SFR

Blaze at SFUAD

UPDATED: Cause of fire in barracks still under investigation

Local News Dark clouds of smoke and the orange glow of flames punctuated the sky over midtown Santa Fe Monday evening as a structure fire burned on the campus of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design.

Monday, May 1, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

One Last Gulp

Santa Fe’s sugary-drink tax election saw spending jump in the campaign’s final week

Local News As the effort to convince Santa Fe voters to levy a tax on sugary drinks entered the last few days of the election, spending by advocates left a negative balance of $140,000 on the group's books.

Monday, May 1, 2017 Matt Grubs

Swimming Upstream

How police decide to try to find where a drunken driver last had a drink

Local News Police think Dominic Friedlein was drunk. One officer said the 24-year-old admitted as much at the hospital. “Someone else should’ve drove. I ruined my life today,” Friedlein said hours after the crash.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Matt Grubs

Weighing the Sugar Tax

Local News On May 2, Santa Fe will tally the votes in the citywide election that asks whether to impose a 2-cents-per-ounce tax on the distribution of sugary drinks.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 SFR

Passing the Bucks

City Council approves budget that leaves city workers feeling less than whole

Local News Santa Fe employees who just two months ago heard Mayor Javier Gonzales propose a 5 percent raise tonight learned they’d have to settle for 2 percent.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Matt Grubs

Skylight to Stop Regular Operations This Week

Scheduled events will reportedly not be affected

Local News Skylight plans to stop regular operations following this weekend’s activities.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Alex De Vore

Starting Over

After a string of DWI wrecks, Santa Fe looks to redouble its efforts to stop drunken drivers

Local News Santa Fe police plan more saturation patrols and more DWI checkpoints, joining a stepped-up effort already underway by the county and state police.

Friday, April 21, 2017 Matt Grubs
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