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Audit Oversight

City readies for state-mandated special audit of parks bond spending, approves next budget contingent on fund transfers

Local News Santa Fe city councilors who are wrestling with balancing the budget for the next year have another unknown cost to contend with--a state-mandated special audit.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Smells Like Compromise

New dairy rule on pollution came from industry and enviro compromise

Local News It took close to six years, but the dairy industry and a collection of environmental organizations have finally agreed on new regulations to detect and contain pollution from New Mexico’s dairies.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Joseph Sorrentino

Sell Him!

House of Old Man Gloom’s creator hits the real estate market

Local News The annual autumn gathering for the burning of Zozobra may be fleeting, lasting only a few hours. But the property where Old Man Gloom’s creator once lived is permanent.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Booze Suit

Local News Santa Fe city attorneys are gearing up to deal with a potential challenge to a law prohibiting the sale of small packaged liquor.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Cutting through the Bond

City staff posts proof of parks spending

Local News Roughly $1.7 million remains from the $30.3 million in bond money dedicated to expanding and improving dozens of parks and countless trails in the City Different, city officials say Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Rained Out

Forest fire season could be muted by recent storms in New Mexico, one of wettest Mays on record

Local News May is usually one of the driest months in New Mexico. But the series of rainstorms since mid-April have significantly reduced the severity of the state’s drought and the chances of a big fire season.

Monday, May 25, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Pot Applicants Kept Secret

Health Department shields public records

Local News Medical pot patients who want to know who has applied for a license to grow their medication in New Mexico may not get a chance to screen the applicants before licenses are awarded by the state.

Friday, May 22, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Drug Hotline Gets 400 Calls

Councilor Bill Dimas wants evaluation of whether city tip line for narcotics leads to arrests

Local News It has been a little over a year since Santa Fe’s regional drug tip hotline has been in operation, and now the city councilor behind it is asking for a review of the tips.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Renters’ Rights

Local News Federal housing authorities say Santa Fe landlord Paula Anderson violated the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against a woman who wanted to move her cat and her daughter into the house she rented from her.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Zoe Baillargeon

Shuttered Planetarium

Local News Santa Fe Community College's so-called “financial stability” plan to bridge a $5 million budget shortfall claims  another victim: the planetarium.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm
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