May 2, 2016
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No Safety Net

Farmworkers can’t access retirement benefits because of underreported wages

Local News Maybe you’ve already spent half a day in your kitchen stuffing baggies with roasted chile for the long winter ahead. Or maybe you’re still hoping you get this job done before it’s too late.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Joseph Sorrentino

Efficiently Educated

Santa Fe Community College earns top marks for green building to house green education

Local News Santa Fe Community College student, faculty and staff feedback have fueled ongoing additions to the college’s Trades and Advanced Technology Center, where students prepare or re-skill for careers in sustainab...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Left Out

Western New Mexicans argue that state health officials left them dry by refusing medical cannabis producer permits

Local News  A retired uranium miner and a medical activist are asking the New Mexico Supreme Court to order state Health Secretary Retta Ward to issue a medical cannabis license to at least one new nonprofit in weste...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Making a Little Extra

Santa Fe County to increase price of filming permit for large-scale Hollywood productions

Local News As Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales calls to create a city film office to bring more movies and television shows to town, Santa Fe County is contemplating raising the price for Hollywood's large-scale productions...

Monday, October 19, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Test Scores Disappoint

First round of PARCC results dismal for Santa Fe, state

Local News Santa Fe schools scored at or just below statewide averages in language arts, and well below the statewide averages in mathematics in two of three reported categories. 

Friday, October 16, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Growing the Wolf Pack

US Fish and Wildlife Service to override NM decision on Mexican wolves

Local News The US Fish and Wildlife Service will exercise its right to override states that refuse to cooperate with recovery of an endangered species, so that more Mexican wolves can be released into New Mexico.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Brace Yourselves

Santa Fe moves ahead with a 'scaled-down' New Year's Eve event for Plaza

Local News A city-funded New Year's Eve event could feature a light show and a concert after City Council cleared continued planning and fundraising for an outdoor gathering to ring in 2016 on the Plaza.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Lockdown Over

Roughly 150 students were on lockdown inside New Mexico School for the Arts after somebody claimed to have a gun

Local News A student apparently received an anonymous text from somebody claiming to have a gun, leading to a late morning lockdown at the New Mexico School for the Arts in downtown Santa Fe.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Game On

Nambé Pueblo set to open new casino in mid-December to shore up local economy

Local News There’s no question that the Nambé Pueblo, a tiny 500-member community, has had a run of bad luck lately.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Thomas Ragan

A Clear Cut Extreme

US Forest Service offers $5,000 reward for those responsible for clear cutting hundreds of trees in Santa Fe National Forest

Local News There are no leads yet, but a $5,000 reward still stands in connection with the arrests and convictions of those responsible for clear cutting a couple hundred trees near the Santa Fe ski basin.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Thomas Ragan
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Morning Word: Justices Review Courtroom Closure Procedures

Morning Word The New Mexico Supreme Court is considering when and how to close a courtroom during a public trial and discovering it's a risky legal proposition. ... More

May 02, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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