Aug. 29, 2015
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Labor Great Comes Home to NM

Dolores Huerta, at age 85, is still organizing, still stumping for the Democratic party, loves Donald Trump's anti-antics

Local News Dolores Huerta, New Mexican native, born in the small town of Dawson in Colfax County during the Great Depression. Attended grammar school in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Moved to Stockton, California, with her mothe...

Friday, August 21, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Premature Parking Enforcement

Marcy Street merchants can't help but think the city put the hoods on too soon

Local News At least a half dozen merchants along Marcy Street are mad, claiming they’re losing money after the city put red hoods over the parking meters outside their stores too many days before Indian Market. 

Thursday, August 20, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Shipping Container Sets Sale

City lets folk art business slide on Santa Fe style, metal and tin amid adobe

Local News In the quirky world of housing, where tiny houses are now built on wheels and RVs have long been associated with the American retiree, there now comes a third form of housing, only it ain’t on wheels.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Up in the Air

Santa Fe’s talk about breaking up with the New Mexico utility giant hasn’t moved off the dime

Local News A proposal to create a municipal electric utility—aimed at making Santa Fe carbon neutral sooner than later—appears to be fizzling out.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Color Me Unimpressed

Initial report on ‘Summer of Color’ campaign shows mixed reviews for participation, but increased attendance for key partners

Local News The Summer of Color launched with a bang, but a preliminary report on the campaign finds that despite enthusiasm and marketing spending, citywide adoption of the program limped through.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Conditions Improving

Men who suffered burns at medical cannabis facility are reportedly on the mend

Local News Two local men continue to recover from third degree burns they sustained while extracting potent oils from medical cannabis plants at Santa Fe’s New MexiCann Natural Dispensary dispensary on July 24

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Master of Disaster

Did Thomas Williams install the city's disaster recovery system, then get fired soon after by the city? It's part of a lawsuit

Local News The city of Santa Fe’s disaster recovery system has been place for at least a year now. But the backup network remains the topic of a legal dispute.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Fracking Injunction Fails

Environmental groups seeking to pause development near Chaco are told oil and gas profits win

Local News A federal judge has failed to grant an injunction that would put a temporary halt on oil and gas drilling in Navajo lands and the area around Chaco Culture National Historic Park. The preliminary injunction wou...

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Pencils Ready

Santa Fe schools enjoy relatively smooth first day of classes

Local News On Monday morning, students in crisp new polo shirts filed into their elementary school classrooms, the dust of any summer construction projects having been swept away, meals that included salad and f

Monday, August 17, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

AIDS Care Pioneer to Leave Santa Fe

Dr. Trevor Hawkins starts a new job with a drug company next month to work on global access to preventative medicine

Local News Dr. Trevor Hawkins saw his first Santa Fe patient with AIDS in 1986 at his general practice and continued to treat many to follow. Initially, the cases were always fatal.

Monday, August 17, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm
 
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