Oct. 9, 2015
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Over the Limit

Santa Fe has 128 liquor licenses, nearly 300 percent over its quota

Local News It’s no secret that New Mexico has a drinking problem. Just a year ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention discovered that 51 of every 100,000 residents from the Land of Enchantment died from alco...

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Faux Transparency

Citizens are on their own when trying to pull back the curtain on the government’s public records

Local News About two years ago, Hanna Skandera, then secretary-designate of the New Mexico Public Education Department, started repeating a number.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Laura Paskus

Still Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf

NM Game Commission Says No More Mexican Wolves

Local News Mexican wolf recovery stalled out this morning when an appeal from the US Fish and Wildlife Service failed to convince the New Mexico Game Commission to permit releases of additional captive-bred wolves.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Watershed Served Prescribed Burn

Smoke visible as forest managers work to thin fuels above city reservoirs

Local News Smoke from a prescribed burn for the Santa Fe Watershed has been visible on the western horizon from the City Different since the first ignitions were set by hand on Sunday, Sept. 27. 

Monday, September 28, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Basin or Bust

Bus service to Ski Santa Fe begins Saturday in a season-long pilot project

Local News A pair of shuttle buses head up the road to the Santa Fe basin starting today and lasting until the spring. It’s being described as a public-private, pilot project, and the first public transit up the mountai...

Saturday, September 26, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Science for the People

Biologist and activist Sandra Steingraber brings lessons of New York's fracking ban to the West

Local News Sandra Steingraber, biologist, author and cancer survivor, woke up one morning to find that 40 percent of the land in her county, including a parcel just down the block, had been leased for oil and gas developm...

Friday, September 25, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Buckman Budget To Swell

Initial outlook for maintenance and repairs calls for $36 million

Local News Repairs and improvement projects at the Buckman Direct Diversion over the next 20 years could cost $36.4 million, and might require a rate increase to fund. “It's quite a shock,” Councilor J

Thursday, September 24, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Studio Steps Up

Local News Big changes are coming to the Santa Fe music/recording landscape, as longtime local troubadour/producer/generally super-nice dude Jono Manson announces that he and Boston-based audio engineer Tim Schmoyer are s...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Alex De Vore

No Puppy Love in NM

Game Commission to reconsider releases of Mexican wolves, including pups

Local News Somewhere amid the Big Bad Wolf propaganda, the story of Mowgli gets lost. Remember Mowgli, the man-cub raised by wolves?

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Knocked Out

A mixed bag for Santa Fe medical cannabis applicants

Local News After waiting more than five years for a license to grow and distribute medical cannabis, Santa Fe residents Mark and Elizabeth Springer are once again feeling betrayed.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Peter St. Cyr
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