April 23, 2014

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Temperatures rise as New Mexico weighs the future of health care

Local News Last year, Randy Murray spent six months shopping for a health care provider. At 65, Murray was newly eligible for Medicare—and, as a former banker, he thought he was well-equipped for the challenge. It did...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Justin Horwath and Joey Peters

New Mexico Needs Moms

State celebrates National Adoption Month

Local News Last week, Santa Fe District Judge (and soon-to-be state Supreme Court justice) Barbara Vigil sped up the waiting time on six pending adoptions for Santa Fe County residents.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Joey Peters

Too Close?

The thin line between candidates and PACs

Local News It was a tough, dirty fight, and former Las Cruces District Attorney Amy Orlando knows exactly who was on her side. It’s right there on the mailers accusing her opponent of siding with sex offenders over inno...

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Justin Horwath


New Mexico voted to change the PRC. Now comes the hard part

Local News On a Friday morning at the Public Regulation Commission, Qwest is in the middle of a week’s worth of hearings.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Joey Peters

Weed Between the Lines

An incomplete history of marijuana and New Mexico

Local News   1600s: Early settlers bring Cannabis sativa to colonies to cultivate hemp

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

How the Southwest Was Won

Behind the big-money strategy to take New Mexico

Local News Six days before New Mexico’s primary election, Phil Musser, a Washington, DC-based political consultant, sent a cordial email to a key Republican donor. “Thanks very much for the time this morning," Musser ...

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Justin Horwath and Joey Peters

Shots in the Dark

Now that the election’s over...look up!

Local News Although SFR went to press before the results of a heated 2012 election had been finalized, we have a recommendation nonetheless: Get over it. Move on. Look up!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Mia Rose Carbone

Ad Wars!

Local News I don’t know about you, but I’ve become far too familiar with Heather Wilson’s pristine kitchen, and I’m not even sure it’s real. I have grown equally w

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Clara Hittel

Why I Vote (Now)

Local News In February 2008, I was in Great Lakes, Ill.—in US Navy Recruit Training—when Vice President Dick Cheney visited our base. The red carpet was rolled out for t

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Brandon Ghigliotty

Media Matters

Does partisan funding mean partisan reporting?

Local News On a recent evening, US Rep. Martin Heinrich’s campaign staff barred Rob Nikolewski, the editor of the politics website Capitol Report New Mexico, from a press availability with US Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., w...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Justin Horwath
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