July 24, 2016
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A Psychotropic Population

Figuring out how to handle mentally ill population in county jails in Land of Enchantment

Local News What’s the state to do with all the mentally ill inmates inside dozens of county detention facilities? That was a question posed this week before an interim legislative committee.

Monday, December 7, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Still No SOS

Governor says she might appoint a secretary of state in the coming weeks, but applicants are in the dark

Local News Gov. Susana Martinez is taking her time to appoint a new New Mexico secretary of state while 14 applicants and others up for consideration cool their heels. 

Friday, December 4, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

‘Zombie Mine’ Refuses to Die

And if the mining company has its way, the public won’t get to say much about it

Local News Nearly two and a half decades after the Mt. Taylor Mine, an underground uranium mine near Grants, switched from active to standby status, Rio Grande Resources Corp., which owns the mine, has filed paperwork to ...

Thursday, December 3, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Beware the Checkpoint

Deming man sues feds over medpot seizures

Local News Santa Feans who use medical marijuana to alleviate their pain, reduce their blood sugar or increase their appetite in the face of cancer or AIDS would be well-advised to steer clear of checkpoints in the southe...

Thursday, December 3, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Talkin' Alcohol Policy

State officials open up to questions from local service industry professionals

Local News And though all exchanges between officials and service professionals were respectful, the overall subtext was one of frustration and muted fear.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Alex De Vore

Get Wise on Budget Woes

Mayor, councilors take public input on how to fix city budget shortfall

Local News Mayor Javier Gonzales will host listening sessions to take public input on and discuss solutions to the budget shortfall on Monday, Dec. 7 and Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

PrEP for the Future

HIV prevention drug gains traction in Santa Fe and nation

Local News One patient reports a nurse told him she had never heard of it. Another doctor said the medicine was “just for porn stars.” A third patient, though, says knowing a potential part

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Questions, Folks?

Restaurant group to hold question-and-answer session to clear any confusion about alcohol consumption during holidays

Local News 'Tis the season for giving and drinking, and the latest to enter the fray in trying to curb drunken driving is the Greater Santa Fe Restaurant Association, which is inviting the public to a question-and-answer ...

Monday, November 30, 2015 Thomas Ragan

County Jail Blues

State shorts county jails money due in face of 100,000 bookings in 2015 fiscal year

Local News Roughly 35 percent of inmates doing time in county jails are mentally ill, either a sign that adult detention facilities in New Mexico have become a form of de facto housing in the absence of state mental facil...

Saturday, November 28, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Call a Cab

Santa Fe County's DWI Program offers cabs around town at low prices over holiday

Local News Protect the lives of others and yourself and dial a cab if you’ve been drinking too much over the Thanksgiving holidays. 

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 Thomas Ragan
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Trump Paints Dark Picture

Morning Word The Republican nominee declares himself the country's savior. ... More

July 22, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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