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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

Something’s Rotten

Staffers air serious concerns about teen mental-health center

Local News Earlier this year, management at one of New Mexico’s key mental health facilities set a laudable goal: to reduce the frequency with which employees use physical restraints on the center’s violent, mentally ...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Joey Peters

Millennials at the Polls

SFR's 2012 Endorsement Issue

Local News The “Millennial Generation” is the demographic of young voters following Generation X consisting of 18- to 29-year-olds.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Nick Beckman

Behind the Calls

SFR's 2012 Endorsement Issue

Local News The Monday evening potluck taking place inside the phone-bank building contrasted the exterior. While both were covered in signs with various Democratic officials’ names, outside, a small paper attached to an...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Blanca Olivas

Quest of the Constituent

SFR's 2012 Endorsement Issue

Local News Initiation Among 21st-century knights, within the Roundtable of Common Citizens, a young voter swears her allegiance on the United States Constitution.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Charlotte Martinez
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