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Welcome to the Dungeon

Union sues over ‘unsafe’ state building basement

Local News Three years ago, several Public Education Department employees stationed in the basement of the agency’s old government building started complaining about similar breathing problems.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Joey Peters

Weather Anomaly

Soaking rains break records­—maybe

Local News Santa Fe got drenched again Sunday night with roughly a half-inch of chilly rain and hail—another soggy reminder that the state is finally getting reprieve from one of the worst droughts it’s encountered re...

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Justin Horwath

Can’t Hardly Wait

Federally-funded abstinence-only education finds its way to NM

Local News Six years ago, the state Department of Health made headlines when it rejected a federal grant for abstinence-only education in public schools.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Joey Peters

Without Inner Peace, It Explodes

Buddhist monk weighs world events, technology

Local News Geshe Shereb, a Buddhist monk from Nepal, is the newest arrival at the Thubten Norbu Ling Tibetan Buddhist Center [1807 Second St., Ste. 35].

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Justin Horwath


Sex assault charges against veteran detective dropped and rookie cop quits the force

Local News No criminal charges will be filed against a veteran male Santa Fe Police Department detective who was accused of sexual assault by a female patrol officer in the department.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Justin Horwath

Crowded House

More candidates are jockeying up for Santa Fe mayor than in nearly 20 years

Local News For Santa Fe, the unofficial start of fall last week also marked the beginning of another season this year—the city election.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Joey Peters

How much is it worth?

Santa Fe County assessor uses Dallas firm to help with valuations

Local News The Santa Fe County Assessor’s Office is reviewing work recently submitted by an out-of-state contractor who was paid $1.86 million to help gather data that could impact the property tax bills of thousands of...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Justin Horwath

Better Than a Weed Whacker

Using goats to eradicate plants

Local News Amanita Thorp, who turns 29 later this month, has been goatscaping since 2007. Thorp coined the term when she was preparing for her first contracted job as a wrangler of weed-eating goats. “Now,” she says, ...

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Mia Rose Carbone

You’ve Been Served

SFR court case alleges governor violated IPRA, state constitution.

Local News The Santa Fe Reporter filed a lawsuit against Republican Gov. Susana Martinez this week in the First Judicial District Court. The lawsuit alleges Martinez “routinely” violated the state’s public records l...

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Justin Horwath and Joey Peters

PNM Pay Disparity

Navajo landowners seek more favorable leases for energy rights

Local News Laura Toledo’s father Robert took pride in his land—a share of the 640-acre “allotment” property just outside Gallup, NM, that’s been in the Toledo family since the 19th century.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Elliott Teller
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