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BLM Considers Deferring Oil, Gas Leases Near Chaco

UPDATED: Agency tells environmental watchdogs it's considering putting leases of mineral rights on hold

Local News The Bureau of Land Management has deferred oil and gas leases on three parcels of land and mineral rights on 2,122 acres of Navajo allotment land at the gateway to Chaco Canyon. 

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

City to Resume Easter Egg Hunt

Local News The Easter Bunny is on his way back to Santa Fe, on the city’s dime this year. After a yearslong hiatus, a city-funded Easter egg hunt is set to take place on the day before Easter at the Municipal Recreation...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Maria Egolf-Romero

Arts ‘n Crafts

Meow Wolf’s bowling alley redo dazzles with details

Local News We’re coming down to the wire when I finally tour the new Meow Wolf space in the old Silva Lanes bowling alley. They’re just about three weeks away from their March 18 grand opening.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Alex De Vore

Deeply Cut

How the city accidentally eliminated help for some of Santa Fe’s neediest families

Local News As Santa Fe’s housing market sets record levels for occupancy and rents run high, its residents often have to spend more on rent than they can really afford, subsisting on a tight budget and, essentially, liv...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Rancho de Chimayó on James Beard Shortlist

Local News The prestigious James Beard Foundation awards have been called “the Oscars of food,” and New Mexico’s own Florence Jaramillo, owner of Rancho de Chimayó Restaurante, has been named one of “America’s ...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Ben Kendall

Bye-Bye, Burritos

Surprise closure and no real answers about Santa Fe Baking Co.

Local News The Santa Fe Baking Co. website says it all. On an otherwise blank, black page, it says “Under new ownership.” And that is all it says.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Maria Egolf-Romero

Sunshine Week: The Foilies

Some government agencies are so bad at handling public records requests, they deserve an award

Local News Shoshana Walter with the Center for Investigative Reporting filed a routine public records request with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department for a story on a rogue firearms instructor.

Monday, March 14, 2016 Electronic Freedom Foundation

UPDATED: The Tipping Point

Drivers say state's embrace of Uber should include lessons in tipping etiquette

Local News New Mexico’s state laws allow for the operation of smartphone-based ride-sharing services like Uber since Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill this week. 

Friday, March 11, 2016 Maria Egolf-Romero

City Signs On to Watershed Grant

Santa Fe and state to share costs to prevent wildfire

Local News The City of Santa Fe has signed on to a grant/loan agreement from the state to share the costs of managing forests near the city watershed in an effort to prevent catastrophic wildfire there. 

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Who Spent What?

Local News Lobbyists may end up reporting far less of their spending on lawmakers under a bill lauded for improving the state’s campaign finance system.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 New Mexico In Depth
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