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Crude Awakening

Lamy confronts big oil

Local News The two men who work for an Oklahoma trucking company didn’t expect to be talking down an occasionally menacing crowd in the Tumbleweed Room, a chandelier-decked space adjacent to the barroom of the old Legal...

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 Justin Horwath

Beauty and the Beat Cop

State rules require longer basic training for hairstylists than peace officers

Local News Even as videos of officer-involved shootings and stories of forced rectal exams on drug suspects make national headlines, officials at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Training Academy plan to reduce peace office...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Peter St. Cyr

Dine and Dash

Airport director says favorable restaurant lease could risk federal grants

Local News The Internal Revenue Service has levied a federal tax lien on Duke City Gourmet, a limited liability corporation that runs the Santa Fe Airport Grill, a modestly sized American diner located next door to the ai...

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Joey Peters

Cannabis Tourist

Looking for bud in all the right places

Local News Apprehension overtook me inside the Pueblo Police Department headquarters. As I interviewed an officer, the smell from my jacket pocket must have lingered a few feet in every direction.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Justin Horwath


City outreach on plastic bag ban begins soon— but questions still remain about enforcement

Local News The City of Santa Fe has sunk thousands of taxpayer dollars into its effort to educate citizens about the upcoming ban on plastic bags. But the ban is approaching fast—Feb. 27—and citizens and businesses st...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Justin Horwath

District 2

Council Race Trading Cards

Local News In District 2, a plethora of candidates are lined up to replace outgoing city Councilor Rebecca Wurzburger. The district encompasses the affluent area east of downtown and up Canyon Road to the Sol y Lomas ne...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Joey Peters

Above Board

City Ethics and Campaign Review Board rarely bares teeth

Local News Though the four ECRB members who attended the meeting voted to drop the complaint that alleged Bushee had improperly spent her own funds on her publicly-funded campaign, some did so reluctantly, acknowledging a...

Thursday, December 26, 2013 Joey Peters

SFR’s Guide to Getting Pulled Over

Local News The last few months in New Mexico have proved traffic stops can be deadly—for both officers and civilians.  The “number one cause of harm or death of police officers” is now traffic stops,

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Justin Horwath

Something Fishy at State Game Department

Few explanations offered for why Director James Lane made a quick exit

Local News At nine o’clock Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, the state’s Game Commission convened an emergency closed meeting in Albuquerque. If the meeting was unexpected, the announcement afterwards was a shock—one that...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Laura Paskus


SFR brings back its city election trading cards

Local News All three remaining candidates for mayor have superpowers. They’ve already fended off several potential opponents who dropped out of the fight before it really began, and now they’ll face each other for t...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Joey Peters
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