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Hidden Fees

Top state official spends $30,000 in taxpayer money—on top of his $115K salary

Local News As a top official in one of New Mexico’s largest agencies, Bradley McGrath is one of the highest-profile state employees.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Joey Peters

This Old House

Santa Fe’s “Oldest House” to reopen under new management

Local News A month ago, tour guide Tom Gallegos noticed that one of his favorite stops—a place to visit for its history, a cup of coffee and a chat with museum keeper Evelyn Roybal—was closed.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Mia Rose Carbone

Fire on the Mountain

Local officials’ advice for surviving the 2013 fire season: “Seriously be prepared”

Local News In case you haven’t noticed, “It is hotter and drier this year,” says Bruce Hill

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Justin Horwath

Breaking Grounds

Starting a new business? Forget the bank loan—try the crowd

Local News On a recent Monday morning, the scene inside Iconik Coffee Roasters is typical of a local, independent coffee shop.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Elliott Teller

Coss Cuts

A highlight reel for the outgoing mayor

Local News Last week, Santa Fe Mayor David Coss announced he’s not running for a third term. Here’s a timeline of the highs, lows and notable moments for Santa Fe’s amiable executive officer.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Justin Horwath

The (un)Graduate

In New Mexico, fewer than one in 10 public school students will graduate college within six years

Local News This week, many New Mexico students will graduate from high school and college. But according to SFR's analysis, they represent only a mere fraction of the students who started public elementary school years ag...

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 SFR

Testing Out

How a privatized GED could hurt New Mexico’s neediest students

Local News Like other students cramming for final exams, Alma Hernandez is doing everything she can to pass her General Education Development (GED) test before it’s totally revamped in January.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Peter St. Cyr

Slaughterhorse-Five

The inner workings of NM’s first equine slaughterhouse

Local News Ever since late 2011, when Valley Meat Company applied to the US Department of Agriculture to open a horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, animal rights activists around the country have been up in arms over the ide...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Joey Peters

To Bee

Much abuzz about local beekeeping

Local News Joran Viers has been practicing for three years—which he says makes him a beekeeping “neophyte.”

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Elliott Teller

All About Eve

Eve Ensler on her new book, surviving cancer, farting and feeling lucky

Local News This Friday, Eve Ensler—the celebrated activist, feminist and author of The Vagina Monologues, among many other works—kicks off a 19-city tour for her powerful new book, In the Body of the World.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Alexa Schirtzinger
 
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