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Monumental?

La Bajada Mesa could be next for national monument status

Local News A host of preservationists and at least a pair of Santa Fe County Commissioners are hoping La Bajada Mesa, with its beautiful vistas and vast open space, will become a national monument.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Thomas Ragan

Pop Quiz

Municipal Judge

Local News As the March 1 municipal election draws near, SFR is bringing back an old favorite—our tradition of calling up candidates and testing their knowledge about the office they seek.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 SFR

Udall to DHS: Slow Down Deportation

Local News On Tuesday, New Mexico’s Senator Tom Udall introduced legislation that would at a bare minimum ensure tens of thousands of migrant children receive adequate legal representation.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Thomas Ragan

Balancing the Digital Divide

With Santa Fe Public Schools' Digital Learning Plan funded to move forward, some question whether that means kids need to learn how to power-down, too

Local News During a field trip about a decade ago, Katherine Bueler stopped her science students beside a duck pond to soak in the spring afternoon.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Forest Restoration

'Fire shed' designation aims to engage city in preventing catastrophic wildfire

Local News Asked if we’re at risk of a catastrophic fire here in Santa Fe, Porfirio Chavarria, wildland urban interface specialist for the city Fire Department, answered yes without hesitating.

Monday, February 15, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Tear Down that Wall

Hearing officer recommends medpot program transparency

Local News A yearslong battle waged by open government advocates to shed light on the state’s Medical Cannabis Program is one step closer to being settled without a costly courtroom fight.

Friday, February 12, 2016 Peter St. Cyr

More Rentals, Please

City adjusts affordable housing requirement in hopes of increasing development

Local News In the years since Santa Fe began requiring rental housing developers to make 15 percent of units in any new development priced at an affordable level instead of the market rate, only one multifamily

Thursday, February 11, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Nonviolent Drug Sentence Reductions

Dozens of New Mexicans have months shaved off their sentences for federal drug crimes

Local News Even as Republican lawmakers push a series of tough new criminal sentencing bills in Santa Fe this month, federal officials, including New Mexico’s senior senator, are rethinking the mass incarceration of non...

Thursday, February 11, 2016 Peter St. Cyr

New DA Goes After DV

District Attorney Jennifer Padgett says she'll stop practice of pleading down domestic violence cases

Local News  Newly appointed District Attorney Jennifer Padgett introduced herself to Santa Fe City Council with a nod toward her history with the Children, Youth and Families Department.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Get out of Jail

Free? Not hardly. NM bail reform debate looks at those behind bars because they can’t afford to pay bail

Local News State lawmakers are debating whether to ask voters to change the constitution and give judges more flexibility in New Mexico’s longstanding cash bail system.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Jeff Proctor
 
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