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Not-so-Old Santa Fe

City’s post-WWII period gets spotlight in new project

Local News Take 1974, for example. Nearly 40 years ago, the Plaza seemed more like today’s Cerrillos Road commercial corridor. Santa Fe’s population was roughly 46,000, and you could walk to Grant Avenue near Burro Al...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Justin Horwath

Above Average, But Why?

A look at trends behind NM’s troubling rise in infant deaths

Local News Newborn infants in New Mexico should be experiencing healthier births. Teen pregnancy rates are declining, and more pregnant women are receiving early prenatal care. But babies are dying more often, according t...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Joey Peters

Catch the Wind

Private energy project would traverse New Mexico to serve points west

Local News It has never been easy, trying to catch the wind. But the Sun Zia Southwest Transmission Project in southeastern New Mexico might be inching closer to doing that. Although it appeared this summer that military ...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Zoe Krasney

Savage Cut

Local filmmaker’s take on nuclear tests clashes with PBS

Local News The scene opens with a shot of a green island surrounded by blue ocean waters and the voice of documentarian Adam Horowitz explaining his lifelong enchantment with the Pacific Islands. What he fou

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Joey Peters

Chronic Shortage

Medical marijuana producers report rationing pricey cannabis for patients

Local News A state senator wants Medical Cannabis Program managers to take emergency action in light of a New Mexico Department of Health survey that confirms a critical shortage of marijuana for patients state

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Peter St. Cyr

Zoo Education

Teachers give new statewide evaluation system bad grade

Local News It’s been a rough few weeks for the Public Education Department as the backlash against a new teacher evaluation program continues to mount.  Critics say the evaluation system imposed this year by

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Joey Peters

Stationary Promise

Traffic study nearly complete for idle Rail Runner train station at Zia Road

Local News Every day in Santa Fe, the Rail Runner Express passes Zia Road and St. Francis Drive with an unfulfilled promise. It’s where the train doesn’t stop, even though a train station sits there unused.&

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Justin Horwath

High-Speed Delay

City funded project to improve Internet awaits bid process

Local News A typical business in Santa Fe pays about $700 per month for Internet connection. But what they’re getting in return—a speed of 3 megabits per second—is nothing to bargain for.  “That’s in

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Joey Peters

Hunger Games

Food-stamp cuts leave charity programs picking up the slack

Local News The questions from people experiencing “food insecurity”—the bureaucratic term for living in fear of hunger or starvation—came fast. In the first week of November, Bag n’ Hand Pantry at St.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Justin Horwath

Election Prediction

Horse race poll shows how mayoral candidates might fare

Local News Patti Bushee has a big lead over four other top contenders in Santa Fe’s mayoral election in the first public poll about the race, but the longtime city councilor also earned the highest percentage

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Justin Horwath
 
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