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A Creative Boost

Santa Fe City Council discusses handing off 5 acres for affordable housing for artists

Local News City councilors have privately pledged to use city-owned land for an affordable housing artist complex on Siler Road and now await more details on what the project will entail. 

Monday, August 3, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

DEA Destroyed Medical Cannabis

Santa Fe dispensary had state permission to grow marijuana, but the feds took all its plants after a workplace accident

Local News When federal Drug Enforcement Agency agents visited a Santa Fe medical cannabis dispensary after an explosion last week, they seized what local police originally described as “evidence” for an investigation...

Friday, July 31, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Piecemeal Money Reform

City Council approves portion of proposals on campaign finance rules and kicks discussion of Morningstar senior complex to next meeting

Local News City Council candidates who take public money for campaigns in the next election will have more clarity on the legal definitions of terms such as “coordination” and “disclosure,” but they won’t b...

Thursday, July 30, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Don’t Fear La Migra

Immigrant rights have grown, but advocacy groups allege labor exploitation

Local News The rallies that unfolded earlier this month in front of a pair of Santa Fe businesses, in which workers accused Maki Yaki and Horseman’s Haven Café of owing them $150,000 in back pay, was a scene that never...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Roads Less Traveled

Lower traffic counts around town could be tied to astill-weak economy, demographics, millennial trends or all of the above

Local News If, like many, you’re driving around Santa Fe with the sentiment that traffic has gotten so much worse in recent years, it turns out that it’s all in your head.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Extraction Accident under Review

With few answers about how workers got burned at a medical cannabis facility, other producers are taking safety precautions

Local News Medical cannabis producers in New Mexico are rethinking a potentially dangerous extraction process in the wake of an explosion at a Santa Fe facility that caused serious injuries.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Police Chief Resigns

Amid allegations of corruption, cronyism, Eric Garcia says he will retire

Local News Embattled Santa Fe Police Chief Eric Garcia resigned Tuesday morning, ending a short-lived career amid allegations of corruption, cronyism and, perhaps the death knell, trying to hire back a former colleague wh...

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Hot Heinrich

Get a glimpse at how the Albuquerque congressman and the rest of New Mexico's delegation are ranked for good looks

Local News For those who think Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales is quite the handsome man and could pass for Ben Affleck on a good day, they’d better brace themselves and make room for US Sen. Martin Heinrich.

Monday, July 27, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Local Plague Death Confirmed

Santa Fe County woman died of plague, health department is treating those in contact with her

Local News Tests over the weekend confirmed that woman in Santa Fe County contracted a fatal case of plague, putting health officials on edge about the potential that the disease is spreading this summer in Northern New M...

Monday, July 27, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Morningstar Goes Back to the Drawing Board

Mayor Javier Gonzales plan to move that City Council reconsider its approval of the senior living facility

Local News Mayor Javier Gonzales has decided to ask the City Council to send the Morningstar senior living development back to the drawing board—or at least, to the Planning Commission.

Friday, July 24, 2015 Elizabeth Miller
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Morning Word: State Budget Woes

Land commissioner suggests raising gasoline taxes

Morning Word As the price of oil dropped to $26.19 a barrel on Thursday, Sen. Finance Chairman John Arthur Smith says the state budget will likely have to be cut again.  ... More

Feb. 12, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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