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Veterans Resource Center at SFCC focuses on providing respite, camaraderie

Local News Don’t be fooled by the cosmetic facelift, though. That’s just the face of a program meant provide both assistance to veterans and their families, and a retreat from the chaos.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Re-Tuning Band

Proposed changes to Santa Fe's elementary school music program sparks ire

Local News Low enrollment in high school band and weaker-than-expected skills when students get there has Santa Fe Public Schools working to change music education from the ground up. 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Cops Say Video Confirms Suicide

Footage captured by train shows a visitor to Santa Fe intentionally put himself in the path of the train, police say

Local News Video from the Rail Runner Express shows that a man who died Sunday ran toward the train as it approached, police say. 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Stolen Shine

Gold industry still poses problems for environment and human health, but some solutions are on the way

Local News In Tanzania, small-scale gold mine workers mix mud, gold and mercury with their bare hands in a pan that will later be used to cook dinner.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Gone Dry

Without funding, state stalls plans to study the effect of drought on rivers, wells and the New Mexico economy

Local News Last year, New Mexico state lawmakers set aside $100,000 to study the state’s water supply. But a year later, the money is gone.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Laura Paskus

Train Kills Pedestrian

UPDATED: Police say conductor saw man walking near tracks

Local News A man was struck and killed by the Rail Runner Express train near Zia Road this morning, says Santa Fe Fire Chief Eric Litzenberg. Police and fire crews remain on the scene near the intersection

Sunday, November 1, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Book Thief Wanted

Bookstores are leery of a Santa Fe man, believing him responsible for thousands of dollars in art books heists

Local News He’s got no catchy nickname yet, this 45-year-old Santa Fe man who worked as as security guard at the Palace of Governors but is now being accused of stealing art books in a city full of them.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Sitting There

$1 billion for New Mexico projects remains unspent, lawmakers told

Local News Hundreds of projects around New Mexico sit uncompleted as $1 billion in state funding meant to pay for them remains unspent, legislative staff told the New Mexico Legislature’s budget arm Wednesday.

Thursday, October 29, 2015 New Mexico In Depth

MorningStar Denied

City Council votes with neighborhood association against senior living facility, later approves major hospital expansion

Local News  After months of conversations and a failed attempt at mediation among the parties involved, Mayor Javier Gonzales reversed his opinion on the proposed MorningStar Senior Living Community.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Pumpkins’ Price

Labor conditions at the site where pumpkins grow for local fundraisers lead to notice of health code violations

Local News Dishes in the janitors’ sink. Insecticides, carcinogenic cleaners and motor oil stored in food preparation and storage areas. Debris, dirt and grease on food preparation surfaces and in storage areas.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Elizabeth Miller
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