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Read SFR's award-winning work from the Society of Professional Journalists Top of the Rockies contest

Local News  We already know SFR Art Director Anson Stevens-Bollen has the goods, but now the top journalists in the Western states along the Rocky Mountains are affirming his success

Sunday, May 17, 2015 SFR

The Last Mile

Ortiz Mountains preserve road dubbed too dangerous for cars

Local News The Santa Fe Botanical Garden, the nonprofit that manages the Ortiz Mountain preserve, decided a few weeks ago that the road was too dangerous to drive.

Friday, May 15, 2015 Thomas Ragan

PNM's Electricity Rate Increase Rejected

$100 million request determined to be incomplete

Local News Public Regulation Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to reject the Public Service Company’s 16 percent electricity rate increase for residents and small businesses. The final decision by the PRC fol

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Gauging the Gouge

Should officials give back part of the mountain of cash that came from high water rates?

Local News Santa Fe had a big role in a recent New York Times story for having the nation’s highest water rates.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Leaks at the Lab

Former LANL auditor publishes tell-all book

Local News July 16 will mark the 70th anniversary of Trinity, the code name for the first detonation of a nuclear weapon in the desert of New Mexico, about 35 miles east of Socorro.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Copper & Water

Attorney general, conservation groups say Appeals Court decision was off the mark

Local News A contentious rule on copper mine water pollution could be heading to the state’s highest court following the attorney general’s petition seeking to overturn a ruling last month from the Court of Appeals.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Laura Paskus

Uber Infiltration

App-based ride-sharing program delivers with fewer rules than cab companies

Local News The Uber driver’s Ford Fusion appeared at the house before we were ready to leave—exactly six minutes after we summoned a lift from the ride-sharing service’s mobile phone app.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Justin Horwath

On Paper

Police say they finally have correct forms to issue civil citations for small pot possession

Local News Santa Fe’s police department is lagging when it comes to making the switch from enforcing state penalties for marijuana possession to city ones.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Rating Teachers

State Public Education Department says local teachers earned better marks in this year's evaluations

Local News Teachers in Santa Fe Public Schools performed better in a statewide evaluation system this year than last. That is, if the results can be trusted.The New Mexico Public Education Department on May 4 is

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Say It Ain't So! Apparently Beards Have More Poop Than Toilets

NM study kills boners worldwide

Local News In a shocking revelation that is sure to stun many a hipster, man of leisure and overall #teambeard Instagram star, a new study reveals that beards are dirtier than the common toilet due to a rancid b...

Monday, May 4, 2015 Enrique Limón
 
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