March 28, 2017
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Postwar Paperwork

Decades of veterans struggle to understand and receive benefits.

Local News George Vigil is a 63-year-old Vietnam veteran and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Los Alamos. Under the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs benefit system, Vigil is considered 75 ...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

State of Play

SFR takes the pulse of the city’s parks and playgrounds.

Features The Saturday of Labor Day weekend was sublime. Clear blue skies, a gentle breeze and songbirds’ lazy trills provided an exuberant farewell to summer. It was the kind of day that begged for picnics, walks ...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Sunshine Review

State solar plans move ahead—but Santa Fe is left behind.

Local News After a protracted, year-long battle, a plan from the state’s largest utility to implement solar energy is good to go. But not in Santa Fe.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

SFR Talk

History Buff

Interviews As Santa Fe’s first official city historian, José Garcia, a genealogist and historian who can trace his northern New Mexico roots back to the early 1700s, wants to bring history to the people. His ...

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Behind the Numbers

Elder abuse happens in Santa Fegood luck finding out more

Local News It’s not hard to find allegations of elder abuse and neglect in New Mexico. A simple statewide search for lawsuits filed against the larger nursing home companies yields hundreds of results.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Pooling Resources

In Brief

Local News Labor Day (Sept. 6) marks this summer’s official end—the day on which refined ladies put away their white jeans and men finally return those unfortunate bright-pink Bermuda shorts to the back of the...

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Kicking Back

In Brief

Local News On Aug. 3, the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce trumpeted a new program offering “aggressive discounts” to Chamber members who shop at Office Depot—free delivery on orders of more than $50, and &l...

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Cleaning Up

Indicators: Aug. 25

Local News On Aug. 11, Public Service Company of New Mexico, the state’s largest utility, issued a press release warning that pollution controls proposed by the New Mexico Environment Department would result in sign...

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

The Next Waiver

Family Caregivers wait and worry for changes to disabled services

Local News Institutional change is never easy. When it comes to the changes afoot for the state’s disabled population, insiders expect a “bloodletting.” SFR’s review of the emails, comments, quest...

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Budding Ruts

As NM’s medical pot program grows, so do its obstacles.

“Hamstrung,” “underfunded,” “very hard to contact” and plagued by “ideological barriers”? Just another day in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program. With mo...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger
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Morning Word: Soda Tax Campaign Gets Sticky

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