Oct. 4, 2015
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Best candidate 2008

Who didn’t make the ballot

Best of Santa Fe Tom BenavidesIn an election year like 2008, when an unpopular president has termed out and the nation is almost universally calling for “change,” when voter registration is breaking all-ti

Thursday, July 24, 2008 Dave Maass

Manning Up

PRC candidate admits he “crossed a boundary.”

Local News Green Party Public Regulation Commission candidate Rick Lass doesn’t consider himself a “woman beater,” despite the accusation leveled at him by his Democratic opponent’s father in the 3...

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 Dave Maass

SFR TALK: All the Road Rage

With Eric Parnes

Interviews If there’s one thing Eric Parnes has learned from his 25 years as a defensive driving instructor, it’s that everyone—city councilors, SFR writers and, yes, defensive driving instructors—...

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 Dave Maass


PRC candidate denies in-kind contribution.

Local News Public Regulation Commission candidates are barred from accepting contributions from regulated companies’ employees and officers, but blood is thicker than money and, in the case of Jerome Block Jr., Demo...

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Dave Maass


The modern Native American experience is a struggle for identity—and justice.

Local News On her first day at Lubbock High School in Texas, circa 1992, Valerie Rangel’s sass landed her in the principal’s office. The receptionist handed her a form that instructed her to check a box to ide...

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Dave Maass


Conservative strategist sues CD-3 Republican hopeful

Local News As Dan East prepares to battle against the Democratic Party’s nominee, Ben Ray Lujan, and Independent Carol Miller for the seat currently occupied by US Rep. Tom Udall, D-NM, he also faces a courtroom bat...

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Dave Maass


Jerome Block Jr.’s legal history includes missing court dates.

Local News Aggravated DWI, unlawful riding, urinating in public, ditching out on court-ordered child-support mediation and breach of contract—these are the charges that Jerome Block Jr., the Democratic nominee to re...

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 Dave Maass


With City Councilor Rosemary Romero

Local News In March, Santa Fe voters overwhelmingly elected Rosemary Romero to replace Karen Heldmeyer as city councilor for District 2. Romero is a professional mediator.

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 Dave Maass


Karl Chamberlain’s execution is over

Local News On Feb. 21, Karl Chamberlain received a rare greeting card from his half-sister, Liberty Chamberlain: “Happy Death Day”...

Wednesday, June 18, 2008 Dave Maass


Activists want more help with prairie dogs.

Local News Once upon a time in April, the dirt lot behind Lowe’s #89 on St. Michael’s Drive was a prairie-dog paradise...

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 Dave Maass
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