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On the Clock?

Lawsuit challenges Corrections’ pay practices

Local News A correctional officer walked into his boss’ office one day and asked a question: What is my job? If the answer was “manager,” then the officer would be entitled to all the commensurate perks:...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Andrew Thompson

SFR Talk: Big Questions

With Geoffrey West

Interviews If you missed the last episode of WNYC’s Radiolab, then you missed Geoffrey West, a theoretical physicist at the Santa Fe Institute, explaining his research on city size and behavior.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Andrew Thompson

So Happy Together?

City Council no longer bickers—at least in public

Local News In 1987, the Santa Fe City Council voted to eradicate Hacky Sacks in the Plaza. Twelve years later, the council decided to re-examine the restriction. Before voting to amend the ordinance banning Hacky Sacks, t...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Andrew Thompson

A Brief Respite

Indicators: Nov. 3

Local News On Sept. 29, child care providers received their first hint of good news after suffering a long bout of budget cuts: $2.4 million in stimulus funds would be used to offset the $13 million slashed from child car...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Andrew Thompson

Nowhere Fast

An ambitious plan to streamline state driving records took a wrong turn and stalled out—in court

Features Earlier this fall, the US Department of Transportation released a report that indicates New Mexico, in figure after figure, is a dangerous place to drive. The state has a crash rate that is 63 percent higher th...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Andrew Thompson

Train of Thought

How will the Rail Runner fare under the next governor?

Local News Between the fusillades of scathing ad hominem attacks by the state’s gubernatorial candidates, one agreement has been made: the New Mexico Rail Runner needs to be re-examined. At least in car country, the...

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Andrew Thompson

Faux Pot

Bans on synthetic marijuana are the latest in anti-drug measures

Local News The man arranging pipes behind the counter of Concrete Jungle looks to the woman next to him when asked if they sell synthetic marijuana, then looks back. “No,” he says. “We have herbal incens...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Andrew Thompson

What Matters

Indicators: Oct. 20

Local News On Oct. 12, Matt Hughes, senior vice president of Albuquerque firm Research & Polling Inc., presented the results of a two-week survey of the priorities of 709 Santa Fe County residents living outside the c...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Andrew Thompson

SFR Talk: Laser Reaction

With David Bomse

Last month, SFR published a report of the top 10 companies that have Santa Fe connections and have received federal defense money. The No. 10 spot was awarded to Mesa Photonics But Mesa President David Bomse, w...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 Andrew Thompson

Pop Quiz 2010: New Mexico State Treasurer

Local News While pay-to-play scandals, investment investigations and corruption have made for heated debate in numerous races this election cycle, the race for New Mexico State Treasurer has been notably quiet. That&rsquo...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 Andrew Thompson
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