In Santa Fe, the development process includes a somewhat unique step: the archaeological survey. During the boom years, the city’s Archaeological Review Committee could see as many as 100 surveys in a year. These days, it’s in the dozens.
In August 2009, Inara Cedrins walked into St. Elizabeth Shelter. Four months later, she left so dissatisfied that she filed a lawsuit. The suit, filed in March of this year, charges St. Elizabeth with not adequately helping Cedrins.
By now, the narrative of Santa Fe as rustic-settlement-cum-tourist-trap is old, and so are the shouts from those who can afford little more than a place in the settlement. But according to a ranking of legislative districts put out by the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness, new Santa Fe has earned itself the distinction of being the least-affordable place to live in the state.
The flier first caught the eye of Santa Fe activist Sloan Cunningham as she perused a local bulletin board. It announces a 5-6 pm, Oct. 13 candidate reception for Republicans John Sanchez and Dianna Duran—candidates for lt. gov. and secretary of state, respectively—in Sunflower Market’s DeVargas Center parking lot