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Getting Real

In Brief

Local News An immigrants’ rights group says the federal “Real ID” act is a “smokescreen” for anti-immigrant legislation.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Wren Abbott

Tarred Reputation

Construction contractor sues state for $1.28 million

Local News A lawsuit filed by an Arizona-based construction company alleges the state Department of Transportation rejected its asphalt after failing to test it properly, raising questions about the quality and longevity ...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Wren Abbott

Chorus of Complaints

Music store leaves a trail of civil suits

Local News Santa Fe Music and Piano made its exit from the local music scene last month amid the latest in a long series of discordant notes.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Wren Abbott

SFR Talk: House Whisperer

With Phil Pfeiffer

Interviews Phil Pfeiffer, a director, and his wife Cee Moravec, a set dresser, began building a house in Cerrillos powered by alternative energy after Pfeiffer took green building classes through Architects, Designers & C...

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Wren Abbott

Wet 'n' Wild

In Brief

Local News Local environmental groups say the city’s plan to release water into the Santa Fe River following a natural “hydrograph,” or water discharge pattern, will provide ecological and cultural benef...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Wren Abbott

Burden of Proof

In Brief

Local News A recent state Supreme Court opinion highlights the difference between the laws governing Native American children and non-Native children.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Wren Abbott

Below Zero

SFR chronicles chilly scenes of winter

Local News Last week, Santa Feans found out just how menacing those spiky blue parentheses used to symbolize a cold front can be. The state was hit with a one-two punch when cold air traveled down from the northern states...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 Wren Abbott

Read Between the Lines

Laws would address New Mexico’s reading instruction

Local News Phonemic awareness, along with phonics, fluency, comprehension and vocabulary, are the “big five” elements of “scientifically based” reading instruction that a 2000 National Reading Pane...

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 Wren Abbott

Driving Change

Indicators: Feb. 2

Local News If recent sales trends don’t reverse, the rest of the state may stop thinking of Santa Feans as Kombucha-chugging locavores with “coexist” stickers on their Priuses. Well, the Prius part, anyw...

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 Wren Abbott

Breaking Bad

Drug Court has helped hundreds escape from lives of drugs and crime—but does the program itself have a future?

Features Despite the notorious drug problem in Santa Fe County, the successful Drug Court faces an uncertain future. With the paucity of funding available to sustain it in the current economic climate, Drug Court’...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Wren Abbott
 
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