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Passing the Baton

Santa Fe Community College seeks its next leader

Local News In attempting to fill the vacancy left by outgoing president Sheila Ortego, Santa Fe Community College has narrowed down the field of applicants to six promising candidates—though a closer look at some casts ...

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Wren Abbott

Big Picture

May 9

Local News On an anti-rape video, file cabinet o'drugs, and NM ghost town.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Wren Abbott

Ancient Arsenal

New bacteria found in a New Mexico cave challenge scientific doctrine

Local News It’s an entrenched piece of pop-science wisdom: Overuse of antibiotics in medicine is the reason bacteria evolve into antibiotic-resistant superbugs. But deep inside four-million-year-old Lechugilla cave in...

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 Wren Abbott

Outsourced

New Mexico is sending millions of dollars’ worth of public education contract money out of state

Local News When Gov. Susana Martinez gave her first State of the State address on Jan. 1, 2011, she emphasized two priorities: improving education and keeping businesses in New Mexico. But SFR has found that, in the 15 mo...

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Wren Abbott

Big Picture

April 18

Local News  On SFPD's boob fetish, man who stores sewage, and swan-icide.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Wren Abbott

A Tale of Two CITEs

Southern NM courts Pegasus Global Holdings’ elusive “ghost town” test site

Local News Last week, a tourist stopped in to the Hobbs Chamber of Commerce looking for a local attraction: a “ghost town” used to test futuristic technologies. Chamber of Commerce employee Tiffany Bishop had disapp...

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Wren Abbott

Friends in Deed

One woman is bridging the gap between Santa Fe’s haves and have-nots

Local News On the evening of March 28, Sheila Louis walked into Christ Church Santa Fe with no place to stay, no money, untreated back pain from a recent car accident and overflowing anger about her situation.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Wren Abbott

Booking Baby

County jail books pregnant woman despite health concerns

Local News A little over a year ago, Alicia Gonzales-Lamonda was arrested for shoplifting and other charges. She entered a guilty plea and was sentenced to a year on electronic monitoring. As it turns out, that may have b...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Wren Abbott

Party's Over

With its budget slashed and a proposed nuclear facility dead in the water, Los Alamos National Laboratory and local activists look for new direction

Features On the morning of Feb. 13, Joni Arends, executive director of Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, was sitting in her downtown Santa Fe office when a flurry of emails suddenly flooded her inbox. President Bar...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Wren Abbott

License to Sell

New Mexico’s liquor laws create obstacles for new businesses

Local Economy The plan: Bring down the state’s sky-high liquor license prices by making more licenses available or by making existing licenses harder to lose.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Wren Abbott
 
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