Sept. 26, 2017
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Shut Your Trap

Game Commission trapping decision incites wolf activists

Local News “There’s no gray in this issue,” Cerrillos activist Cindy Roper told attendees at a panel on animal trapping held in Albuquerque last week. “It’s very black and white.” No ...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Wren Abbott

Left Behind

Santa Fe’s public schools are among the worst in the state. Why there’s no excuse

Features Test scores aren’t the only indicator of SFPS’ deficiency relative to the rest of the state. Last year, its high school graduation rate—53 percent—was the second-worst out of all 89 New Mexico school di...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Wren Abbott

Tourist Detraction

City efforts to attract visitors are floundering

Local News In the wake of startling revelations about the Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau, some are questioning whether fundamental changes are in order—including removing it from city management altogether.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott

Field of Dreams

In Brief

Local News The group lined up to speak at last week’s Santa Fe Public Schools Board of Education meeting forum differed from the usual assortment of PTA parents and neighborhood association members who typically take th...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott

Taking out the Trash

In Brief

Local News Santa Fe County is hoping to revamp its solid waste program to encourage recycling and make waste disposal more cost-effective.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott


How New Mexico politicians use Twitter

Features The best and brightest get their tweet on.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott

West Coast

9-11  Like many aspiring writers, I planned to move to New York after college. When the towers fell, I stayed in California for a few years before eventually trying to make it there.

Friday, September 9, 2011 Wren Abbott

Dam Fools

Beavers’ building penchant pits enviros against farmers

Local News An improbable character is at the center of a debate between environmentalists and La Bajada farmers: the beaver.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Wren Abbott

Booked Up

Indicators: Sept. 07

Local News Santa Fe County lodgers’ tax income leapt last fiscal year, partly with the help of Impressions Advertising, which touted the county in national magazines and in 15-second cable TV spots that ran in Roswell, ...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Wren Abbott

Pit Stop

US House budget would curtail LANL funding

Local News Two controversial Los Alamos National Laboratory construction projects will take big hits if a budget bill passed by the US House of Representatives is signed into law next month.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Wren Abbott
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