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Learning to SHARE

Familiar excuses plague the state’s five-year-old accounting system

Local News Five years ago, state agencies were in an uproar over New Mexico’s new online accounting system, known as SHARE. They blamed it for financial misstatements, unaccounted-for federal funds and other mistakes. I...

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Joey Peters

Spring Training

State Republicans may be outnumbered, but they’re ready for an open season

Local News On March 17, approximately 800 delegates from around New Mexico packed the halls of Albuquerque’s Crowne Plaza Hotel for the state Republican Party’s preprimary convention.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Joey Peters

“Purple People Eaters”

A young coffee entrepreneur tries to make it happen in the City Different

Standing behind a coffee-decorated cart situated in Concrete Jungle’s front patio, a scarf-clad Phil Santos prepares espresso, condensed milk and soda for a concoction he invented, called “Hola Cola.”

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Joey Peters

Laying Eggs

The Santa Fe Business Incubator invests in Santa Fe’s strengths

Local Economy The plan: Despite the incubator’s success, however, shifting Santa Fe’s economy away from heavy reliance on its usual industries will take much more than one entity’s well-intentioned efforts.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Joey Peters

Waived Down

Long-anticipated family caregiver cuts are likely coming this summer

Local News Two years ago, Ernestine Morales spoke to SFR about her fear amid rumors of cuts in the state’s Medicaid-funded Developmental Disabilities Waiver. Morales’ daughter Monique was born with microcephaly, a neu...

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Joey Peters

Moving Picture

Chris Eyre talks with SFR about film, SFUAD and the lure of New Mexico

Local News Chris Eyre has been involved with nine feature films since his 1998 debut Smoke Signals, yet the indie sensation, which was marketed as the first feature film written, directed and produced by Native Americans ...

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Joey Peters

Amended Detections

Are activist concerns over potentially contaminated water misguided?

Local News If a recent tussle between a local engineer and officials from Los Alamos National Laboratory shows anything, it’s that one lab’s error is another man’s dilemma.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Joey Peters

Rebranding

Critics say NM health secretary is micromanaging public info

Local News New Mexico Department of Health employees received an unwelcome Valentine’s Day gift last week when the agency’s Public Health Division director sent out a sweeping order.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Joey Peters

Roundhouse Cowboy

In New Mexico’s shifting political landscape, Andy Nuñez’ brand of rugged individualism has made him an unlikely star

Features On Jan. 17, the opening day of New Mexico’s 2012 legislative session, longtime state House of Representatives Speaker Ben Luján, D-Santa Fe, stood before a hushed chamber. Luján, a diminutive man in his 70s...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Joey Peters

Over the Lines

The idiot’s guide to New Mexico redistricting

Local News The New Mexico Supreme Court’s Feb. 10 order rejecting the latest New Mexico House of Representatives redistricting plan sent some Roundhouse Republicans into a fury.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Joey Peters
 
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