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The Big Payoff

In Brief

Local News Over the past month, protests in the Occupy Wall Street movement have spread across the nation. In Santa Fe, they’ve centered around Bank of America—the recipient of the second-largest bailout package in 20...

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Joey Peters

Art Kickstart

Indicators: Sept. 28

Local News Nationwide, arts-related jobs will grow just as quickly as the entire labor force over the next eight years, according to a recent US Bureau of Labor Statistics report. Much of that growth should come to Santa ...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Joey Peters

Race to 2012

GOP strategizes about winning over Latino voters

Local News Most Latinos are conservative and don’t know it. That’s the message many emphasized at the Hispanic Leadership Network’s Rebuilding the American Dream conference held in Albuquerque Sept. 23 and 24—th...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Joey Peters


Tales from the other side of New Mexico’s corruption epidemic

Features On Aug. 11, a dozen members of the press crammed into a Public Regulation Commission meeting to follow a juicy lead. Jerome Block Jr.—the embattled commissioner facing allegations of charging $8,000 worth...

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Joey Peters


Federal review finds big problems at the NM Dept. of Health

Local News Nearly two years after Bob Ortiz first raised concerns about how one of the state’s largest departments handles its finances, he’s finally getting a response. In July, the US Department of Agriculture’s...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Joey Peters


In Brief

Local News As lawmakers continue their redistricting work in the special session, both parties are getting fed up.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Joey Peters

Fed Up

In Brief

Local News After City Councilor Patti Bushee kept hearing horror stories involving drug deals, burglary and loitering from her constituents, she decided to hold a public meeting about it. Roughly 40 people, including cops...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Joey Peters

Slow Connection

Mayor Coss on Broadband

Local News During a recent interview with SFR, Mayor David Coss expressed frustration at the lack of citywide broadband service in Santa Fe.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Joey Peters

Out to Dry

Indicators: Sept. 14

Local News Predictions of a drying Colorado River Basin come often. In 2008, a study published in Water Resources Research predicted that the basin’s two biggest reservoirs would dry up by 2021.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Joey Peters


Hard drug-related crime is on the rise in northern NM

Local News The 1st Judicial District encompasses Santa Fe County and Rio Arriba County, which has the highest per capita heroin overdose rate in the nation. District Judge Stephen Pfeffer says most of the drug-related sea...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Joey Peters
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