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Bagged

City outreach on plastic bag ban begins soon— but questions still remain about enforcement

Local News The City of Santa Fe has sunk thousands of taxpayer dollars into its effort to educate citizens about the upcoming ban on plastic bags. But the ban is approaching fast—Feb. 27—and citizens and businesses st...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Justin Horwath

SFR’s Guide to Getting Pulled Over

Local News The last few months in New Mexico have proved traffic stops can be deadly—for both officers and civilians.  The “number one cause of harm or death of police officers” is now traffic stops,

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Justin Horwath

Hospital clues sought

News Briefs City Councilors Patti Bushee and Peter Ives say Santa Fe needs to know more about what’s going on at the city’s biggest hospital. Last week, the councilors introduced a resolution that would

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Justin Horwath

Not-so-Old Santa Fe

City’s post-WWII period gets spotlight in new project

Local News Take 1974, for example. Nearly 40 years ago, the Plaza seemed more like today’s Cerrillos Road commercial corridor. Santa Fe’s population was roughly 46,000, and you could walk to Grant Avenue near Burro Al...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Justin Horwath

Olympic Dreams

News Briefs The Santa Fe Skating Club is hosting a holiday figure skating show featuring two winter Olympic hopefuls. Figure-skating pair Alexa Scimeca, 22, and Chris Knierim, 26, 2013 US National Pairs Silver Me

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Justin Horwath

Got Wood?

Lighters, tied cords and flares, oh my!

Winter Guide “See the oak?” Martinez asks, holding up the thick, heavy wood. “You need some other kind of wood to burn. ‘Cause this oak— you can’t just start [with] it. You know what I mean? Because it’s so de...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Justin Horwath

Back at the Ranch

News Briefs Santa Fe County owns an expensive ranch near La Cienega, but officials still don’t know what to do with it. Several dozen people showed up for a tour of La Bajada ranch last week. The county purchas

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Justin Horwath

Stationary Promise

Traffic study nearly complete for idle Rail Runner train station at Zia Road

Local News Every day in Santa Fe, the Rail Runner Express passes Zia Road and St. Francis Drive with an unfulfilled promise. It’s where the train doesn’t stop, even though a train station sits there unused.&

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Justin Horwath

Santa Fe Gold Profits Dip

News Briefs Revenue for a mining company seeking to dig for gold in deposits of the Ortiz Mountains decreased $4.3 million in the three-month reporting period that ended Sept. 30 compared to the same three-month

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Justin Horwath

Hunger Games

Food-stamp cuts leave charity programs picking up the slack

Local News The questions from people experiencing “food insecurity”—the bureaucratic term for living in fear of hunger or starvation—came fast. In the first week of November, Bag n’ Hand Pantry at St.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Justin Horwath
 
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