Feb. 24, 2017
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Sanctuary Strengthened

City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Protecting Undocumented Immigrants

Local News Words matter. The word "sanctuary" isn't found in Santa Fe's policy, but a resolution adopted on Wednesday affirms and strengthens the city's approach to the treatment of immigran

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Beyond the Ban

Santa Feans from targeted Muslim countries feel new pressure on old wounds in the wake of Trump policy

Features Santa Fe is home to a small Muslim community of about 450 people in the greater county area, according to estimates in a private survey called the 2010 US Religious Census.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Steven Hsieh

To Protect and Troll

Police union chief under investigation for incendiary posts

Local News The Santa Fe Police Department’s internal affairs unit on Monday opened an investigation of the local police union president for incendiary posts shared on his Facebook page.

Monday, February 20, 2017 Steven Hsieh

It's Strong

Mayor Javier Gonzales delivers his third State of the City speech

Local News Mayor Javier Gonzales used his third annual State of the City speech to highlight successes over his tenure, as well as defend controversial proposals, including a tax on sugary beverages.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Stepping Toward Sanctuary

Nearly 200 Santa Feans packed the council chambers to support sanctuary

Local News Following an emotional and lengthy public comment session, the city Finance Committee on Monday advanced a resolution that would reaffirm and strengthen policies protecting undocumented immigrants.

Monday, February 13, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Dealing with Defunding

Planned Parenthood rakes in record donations as reproductive services come under threat

Local News More than 500 people arose at daybreak Thursday to attend Planned Parenthood’s annual Breakfast of Champions, the event’s largest turnout since it started four years ago.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Picking a Fight with Big Soda

Dollars likely to flow into campaigns for and against mayor’s proposed tax on sugary beverages

Local News It is uncontroversial to say Santa Fe suffers from woefully underfunded pre-K programs, which experts say are integral to improving children’s economic outcomes. About 1,000 3- to 4-year-olds in the city don...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Steven Hsieh

3 Questions

with Mark Johnson

3 Questions Descartes Labs, the agriculture forecasting startup, launched out of Los Alamos National Laboratory two years ago. Using satellite-imaging technology, the company boasts that it produces more accurate corn yie...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Joking Around

We spoke with that Carlsbad city councilor with the sexist Facebook post

Local News Carlsbad City Councilor JR Doporto drew widespread criticism today after KOB 4 highlighted a Facebook post he wrote mocking women who participated in Saturday's nationwide demonstrations.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Cash Withdrawal

Grassroots movement urges city to divest from Wells Fargo, which funds Dakota Access Pipeline

Local News Come the fall, the city government could sever ties with a bank that’s helping to fund the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Steven Hsieh
 
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Morning Word: To Protect and Troll

Morning Word Santa Fe Police Sergeant Troy Baker has a lot to say about some of the people he's sworn to serve and protect ... and it isn't nice. ... More

Feb. 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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