Santa Fe Reporter - News Briefs http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-145-1-news-briefs.html <![CDATA[Rainbow Backfire - Interstate paint job comes with up to $25K cleanup cost]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Labor Day weekend got someone’s creative juices flowing, as they apparently took special pains to create a splattered rainbow along the Interstate 25 northbound offramp leading to St. Francis Drive ]]>
<![CDATA[High Court Times - State Supreme Court to make final decision on marijuana advisory vote]]>
By: Joey Peters
The fate of a marijuana decriminalization vote this fall is now in the hands of the state Supreme Court, who will likely make a decision on it next week. Recently, both the Santa Fe and Bernalill]]>
<![CDATA[Coss Takes Aim - ]]>
By: Joey Peters
With six months out of the limelight, former Santa Fe Mayor David Coss is back in the public sphere.
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<![CDATA[Food and Trust - ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
Facing foreclosure, Gaia Gardens is creating a land trust in order to purchase the Bellemah neighborhood property that the urban garden leases.]]>
<![CDATA[Impasse In Play - ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
After five months of bargaining, 21 face-to-face meetings and 100 different proposals, the management team at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center and the union representing the hospital’s nurses are at an “impasse” over staffing levels.]]>
<![CDATA[Underpass on the Way - ]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
A plan to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety at one of Santa Fe’s most dangerous intersections is taking a leap forward with the news that a cash infusion is on the way.
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<![CDATA[Poetry on Pause - ]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
After eight years with an official city poet laureate, the Santa Fe Arts Commission has paused the program for evaluation.]]>
<![CDATA[Re-evaluating Reform - ]]>
By: Joey Peters
The state Public Education Department has backtracked on its evaluations of Santa Fe teachers after pushback from the local school district.]]>
<![CDATA[Guess Who’s Back? - ]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
It’s already been 10 years since Northern New Mexico saw its piñon trees take a major hit from tiny bark beetles. Yet, our trees are under attack again.
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<![CDATA[Far Out - ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
CNN has embarked on a visual journey that examines, exposes and celebrates the defining moments of the 1960s. ]]>
<![CDATA[Committee Left in Dark on Recycling Study - ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
The head of Santa Fe’s Environmental Services Division told an advisory committee last Thursday that he’s received the final version of an independent solid waste study contracted by the city.
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<![CDATA[Tank the Tests - ]]>
By: Joey Peters
The union representing Santa Fe public school teachers is calling on the school district to delay a Common Core-aligned standardized test scheduled to phase in across New Mexico this year.
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<![CDATA[Cooling Contract Tension - ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
The last round of labor negotiations between Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center management and the union that represents hospital caregivers failed to abate tension between the two parties.]]>
<![CDATA[Not Cashed Yet - ]]>
By: Joey Peters
Advocates for a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe came up short last week, but the drive for signatures continues.
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<![CDATA[Nurse strike possibility came suddenly - ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
Unlike the last round of hospital labor negotiations in 2011, the events that led to a threat of strike by union nurses at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center this week in Santa Fe have been more or less quiet.
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<![CDATA[Breaking Away - ]]>
By: Joey Peters
One of Santa Fe’s public charter schools, Turquoise Trail Charter School, wants to break ties with the local school district.
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<![CDATA[Ranch Handoff? - ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
A Santa Fe County committee is set to consider a proposal this week that could put to rest a long-running conflict about development of pristine property near La Cienega—or at least most of it.
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<![CDATA[Tenure Trial - ]]>
By: Justin Horwath
In a legal battle that will have implications for teachers across the state, Santa Fe Public Schools is challenging a state Appeals Court ruling.]]>
<![CDATA[The Good Son - ]]>
By: Joey Peters
Santa Fe native Alex Wirth, the son of local Democratic state Sen. Peter Wirth, recently scored an internship at the White House.]]>
<![CDATA[Smoked Out, Fired Up - ]]>
By: Joey Peters
Flames continued to spread rapidly in the trees, but as of press time officials were hopeful that the Diego fire was on its last legs.
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