Santa Fe Reporter - Local News http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-4-1-local-news.html <![CDATA[Green Rush Database - Search the names of people on boards of directors for corporations that want to produce medical cannabis]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
Nonprofits seeking to get involved in the growing medical cannabis industry have filed incorporation papers with the secretary of state's office, searchable in our database.]]>
<![CDATA[Pot of Gold - One applicant sees dollar signs in the chance at a cannabis growing license but withdraws application when questioned]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
For months, medical cannabis patients have been expressing concerns about not knowing exactly who has applied to grow their medication.]]>
<![CDATA[A Drier Town - Jury still out on effectiveness of Santa Fe’s court program for drunken drivers]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Councilor Carmichael Dominguez was driving home from a city meeting one night when a car sped by on Cerrillos Road, and then hit the median, flipped over and skidded into a hotel right in front of him.]]>
<![CDATA[From the Ground Up - La Cienega neighbors adopt DIY plan for high-tech water study]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
The village’s name means “the spring.” Look at one ridge on its fringes, and you see the classic New Mexico high desert, brown earth peeking from between blackish green dots of low trees.
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<![CDATA[Mud and Mudslinging in the Waters - Clashes over Clean Water Rule leave waters and workers in limbo]]> Elizabeth Miller
Without the Clean Water Rule Governor Martinez’s administration has joined 12 other states in suing the US Environmental Protection Agency over, more than 90 percent of New Mexican waters are without clear protections under the Clean Water Act.]]>
<![CDATA[Caboose Won't Vamoose - Keep Santa Fe Beautiful working on 25-year agreement to keep caboose in city]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
The chairman of Keep Santa Fe Beautiful is confident that the stars will align and the caboose will stay in the City Different; it just might not be at its current location.]]>
<![CDATA[Right to Die Gets Debated - Physician-assisted deaths case heads to New Mexico Supreme Court]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
The “aid in dying” case to allow a physician to aid terminally ill patients in choosing to end their own lives will be heard in New Mexico Supreme Court on Monday, October 26. A District Cour]]>
<![CDATA[Ready, Set, Go - Santa Fe city election candidates can pick up packets to be in races for March 2016 ballot]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
UPDATED: Looking for change at City Hall? Are you ready to be the change you want to see in the world? Prospective candidates for Santa Fe City Council can pick up information and necessary paperwork beginning today.]]>
<![CDATA[Burn Another One Down - Zozobra and Zozobro offering options for torching last year's woes]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
 We've all got a few worries worth destroying, and this time of year is increasingly ripe with options. ]]>
<![CDATA[Recycling the Recycling Plan - Santa Fe County will draft ordinance that requires current haulers to offer recycling pickup in three districts]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
The nearly half-dozen trash haulers who serve three districts in unincorporated areas of Santa Fe County would be required to provide recycling services under a new proposal that aims to increase the rate of diversion from the landfill while still keeping the interests of county residents in mind.]]>
<![CDATA[Boil Water in Las Campanas - Roughly 400 residents of luxury subdivision urged to boil water for five minutes to kill possible E. coli]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
A high-end housing community on Santa Fe's west side is reeling as the state has advised roughly 400 residents who live in Las Campanas to boil their water, at least until tomorrow evening. ]]>
<![CDATA[Water for Roads - Water for Roads: San Ildefonso governor accuses Santa Fe County of 'inability to act in good faith']]>
By: Thomas Ragan

San Ildefonso Gov. James Mountain, whose pueblo is at the epicenter of a roads dispute that has now put an entire water delivery system in jeopardy, accused Santa Fe County Commissioners of acting irresponsibly.

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<![CDATA[Information Pothole - State gives medical cannabis producers permission to expand operations but still keeps records secret]]>
By: Peter St. Cyr
Chronic shortages of medical cannabis in New Mexico could be a thing of the past. State health regulators have approved proposals from 10 of the state’s biggest marijuana growers, who will triple the number of plants they’re allowed to cultivate.]]>
<![CDATA[Labor’s Local Legacy - Native New Mexican Dolores Huerta returns home to talk about Trump, Latinos and civics]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
The legacy of Dolores Huerta, the great labor leader who marched alongside Cesar Chavez and improved the lives of tens of thousands of farmworkers through bargaining power, can be found most anywhere.
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<![CDATA[The Rio Grande Rages - Late season runs through the Taos Box are still drawing visitors to the river]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
Whitewater rafting on the Rio Grande will be winding down in the next few weeks as children return to school, summer vacations taper off and adrenaline junkies are reduced to a trickle.]]>
<![CDATA[Drink Up - How Santa Fe’s city water quality compares 
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By: Elizabeth Miller
The 2014 water quality test shows most of the city’s water sources coming in below the maximum contaminant level goal.]]>
<![CDATA[What a Wish List Says about a City - Soccer is still a big winner as city councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreation]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
City councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers: Ask for what you really want (or perhaps need) or ask for what you know you're likely to get.]]>
<![CDATA[Don’t Confuse a Foreclosure with an Auction - What they meant when they said Jackalope was up for auction isn’t what you thought they meant]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Don’t go to Jackalope on Wednesday morning looking to get into a bidding war over that rug you’ve been lusting over or expecting to clear a few pieces of pottery at bargain prices. ]]>
<![CDATA[Water Delivery Withdraws - Santa Fe County withholds cash for water because of roads dispute]]>
By: Thomas Ragan
Santa Fe County will withhold more than $30 million of its portion toward the construction of a regional water system to the Pojoaque Valley, a financial bailing that was passed in the form of a resolution by the Santa Fe County Commission on Tuesday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Railyard Apartments on Deck - Empty parcel is eyed for rental housing, but details are scarce]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
A proposal that’s still largely under wraps could bring apartment living to the Santa Fe Railyard. While a community master plan for the city-owned land west of downtown has long reflected the idea that people should be able to live there as well as shop, dine and be entertained, the reality of housing in the development hasn’t gotten far. ]]>