Feb. 27, 2015

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Clean Sweep

Regional waste agency wants to close local transfer station

Local News This week, the agency that oversees both the recycling center and landfill here expects to finish writing a bid to seek a facility outside Santa Fe where the joint city/county agency can ship recyclables. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Justin Horwath


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This Weekend

Get some culture

Explore race relations through theater, get political with cartoons, celebrate springtime through tapestry and more this weekend

Friday, February 27, 2015 SFR

Embattled Charter School Administrator Weighed in on Veto

Under fire for a percieved conflict of interst, charter leader writes scathing letter urging action that governor later took

The former administrator of an Albuquerque charter school being investigated by the FBI may have influenced the governor's veto of legislation that would have brought more regulations to charter schools.

Friday, February 27, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: Martinez Doesn't Want to Win a Burrito

Former Gov. Gary Johnson will take one for the road

To win a breakfast burrito all the governor had to do was answer a senator's challenge to take the PARCC test.

Friday, February 27, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: FCC Considers Net Neutrality Rules

Right-to-work legislation heads to state Senate

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to reclassify broadband as a utility, which would give the commission more regulatory power over Internet providers.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Power Plan Limbo

Opposition to PNM replacement proposal for sources of electricity remains high as decision looms

The Public Service Company of New Mexico’s controversial power replacement plan is still undecided, and it doesn’t look like anything will be decided before April.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Protesting the PARCC

Suspended teens want meeting with state officals about the standardized test

A dozen Santa Fe High School students stood in front of the state Public Education Department today, calling for a meeting with Public Education Department Secretary Hanna Skandera over testing that they say ...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: Homeland Security Budget Held Hostage

State budget proposal passes the House

The political fight over federal funding shows no signs of letting up due to the hot-button politics of immigration.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

3 Questions

with Gabe Pihas

Although a Christian epic poem, Dante’s Divine Comedy includes many references to pagan philosophies. On Friday at St. John’s College, St. Mary’s College poetry scholar Gabe Pihas explains the meaning of ...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Emily Zak


New art exhibit speaks volumes

Artist Issa Nyaphaga was a cartoonist in exile in Paris from 1996 to 2006, and a contributor for Charlie Hebdo.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Enrique Limón

Charter Watch

Insiders say state didn’t scrutinize ABQ school even though FBI did

One hallmark of the leadership of newly confirmed state Education Secretary Hanna Skandera is her open embrace of charter schools. Under Skandera’s Public Education Department, more than 80 charter schools ar...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Joey Peters