Aug. 3, 2015

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DEA Destroyed Medical Cannabis

Santa Fe dispensary had state permission to grow marijuana, but the feds took all its plants after a workplace accident

When federal Drug Enforcement Agency agents visited a Santa Fe medical cannabis dispensary after an explosion last week, they seized what local police originally described as “evidence” for an investigation...

Friday, July 31, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

This. Goddamn. Film Series.

It’s become Mission: Impossible to see an end to this nonsense

Considering how little Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation cares about a coherent story, exciting action set pieces or jokes that aren’t eye-rollers, it’s worth noting that this film is the fifth in a series t...

Friday, July 31, 2015 David Riedel


Party like a winner

Once our Best of Santa Fe party has been thoroughly enjoyed and provided you with enough hometown pride you could just barf, you’ll realize that the good times have just begun.

Friday, July 31, 2015 Alex De Vore

This Weekend

Celebrate the Best of Santa Fe!

Don't miss our Best of Santa Fe party with the vendors and artists that you voted for! Also Girls Inc.'s annual craft show, live music, classic movies and more.

Friday, July 31, 2015 SFR

Morning Word: PNM Agreements Sidestep PRC Review

Advocacy groups want ownership transfer agreements ruled null and void

PNM has spent months trying to restructure ownership agreements of the aging coal-fired plant near Farmington before it shutters two units. In May, they signed acquisition agreements to transfers to California ...

Friday, July 31, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Piecemeal Money Reform

City Council approves portion of proposals on campaign finance rules and kicks discussion of Morningstar senior complex to next meeting

City Council candidates who take public money for campaigns in the next election will have more clarity on the legal definitions of terms such as “coordination” and “disclosure,” but they won’t b...

Thursday, July 30, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Morning Word: Prison Guards Fire at Inmate During Target Practice

Prisoner screamed in pain after getting hit by a nonlethal bean bag

New Mexico Corrections Department officials say they've changed their training exercise protocols and will now remove convicts from their cells before lining up targets.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: New Mexico Clergy Promote Solar and Wind

Interfaith leaders urge action on climate and poverty issues

Religious leaders in New Mexico have signed a letter in support of Pope Francis' scathing climate change encyclical and call for action on developing renewable energy sources and early childhood programs.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Everything Else

Best of Santa Fe 2015

You know that drawer in the kitchen that contains aluminum foil, spatulas, a screwdriver and batteries? This section is kind of like that. It's our catch-all for staff favorites on places to go, things to do...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 SFR

Food & Drink

Best of Santa Fe 2015

Our favorite off-the-beaten-path choices for chile, muffins, oatmeal, coffee, you name it.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 SFR