July 3, 2015

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Happy birthday, America!

Celebrate our country's 239th birthday this weekend. (You don't look a day over 200, America!) There's live music, pancakes and more!

Friday, July 3, 2015 SFR

Wolves in Court

Conservation groups sue Fish and Wildlife Service, arguing failure to protect endangered species

A federal plan that's supposed to help restore populations of endangered wolves doesn't give the animals a fair chance for a real future, argues a new lawsuit.

Friday, July 3, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Morning Word: Drivers Take Advantage of Low Gas Prices

Prices are down close to a dollar compared to last Fourth of July

This Fourth of July holiday will be one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. Experts estimate that 1 in 3 people will hit the road, and according to TripAdvisor, more than a quarter of us will drive betw...

Friday, July 3, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

“Growing up Transgender in America shouldn’t mean growing up to hate your body”

Read local activist Polina Smutko’s empowering (and undelivered) Pride speech

Joining a barrage of colorful balloons, beads and tender signs of affection that added to the already celebratory mood, several guest speakers, including Mayor Gonzales, took the Plaza stage to address the crow...

Friday, July 3, 2015 Enrique Limón

Doggone It

Animal shelter reports break-in and costly damage

Someone stole cash and caused damage to one of Santa Fe’s favorite nonprofits late Wednesday or early this morning. 

Thursday, July 2, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Bittersweet Soup

Chinese brothers receive federal probation for hiring undocumented immigrants at their Double Dragon restaurants

Chinese brothers receive two years of probation following a prosecution from the US attorney over labor at their restaurants in Santa Fe and Rio Rancho.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Morning Word: Glass Recycling Hits Roadblock in SF

Bushee skeptical people will use drop-off locations

A proposal to streamline glass recycling with five new convenient drop-off sites in Santa Fe isn't dead yet.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

3 Questions

with Luis Sánchez Saturno

Taking a departure from the daily grind and focusing on his artist side, Santa Fe New Mexican photographer Luis Sánchez Saturno presents Creative Spark this Friday at Roland van Loon Gallery.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Enrique Limón

Morning Word: Businesses Clamor for Literate Workforce

Recruiting qualified employees a struggle in New Mexico

Gov. Susana Martinez is getting an earful from business owners about how difficult it is for them to recruit a qualified workforce in New Mexico.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Happy July Porkth

Stepping up to this grill is an exercise in meat, lovin’ and meat-lovin’

With Fourth of July celebrations coming up, there’s a common compulsion to run out and buy a bunch of hot dogs, hamburger patties and starchy white buns to throw on the grill.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Rob DeWalt