July 30, 2015

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Morning Word: City Park Charges 'Consistently Unreasonable'

Advisory Committee chair says bond money assigned to cancelled projects

At the same time Santa Fe City Finance Committee members deferred a public hearing on the issue, more concerns are being raised over how $30.3 million in Santa Fe park improvement bond money was spent.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Sacred Lands Ban in Court

Environmental groups make their case against BLM's permitting practices

The lawsuit challenging the Bureau of Land Management’s current approach of issuing one oil and gas development permit at a time, rather than considering the cumulative effects of all the wells in an area on ...

Monday, July 13, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Another Developer Faces Pushback

Rancho Viejo residents concerned about 200-unit complex

Rancho Viejo neighbors called the Arizona developer's plans to build 16 two-story buildings a nice project in the wrong place.

Monday, July 13, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Walk, Don't Walk

Santa Fe releases plan for having a more pedestrian-friendly city

In an increasingly carbon-conscious world, in a city that’s looking to attract young people by enabling the car-free lifestyles they enjoy, in a place where people want to walk to run errands or exercise or g...

Saturday, July 11, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Export Leader

New national report says Santa Fe among leading cities with growth in outgoing goods

Think our economy is floundering? Here’s a nugget to add to your perspective: Santa Fe ranks as the No. 5 metropolitan area in the nation for export growth, according to a new report released by the US D...

Friday, July 10, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

This Weekend

The International Folk Art Market is back!

The 12th Annual International Folk Art Market is back, as well as ART Santa Fe. Also celebrate Women in Film and catch The Act of Killing.

Friday, July 10, 2015 SFR

Morning Word: Native Youth Rally at White House

First Lady welcomes teens to tribal summit addressing economic opportunity

It’s Friday, July 10, 2015 Native youth from across the nation rallied yesterday at the White House for an event the president called Generation Indigenous.

Friday, July 10, 2015 SFR

Secrets Suck

Lawsuit seeks documents to reveal state's methods on licensing for medical cannabis producers

The state shouldn’t be able to keep secrets about who’s been awarded licenses from the state to grow and sell cannabis, argues a lawsuit filed this week in district court. 

Friday, July 10, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Creatively Financed

City Council agrees to transfer $3 million from water fund, says next year they'll balance the budget

 A $3 million transfer from the Santa Fe’s water utility fund will be used to balance the city budget this year in a financial shuffle approved by City Council at almost 1 am Thursday.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Taming Wild Horses

Universities and USGS to help BLM come up with longer lasting fertility vaccines for wild horses

Radio tracking collars, more studies devoted to genetic diversity through fecal analysis and longer lasting fertility-control vaccines are among the solutions to help control the wild horse population across th...

Thursday, July 9, 2015 Thomas Ragan