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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Despite the long odds, two bills to reform New Mexico marijuana laws are making progress in the state Senate.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Joey Peters

7 Days


Been under a rock for the last week? Here's what you missed. SFR's 7 Days is your one-stop shop for all the news that happens in and around Northern New Mexico.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 SFR

Celebrity with a Side of Gross

'Maps to the Stars' is in its own galaxy

Maps to the Stars is a nasty little film—and though I use “little” a little pejoratively, it’s better than his last three.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 David Riedel

Council Committee Green Lights Mini Booze Ban

The pleas of liquor store owners didn't sway two members of the Public Works Committee

A proposal by District 1 City Councilor Sig Lindell to ban the sale of miniature bottles of booze city wide cleared its first hurdle at Monday's Public Works Committee hearing.

Monday, February 23, 2015 Justin Horwath

Morning Word: Gas Prices on the Rise

Winter storm advisories around New Mexico

Gas prices have jumped an average of 26 cents in the past 30 days. While the current national average is $2.36 a gallon, New Mexico’s average price is $2.13.

Monday, February 23, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Campaign Cash Enforcement

Attorney general and secretary of state say they'll work together to enforce election laws

One hallmark of New Mexico elections in the post-Citizens United era: the elections sheriffs rarely enforce the law.

Saturday, February 21, 2015 Justin Horwath

New Medical Marijuana Rules Adopted

Plant count triples for producers; patients allowed 8 ounces every 90 days

After months of contentious public debate, New Mexico Health Department Secretary Retta Ward has adopted three new sets of medical marijuana rules.

Friday, February 20, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Lunch Launchpad

Santa Fe’s food-truck landscape gets a lift from the Street Food Institute

On Friday morning, the east-facing side of the New Mexico Roundhouse became a launching pad for something both sides of the aisle tend to agree on without much heated debate: great food. The Stre

Friday, February 20, 2015 Rob DeWalt

This Weekend

Celebrate the Oscars and the Year of the Goat.

It's the Year of the Goat and Oscar weekend! Also, a talk looks at Abe Lincoln, the Scottish Rite Center gets a Meow Wolf makeover and Janis Ian performs.

Friday, February 20, 2015 SFR

Abused Child's Death Changes Case

State Police say they have reopened 2009 investigation, await autopsy for girl with brain trauma

The quiet death last month of a young Santa Fe girl is leading State Police to reopen an old child abuse case.A 6-year-old died here in late January after a short life with major disabilities that doctor's say ...

Friday, February 20, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm