July 4, 2015

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Street View


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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 SFR



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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 SFR

Letters to the Editor


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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 SFR

Mind the Mining

SF County Commissioners listen to details of mining ordinance set to lift yearlong moratorium on mining operations

Santa Fe County Commissioners listened Tuesday afternoon to the details of a proposed ordinance that would lift a year-long moratorium on sand and gravel mining operations.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Adios, Drought

High precipitation is predicted to continue as officials lift drought designation in much of New Mexico

The National Weather Service released the drought summary for New Mexico on Thursday, June 23, with the heartening headline: “Drought lessening its grip on New Mexico.”

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Hike Happening

Gross receipts tax rate increase takes effect July 1

The gross receipts tax rate increases on Wednesday, July 1 in Santa Fe County by one-eighth percent, bringing the rate that’s tacked on to most purchases inside the Santa Fe city limits to 8.3125 p

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Morning Word: Behavioral Health Audits Still Under Fire

Only two providers have had administrative hearings

Another mental health care provider owes the state a lot less Medicaid reimbursement money than a controversial audit initially indicated in 2013.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Developer Throws in the Towel

Builder cites lack of interest from City Council among reasons for abandoning apartment proposal

Tierra Concepts will likely be cutting ties with the 16 acres of land on Agua Fría Street they had hoped to develop as a 399-unit affordable housing apartment complex. 

Monday, June 29, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Munching on Trees

Hyde Park Road aspen canopy takes a big hit from caterpillars, which could affect fall gold

Hungry, hungry caterpillars are taking a toll on the famed aspen in the Santa Fe National Forest, but forest officials say the trees are likely to rebound.

Monday, June 29, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Tougher Three-Strikes Law Considered

Lawmaker wants habitual offenders locked up for life

Rep. Paul Pacheco, an Albuquerque Republican, plans to propose a bill during the 2016 legislative session that would expand the three-strikes law by adding new felony offenses – possibly aggravated burglary a...

Monday, June 29, 2015 Peter St. Cyr