Jan. 31, 2015

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Morning Word: Third Group Withdraws from PNM Agreement

Mora County Commission reacts to fracking opinion

The Public Service Company of New Mexico's plan to replace coal power from two units with more coal from two other units isn't sitting well with consumers or renewable advocates.

Friday, January 23, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Voter ID To The Future

Senator wants state to study thumbprint, eye-scan technology for voter ID

 A Republican state senator wants to take a different look at the contentious idea of requiring voters to present photo IDs at the polls. 

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Joey Peters

Updated: PNM mailers: Keep Santa Fe Moving Forward

Company calls proposal to purchase PNM's power system 'misguided'

Public Service Company of New Mexico mailers are urging locals to "help PNM keep Santa Fe moving forward" in a public relations blitz against creating a publicly owned utility in the city.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Justin Horwath

George RR Martin: Bestselling author, badass, breast man

Santa Fe resident is no puritan, and he wants the whole world to know it

“Let's turn from the latest cheating scandal involving the New England Patriots to a much more pleasant subject: breasts,” the ardent football fan posted to his LiveJournal on Wednesday.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Enrique Limón

Morning Word: Storm Offers Little Drought Relief

Rodella sentenced to more than a decade in federal prison; plans appeal

Snow accumulation has done little to help northern watersheds or improve New Mexico’s water supply.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Back On The Table: Abortion

Bills curbing abortion rights are expected to go far this year

At least three bills restricting access to abortion are likely to be introduced, and activists on both sides of the issue expect them to go much farther than before in recent years. 

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Joey Peters

Morning Word: Mora's Fracking Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Rodella's request for new trial denied

Judge rules that the county doesn’t have the authority to enforce zoning regulations on state lands and that an outright ban of hydrocarbon extraction is a violation of state law, because state law allows oil...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

3 Questions

with Charlotte Jackson

A curator, an artist and a gallery owner discuss their careers in art—and how being women affected them—at a panel on Monday at Charlotte Jackson Fine Art.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Emily Zak

Trade Groups Want Out of PNM Agreement

Plan for replacing power from coal remains under fire from public as PRC hearings continue

Two energy organizations say they will no longer support the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s controversial power replacement plan.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Public Hearing On City Campaign Reform Wednesday

On Wednesday evening, the city's Ethics and Campaign Review Board (ECRB) will continue its discussion about reforming Santa Fe's public campaign finance system after it's first test in last year's mayora...

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Joey Peters