Nov. 28, 2014

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Time Machine

Drinking chocolates hint at history

Wrapping the hands around a hot mug and sipping a steaming brew has an obvious attraction.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Julie Ann Grimm

Email Fail

Electronic communications rule government, yet officials find them easy to hide and hard to save

On any given day, hundreds of thousands of emails shoot into and out of the accounts of New Mexico’s estimated 26,000 state employees.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Joey Peters

King Hemp

Could marijuana’s non-psychoactive counterpart be the next cash crop?

Doug Fine believes that hemp will save humanity.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Joey Peters

The Way Out

“You’re not really from here if you don’t know the way out to Pecos…” he grinned, as I keyed a reminder into my phone.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Miljen Aljinovic

Public Power

Santa Fe councilors to debate public utility ordinance as soon as December

Santa Fe City councilors could debate an ordinance that would create a publicly owned power company as soon as next month, says Councilor Peter Ives, the measure's sponsor.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Justin Horwath

Luján To Head DCCC

Santa Fe's own US Rep. Ben Ray Luján is the pick to lead the national Democratic Party's efforts to elect its members to Congress in the 2016 election cycle.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Joey Peters

Morning Word: Report Outlines LANL Role in Radiation Leak

Another candidate for minority leader and more NM news.

The Santa Fe New Mexican has a great piece on the role that Los Alamos National Labs had in the radiation leak at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. And, well, it doesn't look good for LANL.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Matthew Reichbach

Scratch That

Ummm, so DJ Qbert is coming to Santa Fe

Most musicians who play well-known and beloved instruments have a hard enough time achieving any sort of notoriety, but to do so as a turntablist (one who slays the turntables) is all the more impressive.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Alex De Vore

Note by Note

A personal journey into sweet harmony

Johann S Bach was working on some pretty crazy deadlines. After 14 years as a print journalist, I can relate to the relentless nature of working under pressure. Ah, but it’s also where the magic happens.

Monday, November 17, 2014 Julie Ann Grimm

The Unknown Toll: We’ll Never Know

When 33 deaths were announced, it was just a guess

Of all the questions to rise from the blackened debris and blood-smeared chambers of the February 1980 New Mexico prison riot, none would be more haunting than the uncertainty about how many men actually died...

Monday, November 17, 2014 SFR