July 29, 2015

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For the Record

Secrecy still abounds in the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program

When Ken Groggel, a senior state health department employee, visits any one of New Mexico’s 23 medical cannabis facilities, he has a checklist of areas to inspect.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

The Reign in Spain…

Those guys in metal suits are back!

Many of you may have read that Texas has decided to do something outrageous in its new social studies textbooks.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Robert Basler

Street View


Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 SFR



Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 SFR

Letters to the Editor


Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters ...

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 SFR

Toss It Right Here

Recycling program adds to plastics collected, expects revenue

Residents throughout Santa Fe County can now toss a lot more materials in the recycling bin, effective immediately, as the Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency has entered into a contract with Albuquerque-bas...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Under the Table

Santa Fe City Council to explore expanding licenses for short-term rentals

The Santa Fe City Council is looking into the possibilities of tweaking its short-term rental ordinance, expanding the number of licenses in hopes of reining in those who are breaking the law by renting in the ...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Raising Children by Supporting Families

Fighting poverty may require working with parents on income, job training and parenting skills

New Mexico’s children continue to be some of the most impoverished in the nation, but fixing the trend will require a multigenerational approach that takes more into account than school test scores and teen b...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Morning Word: NM Still Ranked Near the Bottom in Child Well-being

Nearly a third of the state's youth live in poverty

New Mexico improved in some areas of the annual Kids Count report, but not enough to lift it out of the bottom of the national child well-being ranking.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: PNM Ordered to Hand Over Documents

Transparency in the coal-replacement case is in the public interest

A Public Regulation Commission’s independent hearing officer has ordered the Public Service Company of New Mexico to turn over any communications it's had with commissioners and financial analysts and bond se...

Monday, July 20, 2015 Peter St. Cyr