Oct. 16, 2017
Topic: government


Federal review finds big problems at the NM Dept. of Health

Local News Nearly two years after Bob Ortiz first raised concerns about how one of the state’s largest departments handles its finances, he’s finally getting a response. In July, the US Department of Agriculture’s...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011


Indicators: Sept. 21

Local News After all the lip service paid to the importance of renewable energy, and after the disaster in Fukushima, Japan, raised awareness of the danger inherent in nuclear technology, investing in clean energy might...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Wren Abbott

How to Background a Candidate

SFR’s do-it-yourself guide to muckraking

Features These days, it’s fashionable to rant about “the media”—a somewhat ironic concept, given that it’s also the age of “citizen journalism” and crowdsourcing. If in fact the media is flawed, then each ...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger


How New Mexico politicians use Twitter

Features The best and brightest get their tweet on.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott

Primary School

Almost everything is up for grabs in the 2012 primary

Features New Mexico’s next big election isn’t until November 2012, but the primary is less than a year away—and candidates are already out there hustling for money and votes.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Gwyneth Doland

In With the New

City Council hopefuls challenge the status quo

Features Though city elections won’t be held until March, candidates for the four open Santa Fe City Council seats are already signing up for what promises to be a horse race. So far, District 1, where Councilor Patti...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Blocked Memory

The past and future legacy of perhaps the worst public official in modern New Mexico history

Features This summer, Block’s life began to unravel again with another series of absurd, but completely plausible, allegations of malfeasance. Of them, the most disgusting is evidence indicating Block may have imprope...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Dave Maass

Taking out the Trash

In Brief

Local News Santa Fe County is hoping to revamp its solid waste program to encourage recycling and make waste disposal more cost-effective.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott

Tourist Detraction

City efforts to attract visitors are floundering

Local News In the wake of startling revelations about the Santa Fe Convention and Visitors Bureau, some are questioning whether fundamental changes are in order—including removing it from city management altogether.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott


On tap this redistricting session: far more than redistricting

Local News Gov. Susana Martinez has packed the redistricting session with a variety of issues unrelated to redistricting, many of which could take on lives of their own.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011


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