The battle for White Peak, that craggy wilderness straddling Mora and Colfax counties, continues. Last week, news broke that Ed Olona, a sportsman accustomed to hunting in the area, had discovered an earth-mover doing roadwork.
Martin Lujan, who also had a failed run for Santa Fe City Council last year, was ousted from his board position for Santa Fe Public Schools by Barbara Gudwin. Frank Moñtano, the other incumbent, appears to have held onto his seat by a very small margin against construction company owner Peter Brill, but the final tally is so tight, who knows what will happen when the final canvass occurs on Friday? Here are the unofficial returns from the Santa Fe County Clerk's Office.
New Mexico voters will head to the polls June 1 following a disheartening year of political scandals and economic hardship. Frustration with government is palpable on the campaign trail—and understandable.
On June 1, nine Democrats will compete for spots in four divisions of the 1st Judicial District Court, which oversees Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Rio Arriba counties. SFR asked all of the candidates to respond in writing to a questionnaire about their races.
1 It’s Bike to Work Week!Also known as Bike to the Unemployment Office Week. 2 City Council finds $2 million more in budget savings.See what happens when you look under the couch cushions! 3 City Council allows police to continue driving city cars home at night.Since it’s preferable to having police sleep in their cars. 4 Early voting has begun for the June 1 primary.Which means the election is that much closer to being over. 5 Albuquerque International Sunport will use nerve gas to kill prairie dogs at the airport for safety reasons.Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport at least an hour early and hold their breaths. 6 Gasoline prices expected to drop for Memorial Day.It’s the new surprise-side economics.7 State Taxation and Revenue Department says people are using phone books to generate false driver’s licenses.In case you were wondering what anyone uses phone books for anymore.
“YOUR VOTE IS SAFE & SECRET! Despite what you may have been told, no one can find out who you vote for—not even an elected official. If anyone tells you otherwise, please call our campaign hotline…”
The statement above, from Carl Trujillo’s campaign literature, raises more questions than it answers.