April 17, 2015

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Did Griego Commit Perjury?

Questions rasied about his financial disclosures

A month after Phil Griego resigned from the New Mexico Senate in disgrace the Public Employees Retirement Association will start sending him monthly pension checks. Griego, who is being replaced b

Friday, April 17, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

This Weekend

Check out art, a documentary on school lunch and LEGO sculptures.

IAIA's latest exhibit explores indigenous sexuality. Get tips on art collection, learn about the school lunch program, celebrate at Canutofest and make LEGO sculptures.

Friday, April 17, 2015 SFR

Morning Word: Radioactive Leak Could Have Been Prevented

Early warnings were ignored

Accident Investigation Board says incompatible chemicals and a culture of lax oversight and inadequate safety protocols and training at Los Alamos National Laboratory led to the leak.

Friday, April 17, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

What Money?

Records indicate Gov. Susana Martinez misled the public about her campaign's ability to shed contributions made by a Texas developer charged with domestic violence

Records indicate Susana Martinez' campaign had enough money in its bank account to return contributions made by a Texas developer charged by Las Vegas, Nevada, police with physically assaulting a woman in an Oc...

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Justin Horwath

College Opportunity

Santa Fe Community College to launch new tribal scholarship program

For local Native American students hoping to attend community college and gain a degree, the road just got a little bit easier.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Zoe Baillargeon

Morning Word: Balderas Opposes Solar Fees

Attorney general requests review of PNM’s rate proposal

Others are upset that the governor pocket-vetoed a measure to extend solar tax credits.

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Luján Presses for Fair Pay

Why do women continue to earn less than men?

In New Mexico, women earn 82 cents for every dollar that a man does. While this is slightly higher than the national average, it still represents a gap of more than $7,700 every year. For Latinas and African Am...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Green Gold

Colorado’s pot boom brings in cash, but less than they thought

Voters approved the measure, and the new worker came on board. And as predicted, Colorado communications officials have kept busy, fielding media requests from all corners of the world.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Justin Horwath

Strained Love

When it comes to choosing the right cannabis strain, you’re your own best judge

Before I came to medical cannabis I had a limited perception about using the herb as a medical remedy; like a lot of folks, I thought it was purely about getting high. With a qualifying diagnosis from a doctor ...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 SFR

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Getting a green card and knowing how to use it

That may be true at some clinics and hospital around the state and at the Veterans Administration hospital in Albuquerque, but doctors at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe are allowed to ...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Peter St. Cyr