Oct. 23, 2016
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BLM Delivers Blow

Feds deny author/activist Terry Tempest Williams the right to purchase leases and, like oil and gas companies often do, leave them undeveloped

Local News While oil and gas companies hold nearly 20 million acres of land leased for oil and gas drilling that has yet to be developed, the US Bureau of Land Management has rejected Tempest Exploration Compa

Thursday, October 20, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Fill This Blank

Local News Of the four seats open this year on the New Mexico Public Education Commission, the only contested race appears to be the write-in spot for District 10, representing the northern reaches of the state—includin...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Courtroom Delay

Local News Last week’s cover story featured SFR’s free press lawsuit against the Susana Martinez administration. Today, we have an update. On Tuesday morning we learned our pre-Thanksgiving trial is now instead set to...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 SFR

Verde Searching for Green

City’s fund to jointly address climate change and poverty still needs effective strategy, secure funds

Local News When the mayor’s proposal to launch the Verde Fund debuted earlier this year, the principles—fighting climate change and assisting the city’s poorest residents—weren’t tough to get behind.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

“Confidential Sources or Methods”

Judge says police can’t always claim confidentiality when blocking records requests without first giving some proof

Local News When Erin Noll asked three law enforcement agencies for records related to the fatal police shooting of her husband last year, they all denied her request.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Steven Hsieh

New Face for SFUAD

Foreign firm with checkered past set to purchase the Santa Fe arts college

Local News The Singaporean firm slated to purchase Santa Fe University of Art and Design failed to comply with regulations in at least three countries.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Steven Hsieh

Linked to Lynx

Could New Mexico’s mountains land on the next map for Canada lynx habitat?

Local News Buzzkill: We probably already do have Canada lynx in New Mexico. But a recent Montana District Court decision could mean land managers will need to make more concessions to see them thrive here.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Elizabeth Miller

Special Session: Here's What Passed

A list of all the bills passed by your lawmakers during the seven-day session

Local News Following seven days of partisan bickering and an all-night debate over capital punishment, the Legislature adjourned a special session intended to address a $600 million budget deficit.  Here’s

Thursday, October 6, 2016 Steven Hsieh

Bad Ass v. Bad Ass

Coffee company sues sandwich shop

Local News Bad Ass Coffee, a Utah-based corporation, on Thursday filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Bad Ass Sandwich Co, a mom-and-pop store across from the Santa Fe County administrative building.

Thursday, October 6, 2016 Steven Hsieh

A Tale of Two Chambers

The Legislature’s special session drags on amid partisan squabbling

Local News In this week’s cover story, SFR invites readers to discover an ongoing resurgence of theater taking place in our community.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Steven Hsieh
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Morning Word: Santa Fe Proposal Aims to Protect Native American Art Consumers

Morning Word Local businesses would be required to prove they are selling authentic Native American art if the proposal is approved by city councilors.  ... More

Oct. 18, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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