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Cannabis Tourist

Looking for bud in all the right places

Local News Apprehension overtook me inside the Pueblo Police Department headquarters. As I interviewed an officer, the smell from my jacket pocket must have lingered a few feet in every direction.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 Justin Horwath

Bagged

City outreach on plastic bag ban begins soon— but questions still remain about enforcement

Local News The City of Santa Fe has sunk thousands of taxpayer dollars into its effort to educate citizens about the upcoming ban on plastic bags. But the ban is approaching fast—Feb. 27—and citizens and businesses st...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Justin Horwath

District 2

Council Race Trading Cards

Local News In District 2, a plethora of candidates are lined up to replace outgoing city Councilor Rebecca Wurzburger. The district encompasses the affluent area east of downtown and up Canyon Road to the Sol y Lomas ne...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 Joey Peters

Above Board

City Ethics and Campaign Review Board rarely bares teeth

Local News Though the four ECRB members who attended the meeting voted to drop the complaint that alleged Bushee had improperly spent her own funds on her publicly-funded campaign, some did so reluctantly, acknowledging a...

Thursday, December 26, 2013 Joey Peters

SFR’s Guide to Getting Pulled Over

Local News The last few months in New Mexico have proved traffic stops can be deadly—for both officers and civilians.  The “number one cause of harm or death of police officers” is now traffic stops,

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Justin Horwath

Something Fishy at State Game Department

Few explanations offered for why Director James Lane made a quick exit

Local News At nine o’clock Wednesday morning, Oct. 30, the state’s Game Commission convened an emergency closed meeting in Albuquerque. If the meeting was unexpected, the announcement afterwards was a shock—one that...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Laura Paskus

Supermayor!

SFR brings back its city election trading cards

Local News All three remaining candidates for mayor have superpowers. They’ve already fended off several potential opponents who dropped out of the fight before it really began, and now they’ll face each other for t...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Joey Peters

Not-so-Old Santa Fe

City’s post-WWII period gets spotlight in new project

Local News Take 1974, for example. Nearly 40 years ago, the Plaza seemed more like today’s Cerrillos Road commercial corridor. Santa Fe’s population was roughly 46,000, and you could walk to Grant Avenue near Burro Al...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Justin Horwath

Above Average, But Why?

A look at trends behind NM’s troubling rise in infant deaths

Local News Newborn infants in New Mexico should be experiencing healthier births. Teen pregnancy rates are declining, and more pregnant women are receiving early prenatal care. But babies are dying more often, according t...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Joey Peters

Catch the Wind

Private energy project would traverse New Mexico to serve points west

Local News It has never been easy, trying to catch the wind. But the Sun Zia Southwest Transmission Project in southeastern New Mexico might be inching closer to doing that. Although it appeared this summer that military ...

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 Zoe Krasney
 
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