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Priest and Legend Dies

Father Casimiro Roca died this week at age of 97 after serving decades at the Santuario de Chimayó

Local News The Rev. Casimiro Roca, a Northern New Mexican legend for his great faith, his enduring age and his blessing of holy dirt, died this week after having just celebrated his 97th birthday.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Putting the Snail in Mail

Local News Is your mail slow? Ours is, too. And the US Senate Appropriations Committee knows, or at least is trying to know more; in July, it asked the US Postal Service to devise a method for measuring the speed of mail ...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Google Trekker Goes Deep

Gadget helps hikers grab images of Santa Fe’s great outdoors

Local News Google ain’t God just yet, but its capacity to reach into the four corners of the world, with its powerful satellite images, is certainly unprecedented and unmatched.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Redoing Recycling

Change in materials looks to be just the first of several new things to come

Local News Major changes to the local recycling program quietly took place in Santa Fe this summer, expanding the kinds of materials picked up from curbside bins and dropped at rural collection sites to include more types...

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Medpot OK? DEA Says No Way

SF cops called in the feds after a cannabis dispensary explosion, and they ripped apart an entire crop

Local News Santa Fe police responded to an explosion at a medical cannabis dispensary on July 23, and called in the federal Drug Enforcement Agency.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Old Wood Goes Prime Time

Santa Fe father-and-son business to appear on CNBC

Local News Tune in Wednesday night at 8 pm on CNBC and check out a Santa Fe family business that’s managed to make a profit out of burning pines by treating the dead timbers and then creating environmentally conscious w...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Thomas Ragan

A Creative Boost

Santa Fe City Council discusses handing off 5 acres for affordable housing for artists

Local News City councilors have privately pledged to use city-owned land for an affordable housing artist complex on Siler Road and now await more details on what the project will entail. 

Monday, August 3, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

DEA Destroyed Medical Cannabis

Santa Fe dispensary had state permission to grow marijuana, but the feds took all its plants after a workplace accident

Local News When federal Drug Enforcement Agency agents visited a Santa Fe medical cannabis dispensary after an explosion last week, they seized what local police originally described as “evidence” for an investigation...

Friday, July 31, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Piecemeal Money Reform

City Council approves portion of proposals on campaign finance rules and kicks discussion of Morningstar senior complex to next meeting

Local News City Council candidates who take public money for campaigns in the next election will have more clarity on the legal definitions of terms such as “coordination” and “disclosure,” but they won’t b...

Thursday, July 30, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Don’t Fear La Migra

Immigrant rights have grown, but advocacy groups allege labor exploitation

Local News The rallies that unfolded earlier this month in front of a pair of Santa Fe businesses, in which workers accused Maki Yaki and Horseman’s Haven Café of owing them $150,000 in back pay, was a scene that never...

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Thomas Ragan
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