July 29, 2015

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Bittersweet Soup

Chinese brothers receive federal probation for hiring undocumented immigrants at their Double Dragon restaurants

Local News Chinese brothers receive two years of probation following a prosecution from the US attorney over labor at their restaurants in Santa Fe and Rio Rancho.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 Thomas Ragan

All About that Boom

Tribal lands are once again a destination spot for fireworks sales

Local News Former addicts trying to stay clean are peddling high explosive fireworks inside a big tent on the Pojoaque Pueblo—in the name of God and Fourth of July fun.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Water Wiser

New smart water meters aimed at spotting leaks before bills climb

Local News Say you forgot and left your drip hose watering your garden last night. How close did that bring your usage to the 10,000-gallon mark?

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Mind the Mining

SF County Commissioners listen to details of mining ordinance set to lift yearlong moratorium on mining operations

Local News Santa Fe County Commissioners listened Tuesday afternoon to the details of a proposed ordinance that would lift a year-long moratorium on sand and gravel mining operations.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Adios, Drought

High precipitation is predicted to continue as officials lift drought designation in much of New Mexico

Local News The National Weather Service released the drought summary for New Mexico on Thursday, June 23, with the heartening headline: “Drought lessening its grip on New Mexico.”

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Hike Happening

Gross receipts tax rate increase takes effect July 1

Local News The gross receipts tax rate increases on Wednesday, July 1 in Santa Fe County by one-eighth percent, bringing the rate that’s tacked on to most purchases inside the Santa Fe city limits to 8.3125 p

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Developer Throws in the Towel

Builder cites lack of interest from City Council among reasons for abandoning apartment proposal

Local News Tierra Concepts will likely be cutting ties with the 16 acres of land on Agua Fría Street they had hoped to develop as a 399-unit affordable housing apartment complex. 

Monday, June 29, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Munching on Trees

Hyde Park Road aspen canopy takes a big hit from caterpillars, which could affect fall gold

Local News Hungry, hungry caterpillars are taking a toll on the famed aspen in the Santa Fe National Forest, but forest officials say the trees are likely to rebound.

Monday, June 29, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Full Steam Ahead?

Or the latest move to open the Zia Road train station coud be yet another false summit on the tracks

Local News State transportation officials in the coming weeks are expected to meet with the development company responsible for building safeguards and infrastructure that will be contingent upon opening the Zia Road Rail...

Monday, June 29, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Farm to Hospital

New Mexico Court of Appeals affirms that farmhands can't be excluded from workers’ comp when they're hurt on the job

Local News With a big decision on marriage equality by the United States Supreme Court on Friday, a  New Mexico high court decision affecting fairness for farm workers here got lost in the shadow. 

Sunday, June 28, 2015 Joseph Sorrentino
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