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Boom Town

Kiwanis' Zozobra crew takes over Fourth of July fireworks, moves event to Santa Fe Place Mall

Local News It’s going to be a much quieter Fourth of July in the neighborhoods around Ragle Park and Santa Fe High School.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Matt Grubs

County Delays Tax Vote

Commissioners agree to Santa Fe City Council’s request to vote on tax hike after joint session

Local News The Santa Fe County Commission on Tuesday postponed making a decision on a pair of proposed gross receipts tax hikes that would add slightly less than 19 cents to every $100 purchase.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Matt Grubs

Can't Stop Won't Stop

Santa Fe’s ¡YouthWorks! keeps hope lit in a darkening world

Local News Since 2001, ¡YouthWorks! has offered critical support to around 10,000 teens and young adults in the Northern New Mexico area.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Not Bad for Government Work

Salary commission votes to pay next mayor $110,000

Local News In a raucous but relatively brief final meeting Wednesday, the city commission tasked with setting the next mayor’s salary decided on $110,000 for a year’s worth of full-time work.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Matt Grubs

Looking Ahead: Gubernatorial Candidates on NM’s Cannabis Future

Local News Come 2019, Susana Martinez will no longer be in control of the state’s medical cannabis program. Whoever replaces her as governor will need to have a plan for how to adapt the program—or to even branch out...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Aaron Cantú

The Tax Man

Reform plan for New Mexico gross receipts tax is DOA for the Legislature's special session

Local News The bill is massive. It totals 408 pages. As written, it will fill the gap between New Mexico’s revenue and the $6.1 billion budget passed by the Legislature in March. Combined with other one-time cash grabs ...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Matt Grubs

Duty to Succeed

The state won its first skirmish in a lawsuit alleging that New Mexico is failing to educate its kids

Local News Monday offered a preview of what could be a decisive case: Whether the state of New Mexico is violating its constitutional duty to provide quality education.

Monday, May 22, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Dumpster Drag

Pair arrested at Santa Fe University of Art and Design questions school’s response to dumpster diving

Local News Audrey Whitesides was on shift driving the airport shuttle when she spied the dumpsters full of goods near some dormitories on the Santa Fe University of Art and Design campus.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Flash of Lightning

One year after son’s death, former Pueblo governor’s family faces break with leadership and uses hoop dance to heal

Local News Word about the tragedy spread the way it does in a small community. There’d been a car wreck. The kids were badly injured; 6-year-old Valentino Rivera’s neck was broken.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

Two Steps Back

How Jeff Sessions’ memo on federal prosecutions could take New Mexico back to a harsher era

Local News A directive from newly appointed US Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructing prosecutors to seek the most severe charges available threatens to stunt recent progress toward less federal prison time for low-le...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Aaron Cantú
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