July 22, 2017
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Half-Day

More than 1,000 protestors rally at the capitol against education cuts

Local News The action comes just after Santa Fe Public Schools called for a half-day to allow teachers to demonstrate. 

Thursday, March 16, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Ron’s Run

Could City Councilor Ron Trujillo become Santa Fe’s next mayor?

Local News Councilor Ron Trujillo raises a glossy mailer depicting him as a younger man with a fuller, blacker goatee. It’s an ad supporting Mayor Javier Gonzales’ proposed sugar tax. Trujillo says it’s racist.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Steven Hsieh

The Soda War is On

Kids v. Cokes set for May ballot

Local News City Council scheduled a special election for May 2, which early estimates suggest could cost around $90,000. Anyone who wants to vote in the election must be registered by April 4. Early voting begins on April...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Sitting Down With a Soda Tax Expert

A Cornell economist puts Wednesday’s vote in context

Local News It’s the hottest political story in Santa Fe, yet there aren’t any candidates on the ballot. We’re not even sure there will be an election at all.

Monday, March 6, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Dumptown Races

Glorieta Camps under fire for environmental and zoning violations

Local News Heaps of garbage are scattered around Glorieta Camps, a sprawling Christian retreat tucked in the mountainous Pecos woodlands just a few miles southeast of Santa Fe.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Going Greener

Be prepared for Santa Fe’s upcoming recycling changes

Local News Armando Gabaldon still remembers hauling loads of garbage by hand and emptying smelly bins one by one, hundreds of times a day, when he worked as an operator for the city’s waste division.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Sanctuary Strengthened

City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Protecting Undocumented Immigrants

Local News Words matter. The word "sanctuary" isn't found in Santa Fe's policy, but a resolution adopted on Wednesday affirms and strengthens the city's approach to immigration.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Steven Hsieh

Beyond the Ban

Santa Feans from targeted Muslim countries feel new pressure on old wounds in the wake of Trump policy

Features Santa Fe is home to a small Muslim community of about 450 people in the greater county area, according to estimates in a private survey called the 2010 US Religious Census.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Steven Hsieh

To Protect and Troll

Police union chief under investigation for incendiary posts

Local News The Santa Fe Police Department’s internal affairs unit on Monday opened an investigation of the local police union president for incendiary posts shared on his Facebook page.

Monday, February 20, 2017 Steven Hsieh

It's Strong

Mayor Javier Gonzales delivers his third State of the City speech

Local News Mayor Javier Gonzales used his third annual State of the City speech to highlight successes over his tenure, as well as defend controversial proposals, including a tax on sugary beverages.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Steven Hsieh
 
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