Sept. 21, 2017
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Under Protest

Opposition to the Entrada pageant grows, but cultural powerbrokers, police and tradition present hurdles to change

Features If you could get high on a city, Fiestas weekend on the Plaza is where you would go to breathe in the essence of Santa Fe.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Entrada pageant sparks fierce protests, leads to eight arrests

Hundreds took to the streets, decrying inaccurate historical account of Spanish reconquest before being corralled

Local News The same spirit that captured the world’s attention at Standing Rock—a reinvigorated defiance by Native people to excuse injustices both past and present—rocked the Plaza area today.

Friday, September 8, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Cannabis Class

The state’s medical cannabis program wants to improve its education outreach to medical providers

Local News As the number of enrolled patients continues to climb, New Mexico’s medical cannabis program officials say they are restructuring to place more emphasis on community outreach and education.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Decision to rescind DACA hits close to home in Santa Fe

Hundreds will attempt to renew their DACA status before Oct. 5 deadline; future for all remains uncertain

Local News The decision by the Trump administration to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will directly affect hundreds of people in Santa Fe and scores more of their friends and families.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Dashed Dreams

Undocumented Santa Feans who came to the country as children fear their days in the US are numbered

Local News There are more than 750,000 undocumented people who have legal permission to work in the United States through a band-aid solution for working-age young immigrants who were illegally brought to the country as c...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Car Trouble

New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division makes it hard for the elderly to renew their licenses

Local News Elderly folks who haven’t handled their birth certificates or naturalization paperwork in a very long time are especially vulnerable to the headaches of obtaining REAL ID-compliant identification.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Morning Word: Cop Secret No More?

Morning Word Santa Fe Police Chief Patrick Gallagher tells SFR that details regarding the internal investigation of Sgt. Troy Bakerwill be made public once it is completed.

Friday, August 18, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Against Conquista

Santa Fe considers its own monuments to the past as Confederate statutes fall elsewhere

Local News As municipalities across the nation hurry to remove or consider removing Confederate statutes, Santa Feans are contending with the town’s own legacy of conquest.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 Aaron Cantú

Morning Word: ABQ Police Must Fork Over Cash, Docs

Morning Word Back in 2014, the Albuquerque police department shot and killed a 19-year-old woman named Mary Hawkes during a foot chase.

Thursday, August 17, 2017 Aaron Cantú

In the Zone

Despite reforms, academic says SFPS inter-zone transfer process gives privileged families advantage

Local News Some kids in Santa Fe’s public schools face the anxiety of not knowing where they’ll ultimately attend school because they’re on the waitlist for the district’s inter-zone transfers.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Aaron Cantú
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