July 25, 2016

Groundswell

Environmentalists seek out new rocks to sling at oil and gas giants while pushing for more pUBLIC LAND Protection and local coNTROL

Features Environmentalists seek out new rocks to sling at oil and gas industry giants. ... More

July 20, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Morning Word: Federal Magistrate Slams HSD

Morning Word  Human Services Secretary Brent Earnest could face a contempt charge.  ... More

July 19, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Mexican Wolves Could Lose Protections

Local News If a rider on an appropriations bill the US House passed on July 14 sticks, it’ll effectively remove the Mexican wolf from the Endangered Species list. ... More

July 20, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Happier Trails

Transit center project moves on after conflict between the city and the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum

Local News When a small crowd assembled at the downtown library on June 23 to see the plans for sprucing up the nearby hub of the city bus system attendees mostly had one question: Where were the seats and bus shelters? ... More

July 20, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Private, but Public

Local News Two New Mexico newspapers and an advocacy group filed a public records lawsuit against Corizon Health on Tuesday, claiming that the prison health care contractor is performing a governmental function and should therefore be subject to the same transparency laws. ... More

July 20, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Buyer’s Market

Booksellers sue over PED’s secrets on out-of-state purchases

Local News An independent New Mexico book publisher wants to know why the state’s Public Education Department is shunning local authors and their books in favor of out-of-state titles. ... More

July 13, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Intervention

Mobile crisis response team looks to new ways of connecting mentally ill patients with treatment options

Local News Laurel Carraher carries two cellphones: one for personal calls and one for mental health crises. When the latter device rang on Friday afternoon, she picked it up, jotted down an address and rushed out of her office.
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July 20, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Food Stamp Scandal: An Explainer

What the fuck is happening at NM’s Human Services Department?

Local News Democratic legislators this week blasted the administration of Gov. Susana Martinez for a scandal unfolding in the state office that administers food stamps and other benefits. Their outrage came shor ... More

July 14, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Superintendent Boyd to Leave SFPS

Opportunity draws superintendent to private sector

Local News Santa Fe Public Schools Superintendent Joel Boyd has received an offer that, as they say, he couldn’t refuse, and will leave the district for the private sector by the end of the summer.  ... More

July 05, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Viva El Grito!

How will Mexican Independence Day fare at the Plaza?

Local News A simmering drumroll builds to the eruption of a 21-gun salute fired at midnight on the Plaza the evening of Sept. 15, 1835. ... More

July 06, 2016 by Andrew Koss

Letters to the Editor

07.20.16

Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity.

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July 20, 2016 by SFR
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Trump Paints Dark Picture

Morning Word The Republican nominee declares himself the country's savior. ... More

July 22, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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