July 30, 2014

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Shattered

Think Santa Fe is green? Think again. Why the city is one of the worst recyclers in the nation

Features Glass fragments ornament the landscaping around the Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station. Thousands of colored and clear pieces glisten in the sun by the administrative building at the center that’s more commonly referred to as BuRRT.
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July 30, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Free Farmin’

Can urban farming flourish in the high desert?

Local News Proponents of urban farming are offering up a lot of hype, going so far as to tout its potential to rejuvenate depressed neighborhoods in cities like Detroit and Baltimore by developing unused land, addressing food insecurity and promoting healthier diets. ... More

July 29, 2014 by Conor L Sanchez

Take that, Papi

Chicana feminism is center stage at Northern NM College conference

Local News Chicana feminism and scholarship is marked by its own set of unique characteristics that differentiates it from more Anglo-centric modes of feminist thought. ... More

July 29, 2014 by Henry Lopez

Not Cashed Yet

News Briefs Advocates for a marijuana decriminalization ballot initiative in Santa Fe came up short last week, but the drive for signatures continues.
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July 30, 2014 by Joey Peters

Cooling Contract Tension

News Briefs The last round of labor negotiations between Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center management and the union that represents hospital caregivers failed to abate tension between the two parties. ... More

July 30, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Dead Heat?

Local News  A national poll putting the race between incumbent Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and Democratic Party challenger Gary King at a dead heat is making waves this week in the state's political landscape.
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July 25, 2014 by Joey Peters

Letters to the Editor

07.30.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter.
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July 29, 2014 by SFR

Union Rejects Second Hospital Contract Offer

Christus St. Vincent management has the ball as contract deadline looms

Local News A Sunday vote represented the second time that the union representing Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center nurses and technicians rejected a contract offer by hospital management.  ... More

July 28, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Updated: Nurses Rally As Labor Negotiations Continue

July 31 is the deadline for the expiration of a contract that covers Christus St. Vincent nurses.

Local News Members of a labor union representing Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center caregivers rallied political support at a Thursday night gathering as the possibility of a strike approaches.  ... More

July 26, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Decriminalization Effort Marches On

Reducing Marijuana Penalties is still collecting signatures across Santa Fe

Local News After falling short of required signatures in Santa Fe last week, Reducing Marijuana Penalties continues to collect canvass for ballot initiative.  ... More

July 28, 2014 by Joey Peters

Letters to the Editor

07.23.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. ... More

July 22, 2014 by SFR

The Corn Shucker’s Paradox

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Born Here Have you ever watched the guy stocking corn at the grocery store? You should sometime. You’ll witness a profound detail of our psychology as a nation that primarily identifies itself as consumers. 
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July 29, 2014 by Miljen Aljinovic

Re-Valuation

Why school reform begins with us

School Reformed Our public school system, after all, is just a vessel, guided by the values of the community in which it sails. ... More

July 29, 2014 by Seth Biderman

What happened at WIPP?

State legislators look for answers about leak in underground facility

Local News What do the OJ Simpson murder trial and a nuclear waste leak in southern New Mexico have in common? A single glove.  ... More

July 23, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Nurses Will Withdraw Strike Notice as Union Vote Nears

But top union delegates representing Christus St. Vincent caregivers also want union members to vote down the hospital's latest contract offer

Local News The union representing Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center caregivers notified the hospital that it will withdraw its notice of a strike while top union delegates are encouraging members to r ... More

July 26, 2014 by Justin Horwath

End of the Trail?

More fun than a Plaza full of zombies!

Blue Corn For a small square block of land, Santa Fe’s shady, sweet and timeless Plaza seems to attract way more than its share of controversy.
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July 22, 2014 by Robert Basler

How Mines Affect Us Humans

40th Anniversary The views of the residents differ, but the current plan to reopen an abandoned uranium mine promises to have a profound effect on the villages of La Bajada and Peña Blanca.
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July 22, 2014 by Hope Aldrich
 
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