Nov. 28, 2014

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SFR’s 2014 Writing Contest

Santa Fe Nights

Features Pixels flash ever so slightly on the computer screen, making the act of reading in our age of digital communication sometimes a tiresome task. This was the first year that SFR’s long-running annual Writing Contest accepted electronic entries. We we ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Outward Bound

When is taxpayer-funded city travel good for the public?

Local News Earlier this week, Mayor Javier Gonzales flew to Washington DC to take part in a conference of a national organization celebrating elected Latino officials like himself. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Joey Peters

Animal Controls

City Finance Committee says for new animal services officers won't be added right away despite chief's request

Local News The Santa Fe Police Department’s Animal Services Division will have to wait until at least next year to get additional taxpayer funding for additional officers.The City Council Finance Committee rec ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Justin Horwath

New Harvest

State lawmakers say marijuana legislation is heading for debate in the upcoming legislative session

Local News Add another marijuana bill to the upcoming legislative session. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Joey Peters

End Game on the Gila

State commission votes to divert the Gila River’s waters, but staff say plan could take 20 more years

Local News Allyson Siwik has spent the last decade organizing activists and poring over legal documents and scientific studies related to the Gila River in southwestern New Mexico.
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Nov. 25, 2014 by Laura Paskus

Shelter Still Awaits Lease

Cold nights have facility full

News Briefs City councilors voted on Nov. 12 to hold public meetings on improvements to services for the homeless, but so far those sessions are unscheduled. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Letters to the Editor

11.26.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

Gila Diversion Moves Forward

Interstate Stream Commission votes to tell feds they want to use water from wild Gila River

Local News Today in Albuquerque, the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission voted in favor of building a project on the Gila River that will divert the river’s waters in southwestern New Mexico for potential use by homes, farms and businesses. ... More

Nov. 24, 2014 by Laura Paskus

Minority Report

New House Minority leader Brian Egolf says Democrats must force Republicans to justify majority in state House

Local News As the newly named minority leader of Democrats in New Mexico's House of Representatives, Rep. Brian Egolf, D-Santa Fe, will be at the helm a Democratic party caucus that hasn't been in the minority in decades. ... More

Nov. 24, 2014 by Justin Horwath

The Write Stuff?

It was some dark and stormy drivel…

Blue Corn Today the Santa Fe Reporter celebrates fine writing, with the results of our annual competition. To the winners, huzzah! ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Robert Basler

The Way Out

Blue Corn “You’re not really from here if you don’t know the way out to Pecos…” he grinned, as I keyed a reminder into my phone. ... More

Nov. 18, 2014 by Miljen Aljinovic

Letters to the Editor

11.19.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity.
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Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

'Different Conversation'

Sen. Peter Wirth addresses constituents after Republicans take over New Mexico House of Representatives

Local News State Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, tells constituents gathered at Collected Works on a gray Sunday morning that before the election, he thought he'd be having a "different conversation" with the. ... More

Nov. 23, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Rick May Headed Back To DC

The former New Mexico cabinet secretary will be staff director for the US House Budget Committee

Local News  Rick May, the former New Mexico cabinet secretary who had a public falling out with Gov. Susana Martinez, is headed back to Washington DC to work on the federal budget.
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Nov. 21, 2014 by Joey Peters

Middle Ground

For some, president's immigration changes are good; for others, not good enough

Local News For immigrants like Cinthya Chavez and Ivan Jimenez, who live and work in Santa Fe, President Barack Obama’s executive decision to protect millions of people from deportation couldn’t have come fa ... More

Nov. 21, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Welcome to Bob’s Big House of Hell!

Blue Corn We have a very modest guesthouse on our property. We keep it in a deliberate state of disrepair, to discourage people from using it. ... More

Nov. 11, 2014 by Robert Basler

Who Is Advertising for Babies?

Out-of-state classifieds are being placed in New Mexico newspapers

40th Anniversary New Mexico babies are being openly advertised for and adopted by childless couples in New York and other states—and it’s all perfectly legal.
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Nov. 25, 2014 by Kate McGraw
 
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