Santa Fe Reporter - Local News http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-4-1-local-news.html <![CDATA[Abrupt Ending - Body camera video cuts before officer fires shots at schizophrenic man]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
That Bisagna’s camera went dark in the minutes before he shot at Anthony Benavidez raises a host of policy and legal questions.]]>
<![CDATA[A First - Shooting death of schizophrenic man is the first fatality by SFPD SWAT Team]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
Santa Fe police say that 24-year-old Anthony Benavidez was the first person to be injured or killed by the Santa Fe Police SWAT Team since its inception.]]>
<![CDATA[Leather Lo Mein - Harris News plans to open lady biker clothing store at former Mu Du Noodles location]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
And here endeth the mystery: Harris News will transform the location into a store specializing in leather for ladies.]]>
<![CDATA[Know Your 'Enemy' - Middle Eastern teen girls team up for peace, leadership and empowerment]]>
By: Lauren Thompson
Every summer, worlds collide in Santa Fe for a handful of teen girls living thousands of miles away from home. ]]>
<![CDATA[Grayed Anatomy - New Mexico’s health care community looks to infuse youth into an aging population of doctors]]>
By: Matt Grubs
There’s a trope about old, small-town doctors who answer the phone at two in the morning and work well into their 70s tending to pregnant mothers, croupy babies and workplace mishaps.
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<![CDATA[The State of the Forest - If anyone is going to save the national forests, it’s going to be the people who own them: everyone]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
This summer, only one law enforcement officer will patrol all of the Santa Fe National Forest. Rangers spotted in wilderness areas are likely there on a volunteer basis, or at best compensated with a per diem to cover their lunch.
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<![CDATA[Wet Noodles - Adult-themed company now owns old Mu Du Noodles restaurant]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
A company that operates adult-themed stores in New Mexico and Texas is trying to open up shop at 1494 Cerrillos Road, formerly the location of Mu Du Noodles.]]>
<![CDATA[Back to the Wells - Santa Fe puts contract to handle city money out for bid, Wells Fargo set to get the job again]]>
By: Matt Grubs
Financial staff at the city of Santa Fe are set to recommend Wells Fargo Bank for the contract to handle more than $200 million in city cash and investments, SFR has learned.]]>
<![CDATA[Kicking Creeps - Neighbors in the South Capitol gathered to learn self defense and hear from police following Creeper sighting]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
If a strange large man attacks you, go for the soft bits. If he grabs you from behind in a bear hug, try jabbing him in the gut until there’s enough room to strike his testicles.]]>
<![CDATA[Sick Bars - Programs to enroll New Mexico’s recently released inmates in Medicaid face an uncertain future]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
Derek Malkhassian of Albuquerque now owns a dog, a delight once rendered impossible by his severe, allergy-induced asthma.
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<![CDATA[Kid Sister - Santa Fe’s International Folk Art Market sows its wild oats in new cities as it seeks to grow opportunity for artists]]>
By: Matt Grubs
There’s usually plenty of sun at the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market, held on a July weekend every year for the last 14 years. This was something different, though.
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<![CDATA[Dragonfly School Closes After Less Than Two Months in New Building - School cites insurmountable repair costs]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Beloved local institution The Dragonfly School, which serves children from 18 months through kindergarten, announced via Facebook today that they would be "closing our doors indefinitely."]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Wheels - The Santa Fe Police Department will begin using Segway machines to patrol the Plaza in August]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
Beginning early next month, the Santa Fe Police Department will introduce two Segway machines in the Downtown Plaza as part of its Seasonal Tourist Officers program.]]>
<![CDATA[New Network to Launch in Santa Fe - They're rad as hell, and they're not gonna take this anymore]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Santa Fe Network aims to be a Netflix-like service featuring episodic and cinematic filmed content created in New Mexico.]]>
<![CDATA[Politics, Religion & Money - It’s more important than ever to be polite]]>
By: Charlotte Jusinski
For 12 years Bizia Greene has taught children and adults about everything from table manners to business mixers. She’s the founder of the Etiquette School of Santa Fe.]]>
<![CDATA[Entrada Trouble - New film represents the most pointed challenge yet to Santa Fe’s annual Entrada de Don Diego de Vargas]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
The struggle over what Americans choose to memorialize, and how, has spread from the movement to take down Confederate flags to now include the removal of statues venerating slave owners, racists and conquerors.
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<![CDATA[Inching Along - Closing arguments filed in SFR’s lawsuit against Gov. Martinez]]>
By: Andy Lyman, New Mexico Political Report
Lawyers for the Santa Fe Reporter and Gov. Susana Martinez have submitted written closing arguments in a long-running court battle over public information and records.]]>
<![CDATA[Ad Blocker - Airwaves and billboards are teeming with the state’s ENDWI message. Why are county efforts getting aced out?]]>
By: Matt Grubs
The ad is, as the governor’s press release says, powerful. A man lies in his jail cell, unable to rest as he’s haunted by the memory of driving drunk and killing a young woman.]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Fe Pride 2017 Moved to September—Why? - Organizers say it's all about accessibility]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Turns out the reason is fairly tame, all things considered.]]>
<![CDATA[Still in the Dark - Halfway through his term, attorney general’s transparency enforcement pattern shows long wait—but he has a plan]]>
By: Jeff Proctor

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says the state is in a “transparency crisis.” He’s right.

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