Santa Fe Reporter - Local News http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-4-1-local-news.html <![CDATA[SFPD: Officer Brought Personal Camera to Entrada Protest - Department says the officer didn’t violate protocol by taking and keeping photos]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
Santa Fe Police Officer Landislas Szabo brought his own digital camera and snapped at least 189 photographs of protesters, journalists and bystanders.]]>
<![CDATA[Short Term - Woman arrested in ATF sting pleads guilty for reduced sentence, drops claims against confidential informant]]>
By: Jeff Proctor
Jennifer Padilla has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute meth in return for a two-year federal prison sentence.]]>
<![CDATA[In Case of Bomb ... - Choppers from the feds are hanging out in Santa Fe to work on nuclear attack readiness]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm, Jeff Proctor

 

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<![CDATA[Caution: Do Not Surf on Tracks - Commuter train Wi-Fi is spotty, unreliable and not a priority for transit managers]]>
By: Sara MacNeil
Don Davenport stares out the window as the train zips north toward his home in Santa Fe. The television writer laments that work on his current script will have to wait as he boards the Rail Runner in Los Lunas, where he’d been visiting friends.
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<![CDATA[The Same, but Different - New Mexico’s new school science standards might leave out climate change, evolution]]>
By: Matt Grubs
A hand-picked group of math and science experts said not to do it. A focus group of 85 teachers, professors and school administrators, convened by former Education Secretary Hanna Skandera, said not to do it.
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<![CDATA[Santa Fe Indian Restaurant Raaga Announces Closure - Get it while the getting is good]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Raaga will close after Saturday Sept. 23. ]]>
<![CDATA[Stepping Out - Mayor Javier Gonzales tells SFR why he’ll let one term define his Santa Fe legacy]]>
By: Matt Grubs
It was somewhere on the way back to Santa Fe from Los Angeles that he made the decision. Javier Gonzales was in the car with his youngest daughter, Cadence.
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<![CDATA[Homeland Insecurity - How ready is New Mexico for when disaster strikes?]]>
By: Laura Paskus
David Silver thinks about the bad things: floods, fires, nuclear meltdowns, zombie apocalypses. As the city of Santa Fe’s emergency management director, it’s his job.
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<![CDATA[Entrada pageant sparks fierce protests, leads to eight arrests - Hundreds took to the streets, decrying inaccurate historical account of Spanish reconquest before being corralled]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Cannabis Class - The state’s medical cannabis program wants to improve its education outreach to medical providers]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
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.
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<![CDATA[One and Done - Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales decides against running for a second term]]>
By: Matt Grubs
In what he termed a "bittersweet" decision, Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales announced today he won't run for reelection. The choice throws open the mayor's race.]]>
<![CDATA[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]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
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.]]>
<![CDATA[High & Dry - Why New Mexico isn’t sending an urban search and rescue team to help: Ours is nonexistent]]>
By: Matt Grubs
Seeing pictures of the flooding and fallout from Hurricane Harvey is hard for Santa Fe Fire Department Assistant Chief Jan Snyder. He seems to be a rescue guy at heart.
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<![CDATA[You Can't Take Water Bottles into Zozobra—But Just Relax for A Second - The system's better than you think]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Yes, there is a better way. ]]>
<![CDATA[Dashed Dreams - Undocumented Santa Feans who came to the country as children fear their days in the US are numbered]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
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 children.]]>
<![CDATA[Thinkin’ of a Master Plan - Santa Fe maps the future of its upstart airport and tries to ensure a new terminal is paid in full]]>
By: Matt Grubs
Stand on the tarmac outside the Santa Fe Municipal Airport’s terminal and you could be forgiven for scoffing at the notion that there’s a space problem here.
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<![CDATA[Watching You - Santa Fe City Council brings back unmanned speed-enforcement SUVs]]>
By: Matt Grubs
Scott Powell was fed up. It was April of 2012 and the Santa Fe man was one of the thousands of people who’d been mailed a ticket generated by one of the city’s automated speed-enforcement SUVs. ]]>
<![CDATA[Realty Check - New real estate group survey shows gap in how Santa Feans see their city]]>
By: Matt Grubs
It’s been four years since the Santa Fe Association of Realtors polled city voters ahead of an election. And somewhere since last time, voters seem to have lost their faith in city government.
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<![CDATA[Court Cleanup - Neglect is obvious on Municipal Court grounds]]>
By: Matt Grubs
The American flag flying outside Santa Fe’s Municipal Court building on Camino Entrada has seen better days. It’s partially hidden by an overgrown tree. The ever-present breeze flicks it endlessly into the branches.
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<![CDATA[Car Trouble - New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division makes it hard for the elderly to renew their licenses]]>
By: Aaron Cantú
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.]]>