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Santa Fe measures in the works to combat housing shortage

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, the proposal aims to ease restrictions on residences and casitas as well as parking to try to create more options for people to live. Changes to the ordinace concerning accessory dwelling units will only make a small chnage regarding the city’s shortage on housnig.

The proposal is motly receiving backlash from neighborhood advocates...

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Siler Road project shows power of partnerships

Approval of a 65-unit affordable housing project on city-owned land along Siler Road shows a rare occasion when delays ended up working for everyone involved.

Project developer New Mexico Inter-Faith Housing twice had gone after federal tax credits to help finance the project and was turned down...

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Santa Fe Public Libraries and Teatro Paraguas Present ‘Cuentos De Primavera’

Teatro Paraguas will present a performance of bilingual interactive cuentos (or traditional folk tales) for kids of all ages at all three Santa Fe Public Library Branches on Friday, April 26, Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, 2019.

JoJo Sena de Tarnoff directs a cast of actors ages 4-70...

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Tight rental market strangling Santa Fe

Kyle Fulton of Albuquerque stands in front of Meow Wolf on Friday. Fulton commutes to work because he is unable to find an affordable apartment in Santa Fe. Luis Sánchez Saturno/The New Mexican
San Isidro Apartments on San Ignacio Road...

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Santa Fe RFP process is going dark

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SANTA FE – The Santa Fe City Council and its committees have debated various contracts – for services ranging from banking to security services to gopher control – in public in the past.

But that would change under recent legal advice from the city attorney’s office, and has some city councilors worried about reduced transparency.

“I’m ...

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NM Republican Sounds Off After Dems Block Referendum Repealing Gun Control: ‘People Want to Be Included’

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New Mexico lawmakers are considering alternative options to block a new background check bill after a petition to repeal it was rejected by the Democratic secretary of state.

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver denied Republicans’ requests to have a state-wide referendum.

“To say they don’t have the ri...

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NM-filmed ‘The Kid’ hits Santa Fe, ABQ theaters

Dane DeHaan, left, and Ethan Hawke in a scene from “The Kid.” (Courtesy of Lionsgate)

Copyright © 2019 Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico has plenty of history — especially its place in the Wild West.

The area was home to Billy the Kid and his famous shoot outs, mainly one with Sheriff Pat Garrett.

A new story his hitting theaters beginning Friday, March 8, and it was filmed i...

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Traffic slow on the Howard Frankland Bridge after crash

TAMPA, Fla. — Crews have reopened a section of the Howard Frankland Bridge following an early morning crash.

The bridge’s three right northbound lanes just before the exit to Tampa International Airport were blocked as debris sat on the roadway.

A damaged car was towed away around 6:30 a.m. Saturday. Crews cleaned up the highway and reopened all lanes just before 7 a.m.

Tr...

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Intriguing out-of-state pickups, heavy Iowa flavor in Panthers football’s 2019 recruiting class

CEDAR FALLS, Ia. — Northern Iowa stuck to its usual recruiting grounds for the bulk of its 2019 class, but a few out-of-state gets make for an intriguing group.

The Panthers announced their entire 31-man class — 20 scholarship players and 12 preferred walk-ons — as part of Wednesday’s National Signing Day festivities...

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Santa Fe property sold for more than $5 million just before auction

A Texas couple who have had a second home in Santa Fe for 10 years bought a multimillion-dollar property eight minutes before the 11-acre Casa Alegre residential estate in the foothills north of downtown would have gone up for auction.

The price of the Jan...

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