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New spot for Thai food in Santa Fe is basic but good
The Som Tum salad, with green papaya, at Thai Cafe & Noodle Treats. (Jackie Jadrnak/For The Journal)
Breaking: Santa Fe Police silent on homicide details
SANTA FE — The Santa Fe Police Department has not released any details on a homicide that was reported Thursday afternoon.About 20 officers were called to the Avaria of Santa Fe apartments on Lorca Drive for a homicide call at about 2:45 p.m. Thursday, according to police logs. Lt. Sean Strahon sai
Santa Fe Pride parade, other events return to June
Last year, Pride events were moved to the fall. Its musical offerings were staged away from downtown, included nationally known performers and were no longer free. The goal was to create a weekend-long Pride “destination” that would attract visitors to the City Different.
Teacher Turned Principal Did It for the Children
Vera Trujillo has accomplished every feat in the educational field, but her time spent as an administrator for the latter part of her career would have never come about, if not for her mentor and coworker, Patsy Archuleta.Trujillo had already taught for 21 years in the classroom, but made the switch
Santa Fe Bandstand kicks off on the Plaza
Felix y Los Gatos entertained a crowd Thursday on the Plaza. The music kicked off the Santa Fe Bandstand on the Plaza event.
Turnaround for Santa Fe's 'ugly duckling'
During the early 20th century, the famous photographer and art promoter was known for showing tribal art alongside modern photography in his galleries, among them The American Place and 291. Stieglitz was known to collect and display African tribal pieces.
Faster wireless speeds on the way to parts of Santa Fe
Last night the city's Planning Commission approved a proposal, submitted by Verizon, to use an existing light pole at Fort Marcy Ballpark into a "stealth tower."According to our partners at the Santa Fe New Mexican, the pole would improve access to the carrier's LTE service. The proposal claimed the
Teen pleads guilty after threat to Santa Fe High School principal
A young Santa Fe man has learned the hard way that bringing a gun to school and threatening a principal’s life are no small matters at a time when the nation is wrestling with an increasing number of mass school shootings.After pleading guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of unlawfully carrying a dead
Santa Fe Brewing's home base expands
The project, which breaks ground today, includes a three-story beer hall; a beer garden promising outdoor games, a children’s area and a fire pit; and an underground barrel-aging and tasting room.
Zozobra's cousin set to burn at National Governor's Association Conference
SANTA FE, N.M .(KRQE) - Everyone has heard of Zozobra, but did you know Old Man Gloom had a cousin?Tio Coco is the main event at this year's National Governor's Association Conference in July.
Santa Fe artist arrested on suspicion of assaulting 10-year-old girl
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A Santa Fe artist has been arrested on suspicion of child rape.According to an arrest warrant, 58-year-old Michael Gurule is accused of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl last month.The victim's mother told police Gurule was a family friend and often watched the girl when
Santa Fe meal delivery service provides a local touch
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A local company is getting in on the meal delivery service trend.Santa Fe-based company "Macros Made Easy" was founded last fall by Matthew Scarborough and his fiance, Samantha Orner.It gives a local twist to companies who specialize in meal prep and ready-meals like Hello Fr
Jewish Care Program expanding services to Santa Fe
The Jewish Federation of New Mexico, a nonprofit organization based in Albuquerque, is expanding its Jewish Care Program to Santa Fe.“We knew there was a great deal of unfulfilled need to serve senior citizens and those in need of group counseling,” Executive Director Zachary Benjamin said in a phon
Democratic candidate for governor speaks out against National Guard Troops at the border
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - The Democratic candidate for governor is calling on the sitting governor to pull National Guard Troops from the border.According to her statement, Michelle Lujan-Grisham says using taxpayer dollars to support an administration that is tearing children from their parents is si
'Serious accident' closes I-25 near Bernalillo
SOURCE: Carmen SharpeAll lanes of southbound I-25 are closed at mile marker 239.According to theSigalert systemthe closure is due to a "serious accident" but law enforcement have not released any more information on the crash.
Replica of national monument raises concern in Santa Fe
SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) - A statue in downtown Santa Fe is raising eyebrows. While the city says the 12-foot-tall structure symbolizes the growing economy, people KRQE News 13 spoke to were confused by it.
Stable school leadership a plus for Santa Fe
Stability can be an underrated virtue in these tumultuous times. Yet for Santa Fe Public Schools, having a thoughtful, solid leader in charge of the district is worth valuing.That’s why we were pleased to learn that Superintendent Veronica García could be receiving a one-year contract extension this
Santa Fe city manager, mayor announce three new department heads
Regina Wheeler, CEO of Sunpower by Positive Energy Solar, is the new director of the Public Works Department.
Santa Fe school board to weigh contract extension for superintendent
Veronica García, superintendent of Santa Fe Public Schools, should find out Wednesday whether she will receive a one-year contract extension.The school board’s special meeting agenda includes a proposal to keep García on the job through June 2020. Her current contract runs through June of next year.
This year’s highlights include renowned ‘charro’
The Rodeo de Santa Fe almost always brings a little twist to its event, which begins Wednesday at the Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds.For its 69th iteration, organizers invited world-reknownedcharro(Mexican cowboy) Tomás Garcilazo to entertain spectators this week. A native of Mexico City and a third-generat