• Deputy Sheriff Lateral / Cadet

    Sheriff SANTA FE COUNTY SHERIFF – SANTA FE, New Mexico Salary Information Entry Level Salary: Academy Graduate: Lateral: Job Description ++Performs a full range of Law Enforcement duties to protect life and property through the enforcement of State and Federal Laws by:++ Investigating motor vehicle crashes, crimes against property, and violent crimes Performs traffic control duties and traffic code enforcement to include issuing citations Conducts crime prevention activities to include community events Operating vehicles in routine and emergency situations Receiving training in report preparation and other general police paperwork Testify in court in relation to all cases handled Must learn how to use specialized equipment, such as firearms, communication equipment,…

  • $500K Grant to Rehab New Mexico Senior Apartments

    SANTA FE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A $500,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from Los Alamos National Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will help fund a $15 million renovation project at Villa Hermosa, a 116-unit apartment community for senior citizens. The grant was awarded to Santa Fe Civic Housing Authority (SFCHA), a community-based organization that is spearheading the project. $500K to help fund renovations at Villa Hermosa in Santa Fe, thanks to @FHLBDallas and @LANBtweets. Tweet this The renovation project will include new interconnected walking paths, as well as a new community center building with kitchen and laundry facilities for exclusive resident use. According to SFCHA Executive…

  • Santa Fe chef is a James Beard award finalist

    SANTA FE, N.M. — A Santa Fe chef is a finalist for a prestigious James Beard Foundation Award. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Martin Rios is a finalist for Best Chef of the Southwest, and he is the only New Mexico chef up for the award. The owner of Restaurant Martin on Galisteo Street, he’s been up for a James Beard award in the past. He has been a Best Chef semifinalist eight times for what is called by some as the Oscars of the food world. He describes his restaurant as serving progressive American cuisine. The awards will be announced May 7 at a gala in Chicago. Information…

  • Santa Fe picks publishing entrepreneur as next mayor

    SANTA FE, N.M. — Entrepreneur and Santa Fe Mayor-elect Alan Webber said local government in the nation’s oldest state capital is at an important transition and must adapt to the pressures of being an “world-class” destination. Santa Fe voters elected Webber, the founder of Fast Company Magazine, on Tuesday. He prevailed as a newcomer to political office in a five-way race against a local school board member and three men on the city council. Webber will be the first to lead Santa Fe under a new strong-mayor system, with a nearly quadrupled salary of $110,000. He’ll have greater direct authority over the city manager, city attorney and clerk’s office. He…

  • Broker named to Haute Residence

    Neil Lyon, a broker with Sotheby’s International Realty in Santa Fe, was recently chosen by Haute Residence as its exclusive luxury representative in New Mexico. “With just one representative in a market, the Haute portal unites a distinguished collective of leading real-estate agents and brokers, showcasing their most beautiful properties in those markets to affluent buyers, sellers, and real estate enthusiasts around the globe,” according to a press release from the Miami-based company. The new partnership connects the readers of Haute Residence.com and Haute Residence Magazine to the Neil Lyon Group: Neil and Cindy Lyon and Roberta Lowe. Lyon has a bachelor’s degree in real-estate finance forom the University of…

  • Utah Climate

    Utah is home to some fascinating climate. Southwestern Utah has both the lowest as well as the hottest temperatures in the state. It’s frequently referred to as Dixie as the early settlers could grow cotton in the region. Utah is also home to several ski resorts that offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy snow during the winter months. Skiers from around the world flock to the region to experience the light fluffy snow that can rapidly accumulate in the region. Seventy percent of the land in the state is either BLM land or Utah State Trust land. The U.S. National Forest also owns a portion of the region. Every county…

  • Nonprofit behind Santa Fe Indian Market names new director

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – The nonprofit behind the nearly century-old Santa Fe Indian Market has appointed a new executive director. A spokeswoman for the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts says Ira Wilson will take the helm of the organization, replacing Dallin Maybee. Maybee, an artist and attorney, announced recently that he was stepping down from the position. The annual Santa Fe Indian Market in August has been touted as one of the nation’s most prestigious art markets. Each August, it draws about 1,000 jewelers, potters and other artists, as well as roughly 150,000 people, to downtown Santa Fe. The juried art market on the city plaza lasts two days.…

  • Santa Fe real estate agent sought after woman attacked

    Shawn Max McCourt Police are a seeking Santa Fe real estate agent after a woman who said she lives and works with him was found outside Geronimo Restaurant early Monday morning, wearing only underwear and covered in scratches and bruises, according to an arrest warrant. Shawn Max McCourt, 50, faces felony charges of kidnapping and unlawfully taking a motor vehicle, as well as a misdemeanor charge of aggravated battery against a household member. A Geronimo employee called 911 after 2 a.m. Monday, saying a woman “had arrived naked, stating her boyfriend had beat her,” an officer wrote in an arrest warrant affidavit. The woman had “visible cuts on her feet,…

  • What Is a Living Wage?

    Correction Appended If It Happened in Baltimore, Maybe It Can Happen Anywhere For a few weeks in the summer of 1995, Jen Kern spent her days at a table in the Library of Congress in Washington, poring over the fine print of state constitutions from around the country. This was, at the time, a somewhat-eccentric strategy to fight poverty in America. Kern was not a high-powered lawyer or politician; she was 25 and held a low-paying, policy-related job at Acorn, the national community organization. Yet to understand why living-wage campaigns matter — where they began, what they mean and why they inspire such passion and hope — it helps to…

  • Sports: Week in Review

    SANTA FE, N.M. — A look back at the top sports stories in northern New Mexico LITTLE LEAGUE MOVING FORWARD: It’s full steam ahead for the Santa Fe Little League after a productive meeting Sunday saw several community members volunteer as board members. “We had quite a few people turn out,” said Gary Flores, one of the league’s vice presidents. “We had a few more people come in and new people to come on the board to help us out. We’re going to make it.” Registration starts Feb. 10 at the Santa Fe Place Mall and will continue every Saturday throughout the month. “We’re moving forward,” Flores said. “We’re going…