Progressives take the lead in northern NM

Susan Herrera watches election results with friends during a watch party at the Blue Heron Brewery in Española on Tuesday night. Herrera appeared to have knocked off longterm state Rep. Debbie Rodella in House District 41. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) SANTA FE — Challengers who ran as progressives against northern New Mexico incumbents Debbie Rodella and […]


Hong Kong, New York and London Top World Luxury Markets

Hong Kong topped the rankings for the second year in a row. Hong Kong, where a manufacturer bought a lavish mansion last year for US$360 million (HK$2.8 billion), is the world’s most luxurious housing market, according to annual rankings by Christie’s International Real Estate released Wednesday. The Chinese city-state claimed the title for the second […]


Trailer park place: Examining life in a singlewide

When scholars Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish set out to examine life in rural American trailer parks, they decided to focus on the young families who lived there. They also wanted to describe a spectrum of places in terms of park quality. For their book, Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park […]


Nakamura affirmed as NM Supreme Court chief justice

The Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Justice Judith Nakamura has been re-elected by her colleagues as chief justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court. The court announced Friday that Nakamura will hold the leadership post for a two-year term. Nakamura has been chief justice since June 2017, when she succeeded Justice Charles Daniels […]


Española schools avoid steep penalty

April 28–Española Public Schools will not have to pay $2.5 million of a $3.2 million settlement in a 2014 lawsuit involving a former teacher accused of sexually assaulting students in Santa Fe and Española, as officials previously feared. The New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority will pay $750,000 to satisfy a deductible for the claim, […]


Santa Fe’s Luna Capital Weighs in on Impact of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Brewing Businesses, Makes Recommendations – Albuquerque Business First

SANTA FE, N.M., April 18, 2018 Luna Capital, a brokerage and real estate firm based in Santa Fe, New Mexico with a specialty in brewing businesses anticipates new steel tariffs will effect brewing companies immediately. Luna weighs in on the Trump administration’s February announcement regarding imposed tariffs—25% on steel and 10% on aluminum–below. Aluminum According […]


Don Imus ranch for sale at $19.9M in northern NM

Santa Fe real estate agent Craig Huitfeldt of Keller Williams has the ranch listed at $19.9 million, $10 million less than was originally listed. The property includes more than 29,000 square feet of living space and an additional 35,000 square feet of barns and other structures. The ranch has operated as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit […]


Navajo water ruling will be appealed to NM Supreme Court

SANTA FE – An attorney for non-Indian water users in northwest New Mexico says he will appeal a decision by the New Mexico Court of Appeals upholding an agreement between the Navajo Nation and state government settling Navajo water rights claims in the San Juan River basin. Lawyer Victor Marshall of Albuquerque, who represents acequia […]