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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Hyundai Brings New Santa Fe, Refreshed Tucson, Electric Kona To NY

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai will livestream its press conference from the New York Auto Show on Wednesday, March 28, at 12:45 PM EDT (4:45 AM GMT), and the company will have quite a bit to announce there, too. The automaker will have the latest Santa Fe, a refreshed Tucson, and an electric version of […]

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Santa Fe Natural Tobacco to close hometown office

SANTA FE, N.M. — Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. is closing its office in the New Mexico city where it was founded. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the business had maintained an office in the city despite being acquired years ago by North Carolina-based tobacco giant Reynolds American Inc. This summer, the fewer than […]

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$16M grant will improve SW Chief rail line, including in NM

SANTA FE – The U.S. Transportation Department announced a $16 million grant that will pay for improvements on the route of the Amtrak’s Southwest Chief line, including in New Mexico. The Chief runs from Chicago to Los Angeles, with stops in New Mexico in Raton, Las Vegas, Lamy near Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Gallup. A […]

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Homewise Inc. opens El Camino Crossing housing community in Santa Fe near Siler Road and Agua Fria Street – Albuquerque Business First

A new housing community that aims to counter the high real estate costs in New Mexico’s capital celebrated its grand opening on Feb. 24 and 25. El Camino Crossing by Homewise Inc. is located near the intersection of Siler Road and Agua Fria Street, offering "high-quality, high-value, energy-efficient single-family homes" that are difficult to find […]