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Educators address members of the House Education Committee about a range of issues, from the state’s unpopular new teacher evaluation system to an overload of testing. LOCAL NEWS, C-1

Den Denver’s record-setting offense and Seattle’s relentlessly stingy defense. efense. A wintry setting and the best two teams in the NFL. Find out why hy this Super Bowl has everything fans could ask for. SPORTS, INSIDE DE

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has persistently said the necessary track repairs on the Southwest Chief line are the responsibility of the federal government, not the taxpayers of New Mexico.

Martinez could derail plan to save Chief route By Patrick Malone The New Mexican

The greatest threat to derail Amtrak’s Southwest Chief from running through Northern New Mexico isn’t at ground level on its aging tracks, but perched four stories high in the New Mexico state Capitol. A proposed partnership to bring Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico together with Amtrak and track owner Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway to keep the train route active beyond 2015 could hinge on New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s support. The partnership calls for each to shoulder a share of the track maintenance costs, and proponents of the plan in all three states view Martinez as its foremost obstacle.

Please see CHIEF, Page A-4 Sen. John Arthur Smith, D-Deming, unilaterally killed a bill last year that would have tapped the state’s $12 billion land-grant endowment to pay for more early childhood programs by refusing to let the Senate Finance Committee, which he chairs, vote on the measure. Smith says he is comfortable with his decision and unfazed by the resulting attacks from critics. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

Gay nightlife: The end of an era in Santa Fe? Locals, mayoral hopefuls speak out after Rouge Cat goes dark By Loren Bienvenu For The New Mexican

Santa Fe was once known for its gay nightlife. Hot spots like The Drama Club, the Cargo Club and The Paramount thrived during the height of the scene in the 1980s and ’90s, catering to visitors from around the country as well as the city’s own tight-knit LGBT community. But in recent years, the clubs have disappeared. Last week, the downtown dance club Rouge Cat became the latest, and perhaps last, public LGBT-oriented venue to go dark. “It’s the end of an era,” said reigning Miss Santa Fe Pride and drag performer Bella Gigante. Santa Fe is still known as a gay-friendly destination — and that reputation is likely to increase following the New Mexico Supreme Court’s

Critics fault John Arthur Smith’s handling of education funding measure By Milan Simonich The New Mexican

t age 72, with his shock of white hair and grandfatherly shuffle, state Sen. John Arthur Smith does not look like a magnet for controversy. Yet in the last year, Smith has emerged as one of the biggest targets of criticism among the state’s 112-member Legislature. Some of his most outspoken opponents used to be his natural allies. And two weeks into the 2014 legislative session, the chorus of denunciations is only growing louder. One of his chief critics is Sam Bregman, chairman of the state Democratic Party. Bregman recently accused fellow Democrat Smith of bossism and said Smith should become a Republican because he had lost touch with working-class people. The spokesman for New Mexico’s three Catholic bishops says Smith is so paternalistic about state finances that he is trying to stop the public from voting on how it spends its own money. And the Center for Civic Policy has com-


piled a list of Smith’s goofs, hoping to persuade other senators that he is wrong as often as he is right about money management. All the sharp jabs at Smith revolve around one high-profile issue. He opposes using part of the state’s $12 billion land-grant endowment to pay for more early childhood education programs. Smith’s personal stand on the issue did not inflame Bregman, but his political tactics did. A 24-year senator from Deming, Smith unilaterally killed a bill last year that would have tapped the endowment for more early childhood funding by refusing to let the Senate Finance Committee, which he chairs, take a vote on the measure. Bregman fears Smith will impede the measure again in this legislative session, and he said Smith might as well join the Republican Party because he is undercutting Democrats. For his part, Smith says he is comfortable with his decisions and unfazed by all the attacks. “You know as well as anybody that I have pretty thick skin,” Smith said one recent day,

after the bishops’ spokesman had just let go a blistering attack on him during a rally outside the Capitol. As for Bregman’s suggestion that he bolt the Democratic Party, Smith said he had no intention of budging. But, Smith added, he felt like Ronald Reagan in 1962. That’s when Reagan said he did not leave the Democratic Party, but the party left him. Among state senators, freshman Michael Padilla of Albuquerque is the most direct in challenging Smith for bottling up the bill to expand early childhood education. “I’m a member of this chamber, and I want the chance to vote on it,” Padilla said. “The amendment is a way to turn our economy around and make sure our workforce is at its best.” Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe, said he had received many questions and complaints from his constituents about how Smith could refuse to hear a bill that had already cleared the House of Representatives and two Senate committees.

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Wolf numbers hit record level Officials say more Mexican gray wolves live in the wild in the Southwest now than at any time since the U.S. government began reintroducing them in the region. LOCAL NEWS, C-1

DJ Oona Bender was the manager and resident disc jockey at Rouge Cat, which recently closed. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN


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Obituaries Cecilio Benitez, 80, Jan. 28 Nellie U. Montoya, 90, Santa Fe, Jan. 30 Hans Horst Paap, 61, Santa Fe, Jan. 22 Christine M. Quintana, 81, Santa Fe, Jan. 25 Albert Smith, Jan. 19 Brandon Kevin Struck, Jan. 28 Laura Jean Warren, Jan. 26 PAGE C-2

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NATION&WORLD ‘Her,’ ‘Captain Phillips’ win Writers Guild honors By Jessica Herndon The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Spike Jonze’s Her and Billy Ray’s Captain Phillips earned top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America. Winning the prize for original screenplay on Saturday was Her, Jonze’s futuristic exploration of a man’s relationship with his computer starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson as the voice of an operating system. The victor of the guild’s adapted screenplay went to Ray for Captain Phillips, the Somali pirate saga based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips

and Stephan Talty. The film, nominated for a best picture Oscar, stars Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi, a limo driver-turned actor, who earned a supporting actor Oscar nom. Sarah Polley won the documentary award for Stories We Tell, a film about her parents and how the filmmaker was the product of an extramarital affair. The Writer’s Guild Awards are Hollywood’s final honors before the Academy Awards on March 2. Her has picked up a number of accolades over the course of awards season, including the Golden Globe for best screenplay, Critics’ Choice award for best original screenplay, and the AFI award for movie of the year. Jonze’s film is nominated for five Academy

Awards, including best original screenplay and best picture. This guild victory gives the computer love tale an edge in the journey to the Oscars. Among the guild’s TV winners: u Drama series: Breaking Bad, written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz and Moira Walley-Beckett. u Comedy series: Veep, written by Simon Blackwell, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Tony Roche and Will Smith. u New series: House of Cards, written by Kate Barnow, Rick Cleveland, Sam Forman, Gina Gionfriddo, Keith Huff, Sarah Treem and Beau Willimon.

CHINA WELCOMES LUNAR YEAR Fireworks explode Saturday over the Victoria Harbour to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Hong Kong. VINCENT YU/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

because protesters had blocked the delivery of ballots or stopped voters from entering. Whatever happens, the outcome will almost certainly be inconclusive. Because protesters blocked candidate registration in some districts, parliament will not have enough members to convene.

employees that the airline will no longer use Cleveland to connect fliers coming from other airports around the country. As a result, United’s daily departures from the city will fall from 199 currently to 72 by June. BANGKOK — Thailand’s tense “Our hub in Cleveland hasn’t national election got underway been profitable for over a decade, Sunday with protesters forcing and has generated tens of milthe closure of several polling lions of dollars of annual losses in stations in the capital amid fears recent years,” Smisek states. “We of more bloodshed a day after simply cannot continue to bear gun battles in Bangkok left seven these losses.” people wounded. United said in November that The extent of disruptions was WASHINGTON — United Air- it aims to cut $2 billion in annual not immediately clear when polls lines said Saturday it will drop its costs in the coming year by shiftopened nationwide. But there were money-losing hub in Cleveland, ing flights, making workers more early indications that several hun- slashing its daily flights and elimi- productive, and improving its dred polling stations in Bangkok nating 470 jobs. maintenance procedures. and southern Thailand, an opposiThe company’s CEO Jeff tion stronghold, could not open Smisek announced in a letter to The Associated Press

of those killed.” The figures also leave out insurgent deaths.

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Polls open in Thai national election

U.N.: Violence kills 733 in Iraq BAGHDAD — The United Nations said Saturday that at least 733 Iraqis were killed during violence in January, even when leaving out casualties from an embattled western province. The figures issued Saturday by the U.N.’s mission to Iraq show 618 civilians and 115 members of the security forces were killed in January. But the UNAMI statement excluded deaths from ongoing fighting in Anbar, due to problems in verifying the “status

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Mass mobs fill pews, lift prayers at N.Y. churches By Carolyn Thompson The Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. — You’ve heard of flash mobs? Behold the Mass mob. Playing off the idea of using social media to summon crowds for parties or mischief, mobs of Buffaloarea Roman Catholics have been filling pews and lifting spirits at some of the city’s original, now often sparsely attended, churches. It works this way: On a given Sunday, participants celebrate Mass en masse at a church they’ve picked in an online vote and promoted through Facebook and Twitter. Visitors experience the architecture, heritage and spirit of the aging houses of worship and the churches once again see the numbers they were built for, along with a helpful bump in donations when the collection baskets are passed. “I call these churches faith enhancers. You can’t help but walk in and feel closer to a higher power,” said Christopher Byrd, who hatched the idea in Buffalo last fall and has organized two Mass mobs so far, both of which drew hundreds. He’s heard from other cities about starting their own. The aim, he said, is to reignite interest, support and perhaps even membership in older churches that “kind of fall off the radar screen of people.” One such church is Our Lady of Perpetual Help in a neighborhood settled by Irish immigrants along the Buffalo River. The church once brimmed with 800 families when it was dedicated in 1900. Today, fewer than 50 worshippers typically amble into the Gothic-style sanctuary for Sunday Mass. It’s a familiar story among city churches that were built for waves of Polish, German, Irish and Italian immigrants but whose congregations have dwindled with the city’s population decline and suburban sprawl. Buffalo’s population is less than half what it was in 1950, when it peaked at 580,000. “We’re still here,” said the Rev. Donald Lutz, who welcomed a crowd of more than 300 on a recent Sunday after Our Lady of Perpetual Help, known to locals as “Pets,” was selected for the Mass mob. Organizers sought nominations from the public for churches on the Mass mob website and put the top three up for a vote. Online voting begins this week for the next mob, planned for March 23. “It’s wonderful,” said Lutz, who learned his church had been chosen two weeks before. “It just shows that we are not just one parish, that it’s the whole family of the diocese. We take care of each other. “And,” he added, “if it helps us pay a few more bills … ” With every pew occupied, later-arriving worshippers stood against the back wall, reminding 88-yearold parishioner Elizabeth Barrett of the way it used to be in the church she has attended since birth, a block from her lifelong home. “You had to get here very early when I was young, it was so crowded,” she said. “And now there are just a handful. It’s hard to accept, but you have to.” During the sign of peace, Lutz spent several minutes breezing up and down aisles, smiling and shaking hands. He invited all to a nearby community center for a pastry and coffee after the service. Several visitors arrived at the church with cameras, aiming them at brilliant stained-glass windows imported from Austria, the church’s pride and joy, and the ornate marble altar, the likes of which are seldom seen in the more modern suburban churches built today. “It’s wonderful to see the old churches. They’re beautiful,” said Barbara Mocarski, who came from nearby Lackawanna to be part of the mob. While the sanctuary is largely well-preserved, areas of cracking plaster and water stains show a need for costly maintenance. “Seeing the community together and caring about them, I was really happy to hear about it,” Mocarski said. Karen Huber of the suburb of West Seneca hoped the Mass mob idea would bring more young people back to church so that crowds would again be the rule, not the exception.



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GOP weighs in on Christie’s future Top Republicans believe N.J. governor can weather scandal By Angela Delli Santi and Philip Elliott The Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. — Fellow Republicans on Saturday debated the fallout over new suggestions that Gov. Chris Christie knew about a traffic-blocking operation orchestrated by top aides as apparent political payback earlier than he has acknowledged. Some said the accusations could derail hopes of Christie running for president in 2016 if he can’t shake the scandal soon, while others were quick to express faith in the governor while discrediting his accuser and questioning his motives. A letter released Friday by a lawyer for a former Christie loyalist who ordered the closures on the heavily traveled George Washington Bridge said evidence exists that the governor knew about the closings as they happened in September, which would contradict Christie’s previous assertions. The Governor’s Office has denied the claims by David Wildstein, a former executive with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, who was among four people who lost their jobs in the scandal. Reaction among top Republicans on Saturday appeared mixed, with most believing he could weather the storm but acknowledging the latest allegations hurt. “It’s not good for him,” said Matt Beynon, a Republican operative who worked on former Sen. Rick Santorum’s 2012 presidential campaign and still has him as a client. “The longer the story goes on, the worse it gets for him. If this is still an issue a year from

crowd’s reaction during the Times Square ceremony. As the new head of the Republican Governors Association, Christie’s priority this year is raising money for the party’s gubernatorial candidates around the country. Republicans maintain that donors are staying loyal to Christie so far. “My donors are saying they believe what Gov. Christie is saying. They’re giving him a New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks lot of rope,” said Ray Washburne, who leads Saturday during a Super Bowl ceremony the Republican National Committee’s fundin New York. BEBETO MATTHEWS/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS raising effort. “He’s not raising money for himself,” Beynon added. “If you’re a donor in Clevenow, he’s going to have trouble pulling the land, you’re thinking about [Ohio Gov.] trigger. … Gov. Christie will have to think John Kasich and not Chris Christie.” long and hard about running.” Also Saturday, the lawyer for a state legBut Ken Langone, a co-founder of islative panel investigating the traffic jams Atlanta-based Home Depot Inc. and a said he was confident the probe can constaunch Christie supporter, expressed no tinue without impeding a federal criminal such reservations. investigation. “I have complete faith and trust that the Reid Schar, special counsel to the panel, governor is telling the truth, and I continue to said he had discussed the parallel probes believe that he would be a superb president if with officials from the U.S. Attorney’s he were elected in the future,” Langone said. Office Friday and said the committee Matt Mackowiak, a Texas-based Repub“would be mindful” not to interfere with lican consultant, agreed that Christie’s the ongoing criminal investigation. chances on a national stage won’t be The lawmaker who chairs that panel harmed so long as he has been honest said Wildstein’s new allegations validate about what he knew. the skepticism committee members have “As long as he was telling the truth, he expressed throughout the probe, an invesis fine,” Mackowiak said. “But if he knew tigation Christie once referred to as the about this, it brings him in directly and adds Democrats’ obsession and some state — potentially — dishonesty to the charges.” Republicans have called “a witch hunt.” Christie, who has kept mostly to the sideAssemblyman John Wisniewski, a Demolines during the run-up to this year’s Super crat, said he doesn’t know what evidence Bowl, which his state his hosting, received Wildstein may have, but he said it could be a smattering of boos and some cheers duran email or document that fell beyond the ing a pregame ceremony in New York on date range called for in the original subpoena. Saturday. He didn’t appear affected by the


Keystone foes to continue campaign against pipeline stations that are needed along the project route. And LINCOLN, Neb. — With yet national activists say they have another obstacle removed for recruited more than 75,000 volthe Keystone XL pipeline, oppo- unteers willing to participate nents were pressing forward in civil disobedience, should with a lawsuit to challenge the President Barack Obama project, public protests and an approve the Keystone project. effort to inject the issue into the The project now goes to a November elections. 30-day comment period and Supporters and opponents a review by U.S. Secretary of both were quick to claim State John Kerry and other victories with the U.S. State agencies. Obama has 90 days Department report released to make the decision on the Friday, which raised no major objections to the pipeline. The pipeline, but the White House oil industry, some union groups on Friday disputed the notion and congressional Republicans that the report is headed to a fast approval. Oil began flowcalled on the Obama adminising last week through an Oklatration to move forward with the project, while a coalition of homa-to-Texas section already approved by Obama. landowners and environmenProject backers said the report talists say there is still cause for bolsters their case for the pipedenying a federal permit. The project would ship 830,000 bar- line and eliminates the need for rels of oil a day from Canada to further delays. Opponents were planning to host vigils throughTexas Gulf Coast refineries. out the nation Monday and Meanwhile, farmers and “pipeline meet-ups” throughout ranchers in Nebraska who February to encourage people to oppose the pipeline are planning to run for seats on a state raise the issue with candidates in board that regulates power the 2014 election. The Associated Press

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Differing perspectives fuel debate over Knox case the differences between the justice systems SEATTLE — To some Ameriin the U.S. and cans, especially those in her Italy, and examhometown of Seattle, Amanda ples of AmeriKnox seems a victim, unfairly cans avoiding hounded by a capricious legal Italian justice. system in Italy that convicted After being Amanda her this week in the death of a first convicted Knox 21-year-old British woman. and then But in Europe, some see her acquitted, Knox as a privileged American who and her onetime boyfriend, Rafis getting away with murder, faele Sollecito, were convicted again Thursday, following their embroiled in a case that continues to make global headlines third trial. Knox was sentenced and reinforces a negative image to 28½ years, Sollecito to 25 years. The court’s reasoning isn’t of U.S. citizens behaving badly expected to be released for three — even criminally — abroad months. without any punishment. Any decision on whether As she remains free in the U.S., to return Knox to Italy will the perceptions will likely fuel ultimately be made by the U.S. not only the debate about who State Department. killed Meredith Kercher in 2007 There have been other highand what role, if any, Knox played in her death, but complicate how profile cases in which Italians the U.S. and Italian governments hoped in vain to have Americans face justice there, notably resolve whether she should be the case of a U.S. Marine jet that sent to Italy to face prison. “It’s been a polarizing case, and sliced a gondola cable in the Italian Alps in 1998, killing 20 that polarization will remain,” said Anne Bremner, a Seattle attorney and Knox supporter. The divergent views on who Authorized Rolex Service killed Kercher are rooted not just Buying fine timepieces in the typical dynamics of a legal 216 Mckenzie Street | Santa Fe, NM case in which the two sides hold 505-992-0200 opposing narratives, but also in By Gene Johnson

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people. Under NATO rules, the U.S. military retained jurisdiction, and the pilot was acquitted of manslaughter. More recently, in 2009 Italian courts convicted — in absentia — 26 CIA and U.S. government employees in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric suspected of recruiting terrorists in Milan. Some lawyers familiar with the process say Knox has little hope of avoiding extradition under the terms of the U.S.-Italy treaty, but that won’t stop her supporters from mounting a campaign to keep her in the U.S. They’re appealing to American principles about trying someone multiple times for the same crime. They’re also asking how one appellate court could find her actually innocent, while another court convicts her beyond a reasonable doubt. Kercher, 21, was found dead in the bedroom of the apartment she and Knox shared in the town of Perugia, where they were studying. Kercher had

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Nightlife: Some say closure is sign gay bars are no longer necessary Continued from Page A-1 December 2013 ruling affirming the right of same-sex couples to marry. Two of the three candidates running for mayor are openly gay. And in 2011, The Advocate, a national gay and lesbian magazine, placed Santa Fe second after Minneapolis in its list of “the gayest cities in America.” That makes the lack of a designated, public gay bar all the more notable. Residents critical of local nightlife might amend The Advocate’s label to “grayest city in America,” raising the question of whether the closing of Rouge Cat is just another symptom of an aging Santa Fe population. Others say the economy is to blame. But some, like Gigante, suggest the closure is a sign of gay and straight cultures so well integrated within the City Different that a gay bar is unnecessary. “I think maybe that could be a good thing,” Gigante said. “Maybe there’s no need for a gay bar.” When Rouge Cat opened in 2010, it was not designed to be a gay bar, according to the venue’s manager and resident disc jockey, Oona Bender. “We knew just opening a gay bar wasn’t sustainable,” she said. “We really just opened it to have music and a place for people to dance.” A longtime staple of the LGBT club circuit, she said the 1980s and ’90s represented the pinnacle of gay nightlife, largely because “there just seemed to be more young gay people who lived here.” Today, she believes, the town attracts an older and more couplesoriented LGBT demographic, especially in comparison to party destina-

tions like Las Vegas, Nev., and Palm Springs, Calif. “Bars and nightclubs are alive and well in Albuquerque,” she added. Albuquerque’s Effex Night Club on Central Avenue, perhaps the city’s most prominent gay dance club, can accommodate a crowd of 750. With the March 4 municipal election approaching, the issue of mayoral support for local nightlife has gained traction as a prominent concern, for younger voters in particular. Mayoral candidate and City Councilor Patti Bushee told The New Mexican the prolonged economic recession continues to affect local small businesses. “I would also say the aging population in general of Santa Fe is partly why there is not the population to support a whole lot of nightclub activity,” she said. Diversifying the economy, she added, could lure a younger workforce with more disposable income, as would city efforts to further develop public attractions like nature trails. “I’ve been talking about the music scene or lack thereof in the context of working hard in the last decade to put trails in place, so we entice a new generation of visitor here that’s a little younger,” she said. Candidate Bill Dimas, a former musician familiar with local venues, believes Santa Fe’s nightlife is impacted by the high rate of drunkendriving offenses in the county. The laws are “very stringent now, and that’s good,” he said. “Having been a judge for many years, I can tell you that people are finally sitting up and taking notice that it’s not a good idea to be drinking and driving. Law

Donalee Goodbrod works as a DJ at the Cargo Club in Santa Fe circa 1989. NEW MEXICAN FILE PHOTO

enforcement is out there now, and that’s great, but it has had an effect on a lot of the places that serve alcohol at night.” He also said that Santa Fe bars have to compete with an increased number of casino venues. Candidate Javier Gonzales agrees that transportation is a problem. “We should begin to allow nighttime bus routes between St. John’s [College] and Santa Fe University [of Art and Design] and other areas around town so that people can have public transportation to nighttime venues,” he said. Gonzales advocates the development of what he termed “a nighttime economy, [one] that is functional after 9 p.m.”

Gonzales also agreed with the opinion that the silver lining to Rouge Cat’s closure may be its implications of growing tolerance. “For many people in the LGBTQ community, Santa Fe is a place where you don’t have to go just to a designated area, whether that be restaurants, movie houses, community centers, workplaces or nighttime venues,” he said. “I think the Rouge Cat in many respects kind of transitioned us to that point.” Bushee, who like Gonzales is openly gay, believes this culture of acceptance has largely been in place during most of the 30 years she has lived in Santa Fe. “I wouldn’t say in the last 25 years that the clubs were particularly seg-

regated,” she said. “So I think Santa Fe has been a little bit of an exception relative to some urban areas.” Some industry professionals, however, disagree with the notion that gay bars have become outmoded. Linda Krauss, the internal operations and event director at RainbowVision Santa Fe, a gay and lesbian retirement community, referred to the Starlight Lounge — a private club in the facility —as an important venue for the LGBT community at large. Krauss said she was sorry to see Rouge Cat go, but added that the club’s environment did not appeal to everyone. “I think for people over a certain age, it was too small and claustrophobic,” she said, “and I think people that are very young don’t have the money to support something like that on an ongoing basis right now. I don’t think it has anything to do with the LGBT family or anything.” Whether another venue will rise to take Rouge Cat’s place remains to be seen. In the meantime, several former Rouge Cat DJs have already rescheduled their events at other venues. DJ Oona, Melanie Moore and Donovan Livingston’s popular annual “Sex on Vinyl” event is now slated to take place at The Lodge at Santa Fe on Saturday, Feb. 8. Despite the loss of one of the last dedicated dance floors in town, Oona insists that the beat must go on: “You just got to realize that when something ends, then it gives you energy to do something new.” Contact Loren Bienvenu at

Chief: Proponents of tri-state plan view Martinez as main obstacle Continued from Page A-1 So far, Martinez has not been keen on the idea. She has persistently said the necessary track repairs are the responsibility of the federal government, not the taxpayers of New Mexico. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, supports keeping the passenger line running through the southern portion of that state and expanding its route, according to the governor’s spokesman Eric Brown. Legislation with bipartisan support has been introduced in Colorado. It would add a stop in Pueblo to the Southwest Chief line. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, was a staunch critic of Amtrak when he served in the U.S. Senate, and his stance on the Southwest Chief has been ambiguous. But he made it clear that without funding from the other states and entities involved in the discussion, Kansas could not make it work. “We are studying this and have had conversations with Amtrak, BNSF, Colorado and New Mexico, but all parties would need to be at the table financially to make this work,” said Eileen Hawley, Brownback’s spokeswoman. The Southwest Chief runs from Chicago to Los Angeles. It passes through the western Kansas towns of Dodge City and Garden City en route to southeastern Colorado, where it goes through Lamar, La Junta and Trinidad. In New Mexico, it travels through Raton, Las Vegas, Lamy, Albuquerque and Gallup. “That Amtrak route has always been a concept I support,” said New Mexico Rep. Luciano “Lucky” Varela, D-Santa Fe. “It means economic development for rural areas of the state and supports tourism.” If a funding agreement isn’t reached by the end of 2015, Lamy — the stop nearest to Santa Fe — would be cut from the route, along with Las Vegas, Raton and the towns in Colorado and southwest Kansas. Instead, the route would go from Wichita, Kan., into Oklahoma and Texas and on to Albuquerque from Amarillo, Texas, beginning in January 2016. The announcement by BNSF Railway that after that date, it no longer will maintain its tracks on the route at

The Southwest Chief pulls into the Lamy station at 2:24 p.m. Wednesday, on its way to Los Angeles from Chicago. A sole passenger got off the Amtrak train at Lamy, and no passengers boarded the train during the stop. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN

speeds high enough for passenger trains triggered the states to scramble for a funding solution. The arrangement being discussed between the prospective partner states and railroads would call for each to provide $4 million a year for 10 years to maintain the existing route of the Southwest Chief through 2055. Legislatures are in session and crafting fiscal year 2015 budgets in all three states. Legislation seeking to authorize participation in the partnership has been introduced in Colorado and New Mexico and is in the drafting phase in Kansas, but neither the legislatures’ nor the governors’ budgets in any of the states as of Friday recommend funding it. In New Mexico, Rep. Roberto “Bobby” Gonzales, D-Taos, has introduced legislation calling for the state to

The schedule for Amtrak trains that make daily stops in Lamy.

contribute its share to keep the Southwest Chief on its current route. House Bill 116 is tentatively scheduled for a hearing Tuesday in the House Transportation and Public Works Committee that Gonzales chairs. “As far as the legislative part, the committee, there’s not a problem,” Gonzales said. “To my knowledge, nobody has come out and said, ‘I can’t support that.’ Our hurdle is the Governor’s Office.” He said supporters of his bill have met with the governor’s staff about funding for the Southwest Chief and came away disappointed. “The administration’s reaction is basically not a very strong commitment,” Gonzales said. Martinez’s spokesman did not respond to questions Friday about the governor’s stance on funding to maintain the Southwest Chief’s existing route. But twice since the discussion heated up in November, the Martinez administration has issued the same statement. “We’re happy to discuss various proposals around this important issue, but Amtrak was created and funded by Congress since its inception, and thus, any agreement should not stick the taxpayers of New Mexico with a large tab,” Martinez’s spokesman, Enrique Knell, said in a written statement Jan. 8, echoing previous remarks. “According to the New Mexico [Department of Transportation], the state has never provided State funds for Amtrak service. We’re willing to work together on this issue, but any agreement needs to take that reality into account.” Because it carries an appropriation, Gonzales said, his bill can advance without a message from the governor authorizing the Legislature to discuss it. But he’s still concerned that Martinez

would veto it if it passes. Gonzales frets that his home state — due to Martinez’s position on the issue, in particular — could be the end of the line for the Southwest Chief. In Colorado, Rep. Leroy Garcia, D-Pueblo, has introduced a bill to preserve the Southwest Chief’s presence in that state. He has assembled a coalition of 26 co-sponsors, a mix of Democrats and Republicans. Garcia’s bill would kick in Colorado’s share of the funds for track maintenance and add a stop in Pueblo, where he says ridership on the line could get a boost from that county’s 160,000 residents. “It’s really the game-changer for the Southwest Chief as we know it,” Garcia said. He said the track already exists to extend the route through Pueblo, and county government has expressed it is willing to help defray costs associated with the extension. Amtrak would be willing to study how much the fuel and personnel expenses associated with extending the line approximately 80 miles north to Pueblo would change the estimated costs, but they undoubtedly would rise, Amtrak spokesman Mark Magliari said. “There would be some additional cost, just based on going the additional miles,” Magliari said. Any deviation from the principle task of preserving the current Southwest Chief route furrows brows among some proponents of the partnership. “The most important thing we need to do is save the Chief first, then we can add the caveats,” said Kansas Rep. John Doll, R-Garden City. “The Colorado legislation makes me nervous. It could throw everything out of whack.” The Southwest Chief faces a different set of problems in Kansas, where Doll

expects a Senate bill seeking to participate in the funding partnership to be introduced soon. “I am not aware of additional state funds that can be used for the purposes outlined by Amtrak to continue service of the Southwest Chief on its current alignment,” said Dennis Slimmer, chief of planning for the Kansas Department of Transportation. Garden City Mayor Dan Frankhauser also sees money as a monkey wrench to Kansas’ participation, but he’s hustling to find some. His city’s application for federal funds to aid the Southwest Chief’s cause was denied, and along with other towns on the route, Garden City has hired past Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s lobbying firm. “It’s probably going to have to come from the federal government in the form of a grant,” Frankhauser said. “I can’t see the state coming up with that sort of money.” Doll, the past mayor of Garden City, disagrees. “When you have a $6 billion, $7 billion budget and you can’t come up with $4 million for something as important as this, something’s wrong,” Doll said. “I think we can find that somewhere. I would suspect each state could. That’s chicken feed compared to what their budget is. We wouldn’t leave children starving or without education.” Doll said he’s nervous about the Southwest Chief’s future for a host of reasons, and Martinez’s posture tops the list. “That could be the roadblock,” he said. Contact Patrick Malone at 986-3017 or Follow him on Twitter @pmalonenm.

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Senator: Has reputation as most conservative Democrat in Senate Continued from Page A-1 “I recognize that there’s a lot of latitude in running a committee,” said Wirth, himself the chairman of the Senate Conservation Committee. “But if I get the chance, I’m going to support the amendment because early childhood education is the key to a whole range of issues. When you’re dead last in so many areas, education is the way out.” Smith, in his sonorous voice, said he blocked a vote on the bill to protect his fellow committee members from public criticism. He can be the lightning rod, he said. Smith is far from alone in his opposition to using a portion of the land-grant endowment to funnel as much as $200 million to $300 million a year to early childhood education programs. The endowment, called the Land Grant Permanent Fund, grows through investments and royalties paid to New Mexico for use of its land, notably for oil drilling, and it provides funding for the state’s public school systems and universities, among other beneficiaries. Gov. Susana Martinez, a Republican, is against the idea of using more funds from the endowment each year for early childhood programs. So are Republicans in the Legislature. They hold 50 of the 112 seats. Smith says tapping the endowment could erode the principal and hurt the state over the long term. Charles Wollmann, the spokesman for the State Investment Council, which manages the endowment, said, “We have concerns about technical aspects of the bill.” The council has been poring over the proposal. For instance, it has no sunset provision. Wollmann said the measure could consume more money in three years — about $800 million — than a previous initiative for other public programs used in 10 years. With the land-grant endowment, the State Investment Council annually distributes more than half a billion dollars for public programs. Most of that money goes to K-12 public schools. In Smith’s hometown of Deming, people are divided over the wisdom of using the endowment for another program. Andy Hernandez, a Deming school board member and a university professor, says nothing would make a bigger difference to New Mexico than getting every kid off to a successful start through early childhood programs. Hernandez said other generations were divided by skin color. Kids today care nothing about those old prejudices, but they are in just as much jeopardy as the days when racism held people down, he said. “Class will fracture their generation. It already has,” Hernandez said. A different view came from Bayne Anderson, president of the Deming school board. He says Smith is right about protecting the endowment. “I just don’t think you can rob that fund,” Anderson said. “It’s dangerous to do that. We need to push those legislators to find other sources of money.” But Wirth and other proponents of more funding for early childhood programs say protections built into the amendment mean the principal could never be touched. In fact, they say, the fund would continue growing, though not as fast, even if some money were diverted for early childhood education. Hernandez and Anderson both describe Smith as a politician whose word is good, no matter what the topic. “Sen. Smith has never lied to me about an issue,” Hernandez said. “I hate to put it so crudely, but that is the easiest way to say it.” Javier Benavidez, spokesman for the Center on Civic Policy, said Smith was anything but straightforward. “He grossly misled fellow legislators on the costs of a corporate tax-cut package in the closing y,


Smith says tapping the endowment for early childhood programs could erode the principal and hurt the state over the long term. minutes of the 2013 session,” Benavidez said. “The bill gave hundreds of millions in tax cuts to corporations without any accountability or guarantee of jobs. Then Intel cut 400 jobs after getting a $25 million tax break.” Smith helped put together the tax bill with Martinez’s administration. He says it will be good for New Mexico, creating jobs through a more favorable business climate. Benavidez says the early childhood initiative would be a better generator of jobs than any plan Smith has endorsed. More kids would end up in college and careers, and fewer would land in prison if the state committed to early childhood education for all, Benavidez said. “Our kids have dropped to dead last in the nation for child well-being,” Benavidez said of a survey last year by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Critics of Smith pounced after that ranking. Several of them interrupted a legislative hearing at The University of New Mexico to present Smith with a thank-you card “from the people of Mississippi.” Mississippi had been at the bottom of child wellbeing before New Mexico. Smith is still smarting over the card, and has blamed Allen Sanchez, a leading proponent of the early childhood initiative, for being part of it. Sanchez says neither he nor the groups he represents, the Catholic bishops and St. Joseph Community Health, would ever engage in such tactics. But Sanchez is punishing in his criticism of Smith’s political tactics. Denying the early childhood bill a vote in the last committee was Smith’s way of putting himself above the Legislature and of the people’s will, Sanchez said. Smith’s background is in business. He works in real estate appraisal but previously was in sales management with the H.J. Heinz Co. in Dallas. Smith first won election to the state Senate in 1988. These days, he usually confines himself to the agenda of his finance committee, but he once had higher aspirations. He won a Democratic primary for an open seat in Congress in 2002, but lost the general election to Republican Steve Pearce. Back then, Democrats nominated Smith because they thought someone from the conservative wing of their party would have a chance against Pearce, who still holds the congressional seat. Even before the recent explosion of controversy over Smith blocking the early childhood education bill, he had a reputation as the most conservative Democrat in the Senate. Last year, Smith argued against a Democratic initiative to raise the state’s minimum wage by $1, to $8.50 an hour. He mocked the proposal with a facetious amendment, but then joined all other Democratic senators in supporting it. Martinez vetoed the increase. Smith in 2012 was the only Senate Democrat who voted to repeal a law that enables undocumented immigrants to obtain New Mexico driver’s licenses. The repeal failed in the Senate. More recently, Smith has said he has no reason to vote against confirming Hanna Skandera, who runs the state Public Education Department for Martinez. After three years on the job, Skandera is finally expected to receive a vote in the Senate this

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Sen. John Arthur Smith speaks on the Senate floor Monday. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

year, and many Democrats are mobilizing in hopes of knocking her from office. She has never been a teacher or a school principal, a sore point for educators such as Deming school board member Hernandez, who says

she should not be confirmed. A teachers’ union contributed heavily to Smith’s opponent in a Senate primary election two years ago, so Smith knows that is one constituency unlikely to support him.

The irony, to him, is that his wife was a teacher, and he views his stance as balanced and sensible. Anderson, the Deming school board president, said Smith carries a lot of influence. The Dem-

ing board wants to build a new high school. Smith has thrown his support to the project, and Anderson says that will translate to people voting for the bond issue in next week’s election. In this winter of discontent, Smith has received support from Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez, D-Belen, who publicly chastised Democratic Chairman Bregman for knocking Smith. It was a gratifying moment for Smith. Michael Sanchez, after all, is sponsoring the constitutional amendment on early childhood education. But Michael Sanchez, the most powerful state senator, will not be in the hottest seat this winter. If the initiative again advances to Smith’s committee, he will be under pressure from the public and his party to allow a vote on it. Smith gives no indication of whether he intends to block the bill for a second time. “We’ll see what happens,” is all he will say. Contact Milan Simonich at 986-3080 or msimonich@ Follow his Ringside Seat blog at



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U.S. grapples with income inequality Cooper, 33, has a unique perspective on the economy of this faded railroad stop in one of the state’s poorest counties, which hugs a steep hillside along the New River. He left town for college, taught school for 10 years before deciding it wasn’t the right By Adam Geller fit, and he decided to retool with The Associated Press a trade. The switch might not have been possible without govASHBURN, Va. — The ernment assistance. He took out wealthiest county in America is a $10,000 federal student loan to settled deep in 4 a.m. slumber pay for barber school, and while when Neal Breen threads the he was out of work, he applied mini-mansion subdivisions and for government assistance to snow-blanketed fairways on his way to open shop. Neal Breen, 21, works at the Ashburn Bagel & Sandwich Shop help cover food costs. He’s selfsupporting now, running his own There’s two hours yet before in Ashburn, Va., on Monday. ADAM GELLER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS business thanks to a chair offered the business day begins, but by a senior barber. But that Breen, who is 21, has plenty to mosque started this effort to ment,” she says. “I think a lot of doesn’t mean it’s easy. do after flipping on the lights. things have been fixed. I think “Can you imagine paying Donning a green apron without assist refugees from the war in Bosnia who were being resetwith education, people do have taking off his tweed cap, he $8 for a haircut? That’s telling tled in Northern Virginia. Orga- a possibility of upward mobility.” you the kind of economy that’s boils the first of more than 500 nizers soon realized that, even In Charlottesville, the homebagels, then shovels them into here,” he says. amid relative wealth, there were town of Thomas Jefferson, a waiting oven. When the early But Cooper, whose shop sits many who needed assistance, there’s the Mount Zion First risers step from their cars at across the street from the local including many non-Muslims. African Baptist Church, where a few minutes past 6, a chalkoffice of the Women, Infants and Last July, she said, more than Gerald Terrell, the congregaboard meets them at the door: Children food assistance pro800 people waited in line for tion’s senior trustee, is getting “Breakfast of Champions.” gram, says that while he sees the ready to lock up for the night. Breen, who quit college a year four to five hours to receive economic divide widening, he’s Terrell, 65, was raised in ago with hopes of saving money food packages at the group’s doubtful about government proannual Herndon Without Hun- segregated central Florida by to start his own business, is grams that try to remedy it. Often a father who only finished keenly aware that the wealth in ger program, timed to coincide it seems there’s more incentive with Ramadan. third grade and a mother who the neighborhoods where he for the unemployed to work the “You don’t think there are took night classes so she could delivers breakfast sandwiches system, rather than go to work people in need, but there are graduate from high school the is, for now, beyond reach. He’s for minimum wage, he says. a lot of them,” says Mirza, the day before her son received his long known what it means to “It’s harder for the middle organization’s president. “You diploma. Terrell says he knew at class to get ahead,” he says. “I have less; he recalls growing 13 that he wanted to be a school just don’t feel like the opportuup as the son of a pastor whose don’t see them.” Mirza says her group empha- principal, so he asked his father nities are out there for people. earnings sometimes made it sizes self-sufficiency, but finds for old keys and started walktough to feed five children. There are lot of ideals and theopeople who are struggling freing around with them swinging ries, but I don’t think they’re put But he does not decry the gap quently can’t get there without a from his belt — convinced that between the Vienna sausage into practice very well. … The hand. Government plays a criti- they were the symbol of somedinners of childhood and the hardest workers are the ones cal role. She and other FAITH one in charge. Certain he did $168,000 median income of the paying for everybody else.” administrators decry recent cuts not want to stay in the citrus households surrounding this But he acknowledges the role shopping center, about 35 miles in food stamp benefits and long- groves that employed his father, that assistance played in helping term unemployment assistance. he left for college, became a from Capitol Hill. him get a leg up. She recalls the struggles of It just confirms that the freeteacher and eventually a princi“I can see it from both sides families the group has helped: market economy is working, pal for 24 years. of the fence,” he says. The two girls they assisted Breen says, by rewarding those Terrell acknowledges much Ninety miles north in Charleswith college tuition after their who do for themselves. has changed since the Jim Crow ton, upriver from the state Capi“Capitalism is about seizing father died. The Iraqi refugee laws of his youth, but he says tol, The Cold Spot serves hot opportunity. A lot of people get family who relied on temporary creating economic opportunity garlic wings in multiples of six, more opportunities than others, housing and pharmacy training requires doing more. He points tempered by pitchers of beer. In but a lot of people aren’t combefore eventually finding work. out that his church sits just theory, there’s a president out fortable seizing it,” he says. The U.S. “is not a place where across the street from a public there tonight delivering a State When President Barack people can pick gold leaves off housing project, where children of the Union speech. But inside Obama promised to do someof the tree,” she says. “In the of families often don’t have the the bar, the sets are tuned to thing about growing economic long run, America is going to advantages that wealthier famiWest Virginia University basinequality in his State of the be the one which benefits from lies consider basic. At least when ketball. Cheers go up when the Union address, he spoke to a spending. It’s like an investment he was a boy, those with limited Mountaineers triumph, 66-64. public whose own experiences — in people.” education knew they could find a With the game over, Brian have, like Breen’s, shaped very Back on the road, subdivisions job in agriculture or a factory. Snyder, who runs a one-man personal views about who and corporate headquarters give Today, “it’s harder because glass business, takes a moment makes it in today’s economy way to more open spaces. Inside we’ve moved from an industrial to consider economic inequiand who gets left behind. the wood-paneled dining room at society to a technological socities. Increasing assistance to the “Those at the top have never the Stonewall Golf Club, friends ety. And who has the computer poor isn’t fair because it will done better. But average wages Diane Wagner, Shari Viellieu at home? The haves,” says Terraise taxes on everyone else, he have barely budged. Inequality and Francie Meade share a lunch rell, who volunteers as a mensays. People should have to earn has deepened. … Our job is to table overlooking greens that curl tor to African American boys. everything they get. “The gap reverse these trends,” Obama said. around Lake Manassas. But they “They don’t need a handout. … keeps on growing, and it’s not The speech addressed deeply have differing views of the ecoThey need support in terms of right at all,” says Snyder, 43, who held convictions: Americans nomic landscape. people helping them to achieve used to employ others in his know firsthand the challenges “I believe the minimum wage their goals. Now, that may be business until times got tighter. of trying to get ahead, and they should be raised, I can you tell financially. But they need to be But he’s certain most politicians speak reverently about makyou that,” says Wagner, a retired put in a position where they can are so disconnected from the ing sure the country fulfills its corporate office manager. Too help somebody else.” lives of ordinary Americans, promise as a land of economic many people are struggling to get they aren’t capable of fixing it. uuu opportunity. by, working in fast-food restau“What would I do if I were But in recent conversations rants or others place for wages Into the mountains and president?” Snyder says. He looks in wealthy and poverty-stricken that can’t possibly support famiacross the state line to West around the bar to the tables and communities — in areas where lies, she says. She notes that just Virginia, highway signs tout one stools filled with chemical plant politics increasingly lean as she’s counting on Social Secu- county after another as “A Cerworkers, a septic truck driver and Democratic to those fast tilting rity and Medicare, it’s reasonable tified Business Location.” Ten an ultrasound technician who Republican — there was little for others less fortunate to look miles off the interstate, down a moonlighted as a waitress to pay agreement on how to realize to the government for help. “I’m twisting two-lane road, haircut- down student loans. that ideal or on what role govwilling to pay more taxes if I have ter Brian Cooper settles into his “I’d fire everyone in the ernment should play. to,” she says. own red leatherette barber chair House and the Senate,” Snyder But Meade, an interior in downtown Hinton, having says, “and put working class uuu designer, has her doubts. “I lean seen his last customer of the people in who actually know About 15 minutes away, past toward less government involve- day, though its just 3:45 p.m. what it’s like to be out here.” the office park housing AOL Corp., Tanveer Mirza sees things very differently. The thrift shop run by Mirza’s FAITH Social Services is closed today. But the cramped quarters buzz with activity as workers sort and mend donated ladies’ tops that will sell for $2 to $6 downstairs, while those in the upstairs office attend to requests for domestic violence counseling and temporary housing. Mirza emigrated from Pakistan 37 years ago. In 1999, her

As nation’s wealth gap widens, views differ on how to aid struggling Americans

More states grant in-state tuition to immigrants ing scholarships or grants. Already, California, New WASHINGTON — Four Mexico and Texas have laws states passed statutes last year spelling out this right, and it is that will allow students who under consideration in states came to the U.S. without legal such as Washington. permission as minors to pay University boards in Hawaii, in-state college tuition. Michigan and Rhode Island The National Conference of have granted these students State Legislatures says Texas is in-state tuition. To qualify, high among 15 states that now have school graduates typically must in-state tuition statutes. meet requirements, such as That total has energized sup- living in a state for a certain porters of immigrants’ rights, number of years. and they’re next planning to Critics say helping these step up lobbying efforts to students encourages unlawful make those students eligible behavior and means they potenfor state financial aid programs. tially are taking someone else’s Florida, Indiana, Massachuseat at taxpayers’ expense. setts, Missouri, Mississippi, “I don’t understand why New Hampshire and Virginia have bills under consideration they would take taxpayer that would extend the in-state dollars that could be going to U.S. citizens and instead benefit, said Tanya Broder, subsidizing the education of a senior attorney with the noncitizens who could also be National Immigration Law deported,” said Kris Kobach, Center. Supporters next plan to step the Republican secretary of up lobbying on a related issue: state in Kansas. “Why would making these students eligible you subsidize a workforce that for state financial aid, includmay not be there tomorrow?” The Associated Press



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3 CITY HALL 2014 Candidates for Santa Fe City Council and mayor are writing this weekend and next about what they hope to accomplish if elected on March 4. Today: Views of candidates for Districts 1 and 2. Feb. 9: Opinions from mayoral and District 3 candidates.


I have lived Santa Fe


y name is Michael James up the hill to Trinnie’s Market to Thomas Segura, and I am get a Dr. Pepper and a tamale. Playrunning for Santa Fe City ing baseball at Alto Park for White Council District 1. Swan. Man, those were the days. I was born on Feb. 2 1961, to Joe Pat and The reason I wrote Elvira Segura at the old this was that I wanted St. Vincent Hospital in to let you know why downtown Santa Fe. My I am running for City mother shared a room Council. Unlike like my with Angie Delgado opponent, who lives in and her husband, Larry. Santa Fe, I have lived I was born a couple of Santa Fe. I truly believe hours before their son, that this country is David. So I guess you being ruined by money can say that my first in politics. Therefore, Michael Segura friend was David. I was unlike my opponent, I taken to our first home chose public financing. on Dunlap Street across from my We must improve our economy grandfather’s garage, Segura’s Auto by creating green technology jobs Repair on Dunlap Street. We were and protecting the jobs we have one of the first families to move now. Not every child is going to into the neighborhood known as college. Therefore, we must teach Barrio la Cañada. our children skill sets in new and My memories are still fresh in my basic job technologies. We must mind of those carefree days. Every help our existing economy, such as day was like an adventure, new tourism and film. We have to stop families moving in almost daily. I the cycle of drug abuse among our remember the days at St. Anne’s children, which is responsible for Catholic Church, being an altar boy our high crime rate. with my friend, Jeff Varela. We were As your next city councilor, terrified if we forgot to ring the bell I will strive to make Santa Fe a at the right time at Mass. Riding model city. I want to strive for my bike to my grandma Adela’s greatness and help protect the traon Dunlap Street to stay with her ditions of this great city. overnight while my grandfather Michael James Thomas Segura is Bernabe was ill at the Veterans a lifelong resident of Santa Fe and Administration hospital. Going to a candidate for the District 1 City Henry’s Market in the summer to get a banana or Popsicle, or running Council seat.


Economic development is a key to our future


to protect our water, but we can orn and raised on a dairy farm in Western New York, I never do enough. We need to get more creative to protect our grew up learning the values limited water supply. We must of hard work and fair pay. Mom take action today to ensure we do ran the farm while Dad worked not run out of drinking water and as a railroad engineer and was a that the next generation of New member of the local Brotherhood Mexicans can thrive. Better planof Locomotive Engineers. ning can reduce water My parents’ dream waste significantly and for me was education, protect our limited and when I graduated resources. I am ready to from college, I was the make this happen. first in my family to Economic developreach that milestone. ment is a key to our After completing my future in Santa Fe. As a doctorate at 25, I taught former small-business at Kent State for four owner, I know what it years. means to make a payOver several years roll, pay taxes, balance I visited New Mexico. books and manage a Signe Lindell The history and culture, team, and I will take the food and families these experiences to City Council — it spoke to me and changed my to help Santa Fe businesses grow life, and in 1984 I moved to New and hire new employees. Mexico to open a small business I will make sure our existing and never looked back. businesses have the tools to grow One of my first commitments and will work to attract new comto this community I love was to panies to our area that will comdo everything I could to take an plement existing businesses, such active role in public service. It has as tourism and the film industry. been an honor to serve, and I have I am fortunate to have earned greatly enjoyed my time working the endorsements of the Northon the Rules and Ethics Commitern New Mexico Sierra Club, tee and the Planning Commission. AFSCME local 3999 and current We need to create good-paying City Councilor Chris Calvert. jobs and protect our natural I would be honored to have your resources to make sure Santa Fe vote. works for everyone. As a 30-year resident of New Signe Lindell is running for the Mexico, I know we’ve done a lot District 1 council seat.

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Classic cars run better on U.S. parts B y the time this gets published, political from bad welding. Other parts, like window regpundits and other editorial writers will isters, bent with little resistance because of poor have had their chance at analyzing and disreproductions of the originals. secting President Barack Obama’s State of the So when President Obama announced tax Union address. My take comes from a incentives to bring back production personal point of view, as I have expeto the U.S. I welcomed it, along with rienced situations on which the presimany other hobbyists and collectors. dent’s speech was based. However, the tale does not end When the president stated that he here. In August 2013, I finally found a would introduce a tax incentive to bring 1957 Ford Fairlane Sunliner after a fiveback jobs to America, particularly manyear search for this classic. Again, it ufacturers, I applauded his intentions, was part nostalgia. I had one when I but I also realized the difficulty of that was in my 20s, and the price was right proposal. And this is where a recent for this somewhat rare and collectible Orlando situation comes into the equation. car. Sight unseen, my buddy who was Romero Anyone who knows me, knows at a car show in California sent me picCommentary my passion for hot rods and classic tures. The rest is history, and the car is cars. My fondest memories are of my now at home. beloved grandfather and I putting a But like all classics that are not 1953 Merc engine with two carbs and aluminumframe-off restorations, the car needs work, albeit finned heads into a 1941 Ford pickup. I was 16 somewhat minor. And after spending days on then. It was my first set of wheels. the computer and calling some 15 vendors lookOut of nostalgia, I located another 1941 Ford ing for specific parts, I finally located a supplier that needed total frame-up restoration. Almost who told me the parts would be available in a few eight years later, I have it running with reproduc- months after they were remanufactured from an tions parts, unfortunately, made in China. One original sample that was sent to China. brand-new gas tank, provided by a well-known When I told the vendor of my eight-year expevendor of reproduction parts, leaked at the seams rience with Chinese reproductions, he said it was

the unions in the country that kept them from manufacturing those parts here. While there probably is some truth to that because of startup costs to produce and manufacture a product, I find it hard to believe that small, nonunion manufacturers wouldn’t love a crack at producing highly desirable restorative parts. And, thank goodness, some of these parts are being produced in this country. But not enough. This is where the rubber hits the road. President Obama is absolutely right in encouraging manufacturing to return to this country. However, it is going to be very difficult to convince vendors, because of profits and cheap labor costs, to return jobs to this country. I am convinced that with tax incentives, and maybe even subsidized loans, specialty manufacturing shops of 10 to 500 employees could bring back to the U.S. not only employment but the quality lacking in Chinese knockoffs. It is not just a matter of patriotism and national pride. We need to grow jobs here, keep them here and, most importantly, have the same American ingenuity, pride and quality that produced those beautiful and collectible classic cars. There is absolutely no reason why restoration parts cannot be produced here. Orlando Romero is a writer and historian.

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Legislature webcasts should be archived


he state Legislature has been webcasting floor sessions and some committee meetings for years. You’d think that everyone would be used to it by now and all the awful fears about showing the public what goes on in this House of Round proved to be as insignificant as the open-government, pro-transparency crowd said. But apparently not. Something happened in the House last week that showed resistance to webcasting still is alive and well. It happened when Rep. Jeff Steinborn’s House Resolution 2 was introduced formally. This measure would require the Legislative Council Service to save all webcasts of House committee meetings and House floor sessions, so anyone with a computer could watch any of those meetings at their convenience. (So far there Steve Terrell has not been a similar move in the Senate.) Roundhouse Steinborn, a Las Roundup Cruces Democrat, got several co-sponsors, including at least one Republican, Rep. Jason Harper, R-Rio Rancho. At first glance, this would seem like an easy glide for the resolution. But no. When it was introduced, House Speaker Kenny Martinez, D-Grants, assigned it to not one, not two but three committees. House Appropriations and Finance, House Rules and Order of Business and House Judiciary. Yes, I said House Judiciary. Is someone afraid that archived webcasts from the Legislature might provoke an avalanche of lawsuits? Because HR 2 only would apply to the House, it doesn’t have to go through the Senate maze. Still, three committee hearings in a 30-day session could be the kiss of death. The resolution makes two very simple changes to the current House rule on webcasting. It scratches the word not from a section on committee webcasting, the one that says, “The streams shall not be archived.” It does the same thing in the section on floor sessions. The question is why those sentences prohibiting archiving were in the rule in the first place. The decision not to archive was a conscious one. Back in the pioneering days of webcasting the New Mexico Legislature, those ancient days of 2009, some lawmakers were outspoken in their resistance to the idea. Then Rep. Ray Begaye, D-Shiprock, said at a committee meeting that he was afraid what his political opponents might do. “They could use it if I’m sleeping and I’m being recorded. It could be used as a political gain [by] my opponent.” (Begaye, three years later, was defeated at the polls by Republican Rep. Sharon Clahchischilliage of Kirtland. But webcasting had nothing to do with his loss.) Over on the Senate side, Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa, said senators sometimes get “exhausted” after lengthy floor sessions and “say the wrong thing.” With webcasting, Cisneros said, “You’re on YouTube and there’s nothing you can do.” (At the time, both Cisneros and Begaye said they supported webcasting.) Back then, in this column, I suggested that before each session, lawmakers should be read their rights: “You are now entering the New Mexico state Legislature. You have the right to remain silent — even though that’s probably not why your constituents elected you. Anything you say or do on the floor of the House or Senate and in committee meetings can be held against you — and probably will be if you do or say anything idiotic. You have the right to claim that your stupid act or statement was ‘taken out of context’ even if the public has the right not to believe your sniveling.” As some Republicans pointed out to me when I recently blogged about Steinborn’s proposed rule change, Gov. Susana Martinez does archive floor sessions and some committee hearings. You can find those here: Webcast.aspx. But Steinborn argued that the governor doesn’t have to do this. She could decide at anytime to stop, as could any future governor. Plus, Steinborn noted, while the governor does archive some committee meetings, she doesn’t do them all. However, unless the House proves me wrong and passes Steinborn’s rule change, the governor’s archived webcasts will have to do for the foreseeable future. Contact Steve Terrell at sterrell@sf




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Stop truancy, improve graduation


nowledge is power — and essential to help Santa Fe’s public schools improve the dropout rate. A big piece of the puzzle about the high dropout rate recently fell into place. Santa Fe has one of the highest truancy rates in the state. In Santa Fe, nearly a third of students in the high schools and about 1 in 5 elementary and middle school students are truant habitually, Robert Nott reported. That’s defined as accumulating 10 or more days of unexcused absences within an academic year, according to state regulations. Many Santa Fe schools maintain attendance rates of at least 90 percent, but the district wants all schools to hit 95 percent — only three schools do that, all elementary schools. Attendance at the alternative school, Academy at Larragoite, is not quite 52 percent, while Santa Fe High School is barely 80 percent. Capital, at 90.87 percent, is leading the public high schools. The top elementary school for attendance is K-8 El Dorado Community School, at just over 98 percent. To change this reality, the district is creating a truancy task force to compile better information and come up with ways to improve attendance. We encourage the task force to focus on proven strategies that are working in schools across the country and to focus on positive, rather than punitive, measures. For example, state legislators are talking about a bill to suspend driving privileges for teenagers who are habitually truant. Sounds great, right? Driving is a privilege, etc. However, a teen who also is missing school might also be having to drive to work to help his family or support himself. For that teenager, driving might be a necessity. A better approach is to first make sure we can measure absences accurately. Technology can hinder reporting, and it’s impossible to fix a problem without a true measure of what is wrong. Is someone absent? Or tardy? Do all schools take attendance the same way, at about the same time? Know the scope of the problem first. Research shows that students who miss 20 days of class in sixth grade have, at best, a 20 percent chance of graduating on time. Those numbers come from Bob Balfanz, a researcher based at Johns Hopkins University. He tracked 13,000 students for eight years in Philadelphia. He found the common warning sign for students who don’t graduate on time is poor attendance. His program, Diplomas Now, brings recent college graduates into middle schools to focus on attendance and tutoring. One Seattle middle school has seen its math scores rise 18 points since the program started there. (Corporate grants are helping to pay for the program costs.) With resources scarce, the first target must be middle and high school students — otherwise we will lose those students. The key is to discover why kids are truant. Some skip school because they are ashamed that they can’t do the work. Others are needed at home to help with younger children or oversleep because of jobs. Others are experimenting with alcohol and drugs. Others might be victims of child abuse or suffering from health issues. The reasons are as varied as the children. Fighting truancy, then, must bring together various strategies. We favor efforts that bring affected groups together — emphasizing parents — and involving the entire community, from police to social workers to courts to neighbors who wonder why 13-year-olds are wandering the streets on a school day. The truancy task force should find a model, adapt it to Santa Fe and move forward — quickly. We can see a broad-based effort involving groups from Community in Schools to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico to Americorps to YouthWorks to HOSTs — we have the resources if we deploy them — as part of the solution. New Mexico’s graduation cohort rates came out Friday. Santa Fe High’s graduation rate dropped from 67.6 percent to 62.6 percent; Capital’s, on the other hand, went from 60.7 percent to 64.2 percent. Truancy must come down for the graduation rate to improve. It’s that simple, and that difficult. Start with the very sick patients — the Academy at Larragoite and Santa Fe High — and develop intervention strategies worthy of a crisis. Send principals and administrators to knock on doors, if necessary. Initiate incentive programs immediately at the elementary schools. Best classroom attendance. Perfect attendance (heck, the local newspaper can run the names of students with perfect attendance). Best school overall attendance. Best improvement. Follow through with longer-term programs and support in the middle and high school grades. Going to school, every day, is essential to learning. Now, we must take that knowledge and put it to use.

The past 100 years From The Santa Fe New Mexican: Feb. 2, 1964: About 70 law enforcement officers from five city, county and state agencies were divided into flying squads for the climax of more than eight months of undercover work in what may be New Mexico’s greatest single attack on dope peddling. Officers swooped down on 22 places in Santa Fe County at dawn Saturday to arrest 20 suspected marijuana peddlers. By press time last night, it was known that at least three more were under arrest. The huge raid was planned in near total secrecy.


On Super Bowl, turn to Mark Twain


ark Twain offers some perspective on the biggest controversy going into this year’s Super Bowl. When Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was interviewed after the thrilling end to the NFC playoff game against San Francisco, he responded with 15 seconds of adrenaline-fueled bravado on network television that broke with the usual script of humility and thankfulness. Since then, he has been called a “thug” countless times on Twitter, television and talk radio. Sherman has taken exception to that. “The reason it bothers me is because it seems like it’s an accepted way of calling somebody the N-word now,” he said. “It kind of takes me aback and it’s kind of disappointing.” Mark Twain, too, felt the emotional charge of “thug.” He recalled hearing in his boyhood days of “vague tales and

rumors of a sect called Thugs,” which scared him out of his wits. Later, on his visit to India, he explored the history of the Thuggee, a group of notorious bandits that waylaid and killed innocent travelers. It is from this group that “thug” made its way into the English language. Twain was shocked at hearing of the brazen murders committed by the Thuggee. But for anyone who was quick to associate such criminality with the natives of the non-Western world, Twain was just as quick to point out that India “had a civilization long before we emerged from savagery.” And Twain was surely tongue in cheek when he wrote that unlike the thugs of India, “we no longer take pleasure in slaughtering or burning helpless men.” Lynching was a horrific but common feature of the American landscape in Twain’s day, as the author of Huckleberry Finn knew well.

Twain also suggested that in the United States, we glorify violence in “hunting” and “sporting” — and sporting leads us right back to the Super Bowl. As we try to sort out the histories of race and violence and the working of the media that have become tangled up in the Richard Sherman controversy, it is helpful to remember that Twain was insistent about turning the lens back on white America. As he put it, “We white people are merely modified thugs.” For all those who were made uncomfortable when Sherman’s so-called rant invaded their living rooms, a good next step might be to emulate Twain and take stock of our own capacity for thuggishness. Russ Castronovo is a professor of English and American Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He wrote this for Progressive Media Project.

Obama should stop mass deportations


resident Barack Obama’s remarks about immigration during his State of the Union address — and the ovation they drew from most Democratic and many Republican legislators — are fueling high hopes that Congress will finally reach an agreement this year to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants. That’s very nice, but Obama should have gone much farther. He should have announced a temporary suspension of massive deportations of law-abiding residents who may soon be legalized. While Obama has long advocated for legalization of most of the estiAndres mated 11 million Oppenheimer undocumented The Miami Herald immigrants, and Republicans have strongly opposed it, the Obama administration has deported record numbers of people. About 2 million undocumented immigrants have been deported since Obama took office five years ago, more than during George W. Bush’s eight years in office. During his State of the Union speech, Obama went out of his way not to criticize Republicans for having systematically opposed immigration reform. Most likely, he sensed that both parties are close to a deal, and he didn’t want to antagonize anti-immigration Republicans in the House, who remain the last stumbling block to immigration reform. Stressing the positive, Obama told the nation that “immigration reform will grow our economy and shrink our deficits by almost $1 trillion in the next two decades.” He added, “Let’s get immigration reform done this year.” Pro-immigration advocates say it was smart politics by Obama. “In the crazy world of Washington, D.C., the more he says about immigration reform, the more Republicans are likely to resist it. In fact, you could say that he wants immigration reform legislation so badly, that he downplayed it in the speech,” says Frank Sharry, head of the America’s Voice pro-immigrant advocacy group. Rep. Cathy McMorris, R-Wash., who gave the Republican response to Obama’s address, also struck a positive note. She said, “We’re working on a step-by-step solution to immigration reform,” suggest-

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ing that a deal may be in the works. Many Republicans say they are, indeed, rethinking their immigration stands. They lost the 2012 elections — as many of us predicted — in part because of their steadfast opposition to immigration reform and their thinly veiled hostility to undocumented workers, which offended many Hispanics. Now, Republicans badly need to change their image of being the “anti-everything party” in time for the November congressional elections. Still, many pro-immigration groups think Obama should have announced a temporary halt to massive deportations. In his State of the Union address, Obama said he would take executive action on several issues — including climate change, the minimum wage and Iran — but did not include immigration among them. A group of more than 30 Democratic legislators in recent days sent a letter to Obama asking that he use his executive powers to stop deporting all undocumented immigrants who may be eligible for legalization. Obama administration officials told me Wednesday that Obama can’t circumvent Congress on deportations, because it’s beyond his authority. Demanding that he suspend deportations amounts to asking that he stop enforcing the law, they say. Furthermore, the president wants a lasting congressional solution that will outlast his administration, they say. But Sharry of America’s Voice told me that it would be unfair to deport immigrants who are on the cusp of legalizing their status under pending legislation.

“Obama claims that he doesn’t have the authority to make significant changes to the deportation policy that is set by Congress, but he certainly has the authority to roll back the record deportations carried out by his own administration,” Sharry said. My opinion: Obama is on the right side of the overall immigration debate, but I don’t buy his argument that he doesn’t have the legal powers to suspend or slow deportations. Obama did precisely that in 2012, when he announced a program under which more than 455,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children — the so called “dreamers” — would get a two-year reprieve from deportation. Why not do the same now with adult undocumented immigrants? In previous years, Obama may have pressed the deportations pedal in hopes that anti-immigration Republicans would help him pass a comprehensive immigration reform. But times have changed. Republicans will vote for or against immigration reform mostly based on their political convenience, and their political convenience right now is recovering the little support they have left among Hispanics. There are hundreds of thousands of hardworking immigrants who may be deported this year just months or weeks before Congress acts. It would be unfair to them, their families, and the country to deport them now. Andres Oppenheimer is a Latin America correspondent for The Miami Herald.



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Homegrown businesses need more support

An advocate for moving city into the future

Holistic solutions to address challenges

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want to bring to City Council my 25-plus years of experience as a professional architect, smallbusiness owner and neighborhood advocate. I believe in our community’s desire to protect, preserve and conserve what it cherishes most about our great city and in its commitment to remedy the conditions affecting us all, namely that: u 58 percent of males graduate from high school. u 70 percent of our police officers live out of town. u 62 percent of our workers live out of town. u 57 percent of employers are seriously concerned about lack of affordable housing. u The property crime rate is 93 percent above the nation’s. u 80-pluspercent of crime in city is by males between ages 18 to 24. Rad Acton u 20.7/100K deaths from drug overdose is highest in nation. u State reservoirs are at 22 percent capacity, and there’s high fire risk from drought. u 0.5 percent real GDP growth, down from 2.6 in 2008. u Health care costs rising while services are declining. u Extreme income disparities. This list challenges our community to find new ways to optimize our extensive human resources and to conserve our precious natural resource — water. We must engage one another in new multisector, multicultural and collaborative partnerships. As such, I envision the following strategic partnerships and goals: u Neighborhoods, police department, Homewise Inc., Santa Fe Homebuilders and YouthBuild — identify and convert properties to affordable duplex housing for new officers. u Chamber of Commerce and school district — create “graduation contracts” for “at-risk” students and “Entrepreneurial Mentorships” in exchange for post-graduation skills training, employment apprenticeships and/or tuition assistance. u YouthWorks and SITE Santa Fe — create “graffitti artist” exhibition panels and publications. u City Public Works Department and Chamber of Commerce — create commercial cardboard recycling; businesses making recycled “glass-phalt” and “glass bricks.” u YouthWorks, fire department, local arborists and neighbors near Santa Fe National Forest — remove combustibles from properties. u Merchants Association — create “Be Kind to Visitors” program: includes parking garage vouchers, expanded Santa Fe Shuttle routes; public restroom on Canyon Road. u Santa Fe Railyard Community Corp., Creative Santa Fe, ArtSpace — create exhibition, performance and studio facility at Railyard. u ArtSpace, Creative Santa Fe, New Mexico School for the Arts — develop “creative village” at St. Catherine Indian School. u City Finance and Auditing Departments — coordinate “program/project-based” accounting. u Utility company and city — stimulate use of renewable energy. The challenges are ours, as one community, to meet together.






Architect Rad Acton, is a candidate for City Council, District 2.

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am a passionate candidate for the City Council seat from District 2, and the voters of Santa Fe should know why. We must choose our councilors carefully, because they get the city’s business done. As someone who has lived in Santa Fe all my life and operated my own business here for 24 years, I know the impact that city governance has on our lives. I am a new dad, and someone who comes from a family of 12 brothers and sisters, 31 nieces and nephews and 26 great-nieces and nephews. I have seen many Arellanos educated and working in Santa Fe. As a general contractor, large-scale commercial and residential landscaper, and former property manager and restaurant manager, I also know that we are not backing homegrown businesses the way we should. Joe For too long, the Arellano City Council has strayed from the responsibility to plan for development in the critical areas of housing, jobs, sustainable energy, water use, education and public welfare, and has gotten into areas that have nothing to do with managing and improving the city. The people of District 2, like me, want the City Council to focus on city issues, and I will make sure their voices are heard. Decisions about our city’s future cannot be made to favor select interests; they must be made according to a long-term plan that everyone welcomes and supports. In creating that plan, I will collect input from ordinary citizens, seasoned city workers, and business veterans who want to volunteer their ideas and expertise. The citizens I talk to want to protect and beautify the city through smart planning and care of our unique natural resources, accountable management of city investments and secure neighborhoods. The City Council has the opportunity to start afresh with new leadership, a can-do attitude, and active coordination with the Santa Fe Public Schools and scores of city nonprofit organizations that are ready to help us design new approaches to promoting the health, education and training of our talented young people. Santa Fe is one of the most beautiful, historic and walkable capital cities in the world. We must solidify this reputation and expand it by building on our strengths of tourism, natural living and native craftsmanship, and forge new ground in areas that must become our strength — education and business services that preserve the promise of our city. Joe Arrellano, candidate for the District 2 City Council seat, has competed nationally as an Olympicstyle weightlifter and owns a general contracting and landscaping business.

am a business owner, a mother and community advocate, and come from a humble background. My father was a military man, my mom a housewife — they divorced, and since the age of 13, I have been largely responsible for myself. That includes working three jobs to put myself through college. “Self-made” is a word used to describe me, as well as other words such as “self-sufficient,” “straightforward” and “smart.” When I was asked to run for City Council, my immediate reply was “yes,” and my answer was motivated by ideals of public service. It is a great honor to have the chance to serve Santa Fe. My passion is to be elected to work for you, and bring progress and economic growth to the community we love. This “call to serve” has been Mary with me for years; Bonney as past president of a local nonprofit and longtime member of the city’s Occupancy Tax Advisory Board, plus numerous volunteer activities with the schools and local organizations, I am inspired to be an advocate for moving Santa Fe into the future. I will utilize my experience and passion to bring new ideas and solutions to the important issues facing Santa Fe. I will work hard for the thoughtful preservation and promotion of our great city while improving employment opportunities, improving our public schools and addressing our urgent need to conserve water. My top priority will be jobs, Santa Fe’s long-range sustainability and an open and honest city government. As a gallery owner, I understand the role tourism plays in our local economy, and as a mother, I see the needs of our public schools and I appreciate that my role of councilor will face many identified urgent needs as well as many issues unforeseen today. My work and life experience will serve Santa Fe well in addressing emerging issues with a common sense that only real-world experience can provide. I am here for you, as your representative and connection to government, to move Santa Fe toward the future. Our ideas, wants and concerns — as a community — are vital to our success. Like the definition of leadership — “a process in which one person can enlist the support of others in the accomplishment of a common task” — I will provide that leadership on the City Council, and I ask for your vote. Mary Bonney, candidate for District 2, owns the William & Joseph Gallery on Canyon Road.

Candidates for Santa Fe City Council and mayor are writing this weekend and next about what they hope to accomplish if elected on March 4. Today: Views of candidates for Districts 1 and 2. Feb. 9: Opinions from mayoral and District 3 candidates.



y name is Jeff Ethan Green and I’m a 34-yearold educator, environmentalist and community activist excited for the opportunity to serve on the Santa Fe City Council. I’m running for City Council because I care deeply about cultivating a vibrant future for all people who live, work in and visit our amazing city. Over the last couple years, I have grown increasingly concerned about the environmental, educational and economic challenges that threaten to undermine the sustainability and community health of Santa Fe. One troubling statistic sums up my worry: Santa Fe’s high school dropout rate (39 percent) is more than four times higher than our recycling rate (9 percent). Unless we reverse these alarming Jeff numbers and E. Green make improving educational and environmental performance our top priorities, how can we be confident in a better future for inhabitants of the City Different? Meanwhile, we face the interconnected crisis of climate change, drought, water scarcity and unsustainable energy dependence on polluting and non-renewable fossil fuels. Santa Fe remains constrained by a corporate stranglehold on the energy infrastructure that has limited our enormous solar potential to less than 1 percent of the power market. Our per capita water usage is good by national standards, yet has not improved since 2005. And catastrophic fire annually threatens to devastate our watershed. Much more must be done to ramp up Santa Fe’s clean energy production, climate adaptation, water conservation and watershed protection. (Specific plans are detailed on my website, www. To help solve the problems in our schools, my platform includes: u Launching a city scholarship program for local high school graduates to attend a local college. This would provide an incentive for students to graduate and help keep talented youth in the community. u Funding a GED liaison office to proactively reach out to dropouts, connect them to available and needed services, encourage them to return to education and prevent them from “falling through the cracks” to a life of drug addiction, crime and jail. u Mobilizing the strength of public-private partnerships, philanthropy, nonprofit community organizations and city resources to stem the crisis of youth homelessness. u Collaborating closely with Santa Fe Public Schools to identify additional opportunities for city leadership. By bringing the community together for innovative and proven progressive ideas, I will be a forward-thinking catalyst on the City Council for holistic solutions to address our serious challenges. Thank you for your informed engagement and active participation in moving Santa Fe forward. Jeff E. Green, candidate for District 2, was honored as a 2013 Sustainable Santa Fe Award recipient for his environmental advocacy.

was born in Santa Fe and raised in a family of six kids on a small farm in the historic community of Santa Cruz in northern Santa Fe County. I learned the values of fairness, hard work and giving back. My father was a science teacher and small-business owner, and my mother was a homemaker. I also learned the importance of a good education. I’m a proud product of our public schools. The lack of high-wage jobs forced me to seek work outside the state after I received my college degree — an experience faced by many graduates today. In 1996, I returned to New Mexico. Today, I’m a supervisory civil engineer with the Bureau of Reclamation. I have almost 40 years of public service — 30 years in federal civil service and 10 years as a local elected Joseph M. official. I’ve served Maestas on many nonprofit boards, such as New Mexico Voices for Children and Conservation Voters of New Mexico. Santa Fe has much we value that is worth protecting — our natural resources and way of life. We also face serious challenges. Our first challenge is the absence of a diversified economy. We must attract high-wage jobs necessary to keep pace with the high cost of living. We win when we attract emerging industries in the green, technology and knowledge-based sectors and leverage opportunities through our creative arts, business incubator and existing business parks. To help do this, we need to build the proposed Santa Fe e-Cequia Project — a $10 million, communitywide, fiber optic backbone that would provide high-speed broadband to key community institutions and potentially extend coverage to thousands who don’t have Internet access. Another challenge facing our community is our limited water supply, which is impacted by climate change. The most recent regional water plan estimates a supply gap of 30 percent of our sub-basin’s 2060 demand. While there is always more we can do to conserve water, this gap cannot be filled solely through conservation and growth management. My plan is to acquire additional water rights and build the infrastructure necessary to use the water. Also, the time has come to usher in a “new frontier” in water management through strategies such as aquifer storage and wastewater reuse. As a husband and father, I care deeply for our community and hope to put my experience to service to help make Santa Fe the best place to live, work and raise a family as the next city councilor for District 2. Joseph Maestas, an engineer, is a candidate for the District 2 seat on Santa Fe City Council.




THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, February 2, 2014


Dems big enough for differing views


s a former chairman of the New Mexico Democratic Party, I want to join with Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez and voice my deep concern regarding the recent remarks of the current Democratic Party chairman threatening New Mexico Sen. John Arthur Smith. Sen. Smith has been a major voice in New Mexico politics for well over 20 years. He was first elected to the New Mexico Senate in 1988. While I served as chairman of the party, Smith was our nominee for the Congress in the 2nd Congressional District. Although he lost, he ran a fair and honest campaign and represented the Democratic Party with distinction. The Democratic Party has long stood as a “big tent” party, accepting members from all regions of the state even though some held very differing views on particular

issues. We are bound together by our love of the state and our willingness to vote our convictions even when they may differ from others within our own party. I do not think we should threaten to “primary” our own senators based on one vote. The current state chairman was totally out of line and did not speak on behalf of rankand-file Democrats. We must be careful to never exclude our friends from the southern and eastern parts of the state from having a seat at our table. We should always provide opportunities to hear their concerns and respond to their questions. Too often we see today an atmosphere of ideological purity forced on all our elected officials, which has resulted in a period of total dysfunction in Washington, D.C.,

unlike any other time in our history as a nation. Each vote brings out louder and louder threats from both extremes challenging the integrity of the guilty party. We do not need that to happen in New Mexico. We are after all, New Mexicans first. Our citizen Legislature is a hallmark of our unique history. Do we really want milliondollar campaigns and party bosses calling the shots to become the norm to elect or defeat our representatives? I, for one, think not. I hope the Democratic chairman remembers what made our party strong across the state from Lordsburg to Hobbs and Farmington to Las Cruces. I have a hint: It was not by calling out our own.


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n one of Sunday’s columns, (My View, “If everything is historic, nothing is historic,” Jan. 26) a former history teacher writes that those of us in the Historic Guadalupe District Association “oppos[e] the replacement of the Defouri Bridge.” As someone who drives by the bridge daily and runs across it regularly, his “visibility Norman is blocked by Yoffee a huge cottonwood.” He writes further that the bridge is only 54 years old and so is not historic. We residents of the neighborhood — which does not include the former history teacher — exhibit “the worst of selfish NIMBY-ism.” The writer concedes toward the conclusion of his column, in parentheses, “(While residents agree the bridge needs to be replaced, they don’t seem willing to support a bridge that will help move both pedestrian and vehicle traffic.)” In fact, we have never opposed the replacement of the Defouri Bridge. Our concern is that our neighborhood, in particular Alto Street, which is the street imme-

1. Camino de Chelly, across Agua Fria Street, to Frenchy’s Park. 3. Thru Alto/Bicentennial Park, from Alto Street at La Madera Street. 4. Across West Alameda to Camino del Campo and Candelario. 5. Widening of the existing trail (sidewalk) between St. Francis Drive and Defouri Street. 6. New River Trail segment between Defouri St. and Don Gaspar Avenue. Due to the distinct characteristics of each location, the City of Santa Fe will host two Open House meetings to seek input, answer questions, and receive public comment specific to a particular location as indicated above.

The Defouri Street Bridge has been identified for replacement by the state Department of Transportation since 1990. NEW MEXICAN FILE PHOTO

diately adjacent to the bridge, after crossing the bridge from West Alameda, is very narrow. In several places it does not allow two-way traffic, and has even smaller streets and alleyways from which residential traffic turns onto Alto or from it. My wife and I live on one of those very small streets. We frequently witness near-accidents and lots of road rage from drivers who turn into Alto from the Defouri Bridge and speed through this congested area. These are dangerous condi-

tions. Our neighborhood association is concerned that a large bridge will bring more traffic into our neighborhood. We look forward to rebuilding the Defouri Bridge in a manner that will alleviate unsafe conditions and will also have one fully handicap-accessible sidewalk. The Historic Districts Review Board has agreed that our concerns are valid and that city engineers should propose an appropriate design. The engineers are contesting the case again, although their plan has

PUBLIC NOTICE: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AVAILABLE TO PERFORM ANNUAL FINANCIAL AUDIT. The State of New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department (TRD) is requesting proposals for qualified firms of certified public accountants to perform the annual financial and compliance audit of TRD for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. These audits are to be performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), the standards set forth for financial audits in the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Government Auditing Standards, the provisions of the Federal Single Audit Act, Amendments of 1996 and applicable Federal OMB Circulars, Audits of State and Local Governments. Audits must comply with the New Mexico State Auditor’s Rule 2.2.2 NMAC, Regulations Governing the Audits of Agencies of the State of New Mexico. Copies of the Request for Proposals will be available on February 3, 2014 and can be obtained on the TRD website: Administrative-Services-Division/Pages/Financial-Services-Bureau.aspx. TRD will conduct a proposal conference on February 14, 2014 in Room 3040 at address indicated below. TRD contact information is as follows: TRD REPRESENTATIVE: David Robbins, ASD Director. TELEPHONE: (505)827-0369. E-MAIL: LOCATION AND MAILING ADDRESS: New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, PO DRAWER 630, 1100 S. St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87504-0630. Legal #96345 Published in The Santa Fe New Mexican on January 31, February 1, 2 and 3, 2014.

been vetted in three meetings of the board. Does the city not care about the views of the people in the neighborhood affected by the planned bridge? Norman Yoffee, a retired teacher, has been living in Santa Fe for parts of the year since 1973 and in the Historic Guadalupe District since 2003.

If you have any questions regarding these meetings or are interested in the project but are unable to attend, you may mail, fax, or email comments to Denise Weston, Bohannan Huston Inc, 7500 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109, phone (505)923-3321, fax (505)798-7988 or email Accommodations for ADA accessibility will be provided upon request; please contact Denise Weston at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.


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ost New Year’s resolutions involve our personal health — exercising more, eating better, losing weight or quitting smoking. I’d like to suggest one that will protect your whole family’s health and increase your peace of mind. It’s easy, inexpensive, and you can do it while not missing a beat on any of your other resolutions. This year, the Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging you to test your home for radon, the secondleading cause of lung cancer. Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of natural uranium deposits in soil. Elevated radon levels have been found in homes all across the nation, in every state — including New Mexico. Radon can seep in through your home’s foundation and, without sufficient ventilation, build up to unsafe levels and increase your family’s risk of developing lung cancer. EPA estimates this is happening in one of every 15 U.S.

homes. In some areas, one out of every two homes has high radon levels. The only way to know if a home has an Ron elevated radon Curry level is to test for it. The winter is a great time to test your home. Typically, windows and doors are kept closed more than other times of the year. Without much outside ventilation, test results will be closer to your home’s maximum levels — giving you a better idea of whether you and your family are at elevated risk from the danger of radon. Based on the findings of the National Academy of Sciences, EPA estimates that about 21,000 people die from radon-induced lung cancer each year. This makes radon the second-leading cause of lung cancer in our

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selling point when you put a house on the market. In many areas, disclosure of radon levels is a required part of real estate transactions. If you are house hunting, be sure to ask if the home has been tested for radon, whether or not it is required in your area. Also, if you are looking to build a new home, there are now effective and healthier radon-resistant construction call the national radon hotline and time-tested, durable materi- techniques that homebuyers at 1-800-SOS-Radon. Certified als, most radon problems can be can discuss with builders to reduce this health hazard. radon professionals can also quickly fixed. Radon is a problem you can perform accurate and reliable Taking action to test and fix do something about. This winradon tests. high levels of radon gas is a ter, resolve to test, fix and save If you find high levels in your strong investment for your fama life. home, fixing the problem is ily’s health and for your home. straightforward and costs about A home that has a system that Ron Curry is the regional adminas much as most common home reduces radon levels to acceptistrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. repairs. With proven techniques able levels can be a positive

The winter is a great time to test your home. Typically, windows and doors are kept closed more than other times of the year. Without much outside ventilation, test results will be closer to your home’s maximum levels — giving you a better idea of whether you and your family are at elevated risk from the danger of radon. nation and the number-one cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers. Testing is the first step in protecting yourself and your family. Do-it-yourself kits are available online and at most major hardware stores. You can also contact the New Mexico radon office at 4768608 for more information, or




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A Message from Bill Dimas In today’s message, I would like to share with you some initiatives I would advocate as your Mayor over the next 4 years. Affordable Housing The City of Santa Fe has established strong and productive partnerships with affordable housing providers such as Homewise and the Affordable Housing Trust. Over the years, these programs have provided hundreds of young families with home ownership opportunities. Our model is considered to be one of the most successful programs of its kind in the nation. As your Mayor, I would ask the Governing Body to modify our current model so that a fair amount of these affordable housing dollars are allocated for teachers, nurses, police officers and firefighters. They form the backbone of a safe, healthy and sustainable community. I believe they need to enjoy home ownership in the community they work in instead of commuting to their jobs from Rio Rancho, Albuquerque or elsewhere. Education I want to develop an education plan for Santa Fe’s at-risk youth. This program would provide another educational option by offering at-risk youths an opportunity for them to enroll in a trades focused education in the construction industry. I recognize that a college degree is not the only avenue for many of us as a path to a secure future. Let’s provide opportunities to train electricians, plumbers, painters, and carpenters by creating a well trained, well paid workforce for tomorrow’s generation of builders. We will establish strong partnerships with businesses in the local home building “Bringing Our Community Together” industry, trade unions, our schools, SFCC, and the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association. Mentoring, internships and job placement are essential to the success of this program. Sustainability I would work to garner Governing Body and public support to re-direct Capital Improvement Project (CIP) funding from lesser priority projects to more sustainable “green” projects that utilize alternative energy systems such a solar, wind and biomass. This initiative would require that all new public facilities achieve LEED (Leadership and Energy Efficient Design) status to either the gold or platinum standard. Achieving these standards ensures the highest level of energy efficiency and minimal impact on the environment resulting in lower costs for operation and maintenance.

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E-cigarettes: A toxic smokescreen? E

lectronic cigarettes (e-cigs, commonly referred to as e-cigarettes) have been in the news lately and controversy swirls around their use and regulation. E-cigs have been marketed as a “safe” alternative to cigarettes because they do not burn tobacco. However, they do contain nicotine, a highly addictive and toxic chemical (although some are marketed as being nicotine-free). Here in Santa Fe, two proposed e-cigarette ordinances were recently approved by the Finance Committee and there will be a public hearing and City Council vote on the ordinances Feb. 12. The ordinances deal with the sale of e-cigs to minors and inclusion of e-cigs in the current smoke-free ordinance. What are e-cigs? Briefly, they are battery-operated devices that use an atomizer to heat a refillable cartridge that releases a chemical-filled vapor. E-cigs are similar to conventional cigarettes in terms of shape and size. Users of e-cigs exhale the vapor and hence the term “vaping” is used to describe the

activity. E-cig cartridges contain nicotine (at various levels; generally up to 20 milligrams nicotine) and are sold containing James Bond different flavors (that can appeal to youth) such as cherry, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, fruit punch, etc. Are e-cigs truly a “safe” alternative to conventional cigarettes? There are currently no scientific data establishing the safety of e-cigs and to date, no data on the safety of e-cigs have been submitted to the FDA for evaluation. But, let’s be clear, in the absence of safety data, we cannot simply assume that e-cigs are safe. What we do know is that there have been published studies of detectable levels of carcinogens and toxic chemicals in e-cig vapor or liquid. These chemicals include toxins such as heavy metals, silicate, nanoparticles, nitrosamines, formaldehyde and acetaldehyde. To be sure, the levels are lower

than those found in tobacco smoke. However, upon repeated and prolonged exposure even low levels may result in adverse health effects, including adverse effects on lung function. And, as noted above, nicotine, a toxic and addictive chemical, is present in the vapor as well. Finally, no scientific studies support the contention that e-cigs can be used as a smoking cessation tool. Should the Santa Fe City Council adopt the proposed ordinance to ban the sale of e-cigs to minors? The answer to that question is a straightforward yes. It makes common sense to prevent minors from purchasing potentially addictive and toxic items. Nicotine addiction, as any long-term tobacco user will attest, makes it very difficult to quit smoking. Further, use of e-cigs may lead minors to take up tobacco

Should the Santa Fe City Council adopt the proposed ordinance to ban the sale of e-cigs to minors? … It makes common sense to prevent minors from purchasing potentially addictive and toxic items. smoking (e-cigs are sometimes referred to as a gateway for cigarettes). Santa Fe should join the 20-plus states that regulate the sale of e-cigs to minors. Should the City Council adapt the proposed ordinance to include e-cigs in the current smoke-free ordinance? I would strongly urge that the ordinance be approved. Given the documented presence of a wide array of toxic and carcinogenic chemi-

cals in the exhaled vapor, and the absence of data to demonstrate safety, including e-cigs in the current ordinance would be the most prudent course of action. James Bond, Ph.D. is a board-certified toxicologist and member of the Health Policy and Planning Commission. He serves on the Advisory Board of Live Smoke Free Santa Fe.

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Lawmakers lend ear to educators’ concerns Teacher evaluation system, testing overload among issues addressed during four-hour special session By Robert Nott The New Mexican

Teacher Cindy O’Niell believes state lawmakers will listen and act if people have a story to tell. “Stories make a difference … our stories, our kids’ stories, our parents’ stories,” she said. O’Niell was one of at least 150 educators at the Roundhouse on Saturday to address members of the House

Education Committee about a range of issues, from the state’s unpopular new teacher evaluation system to an overload of testing. The four-hour session reinforced the idea that teacher morale is at an all-time low within the state. The teacher evaluation system, in particular, has raised ire among educators, many of whom feel it places too much emphasis on students’ scores on standardized tests. Others ques-

tion the way classroom observations are handled. But that’s just one of many issues that have rankled educators in recent years, and the state has fared poorly in reports on its teaching climate. A recent Education Week Quality Counts report gave the state a C when it comes to the teaching profession, while a National Council on Teacher Quality report gave New Mexico a D-plus, noting it does a poor job of retaining effective teachers and expanding the teacher pool. Rep. Mimi Stewart, D-Albuquerque,

Shyla Archuletta, 17, from Valencia High School in Los Lunas, gets a hug from Jean Harberts, who teaches in Portales, after her comments before the House Education Committee on Saturday at the state Capitol. JANE PHILLIPS THE NEW MEXICAN

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thick, rich winter squash and chorizo soup garnished with fried sage and maple cream took top honors Saturday at the 20th annual Souper Bowl benefit competition held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. About 1,400 people attended the annual charity event — which raises money for The Food Depot — and cast ballots to determine which of 28 soups would be awarded honors in the categories of Best Soup, Best Cream Soup, Best Savory Soup, Best Seafood Soup and Best Vegetarian soup. “It feels great,” said Andrew Cooper, executive chef at Terra restaurant at the Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, who created the brightly colored, awardwinning soup just a few days before the

event. The soup also took top prize in the Best Savory Soup category. “There are a lot of amazing chefs out there, and for me personally, [the event] is a great way to socialize with other chefs. Working in the industry, you don’t get out to eat that often to enjoy each other’s company, so when you can do that and work together for a charity, it’s fantastic,” Cooper said. Cooper is originally from New York City but worked at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai before becoming the chef at Terra about a year ago. This was the second year he competed in the Souper Bowl and the first time he won an award. El Milagro New Mexican Restaurant won Best Cream Soup for a Spicy Potato and Bacon Cream soup created by Anthony Armijo.

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ALBUQUERQUE — More Mexican gray wolves live in the wild in the Southwest now than at any time since the federal government began reintroducing the endangered predator in the region, officials said Friday. An annual survey by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service showed at least 83 wolves are spread among forested lands in southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona. The population is nearly double what it was in 2009. Last year, when the animals made their biggest stride, the survey turned up at least 75 wolves. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director Benjamin Tuggle said he was still concerned the program faces hurdles, but he believes biologists have worked out a formula for managing the wolves that is starting to show dividends. Tuggle attributed the population increase to what scientists and managers have learned about the wolves since reintroduction began in 1998. “Whether we want to admit it or not, this is an experimental population, and the wolves are teaching us as much as we’re trying to manage them,” he said. “We are taking advantage of the knowledge that we’ve had in terms of trying to focus on things like wild-born pups and making sure that we keep an eye on the genetics.” A subspecies of the gray wolf, the Mexican wolf was added to the federal endangered species list in 1976. The reintroduction effort has been hampered by politics, illegal killings and other factors. Disputes over management of the program have spurred numerous legal actions by environmentalists who have pushed for more wolves to be released and by ranchers who

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State proposes sale of national historic landmark Iver Jay Moolenijer, 4, tastes a few soups during The Food Depot’s 20th Souper Bowl benefit Saturday.

Loss of federal funding puts many preservation projects in jeopardy By Susan Montoya Bryan The Associated Press

In brief Whiteout crash prompts lawsuit A Santa Fe woman has filed a complaint for negligence and punitive damages against a fuel refiner and distributor after one of the company’s tankers jackknifed and collided with her vehicle, dousing it with gasoline. Emma Vigil, 61, claims in her complaint that Texas-based Western Refining either didn’t have proper safety protocols or didn’t follow them when it allowed one of its employees to drive the truck in whiteout conditions Feb. 24, 2013, the day the accident occurred in the

northbound lane of U.S. 84/285 just north of Santa Fe. Vigil’s complaint, which was filed in the First District Court on Jan. 23, also names Monty Caudill, the driver of the tanker truck, as a defendant. No one at Western Refining could be reached for comment Saturday.

Hispanic students get No. 1 ranking ALBUQUERQUE — Hispanic high school students in New Mexico have taken the top spot nationally in getting passing scores in Advanced Placement classes. Gov. Susana Martinez announced that a new report shows nearly half of Hispanic high school graduates in 2013

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scored a 3 or higher on an AP exam. Martinez says 43 percent of the students achieved the score, and it is the highest percentage nationwide. She says it is the second year in a row Hispanic students in the state taking at least one AP class have ranked No. 1. The state’s low-income student population ranked second nationally for AP scores. The report shows almost half of those students who graduated in 2013 took an AP class and 40 percent of them got at least a passing score.

Mother with 2 kids arrested for DWI MESQUITE — Authorities say a Doña Ana County woman was

driving under the influence of alcohol with her two children in the back seat. Doña Ana County sheriff’s deputies arrested 23-year-old Blanca Borrego of Mesquite just before 2 a.m. Saturday. Deputies found Borrego’s 5-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter improperly restrained in the car. They also detected a strong odor of alcohol from the car. They say Borrego consented to give a breath test at their headquarters and failed. She has been booked into the Doña Ana County jail. Deputies charged her with DWI, two counts of child abuse and neglect, failure to stop at a red light, making an improper turn and having an open container. Staff and wire reports

ALBUQUERQUE — A Western outpost made famous by the Buffalo Soldiers and the U.S. military’s campaign to capture Geronimo is up for sale, one of a number of landmarks nationwide facing the wrecking ball amid tight budgets and a shift in Washington about what history is worth saving. Abandoned now, Fort Bayard has become a drain on New Mexico’s coffers, and the state is desperate for ideas as historic preservation has lost funding under the Obama administration. “It’s not good. We see this as a much larger comment on how we as a country want to tell our story and reflect our priorities,” said Beth Wiedower, a senior field officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. With most large-scale preservation efforts, it’s not hard for the cost to outweigh sentimentalism. It’s no different in southwestern New Mexico, where the community is split over whether some of Fort Bayard’s buildings need to be leveled to make way for fresh economic development. “Some are pretty adamant about preserving the whole property, and then there are others who ask

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THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, February 2, 2014

BRANDON KEVIN STRUCK 8/30/1993 - 1/28/2014


A Spanish born theatrical director who left behind a legacy of introducing American audiences to a wide range of Spanish music, theater and dance along side his wife, internationally known Spanish and Flamenco dancer Maria Benitez, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2014 at their home in New York, after a long illness. He was 80. For four decades he was known for his technical artistry and company direction for the Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco and co-founder of the Institute for Spanish Arts based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Born April 1, 1933 in Arenys de Mar, Barcelona, Spain to Margarita and Jesus Benitez, and a resident of New Mexico since 1967, Cecilio Benitez began his theatrical career at the age of 14 as an apprentice in the Fontalba Theatre in Madrid, Spain where he discovered his passion for Spanish theater. For the next 20 years he toured as a theatrical director with major opera, dance, theater and zarzuela companies. While in Madrid he met Maria who was training and performing professionally, they married in 1966 and relocated to Taos, New Mexico where their son Francisco was born. In 1967 his work turned to radio for KDCE in Espanola and later in 1969 relocated with Maria and there son to teach Spanish literature at Verde Valley School in Sedona, Arizona and continued to direct such plays as Blood Wedding and Casa de Bernardo Alba by Garcia Lorca, Don Juan Tenorio by Zorrrilla, and La Barca Sin Pescador by Alejandro Casona, among others. In 1973 they relocated to Santa Fe where together they founded Maria Benitez Teatro Flamenco and later founded the Institute for Spanish Arts, one of the first non-profit performing arts companies to reflect a broader commitment to the Spanish arts. He served as co-director of both organizations and has been instrumental in elevating the world of flamenco in the United States to a broad audience. With a long standing reputation for excellence, he lead the company fshistory of performances at festivals and major concert halls in all 50 states, Canada, Germany, Holland, Spain, Austria, 8 seasons at the Joyce Theater in New York City, Kennedy center, and numerous other prestigious concert halls around the United States, and thirty-eight, 12week summer seasons in Santa Fe, NM since the early 1970 ’s. From the 1960’s to the 2007 the company, renowned for his technical excellence and Maria’s exquisite artistry, presented diverse music and dance rhythms of flamenco to theatre audiences around the world. Over the years, he worked with dancers and choreographers such as Ciro (El Muro), Joaquín Ruiz (Aires de Silencio), Mario Maya (Flamencos de la Trinia and other works by Hector Zaraspe), José Greco (two tours with Maria’s company), José Molina, Luis and Juan Ortega, Antonio Granjero, Ángel Muñoz, La Tania, Adela Clara, Roberto Lorca, Manolo Rivera, Orlando Romero, Rosita Segovia, Eduardo Montero, Alejandro Granados, Victorio Korjhan, and many others. Nearing retirement in 1994 he turned his interest to the Institute for Spanish Arts. For over 45 years, his life’s work and passion have stimulated, revitalized, preserved and disseminated Spanish arts and heritage. Cecilio is the youngest of six brothers whom reside in Spain. He leaves behind his loving wife Maria Benitez, his son Francisco (Paco) Benitez and wife Anne Marcy- Benitez of Santa Fe, NM, his son Jose Maria Benitez de Sande and partner Jesus Carraminana Bustillo, Madrid, Spain, a daughter Afriquita Carrasco Benitez and husband Jose Carrasco, Madrid, Spain, grandchildren Virginia and Carlos, 2 great grandchild Marcos and Alejandro, many nieces and nephews, along with surviving brothers Emilio and Jesus. He will be greatly missed by many flamenco artists and friends from around the world. A memorial service is planned for April and more information will be available at a later date.


Passed away suddenly in Albuquerque. Brandon had a gentle heart and quiet and loving spirit. He is survived by his father, Kevin Struck, and mother, Analisa Struck; Grandparents, Anjelica Romero; Rose & Phil Struck, Bond Martinez and wife Peggy. Brandon had many aunts, uncles and cousins who loved him. A memorial service to celebrate Brandon’s life will be held at City of Faith Christian Fellowship, 1601 St. Michaels Dr., on Monday, February 3rd, 2014, at 11:00 a.m.

We appreciate the honor of serving the families of: John A. Tataronis, October 13, 1942 - January 24, 2014 Patricia Nelson, May 11, 1937 - January 25, 2014 Laura J. Warren, January 9, 1933 - January 26, 2014

Our Beloved Hans Horst Paap of Santa Fe passed away on January 22, 2014 at his home in La Cienega , NM. Hans, our peaceful warrior was only 61 years old and died after a short but hard fought battle with cancer. His passing has stunned his family and his multitude of friends. First and foremost Hans was a loving family man. He is Loved and survived by his wife JoAnna Paap, son Hans Schuyler Paap, mother Ilsa Paap, brother Roy Paap, sister Nancy Paap, extended family and the many friends who were as family to him. Hans is preceded in death by his father Hans Paap who was one of the original Taos Artist. To know Hans was to Love Him! Hans was born in Taos, NM on August 5th, 1952. In his youth he lived in both England and South Africa until age 15. In 1968 Hans and his family moved to Santa Fe where he subsequently graduated from Santa Fe Prep. While at school in S. Africa Hans discovered two lasting passions that he excelled at to the end of his life - Fine Woodworking and Rugby! Hans was a Master Woodworker/Carver. He could make anything out of wood. He ran a one-man shop. His reputation for quality and fairness was his only means of advertising and he always had work. Many friends, businesses and residences have Hans’ handiwork at their fingertips daily, a lasting tribute to Hans’ skills. Hans loved rugby and played his last Old Boys game in September of 2013. He loved the game, the camaraderie and the brotherhood that exists between rugby players all over the world. Hans exalted in the uniquely social aspects of rugby. Countless stories of his adventures on and off the pitch will survive him. He was always willing to help an opponent off the ground and later to share a libation and spirited conversation in a unique dialect one might only label as "Hansian". He was inducted into the UNM Rugby Hall of Fame in 2007; was instrumental in both starting and coaching the UNM Women’s Rugby Club in the 70’s and the Youth and High School Rugby Clubs throughout the state. Hans loved life and lived it fully. He enjoyed so many things, among them poker, dancing, Budweiser and Jose Cuervo, a good party, travel, cooking and his simple life at home with Dear JoAnna. He was known as Honest Hannes, "As True as a Thumbprint." He will live on in our memories and hearts forever. We Love & Miss You Hansie! A Celebration of his Life will be held in the Spring.

Charles Thomas Iddings, April 5, 1938 - January 27, 2014 Christine M. Quintana, December 8, 1932 - January 25, 2014 Ann L. Miller, November 1, 1932 - January 28, 2014 Nellie Montoya, August 12, 1923 - January 30, 2014 Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneral

LT. JEFFREY L. HARRIS FEBRUARY 03, 1963 -JANUARY 29, 1994 Sing praises to the Lord always with all the holy and immortal souls. We remember the joy and love you brought to our lives. Still there is a sadiness in our heart that will not go away. You are one of God’s most precious gifts to us. Happy Birthday. The Harris - Lucas Families

Age 81, lifelong resident of Santa Fe entered into eternal life on January 25, 2014, following a short illness. She is preceded in death by her parents Canuto Sr. and Mary Lovato, her husband Tobias M. Quintana, sons Toby, Teddy and Gilbert, also grandchildren Gilbert and Tovah, siblings Belle, Bernie, Mariano and Max. She is survived by her daughter Teresa "Terri", daughter-in-law Cathy Quintana, sisters-in-law Lourdez Q. Gonzales and Carmelita Gurule, grandchildren Margie, Becky, Teddy, Anthony and Chris, also great-grandchildren Montes and Miklo whom she reared and several other great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings Cecilia, Cleo, Dolores, Pricilla, Sarah, Canuto Jr., Tony, Steve and an extended loving family and friends. She had excellent cooking skills and at one time cooked at St. Francis Catholic School and other restaurants. She loved to pray and she enjoyed caring for children. In her youth she loved to go dancing. Services will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014. A Rosary will be recited by members of La Union Protectiva at 8:45am at the shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe followed by the Resurrection Mass at 9:30am. Burial services will be at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 11:15am.

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NELLIE U. MONTOYA Nellie U. Montoya, our beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt, and Sister, age 90, of Santa Fe was called by our lord on Thursday January 30, 2014 with her loving family by her side. Nellie loved to sing, sew, bake and spend lots of time with her family and friends. She was fun loving, generous and always putting others first. She was preceded in death by her parents Agapito and Manuelita Montoya, her brothers Ramon Montoya, Tony Montoya, sister Elena Gallegos. Nellie is survived by her loving daughter Carmen Romero, and husband Fidel, Granddaughter Maxine Hart and husband Nich, her great Granddaughter Ashley Hart whom she greatly loved and cherished, sister Lupe Garcia, special niece Eleanor and many other relatives and friends. Special thanks to her caregivers Amelia and Eunice. Our dearest Nellie, you will be greatly missed. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 4 at 5:00pm at Berardinelli Family Funeral Service followed by a Rosary to be recited at 7:00pm. A mass of a Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, February 5 at 11:00 at St. Anne’s Church immediately following burial at Rosario Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Fidel Romero, Nich Hart, Mark Sanchez, Eloy Garcia, Eddie Barela, and Joe Lopez and Honorary Pallbearers will be her great granddaughter Ashley Hart.

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LOREN F. SMITH Larry Smith, 80, loving Husband and Father, passed away peacefully January 27, 2014. A longtime resident of Santa Fe, he recently relocated to Denver, Colorado. He is survived by his wife, Merilyn Smith; daughters, Joanne Smith and Tiffany Mitsch; son-in-law, Timothy Mitsch; and grandsons, Eric and Brian Mitsch, all of Colorado; sisters, Anne Salvo and Paula Harnish of Albuquerque and brother, Kip Smith of Albuquerque. Larry was a graduate of the University of Montana and moved to Santa Fe in 1964 to own and operate the Credit Bureau of Santa Fe. He was an exceptional man, some describing him as gregarious and possessing an extraordinary sense of humor. He was a part of "Old Santa Fe", the Greatest Generation, and will be greatly missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him. His infectious smile warmed hearts and brought smiles to anyone who met him. His kindness and generosity was beyond compare. Larry was born July 29, 1933 in West Point, Nebraska, growing up in Lewistown, Montana. He will be laid to rest in his beloved Santa Fe. He was a Sergeant in the Armed Forces and will have a military service to honor time served for his country. A Celebration of His Life will take place in Santa Fe with friends and family.

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“It’s one of the best potato soups I’ve ever had,” said Rob Knowlton, who was one of several people queueing up to buy the last quarts of the soup after voting ended Saturday. He described the soup as “rich, flavorful with a nice kick to it, and there is something in there that they won’t tell me. Everyone’s been talking about it.” Two of the top awards went to establishments that aren’t technically restaurants. Kingston Residence of Santa Fe, a retirement community, won Best Vegetarian soup for its chilled Roasted Poblano Pepper Piñon and Juniper Berry Soup. And the Best Seafood Soup award went to Nath’s Specialty Catering for an exotic Tom Yum seafood soup made from shrimp, mushrooms, cauliflower and tomatoes flavored with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and fresh jalapeños. “The taste was very clear,” said Nyla Rasmussen, who cast a vote for the soup Saturday. It wasn’t too heavy, it wasn’t smoked. It was just clear seafood.” Julie Kirk, a regular Souper Bowl attendee, said she felt this year’s event featured soups that were “much more creative” than in years past. She cited the deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie Chowder from Café Bon Appetite at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design as an

Winning recipe: Winter Squash Soup with Chorizo, Fried Sage and Maple Cream

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large butternut squash 2 sweet potatoes 1 acorn squash 1 yellow onion, medium dice 1 carrot, medium dice 1 celery stalk, medium dice Water 1 cup heavy cream Salt and pepper 1 chorizo stick, small dice 1 bundle sage leaves fried in oil ½ cup maple whipped cream Preparation: Cut butternut squash, acorn squash in half, remove the seeds and roast with the sweet potatoes in oven at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until soft and tender. Cool and remove skin. In a stock pot, sweat the onions, garlic and celery in oil for 10-15 minutes over medium heat.

example of the type of whimsy she appreciated. Other crowd favorites included the Very Green Fish Stew, from Café Pasqual’s — chunks of flaky haddock swimming in a brilliant emerald-colored broth flavored with fresh herbs such as basil, cilantro and mint, cheekily garnished with

Add the cooked butternut, acorn and sweet potatoes. Add enough water to cover the vegetables and continue to simmer for approximately 15 minutes or until all the vegetables have softened. Using a blender, blend all the ingredients and season with salt and pepper. If the puree is too thick, add more water. Once blended, pour back into a pot and finish with heavy cream. Simmer for another 5 minutes and check seasonings. Garnish with diced Mexican chorizo, fried sage leaves and maple cream. Chef Andrew Cooper suggests keeping the chorizo to the side so the soup can be served to vegetarians without the meat if desired. Courtesy chef Andrew Cooper

a goldfish cracker — and the Chipotle Cheddar Potato soup with chimichurri drizzle from Agave Lounge. Notably absent from this year’s competition was an entry from Jambo Café owner Ahmed Obo, who has won the coveted Best Soup award for the past four years.

“This year, we are just taking a little break, just to come out and enjoy being on the other side, the fun side,” said Obo, who attended the event to sample soups and help present awards. “I wanted to see someone else take the trophy.” In addition to sampling soups, event attendees had a chance to bid on about 200 silent auction items, ranging from designer handbags to ceramics to jewelry. Sherry Hooper, executive director of The Food Depot, said this year’s superculinary competition raised about $60,000 for the food bank, which provides goods to 135 area nonprofits, including emergency food pantries, hot meal programs, homeless shelters, youth programs and senior centers. The Food Depot distributes about 400,000 pounds of food and household products to people in need each month, according to information provided by Hooper. “We’re so grateful for such a generous and supportive community,” Hooper said in a written statement Saturday. “From the incredible generosity of our event sponsors to the hard work of participating restaurants and volunteers, The Food Depot and the thousands of hungry New Mexicans we help to feed are very fortunate!” Contact Phaedra Haywood at 986-3068 or phaywood@

Landmark: Benefits of preservation unclear tax credits to entice developers to give historic properties a secwhy tax dollars are being spent ond chance. to maintain it,” said Rep. Rudy In Texas, voters rejected a Martinez. “Those are the ques- referendum last fall that would tions coming up. Who’s right? have authorized millions of dolWho’s wrong? We don’t know.” lars in bonds to turn the AstroHistoric preservation was dome into a convention center. championed during the Clinton Many said the money could be and Bush years, first with Hillary better spent on other projects. Clinton’s founding of the Save At Fort Bayard, the hospital’s America’s Treasures program hallways have been empty for a and later through Laura Bush’s few years, the officers’ quarters support for a program focused are locked up and the parade on preserving the country’s cul- grounds are quiet. tural and natural heritage. The fort has no asking price, However, the Obama admin- but New Mexico General Seristration pointed to the two vices Secretary Ed Burckle is programs for elimination in taking offers for the national 2010, saying the benefits were historic landmark. Ads have unclear. been placed in the Wall Street In the last three years, Journal and New Mexico’s largCongress helped bring an end est newspaper. to Save America’s Treasures, With only four proposwhich had leveraged some als submitted, Burckle said $377 million of private and Wednesday bids to demolish government funding for hunthe old hospital will go out dreds of projects, including the soon. Leaving it standing would restoration of the Star-Spangled have saved taxpayers more than Banner and Rosa Parks’ bus. $4 million in demolition costs, but he said getting rid of it will And the grants awarded improve the prospects for sellannually by the National Park Service for historic preservation ing the entire property. are a fraction of what they once Standing at the Gila Wilderwere, leaving communities with ness’ gateway, Fort Bayard was little other than a patchwork of established in 1866 by the Army

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to protect miners and other settlers from the Apache. It was one of many outposts west of the Mississippi established by the all-black Buffalo Soldier regiments tasked with battling Native American tribes. With the capture of Geronimo in the 1880s, the Apache threat subsided and the fort transitioned to a research center and hospital for tuberculosis patients. During World War II, it was home to German prisoners of war. The state estimates the 145,000-square-foot hospital costs about $100,000 annually to maintain. The officers’ quarters, historic theater and other buildings also are in need of repair. “We understand that right now, it may not look as if it’s got any real dollar value to the state, but it definitely has some historical significance,” said Scott Terry, head of the Silver City/Grant County Chamber of Commerce. A study commissioned by the state includes a long list of opportunities for Fort Bayard: a treatment center for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, a workforce development center, a business

and industrial park and mixed housing. Others have suggested it as a place for homeless veterans, a private military academy and even a ghost hunting hot spot. State officials know the challenges of trying to sell a campus as complex as Fort Bayard, with its rich history and more than 400 acres. Aside from the tens of millions of dollars it would take to bring Fort Bayard’s buildings up to code, there’s the location. “We’re not kind of off the beaten path. We are off the beaten path,” Terry said of Silver City, a town of about 11,000. Fort Bayard is not alone when it comes to remoteness. Other historic properties in rural areas of Colorado and South Dakota are on the chopping block, but experts say finding new uses can result in an economic boon for communities that are struggling to attract new businesses and jobs. “It’s not just about saving a historic place or a landscape for the sake of saving it. It’s very important to tell our story and to connect with our past,” Wiedower said.

Wolf: Officials worry about genetic diversity Continued from Page C-1 are concerned about their livelihoods and safety in rural communities. Despite the increase in wolf numbers, federal wildlife officials are still concerned about ensuring genetic diversity.

Inbreeding can cause a number of problems, including low survivability among pups. The latest survey shows seven of the 14 packs that were documented last year produced pups, 17 of which survived through the end of the year. Tuggle said wild-born pups

seem to have what it takes to survive in the wild and avoid problems with human interaction. Some environmentalists were disappointed in the latest population figures, saying the agency needs to release more than just a couple of new

wolves every year if it wants to boost the gene pool. Still, Arizona Game and Fish Assistant Director Jim deVos said the recovery program that some had deemed a failure now stands to serve as an example of conservation success if the population gains continue.

cle in the 300 block of Artist Road early Friday morning. u John LeRouge, 30, of Santa Fe was arrested on charges of resisting, evading or obstructing a police officer, shoplifting and trespassing early Saturday after allegedly stealing items from Walgreen’s and trying to run from police, according to a police report. u Six car batteries were stolen from El Ice Plant, 1237 Calle de Comercio, late Thursday or early Friday. u A man and woman reportedly stole a computer from WalMart on Friday. Store employees said the suspects left in a graycolored, four-door sedan. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following report: u Someone attempted to gain entry into a home and garage in Edgewood on Friday, causing about $1,400 worth of damage to three doors.

ñola was arrested on charges of DWI, failing to maintain his lane and having an open container of alcohol Friday on N.M. 76. u Savannah Hernandez, 20, 1195 Morning Drive, was arrested on charges of DWI, reckless driving and being a minor under the influence early Saturday in the 1200 block of Vegas Verdes. u Leonard L. Bustos, 28, 2611 Via Caballero del Norte, was arrested on charges of aggravated DWI (his third, according to a police report), cocaine possession and reckless driving Jan. 26 in the 500 block of Alto Street. u Karina Medina-Rodriguez, 29, of Santa Fe was arrested on charges of DWI, running a red light and careless driving after an officer allegedly saw her hit a curb while running a red light at the intersection of Calle Lorca and St. Michael’s Drive around 2 p.m. Thursday. u Melissa Chavez, 35, 4499 San Ignacio Road, was

arrested on charges of aggravated DWI (her second offense, according to the police report), driving with a suspended license and driving without headlights. She was allegedly stopped for driving without her lights on just after midnight at St. Michael’s Drive and Fifth Street.

Police notes The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating the following reports: u The principal at Salazar Elementary School found brass knuckles in a student’s backpack Friday. u Yesenia Loya, 21, of Santa Fe was arrested on a charge of commercial burglary Friday after she was allegedly caught stealing from Wal-Mart, 3251 Cerrillos Road. u Ruben J. Lopez, 25, of Santa Fe was arrested Friday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. u Adam Castillo, 21, of Santa Fe was arrested Friday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. u A woman in the 2000 block of Camino Lado reported that someone pried open the bars on a bedroom window of her home Friday and attempted to enter the home but was scared off by the homeowner. u A computer monitor, video game system and two leather jackets were stolen from a vehi-

DWI arrests u Marvin Stitt, 53, of Espa-

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and careers. Another chairwoman of the House Eduteacher, Tammy cation Committee, said at the Silva of Los outset of Saturday’s event that Lunas, spotits sole purpose was to listen to lighted inconeducators. And although not sistencies with all 150 attendees spoke, about the evaluation 50 teachers, superintendents, system. She David bus drivers, educational aides, told legislators Bleicher counselors and volunteers did that she doesn’t speak out about their concerns. have any of the Many of the speakers’ stories credentials that Bleicher has and may have been heard before that she has been teaching less — stories of serving as parent, than five years — still, she was counselor, social worker and rated somewhere between “effecprotector to kids who live in tive” and “highly effective.” poverty and take too many tests A few parents and students while their instructors are tryspoke, too. Valencia High School ing to master the new Common teen Shyla Archuletta broke into Core Standards and deal with a tears as she told the lawmakers teacher-evaluation system that that in the Los Lunas district, doesn’t strike them as fair. high-schoolers take tests about One teacher said that ulti78 out of 180 instructional days, mately, God will judge her work. when instead “we could be Another said her students’ spending those days learning.” parents were best qualified to Despite holding a 4.2 gradesay she is doing a good job. One point average and earning teacher read a letter from a enough dual credits to be halfsecond-grade student, express- way toward getting her associing love and faith in the teacher. ate degree, Shyla said it seems “That’s my evaluation,” the she will not receive a high teacher said. school diploma because she Veteran English teacher failed one end-of-course exam David Bleicher said just four by one point. years ago, he received his “I can’t receive my diploma National Board Certification for because I am not a good test being an excellent instructor. taker,” she said, noting that one But after his principal recently of the questions on one of her performed a classroom obserexams was, “How many legs vation, he was deemed “minidoes an octopus have?” mally effective.” Bleicher said She told lawmakers that he spends about 17,892 minutes octopuses don’t have legs but teaching each semester, and he tentacles. was judged on just 30 of them. Rep. Christine Trujillo, “How many of you would D-Albuquerque, praised the be rated minimally effective if educators for coming from all we just looked at one-five hunparts of the state for a Saturday dredth of your work?” he asked morning session “when you the legislators. could be resting — or grading Bleicher also said the new papers.” evaluation system, implemented Education will likely remain by Gov. Susana Martinez, does at the forefront in the remaining not take into account the onedays of the legislative session, on-one mentoring of students set to end Feb. 20. or the extra work he and his peers do to make sure their stu- Contact Robert Nott at 986-3021 dents are prepared for college or

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Funeral services and memorials LAURA JEAN WARREN Died in Santa Fe on Sunday, January 26, 2014. She was preceded in death by Mary Briault, her close friend, confidante and business partner, Harriet MacDowell, her friend and mentor for many years, her parents A. Lucille Simmons and Raymond Warren and her older brothers Robert, Kenneth and Bruce. Laura was born and raised in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She attended University of Wisconsin and UC Berkeley studying Theatre, Comparative Literature and Education. She held an undergraduate degree as well as two master’s degrees. Her avid pursuit of theatre took her to Germany where she was employed as a civilian for the USO and lived for many years. After her USO experience, she moved to London to study acting at the Royal Academy of Drama. When she returned to the States, she settled in Chicago and taught Drama, first through twelfth grade, at Francis W. Parker School. After her time at Parker, she helped found the Louise DeKoven Bowen Center on the North side of Chicago and was the head teacher there for four years. She supervised programs that taught life skills to a group severely emotionally-disturbed elementary school-age boys. Her work was recognized by the Department of Education in Washington D.C. During her school vacations at Francis W. Parker School and the Bowen Center, she was the Director of a Girl Scout summer camp for the Detroit Council for 10 years. She first moved to New Mexico in the late seventies and taught fifth grade in Alamogordo, NM., taught both 5th and 6th grade for several years at Sandia Prep in Albuquerque then returned to Chicago to once again teach Theatre at Francis Parker. She re-settled in New Mexico in 1976, to co-found the Corrales Inn Restaurant and Bed and Breakfast. At the Inn, Laura played host, counselor and friend to all who entered, setting the bar for hospitality. While living and working in Corrales, she served one term as the Mayor. Laura retired and moved to Santa Fe in 1995, where she volunteered with HIV patients and taught English as a second language, pursued her lifelong love of reading, tended her garden, enjoyed movies, theatre and good food. She traveled extensively. Laura once said that the obligation of theater and movies is to enlighten and teach us through the exploration of relationships. Making those lessons our own, we in turn are obliged to enlighten the world. Laura did just that, enlightening an enormous circle of people with her unbridled enthusiasm, care and conviction. The family requests that those who wish to honor Laura make donations to: Think New Mexico 1227 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe, NM 87501 or Jambo Kids Foundation 1704-B Llano Street #200 Santa Fe, NM 87505 Laura requested no memorial service. We will celebrate Laura’s life on Sunday, February 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, with good conversation and good food at the Jambo Café in Santa Fe. If you wish to attend call 505-983-6046 and leave a message.

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Weddings & engagements DeAguero/ Martinez Keyana DeAguero of Santa Fe, the daughter of Gilbert and Ada DeAguero of Española, and Matthew Martinez of Santa Fe, the son of Ascencion and Dolores Martinez of Española, announce their engagement. The couple will wed in the fall of 2014. He proposed to Keyana in Miami, Fla., on Oct. 30, 2013, after six years of dating. The bride attended Española Valley High School and The University of New Mexico. The groom attended Española Valley High School and New Mexico Highlands University. Matt told his friends and family about his plan to propose to Keyana — and they kept it a secret for almost six months. He asked her father’s permission to marry her, but did not tell her mother until right before they left for Florida. Friends of the couple — Juan and Tania — accompanied the couple on the trip. Matt took Keyana to watch the Miami Heat play the Chicago Bulls the night before

Matthew Martinez and Keyana DeAguero plan to marry in the fall. COURTESY PHOTO

he proposed. The next day on a beach, Juan and Tania got out their cameras while Keyana gathered seashells. When the cameras were in focus, Matt dropped to one knee — pulled out a ring and asked Keyana to marry him. The event was captured in photos — including the surprised, delighted and joyful face of Keyana — and Matt.

Faces & places Yvonne Reins, a longtime principal of Larragoite Elementary School in Santa Fe, was named in January as one of Florida’s Yvonne Reins Elite Principals for 2014 by the nonprofit Florida TaxWatch Center for Educational Performance & Accountability and the Learning Systems Institute at Florida State University. Reins is the principal of Rodney B. Cox Elementary School in Dade City. According to a news release from Florida TaxWatch, six top-performing principals in Florida’s highest-risk public schools were recognized by the organization for their students’ achievement gains in reading and mathematics. Each honoree received a $5,000 award. Additionally, the honorees will be part of a study to identify a principal’s role in recruiting, retaining and developing top teachers. The news release said the nonprofit based the awards solely on student achievement data from the Florida Department of Education. In an email, Reins said she was a teacher at Santa Fe Public Schools for 11 years, and then served for 14 years as principal at Larragoite, which has since shut down. Her late father also was a principal at Larragoite, she said, and her mother is retired from a long career as a bilingual teacher with the local district. Reins said that since moving to Florida, she has been a principal for nine years with the Pasco County Schools near Tampa.

following students to its fall 2013 Dean’s List. Each student earned a 3.6 grade-point average or higher to make the list. The students are Joshua Lujan of Santa Fe, Naomi Bigbee of Taos, Adonis Trujillo of Taos, Noah Garcia of Española, Duke Jackson of Taos, Nolan Bell of Los Alamos, Rachael Bauman of Taos and Zachary Tafoya of Taos. uuu

U.S. Education Secretary Ernest Moniz announced Jan. 27 that a team of students from Los Alamos High School will join with other teams from around the nation at the 2014 National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., to be held from April 24 to 28. The Los Alamos team, coached by chemistry teacher Kathy Boerigter, includes senior Katherine Wang, juniors Alex Swart, Willie Zhao and Alex Wang, who is graduating early, and freshman Wilber Wang. Science Bowl teams compete in a series of head-to-head competitions against other school districts in the region. Teams are questioned in a rapid recall format about Earth, space, energy, physics, chemistry, biology and math. In addition to New Mexico, 10 other states qualified regional winners. uuu

Michael Sisneros of Santa Fe has been accepted to the University of Texas and is completing his master’s degree in educational leadership and policy studies. The Master of Education program in educational leadership is designed for active, high-achieving educauuu tors seeking to develop a strong Kendall Currier, the son understanding of leadership, of Robert and Daphne Curlearning and community. rier of Santa Fe, received high Students collaborate with an honors for blocs 1 and 2 at emergent community of learnColorado Timberline Academy ers and experienced educational in Durango, Colo. At the acadleadership. Requirements for emy, a private co-educational admission include experience boarding school in the San as an educational leader, eviJuan Mountains, students who dence of strong academics and receive this distinction must demonstrated ability to work have a 4.0 grade-point average cooperatively in a community for the academic bloc. There are of leadership. seven blocs in the year at the Sisneros is a teacher at school, which is college-oriented Capital High School and has and emphasizes outdoor educa- a master’s degree in public tion. administration. He is endorsed in business education and is uuu completing his endorsements in Fort Lewis College in special education and TESOL Durango, Colo., has named the — teachers of English to speak-

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Cave of creativity

Chuscales performs with his wife, Mina Fajardo. PHOTO COURTESY CATHERINE SOBREDO

Flamenco guitarist found passion for music in family’s hilltop dwelling The New Mexican


ose “Chuscales” Valle Fajardo grew up in a time of turmoil for Gypsies in Spain. The country was ruled by Francisco Franco, a Spanish military leader in power from 1939 to 1975, who persecuted Gypsies, also known as Roma. But Fajardo and his family were able dodge Franco’s harassment. They felt safe at their home in Granada, built into a cave, which was customary for Gypsies during that time. And it was in that home full of extended family where Fajardo, at the age of 6, picked up a guitar and learned to play during lessons from uncles and other local guitarists who lived or performed in the area. The family’s cave, in the hilltop neighborhood of Sacramonte that now serves as a tourist attraction, is where he gained not only his musical knowledge, but most of his education. Fajardo, 57, a renowned flamenco guitarist, has lived in Santa Fe for the past 13 years and plays frequently at local hotels and restaurants. Sometimes he’s accompanied by his wife, Mina, a flamenco dancer, and the couple’s four children. His nickname, Chuscales, is a word in Spanish Caló, a language spoken by Gypsies, which means “the crunchy part of a loaf of bread.” When Fajardo was a boy, he said, his grandfather saw him taking some bread from the oven and called him “chusco,” short for chuscales. Since then, friends and family have called him “Chuscales,” which he also uses as his stage name. Before Fajardo picked up the guitar, there was a short phase in his childhood when he wanted to be a bullfighter. He even had a custom-made matador outfit, he said. His father was a bullfighting enthusiast who had befriended many matadors. But once he began learning to play the guitar, he took his lessons seriously. Still, he describes that time in his life as

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Chuscales, at age 6, wanted to be a bullfighter before he took up the guitar.

more of a party. “People would show up [at the cave] in the morning and stay into the night,” he said in Spanish. “They would come dancing and drinking whiskey or wine, and there was food, too. It was there where I learned [to play the guitar]. In that room, there was two guitarists, two dancers and two singers, and everyone would be smoking, drinking and all closed up, because the cave didn’t have any windows.” Fajardo began dedicating all his time to the guitar at age 12, when he dropped out of school. During his grade-school years, he said, teachers were strict and would discipline students by hitting them with rulers. His teacher wouldn’t even allow him to use the restroom, he said, and one time he wet himself in class. His teacher punished him with a whack of the ruler on his hands. So the next time he needed to use the restroom and wasn’t permitted, he said, he got up and ran to his house. “My dad saw me coming into the house and asked me why I wasn’t in school,” he said. “I told him, ‘Because I don’t want to pee on myself again.’ ”

tinuing his trend of directing films with connections to literature, he just completed directing a biography about the younger years of skid row poet and writer Charles Bukowski and is currently working on another Faulkner adaptation. Maybe after all that he’ll take on McCarthy’s Blood Meridian for good measure.

His father gave him an option of leaving school but said he had to pick up the guitar and practice every day. Fajardo said he never went back to school. “Every day, we would learn from each other,” he said. By his 20s, Fajardo was on concert tours, traveling across the world with flamenco groups. He played in countries across Europe and Canada, where he lived for 10 years while he played with a troupe. About 16 years ago, Fajardo went to a flamenco show in New York, where Mina, a renowned dancer, was performing. After the show, he said, they both attended a party, and a year later they were married. Mina Fajardo was born in Japan, where she worked as a nurse while she studied dancing. After they married, the couple lived in New York for a few years and then decided to move to Santa Fe, just months before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Fajardo said he had always liked Santa Fe and had made friends here whenever he came to town with the dance company from Canada. Now, with four children to raise, he said, the couple have little time to go on tours. “Before, I would be able to practice from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.,” he said. “Now I can barely can get 10 minutes in.” His children, three boys and one girl, also perform in his shows. And much like his family’s cave in Spain, his garage has become the family’s studio, where they practice together and prepare for performances. “A lot of people don’t have my luck to grow up in the caves, learning flamenco in a Gypsy family where the music comes from tradition to tradition, from legend to legend,” Fajardo says in a biography on his website. “I thank God I have been around such great musicians all my life.” Contact Uriel J. Garcia at 986-3062 or Follow him on Twitter @ujohnnyg.


On the heels of news that Seth MacFarlane will be novelizing his

upcoming comedy Western, A Million Ways to Die in the West — his first foray into literature — we finally Holly Holm get a chance to see the film in action, The ubiquitous Mr. James Franco has with the trailer’s release this week. directed another adaptation of literature followThe trailer is just as ridiculous, ing up his adaptation of William Faulkner’s As profane and violent as you might expect from uuu I Lay Dying. Now his sights are set on Cormac the man behind Family Guy, but it is nice to see New Mexico resident, champion boxer and McCarthy’s third novel, Child of God. Liam Neeson back in a cowboy hat. The 1973 novel follows Lester Ballard, played mixed martial arts athlete Holly Holm was spotMacFarlane also dropped character posters ted Jan. 25 at Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino by Scott Haze in the film, in 1960s Tennessee via Twitter, showing all the stars in their best at the boxing event “Return of the Warrior.” as he descends into a life of crime. Western wear. Neil Patrick Harris’ mustache is Holm spoke to the crowd of a 1,000 or so attend- obviously impeccable. Child of God premiered at the Venice Film Festival last year to generally favorable reviews, ees, and then she graciously took pictures with uuu eager fans, El Mitotero included. Holm won but it does not yet have a distributor. The first 33 matches in her professional boxing career, trailer for the film hit the web last week, and it Dirk Norris’ New Mexico Film Foundation, lost two and tied three. Her mixed martial arts looks appropriately dark and depressing. recently created to help independent filmmakrecord stands at six wins and zero losses. For his part, McCarthy has had a kind of ers thrive in the state, is turning to you for help. The match also drew mixed martial arts up-and-down relationship with Hollywood. The foundation just launched a campaign on fighter Keith Jardine, who recently made The Coen Brothers’ adaptation of his novel No, a site that offers perks to donors Country for Old Men won Academy Awards, but headlines for chasing down a man who stole who help reach a goal. The New Mexico Film when McCarthy decided to take up screenwrit- letters from his mailbox at Jardine’s AlbuquerFoundation has set a goal of $25,000 to help que home. Jardine also had a cameo role on ing himself for The Counselor, the film ended get the new nonprofit up and running. Luckily, up being a box office dud. Breaking Bad in which he loses a bar fight to even if the foundation doesn’t reach its goal, Franco has been everywhere lately, and conevery little bit raised will go toward the operatDean Norris’ Hank Schrader.

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Wave goodbye to germ-ridden handshakes


Jose ‘Chuscales’ Valle Fajardo, far right, sitting on a women’s lap, is shown at age 4 in his family’s home built into a cave in Granada, Spain. It was in that cave where he learned to play the guitar, he said. Fajardo, now a renowned flamenco guitarist, plays at local hotels and restaurants. COURTESY PHOTOS

By Uriel J. Garcia


large part of the curriculum I teach as an etiquette consultant includes introduction skills. One of those skills is the handshake. Children love practicing the handshake because it feels very grown-up and allows them to exaggerate the limp “dead fish” and the aggressive “shoulder dislocater,” along with a bone-crushing grip. In generalized American culture (and I say generalized because individual cultures have their own traditional greetings), the students and I find a grip and shake that is just right — firm and brief with a few pumps of the arm. With my corporate clients, the lesson is not as animated, but Bizia Greene the content is the same. A proper Etiquette Rules! handshake isn’t just a formality. The grip and shake itself conveys many things. The handshake is an icebreaker, a signal of friendship and professionalism, a sign of respect, and in some cases, it seals the deal. My clients are taught to adapt to a variety of handshake scenarios, like when someone has an injury, physical condition or a cold, and are taught other cultural greetings for times when touching hands would be inappropriate. As etiquette must adapt with the times, one gesture I will be adding to the repertoire is the fist bump. A Los Angeles Times article last month, “Handshakes are germ bombs — embrace the fist bump!” extolls the virtues of germ-free fist bumps — when two people bump fists rather than handshake. Its reasoning? “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 80% of all infections are transmitted by hands. That leads some to say that, in addition to encouraging frequent hand washing, we should forgo handshakes in favor of fist bumps.” And just like a virus, the topic is spreading. There’s a website called and a detailed article in The Atlantic called “The Fist Bump Manifesto.” A greeting going back to Babylon (an open right hand free of weapons meant you came in peace), the handshake is being replaced by something I find so casual, almost sporty, because we don’t wash our hands properly. And what is properly? Singing the alphabet song — twice! — that’s the time you should spend sudsing at the sink. But it is impossible to shield ourselves every minute of every day as we touch door handles, appliances and the jug of cream at our favourite coffee shop. So how will this new phenomenon be received nationally and globally? It’s a delicate situation that’s in transition. The stalwarts will likely stay the old hand, while the young hipsters won’t bat a Google Glass. The 18th edition of Emily Post — Manners for a New World suggests if you extend your hand and the gesture is not reciprocated, just lower your hand and move on from any awkwardness. You can bow your head slightly and exchange pleasantries. If you choose not to reciprocate, you can offer your fist bump and see if the other party reciprocates. If you are simply a hands-off greeter, giving a reason lets the person know that it is not meant as an insult. “I’m trying to avoid cold and flu season, but I’m very happy to meet you” is about as honest as it gets. On the flip-side, if you are meeting your CEO/ boss/future in-laws/investor and they extend their hand, it would behoove you to reciprocate as a sign of respect and, when the moment presents itself, go wash your hands or use a hand santizer — albeit very discreetly. Ironically — and just in time for Valentine’s Day, puckering up might keep you even healthier this season. According to an article in London’s Daily Mail, the continental-style peck on the cheek is far more hygienic than the familiar handshake, health experts say. “A quick air kiss — or two — somewhere in the cheek region is a relatively germ-free affair.” Experts are agreed that the French air-kiss that avoids contact altogether is best. While my curriculum gets a helping hand, the constant is that we all gain the upper hand meeting and greeting new and old alike — one shake, bump or kiss at a time. Bizia Greene is an etiquette consultant and founder of the Etiquette School of Santa Fe. Send your comments and conundrums to or 988-2070.

ing budget of the organization. Perks include Facebook shoutouts and personal thanks, but if you really feel like giving, $5,000 will put you in the Staunch Supporters category. That means you’ll be able to visit sets, special screenings and exclusive parties. uuu

A film partially filmed in Albuquerque made some waves at the Sundance Film Festival recently. Frank is a comedy about a young musician who joins a pop band fronted by the enigmatic Frank, played by Michael Fassbender. The movie also stars Maggie Gyllenhaal and Domhnall Gleeson. Frank is considered a genius even though he hides himself underneath a giant fake head. It was one of the first films bought at Sundance, which Michael wrapped up Jan. 26. Fassbender

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Gene’s poetry E ach of my poems here is based on a corny old joke that in its original form was fewer than 20 words long. In an effort to lose as many readers as possible, I rewrote each into a full Shakespearean sonnet.

Horoscope HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014: This year you move past a long-term restriction that has been hard to handle. When you release this issue, you could be surprised at how everything else seems to fall into place. You will expand your mind, whether it is through travel, education and/or a foreign friend. Your new perceptions change your world. If you are single, you attract many different potential suitors. You will need to decide which person works best for you. If you are attached, the two of you might decide to take a class together or go on that long-desired trip. Libra opens doors for you. The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH You could experience a discomfort with a partner. This person might be sitting on some anger, and it is likely to come out toward you. Try to be understanding, and listen carefully to what he or she has to say. Tonight: You fly high as soon as Monday hits. This Week: Go for what you want.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH Use the moment to lasso in more of what you desire. You could experience some difficulty in handling a friend or key associate who has been closing down more and more. Accept an invitation to join friends for a mutually enjoyable activity. Tonight: Get some R and R. This Week: Stay on top of a problem. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH You see the universe very differently from how others see it. How you handle what comes your way also is very different from others. Your creativity will soar when dealing with problems, and you will find the right solution. Friends surround you. Tonight: Be frisky. This Week: You quickly zero in on what you want. Act accordingly. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH You could see a child or loved one close down and have difficulty dealing with his or her moodiness. Know that you, too, can be moody. Be more indulgent with this person, and share some methods for handling your emotions. Tonight: Take the lead.

Last Week’s answers

This Week: You beam in what you want. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH A loved one or dear friend might tell you that nothing is wrong, yet you sense a barrier. Consider your options more carefully before making a final decision. You could provoke an argument and find out more than you want to know. Tonight: Let go and relax. This Week: Unusual ideas lead to more open perceptions. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHH Others find you to be nothing less than friendly and fun. Don’t allow a sense of isolation to mark your mood or your plans. Stay focused on what you want to have happen. Keep a strong hand on your wallet, as a problem could happen out of the blue. Tonight: Indulge a little. This Week: A partner triggers a lot of activity Monday and Tuesday. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHH Make it a slow morning, but don’t make the mistake of thinking you can maintain a low profile all day. You might be overly concerned about a money matter. Allow more give-and-take between you and someone else. Tonight: Do exactly what you want. This Week: A partner is very challenging. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH Use the daylight hours to the max. Understand that you seem to be a formidable force to

Chess quiz

WHITE’S BEST MOVE? Hint: Better than Rxg5. Solution: 1. Rh8ch Kc7 2. Nd5ch! (winning the rook).

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many people, which is why they back away. If you want a closer bond, you need to reveal more of yourself. Others will respond accordingly. Tonight: Kick back and relax. This Week: Open a door, and be willing to walk through it. SAGITTARIUS(Nov.22-Dec.21) HHH Respond to an older friend or relative whom you care about. You could be overwhelmed by everything that is going on. Listen to what is being shared later in the day. This person rarely opens up. Allow your imagination to roam free. Tonight: Pretend it is Friday night. This Week: Work hard and play hard. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH Reach out to someone at a distance whom you care about. Make the time to catch up on his or her news, and vice versa. You often think about this person; let him or her know. Pressure could come from an older friend or relative. Tonight: Till the wee hours. This Week: You’ll feel as if you have it all under control. Just wait! AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHH You can deal with someone who seems closed off. The more you relate to this person, the more he or she will open up. Perhaps some of his or her coldness comes from your lack of attention. Have an important talk later in the day. Tonight: Let it all hang out. This Week: Communicate your concerns. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHH You might feel as if you don’t have a care in the world. You’ll relax around a child or loved one, but you might feel cut off from someone at a distance. You can change that feeling. Choose your words with care. Tonight: Enjoy the moment. This Week: Use caution with your finances and agreements.

Scratch pad

Why Dogs Can’t Dance Perhaps you‚ve wondered, as have I, my son — Why dogs, tho‚ lithe and nimble at first glance, Tho‚ fleet and sleek and graceful when they run And yet, when tasked to do so, cannot dance? It”s quite a strange conundrum, my Gene dear boy: Weingarten A noble beast (in most ways lacking The Washington faults) Post With zest for life and ever filled with joy, And still, inept when asked to dance a waltz! What deficit of theirs impedes this skill? What might we have that dogs, alas, have not? — Or maybe it is what we lack that will Explain why dogs can’t master the gavotte? I think, my son, I‚ve found an answer sweet: All dogs, you see, are curs‚d with two left feet. The Talking Brassiere Not long ago there was a talking bra Who did not speak with any other clothes For most of them lacked ears (and also jaw) And so in the main, ’twas silence the bra chose. One day, it’s said, the bra discovered that There was a closet filled with garments sleek And one of them, a fine and shiny hat With ears to hear what words the bra might speak! The bra attempted to some words compose She wished to say things smart and wise and clear Alas, she knew but what a garment knows Which limited her lines a bit, I fear. So in the end, just this was what she said: “I’ll give these two a lift, while you go on a head.” How Many Freudians ... ? A group of men who follow Sigmund Freud Engaged were they in long and fierce debate Upon an issue odd, their brains employed To solve a problem of no minor weight. In plotting out a task they could foresee — the sort we all must do, and no one dreads — How many of their group would need there be To screw a light bulb in above their heads? They pondered this awhile, with to and fro Till in the end they all would quite agree The number that was needed, they did know Wasn’t one, or two, but clearly three: “Just one to hold the bulb, but, no small matter — Two more to hold the penis ... we mean, ladder.”

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NMAA barred Najar after he transferred from Mora to Las Vegas, N.M.

By Rob Parker The Shadow League


t’s hard not to think this year’s Super Bowl isn’t all about Peyton Manning. After all, it appeared Manning, a quarterback machine like never seen before, was all but done a few years ago after neck surgery, a missed season and getting dumped by the Indianapolis Colts. Heck, even his brother, New York Giants’ quarterback Eli Manning, thought his career was done, too. But here’s Peyton Manning, at Exit 16W off the New Jersey Turnpike, playing in the first cold-weather Super Bowl in NFL history. And make no mistake. All the chips are in. This is a Floyd Mayweather bet, big and confident. There’s no do-over, licking wounds and saying maybe next year. Manning, now the Denver Broncos’ Messiah, has a chance on Sunday at MetLife Stadium to do what most never thought possible: tie his remarkable career in a bow. Better yet, silence all his postseason critics and cement his legacy as one of the best quarterbacks the NFL has ever seen. There’s just one small problem.

By James Barron The New Mexican

Cody Najar just wants to play basketball. All it took was a court injunction for it to happen. So the past 10 days have been a welcome reprieve from a whirlpool of confusion, frustration and inactivity for the West Las Vegas senior. Thanks to a temporary restraining order issued by 4th District Court judge Matthew Sandoval on Jan. 22 against the New Mexico Activities Association, Najar went from being a West Las Vegas team manager to a key member of the basketball team — one that sits atop the District 2AAA standings at 4-0 after a 72-43 win over Pojoaque Valley on Friday night. Najar started for the first time against the Elks, something that hadn’t happened since the firstround game of the Class AA State Tournament when he played for the Mora Rangers, for whom he was an All-District 2AA first-team member. The order occurred after the NMAA had denied Najar’s appeal four times for a transfer-rule hardship petition to play at West Las Vegas. It was the culmination of two months of appeal hearings — and rejections from the NMAA and the Public Education Department — as Najar and West Las Vegas argued for an exception after he and his mother, Kristine Najar, moved from Mora to Las Vegas, N.M., in October, just a month before the basketball season started. The complaint for a temporary restraining order filed on behalf of Kristine Najar and James Martinez, Cody Najar’s godfather and emergency guardian, on Jan. 21 spells out

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Principal: No comment on Española head coach

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Rumors circulate that Martinez is on paid leave By Edmundo Carrillo The New Mexican

The rumor mill once again circulated through the Española Valley boys basketball program, but does this one have merit? Española Valley Principal Hoyt Mutz declined to comment on the status of Española head coach Richard Martinez on Saturday, citing it was a personnel matter. That came on the heels of rumors that circulated on Saturday that Martinez was on paid administrative leave. When contacted by The New Mexican on Saturday, Martinez neither confirmed or denied those rumors, saying he has not spoken with Mutz. “I haven’t seen him, so I haven’t heard anything yet,” Martinez said. “Maybe I’ll hear something on Monday morning, but right now, I’m ready to go.” While many other rumors in recent weeks that Martinez was fired have been proven false, this is the

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Dons player back on court after injunction

San Jose State’s Devon Williams, top center, tries to score in front of New Mexico’s Cameron Bairstow, right, and Alex Kirk in the first half of Saturday’s game in The Pit. ERIC DRAPER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Kirk returns from injury to help dominate San Jose State Against the struggling Spartans, he put all that feel-good mental clarity to the side and got back to ALBUQUERQUE doing what he does best, and that’s oward the end of his postthrowing every ounce of his 7-foot, game media session fol250-pound frame around the baslowing Saturday night’s ketball court. Mountain West Conference He scored seven of his team’s first victory over San Jose State in The 13 points, leading the Lobos (17-4, Pit, University of New Mexico 8-1) to a 72-47 rout that keeps them men’s basketball player Alex Kirk a half game behind MWC frontrunadmitted to those gathered around ner San Diego State and one game him that it wasn’t exactly fun having in front of third-place Nevada. He to sit out the last two games while logged 19 minutes, scoring 13 points nursing what is still something of and grabbing four rebounds. a mystery ailment to his lower left Head coach Craig Neal said he leg. didn’t know Kirk was going to actuDuring his time on the bench, he ally play until meeting with team said he learned nuances about the doctors on Saturday morning, then game through observation, patience assessing his center’s mobility during a shootaround some seven and kneading a positive attitude. By Will Webber The New Mexican


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hours before tipoff. Referring to Kirk’s injury as an “all the time ache,” Neal said he approached Saturday’s game as if Kirk wouldn’t play. His first practice was Friday, the same day in which he had an extensive checkup with the team’s medical staff. “It was kind of a calculated thing that we were doing with him,” Neal said. “Everything worked out. You don’t lose your starting spot by injury.” Kirk’s replacement had been 7-footer Obij Aget. The freshman started the last two games and still got 14 minutes in Saturday’s game. Because the Lobos never trailed, plenty of players saw time against

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Cody Najar, seen here playing for Mora in 2013, moved to Las Vegas, N.M., after his parents divorced in September. He remained in Las Vegas after his mother, Kristine Najar, moved to Pojoaque and then to Chama for her job with the state Department of Transportation. NEW MEXICAN FILE PHOTO




THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, February 2, 2014

FOOTBALL FOOTBALL SUPER BOWL Sunday, Feb. 2 At East Rutherford, N.J. Denver vs. Seattle, 4:30 p.m. (FOX)

NFL AWARDS Most Valuable Player Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Comeback Player of the Year Philip Rivers, QB, San Diego Offensive Player of the Year Peyton Manning, QB, Denver Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly, LB, Carolina Offensive Rookie of the Year Eddie Lacy, RB, Green Bay Defensive Rookie of the Year Sheldon Richardson, DT, NY Jets Coach of the Year Ron Rivera, Carolina

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES A capsule look at the inductees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Derrick Brooks, Linebacker 1995-2008 Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 14 seasons, 224 games. Ray Guy, Punter 1973-86 Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders. 14 seasons, 207 games. Senior nominee. Claude Humphrey, Defensive End 1968-74, 1976-78 Atlanta Falcons. 1979-81 Philadelphia Eagles. 13 seasons, 171 games. Walter Jones, Tackle 1997-2008 Seattle Seahawks. 12 seasons, 190 games. Andre Reed, Wide Receiver 1985-1999 Buffalo Bills, 2000 Washington Redskins. 16 seasons, 234 games. Michael Strahan, Defensive End 1993-2007 New York Giants. 15 seasons, 216 games. Aeneas Williams, Defensive Back 1991-2000 Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals, 2001-2004 St. Louis Rams. 14 seasons, 211 games.

TENNIS TENNIS WTA TOUR Open GDF SUEZ Saturday At Stade Pierre de Coubertin Paris Purse: $710,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Semifinals Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Russia, def. Maria Sharapova (1), Russia, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Sara Errani (3), Italy, def. Alize Cornet, France, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 7-6 (5).

WTA TOUR PTT Pattaya Women’s Open Saturday At Dusit Resort Pattaya, Thailand Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Karolina Pliskova, Czech Republic, def. Julia Goerges, Germany, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. Ekaterina Makarova (4), Russia, def. Andrea Hlavackova, Czech Republic, 6-3, 0-6, 6-4.

Davis Cup WORLD GROUP First Round Winners to quarterfinals, April 4-6; losers to WG Playoffs, Sept. 12-14 Britain 2, United States 1 At Petco Park San Diego Surface: Clay-Outdoor Andy Murray, Britain, def. Donald Young, United States, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3. James Ward, Britain, def. Sam Querrey, United States, 1-6, 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Bob and Mike Bryan, United States, def. Colin Fleming and Dominic Inglot, Britain, 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

BASKETBALL BASKETBALL NBA Eastern Conference Atlantic Toronto Brooklyn New York Philadelphia Boston Southeast Miami Atlanta Washington Charlotte Orlando Central Indiana Chicago Detroit Cleveland Milwaukee

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Western Conference Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 34 13 .723 — Houston 32 17 .653 3 Memphis 26 20 .565 7½ Dallas 27 21 .563 7½ New Orleans 20 26 .435 13½ Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 38 11 .776 — Portland 34 13 .723 3 Minnesota 23 24 .489 14 Denver 22 23 .489 14 Utah 16 31 .340 21 Pacific W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 34 16 .680 — Phoenix 29 18 .617 3½ Golden State 29 19 .604 4 L.A. Lakers 16 31 .340 16½ Sacramento 15 32 .319 17½ Saturday’s Games Indiana 97, Brooklyn 96 Washington 96, Oklahoma City 81 Detroit 113, Philadelphia 96 Atlanta 120, Minnesota 113 Houston 106, Cleveland 92 Memphis 99, Milwaukee 90 New Orleans 88, Chicago 79 San Antonio 95, Sacramento 93 Miami 106, New York 91 Phoenix 105, Charlotte 95 Portland 106, Toronto 103 L.A. Clippers 102, Utah 87 Sunday’s Games Orlando at Boston, 11 a.m.

Pistons 113, 76ers 96 PHILADELPHIA (96) Turner 5-13 5-6 15, Young 7-14 0-3 14, Hawes 2-8 0-0 4, Wroten 8-19 2-2 18, Anderson 5-11 1-2 12, Thompson 3-7 0-1 7, Allen 1-4 2-2 4, Williams 5-9 2-3 15, Dedmon 2-4 3-4 7. Totals 38-89 15-23 96. DETROIT (113) Smith 4-10 1-5 9, Monroe 8-10 5-9 21, Drummond 10-11 2-5 22, Jennings 6-17 6-7 20, CaldwellPope 4-11 2-2 12, Stuckey 0-4 1-2 1, Singler 6-12 5-6 20, Bynum 2-5 2-4 6, Harrellson 0-4 0-0 0, Datome 0-4 0-0 0, Jerebko 0-1 0-0 0, Villanueva 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 41-92 24-40 113. Philadelphia 22 27 21 26—96 Detroit 32 25 36 20—113

Heat 106, Knicks 91 MIAMI (106) Battier 5-8 2-2 16, James 13-22 3-6 30, Bosh 2-11 0-0 4, Chalmers 4-8 2-2 11, Wade 10-15 2-3 22, Andersen 2-2 6-9 10, Allen 1-4 0-0 3, Cole 4-5 0-0 9, Douglas 0-0 1-2 1, Beasley 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 41-76 16-24 106. NEW YORK (91) Anthony 8-17 9-13 26, Smith 6-11 4-8 20, Chandler 4-5 0-0 8, Felton 3-9 0-0 7, Prigioni 2-5 0-0 6, Hardaway Jr. 7-14 0-0 17, Martin 2-3 0-0 4, Tyler 0-2 1-2 1, Stoudemire 1-1 0-0 2, Murry 0-0 0-0 0, World Peace 0-0 0-0 0, Aldrich 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-67 14-23 91. Miami 29 24 24 29—106 New York 22 24 25 20—91

Spurs 95, Kings 93 SACRAMENTO (93) Gay 9-18 4-7 23, Thompson 3-6 4-4 10, Gray 0-1 1-2 1, Thomas 11-26 2-2 26, Thornton 3-11 2-2 8, Acy 1-4 0-0 2, Williams 3-5 7-8 14, Landry 0-2 0-0 0, McLemore 2-7 0-0 4, McCallum 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 34-83 20-25 93.

SAN ANTONIO (95) Brown 0-2 2-2 2, Duncan 8-13 7-12 23, Splitter 1-1 0-0 2, Parker 8-19 1-3 18, Joseph 1-4 0-0 2, Diaw 5-6 4-6 14, Belinelli 3-10 0-0 8, Ayres 1-2 0-0 2, Mills 6-14 1-1 15, Bonner 3-4 0-0 7, De Colo 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 36-75 17-26 95. Sacramento 24 29 25 15—93 San Antonio 27 25 19 24—95

Suns 105, Bobcats 95 CHARLOTTE (95) Kidd-Gilchrist 4-6 3-3 11, McRoberts 4-9 0-0 11, Jefferson 4-15 2-4 10, Sessions 3-10 4-6 11, Henderson 3-7 0-0 6, Pargo 5-12 1-2 12, Zeller 4-7 3-5 11, Douglas-Roberts 0-4 3-4 3, Tolliver 4-7 3-3 14, Biyombo 1-1 2-2 4, Adrien 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 33-79 21-29 95. PHOENIX (105) Tucker 3-4 2-2 8, Frye 3-8 0-0 9, Plumlee 3-5 0-0 6, Dragic 10-14 4-5 25, Green 2-6 0-0 5, Mark.Morris 4-13 5-6 13, Marc.Morris 5-9 3-4 15, Barbosa 2-3 0-0 4, Smith 4-8 0-0 8, Len 1-3 0-0 2, Goodwin 1-3 2-2 4, Christmas 0-2 4-4 4, Kravtsov 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-80 20-23 105. Charlotte 27 14 22 32—95 Phoenix 32 27 31 15—105

Grizzlies 99, Bucks 90 MILWAUKEE (90) Middleton 3-8 4-4 12, Ilyasova 5-13 2-3 14, Sanders 4-7 2-2 10, Knight 8-19 5-6 23, Wolters 4-9 1-2 9, Antetokounmpo 1-3 0-0 3, Butler 2-6 5-6 10, Pachulia 2-2 0-0 4, Raduljica 0-1 2-2 2, Neal 1-8 0-0 3. Totals 30-76 21-25 90. MEMPHIS (99) Prince 0-5 0-0 0, Randolph 8-19 7-8 23, Gasol 9-15 1-4 19, Calathes 8-12 2-3 22, Lee 3-8 1-1 8, Franklin 0-0 0-0 0, Koufos 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 7-13 0-0 14, Miller 1-3 2-2 5, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Leuer 2-3 4-4 8. Totals 38-79 17-22 99. Milwaukee 24 25 20 21—90 Memphis 17 26 24 32—99

Rockets 106, Cavaliers 92 CLEVELAND (92) Deng 10-19 1-2 24, Thompson 2-6 2-2 6, Zeller 2-3 0-0 4, Irving 8-19 3-3 21, Jack 3-9 0-0 7, Waiters 8-14 1-1 19, Sims 3-7 1-2 7, Bennett 1-3 0-0 2, Miles 1-6 0-0 2, Dellavedova 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-87 8-10 92. HOUSTON (106) Parsons 3-7 0-0 7, Jones 8-14 0-2 17, Howard 10-12 6-8 26, Beverley 0-5 0-0 0, Harden 10-17 5-6 28, Lin 6-12 2-2 15, Casspi 2-6 4-6 9, Motiejunas 2-7 0-0 4. Totals 41-80 17-24 106. Cleveland 23 29 21 19—92 Houston 31 30 23 22—106

Pelicans 88, Bulls 79 CHICAGO (79) Dunleavy 1-6 3-4 6, Boozer 2-8 0-0 4, Noah 5-9 4-8 14, Augustin 8-17 6-6 23, Butler 2-9 5-8 10, Gibson 7-14 3-5 17, Hinrich 2-5 0-0 4, Mohammed 0-1 0-0 0, Snell 0-1 1-2 1, Shengelia 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-70 22-33 79. NEW ORLEANS (88) Aminu 3-4 0-0 7, Davis 10-14 4-4 24, Ajinca 4-4 0-0 8, Roberts 3-10 0-0 6, Gordon 4-15 0-0 9, Stiemsma 2-3 1-2 5, Rivers 3-6 0-0 7, Evans 4-15 3-3 11, Morrow 3-6 0-1 7, Withey 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 38-80 8-10 88. Chicago 21 18 18 22—79 New Orleans 23 27 21 17—88

Hawks 120, Timberwolves 113 MINNESOTA (113) Brewer 5-7 0-0 10, Love 12-22 17-18 43, Turiaf 2-4 1-2 5, Rubio 1-3 3-4 5, K.Martin 5-14 6-7 17, D.Cunningham 2-5 2-2 6, Barea 5-11 0-0 12, Shved 3-9 2-4 9, Price 0-3 0-0 0, Mbah a Moute 1-3 2-2 4, Budinger 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 37-84 33-39 113. ATLANTA (120) Carroll 6-15 5-6 19, Millsap 9-18 2-3 20, Ayon 1-4 0-0 2, Teague 6-15 6-6 19, Korver 7-9 7-8 24, Brand 4-10 0-1 8, Williams 2-5 2-2 7, Mack 3-7 0-0 7, Schroder 0-0 0-0 0, Scott 5-9 3-4 14. Totals 43-92 25-30 120. Minnesota 24 30 21 38—113 Atlanta 25 23 38 34—120


Pacers 97, Nets 96 BROOKLYN (96) J.Johnson 6-14 2-2 16, Pierce 3-9 7-7 15, Garnett 6-9 0-0 12, Williams 3-12 5-5 13, Livingston 10-18 4-4 24, Plumlee 2-4 2-3 6, Anderson 3-5 0-0 7, Teletovic 1-2 0-0 2, Terry 0-4 1-2 1, Evans 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-77 21-23 96. INDIANA (97) George 7-19 4-4 20, West 5-7 7-8 17, Hibbert 7-13 6-6 20, G.Hill 3-8 3-4 10, Stephenson 5-8 4-4 14, Granger 1-7 6-7 8, Scola 1-3 0-0 2, Watson 1-4 1-2 3, Mahinmi 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 31-73 32-37 97. Brooklyn 24 21 25 26—96 Indiana 25 21 26 25—97

Wizards 96, Thunder 81 OKLAHOMA CITY (81) Durant 8-21 10-10 26, Ibaka 6-12 2-2 14, Perkins 0-3 0-0 0, Jackson 6-17 0-0 12, Sefolosha 3-5 0-0 8, Collison 1-1 0-0 2, Jones 1-5 3-4 5, Fisher 2-5 0-1 6, Adams 1-2 0-0 2, Lamb 3-7 0-0 6. Totals 31-78 15-17 81. WASHINGTON (96) Ariza 7-15 1-1 18, Nene 8-12 0-2 17, Gortat 7-13 0-0 14, Wall 7-18 3-4 17, Beal 3-12 0-0 7, Webster 3-9 2-2 10, Seraphin 2-2 0-0 4, Booker 1-4 0-0 2, Temple 3-4 0-0 7. Totals 41-89 6-9 96. Oklahoma City 13 25 26 17—81 Washington 25 17 36 18—96

Trail Blazers 106, Raptors 103 TORONTO (103) Ross 3-12 2-2 8, Johnson 1-2 0-0 2, Valanciunas 8-11 2-5 18, Lowry 7-15 6-7 23, DeRozan 14-29 6-9 36, Salmons 0-3 0-0 0, Patterson 6-10 0-0 13, Hansbrough 0-1 1-2 1, Novak 0-1 0-0 0, Hayes 1-3 0-0 2, Stone 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-87 17-25 103. PORTLAND (106) Batum 5-10 7-8 18, Aldridge 8-22 11-14 27, Lopez 4-8 0-0 8, Lillard 8-15 4-5 21, Matthews 7-11 2-2 21, Freeland 1-2 2-2 4, Williams 1-4 0-0 3, McCollum 1-3 2-2 4, Robinson 0-1 0-2 0, Wright 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-76 28-35 106. Toronto 19 21 34 29—103 Portland 31 26 26 23—106

Clippers 102, Jazz 87 UTAH (87) Jefferson 6-10 3-4 19, Williams 3-11 3-4 9, Kanter 10-19 3-6 23, Burke 2-13 0-0 6, Hayward 3-13 8-9 15, Burks 1-8 1-2 4, Gobert 2-2 1-3 5, Garrett 1-3 0-0 3, Rush 0-0 0-0 0, Thomas 0-1 0-0 0, Clark 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 29-81 19-28 87. L.A. CLIPPERS (102) Barnes 3-7 3-6 9, Griffin 9-19 7-12 25, Jordan 4-6 2-4 10, Collison 4-8 2-2 11, Redick 1-6 2-2 4, Hollins 1-1 0-0 2, Crawford 9-15 8-9 27, Dudley 1-4 0-0 2, Turkoglu 3-4 0-2 6, Green 2-2 0-0 4, Bullock 1-1 0-0 2, Mullens 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-74 24-37 102. Utah 21 21 23 22—87 L.A. Clippers 19 23 34 26—102

NCAA MEN’S TOP 25 California 60, #1 Arizona 58 #2 Syracuse 91 #17 Duke 89 #3 Florida 69 Texas A&M 36 #4 Wichita State 81 Evansville 67 #5 San Diego St. 65 Colorado State 56 #25 Texas 81 #6 Kansas 69 Georgetown 64 #7 Michigan State 60 Baylor 76 #8 Oklahoma State 70 #9 Villanova 90 Temple 74 #11 Kentucky 84 Missouri 79 #12 Louisville 87 UCF 70 #24 Ohio State 59 #14 Wisconsin 58 #15 Iowa 81 Illinois 74 #16 Iowa State 81 #23 Oklahoma 75 #19 Saint Louis 87 George Mason 81 Saint Joseph’s 73 #21 UMass 68 SMU 87 #22 Memphis 72

Men’s Division I Southwest Ark.-Pine Bluff 66, Grambling St. 64 Baylor 76, Oklahoma St. 70; CS Bakersfield 72, Texas-Pan Am 64; Louisiana Tech 87, UTSA 72; SMU 87, Memphis 72; Sam Houston St. 81, HousBaptist 63; Steph F. Austin 76, Incarnate Word 74; Texas 81, Kansas 69; Texas A&M-CC 58, Lamar 35; Texas Tech 60, TCU 54; Tulsa 94, North Texas 63

East American U. 63, Holy Cross 57; Army 77, Loyola (Md.) 71; Brown 64, Columbia 56; Bucknell 79, Colgate 68; CCSU 74, Robert Morris 73; Canisius 84, Fairfield 58; Dartmouth 78, Princeton 69, OT; Delaware 66, UNC Wilmington 65; Fordham 85, Rhode Island 79; Georgetown 64, Michigan St. 60; Harvard 80, Penn 50; La Salle 71, Duquesne 63; Lafayette 72, Navy 54; Lehigh 82, Boston U. 80, OT; Maine 83, UMBC 80; Marist 78, Niagara 64; Mass.-Lowell 62, Binghamton 55; Mount St. Mary’s 95, LIU Brooklyn 92; Quinnipiac 103, Siena 95, OT; Rutgers 93, Houston 70; Saint Joseph’s 73, UMass 68; St. Francis (NY) 73, Wagner 72, OT; St. Francis (Pa.) 83, Fairleigh Dickinson 75; St. John’s 74, Marquette 59; Stony Brook 56, Hartford 52; Syracuse 91, Duke 89, OT; Towson 75, Drexel 73; Vermont 55, Albany (NY) 45; Villanova 90, Temple 74; West Virginia 81, Kansas St. 71; Yale 61, Cornell 57 South Alabama A&M 63, Texas Southern 62; Alabama St. 76, Prairie View 63; Arkansas St. 83, Troy 73; Auburn 74, Georgia 67; Charleston Southern 80, Liberty 66; Charlotte 73, FIU 61; Chattanooga 67, Furman 52; Clemson 53, Florida St. 49; Coastal Carolina 61, Campbell 58; Coll. of Charleston 67, Hofstra 49; Davidson 62, The Citadel 43; E. Kentucky 79, SE Missouri 78; East Carolina 74, UAB 67; Elon 83, Appalachian St. 76; FAU 65, Marshall 57; Florida 69, Texas A&M 36; Gardner-Webb 73, Radford 72, OT; Georgia Southern 64, UNC Greensboro 62; Georgia Tech 79, Wake Forest 70; Hampton 79, Coppin St. 76, OT; High Point 65, Winthrop 64; Jacksonville 95, N. Kentucky 77; LSU 88, Arkansas 74; Lipscomb 60, North Florida 58; Louisiana-Lafayette 66, Louisiana-Monroe 50; MVSU 69, Jackson St. 66; Maryland 80, Virginia Tech 60; McNeese St. 79, Oral Roberts 68; Md.-Eastern Shore 67, NC A&T 60; Miami 64, Norfolk St. 49; Middle Tenn 64, Old Dominion 48; Mississippi 75, South Carolina 71; Morehead St. 65, Jacksonville St. 54; Morgan St. 77, Delaware St. 64; NC Central 79, Howard 65; Nicholls St. 78, Cent. Arkansas 67; North Carolina 84, NC State 70; Northwestern St. 84, Abilene Christian 66; SC State 63, Florida A&M 59, OT; Savannah St. 50, Beth-Cookman 40; Southern Miss. 78, Tulane 47; Southern U. 62, Alcorn St. 54; UALR 62, South Alabama 58; UNC Asheville 67, Longwood 66; VCU 81, Richmond 70; Vanderbilt 55, Mississippi St. 49; W. Kentucky 68, Texas St. 64; Wofford 77, Samford 58 Far West California 60, Arizona 58; Colorado 79, Utah 75, OT; Denver 67, N. Dakota St. 63; E. Washington 94, N. Colorado 90, OT; Gonzaga 75, San Francisco 65; Long Beach St. 75, Cal St.-Fullerton 56; Montana St. 54, S. Utah 52; N. Arizona 67, Idaho St. 65; Nevada 69, Air Force 56, OT; New Mexico 72, San Jose St. 47; New Mexico St. 72, Utah Valley 49; Oregon 78, Southern Cal 66; Pacific 84, San Diego 67; Pepperdine 80, Loyola Marymount 69; Portland 76, Santa Clara 64; Portland St. 70, North Dakota 68; Sacramento St. 78, Weber St. 75, OT; San Diego St. 65, Colorado St. 56; Seattle 68, Idaho 67; Stanford 76, Arizona St. 70; UC Santa Barbara 82, UC Davis 67; UNLV 73, Boise St. 69; Washington St. 72, Washington 67; Wyoming 74, Utah St. 57 Midwest Dayton 75, George Washington 65; E. Illinois 76, SIU-Edwardsville 70; Grand Canyon 72, UMKC 53; Green Bay 62, Wright St. 55; IPFW 77, W. Illinois 64; Illinois St. 75, Drake 57; Indiana St. 87, N. Iowa 81; Iowa 81, Illinois 74; Iowa St. 81, Oklahoma 75; Kent St. 60, Akron 57; Kentucky 84, Missouri 79; Miami (Ohio) 65, E. Michigan 61;

Missouri St. 74, Bradley 61; N. Illinois 67, Ball St. 65, OT; Nebraska-Omaha 99, IUPUI 71; Northwestern 55, Minnesota 54; Notre Dame 76, Boston College 73, OT; Ohio 95, Toledo 90, OT; Ohio St. 59, Wisconsin 58; Providence 77, DePaul 72; S. Dakota St. 70, South Dakota 68; S. Illinois 81, Loyola of Chicago 76, OT; Saint Louis 87, George Mason 81, OT; Seton Hall 68, Xavier 60; Valparaiso 70, Ill.-Chicago 46; W. Michigan 75, Cent. Michigan 72; Wichita St. 81, Evansville 67

WOMEN’S TOP 25 Saturday’s Results #1 UConn 86 Cincinnati 29 #9 Baylor 87 Texas 73 Oklahoma 81 #11 Oklahoma State 74 #20 West Virginia 66 TCU 62 #22 Gonzaga 101 San Francisco 66 #23 Iowa State 84 Kansas State 65 #25 Middle Tennessee 67 Tulsa 57

HOCKEY HOCKEY NHL Eastern Conference Atlantic GP Boston 54 Tampa Bay 55 Toronto 57 Montreal 55 Detroit 54 Ottawa 55 Florida 55 Buffalo 54 Metro GP Pittsburgh 55 N.Y. Rangers 56 Columbus 55 Philadelphia 56 Carolina 54 New Jersey 56 Washington 55 N.Y. Islanders 57

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L OL Pts GF GA 16 3 73 164 119 18 5 69 162 137 21 6 66 170 176 20 6 64 136 137 19 11 59 139 152 21 10 58 158 176 27 7 49 133 174 31 8 38 105 161 L OL Pts GF GA 15 2 78 176 132 23 3 63 145 140 23 4 60 163 154 23 6 60 152 163 20 9 59 137 151 21 12 58 132 140 22 9 57 158 167 28 8 50 159 191

Western Conference Central GP W L OL Pts GF GA Chicago 57 33 10 14 80 200 158 St. Louis 54 37 12 5 79 185 125 Colorado 54 35 14 5 75 165 142 Minnesota 57 29 21 7 65 140 144 Dallas 55 25 21 9 59 158 160 Nashville 57 25 23 9 59 142 172 Winnipeg 56 26 25 5 57 159 165 Pacific GP W L OL Pts GF GA Anaheim 57 40 12 5 85 189 139 San Jose 56 35 15 6 76 168 134 Los Angeles 57 30 21 6 66 134 122 Vancouver 56 27 20 9 63 142 147 Phoenix 55 26 19 10 62 159 164 Calgary 55 21 27 7 49 132 173 Edmonton 57 18 33 6 42 147 194 Note: Two points are awarded for a win; one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Saturday’s Games St. Louis 4, Nashville 3, SO Boston 4, Edmonton 0 Tampa Bay 2, Montreal 1, OT Colorado 7, Buffalo 1 Philadelphia 2, Los Angeles 0 Toronto 6, Ottawa 3 Columbus 4, Florida 1 Phoenix 3, Pittsburgh 1 Calgary 4, Minnesota 3, OT Dallas 2, Anaheim 0 San Jose 2, Chicago 1, SO Sunday’s Games Detroit at Washington, 10:30 a.m. Winnipeg at Montreal, 11 a.m.

GOLF GOLF Phoenix Open Saturday At TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Purse: $6.2 million; Yardage: 7,152; Par: 71; Third Round Bubba Watson 64-66-68—198 Kevin Stadler 65-68-67—200 Ryan Moore 66-71-64—201 Harris English 65-67-69—201 Hideki Matsuyama 66-67-68—201 Brendan Steele 66-74-62—202 Hunter Mahan 66-71-65—202 Matt Jones 65-65-72—202 Jason Kokrak 66-69-68—203 Pat Perez 65-68-70—203 Greg Chalmers 65-67-71—203


Cal topples No. 1 Arizona Thunder snap winning The Associated Press

BERKELEY, Calif. — Justin Cobbs hit a stepback jumper with 0.9 seconds left, and California stunned No. 1 Arizona 60-58 on Saturday night to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season. NO. 2 SYRACUSE 91, NO. 17 DUKE 89 (OT) In Syracuse, N.Y., Jerami Grant scored eight points in overtime to finish with a career-high 24 and Jim Boeheim’s No. 2 Syracuse stayed unbeaten, topping Mike Krzyzewski’s No. 17 Duke 91-89 on Saturday in a matchup of the two winningest coaches in Division I history. NO. 3 FLORIDA 69, TEXAS A&M 36 In Gainesville, Fla., Michael Frazier II scored 21 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 11 and No. 3 Florida overwhelmed Texas A&M. NO. 4 WICHITA STATE 81, EVANSVILLE 67 In Wichita, Kan., Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker had 14 points apiece, and Wichita State withstood an early barrage by Evansville. Cleanthony Early scored 13 and Tekele Cotton added 12 points for the Shockers (23-0, 10-0 Missouri Valley), who haven’t lost since last year’s surprising run to the Final Four. NO. 5 SAN DIEGO STATE 65, COLORADO ST. 56 In San Diego, Coach Steve Fisher earned his 300th win at San Diego State behind 24 points from Xavier Thames and 17 for Winston Shepard. NO. 25 TEXAS 81, NO. 6 KANSAS 69 In Austin, Texas, Isaiah Taylor scored 23 points, Jonathan Holmes had 22 and Texas to its sixth consecutive victory. Wayne Selden Jr., scored 21 for the Jayhawks. GEORGETOWN 64, NO. 7 MICHIGAN STATE 60 In New York, Markel Starks scored 16 points and Georgetown ended a five-game losing streak. Jabril Trawick came up with two big plays down the stretch as the Hoyas (12-9) won the late-season nonconference game that was part of the New York area’s celebration of Sunday’s Super Bowl. BAYLOR 76, NO. 8 OKLAHOMA STATE 70 In Stillwater, Okla., Brady Heslip scored a seasonhigh 20 points to help Baylor end a five-game losing streak. Rico Gathers had 14 points, Gary Franklin scored all 11 of his points in the second half and Cory Jefferson had 11 points and 13 rebounds for Baylor (14-7, 2-6 Big 12), which greatly improved its fading NCAA tournament hopes.

NO. 9 VILLANOVA 90, TEMPLE 74 In Philadelphia, James Bell scored 19 points to lead Villanova to the win. Villanova (19-2) improved to a perfect 4-0 record in Big 5 play and earned its 22nd Big 5 championship in program history. NO. 11 KENTUCKY 84, MISSOURI 79 In Columbia, Mo., Aaron Harrison scored 21 points and James Young added 20 to power Kentucky to the victory. The Wildcats (16-5, 6-2 Southeastern Conference) kept their poise one game after calling a players-only meeting to discuss the team’s issues away from home. NO. 24 OHIO ST. 59, NO. 14 WISCONSIN 58 In Madison, Wis., Aaron Craft scored all seven of his points in the final 4 minutes, LaQuinton Ross finished with 13 points, and Ohio State got a confidence-boosting road win. NO. 15 IOWA 81, ILLINOIS 74 In Champaign, Ill., Gabriel Olaseni had 15 points and 12 rebounds, helping Iowa hold on for the win. The Hawkeyes (17-5, 6-3 Big Ten) led by 21 points just over 12 minutes into the game. NO. 16 IOWA STATE 81, NO. 23 OKLAHOMA 75 In Ames, Iowa, Sophomore Georges Niang scored a career-high 27 points and Iowa State held on for its second win in six games. NO. 19 SAINT LOUIS 87, GEORGE MASON 81 (OT) In St. Louis, Rob Loe scored 10 of his career-high 23 points in overtime, leading Saint Louis to the victory. Loe hit a tying 3-pointer with 44 seconds left in regulation and then hit another 3-pointer to start overtime, giving the Billikens the lead for good. SAINT JOSEPH’S 73, NO. 21 MASSACHUSETTS 68 In Philadelphia, Halil Kanacevic scored 18 points and Saint Joseph’s broke away from a late tie to get the win. UMass rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half and made it 68-all in the final minute. SMU 87, NO. 22 MEMPHIS 72 In Dallas, Nic Moore had 14 points and 10 assists, and SMU stayed undefeated at home. The Tigers (16-5, 6-3 American Athletic) lost a conference road game for the first time in two years. NO. 12 LOUISVILLE 87, UCF 70 In Louisville, Ky., Russ Smith scored 27 points and Luke Hancock added 16 to help No. 12 Louisville pull away from Central Florida.

streak in loss to Wizards The Associated Press

Lance Stephenson, left out of the All-Star game despite WASHINGTON — John leading the NBA in tripleWall scored 15 of his 17 points doubles, added 14 points for in the second half, and the the Pacers (36-10). Washington Wizards took SPURS 95, KINGS 93 advantage of a rare off-game In San Antonio, Texas, from hometown star Kevin Tim Duncan had 23 points Durant in a 96-81 win over and 17 rebounds, Tony the Thunder on Saturday Parker added 18 points and night that stopped Oklahoma 10 assists, and San Antonio City’s 10-game winning snapped a three-game slide streak. by rallying past skidding SacTwo days after being ramento. Patty Mills scored 15 points selected to the All-Star game and Boris Diaw added 14 for for the first time, Wall also San Antonio. had 15 assists and six steals and went 7 for 11 from the ROCKETS 106, field after halftime, more CAVALIERS 92 than making up for an 0-for-7 In Houston, James Harden first half. Trevor Ariza added returned from injury to score 18 points and did a solid job 28 points and Jeremy Lin had his first career triple-double defending Durant, whose to lead Houston to its third 26 points came on 8-for-21 straight win with the victory shooting, including 0 for over Cleveland. 6 from 3-point range, along Dwight Howard added 26 with five turnovers. points and Lin came off the HEAT 106, KNICKS 91 bench to tally 15 points, 11 In New York, LeBron rebounds and 10 assists. James had 30 points, eight PISTONS 113, 76ERS 96 rebounds and seven assists, In Auburn Hills, Mich., and Miami avoided a winless Andre Drummond had 22 season in the Big Apple by points and 14 rebounds, and snapping New York’s fourDetroit’s talented frontcourt game winning streak. overwhelmed short-handed Dwyane Wade added Philadelphia. 22 points for the Heat, who Greg Monroe added 21 avoided becoming the first points and 12 rebounds. He team to go 0-4 in New York and Drummond combined this season after losing on their previous trip to Madison to go 18 of 21 from the field. Brandon Jennings and Kyle Square Garden last month Singler added 20 points and both games in Brooklyn. apiece for Detroit. PACERS 97, NETS 96 In Indianapolis, Paul George and Roy Hibbert both had 20 points, and Indiana overcame an early deficit to beat Brooklyn.

HAWKS 120, TIMBERWOLVES 113 In Atlanta, Kyle Korver scored 24 points, including a trio of 3-pointers in a

third-quarter stretch that gave Atlanta the lead, and the Hawks overcame Kevin Love’s 43 points to beat Minnesota. Paul Millsap, guarded by Love much of the night in a matchup of All-Stars, had 20 points and 13 rebounds before fouling out late in the game. PELICANS 88, BULLS 79 In New Orleans, Anthony Davis scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead New Orleans past Chicago. Tyreke Evans added 11 points for the Pelicans, who have won four of their past five games. GRIZZLIES 99, BUCKS 90 In Memphis, Tenn., Nick Calathes, subbing for an injured Mike Conley, scored a career-high 22 points and the surging Grizzlies defeated the Bucks. Zach Randolph had 23 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis, which won its season-best sixth straight and 11 of 12 overall. Marc Gasol had 19 points and James Johnson scored 14. SUNS 105, BOBCATS 95 In Phoenix, Goran Dragic scored 25 points, and Phoenix made almost 57 percent of its shots through three quarters to overcome Charlotte. Marcus Morris added 15 points for the Suns, who have won five straight games and seven of their last eight. It’s the second time the Suns have won five in a row, matching their longest winning streak of the season.


Sunday, February 2, 2014 THE NEW MEXICAN



Blue Griffins top Peñasco with 4 players The New Mexican

The Santa Fe Preparatory girls basketball team started with six players. Then they had five. And somehow, the Blue Griffins won a District 2AA game against Peñasco with just four players on the court for a 50-45 road win. Prep (9-9 overall, 1-1 2AA) was missing two players who had other obligations, so S.F. Prep 50 that meant its depth Peñasco 45 was razor thin. It was gone by the third quarter when Bianca Gonzales fouled out. In the fourth quarter, the Blue Griffins rallied from a 34-31 deficit to take a seven-point lead when Gressia Burrola committed her fifth foul. Anika Amon, Prep head coach, adjusted her defense to guard Lady Panthers guard Shannon Medina with a player who had no fouls while trying to protect two others who had four. “Shannon is the only one that really drives,” Amon said. “So once we squashed that, they just started shooting from the outside, which just helped us. They showed a lot of heart in that fourth quarter, which seemed to last a very long time.” Alexis Mundt had 11 points for the Blue Griffins, while Alex Archuleta added 10. Charlyna Gonzales had 19 points for Peñasco, and Medina added 10.

PECOS 51, MONTE DEL SOL 35 Cassie CdeBaca didn’t lead her team in scoring, but her 12 steals helped ignite a 2AA win for the Lady Panthers in Christina Life Academy. CdeBaca can usually pick up a lot of steals, but Pecos (7-12, 2-0) couldn’t capitalize on them at first as the Lady Dragons led 8-6 at the end of the first quarter. “We’re accustomed to it because of her effort,” Pecos head coach Leroy Barela said. “But we couldn’t convert any of those steals. We always start out slow here.” The Lady Panthers outscored Monte del Sol 45-27 the rest of the way. Katelyn Flores had 12 points to lead Pecos, while Alicia Roybal had 12 points for the Lady Dragons (8-9, 0-2). SANTA FE HIGH 68, BERNALILLO 42 The host Lady Spartans had no answer for the Demonettes’ full-court press as Santa Fe High cruised to another 2AAAA win. Kayla Herrera led Santa Fe High with 17 points while seniors Jackie Martinez and Andrea Gonzales each scored 13. Deana Lopez had 10 points to lead Bernalillo. The Demonettes (19-1, 3-0) have now won 18 straight games. LOS ALAMOS 68, CAPITAL 30 McKenzie Logan scored 13 points to lead the Lady Hilltoppers (10-11, 2-2) over the Lady Jaguars in a 2AAAA game in Edward A. Ortiz Memorial Gymnasium. Logan was helped out by Shannon Doyle’s 12 points as well as the rest of the Los Alamos bench, who all scored on Saturday.

Selena Gonzales and Julie Gandara had 11 points to lead Capital (1-18, 0-3).

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BOYS ON THE AIR SANTA FE PREPARATORY 71, PEÑASCO 47 The Blue Griffins are still learning to use their size to their advantage. They went inside early and often, with 6-foot-5 Ian Andersson scoring 18 points as a result in a 2AA win in Peñasco. After leading 13-12 after the first quarter, Prep (15-4, 2-0) outscored the Panthers 45-23 over the next two quarters for a 58-35 lead into the final 8 minutes. Francis Castillo y Mulert had 17 points for the Blue Griffins, while Will Lenfestey and Diego Perea each had 10. Josh Gurule led the Panthers with 14 points, with Tim Fernandez and Alex Gonzales each adding 10. MCCURDY 61, ESTANCIA 51 The Bobcats (13-8) finally were healthy, and they took control of a nondistrict game in Memorial Gymnasium with a 16-9 scoring outburst in the third quarter for a 41-33 lead. McCurdy head coach Ruben Archuleta said he took away the high post from the Bears, which short-circuited their offense. “They were just hitting from the high post,” Archuleta said. “We just pulled up our defense and took that away. Then we started pressing and getting easy baskets in transition.” Daniel Arroyo came back from an injury to score 19 points for McCurdy, while Isaiah Vigil and David Sanchez each had 10.

Today on TV Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. All times local. GOLF 11 a.m. on TGC — PGA Tour, Phoenix Open, final round, in Scottsdale, Ariz. 1 p.m. on CBS — PGA Tour, Phoenix Open, final round, in Scottsdale, Ariz. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 10:30 a.m. on ESPNU — Virginia at Pittsburgh 11 a.m. on CBS — Michigan at Indiana 12:30 p.m. on ESPNU — UCLA at Oregon St. 12:30 p.m. on NBCSN — William & Mary at James Madison NFL 4 p.m. on FOX — Super Bowl XLVIII, Seattle vs. Denver, in East Rutherford, N.J. NHL 10:30 a.m. on NBC — Detroit at Washington SOCCER 6:25 a.m. on NBCSN — Premier League, Liverpool at West Bromwich 8:55 a.m. on NBCSN — Premier League, Arsenal vs. Crystal Palace, in London WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon on ESPN — Notre Dame at Duke 2 p.m. on ESPN2 — Stanford at California

PREP SCORES Valencia 43, Belen 33 West Las Vegas 43, Pojoaque 35

Girls basketball

Dons: Najar’s fight for eligibility not over yet with the 6-foot-2 Najar giving them size and a go-to option the changing nature of Cody on offense. Then again, Branch Najar’s life over the past four expected big things from Najar, months. It saw him leave Mora, even before he took over the where he played three years, program in 2011. and settle in Las Vegas while While head coach at Taos Kristine Najar moved from for the 2009-10 season, he saw town to town as a road conNajar play for Mora Middle struction specialist for the state School and score 32 points. Department of Transportation. “I remember saying, ‘Wow, Kristine Najar did not return I’d really love to opportunity to phone messages left by The coach a kid like that some day,’ ” New Mexican. Cody Najar Branch said. “He was a raw talent declined to be interviewed, and a pure shooter at that grade mainly because his battle is not level.” over yet. A hearing is schedOpportunity knocked in 2011, uled for Tuesday in Las Vegas when he took the Mora job, and to determine if the restraining Cody Najar was a key compoorder will be extended or if it nent to the District 2AA chamwill be quashed, making Najar pionship team in 2011-12 and a an ineligible player again. starter the following year. West Las Vegas head coach He played with the team David Bustos said he doesn’t through the team camps and know what might happen to was at almost all the open gym the basketball program if Cody sessions in the summer. Nothing Najar loses his eligibility again, on the surface indicated Cody but it is something he and the Najar’s departure was imminent Dons are not focusing on right — until he abruptly left. now. According to court docu“We just move on and let the ments, Kristine Najar and Melprocess take its time and see vin Herrera, Cody’s stepfather, where everything goes,” Bustos divorced on Sept. 23, and the said. Najars moved into Taos County. Gene Parsons, the superinCody Najar received rides from tendent of the West Las Vegas friends and “other third parties” School District, said he doesn’t to school until Oct. 4. believe the school will be punThat was the day Cody Najar ished by the NMAA since it was disenrolled from Mora, which complying with a judge’s order. Branch said he did not know “I would say it would be about until the following week. unfair for the school to be Kristine Najar moved to Las penalized because we were fol- Vegas, and Najar enrolled at lowing a judge’s order,” Parsons West Las Vegas on Oct. 16. The said. “I don’t expect any retribu- complaint stated that Kristine tion from the NMAA or anyone Najar could not afford to live else.” in Las Vegas and had her rental Dusty Young, NMAA associ- home lease agreement termiate athletic director and media nated in November. relations director, said the orgaParsons, said Kristine Najar, nization would not comment on moved to Pojoaque, then to the matter because it involves a Chama because of her job, but student-athlete. Cody Najar stayed in Las Vegas. How did both parties come “She goes where the job to this impasse? The complaint needs her,” Parsons said. revealed a twisting road. Court documents stated Martinez took emergency guarduuu ianship of his godson. It was at Cody Najar was going to be this time when Cody Najar and the focal point of Mora’s 2013-14 West Las Vegas petitioned the team, that much Rangers head NMAA’s hardship committee. coach James Branch knew. A source close to the appeals He averaged 23 points and process said the petition was 11 rebounds per game last seabased on Cody Najar establishson on a squad that went 19-11 ing a “bona fide residency” in and was a last-second shot away Las Vegas through Martinez’s from advancing to the AA quar- guardianship. terfinals. Section 6.5 of the NMAA Branch expected big things bylaws establish the conditions from the Rangers, especially of a bona fide residency, which

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include: u a parent or guardian providing documentation of a lease or purchase of a living quarter in the new attendance zone, with leases requiring a one-year agreement; u no personal effects or furniture remaining at the previous residence; and any utilities and telephone services are not in the family’s name; u establishing a new mailing address; u and any personal identification must show current address. The complaint revealed rejection letters by the NMAA when the petition went before the hardship committee, an NMAA appeals committee and the NMAA Board of Directors. The decision was appealed to the Public Education Department, but it sided with the NMAA in late December. “We never stopped,” Parsons said. “We filed on behalf of Cody, and that was to advocate for the student. This poor kid went through a divorce, which I know is hard to begin with, and of course, he comes to a head with this issue.” Just when it seemed the issue was dead, a new argument presented itself. uuu

After Kristine Najar went to Pojoaque, she applied for homeless status for Cody Najar through the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act, a federal law that ensures immediate enrollment and educational stability for homeless children and youth. The complaint states Elaine Gonzales, the school district’s consolidated federal programs director, said Cody Najar met the act’s provisions and requirements. The act requires school districts to allow qualified students to attend classes and other academic activities, as well as participate in extracurricular activities. West Las Vegas filed another appeal with the NMAA hardship committee on the basis of the McKinney-Vento Act, but it was denied on Jan. 14. Parsons said West Las Vegas officials did not know if they would appeal the decision, since it likely would take up the rest of the basketball season. That was when Najar reached

out to the coaching staff at Mora, indicating he wanted to return to the school. Branch said he told Mora athletic director Ray Maestas about it, and he conferred with NMAA officials, who said Cody Najar could play at Mora. A meeting was set at Sen. Joseph Montoya Gymnasium on Jan. 16, but Najar never appeared. “We were pretty angry with him,” Mora senior guard Jeremiah Olivas said. “I haven’t heard anything from him since.” The reason became clear five days later, when the restraining order was filed, arguing that the NMAA’s decisions were “arbitrary, capricious and unreasonable” and that they were causing “irreparable harm and injury” to Cody Najar in terms of losing potential scholarships and other educational opportunities. The next day, Sandoval issued a restraining order against the NMAA. Parsons said he contacted NMAA Executive Director Sally Marquez, emphasizing that the family initiated the complaint. “I said, ‘the judge says allow him to play immediately,’ ” Parsons said. “And she said, ‘We are not going to violate [the restraining order] either. I’m not a legal beagle, and I’m not going to go against any judge.” The NMAA, though, responded to the order Tuesday. Attorney Mark Geiger filed a response, claiming the Najars “wrongly failed to provide notice to the Defendants [sic] or their counsel before obtaining the TRO” and that they failed to “exhaust administrative remedies.” uuu

Najar played in his first game in 10 months against Raton on Jan. 23, scoring 11 points in a 90-50 win. That was the same point total against Las Vegas Robertson and Taos before a five-point effort against Pojoaque. Bustos says, while the points are nice, what’s better is what he sees on Najar’s face. “From my standpoint, it’s nice to see a smile on his face,” Bustos said. “He looked so depressed for a long time. I’m happy for him, and I hope he’ll be allowed to play.”

Coach: Rumors stem from rift with players ful to the players on numerous occasions and has found comfort in using intimidafirst instance where no one would comtion as a mechanism of discipline.” ment on the matter. The letter also implores administrators to These rumors are stemming from a rift interview every player in the program away among Martinez, his players and their parfrom the coaching staff as well as conduct ents. observations of practices and locker room In a letter obtained by the New Mexican discussions. from “Parents of EVHS Boys Basketball” While Martinez acknowledged that there sent to administrators of Española Valley High School on Jan. 20, parents claim Mar- was strife within his team, he said that it tinez and his coaching staff was “disrespect- was united after a 2AAAA win over Capital

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in Edward Medina Gymnasium on Jan. 25. That coincided with the advent of a threegame winning streak after the Sundevil lost seven in a row. The Sundevils are 11-9 this season and are in first place in the district with a 3-0 record. Martinez has an overall record of 192112 in his 11 years at Española and won the AAAA state championship in 2011 while winning district championship five straight years from 2007-11.

Clayton 55, Tucumcari 36 Clovis 63, Goddard 25 Del Norte 58, West Mesa 26 Floyd 58, Jal 48 Gallup 72, Grants 58 Hobbs 68, Hope Christian 36 Hot Springs 42, Deming 27 Jemez Valley 102, Alamo-Navajo 37 Logan 90, Grady 19 Mayfield 46, Alamogordo 32 Mayfield 73, Cleveland 35 Piedra Vista 72, Aztec 30 Quemado 37, Animas 25 Roswell 44, Las Cruces 32 Santa Fe 69, Bernalillo 42 Santa Fe Prep 50, Penasco 45 Shiprock 79, Thoreau 34 Springer 47, Fort Sumner 35 Texico 54, Santa Rosa 38 Tse Yi Gai 59, Santa Fe Waldorf School 36 Tularosa 93, Lordsburg 51

Boys basketball Clayton 69, Tucumcari 33 Cliff 78, Cloudcroft 49 Desert Academy 67, Menaul 52 Eldorado 75, Cibola 59 EP Cathedral, Texas 61, Deming 40 Escalante 77, Mesa Vista 41 Gallup 72, Grants 58 Hope Christian 75, Hobbs 72 Logan 71, Grady 45 Magdalena 77, Foothill 44 Portales 65, NMMI 25 Santa Fe Prep 71, Penasco 47 Taos 71, Robertson 50 Texico 73, Santa Rosa 66 Tohatchi 85, Navajo Pine 65 Tse Yi Gai 61, Santa Fe Waldorf School 54 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS St. Pius vs. Capital, ccd.

Lobos: UNM never trailed Spartans Continued from Page D-1 San Jose State (6-16, 0-10). All but two players on the 14-man roster checked in. UNM opened a 17-3 lead just seven minutes into the game and, after the Spartans got within six midway through the first half, the Lobos regained their composure and steadily pulled away. They led by as many as 29 in the second half. Kirk was on the floor for the first five minutes of the game, then sat for 10 before coming back in. The entire design, Neal said, was to keep his big man fresh without putting too much stress on that leg. Afterward Kirk said it was not shin splints and wasn’t a break, but said it was pain that led doctors to suggest that he was on the verge of suffering microfractures in his left shin. “It’s been a while and I’ll just leave it at that,” Kirk said, declining to elaborate on when he first felt pain and what, exactly, went wrong. Still, there was no denying his impact on Saturday’s game. Against an SJSU roster that is among the nation’s best at draining 3-point shots — and for good reason given the Spartans’ lack of an inside presence and ability to drive the lane with slashing guards — Kirk and Bairstow were tough to stop in the low post. Both went 6-for-11 from the floor, combining for 27 points and 11 rebounds. The only other Lobo in double figures was guard Kendall Williams with 11 points. Kirk’s insertion in the low post also helped stabilize the offense. The Lobos turned the ball over just three times while dishing 20 assists. Neal described Kirk’s body language as “spry.” “I don’t know what that was, but I mean when it’s gone it kinda does feel good to come back,” Kirk said. “I came out and played my hardest like I normally do.”

Game notes New Mexico’s Hugh Greenwood left the game late in the second half after taking a hand to the right eye while helping to defend the lane on SJSU’s side of the floor. His eye was so swollen after the game that Neal feared it might swell completely shut by night’s end. Neal’s son, freshman Cullen Neal, said Greenwood’s nickname is Thor, the mythical superhero with long blond hair like the Aussie’s. “It’s crazy,” Neal said. “We told him that’s not supposed to happen to Thor.” … San Jose State’s 47 points was a season-low for a UNM opponent. … The Spartans were 10-for-28 from 3-point range but just 5-for-16 from inside the arc. … New Mexico has won 10 out of its last 11 games. … Nick Banyard’s 3-pointer in the second half was his first of the season and just the second of his UNM career. … The Lobos will host Wyoming on Wednesday in The Pit. The Cowboys (14-7, 5-3) wee the latest team to make life miserable for MWC newcomer Utah State, beating the Aggies 74-57 in Laramie, Wyo., on Saturday. Five of Wyoming’s eight league games have been decided by five or fewer points, including a 72-69 loss at home to New Mexico back on Jan. 8. … All five home teams won in MWC action Saturday, including UNLV’s rally from double digits in the second half to beat Boise State and Nevada’s win over Air Force in overtime. The Wolf Pack outscored the Falcons 15-2 in the extra session.

NEW MEXICO 72, SAN JOSE ST. 47 SAN JOSE ST. (6-16) Williams 2-7 0-0 5, Mitchell 0-2 0-0 0, James 3-7 2-4 11, Thornton 3-4 1-1 9, Pollard 0-2 0-0 0, Muhammad 5-11 2-2 15, Brown 0-3 0-1 0, Alexander 0-2 0-0 0, Cunningham 2-6 2-2 7. Totals 15-44 7-10 47. NEW MEXICO (17-4) Greenwood 1-5 0-0 2, K. Williams 4-7 1-4 11, Delaney 2-4 2-2 7, Bairstow 6-11 2-4 14, Kirk 6-11 1-1 13, Thomas 2-5 2-2 8, Edwards 1-1 0-0 2, Aget 1-5 0-0 2, D. Williams 0-0 0-0 0, Neal 2-5 3-7 8, Lindsay 0-2 0-0 0, Banyard 2-2 0-0 5. Totals 27-58 11-20 72. Halftime—New Mexico 37-25. 3-Point Goals—San Jose St. 10-28 (James 3-5, Muhammad 3-8, Thornton 2-2, Cunningham 1-2, Williams 1-6, Mitchell 0-1, Alexander 0-1, Brown 0-3), New Mexico 7-19 (K. Williams 2-4, Thomas 2-4, Banyard 1-1, Delaney 1/3, Neal 1-4, Lindsay 0-1, Greenwood 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—San Jose St. 26 (James 7), New Mexico 40 (Bairstow, Greenwood 7). Assists—San Jose St. 13 (Cunningham 5), New Mexico 20 (Greenwood 7). Total Fouls—San Jose St. 20, New Mexico 12. A—15,411.


Sunday, February 2, 2014 THE NEW MEXICAN



Seven elected to Hall of Fame Seattle’s defense dominant, yet still inexpensive By Rachel Cohen The Associated Press

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Peyton Manning counts $17.5 million against the Denver Broncos’ salary cap this season. For less than double that, the Seahawks pay for their entire starting defense. With some expert drafting and a few selective forays into free agency, Seattle built a dominant unit that’s also inexpensive, with the starting 11 costing under $34 million. It’s a young defense, too, and that’s a major reason it’s so affordable. Of the 18 players who have started at least one game this season, six were drafted by the Seahawks in 2011 or later, which means they’re still on their very reasonable rookie contracts. Where Seattle has spent money is on the defensive line, because depth there is a major priority. Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett were signed as free agents during the offseason for an $8.5 million tab; neither is expected to start in Sunday’s Super Bowl, but both are key parts of the rotation. “The nice part about working here is we have a real style about how we want to play,” defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said. “They know how to bring the players in.” After coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider were hired in early 2010, one of their first big moves was to trade for Chris Clemons. They wanted him for the “LEO” defensive end position in their hybrid 4-3 defensive scheme, the weakside rusher who sometimes plays

with his hand off the ground. Their style has allowed the Seahawks to find great value with players who might not fit into many other teams’ systems. Length and speed are attributes Quinn covets at all positions, confident the coaching staff can develop guys with raw skills into productive starters. Never was this truer than the 2011 draft. The Seahawks had seven picks in the final three rounds and used all but one on defensive players. “Overall, I think we were able to really improve the athleticism and speed of our team, and then we were able to do some things upfront from a strength and toughness standpoint,” Schneider said that day. He would prove to be right. Seattle got its two current starting cornerbacks in the fifth (Richard Sherman) and sixth (Byron Maxwell) rounds. The Seahawks also added two linebackers who have started this season: K.J. Wright in the fourth and Malcolm Smith in the seventh. For all the late-round success, Seattle also hasn’t whiffed when taking defensive players at the start of the draft. The Seahawks’ two defensive first-round picks in the past five years are both starters: linebacker Bruce Irvin (2012) and safety Earl Thomas (2010). But what’s been crucial, Quinn said, is a franchise philosophy to give players an equal chance no matter how much they’re paid. “Let’s not worry about where they were drafted or how they got here,” he said. “How far can we take them?”

Brooks was the cornerstone of a Bucs defense that led the league in 2002 and ‘05, and the NFC five times. He was The AssoNEW YORK — The hang time is over ciated Press Defensive Player of the Year for Ray Guy. The longtime punter for the when Tampa Bay won its only Super Bowl Oakland Raiders is all by himself once after the 2002 season. again. After waiting 23 years, Guy is the The linebacker never missed a game first punter elected to the Pro Football Hall in his 14 seasons and averaged a remarkof Fame. able 146 tackles. Six of his 25 interceptions “Good things are worth waiting for,” were returned for touchdowns, including a Guy said Saturday night after being elected league-record three in ‘02. along with six other players. “It’s just a Seattle certainly got a winner when it matter of time when it will show up. And moved up to the No. 6 spot in the 1997 I knew it would, sooner or later. It had to, draft to take Jones. He immediately whether it was me or somebody down the provided blindside protection for Warroad. But sooner or later, it had to show up, ren Moon and quickly became the first because that is a part of a football game.” Seahawks lineman to earn a Pro Bowl Defensive end Michael Strahan, receiver spot. He was one of the chief road graders Andre Reed, defensive back Aeneas Wilwho helped Shaun Alexander rush for liams and defensive end Claude Hum266 yards in a 2001 game — the fourthphrey also were part of the class of 2014. highest total in NFL history — and then Two first-time eligible players, linebacker rush for a team-record 1,880 yards and Derrick Brooks and offensive tackle Walter 28 TDs in his MVP season in 2005. Jones, were selected. “Coming into the league all I wanted to Oakland Raiders punter Ray Guy kicks The announcement was made at the Jan. 25, 1981, during the Super Bowl in do was get here, and … say I could play this NFL Honors award show, less than 24 hours New Orleans. Guy has become the first game,” Jones said. “For me to be here now, before the Denver Broncos take on the Seat- punter elected to the Pro Football Hall and for my team that I started with and of Fame. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO tle Seahawks in the first Super Bowl. finished with, to be here in the Super Bowl Among the finalists who didn’t get in is just like the icing on the cake.” first round of the draft in 1973. He made were two with ties to the Indianapolis Strahan set the NFL record for sacks in a “hang time” part of the football vernacular single season, getting 22½ in 2001. The one Colts and current Broncos quarterback while playing all of his 207 games in 14 sea- most people remember is the record-setter Peyton Manning — coach Tony Dungy sons with the Raiders. and receiver Marvin Harrison. in the final game of the regular season, The Southern Mississippi product aver- when Green Bay’s Brett Favre seemed to Each incoming Hall of Famer walked to the stage and was announced individually. aged 42.4 yards for his career. Only three of lay down on a play late in the game. his 1,049 punts were blocked, and he had Strahan, who helped the Giants make two While there is controversy about that 209 punts downed inside the 20-yard line. play, the gap-toothed Strahan was one of Super Bowls, got a huge cheer from the “It’s gratifying to now see a punter go home crowd. the top two-way defensive ends. Younger Induction will be Aug. 1 in Canton, Ohio. into the Hall of Fame,” Guy said, who joins teammates said he taught them how to Guy turned the punting job into a defen- Jan Stenerud as the only kickers enshrined. work to become NFL players, and he “Whether it was me or somebody else, they walked away from the NFL after winning sive weapon after he became the first the Super Bowl in February 2008. player at his position to be selected in the needed representation in that position.”

By Tom Canavan

The Associated Press

Legacy: Broncos have No. 1-ranked offense Continued from Page D-1 Enter the Seattle Seahawks. The only thing Seattle is more known for than coffee is rain. Hence, expect the Seahawks to rain on Manning’s parade. We know all the gaudy numbers Manning has put up, especially the past two seasons in Denver. But Seattle is no joke, especially when you’re talking defense. Indeed, it’s a dream match. The No.1-ranked offense of the Broncos vs. the No. 1-ranked defense of the Seahawks.

Seattle’s speed and ability to put so many good players out there makes them super strong. And they make plays, especially cornerback Richard Sherman. Defense wins championship sounds like a tired, overused line. It’s not. If you have a good defense, you always have a better chance to win. And for all the great moments we have seen from Manning, it’s still hard to shake the bad moments, the blunders, the huge disappointing moments when he blew it in the postseason. That’s why the betting line isn’t as big as most would have

believed (Denver minus 2), given the season Manning had. Plus, he destroyed Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to get to the Super Bowl. The reason is simple. It’s Manning. Fans, even the hometown fans that love him, remember the Super Bowl against the New Orleans Saints when Manning threw that pick-six. Instead, a game-tying drive for the Colts, Manning secured the Saints’ 14-point victory. Even last year against Baltimore in the divisional playoffs, Manning was, well, half-Manning, and threw a terrible pick

on his side of the field that led to a Ravens’ game-winning field goal in double overtime. Fans in Denver were crushed. Some will always say it isn’t just the quarterback who wins or loses the game. Yeah, we get it. Nonetheless, this is a quarterback league. They get the most hype, the most loot and the most blame. It comes with the territory. And you can believe that if Manning makes mistakes, a turnover or two, and the Broncos don’t win, it will be about him and his legacy of failing in the postseason.

Bulletin Board Seattle Seahawks’ Chris Clemons, left, Brandon Mebane and Tony McDaniel dance on the field during a Dec. 29, 2013, game against the St. Louis Rams. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

Styles: QBs differ in age, height, pro tenure stick with convention or choose the route the colleges — the intent on giving Wilson a taste NFL’s farm system — have gone, of claustrophobia by keeping building around mobile, crehim hemmed in the pocket. ative and elusive passers such Obviously, both QB as Wilson, won’t be decided by approaches work for their who wins at the Meadowlands. offenses, or else these two But it could play a significant teams wouldn’t each be 15-3, top role in a copycat league. seeds in their conferences and The evaluation systems won’t facing off for the championship. change no matter what species The quarterback differences — of quarterback is prevalent in aside from age, time of service the pros. in the pros, or even their height “As a talent evaluator for col(Manning at 6-foot-5 is about lege and even free agency, the 6 inches taller than Wilson) toughest thing to evaluate is — make this Super Bowl even process,” Broncos quarterbacks more intriguing. coach Greg Knapp said. “Can It’s all in the styles. the guy process in the pocket “They both have differduring the heat of battle?” ent styles,” Broncos offensive Everyone knows Manning coordinator Adam Gase said in perhaps the biggest understate- has had that skill throughout his career, and Wilson has provided ment during a week of hyperstrong evidence in his two NFL bole. “But mentally it sounds like Russell’s kind of heading in seasons that he’s got it, too. “Peyton might be one of the that direction of what Peyton’s best I’ve ever been around that done with his career as far as being a very intelligent quarter- can process, ‘Ok, I’ve got these tools to use, and in 10 seconds back and using the tools of his I’ve got to make a decision, game to his advantage.” and execute in less than four,’ ” But they are entirely difKnapp added. ferent tools, and the question Wilson’s multifaceted abilibecomes which set of tools will ties on the field might differ in fit the NFL best if it continues method to Manning’s, but Carto evolve into a light-up-theroll sees many similarities off scoreboard game? the field. There will always be a place “He’s an incredible competiin anyone’s starting lineup for a tor in every way,” Carroll said of Peyton Manning, who is in the his quarterback, who at 25 is 12 conversation for greatest quaryears younger than Manning. terback in history regardless of whether he adds a second Super “In preparation, in game day, he’s the epitome of what you want Bowl ring on Sunday. Teams in your competitor. He’s got will simply construct their offense around a talent like that. tremendous work habits. He’s Whether most teams will got extraordinary athleticism.”

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Community Announcements, Workshops, Classes and Alternative Healing Services in Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico


in February. The Family to Family Education Program is a 12-week course for family/ caregivers of individuals with serious mental illness. The Peer to Peer Education Program is a 10-week course for individuals with serious mental illness. Both classes are FREE and taught by NAMI members who know what you are dealing with. Classes will cover key illness information, self-care, coping skills and support specific to your needs. YOU ARE NOT ALONE! To enroll call 505-466-1668 or email UNDERSTANDING LONGTERM CARE – presented by

Peter Murphy, Retirement & Estate. Planning Specialist. This FREE two hour seminar is offered at Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, on Thursday, February 13th at 6pm. We will define LongTerm Care, and study the facts and statistics affecting our aging population. You will learn what Long-Term Care needs Medicare will and will not cover, and what alternatives exist to fund these expenses.

This will Thi seminar i ill help h l you determine if you need a Long-Term Care policy and the differences between them. Call 505216-0838 or email Register. to RSVP. UNDERSTANDING YOUR MEDICARE OPTIONS – presented by Peter

Murphy, Retirement & Estate. Planning Specialist. This informative two hour seminar covers Medicare Part A through Part D, including Medicare supplemental insurance plan options. This FREE Educational Workshop is offered to the public on Wednesday, February 12th, 6pm at Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe. RSVP is required. Call 505-216-0838 or email Register.SantaFe@1APG. com to register. THE SANTA FE RAILYARD COMMUNITY Corporation

will have its monthly Board of Directors' Meeting on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Santa Fe Public Library on 145 Washington Ave. The public, neighbors, tenants,

and d allll interested i t t d persons are encouraged to attend. Agenda will be available 24 hours in advance of the meeting at the office at 332 Read Street (982-3373) and posted at www.sfrailyardcc. org http://www.sfrailyardcc. org/. C. G. JUNG INSTITUTE OF SANTA FE - Open Public

Forum Friday, February 7th, 7-9pm, on "America's Shadow: Curse and Redemption through a Novelist's Eyes." Following a presentation by Margaret Wrinkle, author of Wash , an acclaimed novel about a slave, the medicine woman he loves, and his owner, the author and local Jungian analysts Jerome Bernstein and Guilford Dudley will open a conversation about the loss we face from our inability or unwillingness to hold and integrate racially "different" humans whose ancestors were on our soil longer than most of ours. $10, 2 CEUs. At Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez, Santa Fe. For information contact Jerome Bernstein, 505-9893200. www.santafejung. org.

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Almanac Santa Fe Airport through 6 p.m. Saturday Santa Fe Airport Temperatures High/low ......................................... 43°/32° Normal high/low ............................ 47°/21° Record high ............................... 63° in 1971 Record low ............................... -15° in 1951 Santa Fe Airport Precipitation 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.00”/Trace Normal month/year to date ..... 0.02”/0.63” Santa Fe Farmers Market 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.00”/0.00”

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The following water statistics of January 30 are the most recent supplied by the City Water Division (in millions of gallons). Total water produced from: Canyon Water Treatment Plant: 1.224 Buckman Water Treatment Plant: 3.050 City Wells: 1.891 Buckman Wells: 0.000 Total water produced by water system: 6.165 Amount delivered to Las Campanas: Golf course: 0.000, domestic: 0.094 Santa Fe Canyon reservoir storage: 63.7 percent of capacity; daily inflow 1.49 million gallons. A partial list of the City of Santa Fe’s Comprehensive Water Conservation Requirements currently in effect: • Irrigation water leaving the intended area is not permitted. Wasting water is not allowed. • Using water to clean hard surfaces with a hose or power washer is prohibited. • Hoses used in manual car washing MUST be equipped with a positive shut-off nozzle. • Swimming pools and spas must be covered when not in use. For a complete list of requirements call: 955-4225



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Allen’s adopted daughter resurrects molestation claim he did to me haunted me as I grew up,” NEW YORK — Dylan Farwrote Farrow. row renewed molestation alle“I was stricken gations against Woody Allen, with guilt that claiming the movie director I had allowed sexually assaulted her when she him to be near was 7 after he and actress Mia other little Woody Allen Farrow adopted her. girls.” In an open letter to The New The New York Times posted online SatYork Times reported that Allen urday, Dylan Farrow made her declined comment. Also, repfirst public comments about the resentatives for Allen and for 1992 incident. In a letter to op-ed former partner Mia Farrow columnist Nicholas Kristof, she also did not immediately return said she was moved to speak out requests for comment Saturday because of Hollywood’s continfrom The Associated Press. ued embrace of Allen. Allen has long maintained his “That he got away with what innocence. By Jake Coyle

The Associated Press

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Albuquerque 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.00”/0.00” Las Vegas 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.00”/0.04” Los Alamos 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ Trace Month/year to date .................. 0.00”/Trace Chama 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.38” Month/year to date .................. 0.12”/0.49” Taos 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.00”/0.01”

Saturday’s rating ................................ Good Today’s forecast ................................. Good 0-50, Good; 51-100, Moderate; 101-150, Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200, Unhealthy; 201-300, Very Unhealthy, 301500, Hazardous Source: EPA

In the letter, Dylan Farrow claims that in 1992 at the family’s Connecticut home, Allen led her to a “dim, closet-like attic” and “then he sexually assaulted me.” Farrow didn’t specify Allen’s actions, but described other abusive behavior. “For as long as I could remember, my father had been doing things to me that I didn’t like,” Farrow said. “These things happened so often, so routinely, so skillfully hidden from a mother that would have protected me had she known, that I thought it was normal.” Allen was investigated on child molestation claims for the alleged 1992 incident in Con-

necticut. It was investigated the next year, but prosecutors elected not to charge him. The handling of the investigation was criticized after Litchfield County state attorney Frank S. Maco said in a news conference there was “probable cause” to charge Allen, although he elected not to. The 1992 allegation came shortly after Allen became involved with Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter, Soon-Yi Previn. Allen was not the adoptive father of Previn, who was about 19 at the time. Allen was in his mid-50s. The two married in 1997 and have two adopted daughters.

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Plenty to do in St. Louis without spending a dime By Jim Salter The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis is turning 250 this year, and visitors who want to join in the celebration can find plenty to do without spending a dime. The Gateway City was founded by Pierre Laclede and Auguste Chouteau on Feb. 15, 1764. A series of anniversary events are planned throughout the year. Some are serious, including a re-enactment of the founding on Feb. 15 at the Laclede’s Landing area on the Mississippi Riverfront downtown. Others are more whimsical, like a “Burnin’ Love” festival in which 250 couples are expected to become engaged on Valentine’s Day.

Gateway Arch The iconic Arch, built as a monument to westward expansion, stands 630 feet tall along the banks of the Mississippi River. For a fee, visitors can ride a tram to the top of the arch and gaze over downtown St. Louis to the west or the cornfields of Illinois to the east. But many attractions at and around the arch are free. That includes the Museum of Westward Expansion in the basement of the arch, focusing on life in the West in the 1800s. Visitors can also wander the expansive arch grounds, where a multimillion dollar upgrade project is underway and expected to be completed by 2016. Also free are visits to the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, also operated by the National Park Service. The courthouse was the site of the famous Dred Scott case that played a role in eventually freeing the slaves. Construction of the Arch, designed by Eero Saarinen, began in 1963. The final piece connecting the two legs was installed in 1965, and the arch opened to visitors on May 25, 1968.

Anheuser-Busch Brewery tour The Busch family sold Anheuser-Busch to the Belgian brewer InBev in 2008, but the massive brewery remains an integral part of St. Louis, making some of the nation’s best-selling brews, including Budweiser and Bud Light. The complimentary tours are open to visitors of all ages — but only those 21 and older can taste the finished product after the tour. Younger visitors get soft drinks. Visitors not only get a glimpse

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of how the beer is made but see the Budweiser Clydesdales, kept at stables on the brewery site. Reservations are required. Anheuser-Busch also offers a more comprehensive “Beermaster Tour” and “Beer School,” though neither is free. The brewery itself is in the eclectic Soulard area near downtown. Soulard Market nearby offers a variety of fresh produce, meats and other goods.

Grant’s Farm The 281-acre Grant’s Farm is owned by the Busch family. It got its name because the property was founded as a farm by Ulysses S. Grant, the Civil War general who later became the nation’s 18th president. The farm, in St. Louis County just south of the city, is home to more than 900 animals. Among them: Another group of Budweiser Clydesdales. More than 24 million people have visited Grant’s Farm since it opened in 1954. Reservations are required.

St. Louis Zoo The St. Louis Zoo in sprawling Forest Park is considered one of the best in the nation, and it’s one of the few that has no admission fee. Funding comes from a cultural tax district, the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District, though fees are charged for some special attractions. The zoo is home to more than 18,000 animals, including some rare and endangered species. A “Zooline Railroad” takes visitors to various locations and is popular, especially among children. The zoo’s origins date to the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, when the city purchased the Flight Cage from the Smithsonian Institution. Over the years, new exhibits and animals were added.

St. Louis Science Center The Science Center, also part of Forest Park and funded through the same cultural subsidy as the zoo, is among the few free science centers in the U.S. It was founded as a planetarium in 1963. Today, the center includes more than 750 exhibits in 300,000-plus square feet of space, making it one of the nation’s largest science centers. About 1.2 million people visit it each year. The center itself is free, but fees are charged for admission to some special exhibits and planetarium shows. An Omnimax Theater also charges for admission.

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e often discuss the creature comforts of what nuzzles the soul in an interior — meeting needs, telling your story, and making the space work for you. This month we want to address the visceral, the POW! We all know what the feeling is like when we fall in love. It isn’t something that can be analyzed or convinced; rather, it just is. Or isn’t. It cannot be reasoned or rationalized. (Though we may try!) The feeling is much the same when we encounter that certain piece of art, table or light fixture. It just calls to you and makes your heart beat faster or brings a smile to your face, and you continue to think about it. It is hard to articulate why. There are two contexts in which this feeling usually happens. The first is that you are fairly consistent, and most of the things that leap to you in this manner unknowingly follow some sort of pattern; they are of the same genre, pattern structure or color palette. There is nothing lesser about this. We have seen artists continually create work with consistent themes due to what resonates with them, perhaps imagery that is in the fabric of their lives or an impression engraved early in the subconscious. Alternatively, you may surprise yourself with your reactions to disparate objects or crave the unexpected. Do you take the leap? It can take a certain degree of bravery to commit to something for the mere reason that it stops you in your tracks and you can’t let it go. Selfdoubt can set in, instead of defiant self-actualization. We are frequently asked, when a client encounters the latter experi-


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ence, if the piece “works” within their space. Our answer is usually, if you love it, it works, or we can adjust to make it work. This does not suggest a free-for-all where anything goes, rather a thoughtful incorporation of elements that stir you. Fabrics, chairs, light sconces, rugs — all can be forms of artistic expression while also functional on a high level. Art, and our absorption of it or reaction to it, is not to be boxed in and understood. It is a freeing exercise, meant to transcend the structures of our lives and all that we control, plan and seek comfort in. While we typically create spaces that create some form of harmony and follow some degree of structure in palette, mood or sensibility, they often ask to be shaken up, or disturbed by something unexpected or contrary to the established. We embrace and support this sort of combustion as that is precisely what allows an interior to continue giv-

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ing something to its occupant. We believe it is the element of surprise that prevents stagnation of the perfect or prescribed, creating an openness to possibilities. However, we may also then apply Newton’s Third Law of Motion, or Law of Reciprocal Actions: “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” In the context of this discussion, this translates to the need to add subtle counterbalance to an element that

provokes. For example, if an edgy chandelier is selected for an otherwise traditional space, another modern object or piece of art might be placed in the space to resonate with the chandelier. We want to encourage following your instinct — not always playing it safe or staying in your comfort zone. Take that leap when your heart dances or soul revs up for something that is speaking to you, and it can

create an unexpected dialogue that transforms your space, and perhaps your life, in some small way. Heather Van Luchene, ASID, and Steffany Hollingsworth, ASID, are partners in HVL Interiors, LLC, an interior design firm offering professional residential and hospitality design services. Both are New Mexico-licensed interior designers. They can be reached at 983-3601 or

Save money by paying off mortgage early An extra payment can make a big difference By Marcie Geffner

Paying off your mortgage might sound like an ambitious New Year’s resolution, especially if you have recently refinanced into a 30-year term. But it’s still smart for homeowners to give some serious thought as to how they’ll pay off their home loan. An early mortgage payoff can net substantial interest savings compared to making scheduled payments for 15 or 30 years. Paying more quickly reduces your housing cost, freeing up that money for other needs and wants, said Ronit Rogoszinski, a wealth adviser at Arch Financial Group in Garden City, N.Y. You’ll still be responsible for property taxes, homeowners insurance, and home maintenance and repairs, but your mortgage payment will disappear. “Once that money can remain in your pocket, you control that money,” Rogoszinski said. “It’s yours. It’s not going to someone else.” An argument can be made in favor of allocating more cash to investments instead of eliminating low-cost debt,

said Alfred McIntosh, principal of McIntosh Capital Advisors, a financial planning and investment management firm in Los Angeles. But, he said, being mortgage-free can be “a very beautiful thing,” especially for homeowners near retirement age. Here are six ways to get rid of your mortgage. Pay more each month: The simplest way to pay off a mortgage is to add an extra amount, say $50 or $500, to each monthly payment, Rogoszinski said. You shouldn’t sacrifice necessities, such as sustenance or medical care, but putting a little more toward the mortgage can be a good financial habit. “If you can manage your expenses in a way that an extra couple of dollars goes toward the mortgage, that’s freeing up money down the road sooner rather than later,” she said. Some homeowners add enough to their payment each month to make one extra payment each year. McIntosh explained the math: Divide one payment by 12 or multiply one payment by 10 percent, and add that to the amount each month. Make sure the extra money is applied to principal, not interest or your escrow account. Prepaying interest or padding your escrow won’t accelerate your loan payoff date.

Make extra payments: Making an extra payment in January, December or some other month is more challenging than paying a little extra each month, but the benefits are the same, Rogoszinski said. “The faster you get rid of your debt, the more cash flow you have, the more things you can do,” she said. “I don’t think there is ever a wrong time to do that.” One way to make that extra payment less painful is to make payments every two weeks instead of every month. The result is 26 half-payments instead of 12 full payments. Pay a lump sum: A gift of money, an inheritance, a bonus or an incometax refund creates another chance to put extra money toward your mortgage. This strategy works best if you don’t have other, more costly debt, Rogoszinski said. “You really want to pay off the most expensive debt you have as fast as possible,” she said. Examples of higher-cost debt include most private student loans, auto loans, department store cards and revolving credit cards. Another option is to deposit your windfall into a savings account and set up an automatic monthly payment from that account to your mortgage, Rogoszinski said. That way, you can

have money in the bank and put money toward paying off your mortgage, too. A more aggressive approach is to invest the lump sum for a return that’s higher than your mortgage rate, then use the principal plus appreciation, dividends and interest to pay off the mortgage when you retire, McIntosh said. Refinance to speed up payoff: Refinancing can help you pay off your mortgage sooner, the idea being that a lower payment frees up money that can be applied to additional principal payments. The challenge is being able to qualify for a new loan, said Justin Lopatin, vice president of residential banking at Baytree National Bank & Trust in Chicago. The biggest hurdle, Lopatin said, is the effect of declining home values. A lower valuation can throw off your loan-to-value ratio, result in an appraisal that’s too low to support your loan amount, or trigger a need for mortgage insurance, making your new payment more costly and refinancing less attractive. You’ll also need an up-to-par credit score and two years of documented stable income, Lopatin said. To maximize the benefit of refinancing, shorten the term of your loan. For example, if you’ve paid off 10 years of a

30-year term, refinance with a 15-year mortgage instead of a new 30-year loan. Shrink your housing costs: Selling your house might seem like a dramatic way to get rid of your mortgage, but it’s certainly effective, leaving you free to buy a more affordable home for cash or become a renter without any housing debt. Whether downsizing makes sense is largely a matter of your needs and personal lifestyle, yet Rogoszinski said it’s “definitely something to consider.” But don’t try to time the housing market by selling high and buying low. That’s a strategy more appropriate for professional real estate investors than homeowners. Tap retirement savings: Homeowners who don’t have spare cash on hand might be tempted to tap a retirement account to pay off a mortgage. This idea has gained purchase in recent months, as legislation pending in Congress would waive the early withdrawal penalty if money removed from a retirement account were used to pay a home loan. Still, Rogoszinski and McIntosh advise caution. “My instinct is not to look at that very favorably, particularly because of how little retirement savings Americans have already,” McIntosh said.


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ittle changes in and around Santa Fe make it feel different than a year ago. Packard’s is gone after many years of selling fine Native American handcrafts on the Plaza. Lucesse has moved its fine boot shop to the Plaza. The Railyard is ever more vibrant with the opening of Op Cit bookstore, the renovated Jean Cocteau theater screening an eclectic collection of films ranging from “Roberta”… a delightful 1935 film with fabulous dancing by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers, and a score by Jerome Kern… to “Game of Thrones,” the series written by the theater’s new owner George RR Martin. The Christmas season is always special here with the Native American dances and Posadas from traditional cultures anchoring seasonal celebrations. Farolitos light the plazas and byways, and the beautiful voices of the Desert Chorale in concert reverberate through the St. Francis Cathedral. Snow fell

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early, and skiers hit the lifts before Thanksgiving, and all runs are still open, though December was dry. Home sales were fairly strong with 555 closings, more than in any fourth quarter since 2006. The average home price held just above $400,000 where it has been since a year ago. The available inventory of homes for sale is about average, just above 2000 homes, or about 11 months’ supply at the current pace of sales. This is down from nearly 45 months’ supply in the 4th quarter of 2008. The St. Louis Federal Reserve president recently forecast a 3.2% growth in the U.S. economy in 2014. That is a modest rise, but many business and household budgets are still tight, so slower growth seems quite possible. We expect mortgage loan rates to remain near current levels. The wavy red trend line on the Quarterly Residential Sales chart illustrates the typical annual cycle of sales in nearly every year since 1992. The peaks (the 3rd quarter) and valleys (often the 1st quarter) are smoothed out, resulting measure a good gauge of past sales trends, and the best tool for forecasting future sales. The red sales trend line has risen in the past two years by about 120 sales per quarter, an increase of 12.5% per year. Home sales turned upward in the last half of 2011 and we expect it to continue through 2014. The Average Home Price chart rises from $369,000 in the first quarter of 2012 smoothly up and holds at just above $400,000 through 2013, except of course for the crash during the “fiscal cliff ” in the first quarter which made discretionary buyers fearful. Average prices last January were lower than any month since January 2004 when our monthly records begin. Without the “fiscal cliff ” drama, the red trend line for Average Home Price would be above $400,000 instead of at $385,000 as it is now. Let’s assume that the sharp first quarter drop in the average home price was caused by a synthetic, one-time political adventure. The “fiscal cliff ” was a significant setback in prices, but not indicative of the underlying dynamics of our market. A supportive “double bottom” pattern would be apparent in the chart, with recent home price averages dipping twice below $400,000 then recovering. Santa Fe home prices have completed a solid base, and a (continued on back page)





601-605 Alto Street - This extraordinary property overlooks the Santa Fe River on an outstanding riverfront tract with luxury compound or gallery potential. Three rental casitas along Alto Street total 2,138 sq.ft.; two lots total 12,237 sq.ft. Zoning is RAC with up to 70% lot coverage. 0.28 acre. This is where you want to be. Ed Reid 505.577.6259 $1,050,000

322 Magdalena, Unit 4 - This adobe home has quintessential Santa Fe charm, just three blocks from the Plaza in the Magdalena Compound. Features include a large roof top deck, brick floors and two patios, one with a water feature. The master bedroom has its own fireplace. This is a rare offering. 2 br, 3 ba, 2,025 sq.ft. Matthew Sargent 505.490.1718 $755,000

Condo In Jacona - This historic Cady Wells painting studio has been beautifully refurbished for today’s living style, a classic adobe with contemporary guesthouse in the most amazing country setting, a gorgeous, green 10-acre compound with community garden, goats, a pond and huge old cottonwoods. 3 br, 3 ba, 2,070 sq.ft. Kate Prusack 505.670.1409 $475,000

108 Jimenez - This charming pied-à-terre, with fantastic renovations and restoration, features thick adobe walls, two private patios, saltillo tile and flagstone floors with warm patina. There are three kivas, seven skylights, new windows and new wall gas heaters, and vigas throughout, plus offstreet parking. 2 br, 2 ba, 1,300 sq.ft. Amber Haskell 505.470.0923 $465,000





604 F Griffin Street - This Griffin Park condo offers a turn-key rental experience! Classic Santa Fe style with a northside location provides easy access for a true Santa Fe experience. The spacious floorplan includes private patio and balcony area for guests. A Santa Fe Short Term Rental Permit is in place. 2 br, 3 ba, 1-car garage. Amber Haskell 505.470.0923 $399,000

Condo In Jacona - A gorgeous remodel of an historic adobe, this home has one bedroom but several “bonus” rooms that add flexibility to the floorplan, plus thick adobe walls with a diamond plaster finish, and a new up-to-date kitchen that opens to the living area. Located in a gorgeous, green 10-acre compound. 1 br, 2 ba, 1,712 sq.ft. Kate Prusack 505.670.1409 $395,000

3101 Old Pecos Trail, Unit 102 - You will enjoy this "Plaza B" floor plan, with a walled patio and underground parking. This end-unit home has a large living room with fireplace, vigas, and a nice kitchen. It's close to the clubhouse, and you will have 24-hour security plus club amenities. 2 br, 2 ba, 1,291 sq.ft., 1-car garage. Christy Stanley & Susan Kelly 505.660.3748 $330,000 Richard Jay 505.690.8288

985 Agua Fria, Unit 107 - This condo, just west of St. Francis, is very special indeed. With a strong sense of community, many of the 18 unit owners are full timers. These condo treasures don't come on the market very often. It is single-level with en suite bedrooms, close to Downtown and the Railyard. 2 br, 2 ba, 1,182 sq.ft. Julia Gelbart 505.699.2507 $292,000



663 Bishops Lodge Road, Unit 26 - El Matador - A few blocks from the Plaza and as beautiful as can be, this elegantly-finished condo has a balcony overlooking the courtyard, a fireplace, garage and extra storage. Skylights make this a very light and sunny unit, with an updated kitchen. 2 br, 1 ba, 1,100 sq.ft., 1-car garage. Melissa Adair 505.699.9949 $273,000

604 Avenida Villa Hermosa, Unit 107 - A fabulous value five minutes from the Plaza, this perfect condo is just minutes by car to the Downtown and Railyard. Modern and efficient, this condo has clean lines and finishes, with an open kitchen, fireplace and community amenities. 2 br, 2 ba, 1,108 sq.ft., 1-car garage. Dermot Monks 505.470.0639 $229,900

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122 Duran Street - This charming, mostly adobe home has traditional features and modern amenities, just blocks to Downtown and the Railyard. Features include plaster walls, vigas, wood floors, fireplaces and walled gardens. 2 br, 2 ba, 1,526 sq.ft. Directions: Alameda to Camino del Campo to San Francisco to Duran. Gavin Sayers 505.690.3070 $435,000

13 Quedo Road - This lovely custom home has a wonderful open floorplan and a rare three-car garage. A large covered rear portal looks out to long range Sangre de Cristo and foothill views. 3 br, 2 ba, 1,923 sq.ft., 1.57 acres. Directions: Ave. Eldorado to the end, right on Quedo Road. The property is on the right. Lisa Smith 505.570.5770 $399,000

13 Calle Chuparosa – This sweet little cabin high on a hilltop has views of the Pecos River Canyon and borders the National Forest. It is the perfect mountain and outdoor getaway located only 30 minutes from Santa Fe, and the property has been a successful vacation rental for several years. 1 ba, 754 sq.ft., 4.5 acres. Melissa Adair 505.699.9949 $220,000

875 Kristi Lane - This is a cute home with two bedrooms and two full baths, plus a spacious loft. The home sits on a large lot and has many upgrades. A must see, this charming Los Alamos home is move-in ready! 1,471 sq.ft., 0.12 acre. Directions: Take Diamond to San Ildefonso, then turn right on Broadview, and left on Kristi Lane. Johnny Chacon 505.690.1226 $212,800

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1430 HYDE PARK ROAD $3,800,000 The “Pottery House” is the only adobe structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and the sense of purpose in the use of materials and setting is unique. On its own promontory, the house offers unobstructed views. David Fries 505.954.5541 #201105413

87 CALLE VENTOSO WEST $1,750,000 This Las Campanas residence is a uniquely elegant and inviting 3BR home with 2 studies, a gourmet kitchen, a fabulous living and dining area, a family room, and an extensive portal and patio. Ray Rush & Tim Van Camp 505.984.5117 #201400328



1264 NORTH SUMMIT DRIVE $1,195,000 Residence with amazing views in North Summit. Custom designed, 3,857 sq ft home with a heated driveway, 3-car garage, media room, plastered and hand waxed interior walls, and 4 Anasazi-style fireplaces. Paul McDonald 505.984.5111 #201204034

1258 CANYON ROAD $1,495,000 Charming and traditional 3BR, 3BA residence plus studio apartment on approx. .32 acres with mountain views has been extensively remodeled to preserve the unique character, tradition and authenticity of the original residence. K.C. Martin 505.954.5549 #201300955

4 EAST GOLDEN EAGLE ROAD $1,120,000 Dramatic Las Campanas residence with 3BR, 4BA plus an office/study. The great room harmoniously combines living, dining, family and kitchen areas all perfectly situated with mountain and sunset views. Neil Lyon, CRB, CRS, GRI 505.954.5505 #201400342

2166 PASEO IGLESIAS $819,000 Custom Trey Jordan home in wooded setting with far reaching views. Home and gardens were designed with a Zen aesthetic, including a view deck, plus a covered outdoor dining area, and a peaceful garden. Jim DeVille 505.984.5126 #201305164

954 SANTO NINO PLACE $1,395,000 Huge Sangre de Cristo Mountain views, fabulous intown location. Adobe home plus studio is sensational. Sumptuous great room, fantastic kitchen, lavish master suite, delightful outdoor entertaining areas. Shane Cronenweth 505.984.5158 #201303440 NEW LISTING

23 VIA PAMPA $775,000 A charming and private double-gated Las Campanas Park Estates home that is perfectly sited to capture the fantastic western Jemez Mountains and sunset views. Features 3 bedrooms and 4 baths. Johnnie Gillespie & Marion Skubi 505.660.8722 #201400183

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39 CAMINO CABO $675,000 Gracious Bill Lumpkins-designed Belicia Estates property recently updated and refurbished. Dramatic living areas, three fireplaces, spacious master bedroom 3,527 sq ft, two acre lot, mountain views. Evelyn Spiker & Greg McMillan 505.954.5556 #201400146


378 CALLE COLINA $675,000 Beautifully remodeled and updated two bedroom, two bathroom home with an office! Numerous luxury finishes include beamed ceilings, granite countertops, hand-troweled plaster walls and rich slate floors. The Santa Fe Team 505.988.2533 #201400221 NEW LISTING

15 BLUE CANYON WAY $549,000 This home offers a circular driveway, a grand entry, a formal living room with fireplace, soaring ceilings, a formal dining room with mountain views, a 3-car garage, a spacious master suite, and wraparound portal. Brunson & Schroeder Team 505.690.7885 #201203144

32 CAMINO DE COLORES $525,000 Enjoy phenomenal mountain and golf course views from the living spaces of this new custom two bedroom, two bath home in the desirable Las Campanas subdivision. Full Equity Golf Membership is included. Gary Bobolsky 505.984.5185 #201400343


16 CHICOMA AVENUE, ABIQUIU $595,000 Artist’s Adobe Dream! This 3 building compound is beautifully designed and executed with the finest Japanese style aesthetics and craftsmanship that evoke minimalist tastes and function. Bob Cardinale 505.984.5114 #201300832 NEW LISTING

101 LLANO LARGO $525,000 Updated 1940’s bungalow sits high on an in-town lot, offers abundant natural light, original charm and modern amenities. 3BR, 3BA, diamond plaster walls, hardwood floors, tongue & groove ceiling, and kiva fireplace. PaigeIngebritsonMaxwell505.954.0724#201400383 NEW PRICE


447 CERRILLOS ROAD, #5 $550,000 NEW LISTING. Lovely 2BR condo minutes to the Plaza and the Railyard District. Charming New Mexico style throughout with the historic charm of a turn of the century adobe. Established vacation rental. Darlene Streit 505.920.8001 #201400069 NEW PRICE

524 RAILROAD AVENUE $450,000 Built in 1898 and once a jewel in Fred Harvey’s famed chain of railroad hotels, The Castaneda was built in the Mission Revival style. At 25,000 sq ft, at its height the hotel had 40 doors, and hosted Teddy Roosevelt. DeAnne Ottaway 505.690.4611 #802964

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208 SENA, #4 $260,000 Charming and private South Capital two bedroom, one bath condo. Great close-in South Capital location with very private courtyard. Close to the Plaza, Trader Joe’s and the Railyard area. Susan Shields 505.954. 5510 #201205566

232-432 MESA ENCANTADO $240,000 Charming condo located in Tesuque just across from the luxury Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado. Serene surroundings with a pool nearby this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home will not disappoint. Pam Wickiser & Bob Dunn 505.438.6763 #201202782

8 WEST SPRUCE ROAD $205,000 Wonderful Karsten home situated on a 3+ acre lot overlooking the Rio Grande Valley. All appliances, tile, cabinets, carpet, lighting and plumbing fixtures are less than 2 years old. Beautiful views. Fenced yard. Jennifer Wnuczek 505.982.6207 #201305763

3 LA TUSA STREET $425,000 NEW PRICE. 3BR home with beautiful outdoor patio. David Dodge 505.690.5108 #201303566

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JEMEZ MOUNTAIN & GOLF COURSE VIEWS IN LAS CAMPANAS 9 Camino De Colores, Las Melodias Enjoy panoramic views of the Jemez Mountains and golf course from the upstairs portal of this highly upgraded home in gated Las Campanas. The covered portal is this home’s most striking feature, with sweeping views, a fireplace, and bi-fold doors from the living and dining areas that create a seamless indoor-outdoor living environment. This former model home for Las Melodias includes $260,000 in builder upgrades – 5 fireplaces, Bosch appliances, an audio/video/security system, flat panel TV’s plus a driveway of pavers. It offers a “lock and leave lifestyle” for those who wish to travel, or utilize it for a second home. mls# 201205013 Offered at $699,000 TIM AND PAULA GALVIN 505.795.5990 SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY 505.988.2533



Commercial Property at 320 Paseo de Peralta This commercial property offers an incredible opportunity for an investor looking for office space in the BCD Zoning District close to the Main Post Office and the Plaza. There are two separate buildings and a courtyard. The upper building (eastside of property) is an historic adobe, with traditional kivas, beams and vigas. The building is over 100 years old, but has been extensively remodeled and updated for modern office use, with four separate condo/office spaces available. The lower building (westside of property) is about 30 years old with steel beam construction under stucco, and has five condo/office spaces available. Combined, they offer almost 7,800 sq.ft. of office space. 0.56 acre. Owner/Broker. MLS #201301943 Bargain Office Rentals Downtown 467 sq.ft. - $375/mo. (plus gas & electric) 794 sq.ft. - $495/mo. (plus gas & electric) 2,456 sq.ft. - $1,595/mo. (plus gas & electric)

Offered For Sale At $1,100,000 WALLY SARGENT · 505.690.8600 · SANTA FE PROPERTIES · 505.982.4466 ·


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SANTA FE 5600 SQ.FT WAREHOUSE. 2 rentals, with live-in space. Southside. $295,000. 3.3 ACRES, LA TIERRA. Shared well, Paved access. $155,000. 505-471-7911


FSBO TOWNHOUSE, 3 bedroom, 2 baths, and garage. $179,900. Close to schools, available immediately. Owner - Broker. Please call 505-850-5005.

A 1 Bedroom Apt. $0 Security Deposit For Qualified Applicants & No deposit required for Utilities, Ask me How!!



CITY MOBILE HOME LOT FOR SALE 45’ X 112’. City of Santa Fe water and sewer provided.

COMMERCIAL LAND 1085 Calle Nueva Vista $67,500 Seller, Tim Monaco 505-699-2955

2014 KARSTEN 16X80 3 BED, 2 BATH FOR SALE $56, 062 + tax Move-in ready! Rancho Zia MHP Space #26

LOTS & ACREAGE GREAT NEW MEXICO PROPERTIES BIG MOON RANCH NORTHERN NEW MEXICO 988 ACRES. $720,000.00 CALL OWNER, 802-236- 1314 Moriarty. Two 40 acre Farm-Land Parcels with irrigation and domestic wells, water and mineral rights. Owner Finance. 505-471-0365, 505310-0566.

1 BEDROOM close to DeVargas Mall and downtown. $695 monthly plus utilities and deposit. Call Lawrence 505-690-4753. 2 BEDROOM, 1.5 BATH. Nice safe neighborhood. 900 squ.ft, yard. $795 monthly, not including utilities, no cats, dogs. Call, 505-470-0727.


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FARMS & RANCHES 146.17 AC. 1 hour from Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Electricity, views of Sangre De Cristo Mountains and Glorieta Mesa. $675 per acre, 20 year owner financing. Toll Free 1-877-797-2624

Private estate. Walled yard, kiva fireplace. Safe, quiet. Utilities paid. Sorry, No Pets. 505-471-0839

2 BEDROOM. Hardwood floors, washer, dryer hook-up, patio, carport, quiet, private fenced yard. pet negotiable. plus utilities. 505-4711270, for appointment.


Keller Williams Realty 505-983-5151

FULLY FURNISHED! SPACIOUS 2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS. CLOSE PLAZA. Indoor, outdoor fireplaces. Front and back patio. Non-smoking, no pets. $2300 monthly plus utilities. Jennie, 859-512-7369, serious inquiries only.

1+ ACRE . Nice touches; tile in dining room, kitchen & baths; nichos; kiva fireplace; flagstone patio with portal; 2 car garage; fenced, pets ok. Convenient highway access for Albuquerque commuters. Available now. Open this weekend. $1600 monthly. 210-426-6366.

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Sunset Street Studio Apartment. Laundry facility on site. $499 monthly. Griffin Street, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, washer- dryer hookups, fireplace, patio. $1000 monthly, year lease. CUTE 1 BEDROOM DUPLEX, firplace 1875 Calle Quedo B off Pacheco. $750. No pets, year lease. Nancy Gilorteanu Realtor, 983-9302.


Easy Qualify 4.5% APR, 10 year payoff Call Tim 505-699-2995 Shown by appointment only

Can also be used as u n f u r n i s h e d a p a r t m e n t . $850 monthly. All utilities included. Reserved parking. Call 505-471-1238 additional details. OUTDOOR PATIO. All tile floors. Washer, Dryer. Parking. Rent $925 including heat, water. Call Sheilah Motelet Realty, Cat considered. Santa Fe 505-660-7045.




2 1/2 acre, 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Studio and horse barn. Lone Butte area. Beautiful, quiet country living. $1,250 monthly. $1,000 deposit. 505-6705998.

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CONDOSTOWNHOMES Beautiful 1 bedroom, 1 bath Model home. Fully furnished and all utilities, project amenities, pets welcome. $1,000 monthly. Jim, 505-470-0932.

2 BEDROOM 1 bath. Fenced yard, $995 monthly. Please call 505-6901803. Available for showing Monday through Wednesday.

1900 sqft 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home For Rent 3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath Home for rent near Zia and St Francis. Washer and Dryer, Fireplace, Extra Dining or Living area and 2 car garage. Huge fenced back yard with patio. PETS OKAY! $1,250 monthly plus utilities. Available for showing and immediate move in February 3rd or after. Call 505-929-2827.

CHARMING 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH, 2 S T O R I E S , high ceilings, courtyard, yard, fruit trees, hot tub. 2 car garage. Red brick, carpet. washer & dryer, dishwasher, central heat, air. $1,550. 505-204-0421. EITHER MARCH 1- April 30-- OR-February 15- April 30. Mountain views. washer, dryer. Oriental rugs, hardwood floors, antiques. $1450 monthly. 505-670-3971 GREAT SHORT term rental. Washer dryer. Fully Furnished. $1,750, monthly includes utilities, Dish, WIFI, Free long distance calls. Nancy 505-6703971.

ZIA VISTA, top floor. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. 1 year lease. Available 3/1/14 $900 monthly. Sign by 2/6/14; 50% off first month. 432-847-9510


S-49 1:00PM-4:00PM - 2166 Paseo Iglesias - Custom Trey Jordan home in wooded setting w/ far reaching views. Home & gardens were designed w/ Zen aesthetic, including a view deck, plus covered outdoor dining area & peaceful garden, water feature $819,000. MLS 201305164. (Hyde Park Road, right at Hyde Park Estates (La Entrada), right on Paseo Primero, left on Paseo Del Monte, left on Paseo Iglesias, house is on the left.) Jim DeVille 505-690-4815 Sotheby’s International Realty.

T-40 1:00PM-3:00PM - 624 Paseo De La Cuma #9 - Price Adjustment! Bright and light 2 bed , 2 bath,condo 1 car garage, kiva fire place, vigas , Santa Fe style, Adobe , Open floor plan with sunset views. Walking distance to downtown. $425,000. MLS 201400089. (Old Taos Hwy to Paseo De La Cuma turn left at the top of) 505-690-0553 Keller Williams.

V-38 1:00PM-3:30PM - 122 Duran Street - Charming, mostly adobe home with traditional features and modern amenities just blocks to all the attractions of Downtown & the Railyard. Plaster walls, vigas, wood floors, fireplaces, walled gardens $435,000. MLS 201305899. (2 br, 2 ba, Alameda to Camino del Campo to San Fransisco to Duran) Gavin Sayers 505-690-3070 Santa Fe Properties.


VV-24 1:00PM-3:00PM - 86 Canada Del Rancho - Spacious home with 12 ft. ceilings, vigas, kiva fp,2 garages, wrap around custom portal and plantation shutters throughout! Single level, 3 BR, 2 BA, 2062 sq. ft. Come see this fantastic home! $379,000. MLS 201305852. (At 4 way stop of Rancho Viejo Blvd and Ave. Del Sur , Follow signs & go east to stop sign next to commercial buildings. At stop turn right on Canada Del Rancho and continue to house on left.) Larry/Colleen Lopez 505-690-4709 Santa Fe Executive Realtors.

GG-28 12:00PM-3:00PM - 1106 Camino Consuelo - Rebuilt in 2006. Everything new except two mature trees in the backyard. 3 bed/2 bath light-filled gem. 1725 SF. One level. Wide halls and doorways. Family room. Eat in kitchen w/fireplace. Garage. $307,000. MLS 201305286. (From Cerrillos, east on Camino Consuelo at Blakes Lotaburger. From Siringo, NW on Camino Consuelo between Cam Carlos Rey and Richards.) Charlotte & Bill Whitfield 575-315-6238 Keller Williams Realty.

LL-33 1:00PM-3:30PM - 2959 Viaje Pavo Real - Great townhouse in Via Caballero III, single story with fireplace, tile and carpet floors. New kitchen countertops. Pantry. Skylights & Nichos! Nice courtyard and walled backyard. Easy access to Plaza $249,000. MLS 201305749. (Rodeo Road to Left on Yucca; Right on Vista Caballero to Right on Via Caballero del Norte to Left on Viaje Pavo Real) Rose Lopez-Brown, CRS, Rsps, Sres, Wcr 505-490-0615 Keller Williams Realty.

MM-24 12:00PM-3:00PM - 4394 Laughing Crow - One Level! Popular Sunflower Flr Plan - Light-filled versatile 4 bd or 3 bd + office, 2.5 baths, 2 gas fireplaces, large cul-de-sac lot, 2 car split garage for studio/wrkshp, Pool, Trails 2034 Sq Ft. $360,000. MLS 201303138. (Richards Ave, RT Governor Miles, RT Dancing Ground, RT Laughing Crow Home on RT.) Emily Medvec 505-660-4541 Keller Williams Realty.

OO-13 12:00PM-4:30PM - 7213 Rio del Luna - Come see our three move-in-ready new-construction homes, and find out why our homes rate high in quality performance and energy efficiency. Move-in ready from $249,900. Plans start at $214,900. (Located near the Santa Fe Country Club. From Airport Road, turn on Paseo del Sol WEST, then turn right at Plaza Central. Turn left on Contenta Ridge to the model home.) Patrice Von Eschen 505-6901811 Homewise, Inc.

2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH H O U S E , $950 plus utilities. Sunny, Hardwood Floors, Open Floor Plan, Fenced. Pet OK. San Marcos area. Available 2/10. Steve, 505-470-3238.

2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHS, double garage, washer, dryer. Breathtaking mountain view, trails, golfing, lake. South of Santa Fe. $875. 505-359-4778

4 BLOCKS TO plaza. Eastside, 3 bedroom 2 bath. Fenced yard, fireplace. Pets ok. $2,500 plus utilities. Monthly or year lease. 505-795-3131. NEWLY REMODELED, CENTRALLY L O C A T E D . 3 BEDROOM 1 BATH DUPLEX . Large yard, front & back. $1150 monthly, utilities included, $1000 deposit. Prefer long term. Pets negotiable. CALL FOR APPOINTMENT 505-204-1685.

BEAUTIFUL, UPDATED HOUSE. 2 bedroom 2 bath +bonus room, sunroom, garage. Washer, dryer, kiva fireplaces. Wood floors. Landscaping. Pets-negotiable. Available now. No smoking. $1425 monthly! 720-235-8458.


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1 BEDROOM, 1 bath. $750 monthly. $750 damage deposit. No pets. Baseboard heat. 1 year lease. Owner Broker. 505-850-5005.


1 BEDROOM LA CIENEGIA AREA. Laundry hook-ups. Fenced yard. $650 plus utilities. Pets okay. $650 deposit. 505471-1022, 505-690-0986

3 BR, 2 BA • 1,879 SF

Agent: Valarie Nicholson • Campbell and Campbell RES 505-275-5868

EASTSIDE, WALK TO CANYON ROAD! Furnished, short-term vacation home. Walled .5 acre, mountain views, fireplace, 2 bedroom, washer, dryer. Private. Pets okay. Large yard. 970-626-5936.



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HOUSES FURNISHED 4 BLOCKS TO plaza. Eastside, 3 bedroom 2 bath. Fenced yard, fireplace. Pets ok. $2,500 plus utilities. Monthly or year lease. 505-795-3131.

2 BEDROOM 1 office 1 bath southside house. Yard is completely enclosed, large covered patio. $1,100 monthly plus deposit. No pets, no smoking. 505-660-0084.

4 BEDROOM, 2 living areas, fireplace, washer, dryer, new carpet, 2 1/2 acres, 360 views, fenced. $1,350 plus deposit. 505-263-2770

866.539.4171 OPEN HOUSE: Sat & Sun, Feb 8 & 9 • 1:00 - 3:00 pm Up to 2% to Buyer’s Agents! •see website for terms & conditions

Honesty. Integrity. Value. Alicia Morrison, New Mexico Qualifying Broker #17970

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1 BEDROOM and 2 bedroom units available. 1 Bedroom unit is furnished. Great, safe, location. Walled yard, Fireplace, all appliances, TV and Wifi. ref.req. 303 908 5250.

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1425 PASEO DE PERALTA, 1 bedroom, full kitchen, bath. Tile throughout. Free laundry. $735 utilities paid. No Pets! 505-471-4405\santafetown house

1.22 ACRES - ZONED C-1 Apartments, Live, Work,Offices $185,000 - $3.48 PSF Paul Duran 505-310-5566





STATELY OPEN C O N C E P T , 3400+ Sq.Ft. 1+ acres, unlimited water. Tennis court, hot tub, sauna, gazebo, fountains & ponds. 3+ Bedrooms, 2 Baths (master suite). Nichos, bancos, view. CHAPMAN REALTY: 505-983-8100.


FULLY FURNISHED STUDIO, $750. Utilities paid, charming, clean, fireplace, wood floors. 5 minute walk to Railyard. Sorry, No Pets. 505471-0839

Only in the the SFNM Classifieds! 360 degree views, Spectacular walking trails, Automated drip watering, Finished 2 car garage, 2 BDR, 2 ½ bath plus office.



(3) 2.5 Acre Lots, Senda Artemisia, Old Galisteo Road, Close to town. Easy building sites. Views, utilities, shared well. Owner financing. No Mobile homes. $119,700- $129,700 each. Greg. 505-690-8503, Equity Real Estate.

Now Showing Rancho Viejo Townhome $232,500



CONTINUED... 12:00PM-4:30PM - 7364 Avenida El Nido - Brand-new home in Las Palomas development of Tierra Contenta. Stop in to find out how Homewise can help you buy the perfect resale or new home for you. New home plans starting at $212,900. (From Airport Road, turn onto Paseo del Sol WEST. Turn right on Jaguar Road to the dead end, then turn right on Avenida El Nido. Model homes are on the right on Avenida El Nido.) Patrice Von Eschen 505690-1811 Homewise, Inc.

WW-26 1:00PM-3:00PM - 18 Withers Peak - Beautiful hugely upgraded home in Rancho Viejo on a premium lot backing up to greenbelt. Open concept. High ceilings. 4 beds/3 baths. Lush landscaping & outdoor living. Sunset views. Built in 2007. $525,000. MLS 201304888. (Richard past Community College to Windmill Ridge. Left on Saddleback Mesa to Withers Peak.) Barbara Blackwell 505690-9831 Keller Williams Realty.


W-50 1:00PM-4:00PM - 1170 A Camino San Acacio - Location, location, location! Charming newer home walking distance to Canyon Rd. Features high end finishes, 2 Kivas, master bed room view deck, enclosed courtyard and more!! $564,900. MLS 201400117. (East Alameda to Camino Cabra to corner of Camino San Acacio) Chuck Castleberry 505-204-2984 Logic Real Estate.

X-39 12:00PM-3:00PM - 447 Cerrillos Road #5 - Lovely 2 bedroom condo minutes to the Plaza and Rail Yard District. Charming New Mexico style throughout with the historic charm of a turn of the century adobe. Established vacation rental. $550,000. MLS 201400069. (1/2 Block toward Plaza from Manhattan, between Read and Aztec) Diane Harrison 505-412-9918 Sotheby’s International Realty.

CC-37 1:00PM-3:00PM - 3 La Tusa Street - Fabulous home for entertaining with beautiful outdoor patio and back yard on almost a half an acre. Three BR, 3BA, large den with wet bar and evaporative cooler. Detached storage shed. $425,000. MLS 201303566. (From St. Francis Drive go east on San Mateo, north on La Paloma, then east on La Tusa.) David Dodge 505-690-5108 Sotheby’s International Realty.


O-55 1:00PM-3:00PM - 13 Quedo Road - This custom Quedo Road property has an open floorplan and a rare threecar garage. Large covered rear portal, long range Sangre and foothill views. Radiant heat, evap. cooling. Granite in the kitchen. $399,000. MLS 201400116. (3 br, 2 ba, Avenida Eldorado all the way to the end. Right on Quedo Road. Property is on the right.) Lisa Smith 505570-5770 Santa Fe Properties.

R-60 1:00PM-3:00PM - 132 Mejor Lado - Newly completed by Aram Farber! Lit pilaster entry to lovely open-plan, split bedroom design, coved viga ceilings, large study. Sweeping mountain views, paved cul-de-sac, nat. gas & community water. $565,000. MLS 201305092. (3 br, 2 ba, West on Avenida Eldorado, left on Ave de Compadres, right on paved Mejor Lado, right into the cul-de-sac.) Sue Garfitt 505-577-2007 Santa Fe Properties.


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HOUSES UNFURNISHED VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS 3 Bedroom 2 ½ Bath home, 8 miles from plaza. Light and bright. Wonderful master suite and great kitchen. Three fireplaces, media room, office. Fabulous covered portal for outdoor entertainment. Immediate occupancy! $3500 month plus utilities.



2 bedroom, 1 bath, on-site laundry, close to parks $600 plus utilities


Move in tomorrow! 3 bedroom 2 bath home in well-established neighborhood off West Alameda. Close to park, downtown and shopping! Large back yard, new appliances. $1295 month plus utilities

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2 bedroom, 1 bath, kiva fireplace, washer, dryer, granite counters $850 plus utilities


This live & work studio offers high ceilings, kitchenette, bathroom with shower, 2 separate entrances, ground, corner unit with lots of natural lighting. $1000 plus utilities


3 bedroom, 1 bath, wood & tile floors, enclosed backyard, additional storage on property $1050 plus utilities

Professionally managed by Proctor Property Management 505-471-9186

SEASONAL PLAZA RETAIL Month-Month Call Southwest Asset Management, 988-5792.

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5 plex conveniently located on Camino Capitan

S kylights, overhead doors, 2500 square feet, $975. 4100 square feet, 3 phase electric, $1175. La Mesilla. No dogs. 505-753-5906


this unit is a one bedroom loft, fireplace, and fenced back yard $650 plus utilities Beautiful floor plan. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1500 sq.ft., all tile, private patio, 2 car garage. Available February 1. $1,550 monthly. Call 505-989-8860. CALLE LINDA, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1 car garage, private yard. $1200, Western Equities, 505-982-4201

Chamisa Management Corp. 988-5299

MONTE AZUL LO O P , 3 Bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, washer- dryer hook-ups, fireplace, covered patio, large back yard. $1395 monthly.

COUNTRY HOME, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, remodeled, insulated garage, 5 acres, 12 miles from Plaza $990 monthly. 505-466-8581


Three room, 600 sq.ft., professional space, good light, ideal share. Faces Palace Avenue, assigned parking. Lease 505-820-7657

GREAT RETAIL SPACE! Water Street Store Front

Great location and parking! $500 monthly includes utilities, cleaning, taxes and amenities. Move in incentives!

Please call (505)983-9646. RENTAL TRADES

IMMACULATE. 3, 2, 2, + office. 1920 sq.ft. Rancho Viejo. Corner Lot, front courtyard and backyard walled. Great Mountain Views, fireplace, multiple upgrades. $1,850 monthly. Rancho Viejo Estates, 505-780-0129. LOVELY LARGE 1 BEDROOM ADOBE for lease. Next to Acequia, overlooking Patrick Smith Park on Canyon Road. Available mid-February. 505989-8654

RAILYARD, DOWNTOWN, CHARMING SOUTHWESTERN CASITA. 1 bedroom, office, laundry. Spacious flagstone great room, chateau fireplace. Walled courtyard. $995 Lease. 505-8984168.

LA CIENEGA ADOBE. 1 Bedroom, 500 sq.ft., kiva, Shed, screened porch, enclosed yard. No laundry hook-ups. $660, deposit $400. 505-690-7159

RETAIL SPACE FOR LEASE. EXCELLENT RETAIL LO CA TIO N : St. Michael’s and Llano. Available: 1,026 sq.ft., 1,215 sq.ft., 2,430 sq.ft. or 3,645 sq.ft. Rent at $12 per sq.ft, year lease + CAM about $2.80 per sq.ft year lease. Move-in bonus available. CALL 505-629-0825 Direct and Cell. Phase One Realty, Inc 505-988-3883 (no messages on office phone).


HIGH-END RESIDENTIAL CUSTOM HOME DESIGN-BUILDER IN SANTA FE SEEKS E S T IM A T IN G PURCHASING MANAGER . Position includes estimating large and small residential construction projects, material take offs, contracting subcontractors and suppliers, entering contracts and prices into Sage Master Builder software, purchasing materials and managing subcontracts. 5 years experience as a purchasing manager and-or construction estimator required. Construction experience and proficiency in Sage Master Builder, Adobe, Auto Desk Design Review and Microsoft Excel a plus. Please mail all resumes to: P O Box 9035, Santa Fe, NM 87504-9035.



STORAGE SPACE 10X30 MOVE-IN-SPECIAL , $180 monthly. Airport Cerrillos Storage. Wide, no swing, roll-up doors. U-haul Cargo Van. Professional, Resident Manager. 505-474-4330

A-Poco Self Storage 2235 Henry Lynch Rd Santa Fe, NM 87507 505-471-1122 12x24 for Only $195.00. Call to reserve yours Today!!!

MAYBERRY PARK. 2356 FOX ROAD, UNIT 700. 1800 sq.ft. Warehouse with front office. Off Silar Road by Home Depot. $1350 monthly. 505-982-1255


Excellent benefits. Apply online at Click on Jobs@PMS. Toll-free hotline 1-866-661. EOE- M- FD- V- AA Follow us on Facebook. FLEET SPECIALIST PRIMARY PURPOSE: Manages activities related to the vehicles and equipment of the Santa Fe Sheriff’s Office. Salary: $13.5644 hourly $20.3466 hourly. Position Closes: February 14, 2014. For a complete job description go to or Contact 505-992-9880


ACCOUNTING Accounting Associate Needed for a fast paced, dynamic Santa Fe company. The Accounting Associate’s primary role is to contribute to the productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of the Accounting Department. Specific duties include processing AP, AR using fund accounting; and servicing loans. Homewise is looking for an energetic, selfstarter, who is solution oriented and able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person must have strong customer service skills; demonstrated strong computer skills; and be highly organized with strict attention to detail. Three years’ experience in an accounting function or a college degree in accounting is required. Competitive compensation package. EOE. Send resume-cover letter to

NOW HIRING: Retail Sales Manager, Kellogg Company. Location Santa Fe. Responsibilities include: Selling, People Management, Merchandising. Apply at

CLASSIFIEDS Corporate Safety Officer Full-time position managing corporate safety program. Develops, implements and monitors safety, security, infection control policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with accreditation standards and regulations. As needed will perform or participate in compliance or risk management projects.


MOVE-IN BONUS! 3 Office Suites available FOR LEASE. Utilities included in monthly rent. S T E - 2 0 8 : 2 Rooms, $400; S T E - 2 0 1 : 4 rooms + storage, $900; STE-205: 3 rooms, $460. Excellent location 5th St. off St. Michael’s Drive. CALL 505-629-0825 direct and cell. Phase One Realty, Inc. 505-988-3883 (no messages on office phone).



PERSONAL ASSISTANT: Bathe, dress, feed, medical care, house clean for disabled 155lb man. Communication skills, responsible, PC skills. $18 hourly.

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Brokers Welcome. Call Southwest Asset Management, 505-988-5792.

NEAR CAPITOL, New office space for lease at 444 Galisteo Street, large main room with separate office, kitchenette, parking, 888 sq.ft. at $23 per sq.ft. with year lease ($1700 monthly) obo. 505-983-2101

Administrative Assistant

T h e New Mexico Suicide Intervention Project, a private non-profit organization, is looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant who enjoys working in a multi-person, multi-task office environment. This position requires a highly organized self-starter with excellent communication skills and advanced computer skills. This is a 10-month, part-time position, from August 15 through June 15 each year; 25-30 hours weekly. Send resume and cover letter to NMSIP, P.O. Box 6004, Santa Fe, NM 87502 or attention Ex.Director.

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2 bedroom, 2 bath, granite counters, washer, dryer, upgraded appliances, access to all amenities $975 plus utilities




VALLE DEL SOL Pristine condition and perfect location just north of the Plaza. 2 Bedroom 2 Bath in desirable Valle del Sol. Tile floors, fireplace, and garage. Lovely garden and private courtyard. Small pet considered. Immediate occupancy! $2300 month plus utilities

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Busy law firm in Santa Fe seeking litigation paralegal. Experience (2-3 years) required in general civil practice, including labor & employment, insurance defense, and professional malpractice defense. Candidates should have excellent writing and research skills, and the ability to work independently. Paralegal certificate or degree is necessary. Those who don’t meet this criteria need not apply. Competitive salary and benefits. All inquiries kept confidential. Email resume:

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MANAGEMENT Santa Fe Railyard Stewards invites applications for the position of Executive Director. Visit for more information and minimum qualifications.

Portfolio Manager-Fixed Income The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board seeks a portfolio manager for an investment grade bonds portfolio. Functions include portfolio management and analysis, trade execution, and risk management. CFA designation and 4+ years of fixed income portfolio management with demonstrable track record preferred. Salary range: $31.21-$55.49 per hour. Location: Santa Fe, NM. Apply on the State Personnel Office website: (Portfolio Manager-ERB #10108634) by February 27, 2014.

A DVANCEMENT A SSISTANT DATABASE M ANAGER For a complete description of the job and compensation, visit our website: Click on—“About” “Santa Fe Campus” “Santa Fe Jobs.” This is a full-time, 35 hours per week, contract position. Send resume, letter of intent, salary history and names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional references to Resume packets will be accepted until interviews begin EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

People • Relationships • Community Excellent Employment Opportunity COLLECTOR Responsibilities include: Contacting delinquent accounts to request payment from our past loans by telephone, letter, and/or personal visits. Work closely with Management to determine potential credit risks relating to the loan portfolio. Support the Loan Administration Department in such areas as may be assigned. Preparing Month End Past Due reports, make recommendations for payment extensions, rewriting of loans, and repossessions/foreclosures. Skip trace accounts as needed. Handle repossession of collateral as assigned and required. Handle collection of charge-off deficiency balances. Qualifications: Two years demonstrated experience with customer loan collections preferred. Good verbal and written communication skills. Basic understanding of debits and credits. Century Bank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please apply online at We are an EEO/AA employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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PART-TIME DATA ENTRY FOR QUICKBOOKS. Basic office skills and good PR skills a must. Fax resume to 505-438-4775

VILLAGE OF CERRILLOS. 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath. $900 monthly. Newly remodeled. Washer, dryer. First, last, plus deposit. Cat okay. 505-473-4186

Los Alamos Public Schools, an internationally accredited school district in New Mexico, with a reputation for outstanding academics, commitment to the arts, and expanding opportunities for all students seeks an innovative and energetic instructional leader for its high school. OPERATING ROOM TECHNICIAN REGISTERED NURSE / PACU-Holding Area REGISTERED NURSE / OPERATING ROOM Santa Fe Surgery Center Casual/prn OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN TRAINEE Santa Fe Clinic Eye Associates of New Mexico is the largest ophthalmology and optometry practice in the Southwest. We currently have the above-listed positions open at our Santa Fe Surgery Center and Santa Fe Clinic. Some positions require travel between our Northern New Mexico clinics, please check the listing. To learn more about these positions and our organization, see the expanded information on Please send resume and cover letter stating the specific POSITION and LOCATION for which you are applying to: Eye Associates of New Mexico, 8801 Horizon Blvd. NE #360, Albuquerque, NM 87113 Attn: Human Resources; fax to (800) 548-5213 or email to No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-FreeWorkplace.

Must possess or be eligible for a NM Administrative license and have a minimum of 5 years experience as an administrator in an education related position. The successful candidate will provide leadership for all building programs and activities; work collaboratively with staff to develop and implement action plans for raising student achievement; support and foster current instructional practice; coordinate hiring; supervising and evaluating staff; coordinate and monitor the budget process; and serve as a visible and articulate presence within the community to enhance support for education. Experience with successful dual credit programs and Early College in High School desired. Starting salary range $93,000 to $110,000. APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING: Completion of Online Administrative employment application (, resume, transcripts, letters of recommendation (minimum of three, less than one year old), and a letter of application which speaks to the applicant’s interest/qualifications for the position, describes his/her educational leadership skills, human relation skills and describes training and experience in curriculum, instruction, scheduling and supervision. Application Deadline: February 28, 2014 Interviews for finalists scheduled for March 6 and March 7, 2014.

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Homes, Office Apartments, post construction. House and Pet sitting. Senior care. References available, $18 per hour. Julia, 505-204-1677.

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CASEY’S TOP HAT CHIMNEY SWEEPS is committed to protecting your home. Creosote build-up in a fireplace or lint build-up in a dryer vent reduces efficiency and can pose a fire hazard. Call 505989-5775. Get prepared!

YOUR HEALTH MATTERS. We use natural products. 20 Years Experience, Residential & Offices. Reliable. Excellent references. Licensed & Bonded. Eva, 505-919-9230. Elena. 505-946-7655

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Housecleaning, garage cleaning, hauling trash. Cutting Trees, Flagstone Patios, Driveways, Fencing, Yard Work, Stucco, Tile.. Greg, Nina, 920-0493.

TRINO’S AFFORDABLE Construction all phases of construction, and home repairs. Licensed. 505-9207583 for activists rally Immigrants,

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40 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Professional Plastering Specialist: Interior & Exterior. Also Re-Stuccos. Patching a specialty. Call Felix, 505-920-3853.

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ROOFING EXPERIENCE. Shingles, Brai, Metal, TOP. 20 years experience. No job too small! Free Estimates. Licensed, bonded. 505-577-3605

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Performs managerial coordination, direction, and supervision over the operations and maintenance of the City’s sewer collections system section. For detailed information on educational requirements and required experience, visit our website at . The City of Santa Fe offers competitive compensation and a generous benefit package including excellent retirement program, medical, dental, life insurance, paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave. The closing date is 2/12/14.


WE HAVE OPENING FOR 1 Full-time Unit Manager. The position requires that you must be a R E G I S T E R E D NURSE. The duties will be to help the DON Oversight & Systems Management. This is a salary position. Anyone interested please call Raye Highland, RN/DON, 505-982-2574.


Responsible for effective overall management of the Nursing Department and coordination with other disciplines to provide quality care to all patients & residents. This position is significant in facility leadership. Assures action plans are in place to generate sufficient applicant flow and to select qualified individuals to fill position vacancies. Performs other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate or as directed by the administrator or his/her designee. All other duties to be discussed. This position is significant in facility leadership. Anyone interested please call CRAIG SHAFFER Admin, 505-982-2574.

2 days weekly. Monday and Wednesday. Knowledge of EagleSoft software helpful. Fax re s u me: 505995-0388.

Working 20 hours per week with Community Home Health Care and The Hospice Center.


Home Health Aide Must be graduate of Nurse Aide program or have experience in direct patient care in institutional setting or with home health or hospice agency.

Apply for this job at the nearest State Work Force Agency or UT Dept. of Workforce Services at 801-526-4369 & reference job order #UT9454075


DENTAL ASSISTANT, Full time. Competitive salary & excellent benefit package. Experience required. Fax resume to 505-884-0479

MISCELLANEOUS JOBS Avaria Apartments seeks Full time Experienced Groundskeeper Positive, fast paced environment. Drug screen. Apply: 1896 Lorca Dr, 87505, fax: 505-473-7131. EOE Avaria Apartments seeks Full time Assistant Manager. Computer proficient, sharp dresser, Personable and positive! Enjoy Bonuses and benefits! cover letter and resume:


MAIN OFFICE – OHKAY OWINGEH HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Provide day-to-day administrative support to the Human Resources Office and Director. Responsible for operational and technical personnel duties to include: employment application intake, computer entry and file maintenance, assist employees and public with personnel information and interpretation of Personnel Policies and Procedures, assist with new employee orientation, responsible for maintenance of confidential personnel files, personnel actions, preparing recruitment lists and job postings, maintain computer employee data information, input of payroll information. Education and Work Experience High school diploma or equivalent with some college or technical school coursework preferred and minimum of three (3) years of job-related experience, specifically in a human resource department and payroll department, technical experience, including responsibility for maintaining computer systems or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. GENEROUS BENEFITS PACKAGE: ALL EMPLOYEE MEDICAL PREMIUMS PAID, EMPLOYER MATCH 401K, PTO, AND MUCH MORE! Employment with ENIPC requires a valid NM State Driver License and must be insurable under ENIPC’s auto insurance. All required certificates and licensures must be valid and current prior to employment. Positions close when filled, unless otherwise noted. Send resume to: or 505.747.1599 (fax) 505.747.1593 (office) ENIPC ensures Native American Preference ENIPC, Inc. is a Drug Free Workplace. *Drug testing and criminal background check completed prior to employment*

ADORABLE MINIATURE P O O D L E . Purebred. 1 Female. 9 weeks old. Shots. Ready to Go to Loving Home! $450. 505-501-5433 505-474-0831.

WANTED: WARHOL-HARING ANTIQUES BEAUTIFUL FOOTED Tub, in good condition ready to install. $600. 505-8986382 or 505-321-4064

MERRY FOSS, Latin American ETHNOGRAPHIC & ANTIQUE DEALER moving. Selling her COLLECTION, Household FURNITURE & EVERYTHING! By appt 505-7957222.

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D a l l a s is a year old spayed German Shepherd cross. She enjoys long walks, chasing balls and play time at the dog park with calm, large dogs. She would love to be part of an active family who will take her for long hikes or perhaps a daily jog. To learn even more about Dallas, call her good friend and sponsor, Katya, at 505-501-0790.

2006 KIRBY Vacuum cleaner. All attachments included. Almost new condition. $600 OBO. Please call 505455-3653.


NM’S 2ND largest insurer seeks entrepreneurial candidates with a strong desire to be successful and respected business owners in their community. Award winning training from the University of Farmers. Subsidy packages available for building your agency. For more information, please contact 954-1612.

MMC FAMILY Ltd. Partnership d/ b/ a Heritage Hill Farm, Brenham, Texas seeks 2 Farmworkers. General farm work, various crop duties. Tools, equipment and housing are provided at no cost. Est. length of work is 03/15/2014 - 12/15/2014. ¾ work period guaranteed. Wages $10.86 hour. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the work site will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of work contract or earlier, as well as return transportation to the place of recruitment upon completion of the work period. Workers interested in the job should apply for the job at the nearest office of the State Workforce Commission: New Mexico Employment Security Commission, , ALIEN Labor Certification Unit, P.O. Box 1928, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Please use reference code TX2734172 when applying.



STEEL BUILDING Allocated Bargains. 40x60 on up. We do deals! Source# 18X. 505-349-0493



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PLYWOOD. CABINET GRADE. 4’x8’ sheets. Never used. Different thicknesses. 505-983-8448

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2002 INDIAN Market blue ribbon winning painting by museum artist Shonto Begay... 50x72 framed beautifully... have to sell, $8450.00 firm... Santa Fe. 505-471-4316


Comprehensive benefit package available to those who qualify. No weekends, holidays, or call required. Send resumes to or fax to 970508-0505 attn: J. Phelps.

HEAD DENTAL ASSISTANT Rare Opportunity!!! Progressive Taos Dental Office has immemdiate opening for Full-time certified head dental assistant, 575-7794532.

Hiring 30 temporary positions farm worker, crop laborer, from 03/01/14 to 10/15/14, $10.89 hourly, worksite in American Fork & UT, Santaquin,UT. 3 months experience in farm work and crop harvesting, knowledge of plant nutrition & growth. Harvesting peaches, tomatoes, peppers; planting, cultivating, seeding, plowing the land, tilling soil, fertilizing, transplanting, thin and prune crops; load & unload shipping trucks; maintain plants, trees, greenhouses; keep all property & buildings clean; extensive pushing, pulling, walking, bending and stooping for long periods of time; will work outdoors in all types of weather. Worker guaranteed 3/4 of contract hours. Tools & equipment provided at no cost. Free housing provided to non-commuting workers. Transportation & subsistence reimbursed upon completion of 50% of contract or earlier, if appropriate.

RN Provides weekend services Excellent benefits. Apply online at Click on Jobs@PMS. Toll-free hotline 1-866-661-5491 EOEM- F- D- V- AA. Follow us on Facebook.

FRONT OFFICE POSITION OPEN at DENTAL PRACTICE. At least one year of experience using Dentrix required. Call Lana, 505-629-8287.


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FULL-TIME MAID Needed for Santa Fe Estate To live on property Excellent salary and paid vacations 505-660-6440


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50 SHADES OF GRAY trilogoy. $30. Videos: BRIDESMAIDS, a n d , THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, $25 each OBO. 505-929-3812

986-3000 PURE BRED RED STANDARD POODLE PUPPIES. $500. 4 WEEKS OLD . Bred for excellent temperament. Call or text 575-840-4771 or email: for more info.


MIGUEL MARTINEZ "Girl From Galisteo (1991)" Original oil pastel; Not a lithograph. Beautifully framed. $12,500, Offer. Serious inquires only. Approx. 40"x34". (505) 690-1190.

ARTS CRAFTS SUPPLIES ETCHING PRESS for sale, Whelan Xpress Pro bed size 31" x 63", $3500.00 505 228 9844.

FEED EQUIPMENT SERVICES VALENTINE POMERANIAN PUPPIES, gorgeous, registered, first shots, $500-$900. Ready by Valentine’s Day. Gorgeous rare grey Poodle, female, $450. 505-901-2094, 505-753-0000.

ALFALFA BALES & ALFAFLA ORCHARD GRASS BALES. $9.50 each bale. 100 or more, $9.00 each. Barn stored in Ribera, NM. Call 505-473-5300.

RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR in STUDENT HOUSING IAIA’s Student Housing is seeking to hire a Residential Coordinator, who is conscientious, responsible and reliable to maintain a safe, secure and hazard free housing environment for the students, authorized guests, and staff. Will also provide oversight of the (student) Residential Assistants. Other key duties are in Job Description. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION Must have a BA degree in a related field such as student affairs and at least 4 years’ of responsible experience in dealing with students in a dormitory environment; OR an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Must have a current and valid NM Drivers’ License. Must have a clean driving record. Must have a satisfactory background check. Ability to work in a NON-SMOKING environment. Must be able and available to work the midnight shift and/or weekends. To view the FULL job description and application instructions please go to: APPLY: • Email cover letter and resume:; OR • Mail: IAIA HR, 83 Avan Nu Po Rd, SF, NM 87508; OR • FAX: (505) 424-0505 • Native Preference applies. Please send CIB/Tribal Enrollment if claiming preference. • COMPENSATION: $ 15.75/hour - $16.50/hour and IAIA offers excellent benefits. • DEADLINE: Friday, February 21, 2014

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2006 BUICK LACROSSE. Squeaky clean! 100,349 miles, locally owned, new tires. $7,599. This deal wont last long! Schedule a test drive today.

2009 LAND ROVER LR3 HSE SUV. 77,640 miles. One owner, navigation, heated seats. LR3, the best all around 4X4! $27,995. 505-474-0888.

2006 BOBCAT S220. Excellent condition! Includes bucket & brand new set of 48" forks. $19,999 OBO. John, 808-346-3635

BMW 320I x Drive Sedan 2014 $36,000. 6,700 miles. All Wheel Drive. Heated, power front seats, Hands-free Bluetooth, USB and more! Transferable 4 year, 50,000 mile warranty. 505920-6634


WORKOUT, RUNNING BRACELET found Tuesday afternoon 1/28, near Yucca & Rodeo. Call to describe 505577-8727.

LOST: UNIQUE WALKING STICK with mermaid brass head. Smith’s Supermarket (Pacheco location), Tuesday, 1/28. G E N E R OUS REWARD! CALL: 505-795-7630.


PLEASE HELP US FIND BAKER. White, 100 pounds, curly tail, golden eyes, pink nose. Very Friendly. microchipped. REWARD!!! 830-560-6212 or 505-699-3400.

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2011 CADILLAC CTS COUPE. Gorgeous car! Premium model. One owner, immaculate condition. 14,032 miles. $30,999. Schedule a test drive today.

Sweet CarFax certified one owner, 75k miles. Gorgeous Nimbus grey metallic with ebony black leather, accident free, smoke free, all wheel drive. 3 month/3000 mile warranty included!! $19,995. Call 877-2322815.


2012 Infiniti M37x AWD - Just traded! Gorgeous and loaded, good miles, navigation & technology packages, local one owner, clean CarFax $34,281. Call 505-216-3800. 2010 BMW 535Xi AWD. Recent trade-in, factory CERTIFIED with warranty & maintenance until 3/2016, fully loaded, clean CarFax $24,432. Call 505-216-3800.

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2010 Audi Q7 3.6L quattro - Another pristine Lexus trade-in! Only 39k miles, AWD, well-equipped with panoramic roof, new tires, clean CarFax, significantly undervalued at $33,212. Call 505-2163800.

2004 PACIFICA. Meticulously maintained, all records, always garaged. AWD, loaded, everything works. 127,000 miles. Clean CarFax. Reliable commuter. $6,900. 505-603-8079

4X4s 208 DELGADO STREET Office Furniture, Equipment, Desks, Hutches, File Cabinets, Drawers, Sinks, Industrial Sinks, Doors, Shades, Shelves, Lights. Friday, Jan 31st (12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM) *Saturday, Feb 1st (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM) *Sunday, Feb 2nd (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

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Antique Furniture , Jewelry, Rugs, Clothes, Boots, Lamps, Home Accessories and MORE 20% OFF STOREWIDE . This Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 5:30. 905 Cerrillos Road. 505-428-0082. We accept all Major Credit Cards.

Local Owner, Carfax, 76,569 Miles, Garaged, Non-Smoker, manuals, XKeys, Service Records, All Wheel Drive, Moonroof, Pristine, Soooo Perfect $15,950. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

2010 BMW 335Xi - Another Lexus trade! Low miles, AWD, completely loaded with Navigation, still under warranty! clean CarFax $27,932 Call 505-216-3800.

Two Owner, Local, Carfax, Vehicle Brought up To Date With Services, Drive Ready, Most Options, Transport Crew Truck, Affordable $12,450. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

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REWARD FOR THE RETURN OR INFORMATION pertaining to 1 black plastic garbage bag that contained literary writings, some clothing, left off the Dale Ball Trail between 1/2013 5/2013. Bruce Becker, 505-670-1682. Jeremiah Camp.


2011 Land Rover LR2. Climate Comfort Package, Bluetooth, and Sirius Radio. 37,626 miles. New Brake Pads, and New Wipers. One Owner! $26,995. 505-474-0888.

2004 BMW X3 AWD

Sweet Beemer at an affordable price!! 91k miles. Luxury all wheel drive, leather, power seats with memory, moonroof, CD and more. No accidents, clean CarFax. Price includes 3 month, 3000 mile warranty. $11,950. Call 877-232-2815.

2011 Subaru Outback

Sweet one owner Subie. Power seat, windows, locks. 62k miles. CarFax. 3 month, 3,000 mile warranty included, compare prices! $16,995. Call 877-232-2815.

2001 ISUZU VEHICROSS. Unique Specilaty Car. Great condition. Ricarro leather seats. Loaded. Only 60,200 miles. $10,500. 505-670-6662


Another One Owner, Local, Carfax, 29,537 Miles, Automatic, Garaged, Non-Smoker, Every Service Record, X-keys, Manuals, Extended Warranty, Every Option, Pristine, Sooo Intoxicating Beautiful. $31,950. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

»cars & trucks« 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. 3 piece Hardtop, Automatic Transmission. 15,077 miles. Excellent Condition! One Owner! $29,995. 505-474-0888.

VIEW VEHICLE Paul 505-983-4945 2012 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4x4, rare TRD Rock Warrior, new BFG A/T tires, good miles, 1 owner clean CarFax, HOT! $30,981. Call 505-216-3800.

2010 Land Rover LR2 HSE SUV. 21,627 miles, Climate Comfort Package, Bluetooth, Sirius Radio. One Owner! The BEST 4X4 BY FAR! $25,995. 505-474-0888.

2010 HONDA Civic Hybrid - Another pristine Lexus trade-in! Just 39k miles, leather, 45+ mpg, clean CarFax $15,741. Call 505-216-3800.


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2010 TOYOTA Tacoma Crew Cab SR5 4x4. Another 1 owner Lexus trade! Only 25k miles, NEW tires & NEW battery, clean CarFax $26,891. Call 505-216-3800.

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1995 MITSUBISHI Montero. 2nd owner, great SUV with new computer and fuel pump. 264,000 miles. $2,300 OBO. Please call 505-231-4481.

2005.5 AUDI A4 3.2 QUATRO. 63k miles. One owner. Always garaged. No accidents. Leather seats, navigation, cold-weather package, sports package, Bose stereo, Xenon headlights. $13,250. 505-577-5342 1998 HONDA CRV, manual transmission. 212,000 miles, runs good, all service records. New brakes, tires, and radiator. Please call 505-9834863.

2009 TOYOTA COROLLA. New front brakes, tires, and battery. Local trade. 96,868 miles. $11,999. Schedule a test drive today.

Top of the line HSE V8. Excellent black exterior, luxurious wood and tan leather, 7 passenger seating, 96k miles, service history, Carfax, Free Warranty. $21,995. Call 877-232-2815.

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Another One Owner, Carfax, 51,051 Miles. Garaged, Non-smoker, Manuals, X-Keys, Service Records. Drive All Season, Pristine, Soooo Beautiful $14,250. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

2011 Toyota RAV4 - Just 27k miles! 4 cyl, 4WD, recently serviced with new tires AND brakes, 1 owner clean CarFax, pristine! $18,821. Call 505-216-3800.

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2011 Lexus CT200h - Recent Lexus trade! Factory Certified with 100k mile warranty, hybrid 42+ mpg, 1 owner clean CarFax, forget Prius for $23,841. Call 505-216-3800.



Local Owner, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, X-Keys, Manuals, Every Service Record, Moonroof, Navigation, Loaded, Affordable Luxury, Pristine, Sooo Manageable, $11,950. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

2010 Toyota Prius II - Merely 20k miles! 1 owner clean CarFax, excellent condition and 50+ mpg $17,493. Call 505-216-3800.



2008 GMC SIERRA 1500 4WD Crew Cab. Great work truck! Power everything! 121,758 miles $20,999. Schedule a test drive today.

2004 PONTIAC AZTEK. A perfect mix of sport utility and a sedan. 67,298 miles. Unique look. Big attention getter! $8,995. Call 505982-1957.



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2011 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion - Just 27k miles! AWD, new tires, 1 owner clean CarFax, turbocharged, truly immaculate! $19,971. Call 505-216-3800.

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2012 Honda Odyssey EX-L - Recent Lexus trade-in! Just 22k miles, new tires, leather, navigation, one owner clean CarFax, super nice! $28,472. Call 505-2163800.


2010 Toyota Venza - Rare V6 AWD and fully loaded with leather and panoramic roof, low miles, clean CarFax $23,871. Call 505-216-3800.

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Another One Owner, Carfax, 80,014 Miles, Garaged, Non-Smoker, Service Records, New Tires, Chrome Wheels, Moon-Roof, Loaded. Pristine. Soooo Beautiful, $16,250. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!


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Support Santa Fe Animal Shelter 2003 PORSCHE Cayenne S - WOW! merely 51k miles, recent local trade, AWD, loaded, perfectly maintained, clean CarFax $16,841. Call 505-216-3800.

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ - Recent trade-in, loaded, leather, buckets, moonroof, DVD, new tires & brakes, super clean! $17,851. Call 505-216-3800.

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2014 Pet Calendar for $5! 2009 Toyota Corolla LE. Only 53k miles! Another 1 owner clean CarFax trade-in! Super nice, fully serviced $11,942. Call 505-216-3800.


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Absolutely cherry, 87k miles. Loaded, heated seats, moonroof, 6 CD changer, spotless inside and out. Clean title, no accidents, includes 3 month, 3,000 mile warranty. Sweet price only $11,900. Call 877232-2815.

Another One Owner, Carfax, Records, Garaged, Non-Smoker, XKeys, 14,710 Miles, City 53, Highway 46, Navigation, Remaining Factory Warranty. $18,950. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICE! VIEW VEHICLE Paul 505-983-4945

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2010 FORD EXPLORER 4WD Eddie Bauer Edition. Only 44,944 miles! Clean, third row seating. $23,999. Schedule a test drive today.

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL AWD Turbo. Navigation, panoramic roof, NICE, clean CarFax. $15,932. Call 505-216-3800.

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Another One Owner, Carfax, 84,000 Miles, Garaged, NonSmoker, Service Records, New Tires, Manuals, Third Row Seat,Moon-Roof, Loaded. Pristine, Soooo Beautiful. $20,750. WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!

2013 SUBARU Impreza Limited Sport - REALLY, why would you buy new? Just 5k miles, heated leather, original MSRP $25k, clean CarFax. $21,871. Call 505-216-3800.

2012 Toyota RAV4, V6 engine, 28k miles, sunroof, extra wheels & snow tires. $21,900. Call 505-6998339.


2004 Volvo XC90 - Another Lexus trade-in! Locally owned, low miles, obviously well maintained, rear DVD & well equipped, clean CarFax $9,871. Call 505-216-3800.

VIEW VEHICLE Paul 505-983-4945

PICKUP TRUCKS FORD F250 1995 230,000 mi, 4WD, extra gas tank, tool box, snowplow, NEW clutch, bed liner, $3800 cash 505-995-8830.

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