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Couple maintain they did not violate law when they refused to photograph same-sex commitment ceremony By Robert Barnes
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WASHINGTON — Arizona recently showed the rest of the nation how difficult it can be to balance the religious rights of some with the guarantees all have to be treated equally and protected from discrimination. The Supreme Court will decide this month whether that is an effort it is ready to undertake. The case awaiting the justices’ action is one that is inevitably cited when legislators say new laws are needed to protect those who say their religious beliefs would be offended by having to “endorse” same-sex marriage. It involves a New Mexico couple, Elaine and Jonathan Huguenin, whose company, Elane Photography, refused to be the official photographer for the 2007 commitment ceremony of a gay couple, Vanessa Willock and Misti Collinsworth. The Huguenins, asking the Supreme Court to reverse a lower-court decision, say they would “gladly serve gays and lesbians” — taking portraits, for instance — but do not want to photograph marriage or commitment ceremonies. That would “require them to create expression conveying messages that conflict with their religious beliefs.” The state human rights commission found that the Huguenins violated the state’s public accommodations law, the New Mexico Human Rights Act, and the New Mexico Supreme Court unanimously upheld the decision. “When Elane Photography refused to photograph a samesex commitment ceremony, it violated the NMHRA in the same way as if it had refused to photograph a wedding
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District 2 council candidate Mary Bonney bashed opponents Joseph Maestas and Rad Acton in a mailer that was sent out to voters over the weekend.
Events to honor once-blacklisted New Mexico film
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A The mailer included a list of virtues women bring to elected office, punctuated by a quote attributed to ‘Margret’ (sic) Thatcher: ‘If you want something said ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.’
SFCC will screen ‘Salt of the Earth’ to commemorate 60th anniversary By Russell Contreras The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE — A 1954 movie about a real-life miners’ strike that was blacklisted during the Red Scare is being celebrated in New Mexico as the 60th anniversary of the film approaches. Salt of the Earth was blacklisted in the U.S. during Cold War retribution against communist filmmakers and gained an underground following more than a decade later when it was finally shown. The story was told through the eyes of a female character named Esperanza as Mexican American miners barred by federal law from striking against a zinc company were replaced on the picket lines by their wives.
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Laissez les bons temps rouler with the Chiles Dixie Jazz Band, 4-6 p.m., the Hillstompers Brass Band, 6:30 p.m., and juke-joint honky-tonk and biker-bar-rock band Broomdust Caravan, 8 p.m. No cover before 8 p.m., $5 cover after, 319 S. Guadalupe St., 982-2565. More events in Calendar, A-2 and Fridays in Pasatiempo
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A couple of privately financed City Council candidates in District 2 spent the final days before Santa Fe’s municipal election — and portions of their modest campaign war chests — battering opponents with attack ads, including one that claims women elected to office “are more honorable and ethical” than men. Meanwhile, a final pre-election round of required campaign finance reports filed with the City Clerk’s Office reflected an additional
$7,745 in spending by the independent expenditure nonprofit Working America in support of mayoral candidate Javier Gonzales. The money was spent to bring paid canvassers from Albuquerque to Santa Fe, including the cost of rental vans and gasoline. Voters in the southeast-side District 2 received mailers over the weekend with the headline “Bad boys” splashed in red across the top. These were sent out by council candidate Mary Bonney, the only woman in a race that also includes Joseph Maestas, Rad Acton, Joe Arellano and Jeff Green.
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fter months of local election campaigns, news coverage and candidate forums, Santa Fe voters will get their say Tuesday as to who will serve as the city’s mayor for the next four years. The municipal ballot also includes contested races in three of the city’s four City Council districts and nine proposed charter amendments, including whether the part-time mayor’s position should become a full-time position with broad new powers starting in March 2018. The City Clerk’s Office will staff 33 polling places across the city from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The city Transportation Department is offering free rides on Santa Fe Trails buses and the Santa Fe Ride service to help get voters to the polls.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Hamid Karzai was in the midst of negotiating a security agreement with the United States when he met a 4-year-old girl who had lost half her face in an American airstrike. Five months later, the Afghan president’s eyes welled with tears as he described visit-
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ing the disfigured little girl at a hospital. He took long pauses between words. Sitting behind his desk Saturday night, the man who has projected a defiant image toward the West suddenly looked frail. “That day, I wished she were dead, so she could be buried with her parents and brothers and sisters” — 14 of whom had been killed in the attack — he said. In an unusually emotional interview, the
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WASHINGTON — Americans spent more in January, but the increase came from a surge in spending on heating bills during the harsh winter. Spending in areas such as autos and clothing declined. Spending rose 0.4 percent in January after a 0.1 percent gain in December the Commerce Department said Monday. The December figure was revised down from a 0.4 percent increase. Income grew 0.3 percent in January after no increase in December. The overall spending increase in January reflected a 0.8 percent jump in spending on services, the effect of higher heating bills. It was the biggest increase in spending on services since October 2001. Spending on durable goods such as autos fell 0.3 percent. And spending on nondurable goods, which covers things like clothing and food, dropped 0.7 percent. “Spending looks great but is not,” said Ian Shepherdson, who noted the jump in temporary weather-related energy demand. Without an 11.3 percent jump in spending on utility bills, Shepherdson said consumer spending would have been close to flat. Consumer spending is closely watched because it drives 70 percent of economic activity. Once warmer weather arrives, many analysts expect a burst of spending caused by pent-up demand from consumers who put off spending.
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11 die in Islamabad during terror attack ISLAMABAD — Gunmen stormed Pakistan’s main court complex in Islamabad on Monday, cutting down fleeing lawyers before blowing themselves up in a rampage that killed 11 people. It was the worst terror attack in years in the capital, which has largely been spared the violence raging in many parts of the country. The bloodshed undermined the government’s efforts to negotiate a peace deal with the main militant group, the Pakistani Taliban, just days after the organization announced a one-month cease-fire for the talks. The Pakistani Taliban denied responsibility for the attack. But the violence underscored the difficulty of negotiations when numerous militant groups are operating in Pakistan. And it raised questions of whether the Taliban can control some of their factions that may oppose talks. The attack stunned the capital, a normally quiet city of wide, treelined boulevards that is home to diplomats, generals, aid workers and government officials. It was the
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deadliest attack in Islamabad since a 2008 truck bombing at the Marriott Hotel killed 54 people. In an assault that lasted roughly 20 minutes, gunmen swarmed through the narrow alleys between the complex’s buildings, hurling grenades and firing automatic weapons wildly, witnesses said. Gunmen broke through a door to one judge’s chambers and shot him to death, while other victims were mowed down in the cafeteria. In the confusion afterward, it was unclear how many attackers were involved and whether any escaped.
High court ponders death penalty, IQ WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared likely Monday to say that states can’t rely on intelligence test scores alone in borderline cases to determine that a death row inmate is mentally able and thus eligible to be executed. The justices heard arguments on a snowy morning in a challenge from a Florida inmate who says there is ample evidence to show that he is mentally disabled and protected from being put to death, even though most of his IQ scores have topped 70. That score is the widely accepted as a marker of mental disability, but medical professionals say that test results have a margin of error and in any case are just one factor in determining mental disability. The decisive vote appears to belong to Justice Anthony Kennedy and he repeatedly questioned the state’s argument for a rigid cutoff. “Your rule prevents us from getting a better understanding of whether the IQ score is accurate or not,” Kennedy said. The case centers on how authorities determine who is eligible to be put to death, 12 years after the justices prohibited the execution of the mentally disabled. The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that the state law regarding executions and mental disability has no wiggle room if an inmate tests above 70.
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Inmate Freddie Lee Hall, convicted of killing a 21-year-old pregnant woman in 1978, has scored above 70 on most of the IQ tests he has taken since 1968 but other evidence indicates he is mentally disabled. Hall, 68, has been on death row for 35 years and that he did not raise a claim of mental disability for the first 10 years of his time in prison.
Next of kin notified in fighter jet crash FALLON, Nev. — Next of kin have been notified of the death of a U.S. military pilot killed in a fighter jet crash during a Nevada training exercise, but the victim’s name is being withheld pending a formal announcement by the pilot’s parent command. Naval Air Force spokeswoman Lt. Reagan Lauritzen confirmed Monday that officials reached the family of the pilot who crashed Saturday on a training range east of Naval Air Station Fallon. Lauritzen says the F/A-18C was a Marine jet on loan to the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, not one of the Navy’s Hornets as initially reported.
Snow, frigid temps extend into March WASHINGTON — On the latest snow day in a winter full of them, residents of parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast were coping with several inches of snow on top of a layer of slush. Temperatures were expected to dip into the single digits along the Eastern Seaboard on Monday night. That doesn’t usually happen after March 1. If the forecast holds, it would be only the third single-digit day after March 1 in the recorded history of the nation’s capital — and the previous two were in 1872 and 1873, according to the National Weather Service. The Associated Press
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A freshwater channel that separates Michigan’s upper and lower peninsulas is a premier Midwestern tourist attraction and a photographer’s delight, offering spectacular vistas of two Great Lakes, several islands and one of the world’s longest suspension bridges. But nowadays the Straits of Mackinac is drawing attention for something that is out of sight and usually out of mind, and which some consider a symbol of the dangers lurking in the nation’s sprawling web of buried oil and natural gas pipelines. Stretched across the bottom of the waterway at depths reaching 270 feet are two 20-inch pipes that carry nearly 23 million gallons of crude oil daily. They are part of the 1,900-mile Lakehead network, which originates in North Dakota near the Canadian border. A segment known as Line 5 slices through northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula before ducking beneath the Straits of Mackinac and winding up in Sarnia, Ontario. The pipes were laid in 1953. They’ve never leaked, according to the system’s owner, Enbridge Energy Partners LP, which says the lines are in good shape and pose no threat. But a growing chorus of activists and members of Congress is demanding closer scrutiny as stepped-up production in North Dakota’s Bakken region and Canada’s Alberta tar sands boosts the amount of oil coursing through pipelines crossing the nation’s heartland.
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Tuesday, March 4 A SANTA FE HISTORY: An illustrated talk by archaeologist Cordelia Thomas Snow, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 113 Lincoln Ave. BIENVENIDOS MEETING: At 11:45 a.m. at the Santa Fe School of Cooking, 125 N. Guadalupe St., Bienvenidos, the volunteer division of the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, will hold its monthly luncheon meeting. Featured this month will be cooking lessons and a meal prepared by the staff of the school. For more information, call Marilyn O’Brien at 989-1701. DIGEST THIS: SPIRITS & POETRY: A talk by distiller Colin Keegan followed by poet Hakim Bellamy reading from his collections, 6 p.m., 1606 Paseo de Peralta. PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY OF SANTA FE: At 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, corner of Paseo de Peralta and Halona Street, the Photographic Society meets to view images and exchange information, Guests are welcome. For more information, call Bill at 466-2976 MALENA MORLING: The author reads from and signs copies of The Star by My Head at Collected Works Bookstore, 6 p.m., 202 Galisteo St.
NIGHTLIFE Tuesday, March 4 ¡CHISPA! AT EL MESÓN: Argentine Tango Milonga, 7:30 p.m., 213 Washington Ave. INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCES: Weekly on Tuesdays, dance 8 p.m., lessons 7 p.m., 1125 Cerrillos Rd. LA FIESTA LOUNGE AT LA FONDA: Soulstatic, funk and R & B, 7:30 p.m., 100 E. San Francisco St.
CHICAGO — Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found. People who abuse the most frequently often doctor-shop; more than 1 in 4 who used these drugs almost daily said they had been prescribed by one or more physicians. Almost as many said they got them for free from friends or relatives; only 15 percent of the most frequent abusers said they bought the drugs from dealers or other strangers. Those abusers “are probably using at much greater volumes and simply asking a friend for a pill now and then is not going to be sufficient,” said Dr. Leonard Paulozzi, a researcher at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the study, two-thirds of abusers said they used the drugs infrequently and well over half of these users said they got them free from friends or relatives. Paulozzi and CDC colleagues analyzed four years of nationwide health surveys on nonmedical use of pain relievers including oxycodone and hydrocodone. These include the brand-name pills OxyContin and Vicodin, in a family of drugs called opioids — chemically similar to opium. The study was published online Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Paulozzi said overall prevalence of nonmedical use of prescription opioid painkillers has held steady in recent years, at about 12 million, or 1 in 20 people aged 12 and older. But previous CDC data show overdose deaths involving these drugs more than tripled from 1999 to 2010, with more than 16,000 deaths that year. Overdose deaths that involved heroin and cocaine totaled less than 8,000, and deaths that involved often-abused prescription drugs that include anti-anxiety medication totaled about 6,500. A separate study in the same journal presents Tennessee — among states hardest hit by prescription drug abuse — as a snapshot of the problem. From 2007 through 2011, one-third of Tennessee’s population filled an opioid prescription each year, the study found. Nearly 8 percent had used more than four prescribers and these abusers were more than six times more likely to have fatal overdoses. The larger nationwide study included data from annual government health surveys for 2008-11 that included questions about use of these powerful painkillers. cate whether friends and relatives who offered free drugs shared their own prescriptions or had obtained the medication in some other way. The new data suggest a need to strengthen messages to doctors to be on the watch for signs of prescription misuse, Paulozzi said.
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VOLUNTEER VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: On April 26 and April 27, there will be an AERC 2-Day Endurance Ride in the Caja del Rio area of the Santa Fe National Forest to support Listening Horse Therapeutic Riding, a nonprofit organization in Santa Fe. Each day will offer a 50-mile, 25-mile and introductory ride. A variety of volunteer assignments also will be available for which previous horse experience is not necessary. Volunteer to support this therapeutic riding program that assists active military, veterans and their families, and anyone facing special challenges. For more information visit: www.ridecaja2014.weebly. com , send an email to or contact: laurie@ listeninghorse.org or call 670-3577. DOG WALKERS WANTED: The Santa Fe animal shelter needs volunteer dog walkers for all shifts, but especially the Coffee & Canines morning shift from 7 to 9 a.m. For more information, send email to email@example.com or call Katherine at 983-4309, ext. 128. FOOD FOR SANTA FE: A nonprofit, tax-exempt, all volunteer organization
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Nerves frayed as alleged deadline for Ukraine to capitulate comes, goes By William Booth and Will Englund The Washington Post
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — The embattled government in Kiev said Monday night that Russian forces had dramatically escalated the standoff between the two nations by giving Ukraine’s army and navy in Crimea a blunt ultimatum: Pledge allegiance to the region’s new pro-Russia leadership or be forced by Russia to submit. A spokesman for the Russian Black Sea Fleet, which is berthed in the Crimean port of Sevastopol, denied that a threat had been made, and the Russian Defense Ministry called the accusation “utter nonsense.” But as Russian troops and warships surrounded Ukrainian security installations throughout the autonomous Crimean Peninsula, it was clear that Ukrainian forces believed they faced an imminent threat even though no shot had been fired. A Ukrainian Defense Ministry official alleged that Russia’s Black Sea Fleet
commander had set a deadline of 5 a.m. Tuesday — 10 p.m. Monday Eastern time — for Ukrainian forces to capitulate, according to the Interfax-Ukrainian news agency. There were no immediate reports of activity after the deadline passed. The stepped-up Russian troop movements came two days after Russia’s parliament approved the use of force to protect the country’s citizens and military sites in Crimea, a region with deep ties to Russia. The actions on Monday triggered a cascade of condemnation from European and American officials, who vowed that Russia would face consequences if it did not pull back its soldiers. President Barack Obama said Moscow was “on the wrong side of history,” and threatened “a whole series of steps — economic, diplomatic” — to isolate Russia and “have a negative impact on its economy and its standing in the world.” Here in the deep-water harbor at Sevastopol, a Ukrainian naval command ship was confronted Monday evening by four tugboats flying Russian colors and was boxed in by a Russian minesweeper. Other Russian warships appeared at the mouth of the harbor to block an escape to the sea. A nearby Ukrainian naval sta-
tion flew a Russian flag. As the anxious wives of officers on the Ukrainian ship watched from shore, its crew rushed about in what appeared to be an attempt to repel boarders. The sailors — who carried side arms and military assault rifles — fixed mattresses to the railings, uncoiled fire hoses and brought firefighting equipment on deck. On Monday night, the Russian Black Sea Fleet ordered the crew members to lay down their arms and leave the ships, according to the UNIAN news agency, quoting a Ukrainian military source. Ukrainian officials expressed fears that the tensions could lead to violence overnight, which could give Russia reason to justify military action. “Provocations with killing of three to four Russian soldiers are planned on the territory of Crimea tonight,” said Deputy Interior Minister Mykola Velichkovych, the ministry’s press service reported. Speaking to the Russians, Velichkovych said: “We call on you to come to your senses. We call on you to stop.” Ukraine’s acting president, Oleksandr Turchynov, said Monday that he had been in communication with Ukraine’s military commanders in Crimea and that they assured him they would not yield to the Russians, according to the UNN news agency of Ukraine.
Western diplomats pressed Russia to pull back. In an interview with the BBC, British Foreign Secretary William Hague, who was in Kiev, said the Russian intervention in Crimea has produced “a very tense and dangerous situation” that amounts to Europe’s “biggest crisis” in the 21st century. “The world cannot just allow this to happen,” said Hague, whose American counterpart, Secretary of State John Kerry, was due in Kiev on Tuesday. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the European Union would have an emergency summit Thursday and take action against Russia if it has not sent troops back to their barracks in Crimea by then. But the Western threats appeared to have made little impact on Russia by Monday night. Russian forces, already in control of much of Crimea, took possession of a ferry terminal in Kerch, in the eastern part of the peninsula just across a strait from Russian territory, according to reports from the area. The terminal serves as a departure point for many ships headed to Russia and could be used to send more Russian troops into Crimea. Ukrainian news media reported
that a representative of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet also called on members of Ukraine’s Aviation Brigade at an air base in Belbek to denounce the Ukrainian government’s authority and swear allegiance to the new Crimean government. By nightfall, the Ukrainian aviators were still on their base. In the capital, Ukraine’s interim prime minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, urged the West to provide political and economic support as the Kiev stock market dropped a record 12 percent and the Ukrainian hryvnia fell to new lows against the dollar and euro. The crisis also caused the Moscow market to fall 10 percent and the Russian ruble to dive. Yatsenyuk stressed that Crimea remained part of Ukraine, but he conceded that there were “for today, no military options on the table.” Obama administration officials said Russia now has 6,000 troops in Crimea. Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations said Monday that 16,000 additional Russian troops had been deployed to Crimea in the past six days. Military experts estimate that the size of the Ukrainian military in Crimea is about 30,000, but many of those are support staff.
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WASHINGTON — The United States prepared Monday to impose sanctions on high-level Russian officials involved in the military occupation of Crimea, as the escalating crisis in Ukraine sparked turmoil in global markets, pounding the Russian ruble and driving up energy prices. The Obama administration suspended military ties to Russia, including exercises, port visits and planning meetings, just a day after calling off trade talks. If Moscow does not reverse course, officials said they will ban visas and freeze assets of select Russian officials in the chain of command as well as target state-run financial institutions. Congressional leaders signaled that they would follow with sanctions of their own, plus quickly approve economic aid for the fragile new pro-Western government in Ukraine and follow with sanctions of their own. The besieged Kiev government said Monday that the Russians had deployed 16,000 troops in the region over the past week and had demanded that Ukrainian forces there surrender within hours or face armed assault. While Russia denied it had issued ultimatums, it was clearly moving to strengthen its grip on Crimea, the largely Russian-speaking peninsula in southern Ukraine where Moscow has long maintained a military base. In response to the Russian moves, European leaders have indicated Monday that they would go along with limited action like suspending unrelated talks with Moscow and halting arms sales, but they have resisted more sweeping efforts to curb
commercial activity and investment in Russia. German officials emphasized the need for diplomacy, while Dutch diplomats ruled out sanctions for now. A British government document photographed by a journalist said the government of Prime Minister David Cameron would not support trade sanctions or block Russian money from the British market. Without European backing, U.S. officials worry that economic sanctions might not carry enough bite to persuade President Vladimir Putin to reverse course in Ukraine. By itself, the United States is not even among Russia’s top 10 trading partners, with no more than $40 billion in exports and imports exchanged between the two each year. By contrast, Europe does about $340 billion in business with Russia, giving it far more potential clout, but also exposing it to far more potential risk. “It’s particularly important for the U.S. to bring Europe along,” said Julianne Smith, a former national security aide to Vice President Joe Biden. “To the extent the United States tries to put economic pressure on Russian industry, they won’t feel the impact as much as they would if we had Europe standing with us. That’s easier said than done.” Even without taking action, Western officials hoped the immediate and unscripted reaction of world markets would give Moscow pause. Russia’s benchmark stock index dropped 9.4 percent and the ruble fell to a record low against the dollar. The Russian central bank took the extraordinary step of raising interest rates by 1.5 percentage points, spending an estimated $20 billion to support the currency.
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In his first public comments on the confrontation in three days, President Barack Obama said Monday that he was focused on assembling an economic aid package to shore up the Ukrainian government and asked that Congress make it “the first order of business,” drawing quick endorsements on Capitol Hill. “What we are also indicating to the Russians,” Obama added, “is that if, in fact, they continue on the current trajectory that they’re on, that we are examining a whole series of steps — economic, diplomatic — that will isolate Russia and will have a negative impact on Russia’s economy and its standing in the world. It is likely that we will
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I want to take this opportunity to share with you my concerns regarding the mayoral race and the conduct by one of my opponents. All three of us – Javier, Patti and myself – agreed to finance our campaigns under the city’s Public Financing process whereby there is a “level playing field” for the candidates using this approach. Unfortunately, special interest PAC’s have decided to get involved in this election. By doing so, they have violated the spirit and intent of the Public Financing process. These PAC’s have tainted the process and their candidate, putting both Patti and myself at a great disadvantage. One would think that the PAC’s would cease and desist as requested by their candidate, but they continue to pour money into the election by financing direct mail communications, polling, paid staff, etc. I am of the opinion that Santa Feans oppose this blatant circumvention of what was supposed to ensure a fair and honest election process. Apparently, the PAC’s and their candidate believe that the end justifies the means. I am proud to tell you that I have not had any ethics complaints either during this campaign nor when I served as your Magistrate Judge. Instead of attending the various forums, I have taken my campaign directly to the people. My message to you is simple: BACK TO BASICS! I have published in this newspaper (every Sunday) the various initiatives I hope to implement if I am elected as your Mayor. They include: • • • • • • • •
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Continued from Page A-1 Bonney bashed Maestas and Acton in the literature, which included a bullet-pointed list of virtues women bring to elected office, punctuated by a quote attributed to “Margret” (sic) Thatcher: “If you want something said ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” It emphasized what it says was a scathing financial audit and environmental violations involving Española city government during Maestas’ tenure as mayor there, and it claimed he has a history of campaign finance violations, including one complaint that was upheld in the current election. Maestas was attacked for the same things on a website — www.joseph maestas.com — launched by opponent Green. Maestas said he inherited Española’s financial and environmental woes and that he tried to fix them. He said the vitriolic reactions of his opponents signal that they’re worried because he’s a front-runner in the race. “I think these are just some final acts of desperation through these false attacks that have no place in Santa Fe politics,” Maestas said. “This is the nature of politics, but never did I imagine that it would devolve so badly into these baseless attacks.” In her mailer, Bonney, a Canyon Road art gallery owner, painted Acton, an architect, as an elitist and criticized his opposition to construction of a tall gymnasium at Atalaya Elementary School, which ultimately was redesigned in response to neighborhood complaints. “He said NO to the public schools and YES to a few wealthy neighbors who complained,” the campaign literature said. Acton said in an email that Bonney’s strategy “represents a dangerous propensity for negative hyperbole in someone purporting to be fit for public service.” Bonney said she owed it to voters to inform them about her opponents. “With our last mailer to voters, we decided that if we didn’t share these facts about Joseph Maestas and Rad Acton, we would be doing a disservice to the thoughtful people that take the time to vote on Election Day,” Bonney wrote in an email to The New Mexican. Besides Bonney’s criticisms of Maestas and Acton, the mailer touted reasons to elect women instead of men to public office. It said women “are more responsive to constituents,” “more focused on cooperation, less on hierarchy” and “are committed to improving the future for children.” On Monday, the city clerk released the final campaign finance reports before Tuesday’s election, spanning the period from Feb. 25 through Sunday. Bonney did not qualify for public financing. She has supplied nearly $2,500 of the approximately $6,400 raised by her campaign. She spent $2,200 on the fliers attacking her opponents. Green, who also failed to qualify for public campaign financing, reported paying himself $27.15 to reimburse expenses associated with his website attacking Maestas. Website registration records show it was purchased in September. Green says he delayed reporting the expenditure because he only recently activated the website. His campaign has raised a total of $462. In the mayor’s race, the labor-centric political action committee Santa Fe Working Families has pumped $30,000 into supporting Gonzales, who is using public funds for his own campaign and disavows any connection with outside groups, including another entity called Working America, which has invested $27,810 in support of him. The Progressive Santa Fe PAC has spent $3,257 to back Gonzales. Walt Borton, campaign manager for mayoral candidate Patti Bushee, said the outside money behind Gonzales bucks the spirit of public financing, which Santa Fe adopted to keep big-money interests out of local politics. “I’ve asked them to step down and not be a part of this campaign,” Gonzales said, referring to the outside money groups supporting him. “They are speaking to their constituencies. They don’t speak for me.” Gonzales said he supports publicly financed local elec-
tions so candidates can spend more time with voters than with donors, and he vowed that if he is elected mayor he would push for disincentives aimed at curbing outside spending “to create a more equal playing field for all candidates.” Gonzales and his opponents, City Councilors Bushee and Bill Dimas, all qualified for public financing and had $60,000 each to spend on their campaigns. Gonzales has reported spending $57,677, Bushee $56,454 and Dimas $53,051. Campaigns have two weeks after the election to disclose any spending that hasn’t been reported to date. Contact Patrick Malone at 986-3017 or pmalone@ sfnewmexican.com. Follow him on Twitter @pmalonenm.
incumbent Ron Trujillo is running unopposed. And once the campaigning is over, the city’s Environmental Services Division is encouraging the recycling of political signs, which by ordinance are supposed to be removed within five days of the election. Containers marked for recycling political signs will be available at four drop-off locations: Fire Station No. 1, 200 Murales Road; Franklin E. Miles Park, Camino Carlos Rey and Siringo Road; Ragel Park, Zia Road and Yucca Street; and the Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 Rodeo Road. The division Election Judge Ed Heighway sorts through voting materials asks that recyclers remove for his polling station at the Elks Lodge, 1615 Old Pecos Trail, wooden material from the elecon Monday. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN tion signs.
Voters unsure of their precinct or where to go to vote may call the City Clerk’s Office at 955-6326, 955-6519, 955-6520 or 955-6521. Voters have three choices in the race for mayor: Patti Bushee, a small-business owner and the city’s longest-serving city councilor; Bill Dimas, a city councilor who is a former police officer and county magistrate; and Javier Gonzales, a former county commissioner and state Democratic Party chairman. In the race for council in the north-side District 1, Signe Lindell is squaring off against Michael Segura. Five candidates — Rad Acton, Joe Arellano, Mary Bonney, Jeff Green and Joseph MaeIn the southwest-side District chael Dominguez is being chalstas — are vying for the District 3, which added thousands of lenged by Marie Campos and 2 seat on the city’s southeast new potential voters in a recent Angelo Jaramillo. In the south-side District 4, annexation, incumbent Carmiside.
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Tobias Wolff, a University of Pennsylvania law professor representing Willock, points out in his brief that the Huguenins acknowledge that courts are not split on the questions they raise, normally a prerequisite for Supreme Court action. He said the issue is a simple one: “Whatever service you provide, you must not discriminate against customers when you engage in public commerce.” Of course Elaine Huguenin is creative; otherwise, she wouldn’t be able to charge a fee for her service. But when a company sells its goods to the public, “it is not a private actor engaged in the expression of its own message,” Wolff writes. “Customers do not pay for the privilege of facilitating the company’s message. Customers pay to have their own event memorialized.” The New Mexico Supreme Court agreed. It said the Huguenins could take any pictures they liked and offer them for sale. But once the company put itself out for hire, it could not discriminate in deciding which customers it would serve. Lorence said recent attempts by Arizona and other states to shield religious objectors have drawn more attention to
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Afghan forces toll tops 13,000 By Rod Nordland The New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — More than 13,000 Afghan soldiers and police officers have been killed during the war here, far more than previously known, according to Afghan government statistics. A statement released late Sunday by President Hamid Karzai’s cabinet, the Council of Ministers, put the total number of Afghan security forces killed during the past 13 years at 13,729, with another 16,511 Afghan soldiers and police officers wounded. Previously, Afghan ministries in charge of police officers and soldiers had released incomplete information on death tolls, and in the past year had stopped doing so entirely. Known fatalities for the army had been estimated at 3,546, and 6,890 for the police, up
through June of last year. A spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, Gen. Dawlat Waziri, responding to the cabinet report, confirmed that 4,551 Afghan soldiers had been killed through March 20, 2013, but said the ministry did not have figures for the current Afghan year, which ends March 20, 2014. The cabinet figures included most of this year as well, according to a cabinet official, but did not distinguish between soldiers and police officers. While there was no yearby-year breakdown, it appears certain that the great majority of the increase in Afghan casualties occurred during the past three years. Before 2010, both police and military casualties were relatively few, reflecting the smallness of the Afghan security forces, and the higher proportion of the fighting carried out by NATO
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LOCAL NEWS ‘Luchador’-masked robber on the run Police searching for burglary suspect who threatened gas station cashier at gunpoint while wearing a Mexican wrestling mask By Uriel J. Garcia
The New Mexican
Santa Fe police are searching for a robber who wore a Mexican-style wrestling mask while threatening a gas station cashier with a gun on Saturday night. Investigators say the culprit was dressed in black and wearing a black-and-silver luchador mask when he brandished the handgun at a 20-year-old male clerk about 10 p.m. Saturday at the Fill Up gas station, 2631 Cerrillos Road, and passed a handwritten note to the cashier. After reading the note, which stated “Cash register and safe one minute or else,” the cashier handed over an undisclosed amount of money. But when the clerk said he didn’t know how to open the safe, the suspect cocked a black handgun and aimed it at
him, according to a police report. The cashier then opened the safe and handed the money to the suspect in a paper bag, police said. The cashier told police the masked suspect didn’t speak, and after the burglary, he saw the suspect run toward Maez Road. And right after, the cashier saw a black Honda Civic turn onto Cerrillos Road from Maez Road, but he wasn’t sure if the suspect was in the car, police said. Police suspect that the burglar might have been a woman because of the note’s “bubbly” and “feminine” handwriting on the note, said Celina Westervelt, a Santa Fe Police Department spokeswoman. Last November, a robber who police believe was female and wearing a different luchador mask, one identified with a Mexican wrestler who goes by the
Daniel Anaya and his attorney, Chris Romero, wait to hear Anaya’s sentence in District Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer’s courtroom Monday. PHAEDRA HAYWOOD/THE NEW MEXICAN
A burglary suspect wears a Mexican wrestling mask while threatening a gas station cashier with a gun Saturday night. COURTESY PHOTO
name Blue Demon, robbed the Holiday Inn Express, 3450 Cerrillos Road. Westervelt said detectives were trying to determine whether the cases are related, but at this point, they don’t have any evidence of a connection between the incidents. In a Monday news release, police asked that anyone who has
any information on the robberies contact police immediately at 428-3710 or Detective Tony Trujillo at 955-5067. Callers can remain anonymous. Contact Uriel J. Garcia at 986-3062 or ugarcia@ sfnewmexican.com. Follow him on Twitter @ujohnnyg.
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Ex-shoe salesman gets max prison sentence, with 2 years suspended, for multiple attacks on ex-girlfriend By Phaedra Haywood
The New Mexican
The Santa Fe school board is scheduled to talk Tuesday about creating an admissions policy for The Mandela International Magnet School, an International Baccalaureate facility that will open with 50 students in both grades 7 and 8 this fall. The school, which will be located on the campus of De Vargas Middle School on Llano Street, might base available positions for the first year on geographical distribution throughout the city. The school plans to hold a lottery drawing on March 28 for eligible students. Results of that lottery are expected on April 4. The board also is expected to discuss proposed school renovations for César Chávez Community School during the meeting, scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Educational Services Center, 610 Alta Vista St.
A former Santa Fe shoe salesman who has been described as having foot fetish was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Monday for attacking his ex-girlfriend and biting off parts of her toes. Daniel Anaya, 28, had faced a maximum of seven and a half years in prison after he pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated battery against a household member, two counts of false imprisonment and one count of assault against a household member in exchange for having other charges, including breaking and entering and criminal sexual contact, dismissed in the case. Prosecutor Susan Stinson asked District Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer for the maximum, citing the “violent, escalating nature” of Anaya’s actions against his victim. Sommer imposed the maximum but suspended two years, saying Anaya will serve those two on probation (during which he’ll be on electronic monitoring) after he gets out of prison. Two incidents — one of which took place in November 2012 and another which took place in February 2013 — resulted in Anaya’s prison sentence. In the first incident, Anaya, then an employee in the shoe department at Dillard’s, reportedly asked his former girlfriend to come to his apartment to cut his hair “due to an appointment he was having with a counselor regarding his foot fetish,” according to a police report. The victim told police she allowed him to trim her toenails with his teeth during their relationship. The two went into Anaya’s bedroom and he closed the door behind them and asked if he could “look” at the victim’s feet. When she refused, Anaya, armed with a box cutter, forced her onto his bed, removed her shoes and sucked her toes before biting off a large piece of toenail from her right big toe, according to a published account after his arrest. The woman tried unsuccessfully to get a restraining order against Anaya after the first incident, according to Stinson, and in February 2013, he attacked her again. In that incident, he reportedly entered an apartment that the pair had previously shared while the victim was doing a move-out cleaning. He threw her to the ground, threw her phone out of reach, removed her shoes and socks and held her down while he bit off the tip of her big left toe, “including a portion of the bone,” according to Stinson. “In both incidents,” Stinson told the court, none of the severed flesh or bone was ever recovered and “the victim belives he ingested both items.” Anaya’s victim got a restraining order against him after that, Stinson said, but he allegedly attacked her a third time in April 2013 at her new home in Albuquerque, where she had moved in an attempt to get away from him. Anaya is facing similar charges in that case — in which he allegedly broke into the victim’s home and used a cigar cutter to remove part of one of her toes. Those charges are still pending in state District Court in Albuquerque. Stinson on Monday cited fears for the victim’s safety and the safety of the community in asking that Anaya be locked up for as long as possible, saying a court-appointed evaluator had written a report that noted Anaya’s “obsessive” behavior and “striking” lack of remorse. In asking for leniency, Anaya’s defense attorney, Chris Romero, stressed his client’s previously spotless criminal record and drive to educate himself. Romero noted that his client was only a month from completing a degree in respiratory therapy at the Santa Fe Community College — his face once graced the cover of a piece of promotional literature published by the school — when he got in trouble. Romero also said Anaya had turned himself in after the February incident and asked Romero to approach the District Attorney’s Office about a plea, actions which, Romero said, indicated Anaya was taking responsibility for his behavior. Romero also said the relationship between Anaya and his victim was a bad fit from the start, but that the pair continued to “force it,” staying together for four years in a relationship where even the “intimate relations” were “unhealthy” until the relationship eventually “imploded.” Several family members — including Anaya’s mother, father and cousin — also spoke on Anaya’s behalf, as did a priest and former classmate.
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Katherine Ware, left, curator of photography at New Mexico Museum of Art, watches as Clayton Porter installs a photograph by Meridel Rubenstein on Monday. The exhibit Focus on Photography opens Friday. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN
Man killed in single-car accident over weekend A 21-year-old man died Saturday morning after he was partially ejected though his car’s window after failing to take a sharp curve properly and hitting a rail guard at the intersection of Agua Fría and San Felipe roads. Francisco Chavez wasn’t wearing his seat belt while traveling westbound on Agua Fría when he crashed about 5:20 a.m., the Santa Fe County Sherrif’s Office said Monday. After the vehicle hit the guardrail, Chavez was thrown to the passenger side, hitting the door of his Chevrolet Cobalt, and he was partially ejected through the window, Santa Fe County Sheriff Robert Garcia said Monday. Garcia said speed was a factor in the accident, but not alcohol. Garcia said that if Chavez, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was wearing his seat belt he most likely would have survived.
State eliminates sales tax on most aircraft Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill Monday that eliminates the state tax on most aircraft sales. State Rep. Bob Wooley sponsored the measure, House Bill 24, which he says will create jobs by making New Mexico competitive with neighboring states. Wooley, R-Roswell, says New Mexico residents who bought airplanes simply made the purchases in Texas airspace to avoid paying taxes on the sale. Texas has no tax on airplane sales, and everybody in the aviation industry knows it, he said. Wooley said buyers would save few hun-
dred thousand dollars with the aerial maneuver, and New Mexico never collected any taxes on airplane sales. By eliminating the tax, New Mexico will enable existing aviation businesses to grow, Wooley said. He said be believed that Roswell, home to two aircraft maintenance companies, would add 125 well-paying jobs with the change. The law eliminating the tax applies to commercial and military aircraft of more than 10,000 pounds of landing weight. Martinez on Monday also signed House Bill 9, which requires screening for congenital heart disease before a newborn is discharged from a hospital or birthing center. Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, sponsored the bill.
Gov. Susana Martinez signed Senate Bill 19, which makes it illegal statewide to compose or view text messages while driving. Certain cities already had texting bans. The law creating a statewide prohibition on texting while driving was sponsored by Sen. Peter Wirth, D-Santa Fe. Rep. Jim Smith, R-Sandia Park, carried the bill in the House of Representatives. “We know that texting while driving is a lethal distraction,” Martinez said. “There is no text message that is worth a person’s life.” The fine for a first offense is $25. A second violation would bring a fine of $50. The law against texting while driving makes an exception for summoning medical or emergency help.
School board discusses IB Superintendent of Los Alamos schools to resign school admission policy Los Alamos Public Schools Superintendent Gene Schmidt submitted his resignation to the school board Monday, noting that his last day of work will be June 30 after the close of this school year. Schmidt, who joined the district in 2009, said in a letter to school board President Jim Hall that “it has been my pleasure and a great source of pride” to have served as superintendent. His resignation came a few days after a closed-door session to discuss his evaluation, and Schmidt told The Los Alamos Monitor that, “I just got a sense it was time to move on. Sometimes you get a feeling you don’t have the full support of the board.”
Ban on texting while driving is on the books New Mexico has become the 42nd state to outlaw texting while driving.
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ing more promising thanks to record rainfall that helped to replenish reservoirs last fall. ALBUQUERQUE — With And if the spring runoff pans the growing season approachout, Lente said the Middle Rio ing and the drought continuing Grande district could have about to bear down on New Mexico, 60,000 acre-feet of water to disone of the state’s major irrigatribute this year. An acre-foot is tion districts said Monday it is about 326,000 gallons — enough getting ready to prime its canals. to supply at least two average Officials with the Middle Rio households with water a year. Grande Conservancy District Farmers in the Carlsbad area gathered along one of their are expecting at least 2 acre-feet major channels as water rushed once the irrigation season starts passed to discuss what might be to ramp up later this month. in store for some 11,000 farmers That’s four times last year’s iniin the valley who depend on the tial predictions. irrigation system. In Southern New Mexico, the Derrick Lente, chairman of Elephant Butte Irrigation Disthe district’s board of directors, trict says farmers this year could said the district is expecting to see more than half an acre-foot, have more water than it did last double last year’s allotment. year at this time, and it should be Gary Esslinger, manager of enough to get farmers through the Elephant Butte district, spent spring and early summer. part of last week meeting with “We’re going to do our best farmers throughout the lower to stretch the season the entire Rio Grande Valley, where some way,” Lente said. “If we manof the state’s signature crops — age it the right way, we can do chile, onions and pecans — are it. But the wild card is Mother grown. He said they might have Nature, and there’s nothing we to wait until June for the district can do about that.” to deliver water. The state’s irrigation districts “We’re telling farmers that depend heavily on snowpack there’s just not enough water in the northern mountains and right now to open up,” he said. runoff captured during mon“We’re just not seeing the runsoon season. But the state has off, but that’s not to say we don’t been struggling through consec- get some storms in March and utive years of severe drought, April that could help us.” and this winter has been one of Forecasters with the National the driest on record. Weather Service say the state Still, irrigation officials in the should expect a spring season Middle Rio Grande Valley and in which precipitation levels are elsewhere in New Mexico say below, if not well below, averthe watering season is lookage. By Susan Montoya Bryan
The Associated Press
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Anaya’s mother wept at the podium as she told the judge she blamed herself for allowing her son to witness domestic violence against her for years before she finally left when Anaya was 20 years old. Anaya also addressed the court, saying he had a lot of remorse over what happened, knew he had a problem with domestic violence and wanted a chance to get help. “I do have a heart, and I do have a conscience,” he said. “I am a good person. Give me a chance.” “You may have been a good person for the majority of your life,” Marlowe Sommer said before announcing Anaya’s sentence. “But what I’m seeing is a very dangerous person.” Not only had Anaya “brandished a weapon,” the judge said, he had also been “sadis-
tic” and “relentless” in his behavior toward his victim. “I can appreciate that she is scared of Daniel Anaya you,” Marlowe Sommer said. “I feel sorry for your family, but you are going to do prison time because I cannot be assured that you are going to leave [the victim] alone.” Romero said Anaya will be eligible to reduce his time behind bars with day-for-day good time credit and approximately 10 months of pre-sentence confinement credit for time he spent in jail awaiting trial, meaning his client will likely spend about two years in prison.
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Rad is selfless, hard working and a natural team player. His default position is to resolve conflicts and it is this characteristic that I think would make him an ideal councilor. Rad has not only paid his dues (as some haven’t) but will make the best councilor. —Alan “Mac” Watson | Watson Conserves, LLC
The city will benefit from his unwavering determination to solve problems and to work collaboratively in solving those problems. Rad Acton is a candidate we can be proud of. —Marilyn Bane Rad faithfully represented the concerns of his neighbors in an exceedingly professional manner while recognizing the reality that Atalaya students need to return to their school in the fall of 2014. Rad has diligently worked to ensure the project succeeds for all parties and in the process has proven his prowess as a leader and a listener. I believe Rad to be an exceptional and needed candidate who will help lead Santa Fe into the future. —Justin Stockdale (Former President of the Atalaya PTA) | President The Recycled Revival Rad’s already proven over many years on different volunteer boards that he’ll be an exceptionally fair, thoughtful, and resourceful member of our City Council. This is a great opportunity for this town to get a really fine person on City Council. Please support Rad Acton for Councilor, District 2! —Albert and Connie Durand As an 87-year-old lifetime resident of District 2, I endorse Rad Acton as a candidate for City Council’s District 2 position. I believe he is an honest man that will work hard for our city and his constituents. You could not ask for a better neighbor or City Councilor. —Stella Arrey
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against myself, the atalaya school neighborhood and school district that we cost the district $1,000,000 and harmed the students attending the school: Hi Rad, I know you’re in the final push before the election. Wish I could vote for you! I visited the school yesterday with Joel and Steve. It’s on time, on budget, and looking fabulous. Think we have a home run here, and all are soooo pleased we made the [design] changes in the [task force] committee. —Carl Gruenler, Chief Business Officer, Santa Fe Public Schools Ms. Bonney’s assertion that her opponent, Rad Acton’s actions, “against the construction of Atalaya Public School had cost the district over
$1,000,000 in changes” couldn’t be further from the truth. Clearly, instead of making one phone call to fully understand the falsehood of this claim, Ms. Bonney’s campaign decided to throw this eleventh hour smear into the mix. The mailer goes on to say, “he said NO to the public schools and YES to a few wealthy neighbors who complained.” As the co-chair of the Atalaya Task Force, on which I participated as the Board representative, Rad Acton worked tirelessly with Carl Gruenler, SFPS Chief Business Officer, the Santa Fe Public Schools and the neighbors to create a win-win solution.
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AFSCME Rosemary Romero Robert M Findling Alan “Mac” Watson Marilyn Bane Pen La Farge Justin Stockdale Victor Johnson Albert and Connie Durand Beverly Taylor Stella Arrey Loretta Roybal Wayne and Susan Nichols John Buchser Ray Herrera John Onstad David Berardinelli Karen Walker Michael Last Marla Crowley
It’s because of the efforts and commitment of Mr. Acton, as well as the additional neighbors on the Task Force, as well as the principal of Atalaya, that the Atalaya project will be completed on budget and on time. As the Vice-President of the SFPS School Board, I can say we take great exception with Ms. Bonney’s claim that we are spending an additional one million on the school. This is patently untrue and her campaign should apologize for intentionally releasing this false information. —Steven J. Carrillo, Vice-President, Board of Education, Santa Fe Public School District
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N.M. sets deadlines for nuke waste handling By Susan Montoya Bryan
The Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE — The federal government’s only underground nuclear waste dump remained shuttered Monday, and state environment officials said they have set deadlines for the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to deal with radioactive waste left above ground at the repository. Dozens of drums and other special containers that have been shipped to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant from federal facilities around the country are being stored in a parking area at the plant and inside the facility’s waste handling building. From there, the waste is usually taken to its final resting place deep in underground salt beds. However, the repository has been closed since early February due to back-to-back
accidents, including a radiation release that exposed at least 13 workers and set off air monitoring devices around the plant. Under its permit with the state, the dump can keep waste stored in the parking area for only 30 days and up to 60 days in the handling building. Due to the closure, the state is extending those deadlines to 60 days and 105 days, respectively. The federal government would have to develop an alternative storage plan if the underground dump remains off-limits for more than three months. The Environment Department outlined the deadlines, along with requirements for weekly reports and a mandatory inspection before operations resume, in an administrative order made public Monday. Jeff Kendall, general counsel for the department, said state officials believe allowing a little more time to fully vet
School district to hold science fair Thursday Santa Fe Public Schools will hold its districtwide Science Expo from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the gym at Gonzales Community School, 851 W. Alameda St. The expo will feature work from all schools, including private and charters, within the school district. Judges from the Santa Fe Alliance for Science will choose the winners, and an awards ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the school. Organizers invite family members and parents to view the exhibits between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Call Kristy Dillingham at the school district at 467-2515 for more information.
LANL scholarship winners announced Fourteen Northern New Mexicans have received $1,000 Returning Student/ Regional College scholarships from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Employees’ Scholarship Fund. These awards help students returning to a formal education for certification or a two-year degree at an accredited regional college. Many of the students receiving these awards are pursuing new careers. Funding comes from donations by LANL employees and a matching amount from Los Alamos National Security, LLC. The scholarships are administered by the LANL Foundation. Awards go to: u Catrina Garcia, Santa Fe, for an associate of science degree in nursing from Santa Fe Community College; u Jessica Garcia, Española, for a nursing degree from Northern New Mexico College; u Ross Griego, Chimayó, for an associate of arts degree from Northern New Mexico College; u Leigh Ann Grow, Los Alamos, for a teaching certificate from SFCC; u Melissa Herrera, Española, for an associate of arts degree from Northern New Mexico College; u Kathleen Kosman, Santa Fe, for an associate of arts degree from SFCC; u Enrique Montoya, Serafina, for an
all the options for safely storing the waste is the best bet. “To require them to begin to systematically ship particular waste units back to points of origin or back to particular locations in a rather expedited fashion was not the best thing as far as environmental health or human health in this instance,” Kendall said in a phone interview. Kendall added that the order also gives the state more explicit oversight as to what happens with the waste and how things are being handled by DOE and the plant managers. After 15 years of operating with a stellar record, a truck that officials said was hauling salt in the underground chambers caught fire Feb. 5, shuttering the plant and halting all waste shipments. Nine days later, a radiation alert activated in the area where newly arrived waste was being stored.
associate of science degree in nursing from Luna Community College; u William Nackers, Los Alamos, for a degree in emergency medicine from The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-Los Alamos); u Russell Owens, Santa Fe, for an associate of arts degree from SFCC; u Laurene Pepersack, Santa Fe, for a teaching certificate from SFCC; u Vickie Sands, Las Vegas, for an associate of arts degree from Luna Community College; u Misty Stacy, Jemez Springs, for an associate of arts in pre-business administration from UNM-Los Alamos; uAngela Udemezue, Santa Fe, for an associate of science degree from SFCC; uVanessa Ward, Santa Fe, for an associate of science degree in pre-engineering from SFCC. Since 2011, 63 Northern New Mexicans have been supported through these scholarships. Awards go to students from Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, San Miguel, Taos, Mora and Sandoval counties.
Sheriff: 1 man wounded in Chaparral disturbance CHAPARRAL — Authorities in Southern New Mexico say a woman is in custody after allegedly shooting her live-in boyfriend in Chaparral. Doña Ana County sheriff’s investigators say 37-year-old Margarita Flores is being held on suspicion of attempted murder. Flores remained in jail Monday on a $75,000 secured bond, investigators said. Flores told investigators she thought she had been stabbed during an argument with her boyfriend Sunday evening. But medical examiners at a Las Crucesarea hospital didn’t find any evidence to substantiate that claim. Authorities say the man was shot multiple times in the torso and was transported to an El Paso-area hospital in critical condition. His name hasn’t been released. Chaparral is located north of El Paso and south of Las Cruces.
Request to oust judge in slaughter suit denied ALBUQUERQUE— The New Mexico Supreme Court is refusing to bar a District Court judge from handling a lawsuit against a proposed horse slaughterhouse in Roswell.
Tests are ongoing to determine the health effects for the workers, and officials have yet to determine what may have caused the leak. They have been unable to access the underground portion of the repository. Donavan Mager, a spokesman for Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC, which runs WIPP, said Monday onsite monitoring and sampling of the surrounding soil, vegetation and water continue. He said new results are expected in the coming days. WIPP officials confirmed Monday that only 13 employees were onsite when the radiation release occurred late Feb. 14. Another 140 employees showed up for work the following day. Now, there are only 80 essential workers on site. Mager said they’re working in areas that have been tested and are free of contamination. Some areas have been designated
The Albuquerque Journal reports that an order by a three-justice panel of the state high court denies Valley Meat’s request to have District Judge Matthew Wilson removed from the case. The request alleges there’s an appearance of impropriety and a lack of impartiality by Wilson because of posts on his campaign website by other people commenting on the horse slaughter case. The lawsuit by state Attorney General Gary King seeks a permanent order blocking horse slaughter in New Mexico. The resumption of commercial horse slaughter in the United States has been blocked by a new federal budget measure that withholds money for required federal inspections.
DWI arrests u Melecio Gallegos, 20, was arrested Saturday on charges of aggravated DWI, driving on a suspended or revoked license, careless driving and failure to pay fines, after he crashed a car at South Fork and Cedar Road, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy’s report says that Gallegos had left the scene and came back 20 minutes later in his father’s car. The suspect refused a Breathalyzer test but field sobriety tests were done, according to a deputy. The report says that Gallegos showed signs of impairment and was arrested. u Sergio Castillo, 20, of Santa Fe was arrested Sunday on charges of DWI and driving without a license, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy’s report says Castillo was found passed out in the driver’s seat of his vehicle at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday near Rodeo and Zia roads. Castillo failed field sobriety tests and was taken to the
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Architect quits school project in Farmington FARMINGTON — Plans to build a new high school in Farmington are at a standstill after the architecture firm overseeing the project abruptly quit. The Farmington Daily Times reports that Greer Stafford/SJCF Architecture resigned from the $62 million project. The Farmington Municipal School District Board of Education accepted the resignation during a meeting Thursday. Scott Stafford, the firm’s president, says the resignation was the result of a disagreement with district officials that couldn’t be overcome. School district officials declined to comment, citing confidentiality agreements. Ted Lasiewicz, the district’s chief of operations, says the new Farmington High School will be completed by the end of 2016.
Highlands overcharged $54,000 for gas bill LAS VEGAS, N.M. — New Mexico Highlands University is getting a refund after a software error led to the school being overcharged by more than $54,000. The Las Vegas Optic reports that the school located in Las Vegas was overbilled for natural gas it receives from the city’s distribution system. School officials say a software conversion for four meters was transferred incorrectly, leading to the campus being charged $54,113.
hospital for a blood draw before he was booked into jail. u Carlos Navarrete-Mata, 20, of Santa Fe was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated DWI, having an open container of alcohol and other charges, according to the sheriff’s office. A deputy’s report says the suspect was swerving in and out of a traffic lane. He refused to a take Breathalyzer test and three bottles of beer were found under the right front seat, according to the report. u Wesley Reynolds, 39, was arrested at about 4 p.m. Sunday on charges aggravated DWI and reckless driving after crashing his car near Cerrillos and Beckner roads, according to police. u Lucas Urtiaga, 29, of Santa Fe was arrested at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday on Camino Sierra Vista on charges of DWI, reckless driving and speeding, according to a police report. u Johanna Arvizo, 34, of Santa Fe was arrested by Santa Fe police at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday on charges of DWI and fail-
JOSHUA A. VALENTINE 06/07/87 - 03/04/12 Once we were four Now we are three We lost you oh so suddenly Your were taken from us Way too soon We will always remember the Beaches We will always remember the fun, the good and the bad Your beautiful blue eyes, your smile Today marks two years Since we lost you but it still Feels like yesterday Feel our arms around you Up in heaven Our special Josh-Angel All our Love Mom, Dad, Sister, Grandma, Granpa, Tio Chris, Anna and Matt JEAN TRUSTY DANIEL
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Police notes The Santa Fe Police Department is investigation the following reports: u A woman reported that her tote bag was stolen between 7 and 8:20 p.m. Saturday by someone who broke into her rental car through the right front window. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following reports: u Lisa Baca, 34, an inmate at the Santa Fe County jail, was found in possession of Suboxone, a medication that helps treat drug addiction, on Sunday. The substance was taken to a crime lab for further analysis. u Anthony Martinez, 25, an inmate at the Santa Fe County jail, was found in possession of heroin and Suboxone on Sunday. u Someone reported the theft of a 42-inch, flat-screen TV from a house in Arroyo Seco between 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The victim told a sheriff’s deputy that the TV has an estimated value of $300.
as “radiological buffers,” where only trained radiological workers can go. Mager said those workers are wearing protective equipment. Every time workers leave the site, Mager said they are checked for any contamination. WIPP is the nation’s first underground nuclear repository and the only facility in the country that can store plutonium-contaminated clothing and tools from Los Alamos National Laboratory and other federal nuclear sites. Since opening, the plant has received more than 11,890 shipments, totaling more than 90,000 cubic meters of waste. The above-ground material targeted by the state Environment Department’s order includes 145 cubic meters of waste in containers of various sizes and shapes.
ure to stop at a stop sign near Rufina Street and Rufina Circle.
Speed SUVs u Mobile speed-enforcement vehicles are not in use as the city renegotiates its contract with Redflex Traffic Systems.
Help lines Esperanza Shelter for Battered Families hotline: 800-473-5220 St. Elizabeth Shelter for men, women and children: 982-6611 Interfaith Community Shelter: 795-7494 New Mexico suicide prevention hotline: 866-435-7166 Solace Crisis Treatment Center: 986-9111, 800-721-7273 or TTY 471-1624 Youth Emergency Shelter/ Youth Shelters: 438-0502 Police and fire emergency: 911 Graffiti hotline: 955-CALL (2255)
Jean Trusty Daniel died peacefully on February 24 at age 97 at her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Jean grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, attended RandolphMacon College and graduated from the University of Missouri where she was President of her sorority, Pi Beta Phi. She was a journalist with columns in several Kansas City papers over the years and she was a lifelong watercolor painter. Ever since she learned, as a toddler, that she could float vertically she loved being around water: pools, lakes, and oceans; she was an avid swimmer. She continued with her water aerobic classes at Quail Run until a few weeks before her death. Jean was preceded in death by her husband, David Trusty, in 1968 and her husband William Daniel in 1999. She is survived by her children: Michael, Jean, Scott, and Ann; their spouses, six grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren.
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Solar panel project at Chavez Center one step closer to reality, Feb. 24 ‘But we will be sustainable! …’ ” Another happy hippie idea with no thought of future expenses. Are these panels hail proof or delinquent proof? How may panels will need to be replaced over the 25-year payoff time? How much money will the city have to spend on maintenance from outside companies because city workers won’t know how the system works? How long before those panels are just a part of the landscape because the system broke and the city doesn’t get around to ﬁxing it?” O.M. That is great news! Bravo GCCC!” W.G. Here’s what you need to know about Fanta Se: Our leaders have an inﬁnite appetite for ‘feel good’ initiatives. … Meanwhile, we have other pressing needs. For example: Santa Fe has about the worst Internet connectivity in the U.S. Cable isn’t available many places, CenturyLink won’t install any more DSL, and the other alternatives are all really expensive and poor quality. The rest of the country has their political leaders out there leaning on Comcast and CenturyLink to honor their franchise agreements, or (better yet) convincing Google that Santa Fe should be the next location for Google Fiber. But here in Fanta Se our leaders are too busy appeasing the electromagnetically sensitive, so we plan a solar carport instead. How about we elect some folks who can think about priorities in a clearheaded way?” J.Y.
Mexicans face racism, and fight back Dear Mexican: My dad says when he was a kid growing up in Downey, Calif., they used to open the local plunge (pool) to mexicanos and negritos on Thursdays only because the pool was cleaned once a week on Friday mornings. Is this an accurate account of racism in the 1940s or an exaggeration? Do you know of other blatant racial policies back then and which ones still exist against Mexicans today?
covenants, as Bernal won his case against those idiots. 1944’s Lopez vs. Seccombe took on the issue of segregated swimming pools in San Bernardino; a federal judge found such discriminatory policies illegal. And Mendez, et al v. Westminster, et al. found five OC Mexican familias take on school districts that made their children attend all-Mexican schools; that case went all the way up to a federal court of appeals, with an amicus curae brief from Gustavo Pocho Pendejo Who Can the NAACP (which, of course, Barely Hablo Español Arellano would go on to argue the far¡Ask a Mexican! more-famous Brown v. Board of Dear Pocho: Absolutely true Education). Add in all the legal story. Gabachos think that the desmadre waged in Texas during desegregation movement was a the 1950s (especially the efforts of the brilprimarily African American affair, but that’s liant Tejano legal team behind Hernandez nowhere near the verdad — fact is, Mexican vs. Texas (a 1954 Supreme Court case that Americans not only suffered a lot of the found Mexis were humans under the 14th same discrimination (work, school, housing, even pools) as African Americans, they were Amendment), and the current effort by folks today to fight for undocumented folks, and also at the forefront of the legal battle to overturn such laws — especially in Southern Mexicans not only have suffered from discrimination — we fight back for everyone’s California. For instance, a Mexican Amerirights, as our legal precedents benefit todos. can from Fullerton named Alex Bernal was sued by his gabacho neighbors in Orange Dear Mexican: I’m a U.S.-born Latina County Superior Court when he moved into whose family has lived in Colorado for generations. Over the past few years, I’ve an all-white neighborhood; the case, Doss v. noticed that more Latinos from the CaribBernal, set legal precedent against housing
bean and Central and South America are moving to our beautiful state. I’ve also noticed how pendante many of these newcomers are. One Puerto Rican executive is giving presentations to public relations firms in Denver, telling Anglos that not all Latinos are “poor or brown or Mexican.” Why is it OK for every new group that moves to this state to use Mexicans as scapegoats? Colfax Chica (But not the Streetwalking Kind) Dear Wabette: Because that’s the American way, chula. Gentle readers: “If there’s one thing that new immigrants quickly learn after bus routes … it’s to hate Mexicans.” It gets particularly heated with Latinos, though, because many of them want to assert their own ethnic identity in a country that, outside of Washington, D.C., Florida and parts of the East Coast, is almost exclusively Mexican when it comes to Latinos. Then again, while I don’t blame the boricua for wanting to let people know he’s not Mexican but rather Puerto Rican, I must also wonder why he wants people to know he’s Puerto Rican in the first place. Ask the Mexican at email@example.com, be his fan on Facebook, follow him on Twitter @gustavoarellano or follow him on Instagram @gustavo_arellano!
City aims to seize Solano’s BMW after daughter’s DWI arrest, Feb. 27 This story is not about any crime he has recently committed. Looks like you just don’t like him.” C.L. Sounds like the apples don’t fall far from the tree.” L.M.
Council drops paper fee from bag ban that begins today, Feb. 27 I’m laughing out here in my ‘lost cause’ state of residence (California). So now this ‘feel-good,’ socalled ‘green’ law will actually cause more damage to the environment than if these jokers on your City Council had not meddled in this affair in the ﬁrst place! Absolutely people will just switch to paper (with its higher environmental costs … poor trees!) with at best only a small minority schlepping around reusable bags … it’s already happening out my way with our bag bans, even though the 10-cent fee is in place. Hey, at least the law out your way doesn’t apply to restaurants (yet) like it does out here. It’s a real ‘joy’ to have your takeout food leak all over your car seat or ﬂoor and/or clothing since you can’t get it in a plastic bag anymore. I watched a poor lady have her entire takeout order end up on the sidewalk when it burst through the paper bag she was given. I’m sure her family didn’t really need to eat that night.” J.K. I’m apolitical, but I can’t resist saying — you get the government you vote for.” P.R.D.
‘Keep chain stores out of downtown,’ Letters to the editor, March 1 Pilar Vergara, come on down! You will ﬁt right in with all the elites that have moved here because they loved the ambiance that Santa Fe had to offer. Trouble is they changed what they were here to enjoy and now they live here part time. Unlike many who live here full time in what was once a town where one could live and raise a family.” J.T. The schizophrenia that is the attitude about Santa Fe continues, and Ms. Vergara’s letter is representative of it. On the one hand, everyone laments how Santa Fe is no longer the ‘sleepy little charming Western town’ ﬁlled with people who look, dress and act differently from the rest of the world. On the other hand, there is additional lament within Santa Fe about the lack of opportunity for good education and good jobs paying a good wage. Sorry, but ‘sleepy, little, charming’ towns do not have the driving economic forces needed to generate thousands of decent jobs for folks needing or wanting to live here, get quality educations and have the opportunity to raise families ﬁlled with kids who can feel good about their potential for the future. You can’t have it both ways.” M.G. Pardon me, Pilar Vergara, but once upon a time the big chain stores were downtown, Montgomery Ward, Penney’s, Woolworths and Sears. The downtown area was packed, with locals. When they left, Santa Fe lost its identity, and became Fanta Se, just for you tourists.” S.S.
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Reading daily matters to our children
f you’ve ever shared a book with a child, you know the joy and excitement this small but meaningful act can bring. But, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, since 1993 only 53 percent to 58 percent of children ages 3 to 5 received this joy on a daily basis. We can do better! Simply reading daily with a child does require parents, older brothers and sisters, and other caring adults to add yet another hat to the many they already wear to care for and raise a child. But by adding the reading hat to your collection, you also add great rewards: Children who are read to at home have a higher success rate in school. Children who read frequently develop stronger reading skills. To get kids excited about reading and
encourage more adults to spend time reading with their children, the National Education Association (NEA) launched the first NEA’s Read Across America day in 1998. On Monday, NEA’s Read Across America marked 17 years of celebrating reading and the birthday of Dr. Seuss. So from coast to coast, teachers, celebrities, community members and parents are putting aside the many hats they wear for work and play and donning their reading hats, the red and white striped stovepipe hat of the Cat in the Hat. NEA-New Mexico and Local Association members, cooperating with school officials, are bringing the Cat in the Hat and complimentary books during late February and March to students in these and other districts: Santa Fe, Española, Kirtland, Hatch, Bernalillo,
Artesia, Las Cruces, Los Lunas, Farmington and Las Vegas. In bringing a nation of readers together under one hat, NEA’s Read Across America offers opportunities for you to volunteer, to read, and to share your life experiences; opportunities for businesses to contribute products to congratulate young readers and for employees to volunteer time at reading programs; and opportunities for our elected officials, from the national to the state and local levels, to make reading a high priority. Let’s all join together to ensure New Mexico’s children have caring adults to share books and rich reading experiences. Betty Patterson is president of NEA New Mexico.
LOOKING IN: SANDRA NOLL AND ERV NICHOLS
Entering another world near Las Cruces
ave you ever imagined climbing into a machine, spinning some dials and transporting yourself into the past? Most people have thought of time travel but, in a proposed wilderness area near Las Cruces, it seemed real to us. Hearing about legislation to designate sections of BLM lands near Las Cruces as a national monument, we decided to take a look. A friend familiar with the area was our guide. We drove about 45 minutes from town, first west paralleling Interstate 10 then north on a paved road through grassland, parked the car and hiked up a foothill of the Sierra de las Uvas. We walked slowly up the hillside covered with volcanic rock and thin soil supporting a sparse growth of scrub grass, creosote, mesquite and a few cacti. Stepping over tiny ground plants with purple flowers, we thought about how it would look in spring when Ocatillo, prickly pear and yucca bloom. At the top of the hill, we seemed transported hundreds of years back in time. Turning full circle, all we could see was miles of grassland dotted with low hills, a few remnants of volcanic cones, and mountains — jagged Organ Peaks to the east, rugged Potrillo Mountains to the south, Florida Mountains far to the west beyond Deming and more of the Uvas to
our north. Other than an occasional jet far overhead, the 21st century had vanished. Las Cruces lay invisibly tucked into the Rio Grande valley, I-10 was obscured by hills and grasslands, and Deming could not be seen. We were transported to a time before humans had made a mark upon the land. One could imagine being a far-ranging Pronghorn or one of the first people pausing to scan the horizon while following deer sign; a soldier trudging endless miles behind a mounted Spanish explorer; a prospector headed into the mountains to try his luck; a bandit lying in wait for the Butterfield stage or a cowhand rounding up strays in an unfenced land. It’s hard to describe the impact of the uninterrupted miles of open land and the silence. We were tiny specks on the landscape yet intimately connected to everything. And the overlook was just the beginning. Returning to the car, we drove a bit farther, then hiked a dirt track from a cattle tank into Valles Canyon. Cattle and tanks would remain. Existing grazing leases and hunting rights that have been part of BLMmanaged lands continue under monument status, but the land would be protected from commercial development. Leaving the dirt track, we continued
down a dry arroyo, which deepened with rock walls rising on either side. Scrambling down what must be a beautiful waterfall in monsoon season, we came upon a steep wall with 50 or more petroglyphs. The time machine took us back to the age of hunter-gatherers. Having no written language, they pecked and scratched images into the hard stone — abstract circular and geometric shapes as well as animals, fish, birds and human hands. What did they mean? Were they prayers for a successful hunt or for the fertility of animals their lives depended on? Was it a record of their journey or part of a ceremony? Mystery is inherent in wild places. The canyon beckoned on, but it was time to turn back. A day outdoors, silence, uninterrupted vistas and signs of prehistoric man’s passing had worked together to delight our senses, stimulate our imaginations and refresh us. The unique character of this place seems well worth preserving. New Mexico is a “Land of Enchantment” for many reasons, one of which, we discovered, is time travel! Although Socorro is home, Sandra Noll and Erv Nichols are nomadic volunteers. Since retirement, they have traveled extensively in the Southwest.
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COMMENTARY: WILLIAM B. TAYLOR, STEVEN K. PIFER AND JOHN E. HERBST
Ukrainian restraint a way out T
he Ukrainians will fight. For the past few days, the Russian military has attempted to provoke the Ukrainians into making the mistake the Georgians made in 2008: shooting first. First, Russia sent unmarked troops off their base in Sevastopol; the Ukrainians did not take the bait. Next, the Russians sent armored units up the road to Simferopol, the capital of Crimea, but still the Ukrainians did not respond with violence. Then these unmarked troops took over airfields and administration buildings around Crimea, effectively occupying the peninsula. The Ukrainians put their military forces on high alert and called up their military reserves — but they have not attacked. This restraint is wise but agonizing. If the Russians attack Ukrainian forces in Crimea or eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military will respond, and the war would be terrible. Neither the Russian nor the Ukrainian military is a formidable fighting force. Economic pressures have starved both militaries of resources; readiness is low, and morale in general is not high. But a Russian attack on Ukrainian forces or a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine would change some of that. Ukrainian forces from all over the country would converge to fiercely resist the invasion. When we each served as U.S. ambassador in Ukraine, we visited Ukrainian military bases, talked to commanders and troops, observed training and evaluated units. Many of these units are well-equipped with operational tanks, artillery and transport. One of us jumped with an elite airborne unit whose combat readiness and morale, in contrast to other units, were high. A Russian attack on Ukrainian forces or territory would result in classic and bloody tank warfare, the likes of which Europe has not seen since World War II. It doesn’t have to be. Vladimir Putin is not insane. The condemnations consid-
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T ered so far — canceling the Group of Eight meeting to be held in Sochi; expelling Russia from the G-8; personal financial sanctions and travel bans on Russian officials whose actions violate international law; meetings of NATO, the U.N. Security Council and European foreign ministers at which Russia is excoriated; and even broad economic sanctions, as were placed on South Africa and Iran — may influence his decisions on next steps. He clearly had wanted to bring Russia back to the big table, an effort that is being destroyed in front of him. An invasion of Ukraine brands him an international outlaw. So he may reconsider. The Ukrainians should leave an opening for Putin to back down. First, they should continue to exercise restraint in the face of Russian aggression: Don’t shoot first. Second, they should continue to make clear that there is no threat to Russian citizens and Russian speakers in Ukraine and that the new government in Kiev intends to represent and serve all Ukrainians. Interim President Oleksandr Turchynov’s veto of legislation that would have demoted the Russian language is one concrete action to highlight.
Third, they should invite international monitors to patrol Ukraine’s eastern border, report on any hostile actions and reassure the international community that minorities, including Russians, are being treated fairly. Fourth, the new government in Kiev should bring in moderate politicians from the east, including members of the Party of Regions who have disowned Viktor Yanukovych, the president who fled last week. Fifth, the new government in Kiev should be willing to sit down with Putin in the presence of international mediators and discuss a return to the status quo ante or a mutually agreeable compromise, possibly based on enhanced autonomy for Crimea within a united Ukraine. Others can help. Ukraine needs financial support from the International Monetary Fund, the United States and Europe. It also needs to know that it has a place in Europe. Beyond the association agreement with the European Union that should now be signed, Ukrainians will want to know that if they undertake the painful economic and political reforms required, membership in the E.U. is a possibility, even if a distant prospect. NATO can
play a role by recognizing the threat a rogue Russia poses to member states, especially the Baltics. Ukraine has suffered at the hands of Russian and Soviet leaders for centuries — memories of Joseph Stalin’s genocide by starvation in the 1930s are still raw. It wouldn’t take much to spark violence and, as Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk has said, war. It can happen; and if it does, Ukrainians will fight. Ukraine, Russia, Europe and the United States should do all in their respective powers to avoid war. William B. Taylor was U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 2006 to 2009 and is vice president for the Middle East and Africa at the United States Institute of Peace. Steven K. Pifer was U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 1998 to 2000 and is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. John E. Herbst was U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 2003 to 2006 and directs the Center for Complex Operations at National Defense University. They collaborated on this op-ed with the other two former U.S. ambassadors to Ukraine, Roman Popadiuk and William Green Miller. They wrote this for The Washington Post.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
No sense arguing paper vs. plastic bags
atural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, hands out no bags at all. Instead, boxes, which are of course numerous at all grocery stores, are available for carrying out groceries when customers have not brought their own bags. This is totally easy and convenient. Why can’t the other grocery stores do this, too? Fighting and arguing over the issue of plastic or paper simply makes no sense.
be a disaster for environmental and social protections by providing legal challenges to national legislation in these areas. The TPP would subvert national sovereignty, the environment and the general welfare of each nation in favor of predatory corporate rule. “Fast track” is a shameful effort to adopt in secret a shameful agreement that should be defeated.
Defeat TPP Your article on the free trade deals (“Obama, Dems at odds over major trade deals,” Feb. 19), ignores the viciousness in these deals. First, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has been negotiated in secret, to avoid public scrutiny of its content. Secondly, “fast-track” approval by Congress is intended to avoid public scrutiny of an agreement unacceptable to the public. Thirdly, those who have studied the leaked, still secret TPP documents find that it has little to do with trade and everything to do with international corporate rule. Fourthly, its adoption would
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Slow down It seems to me that any person who signs the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade treaty, from president to senator or representative, is essentially voting against the best interest of our country and is working for the good of corporations, not our country. Wouldn’t that be treason? Margarita Denevan
Important help Lisa Flam’s article regarding kids doing chores is right on (“Making time
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for chores,” March 1). I would add the importance of letting your kids know how important their help is to you. They should be rewarded, not with money, but with appreciation, thank-you’s, and having more time for them. And, it all starts when they learn to walk. When the kids understand the importance of the help they provide, you will find them asking to help. It works great. And, it is good for them and you. Ken Kurtz
Correction The letter, “Dimas: Best reputation,” published on Feb. 28, incorrectly stated the author was Jack Hiatt. The correct author of the letter is Bill Jaramillo.
he months of campaigning, charges, countercharges and conversations all stop as of today. Today, the only voice that matters belongs not to candidates, but to citizens. It’s an important election, with four council seats on the ballot (only three contested), nine proposed amendments to the city charter and, of course, the choice for a new mayor. The results of this election will affect Santa Fe for years to come. We have been humbled by the outpouring of My Views and Letters to the Editor — it’s been as active an election as we’ve seen, from the standpoint of people writing to state their views on issues and candidates. How that translates into voter turnout, we will find out shortly after 7 p.m. today, when voting stop. Polls open at 7 a.m. (you can find polling places at www.santafenewmexican.com). We are encouraged in early voting numbers. Some 3,000 voters already have cast their ballots, about twice as many as in 2010, the last mayoral election. We encourage every eligible citizen to vote. Electing our representatives is not just our right, it is our responsibility. Watching the turmoil around the world, where people must protest to win representation that they hope will be democratic, or where they must stand in line in front of armed soldiers for hours to cast their ballots, it is embarrassing to think that voter turnout in municipal elections is so low. In 2010, only about 27 percent of voters turned out, while in 2006, participation was around 30 percent of registered voters. We hope the numerous forums, spirited campaigning and furious debate means that more people will do their duty as citizens and get out and vote. The biggest wild card in this election, of course, is how (or whether) the eligible voters among the 13,200 residents who became city residents on Jan. 1 will choose to participate. Registered voters in the newly annexed areas in south Santa Fe can participate — they didn’t have to reregister. Should the mayor’s race be close, for example, the newest area of town could make the difference. Santa Fe also never has had public financing in the mayor’s races. While individual big-money donors were absent, the presence of special interest political action committees, all supporting the same candidate, has proved controversial. Once again, here are The New Mexican’s endorsements for this election: u Charter amendments: Vote yes on 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. Vote yes on Charter Amendment 8, allowing the mayor a vote on issues before the Santa Fe City Council. Vote no on 9, the amendment to create a full-time mayor with a salary and more powers to hire and fire. While we are not opposed to a full-time mayor, the amendment as proposed gives the office too much authority. u City Council: District 1, Signe Lindell; District 2, Joseph Maestas; District 3, Carmichael Dominguez; District 4, Ron Trujillo. In District 2, we would like to express our disappointment with candidate Mary Bonney, whose attack ad, “Bad Boys,” against opponents Rad Acton and Joseph Maestas hits below the belt at the last minute. Her charges are either flat-out wrong or pulled out of context. The tardiness of the attack gives her opponents little opportunity to respond. As a privately financed candidate — Bonney tried, but failed, to get public financing. Her actions at the end of this campaign smack of desperation. u Mayor: The candidates are Patti Bushee, Bill Dimas and Javier Gonzales. Each has strengths/drawbacks — Santa Fe, you’ll have to decide.
The past 100 years From The Santa Fe New Mexican: March 4, 1914: Don P. Johnston, supervisor of the Jemez and Pecos forests, is in Albuquerque this week attending a meeting of a group of forest supervisors who are at work on a plan to standardize certain practices in the fire protection work in this district. Issues to be considered: Indirect control of forest fires; education and publicity; protective finances; direct control of forest fires; detection, communication; patrol organization; patrol equipment; supplies and tools; emergencies; fire suppression; transportation; organization on the fire line; payment. March 4, 1964: A housing shortage at the Santa Fe city jail was responsible for the release of 16 prisoners to relieve overcrowding of the small cell block area. City Police Judge R.E. Chavez said he ordered the release of the 16 men who had nearly completed their jail terms.
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China arrests 3 more in knife attack
Obama to Netanyahu: ‘Tough decisions’ must be made on peace talks
Incident threatens to strain Uighur, Han Chinese relations
existential threat and fears Tehran is using U.S.-led negotiations to stall while it builds a bomb. WASHINGTON — Seeking Obama, seeking to reassure to salvage an elusive Middle East Netanyahu, affirmed his “absopeace plan, President Barack lute commitment that Iran does Obama pressed Israeli Prime not acquire a nuclear weapon.” Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Netanyahu insisted Monday Monday to make the “tough deci- that Iran must suspend all urasions” needed to move forward nium enrichment, though any on talks with the Palestinians. final deal between the internaBut facing a U.S.-imposed tional community and Iran would April deadline, the Israeli leader likely leave the Islamic republic declared pessimistically that, with a small enrichment capacity. “Israel has been doing its part “No country has a greater and, I regret to say, the Palesstake in this,” said Netanyahu, tinians have not.” Netanyahu’s who is in Washington to speak comments underscored the slim prospects of reaching an agree- at the annual meeting of AIPAC, the largest pro-Israel lobby. ment to the long-running conObama is not speaking this flict, despite a robust effort led year, though Kerry was schedby Secretary of State John Kerry. Obama and Netanyahu spoke uled to speak Monday night. In excerpts released ahead of before an Oval Office meeting his speech, Kerry outlined what on a snowy Monday in Washhe called “the endgame” in the ington. The meeting marked peace negotiations. He said a a more direct foray into the peace deal must include secupeace negotiations by Obama, who will also meet at the White rity arrangements that leave Israel more secure, mutual recHouse later this month with Palestinian Authority President ognition of states for the Jewish and Palestinian people, an end Mahmoud Abbas. to all conflict, a just solution “It is still possible to create for Palestinian refugees, and an two states, a Jewish state of resolution “that finally allows Israel and a state of Palestine, Jerusalem to live up to its name with people living side by side as the city of peace.” in peace and security,” Obama Kerry has made nearly a said. “But it’s difficult. It requires dozen trips to the region over compromise on all sides.” the past year and is seeking to While the relationship get both sides to sign a framebetween Obama and Netanwork by the end of April that yahu has improved after early would serve as a guide for tensions, the two leaders still negotiations on a permanent grapple with deep differences, solution to the conflict between particularly on Iran. Israel sees the Israelis and Palestinians. Iran’s nuclear program as an By Julie Pace
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BEIJING — Chinese authorities said Monday that they have arrested three more suspects in an attack Saturday in which knife-wielding assailants killed 29 and wounded at least 140 at a train station, according to state media. Authorities have blamed the attack on separatists from China’s restive Xinjiang region, and late Monday night, police identified as the leader of the attack a man whose name appears to be from the Uighur ethnic minority that has long chafed under Chinese rule. The gruesome attack Saturday, which left bodies strewn throughout the train station in the southern city of Kunming, threatens to worsen already strained relations between the country’s Uighurs and its ethnic Han Chinese majority. China’s government-controlled Xinhua News Agency said Monday that the attack was carried out by a terrorist gang of six men and two women. Four were shot and killed Saturday by authorities, and a female was arrested. Xinhua said the remaining three were arrested Monday afternoon. Earlier reports said more than 10 attackers were involved. Authorities did not explain the discrepancy. Xinhua said the leader’s
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rorism in Xinjiang. In a sign of how emotionally charged the attacks have become, many Chinese staterun media and online users heaped scorn and launched online campaigns against Western news organizations Monday, including CNN, BBC and The Washington Post, for including long-standing complaints of discrimination and oppression by Uighurs in their coverage of the attacks. Many called such Western coverage of the stabbings hypocritical attempts to justify terrorism. “US double standard on terrorism encourages slaughters,” read an editorial by Xinhua News Agency. When asked about some foreign governments that denounced the attacks without explicitly calling it “terrorism” — as the U.S. Embassy in Beijing did on its social media account — China’s foreign ministry spokesman Qin said, “Bloody facts are placed in front of the world. … We hope, when dealing with such violent terrorists, the international community should speak with one voice and take the same actions.”
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It’s high time the Southside residents get some respect from City Hall!!! During this campaign I have stood up against the “special interests” who think they own this town. I have called-out the hypocrites who continue to exploit our city for their own personal gain while the rest of us struggle to make a living and raise our families. It’s time for a new way, a new path into the future for all of us. There is nothing scarier than to stand up for your rights against the powerful and special interests in your community. I know all too well because I have been doing this my entire life. The scales of justice have tipped for the worse and we, the working people, and our families, are the ones paying for the injustices cast upon us over the last decade.
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Twenty years ago the people of this great city stood up and showed the special interests what they wanted for their city and their families. They stood up and voted for who they believed in; they stood up for their families and children; and refused to let the newspapers, the PAC’s, the wealthy and special interests tell them who they should vote for. The people stood up and said “Ya Basta”.
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Witness at Pistorius trial recalls hearing screams By Christopher Torchia and Gerald Imray The Associated Press
PRETORIA, South Africa — “Bang … bang, bang, bang.” The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius opened Monday in South Africa with testimony from a neighbor who described the sound of what she said were four gunshots and recalled the “bloodcurdling screams” of a woman who prosecutors say was the girlfriend slain by the onetime star Oscar athlete in his home. Pistorius “It’s the most helpless feeling I’ve ever had in my life,” university lecturer Michelle Burger said of listening to the screams. “I knew something terrible was happening in that house.” The 27-year-old double-amputee runner, whose stature peaked at the 2012 London Olympics and then plummeted when he shot model and television personality Reeva Steenkamp in the predawn hours of Valentine’s Day last year, stood in the dock in a dark gray suit and black tie, writing in a pad and sometimes passing notes to defense lawyers. At one point, he smiled at a person sitting behind him. Steenkamp’s mother, June, sat near Pistorius but there was no communication between them. The proceedings were broadcast on television, though Burger was not shown at her own request, and millions of people around the world followed a trial where the heady mix
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Lobos rise to No. 21 in national rankings UNM, SDSU tied for first in Mountain West The Associated Press
The red-hot University of New Mexico men’s basketball team continued its steady rise up the national rankings on Monday. The Lobos, winners of five straight following Sunday’s 72-58 come-frombehind win at Nevada, jumped to No. 21 in both The Associated Press
and USA Today Coaches top 25 polls. It’s their highest ranking since reaching No. 19 back in November. New Mexico (23-5, 14-2 in the Mountain West) closes the regular season with a pair of games this week. The Lobos will host Air Force in The Pit on Wednesday, then travel to San Diego State on Saturday in a game that might very well decide the MWC title. The Aztecs (25-3, 14-2) and Lobos are in a tie for first. SDSU’s slate is more daunting, as the Aztecs travel to third-place UNLV on Wednesday
before hosting UNM. San Diego State also jumped ahead in the polls, moving up three spots to No. 10 this week. They had been as high as No. 5. The Lobos will dedicate Wednesday’s game to seniors Kendall Williams, Cameron Bairstow and Chris Perez. Williams became the MWC’s all-time assists leader in the win over Nevada while Bairstow is leading the conference in scoring and is a finalist for national player of the year. Perez is a fourth-year walk-on. Cavaliers creeping up: Vir-
ginia jumped from No. 12 to fifth in this week’s poll, the Cavaliers’ first appearance in the top 10 since the 2001-02 season, when they reached as high as No. 4. Saturday’s win over Syracuse gave Virginia its first outright Atlantic Coast Conference title since 1980-81. The Cavaliers, featuring three-time national player of the year Ralph Sampson, were in the top 10 that entire season, spending four weeks at No. 1 before reaching the Final Four.
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Golson ready to lead Irish after being suspended By Tom Coyne
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The first day of spring practice was a bit surreal for Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson. It had nothing to do with the 4 below zero temperature outside when the Fighting Irish took the field inside at 7:30 a.m. Monday. It had everything to do with that fact he was putting on his gold Notre Dame helmet and red practice jersey for the first time since being suspended from school last May for academic impropriety. “I felt accomplished for a split moment, that I went through what I went through, and now I’m back,” he said. “I’m moving forward now and
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Cleveland Indians catcher Luke Carlin tags Texas Rangers’ Mitch Moreland as home plate umpire David Rackley, right, watches in the fourth inning of a spring training exhibition game Monday in Surprise, Ariz. The expanded video replay system may be used to review most calls other than balls-and-strikes. Previously, umpires could go to replay to review only home runs and boundary calls. TONY GUTIERREZ/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MLB’s expanded replay gets its initial tests, all three calls upheld Myers, Fla., after first base umpire Fieldin Culbreth ruled Toronto shortstop Munenori Kawasaki’s throw pulled Jared Goedert off the bag in the sixth SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. inning. hallenged for the first time under Major “I’m not too sure that you’re not right here,” League Baseball’s expanded replay system, Culbreth said Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told umpires got it right. him, “but since we haven’t done it before, let’s go The umps went 3 for 3 on Monday as take a look.” MLB tried out the new format at three spring trainCulbreth answered: “OK. That’s what it’s for.” ing games. After 2 minutes, 34 seconds, replay umpire Brian The first test came at 3:06 p.m. EST in Fort O’Nora relayed his call by headset, confirming that By Bob Baum
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Brazil has 100 days left to get World Cup ready fanfests they promised years ago. Airports likely won’t have all the work completed either, and many of the SAO PAULO — Brazil is running urban projects initially expected to out of time. be ready for the World Cup won’t be World Cup organizers will mark finalized until after the event. 100 days to go on Tuesday with a lot FIFA secretary general Jerome of work still to be done on stadiums Valcke recently said work must and infrastructure in the 12 host cities. remain at “full speed” until the As national teams enter their final opener on June 12. Football’s governphase of preparations — a series of ing body has been expressing its conwarmups are scheduled for this week fidence that everything will be ready — the Brazilian government is trying despite the setbacks. to ensure the country will be ready to “Listen, 100 days, it’s a long way to host the tournament in June. go, and it’s a short way to go if there are Although Brazil had nearly seven still problems,” FIFA President Sepp years to prepare after winning the bid Blatter told FIFA.com. “But now all to host the tournament in 2007, there problems are under control and it will are four stadiums still under conbe, in 100 days, an exceptionally good struction and work outside many of start for an exceptional competition.” the venues is far from completed. There will be a few events markDoubts also remain about whether ing the 100-day point across Brazil on the cities will be able to host the Tuesday, with some of the host cities By Tales Azzoni
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Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson throws on the opening day of spring practice Monday in South Bend, Ind.
Minnesota batter Chris Rahl was safe. During the wait, Rahl said he realized he perhaps was part of history. “It’s kind of funny. I was thinking, ‘Is this the first one?’ ” he said. O’Nora made the final ruling from a satellite truck outside the stadium. During the regular season, umpires on the field will check with the replay booth in New York, where an MLB umpire will
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lighting up traditional buildings in the colors of the Brazilian flag. Brazil promised all 12 stadiums would be ready by the end of last year, but only six were completed. Two may be ready less than a month before the World Cup, including the one hosting the opener between Brazil and Croatia in Sao Paulo. The Itaquerao will not be ready before May 15, Valcke said. That’s when they also believe the venue in the southern city of Curitiba will also be finalized. In the wetlands city of Cuiaba, the stadium, inside and out, also was not ready. Infrastructure work outside nearly every stadium was another reason for concern. Even in places where the stadium was finished, it’s common to find construction sites filled with workers rushing to finish footpaths, pave
access roads, and install lighting posts. “We have to work in conditions where the cement is not even dry [and] we already put things in place,” Valcke said. “There is no criticism, there is just a challenge. For sure, the stadiums are beautiful. It will work and you will have what you expected.” Equipping a stadium to World Cup working standards requires 90 days, so FIFA and local organizers will have to start installing temporary structures needed for media and sponsors while construction work continues outside the venues. A recent poll showed the lowest support among Brazilians for hosting the World Cup. Many are frustrated with the billions spent to host the tournament, money they would rather see spent to improve hospitals, schools and infrastructure.
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Heat 124, bobcats 107
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atlantic Toronto Brooklyn New York Boston Philadelphia southeast Miami Washington Charlotte Atlanta Orlando Central Indiana Chicago Detroit Cleveland Milwaukee
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Pct .559 .500 .344 .333 .250 Pct .754 .517 .450 .448 .306 Pct .780 .550 .400 .393 .203
Gb — 31/2 13 131/2 181/2 Gb — 131/2 171/2 171/2 261/2 Gb — 131/2 221/2 23 34
southwest W l Pct Gb San Antonio 43 16 .729 — Houston 40 19 .678 3 Dallas 36 25 .590 8 Memphis 34 25 .576 9 New Orleans 23 37 .383 201/2 Northwest W l Pct Gb Oklahoma City 45 15 .750 — Portland 41 19 .683 4 Minnesota 30 29 .508 141/2 Denver 25 34 .424 191/2 Utah 21 39 .350 24 Pacific W l Pct Gb L.A. Clippers 41 20 .672 — Golden State 36 24 .600 41/2 Phoenix 35 24 .593 5 L.A. Lakers 21 39 .350 191/2 Sacramento 21 39 .350 191/2 Monday’s Games Memphis 110, Washington 104 Brooklyn 96, Chicago 80 Miami 124, Charlotte 107 Detroit 96, New York 85 Milwaukee 114, Utah 88 Minnesota 132, Denver 128 L.A. Lakers 107, Portland 106 Sacramento 96, New Orleans 89 sunday’s Games Chicago 109, New York 90 Toronto 104, Golden State 98 Orlando 92, Philadelphia 81 Indiana 94, Utah 91 Oklahoma City 116, Charlotte 99 San Antonio 112, Dallas 106 Phoenix 129, Atlanta 120 tuesday’s Games Golden State at Indiana, 5 p.m. San Antonio at Cleveland, 5 p.m. Miami at Houston, 6 p.m. Philadelphia at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Phoenix, 7 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Lakers, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Houston at Orlando, 5 p.m. Utah at Washington, 5 p.m. Indiana at Charlotte, 5 p.m. Memphis at Brooklyn, 5:30 p.m. Golden State at Boston, 5:30 p.m. Chicago at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. Dallas at Denver, 6 p.m. New York at Minnesota, 6 p.m. Sacramento at Milwaukee, 6 p.m. Atlanta at Portland, 8:30 p.m.
April 16 — Last day of regular season. April 19 — Playoffs begin. May 20 — Draft lottery. June 5 — NBA Finals begin. June 16 — Draft early entry withdrawal deadline. June 26 — NBA draft.
through March 2 scoring G Durant, OKC 59 Anthony, NYK 57 James, MIA 54 Love, MIN 55 Harden, HOU 51 Griffin, LAC 61 Curry, GOL 57 Aldridge, POR 54 DeRozan, TOR 57 George, IND 59 Cousins, SAC 50 FG Percentage Jordan, LAC Drummond, DET Howard, HOU James, MIA Horford, ATL Wade, MIA Ibaka, OKC Johnson, TOR rebounds G Jordan, LAC 61 Love, MIN 55 Drummond, DET 59 Howard, HOU 59 Cousins, SAC 50 Noah, CHI 57 Aldridge, POR 54 Vucevic, ORL 44 Bogut, GOL 52
FG Ft Pts 613 506 1862 565 341 1598 536 303 1450 468 389 1457 376 385 1247 550 366 1477 475 229 1372 525 231 1283 454 346 1304 452 288 1334 396 322 1114 FG FGa 246 370 343 558 403 684 536 924 238 420 321 578 390 713 248 457 OFF deF tOt 246 603 849 173 549 722 318 443 761 196 539 735 151 428 579 214 441 655 126 483 609 144 337 481 149 395 544
Monday Pistons 96, knicks 85
aVG 31.6 28.0 26.9 26.5 24.5 24.2 24.1 23.8 22.9 22.6 22.3 PCt .665 .615 .589 .580 .567 .555 .547 .543 aVG 13.9 13.1 12.9 12.5 11.6 11.5 11.3 10.9 10.5
NeW YOrk (85) Anthony 11-21 2-4 28, Stoudemire 9-11 4-4 22, Chandler 3-9 2-2 8, Felton 1-9 1-2 4, J. Smith 5-17 2-2 16, Shumpert 2-7 0-0 5, Prigioni 1-2 0-0 2, Hardaway Jr. 0-6 0-0 0, Tyler 0-1 0-0 0, Murry 0-0 0-0 0, Aldrich 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-83 11-14 85. detrOIt (96) Jo.Smith 5-17 5-9 15, Monroe 4-10 3-4 11, Drummond 6-9 5-7 17, Jennings 4-10 0-0 9, Singler 3-8 0-0 8, Stuckey 6-16 4-4 16, Bynum 5-10 5-6 16, Jerebko 2-3 0-0 4, Caldwell-Pope 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-83 22-30 96. New York 28 16 20 21—85 detroit 20 19 30 27—96 3-Point Goals—New York 10-28 (Anthony 4-7, J. Smith 4-11, Shumpert 1-3, Felton 1-3, Prigioni 0-1, Hardaway Jr. 0-3), Detroit 4-12 (Singler 2-5, Bynum 1-2, Jennings 1-3, Jo.Smith 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— New York 44 (Chandler 18), Detroit 66 (Drummond 26). Assists—New York 16 (Felton 5), Detroit 21 (Jennings 11). Total Fouls—New York 27, Detroit 14. A—14,742.
Nets 96, bulls 80
CHICaGO (80) Dunleavy 3-9 0-0 8, Boozer 4-10 2-4 10, Noah 5-8 0-0 10, Hinrich 2-7 0-0 5, Butler 4-11 5-9 13, Gibson 5-6 2-3 12, Augustin 4-9 7-7 16, Snell 1-2 0-0 2, Mohammed 1-1 0-0 2, Fredette 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 30-65 16-23 80. brOOklYN (96) Johnson 7-11 2-2 19, Pierce 5-12 1-1 14, Plumlee 3-3 0-2 6, Williams 6-11 7-8 20, Livingston 4-7 6-6 14, Blatche 4-11 3-3 11, Kirilenko 3-3 1-4 7, Teletovic 0-5 0-0 0, Thornton 1-7 1-2 3, Anderson 1-2 0-0 2, Collins 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-73 21-28 96. Chicago 18 24 17 21—80 brooklyn 27 23 26 20—96 3-Point Goals—Chicago 4-13 (Dunleavy 2-3, Hinrich 1-2, Augustin 1-5, Butler 0-3), Brooklyn 7-25 (Johnson 3-4, Pierce 3-7, Williams 1-4, Blatche 0-1, Thornton 0-4, Teletovic 0-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Chicago 53 (Boozer 13), Brooklyn 35 (Pierce 7). Assists—Chicago 12 (Augustin, Dunleavy 4), Brooklyn 19 (Williams 6). Total Fouls—Chicago 23, Brooklyn 18. Technicals—Gibson, Chicago Coach Thibodeau, Pierce. A—17,732.
CHarlOtte (107) Kidd-Gilchrist 3-4 2-2 8, McRoberts 3-6 0-0 7, Jefferson 18-24 2-4 38, Walker 3-8 1-2 7, Neal 3-11 2-2 10, Zeller 4-7 2-4 10, Douglas-Roberts 3-9 4-5 12, Tolliver 4-10 1-2 12, Biyombo 0-0 0-0 0, Ridnour 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 42-82 14-21 107. MIaMI (124) James 22-33 9-12 61, Battier 1-4 0-0 3, Bosh 6-14 2-2 15, Chalmers 1-7 2-2 4, Douglas 4-5 0-0 10, Allen 3-7 0-0 9, Cole 1-2 0-0 2, Andersen 3-3 0-0 7, Beasley 1-2 2-2 4, Oden 2-2 0-0 4, Haslem 1-3 1-2 3, Lewis 0-0 0-0 0, Liggins 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 46-83 16-20 124. Charlotte 26 28 25 28—107 Miami 29 31 38 26—124 3-Point Goals—Charlotte 9-23 (Tolliver 3-8, Neal 2-4, Douglas-Roberts 2-4, McRoberts 1-2, Ridnour 1-2, Walker 0-3), Miami 16-28 (James 8-10, Allen 3-5, Douglas 2-3, Andersen 1-1, Battier 1-2, Bosh 1-3, Cole 0-1, Beasley 0-1, Chalmers 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Charlotte 47 (Jefferson 19), Miami 41 (Bosh, James 7). Assists—Charlotte 27 (Walker 8), Miami 18 (Chalmers 7). Total Fouls— Charlotte 16, Miami 18. A—19,727.
Grizzlies 110, Wizards 104
MeMPHIs (110) Prince 8-11 3-3 21, Randolph 7-16 2-3 16, Gasol 4-10 2-4 10, Conley 7-14 4-4 20, Lee 4-7 1-1 9, Allen 3-6 1-1 7, Davis 2-3 0-0 4, M.Miller 3-6 2-2 10, Calathes 3-4 0-0 6, Koufos 2-2 3-3 7. Totals 4379 18-21 110. WasHINGtON (104) Booker 7-13 1-2 15, Ariza 5-9 1-2 15, Gortat 7-12 2-2 16, Wall 8-16 5-7 23, Beal 7-15 6-6 21, Singleton 1-4 0-0 2, Harrington 2-5 2-2 6, A.Miller 0-1 0-0 0, Gooden 0-2 0-0 0, Porter Jr. 2-4 0-0 6. Totals 39-81 17-21 104. Memphis 20 30 29 31—110 Washington 20 25 19 40—104 3-Point Goals—Memphis 6-13 (M.Miller 2-3, Prince 2-3, Conley 2-4, Calathes 0-1, Lee 0-2), Washington 9-19 (Ariza 4-6, Porter Jr. 2-3, Wall 2-5, Beal 1-2, Singleton 0-1, Harrington 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Memphis 42 (Randolph 10), Washington 43 (Gortat 8). Assists—Memphis 26 (Gasol 8), Washington 18 (Wall 9). Total Fouls—Memphis 21, Washington 22. Technicals—Memphis defensive three second 2. A—14,065.
bucks 114, Jazz 88
UtaH (88) Jefferson 3-7 0-0 7, Williams 2-6 0-0 5, Favors 1-5 0-0 2, Burke 2-7 1-2 7, Hayward 6-15 6-6 20, Burks 5-12 2-4 12, Kanter 8-16 11-12 27, Garrett 1-5 0-0 2, Evans 2-3 0-0 4, Gobert 1-1 0-2 2, Rush 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 31-79 20-26 88. MIlWaUkee (114) Middleton 4-6 0-0 9, Ilyasova 13-14 3-4 31, Pachulia 3-4 8-8 14, Knight 4-7 2-3 11, Wolters 4-6 0-0 10, Mayo 1-5 0-0 3, Henson 3-7 0-0 6, Antetokounmpo 3-9 1-1 8, Adrien 3-8 2-4 8, Sessions 4-7 6-6 14, Raduljica 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 42-74 22-26 114. Utah 21 27 19 21—88 Milwaukee 30 25 40 19—114 3-Point Goals—Utah 6-21 (Burke 2-5, Hayward 2-6, Jefferson 1-3, Williams 1-3, Rush 0-1, Burks 0-1, Garrett 0-2), Milwaukee 8-13 (Ilyasova 2-2, Wolters 2-2, Middleton 1-1, Knight 1-2, Mayo 1-3, Antetokounmpo 1-3). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Utah 42 (Kanter 14), Milwaukee 48 (Adrien 11). Assists—Utah 18 (Burke 5), Milwaukee 28 (Pachulia, Wolters, Knight 5). Total Fouls—Utah 21, Milwaukee 24. A—10,022.
timberwolves 132, Nuggets 128
MINNesOta (132) Brewer 6-10 3-6 16, Love 10-21 11-13 33, Pekovic 5-8 6-9 16, Rubio 1-2 3-4 5, Martin 3-11 16-17 22, Barea 4-10 7-8 16, Cunningham 4-5 1-1 9, Budinger 1-3 0-0 2, Dieng 3-5 0-0 6, Muhammad 1-5 5-6 7, Mbah a Moute 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-80 52-64 132. deNVer (128) Chandler 11-22 1-3 25, Faried 9-11 3-5 21, Mozgov 2-3 0-1 4, Lawson 11-16 6-7 31, Foye 8-16 2-3 22, Hickson 2-7 1-3 5, Fournier 1-5 2-2 5, Arthur 2-5 1-1 5, Brooks 3-9 0-0 8, Vesely 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 50-95 16-25 128. Minnesota 40 26 32 34—132 denver 25 24 34 45—128 3-Point Goals—Minnesota 4-16 (Love 2-6, Barea 1-1, Brewer 1-2, Muhammad 0-1, Budinger 0-2, Martin 0-4), Denver 12-33 (Foye 4-8, Lawson 3-4, Brooks 2-5, Chandler 2-11, Fournier 1-4, Hickson 0-1). Fouled Out— Lawson, Foye. Rebounds—Minnesota 61 (Love 19), Denver 47 (Chandler 10). Assists—Minnesota 21 (Barea, Rubio 5), Denver 23 (Lawson 11). Total Fouls—Minnesota 22, Denver 37. Technicals—Denver defensive three second. A—15,240.
lakers 107, trail blazers 106
l.a. lakers (107) Bazemore 5-9 0-2 14, Johnson 7-11 0-0 14, Gasol 10-20 2-2 22, Marshall 3-9 0-0 7, Meeks 8-16 3-3 21, Brooks 1-9 6-6 8, Farmar 4-9 0-0 9, Kelly 2-4 0-0 4, Sacre 3-5 2-2 8, Henry 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 43-94 13-15 107. POrtlaNd (106) Batum 6-14 3-5 17, Aldridge 9-19 3-4 21, Lopez 9-13 1-1 19, Lillard 8-19 1-4 20, Matthews 3-12 0-0 7, Wright 3-6 0-0 8, Leonard 0-0 1-2 1, Williams 3-9 1-2 7, Barton 0-1 0-0 0, McCollum 2-3 1-1 6. Totals 43-96 11-19 106. l.a. lakers 33 30 24 20—107 Portland 20 36 28 22—106 3-Point Goals—L.A. Lakers 8-18 (Bazemore 4-5, Meeks 2-6, Marshall 1-2, Farmar 1-3, Kelly 0-1, Johnson 0-1), Portland 9-29 (Lillard 3-8, Wright 2-4, Batum 2-5, McCollum 1-2, Matthews 1-6, Aldridge 0-1, Williams 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Lakers 51 (Gasol 9), Portland 63 (Lopez 16). Assists—L.A. Lakers 29 (Marshall 11), Portland 22 (Williams, Batum, Lillard 5). Total Fouls—L.A. Lakers 19, Portland 13. Technicals—L.A. Lakers defensive three second. A—20,013.
kings 96, Pelicans 89
NeW OrleaNs (89) T.Evans 8-14 9-10 27, Davis 4-14 4-8 13, Ajinca 2-4 0-0 4, Roberts 6-13 2-2 15, Gordon 4-9 0-0 10, Rivers 2-9 2-6 6, Stiemsma 1-1 0-0 2, Withey 1-2 0-0 2, Aminu 0-0 2-2 2, Morrow 4-9 0-0 8. Totals 32-75 19-28 89. saCraMeNtO (96) Gay 5-10 4-4 14, Thompson 2-4 2-6 6, Cousins 5-13 13-16 23, Thomas 8-16 6-6 22, McLemore 3-4 4-4 10, Williams 0-3 0-0 0, Acy 0-1 0-0 0, Johnson 1-3 1-2 3, R.Evans 5-7 0-2 10, McCallum 3-7 1-1 8. Totals 32-68 31-41 96. New Orleans 18 20 21 30—89 sacramento 23 17 28 28—96 3-Point Goals—New Orleans 6-20 (T.Evans 2-3, Gordon 2-4, Davis 1-1, Roberts 1-5, Morrow 0-3, Rivers 0-4), Sacramento 1-7 (McCallum 1-2, Johnson 0-1, McLemore 0-1, Thomas 0-3). Fouled Out—Gordon, Stiemsma. Rebounds—New Orleans 39 (T.Evans 10), Sacramento 59 (R.Evans 13). Assists—New Orleans 16 (T.Evans 8), Sacramento 11 (Thomas 5). Total Fouls—New Orleans 35, Sacramento 25. Technicals—Sacramento defensive three second. A—16,225.
NATIONAL SCOREBOARD NCaa basketball Men’s aP top 25
Monday’s Game No. 14 North Carolina 63, Notre Dame 61 tuesday’s Games No. 1 Florida at South Carolina, 5 p.m. No. 7 Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech, 5 p.m. No. 12 Michigan at Illinois, 5 p.m. No. 13 Creighton at Georgetown, 5 p.m. No. 16 Iowa State at Baylor, 5 p.m. No. 25 Kentucky vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. Wednesday’s Games No. 3 Arizona at Oregon State, 9 p.m. No. 4 Duke at Wake Forest, 5 p.m. No. 8 Kansas vs. Texas Tech, 6 p.m. No. 9 Wisconsin vs. Purdue, 7 p.m. No. 10 San Diego State at UNLV, 9:05 p.m. No. 11 Louisville at No. 18 SMU, 5 p.m. No. 17 Saint Louis vs. Dayton, 7 p.m. No. 19 UConn vs. Rutgers, 5 p.m. No. 21 New Mexico vs. Air Force, 7 p.m. No. 23 Oklahoma vs. West Virginia, 7 p.m. thursday’s Games No. 6 Villanova at Xavier, 5 p.m. No. 15 Cincinnati vs. No. 20 Memphis, 5 p.m. No. 22 Michigan State vs. No. 24 Iowa, 7 p.m. Friday’s Games No. 2 Wichita State vs. Drake or Evansville at the Scottrade Center, St. Louis, 11:05 a.m. saturday’s Games No. 1 Florida vs. No. 25 Kentucky, 10 a.m. No. 3 Arizona at Oregon, 2 p.m. No. 4 Duke vs. No. 14 N. Carolina, 7 p.m. No. 6 Villanova vs. Georgetown, Noon No. 8 Kansas at West Virginia, 10 a.m. No. 10 San Diego State vs. No. 21 New Mexico, 8:05 p.m. No. 11 Louisville vs. No. 19 UConn, Noon No. 12 Michigan vs. Indiana, 4 p.m. No. 13 Creighton vs. Providence, 6 p.m. No. 15 Cincinnati at Rutgers, 10 a.m. No. 16 Iowa State vs. Oklahoma St., Noon No. 20 Memphis vs. No. 18 SMU, 10 a.m. No. 23 Oklahoma at TCU, 2 p.m. No. 24 Iowa vs. Illinois, 6:30 p.m.
Men’s division I
Monday’s Games east NC State 74, Pittsburgh 67 Seton Hall 71, Xavier 62 south Ark.-Pine Bluff 66, Jackson St. 59 Coppin St. 86, Howard 69 Florida A&M 78, Morgan St. 73 Grambling St. 72, MVSU 70 NC A&T 62, SC State 60 NC Central 64, Savannah St. 57, OT Norfolk St. 77, Md.-Eastern Shore 65 North Carolina 63, Notre Dame 61 southwest Alabama St. 90, Prairie View 87, OT Oklahoma St. 77, Kansas St. 61 Texas Southern 79, Alabama A&M 58 Far West Montana 53, Montana St. 50 tournament Patriot league First round Colgate 57, Navy 51 Lafayette 84, Loyola (Md.) 71
Men’s aP top 25 Poll
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 2, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25thplace vote and last week’s ranking: rec Pts Prv 1. Florida (46) 27-2 1,606 1 2. Wichita St. (14) 31-0 1,555 2 3. Arizona (5) 27-2 1,514 3 4. Duke 23-6 1,364 6 5. Virginia 25-5 1,304 12 6. Villanova 26-3 1,292 8 7. Syracuse 26-3 1,240 4 8. Kansas 22-7 1,200 5 9. Wisconsin 24-5 1,075 14 10. San Diego St. 25-3 995 13 11. Louisville 24-5 959 7 12. Michigan 21-7 899 16 13. Creighton 23-5 892 9 14. North Carolina 22-7 755 19 15. Cincinnati 24-5 737 11 16. Iowa St. 22-6 613 15 17. Saint Louis 25-4 539 10 18. SMU 23-6 427 23 19. UConn 23-6 423 — 20. Memphis 22-7 364 21 21. New Mexico 23-5 338 25 22. Michigan St. 22-7 322 18 23. Oklahoma 21-8 183 — 24. Iowa 20-9 94 20 25. Kentucky 21-8 92 17 Others receiving votes: Texas 70, VCU 58, UCLA 45, Gonzaga 38, Stephen F. Austin 38, Kansas St. 19, Saint Joseph’s 19, Ohio St. 17, Green Bay 13, Harvard 7, Arizona St. 5, UMass 5, Colorado 2, Pittsburgh 2, Xavier 2, NC Central 1, Oklahoma St. 1, Southern Miss. 1.
Women’s aP top 25
Monday’s Games No. 1 UConn 68, No. 3 Louisville 48 Texas 65, No. 18 Oklahoma State 58 South Florida 60, No. 24 Rutgers 51 tuesday’s Games No. 7 West Virginia vs. Kansas, 5 p.m. No. 9 Baylor at Iowa State, 6 p.m. No. 25 DePaul vs. Georgetown, 7 p.m. Wednesday’s Games No. 22 Middle Tennessee at Tulane, 6 p.m. thursday’s Games No. 13 North Carolina vs. Wake Forest or Pittsburgh at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 6:30 p.m. No. 23 Iowa vs. Illinois at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 12:25 p.m. Friday’s Games No. 2 Notre Dame vs. Miami or Florida State at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, Noon No. 4 Stanford vs. UCLA or Colorado at KeyArena, Seattle, 1 p.m. No. 5 South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt or Georgia at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., 10 a.m. No. 6 Tennessee vs. Alabama or LSU at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., 4 p.m. No. 8 Maryland vs. No. 13 North Carolina, Wake Forest or Pittsburgh at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 6:30 p.m. No. 10 Duke vs. Georgia Tech, Virginia or Boston College at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 4 p.m. No. 11 Penn State vs. Ohio State or Northwestern at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 10 a.m. No. 12 Kentucky vs. Florida, Missouri or Mississippi State at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., 12:30 p.m. No. 14 N.C. State vs. Syracuse, Virginia Tech or Clemson at Greensboro (N.C.) Coliseum, 9 a.m. No. 15 Texas A&M vs. Auburn, Arkansas or Mississippi at The Arena at Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Ga., 6:30 p.m. No. 16 Nebraska vs. Minnesota or Wisconsin at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 6:55 p.m. No. 17 Purdue vs. No. 23 Iowa or Illinois at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 12:25 p.m. No. 19 Michigan State vs. Michigan or Indiana at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, 4:30 p.m. No. 20 California vs. Washington State or Oregon at KeyArena, Seattle, 7 p.m. No. 21 Gonzaga vs. San Francisco or Loyola Marymount at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, 7 p.m.
Women’s division I
Monday’s Games east Bryant 72, CCSU 65 Fairleigh Dickinson 75, Sacred Heart 69 Robert Morris 71, Mount St. Mary’s 65 South Florida 60, Rutgers 51 St. Francis (NY) 66, LIU Brooklyn 50 St. Francis (Pa.) 101, Wagner 75 St. John’s 63, Providence 42 Temple 66, Houston 54 Midwest TCU 51, Kansas St. 46 south Abilene Christian 96, SE Louisiana 82 Coppin St. 82, Howard 70 Florida A&M 79, Morgan St. 61 Grambling St. 70, MVSU 61 Jackson St. 65, Ark.-Pine Bluff 52 Memphis 53, Cincinnati 47 NC A&T 52, SC State 42 Norfolk St. 61, Md.-Eastern Shore 57 Savannah St. 74, NC Central 50 UConn 68, Louisville 48 southwest Alabama St. 81, Prairie View 78 Oklahoma 87, Texas Tech 32 Texas 65, Oklahoma St. 58 Texas Southern 81, Alabama A&M 72 Far West Montana 72, Montana St. 65
Women’s aP top 25 Poll
1. UConn (36) 2. Notre Dame 3. Louisville 4. Stanford 5. South Carolina 6. Tennessee 7. West Virginia 8. Maryland 9. Baylor 10. Duke 11. Penn St. 12. Kentucky 13. North Carolina 14. NC State 15. Texas A&M 16. Nebraska 17. Purdue 18. Oklahoma St. 19. Michigan St. 20. California 21. Gonzaga 22. Middle Tennessee 23. Iowa 24. Rutgers 25. DePaul
rec 30-0 29-0 28-2 27-2 26-3 23-5 26-3 24-5 25-4 25-5 22-6 22-7 22-8 24-6 23-7 22-6 21-7 22-6 21-8 21-8 26-4 25-4 23-7 21-7 23-6
Pts Prv 900 1 864 2 816 3 802 5 718 4 679 10 668 11 658 9 650 6 562 7 510 8 489 12 481 14 409 13 396 17 352 16 343 19 299 15 242 21 190 18 186 22 142 23 102 25 49 24 41 —
NHl eastern Conference
atlantic GP Boston 60 Montreal 63 Tampa Bay 61 Toronto 63 Detroit 60 Ottawa 61 Florida 61 Buffalo 61 Metro GP Pittsburgh 60 Philadelphia 62 N.Y. Rangers 62 Washington 62 Columbus 61 New Jersey 62 Carolina 61 N.Y. Islanders 63
W 38 34 34 32 28 27 23 18 W 40 32 33 29 31 26 26 23
l Ol Pts GF Ga 17 5 81 188 137 22 7 75 160 154 22 5 73 177 156 23 8 72 186 193 20 12 68 159 165 23 11 65 174 199 31 7 53 151 197 35 8 44 124 183 l Ol Pts GF Ga 16 4 84 192 149 24 6 70 174 180 26 3 69 162 157 23 10 68 184 186 25 5 67 180 170 23 13 65 148 153 26 9 61 151 173 32 8 54 173 215
Central GP W l Ol Pts GF Ga St. Louis 60 40 14 6 86 200 139 Chicago 62 36 12 14 86 213 166 Colorado 61 39 17 5 83 188 164 Minnesota 62 34 21 7 75 153 150 Dallas 61 29 22 10 68 173 171 Winnipeg 62 30 26 6 66 174 178 Nashville 61 26 25 10 62 150 185 Pacific GP W l Ol Pts GF Ga Anaheim 62 43 14 5 91 202 150 San Jose 62 39 17 6 84 188 151 Los Angeles 63 35 22 6 76 152 134 Vancouver 63 28 25 10 66 150 166 Phoenix 61 27 23 11 65 169 180 Calgary 61 23 31 7 53 141 185 Edmonton 62 20 34 8 48 154 204 Note: Two points are awarded for a win; one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Monday’s Games Columbus 2, Toronto 1 Dallas 3, Buffalo 2 Minnesota 3, Calgary 2 Los Angeles 2, Montreal 1 sunday’s Games Philadelphia 5, Washington 4, OT San Jose 4, New Jersey 2 Florida 5, N.Y. Islanders 3 Ottawa 4, Vancouver 2 Boston 6, N.Y. Rangers 3 Colorado 6, Tampa Bay 3 St. Louis 4, Phoenix 2 Anaheim 5, Carolina 3 tuesday’s Games Florida at Boston, 5 p.m. Detroit at New Jersey, 5 p.m. Dallas at Columbus, 5 p.m. Colorado at Chicago, 6 p.m. Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 6 p.m. Pittsburgh at Nashville, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Winnipeg, 6 p.m. Vancouver at Phoenix, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Edmonton, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at San Jose, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Toronto at N.Y. Rangers, 5 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Ottawa at Calgary, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Anaheim, 8 p.m.
March 5 — Trade deadline, 1 p.m. March 10-12 — NHL general managers meeting, Boca Raton, Fla. April 13 — Last day of regular season. April 16 — Stanley Cup Playoffs begin. May 25-31 — NHL combine, Toronto. June 18 — Last possible day for Stanley Cup finals. June 25 — NHL awards, Las Vegas. June 27-28 — NHL draft, Philadelphia. July 1 — Free agency begins. July 5 — Deadline for player-elected salary arbitration notification. July 6 — Deadline for club-elected salary arbitration notification.
NHl sUMMarIes Monday blue Jackets 2, Maple leafs 1
Columbus 0 2 0—2 toronto 0 0 1—1 First Period—None. Penalties—Jenner, Clm (holding), 7:15; Dubinsky, Clm (slashing), 11:59. second Period—1, Columbus, Prout 1 (MacKenzie, Calvert), 9:44. 2, Columbus, Anisimov 16 (Nikitin, Foligno), 12:38. Penalties—Franson, Tor (hooking), 2:16. third Period—3, Toronto, Raymond 17 (Lupul, Rielly), 15:45. Penalties—None. shots on Goal—Columbus 8-1213—33. Toronto 12-5-12—29. Power-play opportunities—Columbus 0 of 1; Toronto 0 of 2. Goalies—Columbus, Bobrovsky 22-15-3 (29 shots-28 saves). Toronto, Reimer 10-7-1 (33-31). referees—Eric Furlatt, Brad Watson. linesmen—Greg Devorski, Steve Miller. a—19,577. t—2:26.
Wild 3, Flames 2
Calgary 0 1 1—2 Minnesota 0 1 2—3 First Period—None. Penalties—None. second Period—1, Minnesota, Brodziak 5 (Cooke), 9:02. 2, Calgary, Cammalleri 14 (Wideman), 16:41. Penalties—Backlund, Cal (holding), 4:31. third Period—3, Minnesota, Spurgeon 2 (Suter, Mi.Granlund), 5:49 (pp). 4, Minnesota, Parise 21 (Pominville, Mi.Granlund), 14:44. 5, Calgary, Giordano 10 (Ma.Granlund, Colborne), 16:01. Penalties—Ballard, Min (goaltender interference), 3:28; Giordano, Cal (hooking), 4:55. shots on Goal—Calgary 7-7-9—23. Minnesota 9-12-6—27. Power-play opportunities—Calgary 0 of 1; Minnesota 1 of 2. Goalies—Calgary, Berra 9-17-2 (27 shots-24 saves). Minnesota, Kuemper 11-3-2 (23-21). referees—Frederick L’Ecuyer, Kelly Sutherland. linesmen—Ryan Galloway, Derek Nansen. a—18,543. t—2:24.
stars 3, sabres 2
buffalo 1 0 1—2 dallas 0 2 1—3 First Period—1, Buffalo, Ennis 15 (Stafford, Moulson), 17:17. Penalties—Scott, Buf (tripping), 2:39; Hodgson, Buf (hooking), 6:19; Girgensons, Buf (tripping), 15:01. second Period—2, Dallas, Jo.Benn 3 (Whitney, Seguin), 1:30. 3, Dallas, Goligoski 3 (Horcoff, Garbutt), 19:54. Penalties—McCormick, Buf (slashing), 5:32. third Period—4, Buffalo, Ennis 16 (Moulson, McBain), 3:23. 5, Dallas, Chiasson 10 (Ja.Benn, Whitney), 10:25 (pp). Penalties—Roussel, Dal (hooking), 3:57; D’Agostini, Buf (hooking), 8:40; Buffalo bench, served by D’Agostini (too many men), 17:40. shots on Goal—Buffalo 5-9-9—23. Dallas 16-11-12—39. Power-play opportunities—Buffalo 0 of 1; Dallas 1 of 6. Goalies—Buffalo, Enroth 3-13-5 (39 shots-36 saves). Dallas, Lehtonen 24-16-10 (23-21). referees—Chris Rooney, Ian Walsh. linesmen—Scott Cherrey, Shane Heyer. a—14,235. t—2:27.
kings 2, Canadiens 1
Montreal 1 0 0—1 los angeles 1 1 0—2 First Period—1, Los Angeles, Muzzin 5 (Toffoli, Williams), 1:54. 2, Montreal, Subban 10 (Pacioretty, Desharnais), 14:45. Penalties—Tinordi, Mon, major (fighting), 8:15; Clifford, LA, major (fighting), 8:15; Eller, Mon (tripping), 12:05. second Period—3, Los Angeles, Carter 22 (Kopitar, Martinez), 4:14 (pp). Penalties—White, Mon (holding), 2:31; Williams, LA (tripping), 5:26; Muzzin, LA (tripping), 13:07; Eller, Mon (roughing), 18:38. third Period—None. Penalties— Carter, LA (cross-checking), :36; Gallagher, Mon (goaltender interference), 6:14. shots on Goal—Montreal 5-5-8—18. Los Angeles 5-8-9—22. Power-play opportunities—Montreal 0 of 3; Los Angeles 1 of 4. Goalies—Montreal, Budaj 8-5-2 (22 shots-20 saves). Los Angeles, Quick 19-13-2 (18-17). a—18,118 (18,118). t—2:24. referees—Wes McCauley, Dan O’Halloran. linesmen—Darren Gibbs, Pierre Racicot.
BASEBALL baseball Mlb spring training
al W l Pct Seattle 5 1 .833 Cleveland 4 1 .800 Minnesota 4 1 .800 Oakland 4 1 .800 Houston 3 1 .750 Chicago 2 1 .667 Detroit 4 2 .667 New York 4 2 .667 Tampa Bay 2 1 .667 Kansas City 3 2 .600 Baltimore 2 2 .500 Los Angeles 2 2 .500 Toronto 3 3 .500 Boston 1 3 .250 Texas 1 3 .250 Nl W l Pct Pittsburgh 4 1 .800 Washington 3 1 .750 Miami 3 2 .600 Arizona 4 4 .500 Cincinnati 3 3 .500 Milwaukee 3 3 .500 Los Angeles 2 3 .400 San Francisco 2 3 .400 Chicago 1 3 .250 New York 1 3 .250 3 .250 St. Louis 1 Colorado 1 4 .200 San Diego 1 4 .200 Philadelphia 1 5 .167 Atlanta 0 6 .000 Note: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Monday’s Games Detroit 8, St. Louis 5 N.Y. Mets 6, Atlanta 2 Pittsburgh 7, Boston 6 N.Y. Yankees 4, Washington 2 Tampa Bay 6, Philadelphia 1 Minnesota (ss) 12, Toronto 2 Houston 4, Miami 0 Minnesota (ss) 9, Baltimore 2 Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 2 Cleveland 6, Texas 5 Seattle (ss) 8, Colorado 1 Seattle (ss) 6, Cincinnati 5 Chicago White Sox 9, Kansas City 7 San Diego 7, San Francisco 2 Oakland 7, L.A. Dodgers 3 L.A. Angels 3, Arizona 2 Arizona 5, Colorado 0 tuesday’s Games Minnesota vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Pittsburgh vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Washington vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Tampa Bay vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Houston vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 11:10 a.m. Arizona vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Seattle vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Texas vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Oakland (ss) at Phoenix, 1:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Oakland (ss) vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 1:10 p.m. Toronto vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 4:35 p.m. Baltimore vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 5:05 p.m.
AUTO RACING aUtO raCING
NasCar sPrINt CUP Money leaders
through March 2 1. Dale Earnhardt Jr., $1,719,183 2. Denny Hamlin, $1,437,070 3. Brad Keselowski, $1,125,774 4. Jeff Gordon, $934,205 5. Jimmie Johnson, $774,245 6. Matt Kenseth, $687,708 7. Kevin Harvick, $680,999 8. Paul Menard, $656,296 9. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., $590,773 10. Joey Logano, $584,375 11. Kyle Busch, $558,755 12. Austin Dillon, $548,140 13. Greg Biffle, $534,318 14. Jamie McMurray, $530,176 15. Marcos Ambrose, $513,313 16. Tony Stewart, $503,064 17. Carl Edwards, $495,548 18. Casey Mears, $485,734 19. Ryan Newman, $478,598 20. Brian Vickers, $461,068 21. Kasey Kahne, $451,843 22. Kurt Busch, $437,423 23. Aric Almirola, $437,005 24. Justin Allgaier, $423,515 25. David Ragan, $423,326 26. Clint Bowyer, $421,015 27. David Gilliland, $419,831 28. Reed Sorenson, $419,236 29. Kyle Larson, $418,448 30. A J Allmendinger, $415,726 31. Brian Scott, $412,140 32. Danica Patrick, $398,933 33. Martin Truex Jr., $398,849 34. Alex Bowman, $390,726 35. Cole Whitt, $390,018
NasCar sPrINt CUP Points leaders
through March 2 1. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 90. 2. Brad Keselowski, 84. 3. Jeff Gordon, 80. 4. Kevin Harvick, 79. 5. Jimmie Johnson, 78. 6. Joey Logano, 75. 7. Matt Kenseth, 70. 8. Denny Hamlin, 68. 9. Carl Edwards, 65. 10. Greg Biffle, 64. 11. Jamie McMurray, 64. 12. Casey Mears, 64. 13. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 63. 14. Kyle Busch, 61. 15. Ryan Newman, 60. 16. Austin Dillon, 56. 17. Marcos Ambrose, 49. 18. Kasey Kahne, 47. 19. Reed Sorenson, 41. 20. Tony Stewart, 37. 21. A J Allmendinger, 37. 22. Aric Almirola, 35. 23. Clint Bowyer, 34. 24. Paul Menard, 34. 25. Brian Vickers, 33. 26. Cole Whitt, 33. 27. Justin Allgaier, 32. 28. Kyle Larson, 30. 29. Bobby Labonte, 29. 30. Kurt Busch, 29. 31. David Ragan, 26. 32. Terry Labonte, 24. 33. Alex Bowman, 24. 34. David Gilliland, 24. 35. Martin Truex Jr., 23.
TRANSACTIONS traNsaCtIONs baseball american league
TEXAS RANGERS — Claimed INF Andy Parrino off waivers from Oakland. Placed LHP Derek Holland on the 60-day DL.
CHICAGO CUBS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Arrieta, RHP Dallas Beeler, RHP Alberto Cabrera, RHP Justin Grimm, RHP Blake Parker, RHP Neil Ramirez, RHP Hector Rondon, RHP Arodys Vizcaino, LHP Zac Rosscup, LHP Chris Rusin, C Welington Castillo, INF Arismendy Alcantara, INF Mike Olt, INF Christian Villanueva INF Logan Watkins, OF Brett Jackson, OF Junior Lake, OF Matt Szczur and OF Josh Vitters on one-year contracts. NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with RHP Victor Black, OF Andrew Brown, C Juan Centeno, C Travis d’Arnaud, RHP Jacob deGrom, OF Matt den Dekker, LHP Josh Edgin, RHP Jeurys Familia, INF Wilmer Flores, RHP Gonzalez Germen, RHP Erik Goeddel, RHP Matt Harvey, OF Juan Lagares, INF Zach Lutz, LHP Steven Matz, RHP Jenrry Mejia, OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF Cesar Puello, C Anthony Recker, RHP Ryan Reid, LHP Scott Rice, INF Josh Satin, RHP Carlos Torres, INF Wilfredo Tovar, RHP Jeff Walters and RHP Zack Wheeler on one-year contracts. SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with RHP Jesse Hahn, RHP Casey Kelly, RHP Donn Roach, RHP Keyvius Sampson, RHP Burch Smith, RHP Dale Thayer, RHP Nick Vincent RHP Joe Wieland, LHP Robbie Erlin, LHP Juan Oramas, LHP Patrick Schuster LHP Alex Torres, C Yasmani Grandal, C Rene Rivera, INF Yonder Alonso, INF Alexi Amarista, INF Jedd Gyorko, INF Ryan Jackson INF Tommy Medica, OF Yeison Asencio, OF Reymond Fuentes and OF Rymer Liriano on one-year contracts.
FOOtball National Football league
BUFFALO BILLS — Released LB Willie Jefferson. CLEVELAND BROWNS — Designated C Alex Mack as the transition player for 2014. MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed CB Brent Grimes to a four-year contract. PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Designated LB Jason Worilds as the transition player for 2014. TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with S Bernard Pollard on a multiyear contract. WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Placed the franchise tag on LB Brian Orakpo.
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NHL — Suspended Washington D Dmitry Orlov two games for boarding Philadelphia F Brayden Schenn during a March 2 game. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Agreed to terms with F Brandon Bollig on a three-year contract extension through the end of the 2016-17 season. EDMONTON OILERS — Agreed to terms with G Ben Scrivens on a twoyear contract extension. FLORIDA PANTHERS — Announced the resignation of president and CEO Michael Yormark. MINNESOTA WILD — Signed RW Kurtis Gabriel to a three-year entrylevel contract. MONTREAL CANADIENS — Assigned D Davis Drewiske to Hamilton (AHL). NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Recalled G Pekka Rinne from Milwaukee (AHL). NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Signed F Justin Johnson to a two-way contract for the remainder of the 2013-14 season and assigned him to Bridgeport (AHL). TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled G Anders Lindback from Syracuse (AHL). Reassigned G Kristers Gudlevskis to Syracuse. WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Jack Hillen from Hershey (AHL).
Davenport elected to Hall of Fame By Rachel Cohen
The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Lindsay Davenport was in the middle of another major life milestone when she found out she had been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The three-time Grand Slam champion got the call when she was in a hospital about to give birth to her fourth child in early January. With daughter Haven nearly 2 months old now, Davenport can start to reflect on the honor. “Growing up playing tennis, getting to the Hall of Fame was never even in my dreams,” she said on a conference call Monday after the class of 2014 was announced. “It seemed a little bit too big for me.” It never occurred to her until after she won her second major title in 1999 and Bud Collins, a Hall of Famer himself, mentioned the possibility. The 37-year-old Davenport is thrilled that at the enshrinement ceremony in Newport, R.I., on July 12, her 6-year-old son Jagger will get to learn about the sport’s history. He plays tennis, too. Davenport will be joined by five-time Paralympic medalist Chantal Vandierendonck in the recent player category and
Lindsay Davenport returns to Alisa Kleybanova of Russia at the U.S. Open in August 2008 in New York. Three-time Grand Slam champion Davenport was elected Monday to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
coach Nick Bollettieri, executive Jane Brown Grimes and broadcaster John Barrett in the contributor category. Davenport won the 1998 U.S. Open, 1999 Wimbledon, 2000 Australian Open and 1996 Olympic gold medal to go with three major doubles titles. The American held the world’s No. 1 ranking for 98 weeks in her career. That first major championship, at her home Grand Slam event, always will be special. “For any player who has ever
played with insecurity, not sure where they’re supposed to be, how good they are, that really was a huge moment, not just in my career but for me personally,” Davenport said. Bollettieri, now 82, has coached 10 players to the No. 1 ranking, including Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Monica Seles and Boris Becker. In 1978, he founded the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, the first fulltime tennis boarding school. At a news conference in New York, Bollettieri acknowledged
this was one of the few times in his life he felt at a loss for words. “To be standing aside some of the players I’ve helped achieve what they are,” he said, “is a dream that even Nick Bollettieri can’t comprehend.” Vandierendonck was a top Dutch player before she was injured in a car accident in 1983 and went on to become a pioneer in wheelchair tennis. Brown Grimes is a former managing director of the Women’s Professional Tennis Council, now known as the WTA Tour Board; president of the U.S. Tennis Association; and president of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Barrett was the “Voice of Wimbledon” on the BBC from 1971 to 2006. His wife, former top-ranked player Angela Mortimer Barrett, was inducted into the Hall in 1993. Agassi and Steffi Graf are the only other married couple in the Hall. Davenport wishes she’d done a better job during her career of following Billie Jean King’s advice to “enjoy the process.” But she’s proud that she believes she always played the sport for the right reasons. “You’re not great at something unless you love it,” she said.
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Today Baseball — Los Alamos at Pojoaque Valley, 4 p.m. Softball — Capital at Belen, 4 p.m.
Lobos: First tourney slot decided Friday Continued from Page B-1 Virginia was No. 24 in this season’s preseason Top 25 and fell to 25th in the first week of the regular season. The Cavaliers dropped out of the poll the next week and didn’t return until four weeks ago at No. 20. They moved up every week until reaching No. 5 on Monday. Familar foe about to dance: The first spot in the NCAA Tournament’s field of 68 can be decided Friday when Harvard visits Yale. The Ivy League is the only one of the 32 conferences with an automatic bid not to have a postseason tournament. Harvard has clinched at least a share of the title for a fourth straight season and can nail down the automatic bid to the Big Dance with a win over the Bulldogs. Harvard, of course, was a 14-seed last year and stunned No. 3 New Mexico in the second round in Salt Lake City. If Yale pulls the upset, there will be a one-game playoff for the Ivy championship. Free-falling Buckeyes: Ohio State fell out of the rankings for the second time this season. The Buckeyes fell from No. 22 after losses last week to Penn State and Indiana. Ranked 11th in the preseason Top 25, the Buckeyes reached as high as No. 3 when they started the season 15-0. They fell out for one week before returning to the poll the last three weeks. Texas, which was No. 24 last week, fell out after a five-week run in the poll, when it reached as high as 15th. The Longhorns have lost three of four, including the 77-65 defeat to Oklahoma last weekend. Not even close: This is the second
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straight week Florida is No. 1 and the Gators’ 12th week ever on top. That’s good enough to tie Arkansas, Georgetown and Virginia on the all-time list. The leader? UCLA with 134 weeks on top. In case you’re scoring at home, New Mexico has never been ranked higher than No. 3.
Ranked vs. ranked: There are eight games this week featuring two ranked teams, the most notable of which is Saturday’s UNM-San Diego State tilt in Viejas Arena. Four of the eight involve the American Athletic Conference. On Wednesday, No. 11 Louisville, tied for first place, is at No. 18 SMU. On Thursday, No. 20 Memphis is at No. 15 Cincinnati, the other team tied for first. On Saturday, SMU is at Memphis and No. 19 Connecticut is at Louisville. On Thursday, No. 24 Iowa is at No. 22 Michigan State in the Big Ten. On Saturday, No. 25 Kentucky is at No. 1 Florida in the SEC, No. 14 North Carolina is at No. 4 Duke in the ACC. Big man shelved: Freshman center Joel Embiid will sit out the final two regularseason games for No. 8 Kansas so that he can rest a lower back strain that has already caused him to miss a game. Jayhawks coach Bill Self said Monday that Embiid re-aggravated the injury and that experts have told the coaching’ staff that the best remedy is simply rest. The Jayhawks, who have already wrapped up their 10th consecutive Big 12 championship, play host to Texas Tech on Wednesday night before finishing the regular season Saturday at West Virginia. The 7-foot Embiid has been a revelation this season, averaging 11.2 points and 8.1 rebounds despite only playing basketball for a few years.
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Trial: Pistorius faces minimum of 25 years Continued from Page B-1 of a celebrity defendant and shocking allegations has drawn comparisons to the O.J. Simpson case two decades ago. Prosecutors allege that Pistorius, who has been free on bail, shot Steenkamp after an argument. He has said he killed her after mistaking her for a nighttime intruder in his home, shooting her through the closed door of the toilet cubicle in his bathroom. Steenkamp, 29, was hit three times — in the head, elbow and hip area; a fourth bullet did not hit her. Early testimony focused on whether the screams that Burger said she heard were those of a terrified woman about to be shot to death, as prosecutors allege, or were instead Pistorius’ desperate shrieks for help after a fatal mistake, as his defense lawyers contend. Burger, who lives about 196 yards from Pistorius’ house, gave her account of the sequence of events in the predawn hours of Feb. 14 last year. “I was woken up by a woman’s petrified screams. I heard her screaming first,” Burger said. “Then I heard her call
for help. Then I heard a man call for help three times. I then made a call. … I gave the phone to my husband and he spoke to security. Afterward, I heard the woman’s petrified screams again.” Burger said she then heard four gunshots, with a gap between the first shot and the rest, and more screaming. “I heard her voice during the shots,” she said. “Shortly after the shots was the last time I heard that woman.” The chief defense lawyer, Barry Roux, opened his crossexamination by asking Burger if she thought Pistorius was a liar. She didn’t directly answer that, but questioned Pistorius’ version. “I can only tell the court what I heard that evening,” Burger said. “I cannot understand how I could clearly hear a woman scream but Mr. Pistorius could not hear it.” Roux, in an attempt to discredit the idea that Pistorius and Steenkamp had an argument before the shooting, contended that Burger heard just Pistorius screaming for help. He also suggested that she had not heard gunshots, but instead had heard the sound
of the athlete breaking down the toilet door with a cricket bat after realizing he had shot Steenkamp. “Could there have been shots fired when you were still asleep and you heard the screams afterward?” he asked. Roux’s constant challenges to Burger’s account of the sequence of events made for a contentious back-and-forth at times. “Shall I repeat my question? It can’t be that difficult,” Roux said at one point, implying that the witness was evasive. On another occasion, Burger said: “I didn’t sit there with a stopwatch and take down the timing of each shot.” Pistorius pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and three other counts relating to shooting guns in public in unrelated incidents and illegal possession of ammunition. Defense lawyer Kenny Oldwadge read a statement from Pistorius in which he said the killing was an accident and that there were inconsistencies in the state’s case. Pistorius said he brought two fans in from the balcony during the night after speaking to his girlfriend in bed beside him.
He said Steenkamp must have gone into the bathroom while he was getting the fans. Pistorius said he did not notice that she had gone, then heard the bathroom window open. “I approached the bathroom, armed with my firearm, so as to defend Reeva and I,” Pistorius said in the statement. He said he then heard a noise in the toilet cubicle and was in a “fearful state” because he was unable to run away or defend himself physically since he was not wearing his prosthetic legs. He said he shouted at what he thought was an intruder and then shot through the toilet door, only later realizing that he shot Steenkamp. South Africa has a high crime rate and many people worry about daily security, but the prosecution case is likely to focus partly on Pistorius’ alleged character flaws and the suggestion that he was a hotheaded gun enthusiast. If convicted on the murder charge, Pistorius could be sent to prison for at least 25 years before the chance of parole, the minimum time someone must serve if given a life sentence in South Africa. There is no death penalty.
Softball — Rio Rancho Cleveland at Los Alamos, 4 p.m.
Thursday Baseball — St. Michael’s at Cobre Invitational, TBA Los Alamos at Albuquerque St. Pius Invitational, TBA Española Valley at Artesia Tournament, TBA
Friday Baseball — St. Michael’s at Cobre Invitational, TBA Los Alamos at Albuquerque St. Pius Invitational, TBA Española Valley at Artesia Tournament, TBA Girls basketball — Class AAAA State Tournament, first round Los Alamos at Abq. St. Pius X, 6 p.m. Grants at Santa Fe High, 7 p.m. Belen at Española Valley, 7 p.m. Class AAA State Tournament, first round Silver at Las Vegas Robertson, 6 p.m. Santa Fe Indian School at Portales, 6 p.m. Pojoaque Valley at St. Michael’s, 7 p.m. Thoreau at West Las Vegas, 7 p.m. Taos at Shiprock, 7 p.m. Class AA State Tournament, first round Santa Fe Preparatory at Texico, 6 p.m. Mesa Vista at Navajo Preparatory, 6 p.m. Tohatchi at Mora, 6 p.m. Class A State Tournament, first round McCurdy at Springer, 7 p.m. Softball — Los Alamos at Linda Crabtree Softball Tournament at Piedra Vista, TBA Tennis — Los Alamos (girls) at El Paso (Texas) Chapin Invitational, 8 a.m. Las Vegas Robertson at Roswell Invitational, 7:30 a.m.
Saturday Baseball — Santa Fe High at Albuquerque Highland (DH), 11 a.m./1 p.m. St. Michael’s at Cobre Invitational, TBA Socorro at Pojoaque Valley, 11 a.m. Los Alamos at Albuquerque St. Pius Invitational, TBA Española Valley at Artesia Tournament, TBA Pecos at Moriarty JV (DH), 10 a.m./noon Moriarty at West Las Vegas, 11 a.m./1 p.m. Boys basketball — Class AAAA State Tournament, first round Española Valley at Gallup, 7 p.m. Capital at Los Lunas, 7 p.m. Class AAA State Tournament, first round Santa Fe Indian School at Silver, 1 p.m. Thoreau at West Las Vegas, 4 p.m. Las Vegas Robertson at St. Michael’s 6 p.m. Ruidoso at Taos, 6 p.m. Pojoaque Valley at Lovington, 6 p.m. Class AA State Tournament, first round Mora at Mesilla Valley Christian, 2 p.m. Crownpoint at Santa Fe Preparatory, 6 p.m. Peñasco at Texico, 6 p.m. Class A State Tournament, first round Floyd at Escalante, 5 p.m. McCurdy at Melrose, 6 p.m. Softball — Los Alamos at Linda Crabtree Softball Tournament at Piedra Vista, TBA Tennis — Los Alamos (girls) at El Paso (Texas) Chapin Invitational, 8 a.m. Las Vegas Robertson at Roswell Invitational, 7:30 a.m. Track and field — Capital at Los Lunas Invitational, 9 a.m. Los Alamos at Rio Rancho meet, 9 a.m. Baseball — St. Michael’s at Cobre Invitational, TBA
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Djokovic beats Murray at Madison Square Garden exhibition match NEW YORK — Andy Murray smiled a few times during his match at Madison Square Garden. This is a player who rarely cracks a grin after winning Grand Slam titles, but Monday night’s meeting with friend and rival Novak Djokovic was an exhibition, and even Murray was happy to play along. Djokovic won 6-3, 7-6 (2) as the two mixed the usual exhibition hijinks with some long rallies reminiscent of their epic Grand Slam matchups. A born showman, Djokovic always has fun with the New York crowd at the U.S. Open. When on a game point Monday he shanked an overhead into the net, the Serb did pushups in penance. It was the first time playing at the Garden for both. “I was amazed by the size of it,” Djokovic said. “With the history in the world of sports and entertainment and music, it’s probably the most impressive and most important indoor facility in the world.” Murray still grimaced more than once after an unforced error as if he were a few miles away at Flushing Meadows. But he also high-fived a fan after hooking in a winner down the line. And the Brit provides plenty of entertainment value simply with his ability to run down nearly every ball. The Associated Press
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Peyton Manning passes physical Quarterback cleared to play in 2014 By Arnie Stapleton
The Associated Press
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Sixty touchdown passes. Fifteen wins. A fifth MVP trophy. Peyton Manning is more productive than he’s ever been, and whether he’s deciphering defenses at the line of scrimmage on game day, or on his iPad during the week, his love for the game hasn’t waned. The final piece of evidence that Manning is as good as ever came Monday. As expected, Manning passed the exam on his surgically repaired neck that was required by his contract with the Broncos that will pay him $20 million next season, according to a person with knowledge of the results. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because results of medical checkups typically aren’t announced. Manning has said that if doctors tell him he’s at risk physically, he’d have no problem calling it a career. After his four neck procedures, including a spinal fusion that sidelined him for all of 2011 and eventually led to his release from Indianapolis, Manning has said he has steeled himself for that possibility. At the Super Bowl last month, he talked about how his older brother, Cooper, had to give up football after neck surgeries in high school and college, and how that had a big impact on his life. “I remember at the time,
Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning gestures before an August 2012 preseason game against the Bears in Chicago. A person with knowledge of the results tells The Associated Press that Manning has passed his physical on his surgically repaired neck, clearing the way for him to play in 2014. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO
when Cooper got injured, they did a test on me and Eli. I would have been a junior in high school and Eli would have been a sixth-grader, or something. They said our necks weren’t picture perfect and didn’t look ideal, but they’re stable enough to keep playing football. Cooper had to give up playing football. In some ways, when I had my neck problems,
I thought maybe I had been on borrowed time this entire time,” Manning said. “I was fortunate to have 20 years of health to play football. If that was going to be the end of it because of a neck injury, I really, believe it or not, had a peace about it.” Once doctors told him his neck was secure, however, Manning said he quickly
shifted his focus to seeing if he could strengthen his weakened throwing arm to the point where he could be productive again. After the Colts released him, Manning signed a five-year, $96 million deal in Denver, where he’s thrown for 100 TDs, including the playoffs, while going 28-7 with two AFC titles. Manning won his fifth MVP award in 2013, when he set single-season records by passing for 5,547 yards and 55 TDs while guiding the Broncos, the highest-scoring team in NFL history, to their first Super Bowl in 15 seasons. Manning, who will be 38 next season, said during Super Bowl week that he had no intention of retiring after the Super Bowl. Although Manning’s plans for 2014 became a big story line in the playoffs, the Broncos front office had proceeded as though their quarterback would be returning for another run at a title. Although his deal with Denver requires him to pass a physical every spring to make sure his neck is OK, if there were any concerns about his neck, he wouldn’t have started all 16 games, plus three more in the playoffs. Not only is Manning still performing at his peak level, he said he still enjoys everything that goes into getting ready to play on game days and “when you still enjoy the preparation, I think you probably still ought to be doing that,” he said at the Super Bowl. He passed his required exit physical that all players take in the days following the Broncos’ Super Bowl loss to Seattle. He then played in the Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament just days later, another indication that his neck is fine.
LeBron nets career-high 61, Heat top ’Cats By Tim Reynolds
The Associated Press
MIAMI — Best player. Best game of his career. LeBron James clearly isn’t ready to concede his MVP award to anyone yet. Dazzling from inside and out, James put on the best scoring Heat 124 show of his NBA life Bobcats 107 Monday night, pouring in 61 points — a career high and franchise record — as the Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats 124-107. It was the eighth straight win for the twotime defending champions, who are starting to roll as the playoffs get near. James made 22 of 33 shots from the field, including his first eight 3-point attempts. “The man above has given me some unbelievable abilities to play the game of basketball,” James said. “I just try to take advantage of it every night. I got the trust of my teammates and my coaching staff to go in there and let it go.” His career best had been 56 points, on March 20, 2005, for Cleveland against Toronto. Glen Rice scored 56 to set the Heat record on April 15, 1995, against Orlando. James had 24 points at halftime, then added 25 in the third quarter. The recordbreaker came with 5:46 left, when James spun through three defenders for a layup that fell as he tumbled to the court. “There was an efficiency to what he was doing,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “The rim looked like an ocean for him.” Spoelstra walked into his postgame news conference with a confession: He nearly took James out after the third quarter. Good thing he thought better of that plan.
third quarter and I knew it could be one of those nights.” Not “one of those nights.” Even for James, this was like no other. Most points in a game. Most field goals in a game. Most points in any quarter in Heat history, with the 25 in the third. Most points in the second half, 37, by any Heat player ever. “Once he sniffed 60, we knew he was going for it,” Heat forward Shane Battier The Bobcats’ Chris Douglas-Robert, said. “And the amazing part is the effileft, tries to guard the Heat’s LeBron ciency. Good Lord. Sixty-one on 33 shots, James during Monday’s game in Miami. that’s Wilt Chamberlain-esque. That’s J PAT CARTER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS pretty amazing. Incredible performance.” When James checked out with 1:24 left, “He was in a great groove, obviously,” the entire Heat roster met him near midSpoelstra said. court for high-fives and hugs, and the sellAl Jefferson had 38 points and out crowd gave him a standing ovation. A 19 rebounds for the Bobcats, his huge night second huge roar followed when he waved merely an afterthought. to the crowd, as “MVP” chants rained down. This was all about LeBron. Charlotte has allowed the two biggest “You take away his 61 points,” Jefferson single-game scoring totals in the NBA this said, “and we still had a fighting chance season. Carmelo Anthony had 62 points there at the end.” for the New York Knicks against the BobYes, even the Bobcats were marveling cats on Jan. 24. at James. He was hitting from everywhere, Chris Bosh scored 15 for the Heat, and even a pull-up 3-pointer from about 30 feet Toney Douglas added 10. — Spoelstra joked it was from 40 — late in Chris Douglas-Roberts and Anthony the third quarter, as the crowd roared and Tolliver each scored 12 for Charlotte. the Heat bench jumped with joy. “If he’s going to shoot the ball like that “Yeah, that was a designed play,” Spoelfrom that range, there’s nobody that’s stra deadpanned. “We’ve been working on going to beat them,” Bobcats coach Steve that one for a while.” Clifford said. That was the moment, James said, when Miami was without guard Dwyane he knew he was in the midst of a special Wade, who got a night off to rest. Spoelstra night. stressed there’s been no setback for Wade, who has been on a knee-maintenance pro“I felt pretty good in the first half but gram throughout this season and is averhalftime can always kind of derail things and slow things up,” James said. “But I was aging 23.5 points on 62 percent shooting since the All-Star break. able to get things going once again in the
Indians’ John Axford 18-for-18 in Oscars picks The Associated Press
SURPRISE, Ariz. — After converting 49 consecutive saves from 2011 to early 2012, John Axford has another streak going. The Cleveland Indians closer went 18-for-18 on his Academy Awards picks. Axford made the projections after the Indians’ game Sunday on his Facebook page. Last year, Axford was correct on 14 of his 15 Oscar selections; he picked Steven Spielberg as best director for Lincoln and Ang Lee won for Life of Pi. “It was fun,” Axford said Monday. “I was following it online, not even watching it on TV. I was getting updates from people on Twitter. ‘You’re 3-for-3, 5-for-5.’ It was pretty neat. By the time it got 14 for 14, I said, ‘Wow, I picked 14 right last year.’ It definitely
Replay: Managers get one challenge pretty close play.” There was only one angle make the final call. available with the limited Later in the game, Culbreth camera work of a spring trainrotated and took a turn in the ing telecast. truck, confirming another safe “If we have 15 angles of call at first base. that,” Scioscia said, “there’s a “I’m looking at this thing as, possibility it gets reversed.” this is the future of the game. That review took 2:31. And I’m going to treat these Since he lost the challenge, games here the same way that Scioscia had no more. I’m going to treat them during “I don’t think it’s going to the regular season,” Culbreth take much time in the logissaid. tics. That will smooth out,” he In the eighth inning, Doug said. “As far as the strategy of Bernier of the Twins was it, that’s going to take a lot. It called safe on a close play at might be something you win, first. As Culbreth studied the but you know you need that replay, the ballpark sound sys- challenge to save the big play tem played a Rolling Stones somewhere.” song with the familiar lyric, “I Twins manager Ron Garcan’t get no satisfaction.” denhire and Arizona’s Kirk The call was confirmed, Gibson did not use their chalBernier was safe. lenge. Neither did Cubs manExtra replay also was in ager Rick Renteria nor the place for two games in AriBrewers’ Ron Roenicke. zona — the Los Angeles Gibson said he thought Angels vs. Arizona Diamond- about contesting a close play backs in Scottsdale and the when Paul Goldschmidt Chicago Cubs against Milnearly beat out a grounder but waukee in Phoenix. said he decided it was 50-50 Each team in the majors and not worth it. will have at least five exhibi“I think it’s going to be a lot tion games with the new sysmore complicated than we tem in place. thought,” Gibson said. “We In January, owners approved had a lot of conversation durthe use of additional video ing the game.” replay to review most calls For the Angels-Diamondother than balls-and-strikes. backs game, the replay trailer Previously, umpires could only was set up in the parking lot go to replay to review home behind center field. Teams are runs and boundary calls. allowed to have a person to Moments after the first watch the game on television replay call, Angels manager and advise the managers via Mike Scioscia wasted little phone whether it would be time in using his challenge. worth it for the call to be chalIn the top of the second, lenged. Luis Jimenez of the Angels The Angels communicated tried to steal second. Catcher via walkie-talkie Monday Bobby Wilson’s throw was but there will be a dedicated high but second base umpire phone line for each team in Bill Miller ruled that Aaron the major league parks. Hill tagged the runner out. Under the new rules, each Scioscia bounded out of the manager has one challenge. If dugout and charged toward the first challenge is successMiller to argue, just like man- ful, the manager gets a second. agers always have done. From the seventh inning on, Instead, though, he chose to if the manager is out of chaluse his challenge. After two lenges, the umpire can decide of the umpires made a quick to have the play reviewed. visit to the Angels dugout to Some critics of expanded communicate with the replay replay worried that chalumpire, the call was upheld. lenges would delay the game “We weren’t trying to make too much. Culbreth said he didn’t think that would be a a mockery out of it,” Scioscia said of using the challenge so problem, and pointed at the benefits. soon. “We thought it was a
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Golson: Coach thinks QB has shot at being starter Continued from Page B-1 still continuing that process of trying to grind and be better.” The Irish are expecting the 6-foot, 200-pound quarterback to be better than he was in 2012, when he helped Notre Dame get to the national championship game by finishing the regular season undefeated for the first time since winning its last national title in 1988. Golson was 187 of 318 passing, a 58.8 completion rate, with 12 touchdown passes and six interceptions as the Irish went 12-1, losing 42-14 to Alabama in the championship game. He also ran for 298 yards on 94 carries. Coach Brian Kelly, who has repeatedly said he expects Malik Zaire to challenge Golson for the starter’s job,
on Monday sounded as though Golson would start. “I think we all know college football and where it is, the quarterback is really going to be the centerpiece of this offense in the way we run. It’s going to fall on him. Today was a very good today for him in a first day,” Kelly said. “We’re going to heap a lot on this kid’s shoulders, and he knows that. That’s why he came back to Notre Dame, because he wants that opportunity. Clearly, he’s going to be the guy that drives this for us.” Golson said that’s the way he wants it. “I want to be in front and have that leadership role and lead these guys to victory,” he said. Golson admitted to being a bit too
eager Monday, blaming that for some inaccurate passes early. But he said he believes he returns to school as a better quarterback because he’s more mature and polished after spending two months training with quarterbacks coach George Whitfield in San Diego. One of the things Whitfield changed about Golson is he now grips the ball. He now has his hands on the laces, like most other quarterbacks, which he previously didn’t. He also weighs 15 pounds heavier than when he left and appears more muscular. Golson said he believes he returns a bit faster and hopes the added muscle will make him more durable. Kelly said the biggest improvement
got a little more intense after that. When it got 16-for-16, I assumed I had it locked.” There are John Axford 24 Oscar categories, and Axford said on Twitter he will predict them all next year. Traded from Milwaukee to St. Louis, Axford left the Cardinals and agreed in December to a $4.5 million, one-year deal with Cleveland, where he will replace Chris Perez as closer. Axford, who was born in Canada, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in film and television from Notre Dame. “I hope he’s as good when it comes to saves,” Indians manager Terry Francona said.
he sees in Golson is a “conceptual awareness” — a better understanding — of the offense. “It’s an easier conversation for him. The best way to explain it would be, when he would explain his progression, it might take him 10 seconds. Well, you’ve got 2.6 seconds to throw the ball,” Kelly said. “Now he’s precise in his communication as to what his progression is. That tells me a lot. He’s definitely made some strides.” Golson said what he missed most last season was working with his teammates. Watching last season’s opener against Temple on television from Chicago was the low point. “That’s when it really hit me, that you’re not there anymore,” he said. “I went through the whole process of
at first feeling humiliated, for one, to then coming back around to where I am now of me being back here and being ready to go.” Golson wouldn’t comment on the reason he was suspended from school for the small semester. He previously told Sports Illustrated in an interview last year it was because of “poor judgment on a test.” He said he’s been welcomed back to campus by teammates and classmates. “I haven’t received any animosity or anything like that. That’s from my classmates, to my professors to my teammates and everything. They’ve been very accepting of me,” he said. Kelly was pleased with how quickly Golson seemed to settle back in. “It was really exciting for me to watch him get back in there and look as though he was with us last year,” he said.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 THE NEW MEXICAN
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7-day forecast for Santa Fe Tonight
Plenty of sunshine
wind: W 7-14 mph
wind: NNW 6-12 mph
wind: NW 7-14 mph
Santa Fe Airport through 6 p.m. Monday Santa Fe Airport Temperatures High/low ......................................... 53°/28° Normal high/low ............................ 54°/26° Record high ............................... 73° in 2009 Record low .................................. 0° in 1971 Santa Fe Airport Precipitation 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.45”/0.56” Normal month/year to date ..... 0.07”/1.20” Santa Fe Farmers Market 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.45”/0.54”
The following water statistics of February 27 are the most recent supplied by the City Water Division (in millions of gallons). Total water produced from: Canyon Water Treatment Plant: 1.402 Buckman Water Treatment Plant: 5.130 City Wells: 0.000 Buckman Wells: 0.000 Total water produced by water system: 6.532 Amount delivered to Las Campanas: Golf course: 0.000, domestic: 0.055 Santa Fe Canyon reservoir storage: 63.0 percent of capacity; daily inflow 0.97 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 http://www.santafenm.gov/waterconservation
Partly sunny; windy in the p.m.
wind: WNW 7-14 mph wind: WNW 12-25 mph
Española 61/39 Los Alamos 55/33 Gallup 58/26
Santa Fe 59/33 Pecos 54/30
wind: WNW 8-16 mph
wind: NW 7-14 mph
Air quality index
Monday’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
Front row from left, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong’o Jr., and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for the selfie portrait on a cellphone during the Oscars in Los Angeles on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY ELLEN DEGENERES
Oscar celebrity selfie is landmark media moment
As of 2/28/2014 Juniper...................................... 85 Moderate Chinese Elm.............................. 23 Moderate Other ................................................... 1 Low ...................................................................... Total.........................................................109
Las Vegas 60/32
Today’s UV index
54 285 380
Truth or Consequences 66/44 70
Las Cruces 68/46
The Associated Press
By David Bauder
0-2, Low; 3-5, Moderate; 6-7, High; 8-10, Very High; 11+, Extreme The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index™ number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection.
Sun and moon
Mon. High: 64 ................................. Socorro Mon. Low 5 ..................................... Clayton
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Weather for March 4
wind: S 6-12 mph
Cooler with a shower Milder with plenty of Partly sunny and possible sunshine warmer
Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
New Mexico weather
Albuquerque 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.06”/0.24” Las Vegas 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.01”/0.10” Los Alamos 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.31”/0.36” Chama 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.02” Month/year to date .................. 0.80”/2.29” Taos 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.00” Month/year to date .................. 0.43”/0.63”
Times of clouds and sun
Humidity (Noon) Humidity (Midnight) Humidity (Noon)
Sunrise today ............................... 6:31 a.m. Sunset tonight .............................. 6:02 p.m. Moonrise today ............................ 8:28 a.m. Moonset today ........................... 10:04 p.m. Sunrise Wednesday ...................... 6:29 a.m. Sunset Wednesday ....................... 6:03 p.m. Moonrise Wednesday ................... 9:08 a.m. Moonset Wednesday .................. 11:05 p.m. Sunrise Thursday ......................... 6:28 a.m. Sunset Thursday ........................... 6:04 p.m. Moonrise Thursday ....................... 9:50 a.m. Moonset Thursday ............................... none First
Yesterday Today Tomorrow Hi/Lo 34/28 50/37 30/12 45/32 14/-1 57/41 25/19 46/42 44/30 24/19 32/18 26/15 48/35 58/32 20/15 13/-5 55/25 78/64 42/34 29/21 36/25 72/56 69/55
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City Louisville Memphis Miami Milwaukee Minneapolis New Orleans New York City Oklahoma City Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix Pittsburgh Portland, OR Richmond St. Louis Salt Lake City San Antonio San Diego San Francisco Seattle Sioux Falls Trenton Washington, DC
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World cities Yesterday Today Tomorrow
Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day.
-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s Showers Rain T-storms Snow Flurries
(For the 48 contiguous states) Mon. High: 85 .................... Vero Beach, FL Mon. Low: -44 .................... Embarrass, MN
An area from New York to Vermont suffered one of its worst ice storms on record on March 4, 1991. Ice one inch thick accumulated between Buffalo and Rochester.
northern Canada colder than the Q: IsNorth Pole?
Today’s talk shows 3:00 p.m. KOAT The Ellen DeGeneres Show Miley Cyrus performs; guest DJ tWitch. KRQE Dr. Phil KTFQ Laura KWBQ The Bill Cunningham Show Guests confront their mothers. KASY Jerry Springer CNN The Situation Room FNC The Five MSNBC The Ed Show 4:00 p.m. KOAT The Dr. Oz Show KTEL Al Rojo Vivo con María Celeste KASY The Steve Wilkos Show FNC Special Report With Bret Baier 5:00 p.m. KASA Steve Harvey KCHF The 700 Club KASY Maury FNC On the Record With Greta Van Susteren 6:00 p.m. CNN Anderson Cooper 360 FNC The O’Reilly Factor
7:00 p.m. CNN Piers Morgan Live HBO Real Time With Bill Maher Author Christopher Leonard; actor Bruce Dern; economist Austan Goolsbee. MSNBC The Rachel Maddow Show 8:00 p.m. CNN Anderson Cooper 360 E! E! News FNC Hannity 9:00 p.m. E! Hello Ross Actor Gabourey Sidibe. FNC The O’Reilly Factor TBS Conan Actress Betty White; actor Jason Momoa; band American Authors. 10:00 p.m. KASA The Arsenio Hall Show CNN Piers Morgan Live TBS The Pete Holmes Show Actor Nick Thune. 10:30 p.m. TBS Conan Actress Betty White; actor Jason Momoa; band American Authors. 10:34 p.m. KOB The Tonight Show
Starring Jimmy Fallon TV host Chelsea Handler; Lea Michele performs. 10:35 p.m. KRQE Late Show With David Letterman Actor Michael Keaton; Phantogram performs. 11:00 p.m. KNME Charlie Rose KOAT Jimmy Kimmel Live Actress Jane Lynch; actor Omar Epps; Amos Lee performs. CNN Anderson Cooper 360 FNC Hannity 11:30 p.m. KASA Dish Nation TBS The Pete Holmes Show Actor Nick Thune. 11:37 p.m. KRQE The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson Actor Elijah Wood; actress Keke Palmer; Glasvegas performs. 12:00 a.m. KOAT Nightline 12:06 a.m. KOB Late Night With Seth Meyers 1 a.m. KOB Last Call With Carson Daly
City Amsterdam Athens Baghdad Bangkok Barcelona Beijing Berlin Bogota Buenos Aires Cairo Caracas Ciudad Juarez Copenhagen Dublin Geneva Guatemala City Havana Hong Kong Jerusalem Lima
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7 p.m. on CW The Originals With flashbacks to 1919, Klaus (Joseph Morgan) tells Cami (Leah Pipes) the details of the secret that Marcel and Rebekah (Charles Michael Davis, Clare Holt) were trying to keep from him. Elijah (Daniel Gillies) asks Monique (Yasmine Al Bustami) to help him find Sabine (Shannon Kane), while Thierry (Callard Harris) is reluctant to get involved with Marcel and Rebekah’s plan to take down the witches in the new episode “Le Grand Guignol.” 7 p.m. on TNT Rizzoli & Isles As Jane (Angie Harmon) and her colleagues investigate the stabbing of a singer-guitarist in a bar, it soon becomes clear that the victim had something to hide. Jane’s father (Chazz Palminteri) resurfaces after a long absence and drops a bombshell in the new episode “Just Push Play.” Sasha Alexander also stars. 8 p.m. on TBS Cougar Town Jules (Courteney Cox) gets a hefty commission check and talks Andy (Ian Gomez) into investing with her in a getrich-quick scheme. Grayson (Josh Hopkins) tries to look cool to Travis’ (Dan Byrd) hipster pals. Bobby (Brian Van Holt) attempts to adjust to his new bag in the new episode
City Lisbon London Madrid Mexico City Montreal Moscow New Delhi Paris Prague Rio de Janeiro Rome Santiago Seoul Singapore Stockholm Sydney Tokyo Vancouver Vienna Zurich
“Too Much Ain’t Enough.” Busy Philipps and Christa Miller also star. 8 p.m. TNT Perception Shortly after arriving for a surprise visit, Lewicki’s (Arjay Smith) brother Kenny (Chris Meyer) is fingered as the prime suspect in a homicide. While Pierce (Eric McCormack) finds himself torn between serving justice and siding with a friend, an intriguing offer has Lewicki questioning Pierce’s loyalty. Evan Rachel Wood also stars in the new episode “Brotherhood.” 9 p.m. on NBC Chicago Fire Severide’s (Taylor Kinney, pictured) impatience with the police intensifies as he watches Vince Keeler (Jake Weary) go free, but he holds out hope that justice will be served. Everyone is on the case when a girl is trapped inside a donation bin, and fire breaks out in a 20-story office building. Mouch (Christian Stolte) gets a lesson in not messing with Bolden’s (Eamonn Walker) secretary (DuShon Brown) in the new episode “Keep Your Mouth Shut.”
NEW YORK llen DeGeneres’ celebstudded selfie from the most-watched Oscars telecast in a decade was a landmark social media moment at a time online conversation is boosting television viewership and vice versa. It’s also a murky example of what is or isn’t product placement in a hyper-marketed world. Would the world’s most retweeted photo have been shot by an iPhone if Samsung hadn’t been a commercial sponsor of the Academy Awards? An estimated 43 million people watched 12 Years a Slave win the Oscar for best picture on Sunday night. It was the most-watched Academy Awards since 2004, when Lord of the Rings: Return of the King was the best picture. And it was the most popular entertainment event on TV since the Friends finale that year. The Oscars are generally the most-watched TV event of the year after the Super Bowl. The ratings provide further evidence of how big event programming is a growth engine for broadcast networks, in large part because of fans watching the event and conversing with friends on tablets and smartphones. Twitter said that some 14.7 million tweets mentioning the Oscars or prominent actors and films were sent out during the Sunday night telecast, and Facebook said there were 25.4 million interactions about the show. Social media was clearly a driving force Sunday and is why live events on networks “have become basically the currency,” co-producer Neil Meron said. “What it’s all about right now is creating a conversation, and social media allows for the conversation as it’s happening,” he said. No social media moment was bigger than when host DeGeneres briefly caused Twitter to crash after going into the audience and asking Bradley Cooper to take a picture with several other stars crowding around. Besides Cooper and DeGeneres, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt also crowded into the frame. She asked viewers to help her set a retweet record, and they quickly complied. By
Monday afternoon, it had been retweeted some 2.8 million times, shattering the previous record of 810,000 retweets for the photo of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hugging after the 2012 election. Twitter was humming at 254,644 tweets per minute after DeGeneres’ request, and the company said the crush disrupted service for 20 minutes. DeGeneres handed a Samsung device to Cooper to take the selfie. Since the Oscars host’s Twitter posts from backstage included shots from an iPhone, Samsung doesn’t seem to be her usual smartphone of choice. Samsung, however, was a big presence at the Oscars besides being a commercial sponsor. The company gave its phones to student presenters and encouraged them to tweet and post on Instagram with them. Dozens of Samsung phones, tablets and TVs were used to make a digital photo display in the backstage green room. ABC said Samsung did not pay specifically for use of the camera in DeGeneres’ selfie segment and the company wasn’t explicitly named on the air as the stunt unfolded, but it is a noticeably larger device than an iPhone. Samsung said Monday that it was donating $1.5 million each to DeGeneres’ favorite charities, St. Jude’s and the Humane Society. The company, in a statement, did not directly address its role in seeing that its phone got the starring role. “Ellen was given a choice of what she wanted to do,” said Oscars co-producer Craig Zadan. Even more spontaneous was that galaxy of stars surrounding Ellen in the selfie shot. It was just supposed to be Streep, Zadan said. A total of 11.3 million people commented on the award via Facebook, the company said. The busiest commenters were women aged 18 to 34, Facebook said, and the one moment that drew the most attention was when 12 Years a Slave won the award for best picture. Jared Leto had his TiVo moment Sunday night. The company said the clip of Leto’s acting in Dallas Buyers Club was a moment when viewers paused their digital video recorders and rewound to see something again more than at any other point in the show.
From left, Kevin Spacey, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen DeGeneres and Jared Leto pose for a selfie during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday. JOHN SHEARER/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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2 BEDROOM, 1 bath $950, includes utilities. Month to month, $950 deposit. Southside. Cats ok. Washer, dryer, 1 car garage. 505-470-5877. 16 x 80 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, (NEW) 2014 Model, Ready to move into. Interest Rates as low as 4.5%!!! #26 Rancho Zia M.H.P. $56,062 + Tax Call Tim for appointment, 505-699-2955. 2000 (18 x80) Palm Harbor 4 bedroom 2 bath, appliances. Located on private land in Santa Fe. Must be moved. $29,900. 505-293-1610.
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(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.
Two Tanks Ranch 574 Acres Spectacular Ranch. Excellent grasses & water, Well, long range mountain views, private. San Miguel County. $499,900. Owner Financing. 802-2361314 Owner, 802-236-0151 Owner.
WANTED 25 +/- rural acres north of Santa Fe with trees, water, grazing, and view. I’m in New Mexico now. 716-361-3618
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1,900 sq.ft. Warehouse, 600 sq.ft Office Space, reception area, two offices, kitchen, security, fenced yard, On-site parking. $1,500 plus utilities. 505-982-2511.
BEAUTIFUL ADOBE Casita, fully furnished, Pojoaque. 1 bedroom, 2 bath. No smoking, No pets. $675 monthly, $300 deposit. Call 505-455-3902.
805 EARLY STREET. 2700 SQ.FT. ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED SPACE, high ceilings, open floor plan along with conventional space. Property can be divided into two spaces. Good for hair salon, art or yoga studio, retail, or office. Call Phillip, 505-9847343 Owner NMREB.
1 BEDROOM, 1 bath, off St. Francis, non-smoking, enclosed yard, small pet considered, washer, dryer, 1 year lease. $690 monthly plus deposit. 505-690-6651, 505-983-1335.
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2 bedroom 1 bath , Rufina Lane. Fenced yard, washer dryer hook ups. Near Walmart. $745 monthly. No application fees. CLASSY STUDIO. Quiet, 575 sq.ft., large closet, storage, washer & dryer, freezer, kiva fireplace, patio, garden. No pets or smoking. $800. 505474-0979. DOWNTOWN RAILYARD Charming Casita 1.5 bedroom, office, laundry. Spacious flagstone great room, fireplace. Walled courtyard. $975. Pet welcome. 505-898-4168. INCREDIBLE SANGRE VIEWS! $935. ZIA VISTAS LARGEST 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM, large walk-in closets. Fireplace. Exceptional layout. Gated. Much more. 505-316-0986. LAS AMERICAS Townhome. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Fireplace, yard, washer, dryer hookups, no pets. $775, plus utilities, security deposit. 505-6903989, 505-988-7658.
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Brick floors, large vigas, fire places, ample parking 300, 800, or 2100 sq. ft. $12 per sq. ft. per month.
HOUSES UNFURNISHED 18 MILES SOUTH OF SANTA FE. 1 bedroom, 1 bath, office space, den, $800 first and last plus deposit. 505-4734186 2 BEDROOM, 1 bath adobe duplex. Washer, dryer. No pets. Clean, 1 carport. Owner, Broker, $750 deposit, $750 monthly plus utilities. 505-4695063 2 BEDROOM 1 bath. Fenced yard, Fireplace, washer, dryer, vigas. $995 monthly. Available for showing Monday through Wednesday. 505-6901803. 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH in Las Acequias. Recently renovated. One car garage, enclosed yard, quiet neighborhood. $1,150 monthly. No pets or smoking. 505-929-4120
CONDOSTOWNHOMES 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH CONDO, Zia Vista. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, air, fireplace. Ground floor. $925 monthly + utilities. $900 deposit. non-smoking. no pets. 505-9544378 2ND FLOOR, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. CLEAN frplace pool sauna hot tub gym balcony gated. Available March 3. 1 year lease, pet negotiable. (505)690-6754 EAST BERGER STREET. 2 bedroom 1 bath. Walled yard, fireplace, basement, washer & dryer, private. $1,250. 505-989-9391. Available March 1st.
GUESTHOUSES 1 BEDROOM, 1 bath Casita. Full kitchen, vigas, skylights. Parking on property. Very Clean. $500 Deposit, $875 monthly. 505-424-3235. 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. FULLY FURNISHED. Large patio. Gated. All utilities & TV free. Full bath, kitchen. Laundry available. Walk to Plaza. Must see. Queen feather bed, professionally decorated. Dogs okay. $1000. 501-410-2181
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2 bedrooms and 1 bath, granite counter tops, washer, dryer, kiva fireplace, vigas, tile, carpet flooring, conveniently located. $850 plus utilities.
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2 bedroom, 1 bath, fire place, wood floors Saltillo tile, carpet, washer. $850.00 plus utilities. 5 BEDROOM 3 BATH half acre Los Alamos home on Canyon rim. $1,475 monthly. Please call 505-412-9015. Beautiful floor plan. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1500 sq.ft., all tile, private patio, 2 car garage. AVAILABLE NOW! $1,550 monthly. Call 505-989-8860. Large One Bedroom, Great Light, Tall Ceilings, Walk to Plaza, Laundry, Tile, Plaster Walls, Deck, Shed, Pets Welcome, $1050, 505-989-3970.
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PLASTERING 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Professional Plastering Specialist: Interior & Exterior. Also Re-Stuccos. Patching a specialty. Call Felix, 505-920-3853.
Office & Home cleaning. Janitorial, Handyman. (Home Repairs, Garden, Irrigation, Windows) Licensed, bonded, insured. References available, 505-795-9062.
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!
HOUSE CLEANING BY BLANCA AND LAURA. General house cleaning. 5 years experience. Please call 505-204-0915 or 505-920-2417.
CARETAKING HOUSE & PET SITTING. Reasonable, Mature, Responsible. Live in Sol y Lomas area. Former Owner of Grooming store in NYC. 505-982-6392
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Housecleaning, garage cleaning, hauling trash. Cutting Trees, Flagstone Patios, Driveways, Fencing, Yard Work, Stucco, Tile.. Greg, Nina, 920-0493. I CLEAN yards, gravel work, dig trenches. I also move furniture, haul trash. Call George, 505-316-1599.
REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE, PRO-PANEL ROOFS, PAINTING, FENCING, YARDWORK. MINOR PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL. 25 years experience. Consulting. Licensed. References. Free estimates. 505-470-5877
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ROOFING ALL-IN-ONE ROOF LEAKING REPAIR & MAINTENANCE. Complete Landscaping. Yard Cleaning, Maintenance. Gravel Driveway. Painting. Torch Down, Stucco. References Available. 505-603-3182.
All phases of landscapes. "I DO IT ALL!" 505-995-0318 or 505-3 1 0 0 0 4 5 . Santa Fe, Los Alamos, White Rock.
TRINO’S AFFORDABLE Construction all phases of construction, and home repairs. Licensed. 505-9207583
Full Landscaping Design, All types of stonework, Coyote Fencing, Irrigation, sodding. 15% discount, Free Estimates! 505-629-2871 or 505204-4510.
PAINTING LANDSCAPING JUAN’S LANDSCAPING Coyote fences, Yard cleaning, Pruning, Tree cutting, Painting (inside, outside), Flagstone & Gravel. References. Free Estimates. 505-231-9112. So can you with a classified ad
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Professional with 30 years experience. License, insured, bonded Please call for more information, 505670-9867, 505-473-2119. HOMECRAFT PAINTING SMALL JOBS OK & DRYWALL REPAIRS. LICENSED. JIM, 505-350-7887.
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ELDORADO New, Large 3 bedroom, 3 bath, Highend contemporary home: Super Energy efficient, hilltop views, 12.5 acres, paved access. 505-660-5603
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SPECTACULAR VIEWS ON 6 ACRES, completely remodeled. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 2 sunrooms. Living room with fireplace. Pets welcome. 9 Wagon Wheel Lane NE. All utilities included. $1850 monthly. 505-238-2900
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Machine Attendant Part-time to Full-time No Prior Machine Experience Required
ADMINISTRATIVE ESTABLISHED KENNEL
is seeking an experienced and responsible individual to work flexible hours (25 - 40) per week. EXPERIENCE MUST INCLUDE: *Customer Relations *Excellent Phone & Communication Skills EXCEPTIONAL EFFICIENCY IN: *Computer Literacy *Data Entry *Advanced Microsoft Word Organizational Skills Self-Starter Ability to Multi-task Applicant must display a genuine compassion for all pets and their owners. This kennel assistant position will be trained in a variety of duties including front desk receptionist, cattery maintenance and understanding the basic fundamentals of complete organization within the entire kennel facility. Experienced and serious inquiries only. Submit resume in person to 27712 W. Frontage Road, Santa Fe. No phone calls please.
NEW MEXICO SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
is seeking to fill the following positions: PRINCIPAL - FULL TIME RESIDENTIAL DIRECTOR - FULL TIME Please access http://www.nmschoolforthear ts.org/about/careers-atnmsa/ for detailed information on job postings.
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ART HANDLER: Need reliable person to join Santa Fe art processing team preparing and installing large volumes of artwork for auction sales. Computer skills required. Box # 1005 c/o The New Mexican, PO Box 2048, Santa Fe, NM 87504.
Live- Work. Studio. Gallery, or Office. High ceilings, 2-story. Handicap bath. Wayne Nichols, 505-699-7280.
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BEAUTIFUL COUCH WITH LOVELY ACCENTS. FROM A SMOKE AND PET FREE HOME. $250. PLEASE CALL, 505-238-5711 TO SCHEDULE A VIEWING.
Using DINING ROOM TABLE (wood) with additional middle leaf and Hutch. Excellent Condition. $975.
Ski Santa Fe SKI INSTRUCTORS Teaching beginner lessons during Spring Break (3/8-3/23). Training provided. Full-time. EOE. Cari, David, 505-988-9636, Mark 505-9925084.
$700, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Newly Remodeled, clean, quiet, safe. We pay utilities. Located off Agua Fria. No Pets. 505-473-0278.
MANNM Seeks Full Time Billing Specialist in Los Alamos. Experience in health insurance and accounts receivable. Contact Cristal at: email@example.com
OFFICES COLAB AT 2ND STREET A CO-WORK OFFICE
Desks and private offices, complete facilities, conference room, $300 monthly. Wayne Nichols, 505-699-7280.
STORAGE SPACE 10x30 Move-in-Special, $180 monthly. Airport Cerrillos Storage. Wide, Rollup doors. U-haul Cargo Van. Professional, Resident Manager. 505-4744450. www.airportcerrillos.com
MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST - ADMIN. Experienced. Medical transcription, practice systems, client reception, patient schedule, proactive communication. Admin Assistant for Front Desk Manager. Internet and Microsoft Office. Santa Fe - Albuquerque. Generous benefits. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org PCM IS hiring a dependable RN-Case Manager for in-home care in the Santa Fe, NM area. $32 per hour. Apply at: www.procasemanagement.com or call 866-902-7187 Ext. 350. EOE.
Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service is currently interviewing for full or part time or per diem Physical Therapists. Home Care experience preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate. You must have a P.T. license to apply for position. We have an excellent benefit package which includes a retirement plan, health and dental coverage, wellness program, continuing education as well as vacation, sick leave and 11 paid holidays. If you would like to work with our team please fax your resume and/or call for an interview appointment. Los Alamos VNS 662-2525 (fax 662-7390) ask for Beverly or Sarah.
FOUND FOUND MALE GERMAN SHEPHERD (brown & black), 1-25 SOUTHBOUND, near exit 274 (across from Armory). 2/27 afternoon. 505-903-2276
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LOST BLACK & tan Australian Shepard in Nambe area on February 16, 2014. Answers to Nala. Call 505-5776301. REWARD OFFERED FOR RETURN.
PUBLIC NOTICES OPINION RESEARCH on Thursday, March 20th from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. will pay $250 call 318-294-6098
This is a temporary position to provide Akal Security, Inc. with support in completing a 4 month project. Qualifications: 5 years training delivery experience, Training program development, WorkflowProcess management, Business engineering. Must apply online, go to: http://www.akalsecurity.com to view full job profile and submit your resume. E.O.E., M.F., V.D. FULL-TIME DRUM MAKERS needed capable of making Native American drums with experience making Native American Drums. Call with references 575-758-3796. TREE SPRAYER. Experience preferred but will train the right person. Must pass state exam. 505-983-6233 Coates Tree Service.
ANTIQUES Merry Foss Latin American ETHNOGRAPHIC & ANTIQUE DEALER m o v i n g . Selling her COLLECTION, Household FURNITURE & EVERYTHING! By appointment, 505-7957222.
1966 FORD MUSTANG. Beautiful inside and out. Runs great. Straight six with automatic. Proceeds benefit the Santa Fe High Choir. Asking $12,000 but all offers will be considered. 505660-2276
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3 BEDROOM 2 bath mobile home. Pojoaque - Cuyamunge area. Peace and quiet. $850 monthly. References, lease, and deposit. 505-692-4571.
AKC SHIH TZU PUPS . Will be ready late March with first shots, vet checked, and deworming in L.A. Call 505-690-3087 for prices and details.
REPUTABLE RESTORATION & CLEANING COMPANY
Contract: To be available to begin work as determined by the Board of Education. Salary determined based on qualification & experience. A p ply: www.cybercardinal.com CLOSING DATE: 3/28/2014. EOE
S kylights, overhead doors, 2500 square feet, $975. 4100 square feet, 3 phase electric, $1175. La Mesilla. No dogs. 505-753-5906.
AKC REGISTERED German Shepherd Puppies (Eastern European Bloodline). 5 Females, $500 each. 4 Males, $600 each. Sable, Black, Black-Tan. Call 505-490-1748.
is hiring Service Technician. Specializing in carpet, upholstery, rug, hard surface cleaning & water, fire, smoke and mold remediation. 24 hour emergency on call service. Experience, certification is a plus. 1 week PTO after 1 year of employment. Pay DOE. Call 505-4717711 for interview.
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AIREDALE PUPPIES AKC, born 1/19/14. Big Healthy Pups. taking deposits. $700. See us on facebook Bar C Airedales. 505-944-5323 Belen, NM.
COMPUTER DESK, wood. Excellent condition. $375. Call 505-690-5865. PINE CORNER cabinet, 6’ 4" high, 3’ wide, glass-front top, 505-9827547. WHITE MELAMINE TechLine Wall Bed in excellent condition. Single bed with mattress and two vertical cabinets, full unit 75" wide, 91" high and 20" deep. Can deliver within one hour of Santa Fe. Asking $1500. $3000 new. Call 505 455-1894.
LAS VEGAS CITY SCHOOLS is seeking SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS.
Hay for sale Barn-stored pasture grass. Bales average 60 lbs. $13 per bale. Load your own in Nambé. 505-455-2562.
No Phone Calls please. Successful completion of a drug test will be required prior to employment offer.
THE UPS STORE, CUSTOMER RETAIL SERVICE HELP. Full-time or part-time.. Good customer skills required. In Santa Fe: 505-438-2427, Albuquerque: 505-898-2222.
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YORKIES, CHIHUAHUAS, POODLES, MINI DACHSHUNDS, DESIGNER MALTESE, YORKY-POOS, SHIHTZUS, DESIGNER SCHNAUZERS, MORKIES. Papers, shots, health guarantee, POTTY-PAD trained. Most hypo-allergic, nonshedding. PAYMENT PLAN. Debit, Credit cards or PAYPAL. $300 - $2,200. Call or text for pictures 575-9101818. firstname.lastname@example.org
PREMIUM ORCHARD Alfalfa or straight grass. $12.50 - $14 per bale. Delivered, guaranteed. 50 bale minimum. Please call, 505-670-5410.
Submit application or email resume by Sunday, March 9th to: Tim Cramer email@example.com 1 New Mexican Plaza or access an online job application at http://sfnm.co/1eUKCcD.
FRONTING ON 2ND STREET 2160 sq.ft on 2nd Street.
SEASONED FIREWOOD. Ponderosa $80.00 per load. Pinion or Cedar $120.00 per load. Tel# 508-4440087 Delivery free.
1200 & 1300 SQUARE FEET. 800 square feet downstairs, 400 - 500 square foot living area upstairs. Skylights, high ceilings. Wayne Nichols, 505-6997280.
RESPONSIBLE FOR loading material, and cleaning, of production equipment. Collecting and stacking down of press, bindery, and inserted papers, Keeps all production equipment supplied with the correct materials to keep machine running at maximum efficiency. Must be able to communicate well with co workers and stand for prolonged periods with repetitive bending and lifting of 20 pounds and the ability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds. This is an entry level position with opportunities to advance to full time employment with benefits as well as advancing to other positions in the production department. Shifts will vary based on availability, but will be either evening or night positions. Other full time Operator and supervisor positions also available in the department for qualified candidates with a mechanical or manufacturing background.
Firewood for sale A full measured cord for $150. Split and stacked. Mostly cottonwood. 505-455-2562.
ATTRACTIVE STORAGE Unit items for Sale! Indonesian Rattan Queen Size Bedroom Set, Infrared Sauna, and much more! Appointment only! 505471-0630. SINGER LEATHER Commercial Sewing Machine, new motor. Table and lamp included. $400, OBO. 505-4386297
A n 8 month old staffordshire mix, Bronson is in a low-key foster home where he is starting to overcome his shyness. He is gently affectionate and once you earn his trust, he will faithfully bond with you. In addition, he will be one happy dog if his new family has another dog about his size to look up to and have as a dog buddy to "show him the ropes".
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Paws Plaza has $40 haircuts, dogs under 40 pounds. Full Service with teeth brushing. Fourth Street. 505820-7529.
ENGLISH BULL TERRIERS. $650. 2 White FEMALE, 1 with docked tail. 1 Brindle MALE with docked tail. 505920-3299. Not papered.
2008 Hummer H2 SUT - REALLY! ONLY 38k miles, totally loaded with leather, NAV and chrome brush guard, clean CarFax, this one’s HOT $46,731. 505-216-3800.
BUILDING MATERIALS 2005 MERCURY MONTEGO - Premium luxury. A mere $6,000. Schedule a test drive today! Please call 505-920-4078.
FREE RED-BROWN ROCKS. 3-6" FREE. Bring tools, labor, transportation. 505-795-3175 FREE WHITE-GREY rocks. 3-6" FREE. Bring tools, labor, transportation. 505-795-3175 PLYWOOD. CABINET GRADE. 4’x8’ sheets. Never used. Different thicknesses. 505-983-8448
WM KNABE & Company Piano Mignotte Used Piano Circa 1951-1952. May need minor adjustments and tuning. 58" across, 40" high, 2" deep. Has electrical power. 505-603-9700.
QUALITY TINY POMERANIAN puppies. Sable male $600, sable female $800, rare chocolate male $800. Registered, 1st shots. 505-901-2094 or 505753-0000.
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2003 OLDSMOBILE ALERO 4 door Sedan GL1. 87,505 miles. Only $5,999! Schedule a test drive today!
2011 FORD F-150 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Foot Box XL. 75,440 miles. $30,999. Schedule a test drive today!
2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE V8 LIMITIED - Great off-road fun! $8,000. Schedule a test drive today! Please call, 505-321-3920.
2011 TOYOTA RAV4 4x4. Yup, another 1 owner from Lexus! NEW tires, NEW brakes, clean CarFax, low miles, the search is over! $18,611. Call 505-216-3800.
1997 TOYOTA 4RUNNER 4WD Check out this deal! $4,500. Schedule a test drive today! Please call 505-920-4078.
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Immaculate X5 with V8, Automatic, DVD, Satellite radio, chrome wheels, 71k miles, Carfax, Warranty. $16,995. 505-954-1054. www.sweetmotorsales.com
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CALL 986-3000 2011 TOYOTA Tacoma Double Cab 4WD. Good miles, local vehicle, well maintained, TRD Off-Road, clean CarFax, NICE! $29,421. Call 505-216-3800. 1989 FORD F150 with snow plow. $3,200, V8 Great working Truck. 505920-3309
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2013 CHEVROLET TAHOE 4 W D 1500 LT. Only 36 miles! $43,999. Schedule a test drive today!
Sweet MDX loaded with leather, navigation, new tires, in excellent condition. No accidents, CarFax, warranty $9,995. 505-954-1054. www.sweetmotorsales.com .
2002 NISSAN Xterra SE SC. 4 wheel drive, supercharged, and lifted! $4,995. Schedule a test drive today!
2003 GMC SIERRA 4WD EXT CAB Great work truck! $8,000. Sxchedule a test drive today! 505920-4078.
2004 BMW X3 AWD
Sweet, mint condition, low mileage, panoramic moonroof, CD, alloys with new tires. Carfax, warranty. $9,995. 505-954-1054. www.sweetmotorsales.com .
2010 TOYOTA RAV4 4WD 4 door 4 cyliner 4 speed AT Sport. 28,548 miles. $20,999. Schedule a test drive today!
2001 CHEVROLET 1500 4WD - Trust worthy at a great price. $6,000. Schedule a test drive today! Please call 505-321-3920.
2012 TOYOTA 4Runner SR5. 18,489 miles. This is an outstanding and very reliable vehicle. $32,800. Schedule a test drive today!
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2010 BMW 335Xi - Another Lexus trade! Low miles, AWD, completely loaded with Navigation, still under warranty! clean CarFax $27,817. Call 505-216-3800.
2011 HONDA CR-V EX-L - another 1owner Lexus trade-in, AWD, leather, moonroof, clean CarFax, don’t miss this one! $20,981. 505-2163800.
2010 BMW 535Xi AWD. Recent trade-in, factory CERTIFIED with warranty & maintenance until 3/2016, fully loaded, clean CarFax $23,897. Call 505-216-3800.
2012 Infiniti M37x AWD - Just traded! Gorgeous and loaded, good miles, navigation & technology packages, local one owner, clean CarFax $33,752. Call 505-216-3800.
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2009 HUMMER H3T ALPHA V8 What an awesome truck! $35,000. Please call 505-920-4078.
2007 DODGE RAM 1500 TX 4WD What a truck! $17,000. Schedule a test drive today! Please call 505321-3920.
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2008 JEEP RUBICON 4 Door. Comes with two tops. Very nice! $25,000. Schedule a test drive today! Call 505-321-3920.
2012 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4x4, rare TRD Rock Warrior, good miles, 1 owner, clean CarFax, HOT! $30,981. Call 505-216-3800.
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2004 GMC YUKON DENALI AWD WOW! Superstar status SUV. $10,000. Schedule a test drive today! Please call 505-321-3920.
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2013 SUBARU OUTBACK 2.5i Premium. 31,475 miles, one owner, AWD, tons of extras. $21,900. Schedule a test drive today!
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1994 CHEVROLET S10 - GAS SAVER! Check it out. Only $3,000! Schedule a test drive today! Please call 505-920-4078.
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2011 SUBARU Legacy 2.5i Premium. Merely 18k miles! One owner clean CarFax, heated seats, AWD & 31 mpg highway! Immaculate $18,991. Call 505-216-3800.
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THE NEW MEXICAN Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Saint Franis of Assisi, 131 Cathedral Place NOTICE OF PUBLIC and the New Mexico School for the Arts, HEARING 275 E. Alameda Notice is hereby giv- Street; en that the Governing Body of the City of b) If the waiver of the Santa Fe will hold a 300 foot restriction is public hearing on granted, a request Wednesday, March from Palace66, LLC 12, 2014 at its regular for a Restaurant LiqCity Council Meeting, uor License (Beer and 7:00 p.m. session, at Win On-Premise ConCity Hall Council sumption Only) to be at Chez Chambers, 200 Lin- located Mamou, 217 E. Palace coln Avenue. Avenue, Santa Fe. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss All interested citizens a request from Santa are invited to attend Fe Café for the follow- this public hearing. ing: /s/Yolanda Y. Vigil a. Pursuant to Section City Clerk 60-6B-10 NMSA 1978, a request for a waiv- Legal#96655 er of the 300 foot lo- Published in the Sancation restriction to ta Fe New Mexican allow the sale of alco- March 4, 11, 2014 holic beverages at Santa Fe Café, 228 E. Palace which is withEIGHTH JUDICIAL in 300 feet of the CaDISTRICT thedral Basilica of COUNTY OF TAOS Saint Francis of STATE OF Assisi, 131 Cathedral NEW MEXICO Place the Episcopal Church of the Holy NEW MEXICO COUNFaith, 311 E. Palace TY INSURANCE AUAvenue and the New THORITY, adminisMexico School for the tered by New MexiArts, 275 E. Alameda co Association of Street; Counties, and TAOS COUNTY, NEW MEXIb. If the waiver of the CO, 300 foot restriction is granted, a request Plaintiffs, from Santa Fe Café for a transfer of Own- v. ership and Location of Inter-local Dis- NUBIA ZEPADA and penser License G U I L L E R M I N A #2746, with on prem- DOMINGUEZ, ise consumption only, from El Camino NM, Defendants. LLC dba, El Camino Cantina, 122 Paseo NOTICE OF SUIT del Pueblo Sur, Toas, Santa Fe Café, LLC, STATE OF NEW MEXIdba Santa Fe Café, CO to the above228 E. Palace, Santa named Defendants, Fe. GREETINGS: CITY OF SANTA FE
All interested citizens You are hereby notiare invited to attend fied that the abovethis public hearing. named Plaintiff has filed a civil action /s/Yolanda Y. Vigil against you in the City Clerk above-entitled Court and cause, the generLegal#96601 al object thereof bePublished in the San- ing a Complaint for ta Fe New Mexican Recovery of Monies on: March 4, 11, 2014 Paid and Property Damage. CITY OF SANTA FE That unless you enter your appearance in NOTICE OF PUBLIC said cause on or beHEARING fore 30 days after the Notice is hereby giv- last date of publicaen that the Governing tion, judgment by deBody of the City of fault will be entered Santa Fe will hold a against you. public hearing on Wednesday, march Name and address of attorney: 12, 2014 at its regular Plaintiff’s City Council Meeting, Joseph L. Romero, Basham & Basham, 7:00 p.m. session, at 2205 Miguel City Hall Council P.C., Chambers, 200 Lin- Chavez Road, Suite A, Santa Fe, New Mexico coln Avenue. 87505, telephone The purpose of this (505) 988-4575. public hearing is to discuss a request Legal #96420 from Palace66, LLC Published in the Santa Fe New Mexica n for the following: February 18, 25, a) Pursuant to s60-6B- March 4, 2014 10 NMSA 1978, a request for a waiver of the 300 foot location restriction to allow the sale of alcoholic You can view your beverages at Chez Mamou, 217 E. Palace legal ad online Avenue which is within 300 feet of the Caat thedral Basilica of
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First Judicial District Court State of New Mexico County of Santa Fe, Caludia Gutierrez Petitioner/Plaintiff, vs. Ricky Vargas, Respondent/Defenda nt Case No.:D-0101-DM2013-00704 Notice of Pendency of Suit State of New Mexico to Ricky Vargas. Greetings: You are hereby notified that Claudia Gutierrez, the a b o v e - n a m e d Petitioner/Plaintiff, has filed a civil action against you in the above-entitled Court and cause, The general object thereof being: To dissolve the marriage between the Petitioner and yourself, Unless you enter your appearance in this cause within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication of this Notice, judgment by default may be entered against you.
tends to extract water two times, once in March and once in April 2014, for a total of approximately 20,000 gallons (approximately 0.06 acre-foot). Extraction water will contain residual hydrocarbon contamination and will be hauled and disposed at a licensed facility near Farmington, NM. Water will be metered using a Hays Model MT totalizing flow meter. The requested start date to drill and use the temporary pollution extraction well is March 1st, 2014 and ends May 31, 2014. The Office of the State Engineer has allowed the drilling to proceed contingent upon publication of notice.
g version, Place and Purpose of Use from Surface to Ground Water within the Northern Rio Grande Basin. The applicant proposes to suspend the permitted lease of 1.73 acre feet per annum (afa) of surface water currently leased to Acequia Madre de Santa Fe Ditch Association, with a point of diversion on the Santa Fe River System at x = 1,739,564 and y = 1,703,210 (NMSP Central, NAD83, ft) under Lease SP 4899. Under SP 4899 the 1.73 af is waterbanked and may be used for irrigation of 0.64 acre of land located on Tracts 7.8, 7.17, 7.18, 7.20, and 11.1 through 11.382 on Mapsheets 18 through 25 from the 1977 Santa Fe River Hydrographic Survey, Volume II. There are multiple owners of the land on which the leased water is used.
This notice of publication is also posted on the Office of the State Engineer website at: http://www.ose.state .nm.us/water_info_ri The applicant seeks Witness this Honora- ghts_notice.html to change place of ble Matthew J. Wilson, District Judge of Any person, firm or use, point of diverthe First Judicial Dis- corporation or other sion and purpose of trict Court of New entity having stand- use for the described Mexico, and the Seal ing to file objections water right for two of the District Court or protests shall do years only to well RGof Santa Fe/Rio so in writing (legible, 8786, located at 1011 de Peralta, Arriba/Los Alamos signed, and include Paseo County, this 20th day the writer’s complete Santa Fe, NM 87501 at name and mailing ad- point where x = of February, 2014. dress). The objection 1,734,307 and y = STEPHEN T. PACHECO to the approval of the 1,703,818 (NMSP CenCLERK OF THE DIS- application: (1) if im- tral, NAD83, ft). The pairment, you must move-to lands are TRICT COURT identify owned by The Peters BY:/s/Michelle Gar- specifically your water rights; Corporation. The purcia, DEPUTY CLERK and/or (2) if public pose of use on the welfare or conserva- move-to land will be Legal#96587 Published in the San- tion of water within irrigation. Additionalthe applicant ta Fe New Mexican the State of New ly, you must seeks to repay over on: February 25, and Mexico, show you will be sub- diversion under perMarch 4, 11, 2014 stantially affected. mit RG-8786 that ocThe written protest curred in 2012. FolNotice is hereby giv- must be filed, in trip- lowing the two year en that on February 3, licate, with the State suspension of the 2014, New Mexico En- Engineer, P. O. Box lease, the subject wavironment Depart- 25102, Santa Fe, New ter rights will revert ment, 2905 Rodeo Mexico 87504-5102, back to irrigation on Park Dr. East, Bldg 1, within (10) days after the move-from places Santa Fe, NM 87505 the date of the last of use specified in SP and Daniel B. Ste- publication of this 4899, plus Tract 7.23, phens & Associates Notice. Facsimiles as shown on Map (DBS&A), 6020 Acade- (fax’s) will be accept- Sheet 18 of the 1977 my Rd NE, Suite 100, ed as a valid protest Santa Fe HydrographAlbuquerque, NM as long as the hard ic Survey, Volume II. 87109, Contact: Tho- copy is sent within mas Golden, filed 24-hours of the fac- This notice of publiwith the State Engi- simile. Mailing post- cation is also posted neer application No. mark will be used to on the Office of the RG-91565 et al. for validate the 24-hour State Engineer Temporary Pollution period. Protests can website at: Control and Recovery be faxed to 505-827- http://www.ose.state well. 6682. If no valid pro- .nm.us/water_info_ri test or objection is ghts_notice.html The applicant intends filed, the State Engito drill and coordi- neer will evaluate the Any person, firm or nate pumping ground application in accord- corporation or other water for plume con- ance with Sections entity having standtrol from well TWN-2 72-2-16, 72-5-6 and 72- ing to file objections (RG-91565 POD26), 12-3. or protests shall do depth 65 ft., located so in writing (legible, at the Santa Fe Judi- Legal #96541 signed, and include cial Complex, 225 Published in The San- the writer’s complete Montezuma Ave. San- ta Fe New Mexican on name and mailing adta Fe, NM 87501, at a March 4, 11 and 18, dress). The objection point where x = 2014. to the approval of the 1,731,539.2 and y = application: (1) if im1,704,975.3 (NMSP pairment, you must Central, NAD83, ft) on Notice is hereby giv- specifically identify land owned by the en that on October your water rights; 200 West DeVargas 16, 2013, The Peters and/or (2) if public Condominium Associ- Corporation, Contact: welfare or conservaP.O. ation. Depending on Soren Peters, tion of water within sustainable aquifer Box 908, Santa Fe, NM the State of New 87504-0908, filed Appumping rates, Mexico, you must DBS&A hopes to ex- plication Lease SP show you will be subtract approximately 4899 (Subfile 11.120- stantially affected. 10,000 gallons of B) into RG-8786, with The written protest Engineer groundwater over 48 the State must be filed, in triphours. DBS&A in- for Temporary Permit licate, with the State to Change Point of Di-
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Engineer, P. O. Box 25102, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-5102, within (10) days after the date of the last publication of this Notice. Facsimiles (fax’s) will be accepted as a valid protest as long as the hard copy is sent within 24-hours of the facsimile. Mailing postmark will be used to validate the 24-hour period. Protests can be faxed to 505-8276682. If no valid protest or objection is filed, the State Engineer will evaluate the application in accordance with Sections 72-2-16, 72-5-6 and 7212-3.
BONDS, AND ALL RELATED MATTERS. A summary of the subject matter of the Resolution is contained in its title. This Notice constitutes compliance with Section 6-21-14, NMSA 1978. Legal #96624 Published in The Santa Fe New Mexican on March 4 2014 Request for Proposal Number: 14-667-00-0003 T I T L E : Professional Services and Emergency Response
P U R P O S E : This procurement is to obtain professional services Legal #96529 including engineerPublished in The San- ing, data analysis, ta Fe New Mexican on site assessment and February 25, March 4 risk analysis at sites and 11, 2014. throughout New Mexico that are contamiNOTICE OF nated with petroleum ADOPTION OF hydrocarbons and RESOLUTION OF pose a potential risk THE NEW MEXICO to public health and FINANCE the environment. AUTHORITY GENERAL INFORMANotice is hereby giv- T I O N : All questions en of the title and of a about the contents of general summary of the RFP document the subject matter shall be directed to: contained in a Resolution duly adopted and approved by the Name: Ms. Delia New Mexico Finance Flores, Procurement Authority (the "Fi- Manager nance Authority") on Telephone: (505) 476February 27, 2014. 5555 Complete copies of Fax: (505) 476-4374 the Resolution are E m a i l : available for public Delia.email@example.com inspection during the m.us normal and regular business hours of the I S S U A N C E : The ReFinance Authority at quest for Proposals 207 Shelby Street, will be issued on FebSanta Fe, New Mexi- ruary 28, 2014. Firms co. interested in obtaining a copy may acThe Title of cess and download the Resolution is: the document from the Internet on at the APPROVING AND ES- following address: TABLISHING THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNTS, http://www.nmenv.st MATURITIES, INTER- ate.nm.us/ust/ustbto EST RATES, PREMI- p.html UMS AND DISCOUNTS OF THE $70,110,000 NEW MEXICO FI- P R E - P R O P O S A L NANCE AUTHORITY C O N F E R E N C E : STATE TRANSPORTA- March 11, 2014, 10:00 TION REVENUE BONDS am Mountain Stand(STATE TRANSPORTA- ard Time. TION COMMISSION DUE SUBORDINATE LIEN), PROPOSAL AND TIME : SERIES 2014A; AP- DATE PROVING THE FORM Proposals must be reOF AND AUTHORIZING ceived by the ProTHE EXECUTION AND curement Manager DELIVERY OF AN no later than March EIGHTEENTH SERIES 28, 2014, 3:00 pm INDENTURE OF Mountain Standard TRUST; APPROVING Time. AND AUTHORIZING A BOND PURCHASE Proposals received AGREEMENT FOR THE after the due date BONDS; APPROVING and time will not be AND AUTHORIZING accepted. THE FORMS OF A CONTINUING DISCLO- Legal #96531 SURE UNDERTAKING Published in The SanAND A DISSEMINA- ta Fe New Mexican on TION AGENT AGREE- February 28, March MENT WITH RESPECT 4, 2014. TO THE BONDS; APPROVING AND AUSTATE OF NEW THORIZING THE DISMEXICO TRIBUTION OF AN OFCOUNTY OF FICIAL STATEMENT SANTA FE FOR THE BONDS; AND FIRST JUDICIAL AUTHORIZING THE DISTRICT COURT TAKING OF ALL OTHER ACTIONS NECES- CASE NO. D-101-PBSARY TO THE CON- 2013-00199 SUMMATION OF THE TRANSACTIONS CON- IN THE MATTER OF TEMPLATED BY THIS THE ESTATE OF RESOLUTION, THE IS- JOHN ANDREW BOSUANCE OF THE
NIFACE, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of this estate. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the undersigned personal representative at 909 Calle Armada, Espanola, NM 87532 or filed with the FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT. A. ALEXANDER ZEPHER, Personal Representative of the Estate of JOHN ANDREW BONIFACE c/o Kathleen Kentish Lucero Maureen Siobhan Moore 909 Calle Armada Espanola, NM 87532 Legal#96430 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican February 25, March 4, 2014 STATE OF NEW MEXICO IN THE PROBATE COURT SANTA FE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Joyce Crawshaw, DECEASED. No. 2014-0020 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representative of this estate. All persons having claims against this estate are required to present their claims within two (2) months after the date of the first publication of this notice, or the claims will be forever barred. Claims must be presented either to the undersigned personal representative at the address below, or filed with the Probate Court of Santa Fe, County, New Mexico, located at the following address: 102 Grant Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87504 Dated 2/18/2014 Tiffany Crawshaw 2978 Terry Rd Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Legal #96619 Published in The Santa Fe New Mexican on February 25, March 4 2014
LEGALS g participants of the Santa Fe Magistrate DWI Drug Court Program. Substance abuse treatment services shall include: screening and assessment; individual therapy; group counseling; individual treatment plans; evidence based treatment therapy; drug screening; family intervention sessions; case management services; court liaison services; aftercare services. The treatment counselor will serve as a member of the DWI Drug Court Team and will attend team staffing and hearings. Attendance and progress reports of participants will be provided to the Santa Fe Magistrate DWI Drug Court Program on a biweekly basis. The initial contract shall begin on or about July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 and may be extended up to three years, for no more than four years based on funding. Proposals must be received at the Administrative Office of the courts no later than April 3, 2014 at 3:00 pm. To receive the RFP packet, contact Eloisa Gonzales at (505) 8274812 at the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), 237 Don Gaspar Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501 or obtain on the www.nmcourts.com website (under RFPs). RFP packets will not be faxed. The Procurement Code, NMSA 1978, 13-1-28 to -199, imposes civil and criminal penalties for its violation. In addition, the New Mexico criminal statutes impose felony penalties for illegal bribes, gratuities and kickbacks. Legal #96622 Published in The Santa Fe New Mexican on March 4 2014
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Legal#96443 Published in the Santa Fe New Mexican March 4, 2014 The Santa Fe Regional Emergency Communications Center (RECC) Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, March 13, 2014 starting at 9:00 am. The RECC Board Meeting will be held at the Santa Fe County Public Safety Complex located at 35 Camino Justicia off of Highway 14. Legal #96540 Published in The Santa Fe New Mexican on March 4, 2014.
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Tuesday, March 19, 4, 2014 Saturday, December 2009 THE THENEW NEWMEXICAN MEXICAN B-11 A-1
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7 Gold standard 8 Its appearance is deceiving 9 Torahs, for example 10 Marker letters 11 Aerobics done to Chubby Checker music? 12 Forearm bone 13 Head-turner 21 Eternally 22 Like Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, religiously: Abbr. 26 Farm sound 27 Real mix-up 28 Didn’t go anywhere
for dinner 29 Give a hobbit a ring? 30 It’s about a foot 31 Prompter 32 Raid targets 35 Eyebrow shape 36 Rank above maj. 39 In the vicinity 41 One known for talking back? 44 Extreme, as measures 46 Orange exterior 49 Channel with the catchword “Drama” 51 South American
cowboy 53 Home of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building 54 Desktop pictures 55 Fours on a course, often 56 Thin strip 58 Cinnabon purchase 59 Haunted house sound 60 Former baseball commissioner Giamatti 61 Comics canine 63 Kimono sash
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Super Quiz Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.
Subject: MARCH Each answer contains “march.” (e.g., What type of composition is “King Cotton”? Answer: Military march.)
Dear Annie: I’d give anything to be intimate with my wife. We’ve been married for 18 years. We have not made love in more than three. We also don’t hold hands, hug, kiss or cuddle. We have pleasant conversations, and I would classify us as compatible roommates. My wife once had a very active libido, but there was a decline in sexual frequency after the birth of our second child. We had many conversations about it, but she and I both attributed it to crazy schedules and her moderate weight gain. She joined Weight Watchers and lost the weight. In the meantime, I gained 65 pounds. I help out around the house as best I can. I bathe and groom regularly. I went for counseling by myself and then started hinting to her about wanting to resume sex. Last year, I finally asked her why we don’t make love anymore. Her answer stunned me. My weight gain was such that she no longer finds me physically attractive. I thought I was a good person and a good husband. She finally agreed to couples counseling. We went once and things improved for about two weeks, but then her mother’s health declined and everything was put on the back burner. I started going to the gym and lost five pounds, but no more. Our bed is a dead zone. I don’t know whether it’s better to be lonely in a marriage or to be alone. I know we should return to counseling, but between her mother’s health, financial issues, underachieving teenagers and my own depression, I am not seeing the point and no longer believe all of this effort will make any difference. Any suggestions? — Frustrated on the West Coast Dear West Coast: Right now, you don’t have the energy to work on your intimacy issues on top of everything else. And even if you did, your wife might not. Life is full of stressful periods, and you cannot let the overriding problem
in your marriage slide by while you wait for things to settle down. Get back into counseling for your own sake, whether your wife goes or not. It will help you reach clarity about your situation and how to proceed. And please work on your weight to get healthier. You’ll feel better mentally, as well as physically. Dear Annie: A person I know gossips nonstop. She can tell you the latest about everyone in the neighborhood. She also badmouths people behind their backs. She uses the guise of caring to find out whatever she can so she can spread more gossip. She is manipulative and deceitful and uses people to get what she wants, including favors and free rides. Worse, she presents herself as deeply religious. Am I wrong to want as little as possible to do with this woman? — Don’t Know Dear Don’t Know: You do know. This woman sounds toxic. She doesn’t deserve an audience. Avoiding her won’t make her stop gossiping about you or badmouthing you behind your back. But at least you won’t have to listen to the malicious things she says about others, which can color how you perceive them. Dear Annie: I am writing about the letter from “Not the Company’s Bank,” the wife whose husband was not being reimbursed for his business expenses in a timely fashion. I am happy to suggest an easy solution. Hubby should go to the boss or accounting department and ask for a company credit card to be used solely for his business expenses. Instead of needing reimbursement, each month’s bill would be sent directly to the firm. The husband could have a copy in order to break down the expenses by client for billing purposes or to justify a questionable expense. The responsibility for timely payment would be squarely in the firm’s control. — A Former Bookkeeper
FRESHMAN LEVEL 1. Nickname of John Philip Sousa. Answer________ 2. It usually occurs on March 20. Answer________ 3. Julius Caesar was warned to beware this. Answer________
SCORING: 18 points — congratulations, doctor; 15 to 17 points — honors graduate; 10 to 14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points — you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points — enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points — who reads the questions to you? (c) 2014 Ken Fisher
Today in history Today is Tuesday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2014. There are 302 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On March 4, 1789, the Constitution of the United States went into effect as the first Federal Congress met in New York. (The lawmakers then adjourned for lack of a quorum.)
ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH You might sense that you have an edge, and you do in a key situation. You’ll have little tolerance for settling for anything less than what you want. Tonight: Treat a loved one. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH You could go from being somewhat blue or quiet in the morning to being Mr. or Ms. Personality by the afternoon. You’ll express a real sense of direction and draw others in closer. Tonight: Among the crowds. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHH By the afternoon, you might resent being bogged down by what you judge to be insignificant details. Hold your tongue, and keep your own counsel. Tonight: Get some extra R and R. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH You seem to offer a perspective that many people do not have. Your feedback is valued, even if you encounter difficulties with a higher-up. Tonight: Do what you want. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH You could be overwhelmed by everything that is going on. Your temper could rise as others aggressively seek you out. Screen your calls rather than blow a fuse. Tonight: Out till the wee hours. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHH Deal with a partner, associate or friend directly. Both of you could be the victim of a misunderstanding. Limit the rhetoric, as you attempt to clear the air. Tonight: Paint the town red.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHHH You suddenly might realize how much is on your plate and decide to concentrate on what must be done. Tonight: Head home and relax.
1. “The March King.” 2. March equinox. 3. The ides of March. 4. Fredric March. 5. The Long March. 6. “When the saints go marching in.” 7. March to the Sea. 8. Hal March. 9. Welsh Marches.
BLACK FORCES MATE Hint: Kill on the black squares. Solution: 1. … Qe5ch! 2. Qf4 (or Bf4 or Kf2) Qe1 mate! If 2. f4, … Qe3 mate [adapted from Elisiev-Vavulin ’14].
HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, March 4, 2014: This year you alternate between being extremely assertive and being extremely laid-back.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHH Dive into work, and clear out as much as possible in the morning. Interpersonal interactions will take up a large part of the afternoon. Tonight: Go with the flow.
PH.D. LEVEL 7. Name commonly given to William T. Sherman’s Savannah Campaign. Answer________ 8. He was best known for being the host of TV’s The $64,000 Question. Answer________ 9. An area along and around the border between England and Wales. Answer________
The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH Though generally you’re known as the sign of diplomacy, lately you seem to be specializing in putting your foot in your mouth. Tonight: Dinner for two.
GRADUATE LEVEL 4. The only actor to win both the Academy Award and the Tony Award twice. Answer________ 5. A 1934 military retreat by the Red Armies of the Communist Party of China. Answer________ 6. What six words follow the lyrics “I want to be in that number”? Answer________
The Cryptoquip is a substitution cipher in which one letter stands for another. If you think that X equals O, it will equal O throughout the puzzle. Single letters, short words and words using an apostrophe give you clues to locating vowels. Solution is by trial and error. © 2014 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH To someone close, your change in mood from the morning chilliness that emanated from you will make him or her smile. Tonight: Be naughty and nice. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH You are likely to speak your mind and cause a hullabaloo. By the afternoon, you might wish that you had stayed a little more contained. Tonight: Settle in at home. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH A discussion could reveal a lot more about what is being offered. Fortunately, you will ask the right questions. Tonight: Hang out. Jacqueline Bigar
THE NEW MEXICAN Tuesday, March 4, 2014
PEARLS BEFORE SWINE
THE ARGYLE SWEATER
Business Advocate C-2 Bankruptcies C-4
TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014 THE NEW MEXICAN
C Invest in 401(k), but be wary of fees, mix
ast month, I wrote mous — is worth repeating. about the wisdom Investing systematically in of contributing to an one of these plans is a key employer-sponsored retirecomponent of preparing for ment plan, such as a 401(k) your nonworking years. And or 403(b). It’s a great way to don’t kid yourself: Even if build up savings in a relayou love what you do, there tively painless way. will come a time when you will want or need to ease up There’s a saying on the Kate Stalter on the accelerator. website of the American Your Finances Association of Individual However, there is a dark Investors: “Some people side of 401(k) plans, and it’s spend more time planning a important that investors know two-week vacation than they do retire- where they are putting their money. ment planning.” Don’t get me wrong. I’m not trying That saying — attributed to Anonyto dissuade you from contributing.
Watch for scams during tax season
On the contrary, I want you to be fully informed. Frequently, the mutual fund choices in these vehicles are sub-par, especially when compared with institutional funds available through advisers. Expense ratios can be high, eating away at investor returns. The numbers are startling. The average actively managed mutual fund — meaning a fund in which a manager is making stock and bond picks — has an annual expense of 1.3 percent. Fees in some can run as high as 2 percent, or even, almost unbelievably, 5 percent.
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Even for investors who want to understand the numbers, the statements can be daunting for a layperson to understand. In addition, funds often pay to be made available in a particular plan. It’s similar to the way Coca-Cola or Procter & Gamble pay for shelf space at Albertsons. There’s nothing illegal about this practice, but it can add to the costs for unwitting investors. Of course, in a roaring bull market, or even a sleepy and hated bull market, such as the one we experienced in 2013, nobody complains about expensive mutual funds. “My funds
did well!” I hear that all the time, as if there were some magic that will continue in perpetuity. That brings up another problem: More than three-quarters of active fund managers fail to consistently beat their benchmark in any given year. I realize that not everybody is a stock-market geek (I’ll cop to being one!), so allow me to dissect the previous paragraph. Active managers are those who — as the name suggests — are actively trading stocks and bonds inside mutual funds. They incur
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With impact investing, Santa Fe Community Foundation has another giving tool
ax season also means scam season, and the IRS is alerting people to be especially careful about giving out personal information this time of year. One caller to The New Mexican reported that she received a telephone inquiry from someone claiming to be IRS officer Sue William and that the taxpayer was in trouble, facing fines for unpaid back taxes. In its publication of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams, the IRS discusses in more detail how this works — as it often involves someone on the phone giving a phony IRS Bruce agent name or Krasnow badge number. “The IRS has Business Matters seen a recent increase in local phone scams across the country, with callers pretending to be from the IRS in hopes of stealing money or identities from victims,” the agency reports. “These phone scams include many variations, ranging from instances where callers say the victims owe money or are entitled to a huge refund. Some calls can threaten arrest and threaten a driver’s license revocation. Sometimes these calls are paired with follow-up calls from people saying they are from the local police department or the state motor vehicle department.” Characteristics of these scams can include: u Scammers using fake names and IRS badge numbers. They generally use common names and surnames to identify themselves. u Scammers may be able to recite the last four digits of a victim’s Social Security number. u Scammers “spoof” or imitate the IRS toll-free number on caller ID to make it appear that it’s the IRS calling. u Scammers sometimes send bogus IRS emails to some victims to support their bogus calls. After threatening victims with jail time or a driver’s license revocation, scammers hang up and others soon call back pretending to be from the local police or DMV, and the caller ID supports their claim. Another common scam is phishing, where an email arrives with a link to a fake website, which tries to gain access to personal information. “It is important to keep in mind the IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email to request personal or financial information. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels. The IRS has information online that can help you protect yourself from email scams.” The agency urges those who receive an unsolicited email that appears to be from either the IRS or an organization closely linked to the IRS, such as the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, to report it by sending it to email@example.com. Those who think they have been subjected to a scam should call the Treasury Inspector General at 800-366-4484. More information on the scams can be found on the IRS.gov website. Contact Bruce Krasnow at brucek@ sfnewmexican.com.
The Santa Fe Community Foundation loaned $250,000 to Homewise so the nonprofit can expand the dollars going to families needing homeimprovement loans for projects such as replacing a furnace. COURTESY INSIGHT FOTO INC.
By Bruce Krasnow
The New Mexican
or Brian Byrnes and the board of the Santa Fe Community Foundation, it’s really quite simple: They are here to grow the communities in Northern New Mexico, not the profits on Wall Street. And so a concept known as impact investing, where assets are invested locally, is a logical move forward for the foundation, which works to strengthen nonprofits and expand services through collaboration, education, training and giving. Impact investing gives the foundation another tool as it works to make a difference, said Byrnes, the community foundation’s president and CEO. “We see this as a beginning, a first step into this area; we want to signal there are ways to have an impact besides grant making,” he said. As the program evolves, Byrnes said it can
Web design firm earns accolade
Santa Fe-based dsire web design has been honored for its redesign of the Emmys.com website. The distinctions came from the Interactive Media Awards as “Best in Class” in both the Television and Nonprofit categories for 2013. Websites are evaluated on five specific criteria, and only those that score 480 or higher out of 500 possible points earn the distinction of “Best in Class.” The Interactive Media Awards recognize the highest standard of excellence in website design and development, honoring individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievement. The awards are judged by the Interactive Media Council, a nonprofit organization of leading Web designers, developers, programmers and advertisers. “It’s an extreme honor to be recognized by leaders in the website design and development industry for the Emmys website, which is a beautiful and
bring a significant amount of new money into Santa Fe — especially if other foundations embrace the idea. The impact investment movement started in community foundations a decade ago — and one of the first to go forward was the Vermont Brian Community Foundation, Byrnes where Byrnes worked before coming to Santa Fe. The philosophy is to take investment money and loan it out locally with low interest for a set time period, but get a predictable return much like a bond or a fixed-income mutual fund. The Santa Fe Community Foundation is one of the smallest to embrace the concept, said Jon Quinn, the foundation’s donor services and initiatives manager, who has researched the topic. “We are paving the way for small community foundations to do this,” Quinn said.
functional home for all of the amazing history that the Television Academy and Emmys offer,” said Jee Vahn Knight, dsire CEO. The firm was launched in Los Angeles by founder Dickon Sire in 1997 but is now based in Santa Fe.
Average gas price rises in N.M. The statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel in New Mexico is now $3.30, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is 5 cents more than a week ago but 19 cents less per gallon than one year ago. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in New Mexico, drivers in Santa Fe are paying the most this week at $3.30, and drivers in Albuquerque are paying the least at $3.24. The state average is 14 cents less per gallon than the national average of $3.44. Pump prices have started to exhibit the seasonal increase drivers are familiar with during this time of year. While geopolitical tensions or domestic refinery issues exacerbated this run-up each of the last three years, the absence of such catalysts has resulted
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The plan is for the Santa Fe Community Foundation, based on Paseo de Peralta near the Roundhouse, to start small by placing 5 percent of its pooled assets into local impact projects, some $2 million initially. The first loan of $250,000 was made in February to Homewise so the nonprofit housing organization can expand the dollars going to families needing home-improvement loans. The Santa Fe Community Foundation is really a compendium of hundreds of small donor-supported initiatives, many in specific educational or cultural areas where individuals or families want to sustain a passion over generations. There is a fund to help professional artists pay for emergency medical care, and another to assist “individuals of low or moderate income with veterinarian expenses related to cancer care for their pet including chemotherapy, radiation treatment, pain management
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in a less dramatic increase thus far in 2014. Cold weather resulting in limited demand across the country has helped keep a lid on prices for motorists.
Santa Fe Pak Mail on top For the seventh straight year, the Pak Mail franchise at 369 Montezuma Ave. in Santa Fe owned by Kathleen and Del Mulder has won the award for the top sales. The Mulders have owned the store since 1995 and specialize in custom packaging and shipping of any item, including fine art, glassware and antiques. They also ship furniture and other large items from their warehouse off Siler Road and provide local delivery services for furniture stores and designers in Santa Fe and Albuquerque. The local Pak Mail provides a shipping booth at Native Treasures, the International Folk Art Market, Spanish Market and Indian Market. They also provide packing and shipping services annually for Allard Auctions, Altermann Auctions, the Wheelwright auction and others. The New Mexican
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SANTA FE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Benefit of the Month: Advocacy
The Chamber is serving as the Voice of Business; representing members at all levels (City, County and State) and working to create an environment that assures your ability to do business.
Business Expo & Job Fair
The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to a bigger and better Business Expo and Job Fair this year, taking place on April 10th from 10am to 4pm at the DeVargas Center. This will be the 11th year the Chamber has organized this event, which attracts hundreds of attendees and showcases over 90 local businesses. The Business Expo and Job Fair will feature entertainment such as live fitness classes, a fashion show, dance demonstrations, a children’s choir, raffles, an “Ask the Expert” booth allowing attendees to ask questions from professionals such as lawyers, financial advisors, etc., and much more.
aBeansTalkSocial.com celebrates the launch of their upcoming workshops at SBDC, located at 6401 South Richards Avenue.
Businesses of all types are showcased throughout the DeVargas Center and are given a tent card saying either “hiring” or “not hiring,” allowing applicants who attend to easily identify which businesses to visit about possible employment. This is a great opportunity for businesses that are looking to hire and meet with applicants face to face; Harbor Freight conducted their interviews at last year’s event and both REI and Buffalo Wild Wings hired at past Expos. Past Expos have featured businesses such as hospitality, insurance, financial services, technology, real estate, healthcare, security, personal services, fashion, retail, media and not-for-profits.
Maurice’s celebrates their grand opening with at ribbon cutting at 3517 Zafarano Blvd., Suite A-2.
Pizzeria Espiritu celebrates new management with a ribbon cutting at 1722-A St. Michaels Drive.
Stephanie Graham, VP, Business Services Officer For more information about Business Services at New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union and to join “The Power of WE” visit nmefcu.org/business or call 505-872-5422.
The Right Fit Stephanie Graham, VP, Business Services Officer at New Mexico Educators Federal Credit Union, started the Credit Union’s commercial loan department in Santa Fe. She has over 25 years of experience in finance, specializing in commercial lending lines of credit and complex commercial real estate lending. Stephanie said, “Regardless of the size of your business, I would love to see how I can assist you with your business lending needs.”
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What attendees had to say about last year’s Business Expo & Job Fair: “It was an amazing event that helped us build new business and connect with existing customers on a face-to-face basis.” Chris Brewer Classified Advertising Manager, Santa Fe Reporter “I just wanted to say thank you for another great Expo (it was very positive) and to say thank you to all at the Chamber that made the event possible.” Don Proudstar Tesuque Flea Market “Love it! We had so much fun being part of the fashion show.” Vogue College
Ashley Furniture Furniture Bill Johnston (505) 780 8720 4440 Cerrillos Road Santa Fe, NM 87507
Diva Diamonds & Jewels Retail Sam Shaw (505) 988-1561 78 East San Francisco St. Santa Fe 87501
Hometrust Mortgage Mortgage Services Justin White (505) 977-1640 6743 Academy Rd. NE, Suite A Albuquerque 87109
MySheryAmor Boutique Retail Sherrie Herrera (505) 990-8593 211 Galisteo Street Santa Fe 87501
Phoenix Security LLC Security Services Consulting (505) 310-4082 1355 Acequia Borrada Santa Fe 87507
Story Catcher Pat Weddings Pat Murphy (505) 670 9030 13 Juego Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87508
ABC Supply Co. Inc. Santa Fe Building Materials Chandler Moore (505) 988-8077 2710 Sawmill Road Santa Fe 87505
Divino Diamonds and Jewels Retail John P. Chavez (505) 983-9696 60 E San Francisco St., Suite 217 Santa Fe 87501
James Larson Sculpture Art Galleries and Artists James Larson (602) 538-0014 33A Bisbee Court Santa Fe 87508
Noella Jewelry (505) 216 9112 217 E. Palace Santa Fe, NM 87501
Pizzeria Espiritu Restaurants Edwin Martinez (505) 424-8000 1722-A St. Michaels Drive Santa Fe 87505
Nurses With Heart Home Care Home Care Carolyn Moore (505)424-9099 3900 Paseo del Sol, Suite C-19 Santa Fe 87507
Quail Run Fitness Centers Marla Thompson (505) 986-2200 3101 Old Pecos Trail Santa Fe 87505
studio x, inc. Website Design - Internet Services Nancy Brown (505) 438-0505 1520 Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe 87501
Acoma Optical Eyeglasses/Optical Brian Boddy (505) 471-2020 3530 Zafarano Drive, Suite C-1 Santa Fe 87507
Chavez Security, Inc. Security Services – Consulting Peso Chavez (505) 988-2663 1925 Aspen Drive, Suite 703 Santa Fe 87505 Chez Mamou Restaurants (505) 216 1845 217 E. Palace Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Circle One Visionary Multi-Media Center Nonprofit Organizations Kasandra Clemente (505) 982-8001 P.O. Box 2691 Santa Fe 87504
Members of the leadership team at the Gallagher and Kennedy Law Firm celebrate their new office space at 1239 Paseo De Peralta.
The Business Expo and Job Fair is one of the most well attended events the Chamber organizes, allowing businesses and people to connect, grow, and prosper from networking and exposing their businesses. The events title sponsors include: The Santa Fe New Mexican, Hutton Broadcasting, Century Bank, and US Bank. To register for a booth or to become a sponsor, call Bridget Dixson at 505.988.3279 or email at bridget@santafechamber. com. This event is open to the public at no cost.
NEW MEMBERS Thanks to all our new members who joined last month!
Agave Health, Inc. Health & Well Being Lynda Wood (505) 820 9220 2504 Camino Entrada Santa Fe, NM 87507
James Larson Sculpture celebrates their new studio location with a ribbon cutting at 33A Bisbee Court.
“We were very pleased with this event and we were able to receive many more applicants.” Human Resources Director, Patricia Ceballos, at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe, commented on last year’s Business Expo and Job Fair.
Community Bank Banks Anne Honstein (505) 946-3500 549 South Guadalupe St Santa Fe 87501
Downtown Day Spa Massage Christina Sisley Schatz (505) 986-0113 624 Agua Fria Street Santa Fe 87501 Gold House Retail (505) 986-8096 218 Old Santa Fe Trail Santa Fe 87501 Group Transportation Services (GTS) Shipping & Packaging Thomas Densmore (330) 342 89005 876 Darrow Road Hudson, OH 44236 Guadalupe’s Fun Rubber Stamps Art: Materials/Supplies/ Training Lee Kellogg (505) 982 9862 114 Don Gaspar Ave Santa Fe, NM 87501 GuestLife New Mexico Publications/Magazines Mary Meredith (505) 984-8747 1210 Luisa Street, Suite 9 Santa Fe 87505 Harrell House Bug Museum Museums Wade Harrell (505) 695-8569 177-B Paseo de Peralta Santa Fe 87501
La Resolana Architects, P.A. Architects Earl Hilchey (505) 280-9123 2929 Calle de Ovejas Santa Fe 87505 Las Campanas Realty Real Estate Nancy Zepeda (505) 986-2000 218 Camino La Tierra Santa Fe 87506 Lemus Landscaping and Janitorial Services Landscape Jorge Lemus (505) 204 9930 2720 #1 Galisteo Ct. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Liaison Planning Services, Inc. Land Planning Dolores I. Vigil (505) 920-6839 P.O. Box 1835 Santa Fe 87504 Massage Envy Massage Bryan Dillard (505) 471-3689 3490 Zafarano Drive, Suite A Santa Fe 87507 Maurice’s Retail Randi Lipscomb 3517 Zafarano Blvd., Suite A 2 Santa Fe, NM 87507 Mavericks of Santa Fe Retail Kristin Hansen (505) 995-8484 80 E. San Fransisco Street Santa Fe 87501
Peaceful Pet Sitters Pet Products - Services Leah Chavez (505) 690-2693 1440 S. St. Francis Dr., Ste. B Santa Fe 87505 Omira Brazilian Steakhouse Restaurants Ziggy Omira (505) 780 5482 1005 S. St. Francis Dr. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Pacifica Senior Living Retirement Community Rebecca Roehning (505)438 8464 2961 Galisteo Road Santa Fe, NM 87505 Paradigm Computer NetworX Computer Service Supplies Mr. Rho Ostrowski (505) 660 2494 1164 Parkway Drive, Suite A Santa Fe, NM 87507 Paychex, Inc. Payroll Service Heather Hagg (505) 280 2533 1551 Mercantile Ave NE, Bldg 7B, Suite A Albuquerque, NM 87107
Quantum Leap Coaching & Consulting Consulting - Coaching Training – Research Karin Lubin (209) 404-8858 12A Dean’s Court Santa Fe 87508 Silverman Spine Center Chiropractors Robin Silverman (505) 474-5701 2801 Rodeo Road Santa Fe 87507 SolCore Fitness Personal Training Health & Well-Being Ekemba Sooh (505) 577-2171 703 Camino de la Famila Santa Fe 87505 Souper Salad Restaurants Steve Smith (505) 473 1211 2428 Cerrillos Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Southwest Propane Propane Robert Anaya (505) 404-2260 62 Paseo de River St. Santa Fe 87507 Storm Ranch Outdoor Recreation Nathan Brown (505) 425-9651 953 Mineral Hill Route Las Vegas 87701
Together Strong LLC Health & Well-Being Mary Ellen Lopez (505) 690-9344 3212 Richard’s Lane Suite A Santa Fe 87507 Trend Magazine/Santa Fe Trend Publications/Magazines Cynthia Canyon (505) 988-5007 P.O. Box 1951 Santa Fe 87501 Tsali Nez Gallery Retail Tsali Hall (505) 986-5015 84 E San Francisco St. Santa Fe 87501 Zephyrus of Santa Fe Health & Well-Being Deborah SchweigerWhalen (505) 820-0477 460 St. Michaels Drive, Suite 1101 Santa Fe 87505 Zia Trust Financial Services Cheri Briscoe (800) 996-9000 613 Old Santa Fe Trail, Suite B Santa Fe 87505 Zoe & Guido’s Pet Boutique Retail Sylvie Hagan (505) 988 2500 607 Cerrillos Road, Suite A Santa Fe, NM 87505
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
SANTA FE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
BUSINESS MATTERS After the election dust has settled and our new mayor has assembled a team to implement their plan of work, we will still be living in a community with a flat growth rate and the majority of people who work in Santa Fe commuting and taking their pay checks home to spend elsewhere. We have a few sectors where job growth is expected, but in general we remain dependent on government and tourism to sustain the local economy. There has been much conversation recently about retaining and recruiting youth to the community but this will only occur if there are jobs available to match the skills and talent that we have. This is true whether the jobs are blue collar, technical, service oriented or in the creative industries. It is very unlikely that Santa Fe will be able to recruit any large employers- our incentive
programs are simply not competitive – so we have to focus our resources and energies on smaller businesses, individual operators and retaining the entrepreneurs that we have. We have new councilors, a new mayor and a new opportunity to make local job creation a priority and to support the local economy at every level. A clear strategy and plan is needed to celebrate our local entrepreneurs and to develop the talent we have as well as to shop locally wherever possible to help create prosperity, diversify our economy and grow businesses that bring in new revenue into the community.
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Workforce development, internship programs, apprenticeships and trainings all help prepare our youth for the jobs of the future no matter what arena they choose. The Chamber is ready to collaborate, participate and help lead our great community to an even more prosperous future. CHuCk Simon Brackley President and CEO VAlENTi
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• General training for the Plaza Booth will take place at the Chamber on April 28 from 9:30am – noon. • Two more specific introductions to the Booth will be held at the Booth. They are being offered by Dené Canon on May 5 at 11:00am and 2:00pm. All new members are strongly encouraged to attend the trainings. • Bienvenidos is always looking for new volunteer to help the tourists. Anyone wishing to join Bienvenidos should plan to attend a training and contact Marilyn O’Brien, Membership Chair, at 989-1701 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Del Norte Credit Union is celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year. We are dedicated to being a trusted source of unbiased financial advice, while supporting the community and people that are the foundation of the credit union. As a not-for-profit financial co-operative, DNCU puts its member/owners’ financial success front and center. We embrace the Malcolm Baldrige performance excellence model where we’ve learned to improve our member’s experience, products, services, internal processes, and increase member engagement and loyalty. We constantly listen to our members so we can deliver ever improving value.
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Friday, March 7th – 8:30am Business Over Breakfast – Decades @Cowgirl - 319 S Guadalupe St Tuesday, March 11th – 11:45am Member Orientation – Chamber Office Tuesday, March 11th – 5:30pm Travel Peru Orientation – Chamber Office Wednesday, March 12th – 11:45am Brown Bag Lunch – Interns are Good for Your Business - Chamber Office Thursday, March 20th – 12:30pm Ribbon Cutting – Sirius Cycles, LLC – 2801 Rodeo Rd. #3 Wednesday, March 26th – 11:45am Brown Bag Lunch – Leading Powerful Small Groups and high Performing Teams –Chamber Office Thursday, March 27th – 5:30 pm Business After Hours – Lexus, 6824 Cerrillos Rd
Of the many business practices which have led to our success through the years, the most important is our focus on consistency. This is a simple concept in theory which goes a long way in making sure our customers are satisfied and keep returning. We strive to make sure we prepare the same fresh and flavorful food, as well as provide consistent, friendly service, day in and day out. We are proud that our customers keep coming back to allow us to serve them their favorite dish whether it is breakfast, lunch, or dinner every day of the week.
This is our 35th year of business and we feel strongly that our success has been based on honest representation of New Mexico Indian pottery, textiles, and paintings. We provide a written description of each item’s condition and we promise to accept any item on return, for a full refund of the purchase price, if the client is not totally pleased after accepting it into his or her home. This puts our clients at ease when AlExANDER E. purchasing from us at the gallery location or from our ANTHONy, JR. website. Owner
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Tuesday, March 11 What: Best Networks and Tools for your Social Media Marketing Efforts, Santa Fe When: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Where: Small Business Development Center at Santa Fe Community College, 6401 S. Richards Ave. Cost: $20 Details: An introduction to the top social media networks, the distinct languages of each, their strengths and weaknesses, with a comprehensive look at what to look for in tools and a brief overview of the top tools available. Attendees also will have the opportunity to network together. Laptops not required for this workshop. Instructor is Karen Bomm, founder of aBeansTalk Social. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Contact Julianne Gutierrez-Ortiz, email@example.com, 428-1343
Wednesday, March 12 What: Interns are good for your Business, presented by Patty Armstrong, career services coordinator and Santa Fe Community College When: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Where: Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, 1644 St. Michael’s Drive Cost: Chamber members, no charge; nonmembers, $10 Details: Register online at www.santafechamber.com/ events. Bring your lunch at 11:45 a.m. and be ready to start at noon; the chamber will provide beverages.
Thursday, March 13 What: Resource Roundtable: Opportunities Close to Home, sponsored by the Regional Development Corporation in partnership with Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Community Programs Office and Small Business Program Office, and the Minority Business Development Agency Business Center. When: 1 to 5 p.m. Where: Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino Details: Some topics to be covered include finance, Los Alamos National Laboratory resources and doing business with the government. Additional information will be available at resource booths. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, and door prizes will be given out. Early registration is encouraged. For more information about this event, contact Vangie Trujillo (505665-4284, firstname.lastname@example.org), Yvonne Gonzales (505-665-0719, email@example.com) or Val Alonzo (505-231-3550, val@rdcnm. org).
Wednesday, March 26 What: Leading Powerful Small Groups and High Performing Teams, by David Markwardt, David Markwardt Consulting When: 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Where: Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, 1644 St. Michael’s Drive Cost: Chamber members, no charge; nonmembers $10 Details: Register online at www.santafechamber.com/ events. Bring your lunch at 11:45 a.m. and be ready to start at noon; the chamber will provide beverages.
Convention center calendar Upcoming bookings at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, with expected attendance March 12: National Farmers Union 2014 convention, 600 March 22: Japanese Cultural Festival, 2,000 March 29: Mid-school math national conference, 500 April 17: Children’s Water Fiesta, 150 April 28: Spiritual Directors International, 600 May 1: Celebrate Santa Fe Tourism Expo, 300 May 25: Native Treasures Arts Festival, 4,500
February bankruptcies Chapter 7 u 14-10308 TG — Lowinda G. Carter, Santa Fe. Liabilities and assets not available. u 14-10312 TG —Wendy Y. Nester, Santa Fe. Liabilities $49,383.93; assets $34,000. u 14-10354 TG — Laura E. Arnal-Larsen, Santa Fe. Liabilities and assets not available. u 14-10357 JG — Juan M. Salgado, Santa Fe. Liabilities $55,556.70; assets $28,985. u 14-10359 TG — Darlene E. Romero, Santa Fe. Liabilities $71,081.70; assets $27,483. u 14-10368 JG — Harold Vigil, Santa Fe. Liabilities $28,465.97; assets $18,987.77. u 14-10378 JG — Karen M. Armijo, Santa Fe. Liabilities $253,850.33; assets $179,725.22. u 14-10448 JC — Wendy A. Kessinger, Santa Fe. Liabilities $182,095.23; assets $113,270. u 14-10453 JG — David Ernest Thomas and Loretta Magdalene Thomas, Santa Fe. Liabilities $172,452.66; assets $65,556. u 14-10456 JG — Meena Mohtadi Moest and Torsten Rudiger Moest, Santa Fe. Liabilities $357,565.53; assets $378,345.04. u 14-10457 TG — Beth Ann Woodall, Santa Fe. Liabilities $280,473.43; assets $282,517.39. u 14-10461 JG — Jay Taylor Overpeck and Nancy S. Overpeck, Santa Fe. Liabilities $359,182; assets $344,150. u 14-10493 JG — William Morgan Stewart, Santa Fe. Liabilities $30,988.14; assets $23,100. u 14-10509 TG — Tim D. Lerma Sr., Santa Fe. Liabilities $94,097.29; assets $201,744. u 14-10574 TG — Paul Perrier, Santa Fe. Liabilities $134,159.50; assets $8,613.61. u 14-10585 JG — Dinah R. Ortiz, Santa Fe. Liabilities $188,361; assets $200,733.
Chapter 11 u 14-10443 T — Wayne Kenneth Auge, Santa Fe. Liabilities and assets not available.
Chapter 13 u 14-10467 JS — John Dickie Schumaker and Julia Anne Schumaker, Santa Fe. Liabilities and assets not available. u 14-10522 JS — Christopher C. Czmyrid and Joy M. Czmyrid, Santa Fe. Liabilities $377,325.72; assets $508,115.62. The New Mexican
By Kristelle Siarza For The New Mexican
ew Mexico residents turn increasingly to digital resources when seeking out all types of information. According to the most recent (2013) annual Garrity Perception Survey, New Mexicans use television as a news and information source 58 percent of the time, newspapers 39 percent of the time and Internet news sites 29 percent of the time. Those sources are followed by radio (28 percent), Internet blogs (17 percent) and social networking sites (17 percent). When Internet news sources, blogs and social media are combined, New Mexico residents turn to digital sources 63 percent of the time, surpassing television. Having an active presence in digital media gives an organization relevance. A business’s digital outreach can be as simple as a basic retail website, or it can cover multiple bases with a Facebook page, Twitter account, interactive blog and email marketing. Deciding how far to go with social media technology depends on the business type, available resources and how digital outreach fits into the company’s strategic plan and vision. Some business owners are intimidated
by social media or overwhelmed by the number of platforms and technological requirements. But every social network or platform represents a business opportunity — a chance to engage existing customers and attract new ones. Each is a tool with a specific function and features that a business can leverage, but only if it’s used intentionally and in sync with an overarching strategic plan. Whatever the scope of its outreach and whatever platforms it uses, a business should speak with one voice in its digital messaging, and messages should be consistent and reflective of the company’s culture and target audience’s expectations. When developing a digital outreach plan, the company’s core team should decide how the voice should “sound.” A law firm, for example, might want to sound serious and competent, while a children’s book publisher might take a playful tone. Content should be tailored to each digital site to make the most of what each offers. Twitter lends itself to short announcements, while networks like Pinterest and YouTube leave room for videos, photos and graphics. While the company’s message is shaped by the medium that delivers it, the mate-
rial should echo the business’s distinctive voice and reinforce the desired message. A digital media program that is sporadic and irrelevant can do more damage than not having a digital presence at all. Active engagement is the first rule in this fastpaced space. Monitoring and responding to customer feedback when necessary is the second rule, as a review could help or hurt your business. Social media platforms won’t help a business if web content is outdated, the website doesn’t work or the email account isn’t monitored. Someone needs to develop and oversee content and keep the company’s face looking fresh. If the business can’t do this work with internal resources, an external service provider can help with online strategy, website construction, training, planning, market analysis and monitoring. For more information about social media, visit www.garritypr.com. Kristelle Siarza works for Garrity Group Public Relations. Finance New Mexico is a public service initiative to assist individuals and businesses with obtaining skills and funding resources for their business or idea. To learn more, go to www.Finance NewMexico.org.
Investment: Foundation has another $1.5 million to deploy Continued from Page C-1 and supportive care,” according to the foundation’s website. But to fund these efforts, the foundation invests its donated dollars, spending the earnings while maintaining the core principal for future philanthropy. Many small donors who want to establish a philanthropic legacy turn to the foundation not only for its expertise in managing programs but for investment expertise as well. “Donors put their money with us because they trust us, so we have to do this very well,” Byrnes said. And so, if impact Jon investing is to replace the Quinn simple purchase of government bonds, there has to be due diligence and financial surety. The initial efforts will be with existing nonprofit organizations with an established track record, with more impact investments growing gradually. Quinn said $61 billion is managed by community foundations nationwide, and some impact projects include: u The Cleveland Foundation investing $3 million in an initiative to develop worker-owned cooperative businesses. u The Denver Foundation investing $7.5 million for energy efficient upgrades in a tenant-owned building. u The Napa Valley Foundation allocating $500,000 for the purchase of a power plant at a local hospital. In Santa Fe, the Homewise loan program assists low- and middle-income families so they can hire contractors for needed repairs such as stucco, roofing, heating and ventilation. It serves all qualified homeowners, not just those who purchased through Homewise. The program has advantages, as closing costs and interest rates may be lower than through a traditional bank or credit union, and the loan proceeds go directly to the project contractor. Homewise has 120 outstanding loans, and the Santa Fe Community Foundation
Homewise is using a loan from the Santa Fe Community Foundation to expand its program offering loans for roof and other home-improvement projects. INSIGHT FOTO INC.
This is a big deal for us. It’s the first time a foundation in New Mexico has done it.” Mike Loftin, executive director of Homewise, on the Santa Fe Community Foundation’s impact investing
investment could mean another 16 families receiving loan money, which will then ripple through the economy with construction jobs and gross receipts tax spending. “This is a big deal for us. It’s the first time a foundation in New Mexico has done it,” said Mike Loftin, executive director of Homewise. “Our big challenge is raising capital to meet the needs. We’ve raised a lot of money from banks and banks have been good, but this gives another way for philanthropic people to invest in these programs and invest for a return.” Joohee Rand, a Harvard-educated MBA who directs strategic initiatives at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, is the point person for making sure results meet certain benchmarks. In the Homewise program, for instance, she wants to not only guarantee the money is loaned to families of modest means at reasonable terms and then repaid, but that it helps build financial security by boosting home equity and per-
haps credit scores. Kenneth Romero, a vice president of New Mexico Bank and Trust in Santa Fe who sits on the foundation board, said nonprofits can borrow from a bank, but the foundation is in a position to be more flexible with loan terms and fees, and more creative in its approach. Plus, impact investing brings more capital into Santa Fe at a time when banks might be limited. “We have another $1.5 million to deploy, we’ve set that aside, and it’s open to investors,” Romero said. He hopes some of that can be used to leverage capital from other sources so the foundation can collaborate with the private sector or a nonprofit. “It creates this synergy,” he said. There are challenges with a new initiative, and many needs in Santa Fe that the foundation wants to tackle — building economic opportunities for low-income individuals, helping families who struggle with cash flow — may be difficult. And there are always venture capitalists with good ideas but who are not prepared for an infusion of capital. “How do you deploy capital in neighborhoods that don’t have an investment history?” asks Byrnes. Still, he calls philanthropy “the R and D of social change.” “There’s a lot of experimentation going on in the world of philanthropy, there are many things emerging all the time,” he said. “There’s enormous need and enormous potential for creativity.” Contact Bruce Krasnow at brucek@ sfnewmexican.com.
Finances: On 401(k), don’t depend on luck Continued from Page C-1 trading fees for moving these investments around. Guess who pays the fee? Yes, that’s a rhetorical question. You know that answer already. Furthermore, we have decades of market data that clearly show the unpredictability of asset-class returns. In other words, just because U.S. large-cap stocks were a leading asset class one year, they are not somehow destined to perform as well the following year. Investors who owned the S&P 500 in 2013 are understandably happy with their returns. But to assume that an S&P index fund is some kind of lucky rabbit’s foot is completely misplaced. For a fund manager whose benchmark is the S&P 500, 2013 was a jackpot year. But winning streaks end. Fund performance has less to do with manager talent than with normal rotations of sectors and asset classes.
If all your investments are moving in the same direction at the same time, you have a bet, not an allocation. Think of it this way: If all your investments are moving in the same direction at the same time, you have a bet, not an allocation. So for 401(k) investors, it’s imperative to use caution when selecting allocations. I realize that the choices are often limited, but allocating among different asset classes will give you the best opportunity to capture gains where they occur. This is where individual investors are at
a disadvantage. It’s not easy to understand the proper weightings within your retirement portfolio. Most people just get exasperated and check a few boxes that sound good. Large-cap U.S.? Sure, that sounds good! I’ll take that! If you have choices, it’s better to allocate than to dump everything into one or two asset classes that sound promising or that did well last year. These are just a few cautionary notes about employer-sponsored plans. It’s definitely a good idea to stash money into one of these accounts, but be cognizant about the fees and the mix of assets you’re using. Kate Stalter is a financial planner with New Mexico-based Portfolio Wealth Advisors. She is also a columnist for TheStreet.com, Forbes and Morningstar. You can reach her at 884-3445 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.