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New Mexican (Newspaper) - June 1, 2005, Santa Fe, New Mexico THE SANTA FE Locally owned and independent Serving New Mexico for 156 years WEDNESDAY JUNE 1 2005 FIFTY CENTS Deep Throat emerges from Watergate shadow W Mark Felt FBI officials contact with Post reporters contributed to Nixons resignation in 1974 Post reporters had nicknamed him Deep By WILLIAM BRANIGiN and DAVID VON DREHLE The Washington Post WASHINGTON The Washing ton Post confirmed Tuesday that W Mark Felt a former No 2 offi cial at the FBI was Deep the secretive source who provided information that helped unravel the Watergate scandal in the early 1970s and contributed to the resig nation of thenPresident Nixon The confirmation came from Bob Woodward and Cari Bernstein the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate story and their former top editor Ben jamin C Bradlee The three spoke after Felts family and Vanity Fair magazine identified the 91year old Felt now a retiree in Califor nia as the longanonymous source who provided crucial guidance for some of the newspapers ground breaking Watergate stories The Vanity Fair story said Felt had admitted his historic anony mous role following years of denial In a statement Tuesday Wood ward and Bernstein said W Mark Felt was Deep Throat and helped us immeasurably in our Watergate coverage However as the record shows many other sources and officials assisted us and other reporters for the hundreds of sto ries that were written in The Wash ington Post about Felts guidance to Woodward provided on deep background in secret meetings helped keep public attention focused on the June 1972 breakin at the Demo Please see DEEP Page A5 IN U Nixon Resigns The scoop that almost wasnt Guessing at the identity of Deep Throat has been a Washington parlor game and journalistic subindus try for almost 33 years Vanity Fair almost blew its chance to tell the world first Story on Page A5 Rediscovering Cerrillos Trio brings recognition to historical sites in mining village Photos by Tina New Mexican Cerrillos residents Tom Morin left and Todd Brown greet a passerby from the porch of Morins art studio and home located in the former Berardinelli House The building has been registered as one of 16 historic buildings by the Cerrillos Village Historical Society By SHANNON SHAW The New Mexican Inside Thousands of people traveled to Cerrillos a wild mining town in the late 1800s Some were drifters who spent a short time in the area eventually taking the train on to Albuquerque Others came to work in one of the scattered around the nearby hills And still oth ers were merchants who opened new businesses in the village on what is now 14 south of Santa Fe Many of them built new build ings But much of this past was lost until now Two months ago three local resi Find out which sites in Cerrillos the historical society has honored Page A4 dents formed the Cerrillos Historical Society to try to regain the history and culture of their village said Todd Brown the owner of the petting zoo and mining museum in Cerrillos Brown Tom Morin and a third researcher who declined to be iden tified for this article scoured New Mexico libraries for business docu titles news articles and old photos of their village Please see CERRILLOS Page A4 CerriHos Historical Society member Brown left greets neigh bor Brian Doria from his pickup Schools to settle tackling lawsuit By JOHN SENA The New Mexican The Santa Fe school district has agreed to pay an undis closed amount of money to settle a lawsuit over claims that former Santa Fe High football coach Bill Moon broke a stu dents leg The agreement ended a civil rights case in which Darlene Lujan of Santa Fe claimed that Moon tackled her son in Novem ber 2002 after the boy ran from Moons office while the coach questioned students about smoking in a hallway Moon has said he suspected the boy had marijuana on cam pus on the day of the incident according to The Associated Press which also reported that the boy was suspended from Santa Fe High on suspicion he possessed drug paraphernalia Moon on Tuesday wouldnt discuss the case but didnt dis pute earlier news accounts Moons attorney Jerry Walz said of the recent settlement It was the overall consensus that it would be in the interest of all parties concerned to get this case resolved and move Attorneys for the school district and Lujan who sued as parent and friend of her son Micah Lujan declined to discuss details of the settle ment Wai said only that the plaintiff had come down sub stantially from her previous settlement demands Under terms of the settle ment Walz said there was no finding that Moon did any thing wrong I have felt very strongly from Day 1 that Mr Moons actions were reasonable and Walz said The June 2003 lawsuit alleged that Moon took Micah Lujan to his office because he had seen students smoking in a hall After several minutes of Please see SCHOOLS Page A4 Councilors shrug at shortterm renting By TQM SHARPE The Niew Mexican City councilors are balk ing at a proposal to tighten enforcement of laws against shortterm housing rentals to vacationers in Santa Fe neigh borhoods Councilor Rebecca Wurz burger on Wednesday got a cold ishoulder from fellow councilors to her request to have the city manager look into why the city isnt doing more to enforce its ordinance The city code prohibits renting property for less than 30 days in areas zoned for residences Wurzburger said she was shocked Wednesday when the councils Finance Com mittee voted against recom mending her resolution to the full council She said the ordinance is being systematically and fairly implemented Its being done on an adhoc basis because of complaints from neighbors So it appears to me that its time not to any longer sweep this under the Please see RENTING Page A4 INSIDE TODAY Annies Local Todays forecast Partly cloudy and warmer High 80 low Page B2 Carmen V Hovey Boise Idaho May 27 Clara H Pino 95 Santa Fe May 27 Doyle W Morris 82 Albu querque May 28 Emma S Dalton May 30 Jessica M Ortiz 28 May 28 Juanita Bourne 91 Santa Fe May 25 Dr M Robert Klebanoff May 24 Robert F Matthews 80 May 27 Sumner S Koch Feb 20 Page B2 The Wesfs Oldest Newspaper Four sections 36 pages 156th year Issue No 152 Publication No 596440 8 Late paper Classified ads News tips Main office 9840363 9863000 9863030 9833303 Friends recall Mines athleticism humor By ANNE CONSTABLE The New Mexican Softball players from Capital High School naturally gravitated to Sierra Trophies Sports on Cerrillos Road on Tuesday to share their grief over the death of 19yearold Jessica Hines a former star shortstop on the Capital team Bob Chavez who owns the shop and coached Hines at Capital for five years has the teams pictures on his walls There have been alot of tears me Chavez said The players are taking this really Inside Memories fresh at Capital High School Sports Dl Rescue workers Monday recovered Hines body from the Pecos River about 20 miles downstream from where her car was found upside down nine days ear lier Hines uncle Gregory Leon Baird a Santa Fe architect said his nieces body was taken Tuesday morning from St Vincent Regional Medi cal Center to the Office of Please see HINES Page A6 fc ;