May 25, 2017

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Dispensary Land

Santa Fe’s five cannabis dispensaries serve a growing patient base

Features Long-standing federal limits on research into the plant’s medical uses have forced patients, doctors and dispensary owners to improvise their ways to wellness. ... More

May 24, 2017 by Aaron Cantú


Looking Ahead: Gubernatorial Candidates on NM’s Cannabis Future

Local News Come 2019, Susana Martinez will no longer be in control of the state’s medical cannabis program. Whoever replaces her as governor will need to have a plan for how to adapt the program—or to even branch out and make cannabis legal for all adults. ... More

May 24, 2017 by Aaron Cantú

Not Bad for Government Work

Salary commission votes to pay next mayor $110,000

Local News In a raucous but relatively brief final meeting Wednesday, the city commission tasked with setting the next mayor’s salary decided on $110,000 for a year’s worth of full-time work. ... More

May 24, 2017 by Matt Grubs


San Diego’s Wavves plays the songs our hearts would sing

Music Features Wavves began as the heartfelt bedroom project of San Diego’s Nathan Williams—sort of like a more punk rock version of Pinback for the Weezer or Superdrag set. ... More

May 24, 2017 by Alex De Vore

The Tax Man

Reform plan for New Mexico gross receipts tax is DOA for the Legislature's special session

Local News The bill is massive. It totals 408 pages. As written, it will fill the gap between New Mexico’s revenue and the $6.1 billion budget passed by the Legislature in March. Combined with other one-time cash grabs from things like idle state-funded construction projects, it could actually build the state’s cash reserves, too. ... More

May 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Switchel It Up

Food fads come and go, but at least this one tastes good

Food Writing Health fads are annoying. Most of them are silly and have very little basis in reality. And they don’t even taste good most of the time. Kale is gross, everyone. Seriously. Just stop. Even chef Martín Rios of Restaurant Martín thinks so.
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May 24, 2017 by Michael J Wilson

Duty to Succeed

The state won its first skirmish in a lawsuit alleging that New Mexico is failing to educate its kids

Local News Monday offered a preview of what could be a decisive case: Whether the state of New Mexico is violating its constitutional duty to provide quality education. ... More

May 22, 2017 by Aaron Cantú


Israel Francisco Haros Lopez travels back to the future in a Curate Santa Fe solo show

Art Features “Under restoration. / trying to piece together / 100o murals inside my mind” — so read the opening lines of mexican jazz part 22, a poem Israel Francisco Haros Lopez wrote in late 2015.
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May 24, 2017 by Jordan Eddy

Morning Word: Not Bad for Government Work

Morning Word The next mayor of Santa Fe will be paid $110,000 annually when the elected office becomes a full-time job in after the March 2018 election. ... More

May 25, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Ticket to Ride

Angel Fire’s lift-served bike park makes for a love affair for ‘gravity riders’

The Enthusiast Few are the moments a human can start at the top of a 2,000-foot hill and cruise down in a manner that feels like flying. That’s the promise of downhill mountain biking—at least according to its acolytes. ... More

May 24, 2017 by Elizabeth Miller

The Fork

All the Fests

The Fork It's Memorial Day Weekend, y'all. Summer is upon us. ... More

May 25, 2017 by Michael J Wilson

3 Questions

with Ryan Stark

3 Questions In December 2013, the New Mexico Museum of Art opened Renaissance to Goya, a collaboration with the British Museum that featured gorgeous Spanish prints.
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May 24, 2017 by Alex De Vore

SFR Picks: Solo Project

Heather Trost goes it alone with Agistri

Picks A musician doesn’t wind up collaborating with the likes of Hawk and a Hacksaw or Beirut if they’re without ability, and Albuquerque’s Heather Trost is certainly nothing if not prolific.
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May 24, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Review

Damn, it feels good to be a pirate

Movie Reviews Johnny Depp and crew are back as Captain Jack Sparrow and a bunch of bafflingly yet inextricably linked seafaring types. ... More

May 25, 2017 by Alex De Vore

'The Commune' Review

Movie Reviews The fragility of aging relationships takes center stage in The Commune, a tense vision of 1970’s Denmark that manages to tell an honestly painful love story through unconventional yet believable means.
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May 24, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Letters to the Editor


Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity.

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May 24, 2017 by SFR

7 Days


7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle. ... More

May 24, 2017 by SFR

Savage Love


Savage Love I have two female sex partners who want to be breath-play dominated. I know the practice is dangerous, and I employ the rules of consent and communication a pro-Dom escort friend taught me.
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May 24, 2017 by Dan Savage



MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at  ... More

May 24, 2017 by SFR


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