Nov. 26, 2014

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Morning Word: Recount in State Land Commissioner Race

Marijuana legalization bill coming, but passage unlikely

Morning Word Morning Word Something that everyone had expected for the last three weeks came to fruition on Tuesday: There will be a recount in the State Land Commissioner campaign. The automatic recount comes be ... More

Nov. 26, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

New Harvest

State lawmakers say marijuana legislation is heading for debate in the upcoming legislative session

Local News Add another marijuana bill to the upcoming legislative session. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Joey Peters

Animal Controls

City Finance Committee says for new animal services officers won't be added right away despite chief's request

Local News The Santa Fe Police Department’s Animal Services Division will have to wait until at least next year to get additional taxpayer funding for additional officers.The City Council Finance Committee rec ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Justin Horwath

End Game on the Gila

State commission votes to divert the Gila River’s waters, but staff say plan could take 20 more years

Local News Allyson Siwik has spent the last decade organizing activists and poring over legal documents and scientific studies related to the Gila River in southwestern New Mexico.
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Nov. 25, 2014 by Laura Paskus

SFR’s 2014 Writing Contest

Santa Fe Nights

Features Pixels flash ever so slightly on the computer screen, making the act of reading in our age of digital communication sometimes a tiresome task. This was the first year that SFR’s long-running annual Writing Contest accepted electronic entries. We we ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Outward Bound

When is taxpayer-funded city travel good for the public?

Local News Earlier this week, Mayor Javier Gonzales flew to Washington DC to take part in a conference of a national organization celebrating elected Latino officials like himself. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Joey Peters

AP Correspondent Leaves for State Government

Barry Massey beomes legislative and PR guy for Administrative Office of the Courts

Local News  Come this January's state legislative session, a familiar face in the Roundhouse press corps will grace the Capitol from a different position. 
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Nov. 24, 2014 by Joey Peters

Loafing Around: Jive Turkey Edition

Satisfying vegetarians at the contemporary holiday table means more than mashing up some extra potatoes—although that probably wouldn’t hurt

Food Writing When SFR asked me to come up with an alternative to the turkey as a central component of the holiday table I settled on navigating completely unfamiliar territory: the vegan “roast.” ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Rob DeWalt

LIFE’s Moments

Monroe Gallery celebrates the work of Bill Ray

Picks Be it as a staffer for LIFE or a would-be one for National Geographic, documenting the likes of Marilyn Monroe singing “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy or riding along with the Hells Angels, New York-based Bill Ray is part of the elite.
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Nov. 25, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Small Bites


Small Bites Facebook: What’s your favorite place for Sunday brunch? #SFRfoodies ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

Circus Maximus

Meet Jeremy Bleich, the music director for Circus Luminous

Music Features When an event has a title like Circus Luminous, it’s not unusual for images of high-flying acrobatics and aerial awesomeness to conjure in one’s head. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Alex De Vore

The Write Stuff?

It was some dark and stormy drivel…

Blue Corn Today the Santa Fe Reporter celebrates fine writing, with the results of our annual competition. To the winners, huzzah! ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Robert Basler

Minority Report

New House Minority leader Brian Egolf says Democrats must force Republicans to justify majority in state House

Local News As the newly named minority leader of Democrats in New Mexico's House of Representatives, Rep. Brian Egolf, D-Santa Fe, will be at the helm a Democratic party caucus that hasn't been in the minority in decades. ... More

Nov. 24, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Who Is Advertising for Babies?

Out-of-state classifieds are being placed in New Mexico newspapers

40th Anniversary New Mexico babies are being openly advertised for and adopted by childless couples in New York and other states—and it’s all perfectly legal.
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Nov. 25, 2014 by Kate McGraw

New Harvest

State lawmakers say marijuana legislation is heading for debate in the upcoming legislative session

Local News Add another marijuana bill to the upcoming legislative session. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by Joey Peters

Street View


Street View Send your pics to or share with #SFRstreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to CCA Cinematheque. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

State Gets Green Light for Gila Decision

Judge says petitioner in open meetings case has to pay $62 million bond to keep restraining order in place

Local News A District Court judge in Santa Fe has lifted a temporary restraining order against the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. 
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Nov. 21, 2014 by Laura Paskus

3 Questions

with Charles Mann

3 Questions Charles Mann has a clear artistic eye and a penchant for destination, desertscape and garden photography.
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Nov. 25, 2014 by Enrique Limón



Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

Piece. Of. Shit.

'Horrible Bosses 2' is so bad it defies comprehension

Barf There are four laughs in Horrible Bosses 2, but at 108 minutes, you deserve more than a laugh every 27 minutes. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by David Riedel

Letters to the Editor


Letters to the Editor Email letters to Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

Flightless and Buoyant

The waterfowl in 'Penguins of Madagascar' are good for some yuks

Ok For those who like their animated movies crazy and with a throw-it-at-the-wall-and-see-if-it-sticks attitude, this is the flick for you. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by David Riedel

7 Days


7 Days Been under a rock for the last week? Here's what you missed. SFR's 7 Days is your one-stop shop for all the news that happens in and around Northern New Mexico. ... More

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR