Sept. 30, 2016


Cover Story

The Next Great Extinction?

Climate change threatens to make growing chiles in New Mexico tougher than ever

Features Until an August storm hammered his fields with nickel-sized hail for half an hour, Matt Romero’s chile crop looked to be heading for its biggest season yet.
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Sept. 28, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

'Strange Process' At the Special Session

Crime bills lead the agenda on first day of a special session

Local News “Strange process today,” said Rep. Sheryl Williams Stapleton, the Democrat from Bernalillo, shortly after the House of Representatives convened the second special session of the state ... More

Sept. 30, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Confused About the Special Session?

UPDATE: Gov. Martinez Officially Proclaims Special Session

Local News What is a special session? A special session is a legislative meeting held in addition to New Mexico’s annual January sessions. These meetings typically occur when there is something that needs ... More

Sept. 29, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Pay to Stay

Coalition seeks promise of tax support from national laboratories, no matter who gets the contract

Local News With the contracts for the Sandia and Los Alamos national laboratories both in flux, the Regional Coalition of LANL Communities has approached the state Legislature to ensure that whether a nonprofit ... More

Sept. 29, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Humble, Glorious Carrots

Raw carrots are marvelous fresh from the garden

Food Writing I’ve been pulling carrots out of my garden this week. I eat most of them raw, just sitting at my desk, mindlessly munching. ... More

Sept. 28, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Photo Set

Edition One brings Santa Fe’s diverse contemporary photography community into focus

Art Features “Photography is kind of an isolating field,” says Jerry Courvoisier. “You’re always in your own world and trying to produce your work.”
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Sept. 28, 2016 by Jordan Eddy

SFR Picks: It’s Lit

Eight weeks of local art

Picks The Santa Fe Art Project is a multi-faceted, eight-week-long exhibition and collaborative effort between emerging and established local artists and curators split into two-week sections.
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Sept. 28, 2016 by Maria Egolf-Romero, Alex De Vore

3 Questions

with Will Dyar

3 Questions Has everyone been enjoying the stream of the new Cloacas album, ...and the skies are not cloudy all day, this week at ... More

Sept. 28, 2016 by Alex De Vore

Big Announcement

The end of something…

Blue Corn Hey, Bob! You must be getting excited now. It’s really getting close! It sure is, isn’t it? Uh, what’s getting close? ... More

Sept. 28, 2016 by Robert Basler

SFR Streams: An Exclusive Stream of the New Cloacas Album

Hear the newest album a full week before its official release

Music Features Behold! The newest effort from local gothic-Americana act, Cloacas: "...and the skies are not cloudy all day" streamed in its entirety a full week ahead of its release.  ... More

Sept. 22, 2016 by SFR

'The Magnificent Seven' Review

Ok Hold onto your hats, because here comes another remake—this time in the form of legendary Western The Magnificent Seven (which was itself a retelling of Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai).
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Sept. 28, 2016 by Alex De Vore

‘Starving the Beast’ Review: Higher Education

Battle against deep cuts to higher education funding fuels documentary

Yay Should students and the private sector bear the financial burden of sustaining the publicly funded universities in the United States because individuals and businesses are the beneficiaries?
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Sept. 28, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

7 Days


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

Sept. 28, 2016 by SFR

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. ... More

Sept. 28, 2016 by SFR

Savage Love


Savage Love I’m a guy, 35, and a cheating piece of shit. I’m engaged to a woman I love, but earlier this year I cheated on her. I have no excuse. She discovered the dating app I used, and we worked through that. ... More

Sept. 28, 2016 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

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Sept. 28, 2016 by SFR

Morning Word: Lawmakers Will Convene Without a Budget Deal

Morning Word Gov. Susana Martinez wants a speedy vote on death penalty reinstatement proposal and other tough-on-crime legislation. Senate Democrats say not so fast. ... More

Sept. 30, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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