March 25, 2017

Go Ahead, Make a Wish

40th Anniversary Hard to believe, but it’s been 41 years, and this scrappy newsweekly is still standing.

June 24, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Santa Fe’s Top 10 Stories

40th Anniversary Change—sometimes dramatic, sometimes routine, from the nation’s highest office to the New Mexico roundhouse—characterized most of the top 10 local stories of 1974.

Dec. 30, 2014 by SFR

Where Death Has Lost Its Sting

40th Anniversary On the carpeted floor of a building that once was a church, 20 people are sitting in a circle holding hands. The only light in the room comes from three candles flickering in the center of the ring.

Dec. 23, 2014 by Richard McCord

Workfare Without Work

40th Anniversary The new national welfare reform law, passed in August, has a title right out of Horatio Alger: “The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act.”

Dec. 16, 2014 by Kay Bird

Sorrow & Hope

A conversation about the past, present and future of AIDS with a scientist hunting for a vaccine

40th Anniversary Photographs of microscopic organisms line the walls of the Institute of Human Virology entryway. Resembling modern abstract paintings, these framed images of colorful cells are at the root of the deadliest pandemic of our time—HIV

Dec. 09, 2014 by Laura Laing

Farolito Power: Wicks or Watts?

40th Anniversary The traditional decorations that line walkways and building tops throughout New Mexico at Christmas time may all look the same to the untrained eye.

Dec. 02, 2014 by Kathleen Townsend

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.

Nov. 25, 2014 by Kate McGraw

The Unknown Toll: We’ll Never Know

When 33 deaths were announced, it was just a guess

40th Anniversary Of all the questions to rise from the blackened debris and blood-smeared chambers of the February 1980 New Mexico prison riot, none would be more haunting than the uncertainty about how many men actually died during the horror.

Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

Riding the Jackalope

40th Anniversary In 1984, a national business journal numbered Jackalope Pottery 329 on a list of the 500 fastest growing American businesses.

Nov. 11, 2014 by Coleman Cornelius

An Army of Ones and Zeros

A week in the online Army

40th Anniversary By Zane Fischer On my first day of basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, I’m given an M16 and told to attempt to qualify as an infantry marksman. I’m nervous because I’ve never actually fired the weapon before and the voice of the drill ser

Nov. 03, 2014 by Zane Fischer

Wrestling toward the Truth

Former publisher reflects on leadership, letters and lowriders

40th Anniversary Issue When I first arrived in Santa Fe in 1978 to work for Richard McCord as a news writer I quickly felt at home.

June 25, 2014 by Hope Aldrich

SF in '74

A Time Capsule Different

40th Anniversary Issue A number of new ideas were introduced to Santa Fe in the 1970s. Some, like the Reporter, have endured. Others, like shag carpeting, polyester pantsuits for women and obligatory sideburns for men, have disappeared.

June 24, 2014 by Mark H. Cross

Why The Reporter?

40th Anniversary Issue When a new newspaper, such as The Santa Fe Reporter, makes an appearance in a city already served by various media, the obvious question to be asked is: Why?

June 24, 2014 by Richard McCord

We’ve Got Issues...

A look back at anniversary editions past

40th Anniversary Issue A look back at anniversary editions past.

June 24, 2014 by Enrique Limón

We Are the Reporter

A paper’s journey through the decades

40th Anniversary Issue Richard McCord's article recounts the voyage of the Starship Santa Fe Reporter, but what, or more importantly, who came next?

June 24, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Also Turning 40

Fossils, weird mascots and overpopulation, oh my!

40th Anniversary Issue Also Turning 40: Fossils, weird mascots and overpopulation, oh my!

June 24, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Almost Murdered

How SFR persevered against the biggest newspaper chain in America

40th Anniversary Issue Richard McCord couldn’t believe what had just happened. Here he was in February 1981 at the Portland District Courthouse in a last-ditch effort to get a copy of a large lawsuit filed against mega newspaper corporation the Gannett Company.

June 24, 2014 by

Back to the Future

Once upon a time, SFR went online

40th Anniversary Issue The year was 2002. I had been the editor of the Reporter for two years, during which time the culture and economy had been rocked by 9/11, and was starting to undergo enormous changes as the Internet’s influence spread like a virus.

June 24, 2014 by Julia Goldberg

The Future of Media

Industry vet looks ahead

40th Anniversary Issue One of the more melancholy sights in Santa Fe today is the empty Borders bookstore on Montezuma Avenue, with a For Lease sign posted in the window.

June 24, 2014 by Richard B. Stolley

Mr. Reporter

Blame Canada, SFR’s April Fools’ tie-in, the Rockefeller connection and other Reporter-isms

40th Anniversary Issue Richard McCord mined just about every single advertiser in town, ringing them up personally. “I didn’t say I’m trying to start a newspaper; I said I’m going to start a newspaper.”

June 24, 2014 by Enrique Limón

7 Days

03.22.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

March 22, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

03.15.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

March 15, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

03.08.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

March 08, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

03.01.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

March 01, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

02.22.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

02.15.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

02.08.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

02.01.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

01.25.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Jan. 24, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

01.18.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

Just Keep Pedaling

24 hours fast in the saddle makes her anything but a dull girl

Bike Issue 2014 Midnight is the witching hour for most, but not me. On this night, it happened closer to 11:15 pm, as I clocked mile 97. I ride into camp exhausted, dirty, grumpy, aching. I literally can’t feel my lower back, and I’m hoping the stabbing pain in

Sept. 17, 2014 by Stefanie Kyser

Fighting for the Right to Ride

Bike advocates blaze the trail

Bike Issue 2014 Store manager of Santa Fe’s REI and founding member of the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society Bob Ward recounts the tale of one summer day back in 2010 when a confrontation between a mountain biker and hiker came to blows on the high ridgetop trails of Atalaya Mountain.

Sept. 17, 2014 by JP Stupfel

Beyond Recreation

Commuter bikers know the revolution won’t be motorized

Bike Issue 2014 They’ve endured sandpaper scrapes, hairline fractures, dislocated shoulders, bruises and even death. They’ve been honked at, yelled at, threatened by menacing dogs, tailgated by truckers gushing machismo and hit by rocks.

Sept. 17, 2014 by Justin Horwath

The Lure

Officials target economic gains of outdoor recreation

Bike Issue 2014 Attracting people to Santa Fe who have a passion for the outdoors could be an economic boost for the region, says David Griscom, Santa Fe County economic development manager.

Sept. 17, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Get Connected

Bike Issue 2014 You can always tell a great bike shop by the techs who are outside making loops in the parking lot to check their work—popping wheelies, bouncing suspensions and pinching brakes.

Sept. 17, 2014 by SFR

Do District 1

Candidate forum to feature sole City Council race

City Elections Candidates in Santa Fe’s only contested City Council race are scheduled to appear tonight at a community forum organized by the Neighborhood Network.

Jan. 05, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

State Republican Party Still Backing Closed Primaries

City Elections  State Democrats may be opening up to changing allowing independents to vote in partisan primaries, but Republicans are holding their ground in supporting the existing system.

June 12, 2014 by

FEC Complaint Filed Against Allen Weh

The complaint, filed by his opponent's wife, accuses Weh of several campaign violations

City Elections  Erin Clements, whose husband David Clements is running for the GOP nomination for US Senate, has filed a complaint alleging Allen Weh violated four Federal Election Commission rules

May 21, 2014 by

Power Couple

A look at two of the mayor-elect’s biggest supporters

City Elections The married, retired lawyers work as a team that has been a mainstay in local progressive political circles. But some view the pair with suspicion. As the mayor’s race kicked off last fall, a memo hung on the community bulletin board halfway between the offices of the city clerk and the city attorney.

March 07, 2014 by

Charter Changes Take Flight

City Elections The Santa Fe City Charter will include new language following Tuesday’s voter approval of nine amendments to the document that functions as the city’s constitution. 

March 04, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

No Great Race 
to the Polls

City Elections Victor Gallegos, 56, says he’s never voted in his life.  As of 4 pm on Election Day in Santa Fe, that fact had not changed. Instead of voting, the Southside w

March 04, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Final Election Results: All the Nerdy Details

City Elections Santa Fe City Clerk Yolanda Vigil published the final results of Tuesday's Municipal Election around 10:15pm. Results remain "unofficial" until they're approved by City Council.

March 04, 2014 by SFR

Santa Fe’s New City Council

City Elections DISTRICT 1: Signe Lindell says that as a new freshman councilor representing Santa Fe’s northwestern District 1, she’s going to get right down to work.

March 04, 2014 by Justin Horwath

2014 SFR Endorsements

City Elections In the grand scheme of things, about 60,200 people are registered to vote in the upcoming city election as of the last count, yet if trends from past elections play out, fewer than 20,000 will cast ballots. That means city races will be decided by the elite few who bother to exercise their democratic freedom.

Feb. 26, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

03.22.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

March 22, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

03.15.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

March 15, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

03.08.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

March 08, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

03.01.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

March 01, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.22.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.15.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.08.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.01.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.25.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Jan. 25, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.18.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

SFR’s 2017 Spring Poetry Search Winners

Features Wow, Santa Fe. You are really into poetry right now. This year’s Spring Poetry Search blew us away with hundreds of entries that ran the gamut from short and sweet, long and funny to downright beautiful and moving.

March 22, 2017 by SFR

The Foilies Awards

Recognizing the Year’s Worst in Government Transparency

Features A commitment to public transparency should start at the top.

Throwing Away the Key

How the concentration of power has denied New Mexico’s ‘30-year lifers’ a fair shot at parole

Features Since 1985, OC Fero has lined his shelf with achievements. The former high school principal was ordained as a priest in the Catholic Apostolic Church of Antioch.

March 08, 2017 by Jeff Proctor

Seed Memory

How saving and cultivating seeds preserves and protects the future of food

Features Imagine a mythology, passed down through the generations, packed full of life and the very elements of survival.

March 01, 2017 by Maria Egolf-Romero

Beyond the Ban

Santa Feans from targeted Muslim countries feel new pressure on old wounds in the wake of Trump policy

Features Santa Fe is home to a small Muslim community of about 450 people in the greater county area, according to estimates in a private survey called the 2010 US Religious Census.

Feb. 22, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

Border Patrol

Indigenous arts collective Postcommodity breaches theUS-Mexico border fence

Features Step into the room, and you’re caught in a centrifuge of whirring fence posts. Dark barriers slide across every wall, changing speed from one surface to the next like an ersatz carnival ride that’s about to burst at its bolts.

Feb. 15, 2017 by Jordan Eddy

Love & Sex 2017

A Jurassic F*ck

Features It’s back! The re-bone-en-ing is nigh! After a brief respite last year for, uh, logistical reasons, we knew it was time to get love and sex back into the minds and hearts of our readers.

Feb. 08, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Our Schools are Drowning in Data

Why is NM wasting money, time and sanity compiling data sets that are redundant and ineffective?

Features It took Lisa Durkin about a month, she figures, of staying after school two or three nights a week. Usually she’d be in her classroom until 7 pm gathering lesson plans or logs of contact she’d had with parents.

Feb. 01, 2017 by Matt Grubs

25 Things We Love About Santa Fe

Features The aerial photos that made up this week’s cover image are from a drone soaring over above downtown during one of our summer markets. We love this view and we love this city.

Jan. 25, 2017 by SFR

Chop Suey on San Francisco Street

How George Park beat anti-Chinese laws and started a prominent Santa Fe family

Features The woman watched as soldiers confiscated her family’s land and beat her husband to death—another horror in the bloody land reforms of Chairman Mao Zedong’s Communist Party.

Jan. 18, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

OPINION

ipadcms A particular change, by the new Director John F Jones, seems to discriminate on the basis of age and sex. The long-standing fitness requirements were graded by age and gender. The new requirements, put in place by Jones, eliminated that grading, which, especially in the case of “push ups” makes it almost impossible for women.

Jan. 23, 2014 by None

Letters to the Editor

03.22.17

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

March 22, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

03.15.17

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

March 15, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

03.08.17

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

March 08, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

03.01.17

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

March 01, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.22.17

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

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.15.17

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

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.08.17

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

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.01.17

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

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.25.17

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

Jan. 25, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.18.17

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

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

Fizzy Math

First finance reports show PACs in soda tax election are set to spend more than $500K

Local News Sugar-sweetened drinks are kind of a big deal. As proof, witness the more than $500,000 poured into the campaigns for and against Santa Fe’s proposed two-cents-an-ounce tax on such beverages.

March 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Into the Fire

Three years later, SFR’s anti-secrecy and free expression case against Gov. Martinez heads to court

Local News After years of legal wrangling over press freedoms and the public’s right to know, the Santa Fe Reporter is set to finally have its day in state District Court at the end of this month.

March 22, 2017 by Marisa Demarco

There’s No Escape

New Mexico water agency covered by SFR wins national ‘award’ for secrecy

Local News Thanks to what a national journalism group calls “outright contempt of the public’s right to know,” the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission has a new distinction to hang on the wall

March 16, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Half-Day

More than 1,000 protestors rally at the capitol against education cuts

Local News The action comes just after Santa Fe Public Schools called for a half-day to allow teachers to demonstrate. 

March 16, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

Stepping Down

NM Parole Board executive director resigns, takes new state job

Local News The executive director of the New Mexico Parole Board has moved to another state job, as fresh controversy surrounds the board’s handling of parole hearings for the state’s “30-year lifer" population.

March 15, 2017 by Jeff Proctor

Ron’s Run

Could City Councilor Ron Trujillo become Santa Fe’s next mayor?

Local News Councilor Ron Trujillo raises a glossy mailer depicting him as a younger man with a fuller, blacker goatee. It’s an ad supporting Mayor Javier Gonzales’ proposed sugar tax. Trujillo says it’s racist.

March 15, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

Community Blank

Santa Fe’s local banks are becoming less locally owned

Local News While the corporate banking industry continues its climb toward economic domination, community-based banking is looking less and less like Santa Fe these days.

March 15, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Sweet Speech

7 Highlights From Councilor Ron Trujillo's Anti-Sugar Tax Opus

Local News You were probably asleep Wednesday night when City Councilor Ron Trujillo logged the sole vote against holding a special election in Santa Fe on May 2.

Capitol Gains

New Mexico’s ‘citizen legislators’ can pull in $40,000 tax-free

Local News August 2016 was a busy month for state Rep. Jimmie Hall. It started with a two-day meeting in Albuquerque, then two days in Las Cruces. Hall spent five days in Chicago for a national legislative conference.

March 08, 2017 by Matt Grubs

The Soda War is On

Kids v. Cokes set for May ballot

Local News City Council scheduled a special election for May 2, which early estimates suggest could cost around $90,000. Anyone who wants to vote in the election must be registered by April 4. Early voting begins on April 12.

March 08, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

MetroGlyphs

03.22.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com.

March 22, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

03.15.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

March 15, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

03.08.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

March 08, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

02.22.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

02.15.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

02.08.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

02.01.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.25.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

Jan. 24, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.18.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.11.17

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 santafechef@hotmail.com 

Jan. 11, 2017 by SFR

Morning Word: Soda Tax Campaigns Paid For By Outside Groups

Morning Word More than half a million dollars in cash, consulting, canvassing and other campaign expenses has flowed into Santa Fe's soda tax election.

March 24, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Soda Tax Campaign Gets Sticky

Morning Word The head of a pro-tax political group is apologizing after distributing a flier that didn't say who paid for the blast.

March 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Healthcare Changes Could Hit NM Hard

Morning Word With money scarce and a projected $140 million cost to keep New Mexicans added under Obamacare on Medicaid, the program faces an uncertain future.

March 22, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: It's Only a Matter of Time

Morning Word Gov's office says there will be a special session "soon," but not much has been offered in the way of just what that means.

March 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Gov Promises to Bring Lawmakers Back

Morning Word After 60 days of crafting a budget for the coming year, the Democratic-controlled state Legislature sent the governor a spending plan that she has promised to veto.

March 20, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Round and Round We Go

Morning Word Tuesday's cascade of unexplained vetoes by the governor may be unconstitutional, says Santa Fe senator and Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth.

March 17, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Let's Make That a Half Day of Action

Morning Word Santa Fe Schools are letting out early today to give students, teachers and parents a chance to share their view on education funding with lawmakers.

March 16, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: SF Schools Ponder Protest Day

Morning Word After rumors that Santa Fe Schools would close on Wednesday to hold a rally for education funding at the Roundhouse, it was uncovered that it was untrue. The day would actually be Thursday.

March 15, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Senator Says Guv Lobbied for Lease Deal

Morning Word Santa Fe Senator and Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth says Gov. Susana Martinez personally asked him to vote to approve an unusual real estate lease that existing state law wouldn't allow.

March 14, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Scorned Senate Sours on Gov's Real Estate Deal

Morning Word Sen. Steven Neville, R-Aztec, recalled his own bill after learning that the special exemption it authorized would benefit one of Gov. Martinez' major campaign donors.

March 13, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Letters to the Editor

05.21.14

Opinion Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter.

May 20, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.07.14

Opinion Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter.

May 07, 2014 by SFR

The Dirt: Stop Kvetching and Do

Top 5 ways you can help your environment

Opinion For two years, I’ve been lucky enough to write this column about environmental issues for SFR each month. Now, the time has come to embrace other projects and make way for new voices. Thanks, reader

Oct. 16, 2013 by Laura Paskus

Choosing Love

The intersection of science and wonder can save species

Opinion This summer, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature announced that the western black rhinoceros was officially extinct. The subspecies of African rhino had last been spotted in 2006.

Sept. 17, 2013 by Laura Paskus

Preferring Not To

Melville and the teacher’s dilemma

Opinion Bartleby is a gray-eyed law clerk who shows up in Herman Melville’s short fiction in the 1850s. When he’s first hired, Bartleby does his copying work with great efficiency. But then one day, on being asked to review a document, he refuses.

Sept. 10, 2013 by Seth Biderman

Power and the Press

Public servants shouldn’t get to hand out interviews like prizes

Opinion Behind the curtain of almost every news story is a secret dance. In the process of understanding an issue, reporters must find people willing to talk; it’s those people whose voices and perspectives bring the hard facts of a story to life.

Aug. 20, 2013 by Laura Paskus

The Dance

The child and the curriculum

Opinion It was around this time of year in 2008 that a young man named Julian Martinez enrolled at Monte del Sol Charter School, where I was then dean of students...

Aug. 13, 2013 by Seth Biderman

Mr. Sunshine

This is why we drink on airplanes

Opinion When I’m not traveling with children, I’m pretty easygoing. I don’t get stressed about delayed flights due to inclement weather in Denver...

Aug. 06, 2013 by Rob Wilder

Buckets of Rain

Last week’s historic storm could jumpstart planning

Opinion When the wind and rain started Friday night, my daughter and I were out eating pizza. We watched through floor-to-ceiling windows as wind bent the trees...

July 30, 2013 by Laura Paskus

In the Flow

Rethinking NM’s teacher evaluation plan

Opinion Citing our children’s continued inability to choose the right bubbles on multiple choice tests, Gov. Susana Martinez...

July 16, 2013 by Seth Biderman

Amy Goodman: Oct. 7

Watch What You Tweet

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast

Oct. 07, 2009 by None

Amy Goodman: Sept. 30

Books in the Digital Age

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast.

Sept. 30, 2009 by None

Amy Goodman: Sept. 23

President Zelaya and the Audacity of Action

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast.

Sept. 23, 2009 by None

AMy Goodman: Sept. 16

Let Us Not Become The Evil We Deplore

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast.

Sept. 16, 2009 by None

Francisco Goldman

The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?

Podcasts Journalist and author Francisco Goldman spent seven years in his home country of Guatemala investigating the murder of Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera.

Dec. 03, 2008 by None

Sarah Chayes

Rebuilding Afghani Civil Society

Podcasts Former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes left journalism in 2002 to help rebuild Afghanistan. Frustrated by the corruption and arrogance she encountered with US-backed aid organizations, she formed the privately owned and funded Arghand Cooperative—a soap and body oil company.

Nov. 11, 2008 by None

David Iglesias Podcast

In Justice: Stepping across the Party Line

Podcasts When New Mexico’s Bush-appointed U.S. Attorney David Iglesias refused to indict high-level Democrats before the 2006 elections, he was fired—along with six other federal prosecutors. His courage in speaking out against the Bush administration led to public outrage and a nationwide dialogue on the overreach of executive powers.

Sept. 29, 2008 by None

Mayoral Address: Visions of Equality for Santa Fe

Podcasts Mayor David Coss shares his vision for a more just and egalitarian Santa Fe; topping his agenda are issues relating to water, the environment, the economy and housing.

April 30, 2008 by None

Homies Unidos: Negotiating Peace on the Street

Podcasts Internationally renowned peace negotiator Alex Sanchez and local community organizers have a frank discussion on Santa Fe's — and America's — growing gang problem.

March 30, 2008 by None

Hard News, Soft Dreams: A Journalistic Walk Across Borders

Podcasts Alfredo Corchado, the Mexican Bureau Chief of the Dallas Morning News and  border photographer Erich Schlege discuss Mexico's border culture and peoples: their stories, their struggles a

Feb. 29, 2008 by None

Street View

01.20.16

Street View Send your shots of funny, absurd and other sights to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Jan. 20, 2016 by SFR

Street View

01.13.16

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Jan. 13, 2016 by SFR

Street View

01.06.16

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Jan. 06, 2016 by SFR

Street View

12.23.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win movie passes to the snuggly, warm CCA Cinematheque.

Dec. 23, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.16.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Dec. 16, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.09.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview to win movie passes to the CCA.

Dec. 09, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.02.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview to win passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Dec. 02, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.25.15

Street View Submit your shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to free movie passes.

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.18.15

Street View Send your shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with ­#SFRStreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Nov. 18, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.11.15

Street View Send your shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview to win passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Nov. 11, 2015 by SFR

VIDEO: Our Best of Santa Fe Block Party

Video If you were there, you know it was a good time!If you missed the 2014 Best of Santa Fe Block Party in the Railyard, you can get a sense of it here. See you next year:

July 20, 2014 by SFR

SFR and KBAC

Julia Goldberg and Honey Harris

Video SFR VIDEO: Each week, Reporter Editor Julia Goldberg and KBAC morning personality Honey Harris discuss the current issue of The Reporter.

Sept. 25, 2008 by None

Best of Santa Fe: Acceptance Speeches

Santa Fe's Favorites Respond to Winning

Video Many of Santa Fe's Red Carpet winners and runners-up are captured collecting trophies at the 2008 Best of Santa Fe party.

Aug. 09, 2008 by None

BEST of Santa Fe Movie 2008

Video You were there. You reveled. Now you can watch.

July 25, 2008 by Alysha Shaw

Best of Santa Fe: The Movie

The Best of Santa Fe 2007 Celebration

Video

July 16, 2008 by None

OPERA OPENING 2008

Video meets the opera star

Video Two intrepid SFR interns brave opening night at the legendary Santa Fe Opera...

July 16, 2008 by Alysha Shaw

SFR and KBAC

Video SFR VIDEO: Each week, Reporter Editor Julia Goldberg and KBAC morning personality Honey Harris discuss the current issue of The Reporter

May 08, 2008 by None
 

Morning Word: Soda Tax Campaign Gets Sticky

Morning Word The head of a pro-tax political group is apologizing after distributing a flier that didn't say who paid for the blast. ... More

March 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Newsletters

* indicates required
Choose your newsletter(s):

@SFReporter on Instagram

 

 
Close
Close
Close