June 26, 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

06.21.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

June 21, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

06.14.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

June 14, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

06.07.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

June 07, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

05.31.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

May 31, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

05.24.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

May 24, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

05.17.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

May 17, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

05.10.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

May 10, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

05.03.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

May 03, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

04.26.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

April 26, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

04.19.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

April 19, 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

06.21.17

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

June 21, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

06.14.17

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June 14, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

06.07.17

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June 07, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

05.31.17

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May 31, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

05.24.17

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May 24, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

05.17.17

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May 17, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

05.10.17

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May 10, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

05.03.17

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May 02, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

04.26.17

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April 26, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

04.19.17

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

April 19, 2017 by SFR

Permanent Collection

Got a tattoo? Welcome to thousands of years of tradition

Features The world’s oldest known tattoos adorn various parts of Ötzi the Iceman, a 5,300-year-old mummy discovered in the Alps on the border of Austria and Italy in 1991.

June 21, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Flight Plans

Santa Fe’s airport is searching for more flights, but bursting at the seams

Features Santa Fe has only a handful of direct commercial flights linking it to major airports, but the city, the business community and the tourist industry are hungry for more.

June 14, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Cop Secret

Santa Feans registered at least 24 complaints against officers last year, but what happened next remains under lock and key

Features Phillip Armijo argued with his sister in her living room one day last spring. Before long, two Santa Fe police officers showed up to sort out the siblings’ squabble. No one had been injured, so there would be no ar

Mortally Maternal

We can’t really know what’s killing New Mexico’s mothers

Features It’s taken years for her to say it, but Nicolle Gonzales now can frankly state that she nearly died in childbirth.

May 31, 2017 by Elizabeth Miller

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.

May 24, 2017 by Aaron Cantú

The Heart of Darkness

A walk through the scorched landscapes where our forest used to be and a glimpse of our future fires

Features First there’s a spark, and then the fire. We all stare at the sky, smell the smoke. After the trees and brush and roots are gone, floods roar through arroyos and down hillsides. Weeds invade as soon as the ground has cooled.

May 17, 2017 by Laura Paskus

Sugar Crash

After a bitter defeat in the sugary-drink tax election, a look what’s next for pre-K in Santa Fe—and for the man who pinned his name on the plan

Features The mayor was at home. After months spent talking about the futures of 966 children, he was presently concerned primarily with the immediate futures of two.

May 10, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Rebel, Rebel

Photographs prove Frida Kahlo was her own muse

Features In only 47 years of life, Frida Kahlo made an everlasting mark on the world as a painter, an icon of individuality and a symbol of feminism, exoticism, self-love and suffering.

May 03, 2017 by Maria Egolf-Romero

The Craft

Local breweries expand and reshape for a discerning audience

Features The Big Guy A seemingly endless line of students enrolled in brewing and beverage management courses at Central New Mexico Community College pours into the main brewery warehouse at the Santa Fe Brewing Company on the outskirts of town.

April 26, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Made in New Mexico

With manufacturing on the decline, small makers still get it done

Features Manufacturing is a beast of a subject, and we set out to cover it from the perspective of those who make things. The idea: tour factories with assembly lines and report on people who work on them, timed by bells. We hit a ton of walls.

April 19, 2017 by Maria Egolf-Romero

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

06.21.17

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.

June 21, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

06.14.17

Letters to the Editor cover, June 7: “cop secret” horse’s mouth I enjoyed Jeff and Aaron’s timely article on police transparency, but felt compelled to add some “inside” information that the average reader doesn’t know about. The central argument put forth

June 14, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

06.07.17

Letters to the Editor Letters, May 24: “Ain’t What You Think” woodsy propaganda As Cate Moses points out, Forest Service propaganda about “decades of fire suppression” is wrong. But her idea that we must learn to live with “natural” fires is also wrong. An

June 07, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.31.17

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.

May 31, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.24.17

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.

May 24, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.17.17

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.

May 18, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.10.17

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.

May 10, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.03.17

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.

May 03, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

04.26.17

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.

April 26, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

04.19.17

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.

April 19, 2017 by SFR

Behavioral Help

Former county commissioner says a planned mental health center is worth the money

Local News It was almost midnight in August last year when Miguel Chavez’ 24-year-old son came to the door. Chavez and his wife didn’t know he was out of jail.

June 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Dream Darker

The indictment of journalist Aaron Cantú portends grim future for the First Amendment

Local News Dozens of defendants, each sitting with their own lawyer, fill a Washington, DC, courtroom, looking like college students wearing their nicest clothes for a job interview. It is far more serious than that.

June 21, 2017 by Baynard Woods

Medicaid Meltdown

New Mexico’s Medicaid program will probably get more expensive, but federal health care is the wild card

Local News Very few people outside a small circle of Republican senators know what the hell is happening with health care at the federal level, but any rollback to Medicaid would certainly be disastrous for New Mexico.

June 17, 2017 by Aaron Cantú

High and Dry

What's going on with the crabapple trees at Frenchy’s Field in Santa Fe?

Local News Early last week, a Santa Fe resident posted pictures of Frenchy’s Field in the Santa Fe Bulletin Board group on Facebook. “Frenchy's Field: Photos of dying crabapple trees as well as an area wh

June 16, 2017 by Lauren Thompson

Shoplifting Smackdown

Bystanders say security guards were needlessly physical with a Santa Fe shoplifting suspect

Local News Eli O’Dowd was headed into the Sprouts Farmers Market grocery store Thursday night when she saw the commotion. Two yellow-shirted security guards were pulling a woman to the ground as a small boy lo

June 16, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Long Hot Summer

Despite programming on the books, Santa Fe parents still want more things for their kids to do in the summer

Local News Nearly a fifth of Santa Fe’s population is under 18 years old, according to the US Census Bureau, meaning there are around 15,000 kids out of school for the summer every year looking for activities to occupy their days.

June 14, 2017 by Aaron Cantú

Stop and Smell Them

Harvey Cornell Rose Park is old enough to get the senior discount

Local News Roses don’t really have a predictable lifespan. With the right circumstance and care, their blooms can grace generations, looking and smelling lovely and growing limber and green each spring.

June 14, 2017 by Julie Ann Grimm

That Stings

Black community wants answers on ATF’s Albuquerque sting, says it was ‘punch in the face’

Local News Black community leaders and citizens want to know who invited out-of-town federal agents and informants into Albuquerque and how the decision was made to focus an undercover sting operation on an impo

June 13, 2017 by Jeff Proctor

New Koch

Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity opens shop again in NM

Local News In the world of liberal and progressive politics, there have been perhaps no more effective boogeymen than Charles and David Koch.

June 12, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Unsafe Spaces

Immigration advocates reporting an uptick in Santa Fe ICE arrests at local courthouses are building a database to monitor the impact

Local News Public defenders and immigration advocates in Santa Fe are attempting to systematically log the impact of President Trump’s immigration enforcement orders on the state’s court system.

June 07, 2017 by Aaron Cantú

MetroGlyphs

06.21.17

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 

June 21, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

06.07.17

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 

June 14, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

06.07.17

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

June 07, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

05.31.17

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

May 31, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

05.24.17

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

May 24, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

05.17.17

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 

May 17, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

05.10.17

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

May 10, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

05.03.17

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

May 03, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

04.26.17

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

April 25, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

04.19.17

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 

April 19, 2017 by SFR

Morning Word: Health Care Battle

Morning Word US Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich say the Republican replacement for Obamacare would slowly quash gains made to the number of insured people in New Mexico.

June 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: LANL Safety Dance

Morning Word Los Alamos National Lab was banned from plutonium work in 2013, but lab directors argue they are close to being fully operational.

June 22, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: GOP Plan Slashes NM Treatment Funds

Morning Word The newly unveiled healthcare plan crafted by Senate Republicans to replace Obamacare would cut more than $100 million from behavioral health services.

June 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Fenn's Folly

Morning Word "Stop this nonsense," said New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas after rescue crews pulled a body from the Rio Grande.

June 20, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Fire Season

Morning Word Despite grueling temperatures over the weekend, crews managed to get a fire line around 80 percent of the Cajete Fire in the Jemez Mountains.

June 19, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: A Whiff of Fire Season

Morning Word It's Friday, June 16, 2017. Fire on the mountain The Cajete Fire in the Jemez Mountains chewed through more than 600 acres of forest yesterday. If you're in Santa Fe, that's the smoke you s

June 16, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Shots Fired

Morning Word It's Thursday, June 15, 2017.Land commissioner's truck hit in SF shootingState Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn says a bullet tore through the windshield of a truck he'd parked outside his h

June 15, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Mom, I'm Bored

Morning Word A growing number of hardworking families are looking for a place for children to be active and under adult supervision for the summer.

June 14, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Guess Who's Back?

Morning Word The Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity group is opening up shop in New Mexico.

June 13, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Republicans and the Governor's Office

Morning Word A lot of people are wondering whether Rep. Steve Pearce will decide to abandon his 2nd Congressional District seat in Southern New Mexico to run for governor.

June 12, 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
 

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