Dec. 3, 2016

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

11.30.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Nov. 30, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

11.23.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Nov. 23, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

11.16.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Nov. 16, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

11.09.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Nov. 09, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

11.02.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Nov. 02, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

10.26.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Oct. 26, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

10.19.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

10.12.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Oct. 12, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

10.05.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Oct. 05, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

09.28.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Sept. 28, 2016 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

11.30.16

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Nov. 30, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.23.16

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Nov. 23, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.16.16

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Nov. 16, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.09.16

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Nov. 09, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.02.16

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Nov. 02, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.26.16

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Oct. 26, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.19.16

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Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.12.16

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Oct. 12, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.05.16

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Oct. 05, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

09.28.16

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Sept. 28, 2016 by SFR

Pay it Forward

Kidney transplant between former judge and ex-sheriff completes a cycle of giving that’s spanned decades

Features A beloved former judge and a tarnished former sheriff both born and raised in Santa Fe met again in the most intimate of ways at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, just before Thanksgiving.

Nov. 30, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

2016 Writing Contest

My Great Adventure

Features SFR asked writers to compose works on the theme of “your great adventure” for the new iteration of our annual contest for short fiction and nonfiction.

Nov. 23, 2016 by SFR

A Rio Runs Through Us

Our most familiar river gains new life in a new book from a local conservationist and UNM Press

Features Its course is the heartline of New Mexico, surging down from Colorado, tumbling through Taos Canyon and swelling at the ancient confluence of rivers in Española before pooling in Cochiti Lake.

Nov. 16, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

This Guy

Remember that night Donald Trump turned out to be right?

Features The unthinkable started to happen. Donald Trump, the reality television star who took America by the throat, invigorated half the country with a strain of populist nationalism not seen in recent history.

Nov. 09, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Nearest Ms.

A grossly unqualified candidate campaigning on racism and sexism likely won the presidency. His well-prepared rival was a woman.

Features This never would have happened if Hillary Clinton were a man.

Nov. 09, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Back of the House

Behind every lauded chef is a crew doing the hard work

Features The front-of-house employees who facilitate the actual experience of dining out—and who are usually nice for the tips—get all the attention. But what about the many other restaurant workers who make up the back-of-house at your favorite eateries?

Project Censored

Downplayed stories illuminate larger patterns in inequality, spying, the environment and corporate influence

Features Throughout its 40-year history, Project Censored has covered a lot of ground that the corporate mainstream media has missed.

Oct. 26, 2016 by Paul Rosenberg

Force-Fed Junk Food News in the Age of Clinton vs. Trump

Compare and contrast the content of corporate media

Features Seven years after the launch of Project Censored, in 1983, the founder of the media research, education and advocacy initiative, Sonoma State University professor Carl Jensen, added the Junk Food News component.

Oct. 25, 2016 by Terelle Jerricks

The Advocate and The Hardliner

Choices for district attorney present starkly different visions for the office

Features The last time a Republican ran for District Attorney in the tri-county area comprising Santa Fe, Los Alamos and Rio Arriba, Gerald Ford sat in the White House.

Oct. 19, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Martinez on Trial

Free press and open records are at the heart of the newspaper’s lawsuit against the governor. At last, a judge will decide.

Features The journalists huddled, expectant but wary, around a disarranged desk in the cluttered newsroom on Marcy Street.

Oct. 12, 2016 by Jeff Proctor

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

11.30.16

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Nov. 30, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.23.16

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Nov. 23, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.16.16

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Nov. 16, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.09.16

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Nov. 09, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.02.16

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Nov. 02, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.26.16

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Oct. 26, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.19.16

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Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.12.16

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Oct. 12, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.05.16

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Oct. 05, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

09.28.16

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Sept. 28, 2016 by SFR

Back on the Brink

Nuclear watchdogs assembling in Santa Fe say it’s time to stopignoring ongoing threat

Local News Perhaps the greatest threat posed to our future generations is the one we seem to be letting drift quietly into obscurity: that 15,000 nuclear weapons exist now, any one of them capable of wiping out a city in seconds.

Nov. 30, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Cash for the Underdogs

New Mexico Game Commission adopts plan that leaves unclear requirements for federal grants

Local News The federal government has put grant money on the table for the state’s taking, this time specifically to preserve habitats and study species often overshadowed—and therefore underfunded—by their huntable and fishable brethren.

Nov. 30, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Who Controls the Tap?

Aamodt water rights settlement faces hurdle over board representation

Local News Scores of water users gathered at the Cities of Gold Hotel for a yet another meeting over a centuries-old conflict.

Nov. 30, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

County Commission Rejects Water Rate Hike

Divided vote shows commissioners' concerns over business impacts

Local News Water costs won’t be going up for Santa Fe County residents and businesses.  Local lawmakers on Tuesday rejected a water rate hike for Santa Fe County residents and businesses, a move county p

Nov. 29, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Who Controls the Tap?

UPDATE: Aamodt settlement faces hurdle over board representation

Local News Scores of water users gathered at the Cities of Gold Hotel for a yet another meeting over a centuries-old conflict.  Lawyers, tribal governors, and County representatives sat alongside offic

Nov. 29, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Tug-of-Turf

Excessive force settlement closes chapter on dispute between Santa Fe County and Pueblo of Pojoaque

Local News Attorneys had agreed on the jury instructions. Witnesses were lined up. Twelve locals were already empaneled as a jury to hear both sides of the story.

Nov. 23, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Emergency Mismanagement

Financial confusion and a lack of transparency persist at the state Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management

Local News Earlier this year, Martin and Sandra Urban were worried about losing the business they’d spent more than 20 years building.

Nov. 23, 2016 by Laura Paskus

What’s Next?

For immigrants, fear and anxiety follow Trump’s election

Local News Immigrants and advocates spent the week grappling with the reality of the looming Trump presidency.

Nov. 16, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

Years in the Making

O’Leary Built Bicycles has finally grown too big to live in Charlie O’Leary’s garage

Local News Though he’s spent a decade building bike frames, Charlie O’Leary jokes he’s still just a student of the craft.

Nov. 16, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Police Body Cameras Show Arrests After Trump Protest

Attorneys say videos help their clients

Local News The Santa Fe Police Department on Wednesday released lapel cam footage of a demonstration against president-elect Donald Trump, including footage of three arrests that took place afterward. 

Nov. 16, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

MetroGlyphs

11.30.16

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

Nov. 30, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

11.23.16

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 

Nov. 23, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

11.16.16

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 

Nov. 16, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

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

Nov. 09, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

11.02.16

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

Nov. 02, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

10.26.16

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

Oct. 26, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

10.19.16

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

Oct. 19, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

10.12.16

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

Oct. 12, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

10.05.16

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 

Oct. 05, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

09.28.16

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

Sept. 28, 2016 by SFR

Morning Word: Chief Public Defender Cited for Contempt

Morning Word Ongoing budget crisis leaves criminal defendants without legal represenation in rural communities.

Dec. 02, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Toulouse Oliver Heads to Santa Fe Early

Morning Word The secretary of state-elect will assume duties on Dec. 9 after interim Secretary Brad Winter opts out early.

Dec. 01, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: New Mexico Vote Certified

Morning Word Poll workers in New Mexico are scheduled to recount ballots in three county races. At the same time, outgoing Secretary of State Brad Winter isn't worried about Trump's allegations of voter fraud. 

Nov. 30, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: PNM Wants Another Electric Rate Hike

Morning Word The investor-owned utility says it needs the extra money to cover its costs for improvements to the grid and for adding pollution controls.

Nov. 29, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Skandera Exit Rumors Heat Up

Morning Word Public education secretary could land job in Donald Trump administration now that he's appointed charter school advocate Betsy DeVos to his cabinet. 

Nov. 28, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: National Monument Status Threatened for Two Sites in New Mexico

Morning Word The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument iand the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument could have federal status revoked during Trump administration.

Nov. 25, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: State Democratic Party Chair Won't Seek Re-election

Morning Word Debra Haaland, who was accused of favoring Hillary Clinton during the primary campaign, has decided not to seek a second term.

Nov. 23, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: State Seeks Food Stamp Work Rule Waiver Extension

Morning Word The decision is based on high unemployment rates in New Mexico, but could be temporary if Gov. Susana Martinez makes another attempt to force able-bodied food stamp recipients to work or volunteer.

Nov. 22, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Rain and Snow Hit New Mexico

Morning Word The holiday-shortened work week is starting off with a mix of rain and snow, but forecasters expect the weather to be sunny by Thanksgiving. 

Nov. 21, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Homelessness Down in New Mexico

Morning Word Community advocates dispute numbers in a federal study and say they're seeing more people seeking shelter. 

Nov. 18, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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: Toulouse Oliver Heads to Santa Fe Early

Morning Word The secretary of state-elect will assume duties on Dec. 9 after interim Secretary Brad Winter opts out early. ... More

Dec. 01, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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