May 25, 2015

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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

Farewell to Quasimodo

40th Anniversary The sounds of Santa Fe are not unlike the sounds of other cities, consisting mainly of traffic and the occasional blast of rock music coming from a tape deck of a cruising car.

Oct. 28, 2014 by Stephen W. Terrell

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 Joey Peters

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

05.20.15

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

May 20, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

05.13.15

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

May 13, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

05.06.15

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

May 06, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

04.29.15

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

April 29, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

04.22.15

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

April 22, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

04.15.15

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

April 15, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

04.08.15

7 Days  

April 08, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

04.01.15

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

March 31, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

03.25.15

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

March 24, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

03.18.15

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

March 18, 2015 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

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 Joey Peters

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 Joey Peters

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 Joey Peters

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

05.20.15

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

May 20, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

05.13.15

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May 13, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

05.06.15

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May 06, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

04.29.15

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April 29, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

04.22.15

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April 22, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

04.15.15

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

April 15, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

04.08.15

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

April 08, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

04.01.15

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

April 01, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

03.25.15

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

March 25, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

03.18.15

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

March 18, 2015 by SFR

Rising Stars

College grads plan careers with help from a state law that allows enrollment despite immigration status

Features Tossing mortarboards into the air following graduation ceremonies is a springtime tradition. It’s often the final act for college students before they head into the world to pursue professional careers and begin to build their adult lives.

May 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Mr. Mayor

Javier Gonzales is looking outside City Hall to unify Santa Fe, but his house remains divided

Features Just after taking over the top job in City Hall more than a year ago, Javier Gonzales rearranged the mayor’s office, clearing out the clutter of his predecessor, David Coss.

May 13, 2015 by Justin Horwath

The Beat Goes On

SFR’s 2015 Local Music Issue

Features And they said it couldn’t be done. Last year, tying in with the hubbub of SFR’s 40th anniversary, we decided to bring an old friend back into the spotlight—our local music issue.

May 06, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Eyes on the Sky

View of the stars is a New Mexican natural resource

Features Most of the time when someone in New Mexico talks about star power, they are referring to Hollywood celebs making an appearance for a fundraiser or getting spotted at a local burrito joint.

April 29, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Oh, Beehave!

Are endangered honeybees on track to be the new dodo?

Features As Earth Day celebrations roll out around the world today, April 22, it’s the perfect opportunity to remember that without honeybees, a majority of the world’s food supply would not exist.

April 22, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Road to Reform

Whether you call it marijuana, cannabis or the great healer, get the dope on New Mexico’s changing weed scene

Features SFR’s Weed Issue takes you behind the scenes to learn how things are going with the medical cannabis program, what lessons could be learned from Colorado’s taxation plan and other analysis.

April 15, 2015 by SFR

Nrrd Core Rising

Pocket protector no more! Haven’t you heard? Geeks are the new cool

Features One of the true hallmarks of nerds is passion mixed with a complete lack of guilt for the worlds in which we invest so much time.

April 08, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Top 10 WATER GUZZLERS

SFR’s annual report on where the water went and what went wrong

Features Just months after splashing the names, street locations, bills and consumption habits of Santa Fe’s top water guzzlers across the pages of this alternative weekly last year, the city hit my residence with a $276 water bill for using 16,700 gallons in August 2014.

April 01, 2015 by Justin Horwath

iLearn

Santa Fe Public Schools increase technology in the classroom

Features I’m standing in Nano Anaya’s fifth-grade class as he asks his kids to go get their iPads. Several flock to the teacher’s desk and pick out their assigned tablets from a white bin, located near another white bin that holds traditional hardback t

March 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

Access Peak

How United Healthcare bought access to the governor, won lucrative contracts with New Mexico and avoided scrutiny in the behavioral health care shakeup

Features During the heat of her first gubernatorial campaign, Susana Martinez used what would turn out to be, in many ways, a prophetic phrase.

March 18, 2015 by Justin Horwath

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

05.20.15

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 20, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.13.15

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 13, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.06.15

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 06, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

04.29.15

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 29, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

04.22.15

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 22, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

04.15.15

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 15, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

04.08.15

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 08, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

04.01.15

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 01, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

03.25.15

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 25, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

03.18.15

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 18, 2015 by SFR

Pot Applicants Kept Secret

Health Department shields public records

Local News Medical pot patients who want to know who has applied for a license to grow their medication in New Mexico may not get a chance to screen the applicants before licenses are awarded by the state.

May 22, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Drug Hotline Gets 400 Calls

Councilor Bill Dimas wants evaluation of whether city tip line for narcotics leads to arrests

Local News It has been a little over a year since Santa Fe’s regional drug tip hotline has been in operation, and now the city councilor behind it is asking for a review of the tips.

May 21, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Fair-to-Farmers Brew

Local coffee shops embrace idea of getting closer to the grower

Local News There’s nothing easy about coffee production. The small-scale growers who produce much of the available high-end, specialty coffees do all the work by hand.

May 20, 2015 by Joseph Sorrentino

Rocky Road

SF Botanical Garden grows away from mountaintop preserve

Local News Santa Fe County expects to lead visitors on just one more tour of a historical mining camp in the Ortiz Mountains, with future access to this coveted piece of open space remaining a mystery in the coming months.

May 20, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Waiting for Reform

Locals weigh immigration-reform success of DAPA and hurdles to expansion

Local News Three years after the United States gave children temporary permission to stay here despite immigration status, some in the Santa Fe community still have strong opinions on how the federal government

May 20, 2015 by Gressia Burrola

On Camera

UPDATED: Santa Fe police chief wants to buy lapel cameras

Local News Santa Fe police officers could soon be wearing body cameras on their lapels as a way of protecting themselves against claims made by citizens during calls and arrests.

May 19, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

County Curbside

County plans public meetings on trash and recycling collection plan

Local News Santa Fe County will hold a series of public meetings held next week to discuss the possibilities of bringing curbside garbage collection to three of the most crowded unincorporated areas of the county.

May 18, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Top of the Top

Read SFR's award-winning work from the Society of Professional Journalists Top of the Rockies contest

Local News  We already know SFR Art Director Anson Stevens-Bollen has the goods, but now the top journalists in the Western states along the Rocky Mountains are affirming his success

May 17, 2015 by SFR

The Last Mile

Ortiz Mountains preserve road dubbed too dangerous for cars

Local News The Santa Fe Botanical Garden, the nonprofit that manages the Ortiz Mountain preserve, decided a few weeks ago that the road was too dangerous to drive.

May 15, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

PNM's Electricity Rate Increase Rejected

$100 million request determined to be incomplete

Local News Public Regulation Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to reject the Public Service Company’s 16 percent electricity rate increase for residents and small businesses. The final decision by the PRC fol

May 13, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Defense Bill Includes Millions for New Mexico Base

National Defense Authorization Act also authorizes labs nuclear weapon's program money

Morning Word Sen. Martin Heinrich claims gimmicks in the bill do not completely solve the damaging impact of sequestration.

May 22, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Udall Pushes Energy Diversification

National standard would save consumers billions

Morning Word Opponents claim the renewable energy standards would force rural electric cooperatives, and investor-owned utilities to compete against one another for the same resources to meet state and federal requirements.

May 21, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Where's the Beef?

State workers wait months for back pay.

Morning Word Union officials claim administration is dragging it's feet cutting employees' checks.

May 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Obama Restricts Police Militarization

Battlefield gear will no longer be loaned to local agencies

Morning Word Presidential order tightens requirements before federal agencies can transfer equipment like grenade launchers to local cops and requires police to provide weapons tracking data.

May 19, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: College Enrollment Numbers Decline

Registration plummets 8.3 percent

Morning Word New Mexico had the sharpest college enrollment declines in the nation

May 18, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Police Motives Questioned by AG

Balderas asked to investigate potential Open Meetings Act violations

Morning Word New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas is having a busy week.

May 15, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Tax Revenues Offset Weak Oil Prices

Stronger state economy generates new revenue

Morning Word The strength in broad-based tax revenue is expected to continue to offset the weakness in energy-related revenues in New Mexico.

May 14, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Senators Push National Renewable Energy Standard

Heinrich and Udall want 30 percent by 2030

Morning Word Environmentalists support the proposal but realize it faces an uphill battle in a Republican-controlled Congress.

May 13, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Lobbyist Spending Way Up

Money reports show steep increases in 2015

Morning Word The amount spent in the first four months of this year eclipses the $508,700 spent by lobbyists in all 12 months of 2013, the last 60-day session. It also exceeds the $291,000 spent over 12 months in 2011.

May 12, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Courts Seek Emergency Funding

Administrators plan to delay lease and insurance payments

Morning Word Court administrators will seek $750,000 in emergency budget funding. Job furloughs are also being considered.

May 11, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Renters’ Rights

News Briefs Federal housing authorities say Santa Fe landlord Paula Anderson violated the Fair Housing Act by discriminating against a woman who wanted to move her cat and her daughter into the house she rented from her.

May 20, 2015 by Zoe Baillargeon

Shuttered Planetarium

News Briefs Santa Fe Community College's so-called “financial stability” plan to bridge a $5 million budget shortfall claims  another victim: the planetarium.

May 20, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

NM Behavioral Health Shakeup Goes Federal

News Briefs Members or representatives of the state’s entire congressional delegation say they met on April 30 with US Health and Human Services Department Secretary Sylvia Burwell to express concerns about a service shakeup here.

May 06, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Go Fluoridate

News Briefs Fluoride levels in Santa Fe’s water supply are currently slightly below newly recommended levels issued by the federal government as well as levels outlined in city law, a city official tells SFR.

April 28, 2015 by Justin Horwath

No Takers on Incentives

News Briefs An incentive plan aimed at luring more services to the Airport Road corridor on Santa Fe’s Southside has not accomplished much since officials put it in place in early 2013 and might be slated for changes soon.

April 22, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Booze Ban Faces Challenge

News Briefs A Santa Fe lawyer wants to seek help from the courts in striking down a new rule that prohibits the sale of small bottles of alcohol.

April 15, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Drive Time

News Briefs Southside drivers can expect a new route option in late August as construction wraps up on an interchange linking the NM 599 bypass to Jaguar Drive.

April 15, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Free Money

News Briefs Santa Fe is continuing its recent tradition of dropping money onto what it hopes will be the next big thing.

April 01, 2015 by Joey Peters

Parks Gone Wrong

News Briefs What’s City Hall’s spin on a scathing audit of Santa Fe’s 2008 parks bond program? That the practices revealed by the audit are a “departure from the way the city had traditionally managed capital improvement projects.”

March 31, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Replacement Senator

News Briefs Two of the local nominees vying for the District 39 state Senate seat left vacant by the sudden resignation of Phil Griego amid an ethics scandal represent different political parties.

March 25, 2015 by Justin Horwath

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

05.20.15

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

May 20, 2015 by SFR

Street View

05.13.15

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

May 13, 2015 by SFR

Street View

05.06.15

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

May 06, 2015 by SFR

Street View

04.29.15

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

April 28, 2015 by SFR

Street View

04.22.15

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

April 22, 2015 by SFR

Street View

04.15.15

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

April 14, 2015 by SFR

Street View

04.08.15

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.

April 08, 2015 by SFR

Street View

04.01.15

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

March 31, 2015 by SFR

Street View

03.25.15

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

March 24, 2015 by SFR

Street View

03.18.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com for a chance to win movie passes.

March 18, 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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