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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

Notary Public: The Insider

He Who Hurrahs Last Hurrahs Best

40th Anniversary The classic horse race to the wire seems to have been won by a nose, but Bruce King’s razor-thin margin cannot give much comfort to the old pols who call the shots on the fortunes of the Democratic party in this state.

Oct. 21, 2014 by SFR

The Oldest Old (And Others)

40th Anniversary Two old people were sitting in their living room. They had been together for 60 years. Maybe 65 years.

Oct. 14, 2014 by Dennis Jarrett

First Place Nonfiction: Better Than Slick Rock

40th Anniversary If you want more than the usual slick rock and slot canyon experience in Southern Utah, here’s how, based on my experience, to do it.

Oct. 07, 2014 by George Amos

Fight or Flight

New Mexico’s battered women have options—but do any of them work?

40th Anniversary For her 21st birthday, Jennie Strickland got a black eye for disagreeing with her boyfriend about their unborn baby’s name.

Sept. 30, 2014 by Maya Sinha

Labor Pains

Modern times often come late to New Mexico. The union movement is a prime example.

40th Anniversary As the nation’s 99th Labor Day holiday approaches, the New Mexico labor movement has a reason to celebrate.

Sept. 23, 2014 by Josh Kurtz

The Field That Magers Built

40th Anniversary He is the man who coached Santa Fe High to its first state championship in football in 1935. He is also the man credited with the construction of the football stadium still used today by Santa Fe High.

Sept. 16, 2014 by Charlie Ludlow

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

11.19.14

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.

Nov. 18, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

11.12.14

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.

Nov. 11, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

11.05.14

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.

Nov. 04, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

10.29.14

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.

Oct. 28, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

10.22.14

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.

Oct. 21, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

10.15.14

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.

Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

10.08.14

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.

Oct. 07, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

10.01.14

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.

Sept. 30, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

09.24.14

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.

Sept. 24, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

09.17.14

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.

Sept. 16, 2014 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

11.19.14

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Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.12.14

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Nov. 11, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.05.14

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Nov. 03, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.29.14

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Oct. 28, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.22.14

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Oct. 21, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.15.14

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Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.08.14

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Oct. 07, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

10.01.14

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Sept. 30, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

09.24.14

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Sept. 23, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

09.17.14

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Sept. 16, 2014 by SFR

Email Fail

Electronic communications rule government, yet officials find them easy to hide and hard to save

Features On any given day, hundreds of thousands of emails shoot into and out of the accounts of New Mexico’s estimated 26,000 state employees.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Joey Peters

Dog Days

Enforcing SF’s animal rules is no easy task

Features It's no easy task enforcing laws about caring for and controlling pets.

Nov. 11, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Project Censored

Ocean acidification tops the annual list of important stories ignored by the mainstream media

Features 1. Ocean acidification Our oceans are acidifying—even if the nightly news hasn’t told you yet. As humanity continues to fill the atmosphere with harmful gases, the planet is becoming less hospitable to life as we know it. The vast oceans absorb

Nov. 04, 2014 by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez

2014 ENDORSEMENTS

Our top candidate picks and advice about the rest of the ballot

Features SFR has a long tradition of endorsements based on the research and opinions of our top-secret editorial board.

Oct. 28, 2014 by SFR

Kitchen Ink

For some local chefs, passion for food is more than skin deep

Features Twenty years ago, people with tattoos were in the minority. Looked down upon for their seemingly counter-culture collections, ink aficionados everywhere were treated like gang members, criminals or weirdos.

Oct. 21, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Stomp

Adjunct faculty takes on administration at Santa Fe Community College over wages, benefits

Features Higher education institutions across the nation have increased their reliance on adjunct teachers rather than full-time staff, but at colleges such as the Santa Fe Community College, those instructors are often not earning wages that match their efforts.

Oct. 14, 2014 by Joey Peters

Return to Gitmo

David Iglesias finally talks about his service as a war crimes prosecutor

Features David Iglesias offered his service to the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Oct. 07, 2014 by Justin Horwath

On the Hook

At Amazon, “cheap”comes at a very hefty price

Features Amazon, not yet 20 years old, is already a household brand name and America’s 10th largest retailer.

Sept. 30, 2014 by Jim Hightower, Justin Horwath

Ticket to Nowhere

Shady consultants lure immigrants with a dream that can't be bought

Features Immigration laws are complicated and hard to understand. There are no simple formulas. There are no generic answers.

Sept. 24, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

SFR’s Bike Issue

I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Features The venerable bicycle has been a part of the American cultural landscape since before its motorized cousins came to rule the realm of transportation.

Sept. 17, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

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

11.19.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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.

Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.12.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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.

Nov. 11, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.05.14

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Nov. 03, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.29.14

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Oct. 28, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

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Oct. 21, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.15.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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.

Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.08.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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.

Oct. 07, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

10.01.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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.

Sept. 30, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

09.24.14

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

Sept. 23, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

09.17.14

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Sept. 16, 2014 by SFR

Rick May Headed Back To DC

The former New Mexico cabinet secretary will be staff director for the US House Budget Committee

Local News  Rick May, the former New Mexico cabinet secretary who had a public falling out with Gov. Susana Martinez, is headed back to Washington DC to work on the federal budget.

Nov. 21, 2014 by Joey Peters

State Gets Green Light for Gila Decision

Judge says petitioner in open meetings case has to pay $62 million bond to keep restraining order in place

Local News A District Court judge in Santa Fe has lifted a temporary restraining order against the New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission. 

Nov. 21, 2014 by Laura Paskus

Middle Ground

For some, president's immigration changes are good; for others, not good enough

Local News For immigrants like Cinthya Chavez and Ivan Jimenez, who live and work in Santa Fe, President Barack Obama’s executive decision to protect millions of people from deportation couldn’t have come fa

Nov. 21, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

Slow Burn

Enforcing the city's new marijuana decriminalization law is taking forever

Local News More than two months after City Council approved decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, the new ordinance still isn't being fully enforced.

Nov. 20, 2014 by Joey Peters

Money Machine

In Congress, Rep Ben Ray Luján has sought to stifle big-money influence on elections. In politics, he takes helm at multimillion dollar PAC

Local News As the head of the DCCC, New Mexico's US Rep Lujan has now become in integral cog in the modern-day election money machine that raises and spends millions of dollars to influence your vote.


Nov. 20, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Four More Years

Projections show New Mexico's workforce recovering to pre-recession levels in 2018

Local News New Mexico needs another four years to recover to pre-Great Recession employment levels, according to state Workforce Solutions projections.

Nov. 19, 2014 by Joey Peters

Ride Sharing Arrives in Santa Fe

Despite controversy with PRC and local cab operator, Uber makes surprise launch with mayor's support

Local News The ride-sharing taxi alternative Uber made a surprise launch in Santa Fe today, giving a lift to Mayor Javier Gonzales from the Plaza as its “Rider Zero.”

Nov. 19, 2014 by SFR

Liberating Liberia

Getting beyond its reputation for Ebola, there's more to Liberia's tale

Local News With the Ebola crisis so much in the news these days and the emphasis on fear-mongering and the virulent nature of the virus, it is a bit surprising that so little is being written or broadcast in the United States about the actual area where this epidemic broke out.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Jack Kolkmeyer

King Hemp

Could marijuana’s non-psychoactive counterpart be the next cash crop?

Local News Doug Fine believes that hemp will save humanity.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Joey Peters

Public Power

Santa Fe councilors to debate public utility ordinance as soon as December

Local News Santa Fe City councilors could debate an ordinance that would create a publicly owned power company as soon as next month, says Councilor Peter Ives, the measure's sponsor.

Nov. 17, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Morning Word: Obama's Big Immigration Executive Order

Martinez gets RGA leadership position.

Morning Word President Barack Obama made his big immigration announcement on Thursday night. The New Mexico delegation all responded to his executive order and, predictably, it fell along party lines. The Democrat

Nov. 21, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: NM, Country Prepare for Obama Immigration Order

BernCo Treasurer's office slammed by state audit

Morning Word The Associated Press looks at immigrants in the state and around the nation making preparations in advance of President Barack Obama's immigration executive order.Allegra Love, a Santa Fe-based immig

Nov. 20, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: Officer in Boyd Shooting to Retire

ABQ mayor continues to push for right-to-work law

Morning Word One of the Albuquerque Police Department officers who shot and killed a homeless person who was illegally camping has filed his papers to retire. He is just shy of 19 years of service and can buy u

Nov. 19, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: Luján tapped to head the DCCC

New Mexico's Tesla bid fell far short.

Morning Word Rep. Ben Ray Luján will head the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee through the 2016 cycle. It is a very high profile position for Luján, a young Congressman who can serve for a long, long

Nov. 18, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: Report Outlines LANL Role in Radiation Leak

Another candidate for minority leader and more NM news.

Morning Word The Santa Fe New Mexican has a great piece on the role that Los Alamos National Labs had in the radiation leak at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. And, well, it doesn't look good for LANL.

Nov. 17, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: Crude Oil Price Drop Could Impact NM Budget

Oil and gas revenues a big part of NM's annual budget

Morning Word A huge story to be watching for as the legislative session comes: The price of crude oil continues to drop. Oil is a major part of New Mexico's budget and lower prices mean lower revenues, which coul

Nov. 14, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: Report Says Sandia Labs Misused Taxpayer Funds

Former Congressman Wilson mentioned in report

Morning Word A report from the Department of Energy Office of the Inspector General finds that Sandia National Labs misused taxpayer funds to lobby for the extension of Lockheed Martin to run the labs. A consultan

Nov. 13, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: Speaker Martinez Won't Run for Minority Leader

Morning Word Speaker of the House Ken Martinez will not run for Minority Leader. Instead, Reps. Brian Egolf of Santa Fe and Eliseo Alcon of Milan have thrown their hats in the ring. Both spoke of bringing unity to

Nov. 12, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: 'Wish list' of forfeitures comment from LC city attorney get attention

Morning Word A story in The New York Times on the controversial practice of civil forfeiture features the Las Cruces Police Department in the lede and other New Mexico police departments prominently. From Oran

Nov. 11, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Morning Word: Tripp Will Be Next Speaker

Republicans dominate House for the first time in more than 50 years

Morning Word  Republicans nominated Don Tripp to be the next Speaker of the House in New Mexico. Republicans will be in power in the House for the first time in over half a century.The Republican Party of New

Nov. 10, 2014 by Matthew Reichbach

Baby Steps to Recycling Fixes

Regional agency seeks bids on equipment and services to make recycling work better

News Briefs The agency that manages waste in the Santa Fe region will implement recommendations of a private consulting firm as the city and county consider how to increase participation in their respective recycling programs.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Joey Peters

Shelter Still Awaits Lease

Cold nights have facility full

News Briefs City councilors voted on Nov. 12 to hold public meetings on improvements to services for the homeless, but so far those sessions are unscheduled.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Database Debacle

News Briefs Across the nation, abuse of the NCIC database has often occurred by law enforcement officers using a colleague’s login and password information on the database—or by running an NCIC check through a colleague.

Oct. 28, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Pump Away

News Briefs Groundwater pumping at the Glorieta camp appears to be perfectly legal, says a spokeswoman for the Office of the State Engineer.

Oct. 21, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Election, What Election?

News Briefs This year’s electoral reality of a lackluster top of the ticket has some Democrats worried about a lower-than-usual turnout to the polls on Nov. 4.

Oct. 21, 2014 by Joey Peters

Amazon Avoids NM Tax

News Briefs The online mega-retailer Amazon doesn’t have to pay gross receipts taxes on sales of goods that New Mexicans order from its website, according to a spokesman for the New Mexico Taxation & Revenue Department.

Oct. 14, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Ignition Lock

News Briefs Any hope for a shuttle service at the Santa Fe Ski Basin for the upcoming season seems to be closing.

Sept. 23, 2014 by Nick Martinez

High Court Times

State Supreme Court to make final decision on marijuana advisory vote

News Briefs The fate of a marijuana decriminalization vote this fall is now in the hands of the state Supreme Court, who will likely make a decision on it next week. Recently, both the Santa Fe and Bernalill

Sept. 16, 2014 by Joey Peters

Rainbow Backfire

Interstate paint job comes with up to $25K cleanup cost

News Briefs Labor Day weekend got someone’s creative juices flowing, as they apparently took special pains to create a splattered rainbow along the Interstate 25 northbound offramp leading to St. Francis Drive

Sept. 16, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Coss Takes Aim

News Briefs With six months out of the limelight, former Santa Fe Mayor David Coss is back in the public sphere.

Sept. 09, 2014 by Joey Peters

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

11.19.14

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

Nov. 18, 2014 by SFR

Street View

11.12.14

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

Nov. 11, 2014 by SFR

Street View

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

Nov. 04, 2014 by SFR

Street View

10.29.14

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

Oct. 28, 2014 by SFR

Street View

10.22.14

Street View Send yours to streetview@sfreporter.com or #SFRStreetview

Oct. 21, 2014 by SFR

Street View

10.15.14

Street View See something cheeky? Snap a pic and send it to streetview@sfreporter.com for a chance to win free movie passes.

Oct. 14, 2014 by SFR

Street View

10.08.14

Street View Send your shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #SFRstreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Oct. 07, 2014 by SFR

Street View

10.01.14

Street View Calling all food lovers: SFR’s Restaurant Guide is due out on Oct. 22. Get in on the action by tagging your photos with #SFRfoodies.

Sept. 30, 2014 by SFR

Street View

09.24.14

Street View What do you see? Send your shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share on Twitter and Facebook with #sfrstreetview for a chance to win movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque. 

Sept. 23, 2014 by SFR

Street View

09.17.14

Street View What do you see? Send your pics to streetview@sfreporter.com or share them on Twitter or Facebook using #sfrstreetview for a chance to win a prize.

Sept. 16, 2014 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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