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Dirty Water

Federal rules wouldn’t have saved the Animas River from Gold King anyway

Features When the Animas River was winding that now-famous orange line through southern Colorado and toward the state line, staff for the New Mexico Environment Department were waiting for it.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Appropriate This!

Seven Native American artists confront stereotypes head-on

Features While most fashion and pop culture trends in the digital age are quick to die out, that of appropriating elements historically associated with Native American culture seems to be holding strong.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

Back to School Reading List

For Grown-Ups

Features Although the practice has faded over time, summer reading lists used to be a thing. The public libraries in the Midwestern city where I grew up promoted the idea, with the local Pizza Hut as a sponsor.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm, Elizabeth Miller

Halves, Haves and Have Nots

Nowhere is Santa Fe’s disparity more obvious than in the housing market

Features Santa Fe is a city increasingly divided into haves and have nots, and the divisions of race and class are perhaps no more apparent than in the housing stock.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Santa Fe Untapped

Best of Santa Fe 2015

Features You've been waiting all year for the issue that brings you the voting results from our annual Readers Choice awards and a host of other fun reports about the best things to see, do and be in Santa Fe.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Enrique Limón

Teaching New Teachers

SFPS program chips away at the teacher shortage with accelerated training for hard-to-fill spots

Features Seated at one of the child-sized desks in her bilingual second grade classroom, Araceli Enriquez-Trinidad talks about how she always wanted to be a teacher.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Start Me Up

Could an uptick in new businesses signal a brighter future for the City Different?

Features “This is the most entrepreneurial activity I’ve seen since I’ve been paying attention to it in the last 20 years,” says Molly Cernicek, Los Alamos native and founder of online athletics channel SportXas...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Charlotte Martinez

The Call of the Curandera

Old healing art in New Mexico is dying out

Features I’m looking for a woman by the name of Sabanita Herrera, whose reputation for healing people is widely known in Northern New Mexico and in some cases, local lore has it, across the country.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Thomas Ragan

I'm on New Mexican Radio

Madrid debuts new low-power radio station. You should listen.

Features On June 16, I sat in a coworker’s car when a woman’s voice came out of the static: “This is K96.9 Madrid, New Mexico.” I was trying to catch the inaugural broadcast of Madrid’s new community radio st...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Benjamin Yeager

Transformation

Can community-based social programs help drug offenders stay out of jail and reboot their lives?

Features When Angela “Spence” Pacheco was elected First Judicial District Attorney in 2008, she never imagined that seven years later, she’d feel like a mouse running on a wheel—chasing ahead, but never really g...

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Peter St. Cyr
 
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