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The Right to Bare Bums

Facing nipple discrimination and misconduct at the spa

Features Sunscreen?” my friend Ross asks, tightening the lid on a thermos full of yerba maté. “Check.” We are prepping for a hot springs adventure, doing a final supply inventory before hitting the road.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Dani Katz

Gas, Grass and the Past

Finding Santa Fe High School’s Class of 1970

Features For some, the mere thought of attending their high school reunion is too hard to fathom, because high school years are supposed to be the glory years.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Fractured Communities

Oil and gas development near Chaco divides as it conquers

Features Since oil and gas development took off in the Four Corners area years ago, its beacons appear constantly. Tall white towers of drilling rigs catch the baking noon sun.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Elizabeth Miller

Finish Line

Caroline Rotich, still training in Santa Fe, sets her sights on the 2016 Rio Olympics

Features From where he was standing, it was hard for Ryan Bolton to see what was happening. “My perspective was kind of skewed,” he says. “I was, maybe, 50 meters from the finish line looking straight down.”

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Nicholas Anderson

Royal Mane or Royal Pain?

Debate rages about how to manage New Mexico’s wild horses

Features It’s safe to say that Sebedeo Chacon, whose family has been in the ranching business for centuries, has a soft spot for horses, provided they’re properly managed and maintained.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Green Rush

SFR reveals New Mexico’s next pot prospectors

Features When gold turned up at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, thousands of prospectors headed to the Sierra Mountain foothills with dreams of getting rich.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

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
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