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In With the New

City Council hopefuls challenge the status quo

Features Though city elections won’t be held until March, candidates for the four open Santa Fe City Council seats are already signing up for what promises to be a horse race. So far, District 1, where Councilor Patti...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Joey Peters

Primary School

Almost everything is up for grabs in the 2012 primary

Features New Mexico’s next big election isn’t until November 2012, but the primary is less than a year away—and candidates are already out there hustling for money and votes.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Gwyneth Doland

How to Background a Candidate

SFR’s do-it-yourself guide to muckraking

Features These days, it’s fashionable to rant about “the media”—a somewhat ironic concept, given that it’s also the age of “citizen journalism” and crowdsourcing. If in fact the media is flawed, then each ...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Twitterpated

How New Mexico politicians use Twitter

Features The best and brightest get their tweet on.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Wren Abbott

Was There an Alternative?

Looking Back on 9.11 a Decade Later

Features SFR presents a new essay by Noam Chomsky, which opens the 10th anniversary edition of his bestselling book on 9.11.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 SFR

Death of a Yogi

The battle for a corporate empire, hundreds of millions of dollars and the meaning of a faith

Features Yogi Bhajan’s last wishes shaped the fate of thousands of people, the control of corporations worth hundreds of millions of dollars, and the future of a unique religious group with thousands of followers acro...

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Corey Pein

Tables without Borders

Santa Fe and Ciudad Juárez sit down to dinner

Features It’s 9 am in Anthony, NM. I’m riding shotgun. As we hit the on-ramp for Interstate 10 East, it occurs to me that I have just signed on as an accessory to an international smuggling operation.Editor's note: ...

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Burned Ambition

Valles Caldera seemed poised to become a national park. Then it caught fire

Features In its 11 years as a public park, Valles Caldera is nowhere near on track to meet its 2015 deadline of financial self-sustainability. In fiscal year 2010—one of the trust’s better years to date&mdas...

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 Joey Peters

Jail, Inc.

Budget woes could force Santa Fe County Adult Detention Facility to revisit a horrifying past

Features Declining revenues and rising costs have put the prison in financial trouble. Some officials say the county can’t handle the expense, and they’ve proposed a solution: return the jail’s medical...

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Wren Abbott

The New Normal

The world’s climate has already changed. Now what?

Features New Mexico is warmer than it was a decade ago. Already this year, 1,242 square miles of New Mexico have burned. Worldwide, scientists are watching their models and predictions play out—and we’re all...

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Laura Paskus
 
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