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The Freshman

Santa Fe Community College has a plan for reversing first-year student dropout rates—but can a local institution overcome a national epidemic?

Features Based on data SFCC reports to the US Department of Education, of the approximately 6,600 students who enrolled at SFCC in fall 2010, only half are expected to return for a second year. Even fewer will successfu...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Eco-Assault!

Fresh attacks on environmental regulations threaten New Mexico’s future

Features In the late 1980s, people living in the border town of Sunland Park, NM, had a big problem on their hands—and on their laundry lines, too.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 Laura Paskus

Home in the World

A fatal diagnosis leads to an unexpected transformation

Features My son’s body lacks hexosaminidase A, an enzyme critical for brain development, and his brain is, as they say in the neurology world, “devastated.” Before he dies, Ronan will become paralyzed,...

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Emily Rapp

No Kidding

Child Care in Santa Fe is Growing–Out of Reach

Features The state has instituted ambitious changes over the past few years to the way child care is regulated. Oversight of providers by the state Children, Youth and Families Department has increased, with background ...

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 Wren Abbott

A Creative Life

Santa Fe loses Linda Durham Contemporary Art–but not Linda Durham

Features Linda Durham and her gallery have been a force in Santa Fe’s creative community since she first happened on her career and developed a habit of representing New Mexico and its artists locally and intern...

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Zane Fischer, Rani Molla

Welcome to Madrid

How many pot plants does it take to justify a war on drugs?

Features Federally-funded and state-supported drug task forces are running rampant in New Mexico. SFR reveals the results of two months of investigation into why armed, masked men in fatigues are landing in helicopters...

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Run River Run

A new anthology celebrates the life, near-death & hopes for revival of the Santa Fe River

Features The Santa River has been in trouble for a while (the first dam was built upstream in 1881 and petitions from farmers whose acequias ran dry date back as early as 1886). But now, various conservation efforts and...

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 SFR

War Against Women

Proposed laws from Republicans would have dire consequences for women’s health

Features Republicans sure have interesting priorities. Even though they got elected on a fiscal agenda and arrived in legislatures and Congress with a budget crisis and a nation staring down unemployment, they’ve ...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Breaking Bad

Drug Court has helped hundreds escape from lives of drugs and crime—but does the program itself have a future?

Features Despite the notorious drug problem in Santa Fe County, the successful Drug Court faces an uncertain future. With the paucity of funding available to sustain it in the current economic climate, Drug Court’...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Wren Abbott

Choose Your Own (Bar) Adventure

SFR's 2011 guide to navigating Santa Fe's nightlife

Features There’s no shortage of complaints about nightlife in Santa Fe, but try and wedge all the great bars, clubs, lounges, dives and dance halls into a few pages, and it becomes apparent there’s a lot g...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger, Rani Molla, Zane Fischer
 
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