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If You Build It

Santa Feans have no excuse for not building green

Features It may seem unlikely in the City Different, but green building educators Robin Dorrell and Dan Clavio still run into the mistaken perception that sustainable building designs are “eccentric.”

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Wren Abbott

Ode to the Urban Coyote

For their wildness and resiliency

Features I wish I could recall the first time I heard those sounds of madness in the night. I’m sure they tore a hole in my understanding of all things simple and orderly. A cacophony of blood and wantonness. Coyo...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 Laura Paskus

Turning Green

Ready to become a true tree hugger? Here’s how

Features Call yourself a tree hugger? There’s a lot more to the title than a perfectly arced Frisbee toss, inattention to hygiene and thrift store outfits. In the interest of helping you achieve some real Earth Da...

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Taxy Turvy

It’s time to face facts about the failures of US economic policy

Features For the past decade, we have doubled down on the theory of supply-side economics with the tax cuts sponsored by President George W Bush in 2001 and 2003, which President Obama has agreed to continue for two yea...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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
 
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