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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

Redrawing New Mexico

This year, Democrats and Republicans will change the state’s political boundaries—but who will win?

Features Veterans of the redistricting process say it’s consistently fraught with political infighting—not just between the two parties, but also among members of the same party. And a heated 2010 election s...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Hang On!

from economic to political to nuclear, sfr examines the issues that will define 2011.

Features The economy is in the tank and New Mexico faces a $400 million budget shortfall. A new governor has taken office and a wave of change will soon crash across all state agencies and trickle down to impact schoo...

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Laura Paskus

Top Ten Stories of 2010

SFR Revisits the top 10 stories of the year—and the conspiracy theories behind them

Features We wrap up 2010 with a look back at the top stories that shaped the roller coaster of the last 12 months. True, not all of these stories woke us at 3 am with our teeth chattering. But the pervasive sense of sed...

The Chihuahua Express

A trip from Santa Fe to Mexico reveals the growing influence of the narcoguerra

Features At 6:40 am on a Saturday in November, the sun lingers below the mountains, and the temperature in Santa Fe lingers below freezing. We are waiting for la camioneta, the 15-passenger van that makes the 12-hour...

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Fly Over Home

Conflict over Air Force training flights highlights New Mexico’s uncomfortable relationship with its military legacy

Features In northern New Mexico, military aircraft flying 500 feet above the ground scatter livestock; people are startled by B-1 bombers refueling at higher altitudes. Many also see C-130s practicing approach and depar...

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 Laura Paskus

Nowhere Fast

An ambitious plan to streamline state driving records took a wrong turn and stalled out—in court

Features Earlier this fall, the US Department of Transportation released a report that indicates New Mexico, in figure after figure, is a dangerous place to drive. The state has a crash rate that is 63 percent higher th...

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Andrew Thompson

It's Go Time!

SFR's Picks for the Nov. 2 2010 Election

Features While political pendulums are expected to swing, the rapid shift in the zeitgeist since 2008 is enough to give even the most sanguine of observers a bad case of whiplash. And for those of us who are less-than-s...

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 Julia Goldberg

The Road Ahead for Progressives

It's time to get back to basics

Features Twenty-one months after Barack Obama was inaugurated on a wave of hope for change in America’s politics and policies, at least two important and seemingly contradictory things can be said. There has been ...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
 
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