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Fear and Loathing

A former oil executive discusses why people hate oil companies, and what the country needs to do to keep the lights on

Features Anyone expecting an apologist tone from Why We Hate the Oil Companies will be disappointed. Author John Hofmeister, the former president of Shell Oil Co., doesn’t offer many mea culpas in his “strai...

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Julia Goldberg

Khalsa vs. Khalsa

A simmering lawsuit could decide the fate of a $1 billion Sikh empire

Features A coup in Española shifted control of a large private army that has won more than $3.5 billion in government contracts, ownership of a trans-Atlantic natural foods empire and, not least, the fate of an i...

Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Corey Pein

What's Next?

The disaster in the Gulf is no anomaly. It’s an arrow pointing toward future disasters

Features On June 15, in their testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the chief executives of America’s leading oil companies argued that BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Me...

Wednesday, June 30, 2010


The unjustified escalation in affordable assessments

Features Santa Fe’s real estate market remains sluggish, but values for homeowners claiming affordable housing credits are inexplicably on the rise.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Mission Critical

One year after a fatal helicopter crash, police and rescue workers remain at odds

Features For a moment, it looked like there was a way out. In the cockpit of the New Mexico State Police helicopter, sitting idle on a mountain ridge in the Pecos Wilderness northeast of Santa Fe, Sgt. Andrew Tingwall...

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 Justin Nyberg

Accidental Wilderness

In the West, a legacy of nuclear contamination has created lands that are both poisoned and pristine.

Features On a clear day with only a slight breeze, Heidi Newsome walked up a canyon seeking signs of the rare ferruginous hawk, so named for the rusty hue of its feathers. In a week, pink phlox would carpet the undulati...

Wednesday, June 2, 2010


SFR’s picks for the June 1 primary election

Features New Mexico voters will head to the polls June 1 following a disheartening year of political scandals and economic hardship. Frustration with government is palpable on the campaign trail—and understandable...

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Julia Goldberg


Advocates say New Mexico’s trapping rules make public lands unsafe for everyone

Features Six years ago, Mary Katherine Ray was hiking in the Cibola National Forest when, purely by accident, she kicked a trap and it snapped shut before one of her dogs could step into it. Until then, Ray had never ...

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 Laura Paskus

Shadow Dancers

The Republican candidates for governor

Features Even if the economy was great and the Democrats were handing out gold-plated puppies, Republicans could win some statewide elections in 2010. American politics is famously cyclical, after all, and the Dems have...

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 Corey Pein

Trust Issues

Two sides have locked horns over white peak—which land commissioner candidate can sort out the tangle?

Features In the far northeast corner of New Mexico, there’s a rugged sanctuary where eagles wing silently overhead and elk roam unmolested through forests of pine and juniper—at least until hunting season be...

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger
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