April 21, 2014

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After the Bomb

Working for peace from Hiroshima to NM

Features HIROSHIMA, Japan—Modern day Hiroshima is a bustling city nestled between rivers. Its many streets and shoulder-to-shoulder buildings contain a full spectrum of residents from businessmen to schoolchildren.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Janica Kaneshiro

Enough Nurses?

Union says Christus management plans are hurting patient care

Features On July 6, during the day shift in Unit 2100  at Christus-St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, a nurse cared for two patients labeled high acuity—medical parlance for seriously ill.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Justin Horwath

Hard Harvest

Picking New Mexico's green chile is no picnic

Features The first workers start getting up a little past midnight to prepare for another day in “el field.” About 100 men sleep on the floor of the rooms and hallways in the Sin Fronteras Organizing Project shelter...

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Joseph Sorrentino

American DREAMers

As immigration reform moves to the forefront, DREAMers say much work remains to be done

Features Like other young adults trying to make ends meet, LuzHilda Campos works two jobs, pays taxes, and tries to have a little fun on her days off. This June, the Mexican-born waitress boarded a plane at Albuquerque...

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Peter St. Cyr

How to Spy a Turquoise Lie

The surprising truth about buying turquoise jewelry

Features Some call it a blue stone, a green stone, a sky-stone; some call it handcrafted, handmade or painted chalk from China. The experts call it the Native’s livelihood, the heart of the Southwest, New Mexico’s c...

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 Charlotte Martinez

Living History

How Santa Fe became the capital of Fred Harvey, the Harvey Girls and the history of civilizing the Southwest

Features Like a lot of the Southwest-smitten, I live on another coast but my mind, heart and social media are never far from Santa Fe. In June, I was at my desk in Philadelphia following the Tres Lagunas Fire like it wa...

Friday, August 2, 2013 Stephen Fried

Wild Hogs

How a plan to kill every wild pig in New Mexico earned across-the-board support—and why it appears to be working

Features The most important thing to remember about hog hunting is that even a feral hog will follow the path as it runs away from danger...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Gwyneth Doland

Insider's Game

NMFA's problems go far deeper than a faked audit. Yet almost no one seems to know - or care.

Features Nann Winter once told a newspaper that people often mistake her quiet, reserved demeanor for a “cold and arrogant” attitude...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Joey Peters

No Easy Ride

On the road with medical cannabis courier Josh Zapata

Features The air inside Josh Zapata’s car reeks of marijuana. Take one whiff, and pungent odors escaping from baggies and white paper sacks...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 Peter St. Cyr

Standard of Care

A New Mexico ICU Nurse Examines the Patient-Caregiver Experience

Features James Kelly, a nurse, doesn’t believe in empathy. If that sounds incompatible with your concept of a nurse, Kelly has an explanation...

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Justin Horwath
 
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