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The Year in Closed Government

How a private email network exposed the secret dealings of top government officials

Features To Serve the Governed, Not the Governors
. Each December, SFR publishes a list of the year’s top 10 stories. But this year, one story overshadowed them all: closed government. At SFR, we pride ourselves on ...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Justin Horwath and Joey Peters

End of Days

SFR's first (and last) guide to the apocalypse

Features Oh, those Mayas…always good for a laugh! Your Xoloitzcuintli has the runs after someone fed him dark cacao? Blame your Mayan friend. Somebody rearranged the colored feathers in your headdress to represent the...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 SFR

Blood Sport

Carlos Condit, Mixed Martial Arts' 'Natural Born Killer,' Heralds the Rise of Combat Sports in New Mexico

Features The second time Carlos Condit spars, he hits twice as hard. It isn’t out of malice or frustration; it’s still morning, and the day is just beginning. Condit is merely picking up the pace. It’s early No...

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Joey Peters

It's A Trap!...or is it?

Meet the Winners of SFR's Annual Writing Contest. This Week - Non-Fiction & Poetry

Features The second installment of SFR’s annual writing contest features the winners in the nonfiction and poetry categories. With a nod to one of 2012’s biggest news stories, we asked the nonfiction writers to expo...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 SFR

Stranger Fiction

Meet the Winners of SFR's Annual Writing Contest. This Week - Fiction.

Features It’s become a well-known fact that, when it comes to our annual writing contest, SFR makes Santa Fe’s many talented authors jump through a few hoops. Fiction writers were allowed to write about any subject ...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 SFR

Mr. Manson Goes to Pakistan

local musician Jono Manson collaborates across continents for a whole new sound

Features It all started with Kevin Costner. One night a few years ago, Saif Samejo was at home in Jamshoro, Pakistan, watching The Postman, the actor and director’s 1997 futuristic epic about one man’s struggle to r...

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 April Reese

Welcome to the Mitt Show

SFR's 2012 Election Picks

Features Back in February 2010, Carly Fiorina—the former CEO of Hewlett Packard and, at the time, Republican candidate for one of California’s seats in the US Senate—released a low-budget campaign ad characterizin...

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 SFR

Chasing the Rain

Santa Fe Youth on the challenge of homelessness

Features Anna Moss, 20, sits cross-legged in the center of a large couch, nervously twirling one of the silver rings that adorn her fingers. “I don’t know where to start,” she says, but then launches into the s...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Underwater!

For some New Mexicans, the housing crisis is just beginning

Features It’s a crisp September morning, and Gerald Valdez’ house looks as tranquil as the rest of his southwest Santa Fe neighborhood. A U-Haul van parked in front of his doorway is the only sign of the turmoil wit...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 Joey Peters

Do I Look Guilty To You?

New Mexico's grand jury system overwhelmingly produces indictments. Ham sandwiches beware

Features Imagine, for a moment, that it’s a chilly December night, and a pretty young brunette has come to your apartment. Your courtship of her began when you were picking up a paycheck and told her you had all that ...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Justin Horwath
 
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