Sept. 30, 2014

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Ticket to Nowhere

Shady consultants lure immigrants with a dream that can't be bought

Features Immigration laws are complicated and hard to understand. There are no simple formulas. There are no generic answers. ... More

Sept. 24, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

SFR’s Bike Issue

I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Features The venerable bicycle has been a part of the American cultural landscape since before its motorized cousins came to rule the realm of transportation.
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Sept. 17, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Wham, Glam, Thank You Ma’am

Enter the world of Cassandro, El Exótico

FeaturesLucha is more than a sport,” Cassandro explains. “It’s the second-biggest sport there is in Mexico. It’s part of the culture and almost like a religion.”
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Sept. 09, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Mom Squad

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a High School Diploma

Features New Mexico has the country’s highest teen pregnancy rate and the second highest teen birth rate. Meanwhile, we’re number 49 for high-school graduation. ... More

Aug. 12, 2014 by Lauren Whitehurst

Bud Lite

Lower penalties for marijuana are a hit in the city limits

Features By many accounts, even before last week’s vote to decriminalize marijuana in Santa Fe, possessing a small amount of pot in the city wasn’t a very risky venture. ... More

Sept. 02, 2014 by Joey Peters

Chile Wars

Is that green chile on your plate from Hatch? And how much does it matter?

Features As rotating-drum roasters, chain-link enclosures, propane tanks and boxes and burlap bags of green chile began to appear at grocery stores and local markets in August, anticipation for the chile-roasting season in Santa Fe reaches a fever pitch.
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Aug. 26, 2014 by Rob DeWalt

The Faces of My People

Photographer Matika Wilbur redefines contemporary Native life

Features In the fall of 2012 Matika Wilbur embarked on a mission to photograph members of all 562 federally recognized Native American tribes). ... More

Aug. 20, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Divert & Conquer

NM’s plans to dam the Gila River are dubious and damn expensive

Features With a lagging economy and a warming climate, New Mexico might be getting ready to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on dim plans to draw water from the Gila River. The state has had a decade to decide: Build diversions, canals and reservoirs to ... More

Aug. 05, 2014 by Laura Paskus

Shattered

Think Santa Fe is green? Think again. Why the city is one of the worst recyclers in the nation

Features Glass fragments ornament the landscaping around the Buckman Road Recycling & Transfer Station. Thousands of colored and clear pieces glisten in the sun by the administrative building at the center that’s more commonly referred to as BuRRT. ... More

July 30, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Best in Class

2014 Best of Santa Fe

Features What do you think about upon hearing the word “best”? A favorite, a standout, any of the synonyms that comprise the trophy in our cover. A product, service, person or experience that unexpectedly blew your socks off and became an insta-fave. ... More

July 16, 2014 by SFR

Sold Out

Santa Fe senator faces ethical questions after brokering a historic property he voted to sell

Features Santa Fe Sen. Phil Griego asked friends at the Roundhouse to carry a measure enabling the sale of a historic East De Vargas Street building, and then acted as a real-estate agent for the transaction. ... More

July 22, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr
 
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