April 21, 2014

This Week's SFR Picks


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Time's Out for the Rio

Will our grandchildren remember the river?

Features As drought has intensified over the past few years trying to protect what’s left of the river has gotten harder and harder. ... More

April 15, 2014 by Laura Paskus 0 Comments

Education Exodus

New Mexico teachers speak about why they’re leaving the profession

Features Nearly half of all new teachers quit their jobs during the first five years. Teacher turnover leaves a mark: lower student test scores. ... More

April 08, 2014 by Joey Peters 0 Comments

I Saw it on Facebook it Must Be True! Or is it?

SFR researches, fact checks and debunks popular scientific questions

Features For some of the most common Facebook link baits that have raised your eyebrows, here’s the 411 from the research department at SFR. ... More

April 02, 2014 by Gwyneth Doland 0 Comments

WOOPS WIPP Did it Again

Nuclear Waste Spill Revives Controversy

Features Officials say the highest radiation dose recorded after the Valentine’s Day radiation leak at WIPP amounted to about a quarter of the exposure in a single chest x-ray.  ... More

March 25, 2014 by Rene Romo 0 Comments


Leader of The PACK

Features All three candidates for mayor participated in Santa Fe’s first test of publicly funded campaigns for the top job, but the one who emerged the victor was also the only candidate with big-money backing from political action committees.  ... More

March 04, 2014 by Joey Peters 0 Comments


SFR names biggest residential, commercial water consumers in 2013

Features Santa Fe is brown and its water is green. As New Mexico continues to suffer one of its most protracted droughts in memory, SFR has resurrected our annual list of the Top 10 water users in the city.
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March 19, 2014 by Justin Horwath 0 Comments

Mind, Body & Spirit

Features No matter how happy you were to see snow on the mountains or what kind of cozy weekend dreams you had under a blanket this winter, you have to admit that spring feels good. ... More

March 11, 2014 by SFR 0 Comments


Wildlife dies by the thousands on NM’s highways

Features It’s late, and I’m hauling ass home from Las Cruces after a three-day long reporting trip. I’ve seen mountains worth protecting and a riverbed dried up. Johnny Cash is singing me in through the dark, and now I’ve likely walloped an owl hunting its evening meal. ... More

Feb. 26, 2014 by Laura Paskus 0 Comments


Family works to solve service mysteries

Features The bearded face of a soldier gazes from the paneled walls of Evangelo’s, a downtown Santa Fe bar. With a cigarette clamped between his lips, a carbine over his shoulder and a helmet resting on his furrowed brow, his is an iconic image that for many has become the face of World War II. ... More

Feb. 18, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm 0 Comments

Love & Sex

This is Not a Test

Features Birds do it. Bees do it. Apparently, Barbies do it. And the Reporter has been doing it since 1999. It's our annual celebration of all things love and sex neatly rolled into one safe and sterile package (nasty paper cuts notwithstanding). ... More

Feb. 11, 2014 0 Comments

Angry Orchard

Decades at Dixon’s left yet undone

Features Nearly 1,000 apple trees at Dixon’s historic orchard are still alive. Their young, reddish branches are flexible and show signs of fruit to come at harvest time in the fall. Yet after an incredibly rough three years in Cochiti Canyon southeast of Santa Fe, only about an eighth of the total orchard remains. ... More

Feb. 05, 2014 by Robin Brown 0 Comments