Sept. 3, 2014

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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

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

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

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

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

Core Tragedy

As schools phase in Common Core, education industry stands to gain

Features Most public schools in the country must now aspire to the Common Core State Standards Initiative, a set of national education guidelines. ... More

July 08, 2014 by Joey Peters

Fires, beatings and oh yes, voting

Santa Fe woman remembers the summer that changed everything

Features Linda Seese was 22 years old when she traveled to Mississippi with 1,000 other college students for the Freedom Summer Project in 1964. Now 72, Seese has a lifetime of activism to reflect on. ... More

July 01, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

40 Years Alt

Features Forty years. Don’t they go by in a blink? It all started on Wednesday, June 26, 1974, with a special “Buyers Guide Edition.”
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June 24, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Casanova’s Long Con

How Michael Soutar turned a 34-year prison sentence into freedom

Features How the Casanova Con Man turned a 34-year prison sentence into freedom.
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June 17, 2014 by Justin Horwath
 
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