Nov. 30, 2015

Gas, Grass and the Past

Finding Santa Fe High School’s Class of 1970

Features For some, the mere thought of attending their high school reunion is too hard to fathom, because high school years are supposed to be the glory years. ... More

Sept. 30, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Fractured Communities

Oil and gas development near Chaco divides as it conquers

Features Since oil and gas development took off in the Four Corners area years ago, its beacons appear constantly. Tall white towers of drilling rigs catch the baking noon sun. ... More

Sept. 23, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Finish Line

Caroline Rotich, still training in Santa Fe, sets her sights on the 2016 Rio Olympics

Features From where he was standing, it was hard for Ryan Bolton to see what was happening. “My perspective was kind of skewed,” he says. “I was, maybe, 50 meters from the finish line looking straight down.” ... More

Sept. 16, 2015 by Nicholas Anderson

Appropriate This!

Seven Native American artists confront stereotypes head-on

Features While most fashion and pop culture trends in the digital age are quick to die out, that of appropriating elements historically associated with Native American culture seems to be holding strong. ... More

Aug. 19, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Royal Mane or Royal Pain?

Debate rages about how to manage New Mexico’s wild horses

Features It’s safe to say that Sebedeo Chacon, whose family has been in the ranching business for centuries, has a soft spot for horses, provided they’re properly managed and maintained. ... More

Sept. 09, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Green Rush

SFR reveals New Mexico’s next pot prospectors

Features When gold turned up at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, thousands of prospectors headed to the Sierra Mountain foothills with dreams of getting rich. ... More

Sept. 02, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Dirty Water

Federal rules wouldn’t have saved the Animas River from Gold King anyway

Features When the Animas River was winding that now-famous orange line through southern Colorado and toward the state line, staff for the New Mexico Environment Department were waiting for it. ... More

Aug. 26, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Back to School Reading List

For Grown-Ups

Features Although the practice has faded over time, summer reading lists used to be a thing. The public libraries in the Midwestern city where I grew up promoted the idea, with the local Pizza Hut as a sponsor.
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Aug. 12, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm, Elizabeth Miller

Halves, Haves and Have Nots

Nowhere is Santa Fe’s disparity more obvious than in the housing market

Features Santa Fe is a city increasingly divided into haves and have nots, and the divisions of race and class are perhaps no more apparent than in the housing stock. ... More

Aug. 05, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Teaching New Teachers

SFPS program chips away at the teacher shortage with accelerated training for hard-to-fill spots

Features Seated at one of the child-sized desks in her bilingual second grade classroom, Araceli Enriquez-Trinidad talks about how she always wanted to be a teacher.
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July 22, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Santa Fe Untapped

Best of Santa Fe 2015

Features You've been waiting all year for the issue that brings you the voting results from our annual Readers Choice awards and a host of other fun reports about the best things to see, do and be in Santa Fe. ... More

July 29, 2015 by Enrique Limón

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