Sept. 2, 2014

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Just Another Ride

40th Anniversary On shiny chrome extended forks, the stubby black front tires of motorcycles angled out from both sides of San Francisco Street in front of La Fonda. ... More

Aug. 26, 2014 by John Konopak

Celebrating the Young

40th Anniversary “It’s OK to be you; it’s OK to be me,” chants 9-year-old Apache rapper Sage. “We may look different, but we can still be friends. Indians are red; whites are white. Let’s try to get along, all the colors of the world…” ... More

Aug. 20, 2014 by Kate McGraw

All That Glitters

Pojoaque Pueblo puts all its chips on a golden future

40th Anniversary The first thing you notice about Albert is a small canister of compressed oxygen—fastened to a miniature dolly with black electrical tape—nipping at the 78-year-old’s heels as he shuffles through the din of the Cities of Gold Casino ... More

Aug. 12, 2014 by Nathan Dinsdale

St. Elmos’ Fuego

Local Pecos League mascot knocks it outta the park

40th Anniversary If you haven’t been to a Fuego game, you’re missing out. ... More

Aug. 04, 2014 by Enrique Limón

The Drought

Failure of voluntary water cutbacks may lead to rationing

40th Anniversary There is a drought in Santa Fe. It is real and it is serious. Underneath the deceptively green haze of spring, Santa Fe’s desert heart is burning through. ... More

July 29, 2014 by Walter Howerton Jr.

The Day Before the Night

40th Anniversary By John Konopak Nancy Willbanks tipped her sunglasses off her nose and surveyed the clouds which were gathering on all horizons around the Santa Fe Opera. It was Tuesday afternoon. There were clouds over the mountains to the east and the west. There ... More

July 14, 2014 by John Konopak

How Mines Affect Us Humans

40th Anniversary The views of the residents differ, but the current plan to reopen an abandoned uranium mine promises to have a profound effect on the villages of La Bajada and Peña Blanca.
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July 22, 2014 by Hope Aldrich

The Santa Fe Witch Trial

Four years ago she won a Pulitzer Prize; She got more than she bargained for

40th Anniversary A reporter who wins the Pulitzer Prize normally could expect to be rewarded with plum assignments, salary increases and relief from the pressures of daily deadlines in return for bringing glory to the newspaper. ... More

July 08, 2014 by Anne Constable

After the Inferno

Where’s Lambchop? Deciding What Stays and What Goes

40th Anniversary My fingers trembled as I tapped out our daughter’s phone number in Ft. Gordon, Ga. “Honey, I can’t find Lambchop! Where’s Lambchop?”
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July 01, 2014 by Shirley Raye Redmond

Reporter to Appear June 26

40th Anniversary The new Santa Fe Reporter will hit the streets of Santa Fe Wednesday, June 26. The modern tabloid, which will carry all the features of a standard newspaper, will be published every Saturday and Wednesday. ... More

June 24, 2014 by SFR

Celebrating Southwest Art in Public

40th Anniversary Bert Phillips and Ernest Blumenschein set up housekeeping and began painting what was to them and the rest of the art art world in 1898 exotic subject matter: Indians in their own environment. So began the Taos art colony. ... More

June 17, 2014 by Robert Graybill