Oct. 1, 2014

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Fight or Flight

New Mexico’s battered women have options—but do any of them work?

40th Anniversary For her 21st birthday, Jennie Strickland got a black eye for disagreeing with her boyfriend about their unborn baby’s name. ... More

Sept. 30, 2014 by Miljen Aljinovic

Labor Pains

Modern times often come late to New Mexico. The union movement is a prime example.

40th Anniversary As the nation’s 99th Labor Day holiday approaches, the New Mexico labor movement has a reason to celebrate.
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Sept. 23, 2014 by Josh Kurtz

The Field That Magers Built

40th Anniversary He is the man who coached Santa Fe High to its first state championship in football in 1935. He is also the man credited with the construction of the football stadium still used today by Santa Fe High.
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Sept. 16, 2014 by Charlie Ludlow

Reality Bites

But engineered communities like The Commons aren’t as perfect as they appear

40th Anniversary At first glance, it looks like a friendly dinner. Many of the seven people at the table have known each other for ten years or more.
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Sept. 09, 2014 by Bill Hutchison

Cerrillos Road: The Other Heart of the City

40th Anniversary From bawdy entertainment to cheap transportation to the aspirations of hard working, middle-class people, few streets reflect the energetic, raw-boned face of Santa Fe as vividly as Cerrillos Road. ... More

Sept. 02, 2014 by Glen Hunter

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

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

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.

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
 
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