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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

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

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

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

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

Adventure Summer Guide

Respect the Cave! Buckman: not for the casual spelunker

40th Anniversary Even if you’ve climbed every route around Santa Fe, banked every turn on the trails at La Tierra and know the entire crew at Sangre de Cristo Mountain Works by their nicknames, you may not have heard of Buckman Cave.
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June 10, 2014 by Justin Nyberg

WIPP’s Future May Be as Contentious as Its Past

40th Anniversary The polarized attitudes between Santa Fe and Carlsbad about the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) remain entrenched. ... More

June 03, 2014 by Winifred Walsh

500 Jobs That Didn’t Happen

40th Anniversary Businessmen Alan Butcher and John Bowen had a dream, for their business, Vapor Technology, Inc. (VTI), to create up to 500 new manufacturing jobs in Santa Fe. As it turned out, however, that didn't happen.
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May 27, 2014 by Glen Hunter

Art Assist: Where is Credit Due?

O’Keeffe refusal to admit aid raises question in art world

40th Anniversary Georgia O’Keeffe, the New Mexico artist renowned for her paintings of skulls, flowers and soft, folding, red mountains, has courageously continued to paint despite the almost-insurmountable obstacle of failing eyesight. ... More

May 20, 2014 by Hope Aldrich
 
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