Santa Fe Reporter - Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-5-1-features.html <![CDATA[Eat Like Grandma - How a return to ancestral diets reconnects health and heart sovereignty in Native America]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
“Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” That’s what Michael Pollan’s 2008 book, In Defense of Food, advised, delivering an indictment of modern industrial eating and a rousing endorsement of “real food.]]>
<![CDATA[S O S! - Voter ID dominates the race for New Mexico’s chief election official]]>
By: Steven Hsieh
If you listen to either candidate for New Mexico’s secretary of state speak with her supporters, you might get the impression that the race for our statewide chief election official is a referendum on so-called voter ID laws.
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<![CDATA[Major Beef - Trespassers in the watershed prompt questions about New Mexico’s cattle culture]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Hike far enough into the trail systems on the eastern border of town, and you run into signs declaring the territory behind them closed to human access.]]>
<![CDATA[Dreams on Wheels - Santa Fe attorney takes free immigration legal services on the road]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Santa Fe attorney Allegra Love believes more legal services should be considered a public service and she’s taken the show on the road this summer to help immigrants in rural New Mexico.]]>
<![CDATA[Back to School Reading List for Adults - ]]>
By: SFR
The unmistakable nip of fall is settling into Santa Fe mornings, the chamisa are starting to hint at turning their autumn gold and the big yellow school buses are rolling down city streets.
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<![CDATA[CannaBusted - Santa Fe passed decrim two years ago, but people are still going to jail for small amounts of marijuana]]>
By: Steven Hsieh
“It is the duty of the police department to make possession of one ounce or less of marijuana the lowest law enforcement priority,” reads the ordinance widely considered Santa Fe’s pot decriminalization order. Under the rule, people caught carr]]>
<![CDATA[¡Fuera Trump! - ]]>
By: Bert Johnson
At Mexico City’s historic central square, or zócalo, Jose Adan Garcia Canales was busy balancing a small pipe organ on a wooden peg. He turned its crank, and the instrument let out a shrill tune reminiscent of circus music.
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<![CDATA[High Bar - New Mexico’s judiciary gets good marks for integrity and independence, but reformers say more is needed to get money and politics out of the state’s highest courts]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
New Mexico flunked yet another national report card in 2015, this one on the risk of government corruption. But one shiny, bright little good thing stood out in the rating by the Center for Public Integrity: our judicial branch.
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<![CDATA[Best of Santa Fe 2016: Reader’s Choice - You vote. We listen.]]>
By: SFR
It's time to see how the votes panned out and who has won the hearts and acclaim of SFR readers! ]]>
<![CDATA[SFR's Best in Show - 2016 Best of Santa Fe]]>
By: SFR
Our team of writers fill in the gaps. You’ll probably never see any of these categories on our “real” ballot.]]>
<![CDATA[Groundswell - Environmentalists seek out new rocks to sling at oil and gas giants while pushing for more public land protection and local control]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Environmentalists seek out new rocks to sling at oil and gas industry giants.]]>
<![CDATA[Excelsior! - Comics in New Mexico are a bigger deal than you might think]]>
By: Alex De Vore
The same imaginative quality applies to the written word, regardless of genre, so why do we view comic books in a different light than we would visual-free literature? ]]>
<![CDATA[Network Disruption - You’re a mental health patient who has spent years with the same provider. What happens when they shutter?]]>
By: Steven Hsieh
Three summers ago, a Santa Fe mother read in a newspaper that New Mexico would immediately stop vital federal payments to 15 mental health providers, including an organization that cared for Athan, her autistic son.
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<![CDATA[The Outdoor Issue - ]]>
By: SFR
We’re no strangers to the great outdoors in New Mexico. As home to the nation’s first wilderness area, we’ve long been aware that the blank places on the map can be some of our most valuable.
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<![CDATA[Scenesetter - New book from local author recalls the glory days of gay arts and culture in Santa Fe]]>
By: Alex De Vore
This was in 1970, and by 1973, Cooper was living in Santa Fe full time. It was, he says, an exciting time, not just for the LGBTQ+ crowd (before those letters were event a thing), but also for artists who worked in all conceivable mediums.]]>
<![CDATA[Take Shape - Peer support alliance can be a safe place for queer teens]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Discovering who you are, thinking about who you want to be and determining how you want others to see you starts to take shape in your adolescent years.]]>
<![CDATA[Let’s Get Visible - Nightclub violence continues narrative fueled by toxic masculinity]]>
By: Zak Young
As soon as I heard about the shooting in Orlando, I braced myself for what would happen online.
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<![CDATA[Pride On and Off the Plaza - Q&A with Santa Fe HRA’s Richard Brethour-Bell]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Get ready for the rainbows, the glitter and the gyrating. Santa Fe Pride’s 2016 celebrations this weekend are taking a few cues from bigger celebrations, with a five-part lineup on the Bandstand.]]>
<![CDATA[Cornered - Mexican wolf management to appease livestock producers may run out the clock on recovery]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
A golden eagle crouched against a band of rocks that abuts a cattle pen in the Gila National Forest catches the eye first, causing a pause to look for what’s brought the bird to the ground.]]>
<![CDATA[Music Issue - ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Music. It’s the one thing everyone everywhere has in common, the one true universal language … music is everything. This is why we make this annual music issue.
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