July 5, 2015

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Leaving Wildfires Alone

Laissez-faire approach to small fire in Santa Fe National Forest clears out dry fuels, reduces intensity of future fires there

The blue haze seen on Santa Fe’s horizon over the weekend was the result of a 3,500 acre fire burning west of Socorro just outside the community of Magdalena in the Cibola National Forest.

Monday, June 22, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Say Hello to Pacino in Santa Fe

The acclaimed actor will present a special Salome-inspired program at CCA

“We’re excited to explore Salome with the opera, because what they do up there is incredible,” the Cinematheque’s Jason Silverman tells SFR. “The fact that Pacino has made himself into one of the grea...

Monday, June 22, 2015 Enrique Limón

Morning Word: Former White House Chef's Body Recovered

Searchers faced summer storm and challenging trails

 The search is over for Walter Scheib. The former White House chef’s body was located in a ditch 1.7 miles from the trail head where his car was found Tuesday evening.

Monday, June 22, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Our View: SF New Mexican’s Caitlyn Jenner cartoon a misstep

Joining a sad trend, the former athlete/reality TV star was lampooned in ‘No Reservations’ comic strip

Caté's strip in yesterday’s paper, published next to "Peanuts," was neither interesting, funny nor thought-provoking. The cartoonist strayed from shining a light on the perils of cultural appropriation and h...

Friday, June 19, 2015 Enrique Limón

This Weekend

Summer solstice lovin'

Celebrate the official start of summer by getting your summer lovin', hitting up Domefest and throwing some bones.

Friday, June 19, 2015 SFR

Diamonds Are Forever

Construction of $20 million interchange begins next week at Cerrillos Road and I-25

Buckle up and prepare for various lane closures along I-25 next week in both directions at Cerrillos Road.

Friday, June 19, 2015 Thomas Ragan

Morning Word: New Laws Start Today

Driver's licenses issued to immigrants are still legal, but fewer are being issued

Lawmakers spent two months in Santa Fe this winter, and one day in the Roundhouse this spring; now, the 79 laws they passed are scheduled to go into effect today.

Friday, June 19, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Earth Plus Mars

Los Alamos National Lab partners with Spain and France

New Mexico’s role in the next mission to Mars will also be part of a tri-national Earthly collaboration. The new generation of the Red Planet rover is planned to touch down in 2020 and is set to aga

Thursday, June 18, 2015 Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Gov Signs Big-Buck Spending Bill

Critical infrastructure projects expected to create jobs

The final version of the bill, approved by lawmakers during a one-day special session, contains money for senior centers, state buildings, libraries and sports facilities. But not everything made the cut.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: PNM Opens a New Solar Panel Farm

The utility says it will have 15 plants online by the end of the year

The Public Service Company of New Mexico has added another 8 megawatts of renewable solar panel to its grid. The 96,000-panel farm in Cibola County will generate enough electricity to power a little more than 3...

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Peter St. Cyr