March 31, 2015

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Morning Word: Special Session Up in the Air

Governor leaves the door open

Morning Word So far, Martinez says she has no plans to call lawmakers back to Santa Fe.
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March 31, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Southwest Chief Chugs Along

Train won't bypass New Mexico and now officials are looking for way to cooperate

Local News With Amtrak officials saying the train's storied Southwest Chief route won't change course, the New Mexico Department of Transportation is working with local stakeholders to find funding for the old tracks ... More

March 30, 2015 by Justin Horwath

DEA Downtown

Woman connected to Santa Fe Oxycodone ring gets time in prison

Local News A woman connected with the DEA raid of a Santa Fe boutique store will serve 18 months in federal prison after recently pleading guilty to distributing Oxycodone. ... More

March 30, 2015 by Joey Peters
 

Legislature’s Winners & Losers

Local News This year’s lawmaking session in New Mexico made history, putting Republicans in control of two of the three major branches of state government for the first time ever.
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iLearn

Santa Fe Public Schools increase technology in the classroom

Features I’m standing in Nano Anaya’s fifth-grade class as he asks his kids to go get their iPads. Several flock to the teacher’s desk and pick out their assigned tablets from a white bin, located near another white bin that holds traditional hardback t ... More

March 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

CASA away from home

Kids in court for foster care depend on volunteerism

Local News For local children who have been taken away from their families and placed in foster care for their own well-being, a CASA can be a lot more than a home. It’s also a person who stands up for their best interests in court. ... More

March 25, 2015 by Zoe Baillargeon

Meowsic

Meow Wolf revitalizes its focus on music

Music Features Other than their successful Kickstarter campaign and a gala fundraising event at the Scottish Rite Temple, local arts collective Meow Wolf has been relatively quiet of late (the key word here being “relatively”). ... More

March 25, 2015 by Alex De Vore

They’re the Best Around?

Exploring some Santa Fe restaurants that bestow the title upon themselves

Food Writing There are some restaurants in Santa Fe that call themselves the “best” at one thing or another without attaching the accolade to any decision based on an actual voting public. ... More

March 25, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Small Bites

Eat at Sage Bakehouse

Small Bites Sage Bakehouse Rustic chic traces lines throughout this bakeshop that teeters between South Capitol and downtown. ... More

March 25, 2015 by SFR

Fiesta Queen

Author brings NM-centric tome home

Picks There are many words of praise revolving around Kirstin Valdez Quade’s Night at the Fiestas: Stories. A collection of state-centered tales heavily influenced by her upbringing and local lore, Fiestas, a 2014 National Book Foundation “5 under 35" honoree.
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March 25, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Dateline Havana

The Importance of Being Ernest

Blue Corn I was so excited when I got the call. Who wouldn’t be? My editor at SFR wanted me to open the newspaper’s first foreign bureau. ... More

March 25, 2015 by Robert Basler

3 Questions

with Alice Anne Thompson

3 Questions On Wednesday, at the St. Francis Auditorium, author and historian Alice Anne Thompson presents excerpts from her upcoming book, The Women of the Santa Fe Trail, and speaks about the women who braved the treacherous 900-mile path. ... More

March 25, 2015 by Red Cell

What Grows in the Garden

Here's the Thing I have observed that the legacies I’ve inherited from women in history and in my personal life are like important books: They present themselves to me when I least expect them and when I most need them. ... More

March 25, 2015 by Andrea L Mays

Good News on a Friday? New Mexico Adds Nearly 16,000 Jobs in Year

Unemployment down, too

Local News New Mexico added 16,000 from February 2014 while the unemployment rate dropped over the year, the New Mexico Department of Workforce solutions announced Friday. With the state adding 15,900 jobs, ... More

March 27, 2015 by Justin Horwath

New Mexico's Dwindling Middle Class

The Land of Enchantment's middle class is smaller and shrinking faster than most other states

Local News An analysis put together by Stateline, a news organization of the Pew Charitable Trust, is particularly sobering for the Land of Enchantment.
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March 27, 2015 by Joey Peters

Nothing Can Stop the Horror

The monster in 'It Follows' will never stop

Ok It Follows takes the standard horror tropes—horny teenagers and stalking killers—and ups the ante.
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March 24, 2015 by David Riedel

Gay Panic! (At the Prison Yard)

Good chemistry can’t elevate 'Get Hard's lethargy

Meh Apparently in 2015, no one got the memo that it’s not funny when someone thinks sucking a dick is the worst thing that can happen to him. ... More

March 24, 2015 by David Riedel

Street View

03.25.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win free movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque. ... More

March 24, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

03.25.15

7 Days Been under a rock for the last week? Here's what you missed. SFR's 7 Days is your one-stop shop for all the news that happens in and around Northern New Mexico. ... More

March 24, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

03.25.15

Letters to the Editor Mail letters to PO Box 2306, Santa Fe, NM 87504, deliver to 132 E Marcy St., or email them to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter. Letters will be edited for space and clarity. ... More

March 25, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

03.25.15

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com
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March 25, 2015 by SFR
 
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