Feb. 26, 2017

Go Ahead, Make a Wish

40th Anniversary Hard to believe, but it’s been 41 years, and this scrappy newsweekly is still standing.

June 24, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Santa Fe’s Top 10 Stories

40th Anniversary Change—sometimes dramatic, sometimes routine, from the nation’s highest office to the New Mexico roundhouse—characterized most of the top 10 local stories of 1974.

Dec. 30, 2014 by SFR

Where Death Has Lost Its Sting

40th Anniversary On the carpeted floor of a building that once was a church, 20 people are sitting in a circle holding hands. The only light in the room comes from three candles flickering in the center of the ring.

Dec. 23, 2014 by Richard McCord

Workfare Without Work

40th Anniversary The new national welfare reform law, passed in August, has a title right out of Horatio Alger: “The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act.”

Dec. 16, 2014 by Kay Bird

Sorrow & Hope

A conversation about the past, present and future of AIDS with a scientist hunting for a vaccine

40th Anniversary Photographs of microscopic organisms line the walls of the Institute of Human Virology entryway. Resembling modern abstract paintings, these framed images of colorful cells are at the root of the deadliest pandemic of our time—HIV

Dec. 09, 2014 by Laura Laing

Farolito Power: Wicks or Watts?

40th Anniversary The traditional decorations that line walkways and building tops throughout New Mexico at Christmas time may all look the same to the untrained eye.

Dec. 02, 2014 by Kathleen Townsend

Who Is Advertising for Babies?

Out-of-state classifieds are being placed in New Mexico newspapers

40th Anniversary New Mexico babies are being openly advertised for and adopted by childless couples in New York and other states—and it’s all perfectly legal.

Nov. 25, 2014 by Kate McGraw

The Unknown Toll: We’ll Never Know

When 33 deaths were announced, it was just a guess

40th Anniversary Of all the questions to rise from the blackened debris and blood-smeared chambers of the February 1980 New Mexico prison riot, none would be more haunting than the uncertainty about how many men actually died during the horror.

Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

Riding the Jackalope

40th Anniversary In 1984, a national business journal numbered Jackalope Pottery 329 on a list of the 500 fastest growing American businesses.

Nov. 11, 2014 by Coleman Cornelius

An Army of Ones and Zeros

A week in the online Army

40th Anniversary By Zane Fischer On my first day of basic training at Fort Benning, Georgia, I’m given an M16 and told to attempt to qualify as an infantry marksman. I’m nervous because I’ve never actually fired the weapon before and the voice of the drill ser

Nov. 03, 2014 by Zane Fischer

Wrestling toward the Truth

Former publisher reflects on leadership, letters and lowriders

40th Anniversary Issue When I first arrived in Santa Fe in 1978 to work for Richard McCord as a news writer I quickly felt at home.

June 25, 2014 by Hope Aldrich

SF in '74

A Time Capsule Different

40th Anniversary Issue A number of new ideas were introduced to Santa Fe in the 1970s. Some, like the Reporter, have endured. Others, like shag carpeting, polyester pantsuits for women and obligatory sideburns for men, have disappeared.

June 24, 2014 by Mark H. Cross

Why The Reporter?

40th Anniversary Issue When a new newspaper, such as The Santa Fe Reporter, makes an appearance in a city already served by various media, the obvious question to be asked is: Why?

June 24, 2014 by Richard McCord

We’ve Got Issues...

A look back at anniversary editions past

40th Anniversary Issue A look back at anniversary editions past.

June 24, 2014 by Enrique Limón

We Are the Reporter

A paper’s journey through the decades

40th Anniversary Issue Richard McCord's article recounts the voyage of the Starship Santa Fe Reporter, but what, or more importantly, who came next?

June 24, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Also Turning 40

Fossils, weird mascots and overpopulation, oh my!

40th Anniversary Issue Also Turning 40: Fossils, weird mascots and overpopulation, oh my!

June 24, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Almost Murdered

How SFR persevered against the biggest newspaper chain in America

40th Anniversary Issue Richard McCord couldn’t believe what had just happened. Here he was in February 1981 at the Portland District Courthouse in a last-ditch effort to get a copy of a large lawsuit filed against mega newspaper corporation the Gannett Company.

June 24, 2014 by

Back to the Future

Once upon a time, SFR went online

40th Anniversary Issue The year was 2002. I had been the editor of the Reporter for two years, during which time the culture and economy had been rocked by 9/11, and was starting to undergo enormous changes as the Internet’s influence spread like a virus.

June 24, 2014 by Julia Goldberg

The Future of Media

Industry vet looks ahead

40th Anniversary Issue One of the more melancholy sights in Santa Fe today is the empty Borders bookstore on Montezuma Avenue, with a For Lease sign posted in the window.

June 24, 2014 by Richard B. Stolley

Mr. Reporter

Blame Canada, SFR’s April Fools’ tie-in, the Rockefeller connection and other Reporter-isms

40th Anniversary Issue Richard McCord mined just about every single advertiser in town, ringing them up personally. “I didn’t say I’m trying to start a newspaper; I said I’m going to start a newspaper.”

June 24, 2014 by Enrique Limón

7 Days

02.22.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

02.15.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

02.08.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

02.01.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

01.25.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Jan. 24, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

01.18.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

01.11.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Jan. 11, 2017 by SFR

7 Days

01.04.17

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Jan. 04, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.21.16

7 Days 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.

Dec. 21, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

12.21.16

7 Days News plus jokes equals the original listicle.

Dec. 21, 2016 by SFR

Just Keep Pedaling

24 hours fast in the saddle makes her anything but a dull girl

Bike Issue 2014 Midnight is the witching hour for most, but not me. On this night, it happened closer to 11:15 pm, as I clocked mile 97. I ride into camp exhausted, dirty, grumpy, aching. I literally can’t feel my lower back, and I’m hoping the stabbing pain in

Sept. 17, 2014 by Stefanie Kyser

Fighting for the Right to Ride

Bike advocates blaze the trail

Bike Issue 2014 Store manager of Santa Fe’s REI and founding member of the Santa Fe Fat Tire Society Bob Ward recounts the tale of one summer day back in 2010 when a confrontation between a mountain biker and hiker came to blows on the high ridgetop trails of Atalaya Mountain.

Sept. 17, 2014 by JP Stupfel

Beyond Recreation

Commuter bikers know the revolution won’t be motorized

Bike Issue 2014 They’ve endured sandpaper scrapes, hairline fractures, dislocated shoulders, bruises and even death. They’ve been honked at, yelled at, threatened by menacing dogs, tailgated by truckers gushing machismo and hit by rocks.

Sept. 17, 2014 by Justin Horwath

The Lure

Officials target economic gains of outdoor recreation

Bike Issue 2014 Attracting people to Santa Fe who have a passion for the outdoors could be an economic boost for the region, says David Griscom, Santa Fe County economic development manager.

Sept. 17, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Get Connected

Bike Issue 2014 You can always tell a great bike shop by the techs who are outside making loops in the parking lot to check their work—popping wheelies, bouncing suspensions and pinching brakes.

Sept. 17, 2014 by SFR

Do District 1

Candidate forum to feature sole City Council race

City Elections Candidates in Santa Fe’s only contested City Council race are scheduled to appear tonight at a community forum organized by the Neighborhood Network.

Jan. 05, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

State Republican Party Still Backing Closed Primaries

City Elections  State Democrats may be opening up to changing allowing independents to vote in partisan primaries, but Republicans are holding their ground in supporting the existing system.

June 12, 2014 by

FEC Complaint Filed Against Allen Weh

The complaint, filed by his opponent's wife, accuses Weh of several campaign violations

City Elections  Erin Clements, whose husband David Clements is running for the GOP nomination for US Senate, has filed a complaint alleging Allen Weh violated four Federal Election Commission rules

May 21, 2014 by

Power Couple

A look at two of the mayor-elect’s biggest supporters

City Elections The married, retired lawyers work as a team that has been a mainstay in local progressive political circles. But some view the pair with suspicion. As the mayor’s race kicked off last fall, a memo hung on the community bulletin board halfway between the offices of the city clerk and the city attorney.

March 07, 2014 by

Charter Changes Take Flight

City Elections The Santa Fe City Charter will include new language following Tuesday’s voter approval of nine amendments to the document that functions as the city’s constitution. 

March 04, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

No Great Race 
to the Polls

City Elections Victor Gallegos, 56, says he’s never voted in his life.  As of 4 pm on Election Day in Santa Fe, that fact had not changed. Instead of voting, the Southside w

March 04, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Final Election Results: All the Nerdy Details

City Elections Santa Fe City Clerk Yolanda Vigil published the final results of Tuesday's Municipal Election around 10:15pm. Results remain "unofficial" until they're approved by City Council.

March 04, 2014 by SFR

Santa Fe’s New City Council

City Elections DISTRICT 1: Signe Lindell says that as a new freshman councilor representing Santa Fe’s northwestern District 1, she’s going to get right down to work.

March 04, 2014 by Justin Horwath

2014 SFR Endorsements

City Elections In the grand scheme of things, about 60,200 people are registered to vote in the upcoming city election as of the last count, yet if trends from past elections play out, fewer than 20,000 will cast ballots. That means city races will be decided by the elite few who bother to exercise their democratic freedom.

Feb. 26, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.22.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.15.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.08.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.01.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.25.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Jan. 25, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.18.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.11.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Jan. 11, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.04.17

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Jan. 04, 2017 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.21.16

Eavesdropper Send your Overheard in Santa Fe tidbits to: eavesdropper@sfreporter.com

Dec. 21, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

The Best Eavesdroppers Of the year

Eavesdropper Those bits of other people’s conversations that catch your ear at just the right moment are one of our favorite ways to recount the passing of time. Thanks to everyone who’s submitted an Eavesdropper to our collection in 2016.

Dec. 21, 2016 by SFR

Beyond the Ban

Santa Feans from targeted Muslim countries feel new pressure on old wounds in the wake of Trump policy

Features Santa Fe is home to a small Muslim community of about 450 people in the greater county area, according to estimates in a private survey called the 2010 US Religious Census.

Feb. 22, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

Border Patrol

Indigenous arts collective Postcommodity breaches theUS-Mexico border fence

Features Step into the room, and you’re caught in a centrifuge of whirring fence posts. Dark barriers slide across every wall, changing speed from one surface to the next like an ersatz carnival ride that’s about to burst at its bolts.

Feb. 15, 2017 by Jordan Eddy

Love & Sex 2017

A Jurassic F*ck

Features It’s back! The re-bone-en-ing is nigh! After a brief respite last year for, uh, logistical reasons, we knew it was time to get love and sex back into the minds and hearts of our readers.

Feb. 08, 2017 by Alex De Vore

Our Schools are Drowning in Data

Why is NM wasting money, time and sanity compiling data sets that are redundant and ineffective?

Features It took Lisa Durkin about a month, she figures, of staying after school two or three nights a week. Usually she’d be in her classroom until 7 pm gathering lesson plans or logs of contact she’d had with parents.

Feb. 01, 2017 by Matt Grubs

25 Things We Love About Santa Fe

Features The aerial photos that made up this week’s cover image are from a drone soaring over above downtown during one of our summer markets. We love this view and we love this city.

Jan. 25, 2017 by SFR

Chop Suey on San Francisco Street

How George Park beat anti-Chinese laws and started a prominent Santa Fe family

Features The woman watched as soldiers confiscated her family’s land and beat her husband to death—another horror in the bloody land reforms of Chairman Mao Zedong’s Communist Party.

Jan. 18, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

Lost, Found, Forgotten

Hundreds of people die anonymously each year, but a public database offers a chance to name some of the dead

Features Lifelong rancher Warren Read and his wife, Diane Amatore, were driving their ranch east of Las Vegas to check on their cattle when they spotted about 20 crows circling in the December sky above the property’s western fence line.

Jan. 11, 2017 by Elizabeth Miller

Action!

The film industry brings big money to New Mexico, but does the incentive cap mortgage its potential future success?

Features After enjoying a surge of activity in the state, mid-2011 came as a dark time for the film industry in New Mexico. The arrival of Susana Martinez in the governor’s office and the subsequent session of the state Legislature presented threats to the future of film here.

Jan. 04, 2017 by Alex De Vore

New Year New Job

For these Santa Feans, 2017 is all about a fresh start

Features Deck the halls, ring the bells and drop the antacid, the holidays have arrived. And by the time we return to the newsroom to crank up the old typewriters again, we’ll be in a whole new year.

Dec. 21, 2016 by SFR

Next in Line

New Mexico sees one high-profile child abuse death after the next, but outcomes for children aren’t getting any better

Features On a winter afternoon nearly five years ago, a 3-year-old child showed up at the emergency room at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center. He arrived unconscious and vomiting, covered in bruises.

Dec. 14, 2016 by Steven Hsieh

OPINION

ipadcms A particular change, by the new Director John F Jones, seems to discriminate on the basis of age and sex. The long-standing fitness requirements were graded by age and gender. The new requirements, put in place by Jones, eliminated that grading, which, especially in the case of “push ups” makes it almost impossible for women.

Jan. 23, 2014 by None

Letters to the Editor

02.22.17

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.

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.15.17

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.

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.08.17

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.

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.01.17

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.

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.25.17

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.

Jan. 25, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.18.17

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.

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.11.17

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.

Jan. 11, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.04.17

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.

Jan. 04, 2017 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.14.16

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.

Dec. 14, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.07.16

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.

Dec. 07, 2016 by SFR

Sanctuary Strengthened

City Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Protecting Undocumented Immigrants

Local News Words matter. The word "sanctuary" isn't found in Santa Fe's policy, but a resolution adopted on Wednesday affirms and strengthens the city's approach to the treatment of immigran

Feb. 22, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

Mud Tracks

Santa Fe’s trail tenders are finally getting a grip on a muddy mess

Local News It was the Friday before Christmas two years ago. Highs in the mid-40s, lows in the mid-20s. Just a touch of wind. Not a bad day for a mountain bike ride, if you were dressed right.

Feb. 22, 2017 by Matt Grubs

To Protect and Troll

Police union chief under investigation for incendiary posts

Local News The Santa Fe Police Department’s internal affairs unit on Monday opened an investigation of the local police union president for incendiary posts shared on his Facebook page.

Feb. 20, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

NM doesn’t fine or sanction oil and gas companies that pollute water

Proposal would allow for state enforcement

Local News In recent years, spills of crude oil, natural gas and drilling wastewater have increased even more rapidly than production has grown. Yet the state of New Mexico doesn’t fine or sanction oil and gas

Closed in Solidarity

Here are the Businesses Closed For a #DayWithoutImmigrants

Local News As part of a national strike against President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant policies, several Santa Fe businesses have closed shop as part of "A Day Without Immigrants." We'll keep a running tally.

Feb. 16, 2017 by SFR

Man With a Plan

Long rumored to have his eye on higher office, Sen. Joseph Cervantes is sketching designs to reach the governor’s mansion

Local News Joseph Cervantes went to school to become an architect. “You see a building, as an architect, before it’s built,” he says of his draw to the discipline.

Feb. 15, 2017 by Matt Grubs

It's Strong

Mayor Javier Gonzales delivers his third State of the City speech

Local News Mayor Javier Gonzales used his third annual State of the City speech to highlight successes over his tenure, as well as defend controversial proposals, including a tax on sugary beverages.

Feb. 15, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

Uneasy Sanctuary

Advocates say local policies are strong, but they don’t always keep cops from calling immigration

Local News The Santa Fe Police Department generally prefers to make its own law enforcement decisions. On paper, that means leaving federal immigration authorities in the dark on cases involving people who ma

Feb. 14, 2017 by Jeff Proctor

Ta-Da

After US Senator’s request, New Mexico releases previously-withheld data on Gila River project

Local News Last month, NM Political Report and the Santa Fe Reporter wrote about how a one-sentence provision in state law emboldened an agency to keep one citizen from obtaining public informatio

Stepping Toward Sanctuary

Nearly 200 Santa Feans packed the council chambers to support sanctuary

Local News Following an emotional and lengthy public comment session, the city Finance Committee on Monday advanced a resolution that would reaffirm and strengthen policies protecting undocumented immigrants.

Feb. 13, 2017 by Steven Hsieh

MetroGlyphs

02.22.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 22, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

02.15.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 15, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

02.08.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 08, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

02.01.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Feb. 01, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.25.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Jan. 24, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.18.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Jan. 18, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.11.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com 

Jan. 11, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.04.17

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Jan. 04, 2017 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

12.21.16

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Dec. 21, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

12.14.16

MetroGlyphs Russ Thornton is a Santa Fe local who has replaced his first passion, cooking, with a new love interest, the weekly SFR comic he's created called MetroGlyphs. Reach him at santafechef@hotmail.com

Dec. 14, 2016 by SFR

Morning Word: A Dickensian Future For NM Schools

Morning Word Apparently this is what cuts to public school reserve funds look like: crowd-funding to buy copy paper.

Feb. 24, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: How Are We Gonna Pay For This?

Morning Word The state House of Representatives passed a pair of bills that would set next year's state budget at $6.1 billion and raise $265 million to help pay for it.

Feb. 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Some Local Cops Not Keen on Enforcing Federal Laws

Morning Word A new memo from the federal Department of Homeland Security that would enlist local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration laws landed with a thud.

Feb. 22, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: To Protect and Troll

Morning Word Santa Fe Police Sergeant Troy Baker has a lot to say about some of the people he's sworn to serve and protect ... and it isn't nice.

Feb. 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: A Day Without an Immigrant

Morning Word A Day Without an ImmigrantSanta Fe showed up strong to the more-or-less impromptu protest. Dozens of locally owned businesses around town closed their doors in solidarity with immigrant employees. Oth

Feb. 17, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Immigration Raids Reach New Mexico

Morning Word ICE Raid in Las CrucesImmigration officials say Wednesday morning's roundup of what the agency calls deportable immigrants was routine. Some of those on the ground say the agency went door-to-door in

Feb. 16, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Republicans Say Egolf Didn't Disclose Conflict

Morning Word The state Republican Party says Speaker of the House Brian Egolf, D-Santa Fe, failed to disclose a clear conflict of interest with marijuana-related legislation.

Feb. 15, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: US Senator Finally Pries Water Data From State

Morning Word The Interstate Stream Commission has finally released public information about how much water is actually diverted from the Gila River.

Feb. 14, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Immigration Nation

Morning Word Gov. Susana Martinez says incendiary immigration rhetoric isn't solving the problem—or even helping.

Feb. 13, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Morning Word: Republican Pearce Pans Border Wall

Morning Word The problem with building the wall? People can go "over it, under it, around it, through it."

Feb. 10, 2017 by Matt Grubs

Letters to the Editor

05.21.14

Opinion Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter.

May 20, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

05.07.14

Opinion Email letters to editor@sfreporter.com. Letters (no more than 200 words) should refer to specific articles in the Reporter.

May 07, 2014 by SFR

The Dirt: Stop Kvetching and Do

Top 5 ways you can help your environment

Opinion For two years, I’ve been lucky enough to write this column about environmental issues for SFR each month. Now, the time has come to embrace other projects and make way for new voices. Thanks, reader

Oct. 16, 2013 by Laura Paskus

Choosing Love

The intersection of science and wonder can save species

Opinion This summer, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature announced that the western black rhinoceros was officially extinct. The subspecies of African rhino had last been spotted in 2006.

Sept. 17, 2013 by Laura Paskus

Preferring Not To

Melville and the teacher’s dilemma

Opinion Bartleby is a gray-eyed law clerk who shows up in Herman Melville’s short fiction in the 1850s. When he’s first hired, Bartleby does his copying work with great efficiency. But then one day, on being asked to review a document, he refuses.

Sept. 10, 2013 by Seth Biderman

Power and the Press

Public servants shouldn’t get to hand out interviews like prizes

Opinion Behind the curtain of almost every news story is a secret dance. In the process of understanding an issue, reporters must find people willing to talk; it’s those people whose voices and perspectives bring the hard facts of a story to life.

Aug. 20, 2013 by Laura Paskus

The Dance

The child and the curriculum

Opinion It was around this time of year in 2008 that a young man named Julian Martinez enrolled at Monte del Sol Charter School, where I was then dean of students...

Aug. 13, 2013 by Seth Biderman

Mr. Sunshine

This is why we drink on airplanes

Opinion When I’m not traveling with children, I’m pretty easygoing. I don’t get stressed about delayed flights due to inclement weather in Denver...

Aug. 06, 2013 by Rob Wilder

Buckets of Rain

Last week’s historic storm could jumpstart planning

Opinion When the wind and rain started Friday night, my daughter and I were out eating pizza. We watched through floor-to-ceiling windows as wind bent the trees...

July 30, 2013 by Laura Paskus

In the Flow

Rethinking NM’s teacher evaluation plan

Opinion Citing our children’s continued inability to choose the right bubbles on multiple choice tests, Gov. Susana Martinez...

July 16, 2013 by Seth Biderman

Amy Goodman: Oct. 7

Watch What You Tweet

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast

Oct. 07, 2009 by None

Amy Goodman: Sept. 30

Books in the Digital Age

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast.

Sept. 30, 2009 by None

Amy Goodman: Sept. 23

President Zelaya and the Audacity of Action

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast.

Sept. 23, 2009 by None

AMy Goodman: Sept. 16

Let Us Not Become The Evil We Deplore

Podcasts Goodman's weekly Breaking the Sound Barrier podcast.

Sept. 16, 2009 by None

Francisco Goldman

The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?

Podcasts Journalist and author Francisco Goldman spent seven years in his home country of Guatemala investigating the murder of Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera.

Dec. 03, 2008 by None

Sarah Chayes

Rebuilding Afghani Civil Society

Podcasts Former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes left journalism in 2002 to help rebuild Afghanistan. Frustrated by the corruption and arrogance she encountered with US-backed aid organizations, she formed the privately owned and funded Arghand Cooperative—a soap and body oil company.

Nov. 11, 2008 by None

David Iglesias Podcast

In Justice: Stepping across the Party Line

Podcasts When New Mexico’s Bush-appointed U.S. Attorney David Iglesias refused to indict high-level Democrats before the 2006 elections, he was fired—along with six other federal prosecutors. His courage in speaking out against the Bush administration led to public outrage and a nationwide dialogue on the overreach of executive powers.

Sept. 29, 2008 by None

Mayoral Address: Visions of Equality for Santa Fe

Podcasts Mayor David Coss shares his vision for a more just and egalitarian Santa Fe; topping his agenda are issues relating to water, the environment, the economy and housing.

April 30, 2008 by None

Homies Unidos: Negotiating Peace on the Street

Podcasts Internationally renowned peace negotiator Alex Sanchez and local community organizers have a frank discussion on Santa Fe's — and America's — growing gang problem.

March 30, 2008 by None

Hard News, Soft Dreams: A Journalistic Walk Across Borders

Podcasts Alfredo Corchado, the Mexican Bureau Chief of the Dallas Morning News and  border photographer Erich Schlege discuss Mexico's border culture and peoples: their stories, their struggles a

Feb. 29, 2008 by None

Street View

01.20.16

Street View Send your shots of funny, absurd and other sights to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Jan. 20, 2016 by SFR

Street View

01.13.16

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

Jan. 13, 2016 by SFR

Street View

01.06.16

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

Jan. 06, 2016 by SFR

Street View

12.23.15

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

Dec. 23, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.16.15

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

Dec. 16, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.09.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview to win movie passes to the CCA.

Dec. 09, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.02.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview to win passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Dec. 02, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.25.15

Street View Submit your shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to free movie passes.

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.18.15

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

Nov. 18, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.11.15

Street View Send your shots to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview to win passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Nov. 11, 2015 by SFR

VIDEO: Our Best of Santa Fe Block Party

Video If you were there, you know it was a good time!If you missed the 2014 Best of Santa Fe Block Party in the Railyard, you can get a sense of it here. See you next year:

July 20, 2014 by SFR

SFR and KBAC

Julia Goldberg and Honey Harris

Video SFR VIDEO: Each week, Reporter Editor Julia Goldberg and KBAC morning personality Honey Harris discuss the current issue of The Reporter.

Sept. 25, 2008 by None

Best of Santa Fe: Acceptance Speeches

Santa Fe's Favorites Respond to Winning

Video Many of Santa Fe's Red Carpet winners and runners-up are captured collecting trophies at the 2008 Best of Santa Fe party.

Aug. 09, 2008 by None

BEST of Santa Fe Movie 2008

Video You were there. You reveled. Now you can watch.

July 25, 2008 by Alysha Shaw

Best of Santa Fe: The Movie

The Best of Santa Fe 2007 Celebration

Video

July 16, 2008 by None

OPERA OPENING 2008

Video meets the opera star

Video Two intrepid SFR interns brave opening night at the legendary Santa Fe Opera...

July 16, 2008 by Alysha Shaw

SFR and KBAC

Video SFR VIDEO: Each week, Reporter Editor Julia Goldberg and KBAC morning personality Honey Harris discuss the current issue of The Reporter

May 08, 2008 by None
 

Morning Word: To Protect and Troll

Morning Word Santa Fe Police Sergeant Troy Baker has a lot to say about some of the people he's sworn to serve and protect ... and it isn't nice. ... More

Feb. 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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