Aug. 31, 2015

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 Joey Peters

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

08.26.15

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.

Aug. 26, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

08.19.15

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.

Aug. 19, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

08.12.15

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.

Aug. 12, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

08.05.15

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.

Aug. 05, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

07.29.15

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.

July 29, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

07.22.15

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.

July 22, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

07.15.15

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.

July 15, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

07.08.15

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.

July 08, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

07.01.15

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July 01, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

06.24.15

7 Days When Jon Stewart sat behind his desk for the episode of The Daily Show on Thursday, June 18, he just couldn’t do it. This week, we’re not feeling very funny either.

June 24, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

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

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 Joey Peters

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 Joey Peters

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 Joey Peters

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

08.26.15

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Aug. 26, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

08.19.15

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Aug. 19, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

08.12.15

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Aug. 11, 2015 by SFR

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08.05.15

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Aug. 05, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

07.29.15

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July 29, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

07.22.15

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July 22, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

07.15.15

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July 15, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

07.08.15

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July 08, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

07.01.15

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July 01, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

06.24.15

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June 24, 2015 by SFR

Dirty Water

Federal rules wouldn’t have saved the Animas River from Gold King anyway

Features When the Animas River was winding that now-famous orange line through southern Colorado and toward the state line, staff for the New Mexico Environment Department were waiting for it.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Appropriate This!

Seven Native American artists confront stereotypes head-on

Features While most fashion and pop culture trends in the digital age are quick to die out, that of appropriating elements historically associated with Native American culture seems to be holding strong.

Aug. 19, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Back to School Reading List

For Grown-Ups

Features Although the practice has faded over time, summer reading lists used to be a thing. The public libraries in the Midwestern city where I grew up promoted the idea, with the local Pizza Hut as a sponsor.

Aug. 12, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm, Elizabeth Miller

Halves, Haves and Have Nots

Nowhere is Santa Fe’s disparity more obvious than in the housing market

Features Santa Fe is a city increasingly divided into haves and have nots, and the divisions of race and class are perhaps no more apparent than in the housing stock.

Aug. 05, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Santa Fe Untapped

Best of Santa Fe 2015

Features You've been waiting all year for the issue that brings you the voting results from our annual Readers Choice awards and a host of other fun reports about the best things to see, do and be in Santa Fe.

July 29, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Teaching New Teachers

SFPS program chips away at the teacher shortage with accelerated training for hard-to-fill spots

Features Seated at one of the child-sized desks in her bilingual second grade classroom, Araceli Enriquez-Trinidad talks about how she always wanted to be a teacher.

July 22, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Start Me Up

Could an uptick in new businesses signal a brighter future for the City Different?

Features “This is the most entrepreneurial activity I’ve seen since I’ve been paying attention to it in the last 20 years,” says Molly Cernicek, Los Alamos native and founder of online athletics channel SportXast.

July 15, 2015 by Charlotte Martinez

The Call of the Curandera

Old healing art in New Mexico is dying out

Features I’m looking for a woman by the name of Sabanita Herrera, whose reputation for healing people is widely known in Northern New Mexico and in some cases, local lore has it, across the country.

July 08, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

I'm on New Mexican Radio

Madrid debuts new low-power radio station. You should listen.

Features On June 16, I sat in a coworker’s car when a woman’s voice came out of the static: “This is K96.9 Madrid, New Mexico.” I was trying to catch the inaugural broadcast of Madrid’s new community radio station.

July 01, 2015 by Benjamin Yeager

Transformation

Can community-based social programs help drug offenders stay out of jail and reboot their lives?

Features When Angela “Spence” Pacheco was elected First Judicial District Attorney in 2008, she never imagined that seven years later, she’d feel like a mouse running on a wheel—chasing ahead, but never really getting anywhere.

June 24, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

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

08.26.15

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Aug. 26, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

08.19.15

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Aug. 19, 2015 by SFR

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08.12.15

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Aug. 12, 2015 by SFR

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08.05.15

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Aug. 05, 2015 by SFR

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07.29.15

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July 29, 2015 by SFR

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07.22.15

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July 22, 2015 by SFR

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07.15.15

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July 15, 2015 by SFR

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07.08.15

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July 08, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

07.01.15

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July 01, 2015 by SFR

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06.24.15

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June 24, 2015 by SFR

Ready, Set, Go

Santa Fe city election candidates can pick up packets to be in races for March 2016 ballot

Local News   UPDATED: Looking for change at City Hall? Are you ready to be the change you want to see in the world? Prospective candidates for Santa Fe City Council can pick up information and necessary paperwork beginning today.

Aug. 31, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Recycling the Recycling Plan

Santa Fe County will draft ordinance that requires current haulers to offer recycling pickup in three districts

Local News The nearly half-dozen trash haulers who serve three districts in unincorporated areas of Santa Fe County would be required to provide recycling services under a new proposal that aims to increase the rate of diversion from the landfill while still keeping the interests of county residents in mind.

Aug. 29, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Boil Water in Las Campanas

Roughly 400 residents of luxury subdivision urged to boil water for five minutes to kill possible E. coli

Local News A high-end housing community on Santa Fe's west side is reeling as the state has advised roughly 400 residents who live in Las Campanas to boil their water, at least until tomorrow evening. 

Aug. 28, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Water for Roads

Water for Roads: San Ildefonso governor accuses Santa Fe County of 'inability to act in good faith'

Local News San Ildefonso Gov. James Mountain, whose pueblo is at the epicenter of a roads dispute that has now put an entire water delivery system in jeopardy, accused Santa Fe County Commissioners of acting irresponsibly.

Aug. 27, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

What a Wish List Says about a City

Soccer is still a big winner as city councilors adjust state funding requests to include more than recreation

Local News City councilors on Wednesday night faced the dilemma of all wish list writers: Ask for what you really want (or perhaps need) or ask for what you know you're likely to get.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Information Pothole

State gives medical cannabis producers permission to expand operations but still keeps records secret

Local News Chronic shortages of medical cannabis in New Mexico could be a thing of the past. State health regulators have approved proposals from 10 of the state’s biggest marijuana growers, who will triple the number of plants they’re allowed to cultivate.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Labor’s Local Legacy

Native New Mexican Dolores Huerta returns home to talk about Trump, Latinos and civics

Local News The legacy of Dolores Huerta, the great labor leader who marched alongside Cesar Chavez and improved the lives of tens of thousands of farmworkers through bargaining power, can be found most anywhere.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

The Rio Grande Rages

Late season runs through the Taos Box are still drawing visitors to the river

Local News Whitewater rafting on the Rio Grande will be winding down in the next few weeks as children return to school, summer vacations taper off and adrenaline junkies are reduced to a trickle.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Drink Up

How Santa Fe’s city water quality compares 


Local News The 2014 water quality test shows most of the city’s water sources coming in below the maximum contaminant level goal.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Water Delivery Withdraws

Santa Fe County withholds cash for water because of roads dispute

Local News Santa Fe County will withhold more than $30 million of its portion toward the construction of a regional water system to the Pojoaque Valley, a financial bailing that was passed in the form of a resolution by the Santa Fe County Commission on Tuesday night.

Aug. 25, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Morning Word: Border Funds Spent on Overtime

Concerns raised about how law enforcement spent federal resources

Morning Word   Four salaried management positions were paid an extra $71,100 in 2013 and $61,400 in 2012 in overtime. An hourly management employee received an extra $15,800 in 2013 and $18,500 in 2012.

Aug. 31, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Solar Levy Dropped

PNM's 15.8 percent rate hike request no longer includes fee for photovoltaic panel usage to offset grid infrastructure costs

Morning Word Rain or shine, the utility's original plan to collect fees from solar panel owners was wildly unpopular.

Aug. 28, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Insurer Pulls Out of Health Exchange

Blue Cross, Blue Shield will drop 35,000 individual policies

Morning Word After just two years, Blue Cross, Blue Shield says it’s no longer going to provide individual plans on the health insurance Exchange.

Aug. 27, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Super Last Ditch Effort

Governor orders schools to complete background checks

Morning Word Embattled school superintendent Luis Valentino is making the media rounds trying to save his job

Aug. 26, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Governor Implicated in APS Whisteblower Lawsuit

Chaos reigns at state's largest school district

Morning Word At the start of the school year, more than 1,300 parents are calling for the head of new school Superintendent Louis Valentino. Plus, a civil suit filed in Santa Fe by a deputy super claims political interference in hiring and contract bids.

Aug. 25, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Slipping Out of the Banana Peel Case

Prosecutors dismiss charges against Dave Chappelle's heckler

Morning Word Comedian's lack of cooperation prompted the district attorney's decision to drop the case against Christian Englander, who must still complete 22 hours of community service.

Aug. 24, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Modern-Day Train Robbery

Train heists are not in the past in New Mexico

Morning Word Just like out of the Wild West, thieves are making off with lots of loot from BNSF rail cars traveling through the Land of Enchantment.

Aug. 21, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: PRC Chief Quits

Vincent Martinez resigns after releasing coal contract to media

Morning Word The top dog at the PRC resigned after a closed-door meeting with commissioners on Wednesday.   

Aug. 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: ABQ Police Officers Will Face Murder Trial

District judge determines there is probable cause to charge them in death of James Boyd

Morning Word The state argued no one, including law enforcement officers are above the law, and the officers can't claim self defense when they started the fight with a homeless man they later shot in the back.

Aug. 19, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Governor Supports Teen Curfews

Albuquerque city councilors table their own measure

Morning Word Gov. Susana Martinez says she plans to introduce legislation to allow local governments to decide if they want to impose curfews on teenagers. 

Aug. 18, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

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

08.26.15

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

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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:

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