Jan. 27, 2015

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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

Farewell to Quasimodo

40th Anniversary The sounds of Santa Fe are not unlike the sounds of other cities, consisting mainly of traffic and the occasional blast of rock music coming from a tape deck of a cruising car.

Oct. 28, 2014 by Stephen W. Terrell

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

01.21.15

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.

Jan. 20, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

01.14.15

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.

Jan. 13, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

01.07.15

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.

Jan. 06, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

12.31.14

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.

Dec. 30, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

12.24.14

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.

Dec. 23, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

12.17.14

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.

Dec. 16, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

12.10.14

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.

Dec. 09, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

12.03.14

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.

Dec. 03, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

11.26.14

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.

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

7 Days

11.19.14

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.

Nov. 18, 2014 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

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

01.21.15

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

Jan. 20, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.14.15

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

Jan. 13, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.07.15

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

Jan. 06, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.31.14

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

Dec. 30, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.24.14

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

Dec. 23, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.17.14

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

Dec. 16, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.10.14

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

Dec. 09, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.03.14

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

Dec. 02, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.26.14

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

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.19.14

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

Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

Hard Core

Santa Fe cider makers bring on the juice

Features Hard apple cider was arguably the most popular boozy beverage in the United States prior to the 20th century, and its cultural roots run deep.

Jan. 20, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Legislative Preview

Features New Mexico is gearing up for its 60-day lawmaking session, which begins at noon on Jan. 20. Our report covers loopholes in the state rules about spending by lobbyists and records about their activities, and hits on what you can expect as the sausage-making begins.

Jan. 13, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Snail's Pace

New Mexico crawls toward economic recovery

Features Mitchell heads the University of New Mexico’s Bureau of Business & Economic Research, which uses hard data to make projections and estimations about the state’s economy.

Jan. 07, 2015 by Joey Peters

SFR’s Top 10 Stories of 2014

Features Next year is heading toward us like a tidal wave, so the news gang at SFR offers you this look at what happened and our best guesses about what’s coming next.

Dec. 30, 2014 by SFR

On Tap

Should the adversarial relationship between bars and liquor control be past tense? More of SID’s citations are now warnings

Features Instead of paying a $5 cover charge, the man who visited the newest downtown bar on a busy November Saturday night flashed his badge. That’s according to Doug Nava and Mark England, co-owners of The Blue Rooster, who say he then walked with a pract

Dec. 23, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Which Milk

Practices on New Mexico conventional dairies’ factory farms are hard to swallow

Features Milk cartons and dairy co-op websites feature drawings or photographs of lovely cows standing in lush green pastures and shots of farmers, smiling, standing with an arm around a cow.

Dec. 16, 2014 by Joseph Sorrentino

Naughty or Nice

Is PNM too reliant on coal?

Features As Public Service Company of New Mexico enters the final phase of its proposal to phase out more coal, environmentalists say the plan doesn't go far enough to use cleaner solar and wind power.

Dec. 09, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

SFR’s 2014 Winter Guide

Features What do the holidays in Santa Fe mean to you? SFR's 2015 Winter Guide brings you enough ideas to create some lifelong memories.

Dec. 02, 2014 by Enrique Limón

SFR’s 2014 Writing Contest

Santa Fe Nights

Features Pixels flash ever so slightly on the computer screen, making the act of reading in our age of digital communication sometimes a tiresome task. This was the first year that SFR’s long-running annual Writing Contest accepted electronic entries. We we

Nov. 25, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Email Fail

Electronic communications rule government, yet officials find them easy to hide and hard to save

Features On any given day, hundreds of thousands of emails shoot into and out of the accounts of New Mexico’s estimated 26,000 state employees.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Joey Peters

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

01.21.15

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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. 20, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.14.15

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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. 13, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.07.15

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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. 06, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.31.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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. 30, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.24.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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. 23, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.17.14

Letters to the Editor Email 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. 16, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.10.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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. 09, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.03.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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. 02, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.26.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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.

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.19.14

Letters to the Editor Email letters 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.

Nov. 17, 2014 by SFR

School Elections

Early voting underway for school board and community college

Local News Though local education positions don't pay a salary, some candidates on next week's ballot are raising and spending money to secure the seats.

Jan. 26, 2015 by Joey Peters

Voter ID To The Future

Senator wants state to study thumbprint, eye-scan technology for voter ID

Local News  A Republican state senator wants to take a different look at the contentious idea of requiring voters to present photo IDs at the polls. 

Jan. 22, 2015 by Joey Peters

Updated: PNM mailers: Keep Santa Fe Moving Forward

Company calls proposal to purchase PNM's power system 'misguided'

Local News Public Service Company of New Mexico mailers are urging locals to "help PNM keep Santa Fe moving forward" in a public relations blitz against creating a publicly owned utility in the city.

Jan. 22, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Back On The Table: Abortion

Bills curbing abortion rights are expected to go far this year

Local News At least three bills restricting access to abortion are likely to be introduced, and activists on both sides of the issue expect them to go much farther than before in recent years. 

Jan. 21, 2015 by Joey Peters

Trade Groups Want Out of PNM Agreement

Plan for replacing power from coal remains under fire from public as PRC hearings continue

Local News Two energy organizations say they will no longer support the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s controversial power replacement plan.

Jan. 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Public Hearing On City Campaign Reform Wednesday

Local News On Wednesday evening, the city's Ethics and Campaign Review Board (ECRB) will continue its discussion about reforming Santa Fe's public campaign finance system after it's first test in last year's mayoral election. The ECRB revived the topic last month in its first meeting since the March 2014 election.

Jan. 20, 2015 by Joey Peters

State of the State

Late was better than never, and Gov.'s speech focused on tomorrow

Local News The first day of the legislative session is typically marked by the type of ritual especially reflective of the Land of Mañana, and Jan. 20 was no exception. Early in the day, the governor’s o

Jan. 20, 2015 by Justin Horwath

School Choice

Two contested seats dot next month’s local schools election

Local News Much is often made of the porous state of New Mexico’s education. Next month, area voters get a chance to weigh in on it.

Jan. 20, 2015 by Joey Peters

Court Pursuit

Federal lawsuit is next chapter in email scandal

Local News A dozen high-powered attorneys are beginning to wage a pitched legal battle in federal court involving Gov. Susana Martinez and her most outspoken critics.

Jan. 20, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Revisiting the Dream

MLK gathering in New Mexico capitol building is chance to talk about nation's ongoing challenge

Local News When Amy Poehler and Tina Fey delivered their final Golden Globes opening monologue earlier this month, Fey deadpanned that the nation’s Civil Rights Movement “totally worked and now everything's fine.”

Jan. 19, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Morning Word: Battle Brewing Over Public Records Access

Udall wants to amend the Keystone XL Pipeline bill

Morning Word New Mexico State University plans to restrict access to public records shocks open government supporters.

Jan. 26, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Third Group Withdraws from PNM Agreement

Mora County Commission reacts to fracking opinion

Morning Word The Public Service Company of New Mexico's plan to replace coal power from two units with more coal from two other units isn't sitting well with consumers or renewable advocates.

Jan. 23, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Storm Offers Little Drought Relief

Rodella sentenced to more than a decade in federal prison; plans appeal

Morning Word Snow accumulation has done little to help northern watersheds or improve New Mexico’s water supply.

Jan. 22, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Mora's Fracking Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Rodella's request for new trial denied

Morning Word Judge rules that the county doesn’t have the authority to enforce zoning regulations on state lands and that an outright ban of hydrocarbon extraction is a violation of state law, because state law allows oil and gas drilling.

Jan. 21, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: New Mexico Legislature Kicks Off

House Democrats pass the gavel to Republicans

Morning Word The political landscape takes a conservative turn in New Mexico today as perfect winter weather greets lawmakers for the launch of the historic 2015 Legislature.

Jan. 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: A Valiant Leader Honored

Martin Luther King bravely pushed the nation forward

Morning Word Communities across New Mexico come together to honor Dr. King’s profound lessons of justice and equality. Plus, a roundup of #NMLEG 2015 stories.

Jan. 19, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Uptick in Job Creation

Employment increasing, but it's a slow process

Morning Word State expected to add 10,000 jobs a year through 2017.

Jan. 16, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Details Emerge In District Attorney Dispute

Pearce votes to block Immigration order

Morning Word Albuquerque’s Chief Administrative Officer Rob Perry says Brandenburg’s office has a conflict of interest and he wants special prosecutors to attend shooting scene briefings until the infighting is resolved.

Jan. 15, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Winter Storm Causes Delays and Closings

Albuquerque police shoot a man they say tried to gun them down

Morning Word Nearly 100 schools and offices will be delayed or closed completely today as snow and rain continue to fall around New Mexico. That's making road conditions tricky.

Jan. 14, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Los Alamos Grad Elected President of Croatia

Legislature starts one week from today

Morning Word Former Hilltopper has a mostly ceremonial position, but as president of the Eastern European country Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovicwas has the highest seat of power in the country.

Jan. 13, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Dropout

News Briefs A bill to drop New Mexico out of the Common Core State Standards, as well as the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, looms in the state legislature this year.

Jan. 20, 2015 by Joey Peters

Local Preference

News Briefs The Santa Fe Community Convention Center is experimenting with more affordable prices for locals. Now, anyone who lives within the city or is acting on business as part of the city can rent convention center rooms for a 20 percent discount.

Jan. 14, 2015 by Joey Peters

In The Record

News Briefs The Candyman Strings & Things owners Rand and Cindy Cook were utterly surprised to be named 2014’s Dealer of the Year.

Jan. 13, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Blowing the Whistle

News Briefs Will Amber Espinosa-Trujillo be the next state Department of Health whistleblower to be awarded a big out-of-court payday?

Dec. 23, 2014 by Joey Peters

Mail Call for Kids

News Briefs More than 500 children in Santa Fe County could start getting books in the mail each month in 2015 as part of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.

Dec. 23, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Farmer Burden

News Briefs An Abiquiú farmer is suing five members of the Santa Fe Farmers Market’s board of directors, alleging that he is being retaliated against for voicing his concerns.

Dec. 16, 2014 by Joey Peters

Quiet Crossings

News Briefs Employees of the Federal Railroad Administration paid Santa Fe a visit to conduct a final review on railroad crossings in Santa Fe.

Dec. 09, 2014 by Justin Horwath

Baby Steps to Recycling Fixes

Regional agency seeks bids on equipment and services to make recycling work better

News Briefs The agency that manages waste in the Santa Fe region will implement recommendations of a private consulting firm as the city and county consider how to increase participation in their respective recycling programs.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Joey Peters

Shelter Still Awaits Lease

Cold nights have facility full

News Briefs City councilors voted on Nov. 12 to hold public meetings on improvements to services for the homeless, but so far those sessions are unscheduled.

Nov. 18, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Database Debacle

News Briefs Across the nation, abuse of the NCIC database has often occurred by law enforcement officers using a colleague’s login and password information on the database—or by running an NCIC check through a colleague.

Oct. 28, 2014 by Justin Horwath

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

01.21.15

Street View Send shots to streetview@sfreporter.com for a chance to win free movie passes.

Jan. 20, 2015 by SFR

Street View

01.14.15

Street View See something? Send your pics to streetview@sfreporter.com and if we publish it, we’ll hook you up with free movie passes (no sticker shock here) to the CCA Cinematheque.

Jan. 13, 2015 by SFR

Street View

01.07.15

Street View See something? Send your pics to streetview@sfreporter.com and if we publish it, we’ll hook you up with free movie passes (no sticker shock here) to the CCA Cinematheque.

Jan. 06, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.31.14

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

Dec. 30, 2014 by SFR

Street View

12.24.14

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

Dec. 23, 2014 by SFR

Street View

12.17.14

Street View Send what you see to streetview@sfreporter.com or  share it on social media with #SFRstreetview for a chance to win movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Dec. 16, 2014 by SFR

Street View

12.10.14

Street View Send what you see to streetview@sfreporter.com for a chance to win movie passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Dec. 09, 2014 by SFR

Street View

12.03.14

Street View See something? Send your best shots from around Santa Fe to streetview@sfreporter.com for a chance to win free passes to the CCA Cinematheque.

Dec. 03, 2014 by SFR

Street View

11.26.14

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

Nov. 25, 2014 by SFR

Street View

11.19.14

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

Nov. 18, 2014 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
 
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