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Clean Sweep

Regional waste agency wants to close local transfer station

Local News This week, the agency that oversees both the recycling center and landfill here expects to finish writing a bid to seek a facility outside Santa Fe where the joint city/county agency can ship recyclables. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Justin Horwath

 

 

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

02.25.15

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

Feb. 24, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

02.18.15

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.

Feb. 18, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

02.11.15

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.

Feb. 11, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

02.04.15

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.

Feb. 04, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

01.28.15

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. 27, 2015 by SFR

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

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

02.25.15

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Feb. 25, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.18.15

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Feb. 18, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.11.15

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Feb. 11, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

02.04.15

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Feb. 04, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.28.15

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Jan. 27, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.21.15

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Jan. 20, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.14.15

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Jan. 13, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.07.15

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Jan. 06, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.31.14

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Dec. 30, 2014 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.24.14

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Dec. 23, 2014 by SFR

OBAMACARELESS

Are New Mexico’s political leaders impeding the Affordable Care Act’s progress at home?

Features The onrush of a late January blizzard prompted many Northern New Mexico roads to close, including a major thoroughfare that connects an interstate and a US highway. Among the people affected was Nohemy Bojorquez-Flores, who scheduled a public event t

Feb. 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

Mission to Mars

A space geologist dishes on the lab, loving her job and looking for aliens

Features A team from LANL headed by Roger Wiens developed an instrument that is among 10 tools on a rover called Curiosity, currently cruising around on Mars helping scientists on Earth learn about geology there.

Feb. 18, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

War on Sentences

Rethinking prison terms for nonviolent drug offenders

Features Like other mischievous boys growing up in the mid-1960s, Ricardo Vázquez was a bit of a rebel.

Feb. 04, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Horror Stories

Working toward landlord accountability and renters’ rights

Features It’s the leaky apartment whose roof collapsed. The kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, stove and air conditioner, none of which work. The bugs. The drafty windows. The clogged pipes. Some shortcomings with rental properties are blatant violation

Jan. 27, 2015 by Darryl Lorenzo Wellington

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

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

02.25.15

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Feb. 25, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.18.15

Letters to the Editor We'll take you around the entire state in less than 800 words. Come on inside. The coffee is hot and fresh.

Feb. 18, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.11.15

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

Feb. 11, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

02.04.15

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

Feb. 04, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.28.15

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Jan. 27, 2015 by SFR

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

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Jan. 13, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.07.15

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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

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Dec. 23, 2014 by SFR

Power Plan Limbo

Opposition to PNM replacement proposal for sources of electricity remains high as decision looms

Local News The Public Service Company of New Mexico’s controversial power replacement plan is still undecided, and it doesn’t look like anything will be decided before April.

Feb. 26, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Protesting the PARCC

Suspended teens want meeting with state officals about the standardized test

Local News A dozen Santa Fe High School stood in front of the state Public Education Department today, calling for a meeting with Public Education Department Secretary Hanna Skandera over testing that they say goes too far.

Feb. 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

Clean Sweep

Regional waste agency wants to close local transfer station

Local News This week, the agency that oversees both the recycling center and landfill here expects to finish writing a bid to seek a facility outside Santa Fe where the joint city/county agency can ship recyclables.

Feb. 25, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Charter Watch

Insiders say state didn’t scrutinize ABQ school even though FBI did

Local News One hallmark of the leadership of newly confirmed state Education Secretary Hanna Skandera is her open embrace of charter schools. Under Skandera’s Public Education Department, more than 80 charter schools are currently overseen directly under the

Feb. 25, 2015 by Joey Peters

Council Committee Green Lights Mini Booze Ban

The pleas of liquor store owners didn't sway two members of the Public Works Committee

Local News A proposal by District 1 City Councilor Sig Lindell to ban the sale of miniature bottles of booze city wide cleared its first hurdle at Monday's Public Works Committee hearing.

Feb. 23, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Campaign Cash Enforcement

Attorney general and secretary of state say they'll work together to enforce election laws

Local News One hallmark of New Mexico elections in the post-Citizens United era: the elections sheriffs rarely enforce the law.

Feb. 21, 2015 by Justin Horwath

New Medical Marijuana Rules Adopted

Plant count triples for producers; patients allowed 8 ounces every 90 days

Local News After months of contentious public debate, New Mexico Health Department Secretary Retta Ward has adopted three new sets of medical marijuana rules.

Feb. 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Abused Child's Death Changes Case

State Police say they have reopened 2009 investigation, await autopsy for girl with brain trauma

Local News The quiet death last month of a young Santa Fe girl is leading State Police to reopen an old child abuse case.A 6-year-old died here in late January after a short life with major disabilities that doctor's say resulted from abuse.

Feb. 20, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

California Lab to Test New Mexico Pot

Regulators prepare to impose new rules

Local News Cannabis patients who have been demanding safe access and reliable dosages in New Mexico will soon be able to inhale and ingest with a little less trepidation.


Feb. 19, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Fair Share

Local News Halfway into this year's legislative session, it's clear that one of the big battles is over a "right-to-work" bill championed by House and Senate Republicans.

Feb. 19, 2015 by Joey Peters

Morning Word: FCC Considers Net Neutrality Rules

Right-to-work legislation heads to state Senate

Morning Word   The Federal Communications Commission is expected to reclassify broadband as a utility, which would give the commission more regulatory power over Internet providers.

Feb. 26, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Homeland Security Budget Held Hostage

State budget proposal passes the House

Morning Word The political fight over federal funding shows no signs of letting up due to the hot-button politics of immigration.

Feb. 25, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Lawmakers Consider Solitary Confinement Ban

Commissary benefits at state's military bases threatened

Morning Word Bill would ban the use of solitary confinement on inmates with serious mental illness and juvenile offenders in both county jails and state prisons.

Feb. 24, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Gas Prices on the Rise

Winter storm advisories around New Mexico

Morning Word Gas prices have jumped an average of 26 cents in the past 30 days. While the current national average is $2.36 a gallon, New Mexico’s average price is $2.13.

Feb. 23, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Attorney General Ready for Referrals

Campaign reporting violators still not held accountable

Morning Word New Mexico law allows Duran to refer the violations to the Attorney General's office or a district attorney, where the misdemeanors can be investigated and prosecuted.

Feb. 20, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: DREAMers React to Legal Block

President Obama vows to appeal federal judge's order

Morning Word Immigrant communities have been waiting months for President Barack Obama’s executive actions to kick off. Now, it looks like they they're going to have to wait a little longer.

Feb. 19, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Oil Industry Jobs in Steep Decline

Timber, tourism and solar boost economy in Colfax County

Morning Word Around the state in less than 800 words. Come on inside, the coffee is hot and fresh.

Feb. 18, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: UNM Student Wants To Resettle on Mars

Schools delays and closings in Northern New Mexico

Morning Word Zachary Gallegos is one of 100 still in the running for one-way trip to Red Planet.

Feb. 17, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Skandera Set for Confirmation Hearing

Santa Fe public schools and state offices are closed for Presidents Day

Morning Word She's led the state's 830 schools for more than four years, and now it looks like Public Education Department Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera will finally get an up or down vote.

Feb. 16, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Coyote Carcasses Dumped in Socorro

Scientists: Megadroughts could last decades

Morning Word Hunting derby opponents say killing coyotes en masse doesn't aid ranchers and may actually increase the population.

Feb. 13, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Judge: Gov.’s Political Calendar Not Public Record

News Briefs What the governor of New Mexico does that she considers “political” is not subject to the state’s open records laws, First Judicial District Court Judge Sarah Singleton has ruled.

Feb. 24, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Greenhouse

News Briefs Despite the long odds, two bills to reform New Mexico marijuana laws are making progress in the state Senate.

Feb. 24, 2015 by Joey Peters

Jobs Angel?

News Briefs David Perez, CEO of Santa Fe-based Seamless Medical Systems, attributes the New Mexico Economic Development Department’s Angel Investment Tax Credit to helping his medical-technology company raise $2 million in capital.

Feb. 18, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Zone for Rebirth

News Briefs Weeks after the city evicted the Zona del Sol nonprofit constortium from its Southside building on Jaguar Drive, city officials are now figuring out how to fill the empty space.

Feb. 18, 2015 by Joey Peters

Passwords of the Passed Away

News Briefs To activate state Sen. Peter Wirth’s iPad, he says, you’ll need his password. But whose right is it to access his iPad if he dies?

Feb. 11, 2015 by Justin Horwath

Too Good To Be True?

News Briefs This year’s open enrollment period under the federal Affordable Care Act is coming to a close, but already the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange is touting its enrollment numbers.

Feb. 04, 2015 by Joey Peters

Light on Lobby

News Briefs Voters overwhelmingly support changes to state laws that would shine more light on special interests that spend millions to influence votes, according to a poll commissioned by Albuquerque-based nonprofit Common Cause New Mexico.

Feb. 04, 2015 by Justin Horwath

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

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

02.25.15

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.

Feb. 25, 2015 by SFR

Street View

02.18.15

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

Feb. 18, 2015 by SFR

Street View

02.11.15

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.

Feb. 11, 2015 by SFR

Street View

02.04.15

Street View If you see something of note on a one-on-one date or otherwise, send it on over to streetview@sfreporter.com or share with #SFRStreetview for a chance to win free movie passes (and a rose).

Feb. 04, 2015 by SFR

Street View

01.28.15

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

Jan. 27, 2015 by SFR

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

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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