Feb. 9, 2016

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

02.03.16

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. 03, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

01.27.16

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. 26, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

01.20.16

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, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

01.13.16

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, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

01.06.16

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, 2016 by SFR

7 Days

12.23.15

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.

Dec. 23, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

12.16.15

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.

Dec. 16, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

12.09.15

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.

Dec. 09, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

12.02.15

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.

Dec. 02, 2015 by SFR

7 Days

11.25.15

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.

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

Just Keep Pedaling

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

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

Sept. 17, 2014 by Stefanie Kyser

Fighting for the Right to Ride

Bike advocates blaze the trail

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

Sept. 17, 2014 by JP Stupfel

Beyond Recreation

Commuter bikers know the revolution won’t be motorized

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

Sept. 17, 2014 by Justin Horwath

The Lure

Officials target economic gains of outdoor recreation

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

Sept. 17, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Get Connected

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

Sept. 17, 2014 by SFR

Do District 1

Candidate forum to feature sole City Council race

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

Jan. 05, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

State Republican Party Still Backing Closed Primaries

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

June 12, 2014 by 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

02.03.16

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

Feb. 03, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.27.16

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

Jan. 27, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

1.20.16

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Jan. 20, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.13.16

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

Jan. 13, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdropper

01.06.16

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

Jan. 06, 2016 by SFR

Eavesdroppers

TOP 25 Eavesdroppersof the Year!!

Eavesdropper A reader suggested that we compile a list of some of the best submissions to our Overheard eavesdropping this year. We thought she had a great idea. From happy hour to hiking trails, Santa Fe has been listening.

Dec. 23, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.16.15

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

Dec. 16, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.09.15

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

Dec. 09, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

12.02.15

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

Dec. 02, 2015 by SFR

Eavesdropper

11.25.15

Eavesdropper

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

Something’s Gotta Give

As the city heads into budget talks to address a deficit, no one wants to make cuts or increase taxes

Features No one wants to be the first to make a cut aimed at bringing the city budget into balance, but the reality is that with an estimated $15 million budget shortfall, someone will have to get the scalpel out.

Feb. 03, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

The Professor and the Pueblo

Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?

Features From the moment he picked his way through the crowd and took the stage at Collected Works this fall, it was clear that Peter Nabokov was prepared to face public criticism.

Jan. 27, 2016 by Lucas Iberico Lozada

Stuck in the Middle

Shrinking enrollment and buildings in need of repair leave Santa Fe’s middle schools with limited options

Features At a time when minds usually wander far from classrooms, the start of winter break this year instead saw students, parents and teachers anxiously gathering to discuss whether their school would even survive to see another autumn.

Jan. 20, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Balancing Corruption with the Budget

From ethics reform to campaign finance, this month’s short session has its work cut out for legislators

Features As the New Mexico Legislature prepares to convene for this year’s session, all eyes are upon the House and Senate, as members introduce a dizzying number of bills to try to curb the propensity for corruption while balancing a $6.5 billion budget.

Jan. 13, 2016 by Thomas Ragan

Hello, Future...

A collection of letters about our planet

Features Predicting what comes next isn’t a skill that humans are particularly good at. Yet, being able to cognizantly look to the future and remember the past simultaneously is a trait that differentiates us from the rest of life on Earth.

Jan. 06, 2016 by SFR

Resolutions

Santa Feans hope, dream and predict for the New Year

Features While you give three cheers for the end of 2015 and read at least five versions of the Top 10 stories of the year, SFR wanted to provide our readers with something else to ponder.

Dec. 23, 2015 by SFR

Climate of Faith

Scientists have spoken on climate change. But will it take a leap of faith for people to change?

Features Four summers ago, a tree fell on a power line, causing a wildfire that ripped through the Jemez Mountains, charring a record-setting 150,000 acres of forest, burning dozens of homes and destroying the Pueblo of Santa Clara’s watershed.

Dec. 16, 2015 by Laura Paskus

2015 Winter Guide

Features The nights are cold; the moon is bright; the world seems busy and broken, yet hopeful and connected all at the same time. Winter, it is.

Dec. 09, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Loves Me Not

Gaps in the system mean victims live with and die from domestic violence

Features Could a new tool that informs domestic violence victims if they're likely to die be an effective addition to a legal system that's got gaps big enough to drive a truck through?

Dec. 02, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

2015 Writing Contest

Crossing the Line

Features As border clashes and bottom lines weighed heavy on our minds, SFR invited writers near and far to explore what happens when one crosses over.

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

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

02.03.16

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

Feb. 03, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.27.16

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

Jan. 27, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.20.16

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

Jan. 20, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.13.16

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

Jan. 13, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

01.06.16

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

Jan. 06, 2016 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.23.15

Letters to the Editor cover, dec. 16: “CLimate of Faith” More cover kudos I want to send a note of appreciation for the “Climate of Faith” article cover image. I needed to see this notion represented! We haven’t witnessed world leaders entering the right level

Dec. 23, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.16.15

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.

Dec. 16, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.09.15

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.

Dec. 09, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

12.02.15

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.

Dec. 02, 2015 by SFR

Letters to the Editor

11.25.15

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

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

'Cleared of Wrongdoing'

NM attorney general exonerates 10 behavioral health providers in fraud case, leaving two investigations open

Local News The New Mexico Attorney General exonerated 10 health care providers of fraud charges Monday, a significant reversal for Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration, which accused 15 organizations of wrongdoing more than two years ago.

Feb. 08, 2016 by New Mexico In Depth

Dental Crisis

Santa Fe County's health care assistance program doles out a quarter-million dollars more for La Familia Medical Services

Local News  There’s a dental crisis in Santa Fe, according to Kyra Ochoa, a healthcare assistance manager for Santa Fe County’s Community Services, and La Familia Medical Services, a consistent mainstay for Santa Fe’s poor, is apparently bearing the brunt of it.

Feb. 06, 2016 by Thomas Ragan

Chef Eric DiStefano Dies

Friend says longtime chef at Coyote Cafe and Geronimo passed away in sleep at health spa

Local News The news started to travel around downtown Santa Fe on Friday night, the way that news travels in our town. Word of mouth. Friend to friend. Text message. Facebook posts. Whispers in the corner. 

Feb. 06, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

Not Good Math

City finance director admits his calculation property tax rate's impact was way off, maximum increase is $310 not $10

Local News No one in this newsroom became a journalist to do math, so when the question came up for the Feb. 3 cover story, “Something’s Gotta Give” about just what a possible property tax increase could

Feb. 05, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Too Much Prosecution?

Koch brothers, defense attorneys: What’s on New Mexicans’ minds matters

Local News A politically disparate, influential group of thought-heavyweights has its eye on New Mexico for a clampdown on government prosecutions of people for crimes they didn’t know they’d committed.

Feb. 05, 2016 by New Mexico In Depth

Livin’ on the Railyard

Local News People who already live near the Santa Fe Railyard and people who want to live there are invited to the first public meeting about a proposed apartment complex on the city property, but details about the project are slow in coming.

Feb. 03, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

NM Leans toward Legalization

Local News Last week at the Roundhouse, State Sen. Gerald Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, and House Rep. Bill McCamley, D-Mesilla Park, unveiled the poll in which 69 percent of respondents were in favor of making pot legal.

Feb. 03, 2016 by Thomas Ragan

Build a Better Bicycle Program

Bike share program resurfaces, but concerns about equity in access remain

Local News County Commissioner Miguel Chavez held up his flip phone, which he does not use to send or receive text messages, during the latest Metropolitan Planning Organization board meeting.

Feb. 03, 2016 by Elizabeth Miller

Hope Floats

Santa Fe weighs in on top presidential contenders, while Gary Johnson bolsters hope in repeat attempt for White House

Local News Plenty of Santa Feans, or at least those registered with major parties who plan to exercise their civic duties at the ballot boxes at the “closed primaries” come June, are just as focused on the top contenders as the rest of the nation.

Feb. 02, 2016 by Thomas Ragan

High Standards

Cannabis producers say new mold and bacteria testing rules are too stringent and ask court to halt implementation

Local News A group of medical cannabis producers are pushing back against strict new testing requirements they say will force them to discard up to a quarter of their medication.

Feb. 01, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

MetroGlyphs

02.03.16

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

Feb. 02, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.27.16

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

Jan. 27, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

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

Jan. 20, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.13.16

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

Jan. 13, 2016 by SFR

MetroGlyphs

01.06.16

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

Jan. 06, 2016 by SFR

Morning Word: Budget Passes House

Lawmakers plan to sweep other accounts

Morning Word The New Mexico House of Representatives passed the $6.3 billion state budget. Lawmakers ensure Medicaid, education, public safety, corrections and early childhood funding are state's top priorities.

Feb. 08, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Rep. Espinoza Faces Ethics Complaint

Democratic Party says she used government resources to promote campaign for secretary of state

Morning Word The ethics complaint cites a radio program where Espinoza repeatedly directed listeners to her official, legislative website in order to get information about collecting petitions for her campaign and her contact information.

Feb. 05, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Art Teacher Rearrested

Aaron Dean Chavez faces more sex charges

Morning Word Santa Fe County authorities say the teacher who is accused of inappropriately touching a 6-year-old girl has been rearrested after authorities heard similar stories from new alleged victims.

Feb. 04, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Snow Delays SFPS Opening

Frigid temperature forecast for Santa Fe tonight

Morning Word Santa Fe Public Schools and others are on a two-hour delay this morning, and there’s a small chance of more snow before noon today. Weather forecasters say, “Bundle up,” because it's going to be frigid.

Feb. 03, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Iowa's Winners and Losers

Clinton gets margin-thin win; Cruz beats Trump

Morning Word  David Corn at Mother Jones says, "The season of disruption has officially begun."

Feb. 02, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Human Trafficking Hotline Calls Increase

In 2015, 28 cases of human trafficking were reported from New Mexico

Morning Word Federal officials have been releasing immigrant children to traffickers without doing proper background checks.

Feb. 01, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: State Prepares Doctors for Zika Virus

Pregnant women encouraged not to travel to Caribbean or Latin America

Morning Word The New Mexico Department of Health says it has sent health alerts to doctors and health care providers around the state information on the symptoms of the Zika virus and how to test for it.

Jan. 29, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Teen Treatment Center Scrutinized

Parents express concerns over level of care and staff training

Morning Word More concerns are being raised about the Sequoyah Adolescent Treatment Center in Albuquerque. Parents of two boys with a history of violence say they’ve seen the level of care diminish over the years.

Jan. 28, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: MLK Commission Investigated

Executive director and board have been under scrutiny for approving a no-bid contract

Morning Word Agents at the New Mexico Attorney General's Office may be looking at financial mismanagement connected to a no-bid contract, while the state auditor is probing for other potential “fraud, waste and abuse.”

Jan. 27, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

Morning Word: Santa Fe Schools Delayed Two Hours

Storm advisory in effect until noon

Morning Word It may be cold and wet oustide, but the political debate on Real ID bills is heating up the Roundhouse.

Jan. 26, 2016 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

01.20.16

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

Jan. 20, 2016 by SFR

Street View

01.13.16

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

Jan. 13, 2016 by SFR

Street View

01.06.16

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Jan. 06, 2016 by SFR

Street View

12.23.15

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

Dec. 23, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.16.15

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Dec. 16, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.09.15

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Dec. 09, 2015 by SFR

Street View

12.02.15

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Dec. 02, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.25.15

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

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.18.15

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

Nov. 18, 2015 by SFR

Street View

11.11.15

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

Nov. 11, 2015 by SFR

VIDEO: Our Best of Santa Fe Block Party

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

July 20, 2014 by SFR

SFR and KBAC

Julia Goldberg and Honey Harris

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

Sept. 25, 2008 by None

Best of Santa Fe: Acceptance Speeches

Santa Fe's Favorites Respond to Winning

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

Aug. 09, 2008 by None

BEST of Santa Fe Movie 2008

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

July 25, 2008 by Alysha Shaw

Best of Santa Fe: The Movie

The Best of Santa Fe 2007 Celebration

Video

July 16, 2008 by None

OPERA OPENING 2008

Video meets the opera star

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

July 16, 2008 by Alysha Shaw

SFR and KBAC

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

May 08, 2008 by None
 

Morning Word: Rep. Espinoza Faces Ethics Complaint

Democratic Party says she used government resources to promote campaign for secretary of state

Morning Word The ethics complaint cites a radio program where Espinoza repeatedly directed listeners to her official, legislative website in order to get information about collecting petitions for her campaign and her contact information. ... More

Feb. 05, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr

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