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Bus-ted

For years, local officials used a Texas price agreement to green-light bus purchases. Now they’ve stopped—but the same out-of-state bus company still dominates the market

Features On July 12, 2011, Lynn Degenhart resigned from his post as a member of the New Mexico Passenger Transportation Association board with a message titled “Ethical Concern.”

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Joey Peters

Extremely Well-Read and Incredibly Amused

SFR's incomplete and totally biased guide to summer reading

Features The book chooses the reader. I believe this; however, I also believe that the reader has an obligation to make himself available to the book. Listen: Years ago, I stopped taking advice on reading material. F...

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 SFR

Night Lights

SFUAD students illuminate Santa Fe with graphic art

Features On an unseasonably cold spring night, Santa Fe University of Art and Design students are busy cobbling together all manner of computers, projectors and speakers for a dress rehearsal of this year’s Outdoor Vi...

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 SFR

Homeless in Santa Fe (Part 2)

The continuing saga of Santa Fe's homeless people - in their own words

Features Who doesn’t make bad choices, whether it’s choosing the brownie for breakfast instead of the banana or picking the life partner who lasts much less than a lifetime?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 SFR

Shadow Economy

Eight years ago, Santa Fe’s economic development plan was supposed to change the game. What happened?

Features It’s late afternoon in March, and spring is blooming. Roughly 50 of Santa Fe’s movers and shakers are gathered in a small building that resembles a slick, revamped old church, with bright white walls culmin...

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Joey Peters

How to Fund an American Police State

Local police forces are arming themselves - with your money

Features At the height of the Occupy Wall Street evictions, it seemed as though some diminutive version of “shock and awe” had stumbled from Baghdad, Iraq, to Oakland, Calif. American police forces had been “milit...

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 Stephan Salisbury

Party's Over

With its budget slashed and a proposed nuclear facility dead in the water, Los Alamos National Laboratory and local activists look for new direction

Features On the morning of Feb. 13, Joni Arends, executive director of Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, was sitting in her downtown Santa Fe office when a flurry of emails suddenly flooded her inbox. President Bar...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Wren Abbott

Rescue Me

Atalaya Search and Rescue, one of only two technical teams in the state, is up for recertification next month; Will Taylor goes along for the ride

Features  Wispy, cotton-candy clouds move briskly across the mid-February sky. My girlfriend, Thea Hutchinson, and I take turns climbing the mottled brown basaltic rocks of the cliff band just outside of White Ro...

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Will Taylor

VOTE!

SFR’s picks for the March 6 City Council election

Features Instead of a City Council that produces radical, outside-the-box ideas—the types of ideas that are beginning to turn a crumbling Detroit into an urban-planning mecca, for instance—Santa Fe’s leaders turn ...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 SFR

Roundhouse Cowboy

In New Mexico’s shifting political landscape, Andy Nuñez’ brand of rugged individualism has made him an unlikely star

Features On Jan. 17, the opening day of New Mexico’s 2012 legislative session, longtime state House of Representatives Speaker Ben Luján, D-Santa Fe, stood before a hushed chamber. Luján, a diminutive man in his 70s...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Joey Peters
 
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