Nov. 27, 2015

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. ... More

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

A Choice of One Out of One

Three of four Santa Fe City Council candidates assured victory due to lack of challengers

Local News Santa Fe’s upcoming March 1, 2016, municipal election has about as much excitement to it as an ice cream shop that only serves vanilla.
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Nov. 25, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Hands in the Clouds

Carving away a day in the life of Isabro Ortega

Local News Isabro Ventura Ortega, a longtime carpenter and woodcarver in Truchas, has certainly no prisoner. But as a chilly Thanksgiving dawns in Northern New Mexico, there’s no question that he’s lost track of time in his quest for perfection and great detail. ... More

Nov. 25, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

El Paseo Owner Dies

Popular music venue closed for unknown period of time

Local News The local service industry community was left reeling Thursday at the loss of El Paseo owner, Matt Chavez, who was found dead in his home by longtime friend and employee Sara Chapman.  ... More

Nov. 20, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Calling All Type 2 Diabetics

UNM searching for 30 more diabetic patients for a five-year study that will earn them free medication, reduce blood sugar

Local News  The University of New Mexico in Albuquerque is looking for more than two dozen diabetic patients to participate in a five-year study whose objective is to determine what pharmaceutical drug works best at lowering their high blood sugar. ... More

Nov. 23, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

A Choice of One Out of One

Three of four Santa Fe City Council candidates assured victory due to lack of challengers

Local News With the city clerk having certified petitions and released those results this week, we can now see the field of candidates shows a stunningly low turnout, the lowest in at least 20 years. Three of four City Council races are uncontested.  ... More

Nov. 20, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

For Sale: A Farm with Less Water

Local News Boy, does Santa Fe County have a deal for someone. It aims to sell 55 acres of farmland that it owns in Socorro County for $357,000, hoping to get double the money it spent on a venture that dates back more than two decades. ... More

Nov. 18, 2015 by Thomas Ragan

Consenting to Cleanup

New Mexico looks to leverage more funding amid discussions of new plan for LANL’s mess

Local News Progress on cleanup of material at the Los Alamos National Laboratory left over from manufacturing the world’s first nuclear weapons has been impeded. ... More

Nov. 18, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Airport Redo

Local News Following public outcry about proposed renovations at the Santa Fe Municipal Airport, the City Council passed a resolution that any alterations to the historic structure will be approved by the Historic Preservation Division. ... More

Nov. 18, 2015 by Elizabeth Miller

Letters to the Editor


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

Nov. 25, 2015 by SFR

Morning Word: Gila River Project to be Evaluated

Study will evaluate proposed water management alternatives, costs and impact

Morning Word The US Interior Department has signed off on a plan that will study the controversial Gila River diversion plan.  ... More

Nov. 24, 2015 by Peter St. Cyr

Meat Myths

Vegan famous for 'Cowspiracy' visits SF with his gospel of plant-based diets

Local News Is meat really good? Will Tuttle isn’t talking about the taste of bacon when he poses this question. He’s operating in the realm of spiritual and philosophical justifications.
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Nov. 18, 2015 by Cole Rehbein

Horses Slaughtered Daily

The nearly 1,800 wild horses sold for slaughter get all the attention, but domesticated horses are killed every day

Local News Even though the “Davis Report” came about after a BLM investigation that dealt with wild horses, activist Susan Carter points out all sorts of flaws in the business, which claims to be operating aboveboard. ... More

Nov. 17, 2015 by Thomas Ragan
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