Although the practice has faded over time, summer reading lists used to be a thing. The public libraries in the Midwestern city where I grew up promoted the idea, with the local Pizza Hut as a sponsor.
Features On June 16, I sat in a coworker’s car when a woman’s voice came out of the static: “This is K96.9 Madrid, New Mexico.” I was trying to catch the inaugural broadcast of Madrid’s new community radio station. ... More
Features “This is the most entrepreneurial activity I’ve seen since I’ve been paying attention to it in the last 20 years,” says Molly Cernicek, Los Alamos native and founder of online athletics channel SportXast. ... More
Features I’m looking for a woman by the name of Sabanita Herrera, whose reputation for healing people is widely known in Northern New Mexico and in some cases, local lore has it, across the country. ... More
When Angela “Spence” Pacheco was elected First Judicial District Attorney in 2008, she never imagined that seven years later, she’d feel like a mouse running on a wheel—chasing ahead, but never really getting anywhere.
Features The heat is on, so sip on some prickly pear lemonade. Dust off your hiking boots. Discover that trail. Take that dip. Climb that peak. Pitch that tent. Beat that path. Walk that dog. Open that frosty one. Smile that smile. The time is now. ... More
Features The Living River Ordinance allows the city to put up to 1,000 acre-feet of water back into the Santa Fe River—not to deliver water to downstream users, but just to keep the channel wet. ... More
Features Witnessing the process of Northern Rockies wolf recovery was something akin to watching an Olympian, 20-way tug of war that lasted for more than two decades, until finally, the species leaped off the endangered species list. ... More