Oct. 30, 2014

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2014 ENDORSEMENTS

Our top candidate picks and advice about the rest of the ballot

Features SFR has a long tradition of endorsements based on the research and opinions of our top-secret editorial board. ... More

Oct. 28, 2014 by SFR

Kitchen Ink

For some local chefs, passion for food is more than skin deep

Features Twenty years ago, people with tattoos were in the minority. Looked down upon for their seemingly counter-culture collections, ink aficionados everywhere were treated like gang members, criminals or weirdos.
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Oct. 21, 2014 by Alex De Vore

Stomp

Adjunct faculty takes on administration at Santa Fe Community College over wages, benefits

Features Higher education institutions across the nation have increased their reliance on adjunct teachers rather than full-time staff, but at colleges such as the Santa Fe Community College, those instructors are often not earning wages that match their efforts. ... More

Oct. 14, 2014 by Joey Peters

SFR’s Bike Issue

I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Features The venerable bicycle has been a part of the American cultural landscape since before its motorized cousins came to rule the realm of transportation.
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Sept. 17, 2014 by Julie Ann Grimm

Return to Gitmo

David Iglesias finally talks about his service as a war crimes prosecutor

Features David Iglesias offered his service to the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. ... More

Oct. 07, 2014 by Justin Horwath

On the Hook

At Amazon, “cheap”comes at a very hefty price

Features Amazon, not yet 20 years old, is already a household brand name and America’s 10th largest retailer.
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Sept. 30, 2014 by Jim Hightower, Justin Horwath

Ticket to Nowhere

Shady consultants lure immigrants with a dream that can't be bought

Features Immigration laws are complicated and hard to understand. There are no simple formulas. There are no generic answers. ... More

Sept. 24, 2014 by Peter St. Cyr

Wham, Glam, Thank You Ma’am

Enter the world of Cassandro, El Exótico

FeaturesLucha is more than a sport,” Cassandro explains. “It’s the second-biggest sport there is in Mexico. It’s part of the culture and almost like a religion.”
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Sept. 09, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Bud Lite

Lower penalties for marijuana are a hit in the city limits

Features By many accounts, even before last week’s vote to decriminalize marijuana in Santa Fe, possessing a small amount of pot in the city wasn’t a very risky venture. ... More

Sept. 02, 2014 by Joey Peters

The Faces of My People

Photographer Matika Wilbur redefines contemporary Native life

Features In the fall of 2012 Matika Wilbur embarked on a mission to photograph members of all 562 federally recognized Native American tribes). ... More

Aug. 20, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Chile Wars

Is that green chile on your plate from Hatch? And how much does it matter?

Features As rotating-drum roasters, chain-link enclosures, propane tanks and boxes and burlap bags of green chile began to appear at grocery stores and local markets in August, anticipation for the chile-roasting season in Santa Fe reaches a fever pitch.
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Aug. 26, 2014 by Rob DeWalt
 
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