Santa Fe Reporter - Features http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-5-1-features.html <![CDATA[Best of Santa Fe 2016: Reader’s Choice - You vote. We listen.]]>
By: SFR
It's time to see how the votes panned out and who has won the hearts and acclaim of SFR readers! ]]>
<![CDATA[SFR's Best in Show - 2016 Best of Santa Fe]]>
By: SFR
Our team of writers fill in the gaps. You’ll probably never see any of these categories on our “real” ballot.]]>
<![CDATA[Groundswell - Environmentalists seek out new rocks to sling at oil and gas giants while pushing for more public land protection and local control]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Environmentalists seek out new rocks to sling at oil and gas industry giants.]]>
<![CDATA[Excelsior! - Comics in New Mexico are a bigger deal than you might think]]>
By: Alex De Vore
The same imaginative quality applies to the written word, regardless of genre, so why do we view comic books in a different light than we would visual-free literature? ]]>
<![CDATA[Network Disruption - You’re a mental health patient who has spent years with the same provider. What happens when they shutter?]]>
By: Steven Hsieh
Three summers ago, a Santa Fe mother read in a newspaper that New Mexico would immediately stop vital federal payments to 15 mental health providers, including an organization that cared for Athan, her autistic son.
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<![CDATA[The Outdoor Issue - ]]>
By: SFR
We’re no strangers to the great outdoors in New Mexico. As home to the nation’s first wilderness area, we’ve long been aware that the blank places on the map can be some of our most valuable.
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<![CDATA[Scenesetter - New book from local author recalls the glory days of gay arts and culture in Santa Fe]]>
By: Alex De Vore
This was in 1970, and by 1973, Cooper was living in Santa Fe full time. It was, he says, an exciting time, not just for the LGBTQ+ crowd (before those letters were event a thing), but also for artists who worked in all conceivable mediums.]]>
<![CDATA[Take Shape - Peer support alliance can be a safe place for queer teens]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero
Discovering who you are, thinking about who you want to be and determining how you want others to see you starts to take shape in your adolescent years.]]>
<![CDATA[Let’s Get Visible - Nightclub violence continues narrative fueled by toxic masculinity]]>
By: Zak Young
As soon as I heard about the shooting in Orlando, I braced myself for what would happen online.
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<![CDATA[Pride On and Off the Plaza - Q&A with Santa Fe HRA’s Richard Brethour-Bell]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
Get ready for the rainbows, the glitter and the gyrating. Santa Fe Pride’s 2016 celebrations this weekend are taking a few cues from bigger celebrations, with a five-part lineup on the Bandstand.]]>
<![CDATA[Cornered - Mexican wolf management to appease livestock producers may run out the clock on recovery]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
A golden eagle crouched against a band of rocks that abuts a cattle pen in the Gila National Forest catches the eye first, causing a pause to look for what’s brought the bird to the ground.]]>
<![CDATA[Music Issue - ]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Music. It’s the one thing everyone everywhere has in common, the one true universal language … music is everything. This is why we make this annual music issue.
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<![CDATA[My Millennial Life - Born after 1980 and bucking the generation generalization]]>
By: Maria Egolf-Romero

Consider the millennials—one of these multidecade categories of people with the same birthdates, like Generation X and the baby boomers before them. If you are born between 1980 and 2000, count yourself in.

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<![CDATA[2016 Summer Guide - Off the Beaten Path]]>
By: SFR
The sweet days of summer in this little city are accompanied by an embarrassment of riches when it comes to places to go, things to do and people to meet. It’s easy to fall into a rut—even a pleasant, sun-stunned one.
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<![CDATA[Slow Ride - Santa Fe celebrates lowrider culture as art]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“I can remember being 3 years old and hanging out in the backseat of my parents’ lowrider,” Orlando Martinez Jr. says as he glances with a certain kind of love at his beautifully customized 1983 Monte Carlo.
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<![CDATA[Ante Up - Pojoaque Pueblo is the last holdout in a fight over the state’s cut of gaming revenues]]>
By: Steven Hsieh
A few days before the Pueblo of Pojoaque’s 10-year gaming compact with New Mexico was set to expire last year, tribal governor Joseph Talachy sat across from the state’s chief negotiator, Jeremiah Ritchie, at a table in the Roundhouse.
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<![CDATA[The Sweetest Spot - All the adoration of Pie Town has brought business, and change, to a timeless destination]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
Twenty years ago, there was no pie in Pie Town. Now, on any given day, you may have up to four places to choose from—and thank goodness, the proprietors say, because otherwise, any one of them would be overwhelmed.]]>
<![CDATA[SFR’s 2016 Poetry Issue - Spring Poetry Search]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
“Everyone is a poet,” says Hakim Bellamy. “What is cool about poetry is that it is like the most accessible artform, I believe. It doesn’t take a lot—a high threshold of cost or education or anything like that to get in.
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<![CDATA[Top 10 Water Guzzlers - City billing problems take spotlight in our annual report]]>
By: Elizabeth Miller
When we first asked for the data for this year’s top 10 water guzzlers story, the city stalled, and then stalled some more, in fulfilling the records request.]]>
<![CDATA[Giants of Folklorico - Family ties and cultural respect keep alive the unique sound of Northern New Mexico’s folk music]]>
By: Alex De Vore
“I quit having a job in 1969, and I’ve been very lucky to do what I’ve loved since then,” aural historian, radio producer and co-curator of the annual Nuestra Musica Festival, Jack Loeffler, announces gleefully over coffee.
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