March 1, 2015

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Special Issues

Protesting the PARCC

Suspended teens want meeting with state officals about the standardized test

Local News A dozen Santa Fe High School students stood in front of the state Public Education Department today, calling for a meeting with Public Education Department Secretary Hanna Skandera over testing that they say goes too far. ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Joey Peters


Topic: economy

Jobs for Oil

Indicators: Jan. 26

Local News New Mexico is bleeding jobs, and they’re all going to Texas—at least, that’s the refrain from Gov. Susana Martinez’ office.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Zane's World

Gay and Untaxed

Opinion It’s no secret that Santa Fe’s got some gay pride. But a recent top ranking of Santa Fe’s overall “gayness” by The Advocate—the magazine that dubs itself “The World&rsq...

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Zane Fischer


Indicators: Jan. 12

Local News Six years, a court case and plenty of contentious debate after it was first proposed, construction is set to begin this month on a Walmart Supercenter.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Alexa Schirtzinger

Top Ten Stories of 2010

SFR Revisits the top 10 stories of the year—and the conspiracy theories behind them

Features We wrap up 2010 with a look back at the top stories that shaped the roller coaster of the last 12 months. True, not all of these stories woke us at 3 am with our teeth chattering. But the pervasive sense of sed...

Chinese Haul

Indicators: Dec. 22

Local News Each year, China sends more visitors to the US, and the proportion of overseas travelers who come here for business grows. (Currently, it’s approximately 30 percent.) So why is New Mexico’s ability ...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger

Park 'N' Buy

Indicators: Dec. 15

Local News “Parking is the biggest headache, the biggest onus, the biggest complaint that every single resident and visitor has during the holidays,” Design Warehouse owner Larry Keller tells SFR.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Wren Abbott

Local Motion

Indicators: Dec. 1

Local News Black Friday began at a civilized hour at the Santa Fe Women’s Club, the venue for an annual weekend gift fair featuring local artisans and vendors.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 Julia Goldberg


In Brief

Local News Last week, SFR received an urgent call from an anonymous Santa Fe Community College adjunct instructor, who reported that spring semester classes were being cut without warning and only three days after in-stat...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 Alexa Schirtzinger


State government, meet your slimmer, sexier self

Local News On Nov. 11, officials from Gov. Bill Richardson’s office released a revised estimate of New Mexico’s budget shortfall. Previously thought to be approximately $260 million, Richardson’s staff n...

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

7 Days

From Nov. 17

1 Gov.-elect Susana Martinez appoints search committee and transition team members.You can find them at the Roundhouse by looking for the happy people. --- 2 State announces a budget shortfall that is nearly $2...

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by SFR