KSFRNews podcast

District 4 Councilor Ron Trujillo joined me in the KSFR studio to discuss his recently announced run for mayor of Santa Fe.

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT

Now to take you far far away from Santa Fe to the Earth-Sun L2 point—that's rocket science-ese for the location a million miles from Earth where NASA's latest space telescope will orbit. Let's hear more from Dr. Jane Rigby, one of the Webb project scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:13am MDT

Singer and guitarist Dave Simonett is best known as one of the main forces behind Duluth, Minnesota–based bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles. Dead Man Winter, his electrified solo/side project, plays April 1 at Santa Fe Brewing Company. I chatted with him last week.

Direct download: dave-simonett-tbt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am MDT

The city's new recycling procedures using wheeled carts and automated trucks are seeing their debut. Earlier this week I spoke with a few officials and experts about what the changes mean for Santa Feans.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:07am MDT

Land of Mine is a war movie, a post-war movie, where young German soldiers are prisoners of war, and victims, once they’re ordered to remove land mines from the ground in Denmark. It’s at the CCA. David D’Arcy has this review.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:05am MDT

Producer Judy Goldberg attended the “Justice in an Urgent Era” conference this past winter at United World College in Montezuma, New Mexico. She produced this series, Countering Fear, to put a human face on those directly impacted by President Trump's travel orders.

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Category:general -- posted at: 9:04am MDT

KSFR's Abigail Adler chats with Think New Mexico's Fred Nathan to analyze the state's recently ended legislative session.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:02am MDT

More than one-third of students at Santa Fe Community College who are over 50 are studying to earn degrees. Their reasons for putting off retirement vary from the simple desire to keep working, to life-changing experiences that propel older adults to re-tool and continue working to support their families. I recently spoke with several returning students about reinventing themselves in their later years and their enthusiasm for "staying off the couch." Here's the first of a two-part series, from the tutoring center on the SFCC campus.

This story was written and produced with the support of a journalism fellowship from New America Media, the Gerontological Society of America and the Commonwealth Fund.

Direct download: dmartinez-olderadults.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am MDT

Hate crimes targeting Muslims, LGBTQ people, and other marginalized groups are on a historic rise in the 21st century. Today, we hear what the co-founders of the locally based organization Retake Our Democracy have to say about taking action. Mya Green reports.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:16pm MDT

Rita Daniels, News Director of KNCE True Taos Radio, checks in from Taos with some reporting highlights from her past week in radio.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:15pm MDT