KSFRNews podcast

The August 31st show.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:53am MDT

A panel of Alexandra Ladd, the Director of the City of Santa Fe's Office of Affordable Housing; Zane Fischer, CEO of Extraordinary Structures; and William Mee, president of the Agua Fria Village Association, joined me to talk about issues of affordable housing in Santa Fe where the shortage is estimated as 2400 affordable rental housing units.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:53am MDT

Local self defense instructor Heather Rider talks about her work around body image and eating disorders with host Hannah Colton.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:24am MDT

How much does the public deserve to know about how police departments handle officer misconduct cases? That question has come up in light of a recent case that saw a Santa Fe Sergeant retire before SFPD finished an investigation of his incendiary social media posts. Host Hannah Colton discusses with investigative reporters Matt Grubs and Jeff Proctor.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:20am MDT

This weekend in Taos people will be dancing and singing, walking and running, praying and fasting -- all in support of the young people of the community.

It’s the 7th Annual Regeneration Festival in Taos, and we have two of its organizers on the line now. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:10am MDT

The Executive Director and the Land Use and Development Director of Santa Fe Housing Trust join me to talk affordable housing.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:52am MDT

it’s time for Science Monday and a topic that many of us can probably relate to— the noisy environment. As we blip, beep and bling our way through the day—not to mention sneezing, crumpling, chewing and honking—what does that mean for the ecosystems and the creatures who live in them with and among us? I spoke to Rachel Buxton of Colorado State University.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:51am MDT

More than 300 workers at the Hanford nuclear facility in Washington may have been exposed to airborne radioactive contamination. That in a leak at Hanford on June 8th. Ellen Lockyer speaks to Greg Mello for more on that—and an alarming new proposal potentially bringing more radioactive waste to New Mexico.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:50am MDT

Ellen Lockyer speaks with Earth Justice about the endangered gray wolf rulings. David D'Arcy contributes a movie review on Logan Lucky, Steven Soderbergh's return to filmmaking after a long absence.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:48am MDT

Mya Green interviews the Program Director for the Lifelink's Human Trafficking Aftercare Program, and then hosts a follow-up interview with Detective Kyle Woods of Bernalillo County's "Ghost Unit."

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT

Tribal art dealers and tribal leaders and members have not always seen eye to eye on questions surrounding the ownership of tribal objects. But a recent symposium held by the Association of Tribal Art Dealers with the School for Advanced Research is helping to move the dialogue forward. We have a discussion with two ATADA members today.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:53am MDT

Senator Heinrich keynoted the 2017 Wildlife Corridor and Connectivity Summit hosted by the New Mexico Wildlife Federation, Colorado Wildlife Federation, National Wildlife Federation and Trout Unlimited. The 2017 Summit focused on U.S. Forest Service landscape connectivity projects in the Upper Rio Grande Watershed and collaboration between local, state, federal, tribal and non-profit agencies and organizations.   

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:51am MDT

Hannah Colton interviews Jennifer Tucker who co-teaches a class called "Waking Up to Whiteness," seeking to investigate how white Americans can better understand privilege and racial attitudes, including our own.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 7:50am MDT

Health is more than health care. Santa Fe county gets in on a movement happening nationally that looks at an accountable health system as one that addresses social needs, brings costs down, connects services and collaborates for best use of resources.

Hannah is joined by Kyra Ochoa of the Santa Fe County Community Services Program, Gail Herling of Santa Fe Public Schools' Adelante! program, and Andres Mercado of the Mobile Integrated Health Office, or MIHO.

 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 7:49am MDT

Katrina Koehler, Executive Director of Gerard's House, and Roxana Melendez, Program Director of Nuestra Jornada, join me to talk about children in grief and providing a safe space to heal, for the last 20 years.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:49am MDT

Ellen Lockyer hosts.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:28am MDT

The theoretical physicist and distinguished professor at Santa Fe Institute joins me to talk about his new book, "Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Sustainability, and the Pace of Life in Organisms, Cities, Economies, and Companies."

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:07am MDT

Pam Pierce produced the movie that features the voices of many Native American leaders and veterans of U.S. wars.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:47am MDT

A conversation with Brian Vallo, director of the Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research, and a member of the Pueblo of Acoma tribe.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:46am MDT

This year marks the second Zuni Show to be held on Saturday, August 19th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Temple, and on Sunday, August 20th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. One hundred and fifty Zuni artists will participate in the show this year, up from 100 last year. They will keep 100 percent of the proceeds of their sales. Admission is free. Gomeo Bobelu describes his art and ways of seeing and offers a blessing to Santa Fe in this morning's program.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:44am MDT

Rita Daniels reports.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:35am MDT

Hannah Colton interviews the author and founder of Solutions Journalism Network.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:34am MDT

Hannah Colton interviews Rebecca Moss of the Santa Fe New Mexican regarding her July 29th article on contaminated water in New Mexico. That link here: http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/local_news/small-new-mexico-communities-struggle-to-deliver-water-free-of/article_b76d8f7f-7eb7-5456-a04e-91672499f13d.html

 

Then Hannah speaks with Dennis McQuillan, Chief Scientist of the New Mexico Environment Department, and with Sandra Ely of the Santa Fe County Utilities Department, on water testing.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:32am MDT

Zonnie Gorman joined me to discuss the 75th anniversary of the first recruitment of Navajo Code Talkers to serve as U.S. Marines in World War II.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:22pm MDT

Melissa Cefkin will give a public lecture in Santa Fe on September 14. She is the principal scientist for Nissan Research Center and a cultural anthropologist whose work includes figuring out how driverless cars will fit into the human comedy.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:21pm MDT

KSFR General Manager Tazbah McCullah interviews the Native musician who will play a benefit concert for Santa Fe Public Radio on September 9th at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:19pm MDT

Ellen Lockyer reports on Shoulder2ShoulderSantaFe's action on the Santa Fe Plaza on Wednesday night ahead of the Santa Fe City Council meeting, as well as Forest Service deadlines and news about Sabinoso wilderness in the first half of Friday's show.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:18pm MDT

Mya Green has the story.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:33am MDT

Hannah Colton devotes the show today to coverage of adult guardianship in NM. Last spring, the NM Supreme Court established an Adult Guardianship Study Commission to look into the issue of alleged fraud and abuses inside the secretive world of court-appointed corporate guardians.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 7:40am MDT

Mya Green engages a conversation with Biffrey Braxton about how the War of Five Kings is actually turning, well, into a War of Queens.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:59am MDT

Joseph Kunkel, executive director, and Mayrah Udvardi, design associate, join me for a conversation about the work of Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:57am MDT

A lack of standing was the reasoning for the end of a lawsuit about off-road vehicles in the Santa Fe National Forest.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:55am MDT

Police chief Gallagher joins me for a discussion of the vacancies on the force, as well as some of the crime headlines in Santa Fe news, and issues nationally regarding policing and how to improve public-police relations.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:53am MDT

Today's show features Ed Romero of Santa Fe Civic Housing Authority; Alexandra Ladd of the City of Santa Fe's Office of Affordable Housing; and Cyndi Conn who is Executive Director of Creative Santa Fe whose Siler Yards: Art + Creativity Center will go back and try to get LIHTC funding in the competitive round in 2018, after not being award the tax-credit funding this year.

 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:46pm MDT

I’m pleased to welcome John Haussdoerfer to the show. He is a Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Philosophy at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison where he also directs the Center for Environment and Sustainability. He is also a fellow of the Center for Humans and Nature. And he is co-editor of a new book published by University of Chicago Press.

That book bears on what listeners have been hearing in Jack Loeffler’s documentaries. It is titled Wildness

Relations of People and Place. Coming up on August 5th — this Saturday at 6 PM,  essayist contributors to this book including Aaron Abeyta, Courtney White and co-editor Gavin Van Horn —  will share a reading at Garcia Street Books. 

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 1:06pm MDT

The looming August 21 solar eclipse will happen from about 10:20 am to 1:15 pm here in New Mexico. Rick Wallace of the Los Alamos Nature Center explains how to view and/or photograph the eclipse effectively and safely.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:27am MDT

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke toured parts of New Mexico last week as part of his White House-ordered review of national monument designations. As part of his visit, he and New Mexico's two Democratic Senators, Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall, took a trip on horseback through the Sabinoso Wilderness (the only as-yet totally inaccessible designated wilderness in the US).

KSFR's Hannah Colton held conversations surrounding the national monuments in question—Rio Grande del Norte near Taos and Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks outside Las Cruces—with Stuart Wilde, an advocate for retaining the Rio Grande del Norte designation; Senator Heinrich; and U.S. Representative Steve Pearce (R-NM).

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:03am MDT

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Steve Pearce shared their views on healthcare in the wake of the unsuccessful Obamacare repeal effort.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:42am MDT

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