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For the past 14 years, the Folk Art Alliance has played a pivotal role in hosting the annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe. This year’s festivities took place this past weekend — Museum Hill was abuzz with spectators, shoppers, media, youth, hundreds of volunteers, and of course artisans. KSFR's Mya Green takes you through a stroll of last weekend’s one-of-a-kind extravaganza.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:26am MDT

Santa Fe High fired head basketball coach David Rodriguez in early 2016 following an incident—described as a hazing—that saw a player injured and the team stricken from the state tournament bracket.

Rodriguez just began his new tenure as head coach at St. Michael's High. He spoke with KSFR's news intern Julian Paras about the incident that led to his ouster and his outlook moving ahead in his new job.

(Full disclosure: Julian is a former member of Rodriguez's Santa Fe High team.)

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:20am MDT

Doug Menuez intensely covered the Silicon Valley boom through photographs in the 80s and 90s, including a three-year stint documenting the working life of Steve Jobs as Jobs sought to get NeXT, his post-Apple effort, off the ground. Menuez's book, Fearless Genius, ties into an exhibition of his photos at Patina Gallery through August 16.

Doug Menuez stopped by the studio to share insights from those years in the eye of the tech innovation storm.

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

As KSFR launches Jack Loeffler's six-part series, The Spirit of Place, Jack Loeffler joins Ellen Berkovitch in the studio to discuss his process, and the messages of a radio series that looks at the major watersheds of the Intermountain West.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:58am MDT

KSFR's Rob Morlino, a Santa Fe Animal Shelter volunteer, describes the issues surrounding the dozens of feral cat colonies existing in Santa Fe.

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

The Los Alamos National Laboratory has made national headlines in recent months for multiple criticality safety breaches, including the inadvertent shipment of radioactive material by air.

Patrick Malone has reported in depth on nuclear practices and safety. He joined Hannah Colton by phone.

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

Santa Fe police believe an intruder who has recently been peeping in windows and exposing himself to women living alone in the South Capitol neighborhood may be responsible for a similar series of crimes last summer.

Heather Rider teaches the Israeli self-defense system Krav Maga, and recently held a workshop for residents of South Cap. She joined Hannah Colton and Dylan Syverson in the studio to discuss self-protection strategies.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:05am MDT

Ellen Lockyer looks at New Mexico's atomic history through two pivotal events that occurred on July 16: the Trinity nuclear bomb test in 1945, and the Church Rock uranium mine spill in 1979.

In part 1, Ellen interviews Susan Gordon of the Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment, as well as Teresita Kiana, a Church Rock community member, about the uranium spill.

In part 2, Ellen speaks with cancer survivor Tina Cordova of the Tularosa Downwinders, a group seeking restitution for the radiative effects of the 1945 Trinity test, then returns to uranium with Bill Auby, a BLM official tasked with cleaning up derelict mining sites.

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

 

Los Alamos ScienceFest is a free family event taking place throughout Los Alamos today, July 14th, and tomorrow, the 15th, highlighting the area's past and present as a center for science.

This year's ScienceFest celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Los Alamos Ranch School, which—as Ryn Herrman, one of the event's organizers, tells me—helped lay the foundations of the Manhattan Project.

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

Adam Shaening-Pokrasso and Jillian Spitzmiller of the Santa Fe Network, a digital streaming platform featuring content created by New Mexicans, join us in the studio.

The nonprofit SFN launched Tuesday, July 11, and will feature documentaries, trailers, and more from New Mexico's community of film talent.

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Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 10:01am MDT