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It's been 70 years to the day since an eastern New Mexico ranch hand reported finding a wrecked alien spacecraft. The event forever made one of the state's largest cities synonymous with mysterious visitations, and the subject remains of interest to ufologists to this day.

Let's go to this breaking news from 1947 Roswell, New Mexico.

Direct download: ds-ros70.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:36am MDT

On Wednesday, Senator Martin Heinrich visited Santa Fe under the auspices of the Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce. To promote solar power, he joined a local solar panel installation company in setting up panels on a Santa Fe residence's rooftop.

After that project, intended to demonstrate the ease of installing panels compared to earlier methods, Heinrich spoke at the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association to speak on the progress of clean energy technologies in general.

This report includes the bulk of Sen. Heinrich's remarks, and begins with the Green Chamber of Commerce's Executive Director, Glenn Schiffbauer, giving an overview of his organization.

Direct download: ds-hein-greenlunch.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 9:27am MDT

The documentary Monterey Pop, restored and in theaters, looks and sounds far better at fifty than much of anything else that age. David D’Arcy has this review.

Direct download: dd-montpop.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22am MDT

Michael Dellheim is executive director of Outside In Productions, which organizes the Bandstand series. He dropped by the studio to tell us about this year's lineup, which includes national and local acts from Marcia Ball to Future Scars.

Direct download: ds-dellheim.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:20am MDT

KSFR's Katherine Mast reports from the New Mexico Fermentation Fest, a gathering of producers from all around the state of fermented foods like pickles, kombucha, sauerkraut, and more.

Direct download: km-fermfest.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT

Ebony Isis Booth is a 2006 National Poetry Slam Champion, and recipient of Westword’s Mastermind Award in Literary Arts for her work as hostess of Denver’s Cafe Nuba. She moved to Albuquerque in early 2015, and currently serves as Programs and Communications Coordinator for Harwood Art Center. She's also on the Board of Directors for New Mexico YWCA, and is founder of the African American multimedia performance showcase “Burque Noir.”

KSFR's Mya Green chatted with Ebony Isis Booth on the air.

Direct download: mya-eib.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 12:00pm MDT

Santa Fe Institute is working in tandem with Creative Santa Fe and SITE Santa Fe to highlight both the scientific and imaginative aspects of space exploration. The InterPlanetary Project blasts off later this month with a panel discussion at the Lensic. Dylan Syverson spoke with two SFI scientists to learn more.

Direct download: ds-interplanetary.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:31am MDT

Latin hip-hop fusion pioneers Ozomatli are coming to Taos's Kit Carson Park for the 4th, in a show supported by Mariachi Tehotihuacan and Santa Fe's very own Nosotros.

KSFR’s Dylan Syverson chatted with founding member Raul Pacheco last week.

Direct download: ds-ozo.mp3
Category:KSFR News -- posted at: 11:23am MDT

Consumer reporter Mary Lou Cooper examines the spike in deadly crashes involving teenage drivers that occurs annually in the period between Memorial and Labor Day. She spoke with a representative of AAA New Mexico for more.

Direct download: mlc-teendrive.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:18am MDT

This Monday's nonprofit focus is on the Santa Fe Mountain center, which "provides unique opportunities for people to transform their lives through remarkable experiences and adventures," according to their web site.

Ellen Berkovitch learned more from Tiffany Wynn, SFMC's executive director.

Direct download: TiffanyWynn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:11am MDT