Christine Chandler

Monday, KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge shared his interview with Republican Lisa Shin, who is seeking the open House District 43 seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives.

Today it’s Democrat Christine Chandler’s turn. The Los Alamos County Councilor says she’s running for the post to work on solving the problems facing New Mexico while supporting its citizens in improving access to and quality of public education and health care.

New Mexico's Sunspot Solar Observatory, little-known until this month, is now garnering international attention, since it's sudden shutdown and just as sudden re-opening on September 17.  KSFR's Ellen Lockyer lets us in on some of the far-fetched theories posed by conspiracy buffs, and on some of the actual information out there regarding the case.  Spoiler:  the FBI still is not fessing up to why the facility  was evacuated in the first place. 

Milton Riess

KSFR's John Shannon caught up with Nohelia Sosa who's new band Nohe y Sus Santos was shooting a music video here in Santa Fe - We'll meet the band and hear one of their new songs - Mal Amor.

KSFR'S Wake Up Call For September 17, 2018

Sep 17, 2018

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call on Monday, September 17, 2018: Listen to Community Matters from the Santa Fe Community Foundation with this month’s offering a discussion on child abuse and neglect in New Mexico. Also today, we begin airing interviews with candidates for State House in District 43, starting with Republican Lisa Shin; and KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge chats local politics with the New Mexicans’ Steve Terrell.

Santa Fe New Mexican

On KSFR's Wake-Up Call Monday, host Tom Trowbridge discussed recent political news with the Santa Fe New Mexican's reporter and columnist Steve Terrell.

The third Monday of the month is when KSFR's Wake-Up Call offers "Community Matters" from the Santa Fe Community Foundation. This month the program's focus concerns New Mexico's high rate of child abuse and neglect.


Today, KSFR News begins interviews today with the two candidates seeking to replace District 43 State Representative Stephanie Garcia Richard come the November sixth general election. Garcia Richard, a Democrat, is the party’s nominee for State Land Commissioner.

Lisa Shin is the Republican candidate; tomorrow we’ll hear from Democrat Christine Chandler.


When Parents Move In With Adult Children

Sep 14, 2018

Millennials moving back home account for most of the "shared households" in the country. But since 1995, the number of elders moving in with adult children has doubled.  KSFR consumer affairs reporter Mary Lou Cooper notes the trend is on the rise. 

Hilcorp Energy, of Houston, Texas, has requested the New Mexico Oil and Gas Commission to amend the well density and location requirements for gas drilling leases in the Blanco-Mesaverde Gas Pool.  The drilling area spreads through Rio Arriba and San Juan Counties.  The Commission did not make a decision yet, as the hearing on it will continue at the panel's next meeting.  KSFR's Ellen Lockyer speaks with Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter Camilla Fiebelman about the Hilcorp request, and how it relates to methane pollution issues, especially now since the federal Environmental Protection Agency

Taos Paseo 2018 Set For September 14 and 15

Sep 14, 2018

Taos is preparing for the city's fifth annual Paseo Event. Paseo 2018 starts Friday evening at 7pm to 11 pm, and continues Saturday night during the same hours.  KSFR 's Ellen Lockyer spoke with event director, J. Matthew Thomas about the unique outdoor art show and its theme this year: Space.


This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY September 17 - A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay a high school groundskeeper named Dewayne (Lee) Johnson $289 million, because Monsanto never warned Johnson that the weed-killer Roundup could give him cancer. Carey Gillam wrote the investigative book Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corruption of Science. TUESDAY September 18 - 2018 – a tough year for Brazil to choose a new President. The economy’s terrible, violent crime is rampant, and man who led all...

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