ALBUQUERQUE – Republican Party of New Mexico Chairman Ryan Cangiolosi made the following statement after the passing of Sen. John McCain. “John McCain was a hero, a leader, and above all, a man who dedicated his life to serving the country he loved. He always conducted himself with honor and was never afraid to speak his mind, which he often did with a biting sense of humor. He was a hero who gave everything he had to his country as a prisoner of war. Then he returned home to give even more. Every American, regardless of political party, can be proud to call McCain a fellow countryman.

KSFR Talks With Painter and Poet Catherine Ferguson

Aug 24, 2018
John Shannon

KSFR's John Shannon spoke with Galisteo based painter and poet Catherine Ferguson whose retablos have been seen and sold in Santa Fe since the 1970's. Catherine explains what a retablo is, talks about her special style and how she came to start painting them.  She finishes the interview with a poem she wrote for her late friend, artist Priscilla Hoback.

What's In That School Lunch Box Counts

Aug 24, 2018

Packing lunch boxes for a school student these days?  KSFR's consumer reporter Mary Lou Cooper finds out what you put in a child's lunch kit counts. Experts say no more plain old PBJ -  spice things up with variety -  and help fight child obesity. 

New Mexico Highlands University Looks Forward

Aug 24, 2018

The Higher Learning Commission has reaffirmed accreditation at New Mexico Highlands University, and Sam Minner, University president, has embarked on an initiative called HU Futures to move Highlands forward.  Highlands has been fully accredited since 1926 and remained accredited during a probation period. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge speaks with Minner aobut the changes to come at the school.

Wake Up Call, August 24 2018

Aug 24, 2018

On today's Wake Up Call, host Ellen Lockyer speaks with New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty's supervising attorney for health care, Abuko Estrada, about a growing move to provide health care for all New Mexican's through a proposed Medicaid buy-in program.  And Sam Minner, president of New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, speaks with KSFR's Tom Trowbridge about Highlands' future since its accreditation was reaffirmed in July.  And a visit with retablo artist Cathering Ferguson, and more. 

NM Court Orders MVD To Make Changes

Aug 22, 2018

A conflict between New Mexico law regarding non-REAL id's and doumentation required by the state Motor Vehicle Division for authorizing those id's has been settled by the courts.  The settlement affects only non-REAL id's .. or those accepted by the state, but not by the federal government. KSFR's Ellen Lockyer reports that advocates for the homeless, for immigrants and for civil rights applaud the decision.

Wednesday on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call, the Democratic write-in candidate for the New Mexico House District 46 race, Heather Nordquist discusses her fledgling candidacy with host Tom Trowbridge. Also, Ellen Lockyer reports on the settlement in a lawsuit over New Mexico’s non-REAL-ID ID; and we'll hear from author Gray Basnight about his new political thriller, Flight of the Fox.

Heather Nordquist

On Wednesday’s KSFR Wake-Up Call, scientist Heather Nordquist visited with Tom Trowbridge about her unconventional candidacy for New Mexico House District 46

KSFR Asks Expert About Supermarket Hygiene

Aug 21, 2018

We’ve been hearing a lot about foodborne illness in the media.  KSFR consumer reporter Mary Lou Cooper takes an imaginary trip to the grocery store with an expert on hygiene in the supermarket. 

KSFR'S Wake Up Call For August 21, 2018

Aug 21, 2018

Today on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge discusses the upcoming neighbor-to-neighbor food drive in Santa Fe with coordinator, Linda Wilder-Flatt. Also today, KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer reports on a new group of players is attempting to attack Santa Fe’s housing crunch; and Mary Lou Cooper talks supermarket hygiene with a registered dietitian nutritionist….and you’ll hear the Marketplace Morning Report and a local news update from KSFR’s John Shannon.


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