A new art exhibit at Railroad Park – Urban Ecologies -- invites visitors to add a drop of water, take photos of an old lawn mower draped in astroturf and consider the age-old question, why mow? More information is at: railyardpark.org/urbanecologies


Do's and Don'ts in the Gardens of Santa Fe

May 4, 2021
Mary Lou Cooper

With more time at home during the pandemic, more Americans than ever are turning to home gardening.   But growing flowers in the Land of Enchantment isn't for the faint of heart.  Weather, soil, water and insects are just a few of the challenges we face.  KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper talks with Lynn Payne, owner of Payne's nurseries, to learn about the do's and don'ts of flower gardening in Santa Fe.   

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

New Mexico’s Rocky Mountain Youth Corps receives a $1.3 million U.S. grant for a new workforce training center in Taos. Ben Thomas, the corps executive director, discusses the new possibilities.

Santa Fe Real Estate Market Sizzles

Apr 23, 2021
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Demand for single-family homes in Santa Fe is soaring at a time when housing inventory is down a whopping 62% from last year.  The result: skyrocketing real estate prices. That's good news for sellers, but not-so-good news for buyers, especially locals.   KSFR reporter Mary Lou Cooper talks with Roger Carson, president of the Santa Fe Association of Realtors, to help sellers and buyers navigate the war zone that the real estate market has become in the City Different.   

Jeffrey Haas

The film Judas and the Black Messiah is up for 6 Academy Awards this Sunday. KSFR's John Shannon discusses the film with author Jeffrey Haas whose book The Assassination of Fred Hampton: How the FBI and Chicago Police Murdered a Black Panther, is a source the film drew on for details of the real life tragedy.

Santa Fe Students Go Back to School

Apr 22, 2021

As students, administrators and teachers return to in-person learning, perspectives on education are changing. KSFR's Georgina Hahn spoke with current Santa Fe High seniors and head administrator at the Turquoise Trail Charter School. 

Students and teachers at Santa Fe’s Capital High School begin a campaign to reduce fears and confusion over Covid-19 vaccines among Southside residents. 

Community Matters For April 2021

Apr 21, 2021

A conversation with Dr Victoria Mora, President of  The United World College USA.

Darren Vigil Gray

N. Scott Momaday’s latest book, Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land, looks at how humans have treated the earth. He asks people to assess how they plan to care for earth going forward.      

The print edition, published by HarperCollins books, includes pen and ink drawings by the author.  Momaday himself reads the audio version.

On Wed., April 19, writer Terry Tempest Williams will read the entire book in a Zoom session hosted by Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse. Later it will be posted: CollectedWorksBookstore.com

Native Voices on the Landback Movement

Apr 16, 2021

Governor Lujan Grisham's continued support of oil and gas drilling has resulted in rising opposition. KSFR's Georgina Hahn spoke to activist Julia Fay Bernal of the Pueblo Action Alliance and photographer and Bioneer Cara Romero about their perspective on the Landback movement. 


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Thursday May 6th - Washington and Kabul are both awash in the first 4 stages of Grief over the death of the US plan to make Afghanistan into a modern democracy. Loud shouts of denial and anger, insistent demands for more bargaining for a better outcome are heard in both capitol cities, and depression is sinking in. But Rajan Menon of The City College of New York says it's time to move to acceptance of the Afghan reality, which may not include total victory for the Taliban.

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Trinity At 75: A Series By Dennis Carroll

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This year is the 75th anniversary of the Trinity Test in southern New Mexico. It was the first detonation of a nuclear device—the unleashing of the unholy might of the tiny atom. To mark the occasion, reporter Dennis Carroll, in an ongoing series of reports, examines what we have learned about the changing attitudes, the shroud of secrecy, claims of bad science and the apparent utter disregard for Trinity’s neighbors that now surround the test and its aftermath decades later.

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