Santa Fe Real Estate Market Sizzles

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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.   

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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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KSFR's MK Mendoza speaks with author Michael Patrick Smith about his new book, The Good Hand: A Memoir of Work, Brotherhood, and Transformation in an American Boomtown. He recounts his experiences of journeying onto the frontlines of the fracking industry and tells the story as one reflecting perspectives of fortitude, grit and connection and personal transformationas well as one that shines light on bringing voice to what can often get overlooked.

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City Council Update 4/14

Apr 15, 2021


Santa Fe governing body meeting held on Wednesday 4/14/2021. Topics included a COVID update, the Midtown Campus, Firework Restrictions, PSA's and More. 

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Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with Artist Walter W. Nelson about his life well-lived, his off the beaten path to follow the footsteps of the world's greatest painters and his many layered approach toward his rich body of art. 

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