State's Farm To School Program Keeps Kids Healthy

Sep 11, 2018

The New Mexico Public Education Department recently announced that it  is investing in a statewide initiative to promote Farm-to-School produce for meals in local schools.


On Monday, KSFR News shared Tom Trowbridge’s recent interview with New Mexico State Auditor, Republican Wayne Johnson. Today, Tom shifts the focus to Brian Colón, the Democratic Nominee for State Auditor:

Santa Fe Fly-In September 14 and 15

Sep 11, 2018

Santa Fe's Regional Airport is a little-known city gem. And this weekend, September 14 and 15, the Aircraft Owners and Pilot's Association (AOPA) is opting to change that.  AOPA is hosting a Fly-In.. an event not only for pilots, but the general public, to learn more about owning and operating a small plane.

KSFR'S Wake Up Call For September 10, 2018

Sep 10, 2018

Today on KSFR's Wake-Up Call: host Tom Trowbridge interviews Republican for New Mexico State Auditor, Wayne Johnson. Also, we’ll hear from a Stony Brook University geosciences professor about the significance of the discovery of water on the moon, and, Tish Lampert has America Speaks.


Today and tomorrow, KSFR News is airing interviews with the two candidates for New Mexico State Auditor: Democrat Brian Colon and Republican Wayne Johnson. Today’s it’s Johnson’s turn. He spoke recently spoke with KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge.

Tomorrow (9/11) on KSFR's Wake-Up Call and the Mid-Day Newsbreak, Trowbridge interviews Democratic nominee for New Mexico State Auditor, Brian Colon.


NASA has confirmed the first definitive evidence of water on the surface of the moon.

KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge recently had the opportunity to speak with Associate Professor of Geosciences at Stony Brook University, Timothy Glotch, about this discovery:

Santa Fe is among a handful of cities nationwide that provides campaign funding for city election candidates.  An early version of  Santa Fe’s public campaign finance system was struck down by the courts, but now Santa Fe Councilor Carol Romero-Wirth wants to expand an existing election funding plan for city candidates. KSFR's Wake Up Call host Ellen Lockyer speaks with Romero-Wirth and with NM Money Out of Politics president Bruce Berlin about the plan.

Lawsuit Challenges USFS Forest Thinning Plan

Sep 7, 2018

An activist group, Wild Waterways, and others have filed suit against a planned tree thinning and burning plan for the Santa Fe National Forest in areas near Santa Fe.  A judge may put a halt to the plan, which is scheduled to begin in October.  KSFR's Ellen Lockyer speaks with Sam Hitt with Wild Waterways, and with Bruce Hill, public information officer with Santa Fe National Forest, about the tree removal plan, which forest officials say is needed to prevent future wildfires. 

University of New Mexico emeritus professor of biology, Dr. Cliff  Dahm  has contributed to an international plea to stop a proposed reversal of legal protections for temporary waterways in the United States.  Dr. Dahm joined colleagues in seven countries in writing a letter to the journal, Science, urging the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider the reversal.  Dr Dahm spoke with KSFR's Ellen Lockyer about the importance of temporary waterways, and why we should be concerned about EPA’s proposal. 

Wake Up Call September 7, 2018

Sep 7, 2018

It’s Santa Fe Fiestas time in Santa Fe, and this year, the Caballeros de Vargas have a brand new event planned for the public this afternoon.  Join KSFR host Ellen Lockyer for today's Wake Up Call. We'll discuss a bid to increase Santa Fe's candidate campaign warchest.  Proposed city legislation would change how much campaign funding is provided for city mayor and councilor candidates.  And another burning issue in Santa Fe is debated on today's show.


This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY October 1 - It’s one of the biggest crimes against human rights in the world today – the government of China’s crackdown on the Uighur minority, and other Muslim groups in Western China. Scholar Rian Thum has visited Xinjiang, but said, he couldn’t be seen talking with anyone lest he put them in danger of detention TUESDAY October 2 - I call it family separation with Chinese characteristics. First Chinese authorities put Muslim Uighurs into “re-education” centers, then they take their...

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