KSFR'S Wake Up Call For September 05, 2018

Sep 5, 2018

Today on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call: Senator Tom Udall discusses issues including the Kavanaugh nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. Also, host Tom Trowbridge speak with Cyndi Conn of Creative Santa Fe about the upcoming “rebirth of local news” community dialogue next week. Plus hear the Marketplace Morning Report and  local news update with KSFR’s John Shannon.

KSFR's Wake Up Call For September 04, 2018

Sep 4, 2018

On today’s Wake-Up Call: We’re proud to debut the Santa Fe Council on International Relations’ Global Conversations program with director Sandy Campbell. Also, Tom Trowbridge checks-in with the Santa Fe New Mexicans’ Steve Terrell on New Mexico politics; plus local news and the marketplace morning report.

Wake-Up Call Debuts SFCIR's "Global Conversations"

Sep 4, 2018

KSFR News is partnering with the Santa Fe Council on International Relations to present Global Conversations, a series of podcasts from the SF-CIR.

Sandy Campbell is the Executive Director of the Council and the program’s host:

Payday Loan Reforms Fall Short, Consumer Advocates Say

Aug 31, 2018

Last year, New Mexico’s state legislature took action against predatory lenders, with HB 347.  Reforms to the state’s Small Loan Act went into effect in January of this year…. But did the reforms go far enough?   Before the reforms, some lenders charged an astronomical 300 percent interest.

Distracted Driving Dangers - Labor Day Travel Warning

Aug 31, 2018

Labor Day is foremost a time to honor American workers. But the holiday also has become the last hurrah of summer, when we travel for outdoor adventures and concerts. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Labor Day weekend is one of the most dangerous times to be on the road.  KSFR consumer reporter Mary Lou Cooper has the story.

Dig Giusewa Seeks Answers to Origen of Jemez People

Aug 31, 2018

A community archaeological dig at the state's Jemez Historic Site in Jemez Springs is drawing interest in hopes of discovering more about the origens of the Jemez people, and about the influence of Spanish colonization on the tribe.  KSFR's Ellen Lockyer spent a day at the site, speaking with amateur and professional archaelogists, who are trying to unravel some questions about where the Jemez came from, and how they interacted with European culture.

Wake Up Call August 31, 2018

Aug 31, 2018

Not too far from Santa Fe, remnants of an ancient home draw interest.. and raise some questions. Wake Up Call host Ellen Lockyer joins archaeologists at a little known Publo site called Dig Giusewa on today's show.  And with a three day holiday coming up, we’ll hear safety tips about Labor Day travel.  Advocates for low income New Mexicans  say a new payday loan law doesn’t’ go far enough.. We'll speak with NM Center on Law and Poverty attorney Lindsay Cutler about it. Plus..

Santa Fe ‘s Police Department is losing officers due to non-competitive pay.  At Wednesday night’s Santa Fe City Council meeting, Santa Fe Police Officers’ Association representatives made a strong pitch for a raise. KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer reports.

The discontinuation of the Entrada pageant as a city sponsored event has nettled some Santa Feans who continue to support the re-enactment of the return of Don Diego de Vargas to Santa Fe.  And now the debate has boiled over into a city political issue, with the organization of a Political Action Committee aimed at ousting some Santa Fe City Council members. KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer reports.

Zozobrafest Plans 60s Music Tribute Friday

Aug 30, 2018

The annual burning of Old Man Gloom takes place on Friday, August 31 at Fort Marcy Park in Santa Fe.  The tradition, started in 1924, enters its 94th year in 2018.


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