PNM under fire over coal, nuke power in plan

Critics say the proposal isn’t the least expensive plan and isn’t the most environmentally friendly.

Taos park again named for Kit Carson, for now

Council members voted to rescind the park’s new name of Red Willow

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Germany demolishes Brazil 7-1, reaches World Cup final

The Germans tore apart Brazil’s porous defense time and time again Tuesday, routing the hosts 7-1 in the World Cup semifinals, the largest margin of defeat at this stage in the history of the tournament.

Food Tour New Mexico highlights Santa Fe’s top culinary spots

In 2011, Nick Peña founded Food Tour New Mexico, a company that locals may not have heard of but which is growing quickly in popularity with tourists an hotel concierges who cater to them.

Santa Feans committed to social justice help improve life in Mexico

These Santa Feans, all deeply committed to social justice, are part of a small, loosely knit but dedicated mix of local residents who have committed themselves to improving the lives of our Mexican neighbors.

New schools, new tech on horizon for Santa Fe school district

On Aug. 18, the district will welcome back students and some new additions, including two brand new K-8 schools intended to ease overcrowding on the city’s south side.

Standup paddleboarding picks up steam

Standup paddleboarding has exploded in popularity the past few years. A sort of combination between surfing and kayaking, it has become a hit on oceans, lakes and rivers across the United States and beyond.

What age is ideal for children to take swim lessons?

As swimming programs — including those for children as young as 6 months — proliferate, a difficult question remains: At what age is it ideal for children to take swim lessons?

Faces & places, July 6, 2014

The Espanola Valley Opera Guild has announced the winners of the annual youth essay contest. The winners wrote on the topic: “Why I Want to Attend The Santa Fe Opera.” Contestants were from Ri…

On the absinthe trail

An intense spirit flavored with a bouquet of powerful herbs, absinthe had been the favorite drink of impressionist painters, romantic poets and the bons vivants of the belle epoque before bein…


The dining table takes center stage within the home, not only because of its physical presence, but functionally because it is where family meals, projects and entertaining take place. Like the campfire, many good stories are created there.

Student profile: Santa Fe High student aims to serve as Army doctor

Miguel Pantano, a senior at Santa Fe High School, has always had a great sense of patriotism — a quality reflected in his choice of extracurricular activities and one that has led him to want …

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