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The Archdiocese of Santa Fe gets a new archbishop

The archbishop-elect Bishop John C. Wester is currently bishop of Salt Lake City. Wester will be formally installed at 2 p.m. June 4, at Santa Fe's Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. He succeeds  outgoing Archbishop Michael Sheehan.    

Literacy program touts student improvement

The MATCH program has 13 college-age mentors who help tutor children at Ramirez Thomas Elementary School.

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Trumpeter no end: Bobby Shew

Trumpeter Bobby Shew leads a combo at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24. Shew is a legend of the jazz genre who returned to Albuquerque, the place of his birth, a few years ago after decades of working in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. 

In California, drought widens economic split

The fierce drought that is gripping the West is sharpening the deep economic divide in this state, illustrating parallel worlds in which wealthy communities guzzle water as poorer neighbors conserve by necessity. 

Paul, Clippers even series with 114-105 win over Spurs

Chris Paul had 34 points and seven assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-105 on Sunday to even their first-round series at two games apiece.

Taberna chef transforms menu from old Spain to 'Nuevo Latino'

Ten years ago, Jose “Kiko” Rodriguez moved to Santa Fe from Mexico and started as a dishwasher. The story of how he went from there to executive chef is like a fairy tale about hard work, the kind of story that’s often dreamed about but rarely comes to fruition.

Sunday Spotlight: Covering the planet, veteran broadcast journalist brings the world to Santa Fe

Veteran broadcast journalist Dave Marash hosts KSFR's Here and There, a radio program that brings the world to Santa Fe through interviews of reporters, analysts or witnesses to major stories around the globe.

Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

Jennifer Pagonis was born intersex, an umbrella term for several conditions in which an infant’s reproductive anatomy doesn’t conform to standard definitions of male or female. The physical effects can be subtle, or very obvious.

Skipping Shakespeare? Yes, English majors can often bypass the Bard

A new report finds English majors at a majority of the most prestigious U.S. colleges and universities aren’t required to take a course focused on Shakespeare

Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

The U.S. Senate last month narrowly approved a budget amendment sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, that could set the stage for future legislation to sell or transfer federal lands to state or local governments.

How a puppy reminded us what it means to be a family

Our active, silly, unpredictable puppy has reminded us that sometimes priorities need to be abandoned for spontaneity, that functionality should sometimes be traded for frivolity, that at the end of the day, for our most precious relationships, both quality and quantity time matter.

Celebrations, April 26, 2015

Santa Fe natives Liana L. Engel and Nicolas Ricroque were married April 3 in the portrait gallery of the New Mexico Supreme Court building. Chief Justice Barbara J. Vigil officiated at the wed…

Speeding in Finland can cost a fortune, if you already have one

In Finland the fines for more serious speeding infractions are calculated according to income. A Finnish millionaire was recently fined $58,000 for traveling a modest, if illegal, 64 mph in a 50 mph zone.

Good-bye keys: ‘Smart locks’ let you in without them

When Christy and Joe Affrunti bought their Long Island, N.Y., house last year, one of their first projects was replacing the traditional front-door lock with one that opens using a pass code. They were tired of the hassle of “jiggling with a key.”

Fighting the war against allergies

It usually starts with sneezing, nasal congestion, watery eyes, itchy throat or a headache. For many Santa Feans, these symptoms mean that allergy season has arrived.

Nueva clínica de salud abre en el lado sur

El nuevo centro de salud de Christus St. Vincent en el lado sur es el último capítulo de una larga historia en su misión por llevar asistencia a las áreas con escasa atención médica en Santa F…

Pew Research Center: Teens still use Facebook

Facebook remains the most used social media site among American teens ages 13 to 17, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center. And, surprisingly, boys visit the site more often than girls.

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