Police: Active shooter at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic

Police were responding Friday to a report of an active shooter at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.

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Views of Santa Fe following the city's first significant snowstorm on Nov. 17, 2015.

Their true selves: The "New Women" of the Southwest

In the first decades of the 20th century, as Santa Fe became an art colony for Anglo transplants, a certain kind of woman ventured into the American Southwest. 

Pope says it would be ‘catastrophic’ if interests derail climate talks

Francis has made ecological concerns a hallmark of his nearly 3-year-old papacy, issuing a landmark encyclical earlier this year that paired the need to care for the environment with the need to care for humanity’s most vulnerable.

With Squash Blossom, Santa Fe woman aims to make it easy to buy local

Starting this week, Squash Blossom will begin its direct retail service, allowing people to go to the website and order produce directly for “Blossom Bags” that can be picked up once a week.

He’s been a rambling man, but now Wild Bill needs a home

Bill Rivas says he has worked as an illustrator and a movie stunt man, and has worked in bars and restaurants across the country. He said he was in the Air Force from 1965 to 1968, was married from 1975 through 1997, and has a daughter and two sons whom he keeps in touch with. Now he's living in a tent in Santa Fe.

Science on the Hill: Quenching New Mexico’s thirst with brackish water

Whether today turns out damp or dry, drought is a fact of life in New Mexico. With our rivers and aquifers already divvied up to the last drop, where can we get more water to ease the pressure on our freshwater resources?

My View: PARCC is not a good fit for New Mexico’s students

An excellent question was raised in The Santa Fe New Mexican editorial (“Who tests the tests?,” Our View, Nov. 4) about the recently released Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, test results.

Growing up Instagrammed

The entertainment industry has long been populated with (some may say built by) stage mothers. But Instagram has become an express track for parents interested in sharing and sometimes capitalizing on the visual storyline of their children’s lives.

Celebrations, Nov. 22, 2015

Alonzo and Angela Lopez recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They celebrated their anniversary by taking a Marian pilgrimage to Europe.

In Bologna, tilemakers fire the imagination

It may be hard to believe, but a little-known annual tile show here sets the tone for most of the tile trends you’ll see at the hottest restaurants, hotels and residential interiors.

School trip high jinks

Part of the school experience, especially if you are a student who is involved with extracurricular activities, athletics or the performing arts, is the overnight school trip.

Facebook tries to ease heartache of breakups with new tool

A feature announced Thursday will allow people who have split up with a spouse or partner to turn on an option that spares them the emotional pain of constantly seeing their ex-lover’s posts and pictures in their news feed on the world’s largest social network.


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