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Utah bishop picked to head Santa Fe archdiocese

Bishop John C. Wester of Salt Lake City will succeed Archbishop Michael J. Sheehan, who has reached the mandatory retirement age of 75.    

Jury convicts Yepez of second-degree murder

The verdict exposes Anthony Yepez to a maximum sentence of 22 years and six months in the 2012 beating and burning of a 75-year-old man.

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Restaurant Review: La Choza

My friend Dave is serious about his love of red chile. This year on Good Friday we did the Chimayó pilgrimage together, and once he’d paid his respects at El Santuario, he beelined it to El Potrero Trading Post, where he bought nearly 40 dollars’ worth of red chile for making sauce at home.

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto helicopters in this small town near the earthquake’s epicenter.

Pacquiao, Roach scheme on plan for Mayweather’s defense

Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing. How does anybody hit Floyd Mayweather Jr.?

Group shows off 3-D printer while fostering plans for maker space

Maker spaces are becoming more popular nationwide as technology becomes less expensive and more accessible to the masses, and Make Santa Fe is working on creating one in the City Different.

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.

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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