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Santa Fe County, Fire Department Dispute Contract

23 hours ago

Santa Fe County is at an impasse with the firefighters’ union after a year of contract negotiations. The local International Association of Fire Fighters 4366 has gone public with a dispute over payscale, sick leave, and overtime.

Jenna Marshall speaks with Pedro Nandino of the local IAFF 4366.

Santa Fe County officials did not grant an interview, but their communications coordinator sent the following email:

SFCC Faculty Deliver Union Cards to Labor Board

Dec 6, 2016

The full-time faculty of Santa Fe Community College are taking steps toward forming a labor union. Friday marked a particularly big step, as faculty organizers delivered 90 signed unionization cards to the New Mexico Public Employee Labor Relations Board. Professor Marcy Eannarino is heading up unionization efforts through the American Association of University Professors. She dropped by KSFR’s studios yesterday to give us an update.

SFCC President Randy Grissom told KSFR at an outside event that he did not yet have a comment about the faculty’s unionization.

Local News At Noon

Dec 6, 2016

Top-of-the-hour, local news for Tuesday, December 6.

Creative Santa Fe has launched the Disruptive Futures summit to frame a global discussion in Santa Fe about nuclear weapons and the nuclear threat. The summit kicked off last night with a conversation between former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Dr. William J. Perry, and journalist Eric Schlosser. In 2013 Schlosser authored Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Incident and the Illusion of Safety, which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History.

Ricardo Cate'

Standing Rock erupts in victory celebrations! So the headlines proclaimed yesterday after the Army Corps of Engineers announced it was denying the Dakota Access Pipeline an easement to route the pipeline under Lake Oahe (O-AH-EE) and portions of the Missouri River that provide the Standing Rock Sioux’s water supply.

The pipeline developers responded with an official statement of their intent to "complete construction of the pipeline without any additional rerouting."

Local News At Noon

Dec 5, 2016

Top-of-the-hour, local news for Monday, December 5.

Highlands Gets $2.9 Million to Strengthen STEM

Dec 2, 2016

New Mexico Highlands University was awarded a $2.9 million U.S. Department of Education grant to support students pursuing math, science and technology education. Gil Gallegos, a professor of computer science and engineering and the grant's lead investigator, tells KSFR how the money will be spent.

Radioactive Waste Will Soon Be Re-packaged

Dec 2, 2016
(U.S. Department of Energy via AP)

This week, the U.S. Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Laboratory announced plans to re-package 60 barrels of radioactive waste next spring. The containers have been under surveillance since 2014, when one barrel ruptured and forced the shut-down of a waste isolation plant south of Carlsbad, NM.

Local News At Noon

Dec 2, 2016

Top-of-the-hour local news for Friday, December 2.

Ricardo Cate'

Edition One of our new weekly roundup of what’s happening in visual art, film and music in Santa Fe this weekend.

-The Song was "La Bajada" by Brian Hardgroove. "Surf by Southwest" will play this Saturday at Skylight Lounge in Santa Fe starting at 8 p.m.

-Anthony Hassett’s show "People Are Terrific" opens at PHIL Space tomorrow Friday, December 2 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. PHIL Space is at 1410 Second Street.

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Monday, Dec. 5 - 8:00-8:30 am Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies with our Global Round-up.
8:30-9:00 am Richard Atkins, author and playwright talks about Holocaust survivor Simon Gronowski's story. Tuesday, Dec. 6 - 8-8:30 am Allegra Love, Santa Fe Dreamers Project talk about Immigration issues and the new administration.
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