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Air Race Classic Puts Women Aviators on Santa Fe's Radar

The annual cross-country Air Race Classic, one of the largest competitions in the world of women's aviation, soared from Frederick, Maryland, to the Santa Fe Municipal Airport last week. KSFR's Dylan Syverson reported from the tarmac as the race was winding down last Friday. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/ds-arc17.mp3 CORRECTION: This story originally appeared with a photograph of a (very impressive) L-139 Albatros jet, implying that said jet had participated in the ARC. It did not....

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Timeless Tradition: The Herreras of Cochiti Pueblo Craft Drums

From the cloud to the earth. Finally today we have an analog story about a tradition still flourishing in Cochiti Pueblo. Drum-maker Arnold Herrera and his family are helping to preserve an ancient culture by keeping the heart of the drum beating. KSFR's Ellen Lockyer reports. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/Drummer.mp3

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The annual cross-country Air Race Classic, one of the largest competitions in the world of women's aviation, soared from Frederick, Maryland, to the Santa Fe Municipal Airport last week. KSFR's Dylan Syverson reported from the tarmac as the race was winding down last Friday.

CORRECTION: This story originally appeared with a photograph of a (very impressive) L-139 Albatros jet, implying that said jet had participated in the ARC. It did not. Apologies for the error. —DS

Haven for Hope

Recently, more than 100 people gathered to hear about a new solution to provide wrap-around services and a place to live for Santa Fe’s homeless residents. 

Though the idea hasn’t gelled yet, participants—many from existing social service nonprofits—voiced support for the vision of a 10-to-15-acre home campus. The "One Door" blueprint is based on a program in Texas that’s aimed at reducing or even eliminating homelessness.  KSFR’s Deborah was at the meeting and brings us the story.

Good Job, Bad Job

Jun 27, 2017

  When we talk about the health of the economy, we often focus on the availability of employment. But what about the quality of the jobs that are out there?

Here's KSFR's consumer reporter Mary Lou Cooper on the best and worst states for jobs across the country.

Science Monday: Descartes Labs Opens Shop in Santa Fe

Jun 26, 2017

This week on Science Monday we have both a science feature and some news about a startup company bringing a force field of economic development to Santa Fe. The company is Descartes Labs. The CEO and co-founder is Mark Johnson. I reached him by phone last week. After being founded in Los Alamos, Descartes Labs opened new headquarters in Santa Fe two weeks ago today.

 

 

From the cloud to the earth. Finally today we have an analog story about a tradition still flourishing in Cochiti Pueblo.  Drum-maker Arnold Herrera and his family are helping to preserve an ancient culture by keeping  the heart of the drum beating.  KSFR's Ellen Lockyer reports.

 

Tony McCarty has been ED of Kitchen Angels for the past 24 years. Martha Romero is a board member. They joined me to talk over Kitchen Angels' 25th anniversary, and the rigors and rewards of delivering 170 meals a day to homebound adults in Santa Fe.

 

Recently hired city Economic Development Director Matthew Brown sat down with KSFR's Julian Paras and Dylan Syverson to discuss his background and what he hopes to contribute in shaping Santa Fe's economic future.

This week, both New Mexico's U.S. Senators spoke on Capitol Hill against Medicaid cuts thought to be included in the yet-to-be-released Senate GOP healthcare bill. The American Health Care Act, known as Trumpcare, is expected to see a vote before the July 4 recess. 

Worlds Through Words: A Multicultural Poetry Celebration was hosted by poet and activist Ebony Isis Booth and featured readings from poets Haleh Liza, Brynn Saito, Uche Nduka, and James Thomas Stevens. Special appearance and reading from New Mexico Senator Bill O’Neill.

 

These poets banded together to share their diverse cultural heritages and words of wisdom in a tumultuous political climate. Listen and let your own boundaries expand!

 

Michael DeYoung

KSFR's correspondent, Rita Daniels, dives into the developments of Taos' solar plan to be 100% solar by 2022 which looks to be a model for rural America. Details of Taos' decision to spend $37 million to get out of their Tristate contract are also included. 

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MONDAY June 26 - A recent series of terrorist attacks in London and Manchester in the United Kingdom, like attacks in the United States in the past several years, appear to be the work of “lone wolves,” operating independently of any Islamic State or Al Qaeda management or networking. They are what RAND Corporation Terrorism analyst Brian Michael Jenkins calls “pure terrorism.” TUESDAY June 27 - In the Middle East, the United States says it has only one mission – to defeat Islamic State...

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