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The Santa Fe Human Rights Alliance was founded in 1993 in response to the defeat of civil rights legislation for lesbians and gay men. The non profit educates, encourages and celebrates LGBT inclusion and pride an acceptance for all people.  The Alliance also organizes the annual Santa Fe Pride Festival, held each June. Doug Nava,  Alliance president,  has been working on Pridefest for the past decade.. He joins KSFR's Ellen Lockyer in our studio to tell us about the history of Pridefest, and what’s coming up this year.   

Elder Abuse On the Rise In New Mexico

Jun 22, 2018

The New Mexico Aging and Long Term Services Department wants to raise awareness about elder abuse in our state. The Department's Adult Protective Services arm was tipped off to 13,000 cases of abuse since last July.  KSFR's Ellen Lockyer speaks with Gap Silva, the Director of Field Operations about a growing concern.

Elder abuse hotline numbers are, for statewide: 1-866-654-3219 or in Santa Fe: (505) 476-4912

Wake Up Call, Friday June 22, 2018

Jun 22, 2018

On today's Wake Up Call, we talk with Santa Fe Human Rights Alliance president Doug Nava.  The Alliance organizes the annual Santa Fe Pridefest each June.  The non-profit educates, encourages and celebrates LGBT inclusion and pride and acceptance for all people.   Also on today's show, a warning about scams targeting those who have recently lost a loved one..

The New Mexico Dream Team is reacting to Wednesday’s executive order by President Donald Trump putting an end to family separation for asylum-seeking migrants. The Dream Team says the order does little to alleviate injustice. KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer has more.

KSFR's Art Beat Reporter John Shannon Spoke with Santa Fe Musician Peter Williams - whose show "Music in the Madness" plays on KSFR Thursday nights from 10 till 1. Peter tells John About working with the Funk band Cameo and about new music his own Band "The Sticky" has just produced.

New York Times

Two Santa Fe bicycle advocates, Tim Rogers and Khal Spencer, visited KSFR’s studios Thursday to discuss with Wake-Up Call host Tom Trowbridge the recently-released bicycle crash study compiled by the Santa Fe Police Department.

KSFR’s Wake-Up Call for June 21, 2018

Jun 21, 2018

This morning on KSKR’s Wake-Up Call, reporters Ellen Lockyer shares New Mexico reaction to Wednesday’s Executive Order from President Trump, ending his policy of separating families at the southern border. Also on the program, Tom Trowbridge discusses the recently-released City of Santa Fe study on bicycle crashes, which is getting the thumbs-down from local bicycle advocates. Also, the Marketplace morning report and a local news update.

The Santa Fe City Council has approved a fee –waiver for city services for the upcoming National Governor’s Association Summer Meeting, but some non-profits that host events in the city are not happy about it.  KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer has more.

Santa Fe Rodeo

The Santa Fe Rodeo begins Wednesday at 5pm and on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call this morning, host Tom Trowbridge was joined by a group of cowboys to discuss. They included Jim Butler, President of the Santa Fe Rodeo, Rodeo Clown Luke Kraut and the world-renowned Charro, Tomas Garcilazo.

Under a new program spear-headed by the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, chefs in the state have the chance to be a “chef ambassador.” KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge spoke with Kristie Garcia, the public information officer at the NMDA.

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MONDAY June 18 - Turkey seems to have won a stare-down with the United States in Northern Syria. The US has agreed to make Kurdish troops, our best allies in the fight against the Islamic State, leave the Syrian city of Manbij. Now Turkey, Iran and Hezbullah are threatening to defy American wishes elsewhere in Syria and Iraq. Pultizer Prize winning reporter Roy Gutman explains what’s going on TUESDAY June 19 - Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ “zero tolerance” policy on immigration across...

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