On Monday’s KSFR Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge visited with executives from the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit WOLA. WOLA is an advocacy group for human rights in the Americas that has done decades of research and advocacy work on Mexico and Central America, U.S. foreign policy, as well as migration and border politics. WOLA President Matt Clausen and Vice President Geoff Thale are in Santa Fe to address a private audience and drum-up support for the effort.

From the Santa Fe National Forest: Due to several days of higher humidity and rain, the Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) will lift the closure order and stage 2 fire restrictions on Monday, July 9 at 8:00 a.m. for the first time since entering full forest closure on June 1. The forest remained closed for public safety and forest health reasons until conditions improved to acceptable levels, according to forest leadership. “We noticed conditions starting to improve two weeks ago when moisture levels increased due to higher humidity,” said James Melonas, forest supervisor.

Finally - The Monsoon. But Will It End The Drought?

Jul 6, 2018

Thursday's rain was met in Santa Fe with a big sigh of releif.  But is more to come?  KSFR's Tom Trowbridge speaks with National Weather Service warning coordination meteorologist Kerry Jones about what's expected this monsoon season, and whether it will be enough to stem the damage of the drought.

Wake Up Call, July 6, 2018

Jul 6, 2018

On today's Wake Up Call, we'll speak with NWS meteorologist Kerry Jones about the upcoming monsoon season, and whether or not it'll be enough to reverse our drought conditions.  And we'll re-visit Mark White at his Fine Art Gallery, and reprise a conversation with three Washington, DC  insiders who shed some light on the fragile relationship between the US and North Korea.

KSFR'S Wake Up Call For July 05, 2018

Jul 5, 2018

Today on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call: Host Tom Trowbridge speaks with Santa Fe Conservation Trust Executive Director Sara Noss about the new “Vamonos” program, which encourages expanded use of public trails and city parks in the Santa Fe community. Also, KSFR’s John Shannon talks to Cathy Smith of the Nambe Trading Post about her career and current job. And KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer interviews Porfirio Gutierrez of Mexico, one of the many artists who’ll be on hand for the upcoming Santa Fe International Folk Art Market.

The Santa Fe Council on International Relations on June 29 sponsored a panel discussion by three representatives of the federal government who spoke on the current relationship between the US and North Korea.  They are Jandi, a second secretary at the Korean Embassy in Washington, DC,  Adam Miller, a military advisor at the Office of Korean Affairs for the US State Department, and Troy Stangerone, Senior Director at the Korean Economic Institute in Washington, DC.   The three stopped by KSFR’s studio to speak with Wake Up Call host Ellen Lockyer to update listeners on the Trump administrati

Santa Fe documentary film-maker Karen Cantor speaks with Wake Up Call host Ellen Lockyer.

Wake Up Call, July 3, 2018

Jul 3, 2018

On today's Wake Up Call, we'll hear about a new documentary film that examines a move by Native Americans to return to traditional ways of producing and preparing food.  Filmmaker Karen Cantor joins us in the studio to discuss her film "Return" and how traditional foods can be used to fight an epidemic of diabetes among Native Americans.  And we'll hear from three representatives from Washington, DC who'll speak  about the details of the recent agreement between the US and North Korea, and what could come out of the new government to government relationship.  All that and a commentary from

The Greater Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition is a partnership of city, state, federal and tribal government entities which have banded together to mitigate wildfire probability in the Santa Fe area. The area stretches from Tesuque Pueblo to Glorieta, and from the Ski Bowl to El Dorado.  The coalition works to inform residents of wildfire danger, and to help them prepare their homes to best protect against wildfires.  Four representatives of the coalition visit KSFR and speak to Wake Up Call host Ellen Lockyer about their program. 

Wake Up Call, Monday, July 2 2018

Jul 2, 2018

On today's Wake Up Call, we'll hear more from blogger Brad Friedman as interviewed by America Speaks host Tish Lampert.  They'll discuss voting rights threats and President Trump's likely nominations for a new US Supreme Court Justice.  And we'll get the upshot on a new partnership.. one that aims to minimize the threat of wildfire in the Santa Fe area.  The Greater Santa Fe Fireshed Coalition organizers visit KSFR's studio to talk about fire safety.. something everyone can prepare for. 


This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY July 16 - We start our program week, with President Donald Trump’s trade war. Who are supposed to be the beneficiaries of Trump’s economic belligerence, and who in America care already among the casualties. Ali Velshi, the chief economic correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC looks at the story, in depth. TUESDAY July 17 - The First Amendment protects freedom of speech, personal and published, and freedoms of assembly and religion. Now a new Supreme Court decision extends First Amendment...

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