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Ellen Berkovitch got Senator Martin Heinrich's (D-NM) take on the President's intent to withdraw from the Paris Accord. The Senator, who sits on the Select Committee on Intelligence, also discussed the anticipated testimony of former FBI Director James Comey concerning the ongoing probe into Russian activity during the 2016 election. Comey will testify tomorrow beginning at 8 am MDT; KSFR will air the hearing live during the 8 o'clock hour. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/eb-heinrich6717.mp3
Today, June 5th, is the 50th anniversary of the Tierra Amarilla Courthouse Raid. This date remains forever linked with the land grant movement in northern New Mexico and with the charismatic activist, revolutionary, and evangelist for the restoration of land rights to Chicano peoples of Northern New Mexico: Reies Lopez Tijerina. Tijerina founded the Alianza Federal de Mercedes in New Mexico in 1963 — and held meetings in many Rio Arriba county villages with men and women invigorated by...
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We learned this month that Planned Parenthood is slated to close three of its six New Mexico clinics. KSFR's Hannah Colton talked women's health with three different care provider from around northern New Mexico: Shaya Torres of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains; Nichele Salazar of San Juan Health Partners Midwifery & Women’s Health; and Corrine Sanchez of Tewa Women United. http://traffic.libsyn.com/ksfrnews/hc-ppnm.mp3
MONDAY June 5 - Remember the Rev. Thomas Malthus? He’s the guy who said, around the turn of the 19 th century…there will eventually be not enough Earth for a growing population. Many people have said the same about water in the Southwest, there’s not enough for all the people. Author and UNM Professor John Fleck on why those folks are as wrong as Dr. Malthus. TUESDAY June 6 - Dan Habib was an award winning newspaper photographer. Then his second son Samuel was born with cerebral palsy and Dan...