City's RCV Report Identifies Glitch

Mar 30, 2018

Santa Fe's first foray into ranked choice voting had its pros and cons. At this week' Santa Fe City Council meeting, city staffers presented a report on the new voting method, and pointed out some of the areas where improvement is needed. 

Santa Fe Faces Early Fire Restrictions

Mar 30, 2018

After a snowless winter, about 80% of New Mexico is experiencing drought.  KSFR spoke with Santa Fe Fire Chief Erik Litzenberg about the dangers of wildland interface fires and about what people can do to help prevent fires during the upcoming season.

Wake-Up Call, March 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018

KSFR's Spring Fund Drive is underway.  We'll be asking for your support during this Wake-Up Call.  We'll also hear from city staffers about a review of the recent Ranked Choice Voting election, and from Santa Fe Fire Chief Erik Litzenberg about upcoming fire restrictions due to New Mexico's drought.  And we'll find out why Santa Fe has attained No-Kill community status, and find out about the Governor's Arts Awards.  All that, today on Wake-Up Call. 

KSFR's Wake Up Call For March 29, 2018

Mar 29, 2018

On today’s Wake-Up Call: KSFR’s Spring Fund Drive continues…and you can pledge right here on this webpage. Or simply call 428-1393 to make your contribution to Santa Fe Public Radio. On the program, Legendary author Armistead Maupin returns to Santa Fe tonight for an informal question and answer session following the screening of the documentary film “The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin.” KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer will have that story. Also, Tom Trowbridge speaks with a community and KSFR resource, Steve Terrell about his shows on KSFR. And KSFR debuts a new series, “America Speaks.”

Legendary author Armistead Maupin retuns to Santa Fe on Thursday, March 29, for an informal question and answer session following the screening of a new documentary film about his life.  "The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin" is the work of San Francisco - based film-maker Jennifer Kroot. The film follows Maupin from his conservative upbringing through his evolution as an outspoken advocate for gay civil rights.  

Author John A. Lawrence will discuss his new book, “The Class of '74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship,” Thursday at 5:30 pm at Garcia Street Books. KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge spoke with Lawrence about his new work:

KSFR’s Spring Fund Drive is in full-swing, and today on Wake-Up Call, writer/author/musician Jack Loeffler, the producer of radio series’ including “Watersheds As Commons” and “The Lore of The Land” discusses his numerous works while making listeners a great incentive to donate to KSFR. Also with host Tom Trowbridge this morning, Northern New Mexico Radio Foundation President Peter Smith. Peter is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and he also has a great offer.

It’s the KSFR Spring Fund Drive, and Wake-Up Call hosts Tom Trowbridge and Ellen Lockyer along with KSFR General Manager Tazbah McCullah discuss the importance of KSFR, Santa Fe Community Radio. We also have part one of Nick Davidson’s feature on “Women on Wheels For Wild Lands” (part two played during the noon hour).

Santa Fe Century

Tom Trowbridge discusses with Santa Fe Century President and CEO, Mike McCalla the big event’s new venue this year.

KSFR’s Wake-Up Call for March 26, 2018

Mar 26, 2018

On Wake-Up Call the first Monday of the KSFR Spring Fund Drive: KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer reports on the March For Our Lives Event in Santa Fe, an event that drew thousands. Also on the program: the Marketplace Morning Report and host Tom Trowbridge discusses with Santa Fe Century President and CEO, Mike McCalla the big event’s new venue this year. Al this while we’re raising the funds needed to keep KSFR on the air: please pledge right here on this web page and click the “Donate” button in the top right corner.


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