• A proposed land swap that would turn over 24-hundred acres of protected Federal land to be turned into a massive copper mine failed to pass the U-S Congress—Until last month. KSFR's Dave Marash discussed the issue with reporter Emily Bregel of the Arizona Daily Star of Tucson on "Here and There": (Listen Here)
  • Santa Fe Police chief Eric Garcia discusses with Zelie Pollon the shift in police training in light of the controversy of police shootings in Albuquerque: (Listen Here)

Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to violent protests and brought new scrutiny to the Duke City’s police department amid a federal investigation. The decision to bring murder charges occurred at a time when police tactics are under intense review nationwide, fueled by the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, and the chokehold death of another unarmed man in New York City. Grand juries declined to charge officers in those cases, leading to large protests.

Two weeks from today, the New Mexico Legislature will begin its 2015 session. As a preview, KSFR is discussing the issues likely to be considered during the 60-day session, when all matters of public policy can be considered under the New Mexico Constitution, with some veteran lawmakers.

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities in Santa Fe

As Christmas approaches, it’s easy—and sometimes even enjoyable-- to get caught up in the flurry of shopping and cooking and decorating.