KSFR Local
6:33 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Feb. 27 First News: Tests Reveal 13 WIPP Workers Were Exposed to Radiation (Listen)

Test results reveal that 13 employees of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant were exposed to radiation the day a radiation leak was detected at the southeastern New Mexico nuclear waste repository. The Carlsbad Current-Argus reports the workers tested positive for americium-241, one of the radiation particles emitted from the transuranic waste deposited at the facility. Elevated radiation levels have also been detected in the air around the plant, but officials say there is no public health threat.


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KSFR Local
6:41 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Feb. 25 First News: Meeting Held on Radiation Leaks From WIPP (Listen)

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Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

Audio Saucepan: “The Fatherly Episode”

2/23/14 — Audio Saucepan: “The Fatherly Episode” includes the poems “Fourteen Lines” by Fleda Brown (from No Need for Sympathy, BOA Editions, Ltd.); “Persimmon” by Nick McRae (from Mountain Redemption, Black Lawrence Press); and “The Heart” by David Keplinger (from The Most Natural Thing, New Issues)

Playlist for 2/23: 

3:40 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

DJ Test1


KSFR Local
6:41 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Feb. 21 First News: New Mexico Lawmakers Adjourn 2014 (Listen)

State Lawmakers have adjourned the 2014 30-day legislative session after agreeing on a plan to try to head off cutbacks in the New Mexico lottery college scholarship program. In the final hours before the Legislature adjourned on Thursday, the House and Senate agreed to a proposal that shore up the scholarship program temporarily with liquor tax money. Cutbacks in scholarships have been looming because the program is running short of cash. Lottery proceeds aren't keeping pace with college tuition increases.

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The Garden Journal

The Garden Journal, broadcast live each Saturday from 10:30-11 am on KSFR
101.1, is a compendium of interviews, advice, and inspiration for home
gardeners throughout Santa Fe County. Hosts Laurie McGrath and Bob
Zimmerman bring a lively, entertaining, and interactive approach to the
challenge of gardening in our region. Each show features news, events, and
interviews with local gardening experts on a wide variety of seasonal
gardening topics. Each month show regular Jannine Cabossel, The Tomato
Lady at the Santa Fe Farmer's Market, joins Bob and Laurie to discuss what
to do in the garden in the coming month. Listeners are invited to call in
with their own gardening questions as well. The Garden Journal is a

KSFR Local
6:34 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Feb. 20 First News: The State House Completes Work On State Budget (Listen)

The New Mexico Legislature adjourns at noon today, and the House of Representatives completed the primary task for the 30-day session, approving a more-than six-billion dollar state budget bill Wednesday. The House okayed the proposed spending plan on a 58-8 vote. The measure now goes to Governor Susana Martinez. The legislature's budget represents a five-percent increase from last year.


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