Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun December 8, 2013

Audio Saucepan: “The Barely Above a Whisper Episode”

12/8/13 — Audio Saucepan: “The Barely Above a Whisper Episode” includes the poems “The Honor of Virtue” by Charles Bernstein (from Recalculating, University of Chicago Press); “The Golden Years” by Billy Collins (read by the author in Aimless Love, Random House Audio); and “Aware” by Denise Levertov (from The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov, New Directions Publishing)

KSFR Local
7:22 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Dec. 6 First News: Numerous Delays As Northern New Mexico Recovers From Snowstorm. (Listen)

  The snowstorm that hit much of New Mexico Thursday has led to several delays this morning. They include:

SFCC to Open at 10 a.m.

 

1st Judicial Court - Santa Fe
2 Hour Delay

NM State Employees - Santa Fe Area
Staff 2 Hour Delay

Pecos Independent Schools
2 Hour Delay

Santa Fe Indian School
2 Hour Bus Delay

Santa Fe Preparatory School
2 Hour Delay

Santa Fe Public Schools
2 Hour Delay

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KSFR Local
6:34 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Dec. 5 First News: Two Santa Fe Mayoral Candidates Seek To Halt Flow Of $ To Opponent. (Listen)

  Two Santa Fe Mayoral candidates are seeking to halt the flow of public campaign finance money to opponent Patti Bushee until a city review board hears a complaint filed by a woman who’d briefly worked as Bushee’s campaign chief. The issue involves Bushee paying the former employee an 18-hundred dollar check from a personal account. The candidates—Javier Gonzales and Rebecca Wurzburger—have asked the Ethics and Campaign Review Board to hold an expedited hearing on the matter. Bushee maintains the payment occurred in June, when she was still running on private funds.

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KSFR Local
6:34 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Dec. 4 First News: Santa Fe Mayoral Candidate Wurzburger To Continue Campaign. (Listen)

  Despite speculation to the contrary, City Councilor Rebecca Wurzburger made clear Tuesdaythat she intends to stay in the Santa Fe mayoral race despite not qualifying for public campaign financing. Wurzburger says the lack of public funding will prompt her to assess how to campaign as a privately funded candidate. The three other candidates for mayor—City Councilors Patti Bushee and Bill Dimas—along with Javier Gonzales, qualified for public funding of their campaigns worth 60-thousand dollars each.

 

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KSFR Local
6:25 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Dec. 3 First News: Santa Fe Candidates Certified for Public Financing. (Listen)

Santa Fe City Clerk Yolanda Vigil has certified Mayoral and City Council candidates seeking public financing under the City Code for the March 4th Municipal  Election.  Mayoral candidates Patti Bushee, Bill Dimas and Javier Gonzales qualified to receive sixty-thousand dollars from the City’s Public Campaign Finance Fund. The other mayoral candidate, Rebecca Wurzburger, was not certified. Seven of the eight City Council Candidates who applied for public financing were certified for 15-thousand each in public campaign assistance. Four other council candidates didn’t apply.

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KSFR Local
6:26 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Dec. 2 First News: Eldorado Man Jailed Following Report of Downtown Attack. (Listen)

 Santa Fe police say a man is jailed after he choked a woman who had given him a ride from a downtown bar to his vehicle. An SF-PD news release says the 26-year-old woman agreed early Sunday to give 21-year-old Ryan Catron of Eldorado a ride to his vehicle. Once delivered, he allegedly began choking the woman before she was able to break away and notify authorities. Police say Catron was later arrested at his home. He’s charged with suspicion of kidnapping, battery and assault with intent to commit a violent felony and is being held on a 100-thousand dollar cash bond.

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KSFR Local
6:54 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Nov. 27 First News: State Auditor Says HSD Audit Has A Missing Phrase. (Listen)

  The report that led to the termination of New Mexico behavioral health providers’ contracts was missing a conclusion that stated the audit found no, quote, “credible evidence of fraud."  That from the State Auditor’s office, which said it received the information as a result of a court subpoena. Auditor Hector Balderas has said the Human Services Department’s failure to provide the entire report — as required by a court order — jeopardized his work on the state's freeze of Medicaid payments.

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KSFR Local
7:18 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Nov. 26 First News: Legislative Panel Begins Re-do of State Criminal Code. (Listen)

  Providing stiffer penalties for violent crime will be the focus of the State Legislature’s Criminal Justice subcommittee, which holds a meeting today at the Roundhouse to begin an update of New Mexico’s criminal code. That word from committee co-chair, State Representative Antonio Maestas of Albuquerque, who also says the process will take some time: *****Nov.

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KSFR Local
6:53 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Nov. 25 First News: Snowstorm Causes Widespread Delays

  The storm that blanketed Santa Fe and much of northern New Mexico with snow this past weekend has led Santa Fe schools and state government offices, among others, to be on a two-hour delay schedule this morning. State road condition updates are available on the “NM-Roads-dot-com” website or by calling 5-1-1. The storm that hit the Southwest hard led to hundreds of flight cancellations and is moving east and threatens to create havoc among Thanksgiving travelers.

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KSFR Local
7:14 am
Fri November 22, 2013

Nov. 22 First News: SFPS Superintendent Boyd Stresses Needs in 'State of the Schools' Speech-Listen

  Santa Fe Schools Superintendent Joel Boyd, in his State of the Schools speech at the Capitol Rotunda Thursday – surprised his staff by ditching his prepared remarks and spoke on a variety of topics, praising district staff, the city and many others along the way. The second-year superintendent stressed urgency for improvement. *****Nov. 22 Boyd-Urgency :20***** Boyd also discussed reform at the secondary school level and stressed the need for the district to engage families in the education effort.

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