KSFR Local
1:35 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

August 23 At Noon: Today's local news & features. (listen)

  In features, we talk about the state's new initiative to provide more resources to caregivers of those with Alzheimer's.  We also catch up with the state's Human Service department for an update in the ongoing investigation of providers of mental health & substance abuse services.  Plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
1:25 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

August 23 Breaking News: Judge orders County Clerk to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Santa Fe District Court Judge Sarah Singleton has today ordered Santa Fe County Clerk Geraldine Salazar to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Progressive advocacy group Progress Now New Mexico says the judge offered Salazar an option: begin issuing licenses or have a hearing. In her order, Judge Singleton also references the same equal protection clauses of the state constitution city by Doña Ana’s county clerk as he began issuing licenses on Wednesday.

KSFR Local
1:30 pm
Thu August 22, 2013

August 22 At Noon: Today's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, we speak to Santa Fe County about the series of upcoming meetings on new capital improvement projects. We also hear a report on a vast water project in Israel's Kidron Valley, a place where indigenous people share a connection to the land not unlike here in New Mexico.  Those items plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen. 

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KSFR Local
7:14 am
Thu August 22, 2013

August 22 First News:Kirtland AFB to undertake more aggressive clean-up measures. (listen)

New and more aggressive measures to clean up the massive underground jet fuel spill at Albuquerque's Kirtland Air Force Base have been announced. The Albuquerque Journal says that the New Mexico Environment Department and Air Force officials have agreed that 1.5 million gallons of contaminated water will be pumped from the ground by the end of October. The Air Force will also expand use of vacuum pumps to remove contaminated soils at the spill's epicenter.

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KSFR Local
1:18 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

August 21 First News: Today's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, we talk with progressive advocacy group Progress Now New Mexico as Doña Ana County begins to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples -- we also speak to the county clerk responsible.  And the NM Department of Health talks about some strides made against obesity here in our state.  Those items and more plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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Scheduled Board meetings (current schedule, subject to change)

 

July 16, 2014 5:00 SFCC Rm. 568

KSFR Local
7:53 am
Wed August 21, 2013

August 21 First News: SF School Board ratifies teacher pay raise. (listen)

Teachers throughout the Santa Fe Public School District have had their first pay raise in six years ratified by the school board. They, along with some other staff, are getting a one-and-a-half percent increase in wages. 1% of that was made possible by state lawmakers during the legislative session in a raise for all state workers. The additional half-percent pay bump is expected to cost the school district about $400,000 annually.

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KSFR Local
1:26 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

August 20 At Noon: Today's top news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

Among today's features: A conversation with New Mexico Voices for Children as the New Mexico Lottery Scholarship Fund nears depletion. Attorney General Gary King talks about issues of imporrtance for our state's seniors as a 2-day conference on ageing gets underway in Albuquerque.  Those items and more plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
7:16 am
Tue August 20, 2013

August 20 First News: Sen. Heinrich is urging approval of SunZia project route. (listen)

Senator Martin Heinrich is urging the US Department of the Interior to support the 500-mile long SunZia Southwest Transmission Line's route across southern New Mexico as it stands. The Army's White Sands Missile Range has voiced opposition, saying a 45-mile stretch of it will disrupt vital operations there. The SunZia project manager has warned that any re-routing will likely kill the enterprise as it would require new environmental impact studies that would take years to complete.

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KSFR Local
1:20 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

August 19 At Noon: Today's top local news headlines & features. (listen)

Among today's features, the Audubon Society in New Mexico approves of Governor Martinez' plans to spend at least $1.5 million on river restoration efforts throughout the state. A partnership among the state's Economic Development Department and our two nearby nation laboratories seeks to help small businesses in need of their technical expertise. A new energy efficiency program is up and running at Santa Fe Community College. Those items and more plus 60 seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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