Breaking News

JourneySantaFe: Sam Hitt on Challenging PNM From Within

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM).

May 1, Sunday, 11 am

Sam Hitt: PNM Shareholder Activism: Challenging PNM from Within Journey Hosts: Attorney Denise Fort and Bill Dupuy

Along with son Peter, Sam Hitt is partner in The Succulent Garden, a business selling produce, container gardens, cacti and succulents at Farmer’s Markets and through a small CSA. More >

Ending Gun Violence the Theme at Río Arriba County Annual Health Fair

Río Arriba County will hold its annual health fair on Friday, May 6, from 10am-3pm, at the Río Arriba Health Commons.  Congressman Ben Ray Luján will be the featured guest speaker, dialoging with students from the Española area on ending gun violence in northern New Mexico, in conjunction with Miranda Viscoli of New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence.  A live tweet will accompany the dialog.  Invited guests to the dialog include:  Senator Richard Martínez, Río Arriba County Sheriff James Luján, Española Police Chief Richard Gallegos, and students from throughout the district.

Two hundred-forty students from EPS and La Tierra Charter School More >

SF County Clerk: Dates to Remember for Primary Election

 

 

The New Mexico Primary Election will be Tuesday, June 7, 2016. On Election Day, all polling places will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. There are several dates before the election that voters should keep in mind.

 

Voter Registration: New Mexico has a closed Primary: only registered Democrats can vote in the Democratic Primary, and only registered Republicans can vote in the Republican Primary. The last day to register is Tuesday, May 10. If you are new to the county, have changed your name, address, or political affiliation, you must re-register. Please note: if you re-registered and failed to indicate More >

JourneySantaFe: Radio Host Richard Eeds

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)

April 24, Sunday, 11 am

The Benefits of Small, Local, and Never Too Warm with Richard Eeds, Radio Host on KVSF 101.5 FM Host: Alan Webber

Richard Eeds has been on-the-air off and on since music was on vinyl. He moved to talk radio in the late ’90s at the conservative News Talk station, More >

Earth Day Celebration to Dedicate New Water Tank in Pecos, NM

ALBUQUERQUE, NM–USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner will be joined by Sam Rikkers the administrator of the Rural Business and Cooperative Service (RBS) from Washington, D.C. to celebrate Earth Day by dedicating a badly needed new water tank in Pecos, New Mexico. The $600,000 project was funded by USDA Rural Development’s Water and Environmental Program (WEP) which provides financial support to communities of less than 10,000 people.

The event will be Thursday, April 21 at 11 a.m. at the water tank located on Water Tank Road in Pecos, NM.

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970 to bring attention and to More >

JourneySantaFe: Bruce Berlin on ‘Breaking Big Money’s Grip on America’

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)

April 17, Sunday, 11 am

Local Author, Bruce Berlin – Reads and Comments on His Latest Book, Breaking Big Money’s Grip on America – Working Together To Revive Our Democracy Host: Bill Dupuy

A public sector attorney and social change activist, Bruce Berlin has devoted his career to social justice issues for over forty-five More >

Taos County Historical Society Annual Honoree Luncheon Features Pueblo Perspectives

 

 

The Taos County Historical Society presents its annual Honoree Luncheon in the Río Grande Room at El Monte Sagrado, Kit Carson Road, Taos, New Mexico on Sunday, May 1,  at 12:00 noon. The Society’s honorees are Los Alegres de Taos, with a special dance presentation by descendants of the original group. The featured speaker is Taos Pueblo Warchief Richard Archuleta on the topic “Pueblo Perspectives.” A silent auction featuring locally donated items from signed, autographed history books to works of art, jewelry and gift certificates begins at 11:00 a.m. Auction items may be previewed at the Society’s website, www.taoscountyhistoricalsociety.org

 

Both the More >

Pecos Presents “Legacy and Lore”: New Mexico Geography Expert Robert Julyan

Pecos, NM: Sangre de Cristo, Pecos, Chi-chil-tah, Rowe–such intriguing names, rich with anecdotes and folklore. But place names also offer unique insights into the history and values of the state’s people. With humor and wit, Bob Julyan gives a lively tour of the New Mexico landscape. Come to his presentation at Pecos National Historical Park April 17 at 1:30 p.m.

An expert on New Mexico history and geography, Mr. Julyan is well known for his revised edition of the reference work ‘The Place Names of New Mexico,’ as well as ‘The Mountains of New Mexico’, ‘New Mexico’s Wilderness Areas’ and ‘Best More >

JourneySantaFe: The Crisis in Human Migration

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)

 

April 10, Sunday, 11 am

 

World Affairs Forum President, Patricia Kushlis: 

On The Crisis in Human Migration: A New World of Walls?

Host & Moderator: Bill Dupuy

 

 

 

The Santa Fe World Affairs Forum is a 501(c)(3) organization that specializes in foreign affairs education through small group, expert-led discussion of current and often critical international issues of importance to More >

2016 Festival of Asian Cultures in Albuquerque May 1

The Asian American Association of New Mexico is proud to present its 17th annual celebration of Asian cultural entertainment, food and exhibits in Albuquerque at the

2016 Festival of Asian Cultures

Sunday May 1st, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

New Mexico Veterans Memorial Park

1100 Louisiana Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM

(North of Gibson Blvd SE)

 

Entry to the festival is FREE

 

Participating Cultural Groups Include:

Cambodian, Chinese, East Indian, Filipino, Hawaiian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Middle Eastern, Nepali, Tahitian, Thai, Vietnamese and more.

 

Funding in part by NM Arts and in part by the City of Albuquerque Urban Enhancement Trust Fund, Cosponsored by Talin Market and the City of Albuquerque Cultural Services More >

ABQ Citizens’ Climate Lobby Offers Free Class April 26

The Climate is Changing Now Are you concerned about the Earth’s changing Environment?  Do you have children or grandchildren?  Would you like to be proactive about making positive change for the future?  Come and learn why over 15,000 volunteers in every congressional district in the nation are working with the non-profit, non-partisan Citizens’ Climate Lobby!  Free class with refreshments on April 26th 10:00am-11:30am. Please call or email to reserve your seat, 505.359.2427 or email: koriann@habitatabq.org. Sponsored by State Farm and Bank of the West. Class held at Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity Restore, 4900 Menaul Blvd., Albuq.NM 87110. Print PDF More >

e Community College to Celebrate Earth Day

 

 

SANTA FE, NM – Santa Fe Community College commemorates Earth Day on Tuesday, April 19 with free events. The college will host a resource fair and Kids First will screen environmental films on campus, 6401 Richards Ave. Earth Day has become one of the largest secular observances around the world and is intended to celebrate the actions that can help change human behavior and provoke policy changes. SFCC coordinates Earth Day celebrations every year as part of its commitment to sustainability.

 

The Earth Day resource fair will showcase many of the regional efforts and contributions that are being made to help More >

JourneySantaFe: City Councilor on SF Budget Concerns

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)

April 3, Sunday, 11 am

City Councilor (District 3) Carmichael Domínguez, Chair of the Finance Committee, in a Conversation on City of Santa Fe Budget Concerns Host: Alan Webber, Former Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate

Councilor Carmichael A. Domínguez was elected to the governing body in March 2006 and is serving his third term as city More >

Groups plan rally at April 20 BLM lease sale

A coalition of groups, including the Sierra Club, WildEarth Guardians and New Energy Economy, is organizing a “Keep fossil fuels in the ground” rally at the upcoming BLM lease sale in Santa Fe on April 20 at the Courtyard Marriott. On the heels of growing opposition to lease sales across the country, the rally is a means to show that New Mexicans demand the giveaway of public lands for fracking, mining and drilling stop now. The public rally outside the Marriott will begin at 8:30 a.m., with speakers and music beginning at 9 a.m.

 

President Obama will also sign the Paris More >

JourneySantaFe: No program Sunday

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)

NO PROGRAM on EASTER SUNDAY (March 27) Collected Works Bookstore is closed for Easter.

Happy Easter!

Program with World Affairs Forum President, Patricia Kushlis, is rescheduled for Sunday, April 10.

Visit our website: www.JourneySantaFe.com

Print PDF

USDA Announces Funding for Renewable-Energy and Energy-Efficiency Projects

 

 

USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner announced today applications are now being taken to fund the installation of renewable-energy systems or make energy-efficiency improvements projects for small businesses in rural communities and Ag-producers throughout the state. The funding is being made available through Rural Development’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).

USDA is making more than $260 million available to eligible applicants through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).

USDA is offering grants for up to 25 percent of total project costs and loan guarantees for up to 75 percent of total project costs for renewable energy systems and energy efficiency More >

SF Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications

The Santa Fe Community Foundation is accepting applications for the 2016-17 academic year for the Michael S. Currier Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Fund provides renewable scholarships to low-income students who plan to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited 4-year institution beginning fall 2016.

Students must be residents of one of the following counties: Santa Fe, Río Arriba, Taos, Los Alamos, San Miguel and Mora. Scholarships will be paid to the educational institution in the student’s name to subsidize the costs of tuition, fees, books and living expenses. Applications must be received by April 29, 2016.

Students can download scholarship guidelines and More >

JourneySantaFe: Former City Councilor Discusses Santa Fe City Politics

Journey Santa Fe sponsors Sunday morning gathering of progressive thinkers who explore, through presentations, issues that influence our daily lives and the lives of future generations. All conversations are FREE and OPEN to the public and take place at Collected Works Bookstore (202 Galisteo St. in Santa Fe, NM)

March 20, Sunday, 11 am

Former City Councilor, KAREN HELDMEYER, Discusses Santa Fe City Politics Host & Moderator: Bill Dupuy

Karen Heldmeyer, former city councilor, will discuss Santa Fe city politics in light of the recent city elections. She plans to talk about issues including the city budget, the current governing body, and how More >

Ampersand offers geology hike

Geology Hike and Picnic This Saturday March 19

10am to Noon Hike,  Noon to 1pm Picnic Hour

Join us for a hike around the Ampersand’s 38 acres to explore the geologic influences that make this place so stunning.

We have layers of standstone outcroppings, petrified wood, a ridge of blocky basalt, and ancient petroglyphs to look at on the way.  Local geologist Scott Renbarger will help us gain an understanding of the Earth’s history and the alchemy of rock formation.

Bring a lunch and Picnic with us after the hike in our outdoor kitchen.  A good time to chat and get to know Ampersand More >

Upcoming HeartThread and Water Ceremonies

•Annual Seed Exchange Tuesday, March 15th @ the Frenchy’s Barn from 3:00 – 6:00 pm (Bring your seeds) —Jessie Esparza, Parks Project Specialist 505.955.2106

•HeartThread Intro evening on Wednesday 16th March at Amata Chiropractic, 826 Camino de Monte Rey, Suite A3, Santa Fe   6- 8 pm . Free

•HeartThread Practitioner Training: There will not be a training this coming weekend of the 18th, 19th 20th, March. The next training to become a  HeartThread Practitioner will be held on April 29th, 30th and May 1st in Bernalillo, NM

•Equinox Celebration and Ceremony at La Cocina de Balam, 1406 3rd St., Santa Fe, Sunday, March  More >