On today’s (March 20, 2018) KSFR Wake-Up Call, Tom Trowbridge speaks with former Santa Fe City Councilor and Mayoral candidate in this month’s municipal elections, Joseph Maestas. Here’s the conversation:

On today’s show: Host Tom Trowbridge speaks with former Santa Fe City Councilor Joseph Maestas about the recently-concluded mayor campaign in the City Different and his plans for the future; Also KSFR’s John Shannon accompanied Santa Fe Community College officials for an active-shooter drill and has a detailed report on SFCC’s preparation for something that’s become common: school shootings.

In Washington last week, New Mexico Senator Tom Udall delivered a speech on the Senate floor highlighting the devastating impacts that climate change is having on New Mexico and the Southwest, while urging immediate and concrete action to mitigate the effects of climate change. As KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge reports, Udall, a Democrat, shared that New Mexico is in the bullseye of the negative consequences of climate change.

Each third Monday of the Month, KSFR presents “Community Matters,” a public affairs program produced for KSFR by the Santa Fe Community Foundation. Here’s this month’s episode:

On today’s Wake-Up Call: N.M. Senator Tom Udall calls for action on change. Also, the Santa Fe Community Foundation hosts their program, “Community Matters,” focusing today on the impacts of the new tax reform law will have on charitable giving; and on “This Week In Water” Jamie Sulder and Franie Halperin report if you’re drinking bottled water, you’re also drinking plastics.

KSFR Talks With Santa Fe Poet James McGrath

Mar 16, 2018
John Shannon

KSFR's Art Beat Reporter John Shannon speaks with long time Santa Fe resident and world traveling poet James McGrath about his life, his travels and his poetry.


KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge reports on recent testimony before Congress by New Mexico’s U.S. Attorney regarding the severity of opioid crisis across Indian Country.

Wake-Up Call host Tom Trowbridge sat down with former two-term Santa Fe County Commissioner candidate Mike Anaya and has this report:

On today’s (March 16, 2018) KSFR Wake-Up Call: News from Washington on the severity of the opioid crisis in Indian Country. Also, host Tom Trowbridge speaks with former Santa Fe County Commissioner Mike Anaya, who’s running again, this time as an independent. Poet James McGrath shares his story with KSFR’s John Shannon and David D’Arcy reviews the documentary Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable.

Wake-Up Call host Tom Trowbridge checks-in seasonally with Albuquerque National Weather Service “Warning Coordination Meteorologist” Kerry Jones. And when Tom spoke with him Wednesday, he asked Jones to summarize New Mexico’s “meteorological” winter: the months of December, January and February:


This week on HERE and THERE

MONDAY March 19 - The auto industry prides itself on its innovations. But new ideas that help sell cars get very different treatment from new ideas that could save lives. Joan Claybrook, President Emeritus of Public Citizen and one of America’s pioneer advocates for auto safety on the battle to get better brakes into cars and trucks TUESDAY March 20 - Thomas TJ Brennan told the story of his long and painful recovery from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress injury inflicted during...

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