Episode Archive

Terry Tempest Williams

Air Dates: April 1-3, 2017
Terry Tempest Williams This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is award-winning author, conservationist, and activist Terry Tempest Williams. Williams' writing is rooted in the American West and ranges from issues of ecology and wilderness preservation to women's health to exploring our relationship to culture and nature. Williams is the author of fifteen books, among them "The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks," "When Women Were Birds," "Refuge,” and “Finding Beauty in a Broken World.” Watch Episode

Senator Jeff Steinborn and Representative Nathan Small

Air Dates: March 25-27, 2017
Senator Jeff Steinborn and Representative Nathan Small Senator Jeff Steinborn (D-Dona Ana)and Representative Nathan Small(D-Dona Ana) look back at the recent New Mexico Legislative Session and discuss successful legislation they sponsored such as HJR 8, establishing an independent ethics commission, and other important bills. This special program will be seen on KRWG-TV and KENW-TV and heard on KANW-FM, as well as statewide Dish and DirecTV, while KNME will air pledge programming. Watch Episode

Laura Paskus and Peggy Johnson on WATER in NM

Air Dates: March 18-20, 2017
Laura Paskus and Peggy Johnson on WATER in NM This week "Report from Santa Fe" presents an encore program discussing one of the most pressing issues facing New Mexico: WATER. Scientist Peggy Johnson and journalist Laura Paskus examine recent New Mexico water issues and delve more deeply into the water shortages of New Mexico, discussing ancient water tables, current research projects, and of course what New Mexicans need to be doing to combat the crisis. This program will be aired on KENW-TV, and KANW-FM radio, while KNME-TV will air special pledge drive programming. Watch Episode

Dr. Steve Gamble, President, Eastern New Mexico University

Air Dates: March 11-12, 2017
Dr. Steve Gamble, President, Eastern New Mexico University This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Dr. Steve Gamble, President of Eastern New Mexico University, the only New Mexico university to enjoy 20 consecutive years of record enrollments. Dr. Gamble is planning to retire in August after 16 years as ENMU president. This special program will be seen on KENW-TV and heard on KANW-FM, as well as statewide Dish and DirecTV, while KNME will air special pledge programming. Watch Episode

Senator Tim Jennings (D-Roswell) - Former Senator Jennings served in the NM Senate for 34 years

Air Dates: March 4-6, 2017
Senator Tim Jennings (D-Roswell) - Former Senator Jennings served in the NM Senate for 34 years This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is former Senator Tim Jennings (D-Roswell), who served in the New Mexico Senate for 34 years starting in 1979, holding most of the major posts in the Senate from Majority Whip up to Senate President Pro Tem. Jennings is a major resource on health policy and discusses health issues, ethics, and campaign reform. This special program will be seen on KENW-TV and heard on KANW-FM, as well as statewide Dish and DirecTV, while KNME will air pledge programming. Watch Episode

Senators John Arthur Smith (D) & Stuart Ingle (R)

Air Dates: February 25-27, 2017
Senators John Arthur Smith (D) & Stuart Ingle (R) This week's guests on "Report from Santa Fe" are Senators John Arthur Smith (D-Deming) Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Stuart Ingle (R-Portales) Minority Floor Leader in the NM Senate, discussing the New Mexico Legislative Session and the crisis in the funding of state government. Watch Episode

Representative Debbie Armstrong (D-Bernalillo) and Senator Gay Kernan (R-Chaves, Eddy, Lea)

Air Dates: February 18-20, 2017
Representative Debbie Armstrong (D-Bernalillo) and  Senator Gay Kernan (R-Chaves, Eddy, Lea) This week's guests are Senator Gay Kernan (R-Chaves, Eddy, Lea) and Representative Debbie Armstrong (D-Bernalillo) discussing health issues, end of life care, education, and the funding of state government, plus other hot topics from the ongoing 60-Day Legislative Session. Watch Episode

NM Representatives Stephanie Garcia Richard (D-District 43) and Dennis Roch (R-District 67)

Air Dates: February 11-12, 2017
NM Representatives Stephanie Garcia Richard (D-District 43) and Dennis Roch (R-District 67) This week's guests on "Report from Santa Fe" are Representatives Stephanie Garcia Richard (D-District 43) and Dennis Roch (R-District 67) discussing the crucial education issues of teacher evaluations, charter schools, the status of K-12 funding, and other hot topics. Garcia Richard chairs the House Education Committee, Roch is the former chair. Watch Episode

Representatives Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) and Bill McCamley (D-Dona Ana)

Air Dates: February 4-6, 2017
Representatives Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) and Bill McCamley (D-Dona Ana) This week's guests on "Report from Santa Fe" are Representatives Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) and Bill McCamley (D-Dona Ana), cosponsors of HJR 8 (the Ethics Commission), discussing ethics, the "revolving door," economic development and jobs, unaffiliated voters voting in primaries, and other red hot topics from the Legislative Session. Watch Episode

Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader, NM Senate

Air Dates: January 28-30, 2017
Senator Peter Wirth, Majority Floor Leader, NM Senate This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is the new Majority Floor Leader of the New Mexico Senate, Senator Peter Wirth (D-Santa Fe). Wirth has served 13 years in the Legislature, 4 in the House and 9 in the Senate. In this in-depth interview the Senator discusses budget issues and the solvency bills, ethics and campaign finance reform, jobs and the economy, and the crisis in our judiciary system. Watch Episode