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Author Sam Quinones

December 10, 2021 – Author Sam Quinones explores the increasingly deadly drug problem in the…

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Exploring the Potentially Historic Merger Between PNM & Avangrid

December 3, 2021 – Environment Reporter Laura Paskus sits down with executives involved in a…

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Recognizing Native Contributions

November 26, 2021 – November is a month dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Native…

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Reservation Dogs Music Composer Mato Wayuhi

November 26, 2021 – It was one of the stand-out shows of 2021. Reservation Dogs…

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Department of Education on Social Studies Standards

November 19, 2021 –Host Gene Grantspeaks with Jaqueline Costales of the Public Education Department about…

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Communities of Interest Respond to Proposed Redistricting Maps

October 22, 2021 –The Citizen Redistricting Committee has wrapped up its work and the focus…

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Pretrial Detention

October 15, 2021 – NMiF senior producer Matt Grubs talks about New Mexico’s pretrial detention…

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Dede Feldman: Examining A Life in Politics

October 1, 2021 – Former state senator and lifetime activist Dede Feldman gets personal in her…

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Quannah Chasinghorse

September 24, 2021 –Quannah Chasinghorse is having a moment. The Native model (Hän Gwich’in, Sicangu/Oglala Lakota)…

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Vietnamese Perspectives on the Afghan Crisis

September 3, 2021 – New Mexico in Focus continues its examination of how different groups…

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NM Afghans Prepare to Greet Refugees

September 3, 2021 – New Mexico in Focus searches for perspective on the end of…

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New NM Rep, Kay Bounkeua

August 27, 2021 – Organizer and activist Kay Bounkeua is taking over for former legislative…

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Local Meteorologists Tackle Climate Change

August 20, 2021 – Broadcast meteorologist Jorge Torres knows the weather of the American Southwest.…

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Cannabis Industry Rules Update (Growing Forward)

August 13, 2021 – Planning for the state’s newest industry, recreational cannabis, is speeding along…

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Hospitals Face ‘Pandemic of the Unvaccinated’

August 13, 2021 – The Delta variant of the novel coronavirus is putting new pressure…

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Former Cannon Firefighter Shares Experiences with Toxic PFAS Chemicals

August 6, 2021 – Kevin Ferrara, a retired U.S. Air Force firefighter, spoke to correspondent…

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UNM Medical Residents Stay in State

July 30, 2021 – Thirteen of the University of New Mexico Medical School’s 15 recent…

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Investigating Missing and Murdered Cases in The Navajo Nation

5.27.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with the FBI’s top agent in New Mexico…

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U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Responds to Fires

5.27.2022 – Sen. Martin Heinrich talks with correspondent Laura Paskus about New Mexico’s wildfire season,…

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Wildfire Mapping

5.20.2022 – Using public data from the U.S. Forest Service, Steve Bassett, Director of Planning…

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NM Childcare Benefit Expansions

5.13.2022 – Producer Lou DiVizio catches up with New Mexico’s Secretary of Childhood Education and…

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What’s Next for the Rio Grande Sun?

5.6.22 –The new ownership group of the Rio Grande Sun has raised more than a…

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Rio Grande Sun’s Impact and Challenges

5.6.22 – Host Gene Grant continues his conversation with the now former editor and publisher…

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Growing Up in the Sun Newsroom

5.6.22 – A lot of talented reporters have started their careers in the Rio Grande…

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Behind the Rio Grande Sun’s History and Sale

5.6.22 – The Rio Grande Sun was established in October of 1956. It was started…

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NM Natural Resources Trustee on Ft. Wingate Settlement

4.29.2022 – The U.S. Army has reached a settlement of $1.5M that will go towards…

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Fighting More Than Fire

4.22.2022 – As the nation’s wildlands burn with increasing intensity, fires are taking a bigger…

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Wildland Firefighters Update

4.22.2022 –Environment reporter Laura Paskus catches up with former wildland firefighter Jonathan Golden to talk…

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Preparing for Fire Season

4.22.2022 –Tree ring scientist Tom Swetnam, professor emeritus at the University of Arizona, has studied…

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Wildfire Notifications & Resources

4.22.2022 –Eytan Krasilovsky is the deputy director of the Forest Stewards Guild. He explains the…

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Analyzing Latinx Voting Trends

4.15.2022 – Correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with an expert on Latinx voting trends to…

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Sustaining Journalism in New Mexico

4.1.2022 – Times are tough for many news outlets in New Mexico and that means…

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Duke City Diaries

3.18.2022 – Visual artist Frank Blazquez shares insights into his process creating the documentary series…

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Russian-American in New Mexico Organizes Rally for Peace

3.18.2022 – Concerned citizens around the globe are speaking out against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine,…

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Transparency in NM Government

3.11.2022 – Days ahead of Sunshine Week, correspondent Gwyneth Doland talks with the executive director…

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