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Wildfire’s Impact on Mexican Wolves

6.17.2022 – More than 20 years ago, in 1998, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

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New Mexico wildfires.

Reporting Challenges During Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire

6.17.2022 – Our Land Executive Producer Laura Paskus talks with two reporters about their experiences…

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Primary Election Assessment with Common Cause New Mexico

6.9.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio also discusses the outcome of this week’s Primary Election,…

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Preventing School Violence

6.3.2022 –Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with an education expert to discuss solutions put forward…

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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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Senator Heinrich Talks About Mining Reform After Gold King Mine Spill

October 23, 2015 – During a visit to the Navajo Nation earlier this month, Senator…

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Growing Entrepreneurship In Albuquerque

October 23, 2015 – Gary Oppedahl is known as a serial entrepreneur. He’s also currently…

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Allen Sanchez Talks About Pope’s Visit And Message on Social Issues

October 16, 2016 – Pope Francis recently made his first-ever visit to the United States.…

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Katha Pollitt Argues Abortion Can Be A Moral Choice

October 16, 2015 – Congress has again been arguing over a hot-button issue: abortion. Now some…

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Art And Hope Along The US-Mexico Border

October 16, 2015 – Kathryn Ferguson, author and documentary filmmaker Author and documentary filmmaker Kathryn…

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VISTA Members Play A Role In Addressing Poverty In New Mexico

October 16, 2015 – New Mexico is a poor state. The latest figures from the…

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Local Resources For Domestic Violence Victims

By Amanda Nezzie This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Stan Wilson focuses on workplace…

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Prosperity Kids Helps Young People Set Goals

October 9, 2015 – A local nonprofit that helps adults open savings accounts to pay for…

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Domestic Violence At Work

October 9, 2015 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Stan Wilson sits down…

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Why Saving For College Could Help Young People Achieve More Now

October 9, 2015 – Leaders in New Mexico often discuss potential solutions for addressing the state’s…

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Entrepreneurship In Albuquerque And A Visit To FatPipe ABQ

October 2, 2015 – This week, we begin a New Mexico in Focus series on entrepreneurship in…

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Of New Mexico Exiting State Exchange

October 2, 2015 – Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico will not offer health…

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Young Fathers in New Mexico

By Amanda Nezzie Johnny Wilson from Young Fathers of Santa Fe, an organization that connects…

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Teen Pregnancy and Young Parents

September 23, 2015 – This week we spend the entire hour on teen pregnancy and young…

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Birth Options For Young Moms

By Amanda Nezzie This week on New Mexico in Focus,  we devote the full hour to…

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Antiques Roadshow in Albuquerque

September 18, 2015 – Antiques Roadshow will kick off its new season later this month…

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Young Albuquerque Resident Goes Behind The Scenes at the PBS Antiques Roadshow Event

Among the 5,100 visitors at the July 2014 “Antiques Roadshow” event at the Albuquerque Convention…

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Albuquerque City Council Elections: District 6

September 11, 2015 – Early voting for the Albuquerque city council elections begins next week. District…

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