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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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Albuquerque City Council Elections: District 4

September 11, 2015 – This week we focused on two races in the upcoming Albuquerque…

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Reporter Joey Peters Discusses Coverage of APS Scandal

September 4, 2015 – APS superintendent Luis Valentino resigned on Monday after weeks of controversy in…

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Collaborating to Address Heroin Addiction and Treatment in NM

September 4, 2015 – Heroin addiction is on the rise across the country, including here…

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Navajo Nation Response to Animas River Spill

August 28, 2015 – Navajo farmers who live near the Animas River continue to deal with…

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Personal Experience With Heroin And Opiates Drives Advocates To Help Others

August 26, 2015 – Heroin addiction is a rising concern across the United States, including here…

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Preparing for a Financial Future

August 19, 2015 – Students are headed back to class this week, but are college…

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Local Cubans Share Childhood Memories

August 14, 2015 – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cuba this week…

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APS Superintendent Talks About Priorities and Community Connections

August 7, 2015 – Albuquerque Public Schools has a new leader. Dr. Luis Valentino came…

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Revitalizing Civic Plaza

August 7, 2015 – There’s a lot happening right now on Civic Plaza, including weekly a…

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Mark Lautman – The Jobs New Mexico Needs Now

July 31, 2015 – Economic recovery following the Great Recession has been slow in New Mexico.…

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Outgoing Publisher Reflects on Changes in Media and Business Trends

July 31, 2015 – Albuquerque Business First publisher Ian Anderson is leaving New Mexico. Anderson…

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Should Fracking Continue in New Mexico?

Communities across the country are debating whether hydraulic fracturing, which is commonly known as fracking,…

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Community Groups Object to Proposed SNAP Work Requirement

The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) has proposed a new work requirement for people seeking…

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Promoting Equal pay in Albuquerque

National research shows that women, on average, make 77 cents for every dollar earned by…

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What’s Next After the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling?

Amber Royster from Equality New Mexico sat down this week with producer Sarah Gustavus to talk about the…

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Some Parents say Childcare Assistance is Difficult to Access

This week correspondent Megan Kamerick speaks with two mothers about the challenges they faced when…

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Encore: Holly Holm Talks About Her Fighting Career

Boxer and MMA fighter Holly Holm, who grew up in Albuquerque, is now a top…

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Encore: Cartoonist Stephan Pastis

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis, creator of “Pearls Before Swine,” spoke with Megan Kamerick last year about…

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