April 8, 2016 – The community schools model brings a range of services under one roof to serve students and their families. This week on New Mexico in Focus,  correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with a local and national leader … Continue reading Community Schools

April 8, 2016 – The state Public Regulation Commission began taking public comment this week on Public Service Company of New Mexico’s proposed rate increase. Officials from the utility company argue that an increase in rates is needed to offset costs … Continue reading PNM Seeks Approval For Rate Hike

April 1, 2016 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with photographer Kevin Bubriski to discuss his book, “Look into My Eyes: Nuevomexicanos por Vida, ‘81–‘83.” Bubriski’s new book of photos from northern New … Continue reading Look Into My Eyes: Nuevomexicanos por Vida, ’81-’83

April 1, 2016 – Many young women took a risk in the  late 1800s and early 1900s when they moved out west to work for the Harvey House restaurants and hotels. This week producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with local author Carolyn … Continue reading The Legacy Of The Harvey Girls

March 25, 2016 – Producer Sarah Gustavus sits down this week with participants from the AFS foreign exchange program about the value of cross-cultural relationships. New Mexico resident Kathryn Fleddermann spent a year in Turkey through the YES exchange program, which is … Continue reading Foreign Exchange Students Build Relationships In New Mexico And Abroad

March 18, 2016 – Governor Martinez has now signed or vetoed legislation passed by lawmakers in 2016. Sarah Gustavus sits down this week with Rep. Nate Gentry and Miranda Viscoli from New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence to talk about HB 336. … Continue reading How A Criminal Database Might Address Multiple Issues

March 18, 2016 – Did you know this week is national Sunshine Week? The Foundation for Open Government filed a lawsuit last year against the New Mexico Department of Health to challenge the department’s policy of keeping information about medical marijuana producers … Continue reading Getting Information About Medical Marijuana Producers

March 11, 2016 – Journalist Laura Paskus is closely following the impact of climate change on New Mexico in her ongoing series “New Mexico’s Changing Climate” for our media partner New Mexico in Depth. Earlier this year, she examined the research … Continue reading Climate Change And The Rio Grande

March 11, 2016 – Did you know that cats are legally not supposed to be let loose outside in Albuquerque? A local ordinance requires that owners keep cats on a leash or in an enclosure. City officials argue it helps … Continue reading Outdoor Cats Impact Wildlife In Albuquerque

March 4, 2016 – Students in New Mexico will begin this year’s PARCC testing next month, unless parents opt their children out of the test. NMiF correspondent Stan Wilson sits down this week with Rose-Ann Mckernan from the Office of … Continue reading APS Administrator Talks About How The District Is Using Current PARCC Data