April 22, 2016 – Correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down this week with journalist Sam Quinones, author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic,” to talk about the rise of heroin and opiate addiction across the United States and its … Continue reading Journalist Sam Quinones Chronicles Opiate Addiction Across The United States

April 15, 2016 – This week New Mexico In Focus looks at safety concerns for bicyclists and pedestrians. We bring you the new documentary “Hikers, Bikers and Automobiles” from local filmmaker Chris Schueler. The film features doctors, city planners, community members and other advocates who … Continue reading Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety

April 8, 2016 – This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Stan Wilson sits down with two young voters to talk about the candidates for president and the tone of the 2016 elections. Janelle Astorga-Ramos and James Hughes are both freshmen at … Continue reading First Time Voters In New Mexico React To Presidential Candidates

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