December 14, 2018 – New Mexico is making progress working through a backlog of untested rape kits. But there is still work to do, especially in light of a new CNN investigation which found police destroying those DNA kits before … Continue reading New Revelations About Handling Of Rape Test Kits In New Mexico

December 7, 2018 – NMiF host Gene Grant sits down with one of the state’s newest members of the U.S. Congress. Deb Haaland made history last month by becoming one of the first female Native American candidates to win a … Continue reading New Mexico Congresswoman-Elect Deb Haaland Makes History

November 30, 2018 – Special correspondent Sarah Gustavus sits down with two doctors involved in an innovative health apprenticeship program.  The program, at Casa de Salud in Albuquerque’s South Valley, gives teens and young people the chance to gain valuable … Continue reading Doctors Describe Innovative Health Apprentice Program

November 30, 2018 – The New Mexico in Focus crew goes to Casa de Salud to hear from some health apprentices in the Albuquerque South Valley clinic’s Health Apprentice Program. Casa de Salud’s website describes the program: “ Casa de … Continue reading The Health Apprenticeship Program At Casa De Salud

November 23, 2018 – Correspondent Russell Contreras has an in-depth discussion with author Alfredo Corchado, who also reports on the US-Mexico border for the Dallas Morning News and has spent decades covering the border and immigration. Corchado’s latest book, “Homelands” examines immigration and … Continue reading Alfredo Corchado: On Immigration And Identity

November 23, 2018 – Joan Kane is an Alaska Native poet who grew up in Anchorage with family from King Island and Mary’s Igloo, Alaska. A graduate of Harvard and Columbia University’s School of the Arts, Kane is the author … Continue reading Joan Naviyuk Kane: Bringing An Alaskan Perspective To Teaching In Santa Fe

November 23, 2018 –  LaDonna Harris has spent most of her life advocating for Native Americans. A member of the Comanche Nation, she grew up in Oklahoma and became active in Native issues when her husband, Fred Harris, got involved in … Continue reading LaDonna Harris: Supporting A New Generation Of Indigenous Leaders

November 16, 2018 – The film and television industry in New Mexico is getting a significant boost with the decision by Netflix to buy Albuquerque Studios and locate a production hub here. The company has committed to bring $1 billion … Continue reading Netflix Hub Comes To Albuquerque: Future Of The Film Industry

November 16, 2018 – Netflix plans to ramp up production in New Mexico following the planned acquisition of Albuquerque Studios. The company has committed to bring $1 billion in productions to the state in the next 10 years. That includes … Continue reading Netflix Hub Comes To Albuquerque: Economic Development

November 2, 2018 – New Mexico in Focus visits a very special Dia de los Muertos art installation, designed and created by Working Classroom here in Albuquerque and meant to bring attention to water contamination issues. NMiF’s very own Aaron … Continue reading “The Thirst for Justice” Art Installation