March 9, 2018 – Author Francisco Cantú grew along the border with Mexico but he wanted to learn more about immigration policy after graduating from college. That desire for a new understanding led him to take a job with the Border … Continue reading Francisco Cantu: The Line Becomes a River

March 8, 2018 – This month on Our Land, we visit with tree ring scientist Tom Swetnam, a professor emeritus at the University of Arizona. Swetnam has studied forest ecology and fire regimes in the southwestern United States, including in … Continue reading Our Land: Preparing Homes For Fire Season

March 2, 2018 – There’s a great deal of uncertainty right now about the DACA program. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was created by President Obama in an Executive Order. But the idea of addressing the immigration status of young … Continue reading Individuals And Families In New Mexico In Limbo Without DACA Solution

March 2, 2018 – Threats on social media against schools in New Mexico have students and parents on edge right now. School districts already had procedures and safety measures in place, but many administrators are considering new investments to ensure … Continue reading School Safety Across New Mexico

February 23, 2018 – Lenton Malry grew up in the segregated south, but he rarely let obstacles derail him from what he wanted to do in life. His autobiography “Let’s Roll This Train” chronicles his upbringing in Louisiana, his time … Continue reading Lenton Malry: A Life of Firsts

February 15, 2018 – Cartoonist Ricardo Caté is the only Native cartoonist whose work appears regularly in a daily major newspaper, the Santa Fe New Mexican. His cartoon “Without Reservations” addresses both current and past political issues. Caté sits down … Continue reading Ricardo Caté On Drawing Cartoons that Address Controversial Topics

February 9, 2018 – Journalist Heath Haussamen has covered Governor Susana Martinez since she was the district attorney in Dona Ana County. He sat down recently with Gene Grant, host of New Mexico in Focus on New Mexico PBS, to … Continue reading Legacy Of Governor Susana Martinez

February 9, 2018 – This month on “Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future,” we head to Sandia Peak—and learn what’s missing up there right now. With Kerry Jones, a warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service, we … Continue reading Our Land: Record Low Snowpack In New Mexico

February 9, 2018 – In her new book, Pure Land, author Annette McGivney chronicles the decade she spent covering Japanese hiker Tomomi Hanamure’s 2006 murder. The 34-year-old was killed on her birthday near the picturesque waterfalls on the Havasupai Reservation … Continue reading Pure Land: Annette McGivney

February 2, 2018 – Many women in New Mexico have spoken out in recent months about sexual harassment at work. Lobbyist Vanessa Alarid told the New York Times in December that former lawmaker Thomas Garcia asked for sex in exchange … Continue reading Sexual Harassment In New Mexico Politics

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