Boxer and MMA fighter Holly Holm, who grew up in Albuquerque, is now a top competitor in the field of Mixed Martial Arts. She spoke with Megan Kamerick last year about what it feels like to compete and how she finds … Continue reading Encore: Holly Holm Talks About Her Fighting Career

Cartoonist Stephan Pastis, creator of “Pearls Before Swine,” spoke with Megan Kamerick last year about his early influences and how he handles controversial topics in his syndicated cartoon.

It’s been 40 years since the US government withdrew all American troops in Vietnam. Do you know what was left behind in Laos? Gwyneth Doland speaks with two New Mexico journalists, with years of experience living and reporting in Southeast Asia, about their book “Eternal … Continue reading Encore: Local Journalists Cover Legacy of Bombings in Laos

Many people want a better connect to the source of their food. Would you be willing to learn how to hunt or forage for the foods you need to feed your family? Hunter, cook and author Hank Shaw sat down … Continue reading Encore: Hank Shaw Proposes Hunting and Foraging Traditions

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with Reverend John D. Hill from Grant Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Albuquerque. Reverend Hill tells us how his congregation is talking about the shooting last week … Continue reading Local Reaction to Church Shooting In Charleston

A national report released last month on the conditions of roads and highways around the U.S. caught the attention of local media. About 25 percent of rural roads in New Mexico need to be repaired or repaved. NMIF Producer Sarah … Continue reading Repairing New Mexico’s Roads and Highways

According to the New Mexico Public Education Department, the current high school graduation rate in our state is under 70 percent. What can be done to bring up graduation rates in local schools? Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New … Continue reading Mentor 2.0 – Freshman Year Through Graduation

Chef and author Dan Barber says if you care about local farms and the farm to table movement, you should look more closely at what is on your your plate right now. Barber visited Albuquerque this spring and sat down with NMIF … Continue reading What’s on Your Plate?

This week, we get an update from Santa Clara Pueblo officials about the latest efforts to address flooding in the canyon near the pueblo. Record breaking wildfires in recent years devastated the forest around the tribe’s watershed. Will it ever fully … Continue reading Santa Clara Pueblo Prepares For Flooding

This week, the LA Times covered a new report on the suicide rate among female veterans. The report highlighted the need to look closer at the mental health needs and issues faced by women when they serve and after they … Continue reading Addressing Suicide Among Female Veterans