This week, journalist Laura Paskus joins us in studio to talk about what she has learned while reporting on new oil and gas development in northwestern New Mexico. Her series “Drilling Deep” is currently airing on KUNM. Oil and gas … Continue reading Drilling Deep: Local Reporter Explores new oil and gas Development

Native American health leaders and advocates met this week in Albuquerque to talk about HIV and AIDS in Native communities. The Circle of Harmony conference incorporates the latest health information and culturally relevant conversations about how to address the epidemic in … Continue reading Status Of The State: Efforts to Address the Spread of HIV in New Mexico

Libraries across the country recently celebrated the services they offer to the community during National Library Week. We wanted to hear how local libraries in New Mexcio addressing some of the persistent problems we face in New Mexico like poverty and low … Continue reading Libraries Help Students and Adults Develop new Skills

Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson recently transitioned from the Tourism Department to the Children Youth and Families Department. Some questioned whether she would be able to meet the challenges of CYFD, but Jacobson told Megan Kamerick, producer and host of Public Square on … Continue reading CYFD Secretary Monique Jacobson Shares Priorities

This month marks 40 years since the US withdrawal of all American troops in Vietnam. Many news outlets around the country are looking back at the end of the Vietnam War through the stories from different perspectives. But not much … Continue reading Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos

The future of the San Juan Generating Station is currently under evaluation by the Public Regulation Commission (PRC). Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) wants to shut down two of the four units at the coal-fired power plant, which … Continue reading San Juan Generating Station

The New Mexico Supreme Court recently rejected a petition from the Fort Sill Apache Tribe that sought to require Governor Martinez to negotiate a gaming compact with the tribe. NMiF producer Sarah Gustavus sat down with  Fort Sill Apache Tribal Chairman … Continue reading Fort Sill Apache Tribe Seeks Gaming Compact

A survey of the Jewish community in New Mexico uncovered some surprising new information. NMiF producer Sarah Gustavus sits down with Sara Koplik, Director of Community Outreach for the Jewish Federation of New Mexico, to learn more.   Report: NM Jewish Population Survey … Continue reading Jewish Survey

Producer Sarah Gustavus speaks with Dr. Angela Wandinger-Ness from the UNM Cancer Center about innovations in cancer treatment in New Mexico and encouraging local students to consider a career in medicine and cancer treatment. NMPBS will air the Ken Burns … Continue reading Cancer Treatment in New Mexico

March 27, 2015 – The rate of gun-related deaths in New Mexico is higher than the national average. What steps could state leaders take to address this issue? Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with two national experts this week to discuss … Continue reading