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

Today we honor the life and legacy of Dr. George Fischbeck. Local media in Los Angeles report that the former TV weatherman has died at the age of 92. LA Times: ‘Dr. George’ Fischbeck dies at 92; popular weatherman at KABC-TV Dr. Fischbeck got … Continue reading Remembering Dr. George Fischbeck

NMiF Correspondent Floyd Vasquez sits down with Peter Sanchez, CEO of the Atrisco Companies, to learn about the history of the Atrisco Land Grant and the role of the companies in the local community today.