Before he was accused of orchestrating the shootings at elected officials’ homes, he was able to court an influential New Mexico conservative.
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Proposed office of alcohol prevention steps up ambition, but is short on vision
New Mexico Department of Health asked the legislature for $5 million to build an Office of Alcohol Prevention and would expand the staff to 13.
Some experts say the plan isn’t enough to handle the crisis.
PREVIEW: District 18 state house candidates on upcoming elections
The state House of Representatives seat for District 18, in which the University of New Mexico resides, is up for election this November. The two candidates vying for the seat are incumbent Gail Chasey (D), and opponent Scott Cannon (R).
Disinformation endangers democracy in NM and beyond, experts say
Conspiracy theories are infecting the election cycle and jeopardizing voting rights. This report by Andrew Beale for Source NM is part of worldwide “Democracy Day” coverage.
Back to school in the fire zone
Classes are starting in northern New Mexico, where a wildfire left families without basics like running water. Searchlight New Mexico’s Alicia Inez-Guzmán explores how students learn after so much loss.
New Mexico imprisons people at a higher rate than some countries
New Mexico ranked among the highest on the list with a high rate of imprisonment along with other Western U.S. states. Story by Austin Fisher / Source NM
In Their Own Words: What children think about online learning and a school year lost to COVID – Zuni Pueblo and Navajo Nation
This is the third in a series of articles that ask students in the region how they feel about school during the pandemic. Today we hear from students from Zuni Pueblo and the Navajo Nation. By Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi Photography by Don J. Usner and Curtis Ray Benally Not far from the Shiprock pinnacle on… Continue reading In Their Own Words: What children think about online learning and a school year lost to COVID – Zuni Pueblo and Navajo Nation
In Their Own Words:What children say about online learning and a school year lost to COVID
This the first in a series of articles that ask students in New Mexico how they feel about school during the pandemic. What has online learning been like? What do they think about returning to the classroom? Today we hear from a 9-year-old and a 5-year-old in Albuquerque. (The comments have been lightly edited.) By Alicia… Continue reading In Their Own Words:What children say about online learning and a school year lost to COVID