Month: November 2020


Seeing Red: The Color of the Spirits

Images of Native Women honor those who are missing

Deep red and feeling blue

Nine months into the pandemic, Carlsbad residents are divided, defiant and in search of a silver lining.

A Black life ends in a New Mexico police shooting

A state police officer shot and killed Rodney Applewhite on a barren road south of Albuquerque. A week later, his shattered family still has no information about why, and how, his life ended.

Not Even Remotely

Once the Wild West, Las Vegas is now the wired West as parents and kids cope with a life lived online.

Uprooted

A police raid near Shiprock has all but ended an illicit cannabis-growing operation

The deadly loss of Navajo women

On the Navajo Nation, the coronavirus is leaving children motherless, families lost and traditions in peril. But Diné women fight on.

Then and Now: Portraits of Albuquerque Voters

Voters respond to what’s changed since 2016

New Mexicans go to the polls

Searchlight photographer Don J. Usner travelled the state during early voting to capture New Mexicans as they head to the polls.