Motel of last resort

Amid a housing crisis, a Motel 6 in Albuquerque offers shelter for those in dire need. | by Luciana Perez Uribe Guinassi and Don J. Usner

Growing pains

The Cannabis Regulation Act could benefit big companies while leaving acequia communities dry | by Annabella Farmer

Scenes from a pandemic

It's been a year and a half of struggle and resilience in the Southwest. Searchlight's photographer documented it all. | by Don J. Usner

Chief adversary

The head of Santa Fe nonprofit New Energy Economy wants New Mexico to control its own utilities. So why don’t other nonprofits have her back? | by Lindsay Fendt

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New Mexico paid millions to a Utah company to text, email and phone “disengaged” students. Was it the right call? | by Alicia Inez Guzmán

Illegal notice

In Albuquerque, the eviction moratorium did little to stop landlords from trying to force hundreds of people from their homes | by Dillon Bergin, Ike Swetlitz, and Luciana Perez Uribe Guinassi

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Hitting Home: Part III

Our Hitting Home series returns to chronicle the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on five New Mexico towns: Shiprock, Gallup, Las Vegas, Carlsbad and Anthony. All are steeped in history, struggle, and now, perhaps, a battle for their lives.

Pandemic lessons

What we learned from covering the pandemic's heavy toll on New Mexico’s small towns

Education in the rearview mirror

How Navajo students overcame the pandemic school year

The wind cries money

Can the state diversify from oil and gas dependence before it’s too late?

Seeking shelter

After suffering one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the country, this New Mexico town on the edge of Navajo Nation is reaching a breaking point as the federal eviction moratorium is set to expire.

Crossings to bear

In Anthony, New Mexico, small farms and migrant workers fight for a sustainable future

Viva Las Vegas

Las Vegas, New Mexico, is getting a pandemic revival thanks to local teens

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In their own words

Our In their own words series gives New Mexican children the spotlight to tell us about their experience navigating school and social life in the age of COVID.

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In their own words

Our In their own words series gives New Mexican children the spotlight to tell us about their experience navigating school and social life in the age of COVID.

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