A letter from the executive director

Searchlight New Mexico's executive director, Sara Solovitch, addresses the Twitter response to our report Chaos and Cannabis.

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Through the lens of experience

Executive director Sara Solovitch speaks with photographer Don Usner about his favorite photos from Searchlight in 2019.

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Learning experiences: Regis Pecos

Regis Pecos has served as both lieutenant governor and governor of Cochiti Pueblo and was a member of the tribal council for more than 30 years.

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Experts: Our earliest experiences, good or bad, can be our most important

New Mexico's infant mental health pioneers aim to eradicate “the myth,” as they call it, that babies cannot remember what they see or hear. Rather, they say, those early experiences can be life-defining for early childhood.

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Native communities harnessing the power of data

Like indigenous peoples around the world, they are today reclaiming their place as data researchers.

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Land commissioner: Most candidates decline to make their case

We asked the five land commissioner candidates how they would steward our public trust lands and use their office to improve conditions for New Mexico's children. Two responded.

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