Lawmakers decline to give needed funds for regulating oil and gas pollution
New Mexicans asked to repay unemployment benefits that the state sent by mistake
Thousands received benefit overpayments through no fault of their own. Now the state wants them back.
Pandemic death benefits going unused
A federal program covers funeral costs for COVID-19 victims, but few New Mexicans are applying
The wind cries money
With ample wind and sun, Carlsbad stands to be at the epicenter of renewable energy for the Southwest. But can the state diversify from oil and gas dependence before it’s too late?
The great disconnect
Thousands of at-risk students in New Mexico still have no access to the internet, making remote learning impossible. Will the state ever bridge the divide?
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.
A broken system
From medical health privacy laws to a maze of siloed information systems, a true accounting of COVID-19’s impact on Indian Country is impossible to know.
Crossings to bear
For years, drought and poverty have taken a harsh toll on this border town’s agriculture and migrant workers. Then came the coronavirus.
Viva Las Vegas
COVID-19 has kept local youths from leaving home. They’re taking the opportunity to make their town better.
In their own words: Zuni Pueblo and Navajo Nation
What children say about online learning and a school year lost to COVID