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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?

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

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.

Forlorn on Route 66

In Gallup, hit harder by the coronavirus than any place in the state, small business owners feel lucky to just survive

Going hungry in the breadbasket

COVID-19 takes yet another toll in New Mexico

Deep red and feeling blue

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

Not Even Remotely

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

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.

Growing pains

Anthony, New Mexico puts big plans on hold during the coronavirus pandemic