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  • Tongue-tied in the Southwest

    Ruben Cobos’ new book, A Dictionary of New Mexico and Southern Colorado Spanish, is an entertaining introduction to the unique Spanish dialect spoken in the Southwest

  • No place for pesky nuclear waste

    The European-owned company LES wants to produce nuclear fuel near Eunice, N.M., but has yet to come up with a plan for storing the highly toxic, radioactive byproduct

  • Saving a sacred lake: Zuni activist Pablo Padilla

    Zuni Tribe member and law student Pablo Padilla helped lead a triumphant fight against a coal strip mine planned near Zuni Salt Lake in New Mexico, a site sacred to Native Americans

  • Proposed wilderness on the auction block

    A list of the wilderness inventory areas and citizens’ wilderness proposal areas being offered for oil and gas leasing by the BLM includes lands in New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah

  • In New Mexico, a homegrown wilderness bill makes headway

    In northwestern New Mexico, the Coalition for New Mexico Wilderness is working with Zia Pueblo to preserve a rugged patch of the state as the Ojito Wilderness Area

  • More than just a city on a river

    In Hispanic Albuquerque: 1706-1846, Marc Simmons takes readers on a fascinating journey through the history of the Duke City in New Mexico

  • Follow-up

    $11 million is set aside for a nuclear trigger factory that Carlsbad, N.M., is hoping to host; Yucca Mountain, Nev., gets $580 million for nuclear waste storage; no extra water for the Rio Grande silvery minnow; Pentagon wins exemptions to environmental l

  • Moving the cheese to New Mexico

    Local opposition caused a major cheesemaker, Glanbia Inc., to build a new cheese plant in Clovis, N.M., rather than expand its Twin Falls, Idaho, plant– but the Idaho Legislature is making it harder for citizens to fight against huge dairies

  • City at the end of its rope

    In Albuquerque: A City at the End of the World, V. B. Price looks at the promise and the perils of a desert city that is still in search of an identity

  • Red Earth: desert poems resurrected

    Santa Fe writer Alice Corbin’s Red Earth: Poems of New Mexico, is republished in a beautifully illustrated new edition

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