New Mexico

A proposal would downplay climate change in N.M. schools
A proposal would downplay climate change in N.M. schools
The state’s education agency could eliminate curriculum about evolution and more.
In monuments report, a skewed view of protections
In monuments report, a skewed view of protections
Under the Antiquities Act, landscapes like the Grand Canyon count as ‘objects’ that can be protected.
Religious communities are taking on climate change
Religious communities are taking on climate change
Churches that have long played a role in social justice are stepping up.
Latest: New Mexico’s landlocked wilderness may become reachable
Latest: New Mexico’s landlocked wilderness may become reachable
Feds move to accept land that would open access to the Sabinoso Wilderness
When solar eclipses coal
When solar eclipses coal
A solar eclipse comes to the West as solar energy surges past coal.
Latest: Four pueblos win out in protracted water fight
Latest: Four pueblos win out in protracted water fight
A bitter battle between Native and non-Native water users ends in settlement.
A network of trails that spans the country
A network of trails that spans the country
The National Trails System, by the numbers.
Cartographers have been making bad maps for centuries
Cartographers have been making bad maps for centuries
A new volume of maps shows the evolution of how we understand geography.
Fires sweep the Southwest
Fires sweep the Southwest
In an unseasonably hot and dry West, an intense fire season takes shape.
New health care act would harm farmers and ranchers
New health care act would harm farmers and ranchers
Republicans unveil Senate version of health care bill.
Can private money solve public water problems?
Can private money solve public water problems?
As facilities age and public funding declines, private companies may step in.
A fun romp through the atomic West
A fun romp through the atomic West
Trump’s push for nuclear security could send ripples across the region.
In these Western cities, using less water costs more
In these Western cities, using less water costs more
Some homes pay five times as much as others for the same amount of water.
#LiveAndLetTutu; a sodden Oregon; mastodon for dinner
#LiveAndLetTutu; a sodden Oregon; mastodon for dinner
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
In a prairie dog colony, the power dynamics of modern America
In a prairie dog colony, the power dynamics of modern America
How do we care for the vulnerable?
A New Mexico electricity co-op declares its independence
A New Mexico electricity co-op declares its independence
A co-op leaves its power provider, whose reliance on coal kept prices too high.
Latest: Mexican wolves are about to get wild
Latest: Mexican wolves are about to get wild
An appeal court ruling allows wolves more room to roam in New Mexico.
Nature got your heart?
Nature got your heart?
These photos tell the story of writer John Nichols’ love affair with the wild.
Don’t squander your daylight savings
Don’t squander your daylight savings
A writer takes a stand against daylight saving time and argues you should, too.
The winding beauty of Southwest deserts
The winding beauty of Southwest deserts
A collection of photographs capture nature’s rhythms.
7 things you need to know about Navajo Generating Station’s 2019 closure
7 things you need to know about Navajo Generating Station’s 2019 closure
The West’s coal giant is going down.
The BLM leases lands near Chaco Canyon for $3 million
The BLM leases lands near Chaco Canyon for $3 million
The controversial parcels are the first auctioned online in New Mexico.
The story behind New Mexico’s lowriders
The story behind New Mexico’s lowriders
A new collection examines the elaborate cars and their place in Mexican-American culture.