New Mexico Grade School Population Dropping

24 Views  Â New Mexico’s population growth is flat and that is helping create a drop in the state’s expected school grade population. In a report presented Tuesday to the Public School Capital Outlay Oversight Task Force the state’s population is getting older, so it’s less likely to be producing offspring that would be attending New Mexico schools.

LISTEN: New COVID Booster Shots Expected In The Coming Days

67 Views  Â KSFR’s Mary Lou Cooper talks with University of Colorado infectious disease expert Dr. Thomas Campbell to discuss the next generation of COVID-19 vaccine boosters. Why are new boosters needed? How will they differ from the ones available right now? And who will be eligible for the new boosters? Find out what you can […]

New Study Finds Food Insecurity Improving In New Mexico

110 Views  Â A new study says nearly 300,000 New Mexico residents, including almost 20-percent of children, face food insecurity on a regular basis. The new report by Hunger Free America found that from 2018 to 2020 an average of 291,489 New Mexico residents lived in food insecure homes. That means they were unable to always afford an […]

‘Missing White Girl Syndrome’: The MMIW Epidemic Continues To Be Overlooked By The Law

72 Views  Â The recent disappearance and murder of Gabby Petito has outraged people all over the world. But, what about the victims closer to home? Indigenous women go missing and are murdered regularly here in New Mexico at disportionate rates. Reporter Taylor Velazquez speaks with lawmakers, advocates, and survivors about how vulnerable the state is […]

Here’s How & Why Santa Fe Is Doing Exceptionally Well With Water Usage

273 Views  Â Some good news! The number of water users in Santa Fe has increased but usage has surprisingly declined, according to the city’s top water official. KSFR’s Dennis Carroll talks with director Jesse Roach about how and why that happens in the middle of an unprecedented drought.