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 when it […]
This summer, the federal government announced that emergency pandemic SNAP benefits would be slashed at the end of September. Now, the state of New Mexico has secured a small extension in these benefits for at least another month.
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.
Food insecurity has been a persistent struggle that COVID-19 only worsened and shined a light on. Now, the pandemic seems to be in the rearview mirror for many, but the issues of hunger are still persisting for many New Mexicans.
New Mexico’s Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development office has launched a new grant program that offers opportunities for economic growth for rural New Mexicans. The grant application process opened earlier this week.
New Mexico’s Rocky Mountain Youth Corps receives a $1.3 million U.S. grant for a new workforce training center in Taos. Ben Thomas, the corps executive director, discusses the new possibilities.
Wake Up Call’s MK Mendoza speaks with local businessman Marc Beyer, Co-Owner and Co-Founder of OCD Custom Cycles & Auto Repair in Santa Fe, New Mexico about what it has been like to survive the pandemic and tips he shares with others for how to do the same.
Navajo Nation President Jonathon Nez shares concerns over remediation of hundreds of uranium mining sites.
People who live in Northern New Mexico are treated to the sounds of sandhill cranes flying north overhead every spring. On the ground and singing their songs on branches and twigs, American robins gather to announce their return. Deborah Begel took a closer look at their flights and listened to their songs and calls.
Although the New Mexico Legislature failed to legalize marijuana in the session that just ended, this burning issue has the governor’s eye, and she may call a special session to finish it up.