This is a critical moment. The confluence of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the impending election, and widespread social unrest makes community connection and the news media more important than ever. But the dialogue between representatives of the press and everyday New Mexicans is lacking. A virtual town hall presented by Searchlight New Mexico will endeavor to change this.
Politicians from both sides of the aisle are now coming out against President Joe Biden and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland’s pause on new oil and