Former Democratic fundraiser takes on long-time incumbent for district 15 senate seat

18 Views ¬†¬†Early voting in primary elections is already underway. One race set to be closely-contested is Albuquerque’s District 15‚Äôs Democratic state senate seat where Heather Berghmans is running against incumbent Daniel Ivey-Soto. Whoever wins the seat will be up against Republican Craig Degenhardt in the general election.

Native American student at the center of NM Supreme Court case speaks out

102 Views ¬†¬†This week the¬†New Mexico Supreme Court heard a case¬†stemming from a lawsuit against Albuquerque Public Schools over¬†the interactions of a high school teacher with a Native American student. That student, McKenzie Johnson, spoke with KUNM about that Halloween day in 2018. She says teacher Mary Eastin offered one student dog food, brandished a […]

Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge gets federal support to expand

54 Views   Four National Wildlife Refuges across the country now have support from the federal government to expand, and Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge, which spans across the Texas-New Mexico border, is one of them. That’s good news for the sandhill crane and lesser prairie-chicken.

Lawyers spar over high-profile New Mexico pollution case

88 Views   A judge heard arguments on Friday on whether a high-profile environmental lawsuit brought on by the Center of Biological Diversity, WildEarth Guardians and several frontline Native American communities should go to trial.