New Mexico

Space tourism: Still for the future, New Mexico learns

Jun 27, 2014
Virgin Galactic hopes to bring space and terrestrial tourists to New Mexico.
Posted In: New Mexico, space, space travel

Oil booms have to be good for rural towns, right?

May 15, 2014
An oil boom in southeast New Mexico created thousands of new jobs. But it's a burden on things like housing, classrooms and roads.
Posted In: New Mexico

Study of children's well-being finds Southwest at bottom

Jun 24, 2013
Collapsed housing markets and sharp cuts in state spending put New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada at bottom of survey of children's welfare.
Posted In: arizona, New Mexico, Nevada

Farmers vs. cities in the war for water

Apr 11, 2013
Water laws in the West often give priority to whose who used a water source first, often farmers. Farmers in New Mexico are fighting to regain their place at the head of the line.
Posted In: water, New Mexico, drought

For a town in need of jobs, going nuclear was easy call

Sep 5, 2012
Eunice, in a dusty corner of New Mexico, rode the ups and downs of the oil business for decades. Then a nuclear-processing plant came calling, and Eunice welcomed its jobs.
Posted In: nuclear energy, nuclear, nuclear power, New Mexico

GOP nonprofits press attack

Aug 23, 2012
Conservative political nonprofit continue to blanket airwaves with attack ads in Senate races.
Posted In: 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Senate, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Florida, Virginia, Nevada, Koch