A major deadline in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization process is fast approaching. Survivors of sexual abuse have until June 17 , 2019, to file claims against the archdiocese.
Governor Says Navajo Lawmaker Was American Hero – Associated Press New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is paying tribute to deceased Navajo Code Talker and state Sen. John Pinto as a wise and gracious lawmaker who fought to preserve American freedoms in World War II.
Let's Talk New Mexico
Let's Talk New Mexico 5/23 8a: Call now (505) 277-5866. Higher than average rainfall and snowpack means we're experiencing one of its wettest springs in decades. The Rio Grande is running ten times higher than it was at this time during last year's drought. So much water increases flood risks and challenges us to remain conservation minded. Has all the rain changed your plans for farming or planting gardens? How are you remaining water conscious? Do you plan to go river rafting or sailing on one of our state’s lakes this year? Email LetsTalk@KUNM.org, tweet us using the hashtag #LetsTalkNM or call in live during the show.
It's awards season for journalists and we're proud to annouce that the New Mexico Broadcasters Association has recogized KUNM news coverage for Excellence in Broadcasting with top awards for Breaking News, Feature News, Continuing Coverage, Legislative Coverage, Best Student Newscaster and Student Reporter.
The Children's Hour, 5/18 Sat. 9a: On Saturday, May 18, The Children's Hour is broadcasting live at the Los Griegos Library in Albuquerque's historic Los Griegos neighborhood and everyone is invited to join us! All ages are welcome. Doors open early at 8:30am, and feel free to come anytime during the show from 9 to 10am. We'll dive into the Summer Reading program, hear storytellers Scott and Johanna Hongell Darsee, and we'll learn about Albuquerque Public Schools' Refugee and Newcomers Program. With musical guest, Maya Falcón from The Children's Hour Kids Crew.
University Showcase 5/17 8a: Jim Linnell was six months away from retirement from the University of New Mexico when he became a quadriplegic. His new book, “Take It Lying Down,” chronicles his life since the accident.
Sat. 5/18, 12p: Carol Boss talks with Santa Fe doctor Erica Elliott, M.D. about her new book, Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert. After graduating college in the early 1970's, she accepted a teaching position at a Navajo boarding school in Chinle, Arizona. As a young Anglo woman, Erica's life was forever changed living among the Dine people.
Public Health New Mexico
Having a lot of abandoned or foreclosed homes in your community can hurt morale and drag down property values. A group of neighborhood associations in Southeast Albuquerque are taking things into their own hands.