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Is morale an issue at NM Tech?

When Richard Aster, a leading professor at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, handed in his resignation last year, he described the university as “the little institution that…[Read more]

State sees driest 2 years in decades

Cattle ranchers are selling off their herds, and New Mexico's supply of irrigation water for summer crops is running low as the state suffers its worst two-year drought since the 1950s.

29 new state laws go into effect

Tougher penalties for corrupt public officials and a tax break for businesses that hire veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are among 29 new state laws that went into effect on Wednesday, May 16.

Augustin Plains Ranch files appeal

A partnership that wants to pump groundwater from its high desert ranch in west-central New Mexico to the Rio Grande Valley went to court Monday to appeal a state decision to deny its water rights application.