Without a doubt, 2016 has been one of the toughest years on record in the Land of Enchantment.
University officials are bracing for a possible $14.2 million budget cut to UNM’s main Albuquerque campus and $22.2 million system-wide in the current fiscal year alone.
On Saturday — which is known as Citizenship Day — immigrant-rights groups and labor activists celebrated a recent 25 percent increase in U.S. citizenship applications in New Mexico.
August’s murders recall the period from 2008 to 2012 when gangland-style executions happened at all hours and seemingly in all places.
In Hatch and New Mexico, the big question is: Will enough preparations and flood control remedies be in place in time so damage from the next destructive event like Little Katrina is at least tempered?
In 2016 change is evident in Chile Capital of the World, though memories of the flood and loose ends from its fury linger on in the small town’s historical narrative.