Prickly pear cactus in bloom in Las Cruces, New Mexico. (Photo by Diana Alba-Soular)

The Society of Professional Journalists Rio Grande Chapter and the New Mexico Local News Fund recognize mental health is an important aspect of journalists’ well-being. And we’ve identified a strong need for greater mental health support within the state’s journalism community.

We’re hoping to help continue destigmatizing mental health, while…

By WALTER RUBEL/ Southern New Mexico Journalism Collaborative

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The 60-day session of the New Mexico Legislature, which was conducted entirely on Zoom in a state capitol building closed to the public because of the COVID-19 pandemic, ended Saturday without passage of legislation to legalize marijuana.

Gov…

Diana Alba-Soular

Southern NM Project Coordinator for the New Mexico Local News Fund | Freelance Writer & Journalist | Chile Lover | Dog Mom

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