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2015 NMPA Better Newspaper Contest

The New Mexico Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest entries are in. This year we had over 1,530 entries. MORE...

NMPA Foundation Golf Tournament

The New Mexico Press Association Foundation will host a golf tournament to benefit the foundation on Thursday, September 24th. The event will be held at Twin Warriors starting at 1:00. Contact NMPA … MORE...

Aug 20, 2015

Hyatt Tamaya Resort and Spa

2015 NMPA Convention. The 107th Annual Convention #NMPA15

The 107th Annual NMPA convention is right around the corner. Please plan on joining us September 24-26 at the Hyatt Tamaya. Registration now open! #NMPA15 How about a great way to support our … MORE...

Jan 22, 2015

2015 Associate membership information for the New Mexico Press Association

Thank you for considering joining or renewing your associate membership to NMPA. We have a made a few changes to associate membership and offering some more benefits to help you reach our … MORE...

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News from our member publications

Minot State disciplines 3 football players after incident

Artesia Daily Press
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University has dismissed one football player and suspended indefinitely two others after they allegedly assaulted a member of the school's baseball team.

Four things to know from the Aug. 26 ASUNM meeting

Daily Lobo
The Associated Students of UNM, the University’s undergraduate governing body, held its first full senate meeting of the semester with 2015-2016 Vice President Alex Cervantes presiding. Here are the big things you need to know.

Got a parking ticket? An appeals process is available

Daily Lobo
An expensive parking ticket inside a glaring yellow envelope stuffed under a windshield wiper. It’s an exasperating sight that nearly every student on campus has been confronted with at one point or another. Luckily, if students believe a parking …

Reps. want funding restored

Las Vegas Optic
Two members of New Mexico’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Department of Education to reconsider the application submitted by New Mexico Highlands University for a grant that the university had been using to provide support …

Sixth-graders in space: First mission held at Challenger Center

Las Cruces Sun-News
LAS CRUCES >> On Monday morning, the six-graders in Lino Castillo's science class took off on the first mission of the new Challenger Learning Center of Las Cruces.

Could 'Cadillac Tax' spell the end of employer-sponsored health plans?

Albuquerque Business First
Its implementation may be two years off, but the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" could cause many employers to start adjusting their health plan offerings as early as next year. According to Gary Petersen, vice president and …

LA prevails in season opener

Los Alamos Monitor
JACONA - The Los Alamos Hilltopper football team scored three times in the second half after falling behind in the first half to prevail over the Pojoaque Valley Elks in its 2015 season opener. Fullback Derek Selvage scored three times, including …

Luján gets a primer on tech transfer

Los Alamos Monitor
When Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-District 3) visited Descartes Labs earlier this month, his questions focused on what could be done to improve technology transfer from national labs such as Los Alamos National Laboratory to private industry. …

Cards, Dons fall in football openers

Las Vegas Optic
Robertson’s offense remains a work in progress, and the Portales Rams took advantage of that fact Friday night, doubling up the Cardinals 26-13 at Blackwater Draw. Meanwhile, back in the Meadow City, Clayton defeated West Las Vegas 45-20 in …

Local sci-fi fest is a garden of fresh ideas

Daily Lobo
Ring Around the Rosie, Pocket Full of Posies, Ashes, Ashes, we all went to Bubonicon. Caci Cooper, co-chair for Bubonicon, said Bubonicon is a place for people to express their passions. Now in its 47th year, the convention has become a haven for …

New Mexico Press Association

PO Box 95198 • Albuquerque, NM 87199
Phone: (505) 275-1241 • Fax: (505) 275-1449 • E-mail:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Philip M Lucey • (505) 275-1377 •
OFFICE MANAGER: Holly Aguilar • (505) 275-1241 •


Members: Share your views!

Our new web site allows you to share your views about the industry with your peers at the NMPA. What did you think of the sessions at the convention? What was your best take away from the sessions? What do you think about other industry topics? What is your paper doing that you want to share with others?MORE...


July 24, 2015

NMPA Board of Directors meeting

NMPA Board of Directors. Taos, NM. 9:00 a.m. Contact NMPA for agenda MORE...

June 14 - 17, 2015

NMPA High School Journalism Workshop

Open to juniors and seniors at New Mexico high schools with an interest in journalism. Key event for school newspaper … MORE...

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