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June 20, 2016

The New Mexico Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest Opens July 1. Winners will be announced at the awards banquet during our annual convention November 11 at the Tamaya Resort.

Contest Period: July 1, 2017 -June 30, 2017 Entry Deadline: Postmarked or Uploaded by July 21, 2017 Contest Divisions Daily Class I:11,000 and above circulation Daily Class II: 10,999 and … MORE...

Jan 22, 2015

Did You Know?

New Mexico school districts are required to publish a public notice by June 20 of each year in conjunction with their budgets. According to NMSA 22-8-10, “Prior to June 20 of each year, … MORE...

Dec 2, 2015

Press Association Names New Director

The New Mexico Press Association Board of Directors has hired Rory McClannahan to serve as the executive director for the association as well as the New Mexico Press Service and New Mexico Press Association Foundation. MORE...

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News from our member publications

University responds to severe DOJ reports

Daily Lobo
On Friday morning the Department of Justice revealed their findings regarding UNM’s handling of sexual assault causes, saying the University is not up to code because of confusing policies and outdated procedures. But at a press conference later …

Wagon Mound board members’ eligibility in question

Las Vegas Optic
There is an ongoing court battle between Wagon Mound Public Schools and its superintendent, Sheryl McNellis-Martinez, on whether a vote taken by an ineligible board member on McNellis-Martinez’s contract was valid. But a two-month Optic …

Money taken from local child development center

Los Alamos Monitor
A longtime bookkeeper at Ark Child Development, a ministry of First United Methodist Church, is suspected of taking some $3,500 from the center, but no charges have been filed. Los Alamos Police Department Sgt. Monica Salazar-Casias was dispatched …

Groups campaigning to abolish UNM official seal over racism

Daily Lobo
The Red Nation and Kiva Club are campaigning to abolish the UNM's official seal, saying it is racist towards Native Americans. "The UNM [official seal] celebrates genocide and conquest—both are violations of basic human rights and belong in a …

Froome all but seals 4th Tour de France win in Marseille

Artesia Daily Press
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Chris Froome has virtually sealed a fourth Tour de France victory on the penultimate stage, stamping his authority on the race in a time-trial in Marseille streets.

Hearing Saturday on Mexican gray wolf plan

The Santa Fe New Mexican
The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on the wolves’ future in the state during the meeting in Albuquerque with Fish and Wildlife officials.

Luna releases names of eight candidates

Las Vegas Optic
Luna Community College released the names of the candidates for the permanent president’s position around noon on Friday. The eight applicants are James Alarid, Jennifer Carabajal, Eloy Chavez, Manuel J. Lucero, Twila Quintana, Rolando Rael, …

Grace sets major championship record with 62 at British Open

Artesia Daily Press
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Branden Grace set the new standard for scoring in the majors Saturday with a 62 in the British Open, the lowest score ever recorded in 442 major championships.

More development planned for Northeast Heights area

Albuquerque Business First
Northeast Heights residents may have even more retail or restaurant options in the future. An Albuquerque real estate group has released conceptual plans for what it wants to do with an up-and-coming part of the city. The Northeast Heights has been …

Long-running UNM magazine loses funding

Daily Lobo
Scribendi, a nonprofit, annual magazine of creative works developed by undergraduate honors students since 1986 has been officially defunded by Associated Students of the UNM after it requested money from this spring’s ASUNM budget. The amount of …

New Mexico Press Association

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

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Rory McClannahan • (505) 275-1377 • Director@NMPress.org
OFFICE MANAGER: Holly Aguilar • (505) 275-1241 • HollyA@NMPress.org


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July 28, 2017

NMPA Board of Directors Meeting

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