Every year, residents in Santa Fe, New Mexico send a huge human effigy into flames. Burning with it are physical representations of the bad memories and experiences of the past year.
Oct 7, 2009 Los Angeles Times
The zoning code of Alamogordo, NM hasn't been revisited since April of 1950. Today, the zoning rewrite group is finally updating the code and making the switch to a form-based code in the process.
Sep 21, 2009 Alamogordo Daily News
Small towns in New Mexico are increasingly being used as film locations. But for some locals, the invasion of Hollywood is not worth the economic benefits.
Jul 21, 2009 Los Angeles Times
Officials in New Mexico, Colorado and Texas are pooling efforts to try to secure federal funding for a high speed rail link between their urban areas.
Jul 13, 2009 The Houston Chronicle
Two new laws in Colorado make legal the formerly prohibited act of collecting rainwater. Other states aren't so lenient.
Jun 30, 2009 The New York Times
Albuquerque's new "form-based codes" could offer city planners another model for denser, more pedestrian-friendly growth.
Sep 11, 2008 The New Mexico Independent
This column from Neal Peirce looks at the new megapolitan stronghold of the Intermountain West.
Aug 12, 2008 Citiwire
<p>Restoration and preservation of historic sites along Route 66 are slow going in Albuquerque.</p>
Feb 22, 2008 The Albuquerque Tribune
<p>Criticism of New Mexico's commuter rail system heats up as officials claim Rail Runner starves other transportation projects of funding.</p>
Feb 15, 2008 Associated Press
<p>"Sky islands" are a globally unique convergence — the north-south overlap of two major cordilleras spanning the temperate and subtropical latitudes, covering some 40 distinct mountain ranges in the southwestern U.S. But they are at risk.</p>
Jan 15, 2008 Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments