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Journal publisher emeritus dies at 69

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Journal publisher emeritus Thompson H. Lang, who in addition to publishing New Mexico’s largest newspaper for more than four decades, was a pilot, … MORE...

Former Beacon Publisher, Owner Dies

CIBOLA COUNTY - Marian J. Barber, (nee Jones), former Cibola Beacon publisher and owner and a member of the New Mexico Press Association (NMPA) Hall of Fame, died on Jan. 8 in Mansfield, … MORE...

Jan 22, 2015

Associate membership information for the New Mexico Press Association

We are excited to announce a brand new opportunity for you to reach newspapers across New Mexico and to become associate members of NMPA. Existing associate members will have the chance to enhance … MORE...

Dec 2, 2015

Members gain revenue through Press Service commissions

Are you looking for more revenue in 2016? NMPS offers advertising clients a classified and 2x2 network throughout the state to help reach customers on a low budget. They are but a few of the many … MORE...

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News from our member publications

Commissioner: County forecloses on Santa Fe Studios, ‘solution’ expected next week

Albuquerque Journal
  SANTA FE —The Santa Fe County has filed a foreclosure action against Santa Fe Studios, the film studio south of town, over money owed to the county for purchase of the studio’s site, according to a county commissioner. But the …

Relationship with board rocky

Las Vegas Optic
The on-again, off-again relationship between the Mora Independent School District’s Board of Education and its interim superintendent appears to be back on. Interim Superintendent James Gallegos submitted his resignation to the school board …

PNM made $125M loan in San Juan mine purchase

The Santa Fe New Mexican
The Public Service Company of New Mexico announced on Monday that its parent company, PNM Resources, provided the financing for the purchase the San Juan coal mine, the sole provider of coal for the S

One of City’s Top Cops Calls it Quits

Rio Grande Sun
    After one year and five months as the second in command of the Española Police Department, Deputy Chief Miguel Maez turned in his resignation letter Monday, dated for the previous Friday, Jan. 29.

County clerk releases levy results

Los Alamos Monitor
The Los Alamos County Clerk’s office completed the required canvass process to certify and finalize the 2016 Special Los Alamos Public Schools All Mail Election results. The Canvass Board consisted of Dr. Kurt Steinhaus, Los Alamos Public …

New: Law enforcement “double dipping” bill headed to House floor

Albuquerque Journal
A bill allowing retired police officers to return to work while still collecting their pension benefits cleared the House Appropriations and Finance Committee today on a party-line 9-7 vote. Backers of the measure say the legislation, House …

Johnson, Nets have season-best night in beating Kings

Artesia Daily Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson had season highs with 27 points and 11 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets had their best offensive performance of the season in beating the Sacramento Kings 128-119 on Friday night.

Whiteside gets triple-double as Heat hold off Hornets 98-95

Artesia Daily Press
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots, and the Miami Heat came up with two key steals in the closing seconds of a 98-95 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night.

Council tables variable gas rate

Los Alamos Monitor
The Los Alamos County Council voted 6−1 Tuesday to table discussion on the Department of Public Utilities’ variable gas rate.  The current gas rate is designed with both a fixed-cost recovery and a variable cost of gas component. …

Outlook uncertain for reform of state’s ridiculed capital outlay process

The Santa Fe New Mexican
Bureaucrats call it “capital outlay,” while critics call it pork. But whatever you call it, New Mexico’s process for handling public works projects has attracted national attention — and ridicule.

New Mexico Press Association

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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...


February 4, 2016

NMPA Board of Directors meeting

NMPA board of directors meeting. Contact NMPA for details and agenda. 9:30 a.m. Rio Chama. Santa Fe, NM. MORE...

March 17, 2016

Webinar is "Cold Calling Alternative: Learn How to Create an Inbound Lead Strategy."

Leading digital-sales-trainer, Stephen Warley, is presenting the webinar. Stephen has trained over 10,000 media reps in … MORE...

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