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June 20, 2016

The New Mexico Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest winners announced at Annual Convention

Contest Period: July 1, 2015 -June 30, 2016 Entry Deadline: Postmarked or Uploaded by July 22, 2016 Contest Divisions Daily Class I:11,000 and above circulation Daily Class II: 10,999 and … 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

LAFD rescues dog stranded on cliff in Española

Los Alamos Monitor
The Los Alamos Fire Department was called at 10 a.m. Wednesday to assist with a technical rescue with Rio Arriba County Emergency Services. Captain Manny Pacheco was head of the response team and explained that there was a report of a dog stranded …

Updated: Famed Houston lawyer Richard ‘Racehorse’ Haynes dies at 90

Albuquerque Journal
HOUSTON — Houston lawyer Richard “Racehorse” Haynes, famed for his flamboyant but successful trial defenses of millionaire and billionaire clients in some of Texas’ most notorious murder cases, has died at age 90. Haynes died …

Renting in ABQ becoming more expensive than buying a house, says study

Albuquerque Business First
Rent in the U.S. is higher than it has ever been and renters could be putting that money toward a mortgage, says a new study. Albuquerque is among the many cities in the country where renters could have the same monthly payments for a home as the …

Ruling: Touching the yellow line not grounds for traffic stop

The Santa Fe New Mexican
ALBUQUERQUE — A New Mexico court’s decision in a criminal case stemming from a drug seizure and arrest says a driver’s brief touching of her lane’s left yellow line while she passed other vehicles on

EPA website removes climate science site from public view after two decades

Albuquerque Journal
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday evening its website would be “undergoing changes” to better represent the new direction the agency is taking, triggering the removal of several agency websites …

Council adopts $200.1-million budget for ‘18

Los Alamos Monitor
Los Alamos County Council Tuesday adopted a $200.1 million budget for fiscal year 2018, but not without a lot of soul-searching and debate about what to cut. The goal was to get the budget to within an acceptable range of a 20-percent funding …

UPTE meets with public about contract change

Los Alamos Monitor
Representatives of the University Professional & Technical Employees (UPTE), which has a chapter at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, urged people at a town hall meeting to help it make changes to the laboratory’s management and …

Unions: Furloughs not needed

Las Vegas Optic
The Associated Press SANTA FE — Unions representing New Mexico state employees are speaking out against Gov. Susana Martinez’s plan to save money by furloughing government workers. State Personnel Director Justin Najaka sent letters to …

PNM reaches agreement for framework of a deal on rate case

Albuquerque Business First
The state's largest utility, Public Service Co. of New Mexico says it has reached an agreement on the parameters of a settlement in its rate case before the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission. In a release about the company's first quarter …

Tuition increase on tap at NMHU

Las Vegas Optic
Students attending New Mexico Highlands this coming fall will have to dig a bit deeper into their pockets for tuition and fees and other expenses. Just how deep may be determined on Friday, when the school’s board of regents meets at Kennedy …

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Jeff Walter • (505) 275-1377 •
OFFICE MANAGER: Holly Aguilar • (505) 275-1241 •


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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 28, 2017

NMPA Board of Directors Meeting

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April 28, 2017

NMPA Board of Directors Meeting

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