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Megan Gleason

Megan Gleason

Megan Gleason is a journalist based in Albuquerque. She recently graduated from the University of New Mexico, where she served as the editor-in-chief of the Daily Lobo. Other work has appeared under the New Mexico Press Association as well as in the Independent, Gallup Sun and Silver City Daily Press.

NM Primary Preview 2022

By: , and - June 7, 2022

As Primary Election Day dawned, firefighting crews battle historic blazes around the state. Many people haven’t voted yet in the primary, and early turnout’s been fairly low statewide. But the people who are elected this cycle will have a lot to do with recovery efforts as whole regions of New Mexico rebuild in the coming […]

Firefighters get a grip on the Black Fire, with containment jumping to nearly 50%

By: - June 6, 2022

A significant boost in containment of the second-largest wildfire raging in New Mexico ignited hope for the firefighters who have been battling this burn for nearly a month. Containment of the Black Fire rose in the last 24 hours or so — a spike to almost 50% — with crews gaining full control over the […]

Black Fire moves quickly through the Gila

By: - June 3, 2022

Forecasts show only a slight chance of rain this evening — and no chance this weekend — in southwestern New Mexico, where the Black Fire consumes the Gila and remains mostly unchecked. During one of the worst wildfire years ever recorded in state history, the Black Fire emerged last month in the Gila National Forest.  […]