Carrie Jung

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Native Americans Protest Proposed Copper Mine In Arizona

Saturday, June 27, 2015

One of the country's largest copper deposits lies east of Phoenix. But none of that copper has been mined yet. A land swap between the federal government and a private company may change that. Some Native American residents say a holy site is at risk.


With Prices Down And Layoffs Up, Copper Industry Still Looks To Grow

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The price of copper is down 40 percent from four years ago. Arizona residents from smaller mining towns worry about job losses, but some companies are planning to expand in the state.


In South Texas, Few On The Fence Over Divisive Border Wall Issue

Monday, August 18, 2014

U.S. Border Patrol says the fence separating Mexico and Texas helps control the illegal movement of people and contraband. But many who live on the Texas border call it a boondoggle.


Casinos Worry As More Navajo Communities Go Smoke-Free

Monday, August 18, 2014

Dozens of Navajo communities have passed resolutions banning smoking in government buildings and workplaces this year. But some casino operators worry the measures will drive customers away.


Laid To Rest: A Proper Burial For The Poor

Thursday, August 08, 2013

In New Mexico, the cremated remains of the state's deceased indigent often enter a state of limbo. Many spend years on county storage shelves for many reasons. But country officials are now trying to give these remains a grave, a headstone, and a public memorial service.


New Mexico County Bans Hydrofracking

Friday, June 28, 2013

While industry experts point to hydrofracking's possibilities for U.S. energy independence, some are extremely concerned about the consequences for the environment, particularly ground water. For that reason, Mora County, New Mexico recently became the first county in the nation to ban hydraulic fracturing. Carrie Jung, reporter for KUMN, spoke with the county's commissioner, and discusses why the county decided to ban the practice.


With Adaptive Skiing, Disabled People No Longer Left Out In The Cold

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

As the fresh snow falls in New Mexico's ski resorts and mild temperatures welcome visitors into the region, new ski enthusiasts are making their way to the mountain tops. Some ski resorts now offer lessons to people with disabilities, and owners say not only is it a great equalizer, it's also increasing business.