Alice Fordham

Alice Fordham appears in the following:

It was supposed to be a controlled burn, but a New Mexico fire got out of control

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The biggest wildfire ever recorded in New Mexico is all but contained now, and residents are assessing the damage and challenges to recover.


Biden pledges more aid to New Mexico to help fight the state's massive wildfire

Monday, June 13, 2022

President Biden is back in Washington after visiting New Mexico for a briefing on wildfires which have now burned more than 900 square miles.


Biden to be briefed on wildfires in New Mexico

Saturday, June 11, 2022

President Biden visits New Mexico today to get a briefing on wildfires. The governor and many locals are upset that the largest was started by prescribed burns the U.S. Forest Service let escape.


People in New Mexico brace for other issues a menacing wildfire will create

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

As the largest wildfire in New Mexico's history continues to grow, efforts to prevent mudslides and protect drinking water are underway.


The largest wildfire in New Mexico's history continues to grow

Saturday, May 21, 2022

The wildfire that is now New Mexico's largest in history is threatening the livelihoods of people who've made a living from the land there for centuries.


Tens of thousands have evacuated their New Mexico homes as massive wildfire grows

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The biggest wildfire in the U.S. has been threatening homes and people in New Mexico for more than a month now. Some are facing serious hardships.


The price to grow food is soaring with inflation

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Chile pepper and pecan farmers in New Mexico struggle as the price of fuel and fertilizer rise faster than what they can get for their crops. That could lead even more people to leave rural areas.


Encore: New Mexico has a generous free tuition program, but there are limits

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

New Mexico is the latest of dozens of states to offer free college tuition in some form. The benefits are generous, but only last for a year. (This story first aired on ATC on March 21, 2022.)


New Mexico has one of the most generous 'free tuition' programs, but there are limits

Monday, March 21, 2022

New Mexico is the latest of more than 33 states to offer free college tuition in some form. Their benefits are more generous than most, but only last for a year.


A museum exhibit remembers Blackdom, a Black homestead founded in 1903

Saturday, March 12, 2022

It wasn't just white families who saw opportunity in western states after the Civil War. We take a look at how Black people tried to establish their own towns and communities at the time.


New Mexico asks National Guard to work as substitute teachers to keep classrooms open

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

New Mexico is short 1,000 teachers. National Guard volunteers now serve as substitute teachers.


Biologist In Iraq Tracks Leopards Crossing The Border From Iran

Monday, July 19, 2021

Landmines make the northern part of the Iraq-Iran border forbidding for humans, but they also seem to have created space for what's thought to be a growing population of rare leopards.


In Iraq, Herding Water Buffalo Is Once Again A Growing Industry

Monday, April 12, 2021

In the marshes of southern Iraq, water buffalos provide a livelihood for people outside the reach of many of the country's problems. There are new efforts intended to boost local agriculture.


Protests Against Government Corruption In Iraq Have Been Met With Violence

Monday, April 05, 2021

Protests against government corruption and dysfunction in the troubled south of Iraq have brought a threatening reaction from militias and shadowy groups with entrenched interests.


'We Will Never Break': In Iraq, A Yazidi Women's Choir Keeps Ancient Music Alive

Sunday, April 04, 2021

Women from Iraq's Yazidi minority get together to perform centuries-old sacred songs. They've survived captivity by ISIS and loved ones' deaths. "They are trying to heal," says a Yazidi politician.


Pope Francis Concludes 1st Papal Visit To Iraq With Mass In Erbil

Monday, March 08, 2021

Pope Francis is back at the Vatican after a historic trip to Iraq, the home of a dwindling but determined Christian community.


Pope Francis Concludes Iraq Trip With More Visits To Christian Towns

Sunday, March 07, 2021

Pope Francis continues his trip to Iraq with a mass in a stadium in Erbil, home to many Christians displaced from other areas in the wake of ISIS.


Pope Francis Visits Iraqi Region Where Cities And Lives Were Shattered By ISIS

Sunday, March 07, 2021

The pope spent the third day of his visit in the north of the country, where the Christian population is dwindling. He also prayed for the ethnic minority Yazidis, who were brutally targeted by ISIS.


Pope Holds Historic Meeting With Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric, Preaches Message Of Unity

Saturday, March 06, 2021

On the second day of a landmark trip to Iraq, Pope Francis traveled to the the city of Najaf to meet Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, before visiting what is believed to be the birthplace of Abraham.


'I Come As A Pilgrim': Pope Francis Begins Historic Visit To Iraq

Friday, March 05, 2021

The pontiff arrived at Baghdad International Airport where he was greeted by the prime minister. During his four-day visit, Francis will focus on Iraq's ancient but dwindling Christian community.