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A Wyoming smokejumper has died of injuries suffered last month while fighting a wildfire in New Mexico. 

  

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U.S. nuclear regulators are considering a proposal to transfer 1 million cubic yards of waste from a former uranium mine in western New Mexico to a mill site less than a mile away as part of a cleanup effort. 

  

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

First Lady Jill Biden is kicking off a three-day, two-state visit to the U.S. Southwest with a tour of a vaccination clinic in Albuquerque. 

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File

U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is making her first official trip to her home state to meet with Indigenous leaders. 

  

AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan

As several states in the American West face intense drought, water managers say it's shaping up to be a very difficult year for New Mexico farmers because of limited irrigation supplies. 

  

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