Member business, The Independent, was awarded “General Excellence” by the New Mexico Press Association in the small weekly newspaper category. The contest, which this year was judged by the Oklahoma Press Association, reviews similar sized newspapers from around the state — looking at elements such as content, writing, graphics, and layout. In today’s world of electronic media, we are fortunate to have a local newspaper, and to have an award-winning one is a big bonus. Congratulations to the entire staff of The Independent! Full article here.