• New season looking bright for local youth leagues

    A worker installs new lighting on one of the fields at the John R. Gray Girls’ Fastpitch Complex at Jaycee Park this week in preparation…

  • Lovington man killed in single-vehicle wreck

    A Lovington man was killed Wednesday evening in a single-vehicle wreck. New Mexico State Police officers were dispatched just before 10 p.m. Wednesday to Avenue…

  • Caverns report highest visitation in 15 years

    Carlsbad Caverns National Park has reported higher than average visitation for the 2017 Spring Break season. During the first three weeks of March, the park…

  • Drought threatens return with warm, dry weather

    Forecasters with the National Weather Service say warm temperatures and dry weather are combining to create a flash drought across parts of New Mexico. They…

  • NMMI to present entrepreneurship forum this weekend

    New Mexico Military Institute will host “What If?”, an entrepreneurship forum, this weekend in Roswell. On Friday, the “Chalk Guy,” Ben Glenn, will appear at…

  • State sees stark financial choices in health overhaul

    Stark choices lie ahead for New Mexico about which residents continue to receive Medicaid coverage and to what extent if congressional Republicans enact a plan…

  • AFD responds to house fire on Second Street

    Firefighters with the Artesia Fire Department respond to a house fire late Wednesday morning in the 600 block of South Second Street. The blaze was…

  • Land office’s March lease sale nets $18M

    State Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn announced today that public schools and a handful of other State Trust Land beneficiaries can expect an extra $18 million…

  • DOH investigation into Shigella outbreaks in Eddy, Chaves, Lea counties continues

    The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is continuing its investigation into a 10-month increase in cases of Shigella sonnei (a.k.a., Shigella or Shigellosis) infections…

  • Xcel expands wind energy in N.M., Texas

    Xcel Energy projects it can save Texas-New Mexico customers $2.8 billion over a 30-year period by displacing higher-cost energy with an additional 1,230 megawatts of…