• New shrimp-like species found in cave near Caverns

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Scientists have discovered a new shrimp-like species in a gypsum cave in southeastern New Mexico, only a few dozen miles from the famous caves at Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

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  • Rabies prompts Carlsbad cat program suspension

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — A rabies outbreak in Carlsbad has prompted a local shelter to suspend efforts to trap feral cats.

  • New ads aimed at shedding negative image

    SANTA FE (AP) — New Mexico this year is celebrating 100 years of statehood, but many people still confuse the Land of Enchantment with its south of the border neighbor. And some who do know the state think it’s nothing but a boring desert wasteland they would only visit on the way to Arizona or…

  • AHS graduate to take part in ‘Taps’ event

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Jim Little, a 1962 graduate of Artesia High School, will join buglers from across the United States Saturday, May 19, as they gather in Arlington, Va., to begin the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the composition and first sounding of “Taps,” the bugle call that is known as the final honor…

  • Border Patrol graduates 1,000th class

    By ROB LARSON Daily Press Staff Writer Forty-two members of the 1,000th session of the U.S. Border Patrol Academy officially graduated Thursday at the Artesia High School Auditorium and joined the elite group of individuals protecting the country’s borders.

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