25 Articles in Carlsbad News
Carlsbad school ordered to shelter-in-place during SWAT activity

Two men were arrested Tuesday in a Hickory Street home. The SWAT activity caused a nearby school to go into a shelter-in-place mode.


Published: 2024-03-01T18:09:55

Carlsbad man gets 17 years for role in child sex abuse scheme

Juan Antonio Flores, 47, was sentenced to 17.5 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to enticement of a minor.


Published: 2024-03-01T18:09:53

Officials say WIPP recovered from 2014 incident. Critics voice doubts.

A ruptured drum of nuclear waste released radiation into the air in February 2014. Ten years later, debate rages on if the site has recovered.


Published: 2024-03-01T18:09:52

NM Sen. says law should safeguard moms of healthy surrendered babies

State Sen. David Gallegos (R-41) said a proposed statue should exempt parents of healthy surrendered babies from investigation.


Published: 2024-03-01T18:09:52

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Bella Davis

AG called on to create missing, murdered Indigenous people task force

The New Mexico Legislature has asked Attorney General Raúl Torrez to create a new task force focused on a crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous people.


Published: 2024-03-01T18:09:52

Ukrainian immigrants continue to adjust to new life in Farmington

Approximately two dozen Ukrainian immigrants who have relocated to Farmington over the last two years seem to have adapted well to their new lives.


Published: 2024-03-01T08:32:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Adrian HeddenCarlsbad Current-Argus

Fed and state funds look to prevent drought damage in New Mexico


Published: 2024-03-01T05:02:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Hogan GoreAustin American-Statesman

Trump to visit Texas-Mexico border, follows Republican primary map

Trump, who picked up an endorsement from Abbott during a border trip in November, will share the spotlight with Biden who is scheduled for a border visit 300 miles away in Brownsville.


Published: 2024-02-29T17:42:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Alexis SimmermanAustin American-Statesman

See photos, videos of massive wildfires in Texas panhandle

The wildfires have claimed about nearly one million acres and continue to burn. Texans in the panhandle capture video, photos of the natural disaster.


Published: 2024-02-29T09:10:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Leah RomeroLas Cruces Sun-News

New Mexico's Woman of the Year: C. Shannon Bacon

C. Shannon Bacon has served her state as a justice of the New Mexico Supreme Court since 2019 and as the chief justice for nearly two years.


Published: 2024-02-29T08:53:00

County Extension Office agent doubles as president of national group

Rick Griffiths is the first man to become president of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.


Published: 2024-02-29T04:58:00

Suspect in Carlsbad hospital shooting arrested in Las Cruces

Ruben Lugo Jr. was arrested in Las Cruces and sent back to Carlsbad to face charges stemming from a shooting at Carlsbad Medical Center.


Published: 2024-02-29T04:56:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Marina Pitofsky Riley Beggin Rachel LookerUSA TODAY

Mitch McConnell to step down from leadership post in November

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will step down from his leadership post in November.


Published: 2024-02-28T17:07:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Jessica OnsurezLas Cruces Sun-News

Smoke from Texas wildfires lower New Mexico air quality

There are five active fires in the Texas Panhandle, as of Feb. 28. The EPA says southern NM residents should reduce outdoor activity if affected.


Published: 2024-02-28T13:12:00

Here's how the state tax package supports renewable energy, oil and gas

New Mexico lawmakers passed a tax reform package to support renewable energy, but also gave an exemption to the state's smaller oil and gas drillers.


Published: 2024-02-28T00:00:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Mike SmithCarlsbad Current-Argus

After 25 years, volunteers still drawn to mission of Riverblitz

Riverblitz, an annual trash pickup project along the Pecos River, turns 25 this year. Here is a photographic look at past cleanups.


Published: 2024-02-28T00:00:00

Here's what NM's capital outlay is funding in your county, city

The annual capital outlay bill sees counties and municipalities receive funds for local infrastructure projects.


Published: 2024-02-27T00:00:00

Texas man killed in US 285 crash in Eddy County

Anthony Javier Rivera died after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 285 and State Road 31.


Published: 2024-02-26T00:00:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Adrian HeddenCarlsbad Current-Argus

San Jose Boulevard bridge reopened after fire

A bridge at the intersection of San Jose Boulevard and South Canal Street was closed due to a fire Monday morning. Officials are looking into the cause of the blaze.


Published: 2024-02-26T00:00:00

WIPP's salt shaft under stress as underground salt collapses

Aging infrastructure could pose risks at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant nuclear waste site.


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

Carlsbad Current Argus

by: Staff reports

Unemployment claims in New Mexico declined last week

Here's a look at how weekly unemployment claims changed in New Mexico last week compared with the week prior.


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

Here's what southeast New Mexico lawmakers said about the session

Lawmakers from the deep-red southeast region of New Mexico criticized the legislature-leading Democrats.


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

Gulf Coast region gas prices rose from last week: See how much here

Here's a look at how weekly regional gas prices changed in Gulf Coast region last week compared with the week prior.


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

Carlsbad, Hobbs prepare for possible fallout as sales tax funds recede

Concerns over providing municipal services in Carlsbad and Hobbs expressed thanks to changes in the state tax code dropping revenue for both places.


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

Carlsbad shakes as earthquake hits north of city near Atoka

A magnitude 4 earthquake was reported near Atoka in northern Eddy County, as residents reported shaking houses and angry pets.


Published: 2024-02-23T00:00:00

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