37 Articles in Eddy News
Here's how energy, environment bills fared during 2024 NM legislature

Democrats were successful in incentivizing renewable energy and electric vehicles, but struggled to reform oil and gas regulations.


Published: 2024-03-01T16:08:08

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: 2024-03-01T16:08:07

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: 2024-03-01T16:08:06

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: 2024-03-01T16:08:04

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: 2024-03-01T16:08:04

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: 2024-03-01T16:08:04

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

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

Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

Deadly two-vehicle crash on Highway 285

(Eddy County, New Mexico) Chief Deputy Matthew Hutchinson reports onSunday, February 25, 2024, at approximately 0708 hours, the Eddy CountySheriff’s Office Traffic Unit responded to a two-vehicle crash on US Highway 285and State Road 31 involving a...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:40:56

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Lady Bulldogs avenge prior loss to Ramettes, 40-33

Following three quarters’ worth of see-saw basketball Tuesday at Bulldog Pit, the Lady Bulldogs were able to take control in the end, pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 40-33 win over Portales. With the victory, which avenged Artesia’s previous loss...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:36:13

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Runnin’ ‘Dogs roll over Rams to remain unbeaten, 71-48

Through one quarter of play Tuesday at Bulldog Pit, it looked as though the Bulldog basketball team was headed for another barn-burner with the Portales Rams. That is, until the ‘Dogs found another gear. The Artesia boys turned a 17-14 lead after one into...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:34:34

Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

Chevron donates $20K to United Way of Eddy County Hardship Fund

The United Way of Eddy County (UWEC) felt the love this past Valentine’s Day, both from Chevron and for the communities it serves. UWEC has announced a $20,000 donation from Chevron to its organization’s Hardship Fund, which works to provide struggling...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:33:20

Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

SRO Appreciation Day

The Artesia Police Department recognized its School Resource Officers, Sgt. Ricardo Huerta, left, and Cmdr. Jeff Letcher, right, Thursday in honor of National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day. The APD thanked Huerta and Letcher for their “hard...


Published: 2024-02-26T08:28:53

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

Artesia Daily Press

by: ADP Staff

Fourth Carlsbad resident sentenced in connection with sexual abuse of children

ALBUQUERQUE – A Carlsbad man was sentenced this week in federal court in connection with sexual abuse of minors. Alexander M.M. Uballez, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico, and Raul Bujanda, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Albuquerque Field...


Published: 2024-02-25T11:30:38

Artesia Daily Press

by: Jess Addington

Artesia FFA applying Ag in the Classroom training

“Learning about how we as ag students can go to other schools and teach younger students about agriculture was a great experience, it was super fun and also very educational,” said Taylor Salter, a sophomore in agriculture education at Artesia High school


Published: 2024-02-25T07:26:00

Artesia Daily Press

by: Jess Addington

Man arrested on drug charges following PVDTF pursuit

The Pecos Valley Drug Task Force (PVDTF) announced Thursday that an arrest was made last month on drug trafficking charges following a pursuit that ended on U.S. 285. The PVDTF release states that, on Jan. 18, agents initiated a traffic stop on...


Published: 2024-02-24T23:24:00

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on 26th Street

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Thursday evening on 26th Street, leading to a closure on the road while the Artesia Police Department (APD) investigated the scene.


Published: 2024-02-23T14:19:57

Artesia Daily Press

by: Brienne Green

Baseball Alumni Game

The “old ‘Dogs” tried to teach the “new ‘Dogs” a few tricks Saturday during the Artesia High School baseball team’s annual Alumni Game at Brainard Park, but the 2024 Bulldogs won out in the end, topping the alumni team by a final of 8-6. The current...


Published: 2024-02-23T11:23:08

Artesia Daily Press

by: Moriah Lovato

AHS seniors’ artwork showcased in OPAC gallery

The artwork of Artesia High School senior art students Andrea Alvarado, Lily Heady and Savana Watts is currently on display in the lobby of the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. Community members may recognize Alvarado, Heady and Watts for their work on...


Published: 2024-02-23T11:21:35

Artesia Daily Press

by: Moriah Lovato

Varsity Academy hosts in-house martial arts competition

On Saturday, Feb. 10, Varsity Academy hosted an in-house event to provide an opportunity for their students to showcase and test their skills in front of friends, family, and the community at large. The event boasted nearly fifty matches between more than...


Published: 2024-02-23T11:03:48

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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