Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Carlsbad Caverns: One of New Mexico’s Hidden Treasures Opportunities for Exploration In Carlsbad, New Mexico’s Own Backyard Just 20 miles Southwest of Carlsbad, New Mexico is... Read More Robert H. Goddard: The Rocketeer of Roswell It is not very likely that a man from the East Coast would come to be known as a hometown hero nearly two thousand miles away in... Read More Eddy County Space Travelers Here’s a little trivia quiz. Name the state that hosted the following events: Robert H. Goddard, the “Father of Modern Rocketry”... Read More The Boom that Created Artesia Are you an explorer? Me, not so much, except when it comes to a bit of history in which I am interested. Since I am not a native... Read More Editorial: Exploring the Land of Enchantment Exploration: the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. When you live in a rugged,... Read More Regional News Ruidoso Downs’ Job Fair RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (April 10, 2018) — The Job Fair this Saturday at Ruidoso Downs and Billy The Kid Casino offers summer... Read More Press Release: Ruidoso Downs Race Track Announces Major Corporate Sponsors for 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (February 12, 2018) — Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino has announced its... Read More NMDA Working with Law Enforcement on Gas-Pump Skimming Cases LAS CRUCES – Have you ever used a credit or debit card to purchase gasoline at the pump? If so, you may want to brush up on your... Read More Pecan Weevil Quarantine In Effect **FAQs have been added to this release** SE NEW MEXICO – The New Mexico Department of Agriculture issued an emergency pecan... Read More Ruidoso Downs Announces Trial Purse Increases And Supplemental Nomination Incentive RUIDOSO DOWNS, New Mexico (October 27, 2017) – The trial purses for the 2018 Triple Crown series – both futurities and derbies –... Read More Search for: Events Calendar Upcoming Events Mon 23 Eddy County Fair July 23 - July 28 Artesia NM United States Mon 23 Wee Ones Wild Art July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am Roswell NM United States Tue 24 Wee Ones Wild Art July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am Roswell NM United States Wed 25 Wee Ones Wild Art July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am Roswell NM United States Thu 26 Wee Ones Wild Art July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am Roswell NM United States View More… Welcome to FocusNM Focused on…Our People…Our Stories…Our Communities! Jessica’s “Life In Focus” | Staci’s “Notebook” | Molly’s “Cowboy’s & Culture” Focus Voices Latest Issues Reach all of Southeastern New Mexico with our Regional Issue. Call your ad rep for details. Be on the look out for the Focus on Artesia Spring 2018 Issue, coming soon!