Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Teacher Feature: Danielle Mathis Danielle Mathis Monterrey Elementary | 5th Grade Teacher Bachelor of Science in Education- Eastern New Mexico University, 2007... Read More Coming to America "For me...being in America has made a huge difference in my life. You have to be willing to do the work and work hard, and make... Read More Women at the Range Patty Williams and Jalie Meadors may be a couple decades apart in age, but they also have many things in common. Patty and... Read More What the American Dream Means to Brian McGonagill The American Dream can mean different things to different people. For many, the American dream includes striking it rich and... Read More One Bold Move Yields Decades of Success "For the Vasquez family, the American Dream was and is a work in progress...with no end in sight." On a crisp early morning in... 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 Fri 22 Smokin’ on the Pecos June 22 - June 24 Artesia NM United States Sat 23 Saturday Morning Stellar Games and Breakfast June 23 @ 9:00 am Roswell NM United States Sat 30 Saturday Morning Stellar Games and Breakfast June 30 @ 9:00 am Roswell NM United States Jul 07 Saturday Morning Stellar Games and Breakfast July 7 @ 9:00 am Roswell NM United States Jul 14 Saturday Morning Stellar Games and Breakfast July 14 @ 9:00 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!