Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories A Glimpse at Native American Culture Through the Aston Collection In 1999, Rogers and Mary Ellen Aston donated their collection of American Indian and Old West clothing, art, taxidermy, and... Read More Hispanic Culture in Roswell In her 13th year, Daniela Garcia told her parents that she wanted her Quinceañera celebration to happen on the date of her... Read More Recipe: Biscochitos “This is a just one of several variations that I have. My grandmother and mother used the traditional lard to make these... Read More Aztlan a Revolution Redux for Language & Culture People may not realize just how apt the name New Mexico is for our state. As it is, New Mexico is indeed a place where the old... Read More An Olympian in Our Midst Coincidences happen by the grace of God. One day this past January, I was in Mardel’s Bookstore in Lubbock, Texas, where my... 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 There are no upcoming events at this time. 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!