Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Back to School… Again When we think “Back to School”, the common vision is a collection of images - a new backpack full of pencils, paints, and glue... Read More Facebook Feature: Favorite Teachers and Mentors Keeping in line with the theme of this issue, we asked our Facebook audience the following questions: Who was your favorite... Read More A Labor of Love: Five Years in the Making According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American changes jobs about once every four years. So while most people... Read More Letter from the Editor: Education in and Beyond the Classroom Education has the power to make the world a better place. This might seem like a bold claim, but statistics show that education... Read More Lincoln County Growth Lincoln County, New Mexico is a place where the southern Rockies meet Mexico. This is where the true "wild west" spirit is only... 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 Sun 23 General’s Cup Golf Tournament September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Roswell NM Tue 25 ENMU-R Foundation Banquet September 25 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm Roswell NM United States Fri 28 Clay Hollis Live at Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro September 28 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm Roswell NM United States Fri 28 Chile Cheese Festival 2018 September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Roswell NM United States Sat 29 Mainstreet Roswell Farmers Market September 29 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am 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!