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Listening to People & Music with Ron Haugen

Ron Haugen, a psychiatric nurse practitioner with Artesia General Hospital’s Behavioral Health Team, remembers his beginnings as...
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Stained Glass Chalk Art in the Community

Walking the neighborhoods of Artesia, it’s hard to miss the colorful chalked designs on driveways, fences, and doors. The colors...
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Come Together with Lincoln Road

For years, Lincoln Road has been Artesia’s most popular party band. They have gained regional attention for their musical skill...
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Focus on Artesia Summer 2020: Letter from the Editor

Once upon a time- Once upon a time in Texas, I fell into conversation with a couple of strangers while waiting for our table in...
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Business Spotlight: Lakeview Christian Home

Jody Knox, CEO Mission Statement Lakeview Christian Home exists to provide spiritual, medical, social, emotional, and physical...
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   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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 –...
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Roswell First Friday Downtown Market

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Roswell First Friday Downtown Market

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Nov 06

Roswell First Friday Downtown Market

November 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dec 04

Roswell First Friday Downtown Market

December 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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