Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Making a Difference When someone stops a policeman on the street and thanks him for arresting them, the officer knows they’ve been doing the job for... Read More Feeding Roswell for Almost a Century The Graves family lives on the farm they settled almost 100 years ago. For 35 years they’ve grown and sold green chile in... Read More They Do More Than Teach First responders understand the importance of building strong relationships. Community outreach is part of their work. Jesse... Read More Focus on Roswell Summer 2019: Letter From the Editor Curtis Michaels, Editorial Director My greatest passion is telling someone their own story. I am in awe of the variety of ways... Read More Facebook Feature: What Do You Love About Carlsbad? We asked and you replied! Two winners were selected to receive four tickets each to the Carlsbad Water Park. Check out all the... 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!