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Back Home in the Oasis

J.W. Sutphin grew up in Carlsbad. He retired after 38 years running his own insurance agency in Albuquerque and decided that...
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5 Things: Fall Carlsbad Edition

Fall is upon us and it is my favorite time of year. The fall colors and the crisp air are a refreshing change after the...
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Brad Carlsen: Firefighter & Brew Master

Carlsbad's Brad Carlsen leads a double life. Some days, he's a firefighter and paramedic with the Carlsbad Fire Department....
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Focus on Carlsbad Fall 2019: Letter From the Editor

In this issue of Focus on Carlsbad, we are highlighting people in the community who have redefined their life’s purpose or...
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Business Spotlight: Harvey & Simons CPA LLC

“We love helping clients navigate uncertainty from the simple to complex into positive outcomes.” Does your business have a...
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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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   Events Calendar

Upcoming Events
Thu 17

14th Annual Roswell Jazz Fresival

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - October 20 @ 4:00 pm
Sat 19

2019 Champion Cycle Show & Swap Meet

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Roswell NM
United States
Thu 24

Salt Bar Sippin’

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roswell NM
United States
Fri 25

Trunk or Treat 2019 Roswell Joy Center

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
United States
Sat 26

Night of the Living Zoo

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Roswell NM

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