Welcome to our new website! Stay tuned for more new and exciting news. Top Stories Feliz Aniversário Mariachi Unido! Lovingly stitched together, both literally and figuratively, Mariachi Unido celebrates its 15th anniversary this year! Band... Read More The Definition of Art Art can be defined in many ways, it can take many shapes, and create powerful emotional responses within us. I’ve yet to meet a... Read More On the Cover: Electrical Box Art! Julie Chester, Karla Hamel Niemeier, Mary Garwood, Elijah Nieto The Pearl of the Pecos Arts and Culture District has partnered... Read More Focus on Carlsbad Summer 2020: Letter from the Editor Between busy schedules and all the obligations that come with adulthood, making some time for totally pointless fun and... Read More Success Makers: Focus Artesia 2020 Summer I started the Success Maker Award because I've always felt teachers are underpaid and underappreciated. I saw first-hand how... 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.