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Past articles by Carlsbad:

Carlsbad Museum and Art Center could be destination for virtual tourists

Carlsbad City Councilors passed a grant application Tuesday night to the New Mexico Humanities Council that could see virtual tours in 2021. → Read More

Former Ruidoso Downs majority owner R.D. Hubbard dead at 84

Former Ruidoso Downs majority owner R.D. Hubbard died April 30 at the age of 84. → Read More

Ruidoso Downs Racetrack to open on schedule without fans amid COVID-19 pandemic

The horses will start arriving at the Downs on May 1. Downs GM Jeff True said he is setting up an appointment list for each of the trainers. → Read More

New Mexico oil and gas market could take 3 more years to recover

Records show the U.S. had 246 active on-land rigs as of July 10, per the latest data from Baker Hughes, compared with 930 last year. → Read More

New Mexico lawmakers fight for federal relief for rural cities amid coronavirus pandemic

The State reported 124 new positive tests for the virus on Thursday, bringing the state’s total to 989, with 17 deaths and 217 recoveries. → Read More

Environmentalists question if natural gas a viable solution to climate change

Some reports suggested methane leaks could be 60 percent higher than reports from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. → Read More

Women of the Century project: New Mexico panelists announced

Four panelists from New Mexico will help narrow that list to 10 women who represent the best qualities of New Mexican women. → Read More

Trump's 'weakening' of federal law regulating oil and gas projects draws criticism

Opponents argued the move could allow companies to potentially ignore environmental impacts when developing operations. → Read More

Wyoming company hopes to solve New Mexico's oil and gas waste water dilemma

Produced water is brought up to the surface during extraction, sometimes up to 10 barrels per barrel of oil. → Read More

Environmentalists demand oil and gas companies reduce emissions to address climate change

Scientists estimated 1.5 degree Celsius increase in the global temperature could lead to dramatic changes in the world’s ecosystem. → Read More

New Mexico U.S. senators look to defend pecan growers amid India trade negotiations

New Mexico was estimated to have produced about 90 million pounds of pecans in 2018, down about 2 million from 2017. → Read More

State Police: Teenager killed by Carlsbad police after allegedly firing at officers

New Mexico State Police said Nathan Gamboa pulled a gun on Carlsbad police detectives Thursday. → Read More

Watch Live: Vice President Mike Pence visits New Mexico to discuss USMCA

Follow live as Mike Pence takes part in a roundtable discussion and speaks in Artesia, New Mexico, about USMCA, the proposed NAFTA replacement deal. → Read More

Data: Venting and flaring at 'all-time high' in Permian basin as oil and gas booms

The study estimated up to 661 million cubic feet per day (MMcfd) was lost through venting and flaring in the region. → Read More

New Mexico State Land Commissioner joins Earthworks on tour of Eddy County oil and gas sites

The group uses forward looking infrared (FLIR) cameras to identify operations that could be leaking volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into the air. → Read More

Tornado touches down in Loving as storms move through southeast New Mexico

Strong to severe thunderstorms were expected throughout the area, read the report, until after midnight. → Read More

These nine Carlsbad firefighters became fathers in a 15-month period

Nine Carlsbad firefighters became fathers in a year plus span. → Read More

Governor Lujan Grisham: 'Fear-mongering' in 2nd Amendment Sanctuary Counties

Gov. Lujan Grisham said those opposed to the legislation were "fear-mongering" leading to the passage of these resolutions. → Read More

Texas fugitive arrested in New Mexico after calling in attempted break in

Robert Edward Hamilton was indicted in Jefferson County, Texas on a first degree felony of aggravated sexual assault of a 12-year-old child. → Read More

Iconic Fiesta Drive-In closing

The decades old landmark located at 401 W. Fiesta Drive will be shuttered permanently on Sunday. → Read More