WIPP May Never Close

65 Views   Federal regulations call for the WIPP plant to be closed by the end of 2024, but now are recognizing that it may be open forever. It’s the nation’s only deep geological repository for nuclear waste, and it’s locsted near Carlsbad.

Eddy County Health Council Seeking New Members

83 Views   The Eddy County Health Council is looking for new members. The council’s goal is to identify and address healt needs in the county, according to Sarah Bowman, the interim coordinator of the council. New Mexico Community Health Councils played key roles in the State’s public health system, mobilizing communities, identifying local health needs, […]

Carlsbad Fire Gets $30K Grant For Communications Equipment

77 Views   The Carlsbad Fire Department is receiving a 30-thousand dollar grant award to pay for new emergency communicatioons equipment. The city council accepted the grant last week from the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration. Chief Richard Lopez says the department has needed new communications equipment for years, as the current equipment is […]

Roswell UFO Festival Ready For Return

55 Views    The Roswell UFO Festival has been around for a quarter of a century, and as it prepares to welcome UFO enthusiasts and many other visitors back to town after a pandemic-forced year off, the slate of festival activities features a variety of events, including a parade, arts and crafts fair, races for […]