|A Look At Open Primaries|
From KNME-TV,a look at legislation that could give voters the chance to vote to change how the state’s primary elections are operated. Bob Perls from New Mexico Open Primaries sits down with producer Sarah Gustavus to talk about why he believes opening up primary voting to people who aren’t registered Democrat or Republican will help increase engagement in politics and civic life. W... Read More >>
|Cycle-Semi Crash Reported Near Carlsbad |
The Carlsbad Police Department has released some information on an accident that was reported south of the city late yesterday afternoon. A department spokesman says the rider of a motorcycle was headed westbound on US 285 when he struck a semi that was turning into the Pilot parking lot. The rider was taken to Carlsbad Medical Center and was stabilized and later flown to another hospital for c... Read More >>
|Rep. Jim Townsend Offers Legislative Update|
The 2016 New Mexico Legislative Session is heading into the final turns and the Artesia State Rep. offers information on bills he has sponsored along with current legislation on the House floor and why some issues are stalled.
|AAA Releases Weekend Gas Watch |
The statewide gas price average in New Mexico is now $1.63 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is seven cents less than last week and 44 cents less per gallon than last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in the Land of Enchantment, drivers in Las Cruces are paying the most on average at $1.63 per gallon while drivers i... Read More >>
|Royce Pearson Talks About Eddy County Mid-Year Budget Review|
“Fiscally, we’re in good shape,” says the County Commission Chairman (pictured). He says he has no concerns of county government going broke.
|Woods Houghton Podcast Returns|
While the oil and gas industry is in a slump one part of the Eddy County economy is steady according to Eddy County Extension Agent Woods Houghton. He says agriculture adds millions of dollars to the economy.
|ECSO To Get New Cars |
The purchase of some vehicles from Artesia Ford for the Eddy County Sheriff’s Office is getting applause from Eddy County Commissioner Glen Collier(pictured).ECSO is getting eight new Ford Explorer SUV’s and they were purchased for around a quarter of a million dollars. Collier has the latest on Eddy County government happenings.