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A fatal mistake: Lack of seat belt use contributes to rising roadway deaths in Eddy County
CARLSBAD >> The number of DWI fatalities is decreasing in New Mexico, while the number of deaths involving non-use of seat belts are rising in Eddy County.
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Carlsbad considers sinkhole options
Current-Argus file photo This sign warns drivers of the potential dangers of the brine well near the South Y. CARLSBAD >> Experts say they are closer to offering options to fix a brine well near the Loving Highway that many fear could collapse into a sinkhole.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Overnight News Digest 03/14/2014
OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.
Carlsbad police blotter and court results for March 14, 2014
John Duran, 42, of the 300 block of Peach Tree, arrested on suspicion of contempt of court/failure to pay child support.
Data points to some of Carlsbad's most dangerous roads
CARLSBAD >> While the number of traffic accidents has fluctuated over the years, the most dangerous spots along Eddy County roads remain the same.
Cleaning Carlsbad: Plenty of opportunities for spring cleaning
Martha Mauritson/ Current-Argus CARC vocational instructor Rebecca Fuentes, left, and recycling supervisor Mary Garwood show some of the outdated electronic devices that have been dropped off for free e-waste recycling at CARC's facility at 103 E. Greene Street.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Outdated equipment, maintenance problems cause of WIPP fire, officials say
CARLSBAD >> Out-of-date equipment and ineffective maintenance have been pinpointed as the primary causes for last month's fire underground at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, 26 east of Carlsbad, according to Department of Energy investigators.
President of troubled US nuclear waste dump replaced as investigation nears completion
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
BLM committee wants more oil and gas lease sales
ARTESIA >> Gripes about the Bureau of Land Management's new rotational oil and gas lease sales were aired during a Wednesday meeting of the Pecos District Resources Advisory Council.
Education: Erica Vaughan honored by Sigma Alpha Lambda
Sigma Alpha Lambda announced that Erica Vaughan of Carlsbad has been recognized as a member of the organization at New Mexico State University.
United Way celebrates campaign success
The United Way of Carlsbad & South Eddy County recently announced its 2013 campaign raised $859,000.
Elks students of the month
Zachary Young was named Elks Student of the Month. Young, a Loving resident, is the son of Ervie Ornelas and Tereasa Ornelas.
Southeast New Mexico leads state in asthma cases
Photograph by Rebekah Melendez/For the Current-Argus Jack Volpato, co-owner of Southwest Pharmacy, shows a common inhaler used by those with asthma.
Sheriff's Dept. investigating fire in Artesia
Detectives, along with Eddy County Fire Coordinator Robert Brader and Artesia Fire Department Chief Kevin Hope helped conduct the investigation.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Cathrynn Brown announces she'll seek third term in NM House
CARLSBAD >> State Rep. Cathrynn N. Brown will run for re-election, seeking a third term in the New Mexico House of Representatives.
Little Argus: Carlsbad Community Calendar for March 12-14
Toddler Time: Infants and toddlers are invited to a free Toddler Time for creative play, music, and social time.
Eddy County candidates line up for June, November elections
Jon Smith/Current-Argus Eddy County Clerk candidate Robin Van Natta, right, talks to county staff at the county clerk's office Tuesday afternoon after candidates selected their ballot order for the upcoming primary election in June.
Silver City Sun-News
Letters: March 11
The efforts made this past session proved a point, and southern New Mexico is better off for it.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Sound Off: March 12
Sports >> I am just reading where it says "become a fan of Sun-News Sports." They have the poorest sports page I have ever seen.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Carlsbad plans weekly town hall meetings about WIPP radiation leak
The City of Carlsbad and Department of Energy's Carlsbad Field Office will host weekly town hall meetings to discuss recovery efforts following the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's fire and radiation leak.