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5 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Cavenapped: 35 years later, Carlsbad residents recall day gunmen held Caverns hostage

ARGUS Thirty-five years after the Carlsbad Caverns National Park was 'cavenapped' by four armed men, witnesses say they saw the men disembark from the elevator which takes all visitors to the lunchroom 750 feet below the surface.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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Overnight rescue in Lechuguilla Cave

CARLSBAD, N.M. >> A National Park Service volunteer caving team member was rescued during a routine assignment in Lechuguilla Cave at the Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Overnight rescue in Lechuguilla Cave brings volunteer to safety

CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad Caverns National Park rescue personnel were called upon Saturday evening to rescue a volunteer who became ill during a park improvement project.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County History: How Slaughter Canyon got its name

This photo was taken in 1938 looking up into Slaughter Canyon from the south rim.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Crews conclude filming in Carlsbad for tourism campaign

Photo Courtesy Carlsbad Caverns National Park Andy Atkins, owner of Capital Video, analyzes a shot inside the Big Room of the caverns.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

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Carlsbad Caverns superintendent search nears end, Burton takes over in interim

CARLSBAD >> The National Park Service has named another interim superintendent at Carlsbad Caverns National Park for what officials hope is the last time.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Monumental Mysteries on Travel Channel highlights 'Bat Bomb' project

CARLSBAD >> What was once a forgotten and unbelievable tale centered around Carlsbad Caverns National Park's most beloved animal is now growing in legend thanks to a national television show.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

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Carlsbad Caverns to host 'Star Party'

CARLSBAD >> Have you ever seen Jupiter and its four moons or the rings around Saturn? Carlsbad Caverns National Park is hosting a "Star Party" on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 8:30 p.m. Far from the lights of town, Carlsbad Caverns National Park features a wonderfully dark night sky, perfect for stellar viewing.

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