|Chicken Population Increases |
An abundance of spring rainfall, along with ongoing efforts associated with the Lesser Prairie Chicken Range-wide Conservation Plan, has helped increase the lesser prairie chicken’s population approximately 25 percent from 2014 to 2015, according to results from a recent range-wide aerial survey.Increases were observed in three of four of the bird’s ecoregions across five states &nd... More >>
|Glen Collier Talks Eddy County Biz|
The County Commissioner appeared Wednesday on Good Morning Artesia and he talked about the meeting last Thursday where the commission moved forward on the Gross Receipts Tax. Hear more in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Eve Flanigan Talks About Firearms Safety And NNO|
The member of the Carlsbad Anti-Drug and Crime Coalition and noted firearms expert is asking area residents to leave the firearms inside this Independence Day weekend. She also says National Night Out is coming to Carlsbad next month. Get the details now in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|AAA Offers Tipsy Tow |
AAA New Mexico encourages everyone, who is of legal drinking age and who plans to have alcoholic beverages to celebrate Independence Day, to designate a sober driver, call for a cab or ride sharing service, or plan an overnight stay before having their first drink. Also, as a last resort, AAA New Mexico will offer a free community service called Tipsy Tow which aims to keep drinking drivers off... More >>
|Free Solar-Powered Well Pumping Presentation Offered |
The New Mexico Office of the State Engineer invites well drillers and the public to an informational meeting on solar powered pumping systems for livestock watering and crop irrigation. The presentation will discuss different system designs, sizing, technology and capability of solar powered systems.The free presentation will be held at the Office of the State Engineer Roswell District office a... More >>
|Planetarium, Fireworks Events Part Of Fourth Of July|
While Roswell residents and visitors celebrate the Stars and Stripes on the Fourth of July this Saturday – amid the excitement of the UFO Festival and Filmfest & Cosmicon – everyone can learn more about the stars during special programs at the city’s planetarium throughout the day and then look to the stars for a fireworks show that night. The Roswell Museum and Art Center... More >>
|Supreme Court Ruling Affects EPA Mercury And Air Toxics Standards|
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) failed to properly consider costs to the energy industry and utilities early in the rule-making process when trying to limit toxic heavy metal pollution from power plants.The EPA's new rules regulating oil- and coal-fired power plants are still in effect, and the case will be reviewed by a lower court. Attorney Ji... More >>