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Carlsbad, New Mexico is located in Eddy County. Zip codes in Carlsbad, NM include 88221, and 88220. The median home price in Carlsbad is $157,000. More Carlsbad information.

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8 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County commission hopes salary boost will improve candidate pool for warden job

CARLSBAD >> The search is still ongoing for a new warden for Eddy County's Detention Center.

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12 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: Carlsbad Community Calendar for April 16

Easter bunny photos: The Carlsbad Child League is offering photos with the Easter Bunny at the Carlsbad Mall on the following dates: April 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; April 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For information, call 505-382-5367 or 575-361-0016.

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15 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Report: Burglars in Carlsbad strike during daylight hours as often as night

CARLSBAD >> For those residents keeping an eye out for burglars creeping around their homes at night, police warn that you might just as vulnerable during the day.

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16 hrs ago | KOB-TV New Mexico

WIPP makes changes to emergency procedures

Officials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant made changes to their emergency procedures after an underground salt truck fire in February.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

First look inside WIPP radiation cleanup

New photos from deep inside New Mexico's WIPP site show that crews are getting closer to finding out how radioactive contamination spread through their nuclear waste mine and into the countryside near Carlsbad, NM.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Nursing scholarships awarded by hospital auxiliary

Carlsbad Medical Center Hospital Auxiliary Volunteers recently presented $7,500 in spring semester scholarships to nine New Mexico State University Carlsbad nursing students and one RN surgery nurse.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Gov. Martinez: Carlsbad one of four NM sites for veterans cemeteries

Servicemen of Carlsbad have finally been granted their wish. The Veterans Cemetery at Sunset Gardens will receive funding from the state of New Mexico to complete construction.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Character Counts winners named

Carlsbad >> The Carlsbad Character Counts program has been operating in local schools for more than 15 years, as teachers encourage students to develop into citizens of good character.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Two men kill themselves in front of sheriff's deputies in separate incidents

CARLSBAD >> In separate incidents, two men shot themselves to death in front of Eddy County Sheriff's deputies over the weekend.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Play ball: Carlsbad youth softball returns despite earlier fears league would have to dissolve

CARLSBAD >> Grab your peanuts and Cracker Jacks. The Carlsbad Little Girls Softball League 2014 season kicks off with today's opening ceremony at the Bob Forrest Youth Sports Complex.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Current-Argus wins award for WIPP coverage

Current-Argus photo Current-Argus newsroom staff won the DFMie award for February's coverage of the incidents at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad man kills himself in front of Eddy County Sheriff's...

A 27-year-old man killed himself in front of Eddy County Sheriff's deputies responding to a domestic dispute.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Woman killed, kids injured in highway crash near Loving

New Mexico State Police say that Carl Deisher, 47, of Artesia was attempting to make a wide right turn at the intersection of Derrick Road and US 285 around 8 a.m. Deisher, who was driving a semi truck hauling a trailer, turned directly in front of a 2011 Honda traveling southbound in the outside lane driven by Oralia Lara, 50, of Carlsbad.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

KOAT-TV

Byron's 10pm Forecast.

A Wind Advisory is in effect tonight for areas of far east and southeast New Mexico, including Carlsbad and Hobbs.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

No signs of radiation in water near nuke dump

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad man gives up after third tear gas attempt by police

ARGUS A member of the tactical unit approaches the scene at 2315 Sage Street Friday morning, where police were negotiating with a wanted subject for surrender.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Potash and oil battle for rail access in Carlsbad and Southeastern NM

Current-Argus File Photo courtesy Mosaic Company The potash industry has had to compete with oil and natural gas for transportation around Carlsbad.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Growing a future: CARC greenhouses help

Martha Mauritson/ Current-Argus CARC vocational instructor Jasmine Lara, right, helps a customer with some of the plants she is purchasing Wednesday at the Country Store and Greenhouse run by CARC.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Caverns fees waived next weekend

CARLSBAD CAVERNS >> A hike underground is free next weekend. Carlsbad Caverns will kick off National Parks Week by waiving entrance fees to the park on April 19 and 20. Additionally, the caverns will host a Junior Ranger Day celebration on April 19, allowing children to create bat masks and magnets and learn about animals found within the park's ... (more)

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Controlled burns in Lincoln National Forest called off

The Soldier Prescribed Fire project was slated to treat up to 3,670 acres of land located 40 miles southwest of Carlsbad and approximately five miles south of Queen.

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Fire Warning for Eddy County was issued at April 16 at 1:00PM MDT

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