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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 $159,000. More Carlsbad information.

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2 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad schools get $100K in free breakfasts

Craft, Pate and Puckett and Joe Stanley Smith Elementary Schools and the Early Childhood Education Center are all listed as beneficiaries of the $125,603 grant to provide 'after bell' breakfasts. Food Service Director Lyman Graham told school board members Tuesday evening that with the after bell breakfast he expects that 96 percent of the students enrolled in those schools to be fed.

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3 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

NMSU fall 2014 enrollment down, incoming student enrollment stable

LAS CRUCES >> The systemwide enrollment for fall 2014 at New Mexico State University is 26,694 as of Sept. 5, the university's census date, according to an NMSU news release.

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7 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Constitution Day events

The Carlsbad Municipal School District will commemorate the United States Constitution the week of September 15, 2014 through September 19, 2014. To celebrate Constitution Day/Week the scholars at ECEC will learn about the Preamble to the Constitution and its importance to our country.

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11 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Police Blotter: Carlsbad arrests for Sept. 15

Weston Buckey, 22, of the 300 block of N. Halagueno, arrested on suspicion of contempt of court/failure to pay fines. Alicia Delos Santos, 31, of the 2300 block of W. lea, arrested on suspicion of contempt of court/failure to appear.

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11 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

WIPP records to remain in Carlsbad, layoffs still coming

CARLSBAD >> The new company in charge of records at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant will keep its offices in Carlsbad, but will still make layoffs, a city official said. TFE Inc., an Oak Ridge, Tennessee-based company, recently told the city of Carlsbad it would not move Department of Energy records out of state despite rumors to the contrary a few months ago said John Waters, the executive director for the Carlsbad Department of Development.

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13 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: Sept. 16

Story Time: Free story time about monkeys for preschool kids age 3-5 at Carlsbad Public Library. 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Pate Elementary School evacuated after bomb threat, no devices found

The threat is the city's fifth bomb threat at an area school in two weeks. No explosive devices have been found in the previous incidents.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Valerie Cranston: Stately hotel's secrets hidden in ashes

One hotel of yesteryear in the early community of Eddy - now Carlsbad - had four names prior to its demise by flames. The hotel built in 1890 was first called the Hagerman Hotel.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Sept. 14

Taco fundraiser: The American Legion Post. 7 Aux. will have a taco plate fundraiser on Sept.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Chrisa Sunday Forecast

Moisture is moving into parts of southern New Mexico this morning. That will trigger some areas of light to moderate later this morning into the afternoon for places like Carlsbad, Roswell, and the Sacramento Mountains.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Little Argus: Sept. 13

Sierra Club excursion: On Saturday, Sept. 13, you are invited to hike the Pine Tree Loop, Aguirre Springs, and the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Sept. 13

Packs for Hunger: The Epsilon Sigma Alpha "Packs for Hunger" program needs help to fill backpacks with food for children who don't get enough to eat, Drop off locations for individually wrapped food for the 2014-2015 school terms: Carlsbad Police Department, Trinity Hotel & Restaurant, Claudia Philip's State Farm Office, Carlsbad Sheriff Department, Carlsbad Museum, Pecos River Antique Mall, and Jay's Automotive, St. Peter Lutheran Church and New Song Christian Fellowship. Info: 361-2834.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Loving receives nearly a years' worth of rain in a day

ARGUS Traffic on low lying Lea Street was moving slow Friday afernoon after heavy rains caused some flooding along city streets rising several inches to cover walk ways. "We do have reports that the area of Loving has picked up eight inches or so of rain," said Brian Curran with the National Weather Service Midland/Odessa station.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Police Blotter: Sept. 13

Joel Chambers, 24, of the 900 block of Lamont, arrested on suspicion of larceny and contempt of court/failure to pay fines. Nicole Shaffer, 26, of the 800 block of Loba, arrested on suspicion of contempt of court/failure to pay fines.

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KOAT-TV

First Alert Weather: Sept. 12, 2014

MEXICO. AND RIGHT NOW, THEY CONTINUE TO DRENCH EDDY AND LEA COUNTIES. IT'S SO BAD IN THE SOUTHEAST PART OF THE STATE THAT CARLSBAD NATIONAL PARK HAD TO CLOSE.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

In brief: Police will conduct DWI checkpoints throughout September

According to Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez, state police are seeing a reduction in the number of alcohol-related fatalities throughout the state due in part to the active number of sobriety checkpoints.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Digital First Media to evaluate options in newspapers' sale

Digital First Media, the owner of the Carlsbad Current-Argus and dozens of newspapers across the country, announced Friday that it will "evaluate and consider strategic alternatives" that could lead to the sale of some or all of the company. CEO John Paton said the company has retained UBS Securities to review a full range of alternatives - including selling the entire company, selling regional clusters or doing nothing.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Carlsbad Police arrest 15-year-old for bomb threat at Carlsbad High

CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad Police arrested a 15-year-old boy on Friday for allegedly making a bomb threat at Carlsbad High School Sept. 5. He was charged with one count of making an unlawful bomb scare after detectives with the Carlsbad Police Department concluded a week-long investigation.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Caverns closed because of rainfall, Guadalupe Mountains remain open

CARLSBAD >> Carlsbad Caverns National Park closed early on Friday afternoon because of a threat of flash flooding in the area. Continued storms have drenched Eddy and Lea counties since Thursday evening, leading to record rainfall in Loving and flash floods in the northern part of Artesia, according to the National Weather Service.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Eddy County has closed 13 roads because of rains

CARLSBAD >> Eddy County has closed 13 roads because the streets have high water or have the potential for flooding. Crews will be working throughout the day checking other potentially dangerous areas, according to the Eddy County Public Works department.

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