Tue, 5 November 2019
Some nights it’s cheaper and easier to get the very same Holiday Inn room in midtown Manhattan as in Carlsbad, NM. One impact of the oil and gas boom in SE NM. Reporter Jens Erik Gould has been writing about how a rush of people and money to the Delaware Basin has affected life in towns like Carlsbad, Artesia and Hobbs. One piece of advice, if you were thinking of driving around Lea and Eddy Counties? Don’t. Energy industry trucks have the roadways clogged and broken.