Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Did we learn anything from COVID?

The lockdowns instituted during the COVID pandemic were only supposed to last a few days. Remember, “14 days to flatten the curve” was all that was needed to keep hospitals from being overwhelmed by patients infected with the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus.

Two weeks turned into three, then months. The impact was felt across the nation. Schools were closed, disrupting the education of million...

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