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Archive for June, 2013

  • Kerry pushing Israel, Palestinians to resume talks

    June 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Escorted by security, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, walks with Frank Lowenstein, senior advisor to the secretary on Middle East issues, as they return to their hotel just after 4 a.m. on Sunday, June 30, 2013 after finishing a meeting with...

  • Gay marriage opponents ask court to intervene

    June 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Cynthia Wides, right, and Elizabeth Carey file for a marriage certificate at City Hall in San Francisco, Saturday, June 29, 2013. Dozens of gay couples have lined up outside City Hall in San Francisco as clerks have resumed issuing same-sex marriage licenses...

  • Popularity rating of Brazil president plummets

    June 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A protester shouts slogans as he helps carry a Brazilian flag in the Capao Redondo neighborhood of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Protesters on Tuesday returned to the streets in low-income suburbs of Brazil’s biggest city to demand better...

  • Is search for Snowden turning into sideshow?

    June 30, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – This June 27, 2013 file photo shows a view of the lobby of the Novotel Hotel in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, Russia. Glass doors in the background separate the lobby from the hotel wing that lies within the airport’s transit zone....

  • Penguins’ Bylsma to coach US Olympic team in Sochi

    June 30, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 6, 2013, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma listens to a question during an NHL hockey news conference in Boston. USA Hockey hired Bylsma on Saturday, June 29, 2013, as the coach for the U.S. Olympic men’s hockey...

  • Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon Day 2

    June 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Swashbucklers engage in swordplay during the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon at the Roswell Mall, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Actresses in formal dresses and actors in fancy ties make their way down the red carpet to the Roswell Filmfest and Cosmicon Gala as...

  • Top U.S. House leader tours Roswell area

    June 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Congressman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, of Dallas spent Saturday touring Southeast New Mexico with the district’s Rep. Steve Pearce, R-NM, discussing issues that impact both influential U.S. House leaders before they return to a critical week in Washington. The...

  • Local man sentenced to 51 months in prison, 3 years supervised release

    June 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell’s Xavier Barela, 36, was sentenced Thursday in Las Cruces Federal Court to 51 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release as a felon in possession of a firearm. He was arrested in May 2012, based on a criminal complaint. The...

  • Legislative & Military Affairs committe to meet Monday

    June 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Legislative and Military Affairs Committee will meet, Monday, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Daniels Leadership Center at New Mexico Military Institute. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Tim Hale and Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs Alan Martinez are...

  • Connie Vickers

    June 30, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Connie Jean Vickers passed away peacefully June 22, 2013, surrounded by her family at her home after a brave six-year battle with cancer. She was preceded in death recently by her father, Loren Clair Armstrong and mother, Grace Armstrong, and by her husband,...