Archive for September 7th, 2013

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    US-mexico border groups want efficient crossings

    September 7, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments (0)

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Under the watch of a Border Patrol agent, U.S. and Mexican pastors set up two small altars — one on each side of a towering border fence — for their Sunday service that spans two countries. The priests then break bread simultaneously...

  • A1-9-8-Dragon-Fly

    Festival offers much more than dragonflies

    September 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Lawrence Foster Photo Children fish for Channel Catfish at the Dragonfly Festival, Saturday. Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer The clear morning was perfect: quiet, peaceful and brimming with anticipation for activities to start. Then, breaking the silence...

  • A1-9-8-Walk-promise

    Walkers raise $20K toward treating, curing Alzheimer’s

    September 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Courtesy Photo KOBR-TV reporter Lauren Hansard emcees the walk as, from left to right, Matt Raglin, Bill Raglin, Gloria Salas and Peggy Sesky hold flowers that signify their connection to Alzheimer’s disease. Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer They...

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    Husky takes top honor at dog show

    September 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Amy Vogelsang Record Staff Writer The day was sunny and clear, in typical Roswell fashion. And it was the perfect day for an outside event, such as the Rio Pecos Kennel Club’s 55th annual dog show Saturday. With more than 450 entries, club treasurer Sarah...

  • State Briefs

    September 7, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

    Kirtland Air Force to set coyote traps ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Kirtland Air Force Base is clamping down on coyotes. KOAT-TV reports that the Civil Engineer Squadron is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to set up live traps around residential...

  • San Miguel Co. to consider new oil drilling ordinance

    September 7, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — San Miguel County commissioners are considering imposing strict rules for oil and natural gas development throughout the northeastern New Mexico county. The latest draft of the county’s drilling ordinance has been months in the...

  • Veterans appreciated

    September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: I want to send a big “thank you!” to all the veterans —past and present — who gave us the honor of riding our “Christmas For Our Troops” float in the July 4 parade. It was a honor to serve you. Our veterans are: Our seat of Honor-...

  • Evolution

    September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: With all the arguing about evolution, people should think about influenza. Every year we must have another flu vaccine shot because the virus has evolved/mutated. John Ford Roswell...

  • Keep public’s business public

    September 7, 2013 • EditorialComments (0)

    We are baffled at the secrecy surrounding the findings of an audit financed by the state that’s prompting management changes at 15 New Mexico nonprofit behavioral health care providers. Suspending payments for vital services and then forcing leadership...

  • Gay marriage

    September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: It appears that the fuss over gay marriage has arrived in New Mexico, in the same way that Rome became an empire — in a fit of inadvertence. Before I offer my comments, let me state that I have been married (to the same woman) for going on 47...