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  • Dexter man dies in freak accident

    July 16, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The remnants of a barn on Thompson Camp, Dexter, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) A Dexter man was killed Thursday night after a severe gust of wind blew the roof off his barn and stuck him in the chest, authorities say. He died shortly afterward at Eastern New...

  • ATF changes policy

    July 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will soon notify New Mexico gun dealers of a new measure that requires them to report sales of two or more assault weapons to the ATF if the guns are purchased by the same buyer within five...

  • Let's do this again!

    July 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    UFO Festival organizers had just one thing to say to city councilors Thursday night: Can we do it again the same way next year? The event ran so smoothly, said Julie Shuster, one of the event’s planners, that she requested to renew the same basic...

  • LAX service won't return

    July 14, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    City officials said Wednesday that the airline route between Roswell and Los Angeles International Airport will not be reinstated after an unsuccessful meeting with American Airline officials in Dallas. Mayor Del Jurney, City Manager Larry Fry, and other...

  • P&Z OKs wind farm permit

    July 14, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    Chaves County may house its first commercial wind farm in the near future after the county Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special use permit for wind energy conversion systems near Highway 172, Tuesday night during its business meeting. The issue...

  • 95% contained; $5.5M to fight

    July 10, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Fire authorities said on Saturday that out-of-town fire crews and support teams are preparing to go home after nearly two weeks of battling Lincoln County’s Donaldson Fire, the state’s second largest fire on record, that is now 95 percent...

  • Push America pays yearly Tobosa visit

    July 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Push America Journey of Hope bicycle team pedals towards Tobosa Developmental Services to pay a visit Thursday afternoon on day 30 of their cross-country journey from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson Photo) After biking 95 miles from...

  • Man slams into pole and house

    July 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Police investigate the scene of a one car accident on the 600 block of South Plaza Thursday morning around 11 a.m., after the driver lost control, severing a power pole before coming to a stop by hitting the house in the backyard. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

  • Gov praises RISD for fiscal responsibility

    July 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell was among seven school districts in the state praised for protecting dollars in the classroom by Gov. Susana Martinez and Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera in a recent press release from the New Mexico Public Education Department. Roswell...

  • Alien Wine Festival the spot to be on a hot summer day

    July 3, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Olivia Tafoya, right, and Jeanne Tipton sample various wine on selection at the Wine Festival during the 2011 UFO Festival Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Seeking refuge from the mid-afternoon heat and humidity on Friday, UFO Festival-goers cooled down with...