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  • Council approves budget

    July 28, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    City councilors closed the books on the 2011 fiscal year during a special meeting Wednesday evening, and unanimously voted to pass a budget for the 2012 fiscal year. The budget that passed shows that though revenues are remaining flat while expenses are...

  • Wilson tours Roswell Regional; talks health care, jobs

    July 27, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Former Rep. Heather Wilson visits with Roswell Regional Hospital CEO Rod Schumacher during her Courage to Create Jobs tour of Southeastern New Mexico, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) U.S. Senate hopeful Heather Wilson kicked off a week-long Courage to...

  • RISD flunks AYP; it's not alone

    July 24, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    The Roswell school district was among the 86 of 89 school districts in the state that did not make its adequate yearly progress mark in 2011, according to data released Friday afternoon by the New Mexico Public Education Department. The AYP rankings show that...

  • Vickers finds 15 feds missed

    July 23, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    In the past month, Roswell’s city planner has driven two hours or more each day in search of something that may never come to pass. He’s reviewed aerial maps of Roswell, sketched out block-based work maps of Roswell, and even drives for hours to...

  • Dean Baldwin paints ENMU-R plane for free

    July 23, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    Workers at Dean Baldwin prepare a 727 donated by Fed Ex to Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for painting Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Painting a 727 airplane typically costs about $80,000, but Dean Baldwin Painting Inc. is painting one free to benefit the...

  • Another move for Visitors Center?

    July 23, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    City councilors held a workshop Friday evening to discuss potentially relocating the Roswell Visitors Center into another space inside the Roswell Convention and Civic Center on Main Street. The Building & Lands Committee allocated $20,000 of its budget...

  • Pearce to hold Facebook town hall meeting, post questions online today

    July 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Calling all social media lovers, political junkies and tech-savvy constituents of U.S. Congressman Steve Pearce: Want to participate in a town hall meeting online? Pearce, R-Roswell, announced Wednesday night that he will host a Facebook town hall meeting...

  • Council passes on film offer

    July 21, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    City Councilors turned down an offer from Insight Television during a special meeting Wednesday night that would have highlighted the city of Roswell on the Travel Channel and CNN, citing financial concerns and saying there wasn’t enough time to review...

  • RIAC gets $775K grant

    July 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell International Air Center was recently awarded a $775,000 grant from the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration to acquire a new aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle. The announcement was made Monday by Sen. Tom Udall, a...

  • LRC plan could cost Roswell seats

    July 20, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Legislative Redistricting Committee meets Tuesday morning at the Daniels Leadership Center on the New Mexico Military Institute campus. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell may lose representation in both the state Senate and House of Representatives in several...