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  • AerSale

    AerSale, city work toward expansion

    November 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Mayor Del Jurney, Air Center manager Jennifer Brady and Scott Stark, airport property manager, meet with other airport and city officials at AerSale, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) AerSale and the city are working on a plan that would allow the...

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    Ruidoso, NMED settle over water violations

    November 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Environment Department announced Thursday it had reached a tentative settlement with the Village of Ruidoso over violations of federal and state drinking water regulations. Ruidoso Village councilors will consider adopting the agreement at its...

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    City Council to hear updates on revenue

    November 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    City councilors will be updated on several activities today at their regular meeting, including increases in Lodger’s Tax revenue and city gross receipt taxes. Several city departments are expected to deliver reports. According to a Lodger’s Tax report,...

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    IPANM sues Mora County for oil, gas ban

    November 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Local oil and gas representatives and officials say a lawsuit filed against Mora County for its allegedly “unconstitutional” ban on oil and gas production is worth the fight. “My biggest concern is the unconstitutional nature of the ordinance itself,”...

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    Smith discusses safety plans

    November 13, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Chief of Police Phil Smith answers a question from a resident Tuesday night at a community meeting organized by city councilors to discuss neighborhood safety. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) Several residents gathered Tuesday night at Roswell High School to...

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    Water returns in Vaughn, still under boil advisory

    November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Water began trickling again into homes and businesses in Vaughn Tuesday but the town remains under a state-ordered boil water advisory. “They all have water flow at this point,” said Police Chief Philip Holmes. “It’s just that pressure is low. Being...

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    Blue Cross, Blue Shield to buy Lovelace Health Plan

    November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico plans to buy Lovelace Health Plan, in a deal that is expected to close at the end of December. The acquisition will not include Lovelace’s hospitals or clinics, said Laurie Volkin, Lovelace’s communications...

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    Vaughn faces water crisis

    November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The town of Vaughn spent a fifth night Monday without running water as village officials scrambled to figure out how to get the pipes to start flowing again. Massive water leaks have foiled delivery to all homes and businesses in the small town of some 500...

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    Valley View marks Veterans Day

    November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Students at Valley View Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day Monday afternoon with an assembly. Following the presentation of colors by the New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe, retired U.S. Army Chaplain Chris Mullenix spoke about what the day meant. What...

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    ‘Fiesta del Arte’ showcases works to suit all tastes

    November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Visitors to the Pecos Valley Potters’ Guild’s 32nd Annual Art Sale ‘Fiesta del Arte’ check out the work of Sarah McArthur at the Roswell Convention Center, Saturday. It continues today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Mark Wilson Photo) It started 32 years ago...