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    Omni Corp announces contract extension

    July 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Quentin Day of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union of Santa Fe uses a clapboard Thursday while IATSE films a video of the ongoing service workers’ strike at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. Day said the...

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    Immunization clinics begin Saturday

    July 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gov. Susana Martinez on Monday announced a statewide program to help parents get their children immunized before students head back to school begins Saturday. From Saturday through Aug. 15, the Got Shots? Protect Tots! program will offer clinics throughout...

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    Airport tenant agrees to $225K parking bill

    July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The president and founder of an aircraft storage facility and repair station at the Roswell International Air Center says his company has agreed to pay a $225,000 parking bill and drop all legal claims against the city of Roswell. The Roswell City Council has...

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    Udall, Heinrich probing FLETC strike

    July 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Shop steward Anthony Gurrola leads picketers Thursday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia. Gurrola said about 50 striking workers are committed to continuing the strike until their employer, the Omni Corp., agrees to a collective...

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    FLETC strike enters fifth week

    July 23, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The union organizer for striking service workers at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center says the union is “exerting pressure from all angles” as the labor dispute enters its fifth week today. Gary Roeckel, organizer for Operating Engineers Local...

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    City smoking law may soon be relaxed

    July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A proposal to relax Roswell’s smoking policy is already encountering opposition, even though the proposed ordinance would only apply to outdoor areas of private clubs. The Roswell City Council on July 9 voted 7-2 to advertise proposed ordinance 15-11,...

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    Roswell airport tenant agrees to pay $225K parking bill

    July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A tenant at the Roswell International Air Center has agreed to pay a $225,000 parking bill. The Roswell City Council has agreed to a settlement agreement with Stewart Industries International in which the Roswell-based aircraft storage and repair company will...

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    Gov. Martinez directs medical pot disclosures

    July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Following an assurance last week that local residents would be notified about the application of a proposed medical marijuana farm near Roswell, Gov. Susana Martinez has announced the names and locations of all medical marijuana dispensaries and farms would...

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    Gov. announces new air center jobs

    July 17, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: The Redcoats of the Roswell Chamber of Commerce welcome Gov. Susana Martinez Thursday at Aircraft Technical Support, a new aviation business at the Roswell International Air Center.(Jeff Tucker Photos) Below: Martinez and Amer Machiah, president and...

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    Water chief explains property tax hike

    July 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Aron Balok, superintendent of the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District, tells local Republicans about efforts to manage the aquifer extending from about 20 miles north of Roswell to about 13 miles north of Carlsbad. Balok, the guest speaker at...