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  • Another legislative session around the bend

    January 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    So here we are, at the onset of another legislative session. It’s one of the short ones, 30 days, and it’s at the front end of an election year, so it probably won’t be an overly productive one. Sure, a budget will be passed, since that’s essentially...

  • Picking the right board members

    January 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    We commend the school board applicants who responded so quickly to this newspaper’s questions about them and their interest in serving the Roswell Independent School District in such an important capacity. In all, seven of the 11 applicants responded in two...

  • Guidelines suppress meat recommendations

    January 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The “Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” released yesterday by U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services, mark the ninth time in a row that the meat industry has successfully suppressed scientific findings recommending reduced meat...

  • Don’t forget our homeless veterans

    January 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This bad weather has remained longer than I have ever seen here. It has been horrendous for the homeless. I can’t imagine where they slept, as we only have one facility for women, and to my knowledge, only two or three for men. I know a man who inherited...

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    State high court to hear malpractice case

    January 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ALBUEQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has agreed to hear a lawsuit examining if either Texas of New Mexico laws apply to a woman’s lawsuit alleging medical malpractice. Kimberly Montano is looking to pursue a medical malpractice claim...

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    State accounting improved in ‘15

    January 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Budget has normalized after unaccounted money found in 2014 SILVER CITY — The office of New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller has announced significant improvements in the financial audits of the state’s Department of Finance and Administration and the...

  • Perk-n-Jerk-ribbon-cutting

    New coffee shop opens, offering beef jerky

    January 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pictured are, center, Mike Sistok, from left, wife Kelly and their daughter Michaela, among the Roswell Redcoats, for the ribbon cutting at Perk N Jerk Coffee and Beef Jerky shop at 1608 W. Second St (Curtis Michaels Photo)...

  • Generic---Crime

    January 12, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Governor’s office slow learners

    January 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    By Rio Grande Sun ESPAÑOLA — Our governor has plenty of public relations problems. That’s why we thought it incredible that one of her mouth pieces would call one of our reporters eight times in 10 minutes on New Year’s Day to attack him about a Dec....

  • ‘Middle ground’ editorial hollow

    January 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Your Jan. 6 editorial supporting and justifying Obama’s executive orders pertaining to expanded gun-licensing rings hollow. There are those of us who ardently support Second Amendment rights who are reasonable people and understand the need for some type of...