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    Planetarium, fireworks events part of holiday

    July 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    While Roswell residents and visitors celebrate the Stars and Stripes on the Fourth of July this Saturday – amid the excitement of the UFO Festival and Filmfest & Cosmicon – everyone can learn more about the stars during special programs at the...


    New Mexico Energy Library important resource for industry research

    July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jack Giovo Photo The New Mexico Energy Library is located just north of the UFO museum at 312 N. Main St.   “I’m the only librarian in the world who can’t read most of what’s in her collection,” said librarian Patsy S. Turner. “We have...


    Alien crash coverup told through new children’s book

    July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    It’s 1947 on a U.S. Army base near Roswell, New Mexico, and 11-year-old Kate’s friend and neighbor, Billy, shows her a secret. A CIA agent arrives at Billy’s house, to recover the top secret items, and threatens the family, warning them to never talk...

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    Chaves County DWI arrest for June 27

    July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Leave fireworks to the professionals

    July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals. If you plan to use fireworks, make sure they are legal in your area. Be extra careful with...

  • A waterlogged nation fails to learn from its repeated floods

    July 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    In 2011, as a wall of water was surging down the Missouri River toward St. Louis, engineer Matt Hunn was keeping an eye on the rolling flood from his Corps of Engineers office in downtown St. Louis. At the time, this page was urging changes to river policy in...

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    Live opera performance offered at Cloudcroft’s Zenith Park

    July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    “The Cowhand’s Christmas Carol,” debuts Friday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m., at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Die-hard Cloudcroft Light Opera Company fans may remember the clash involving Carol Christmas at the Cross-Stich Ranch; the...

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    07-01-15 Fire Log

    July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — June. 29-30 The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 29 • At 7:38 a.m., fire alarm, 1400 block of West Second Street. • At 7:38 a.m., medical call, 1200 block of West Alameda...

  • 07-01-15 Blotter

    July 1, 2015 • 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...

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    Talking history

    June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Mexico historian and author Gary Cozzens signs a copy of his book, “Tres Ritos: A History of Three Rivers, New Mexico,” for Roswell resident Betty Solt after he spoke Sunday afternoon at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico archives office....