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  • Letter was misinformed about pot in Colorado

    February 16, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In response to Russell Scott’s predictably misinformed and bigoted letter against legalizing marijuana, I just want to remind everybody that based on all the evidence so far, legalization is working and it is working well. The two newspaper articles Scott...

  • Where are parents in our schools?

    February 16, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Tuesday’s article about Sidney Gutierrez Middle School and the success they have got me thinking. Why are our public schools not doing as well? Is it the lack of dedication on the part of the public school administrators and educators? I don’t think so....

  • College is a stepping stone to a bright future

    February 16, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    College is a beautiful place. I love feeling the warm, sunlit air when I walk onto campus in the early morning. I love the way the hallways are often filled with the muffled sound of footsteps rushing toward open classroom doors; it is a sound that I strongly...

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    Victim identified in Tuesday’s fatal crash

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Mexico State Police on Wednesday identified the person killed in a single-vehicle accident northwest of Roswell Tuesday as 71-year-old Joseph H. Seskey of Roswell. Police said officers were dispatched to Blue Mountain Road, near the intersection with...

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    Account set up for third-time cancer patient

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christine Hayes with one of her grandchildren. (Submitted Photo) An account has been established at Pioneer Bank in Roswell for Christine Mayes, who is fighting her third bout with cancer. Mayes moved to Roswell in July 1999 and has four sons and several...

  • Woman arrested for alleged possession of drug paraphernalia

    February 16, 2017 • 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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    Holiday impacts city offices, bus service, trash pickup

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City offices will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day. In addition, city bus service and trash pickup will be altered because of the holiday. Pecos Trails Transit will have buses in operation only on Main Street that Monday. The buses will run...

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    Local Briefs

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Heart Health Month at Senior Circle Dr. Ashley Rivers, interventional cardiologist at Cardiovascular Associates, will speak at Healthsense on Friday to discuss heart health. Healthsense is at 11:30 a.m. at Senior Circle, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family...

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    Lincoln County Bird Club releases data from Christmas bird count

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Lincoln County Bird Club released final results for the group’s annual Christmas bird count done under the direction of the National Audubon Society (audubon.org). “We counted 2,611 individuals in 52 species during the morning of Dec. 28,...

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    State police seeking recruits

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico State Police is actively recruiting applicants for the next state police academy. In the coming week, state police recruiters will be traveling to numerous locations and hosting “Coffee with a Cop.” During these events, those in local...