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    Ash Wednesday

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Rev. Dale Plummer, rector of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Roswell, imposes ashes upon the foreheads of congregants on Ash Wednesday, reciting the words, “remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return,” marking the...

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    Two meetings planned to address WIPP leak

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Two town hall meetings dealing with the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant radiation leak will be held this week in Carlsbad. David Klaus, U.S. Department of Energy deputy under secretary for Management and Performance; David Huizenga, senior advisor for the DOE’s...

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    Game and Fish seeking public input on policies

    March 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The state Game and Fish Commission is seeking public input into hunting policies, and they are open to hunters’ suggestions, said Mark Madsen, public information officer for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. “Our commissioners are good about...

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    Officials look to relieve jail overcrowding

    March 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Adult & Juvenile Detention Administrator Clay Corn discusses the $15 million detention center expansion on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) The Chaves County Detention Center is full, and officials are working with the courts to ease...

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    CYFD seeks foster families in Chaves County

    March 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Renee Fitts, statewide recruitment manager for the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, discusses foster parent training Monday at the CYFD office in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo) Chaves County needs foster families for local children, and...

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    Officials: No plans for radiation testing in county

    February 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Officials with the contractor that runs the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant say no plans are in place to test Chaves County for radiation following a Feb. 14 incident in which radioactive material was released within the facility. “There have been no tests...

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    Exposed employees will undergo further testing

    February 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Joe Franco, manager of the U.S. Department of Energy Carlsbad field office, discusses radiation contamination at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad on Thursday. Thirteen employees were reportedly exposed to radiation during a Feb. 14 incident....

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    Lisa Marie Presley to bring touch of history to Roswell

    February 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Lisa Marie Presley will perform at The Liberty in Roswell on March 9. (Courtesy Photo) Lisa Marie Presley will perform at The Liberty next weekend, bringing a little bit of rock ’n’ roll history to Roswell. Lisa Marie Presley is the only child of music...

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    City strives to stem illegal water usage

    February 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell city water department has begun filing police reports on illegal water hookups, to provide better documentation for the city. “There are not more cases of illegal hookups than in the past, we have just started taking the extra step of filing a...

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    Official: County not impacted by WIPP radiation

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County residents have no reason to be concerned about the recent radiation leak from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, the county emergency manager said on Tuesday. “I spoke with the emergency manager of Eddy County and with WIPP...