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Water rate increases run into opposition; Artesia City Council delays decision on hikes until next month

April 26, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Wayne Kemp, foreground, and other Artesia residents listen closely Tuesday night as city leaders debate a proposal to implement water rate surcharges and increase sewer rates. The Artesia City Council voted unanimously to delay a decision on the proposed ordinance in light of opposition from residents. (Jeff Tucker Photo) Below: Artesia resident Ida...

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Judge finds for RISD on whistleblower claim

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mike Kakuska is seen in a 2012 news photo. (File Photo) A judge has ruled in favor of the Roswell Independent School District, the school board and the former superintendent in finding that a former human resources administrator was not punished as a...

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New owners eye Sally Point Inn

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ketan Patel, president of an Albuquerque management firm, said that a family-run hotel group wants to purchase the Sally Port Inn and reopen in 21 days. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) A well-known Roswell hotel could be up and running again with new owners after its...

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Out for a ride on a horse named Reign

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Darcy McCabe, 15, of Roswell takes her horse, Reign, for a walk along U.S. Hwy. 285 just south of Roswell late Tuesday afternoon. (Jeff Tucker Photo)...

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NMMI presents special chapel service

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Military Institute will present a special chapel service Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Alumni Memorial Chapel. The performance will include the NMMI Concert Choir, Vocal Ensemble, Faculty/Staff Chorale and the Pecos Valley Brass Quintet. Music from...

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Lt. governor to head aerospace group

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lt. Gov. John Sanchez has been selected to serve as the chairman of the National Aerospace States Association. The ASA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization made up of lieutenant governors and governor-appointed delegates. It was formed to support...

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New Mexico Youth Beef Ambassador team chosen

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pictured, from left, are Kari Vallo and Aubrey Brandenberger (2016-17 NM Beef Ambassadors), Maggie Rich, John Davis and Savannah Graves (2017-18 NM Beef Ambassadors), Hallie Vigil (junior contestant) and Kellen Bennett (2016-17 NM Beef Ambassador). (Submitted...

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Celebrate the arts in Roswell

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 11th annual “Celebrate the Arts Day” will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 912 N. Main St. The event is a part of Arts Connect, RISD’s Elementary Arts Integration Program and is open to students,...

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Library offers adult coloring pages

April 25, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The first Tuesday of every month, the Roswell Public Library offers a free adult coloring program. Coloring has become popular among adults as a way to relax and unwind with a hobby that doesn’t take up much space or money and hearkens back to the carefree...

The Latest: Arkansas releases details on Jones’ execution

April 25, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Pro-death penalty supporters Dalton Campbell, left, Zia Authier and Donald Laundreaux, protest outside the Varner Unit on Monday, April 24, 2017 near Varner, Ark. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night, just...