Weh cited with FEC violations

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

As U.S. Senate candidate Allen Weh has been trimming the gap in the polls between himself and Democrat incumbent Tom Udall in a race state Republicans hope will encapsulate a landslide election night that gives the GOP control of the Senate, the retired Marine colonel has again become involved in campaign finance reporting issues. The [&hellip...

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Pig kissin’

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Ingram and Griffin each raised $79.79 in their classrooms, tying for the honor to kiss a pig during the school’s Red Ribbon ceremony on Monday. Below: First grade teacher Dolores Ingram reacts while fifth grade teacher Brittany Griffin kisses a pig...


Municipal Court reopens in Penn Plaza building

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Municipal Court reopened for business on Monday, but in a new location. Court is now being held at 400 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The court will meet in Room 450 on the fourth floor, and court hours will be 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday....


Museum director talks local event successes

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Museum and Art Center Board of Trustees listen to Museum Director Michael Hall, center, discuss the “Aiming for the Stars” event held Friday and Saturday at the Convention Center, Museum and at Pearson Hall. Museum staff helped with the...


Going back in time

October 20, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Shire of Gleann Medonach, Roswell’s chapter of the Society of Creative Anachronism, held an event on Saturday. Medieval re-enactors do battle, as well as re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. The event was held next to...

Santa Fe hospital union agrees to new contract

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A union that represents hundreds of nurses and medical technicians at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe has overwhelmingly ratified a new, three-year labor contract. Saturday’s vote brings an end to several...

New Mexico house party ends with stabbing death

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dona Ana County sheriff’s deputies say one teen is dead following a stabbing at a house party near Las Cruces. The stabbing happened Saturday after 17-year-old David Escamilla and a friend of his became involved in a...

Santa Fe County sued over mine moratorium

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Proponents of a proposal to mine basalt on La Bajada mesa are suing Santa Fe County for imposing a 12-month moratorium on such developments. Albuquerque landowner Buena Vista Estates and gravel company Rockology Limited are seeking to...


San Juan County settles jail assault claim

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County and its insurer will pay $100,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a man who claimed he was assaulted while being booked into the county jail. Crandell Martin sued the county earlier this year after he claimed a guard...

Otero County puts price tag on flood damage

October 20, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Otero County officials say they have uncovered more damage following flooding earlier this year and the bill to make repairs is expected to top $875,000. Emergency services director Paul Quairoli provided new information on the...