Life is never the same for the Bigs or the Littles

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The bond established between a Big and a Little at Big Brothers Big Sisters frequently lasts a lifetime. Amber and her Big, Mary, bonded the moment they met and have only grown closer in the 13 months they’ve been together. Amber’s grandparents, Joann and Benny, say this has been a wonderful experience for her and [&hellip...

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Be fit, be strong, be healthy

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Michael O’Brien, pictured right, demonstrates a “deadlift” exercise with Senior Circle member Will Cass, during a presentation Friday at Senior Circle. O’Brien — one of the physical therapists at Eastern New Mexico Medical...


Chaves County not at risk for Legionnaires’ disease

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Results of an investigation by the New Mexico Department of Health into a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Chaves County were released Friday, concluding there is no increased risk for the disease within the county. “During our thorough...


Free Red Cross class offered

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The American Red Cross will be teaching a revised Shelter Fundamentals (interim) Course today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fire Station 3, 2800 Wilshire Blvd. The class is free and open to the public. The Red Cross is currently involved in shelter operations in...


Maintenance work scheduled for railroad crossing

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maintenance and repair work is scheduled to take place on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway tracks beginning Tuesday at the track crossing on East College Boulevard. Traffic will be detoured to East 19th Street. Additional railroad track crossings will...


Maintenance Scheduled for Carlsbad Caverns elevators

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD — Scheduled elevator safety maintenance at Carlsbad Caverns National Park will require the secondary elevator system be taken out of service to replace steel hoist cables. For 10 days, there will be no elevator service at Carlsbad Caverns National...


Artesia man killed in accident

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A 22-year-old man from Artesia died Friday as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. On Friday, New Mexico State Police were dispatched to Hermosa Street in Artesia, just east of the Douglas intersection, in reference to a fatal motor...


Duty, Honor, Art: The NMMI Collection

January 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Ongoing until June 18 While the New Mexico Military Institute has a long history of engaging the Roswell Museum and its holdings, NMMI also has its own significant collection of art and historical objects, including paintings, prints and sculpture....

The Latest: 5 rescued from flooded homeless encampment

January 20, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Raindrops bead upon a windshield as a pedestrian walks through rain in downtown Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The second in a trio of storms has arrived in California. Rain, heavy at times, is overspreading the state early Friday and a flash flood...

Ex-teacher sentenced to prison in child pornography case

January 20, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 41-year-old former Albuquerque kindergarten teacher has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison for convictions on child pornography charges. A federal judge on Thursday also sentenced Joshua Weitz to 15 years of supervised release...