Sanchez is eager to lead Roswell schools; Acting superintendent has been involved with RISD since 1990

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Susan Sanchez, acting superintendent of Roswell public schools, was born and raised in the city and brings decades of teaching and administrative experience. (Submitted Photo) The acting superintendent for the Roswell Independent School District, who is taking over the public schools at a tumultuous time, is a Roswell native with 26 years of experience as...

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KAPs offers kids the chance to create

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Kids rehearse a play for the KAPS program while KAPS president Chris Samuels sits in the throne above observing. (Submitted Photo) One of the advantages of living in a larger city is that children have multiple opportunities to explore the arts from a very...


A taste of the ‘SWAT’ life

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Police Department made a surprise visit Wednesday afternoon to a local 14-year-old boy who is dealing with cancer. The boy, Irvin Gonzalez, (pictured with his mother Abigail), had expressed an interest in police officers and their work....


Big D’s featured by AAA

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Locally owned and operated Big D’s Downtown Dive is featured in the March/April edition of New Mexico Journey, the magazine for AAA members. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) A popular Roswell restaurant, Big D’s Downtown Dive, is featured in the...


Mom wants to spread awareness about congenital heart disease

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Zachariah Vaughn, 3, has congenital heart disease. Zachariah has had three open-heart surgeries before his first birthday. This is a recent photo of Zachariah. Below: This photo was taken when Zachariah was a year old. (Submitted Photos) Zachariah...


Hopes rising for new hangar at Roswell airport; Chaves County leaders wine and dine state lawmakers

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, addresses the crowd at Thursday night’s first annual Chaves County Legislative Dinner in Santa Fe. Much of Thursday’s discussion revolved around the desire to build a new hangar at Roswell International Air Center to...


Airship company plans to soon call air center home

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Charlie Lambert of Sky Sentry of Colorado and the Roswell coordinator for a new airship-development project called Sceye SARL says the project will benefit Roswell economically from the start, which he hopes will be March 10. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) [Note: This...


Woman whose young daughters fight cancer searches for support

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dulce Gonzalez   Claudia Gonzalez The past six years have borne witness to a Roswell family’s suffering. Maria Jimenez’s daughter was told of her cancer diagnosis in 2011. “My second born, only 24 years old, had a rare type called adenocarcinoma of...


NMMI reduces tuition for NM students

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two New Mexico Military Institute cadets take a break in the shade during the final weeks of the school year last year. (File Photo) New Mexico Military Institute announced this week that the school’s board of regents approved a reduction in tuition for New...


‘Stampede’ marathon race Saturday

February 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Runners compete at a previous edition of the Pecos Valley Stampede. The event is Saturday, February 25th with the first event starting at 8 am. (Submitted Photo) The Pecos Valley Stampede is set for Feb. 25 at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. There’s a half...