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City ready for UFO invasion

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Submitted Photo Organizers of this weekend’s UFO Festival, Roswell Cosmicon and Roswell International Sci-Fi Film Festival say thousands of visitors are descending upon the Alien City for the holiday weekend, boosting tourism and economic activity in Roswell.   With the state experiencing a record-breaking number of tourists last year, local...

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New Mexico Energy Library important resource for industry research

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jack Giovo Photo The New Mexico Energy Library is located just north of the UFO museum at 312 N. Main St.   “I’m the only librarian in the world who can’t read most of what’s in her collection,” said librarian Patsy S. Turner. “We have...

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Organization helps businesses succeed

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

There is an organization in Roswell committed to helping people start their own businesses. Called WESST, or Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency Team, the organization and has been operating in New Mexico since 1989. “We have broadened our score and no...

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Alien crash coverup told through new children’s book

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

It’s 1947 on a U.S. Army base near Roswell, New Mexico, and 11-year-old Kate’s friend and neighbor, Billy, shows her a secret. A CIA agent arrives at Billy’s house, to recover the top secret items, and threatens the family, warning them to never talk...

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Chaves County DWI arrest for June 27

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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Leave fireworks to the professionals

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals. If you plan to use fireworks, make sure they are legal in your area. Be extra careful with...

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Live opera performance offered at Cloudcroft’s Zenith Park

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

“The Cowhand’s Christmas Carol,” debuts Friday, July 3 at 7:30 p.m., at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Die-hard Cloudcroft Light Opera Company fans may remember the clash involving Carol Christmas at the Cross-Stich Ranch; the...

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07-01-15 Fire Log

July 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Fire Department Call Log — June. 29-30 The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 29 • At 7:38 a.m., fire alarm, 1400 block of West Second Street. • At 7:38 a.m., medical call, 1200 block of West Alameda...

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Chaves County sales taxes increasing

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sales taxes will inch up slightly Wednesday throughout Chaves County, one of only two counties in southeastern New Mexico that will experience across-the-board increases in gross receipts taxes. GRT rates in Chaves County and its incorporated municipalities...

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Girl, 17, shot with stolen gun Sunday, now stable

June 29, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A paramedic crew loads a 17-year-old female gunshot victim into an awaiting ambulance Sunday afternoon at the Saddle Creek apartment complex in the 1900 block of South Sunset. (Corey King Photo) Salinas A 17-year-old girl is in stable condition at a Roswell...