Proposed motorball stadium withdrawn

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The applicant for a zoning permit to build a 5,000-seat motorball stadium east of Wrangler Road has withdrawn his request in the face of strong opposition from neighbors. The Roswell-Chaves County Extraterritorial Zoning Commission was scheduled on Tuesday night to consider a special use permit requested by Alex Ouilette to build the motorball stadium,...

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Construction begins on needed home

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Habitat for Humanity celebrated another ground-breaking Thursday, as they prepare to build another home. Jessica, a single mother of six is the newest householder to benefit from the program. “I thought Habitat for Humanity was different than it...


Ceremony for park facelift today

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

City officials, including Mayor Dennis Kintigh, have announced a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at 3:30 p.m. to commemorate new and refurbished playground equipment at the John W. Hall Park. The park, named in 1935 for a former mayor, is located next to the...


City holds event to recruit for public safety careers

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city of Roswell is holding an event Tuesday evening about career opportunities with the city police and fire departments. The event also will allow people to sign up for emergency notifications and will debut the police department’s first “Why I Wear...


Warehouse 1402: Behind the scenes tour on Saturday

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Alamogordo March 25 The Warehouse 1402: Behind the scenes tour is part of the “Inside the Cube: Women in Space History” program. For Women’s History month, join New Mexico Museum of Space History’s curator Sue Taylor and assistant curator Jim Mayberry...


Another classroom gets computers through fundraising

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Berrendo Elementary teacher Crystal O’Connor watches as fourth-grader Mateo De Lara uses his Chromebook. He and 26 other students in O’Connor’s fourth- and fifth-grade combination class received the Dell computers after O’Connor received district...


First Early College grad going strong

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s first Early College High School graduate, Tanner Thornton, 16, says he is doing well in his engineering classes at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, according to an Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell press release. Thornton was in...


City Council considers ‘nuclear option'; Proposal would remove elected officials for interference

March 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mackey A proposal intended to rein in the influence of Roswell’s mayor on city staff is supported by some city councilors, but not others, and this became abundantly apparent Wednesday afternoon. City leaders began public discussions Wednesday on an...


ENMU-R board hears about accreditation, budget matters

March 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Dr. John Madden, president of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, looks on Wednesday afternoon as Community College Board member Dawn Tschabrun works with the new zSpace 3D computer technology used in medical-related programs. The augmented virtual reality...


Color run keeps kids going at Del Norte

March 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Parents, teachers and teacher’s aides were out in force Wednesday plastering students with colors as they ran in the annual fundraiser. Principal Andrea Edmonson, covered liberally in green powder, said the kids were having a blast and she promised that...