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Utilities appeal to city for help with clearing easements; City engineer adds requirement of traffic officers for festivals

October 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officials from local power companies have approached the city for help in reclaiming the utility easements in south Roswell. Representatives from Xcel Energy and New Mexico Gas Company asked the Streets and Alley Committee on Tuesday to look into clearing out the required 15-foot utility easement required around meters and power poles in the residential...

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Festivals delinquent in reports, refunds

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city Occupancy Tax office is still waiting for reports from several of the city’s major festivals, including the UFO Festival, the Filmfest & Cosmicon and the Fiddle & Griddle Festival, Occupancy Tax Board members were told on Tuesday. “I have...

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Bookmobile to visit Hagerman on Wednesday

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico State Library Rural Bookmobile East will stop at the Hagerman Post Office from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5. The Rural Bookmobile will return to Hagerman on Dec. 3 following a similar schedule, according to a news release from...

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Flags to be flown at half-staff

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gov. Susana Martinez has issued an executive order for flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset today in honor and mourning of Rio Rancho Police Officer Anthony Haase. Haase was killed in the line of duty Sunday responding to a domestic violence emergency...

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Aviation maintenance students get their wings

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The 10 graduates of ENMU-R’s Avaition Maintenance Technology program worked for 14 and a half months in order to obtain their certificates. (Dylanne Petros Photo)   After a strenuous 14 and a half months, 10 students have graduated from the Aviation...

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Eggs-cellent experience

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gifted fifth graders from the Roswell school district performed an “egg drop” Tuesday at the Yucca Recreation Center to learn basic engineering principles, problem solving and teamwork. (Photos by Max Scally)   Sixty elementary students in the...

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Hondo Little League seeks to add new field

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Parks and Recreation Commission discusses the Lions Hondo Little League’s request to add a baseball field, Monday, in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   The Lions Hondo Little League association asked the Parks and Recreation Commissioners on Monday...

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Earth Camp teaches children recycling and respect

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Children learn about recycling and Keeping Roswell Beautiful with hands-on experience during the annual Earth Camp. Held each summer, the weeklong event introduces youth to various Earth-friendly topics, according to Elaine Mayfield, director of Spring River...

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The Salvation Army has been serving area for 104 years

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Even before New Mexico was a state, The Salvation Army Roswell Corps was serving those in need in Roswell and Chaves County. From providing necessities to the homeless to offering free drug rehabilitation programs, the Roswell Corps has been serving Roswell...

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Information about Affordable Care Act provided in Spanish

October 29, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

PHOENIX — The Internal Revenue Service is announcing several options for Spanish speakers to get information about the tax provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Two recently issued YouTube videos feature IRS Commissioner John Koskinen: Disposición de La...