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2 UFOs probable

April 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

The city of Roswell has $75,000 burning a hole in its pocket. This was the amount that City Manager Larry Fry said was allocated to the International UFO Museum & Research Center for the 2012 UFO Festival. However, earlier this year, those affiliated with the museum made it clear the institution would be going in [&hellip...

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Los Pasitos adds new program

April 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Los Pasitos Learning Center took a brief hiatus from the community, but it was only so it could come back with increased capacity. The center, which has until recently offered an early intervention program for special needs children from birth to age 3 and a...

Frank Montoya gets 90 mos on drug, ammo charges

April 6, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A federal district judge in Las Cruces on Monday sentenced Roswell resident Frank Montoya to 90 months of imprisonment for his conviction on drug and ammunition charges. Montoya, 66, pleaded guilty on June 15, 2011, to a five-count indictment charging him...

Kids learn crime dog not at all gruff

April 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

McGruff the Crime Dog pays youngsters at Working Mothers Day Nursery a visit, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) McGruff the Crime Dog loped into Working Mothers Day Nursery on Wednesday, shaking paws and giving hugs to kids who spent the morning learning...

Adair calls it quits

April 5, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Sen. Rod Adair, R-Roswell, filed a statement with Secretary of State Dianna Duran’s office, Tuesday, withdrawing himself from the June 5 primary. Adair’s desire to help create a Republican majority in the Legislature spurred his decision to not seek...

‘We see the bad moon arising’

April 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Vultures circle and a nearly full moon looms over Roswell, Monday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Wings holds anniversary party

April 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Wings for L.I.F.E. director Shelly Currier and Mayor Del Jurney at the Boys & Girls Club, Sunday. (Courtesy Photo) Wings for L.I.F.E. welcomed more than 100 people to its anniversary party on Sunday at the Boys & Girls Club, the site where the program...

Insects attack piñons

April 4, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Lincoln National Forest personnel announced that findings from a recent field visit indicate increased decline for piñon in the Sacramento Ranger District near High Rolls, a circumstance they said is due to drought and an infestation of piñon needle scale...

Former FBI agent Dennis Kintigh seeks election to new district

April 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Rep. Dennis Kintigh, R-Roswell, a former special agent with the FBI who served for a time as interim Roswell chief of police, says he is seeking election to the District 66 state House of Representatives seat. Due to a court-ordered redistricting plan for...

RPL celebrates its 106th birthday with music

April 3, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Members of Goddard High School’s choir perform at the Roswell Public Library’s 106th birthday celebration, Monday. (Julia Bergman Photos) Commemorating its achievements, old and new, and its presence in the community, the Roswell Public Library...