Xcel Energy seeks OK for three wind projects

March 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Xcel Energy wants regulatory approval to add more wind-generating operations or wind contracts in New Mexico and Texas to its business, a move the company said will save customers as much as $2.8 billion over 30 years. Xcel announced in a press release that it has filed proposals with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission [&hellip...

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This IS rocket science!

March 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pictured, from left are: Steven Goluska, Jazmin Pando, Loden Basset, Jeffery Jones, Carlos Montoya, Lius Tarrango, David Wilden. (Submitted Photo) Editor’s note: The following article was written by a science teacher at Lake Arthur Middle School. In August,...


Student writers win contest

March 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Winners who participated in the Sunrise Optimist Club Essay Contest; pictured are, from left: Zane Ellis, third place; Emilee Glenn, second place; Karen Hamilton, chairperson; Makylah Angela Apostol, first place; and McKenzy Secrist, fourth place. (Submitted...


Spring Break activities to keep kids entertained

March 21, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Registration is open for the upcoming Spring Break activities. The Lego program, “Brick by Brick” will start things off, but there is no sign-up required for this one and it is open to all ages. On March 29 at 4:30 p.m., there will be a Zentangle activity...


Police investigating another homicide

March 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Neighbors and long-time friends of a man killed early Sunday morning describe him as someone who loved to laugh, who always had a joke to tell. Dickie Tegeda, 62, was killed shortly before 7 a.m. Sunday in the street in front of his home. From comments and...


Pirtle time bill dead for now

March 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

The weekend before last won’t be the last time New Mexicans change their clocks. And the local lawmaker who has been pushing a bill to place all of New Mexico on daylight saving time year-round says a well-positioned committee chair single-handedly stopped...


Birthday girl gives back

March 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Four Paws Pet Pantry helps low-income families feed their dogs, and cats too. They work strictly on donations. For the third year in a row, Millie Smith has taken donations to Four Paws instead of birthday gifts at her birthday party. This year, she raised...


City manager prospects in town to meet with leaders

March 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ann Capela, one of three candidates for the city manager’s position in Roswell, talks with Alaska Gov. Bill Walker in this November 2015 photo. Capela and two other prospects for the city manager’s job are visiting Roswell this week. (Alaska Dispatch News...


Recent DWI arrests

March 20, 2017 • 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...


Local therapy dogs comfort elderly, sick

March 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

These four best friends meet every Friday at Senior Circle. From left, Megan Creighton, advisor at Senior Circle, helps Marilyn Cozzens and Carol Valenzuela with Tango, Jetta, Chocolate and Marshall during their weekly visit to the senior facility. (Curtis...