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Craig Varjabedian photographs exhibit at RMAC thru April 29

February 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Santa Fe photographer Craig Varjabedian poses with his work at the Roswell Museum and Art Center, Friday. (Mark Wilson Photo) His eye is on the landscape while his camera lens is on the details, and the result is visual proof that this award-winning photographer’s heart is in New Mexico. With his current exhibit, “Ghost Ranch [&hellip...

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Angel Salazar: From nothing, to co-owner of 4 successful businesses

February 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Angel Salazar (Julia Bergman Photo) Angel Salazar’s transition from humble beginnings as a worker in the Grants mining industry to co-owner of four successful businesses, with a combined total of nearly 180 employees, reflects that of a modern-day...

Vandals strike with guns, paint

February 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Windows at the Roswell Museum and Art Center were shattered this week in a drive-by shooting. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell experienced another spate of vandalism this week, with city property being hit particularly hard. The cost to repair the damage is...

McKeilah Bolanos preps for major runway show

February 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A star is on the rise in Roswell. McKeilah Bolanos, 18, is six months into her modeling career with the Los Angeles branch of BMG Models, and is currently preparing for her first major runway show, The Aveda Annual. The event, held March 12 at the Aveda...

Shadow people

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

City of Roswell employees cast shadows as they attach a nylon mesh barrier to a fence at Cielo Grande Recreation Area, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Politics gets in the way on last day

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

State Rep. Dennis Roch, R-Tucumcari, toggles a voting switch during the final day of the legislative session at the state capitol building in Santa Fe, Thursday.(AP Photo) Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer While lawmakers passed a $5.6 million budget proposal...

Habitat breaks ground on Lucky No. 13

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

A happy Madison Ibarra, 5, smiles during a groundbreaking ceremony held Thursday for her new home provided by Habitat for Humanity, as her brother Armando, and mother Margarita, look on. (Mark Wilson Photo) Noah Vernau Record Staff Writer Habitat for Humanity...

Red Cross holds open house

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Gale Landrum and Aline Carr, of the Red Cross, take time out from greeting visitors to their open house to pose for photos, Thursday.(Mark Wilson Photo) Vanessa Kahin Record Staff Writer It’s a lifesaver. And now that it has reopened its doors after a...

County wants tax increase for jail

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Julia Bergman Record Staff Writer Chaves County residents will have the opportunity to share their concerns about the possibility of an increase in the county’s gross receipts tax in a public hearing setting next month. During its regular business meeting...

RPD charges Salcido on multiple counts

February 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

Jessica Palmer Record Staff Writer Roswell police apprehended Vicente Salcido, suspect in the armed robbery that took place at Fatt Kids, 325 S. Main St., Monday afternoon. Salcido was arrested at his home on outstanding warrants the same night as the...