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Rain takes aim on cop shop

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

em>A member of the RPD draws vacuum duty after a rainstorm Friday night sent water from the roof to the basement. The water line on his blue jeans shows how deep the water was. Courtesy Photo The Roswell Police Department was severely dampened, Friday, following the rainstorm that started in early hours of the morning. [&hellip...

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Domestic violence a nationwide problem

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic violence in our society is insidious. It could be viewed as the silent killer, with the victim keeping silent and bearing the abuser’s shame. “The victims of domestic violence are hidden,” said...

Rain can’t keep jazz lovers home

October 13, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Drummer Ricky Malichi and internationally acclaimed musicians jam Friday afternoon at the courthouse during the 2012 Roswell Jazz Festival Main Street Kick-Off Concert. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Jazz festival continued Friday, with a free concert on the...

Centennial launch

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Avenue Elementary students gather for a rocket launch for The Centennial Rocket Education Project in which 100 schools across the state participated with the launches occurring at 10:30 a.m., Thursday. The educational project commemorates New...

Gateway Brass plays at Pearson

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Air Force Band of the West ensemble Gateway Brass performs at Pearson Auditorium, Thursday evening. Noah Vernau Photo U.S. Air Force Band of the West ensemble Gateway Brass soared into Roswell, Thursday, to showcase Southwestern Americana music at...

Council approves sidewalk repair

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

City Council met Thursday night and passed initiatives that will keep Roswell beautiful and entertained. The New Mexico Department of Transportation agreement was approved during the meeting. Funding will be supplied to repair the bricks on Main Street from...

Mush!

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Israel Nava takes his dogs, Luna and Skylar, for a run while skateboarding through Cahoon Park, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Ski Apache adds 8-passenger gondola

October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ski Apache will begin its 51st year with style. The ski resort opens Thanksgiving Day, and boasts $15 million worth of renovations and additions. One of those additions is the brand new Doppelmayr Gondola. The eight-passenger gondola is the only passenger...

Daredevil will try again Sunday

October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Red Bull Stratos team members Don Day, Col. Joe Kittinger, Art Thompson and Andy Walshe answer questions at the Stratos media center in Roswell, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo The next window for Red Bull Stratos to launch Austrian skydiver Felix...

Jazz Fest begins Thursday

October 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This year’s Roswell Jazz Festival features an extra day of music for the town to enjoy. The festival will begin this Thursday with “Jazz on the Cool Side”at Pecos Flavors Winery from 7-9 p.m. Michael Francis, artistic director, said the decision to add...