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Roswell wildlife

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Antelope take a break from grazing on ranch land west of Roswell to warily check out a photographer, Wednesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Las Posadas at Valley Christian Academy

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Children at Valley Christian Academy re-enact Las Posadas, a Latin American Christmas living Nativity celebration, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Council OKs HVAC system

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Christmas came early for the MATRIX International Security Training & Intelligence Center. MISTIC will be receiving a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system thanks to a City Council decision Thursday evening. The Roswell City Council...

Hagerman Canal Bridge complete; NM2 reopens

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

On Thursday, the New Mexico Department of Transportation announced that construction on the Hagerman Canal Bridge on NM2 in Dexter is completed and the highway is now open to traffic through town. The old timber bridge was replaced with a new metal pipe arch...

RSO plays annual Christmas concert

December 23, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Vonnie Goss Guest Reviewer The Roswell Symphony Orchestra presented a musical Christmas present to its Roswell fans Dec. 18, at Pearson Auditorium. It was a special seasonal treat by members of The El Paso Brass, a basic group of five men who have wonderful...

East Grand Plains food drive

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Following a student council-sponsored school-wide food drive, students at East Grand Plains Elementary load donated food destined for the Community Kitchen into a truck Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

RFD recruits fight controlled burn as part of training

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

RFD recruits receive instruction from Training Division Chief Devin Graham during a simulation of a house fire. (Jessica Palmer Photo) Roswell Fire Department conducted a controlled burn, Tuesday, at its facility on Brasher Road. The location is set up to...

RFD chiefs search under way

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The city of Roswell is currently interviewing candidates for two battalion chief positions within the Roswell Fire Department. City Manager Larry Fry said one of the positions became vacant due to a battalion chief resigning several months ago, and the other...

Mayor to visit Santa Fe

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Mayor Del Jurney will travel to Santa Fe next week to present the city’s site selection for the Youth ChalleNGe Academy. The program was allotted $2 million for new barracks through the $86 million capital outlay bill signed by Gov. Susana Martinez. The...

Hensel bound over for trial on witness intimidation charge

December 22, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Ross Hensel, charged with intimidation of a witness, was bound over for trial in 5th District Court, Wednesday. The alleged incident took place on Dec. 7, following a hearing in Magistrate Court for his girlfriend, Laura Collins, who is charged with burglary....