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ATF changes policy

July 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will soon notify New Mexico gun dealers of a new measure that requires them to report sales of two or more assault weapons to the ATF if the guns are purchased by the same buyer within five business days. The policy change will go into effect in mid-August, [&hellip...

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Let's do this again!

July 15, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

UFO Festival organizers had just one thing to say to city councilors Thursday night: Can we do it again the same way next year? The event ran so smoothly, said Julie Shuster, one of the event’s planners, that she requested to renew the same basic...

Rookie firefighters walk into the blaze

July 15, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Firefighters and firefighter recruits perform liquid propane gas drills Wednesday evening at the Louis Jones Training Facility in Roswell. The recruits are training to become certified firefighters. (Mark Wilson Photo) Rookie firefighters, step by step,...

LAX service won't return

July 14, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

City officials said Wednesday that the airline route between Roswell and Los Angeles International Airport will not be reinstated after an unsuccessful meeting with American Airline officials in Dallas. Mayor Del Jurney, City Manager Larry Fry, and other...

P&Z OKs wind farm permit

July 14, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Chaves County may house its first commercial wind farm in the near future after the county Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special use permit for wind energy conversion systems near Highway 172, Tuesday night during its business meeting. The issue...

Keeping cool in the pool

July 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Youngsters keep the heat at bay Wednesday afternoon by shooting hoops in the Cahoon Park swimming pool. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Currier orders hearing

July 14, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Michael Gomez, Jesus Carranza’s defense attorney, presented a motion in Judge Charles C. Currier’s court, Wednesday, to have one of the state’s key witnesses evaluated for psychological disorders. Carranza, 27, is charged with the murder...

Gov. Martinez visits and praises Roswell

July 13, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

New Mexico Governor Susanna Martinez visits with employees of AerSale in Roswell, N.M. on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, during a trip to the southeastern portion of the state. (AP Photo/Roswell Daily Record Mark Wilson) Gov. Susana Martinez made several visits...

Motorhome catches fire

July 13, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Emily Russo Miller Photo A 2005 Lexington motorhome exploded around 4:30 p.m., Tuesday afternoon, on Judy Avenue in northwest Roswell near the relief route, just moments after the owner drove the camper from his driveway to the street, fire officials said....

Crash kills one in two-car head-on collision

July 12, 2011 • Local NewsComments (4)

Fatal crash near the 182 mile marker on Highway 380. (Jessica Palmer Photo) One person died, Monday afternoon, in a two-vehicle head-on collision near the 182 mile marker on Highway 380 east of Roswell. A source at the Roswell of fices of the New Mexico State...