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Washington Federal Bank celebrates remodel

April 10, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Federal Bank held a grand opening for its newly remodeled branch at 3201 N. Main St. Asst. Branch Manager Oscar Armendariz cut the ribbon during the celebration while members of the Roswell Red Coats helped commemorate the event. Washington Federal recently remodeled four of its branch buildings, according to Branch Manager Jeremy Gardner....

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German POW Chew honored for service

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

American Legion member and veteran Andrew “Beau” Gamboa, left, greets Jack Chew on Wednesday at the Roswell American Legion Post. Chew was the guest of honor at the American Legion’s ceremony honoring National POW/MIA Recognition Day. (Randal Seyler...

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Council to consider ban on e-cigarettes today

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Councilors are expected to consider tonight outlawing electronic cigarettes in the same public areas that now do not allow cigarette smoking. A public hearing will be held on changing the Clean Air Ordinance to include electronic smoking devices at the 7 p.m....

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City staff to evaluate zoning, license of medical pot shop

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

City staff will evaluate a medical marijuana distributor’s business license in the next few days following a revocation hearing Wednesday. An attorney representing Compassionate Distributors offered to amend the business’s license to include language that...

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Job fair is out of this world

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI cadets read literature at the New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe Academy booth during the Out of This World Job Fair 2014 at the Roswell Convention Center, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Antonio Nunez, left, program specialist for disabled veterans outreach with...

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Salvation Army to hold breakfast

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Salvation Army will hold its April Pancake & Egg Buffet breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12. Cost of the meal is $5 per plate, with funds going to support the Salvation Army. The Salvation Army is located at 612 West College Blvd...

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Stellar Coffee open for business

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Stellar Coffee Co. co-owner Anne Baker chats with a customer while Schantel Carpenter serves him coffee. The new coffee house at 315 N. Main St. opened Wednesday. “It couldn’t be better,” Baker said. The cafe will be open from 5 a.m. to 2...

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Don’t look down

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A NMMI cadet navigates down the rappelling tower during morning rope exercises, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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City to consider revoking pot shop’s business license

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The city will hold a hearing today to determine whether to revoke two business licenses of a medical marijuana distributor that opened operations last week. The swift action came as a surprise to owners of Compassionate Distributors, the Ruidoso-based...

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NMSP investigate death at ENMU-R

April 9, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico State Police are investigating a death on the campus of Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell that was reported Monday night. The State Police Investigations Bureau-Roswell was called to the campus at about 9 p.m. and found a dead man in one of the...