CosmiCon brings out stars

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

CosmiCon visitors stop by the Pak Rat of Albuquerque’s vendor tables in the Roswell Mall on Friday. Numerous vendors from around the area were in town for the CosmiCon and UFO Festival. (Randal Seyler Photos)   Garrett Wang, center, greets fans at the Roswell CosmiCon on Friday. Wang played the role of Harry Kim in “Star [&hellip...

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Oropesa questions lack of new people in city positions

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell City Council has approved several appointments to various boards and commissions, and at least one city councilor says he’s seeing a lot of the same names. The City Council on June 12 unanimously approved several board appointments recommended...


ENMU-R grad Saz prepares for Ivy League education

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s Amy Saz, who was raised in El Salvador, will attend Cornell University this fall after graduating with honors from ENMU-Roswell. Amy says life is about meeting challenges, taking risks and helping others. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   For someone who...


Heck newest addition to Daily Record staff

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Heck   Jerry Heck is the latest addition to the writing staff at the Roswell Daily Record. He has lived in Roswell for more than 10 years as an active member of the community. Heck is a member of the American Legion Post 28, the Roswell Gun Club, Roswell...


Film grant given by George R.R. Martin

July 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico filmmakers will have the chance to win a $5,000 grant from the New Mexico Film Foundation. George R.R. Martin, the author of “Game of Thrones,” funded the grant, according to a press release. Anyone in New Mexico can apply for the grant. They...


Laid to rest: Veterans cemetery realization of dream

July 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Eagle Riders motorcycle group, which consists of members of the Roswell Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, process with flags during the grand opening ceremonies at the Gen. Douglas L. McBride-Roswell Veterans Cemetery. (Randal Seyler Photo)...


Vets enjoy annual Elks dinner

July 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Larry Martin, one of 750 veterans and family members, enjoys a meal during the annual Elks Lodge #969 free veterans’ and families barbecue. Martin, an F-4 pilot, was shot down over North Vietnam and rescued. He served from 1966-73.  Below: Scott...


P&Z Commission special meeting rescheduled

July 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Due to the lack of proper notification to a party involved in a re-zoning request, city officials decided to rescheduled a Planning and Zoning Commission special meeting for Tuesday, July 29. The commission held a special meeting Tuesday. There were two items...


Winged wonder

July 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Space traveler Kat Watson flew into Roswell Friday to check out the UFO Festival. (Mary Morgan Photo)...

AerSale project to bring local revenue

July 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Staff Report Roswell will be seeing an increase revenue thanks to a recent business development efforts at AerSale. AerSale, a company that buys mid to end-of-life commercial aircraft and jet engines for resale, lease or part out, has just received commitment...