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Botanists from Russia, Belarus visit Bitter Lake

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maria Tomoshevich and Banaev Evgeny of the Central Siberian Botanical Garden observe Sandhill Cranes returning to Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Sunday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo ) How do you describe the sound a crane makes? If you ask Alesia Kruchonok of Minsk, Belarus, the bird goes “kurly-kurly.” Be sure to trill the “r.” Kruchonok...

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Sunday night fire has no leads

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters were dispatched to 207 Offutt Street around 5:30 p.m. Sunday to respond to a residential structure fire. The address was located near the corner of South Main Street, to the north across the street from an Allsup’s Convenience Store with gas...

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Friday shooting in Roswell leads to arrest

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested James Pena, 32, on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm and tampering with evidence, Monday. According to the criminal complaint filed in Magistrate Court by the RPD, the police responded to I Street around 11:30...

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‘’Tis the Season’ event today

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Chaves County Extension Clubs will host two ‘Tis the Season events today at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Some money raised by the program funds scholarship for local students. Program presenters will have a variety of gift-giving ideas and...

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Day of the Dead: Roswell marks holiday with celebration and reflection

November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Phoebe Bonham, Sorcha Sweeney and Debra Thomas celebrate Day of the Dead on All Souls Day at the Roswell Public Library, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell celebrated Day of the Dead this weekend with activities both whimsical and somber. The...

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Showcase gives indie filmmakers exposure

November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Weeping Angel blocks the entrance to Dr. Who’s TARDIS at the New Mexico Film Series and Sci-Fi Fest, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) It was hard to miss the frozen stone statue of a Weeping Angel—actually a person in costume—or the large TARDIS...

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Balloons and blue sky

November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hot air balloons inflate and begin to take flight in the early hours during the Balloons & Bluegrass festival in Artesia, Saturday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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Hernandez paints his dreams into reality

November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Oscar L. Hernandez paints in the studio he briefly rented in Roswell. (Courtesy Photo) Oscar L. Hernandez, 31, said that three years ago, when he decided to live entirely off his art, people laughed in his face. They said that without artistic training or...

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Winter Wonderland

November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

A New Mexico license plate wreath is one of many items displayed at First American Bank, 111 E. 5th St., as part of CASA’s annual Winter Wonderland blind auction, which will be held Nov. 22. People are encouraged to look at all the trees and wreaths on...

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Memory screening to offer peace of mind

November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Memory loss can be very trying on individuals and their families, but having the proper information and support can help. One such way Comfort Keepers In-Home Care is helping is by hosting the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s annual memory screening....

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