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Mush!

October 12, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Israel Nava takes his dogs, Luna and Skylar, for a run while skateboarding through Cahoon Park, Thursday morning. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

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Ski Apache adds 8-passenger gondola

October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ski Apache will begin its 51st year with style. The ski resort opens Thanksgiving Day, and boasts $15 million worth of renovations and additions. One of those additions is the brand new Doppelmayr Gondola. The eight-passenger gondola is the only passenger...

Daredevil will try again Sunday

October 11, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Red Bull Stratos team members Don Day, Col. Joe Kittinger, Art Thompson and Andy Walshe answer questions at the Stratos media center in Roswell, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo The next window for Red Bull Stratos to launch Austrian skydiver Felix...

Jazz Fest begins Thursday

October 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

This year’s Roswell Jazz Festival features an extra day of music for the town to enjoy. The festival will begin this Thursday with “Jazz on the Cool Side”at Pecos Flavors Winery from 7-9 p.m. Michael Francis, artistic director, said the decision to add...

5 women assault protester outside store

October 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

The protest taking place outside Municipal Court has stirred up controversy in unexpected ways. Jo McInerny of the Animal Welfare Alliance said her fellow protester was assaulted outside of Albertsons by women who told her to “mind her own business.”...

Weather forces jump cancellation

October 10, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The capsule that was going to take Felix Baumgartner to 120,000 feet for Tuesday’s freefall jump is removed from the launch site after high winds cancelled the launch. Mark Wilson Photos Nobody ever said a mission to the edge of space would be clear skies...

That feeling like you’re being watched

October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carnival-goers ride the Mardi Gras Fun House slide at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, last week. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Erratic behavior, running from police lands man in jail

October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police officers responded to a report of a man fighting with a stop sign on Thursday and when officers arrived at Deming and Main streets they found a male subject sitting on the curb. The man, identified later by police as Raymond Garcia, 45, refused...

Lockdown at schools after patient escape

October 9, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Five Roswell schools were shut down around 10 a.m. Monday after a patient escaped from Sunrise Mental Health Center, 405 W. Country Club Rd. According to police reports, the patient jumped from the roof of the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. Police...

Chalk one up for a good time!

October 7, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joseph Martinez creates a portrait of reggae music legend Bob Marley during the Chalk Art Festival at the Roswell Museum & Art Center, Saturday. The sixth annual competition’s theme this year was 100 years of statehood for New Mexico, and featured...