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Anesthesiology bill passes House

February 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Espinoza   Legislation that would allow anesthesiology assistants to practice at any hospital in the state passed the New Mexico House of Representatives Monday by a 38-28 vote. The legislation sponsored by state Rep. Nora Espinoza would allow anesthesiology assistants to practice at any hospital in the state, allowing more New Mexicans to access their...

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Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Feb. 14-17

February 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Feb. 14 • At 9:32 a.m., medical call, 3200 block of Mission Arch Drive. • At 9:46 a.m., medical call, 200 block of Sherrill Lane. • At 10:10 a.m., medical call, 1300...

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Female lawmakers crack down on domestic violence

February 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Kelly Fajardo (R-District 7) announced Tuesday that every female lawmaker in the New Mexico House has signed onto her bill that cracks down on domestic violence by giving police officers 24 hours to arrest the offender without a warrant. “This is an...

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Traffic incident involves officer

February 18, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell Police Department officer sustained minor injuries during a traffic incident that occurred about 4:20 p.m. Saturday at South Sunset Avenue and West Alameda Street. Officer Christopher Moreno, 22, was on-duty and traveling south on Sunset, heading...

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Former chair of DWI board charged with DWI crash

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gonzalez   A drunken driving case against a former New Mexico State Police captain who recently chaired the Chaves County DWI Planning Council appears to be a case few authorities care to touch given a slew of judicial recusals. Fifth Judicial District...

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Cleaning up the town

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A National Civilian Community Corp from AmeriCorp worked throughout the day on Monday clearing out the Roswell Motor Supply site. The site was saved from demolition by a community group that has since formed into a non-profit by the name of PRO-Roswell. This...

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Pirtle introduces bill for homeschoolers

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pirtle   State Sen. Cliff Pirtle has introduced a bill that would make homeschooled students eligible for free college tuition. Homeschoolers would be eligible for the Legislative Tuition Lottery Scholarship in New Mexico, just like public and private...

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Candy Spence Ezzell gets legislative mining award

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Ezzell   In recognition of her commitment to the New Mexico mining community, state Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell has been given “The Senator Ben D. Altamirano Award for Legislative Excellence.” The non-partisan award is given by the New Mexico Mining...

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Noted scientist, guest speaker Van Romero believes we are not alone

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Noted scientist and former ILEA director Dr. Van Romero was guest speaker at Roswell Rotary Club last Thursday. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Is there life on other planets? Dr. Van Romero, a respected physicist, believes there is. But for life to thrive...

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Roswell Symphony Orchestra, bassoonist Meek deliver a ‘Cupid Connection’

February 16, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

By Vonnie Goss   No naked, small-winged creature like Cupid, the legendary son of Venus, Goddess of Love, was in evidence at Pearson Auditorium on the lovely evening of Valentines Day, Feb. 14, but there were many lovers of classical music who gathered...