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Out with the old …

February 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Demolition work by Waide Construction has begun on the old Missouri Avenue Elementary School, Wednesday. Workers on site estimate the project will take about 4 weeks. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

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Lovelace celebrates 1-year anniversary

January 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Lovelace Regional Hospital-Roswell CEO Lloyd Scarrow and Dr. Fred French, who is the Chairman of the Board of Directors, have a conversation during a party Thursday afternoon that celebrated the one-year anniversary of Lovelace Health System Inc.’s...

ENMMC welcomes Cruz as its new CEO

January 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maridel Acosta-Cruz, right, is welcomed as the new CEO of Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Thursday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Eastern New Mexico Medical Center hosted Thursday a reception to welcome back a former employee as its new CEO. Maridel...

Pearce to attend rally opposing chicken listing

January 31, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., will visit Roswell, Tuesday, Feb. 12, to attend a rally in opposition of the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as an endangered species to be held 4:30 p.m. at the AVFlight Hangar (formerly the Great Southwest Aviation...

Emergency response drill at NMMI

January 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

NMMI Cadets and staff evacuate the campus during a gas leak drill in coordination with first responders, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) New Mexico Military Institute evacuated its campus Wednesday during a drill to test its emergency response. In...

BLM recognizes volunteers for exemplary service in 2012

January 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

BLM Outdoor Recreation Planner Chris Brown, right, hands out awards to EcoServants volunteers during a ceremony held Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Bureau of Land Management’s Roswell Field Office recognized several of its volunteers Wednesday for their...

RISD reviews HS grad rates

January 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District is in the process of reviewing high school graduation percentages to submit to the Public Education Department to ensure accuracy, said Superintendent Tom Burris. Last week, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that,...

Blowin’ up cold

January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

High, chilly winds create a mini-sandstorm near the Wool Bowl, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Pearce welcomes Eric Espinoza to staff

January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Wounded Warrior fellow Eric Espinoza in his new office, Tuesday, at Executive West Office Plaza. (Noah Vernau Photo) Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., welcomed Eric Espinoza to his congressional staff Tuesday as a fellow under the Wounded Warrior Fellowship...

House committee tables driver’s license bill

January 29, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The House Labor and Human Resources committee voted 5-4 Tuesday to table a bill that would repeal the New Mexico law that allows driver’s licenses to be issued to undocumented immigrants. Rep. Paul Pacheco, R-Albuquerque, sponsor of House Bill 132, said the...