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Cosmic-Con kicks off with costumes

June 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Costumed youngsters participate in the Famous Monsters of Filmland Cosmic-Con Kick-Off: Costumed Event at Spring River Park and Zoo, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo The Roswell Cosmic-Con and Film Fest is well underway, and has already provided participants a smorgasbord of activities — with celebrity guests, films and a masquerade ball at Spring River Park...

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County approves rezone requests

June 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

After the withdrawal of a motion to deny the request, the County Commission unanimously approved a rezone to agricultural from an industrial/commercial district, but not before Commissioner Greg Nibert requested that Planning and Zoning Director Marlin...

Statewide burn ban

June 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A statewide burn ban has been issued to New Mexico’s 33 counties restricting smoking, fireworks, campfires, open burning and open fires. The ban, which became effective June 12, was issued by the New Mexico State Forestry Division. A press release from the...

CFCC honors grassroots organizer Frank Sanchez

June 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Frank Sanchez, right, visits with R.G. Bobby Villegas, center, and Matthew Villegas at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Thursday. Noah Vernau Photo The Community Foundation of Chaves County held its third annual Community Foundation Honors event...

Little Bear: 42, 995 acres, 60%contained

June 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Little Bear fire caused the closure of State Highway 48 near Alto, June 9. Mark Wilson Photo Firefighters continued successful burnout operations along the west side of the Little Bear fire, which as of Thursday had consumed 42,995 acres and was 60...

‘Hot enough for ya?’

June 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A dragonfly rests on a branch during the morning hours at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Icon Cinemas to unveil 10-screen July 19

June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (5)

Construction is under way at the new Icon Cinemas, 900 W. Hobbs St., set to open July 19. The cinema will feasture 10 state-of-the-art screen, surround-sound speakers and leather seating. Rey Berrones Photo After more than two years of planning and six months...

New and improved

June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Workers from Play Solutions out of Albuquerque install playground equipment at the new Missouri Avenue Elementary School, which is nearing completion, Friday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Ready for some Sci- Fi fun?

June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Cosmic-Con and Sci-Fi Film Festival lifts off this week with a bundle of fun, otherworldly events. While most of the activities are held Friday through Sunday, you can get things started tonight from 7 to 10 p.m. with the Cosmic WINED-up Party at...

Bringing the Zoo to You

June 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A California king snake from the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque is introduced to children and adults at the Roswell Public Library as part of the Zoo to You program, Wednesday. Zoo to You travels the state with a variety of exotic animals, educating along the...