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Wag-n-Walk howling success

March 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Foxy gets a lift from owner Brittant Tempero during The Rio Pecos Kennel Club’s 6th annual Shamrock Wag-n-Walk at Cahoon Park, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Every dog has his day—and for Roswell canines, that day was full of treats and St. Patrick’s Day lore, Saturday morning. This is when the Rio Pecos Kennel Club [&hellip...

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State Dept commits to fund local ILEA

March 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Department of State has committed funding to the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell, showing its intent to continue the program in the future. “We’re working hard to put the best program that we can in place. We’ve got all the...

Robin Reedy, Miguel Silva receive Lovato Scholarships

March 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Participants of the AMR Steve Lovato Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament teed off, Saturday, at NMMI Golf Course, honoring the life and service of Steve Lovato, who died at the age of 30 while working with American Medical Response on March 16, 2002....

NMMI gets new rappelling tower

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Albert Gonzales of Waide Construction welds a corner of the new rappelling tower on the New Mexico Military Institute campus between Main Street and the obstacle course, Friday. The tower consists of metal shipping containers stacked five high. (Mark Wilson...

Hey, NM Mag! One of our cities is missing!

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s minimal presence in New Mexico Magazine’s 2012 Vacation Guide, released in February, has left many people in the community wondering what happened. Councilman Dusty Huckabee said several puzzling differences exist between issues printed in...

Road to Roswell a bumpy one for Suzy Wood

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Suzy Wood in her domain. (Mark Wilson Photo) Anyone who has ever gone into the Roswell Convention and Civic Center during the day will recognize Susan (Suzy) Wood, from the Visitors Center. “We are,” she says, “the face of Roswell.” Wood may be one of...

De Los Santos Amaro declares for clerk

March 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (1)

Stephanie De Los Santos Amaro Chaves County Bureau of Elections chief Stephanie De Los Santos Amaro has announced her candidacy for Chaves County clerk in 2012. The position is currently held by Rhoda Coakley, who has served as clerk for 24 years and is...

RPD’s SWAT trains at Mesa Verde Apts

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

SWAT team members perform a training exercise at the Mesa Verde Apartments, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell Police Department held SWAT training exercises, Thursday, at Mesa Verde Apartments, 502 S. Wyo-ming Ave. Commander Bill Brown said...

Daredevil jumps from 71,581 feet

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Felix Baumgartner prepares to jump during the first manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos over Roswell,Thursday. (AP Photo) Felix Baumgartner became the third person to successfully jump from more than 70,000 feet, Thursday, ascending an estimated 71,581...

Roswell rises early to celebrate county on Agriculture Day

March 16, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Witte, director/secretary, New Mexico Department of Agriculture, prepares to address those attending Rise with Roswell Agriculture Day 2012 at the fairgrounds, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) Rise with Roswell was held Thursday at the Eastern New...