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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 way. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

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ENMMC hosts Healthy Woman

June 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Brianna Bell, left, Fabiola Sierra, Alyssa Romero and Mariah Stewart in the back, pose for goofy pictures in a photo booth operated by Monkeyshines during the Healthy Woman 8th annual anniversary event at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, Tuesday...

‘But tomorrow may rain, so I’ll follow the sun’

June 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Sunflowers grow wild along the side of East Pine Lodge Road near Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Tuesday. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

242 homes, 39K acres, 60% contained

June 20, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mark Stambaugh, owner of Angus Firewood, surveys the charred debris left after his business fell victim to the Little Bear fire near Ruidoso, on June 11. AP Photo The Little Bear fire stands as the most destructive fire to homeowners in New Mexico history,...

Weather conditions helping tame Little Bear fire

June 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signs a New Testament for Frankie Pirelli, left, a Firefighters for Christ volunteer. Firefighters say they are continuing to take advantage of favorable weather conditions to battle a wildfire in southern New Mexico that has...

Friday night shooting leaves two men dead

June 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Two men were shot and killed in the 300 block of East Bonney Street, late Friday night. Ruben Archuleta Sr., 49, died at the scene. His son, Ruben Archuleta Jr., 21, was transported to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries. A...

County Commission to Meet

June 19, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Commission will convene for its regular business meeting, Thursday, at the Chaves County Administrative Center, 1 St. Mary’s Place, at 9 a.m. Fire Services Administrator Georgianna Hunt will give an update on the Little Bear fire and the...

Lawrence Brothers IGA honors first responders

June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Native Air Ambulance sits on display during a Lawrence Brothers IGA celebration to honor first responders, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Roswell’s first responders were honored at Lawrence Brothers IGA, Saturday, allowing a chance for the public to meet...

Community gathers, commemorates Juneteenth

June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

J’Vaughn Johnson, 2, sits on Uncle Wesley Maxwell’s shoulder while watching dad play basketball during the Juneteenth Festival 2012 at Cahoon Park, Saturday. Mark Wilson Photo Members of the community gathered Saturday at Cahoon Park to commemorate...

Rain, steady progress on Little Bear

June 17, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Little Bear fire burns in steep, rocky, inaccessible terrain in the White Mountain Wilderness of the Lincoln National Forest near Ruidoso and Alto, June 6. As of Saturday, the fire had consumed more than 38,000 acres, more than 234 structures and was 51%...