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For Steve Rhodes, all creative arts are the essence of life

March 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Rhodes works on a landscape in oil at The Frame Shop, Wednesday. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Near the corner of Fourth and Main streets there is a quaint little shop owned by an artist who calls himself Roswell’s version of Forrest Gump. With one glance inside The Frame Shop and Design Studio, and with an [&hellip...

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Still at it

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Construction work continues at the west end of College Boulevard near the Relief Route, Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

NWR plans restoration project

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Jeff Sanchez, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge biologist, stands in front of phragmites, or common reed, which has taken over the area surrounding Bitter Creek. (Jessica Palmer Photo) This year Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is implementing a...

City seeks funds for new spur

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The possibility of the city of Roswell receiving $99,000 from the New Mexico Economic Development Department for economic assistance for the implementation of a new rail spur at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Fifth Street came closer to becoming a reality...

Feds: Lizard-listing fears not realistic

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Tom Buckley told the Daily Record he is aware of public concerns regarding the agency’s determination of whether or not to classify the dunes sagebrush lizard as an endangered species, but said he does not believe...

Men from Pi Kappa Phi stage mini Journey of Hope in NM

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left, Patrick Moreno, Luis Hernandez and Ricky Rascon stop in Roswell to spend the night, Wednesday, before continuing their cycling trek across New Mexico. (Vanessa Kahin Photo) Undertaking their own Journey of Hope, three college friends are cycling...

Officials discuss rail spur funding in Monday meeting

March 23, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

On Monday, an infrastructure problem in the city neared a resolution, when plans for an improved rail spur at the corner of Virginia Avenue and Fifth Street were kicked into high gear. The team of Mayor Del Jurney, Bob Donnell, executive director of the...

Anti-lizard group rallies far from Air Force One

March 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Protesters stage an anti-lizard rally at the International Law Enforcement Academy, Wednesday afternoon. (Noah Vernau Photo) Citizens opposed to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s endangered species classification of the dunes sagebrush lizard rallied...

President outlines energy strategy

March 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama outlines his energy strategy in Maljamar, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) As an American flag blew in the wind and a massive oil rig maintained its presence behind him, President Barack Obama spoke to a crowd of about 300...

President visits SE NM

March 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Mayor Del Jurney and Gov. Susana Martinez greet President Barack Obama and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar at the Roswell International Air Center, Wednesday afternoon. (Noah Vernau Photo) Air Force One came to Roswell, Wednesday, touching down at the...