Pearce accepts resignation from new press secretary

March 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, asked for and accepted the resignation of his new press secretary, Rebekah Stevens, saying her past had become a distraction. “When I hired Miss Stevens, I hoped she could transition from activist to become an asset to the people of New Mexico,” Pearce said in a statement. “It is now [&hellip...

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Birds of prey

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Vultures soar over the historic district near downtown Roswell late Thursday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


Feds list prairie chicken as threatened

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

This March 2007 photo provided by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department shows a male lesser prairie chicken in a mating stature in the Texas panhandle. (AP Photo) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species...


Library board discusses member nominations

March 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Public Library Board of Directors are looking at nominees for two open positions on the board. “We have two members leaving the board, and we are open to suggestions from board members for possible replacements,” said board...


Colors of springtime

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A pedestrian walks her dog through a Cahoon Park teeming with the colors of springtime, Wednesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...


US Senate candidate Weh believes in ‘importance of American leadership’

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Republican candidate Allen Weh is running for U.S. Senate in the primary election against David Clements. (Courtesy Photo) When asked how he describes himself, U.S. Senate candidate Allen Weh’s first two responses were quick and to the point. “I’m a...


Pearce introduces bipartisan bill for immigration reform

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Rep. Steve Pearce, R-Dist. 2, introduced a bipartisan immigration bill with a Texas representative Wednesday that they say will help bring accountability, transparency and cooperation to border patrol efforts. The Border Enforcement, Accountability, Oversight...


Committee discusses need for more medical professionals in city

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A new committee convened Wednesday, brought together by Mayor Dennis Kintigh, that aims to provide solutions to medical care challenges in Roswell. Several physicians and administrators of local hospitals and health care groups met at City Hall to begin...


Roswell student wins state poster contest

March 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Pictured are Valley View Elementary School fifth-grade student Anika Tavarez, left, and teacher Jennifer Johnson. Tavarez won the New Mexico National Center for Missing and Exploited Children Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. (Courtesy Photo) A Valley...


Former editor, community leader McQuiddy dies

March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

McQuiddy Arthur Robert McQuiddy, former editor of the Roswell Morning Dispatch and longtime community leader, died Tuesday afternoon. McQuiddy, 95, gained international fame for being the newspaper editor during the 1947 Roswell UFO incident, but locally he...