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The gambler

January 9, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Angelo Sanchez, an employee for Phat Steel out of Bernalillo, welds a hand rail in the re-hab garden of the New Mexico Rehabilitation Center Thursday as work wraps up on the new facility. A grand opening and ribbon cutting is slated for Wednesday, at 11 a.m., complete with special dignitaries and a guided tour of [&hellip...

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City Councilor Barry Foster seeks seat on school board

January 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

City Councilor Barry Foster is throwing his hat into the ring to represent District 4 on the Roswell Independent School District School Board. Foster, 45, is running against incumbent school board vice president George Peterson and former state House...

Feel the power

January 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The U.S. Air Force performs an aerial exercise high above the Roswell International Air Center Friday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

NM state law doesn’t prohibit recognition of same-sex marriages

January 8, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Attorney General Gary King’s office released a statement on Tuesday detailing the official attorney general’s opinion that New Mexico state law does not prohibit the recognition of same-sex marriages. The opinion was in response to a question...

Former lawmaker running for school board seat

January 7, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

A former legislator in the state House of Representatives is running for a seat on the Roswell Independent School District School Board. Pauline Ponce will be up against sitting City Councilor Barry Foster and the incumbent Vice President of the Board George...

Attack of the tumbleweeds

January 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Massive amounts of tumbleweeds are cleared away along the fence separating Y O Road from the Roswell International Air Center Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

Lyons named chairman

January 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The state’s Public Regulation Commission’s representative for District 2, which encompasses Roswell and Chaves County, was elected as chairman of the board that regulates the utilities, telecommunications, motor carriers and insurance industries...

New info on December fire

January 7, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

State Fire Marshal’s Office investigators announced Thursday they may have some information on the possible cause of a mid- December blaze in the heart of Cloudcroft, but said that the official cause is still yet to be determined. An investigator...

Al Solis named RPD Chief

January 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Interim Roswell Police Chief Dennis Kintigh, right, greets Al Solis who was announced Wednesday as the new chief during a press conference held at the Roswell Police Department. Solis will officially assume duties on January 14. (Mark Wilson Photo) County law...

Incumbent VP of School Board running for re-election

January 6, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The incumbent vice president of the Roswell Independent School District School Board is running for re-election in what is expected to be a tightly contested race. George Peterson, 40, will be up against City Councilor Barry Foster and former state House...