BLM to waive fees for MLK Jr. Day

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the National System of Public Lands on Monday, Jan. 19. This is the first in a series of four “fee free” days in 2015. [&hellip...

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NMMI cadet waives prelim hearing

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (3)

Adjekuko   A former cadet at New Mexico Military Institute charged with conspiring to attack another cadet waived his right last week to a preliminary hearing in Chaves County magistrate court. A fourth-degree felony contributing to the delinquency of a...


Character Counts! seeks nominations for 2015 Teacher of Character awards

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Teacher of Character awards recognize outstanding educators who make a positive difference in the lives of our children and our community. These are the teachers who truly demonstrate the six pillars of character each and every day, both inside and...


Harley heaven this Saturday at Champion

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Champion Motorsports, 2801 W. Second St., will be hosting two free workshops at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday called Finding the Right Leather for You. Boy Scout Troop 72 will be there selling buffalo burgers to raise money for a group of them to attend a...


Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Jan. 13-14

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Jan. 13 • At 8:01 a.m., medical call, 500 block of South Wyoming Avenue. • At 8:53 a.m., motor vehicle accident, West Mescalero Road and North Sycamore Avenue. • At...


Hearing date set for accused reckless driver; Attorney: Caraveo has never been in trouble

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell firefighter observes damage on Jan. 6 to a Toyota Tacoma shortly after it was crashed by Artesia resident Jonathan Caraveo, who faces one felony and two misdemeanor charges for colliding with two vehicles and sending four people to local hospitals....


Veteran combats PTSD, disorders with bike trek

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Home on the road. Jake Sansing has everything he needs on his Nashbar touring bike. So far, he has not had a flat tire, he said. Below: Solar to go. Sansing uses these portable solar panels to charge his smartphone and backup power supply. (Max Scally...


Gas prices reach their lowest in years

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Gas prices in Roswell have finally dipped below the $2 mark. The statewide average is now $1.91 a gallon, with Albuquerque having the lowest average price in the nation at $1.77 a gallon. (Bill Moffitt Photo)   Gas prices in Roswell are at their lowest...


Voters to decide RISD bond, school board races in Feb. 3 election

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tom Burris, superintendent of Roswell Independent School District, discusses the upcoming school board election. Early voting started Jan. 9 and voters may go to the Chaves County Clerk’s Office at 1 Saint Mary’s Place if they want to vote before election...


Roswell’s Most Wanted: Fabian M. Ward Sr.

January 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

Fabian M. Ward Sr., 38, also known as Fabian Naranjo Ward, is wanted in connection with a charge of shooting at or from a motor vehicle (causing personal injury). Ward is alleged to have been one of two people in a car from which shots were fired at another...