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Fatal car accident claims boy, 2

June 28, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A 2-year-old boy died on Sunday, about 15 miles east of Roswell, after he was ejected from a car in a single-vehicle accident. According to the report, the New Mexico State Police were summoned to a one vehicle rollover with injuries, on Highway 380 near mile marker 168 at 2:18 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located [&hellip...

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Getting ready for Visitors

June 26, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Brianna Bobowski, 11, and fellow After School Program children paint alien-themed artwork on storefront windows along North Main Street, Friday morning, gearing up for the upcoming UFO Festival. The art was created by 17 of the students and a dozen turned out...

Help Sage win Hero Dog Award

June 26, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Roswell’s famed Sage, the Search and Rescue dog, has been nominated in the competition for National Honors as the Hero Dog Award from the American Humane Association. Sage is New Mexico’s last surviving dog who served during 9/11. She is one of...

Fire chars fence

June 25, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

A blaze that came within feet of an apartment complex in Roswell was extinguished late Friday afternoon before it did any serious damage to about 16 residences, officials said. Flames completely charred a wooden fence behind Summit Apartments, 1700 W. Summit...

Yes, that's exactly what it is

June 25, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

Jesus Figueroa applies paint to a giant alien sculpture in the parking lot of Amy’s Fireworks Friday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) A 9,000-pound extraterrestrial landed in Roswell June 18, but there’s no cause for alarm or government cover up....

Burn victims’ booster bikes through city

June 24, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Zach Crees, on a bike trek from California to Georgia, passes through Roswell Thursday morning on the ‘Feel the Burn Across America’ bike ride for burn victims. (Mark Wilson Photo) The 26-year-old cyclist described himself as a guy with a passion...

Shamas denies Bravo defense motion

June 24, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Accused murderer Ramon Bravo appeared in District Court, Wednesday, after defense attorney S. Douglas Jones Witt filed an in limine motion that would have prevented the State from presenting the posthumous testimony given by Donald Prince in a 2006 civil suit...

City Council OKs 1.5% RPD pay hike

June 24, 2011 • Local News • • Comments Off

Councilors voted unanimously Thursday to give the city’s police officers a 1.5 percent bump in pay. Of ficials met during a special meeting to vote on the only agenda item. Councilors voted 8-0 in favor of the measure, Councilors Bob Maples and Barry...

The cost of the Pecos Elementary School fire

June 23, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

After the last day of school at Pecos Elementary on May 19, several teachers packed up their classroom supplies into boxes and stored them in portable classrooms on school grounds while the main building is being remodeled over the summer. One veteran...

The cost of the Pecos Elementary School fire

June 23, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

After the last day of school at Pecos Elementary on May 19, several teachers packed up their classroom supplies into boxes and stored them in portable classrooms on school grounds while the main building is being remodeled over the summer. One veteran...