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Zamora seeking nomination for NM Court of Appeals

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Monica Zamora Judge Monica Zamora, who serves as a District Court judge in the Children’s Court Division in Albuquerque, says she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the New Mexico Court of Appeals during the primary elections in June. Zamora said she is running, “Primarily because nobody else on the Court of Appeals has experience [&hellip...

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Group gets heated at trapping discussion

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Receiving minimal support from its audience, members of the Trap Free New Mexico Coalition spoke to a group of heated individuals, comprised largely of ranchers, farmers, hunters, and trappers, advocating for the banning of trapping on public lands, in...

Report of a gun shuts down school

April 24, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

A report of a student with a gun forced faculty and students at Mountain View Middle School into a lockdown around 12:30 p.m., Monday. The lockdown was lifted roughly an hour later after school officials found a toy gun in a student’s backpack. No one was...

Heloise’s lecture is free, but you’ll need a ticket

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (2)

Here’s a hint: when an internationally acclaimed syndicated newspaper columnist visits town, don’t miss the chance to meet her, especially when the opportunity is free. Proclaiming “Literacy: Make it Fun!” Heloise, of “Hints from Heloise” fame,...

Habitat for Humanity’s Lucky No. 13 going up!

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Margarita Ibarra checks out the plans for her house as she and Habitat for Humanity volunteers begin construction at 1209 E. Beech St., Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Habitat for Humanity volunteers began the first day of work on a three-bedroom house,...

A good DI can make a recruit cry

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Drill instructor Jurado Segovia dresses down an enlistee during a visit by the Albuquerque Marine Corps Recruit Station to New Mexico Military Institute, Friday evening. Mark Wilson Photo The Marines of Recruiting Station Albuquerque held their annual pool...

Old Timers Day one big party

April 22, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Alien Shine Patrol take part in the Hagerman Old Timers Day parade, Saturday morning. Mark Wilson Photo Old Timers Day in Hagerman brought hundreds of people into the streets, Saturday, with horses, hot rods and racing outhouses for the...

Let’s watch that fire, fellas

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Church on the Move members serve up BBQ steaks to area first responders at the Roswell Central Fire Station to show appreciation for their service to the community, Friday afternoon. Mark Wilson Photo [/auth...

Beeton carries on family air traffic controller tradition

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Air Traffic Controller Frank Beeton IV stands in front of a southwest airspace map in his garage, Wednesday. Noah Vernau Photo Frank Beeton IV, third-generation air traffic controller, knows how to maintain our air space. At the Roswell Air Control Tower,...

Students leave classrooms, mark Earth Day in park

April 21, 2012 • Local NewsComments (0)

Young students learn with a hands-on approach during an Earth Day classroom held at Loveless Park, Friday morning. Courtesy Photo by Sara Hall The Loveless Park that local children visited, learned, and played in Friday in honor of Earth Day is vastly...