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City, county briefed on WIPP radiation leak

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Officials were reassured that Chaves County was in no danger from the radiation released by an accident two months earlier at the Waste Isolation Pilot Project near Carlsbad. Deputy Manager Dana Bryson of the Carlsbad Office for the U.S. Dept. of Energy discussed the WIPP incident with city and county officials, and briefed them on [&hellip...

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Simulator available to try out

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

AT&T store employee James Gonzales takes a spin on the distracted and drunken driving simulator machine at the store Friday as Katey Gumfory and Corey Stevens watch. Roswell High student Gumfory and Goddard High student Stevens are helping educate the...

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Sheriff’s office IDs 1 suspect in Eddy County car chase

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Eddy County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who led a deputy in a vehicle pursuit with shots fired on Wednesday. Fabian Fierro, 35, was officially charged with aggravated fleeing, aggravated assault with the intent of commit a violent felony, and...

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‘Take Back the House’ fundraiser May 2

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

From left: Former Chairwoman of the Chaves County Republican Party Alice Eppers, state Rep. Candy Ezzell, R-Dist. 58, state Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59, Chaves County Republican Women President Joan Boue, state Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Dist. 32, and CCRW event...

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NMSP considers missing woman Vargas in danger

April 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Joanne Vargas, 23, was last seen March 27 in Edgewood. New Mexico State Police sent out an alert Friday and considers her to be in danger. She was possibly involved in a violent domestic altercation with her boyfriend, according to police. She is 5-foot,...

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Making way for Family Dollar

April 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Demolition work is under way at the sites of the old State Engineer’s building and its next door neighbor, the former Los Rancheros Restaurant, located in the 900 block of East Second, Thursday. A new Family Dollar store will eventually occupy the space....

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Chief Smith speaks with RHS students about leadership

April 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

On Tuesday, Roswell Police Department Chief Phil Smith met and spoke with a classroom full of students from Roswell High School. The students actively listened to Smith in his presentation regarding leadership and how teens can help enrich the quality of life...

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Planetarium to hold programs on eclipse

April 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

A total eclipse of the moon will occur over the Roswell area beginning at 11:38 p.m. on April 14, and ending at 3:33 a.m. on April 15. The partial eclipse begins as the moon begins to enter the umbra, or darkest part of the Earth’s “fuzzy” shadow, and...

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RPD attempting to ID man

April 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Detectives from the Roswell Police Department are attempting to identify a male subject who is a person of interest in a case involving a stolen credit card. The incident occurred on Feb. 19. The man is described as a Caucasian male in his 30s or 40s. He may...

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Rifleman Clinic set for April 19-20

April 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Revolutionary War Veterans Association and the Roswell Gun Club will host an Appleseed Riflemen Clinic on April 19-20 at the Roswell Gun Club range. The Appleseed Project is a two-day rifle marksmanship clinic run by the RWVA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, insured...