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Animal Control does more than catch dogs

February 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Few people think of Animal Control as a branch of law enforcement, but it is. It enforces city ordinances which pertain to animals, just as Codes Enforcement enforces city building codes. Animal Control also receives requests for assistance from the Roswell Police Department during searches, and when the RPD issues arrest warrants. “Usually, what they...

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ENMU-R energy program helps lower utility costs

February 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s Center for Workforce and Community Development, is hoping to lower the cost of energy for 800 low-income family homes in the Roswell area through its Energy Efficiency Assistance program. The project is funded by...

ENMU-R energy program helps lower utility costs

February 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s Center for Workforce and Community Development, is hoping to lower the cost of energy for 800 low-income family homes in the Roswell area through its Energy Efficiency Assistance program. The project is funded by...

Jennings sponsors 4 health bills

February 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A state Senate lawmaker is pushing to help expand clinical cancer treatments in rural parts of New Mexico and level the playing field with certain out of pocket expenses for cancer patients, in multiple pieces of legislation recently introduced. Senate...

Jennings sponsors 4 health bills

February 18, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A state Senate lawmaker is pushing to help expand clinical cancer treatments in rural parts of New Mexico and level the playing field with certain out of pocket expenses for cancer patients, in multiple pieces of legislation recently introduced. Senate...

Nice day to be outside

February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

Construction workers from Van Winkle Roofing Inc., install new steel metal trim on the roof of St Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on a warm and sunny Tuesday afternoon. [/auth...

Kintigh’s bill to limit House speaker’s power dies

February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A state House lawmaker’s attempt to strip Speaker Ben Lujan of nearly all of his authority to craft committee assignments, was stalled Wednesday. House lawmakers voted 10-9 along party lines in the House Rules and Order of Business Committee to table...

Fry confirms Madsen’s firing

February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

On Wednesday, City Manager Larry Fry confirmed that Sgt. Eric Madsen was not “working for the (police) department any more.” Fry was unwilling to say if Madsen had been terminated, or if he resigned. City records indicate that Madsen’s...

Ponce to retire

February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

A newly elected school board member announced Wednesday that she will resign her teaching job later this month in order to keep her seat on the school board. The announcement came after state Attorney General Gary King advised the school board, the...

Kerr Ranch lease goes to high bidder

February 17, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

The City Council voted during a special session to reverse its original decision on the Kerr Ranch lease and awarded the contract to the highest bidder, Wednesday. The 5-1 vote came after at least two councilors told other officials they had changed their...