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Preserving personal histories

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Noel Marquez works on his mural entitled “Journeys at Heartland Health Care” in Artesia, Tuesday. The mural, which will be completed at week’s end, was inspired by the stories and histories of the facility’s residents such as Natcho Galindo (looking on), who is a World War II veteran. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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NMDOT to begin road sealing project

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Department of Transportation will begin scrub seal operations on Tuesday along U.S. 70 from Pine Lodge Road to just north of the overpass in Chaves County. The pavement preservation project covers about two miles of highway. The area of road...

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Enjoy an evening at Peppers, support United Way program

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

You may prefer to spend dinners at home — either to save money or because of anti-social behavior. Either way, no judgment. However, you would be lying if you said you never liked to go out for a nice dinner. No work in the kitchen, no cleaning up dirty...

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NMED Secretary discusses Valley Meat permit

November 6, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The firestorm of publicity that Valley Meat Co. has ignited nationally has made New Mexico Environment Department Cabinet Secretary Designate Ryan Flynn’s first months on the job interesting. Tapped by Gov. Susana Martinez as head of the NMED in April,...

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Flyboy

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Washington Avenue Elementary fifth-grader Aaron Trujillo is outfitted in a bird suit during a visit by Dana Vackar Strang of Audubon New Mexico, Tuesday morning. Strang visited various classes, presenting Audubon’s Bird of a Feather Explore Together...

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P&Z Committee recommends ban on pot shops

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Planning and Zoning Committee decided Tuesday to recommend prohibiting medical marijuana distribution centers within city limits. But the public will have several opportunities in the next month to voice their opinions about the issue before City Council...

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Humane Society experiences rash of donation thefts

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Humane Society has recently witnessed hundreds of donations being stolen right off its doorstep. Although it has always had a problem with theft, after installing video cameras in July, the Society has been able to see some of the night thievery. Just in...

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’Tis the Season event draws crafty crowd

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leanita Langford gives a demonstration as she transforms ordinary containers into snowmen during ’Tis the Season, a seminar on Christmas gift and decor ideas, at the Roswell Convention Center, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo) Crafters and several attendees...

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Roswell’s Most Wanted

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Hilario Valentine Nayola Jr., 34, is wanted for possession of methamphetamine. He is described as 6-feet, 1-inch tall, 260 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information about Nayola or his whereabouts is asked to contact Crime Stoppers...

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Botanists from Russia, Belarus visit Bitter Lake

November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Maria Tomoshevich and Banaev Evgeny of the Central Siberian Botanical Garden observe Sandhill Cranes returning to Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Sunday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo ) How do you describe the sound a crane makes? If you ask Alesia...