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January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Geese fly and land in the waters of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Tuesday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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County seeks to realign Berrendo River

January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Berrendo River’s natural path as it meanders along the east side of North Main Street may be straightened out to avoid future flooding problems. Chaves County Flood Control Superintendent Dick Smith is in the early stages of designing a plan to protect...

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Mackey wants to be a ‘fresh voice’ for city’s Ward 1

January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Natasha N. Mackey, a distance learning coordinator at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, is running for City Council in Ward 1.  Many know her as “The Jewelry Lady,” and some might recognize the work she’s done to help clean up the city. Most...

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Espinoza pursues another term as state rep

January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

State Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59, seen here speaking at a luncheon at the Roswell Job Corps this year, will run for her fifth term. (Jill McLaughlin Photo) State Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Dist. 59, will seek a fifth term this year, as she continues to support...

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Documentary explores unsolved mass murder at the Las Cruces Bowl

January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

“A Nightmare in Las Cruces” opens at Icon Cinemas today. Originally released in 2011, this film is a documentary about the 1990 robbery and execution-style mass murder that occurred at the Las Cruces Bowl on the morning of Feb. 10, 1990. The film’s...

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RPD captain promoted to commander

January 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell Police Department Capt. Thomas Moody is slated today for promotion to the position of commander, according to an RPD press release. The promotion brings the total count of commanders in the force to five. The position of captain is being eliminated...

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ILEA celebrates 4,000 students

January 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

International Law Enforcement Academy delegates from El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama are greeted by the Red Coats upon arrival to the Roswell Holiday Inn for a welcome reception, Wednesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell’s International Law...

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Ruidoso Free Press prints last paper

January 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Ruidoso Free Press printed its final print issue Wednesday, according to an article in the 4-year-old paper written by Editor Eugene Heathman. MTD Media, which owns the paper, will continue running radio programming. Heathman is slated to host one of the...

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Forum will allow voters to hear from candidates

January 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will hold its 31st Candidate Forum for the residents of Roswell Monday, Feb. 3, at the First Baptist Church, 500 N. Pennsylvania Ave. The participants include City Council candidates for Ward 1: Dusty Huckabee and Natasha...

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Mill levy puts ENMU-R’s programs in the spotlight

January 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Steve Stone Graphic The special mill levy election for Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell calls for property owners to pay to keep the school operating. Some say the added tax is too steep. But others say the extra money to keep the quality of programs and...