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County resolution addresses oil, gas

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Chaves County Board of Commissioners approved Thursday a resolution to endorse state legislation that would clarify that the state, not local governments, has the authority to regulate the oil and gas industry in New Mexico. According to the resolution, SB 463, sponsored by Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa, “would make it clear that local governments...

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Public service or ‘prize to kill,’ Coyote Hunt begins Saturday

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Larry’s Gun Shop will hold a Coyote Hunt this weekend. The two-day event begins Saturday, ends Sunday and lasts during the first day from 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, with a Sunday check at an undisclosed base at 3:30 p.m. Colby...

Air tanker training underway ahead of fire season

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Residents might have spotted a large flying object in the skies above Roswell this week, but the firefighting air tankers were merely in use to prepare for what some officials expect will be another “above average” fire season this year. Neptune Aviation...

Hoist your sail when the wind is fair

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

High winds create near brown out conditions while collecting tumbleweeds along a fence on One Horse Road north of Roswell, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

Senate group passes drought bill

February 22, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Senate Conservation Committee passed Thursday a bill that would allocate $2.5 million from the state’s general fund for the Interstate Stream Commission in an effort to mitigate effects of drought in the lower areas of the Pecos River Basin....

Senate passes Pirtle farm bill

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The New Mexico Senate passed Wednesday a bill sponsored by Sen. Cliff Pirtle, R-Roswell, that would allow hired custom harvesters to have the same exemptions that farmers and ranchers receive. Senate Bill 202 would add a new section to the state’s motor...

Multiple fires under investigation

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Firefighters battle a blaze at 1409 S. Mullberry, Wednesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo) The Roswell Fire Department were dispatched to the 1400 block of South Mulberry Avenue twice on Wednesday. In the morning, firefighters responded to a call about a...

Roswell’s four-legged friends can run free at new city park

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The new dog park at the Wool Bowl complex is open and ready ready for use by canines big and small. (Mark Wilson Photo) Ten years and $15,000 later, city dogs have their own stomping ground with more than an acre of new space, populated with shade trees,...

RPD swears in three new officers

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department swore in three new recruits Tuesday: Jacob Tubbs, Joseph Mason and Grant Longberg, all from Michigan. Two of the recruits have taken part in various training programs in the past few weeks. One is a recent arrival in Roswell....

Man arrested on multiple charges

February 21, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department arrested Joseph Sandoval, 21, Sunday, on charges including robbery, assault with intent to commit a violent felony, embezzlement, possession of a controlled substance and shoplifting. Sandoval was apprehended when officers...

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