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Green thumbs get early start

January 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: These young gardeners space out bulbs in their pots. Middle of Article: Dana Smith shows her 2-year-old grandson Tavryn Dalton how to plant a bulb. Below Article: These pansies were donated to the Pecos Valley Youth Garden Club by Westlake Ace Hardware. (Tim Howsare Photos) A green thumb is usually something acquired as an [&hellip...

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Volunteer firefighters helped during storm

January 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Volunteer chiefs from District 8’s volunteer fire departments received awards for the help they offered the community during Winter Storm Goliath (Submitted Photo). In December, Winter Storm Goliath wreaked havoc on southeast New Mexico, closing many...

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Reserved seating for speech sparks complaints

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez said Friday he will propose a rule change intended to give the general public a better chance of getting a seat in the House Gallery during joint sessions of the New Mexico Legislature — such as the one held on the...


Roswell educator thanked by gov.

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

In her Sate of the State address last week, Gov. Susana Martinez discussed the success of New Mexico’s “Principals Pursuing Excellence” program, and mentioned Roswell Independent School District’s Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dr....

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A Walk in the Park

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A walk in the park is a family affair as Oscar Vela, far left, and his wife, Gina, cross the road with their dog Rango at Montana Avenue and Fourth Street by Cahoon Park Friday evening. Rounding out the group is Oscar’s brother, Miguel Contreras, far right,...

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Berrendo Elementary School has ‘spirit, yes they do!’

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Berrendo Elementary School PTA Spirit Squad with assistant coach Emilia Ruiz, far left, head coach Tirah Bustamante and Papa John’s owner Nathan Campbell (AJ Dickman Photo). When Tirah Bustamante moved to Roswell back in September with her fiancé and...


Roswell students chosen for state choir

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell High School choral students were selected to sing in the New Mexico All-State choir in early January. Pictured are Alex Tarin, left, and Alejandro Fortuna (Submitted Photo)...


Advocates continue to seek focus on child poverty

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

At 6:55 a.m. on Tuesday, the first day of this year’s legislative session, the Albuquerque nonprofit Voices for Children released its annual report that ranks states on the well-being of their children. A troubling statistic stood out: New...


Bill for separate immigrant driving privilege cards passes first hurdle

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (1)

Veronica Velazquez, from Santa Fe, speaks in opposition of Rep. Paul Pacheco’s House Bill 99 at the house chambers at the House Regulatory and Public Affairs Committee on Thursday. HB99 is a bill related to the Real ID and licensing controversy (Luis...


Roswell man charged on multiple counts

January 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

A Roswell man was arrested and charged earlier this week with the negligent use of a deadly weapon, distribution of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after police searched his car during a traffic stop. Reports say that around 9:30...

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