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‘Reads to Lead’ gets support from PED

May 15, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Independent School District tops the list of state school districts set to receive funding from the New Mexico Public Education Department for the “New Mexico Reads to Lead” program. The RISD was one of eleven school districts and three charter schools informed Tuesday that it will receive funding, with the RISD’s amount at [&hellip...

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NMMI’s Paternoster arrested

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Albuquerque restaurateur and member of NMMI Board of Regents Stephen D. Paternoster was arrested for drunk driving on Saturday. He was pulled over around 9:30 p.m. near San Mateo and I-40 in Albuquerque. According to the Albuquerque Police Department,...

Shelters struggle after new ordinance passes

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell’s new pet policy that puts several costly restrictions on dog and cat owners has flooded one local shelter, forcing it to seek out help from partnering groups from Albuquerque to Colorado Springs. The Roswell Humane Society continues to overpopulate...

Help from the govt: not just for big biz

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

Representatives from the New Mexico Economic Development Department and New Mexico Finance Authority visited the Roswell Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to share information about a funding program that can benefit small businesses. The state received more than...

Town hall meeting to address bullying

May 14, 2013 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the S.O.Y. (Save our Youth) Cultural and Educational Center will host a town hall meeting to address issues members of the Hispanic community may have if their child is being bullied in school at 6:30 p.m. Thursday...

Man dies after attempted robbery, carjacking

May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead after crashing a vehicle he had carjacked following an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Albuquerque’s North Valley. Bernalillo County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Aaron Williamson...

Albuquerque police dog sniffs out planeload of pot

May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a pilot is facing felony charges after a drug-sniffing dog found a load of marijuana stashed on the man’s single-engine plane. Police and Homeland Security agents got a tip Monday that there was an...

NM, Arizona deputies share certification

May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

LORDSBURG, N.M. (AP) — Deputies from New Mexico’s Hidalgo County and Arizona’s Cochise County are now certified to enforce laws in either county. A group of deputies from both sheriffs’ departments met Monday to get cross-certified....

Suspect in NM church stabbing attack indicted

May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 24-year-old man who authorities say stabbed three people at an Albuquerque Catholic church because he thought a choir leader was a Mason has been indicted on an attempted murder charge, the Bernalillo County attorney’s...

NM seeks court ruling on hunting license quotas

May 14, 2013 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The state Game and Fish Department asked a federal court on Tuesday to lift a decades-old order preventing the agency from providing New Mexico residents with the majority of annual licenses to hunt bighorn sheep, ibex and oryx. The...