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Christmas is a year-round focus for family business

December 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Thomas Krebs, at right, and Walter Krebs, third from left, now run the Christmas by Krebs family business, which produces 25 million ornaments a year and employs up to 300 people. Their father, Eberhart, remains involved as an adviser. Below: Local Christmas by Krebs employees Raymond Keyser and Abel Sanchez work with the new [&hellip...

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ENMU-R students give up Saturdays to volunteer

December 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

An interpersonal communications class at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell volunteered over 60 hours throughout their fall semester at the Children Youth and Family Department’s county office as part of a public service project. They helped decorate for...

Taliban fighter contests attack conviction, seeks immunity

December 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Nov. 7, 2014, artist rendering shows, Irek Hamidullin, front center, his attorney Robert Wagner, front left, and interpreter Ihab Samra, front right, as Judge Henry Hudson, left, listens in Federal Court in Richmond, Va. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Teen charged with murder in attack at troubled-youth ranch

December 9, 2016 • National NewsComments (0)

This Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 photo shows a sign for Turn-About Ranch in Escalante, Utah. A teenager accused of killing a staff member at the youth treatment center and injuring another worker carried out the attacks because he wanted to leave the ranch, not...

The Latest: Police: Those involved in road rage identified

December 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a Las Cruces shooting which police say apparently involved road rage (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Las Cruces police say they’ve identified everybody involved but have made no arrests in a road rage incident in...

State police to close 2 dispatch centers, lay off 11

December 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Department of Public Safety is closing two dispatch centers and laying off 11 dispatchers as it moves toward a more streamlined system for handling emergency calls. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2hnG5fE) that a...

Proposal to increase media access to court records advances

December 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico Supreme Court panel has advanced a proposal that would expand the media’s online access to court records. The Supreme Court-appointed subcommittee on Thursday voted to recommend the proposal, which would allow...

Ruling ends New Mexico county’s effort to combat fire danger

December 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

This July 15, 2016 file photo shows an aerial view of the remains of a home that was consumed by a wildfire in the southern New Mexico mountain village of Timberon, in Otero County. A court ruling has dashed any hopes the southern New Mexico county had to...

Proximity of oil and gas parcels to Chaco park spur protest

December 9, 2016 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Environmentalists are challenging plans by federal land managers to lease four parcels in northwestern New Mexico for oil and gas development, saying the property is too close to Chaco Cultural National Historical Park. The world...

The Latest: US says smooth transition in S. Korea critical

December 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Acting South Korean President Hwang Kyo-ahn speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the...