Startup to market foldable sheets of solar cells

February 18, 2017 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque startup plans to market foldable sheets of solar cells to power devices for consumers as well as for satellites. Sandia National Laboratories created cells known as solar glitter that were then used by mPower Technology Inc. to make sheets of Dragon SCALEs, reported the Albuquerque Journal (

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New Gambian president promises reforms, freedoms

February 18, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Gambia President Adama Barrow, left, reads, during his inauguration ceremony in Banjul , Gambia, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Gambia’s new president thanked his nation and promised greater freedom, an improved economy and better education as thousands...

Hungarian film ‘On Body and Soul’ wins Golden Bear in Berlin

February 18, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

Hungarian author and director Ildik’ Enyedi, ‘On Body and Soul’ poses for photographers after winning the Golden Bear for Best Film at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Feb. 18 2017. (Britta...

London fashion: Versus rocks on; Wickstead favors florals

February 18, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

Model Bella Hadid wears a creation by designer Versus Versace during their Autumn/Winter 2017 show, as part of London Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week kicked it up a notch Saturday...

James Brown’s ‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

February 18, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 4, 2015 photo, legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield plays a set on the drums at Sosonic studio before a performance to raise money for a scholarship fund established in his name in Madison, Wis. Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who...

Firefighters knock down blaze at California oil refinery

February 18, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

  In this Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, a very large smokestack flare burns off flammable product after an explosion in a processing facility at the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance, Calif. An explosion and fire at this oil refinery near Los Angeles, exactly...


MainStreet shows its giving side

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Above: Fourteen businesses and 11 charities were involved in the MainStreet has a Heart fundraising campaign that culminated in presentations Friday. Stealing a lot of the spotlight was Nacho the burro and Schnapps the lama from the Runyan Ranches Rescue Zoo,...


Shriners ready to help children

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a successful operation to repair his club foot at Shriners Hospitals For Children in Los Angeles, Christian Sentell is wheeled away by his “Mimi,” Shirley Hannon. Hannon is raising her grandson in Roswell and found Shriners through her customers at...


Quilters, gardeners lend a hand; Habitat for Humanity serving Roswell since 1995

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Carol Ann Moorhead (left) presented quilts, specially made by the Pecos Valley Quilters for the parents and each of the children, as their new home was dedicated by Habitat for Humanity Thursday. Martin Gamez Jr. and his wife Jennifer Nunez received gifts...


Carlsbad elevators now back in service

February 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

CARLSBAD — The elevators at Carlsbad Caverns National Park went back into service Thursday, two days earlier than anticipated, after required safety maintenance was completed, park officials said. All new steel cables used for lifting and lowering the cars...