Pearce accepting military academy applications

September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Congressman Steve Pearce is inviting high school seniors residing in New Mexico’s Second Congressional District to apply for nominations to U.S. military academies. Applications for the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy must be submitted or postmarked to Pearce’s Las Cruces...

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Gunman arrested after police standoff

September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

The Roswell Police Department responded to a standoff with an armed man Monday, although the suspect was reportedly apprehended without injuries. The incident occurred at a house in the 700 block of Richardson Avenue shortly after noon and lasted several...


University offers Crossfit to students

September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

Tabitha Denny is now offering her CrossFit class to ENMU-R students at her gym in Roswell. (Randal Seyler Photo)   Students at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell now have an extra fitness option — CrossFit. The university began offering CrossFit...


2014 ENMSF Parade winners

September 30, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

(Timothy P. Howsare Photos)   Youth organization Float: Girl Scout Troupe 31 Cheer/football: RYFL Bears 9-10 Middle school Band: Mesa Middle School Cheer: Sierra Middle School High school Band: Roswell High School Cheer: Roswell High School Dance:...

Weather endangers New Mexico green chile crop

September 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Sept. 3, 2014 file photo shows green and red chile awaiting transport to a farm in Deming, N.M., in Las Cruces, N.M. Wet weather in recent weeks has left some of New Mexico’s green chile crop in danger. (AP Photo/The Las Cruces Sun-News,...

New Mexico to spend $1M on rail crossing safety

September 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Nearly $1 million has been channeled by New Mexico transportation officials toward safety measures to protect bicyclists and pedestrians at train crossings, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported ( Crews began...

Reopening of Albuquerque auto shop ends in fire

September 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The grand re-opening event for an Albuquerque auto shop went up in smoke Saturday afternoon. KRQE-TV reports ( ) that the new owner of the AAMCO car care center started his classic Chevelle in the garage when a...

2 men, 2 girls caught in Albuquerque cocaine bust

September 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say they have arrested two men and two teenage girls for allegedly selling cocaine. KRQE-TV reports ( undercover detectives attempted Thursday to buy $15,000 worth of cocaine from two...

San Juan County worries over federal funds

September 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County officials say the loss of funding through a federal program that compensates local governments for federal lands they can’t tax would be devastating. Congress has not yet renewed funding for the Payment in Lieu...

‘Bachelor’ Santa Fe episode to air in February

September 29, 2014 • State NewsComments (0)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe officials say an episode of the next season of ABC’s “The Bachelor” that features the city will air in February. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports ( that city tourism director Randy...