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Kintigh says mobile home still uninhabitable

June 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

On June 13, MVD patrons were forced to wait outside in triple-degree heat, because the maximum occupant load in the building had been reached. By the next day, Fire Marshall Matt Miller expanded the occupant limit from 45 to 100. (Submitted Photo) Mayor...

A bird, a lake and a flower or two

June 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

A bird perches above the water, enjoying a warm Saturday afternoon at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary and Nature Center on North Sycamore Avenue. (Lisa Dunlap Photo)...

School board to work on goals, vision

June 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Members of the Roswell Independent School District Board of Education have decided to develop a unified vision and set of goals before tackling the superintendent’s search or some other priorities. At its Friday meeting, the five members agreed to table...

New head of education urges breaking of barriers

June 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Christopher Ruszkowski is now acting secretary of education for New Mexico. He is shown here in a fall 2016 selfie with Pauline Sanchez of Edgewood Middle School, winner of the 2016 New Mexico True Reading Challenge. (Submitted Photo) The new head of...

However you do it, always pursue your dreams

June 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

After a 37 day ride from Canada to the Mexican border, Tim Oracion, shown in front of Stellar Coffee Wednesday, is glad to be back home in Roswell. (Curtis Michaels Photo) When Roswell native, Tim Oracion decided to pursue his dream, he did so on a bicycle....

Santa Fe teacher, writer talks about art of making readers

June 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Santa Fe teacher and author Robert Wilder says he teaches students that reading not only enriches thought, but also souls. He read from his most recent published work, “Nickel” at a Saturday afternoon presentation for writers and readers held at the...

Proposed booster club changes draw criticism

June 24, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Local teacher, parent and booster club member Gena Smith speaks to the RISD Board of Education Friday afternoon to express concerns about proposed booster club policy changes. “I feel we raised our money,” she says, “and we should be able to spend it as...

Diving into summer

June 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

With temperatures rising, adults, teenagers and children enjoyed a nice place to cool off Friday afternoon and had some fun at the ENMU-Roswell pool. (Keilee Templeman Photo)...

Man found dead in alley identified

June 23, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

Roswell police have identified the man whose body was found in the alley Wednesday morning as 26-year-old Matthew L. Van Note. Police said an autopsy was performed in Albuquerque Thursday by the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator to determine the...