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City wants public comment about future of zoo

The city-owned Spring River Park and Zoo is considered an educational gem to some, an antiquated and inhumane exhibit of animals to others. Now the city...

A legacy in agriculture bears fruit; Chaves County resident honored as...

LAS CRUCES — Brad Houston, a long time agricultural advocate, was named Farm Family of the Year by the state’s largest agriculture organization at...

Homeless coalition eyeing private properties; City’s homeless have until Friday to...

After proposals for homeless camps on different city properties fell through, the Roswell Homeless Coalition is offering a new idea to set up homeless...

New AF training units coming to Holloman

Two additional F-16 training squadrons will be based out of Holloman Air Force Base near Alamogordo for an interim period beginning this summer, according...

Public lands amendment met with approval; P&Z director says change to...

With no opposition voiced at a public hearing, Chaves County planning and zoning officials have recommended changing county rules so that public lands will no...

Family searching for disabled man last seen in Lovington

A Roswell family is desperately looking for a family member. Ernest Lee Sipe, 32, was last seen Sunday, said his sister-in-law, Jessie Sipe. The Roswell...

State department: Remember traffic laws around schools

The New Mexico Department of Transportation wants drivers and pedestrians to be aware of traffic laws concerning school zones now that school is back...

2 killed after plane takes off in Ruidoso

RUIDOSO — Authorities say two people are dead after their twin-engine aircraft crashed shortly after taking off from Sierra Blanca Regional Airport Tuesday night. The...

Wilson leaves Roswell Refuge

The Roswell Refuge, which seeks to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault and aid people in recovery, will search for a new executive director...

Local women supported in breastfeeding efforts

Breastfeeding infants has been called the single most important factor in saving children's lives globally, yet no country in the world is meeting the...

Carlsbad firm can deliver donations for Harvey relief

A Carlsbad oil field services company has announced that it will pick up donated items from people in Roswell or nearby areas to deliver...

Bitter Lake’s history re-discovered during talks this Saturday

During the Depression-era, up to 300 men lived on Camp Bitter Lake as they constructed roads, dams, levees and buildings while working for the...

Small Business Saturday encourages local shopping

ARTESIA — It didn’t matter if the businesses were on Main Street or Hermosa Drive, a number of locally owned businesses in Artesia were...

City hammers out framework for homeless facility; Advocates contend downtown camp...

The Roswell City Council approved resolutions Thursday night that lay the groundwork for a temporary homeless site in the downtown area to be run...

Problems with funds causing hardship for JOY Centers

The Chaves County JOY Centers and some other senior care agencies in the state are finding themselves in a difficult situation. They are facing much...

The community kitchen truly serves

Roswell's Community Kitchen truly is a community effort. Brad Ussery, the manager has been working with the organization for years. "The community kitchen started in...

Firearm’s instructor suggests researching gun safety devices

ARTESIA — If you’re looking to buy firearm safety devices for Christmas, an Eddy County shooting instructor is asking you to remember the old...

City Council derails plan allowing for off-highway vehicles

One decision by the Roswell City Council left a group of Roswell residents upset, while another vote is expected to help the city get...

Perry stepping down from City Council; City leader says his large...

Roswell City Councilor Jason Perry has announced he will soon resign from the City Council because he and his family will be moving outside his elected...

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