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Local lawmakers sound off on upcoming legislative session

New Mexico lawmakers will convene today for the start of the 2021 legislative session, one in which the COVID-19 pandemic will likely loom large....

ENMU-R observes MLK Day with virtual celebration

With public gatherings restricted under the state’s public health order, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday in a...

Concerns over rules slow down City Council meeting

In a six-hour meeting, the Roswell City Council discussed and passed 14 items, many of them unanimously, including almost $2 million in spending, a...

Visitors enjoy new ‘exhibit’ during zoo’s reopening

City of Roswell Director of Parks Jim Burress and his wife, Vicki, pose at the new “human exhibit” at the Spring River Zoo during...

Christmas flowers, decorations to be removed from gravesites

South Park Cemetery staff will soon be removing all Christmas flowers (including all poinsettias) and decorations that were left at gravesites, according to a...

Letter: Today’s young people already coping with too much

I believe that the information in this letter is important and needs to be shared with the community. Very recently, a schoolteacher friend received...

Friends: Teaching with food — becoming a cultural anthropologist, part 1

By Veronika Ederer Special to the Daily Record Studying cultural anthropology in Germany is not always an easy task — maybe that’s also true in the...

Historically Speaking: The amigo of ‘Billy the Kid’

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record I love to share the old stories about our local history, especially if those old stories are about...

From the Vault: Native American art

By Aubrey Hobart Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Roswell Museum and Art Center When someone mentions Native American art, what do you think of first? Beadwork? Baskets?...

Reflections on MLK’s life and legacy

Martin Luther King Jr. was kicked, beaten and jailed for the color of his skin. His response to the horrors happening to him was...

Goddard wins one for the ages

Sports Editor’s note: Covering this story and writing about the young ladies that helped make the Goddard volleyball team into the Team of the...

Zoo holds grand reopening for visitors

The Spring River Zoo has reopened to visitors for weekend hours after 10 months of closure due to the pandemic. Since March, the zoo has...