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Chaves County under High Wind Watch

An unseasonably strong and cold storm system is expected to bring heavy winds and gusts to southeast New Mexico Monday, prompting the National Weather...

Patterson Fire 60% contained as of late Sunday

The Patterson Wildfire is now estimated at 987 acres and 60% contained as of late Sunday, according to the latest update from the New...

Homes near Patterson Fire no longer under threat

Homes near the Patterson Fire are no longer under threat, as fire crews attempt to strengthen containment lines and mop up hot spots, according...

NM gives $2M loan to airship inventor

Sceye Inc., a new company developing an airship capable of stratospheric flight to conduct observations or provide high-speed communication connections, will receive a $2...

Fire crews still containing Patterson wildfire

The Patterson wildfire near Bottomless Lakes State Park was about 30 percent contained by late Saturday afternoon and evacuations in the area have been...

Speakers extol NMMI, urge graduates to lead lives of service

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-NM, urged graduates to lead a life of service to others Saturday...

Cop on the streets and the school hallway

For the last 16 years, Sgt. Ron Smith has put on a uniform and worked to keep the streets safe as a member of...

Local school budgets include significant pay increases

The Roswell Independent School District Board of Education approved the 2019-20 operating budget for the district and the only charter it authorizes, Sidney Gutierrez...

Japanese aircraft manufacturer lands here

A test flight team from Mitsibushi Aircraft Corp. has arrived at the Roswell International Air Center, with the MRJ90 regional passenger jet coming in...

051919 Week Ahead

Monday Dexter Consolidated School District Board of Education, 8:30 a.m., Board Room, Central Office, 100 N. Lincoln Ave. City of Roswell Tourism Council, 10 a.m., Museum...

Annual physicals: Do I really need one?

As a family nurse practitioner, many patients ask me if they should get a physical every year and my answer is always yes. It is...

Valley View Elementary Walk and Roll

Valley View Elementary held a Walk and Roll to School event the morning of May 8. Students met Coach Nunez at the O’Rielly parking...

GHS Student of the Month speaks to Optimists

Goddard High School’s Student of the Month sponsored by the Sunrise Optimist Club is Devin Calvert. Devin spoke at the club’s regular meeting recently....

NMMI Cadets receive appointments to Naval Academy

Pictured above, Cadet Joy Ochieng, left, of South Chesterfield, Virginia, has received an appointment to the US Naval Academy after completing her prep year at...
New Mexico and Roswell officials at May 18 news conference regarding Sceye loan

Governor announces $2 million loan to Sceye

Sceye Inc., a company developing an airship capable of stratospheric flight to conduct earth science observation or provide communications systems for remote locations, will...

Patterson Fire expands to 780 acres

A fire that has been burning along the Pecos River has grown in size, consuming 780 acres southeast of Roswell, according to the New...

President of local Economic Development Corp steps down

Search committee named to review candidates The president of a local economic development group has resigned. John Mulcahy, head of the Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development...

Fire leads to evacuation of Bottomless Lakes

Large plumes of smoke and fast-spreading fire along a section of the Pecos River led to the evacuation of Bottomless Lakes State Park and...

Developers to be sought for airport projects

Requests for Information to be issued if city manager approves A city commission has recommended that managers of the Roswell International Air Center issue...

Rescue teams demonstrate for students

Monterrey Elementary School students watch Roswell Fire Department officers, from left, Emergency Medical Services Chief Eric Mann, Lt. Kyle Wright and Lt. Derek Washichek...

City staff meet with residents

Deputy City Manager Mike Mathews, right, and City Engineer Louis Najar, left, talk with Roswell residents Thursday night during a city of Roswell Public...

News Alert: Wildfire burning west of Bottomless Lakes State Park

A fire thought to have been extinguished early Friday was rekindled later in the day and has now grown to consume 450 acres of...

Standoff ends with arrest of shooting suspect

A three-and-a-half-hour standoff in Lake Arthur Thursday ended with a man wanted in connection for a shooting being taken into custody. Jacob Montoya, 29, of...

Sceye Inc expects New Mexico funding to rebuild

Airship venture sustained significant damage from windstorm The New Mexico governor’s office and officials with an experimental airship development group operating at the Roswell...

Local instructors receive Kosa Merit Awards

Two instructors at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell have been selected to receive 2018-19 Kosa Merit Awards from the ENMU-Roswell Foundation. Respiratory Therapy program instructor Mavis...

One last apple for the teacher

The Roswell Independent School District and the Roswell Education Association recognized retiring teachers and instructors Wednesday during a tea in the Bassett Auditorium of...

Governor, congresswoman at NMMI graduation

The New Mexico Military Institute will hold its officer commissioning and graduation exercises in the coming days. Twenty-five cadets are due to be commissioned as...

Pecos Valley Garden Club spruces up zoo’s bird sanctuary

The Pecos Valley Youth Garden Club spruced up the bird sanctuary at the Spring River Park & Zoo on May 4 with fresh flowers...

Fundraising gala event in Santa Fe continues today

Santa Fe May 17 ArtSpring 2019: Metamorphosis gala The New Mexico School for the Arts invites the public to its fundraising gala event on Friday and its...

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