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3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Chaves County

New COVID-19 infections in Chaves County were reported Thursday, as the death toll and number of confirmed cases continue to rise. The new figures show...

State reports 48 new COVID-19 cases

State health officials on Wednesday reported another 48 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Mexico, bringing the total number of positive tests in...

Bitter Lake seeks input on hunting plans

Public input is being sought on proposed hunting at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is proposing to expand hunting in its north tract...

State releases revised COVID-19 testing criteria

More New Mexico residents are now eligible for state COVID-19 testing after the New Mexico Department of Health released new testing criteria. The news release...

Donations of blood still needed

Although large donor turn-outs and fewer surgeries have decreased demand for blood, donations are still needed, a representative of a Roswell blood donor center...

Hospitals adjust visitation policies amid COVID-19

With only a few exceptions, both hospitals in Roswell are no longer allowing visitors into their facilities. In certain cases, one visitor per patient may...

Coronavirus impacting air travel, Phoenix flights

American Airlines is temporarily suspending its Phoenix flights from and to the Roswell Air Center after April 6 because of a dramatic reduction in...

Surviving the stay-at-home order, creatively

Roswell musician keeps entertaining with 'Quarantine Sessions' Since March 24, New Mexico has been under Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's stay-at-home order to help combat the spread...

CARES Act loan program applications expected in few...

Small businesses and qualified nonprofits interested in obtaining some of the federal assistance available to them through the recently passed coronavirus relief bill should...

Beall pleads not guilty to murder solicitation charges

A former Roswell High School student who allegedly tried to hire someone through the internet to murder two fellow students pleaded not guilty to two...

35 new COVID-19 cases reported in NM

  Another death from COVID-19 was reported in New Mexico Tuesday, as the total number of confirmed cases now exceeds 300. In all, 35 new cases...

Man sentenced to prison for 2018 shooting

A Portales man received a nine and a half year prison sentence after pleading no contest to charges of voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault,...

RISD expects Monday release for learning plan

Administrators and teachers with Roswell Independent School District are meeting virtually to have a Continuous Learning Plan released to parents by Monday. “There’s a lot of...

City wants new boundaries for economic districts

The boundaries of two specific economic development areas in the city of Roswell could be expanded to help with future revitalization. Members of the Roswell...

City studying coronavirus budget impacts

City of Roswell managers are starting the process of determining how the coronavirus crisis will affect its revenues so that it can make decisions about necessary...

Governor: Roswell being looked at to handle COVID-19 surge

Roswell is one of several cities that could see a U.S. Army field hospital or similar facility to handle a surge of COVID-19 cases,...

cinnamon teal

Juno Ogle Photo A male cinnamon teal feeds Sunday at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. While the Visitor Center at the refuge is closed due...

Case of murder suspect who fled with son to be featured...

The high profile case of a man wanted on federal and state warrants after he allegedly killed his girlfriend at their Roswell home in...

Local office opening for COVID-19 test referrals

The southeast region offices of the New Mexico Department of Health have announced regularly scheduled COVID-19 testing for those referred by a health care provider. Testing...

Roswell native named ‘Army Spouse of the Year’

Roswell native Yvonne Coombes and her husband, LTC Michael Coombes (3-29 FA Battalion Commander) met while he was attending New Mexico Military Institute. Their...

ICE arrests two Mexican nationals in US illegally

Federal agents arrested two Mexican nationals in the United States illegally March 21, after Chaves County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene of a cockfighting...

Vitalant informs public of blood donation procedures

The Vitalant office in Roswell on Monday announced that in order to ensure the safety of donors and Vitalant staff, it is essential that donors make...

Many employers eligible for leave reimbursement

Businesses with fewer than 500 employees can get immediate reimbursement of paid leave provided to employees who have been diagnosed with or are awaiting a diagnosis of...

Salvation Army operations change due to COVID-19

The Salvation Army Roswell, 612 W. College Blvd., announced on March 30 that its administration building will be closed until May 10. Its thrift...

Texas man arrested in Friday chase

A man from Austin, Texas was arrested Friday following a high speed chase with law enforcement on U.S. 380. Robert Francis Dean, 32, was taken...

44 new cases of COVID-19 in New Mexico

Two more deaths and 44 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in New Mexico Monday, as the number of people within the state...

Live-streamed meetings to include public participation

To help comply with public health orders and recommendations on public gatherings, the city of Roswell will conduct public meetings through video conferencing software. The...

Quilters make masks for hospitals

Members of the Pecos Valley Quilters and other crafters have put aside their usual projects to help keep Chaves County medical clinics stocked with...

Comfort Food and Books for Comfort: The basics

Bread and art — Panem et artis By Christina Stock Vision Editor With the nation on lockdown to slow down the spreading of COVID-19, this might be...

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