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Local voting starts; candidate forum set for Feb. 25

The first ballots in Roswell’s municipal elections can be cast starting this week. “This is the opportunity for the citizens of our community to voice...

Possible location of public safety complex discussed

Part 2 of RDR’s interview with Mayor Kintigh, Councilor Best Editor's note: For part one of this story, click here. The March 3 local elections will see...

Kintigh, Best discuss $35 million bond issue

Mayor, Public Safety Committee chair address proposed public safety complex In addition to races for positions on the Roswell City Council and a municipal judgeship,...

Local CFO runs for city council seat

Calling himself “a new voice for a growing Roswell,” Ed Heldenbrand, the chief financial officer for the Krumland Auto Group, is making a bid...

Three candidates vie for municipal judge seat

The upcoming Roswell municipal judge election will give voters three choices: the current judge who is a retired police officer, a retail manager who...

Bilberry to run again for county commission

Ranching executive discusses priorities for a second term Chaves County Commissioner and commercial ranching company executive Jeff Bilberry has decided to seek a second...

Twelve candidates file for city offices

March election also to include bond question Five incumbents and seven people not currently in office are seeking a city council or municipal judge...

City councilor, teacher will seek another term

Foster says his 'major thing is kids' Local teacher Barry Foster, a member of the Roswell City Council for eight years during two non-consecutive terms, is making a re-election...

County treasurer announces re-election bid

Charlotte Andrade received her 15-year service pin from Chaves County during an employee recognition ceremony last week, but she doesn’t intend to end her...

Kintigh pitches new public safety complex

Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh voiced his support Wednesday for a general obligation bond issue that if passed will raise property taxes to cover the...

Oropesa seeks reelection in Ward 1

Reporter's note: This article has been updated to include additional information about current Roswell City Council candidates.  Roswell City Councilor Juan Oropesa is seeking another...

Fuller announces candidacy for Chaves County clerk

A longtime employee and elections officer with the Chaves County Clerk’s Office has announced her candidacy for Chaves County clerk. Cindy Fuller, who joined the...

Best declares intention to seek reelection

Incumbent Jeanine Corn Best is setting out to campaign for her third four-year term on the nonpartisan Roswell City Council, to continue representing Ward 3. “I’m...

Anderson, Nibert announce re-election bids for NM House

Local state Reps. Phelps Anderson and Greg Nibert, both Republicans from Roswell, each announced Wednesday they will run for re-election in 2020 to their...

Nonprofit director plans run for Ward 1 council seat

Cristina Arnold believes she is “Right for Roswell,” and has been preparing to run for a seat on the City Council for two years...

Perry announces run for Ward 2

Former councilor and current pastor, Jason Perry has jumped in the upcoming nonpartisan Roswell City Council race for Ward 2. At a press conference, Perry...

Democrat to run for House District 59 seat

A Lincoln County Democrat is making a bid for a local legislative seat in 2020, but could face a challenging path to victory in...

Retired accountant will run for City Council

Bitzer says more accountability, transparency needed A retired accountant and active community volunteer who describes herself as a fiscal conservative is making an early...

Ezzell to run for re-election in 2020

Three months after the 2019 New Mexico Legislative session ended, state Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell, R-Roswell, said Wednesday she will be on the ballot...

Nava sets sights on Ward 5 seat

Criminal justice student announces run for City Council Oswaldo Vazquez Nava, a full-time criminal justice student, has declared his intention to run for a Roswell City Council...

Townsend to seek re-election in 2020

The top Republican in the New Mexico House of Representatives will run for re-election in 2020. “Yes, I am running,” state Rep. James Townsend, R-Artesia,...

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