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Suspect in Walnut Street shooting held without bond

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The suspect in an April 25 shooting that left one man dead will remain incarcerated up through his eventual trial on charges of second-degree...

UFO Festival plans include RV park at Cielo Grande

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Part of Cielo Grande Recreation Area could become a community-within-the-community as organizers of Roswell’s UFO Festival hope to attract the recreational vehicle crowd. The city...

Carlsbad investors building rental development

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A small rental development is under construction in the northwest part of Roswell. The Pecos View Development eventually could include up to 11 detached apartments,...

Tractor overturns at landfill Wednesday afternoon

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Crews examine an overturned tractor at the city of Roswell landfill Wednesday afternoon. The tractor operator was able to walk away from the incident...

Fungus linked to bat disease found in eastern New Mexico

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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Tuesday that a fungus linked to disease in bats has been detected in two eastern New Mexico...

Three Rivers Fire 30% contained Wednesday

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Crews have continued to make progress in further containing the Three Rivers Fire that has burned in the White Mountain Wilderness area in Lincoln...

050621 Roswell Events

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Ongoing Free children’s book program United Way of Chaves County announced that the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is now available for children from birth to preschool....

NM medical marijuana grower, seller comes to Roswell

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A medical marijuana grower and provider with locations in Bernalillo County has chosen Roswell for its first location in what the company considers an...

RISD board chooses GHS principal Luck for superintendent

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Board members of the Roswell Independent School District voted unanimously Tuesday night to offer a two-year contract as district superintendent to Brian Luck, principal...

Local family organizes Spring River cleanup

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It was already warm in Cahoon Park at 9 a.m. Saturday, but that didn’t stop the enthusiasm for the work a Roswell family volunteered...

City budget to add $20 million for projects

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The city’s proposed fiscal year 2022 budget will get its first public review Thursday when the Roswell City Council’s Finance Committee meets. The budget...

‘Voice’ winner Shepherd to headline UFO Fest concert

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New Mexico native Chevel Shepherd will headline the 2021 UFO Festival Main Event concert with an opening act to be determined by a battle...

Size of Three Rivers Fire holds steady Tuesday

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No growth was reported in the Three Rivers Fire as of Tuesday morning, with acreage of the blaze remaining at 7,020 and the fire...

Crews striping Roswell roads resurfaced in March

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A worker keeps his eye on the road Tuesday afternoon on North Union Avenue as he applies paint to the street, which received a...

Space stars for First Friday

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MainStreet Roswell and participating downtown businesses plan to commemorate National Space Day during First Friday in two days. The evening event will have the theme...

One dead in Sunday night shooting in south Roswell

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Chaves County Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect One man is dead and Chaves County sheriff’s deputies are seeking another man following a Sunday night shooting. Sheriff...

Planned bond sale to continue Leprino plant upgrades

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Leprino Foods Co. is preparing to release its second series of industrial revenue bonds that will be used to continue upgrades and improvements to...

City manager: Job fair a success

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Other than during the mid-afternoon thunderstorm, traffic was flowing steadily into the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 912 N. Main, as the city conducted...

Rescues concerned about changes at Animal Services

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Two animal rescue groups that regularly work with Roswell Animal Services say revisions to the city’s animal codes have helped improve the welfare of...

Crews make headway in battling Three Rivers Fire

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Crews on the front lines continued to make progress over the weekend in battling a fire that has burned for the past week in...

Chase ends with vehicle driving up courthouse steps

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A vehicle pursuit through downtown Roswell Friday night ended with a pickup truck driving up the steps of the Chaves County Courthouse. Todd Wildermuth, public...

NMMI to join cybersecurity pilot program

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The New Mexico Military Institute plans to be part of a national pilot program to offer a cybersecurity program for cadets. The NMMI Board of...

State expects to award internet study contract to Sceye Inc.

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A New Mexico airship developer with a hangar at the Roswell Air Center is expected to be awarded a large state contract to prove...

Three Rivers Fire remains same on Saturday

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The Three Rivers Fire near Ruidoso remained at 13% contained by Saturday morning, with about 361 personnel and vehicles assigned to fire-fighting efforts, according...

Volunteers bring touch of spring to downtown

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Circle K International volunteers participate Saturday morning in the 2021 downtown Community Planting Day, organized annually by MainStreet Roswell volunteers. Maureen Olguin, left, is...

EDC seeks lease on behalf of unnamed company

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Roswell is preparing for the expansion of or entry of a new company involved in food processing, as lease discussions with a city committee...

Restaurant relief fund opens Monday

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Restaurants and other food and drink businesses can sign up now to apply for grants of up to $10 million from the U.S. Small...

050221 Week Ahead

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Tuesday Roswell Independent School District special meeting regarding superintendent selection, 5 p.m., Administrative & Educational Services Building, 300 N. Kentucky Ave. Only board members and...

No injuries in Saturday vehicle fire on McGaffey

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Crews with the Roswell Fire Department, the Roswell Police Department and the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office responded Saturday afternoon to a report of a...

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