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Council to discuss potential settlement in GRT lawsuit

The Roswell City Council will have a special meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss a potential settlement in a lawsuit it joined with about 40...

Homicide suspect charged in second fatal shooting

A man already being held at the Chaves County Detention Center on criminal counts in connection with one deadly shooting was charged Monday in...

Measure addressing emergency powers clears committee

A proposed state constitutional amendment that would give the Legislature more of an opportunity to weigh in on future emergency public health orders and...

City looks to expedite construction of new landfill cell

The Roswell Municipal Landfill is taking measures to slow down the fill rate of the cell currently in use while the city expedites the...

Municipal Court to be closed Thursday

The Roswell Municipal Court will be closed to the public on Thursday, Feb. 25 for a staff administrative day, according to a press release...

Airport Authority report due to be presented

A report that includes citizens’ input about what would be entailed in the possible formation of an airport authority to manage the Roswell Air...

Man charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of his sister

A man who is believed to have unintentionally shot his sister to death Sunday evening while at her home has been charged in her...

Anderson splits with other local reps on abortion law repeal

Legislation to repeal a 52-year-old dormant law that criminalizes most abortions has passed the New Mexico House of Representatives in a 40-30 vote, garnering...

County seeks delay in rule change affecting retirees

Commissioners also vote on rural addressing, other items Chaves County commissioners want the New Mexico Governor’s Office and the state Legislature to delay a rule change affecting...

Legislative proposal to exempt NM from drilling ban rejected

A legislative memorial proposed by New Mexico House and Senate Republicans, that would have asked the Biden administration to exempt the state from a...

Health Council aids and protects Chaves County

The Chaves County Health Council in Roswell is a team of dedicated individuals working to uphold the organization’s mission: To facilitate opportunities for both...

Polar Plunge makes splash for cancer fund

The Polar Plunge for Hope brought out people on Saturday who were challenged to dive into cold water at the Roswell Recreation and Aquatic...

ENMU-Roswell tweaks aviation maintenance program

An aviation maintenance technology certificate program at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will be adjusted a bit after Community College Board and Board of Regents...

Health insurance exchange special enrollment begins

BeWellnm, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, announced last week the beginning of the special enrollment period for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange,...

022121 Week Ahead

Monday Keep Roswell Beautiful Board of Directors, Noon, Large Conference Room, City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. The public is asked to participate online or...

Man arrested on meth trafficking charge

Chaves County Metro Narcotics Task Force agents and Roswell police officers arrested a man accused of methamphetamine trafficking. Court records state Tony Gonzales, 43, of...

County approves sale of downtown office space

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the address of the property sold. Office space on North Main Street that had been used...

ENMU-R faculty receive teaching awards

Two instructors at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell have been selected to receive 2021 Teaching Excellence Awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational...

Committee to consider agreement for landfill cell construction

The city of Roswell will take the first step in constructing a new cell at the municipal landfill Monday when the Infrastructure Committee considers...

Citizens give back to essential workers

The Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell delivered and passed out dozens of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts last Friday, Feb. 12 at the Roswell Civic &...

Lights on at RCLT for Agatha Christie

Pictured, from left, are Charles Lathrop, Guy Malone, Tricia Hart, Don James, Mike Bozeman and Deona Anderson. Rehearsals for the Roswell Community Little Theatre’s...

Businesses show love for good causes

Local downtown businesses raised thousands of dollars — as well as shoes, cleaning supplies and other needed items — for area nonprofits during this year's Main...

City asks for $5 million from state for Air Center

Separate from county request, funding would be used for Hangar 84 The city of Roswell has asked the New Mexico Governor's Office for a $5 million capital...

RPD seeks information on suspect in break-ins

Police are seeking information that could help identify a man being sought in connection with a series of break-ins Monday evening in Roswell. A press...

KENW plans bureau at ENMU-Roswell

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell intends to start a public broadcasting bureau in April, with ENMU staff in Roswell and Portales saying that they see...

King pleads not guilty to impersonating peace officer

A former local television reporter accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer, including during two high-speed pursuits, has pleaded not guilty to several criminal...

RISD students return to schools for first day of hybrid classes

The first day of hybrid learning for elementary students in the Roswell Independent School District was a “good dry run” for next week when...

Ash Wednesday services held at St. John’s Church

Fr. Eduardo Espinosa, OFM distributes ashes on the head of parishioner Félix Rodríguez during Ash Wednesday services held at St. John’s Church. Ash Wednesday...

ENMMC honors Employees of the Month during pandemic

Eastern New Mexico Medical Center would like to recognize and congratulate three of their recent Employees of the Month: Noemi Noriega for July 2020,...

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