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Business announces chance for $3K scholarships

A cable and internet provider that operates in Roswell and elsewhere will provide three residents in its service area with scholarships for fall 2019. Sparklight,...

Join in today’s activities to make a unique magnet

For this Wednesday’s Afternoon Activities at 3:30 p.m., supplies will be provided for kids to make their own unique magnet. The Friday Fun craft...

City begins repairs of North Garden water line

The city of Roswell has notified the public that a water-line break near Cherry Street and North Garden Avenue occurred Tuesday morning and has...

Vandalism prompts zoo closure Sunday

Vandals cut locks and fencing on animal exhibits at the Spring River Park and Zoo over the weekend, causing four animals to briefly get...

Stabbing victim released from hospital

A 27-year-old male transported to an area hospital early Saturday with injuries from a stabbing has been released. “He was treated, he spent several hours...

Judge rejects pretrial detention motion in child sex offense case

A motion made by the state to keep a man in custody who allegedly forced a boy in his care to engage in sexual...

Sights from UFO Festival 2019

Above: Roswell’s annual UFO Festival took place July 5-7, complete with alien costume contests for people and pets, the Alien Chase race, speakers at...

Museum to celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary

Roswell will be a part of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Global Rocket Launch to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11...

Barber Shoppers to entertain at Senior Circle

Senior Circle’s July birthday party is Wednesday, July 10 — and will be a delayed Independence Day, according to organizers. Food will include ice cream...

Cowboy Prom set for July 20

Chaves County Federated Republican Women Cowboy Prom is July 20, 6-11 p.m., at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Sale Ring Pavilion. For more...

Woman found at fire explosion scene identified

The deceased person found after a Wednesday explosion and fire north of Roswell has been identified as Juanita Edwards. Todd Wildermuth, spokesman for the Roswell Fire...

County voting center locations reduced for upcoming elections

Commissioners approve 11 voting sites, new precincts Chaves County will have three fewer voting locations for upcoming local and general elections, as confirmed by a recent...

Rojas: Government UFO research groups could return

Plenty of countries in the world have considered UFOs significant enough phenomena to establish official research efforts concerning them, a UFO Festival speaker said...

Rain doesn’t keep Alien Chase crowd away

From serious competitors to people just out for some fun and recreation, the Alien Chase attracted a record number of participants Saturday morning for...

A blue lady wins overall

Remi Stypick is seen here in her blue alien outfit. She won not only the Roswell UFO Costume Cosplay contest — youth alien costume...

UFO Festival speaker alleges Marilyn Monroe’s death was alien cover-up

Hollywood, a high-level government conspiracy, political power and UFOs were all at the center of a presentation by a writer who claims Marilyn Monroe’s...

070719 Week Ahead

Monday Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Governing Council, 6 p.m., Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd. Dexter Consolidated School District Board of Education, 7...

Onward to the ‘fin’-win — Pet Contest winner

The two baby sharks (chihuahuas) were announced winners at Saturday’s Alien Pet Contest. Not only did they have fins, but they showed off their...

Steampunk accessories a must at the ball

Each group who takes their steampunk seriously pays extra attention on accessories and a backstory of one’s character, especially at the annual Steampunk Ball,...

Cooling ‘Mist-ery’ UFO

A visitor beats the summer heat with the misting UFO structure on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn at 400 N. Virginia Ave. on Friday...

Slide fun for kids and adults, too

Children play on an inflatable slide at the 21st annual Roswell Sertoma Club’s Mike Satterfield Fourth of July Extravaganza at Cielo Grande Recreation Area...

Dressed in tinfoil fashion

C.L. Sanborn, from Dalhart, Texas, modified his baseball cap just for the 24th annual UFO Festival. (Alison Penn Photo)

‘My home is in the stars’

Person dressed up like an alien Friday morning on the corner of Second and Main streets outside the International UFO Museum and Research Center....

Man arraigned for trying to run over deputy

A man who allegedly tried to run over a Chaves County deputy and dispose of more than 100 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic...

She’s a devil in disguise

Award-winning cosplayer Jessi Arntz a celebrity guest at Galacticon Costume designer and award-winning cosplayer Jessi Arntz arrived from San Antonio, Texas to attend the...

Speaker says crash site material unknown alloy

An aerospace alloy not known to have been produced on Earth was found at the site of the famous 1947 “Roswell Incident,” according to a...

Scenes from UFO Festival

Natalee Espinoza gives mascot RALF (Roswell Alien Life Form) a hug at the International UFO Museum and Research Center at 114 N. Main St....

Delaware con fans at Galacticon

The Windsors from Delaware made sure that the Galacticon and UFO Festival were on their sightseeing tour traveling through the Land of Enchantment. Scott...

Sertoma Club installs board members

Members of the Roswell Sertoma Club’s Board of Directors for the coming year were installed at the club’s annual Installation Banquet the end of June. These...

Smokey Bear Ranger District takes control of fire response

The 16-day-old Pine Lodge Fire had reached 15,044 acres by Friday morning, as the Pecos Type 3 Interagency Management Command Team transferred command of...

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