Chase elected Chaves County GOP chair

Chaves County Republicans this weekend elected a former congressional candidate with deep roots in Roswell to be their new chair. A majority of delegates elected...

Legislative session gets underway

New Mexico lawmakers gathered in Santa Fe Tuesday to begin a 60-day session, with clear reminders of the ongoing pandemic and a heightened sense...

Tax rebate question on commissioners’ agenda

Chaves County commissioners plan to consider whether to enact a low-income property tax rebate during their Thursday morning meeting. State law requires consideration of the...

Chamber announces new president and CEO

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce has announced its board of directors selected Andrea R. Moore as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Moore, who...

State nearing Pecos Valley pumping goals

Commission official says Carlsbad Irrigation District still likely to have water shortfall Even with pumping from its wellfields in southeastern New Mexico, the New Mexico...

Letter: Operation Christmas Child collects millions of gifts

Despite a global pandemic, residents throughout the Southeast New Mexico Area ... shared the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past...

Local lawmakers sound off on upcoming legislative session

New Mexico lawmakers will convene today for the start of the 2021 legislative session, one in which the COVID-19 pandemic will likely loom large....

ENMU-R observes MLK Day with virtual celebration

With public gatherings restricted under the state’s public health order, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday in a...

Concerns over rules slow down City Council meeting

In a six-hour meeting, the Roswell City Council discussed and passed 14 items, many of them unanimously, including almost $2 million in spending, a...

Visitors enjoy new ‘exhibit’ during zoo’s reopening

City of Roswell Director of Parks Jim Burress and his wife, Vicki, pose at the new “human exhibit” at the Spring River Zoo during...

Christmas flowers, decorations to be removed from gravesites

South Park Cemetery staff will soon be removing all Christmas flowers (including all poinsettias) and decorations that were left at gravesites, according to a...

Letter: Today’s young people already coping with too much

I believe that the information in this letter is important and needs to be shared with the community. Very recently, a schoolteacher friend received...