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Veterans Affairs clinics to remain open

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The plan to close four VA clinics across the state is now off the table. Earlier this year, the Department of Veteran Affairs discussed closing VA clinics across the country, including clinics in Gallup, Raton, Espanola, and Las Vegas, New Mexico. Thanks to a bipartisan effort in Washington, those clinics will stay open.
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In Loving Memory of Michael Ray Ferri

Michael Ray Ferri (57) was born in Kingsville, TX on August 18, 1964 to Frank and Sandy Ferri. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 21, 2022 in Wheat Ridge, CO. Mike graduated from Raton High School in 1982 and New Mexico State University in 1984 with a degree in Ag Mechanics. Mike went on to have a successful career as a diesel mechanic and owned his own shop in Parker, Colorado.

Congressional Delegation Urges Secretary McDonough To Visit New Mexico Veteran Health Clinics

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Teresa Leger Fernández (D-N.M.) and Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.) wrote a letter to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary McDonough urging the Secretary to visit the Las Vegas or Raton veteran health clinics, two of the four clinics that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recommended for closure.

In Loving Memory of Maria Delia Vigil

Maria Delia Vigil passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 18, 2022 surrounded by her loving family in Raton, NM. She was born on a beautiful sunny day in Maes, NM on May 23, 1937 to the late Jose Leon Medina and Estefunita Gallegos Medina. She is preceded in death by...

Raton City Commission Regular Meeting Tuesday June 28, 2022 6:00 p.m.

A regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Raton will be held on June 28, 2022 at 6 p.m. Pursuant to City of Raton Open Meetings Resolution 2022-01 Commissioners may participate via conference call. The following subjects will be considered by the City Commission and may be considered in any order that is most convenient for the City Commission.

In Loving Memory of Marjorie Ann Benjamin

( November 22, 1945 – June 18, 2022 ) Marjorie “Marge” Ann (Silbaugh) Benjamin, 76, of French Tract, NM, passed away June 18, 2022, at home. Marge was born November 22, 1945, in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Foster and Ethel (Hoskins) Silbaugh. She moved to Longmont, CO with her family in 1956. She married Darrell Benjamin on September 29, 1962. They lived and worked on the family farm in the Longmont area until moving to Angel Fire, NM in 1983. While living in Longmont she served as a Girl Scout leader and was involved in the 4-H Club. She was also a proud member of the Mile High Jeep Club. After moving to Angel Fire, she proudly served in the Angel Fire Volunteer Fire Department for 10 years as a firefighter and EMT; she was a well-respected member of the volunteer fire department and was a role model for women interested in fire services. Marge was well-known and involved in the community during her time in Angel Fire. Marge and Darrell finally settled in French Tract in 2013 where she spent the remainder of her time.

In Loving Memory of Conchita Concha San Roman

( December 11, 1938 – June 08, 2022 ) Conchita “Concha” San Roman, age 93, was reunited with her Husband David “Baldi” San Roman, and went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at her home in Raton, NM. Concha was born on December 11, 1928 in Brilliant, NM to Ambrosio and Concepcion Avila.

In Loving Memory of Michael James Scarselli

Michael James Scarselli, born April 6, 1955, entered into eternal life June 12, 2022. Michael was the son of Laurina and Joseph Scarselli of Raton, NM. He attended St Patrick’s Catholic School and graduated from Raton High School in 1973. He attended UNM in. Albuquerque, NM where he studied...

In Loving Memory of Emmanuel (Mike) P. Christos

Emmanuel (Mike) P. Christos passed away at home on June 8th, 2022. Mike was the eldest son of Pete and Mary Christos (deceased). He is survived by his wife Jean Ann Scarafiotti Christos. Mike’s family includes a brother, Jack Christos, his wife Carolyn of Denver, Colorado, and a sister Georgia Zachos of Alabama. His family included two nephews, Alexander and Pete, and a niece Evan. Mike had two great nephews and a great niece. Plus a slew of cousins.

Pueblo murder case raises questions on the state’s parole system

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) -- New information uncovered by 13 Investigates raises questions about the effectiveness of Colorado's parole system.  In newly released police records, an accused murderer from Pueblo claims that he knew a parole violation wouldn't keep him in jail.  According to court records, Nicholas Tumblin had been arrested on September 13, 2021, for a parole violation. The post Pueblo murder case raises questions on the state’s parole system appeared first on KRDO.