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Chaves County lieutenant arrested for DWI

ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) – A Chaves County lieutenant has been arrested for suspected drunk driving. Lieutenant Joel Ramirez was reportedly traveling from Artesia on 285 South in the wrong lane of traffic and was pulled over near Ojibwa just before 2 a.m. Sheriff Mike Herrington, in a Facebook post, says...
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House hunt Roswell: See what’s on the market now

Whether you’re looking for a new home on acreage or a fixer-upper close to amenities, you can probably find a listing here to suit you: Needing a spacious home? How about with a view? This home boasts four bedrooms with 2.5 baths, formal dining room and two living areas
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Job alert: These jobs are open in Roswell

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Roswell: 1. Insurance Sales Representative; 2. Travel RN (Medical Surgical) - Up To $3,899 Per Week; 3. CDL Truck Driver Mentor - Multiple Routes Available - Top Pay; 4. Sales Consultant verizon; 5. Nuclear Medicine

Make sure safety is a priority in new school year

The beginning of a new school year means new adventures for many children: new friends to meet, new teachers to get used to, new academic subjects to learn and master, and for some students, new school buildings to figure out. With all this facing local kids as school begins anew Aug. 4, children may not be paying as much attention as they should to safely getting to and from school.

ENMU-Roswell graduate enjoys ‘dream job’ at Virgin Galactic

ENMU-Roswell Aviation Maintenance Technology graduate Victor Lopez took his credentials and boosted his career to new heights on Earth and beyond. After completing the AMT program in the spring of 2019, he began working with SkyWest Airlines in Tucson, Arizona, and also applied for a position with Virgin Galactic. In January of 2020, he was hired at Virgin and now works as a “space wrench,” his official title, and it’s a job he feels “super lucky” to have.

New option surfaces for city trails connection

The city is offering yet another option in the years-long debate about how to connect the Cielo Grande Recreation Area walking and biking trails with the portions of the Spring River Corridor trails that are near Cahoon Park and the Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River. In a new...

Night Out!

Join us next Tuesday, Aug. 3, as we celebrate National Night Out. This year we'll be in the Roswell Convention Center parking lot. There will be back-to-school supplies, kids activities, food and fun!

Federal eviction protection ends, state moratorium continues

New Mexico residents still have legal protection from evictions prompted by unpaid rent, even though a federal eviction moratorium ended Saturday. The fallout for Chaves County renters should the state moratorium end in coming weeks is uncertain, as one local housing official says he has talked with families asking for help who say they owe thousands in back rent while the owner of an affordable apartment complex in Roswell contends that he hasn’t seen a big problem with unpaid rent and welcomes any move that will allow landlords to collect rent due.

MainStreet Roswell receives grant for benches project

MainStreet Roswell has received a $12,600 AARP Community Challenge Grant for its community bench project. The grant from the group formerly known as the American Association for Retired Persons will be used to continue the community collaboration started in 2019 to make new benches for the Roswell area by collecting and recycling plastic bottle caps.
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Artesia events coming up

1. Eddy County Sheriff's Posse Board and Membership Meetings; 2. World Breastfeeding Week; 3. Girls Who Code Grades 6-12; 4. ECSP Horns N Heels Team Ropings; 5. Roswell Western Frontier Gun Show;

Free disc golf clinic at local course draws big crowd

The Roswell Spicy Roadrunners held a free disc golf clinic at Enchanted Lands Disc Golf Course on July 24. The clinic was open to the public and all ages were invited, with discs provided as well as water. Club President Joel Gonzales provided this photo of those who showed up to participate and to help with the clinic. (Submitted Photo)