Two former City of Las Vegas employees are suing the city for damages in Fourth District Court after they were dismissed suddenly in 2016, shortly after Mayor Tonita Gurulé-Giron took office — two days before their contracts were due to expire. Read more

HOBBS — Call it a championship day for Portales. Though the Buck Brandon Classic at Hobbs’ par-72 Rockwind Golf Club is a two-day event, the local teams were only planning on taking part in Monday’s first round because of scholastic testing today. But in that busy Monday, the Portales boys t… Read more

CLOVIS — The much-discussed addition and renovation to the Curry County Adult Detention Center will be up for approval at today's Curry County Commission meeting. The 17-month project is scheduled to include a new sally port, medical center and additional housing at the detention center. HB … Read more

PORTALES — Burners beware: A resolution seeking to restrict fire activity in Roosevelt County will be considered at today's commission meeting. County Manager Amber Hamilton said that because of extremely dry conditions in the county, a resolution to re-institute a fire ban will be brought b… Read more

Holtec spent nuclear fuel site license plan opposed A small group of nuclear waste opponents gathered Wednesday in Hobbs to protest the licensing of Holtec International’s proposed spent nuclear fuel site. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission set a May 29 deadline for public comments on the environmental impact statement for Holtec’s application to construct a subsurface …

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