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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.

  • By Andrew Oxford | The New Mexican

The numbers come from just the latest round of quarterly campaign finance reports, which were due Sunday.

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…

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 …

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…

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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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The Destination ImagiNation Koogler Middle School Team "DIestination Earth" won first place the state Destination ImagiNation tournament. Team members Josh Snook, Paige Adams, Caitlyn Swinney, and Tim Trujillo have earned the opportunity to compete at the Global level. The Global Finals Dest…

It’s easy to forget how young the Silicon Valley companies that dominate so much of our lives really are. One need be only a freshman in high school to have been born in a time before Facebook existed. And a baby delivered on the day Google was incorporated would turn 20 only this September.…

Fifty years ago today, James Earl Ray assassinated Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. The slaying inspired Americans black and white to take up the civil rights leader’s fight, which they continue today. Joyce Pollard of Clovis described April 4, 1968, as “a very sad, dark day” in…

The middle of April is approaching fast; the time of the year when I hear a lot about taxes. Mention of taxes brings Robin Hood to my mind. I don’t think of him with the more recent spin that has been put on the legend, but in the original spirit of the tales. Robin Hood is a model of an eth…

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday announced a list of New Mexico counties, including Roosevelt, in which agriculture producers can apply for natural disaster assistance. A press release by the USDA lists 12 “primary natural disaster areas,” including Catron and Lea County, as wel…

CLOVIS — The Curry County Commission reviewed plans for the upcoming addition and renovation to the Adult Detention Center and approved several cost-saving measures related to the project at Tuesday's regular commission meeting. HB Construction President Matt Mulligan presented a 17-month ti…

On this date ... 1968: News of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., in Memphis, Tennessee, spread across the nation, sparking riots in dozens of cities. King was in Memphis to attend a rally the following day in support of striking sanitation workers. Assassin James Earl Ray shot the…

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With a handful of tweets, President Trump injected his views into the media sphere, bolstering one much-criticized broadcaster and nudging

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Kim Mizell (formerly Kim Cloer), Karen Baird (formerly Karen Cloer) and Vi Sanchez (who couldn't attend), as well as former summer league coach Carol Cloer, were honored Monday for efforts in launching Lady Bobcats softball in 1980.

       

  • Jacqueline Devine, Alamogordo Daily News

The heavy metal rock icon along with his children Jack and Kelly, made a stop in Alamogordo to film an episode of their A&E television show.

       

  • By Cynthia Miller | The New Mexican

A unique, multimillion-dollar preservation project is the result of the pueblo’s vision to revive a crumbling spiritual center that until recent years had become largely abandoned.

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New Mexico high school students will have the opportunity to learn the basics of journalism from some of the top professionals in the state this summer at the University of New Mexico.

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Jillian Beck said police slammed her face onto rocks, and injured her nose and wrist after responding to a dispute between neighbors. Andrew Beck alleged he illegally was detained in the January 2013 incident when he tried to help his…

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