Ria Thundercloud, a local Native American woman, recently took the opportunity to share her life story with Glamour magazine and tackle the issue of cultural appreciation versus appropriation.

The White House and a number of federal agencies have started advanced preparations for a partial government shutdown

Scientist Maurizo Tomasi of Rome journeyed to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad to conduct research last week because of the salt mines’ low levels of background radiation.

A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis plant like any other agricultural crop. President Trump is…

For the first time in decades, every major type of investment has fared poorly, as the outlook for economic growth and corporate profits is dampened by rising trade tensions and interest rates.

The Ukrainians have pointed to commercially available satellite images showing rows of tanks and armored personnel carriers at two sites in southern Russia and military transport planes parked at an air base in Crimea.

The Soberanes Fire burned its way into the record books, costing $262 million as the most expensive wildland firefight in U.S. history in what a new report calls an “extreme example of excessive, unaccountable, budget-busting suppression spending.”

Five Democratic members of Congress urge the nonprofit running the facility for immigrant teenagers in West Texas not to renew a federal contract that expires Dec. 31, a longshot request that could effectively shutter the camp.

After fueling a record level of violence in Brazil, the drug war is spreading beyond the border, preying on Paraguay’s already weak institutions.

The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad will cease operations for most of January. During this time, WIPP workers will perform routine maintenance on equipment in the underground, replacing air lines, resurfacing portions of the mine and continuing ground control…

The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously Friday to require that all new buses be carbon-free by 2029. The move would eliminate climate-changing fossil fuels from California’s fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase…

EUNICE — Municipal elections in the City of Eunice will happen in November of odd-numbered years, beginning next year, if a second ordinance reading is approved in January. Members of the city council on Tuesday unanimously approved the first reading to opt in to the state’s Regular Local El…

Behind the scenes, the White House had been pushing Ryan Zinke to resign for weeks, administration officials said. Last month, these officials said, Zinke was told he had until the end of the year to exit or be fired.

PORTALES - Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, passed away in August. But her influence lived on during the commencement address at Eastern New Mexico University's graduation ceremony on Saturday at Greyhound Arena. Addressing 4,000-plus ENMU graduates, their families and friends, associate …

Winds exceeded some highway speed limits across the region on Thursday, with gusts as high as 65 mph recorded at Cannon Air Force Base. "Eastern New Mexico is typically a windy spot across the country but these winds are just shy of hurricane force," said National Weather Service Meteorologi…

CLOVIS — A land purchase under consideration Thursday by the Clovis City Commission was tabled pending additional review by the city’s Economic Incentive Board for potential water issues. The recommended purchase of 633 acres west of Cannon Air Force Base carries a fiscal impact of $1.25 mil…

My name is Sarah Bice. I am an artist living in Bovina with my seven sweet babies. I was born in Gatesville, Texas, in 1985. I come from a large family with six brothers and four sisters. We moved to Fort Sumner when I was a little girl. I grew up riding horses and working cattle on our 10,0…

At the first Christmas in Portales, Santa Claus showed up in cowboy boots, riding a grey donkey. That’s right, he didn’t exactly fit the description that Clement Clarke Moore had portrayed 76 years earlier in his poem “The Night Before Christmas.” But it was 1899 in Middle of Nowhere, New Me…

Information on new tools available for scrapbooking and other paper crafts, making homemade soap and doing contemporary open embroidery will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and at noon on Thursday. Diane Lampert is going to talk about all the different too…

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Bagel w/cream cheese. Lunch — Hot dog in a serape w/cheese, baked fries, steamed broccoli and carrots, fruit cup. Tuesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch — French bread pizza, veggie cup w/ranch, chilled fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg a…

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory St., Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, 1 p.m. line dance Tuesday: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. exercise equipment, 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. pinochle class, 10 a.m. beginning line dance, 1 p.m. pinochle, 6 p.m. trivia mania Wednesday: 8 a.m…

Portales Woman’s Club President Amber Hamilton called the meeting to order at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 13th at the club building. Ronnie Birdsong introduced Melanie Patrick who spoke on “Life at Cannon.” Patrick selected a book for the club to donate to an elementary school in her honor. A thank y…

The following are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library The Complete James Herriot eight-volume set, donated in memory of Tristan Nigel Hays, presents ageless tales drawn from the veterinary practice and country life of English veterinarian Alfred Wight. Delighting readers …

Today • Kids Day Out — 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Portales Recreation Center, 1001 W.18th St., Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. $5 per child. Crafts, sports, scooters, etc. Information: 575-356-8598 • Clovis Community Band “Holiday Fanfare” — 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 Sycamo…

Tuesday • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Chambers, 417 Gidding St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-6016 • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m., Commission Room, Roosevelt County Courthouse, 109 W. First St., Portales. Information: 575-356-5307 • Clovis Municipal Schools board — 5…

Today • Christmas Cantata — 11 a.m., University Baptist Church, 1012 W. 15th St., Portales. Information: 575-356-4501 Dec. 21 • Light & Wonder family Christmas service — 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Faith Christian Family Church, 3401 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-7751 Dec. 23 • Light &a…

The problem first appeared in biblical times. Deuteronomy 19:14 tried to resolve it: “You shall not move your neighbor’s landmark ...” Alas, property disputes remain. Public officials in Roswell and Chaves County have had a series of meetings recently to complain about private property owner…