Construction Expected Soon On 26th Street In Artesia

One of Artesia’s busiest streets is due for a major facelift. Smith Engineering has been awarded the contract for the rebuilding of 26th Street from West Main Street to West Hermosa Drive. Constructions is expected to last at least a year and a half and includes the installation of new sidewalks and walking paths, sewer … Read more

Roswell Citizens Encouraged To Sign Up For Emergency Alerts

Citizens in Roswell and throughout Chaves County are encouraged to sign up for notifications that warn, inform and instruct residents during severe weather and other emergency situations. The emergency-notification system, called CivicReady, allows people to select one or more means – text message, email and voice message – of receiving the notifications. Citizens can sign … Read more

Human Remains Found; Foul Play Suspected

Human remains found in Eddy County on Friday are believed to be that of a man who was reported missing back in December. Chief Deputy Matthew Hutchinson said detectives responded to a remote location near Black River Village Road and Bounds Road for the report of a human body discovered. Over Friday and Saturday, detectives … Read more

Bonito Lake To Reopen This Weekend

Bonito Lake will reopen to anglers this weekend after more than a decade of being closed. The lake, which is owned by the City of Alamogordo, filled with sediment after the 2012 Little Bear Fire. The City has undertaken extensive efforts to remove the sediment and restore the lake. Last week, the City and the … Read more

Roswell Chosen As New Home Of National ChampionShip Air Races

Big news for the Reno Air Racing Association – announcing that Roswell will be the new home of the world-renowned Narional Championship Air Races in 2025. Following a lengthy selection process and after demonstrating its commitment to carry forward this one-of-a-kind event, Roswell was chosen to host the return of the air races. The event … Read more

Cavin returns home

RPD Sgt. Chance Cavin, who was injured when his leg was struck by a gunshot fired by a man police were trying to apprehend early Wednesday morning has retuirned home after being treated at a Lubbock, Texas, hospital. Dozens of people gathered Thursday afternoon along East Second Street to show support for Sergeant Cavin, as … Read more

Sitting Bulls Falls Closed Due To Staffing Shortages

Effective immediately, Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area, a historic recreation site in the Guadalupe Ranger District in the Lincoln National Forest – will be closed at the access point due to ongoing staffing shortages. The Lincoln National Forest is currently looking into solutions to fully staff the recreation site, and quickly enforce a plan that … Read more

RPD Building Damaged By Flooding

Flooding problems have forced the Roswell Poclie Department to close it’s lobby and public records areas until further notice. The building at 128 West 2nd Street flooded due to burst pipes in the ceiling. The Roswell Daily Record reports the issue was discovered at about 3:00 a.m. on Sunday. Although the pipes have been repaired … Read more

NM 2 Mill & Fill Project

The New Mexico Department of Transportation District Two office in cooperation with Brasier Asphalt (Contractor) will begin roadway rehabilitation on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, on NM 2 from milepost 30 to milepost 32 (Midway) . The hours of operation are from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. This is an estimated 2-week project, … Read more