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Articles from the March 1, 2017 edition

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Weekly New Mexico fishing report

Northwest Abiquiu Lake — We had no reports from anglers this week. Animas River — Water flow near Aztec on Monday morning was 563 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week. Albuquerque Area Drains — Fishing on the Albuquerque Drain was...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    March 1, 2017

High winds cause chaos around area

High winds Tuesday resulted in plenty of eastern New Mexico chaos, including an evacuation of a restaurant, downed power poles, uprooted trees, torn roofs, small fires and out-of-order traffic...

 
 By Douglas Clark    News    March 1, 2017

Judge gives deadline on procedure decision

The attorney representing a defendant in the 2014 city park stabbing death of a Clovis woman has until March 8 to give the court direction on how his client wishes to proceed. District Court Judge Drew Tatum issued the order during a status hearing...

 
 By Kent McManigal    Voices    March 1, 2017

Law becoming justification for violation

You might be shocked to learn how little regard I have for the law. Or, maybe you wouldn’t. This doesn’t mean I approve of harming others, their property, or their rights; quite the opposite. It... Full story

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    March 1, 2017

Roosevelt departments raise vehicle concerns

Two Roosevelt County departments are in dire need of new vehicles, according to county department heads. While other county departments had minimal needs where vehicles are concerned, the Sheriff's Of...

 
 By Rube Render    Voices    March 1, 2017

Democrats don't learn from history

Last Saturday, the Democratic National Committee’s 447 members gathered in Atlanta to elect a new national chairman from a field of seven candidates. It was the first time since 1985 that there was...

 

Senate bill would hurt victims, kill public oversight

In a troubling case of “we’re from the government and we’re here to help,” Sen. Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, wants to shield significant portions of police reports for six serious crimes from public view. Considering how too many of New M...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    News    March 1, 2017

Clovis school board votes to extend Balch's contract

CLOVIS — The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education only hires one employee in the district: the superintendent. After an hour of discussion, the board concluded it was satisfied with the one it had, and voted 4-0 to extend Jody Balch’s cont...

 

ENMU president: Regent search in governor's hands

The vacancy left open by the sudden passing of Eastern New Mexico University Regent Susan Tatum is now in the hands of New Mexico’s governor, according to ENMU President Steven Gamble. “We have notified the governor’s office about Miss...

 

Businesses warned of fraudulent checks

PORTALES — Police are warning Portales businesses to be wary of cashing checks from a Portales construction company that closed more than 10 years ago. Portales Police Department Detective Charlie Smart said several individuals have been writing...

 

Events calendar - March 1

Today • Preschool storytime — 10:30 a.m. at Portales Public Library. Information: 575-356-3940 • Teen game day — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for ages 13-18. Free play. Information: 575-356-3940 • Toddler Time — 10 a.m. at Clovis-...

 

Meetings calendar - March 1

Today • Clovis Chamber Ambassadors — 11:30 a.m. at K-Bob’s Steakhouse, Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435 • Clovis Community College Board of Trustees — 8 a.m. at CCC room 512. Information: 575-769-4001 Thursday • Clovis City Commission...

 

Pages past - March 1

On this date ... 1997: Clovis officials were in Santa Fe, looking for money to help fund a special events center. Clovis Public Safety Director Harry Boden was asking lawmakers for $300,000 to...

 

Portales police blotter - March 1

The following is a sampling of calls for Portales police, fire and sheriff: Monday • 9:56 a.m.: Fraud, location unknown • 10:08 a.m.: Ambulance requested, 300 block East First Street • 11:37 a.m.: Motor vehicle accident without injuries, 1600...

 
 By David Norton    Sports    March 1, 2017

ENMU women know target on their backs

PORTALES — The whistle blows, the coach yells, “Bring it in.” The balls are racked and the team meets for one final prayer at center court of Greyhound Arena before packing up for Allen, Texas. It’s not the final time on the Greyhound Arena...

 

Small-school state basketball capsules

(Seeds in parentheses) Boys All games Saturday CLASS 3A (15) Tohatchi at (2) Texico When: 3 p.m. Records: Tohatchi 12-16 (5-3 District 1), Texico 21-7 (5-1 District 5) Tohatchi road record: 2-4 Texico home record: 8-2 Of note: This is a rematch of a...

 

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