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10 arrested for drug trafficking

Thursday marked the end of a four-month long drug-trafficking investigation in Portales that led to the arrests of 10 suspects. Portales police said they are expecting seven more arrests. The...

 

Seniors' journeys just starting

At the end of today, 164 Portales High School graduates will be turning their tassels and walking across the stage of the Eastern New Mexico University Greyhound Arena into their new lives. Here is what some members of the 2013 PHS graduating class...

 

Someday comes too fast

Remember those wonderful childhood dreams … "When I grow up I'm going to be…" As a little girl I dreamed of my knight in shining armor sweeping me away on that beautiful white charger. That "someday" finally came for me. My tall dark and...

 

Events Calendar - May 24

Today Aerobics — 7:30 a.m., Portales Recreation Center. $5 per class. Information: 356-8598. Portales High School graduation — 7 p.m., ENMU Greyhound Arena. Information: 356-7000. Saturday Memorial Day tailgate — 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Eastern New...

 

My Turn - New 'Iron Man' wins cool points

I think the Iron Man 3 movie had the second installment beat a little bit in coolness points. I loved all three of the movies. They all had good action, good story lines and Robert Downey Jr. plays the role of Tony Stark beautifully. Not to mention,...

 

ENMU's Briska 14th in prelims

PUEBLO, Colo. — Eastern New Mexico University sophomore Kaspars Briska finished 14th overall in Thursday's preliminaries of the 3,000-meter steeplechase in the NCAA Division II national outdoor track meet, hosted by Colorado State-Pueblo. Briska,...

 

Police Blotter - May 24

Portales police, sheriff and fire call logs: Wednesday 2:59 a.m.: Caller reported an unusual and strong "stink," 2000 block of South Roosevelt Road 6. 4:25 a.m.: Caller reported a suspicious noise by the back door, 1800 block of South Globe. 7:58...

 
 By CNJ staff    publish/News    May 23, 2013

Animal cruelty charges being investigated

A De Baca County rancher could be charged with one or more counts of animal cruelty and have his cattle seized, according to 10th Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose. Rose said on May 17, members of the New Mexico Livestock Board, two veterinarians...

 

Political debates can wait, focus on disaster relief

The latest natural disaster in Oklahoma should not become another political debate, but the tornado, its destruction and the path to rebuilding should prompt important discussions — after the recovery is under way, the dead are counted and buried...

 

Column incubator for feds ideas

Federal employees must read my columns and use the warnings therein as a blueprint for future schemes, just as Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" and George Orwell's "1984" seem to have been adopted as suggestions for governing rather than as the dire...

 

Panel rejects Pentagon's request for base closings

WASHINGTON — A new round of military base closings is going nowhere in Congress. The House Armed Services readiness subcommittee passed a bill Thursday rejecting the Obama administration's request for more domestic base closings. Military leaders...

 

Panel rejects Pentagon's request for base closings

WASHINGTON — A new round of military base closings is going nowhere in Congress. The House Armed Services readiness subcommittee passed a bill Thursday rejecting the Obama administration's request for more domestic base closings. Military leaders...

 

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