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Meetings calendar - March 7

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns.    Monday  • Portales Municipal Schools board — 6 p.m., virtual meeting. The meeting is open to the public through live webcast found at https:/... — Updated 3/6/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    News 

Mayor volunteers to be city's representative on land trust board

CLOVIS — Mayor Mike Morris volunteered to be the city’s potential representative on a steering committee for a land trust, and received a unanimous vote from the Clovis City Commission during an hourlong meeting Thursday... — Updated 3/6/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    News

Curry still working on plans for land trust

CLOVIS — Curry County will have a steering committee to establish a land trust. Who exactly is on that trust is to be determined. County commissioners voted Tuesday to create a five-member board, comprised of two commissioners,... — Updated 3/2/2021


Meetings calendar - Feb. 28

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns    Tuesday  • City of Clovis Water Policy Advisory Committee — 8:30 a.m., North Annex, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. No public access. The... — Updated 2/27/2021


City seeking volunteers for boards, committees

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis is seeking volunteers for seven vacancies on lower boards and committees, according to a series of city releases. Applications for the Senior Services Committee, Economic Incentive Board, Public Works... — Updated 2/23/2021

 By Ron Warnick    News

Natural gas suppliers anticipate price increases

Area suppliers of natural gas or propane said they anticipate price increases for customers in the wake of severely cold weather that strained supplies and sparked widespread power outages, but they weren’t prepared to say how... — Updated 2/23/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    News

Official optimistic on range opening

CLOVIS — A series of delays, both man-made and nature-driven, have slowed work for the city’s shooting range at Ned Houk Park. But City Manager Justin Howalt is optimistic the project won’t finish too long after its original... — Updated 2/23/2021


Meetings calendar - Feb. 21

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns Monday • Roosevelt County Commission special meeting — 9 a.m., Jake Lopez Building, Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime, Portales. No public access. Livestream... — Updated 2/20/2021


Commission denies hotel bonds for second time

CLOVIS - Defeated in their October effort to seek industrial revenue bonds through the city, a group of developers for a hotel in north Clovis made a second pitch Thursday with... — Updated 2/20/2021


Palla selected for District 4 commission vacancy

CLOVIS - Megan Palla, and four other longtime community staples, were asked Thursday night why she would want to join the Clovis City Commission and fill its vacant District 4... — Updated 2/20/2021


Palla elected to fill commission vacancy

CLOVIS -- The Clovis City Commission filled its District 4 vacancy Thursday, electing Megan Palla to serve the remainder of the term won by R.L. “Rube” Render. Palla, a certified public accountant in Clovis for 23 years and a... — Updated 2/19/2021 Full story


Five vie for open city seat

CLOVIS — The seven current members of the Clovis City Commission will consider five candidates on Thursday night to be their eighth. The commission meeting falls on the 29th day of the 30-day window the commission has to fill... — Updated 2/18/2021 Full story

 By Kevin Wilson    News

Winter weather

Snow, record cold and power outages left most eastern New Mexico and Texas Panhandle residents huddling at home early this week. Most schools closed Tuesday due to a mix of... — Updated 2/16/2021 Full story


Weather postponements, cancellations:

Due to inclement weather concerns, various public entities have altered plans for Tuesday; • Clovis Municipal Schools has closed for today. • Eastern New Mexico University has closed campus and canceled classes for Tuesday due... — Updated 2/16/2021 Full story


Meetings calendar - Feb. 14

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns    Tuesday  • Curry County Commission — 9 a.m., via Zoom. Information: or 575-763-6016  • Portales... — Updated 2/13/2021


Meetings calendar - Feb. 7

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns    Monday  • Portales Municipal Schools board — 6 p.m., virtual meeting. The meeting is open to the public through live webcast found at https://... — Updated 2/6/2021

 By Lily Martin    News

Parade honoring health workers to be held

CLOVIS — A community celebration of local healthcare workers is set to take place Thursday evening outside of Plains Regional Medical Center. Hearts for Healthcare Workers is being organized by the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of... — Updated 2/6/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    News

Clovis approves airport name change

CLOVIS — City commissioners on Thursday approved a name change from Clovis Municipal Airport to Clovis Regional Airport. Airport Director James Harris said the airport was already operating as a regional airport, with no other co... — Updated 2/6/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    News

Clovis votes to renew 2011 gross receipts tax

CLOVIS — Facing a 10-year renewal of a gross receipts tax to offset costs for the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water System, Clovis City Commissioners on Thursday decided a little flexibility was a good tool to navigate unknown... — Updated 2/6/2021


Clovis to consider renaming airport

CLOVIS — What’s in a name? A lot, Clovis city administration hopes when it comes to its airport. The city is asking the Clovis City Commission to change the facility’s name, from Clovis Municipal Airport to Clovis Regional... — Updated 2/2/2021


Meetings calendar - Jan. 31

Meetings are subject to change due to coronavirus concerns    Tuesday  • Roosevelt County Commission — 9 a.m., Jake Lopez Building, Roosevelt County Fairgrounds, 705 E. Lime, Portales. No public access. Livestream available... — Updated 1/30/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    News

Water authority optimistic on construction, funding

CLOVIS — In their first meeting of 2021, the Eastern New Mexico Water Utility Authority had a sense of optimism on many fronts, with Finished Water 2 wrapping up and Finished Water 3 construction possibly beginning in the second... — Updated 1/30/2021


Clovis seeks to fill vacant position

CLOVIS — The city of Clovis is seeking a representative for a vacant position on its water policy advisory committee. The committee meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. to make recommendations to the Clovis... — Updated 1/30/2021

 By Kevin Wilson    News

Clovis prepares to look for District 4 seat replacement

CLOVIS — The Clovis City Commission will take about a week to look at hopefuls for the now-vacant District 4 commission seat. It took them just a few minutes to create the format. Mayor Mike Morris led a quick discussion at... — Updated 1/26/2021

 By David Stevens    News

All of Clovis could hear lions roar

The Clovis Fire Department was a zoo in the late 1920s. Literally. Ralph Vaughn Miller, Clovis' city manager and fire chief in the 1920s and 1930s, started the community's zoo in... — Updated 1/23/2021


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