My turn: Real life doesn’t mean fighting

As much as I try not to compare my life to reality TV, in this week's episode of my life, I think my house just became "Real World: Portales." I originally had two roommates and on Sunday, a third one moved in. All of us are very unique, from different places all over the country […]

Roch running for re-election

Dennis Roch, R-Texico, has announced he is running for re-election in District 67 of the state House of Representatives. The district includes all or parts of Curry, Roosevelt, Quay, Harding Union, San Miguel and Colfax counties. Roch, 38, is the only candidate who has announced candidacy for the position. He is assistant superintendent at Texico […]

Roch running for re-election

CNJ staff Dennis Roch, R-Texico, has announced he is running for re-election in District 67 of the state House of Representatives. The district includes all or parts of Curry, Roosevelt, Quay, Harding Union, San Miguel and Colfax counties. Roch, 38, is the only candidate who has announced candidacy for the position. He is assistant superintendent […]

No mistake in supporting project

I’ve made a huge mistake. As you may have seen on these pages a week ago, I offered a Coke to anybody who could guess one of the four country songs on my mp3 player. The competition is now closed, with no winners but a few arguing they won on second-chance entries. But as little […]

No mistake in supporting project

I've made a huge mistake. As you may have seen on these pages a week ago, I offered a Coke to anybody who could guess one of the four country songs on my mp3 player. The competition is now closed, with no winners but a few arguing they won on second-chance entries. But as little […]

Their view: Agency working to streamline operations

Patrick H. Lyons, chairman of New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, addresses proposed and implemented changes to the PRC:

Their view: Agency working to streamline operations

Patrick H. Lyons, chairman of New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, addresses proposed and implemented changes to the PRC: Hotly contested items before New Mexico lawmakers in 2012 included three bills to reform the Public Regulation Commission. After going through multiple committees in the House and Senate, House Joint Resolution 11, HJR 16 and HJR 17 […]

Wednesday morning briefing: A dedication, sharing history and seaweed ice cream

Good morning and welcome to the Wednesday briefing. Dedication set Ready for the unveiling? The Clovis Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission, in partnership with the Clovis Curry County Chamber of Commerce will unveil a Coretta Scott King Memorial Bronze Plaque 11 a.m. Friday at Potter Park,. It’s open to the public. Sharing Brenda Crocker […]

Vietnam mission ‘well worth the effort’

“Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It’s not the home-run hitters.” — Baseball slugger Willie Stargell

Vietnam mission ‘well worth the effort’

"Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters." — Baseball slugger Willie Stargell The fall of Saigon in late April 1975 marked the end of the Vietnam War, ensuring Communism across the country. The USS Kirk was an American Naval ship assigned to help evacuate […]