Portales couple take skydiving adventure for 50th anniversary

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Alisa Boswell Family and friends of Portales residents Alan and Patricia “Pat” Dodd gasped when the couple showed their skydiving video last month during the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Two months earlier, Alan, 71, and Pat, 69, did a tandem skydive in McKinney, Texas, in celebration of their golden anniversary. The couple, married Oct. […]

Cannon pilots teaching skydiving course

Courtesy photo: Ryan Antoon Ryan Antoon jumps with one of his students, Amy Hayes, for a tandem skydiving jump. Alisa Boswell The possibilities for a new course at Eastern New Mexico University are up in the air, literally and figuratively. Capt. James “Tripp” Johnson, a pilot at Cannon Air Force Base, is working on offering […]