|Xcel Spokesman Offers Safety Tips And Warns Against Utility Scams|
Wes Reeves says you should look for wires before putting up Christmas lights and he says people need to protect themselves from utility scams. More information can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|NMSU Baseball Player Coming Home |
Mario Moccia has been named Athletic Director at New Mexico State University. He has been AD at Southern Illinois. He graduated in 1989 and was a captain of the baseball team. To watch his press conference go to the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.
|Be Sure To Thank Farmers And Ranchers This Week|
American farmers and ranchers are producing more with less as the bounty of our nation increases. Here is Dalene Hodnett with the details in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|More Parks Awards Handed Out |
The team of statewide Regional Heavy Equipment Inspectors was awarded for their efforts in keeping park equipment in good repair and park staff safe. Members of the team are Andrew Archuleta (Coyote Creek State Park), Randy Plane (Elephant Butte Lake State Park), and Terry Edwards (pictured from Bottomless Lakes State Park). The final Customer Service Award went to Human Resources and Training Coordinator Miche Bové from
|New Mexico State Parks Recognizes Employee Achievements|
New Mexico State Parks honored staff, volunteers and partners during its annual awards ceremony on November 13, in Elephant Butte, New Mexico. A total of 21 awards were given and five retirees honored. At left, Lelia Haver from Brantley Lake State Park receives an award from Tommy Mutz.
|APS And Eddy County Offices To Close For Holiday|
The Artesia Public Schools will be closed Wednesday through Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday. There will be no DD-Preschool during this time frame. Eddy County Manager Rick Rudometkin says Eddy County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. He says the Eddy County Road Department will be closed Wednesday through Friday. He does say that the Road Department will have a crew on call and ECSO deputies will remain on duty.
|Energy Conservation And Management Division Helps Local Governments Become More Energy Efficient|
The Energy Conservation and Management Division (ECMD) announced today that it has received a significant grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to provide guidance to local governments on how to become more energy efficient. ECMD will use the awarded $300,000 grant to help local governments on ways to improve energy efficiency within their jurisdictions. With the grant money, ECMD will provide education, outreach and oversight during the process whereby four local governments participate in the Local Energy Efficiency Performance (LEEP) program. The LEEP program will hire a certified third-party engineer to oversee, monitor and verify energy saving recommendations of energy service companies. The LEEP program administers Energy Performance Contracts (The LEEP program aims to apply the ESPC process to drive demand for energy efficiency and renewable energy measures in public facilities among New Mexico’s 33 counties and 105 municipalities. The first LEEP programs are set to begin in 2015 through partnerships between energy service companies and the Cities of Las Cruces and Santa Fe, and the Counties of McKinley and Bernalillo.ESPC) on behalf of the municipalities and counties.
|Congressman Pearce Visits Roswell And Artesia|
Congressman Steve Pearce was in Roswell and Artesia on Monday signing copies of his new book. He was at the Artesia Public Library and before he was signing books he spoke to those gathered. You can hear his comments by going to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Carlsbad Solid Waste Announces Holiday Hours |
The City of Carlsbad offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. The Solid Waste Department will work the following schedule. Thursday, November 27,SandPoint Landfill will be closed and there will be no refuse collection.Friday, November 28, all residential containers and commercial pickups that are normally scheduled for Thursday, will be serviced. The Sandpoint Landfill will be open on a normal schedule of 7a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Saturday, November 29,all residential containers and commercial pickups that are normally scheduled for Friday or Saturday, will be serviced. The Sandpoint Landfill will be open on a normal schedule of 7 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The Convenience Station located at 302 E. Plaza will be closed Thursday. The convenience station will be open 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and closed Sunday.
|NMMI Bronco Basketball Team Is Home This Weekend |
After seeing action this past weekend at the South Plains Tournament, the NMMI Bronco Basketball team gets back into action this weekend at the Bronco Classic. All games will be played in Roswell. NMMI SID Geoff Gunn has more in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Ride For Bikes Assembly Day Coming|
The Ride For Bikes Artesia charity will be assembling and delivering hundreds of bicycles for children in Artesia. Robby Gaines says they are looking for people to help assemble bikes on Dec. 6 at the Artesia Center. More information can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page. (Photo courtesy of Ride For Bikes)
|Paul Gessing Offers Thoughts On Unemployment Numbers And Future Of Spaceport|
The head of the Rio Grande Foundation breaks down the numbers that were released on Friday and he also offers some insight on the Spaceport and the troubles it is having getting off the ground. More info can be found in the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|What Is Happening At ENMU-Roswell?|
Development Director Donna Oracion says registration is taking place for the Spring Semester and the Fall Semester is winding down as graduation is set for Dec. 11. To find out more go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|Kathy Ledesma And Raenelle Capshaw Talk About Adopting U.S. Kids |
A new public service campaign is urging prospective parents to consider adopting siblings. AdoptUSKids says there are more than 100,000 children waiting for adoption. To find out more, go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.
|From Energy Drinks To Holiday Tips, Jackie Kakos Covers It All|
She is a Health Educator with the UNM College of Pharmacy in Albuquerque and she says people need to be aware of poisons that come from energy drinks and certain holiday decorations. To find out more, go to the podcast section on the left hand side of the page.