|State Auditor Tim Keller Releases Special Audit Of Untested Sexual Assault Evidence Kits |
New Mexico State Auditor Tim Keller released a statewide special audit of untested sexual assault evidence kits, commonly known as “rape kits.” The Office of the State Auditor (OSA) conducted the special audit to determine why a backlog of 5,440 untested kits amassed in New Mexico and develop best practices to clear it and prevent it from happening again. In New Mexico, 1 in 4 women... Read More >>
|Citizen Input Sought Regarding Aquatic Options And Funding Choices For Recreation Center|
Roswell citizens are encouraged to attend the City Council meeting Thursday night (Dec. 8) to hear a presentation and offer their input regarding the aquatic options and funding options for the community’s proposed new recreation/aquatic center. Following the informational presentation by city staff, a time has been scheduled for public input to be offered to City Council. The meeting beg... Read More >>
|Ride For Bikes To Host Bike Build|
Robby Gaines and Bri Padilla talk about the bike building event that is set for Saturday in Artesia. Ride For Bikes plans to provide nearly 300 children in our region with a bike for Christmas.
|Area Schoolboard Members Honored |
School board members from across the state gathered in Albuquerque this past weekend to participate in the New Mexico School Boards Association Annual Convention. Participants heard speeches and participated in breakout sessions. New officers were also elected for the coming year and some were recognized for their accomplishments. Ron Singleton from Carlsbad will serve as the Association’... Read More >>
|Santa Patrol Toy Drive Expands To Help More New Mexico Kids|
The Albuquerque Police Officers Association is pleased to announce that its annual Santa Patrol toy drive is expanding this year to help more children in New Mexico. Several law enforcement agencies across the state, including the Roswell Police Department, have signed on to take part in third annual Santa Patrol. Officers will hand out the donated toys to families in need that they encounter w... Read More >>
|Good Presidents And Bad |
© 2016 Michael Swickard, Ph.D. “The measure of a man is what he does with power.” Plato The first President in my memory was Dwight Eisenhower. I was born when Truman served but don’t remember him. My father was a career military man. He happily had a badge, “I like Ike.” As someone who studies Presidents, it seems that in a hundred years people may consider E... Read More >>
|NM In Focus Looks At The High Cost Of Childcare|
This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland examines the high cost of child care in New Mexico with a panel of local experts. The program is produced by KNME TV and can be found in the You Tube link at the bottom of the page.