Two new maintenance squadrons activated

USAF: Tech. Sgt. Josef Cole Col. Wesley Norris, left, 27th Special Operations Maintenance Group commander, passes the official squadron guide on to Maj. Marcus Brazell as he accepts command of the 727th Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron during an official squadron reorganization ceremony Jan. 24 at Cannon Air Force Base. By Senior Airman Jette Carr: […]

43rd Intelligence Squadron activated

USAF: Airman 1st Class Xavier Lockley Lt. Col. Matthew Atkins, 25th Intelligence Squadron commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Frederick Humphrey, 43rd Intelligence Squadron commander, during a squadron activation ceremony for the 43 IS Nov. 1 at Cannon Air Force Base. The 43 IS is a tenant squadron here, taking the place of Detachment […]

School official: False alarm at Zia elementary

Students at Clovis’ Zia Elementary school are returning to class after a fire alarm sounded about 10:20 a.m. today.

City flu task force activated

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer While health officials around the world evaluate the growing number of swine flu cases, officials in Clovis are planning for the possibility of an outbreak. As of Thursday, state health officials had yet to confirm what they termed to probable swine flu cases — one each in Valencia and […]

New tax breaks soon to close ‘pay gap’

Tom Philpott Civilian employers of Reserve and National Guard members who are mobilized longer than six months could be offered new tax breaks soon to close a “pay gap” between employees’ military income and lost civilian wages. Senate Republicans, before adjourning for fall elections, yielded to threats from Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., to block a […]