City landfill swamped during holidays


CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Christmas trees are recycled Tuesday at the Clovis landfill. Christmas tree are just a small part of a big increase in waste at area landfills this time of year. By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Whether it is disposable aluminum pie pans, fruit cakes or ravaged gift wrapping and packing […]

Area recycling options sparse


Aluminum cans line the bottom of an old cotton trailer that sits in the parking lot of Zia Elementary school. Six years ago, Clovis resident Trudi Ford purchased the trailer with grant money. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The city of Clovis eschews all but aluminum and tin recycling because […]

5/8 Letters to the editor

Board should have picked local leader Home grown has lost its meaning. The “best qualified” again is an outsider. In the April 24 Clovis News Journal, our new school superintendent said she needs to find out what is needed within Clovis schools. What we need is loyalty — to all employees at all levels. When […]