VA to discuss changes to services

Freedom New Mexico The Veterans Admin-istration will hold a series of public meetings announ-cing discontinuation of contract care at nine VA clinics in northern New Mexico. Nine access point clinics in Embudo, Chama, Coyote, Penasco, Ribera, Roy, Springer, Truchas and Wagon Mound will be closed as of March 31 under the plan. The VA plans […]

More people turning to taxpayer-supported clinics

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo La Casa Family Health Center in Clovis is renovating to create more exam rooms, office and waiting room space to accommodate an influx in new patients. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer The recession is causing more people in the area to turn to taxpayer-supported health centers that provide care […]

April 10 Cannon Community

Youth softball clinics schedule announced — Softball clinics have been scheduled for youths, ages 5-12, April 13-16, from 5 to 6 p.m. Clinics will be taught by Lacy Collins, a former college softball player. Schedule: April 13, ages 5-6; April 14, ages 7-8; April 15, ages 9-10; and April 16, ages 11-12. The groups will […]

Free fishing day for kids Saturday

SATURDAY IS FREE FISHING DAY; CLINICS FOR KIDS PLANNED STATEWIDE

Business digest — May 8

Forum set for findings on Clovis’ economy The University of New Mexico’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research will present the findings of its assessment of Clovis’ economy at a public forum hosted by Clovis MainStreet, according to a Clovis MainStreet news release. The forum will be from 10 a.m. to noon May 22 in […]

Stem cell advocates base argument on myth

By Steve Chapman: Syndicated Columnist By now, we all know the crucial question about embryonic stem cell research. Advocates have put it plainly: Should we let unused frozen embryos residing in fertility clinics be dumped down the drain — or should we use them to cure diabetes, Alzheimer’s, paralysis and other health scourges? Confronted with […]