Association passes resolution in support of Cannon effort

Freedom Newspapers The New Mexico Association of Counties unanimously passed a resolution in support of the Curry and Roosevelt County government entities’ efforts to keep Cannon Air Force Base open. The 33 NMAC members passed the resolution Friday morning during the an annual NMAC Conference in Hobbs. Dennis Lopez, Roosevelt county commissioner, said he made […]

Time to set new goals, work on old ones

By Helena Rodriguez Only 359 shopping days left until Christmas. I don’t want to stress you out now. By the way, there’s only 45 shopping days until Valentine’s Day. Enough of that though. The only thing on most of our minds right now is counting down to 2005, which is now less than 24 hours […]

City, county back water conservation

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer City and county officials signed a joint resolution Tuesday to encourage and support water conservation in the local area. The resolution was designed to demonstrate solidarity among local entities in their efforts to preserve and conserve water. Clovis City Manager said the resolution will be sent to Santa Fe. […]

Officials concerned development may contaminate water at Ute

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Dan Synnott of Clovis rides a jet ski during a May visit at Ute Lake near Logan (CNJ file photo). Mike Linn Two area developers with big plans for Ute Lake have met resistance from officials who fear development may contaminate the lake’s water, reserved as a future drinking supply for residents of eastern New […]

Curry County: No gay marriages here

By Jack King, CNJ STAFF WRITER Resolution is third among counties in state banning issuance of same-sex licenses. The Curry County Commission unanimously approved a resolution banning the issuance of same sex marriage licenses Tuesday, making it one of at least three commissions statewide to take the step. The Roosevelt County Commission passed a similar […]

Board member opposes early meeting times

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer The Clovis school board passed an Open Meetings Act resolution at Tuesday’s meeting with one board member objecting to its language. Board member Mark Lansford voted against the resolution outlining the board’s meeting times and compliance with state law. Lansford said the resolution would allow for meeting times that […]

Water board OKs unusual resolution

By Jack King City officials call it a “unique and strange agreement,” but a resolution approved Wednesday by Clovis’ water policy advisory board may allow Curry County to join other area entities in encouraging water conservation. The resolution is a compromise aimed at protecting agricultural users from overregulation, said County Attorney Stephen Doerr. The Clovis […]

Water conservation effort draws concern

By Jack King Officials of Clovis’ water policy advisory board and the Curry County Commission are still working out compromise language for a resolution encouraging and supporting water conservation, advisory board Chairman Randy Crowder said Wednesday. The City Commission adopted an emergency drought management plan, with water conservation plans and regulations, on Nov. 6. Crowder […]

City commission may authorize sale of hospital

By Jack King The Clovis City Commission will consider introducing an ordinance authorizing the sale of the Memorial Service Center (Old Hospital) to Matt. 25 Inc. for $1 at its Thursday meeting. The commission will hold its regular meeting at 5:15 p.m. in the North Annex of Clovis-Carver Public Library. Final approval of the resolution […]

Administration needs specific goals for Iraq

Freedom Newspapers The Bush administration has a daunting task ahead as it tries to rally renewed support for U.S. policy in Iraq. It will continue to be daunting until the administration is more explicit about what its goals and strategies are. Virtually every day brings stories of U.S. casualties and wavering morale, which might turn […]

Clovis resident worried about Patriot Act

By Jack King One Clovis woman has started a lonely campaign to get the Clovis City Commission to pass a resolution questioning the U.S. Patriot Act. Christine Nahmens said she has never been involved in a political action before and shies away from publicity. But she said she was moved to take action because she […]