Press release: Cannon canceling prescribed burns

Due to adverse weather conditions, the 27th Special Operations Wing has cancelled a series of prescribed burns at Melrose Air Force Range previously scheduled for April 30 – May 3. These fires clear the amount of vegetation in targeted areas and help reduce the risk of wildfires caused by training or by natural causes such […]

Cancelations and delays

Area schools and institutions are canceling or delaying activities due to weather: • Clovis Muncipal Schools 2-hour delay Wednesday. • Portales Municipal Schools 2-hour delay Wednesday. • Floyd High School Boys and Girls Basketball Game vs. Tucumcari canceled. • Dora Schools 2-hour delay Wednesday. • Elida Schools 2-hour delay Wednesday. • Eastern New Mexico University […]

Press release: ENMU-Portales Canceling Classes at 1 p.m.

Portales—Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is canceling classes at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday), and no evening classes will be held. The campus itself will remain open until 5 p.m. The university will open at 10 a.m. Thursday and classes will resume at 11 a.m. For further updates, call 575-562-4636.

Unnecessary weapons push safety aside

Freedom Editorial This nation’s families long have sent sons and daughters into the military. They need to know that — given the inherent dangers of many military occupations, especially during wartime — the armed forces are taking adequate safety precautions, starting with day-to-day activities. A five-month Detroit News investigation, detailed in a series this past […]