Fire danger up during cold months

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo An apartment building at 1000 S. Oak St. caught on fire around 8 a.m. Sunday. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A half-dozen fires have displaced Curry County residents from their homes since Thanksgiving weekend, according to a local Red Cross official. It’s a reminder to think fire safety during […]

Turning off heat at night not always efficient

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer With evening temperatures in the low 40s this week, eastern New Mexico residents will be pulling out extra blankets and mugs for hot chocolate and cider. They’ll also be looking for ways to heat their residences. A few small steps can make a home warm, safe and efficient. Andy […]

It’s Their Business: Fitz Heating, Woodstoves and Accessories

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Fitz Heating, Woodstoves and Accessories By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Fitz Heating, Woodstoves and Accessories Location: 1440 Main Street What they do: Sell wood stoves, pellet stoves, gas fireplaces and accessories Who’s in charge: Don and Beverly Fitz How long in business: Since 1979 Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. […]

December 2006 Business Licenses

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in December: • Link Enterprizes Type: Internet Wholesale Owner: Gary Skinner and Beverly Gowing Location: 2916 Harrison Ave. • Lambda Theta Phi Type: Nursery/garden center Owner: Diego Espinoza Location: Seventh and Prince • Philos Media Corp Type: Consultant Owner: Brian Cook Location: 4013 Eagle […]

Gas prices irk governor

Staff and wire reports ALBUQUERQUE — Gov. Bill Richardson will meet with legislators this week to discuss whether to call a special session — a move that could provide consumer relief to high gasoline prices and home heating costs. The proposed session, dubbed the Gas and Home Relief Special Session, would be aimed at stemming […]

Lesher, Paul

Paul Lesher Services: Have been held. Paul Lesher, 77, of Logan, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, in Albuquerque. He was born on July 10, 1926, to George and Minnie Lesher. He moved to Albuquerque in the early 1960s, where he had a heating and refrigeration business for many years. In 1975, he moved to Clovis […]