Our people: Rising to the top

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Courtesy photo Sievers hiking at San Luis Peak in Colorado in July. Portales resident Joel Sievers is the team physician for Eastern New Mexico University, Portales and Clovis high schools. Sievers said he believes overcoming an injury helps young people learn how to overcome other obstacles they will face in life. “I enjoy teaching athletes […]

Developers encounter obstacles

By Kevin Wilson: Cannon Connections Cannon Air Force Base is set to receive another 1,300 personnel over the next five years, and it’s working on privatizing the homes it already owns. Add an expansion at the Southwest Cheese plant, and new jobs expected from the proposed Tres Amigas electricity project and complementary power plants. It […]

More than 250 ENMU students graduate in Saturday ceremony

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Jill Evans is congratulated after receiving her degree at Saturday’s Eastern New Mexico University fall graduation ceremony. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Graduation gowns, tassels, honor cords, sashes, camera flashes, but most of all smiles filled up Greyhound Arena during Saturday’s fall graduation ceremonies. Former Clovis High basketball and […]