Gidding Street post office remodeled, reduced

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Portales resident Sara Allison checks her employer’s post office box Thursday at the Gidding Street post office in Clovis. The post office has changed from almost 14,000 square feet to a 2,500 square foot space in the same building. Liliana Castillo Patrons to the Gidding Street post office are adjusting […]

Credit unions angry over bailout tax

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist Federal credit unions, including those serving millions of military patrons, are fighting to keep off their books nearly $5 billion in charges that regulators have assessed to bail out their largest “corporate” credit union. The U.S. Central Federal Credit Union was in danger of insolvency due to losses on mortgage-backed […]

Library declares amnesty

Good news for library patrons with overdue books in Clovis: This week has been declared “Amnesty Week.” Librarian Marilyn Belcher reports fines will be waived for anyone who brings in an overdue item this week. • • • It’s true — government in Tucumcari wants to control population … the animal population, that is. The […]

Armed men hit Farwell casino

By William Thompson: Freedom Newspapers Two men with handguns robbed The Winner’s Touch casino in Farwell about 10:45 p.m. on Saturday, Police Chief Robert Achterberg said in a news release. Achterberg said it was the second time in five days the casino at 301 Ave. A was held up. Achterberg said two armed suspects entered […]