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    Friday, October 23, 2020
    Hotspot businesses to be temporarily closed; retail hours limited; safety requirements for food and drink establishments enhanced  SANTA FE – The state of New Mexico’s amended emergency public health order is in effect and attached to this news release.  Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health and workplace safety officials earlier this week detailed new enhanced mitigation efforts to crack ...read more
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    Thursday, October 22, 2020
    On Monday, November 2, MFA will begin accepting applications for the new COVID-19 Housing Cost Assistance Program. The program will provide qualifying New Mexicans with as much as $1,500 per month for up to three months to pay back rent or mortgage payments and other housing costs. MFA is asking that you help get the word out about this crucial assistance. Please send the printable ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, October 22, 2020
    The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce announced the winners in the Virtual Halloween Pumpkin Decorating Contest today. Over $1,300 was awarded to 16 different winners. First place in the Age 1-4 category went to Nayelli Flores who turned her pumpkin into a unicorn with its tongue stuck out. Second place went to Jaeleigh Kia for her beautiful multi-colored pumpkin. Finally, Lylah Puls was third ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    October 20, 2020  Hotspot businesses to be temporarily closed; retail hours limited; safety requirements for food and drink establishments enhanced  SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health and workplace safety officials on Tuesday announced new enhanced mitigation efforts to crack down on COVID-19 throughout New Mexico, a targeted and moderated approach that is intended to break ...read more
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    Friday, October 16, 2020
    October 16, 2020  SANTA FE – The state of New Mexico’s amended emergency public health order came into effect Friday after successive days of record-breaking daily COVID-19 infection rates.  Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state health officials earlier in the week announced the tightened restrictions in order to stem the alarming rising tide of the virus statewide.  The amended public health ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Business news, General News Article
    Thursday, October 15, 2020
    We all want to keep our community "Open for Business" but we're facing concerning situations in our local hospital and schools right now. We want to make sure our residents are able to get the care they need for COVID-19 or any other health concerns and we want our children to be able to eventually go back to face to face learning as quickly as possible. The NM Hospital Association has shared ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, October 15, 2020
    PORTALES, NM – Roosevelt County remains in the red following the latest averaged numbers posted by the NM Department of Health as of Oct. 12.  The southeastern region of the state as well as West Texas continue to post concerning COVID-19 stats. Roosevelt County is facing concerning situations for our local hospital and schools right now. We want to ensure our residents are able to get the care ...read more
    Categories: Business news, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, October 12, 2020
    NOTICE TO PUBLIC CITY COUNCIL, CITY OF PORTALES, NEW MEXICO CHANGE TO MEETING SCHEDULE The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that the first meeting of the Portales City Council in November has been changed from Tuesday, November 3, 2020 to Thursday, November 5, 2020. The General Election is scheduled to be held at the Auditorium of the Memorial Building, 200 E. 7th Street which is ...read more
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    Monday, October 12, 2020
    The Roosevelt County War Memorial Committee announced that walkway paver orders are being accepted for placement in time for Veteran Day 2020. Orders placed before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3 can be included.  The walkway portion of the memorial honors all veterans, while the monument stones themselves honor the county’s war dead. The pavers are $125 each and include five lines of up to 20 characters ...read more
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    Thursday, October 08, 2020
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    Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    Portales, NM - Roosevelt County has received federal CARES ACT funding through the State of New Mexico to assist local small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Total grant funds available are $239,625, and one-time grant awards up to $10,000 will be made based upon funds availability and business/nonprofit eligibility. The County will begin accepting ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Business news
    Friday, September 18, 2020
    The Nov. 3, 2020 General Election is quickly approaching and the Clerk’s Office would like to clarify some of the processes and dates. There have been several entities sending out absentee applications and voter registration forms. Roosevelt County residents may receive more than one application or form due to numerous nonprofits mailing this material. These forms distributed are valid and can be ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Community, Press Release
    Friday, September 18, 2020
    SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday announced the state will update its guidance within the emergency public health order to permit small groups in exercise settings and safe outdoor activities for New Mexicans.  An amended emergency public health order, which is in effect through mid-October, will permit youth sports conditioning and skills development, with no more than 10 ...read more
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    Wednesday, September 16, 2020
    COVID-19 claimed another local event as the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce and Portales MainStreet announced the cancellation of the Safe Trick or Treat event in downtown Portales.  “The name of the event has the word ‘safe’ in it and with COVID-19 spread still occurring in our community it just wouldn’t be safe for our children to participate in this kind of close contact event,” said ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 08, 2020
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    Thursday, June 04, 2020
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    Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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    Friday, March 27, 2020
    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced more guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, 2020.   The new guidance includes two new posters, one for federal workers and one for all ...read more
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    Thursday, March 05, 2020
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    Thursday, March 05, 2020
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    Thursday, February 20, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 20, 2020  Legislature Adjourns/Budget Sent To GovernorThe NM Legislature ended its 30-day session in its normal fashion with a flurry at the end that included a late night on Wednesday in order to get a budget to the Governor's desk. They accomplished that in the wee hours of Thursday morning passing a $7.6 billion budget. The budget would provide ...read more
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    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 12, 2020  Gasoline Tax BlockedA measure that sought to raise the state gasoline tax from 17 cents to 47 cents over several steps was tabled in the House Appropriations & Finance Committee on Monday. The measure, which was opposed by many business organizations was tabled on a resounding 14-1 vote. While the tax had not been increased since the ...read more
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    Thursday, February 06, 2020
    Teachers/Coaches/Program Leaders: Leadership Portales is pleased to introduce a new program called Passport Portales targeted at students age 4-17 in Roosevelt County. The purpose is to provide money for registration fees to summer, afterschool and weekend programs including leagues, camp and, classes. We estimate that we’ll have $3,000 enough for at least 30 awardees during this year’s cycle. ...read more
    Wednesday, February 05, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 5, 2020  Legislative Appreciation a SuccessThe Chamber officers and staff were in "The City Different" Monday and Tuesday to offer our support and appreciation to our area legislators and spread the news about Portales through peanut diplomacy. Our annual Appreciation Dinner that we co-sponsor with the Clovis/Curry Chamber was possibly the ...read more
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    Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    Roosevelt County wind farm, New Mexico’s largest,will power up to 194,000 typical homes  PORTALES, New Mexico (Aug. 28, 2019) – Xcel Energy announced today that construction on the 522-megawatt Sagamore Wind Project in Roosevelt County will commence in the fourth quarter. Once completed, it will provide enough clean, affordable electricity to power close to 194,000 typical homes annually, ...read more
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