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    Monday, April 22, 2019
    Who: Roosevelt County Prevention Coalition and Portales Police Department (RCPC & PPD)What: Are hosting a community/countywide Drug Take Back DayWhen: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 am to 2 pmWhere: on the Square in Portales NMHow: Look for a tent with a banner, Portales PD vehiclesWhy: To safely and discretely dispose of all unused or old Rx meds, other meds and sharpsHow: Bring meds in plastic or ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Community, Event information, Press Release
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Sexual Assault Awareness Month Event & Free Movie NightThis event is in correspondence with April being the National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.The Hunting Ground" (Rated PG-13) is "...an expose of rape crimes on US college campuses and the devastating toll they take on students and their families."Snacks & Arise T-Shirts will be for sale at the event and all proceeds will benefit Survivors of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Event information
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    Second Annual Caring for Aging Parents/Loved Ones Workshop will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home Massey Center (2200 South Avenue I, Portales NM) at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Lunch will be provided.  There are no charges or fees, but we would like to ask participants to register by May 1st to get a number of attendees for space and lunch.  There are three different ...read more
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    Governor Lujan Grisham Signs Minimum Wage BillOn Monday, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation to raise the statewide minimum wage considerably. The state’s new minimum wage will go from $7.50 an hour today to $9 next January. In her State of the State speech, Lujan Grisham made raising the minimum wage to $12-an-hour a priority and two proposals were put forward, one in the House ...read more
    Thursday, March 28, 2019
    The Portales Rotary Club honored the winners of the annual 4-Way Test Essay contest on Wednesday, March 27. The students entering were from the Portales Junior High School classes of Ginger Golden-Fowler (8th grade) and Sara Meeks (7th grade). Winners for 8th grade were first place Jenna Brown and runner up Malia Poyer. Seventh grade winners were first place Kaylynn Belew and runner up Abby ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
     Notice of Vacancy FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS PreK Instructional Assistant Possess a Level III Educational Assistant License or be Eligible for an Educational Assistant License with a minimum of an associate of arts in early childhood education in NM. Applicant must: 1) Be able to pass an employment verification Background Check; 2) Have knowledge/experience working with young students. 3) PED ...read more
    Categories: Business news, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportMarch 23, 2019  Legislators report at Chamber luncheonFour of the legislators from the Eastern Plains spoke to a packed crowd Thursday at the Yam Theatre. Rep. Randy Crowder, Rep. Martin Zamora, Sen. Pat Woods and Sen. Stuart Ingle each talked briefly about what happened during the session, then stood for questions from the crowd. The four Republicans ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Business news, Community, Education, Political
    Friday, March 22, 2019
    Western Dairy Transport is seeking a knowledgeable applicant to fill a parts counter position (full-time position) at our Portales location. Applicant qualifications:Must have a good MVR, pass a background check and drug screen. Knowledge of commercial auto parts preferred. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Computer skills preferred. Motivated to work, eager to learn required and ...read more
    Categories: Business news, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    NOTICE OF VACANCY FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS HS History and Physical Education with Coaching Opportunities 2019-2020 Applicant must: 1) Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and be eligible for or have obtained proper PED License 2) Willingness to Coach various sports 3) Be able to pass an employment verification check; 4) Have knowledge/experience/commitment to teaching. 5) Possess the ...read more
    Categories: Business news, Education, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    NOTICE OF VACANCY FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS Kindergarten Teacher 2019-2020 Applicant must: 1) Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and be eligible for or have obtained proper PED License 2) Bilingual or TESOL Endorsement teachers are encouraged to apply. 3) Be able to pass an employment verification check; 4) Have knowledge/experience/commitment to teaching. 5) Possess the ability and ...read more
    Categories: Business news, Education, Economic, General News Article
    Thursday, March 14, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportMarch 13, 2019  Only three days left!The frenzy is growing as the Saturday noon session's end looms. Much has been accomplished but several important items are still undecided. Those things still dangling in the balance are the minimum wage bill, tax reform, a measure to tap the permanent fund and recreational marijuana. At the same time capital outlay ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Business news, Community, Education, Political
    Thursday, March 07, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportMarch 6, 2019  Legislative pace checked in SenateJust when many thought nothing would slow the out-of-control wildfire that has been the 2019 New Mexico Legislative session the Senate showed it still has a conservative stripe. The more aggressive House version of the minimum wage increase proposals, HB 31 ran aground in the Senate Corporations and ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Risk Advisory from the New Mexico Office of the State Auditor Don’t Get Spoofed Payroll Phishing Fraud Alert March 2019Click Here  to read or print this Fraud Alert
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    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    Risk Advisory ​from the New Mexico Office of the State Auditor Funny Money: Counterfeit Money ScamClick Here   to read or print this Scam Alert
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    Monday, March 04, 2019
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    Categories: Business of the Month, Chamber column, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Volunteer of the Month, Business news, Chamber, Community, Event information, Newsletter, Ribbon Cutting
    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 27, 2019  House begins discussion on Democrats' tax overhaulDemocrats have unveiled HB 6 which would raise taxes by a whopping $328 million. The one thing that most business owners wouldn't have any beef with is leveling the playing field with internet businesses by requiring them to charge gross receipts tax. It would restructure income tax for ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Political, Business news, Community, Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 21, 2019  Second Amendment SanctuaryPerhaps the biggest legislative news of the week didn't occur in Santa Fe. With all but two of New Mexico's County Sheriffs lining up against several gun-control legislation they took the fight back home as bills began passing through the two state houses. The sheriffs began introducing resolution to their ...read more
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    Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 13, 2019  Almost Halfway HomeThe 60-day session of the New Mexico State Legislature will reach the halfway point tomorrow and that is also the deadline to file bills. Things have been rolling at breakneck speed, especially when compared to recent years when the budget was tight. Money in the bank and a Democratic majority in both houses as well as ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release, Business news, Chamber column, Community, Political
    Thursday, February 07, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 6, 2019  Minimum Wage Bills of ConcernAs we noted in previous weeks, one of the initiatives we're tracking most closely in Santa Fe are efforts to raise the minimum wage. We reported on HB 31 which has been the fastest moving bill and would raise the minimum wage to $10 this spring and then head to $12 an hour by 2021. This bill also removes the ...read more
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    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportJan. 30, 2019  Goober diplomacy alive and wellThe Chamber's officers and staff just returned from the annual trip to Santa Fe where we liberally plied lawmakers, lobbyists and anyone else wandering the halls of the Roundhouse with our wonderful Portales Valencia peanuts. We're happy to report we're still famous for our peanuts and Sen. Stuart ...read more
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    Friday, February 01, 2019
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    Friday, January 11, 2019
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    Friday, November 30, 2018
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    Monday, November 05, 2018
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    Friday, November 02, 2018
    It seems a good while ago when two young sisters, Megan and Cassidy, entertained themselves sorting bolts at the Ace Hardware Store in Portales, NM, while their parents worked.   Today, those two girls and their husbands operate that Ace Hardware Store, two Ashley Home stores, one in Portales, one in Clovis, Enchantment Vineyards in Portales, and real estate. They now represent the third ...read more
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    Thursday, October 04, 2018
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    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    SafeWise Announces the 20 Safest Cities in New MexicoAccording to statistics compiled by security firm SafeWise, Portales is among the safest cities in New Mexico, ranking 12th. SafeWise released its “20 Safest Cities in New Mexico” report on March 26, 2018. To compile this report, the company reviewed the 2016 FBI crime report statistics and population data. Cities that fell below identified ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    REGIONAL CUSTOMERS TO REALIZE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS IN SAVINGS OVER 30 YEARS     New Mexico regulators approved a historic expansion of wind energy generation in Xcel Energy's New Mexico and Texas service areas, a move that will return significant savings to regional customers over the next several decades.  In a 5-0 vote today, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission approved a plan to add ...read more
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