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    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Leadership Portales recently announced a new program aimed at helping local youth explore opportunities for growth through summer and after-school programs such as camps, classes, leagues and arts training. The program offers a "passport" certificate worth up to $100 toward a program. The application must have a teacher, coach or church leader's sponsorship. The deadline for submission for the ...read more
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    Monday, May 13, 2019
    Roosevelt County War Memorial paver orders accepted  The Roosevelt County War Memorial Committee announced that walkway paver orders are being accepted for placement in time for Memorial Day 2019. Orders placed before May 22 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 ...read more
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    Friday, May 10, 2019
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    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    The City of Portales has planned an ADA sidewalk improvement project at the corner of Main and West 2nd Street to begin on or after April 29, 2019.   The project is anticipated to last approximately two weeks and will temporarily impede access to parking on the North side of S. Main for traffic control. Every effort will be made to maintain access to business doorways; however, citizen safety ...read more
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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    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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    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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