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Student info offered online to parents
12/16/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- When some parents ask their children how things are going in school, they may not always get the detailed answer they are looking for.... View

 
Officers, sergeant indicted in Saenz death
12/16/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Two Raton police officers and a sergeant are scheduled to be in court Friday to each give his initial answer to a charge of involuntary manslaughter regarding the November 2007 death of a local man who died shortly after the two officers arrested him and were transporting him to jail.... View

 
Online tools at library allow for family tree research
12/09/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Special to Times Independent... View

 
Holiday hazard: 'Tis the season to guard against identity theft
12/09/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in America, and during the holidays, with increased spending and use of credit cards, it is a time of heightened risk for many consumers.... View

New radio station lacking federal authorization  
New radio station lacking federal authorization
12/09/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- A new radio station that began broadcasting from downtown Raton in May is operating in violation of its federal construction permit and is not authorized to be on the air, according to the Federal Communications Commission.... View

 
Donations sought for care packages for overseas soldiers
12/02/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- A local veterans group is asking Ratonians to help make the holiday season a bit brighter for many soldiers who will be far from their families this Christmas as they serve overseas.... View

 
Group seeks best spot for downtown project
12/02/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Raton MainStreet is seeking a public project that could serve as an "anchor" downtown project designed to spark private investment in hopes of getting the revitalization of downtown started.... View

 
Increased federal PILT payment headed to county
11/25/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Colfax County will get a slight boost to its budget as it receives about 60 percent more in federal money from the Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program than it has in years past.... View

 
Cult leader released, ordered to eat well
11/25/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- The leader of a northeast New Mexico religious cult was released from jail Friday and ordered by a judge to eat well so he would be healthy for his trial next month.... View

 
Drugs, money add up as seized off highway
11/25/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- In the last 12 months, law enforcement agencies have seized almost 4,600 pounds of illegal drugs - with an estimated street value of more than $7.5 million - from alleged drug runners traveling through Colfax County on Interstate 25. In addition, more than $680,000 in suspected drug money has also ... View

 
Varied experience among hospital CEO applicants
11/18/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Four more applicants for the chief executive officer position at Miners' Colfax Medical Center will be interviewed this week by the board of the Raton hospital.... View

 
Temporary casino eyed to get head start on racing purses
11/18/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Horse Racing at Raton officials are considering opening a temporary casino to help build up purse money for the live racing that is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2010 at a planned south Raton racino.... View

 
Racing commission support stays with Raton; other application denied
11/07/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- The New Mexico Racing Commission on Friday reaffirmed its intention to issue the state's final horseracing license to a Raton racino project. In doing so, the commission rejected the license application of a Canadian investor who wants to build a racino in southwest New Mexico.... View

In Vietnam, Green Beret endured attack, major injuries  
In Vietnam, Green Beret endured attack, major injuries
11/11/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- When Ron Chavez woke up on Nov. 22, 1968, in Japan, it had been 26 days since he had been severely wounded at Bong Son Valley, Vietnam, and left in a coma.... View

 
J.W. Heringa
11/04/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- J.W Heringa, 79, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, near Mount Dora. He was born July 4, 1929, in Clayton to Ed Heringa and Pauline (Thomas) Heringa. A lifelong resident of Union County, J.W. gradauted from Clayton High School in 1947 and New Mexico State University in 1951 before serving two years in the Ar... View

 
Cult leader's trial moved to Taos
11/04/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- The trial of a northeast New Mexico cult leader accused of criminal sexual contact with two of his female teen-age followers will take place in Taos County.... View

 
Charter school board hears district concerns
10/28/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Members of the board of education for proposed charter school Trinidad International Academy (TIA) met Thursday with Trinidad School District No. 1's (TSD) accountability committee to discuss TIA's plans and the committee's concerns about the charter school's potential impact on the district's fina... View

 
MCMC narrows CEO field to four
10/28/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Four applicants seeking to become the new chief executive officer of Miners' Colfax Medical Center will be interviewed by the Raton hospital's board of trustees next month.... View

'Boss Lift' shares training, information with area employers, community leaders  
'Boss Lift' shares training, information with area employers, community leaders
10/28/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- Current and potential employers of New Mexico National Guard members in northeast New Mexico got a "lift" Friday that allowed them to learn about the importance of the Guard and experience first-hand the training and drills Guard members undergo.... View

 
Survey finds student substance abuse declining
10/21/2008

The Raton Range / STPNS
Raton, New Mexico (STPNS)- A state survey regarding behavior among high school students shows alcohol, tobacco and illegal drug use are declining among those students in Colfax County, but certain factors that influence such use remain a problem, particularly how youth acquire those items.... View