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    Thursday, September 24, 2020
    PORTALES, NM, September 21, 2020 – Roosevelt General Hospital (RGH) and Clinics is offering “curbside” flu shots this year, due to on-going pandemic.  On Saturday, October 17, RGH Clinic will host a Drive-Thru Flu Shot event.  Local community members wishing to get a flu shot are able to drive to the hospital parking lot and a medical professional will administer the influenza vaccine.  There is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Community, General News Article, Event information, Press Release
    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: Community, General News Article, 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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    Friday, September 18, 2020
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in 15 Texas counties and neighboring counties in New Mexico are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought in the following ...read more
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    Thursday, September 17, 2020
    The first turbine at the Sagamore Wind Project in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, was commissioned Sept. 11, putting the first of 240 turbines in motion as the wind farm readies to push clean energy onto the grid by year-end.  The project includes a recently energized 14-mile transmission line that ties wind generation on the 100,000-acre, 522-megawatt project to one of two substations, which ...read more
    Categories: Community, Community, Press Release, Business news
    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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    Monday, September 14, 2020
    Hello Roosevelt County!   Your Local Complete Count Census Committee is announcing a new competition featuring prizes for Roosevelt County residents willing to help us promote the 2020 Census in these final days! The deadline for everyone to complete the 2020 Census is Sept. 30. Currently Roosevelt County is at 52.8% completed, which means we are at risk of being severely undercounted. An ...read more
    Categories: Community, Event information, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release, Community
    Monday, September 14, 2020
    A PANDEMIC CAN’T TAKE AWAY OUR MAGIC!  That is the theme to our 9th annual Princess Party to benefit Monarch Formals.   I am writing on the behalf of Monarch Formals, a nonprofit organization providing formal wear to those in need. On 24 October 2020, Monarch Formals will be hosting its next fundraiser, the 9th Annual Princess Party, and this year we are going VIRTUAL. During this trying time, we ...read more
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    Friday, September 04, 2020
    To read/view the September issue of Warm Heart News the Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce's monthly newsletter Click Here
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    Friday, September 04, 2020
    Stay safe, save lives    SANTA FE – Nearing another holiday weekend, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health are encouraging all New Mexicans to celebrate Labor Day with COVID-safe practices in place.   “New Mexico has made great progress in the fight against COVID-19 – but sustaining that progress depends on each and every New Mexican’s actions,” said Gov. Michelle ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Community
    Friday, September 04, 2020
    $330,000 awarded to colleges and universities as part of a film workforce development programSANTA FE, N.M. –The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) announced 20 film programs at higher education institutions throughout New Mexico have received a total of $330,000 in funding from the Non-Resident Below-the-Line Crew Credit Program. Funds will be utilized to purchase equipment, software, materials, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 02, 2020
    More than $3 billion in education, housing, food, roads and health care programs, at stake for New Mexico  SANTA FE – As the calendar turns to September, the state of New Mexico urges residents to complete the 2020 Census before the Sept. 30 deadline.  The Census takes only minutes to complete – and will support New Mexico for a decade to come.   To complete the form and be counted in the ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 02, 2020
    Aug. 24, 2020  Remote learning creates new needs for New Mexico families  SANTA FE -- Two state agencies are partnering with state Regional Education Cooperatives to help families find the child care and supervision they need for school reentry during this pandemic year.  The New Mexico Public Education and Early Childhood Education and Care departments along with the Regional Education ...read more
    Categories: Community, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 02, 2020
    To download information about becoming an in-home childcare provider Click Here
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    Monday, August 31, 2020
    (Eastern New Mexico) Monday August 31, 2020- Mental Health Resources, Inc. will be hosting a Virtual Walk/Run October 4th-10th for Mental Illness Awareness Week. With all the things we have been and continue to experience we have seen Mental Illness and Mental Health concerns continue to rise, our goal is to raise awareness of these concerns, but also raise awareness of the resources in our area ...read more
    Categories: Community, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, August 06, 2020
    AUGUST 3, 2020 — The U.S. Census Bureau continues to evaluate its operational plans to collect and process 2020 Census data. Today, we are announcing updates to our plan that will include enumerator awards and the hiring of more employees to accelerate the completion of data collection and apportionment counts by our statutory deadline of December 31, 2020, as required by law and directed by the ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 08, 2020
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!To view the July 2020 issue of WARM HEART NEWS:Click Here
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    Thursday, June 04, 2020
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! To view the June 2020 issue of WARM HEART NEWS:Click Here
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    Monday, April 20, 2020
    ​FLOYD MUNICIPAL SCHOOLS High School Teacher “Endorsement in HS History and Physical Education preferred” with Coaching Opportunities 2020-2021 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 ...read more
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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
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!To view the March issue of WARM HEART NEWS:Click Here
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    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportFeb. 26, 2020  Budget Celebrated, BemoanedThe $7.6 billion state budget passed by the legislature and awaiting Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's signature is an increase of over 7 percent. Democrats celebrated the money it provides for education and early childhood programs as well as pay increases for state workers. Republicans worry that the spending ...read more
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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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    Friday, February 07, 2020
    Roosevelt County Chamber'sLegislative ReportCorrection/Additions for Feb. 5, 2020  Clarification on SB110In reading your legislative update I just wanted to clarify SB110 would likely remove local labor boards, not local unions.    It authorizes arbitrators to ignore public employers appropriations when deciding bargaining impasse cases and will likely require counties to reappropriate funds to ...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, February 05, 2020
    EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! To view the February issue of WARM HEART NEWS:Click Here  
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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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