Benna Sayyed Local farmers say recent precipitation in the area has helped their crops a little but much more is needed to alleviate the drought. According to Ed Polasko, service hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque, precipitation levels (rain and melted snow) during October, November, and December 2011 were up slightly from 2010. [...]
“December sales activity on a state-wide basis provided a good finish to 2010,” according the M. Steven Anaya, Executive Vice President of the REALTORS Association of New Mexico. “While total sales for 2010 were down 3.7% from 2009 totals, the pace is getting much closer to an adequate, sustainable level.” 1,009 sales were reported for [...]
Argen Duncan By Argen Duncan PNT Senior Writer email@example.com The City of Portales is on track to issue the same number of building permits this fiscal year as last year, according to the planning director. The city compiles building permits for fiscal years, which run July through June. Although the numbers for the first half [...]
PORTALES, NM December 16, 2010 – The New Portales Quality of Life Committee will be holding focus groups at the end of January to address the perceived Quality of Life in Portales. The committee is looking for community residents to volunteer to participate. Multiple groups are scheduled at various times of the day, and each [...]
Nov. 30, 1942: The Portales Daily News: December selective service quotas included married men for the first time in Roosevelt County, according to officials at the selective service office.
By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer The unemployment rate in Roosevelt County has almost doubled compared to a little more than a year ago, and officials are blaming hard times in the dairy business. Matt Barela, co-manager of the Curry County Workforce Connections office and spokesman for the Roosevelt County office, said Roosevelt County unemployment [...]
The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast set for Friday, December 4, 2009 has been postponed due to
Xcel Energy has submitted a revised rate increase of 5 percent, slightly less than the 6.2 percent increase it sought last December. The revision, filed with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission Thursday, is the result of negotiations between Xcel and its and customer groups, which include representatives from local governments and community activists. Company [...]