Portales grad headed to Air Force prep school

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By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer A Portales High School senior has received an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy Preparatory School, from which he could continue to the academy itself. To get the appointment, Timothy Sando had to complete a lengthy Air Force Academy application process that included a medical exam, essays, teacher [...]

City Council to consider Sunland annexation

Freedom New Mexico At their meeting set for 7 p.m. today, Portales city councilors are set to hold a public hearing about the proposed annexation of Sunland Inc. and the accompanying zone change. They are scheduled to vote on the issue. The agenda also includes a planning commission report and recommendation on the final plat [...]

Committee sets new timeline for Cannon

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Marlena Hartz : Freedom Newspapers Initial evaluations of the region by an Air Force team ended Friday with a debriefing at Cannon Air Force Base and a pledged timeline for a new base mission. Air Force officials assigned to assess Cannon and its surrounding communities said their task should be complete by January. They said [...]