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Suspect Sought For Armed Robbery

Posted on Jul 25th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Raton Police Chief, John Garcia, reported to KRTN that there was an armed robbery at the Crossroads Station on the Clayton Road in Raton on Monday,…

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When was the last time you saw this kind of whitewall on a tire? These old cars found their way to the Run to Raton car show from Colorado.

Run to Raton Car Show Brings in Cars and Bikes From Near and Far

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 3 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media - They came from near and far to show off their classic old cars for the first ever Run To Raton July 21…

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Its all about the walk, as survivors take their first lap during the 2017 Relay for Life, a lap that began with the first lap "In May 1985, Dr. Gordon "Gordy" Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours around a track in Tacoma, Washington, raising money to help the American Cancer Society with the nation's biggest health concern: cancer."

2017 Relay for Life Takes to the Tiger Stadium Track

Posted on Jul 15th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media The 2017 Colfax County Relay for Life got under way Saturday afternoon, July 15th and once again the rain…

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Kenny Cruz, Anita Vigil, Liz Tafoya and Mercy Swanson accept the Proclamation for this year's Relay for Life from Commissioner Lindé Schuster.

Commissioners Introduce New Animal Ordinance

Posted on Jul 11th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Raton City Commissioners introduced a new animal ordinance Tuesday evening July 11th at the regular…

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Blue Skies and light winds welcome the crowds to the 2017 balloon rally as balloons fill with air and ready for flight.

2017 International Santa Fe Trail Balloon Rally Finishes under Blue Skies

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media The 2017 International Santa Fe Trail Balloon Rally in Raton ended Sunday, July 2nd with blue skies and…

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The You Rock Award was presented to Sofia Ortiz for her volunteer efforts at the Chamber and other organizations. She accepts the award from Commissioner Lindé Schuster along with Dee Burks the Chamber Director.

City Picks up School Resource Officer Match for 2017-2018

Posted on Jun 27th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 1 Comment

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners approved the expenditure of just over $29,000 for matching funds for a…

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Eighth Judicial District Court Docket June 2-23, 2017

Posted on Jun 27th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Docket report from June 2, 2017- June 23, 2017 June 5, 2017 Edward D. Jacobs appeared for Jury Trial in Union County. After deliberations, the…

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This is the hub or the main RPS Substation where the power comes into Raton from the Burro Canyon Line and is distributed to the different circuits in town.

Twin Eagle, RPS Power Provider part 4 of 4

Posted on Jun 22nd, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 2 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Twin Eagle is Raton’s power provider but the power comes from the Xcel Energy power plant at…

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Public Training Available

Posted on Jun 19th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Disaster Planning The Raton Office of Emergency Management has completed a city-wide Emergency Operations Plan. This plan…

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Raton Fire & EMS ~ Fireworks

Posted on Jun 16th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Raton Fire & Emergency Services PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT ~ Fireworks Public Display Yes, the City will be conducting their annual…

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The new 4.4 Megawatt GE Jenbacher Generator. The generator will supply only a portion of Raton's electric needs.

The Buckets are Full for a Rainy Day Maybe Part 3

Posted on Jun 15th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton Public Service was set up in such a way by its founders to protect the profits and capital…

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Mike Colangelo, Mark Riddeford, Frank Cimino and Gus Mascarenas accepted the proclamation for the St Jude's Bikeathon. After 26 years the Knights of Columbus will be doing the bikeathon for the last time. Cimino hopes another group will pickup the bikeathon and ride with it.

Commissioners Meet Tuesday Evening and Approve Several Items

Posted on Jun 13th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, June 13th and approved the Raton…

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City-wide Burn Restrictions

Posted on Jun 12th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Raton Fire & Emergency Services 127 Clark Ave. Raton, NM  87740 575-575-2708     PUBLIC SERVICE…

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Special hunting skills camp offered at Wedding Cake Ranch near Clayton

Posted on Jun 12th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact: Karl Moffatt: (505)…

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The new 4.4 Megawatt GE Jenbacher Generator. The generator will supply only a portion of Raton's electric needs.

Distribution, Generation and Transmission the RPS Way

Posted on Jun 8th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The Raton Public Service distribution system consists of eight circuits feeding the city of Raton…

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Eighth Judicial Court Docket Report May-June

Posted on Jun 5th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Docket Report for May 17, 2017 – June 1, 2017 Adam Rivera appeared for arraignment on May 17, 2017. Bond was set at $2,500.00 cash or surety.…

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Bernard Sandoval Named to C. Springs Sports Hall of Fame

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2017 - By Billy Donati - 1 Comment

The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017 will be formally inducted and honored on Tuesday, October 24 at The Broadmoor World…

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I-25 Roadway Reconstruction Project in Colfax County

Posted on Jun 1st, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

I-25 Roadway Reconstruction Project in Colfax County     Raton, NM:  A roadway reconstruction project is ongoing on I-25 from mile…

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looking north along the Burro Canyon Line. This is the main power line that brings electricity into Raton and several years ago was estimated to cost about $1million a mile.

From Point A to Point Raton, How RPS Gets its Power

Posted on Jun 1st, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The recent power outages in Raton have caused concern especially since Raton Public Service used…

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EMS personnel David Valdez, Christian Gonzales, Ken Gonzales and Jacob Butt received the proclamation from Commissioner Lindé Schuster for EMS week.

Raton City Commission Approves Budget and Funding Requests

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The Raton City Commission had a busy meeting for its regular session on Tuesday, May 23rd as it…

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Public Hearings Scheduled By Colfax County Senior Citizens, Inc.

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

As part of the budget process for the upcoming fiscal year 2018, Colfax County Senior Citizens, Inc. will host a series of public hearings. All ages…

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A tribute to Terry Percival a USAF veteran. This little temporary memorial is placed along the way by the rider who is riding in memory of the veteran

29th Run for the Wall Rides Through Raton

Posted on May 20th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media For 29 years they have ridden for those who can't, making a trip that is both emotional and important for…

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Valedictorian Alina Pillmore spoke to the Class of 2017 remembering times past and what the future may hold.

2017 Graduates Receive Diplomas at RHS Graduation

Posted on May 20th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media The 2017 Commencement Ceremonies for the Raton High Scholl Class of 2017 was held on Friday, May 19 as this…

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Lita Sanchez explains some of the figures in the school budget for the 2017-2018 school year noting the final budget will depend on the funding from the state.

Raton Board of Education Tables Budget

Posted on May 15th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The Raton School board in a special meeting heard from the school financial officer Lita Sanchez…

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Eighth Judicial District Court Docket

Posted on May 14th, 2017 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

Criminal Docket Report for the Eighth Judicial District Court for week of May 1, 2017   Three bench warrants were issued in the amount of…

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Larry Osborn, Tim Trujillo and John Duran accepted the proclamation for the Run for the Wall from commissioner Ron Chavez.

Raton City Commissioners Met Wednesday

Posted on May 10th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening and covered a variety of topics from funding…

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8th Judicial District Court~ Docket Report MAY

Posted on May 9th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

  Criminal Docket Report for the week of May 1, 2017   Three bench warrants were issued in the amount of $20,000.00 cash only for…

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Led by School Board President Kathy Honeyfield the four member board unanimously approved the reduction in force plan presented to them by superintendent Andy Ortiz Monday night .

Raton School Board Approves Reduction in Force Plan

Posted on May 8th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 2 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media The Raton Board of Education met Monday evening in a special meeting with a single item on the agenda, to…

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A Google Maps view of the proposed site for the solid waste convenience center (red square) located on city property in Raton.

Raton Commissioners Consider Solid Waste Convenience Center Location

Posted on Apr 25th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners at the Tuesday, April 25th regular meeting,  spent about an hour…

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2017 ARBOR DAY CHILDREN’S TREE PROGRAM

Posted on Apr 19th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

As part of Stewardship Week, which runs April 30 through May 7, 2017, the Colfax Soil & Water Conservation District (Colfax SWCD) will be…

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Fire Ban In Effect

Posted on Apr 19th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

April 19, 2017 PUBLIC NOTICE FIRE BAN Upon consultation with the Fire Chiefs of Colfax County, and under the authority of Colfax County…

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Colfax County Business Expo and Job Fair

Posted on Apr 13th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

The 2017 Colfax County Business Expo and Job Fair is Thursday, April 20th, 11:00am to 2:00pm Raton Convention Center. Please join us for this…

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Governor signs law defining rules for OHV use on paved roads

Posted on Apr 12th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

Governor signs law defining rules for OHV use on paved roads 04/11/2017 New Mexico Department of Game and…

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Nathaniel Tarbox was presented with a proclamation from Mayor Pro-Tem Neil Segotta for his efforts on the Community Give Back program and work on the New Mexico State Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee

Raton City Commission Meets

Posted on Apr 11th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media -   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday night, April 11th  and during the Public Comment section,…

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City Manager Scott Berry holds up a sign that the Vermejo Ranch brought in to him as a result of indiscriminate shooting on the Old Pass Road

Power Outage/Old Pass Road Access Issues at Raton City Comm. Meeting

Posted on Mar 28th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 1 Comment

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners spent about 50 minutes of the two-hour meeting Tuesday evening listening…

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Raton Parks & Recreation Competes for $20K Grant

Posted on Mar 28th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

NRPA has an exciting grant opportunity for Raton. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company,…

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Walton Showed this photo noting that it was the cause of the power outage that put Raton in the dark for 8 hours.

Early Spring Storm Zaps Power & Closes Roads

Posted on Mar 24th, 2017 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

An early spring storm packing high winds and plenty of moisture, affected hundreds of travelers with closed roads and knocked out power to thousands…

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Michael Anne Antonucci and Tarin Giacomo accepted the proclamation for Women's History Month from Commissioner Lindé Schuster Tuesday evening at the city commission meeting.

Commissioners Get Opinion on Old Pass Road Access

Posted on Mar 14th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening, March 14th and received the opinion from Attorney…

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Kolton Riggs, Isaiah Garcia and Zac Caldwell struggle for the ball before the refs finally call a tie ball as both boys head for the floor Saturday morning in Wise Pies Arena

Maxwell Bears Win First-Ever State Title Over Springer

Posted on Mar 11th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media - It was a long time coming.  57 years in the making, noted Coach Eloy Brazil in the post- game interview,…

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City Manager Scott Berry tells commissioners about upcoming bids and asks to setup a special meeting to handle one of those bids.

Raton Commissioners Receive Clean Audit Report

Posted on Feb 28th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The first item on the agenda Tuesday evening was the audit report by Alan Bowers from RPC which…

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