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Armed Robbery at Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 3 Comments

  On December 3, 2016, at approximately 0933 hours, O Raton Police officers were dispatched to the Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in south Raton in…

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Mayor Pro-Tem presented Chris Valentini a proclamation thanking her for her service to the city in not only her job at city hall but other volunteer efforts.

Commissioners Approve Changes to the Personnel Ordinance

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening for a short meeting and with little discussion…

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Senator Heinrich tours the halls of the Long term facility which has been decorated with mining artwork.

Senator Martin Heinrich Hears About Rural Health Care

Posted on Nov 10th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Miner's Colfax Medical Center hosted Senator Martin Heinrich Thursday afternoon as part of his tour of…

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Dennis Snyder spoke to commissioners concerning the responsibilities of land owners and access  based on his work with the Santa Fe Trail associations.

Raton Commissioners Postpone Old Pass Road Decision

Posted on Nov 8th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

  By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners listened to citizens concerning the Old Pass road and limiting…

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City Manager Scott Berry asked the Raton Fire Fighters if Roy Fernandez with the UMWA was representing their union at Tuesday evenings meeting.

Raton City Commission Introduces Personnel Ordinance Changes

Posted on Oct 25th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners dealt with a myriad of topics Tuesday evening October 25 at their regular…

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Raton Veterans Park Gets New Flagpoles

Posted on Oct 25th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 1 Comment

Raton Memorial Veterans Park has a new and improved look as City of Raton Public Works staff installed 8 brand-new flagpoles for the flags at the…

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PBW Hosts Candidate Forum

Posted on Oct 24th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

The Raton PBW hosted a Candidates Forum Monday evening in the Shuler Theater. On hand at the forum were: Jeff Carr and Landon Newton candidates…

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RHS Robotics Rocks Again

Posted on Oct 24th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 2 Comments

RHS Robotics Team GRRT traveled on Saturday, Oct 22 to TSJC and  took the 2016 BEST Robotics Championship themed “Bet the Farm”.  Sponsored…

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Candidate Forum Hosted By Raton PBW October 24

Posted on Oct 21st, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Make an informed decision on Election Day by attending the Colfax County General Election Candidate Forum hosted by Raton Professional Business…

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Former Raton Art Student to Spend Time in Taos Studio

Posted on Oct 21st, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

by Patricia Duran Greyhound Gazette Backdropped by the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and rich culture, many artists and craftsmen flock to Taos,…

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Raton MainStreet Receives $300,000 Great Blocks Grant

Posted on Oct 19th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

  SANTA FE, N.M. - The New Mexico Economic Development Department announced on Tuesday, a total of $500,000 for revitalization projects…

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Clayton Educators Win Election to Establish Union–District Bargaining Relationship

Posted on Oct 13th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

October 13, 2016   Teachers in rural Clayton, New Mexico voted yesterday to begin collective bargaining with the Clayton School District, situated…

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Raton Water Works General Manager Dan Campbell reported on the status of the water department projects including the Lake Dorothy Dam project.

Raton City Commission Approves BNSF Railroad Depot Lease

Posted on Oct 11th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

  By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The Raton City Commission met Tuesday evening and after a few months of talks approved…

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Open House And Reception: The Center For Sustainable Community

Posted on Oct 6th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

The Center For Sustainable Community will host an Open House and Reception Friday, October 14th at 130 Park Avenue in Raton. Open House is from 1 pm…

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Wally Goss and Gilbert Vigil were honored for their volunteer work during the Gate City Music Festival with a You Rock Award.

Commissioners Deal with Money Matters at Tuesday Meeting

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners heard about the budget and handled other money matters Tuesday evening…

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Domestic Dispute Standoff Resolved

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

A domestic violence incident Tuesday morning, September 27 in Raton turned into a standoff situation and triggered a shut-down of the East Cook Ave.…

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L to R; Daniel Rubio, Alina Pillmore, Austin Jones, Allie Irvin, King Jonathan Cabriales, Queen Estrella Vargas, Jaziah Salazar, Kallie Villagecenter, Jacob Van Sweden, Sophia Maddelini, Dillon Lemons, Camille Gonzales

RHS Homecoming 2016

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media The Raton High School homecoming festivities continued into Friday with an assembly followed by a parade…

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Fugitive Arrested By Colfax County Sheriff’s Office and Raton Police Department

Posted on Sep 14th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

On September 13, 2016, Detective Moore of the Colfax County Sheriff's Office received a citizen's tip about the whereabouts of Michael Sandoval.…

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Sergeant Patrick Salazar received a proclamation honoring his many years of police service. Salazar plans to retire in March

Raton City Commission Hears Tourism/Chamber Concerns

Posted on Sep 13th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   At the Raton City Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 13th, Commissioners heard a report from…

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Raton Visitor Center to Close: NM Tourism Sec. Latham Sends Letter

Posted on Sep 11th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 3 Comments

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico tourism officials are closing four visitor centers, including the Raton Center next month. The state Tourism…

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Left to right:  Thelma Coker, board member; Amy Gonzales, Rebecca Galli; Shirley Prince, board President; Autumn Hunnicutt; Jamie Lopez; Paul Kastler, board member.

Sloat-Prince Foundation Awards Scholarships

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

At its annual scholarship awards banquet August 5th, the Sloat-Prince Foundation awarded eight scholarships to graduates of Colfax County high…

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Eddie Heinzelman and Radney Foster on stage at the Shuler Theater Sunday evening during the 2016 Gate City Music Festival.

The 2016 Gate City Music Festival

Posted on Sep 5th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The 2016 Gate City Music Festival turned Raton's historic First Street into center stage Saturday…

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19th Annual Teacher’s Luncheon Hosted by FNB New Mexico

Posted on Aug 24th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

FNB New Mexico sponsored their 19th Annual Teacher’s Luncheon on August 17, 2016 to help celebrate the start of the new school year. FNB New…

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Raton City Commission Gets Good GRT News

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

  The Raton City Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, August 23 minus Mayor Sandy Mantz and Mayor Pro-Tem Neil Segotta, but the…

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Shawn Lerch speaks to a small crowd Tuesday evening about some of the services that MCMC is looking at improving or bringing to Raton and the area.

MCMC Report Honors Primary Care Anniversary

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Shawn Lerch, Miners’ Colfax Medical Center (MCMC) CEO, informed the crowd assembled on Tuesday…

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Tips Lead to Arrest of Both Murder Suspects

Posted on Aug 18th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 2 Comments

  August 19, 2016 - Adrian Duran, the second fugitive wanted in connection with the murder of a Raton man last Sunday evening, was arrested on…

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Doss Aviation presented Teresa Blaisure with a flight bag as their first private pilot's license student and informed her that she would receive a scholarship that would pay in full her training for her license courtesy of Doss Aviation.

Doss Aviation Opens Facility To Public

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 2 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Mark Lester, Doss Aviation CEO, welcomed an appreciative crowd to the former National Guard Armory…

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All of the kids were winners in the Youth Pet Show.

Youth Pet Show Results At 2016 Colfax County Fair

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

FNB New Mexico sponsored the Youth Pet show August 12, 2016 at the Colfax County Fair. There were several entries in this year’s show. Each entry…

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Suspects Wanted

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Raton City Police responded to a report of person shot in the 1200 block of East 4th Street on Sunday, August 14th shortly before 11 pm.  Upon…

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Local Endurance Rider Finishes First In Mongol Derby

Posted on Aug 11th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

  by  Liz Ampairee (The Mongol Derby 2016) ~ THREE riders cross the line together to win the 2016 Mongol Derby!   At 9:51am local…

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Raton City Commission Hears ICIP Recommendations and Vacates Property

Posted on Aug 9th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton city commissioners heard from City Manager Scott Berry and others with regards to the…

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“Udall Serving YoU” Office Hours in Roy and Clayton

Posted on Aug 9th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Wednesday, August 10, a representative from the office of U.S. Senator Tom Udall will hold Udall Serving YoU Office Hours for Harding and Union…

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Dr. Paul Modrich Scholarship Fund

Posted on Aug 8th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Raton-born Biochemist, Dr. Paul Modrich (Class of 1964), received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2015 for his work in DNA mismatch repair. To…

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MCMC Primary Care Clinic Prepares for Closing of Dr. Caruana’s Office

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

By Bill Donati  - Shawn Lerch, CEO of Miners Colfax Medical Center (MCMC) visited KRTN's "This, That and The Other" program on Friday, August 5 and…

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Former Mora Superintendent Arrested for Forging Qualifications

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE Sergeant Elizabeth Armijo  New Mexico State Police Public Information…

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Mike and Sara Kowalski were presented the You Rock pin and certificate for their volunteerism around town from Commissioners Lindé Schuster and Don Giacomo.

Raton City Commissioners Hear About Animal Ordinance

Posted on Jul 26th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, July 26th and heard about an animal…

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Art Of The Gun Comes To Trinidad

Posted on Jul 26th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

TRINIDAD - Sometimes a gun is just a gun, but customization and craftsmanship can elevate it to art status.   Next month the A.R.…

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MCMC Again Upgrades Equipment/Services

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

By Bill Donati  - While many hospitals pare down services, Miners Colfax Medical Center (MCMC) in Raton continues on a path to keep improving…

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Homicide Suspected in Death of Raton Woman

Posted on Jul 20th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

UPDATE UPDATE...Friday, July 22. RPD Chief John Garcia informed KRTN on Friday morning that a suspect has been identified in the case, but could…

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Willow Springs Academy Withdraws Application For New Charter School In Raton

Posted on Jul 18th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

The New Mexico PEC Application to become a New Charter School in Raton has been withdrawn by Willow Springs Academy Charter School. The Community…

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