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Game Commission to meet Sept. 28 in Red River

Posted on Sep 21st, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

09/20/2017 New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact: Dan…

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Governor declares Saturday, Sept. 23, National Hunting and Fishing Day in New Mexico

Posted on Sep 21st, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

09/20/2017 New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866Media contact: Dan…

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The 2017 RHS Homecoming Royalty  Gabe Martinez, Autumn Archuleta, Ethan Martinez, Camryn Mileta, King Tristen Gallegos, Queen Natausha Ortega, Camryn Stoecker, William Holland, Marklyn Pacheco, Dustin Segura, Halle Medina and Nathaniel Tarbox

2017 RHS Homecoming Festivities

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Raton High celebrated with homecoming festivities this week starting Monday with College Mascot day and…

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Beverly Baca was presented the You Rock award by Commissioner Lindé Schuster for her work on a fund raiser for a young child in need of medical treatment.

Raton City Commission Introduces new Ordinance

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media -   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening, Sept., 12th  and introduced a new solid waste…

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Suzy Bogguss performed several songs on the Shuler Stage but the one thing that made the evening was how she interacted with the crowd during the show.

The 2017 Gate City Music Festival

Posted on Sep 4th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield - KRTN Multi-Media - The weather was great for the outdoor portion of the 3rd Annual Gate City Music Festival held on…

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Relief Supplies Collected In Raton To Be Delivered to Houston Area

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

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS RATON COUNCIL will be TAKING A TRAILER of RELIEF SUPPLIES for HOUSTON AREA VICTIMS of HURRICANE HARVEY. THE TRAILER will be…

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Raton Fire and Emergency Services Chief Jim Matthews will retire Sept 1, 2017 after 21 years of service.

Animal Ordinance Approved by Raton City Commission

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners heard from several citizens, pro and with suggestions for changes to the…

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Shep the Sheep’s Colorado Trail Hike-a-Thon for Raton Scout Troop 91

Posted on Aug 18th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

 Shep the Sheep's Colorado Trail Hike-a-Thon for Raton Scout Troop 91   In his desire to support the youth of Boy Scout Troop 91 in Raton,…

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Eighth Judicial District Court Docket Report August 1 – August 10, 2017

Posted on Aug 14th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Docket Report from August 1 – August 10, 2017 On August 7, 2017, Steve Preston, Wendy Horner, and Amy Lanier appeared for Sentencing in Failure…

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Raton Fire Fighters doused fuel that leaked from this airplane after it crashed on landing at Raton Crews Field Airport shortly after 4:00 p.m Thursday.

Pilot walks away from Plane Crash at Crews Field Airport

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Raton Fire and Emergency Services were called to Crews Field Airport Thursday afternoon about 4:17 p.m. for…

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Jason Bennett, Laurie Bunker, Neal Cawley and JP Rodman accepted the proclamation for the Car Show and Bike Rally that was held in Raton last month. This year's event was such a success that next year's is already in the works.

Commissioners Hear Public Opinion on Animal Ordinance

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening August 8 and spent about 45 minutes listening to…

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Final Release: Police Involved Shooting of Armed Robbery Suspect Lane Reed

Posted on Aug 7th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

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

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Scheduled Street Maintenance In Raton

Posted on Aug 7th, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

The City of Raton has scheduled street maintenance work on Cedar Street and Grant Avenue. The Contractor will begin work today (August 7, 2017) and…

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8th Judicial District Court Docket Report June 28, 2017 – July 31, 2017

Posted on Aug 3rd, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Docket Report from June 28, 2017 - July 31, 2017 Colfax County: Alonzo Chavez appeared for first appearance on June 28, 2017. Denials were…

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Armed Robbery Suspect Lane M. Reed Facing Additional Charges

Posted on Jul 27th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

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

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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested After Pursuit / Officer-Involved Shooting (Connection to Raton)

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

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

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The Abandoned Vehicle Ordinance will be used to help the north side neighborhood watch group get abandoned vehicles cleaned up with the cooperation of the Raton Police Dept.

City Comm. Approves Budget and Train Depot Lease

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening, July 25th in the commission chambers to deal with…

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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 - 5 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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Raton fire and emergency

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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Raton fire and emergency

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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