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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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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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N.M. Game Warden named Officer of the Year

Posted on Feb 26th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

N.M. game warden named Officer of the Year 02/24/2017 New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Public contact,…

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Jeannie Poulter was recognized by commissioners for her painting that now hangs in the commission chambers

Commissioners Table Old Pass Road Discussion

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The Raton City Commission met Tuesday evening, February 14th  in regular session and wound up…

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2017 Colfax County School Board Elections

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

Unofficial Results Raton School Board Total voters eligible  4956 St Patrick's St Joseph's Position 2 Art Armijo 102    Patrick Dyer…

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New Mexico State Police Death Investigation in Cimarron

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

  Cimarron, NM - On February 5, 2017, the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau was contacted by the Cimarron Police Department…

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Young Archer Aims High for National Championships

Posted on Feb 1st, 2017 - By Susan Ward - 8 Comments

UPDATE - Carson Alexander competed in the NFAA Nationals Feb. 10 thru 12th in Las Vegas, Nevada and he placed 11th out of 35 in his age…

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Budget Creates Three Phase I-25 Construction Project

Posted on Jan 31st, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media A final public meeting for the I-25 project from exit 454 to exit 460 was held at the International Room of…

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Congressman Ben Ray Lujan visit with a small crowd of Raton residents Thursday noon who voiced concerns over the affordable care act.

Congressman Ben Ray Lujan Visits Raton

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Congressman Ben Ray Lujan held office hours in Raton Thursday and visited with a small group of Raton…

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Carl Swanson receives a certificate of appreciation for the painting he has done that hangs in the city commission chambers.

Raton City Commission Meeting

Posted on Jan 24th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Raton City Commissioners dealt with budget issues before adjourning to closed executive session  on…

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Colfax County Going to 4-Day Work Week

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

Special to KRTN Multi-Media Colfax County Going to a Four-Day Workweek Monday through Thursday Work Schedule Extended County Office…

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NMSP Investigate Fatal Semi Crash at MM 453

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

Special to KRTN Multi-Media NM State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Colfax County Raton, NM - On Saturday, January…

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City crews team up to clear First Street late Friday afternoon

Commissioners Pass Budget Adjustments for New Year

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners opened their first meeting of the new year with comments from Thomas Hay…

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These empty coal cars were sitting on a siding just north of Ludlow Colorado, when extreme winds blew them off the track Monday afternoon.

Big Winds Cause Big Problems

Posted on Jan 10th, 2017 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

Strong winds, the like not ever felt before, ripped through Southern Colorado, on Monday, January 9th causing power outages, overturning big rig…

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Overturned NM DOT truck near Maxwell Friday morning.
Photo by Lori Herron

RFES Respond to Early Morning House Fire City Crews Clear Roads

Posted on Jan 6th, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Raton Fire fighters responded to a small house fire at 137 Galesteo in Raton Friday morning at about 7:40…

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Star Wars Branches of the Force are between scenes Tuesday afternoon

The Branches of the Force Video in Sugarite

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media In a Galaxy Far Far Far away, Whoa this doesn't look like an alien land, and its not, its a remote…

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One of Raton’s fire engines in the bay, waiting for the call.
Photo by Brian Manning.

Fire Scorches 28 Acres of Johnson Mesa Grassland

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2017 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Fire fighters from Raton, Colfax County and Folsom were dispatched to a fire on Johnson Mesa at noon on…

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New Mexico State Police Arrest Las Vegas Woman for Murdering Father-in-Law

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

Special to KRTN Multi-Media Las Vegas, NM - On December 28, 2016, the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau opened an…

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Tips sought in bighorn poaching case off N.M. 518 near Sipapu ski area

Posted on Dec 29th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is requesting the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in the poaching of a…

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Farmington conservation officers recognized for service at Navajo Lake State Park

Posted on Dec 29th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

SANTA FE – New Mexico Department of Game and Fish conservation officers from the Farmington district received recognition for their assistance at…

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New Mexico State Police Investigate Fuel Spill near Eagle Nest

Posted on Dec 28th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

Eagle Nest, NM - Around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), operated by the Fronk Oil Company (Booker, TX),…

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Joshua Vargas said, "he was just a 10-year old boy in the right place at the right time."

Joshua Vargas Honored for Doing the Right Thing

Posted on Dec 21st, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 3 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Joshua Vargas was honored at City Hall in Raton today (Dec 21, 2016) for his actions on October 8, 2016 when…

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