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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.
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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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Colfax County School Board Elections 2017

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

Below are the candidates that have filed for local School boards…

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Shooting Victim Dies

Posted on Dec 13th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 1 Comment

KRTN Staff Report KRTN Multi-Media - Raton Dispatch received a 911 call at approximately 7:21 pm Tuesday evening, December 13th of a man at…

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Mayor Pro-Tem Neal Segotta presented the proclamation recognizing the efforts of the Reindeer Dash to Jami Esquivel and Sally Chavez. The Reindeer Dash collects monies to help with kids Christmas.

Commissioners Approve Capital Outlay Despite Dismal State Budget

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media - Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening, December 13th in regular session and approved an RPS budget…

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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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