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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The New Mexico PEC Application to become a New Charter School in Raton has been withdrawn by Willow Springs Academy Charter School.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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Raton Natural Gas Denied by NMPRC

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

By Bill Donati  - The NM Public Regulation Commission met on Wednesday, July 13, and the first item on the agenda took nearly an hour and a half of…

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He Walked a Mile

Posted on Jul 17th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media - Eric Armstrong known for his marathon running and physical fitness faced one of the toughest miles of his…

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Study: Unclear laws give New Mexico charter schools funding edge over public schools

Posted on Jul 16th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

The Santa Fe New Mexican has done an article on Charter Schools that will also fit into the discussions about charter schools that are going on in…

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New Mexico State PEC Scores Willow Springs Charter School Application

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The New Mexico Public Education Department has made public the Willow Springs Charter School…

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Former Sheriff’s Deputy Pleas Guilty

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

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Colfax County Sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking and theft of government property…

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Commissioner Lindé Schuster, Eric Armstrong, Vanna Tapia, Amalia Vigil, Mercy Swanson, Liz Tafoya and Jami Esquivel were on hand to receive the proclamation for Relay for Life Proclamation.

Short Session for Raton Commissioners Before Executive Session

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The Raton City Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, July 12 and among the items on the…

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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash North of Springer

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2016  Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash North of Springer Colfax County Saturday, July 9, 2016,…

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Raton Community Input Hearing: PEC New Charter School

Posted on Jul 7th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

New Mexico PEC has announced the following Community Input Hearing regarding an application for a PEC New Charter School in Raton: Thursday,…

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July 4th Brings Balloon Rally, Fireworks and Fun in the Park to Raton

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 2 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Friday Morning Its that time again and this morning's weather was great for ballooning as this reporter…

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Commissioners Approve New Water Rate

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

  By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners met Tuesday evening, June 28th and approved a new water rate…

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Exit 460 to See Total Reconstruction In Proposed Project

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   New Mexico DOT and design contractors held a second meeting in Raton Tuesday evening at…

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Resident Contractor Status Wins Contractor Low Bid

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   CBKN Dirtworks of Bernalillo, New Mexico was the low bid for the landfill cover project with a…

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Bear responsible for attack on Valles Caldera marathon runner caught; euthanized

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

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Media contact: Lance Cherry, (505) 476-8003 Public…

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This plan shows the work to be done and builds a new bridge just south of the original bridge.

NMDOT public meeting on the I-25 Raton Pass project

Posted on Jun 20th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

NMDOT public meeting on the I-25 Raton Pass project. The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 21, 6:00 pm, at the International Bank. Link to…

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Flag Retirement Ceremony Held in Raton Tuesday

Posted on Jun 15th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media The Raton Red Hatters, The Tierra De Mesetas Chapter of NSDAR and Dennis and Sue Downing sponsored a U.S.…

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NM State Transportation Commission Meets in Raton

Posted on Jun 15th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

NM State Transportation Commission Chairman, Ron Schmeits, will convene the monthly meeting of the NM State Transportation Commission in Raton on…

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RFES Chief Jim Matthews told commissioners about the top 10 dangerous buildings in Raton Tuesday evening

Raton City Commission Takes Action on Several Upcoming Projects

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

  By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media -   The Raton City Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 and…

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Bear Proof Dumpster Instructions

Posted on Jun 14th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 2 Comments

Jason Phillips with the Raton Public Works department has shared a set of instructions on how to open the new bear proof dumpsters. Phillips has been…

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RHS YCC projects are under way at the Raton High School, here the students are preparing forms for the new stairway from the lower parking lot to the upper parking lot on the north side of the high school.

YCC Projects help Raton High School

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Raton High students and former students are providing their muscles to projects at Raton High School this…

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These Llamas survived the Track Fire.

Track Fire Five Years Later

Posted on Jun 10th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 1 Comment

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media - Five years later the scars are still visible north of Raton if you know what to look for, but this weekend…

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June 7, 2016 Primary Election Colfax County Results

Posted on Jun 7th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

Colfax County results are considered unofficial until canvassed by the Colfax county commission on June 10, 2016. The only contested county race…

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Sign up for free All-terrain vehicle safety classes in Lincoln National Forest

Posted on Jun 7th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

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

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PRIMARY ELECTION DAY With Voting from 7 am Until 7 pm

Posted on Jun 7th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

PRIMARY ELECTION DAY is Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 7 am until 7 pm. Shortly after the polls close Tuesday evening, KRTN will broadcast the election…

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State Police Vehicle Struck While Assisting Motorist in Las Vegas

Posted on Jun 1st, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

Las Vegas, NM - On May 28, 2016, around 12:30 a.m., New Mexico State Police Patrolman Roslyn Vigil, stationed in Las Vegas, NM, was assisting a…

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Anthony Garcia and Steven Garcia Receive Jail Time

Posted on May 31st, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Anthony Garcia was found guilty by a Colfax County jury on March 10, 2016 and was sentenced in his…

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The call came in about 2:40 am Monday morning but the time the Raton Fire Department arrived the house was fully involved.

Early Morning Fire Destroys Home

Posted on May 30th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media - Raton Fire and Emergency Services were called to an early morning fire Monday, Memorial Day, in the 400…

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Walton Chosen as New Raton Public Service Boss

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Raton Public Service Board of Directors met Tuesday, May 24th before the regular Raton City Commission…

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Commissioner Ron Chavez presented the Independent Riders with a proclamation for their work with the Run for the Wall 
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Lengthy Meeting for Raton City Commission

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The Raton City Commission settled in for what would be a long meeting with a lot of information…

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Inmate Back In Custody After Short-lived Escape

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

PRESS RELEASE from Colfax County Sheriff's Office:   On 05/23/2016 at 1632 hours Sgt. Bill LaPorte of the Colfax County Sheriff’s Office…

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Fly with Doss Aviation Survey

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

Doss Aviation is proposing a flight school intended to provide training for a career path as a pilot or in aviation. One of the newest businesses in…

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Bikes line Clayton Road near the visitor's center as an American Flag hangs over the street. The flag is provided by Raton Fire and Emergency Services

Run for the Wall Rumbles Through Raton Saturday

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media They rumbled into town and once again Raton turned out to help fuel and greet participants of the central…

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Hugs and congrats all around as the Class of 2016 celebrates their graduation from Raton Public Schools

50 Seniors Cross the Stage during the Raton High Graduation

Posted on May 21st, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 1 Comment

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media 48 chairs stood silent on the floor of Tiger Gym early in the day, by 7:00 p.m. those seats were filled with…

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Nobel Laureate and RHS graduate Dr. Paul Modrich gave the key note address Friday evening.

Raton Honors Dr. Paul Modrich and Commencement Address Videos

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

Raton Honored Dr. Paul Modrich Thursday evening at the Shuler Theater Dr. Paul Modrich gave the Raton High Commencement Address May 20, 2016 at…

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Outgoing superintendent Dr. Neal Terhune and incoming superintendent Andy Ortiz talk to KRTN about the budget and upcoming school year.

We Didn’t Ask They Didn’t Tell Us

Posted on May 17th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton Public School’s budget woes continue as the Raton School Board tabled a final decision on…

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Welcome Home Dr Paul Modrich

Posted on May 17th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media Welcome home Dr Paul Modrich, Raton native and now a Nobel Prize Laureate. Modrich traveled back to Raton…

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