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I-25 Construction Project to exit 460 6-21-16_9607

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 
L to R Lorri Adam Zamora, Mark Baxter, Paula and Joe Cacciatore, Commissioner Ron Chavez, Fred Cochran, Tim Trujillo, Larry Osborn, Patricia and Everett Butch.

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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State of New Mexico Proclaims “Paul Modrich Day”

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

The State of New Mexico will proclaim Thursday, May 19, 2016 as “Paul Modrich Day”. The Proclamation will be presented at 6 pm to 2015 Nobel…

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MCMC Top 100 Critical Access Hospital In The Nation

Posted on May 12th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Special to KRTN:    As Miners Colfax Medical Center celebrates its exceptional team with National Hospital Week from May 8th through May 14th,…

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Sanitation Director Jason Phillips and Land fill Manager Ernie Castillo accepted the proclamation for Public Works Week from City Commissioner Donald Giacomo

Commissioners Meet on Budget and Other Issues

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners continued their discussion on the budget Tuesday evening, May 10th…

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SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Share with Wildlife program is accepting project proposals

Posted on May 9th, 2016 - 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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Raton City Commission May 10, 2016

Posted on May 6th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

AGENDA CITY OF RATON REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING RATON CITY HALL, 224 SAVAGE AVE TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016 AT 6PM A regular meeting of the City…

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Budget Discussion Gets Nitty Gritty

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton city commissioners met Tuesday evening for a special meeting to handle a bid request, budget…

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State of New Mexico Proclaims “Paul Modrich Day”

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 1 Comment

Just announced live on FM 93.9 KRTN, by City Commissioner Ron Chavez: Thursday, May 19, 2016 will be proclaimed "Paul Modrich Day" by the State of…

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The new dam at the Springer Reservoir is more solidly built and meets the new dam regulations

Reservoir Dam Secures Springer Water Needs for Years to Come

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media In 1994 the New Mexico State Engineer's office told Springer city officials that they had to get a new dam…

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New Springer Dam to be Celebrated with Ribbon Cutting and Guided Tour

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Santa Fe – The Office of the State Engineer and the Town of Springer will celebrate the recent completion of the new Springer Dam with a ribbon…

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Nancy Poe accepted the You Rock Award from Commissioner Ron Chavez and Adrianne Coleman for her volunteerism during the recent winter storm event in March.

Commissioners Hear More News on Budget

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

By Marty Mayfield KRNT Multi-Media   The Raton City Commission met on Tuesday, April 26th in regular session, and commissioners heard…

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Be Bear Aware When Outdoors This Spring

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016 - 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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Public meeting May 5 in Taos on white-tailed ptarmigan recovery plan

Posted on Apr 25th, 2016 - 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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Biologists believe perch from Eagle Nest Lake will help Abiquiu Lake fishery

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

New Mexico Department of Game and FishMedia contact: Zen Mocarski, (505) 476-8013Zen.mocarski@state.nm.us FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 25,…

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New Hours For Raton Transfer Station

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

The Raton Transfer Station on Armstrong Lane will be open to non-commercial users on Saturdays from 10 AM until 2 PM beginning on Saturday, April 23,…

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It was a crowd of mostly downtown business people who came to learn more about how to promote their business to customers not only those in town but also out of town.

Radio Station WIIFM and the Benefits

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Its all about the customer, Pam Atherton, noted speaker, radio host and media strategist told…

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