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Wally Goss and Gilbert Vigil were honored for their volunteer work during the Gate City Music Festival with a You Rock Award.

Commissioners Deal with Money Matters at Tuesday Meeting

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton City Commissioners heard about the budget and handled other money matters Tuesday evening…

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Domestic Dispute Standoff Resolved

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

A domestic violence incident Tuesday morning, September 27 in Raton turned into a standoff situation and triggered a shut-down of the East Cook Ave.…

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The RHS 2016 Homecoming Court
L to R; Daniel Rubio, Alina Pillmore, Austin Jones, Allie Irvin, King Jonathan Cabriales, Queen Estrella Vargas, Jaziah Salazar, Kallie Villagecenter, Jacob Van Sweden, Sophia Maddelini, Dillon Lemons, Camille Gonzales

RHS Homecoming 2016

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media The Raton High School homecoming festivities continued into Friday with an assembly followed by a parade…

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Fugitive Arrested By Colfax County Sheriff’s Office and Raton Police Department

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

On September 13, 2016, Detective Moore of the Colfax County Sheriff's Office received a citizen's tip about the whereabouts of Michael Sandoval.…

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Sergeant Patrick Salazar received a proclamation honoring his many years of police service. Salazar plans to retire in March

Raton City Commission Hears Tourism/Chamber Concerns

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

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   At the Raton City Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 13th, Commissioners heard a report from…

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Raton Visitor Center to Close: NM Tourism Sec. Latham Sends Letter

Posted on Sep 11th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 2 Comments

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico tourism officials are closing four visitor centers, including the Raton Center next month. The state Tourism…

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Left to right:  Thelma Coker, board member; Amy Gonzales, Rebecca Galli; Shirley Prince, board President; Autumn Hunnicutt; Jamie Lopez; Paul Kastler, board member.

Sloat-Prince Foundation Awards Scholarships

Posted on Sep 9th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

At its annual scholarship awards banquet August 5th, the Sloat-Prince Foundation awarded eight scholarships to graduates of Colfax County high…

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Eddie Heinzelman and Radney Foster on stage at the Shuler Theater Sunday evening during the 2016 Gate City Music Festival.

The 2016 Gate City Music Festival

Posted on Sep 5th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   The 2016 Gate City Music Festival turned Raton's historic First Street into center stage Saturday…

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19th Annual Teacher’s Luncheon Hosted by FNB New Mexico

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

FNB New Mexico sponsored their 19th Annual Teacher’s Luncheon on August 17, 2016 to help celebrate the start of the new school year. FNB New…

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Raton City Commission Gets Good GRT News

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

  The Raton City Commission met in regular session on Tuesday, August 23 minus Mayor Sandy Mantz and Mayor Pro-Tem Neil Segotta, but the…

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Shawn Lerch speaks to a small crowd Tuesday evening about some of the services that MCMC is looking at improving or bringing to Raton and the area.

MCMC Report Honors Primary Care Anniversary

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Shawn Lerch, Miners’ Colfax Medical Center (MCMC) CEO, informed the crowd assembled on Tuesday…

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Tips Lead to Arrest of Both Murder Suspects

Posted on Aug 18th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 2 Comments

  August 19, 2016 - Adrian Duran, the second fugitive wanted in connection with the murder of a Raton man last Sunday evening, was arrested on…

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Doss Aviation presented Teresa Blaisure with a flight bag as their first private pilot's license student and informed her that she would receive a scholarship that would pay in full her training for her license courtesy of Doss Aviation.

Doss Aviation Opens Facility To Public

Posted on Aug 16th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 2 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Mark Lester, Doss Aviation CEO, welcomed an appreciative crowd to the former National Guard Armory…

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All of the kids were winners in the Youth Pet Show.

Youth Pet Show Results At 2016 Colfax County Fair

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

FNB New Mexico sponsored the Youth Pet show August 12, 2016 at the Colfax County Fair. There were several entries in this year’s show. Each entry…

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Suspects Wanted

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Raton City Police responded to a report of person shot in the 1200 block of East 4th Street on Sunday, August 14th shortly before 11 pm.  Upon…

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Local Endurance Rider Finishes First In Mongol Derby

Posted on Aug 11th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

  by  Liz Ampairee (The Mongol Derby 2016) ~ THREE riders cross the line together to win the 2016 Mongol Derby!   At 9:51am local…

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Raton City Commission Hears ICIP Recommendations and Vacates Property

Posted on Aug 9th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

By Marty Mayfield KRTN Multi-Media   Raton city commissioners heard from City Manager Scott Berry and others with regards to the…

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“Udall Serving YoU” Office Hours in Roy and Clayton

Posted on Aug 9th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Wednesday, August 10, a representative from the office of U.S. Senator Tom Udall will hold Udall Serving YoU Office Hours for Harding and Union…

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Dr. Paul Modrich Scholarship Fund

Posted on Aug 8th, 2016 - By Susan Ward - 0 Comments

Raton-born Biochemist, Dr. Paul Modrich (Class of 1964), received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2015 for his work in DNA mismatch repair. To…

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MCMC Primary Care Clinic Prepares for Closing of Dr. Caruana’s Office

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016 - By Billy Donati - 0 Comments

By Bill Donati  - Shawn Lerch, CEO of Miners Colfax Medical Center (MCMC) visited KRTN's "This, That and The Other" program on Friday, August 5 and…

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Former Mora Superintendent Arrested for Forging Qualifications

Posted on Aug 5th, 2016 - By Marty Mayfield - 0 Comments

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

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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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The new block wall at the RHS practice field   The view courtesy of Tom Gardner and Ajuua Dreamer

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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