I think we as humans generally have a need to rise above everyone—that is, each individual has an innate purpose to be right. We tend to gravitate toward people with similar ideologies and opinions, ignoring the importance of diversity, disagreement and discussion. Thi...

The Eastern New Mexico University Student Fees Board recommended $1.625 million in student fees be allocated to student organizations in the 2019-2020 school year – a $75,000 cut from current school year’s allocations.

 ENMU President Jeff Elwell stated previously that...

 David Stevens

Eastern New Mexico News writer and publisher David Stevens has been in journalism for 40 years.

Stevens said he knew he had a knack for writing from a very young age, and when considering careers, he asked himself, “What can I do (if I want to) write?” The...

February 21, 2019

A Cissell Transfer & Storage moving crew member moves the Portales Police Department into their new building on Feb. 15. 

PORTALES — The Portales Police Department is now housed in a new home with an updated facility.

The police station has been located in a county-owned...

February 11, 2019

Photo by Drew Stevens

Guests line up to make their plates for the dinner portion of the Lovers for Learning Gala. 

Eastern New Mexico University group ENMU Women hosted its first community-wide Lovers for Learning Gala, which raised twice as much as last year’s fundraise...

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