Author: Valerie Shelton

Steak ‘n Shake, AM/PM and new apartment complex slated for Clovis

The barren northeast corner of Willow and Alluvial will soon be bustling with activity as landowners start construction on a…

Citizens champion dog park for Clovis

A group of Clovis citizens are adamant about the city’s need for a dog park. As a pedestrian-friendly city with…

Clovis City Council discusses proposed impact fee increase

As Clovis continues to expand, the need for more infrastructure, particularly new and expanded sewer, water and recycled water facilities,…

ABC Pack & Print serves Old Town community

When an Old Town business or resident needs to send a package, digitally print or copy a photo, or needs…

Punjabi community urges Clovis Unified to approve One and Only Academy charter school

A petition for a new charter school within Clovis Unified, dubbed One and Only Academy, was considered during a lengthy…

Clovis Unified awarded ‘Best of the Best’ for health benefits

Clovis Unified School District was recently recognized by Gallagher Benefit Services, which provides the district’s health benefit plan, for its…

City council remembers Harry Armstrong

As a council member from the 1970s up until 2016, Harry Armstrong made a lasting impact on the city of…

Sarantos family to transfer 500 Club ownership to K & M Casinos

The historic 500 Club Casino in Clovis is currently in the process of being sold by longtime owner Louis Sarantos…

Survey: 98 percent of residents would recommend Clovis

In 2013, when a random sampling of Clovis citizens were first surveyed and 94 percent said they would recommend Clovis…

City sheds light on human trafficking issue

The Clovis city council has declared January 2018 as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. At a meeting Monday,…

Clovis Fire plans to fill local need for more paramedics

While fighting fires may be the No. 1 function of the Clovis Fire Department, its ultimate goal is to save…

First Heritage Grove development anticipated to break ground in 2018

In November, the City of Clovis finally met the long-awaited 60 percent threshold on its Loma Vista community to the…

Jim Van Volkinburg selected as 2018 CUSD board president

The Clovis Unified School District board held its annual election of governing board officers at the last meeting of 2017…

District earns clean audit for fourth consecutive year

For the fourth year in a row, Clovis Unified’s financial audit report has come back clean. While the news may…

Clovis: Not just a gateway, a destination

Traveling north on Clovis Avenue, visitors and residents alike often notice the welcoming neon sign hanging overhead as they enter…

Clovis Salvation Army Corps faces closure, needs more bell ringers this holiday season

The Clovis chapter of the Salvation Army Corps is in danger of closing this spring. While the local corps fundraising…

Loma Vista urban village finally underway

It takes at least 10 years to see the plan you set in motion finally come to fruition. That is…

Hotels set sights on Clovis

“You can’t find a room in Clovis”—that’s the current dilemma in the up-and-coming destination city according to Shawn Miller, the…

Council member sheds light on high premature birth rate

For many Valley residents, the topic of premature birth hits close to home, with so many knowing a child, or…

Council recognizes local homeschool robotics team

A group of Clovis robotics students, labeled the Robot Rampagers, was honored at a recent council meeting where they presented…

Clovis Salutes Veterans

Area veterans, their families and community members gathered inside and around the grounds of the Clovis Veterans Memorial District on…

The Trading Post celebrates Cinderella-style transformation

Merely a few short years ago, the now bustling Trading Post shopping center on the southeast corner of Herndon and…

Clovis Transit fleet joins Safe Place Network

In honor of National Runaway Prevention Month this November, Clovis Transit’s entire fleet of 30 buses recently joined the growing…