Friday May 17
Police stories May 16
Ruidoso Patrol Officer Tillman Freeman and Sgt. Mike Weaver responded to Motel 6 on U.S. 70 May 3 for a report of a possible narcotics exchange.
Wed May 15, 2013
Lincoln County Transit service cut to five days a week
Public transportation in the Ruidoso area will be cut to a five-day per week offering.
Tue May 14, 2013
Prison time contested
Elmo Silva Jr. looks at the deputy district attorney during a hearing in District Court Friday on a motion Silva filed to attempt to get more credit for time served in prison on a 1990 conviction for rape, false imprisonment and attempted murder.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Jurors resume deliberations in horse ranch case
In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, owner Jose Trevino Morales, center, acknowledges the crowd as he stood with the trophy after Mr.
Tue May 07, 2013
County reviews agencies' financial requests
After listening to more than a dozen representatives of external agencies asking for help with their annual budgets, Lincoln County commissioners tentatively approved about $326,000 in requests, cutting more than $45,000 from initial submissions for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 preliminary budget.
Attorney's role questioned in lawsuit
The past association of the attorney for Lincoln County with a private garbage hauler is being questioned by officials of Greentree Solid Waste Authority as they try to secure a court ruling on responsibility for a debt repayment.
Mon May 06, 2013
Ruidoso Downs implements water rationing
The allowed use of water in Ruidoso Downs has gotten squeezed some more. A notice issued Monday by Mayor Gary Williams moved the city to Stage 3 water rationing restrictions.
Wed May 01, 2013
Board could include non-residents
In a request to the City Council, the chair of the board asked that the ordinance that established the board be amended to allow the appointment of Ruidoso Downs business owners or their employees to the economic development panel.
Lawsuit filed over damage caused by water leak
The company that developed a small shopping center in Ruidoso Downs including the Magic Forest Restaurant and Pub has filed suit in connection with a water leak that undermined the property that included three buildings.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
BRT on track for year
Lincoln County's business retention gross receipts tax for this fiscal year is on track to deliver more revenues than the year July 2011 through June 2012.
Police stories April 30
Ruidoso Police officers Curtis Rogers and Sgt. Lawrence Chavez responded to a report of a domestic incident in the 200 block of Fourth Street at 1:24 a.m. April 9. The victim reported she was in the bedroom asleep when Charles Malfitano, 56, came home from watching a basketball game at a local restaurant.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Threat evacuates Ruidoso Downs Walmart
Walmart customers got more than they bargained for when someone called saying there was bomb at the superstore.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Hope has a street address
Pictured is one of the 14 bedrooms at the Nest Domestic Violence Shelter at 26374 US Highway 70 in Ruidoso Downs.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Museum to seek contract director
Just 10 days after Hubbard Museum of the American West Director Jim Kofakis departed the financially stretched museum owned by the city of Ruidoso Downs, the two curators at the facility told city officials they also will resign.
Unanswered questions at GSWA
A decision on whether the county can send Commission Chairman Jackie Powell as a second representative along with its previous appointee Commissioner Mark Doth was postponed last month to allow Authority Attorney Angie Schneider time to research the issue.
A spin of the wheel
Spinning, like all handcrafts, was developed to meet basic needs of survival in a harsh environment.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Fire restrictions to be implemented
Fire restrictions that prohibit outdoor smoking and charcoal grilling will soon kick in for Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs.
Second verse, same as the first - be fire smart or pay
Officials for the village of Ruidoso and the city of Ruidoso Downs have announced the entities are implementing fire restrictions this week in light of ongoing drought conditions.
Sun Apr 21, 2013
Las Cruces Sun-News
Back in the saddle: New GM takes over at Sunland Park
Now, the man who helped raise Ruidoso Downs and Zia Park in Hobbs into successful operations, is happy to have a chance to build on the success already in play in southern Dona Ana "I knew it was a product that we could keep building on," said Baugh, the new general manager at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino.