3 hrs ago
Rich Zia Futurity heads second Zia Festival Day
Terry and Irene Stennett's fastest-qualifier De Loach heads the $392,253 Zia Futurity, the richest race during the two-day Zia Festival, on Sunday afternoon at Ruidoso Downs.
18 hrs ago
Lincoln County sets new hospital property tax levy election
With the current special property tax levy benefitting the county hospital and ambulance service in Ruidoso and four county rural health care clinics set to expire June 30, 2015, Lincoln County commissioners voted last week to place a renewal of the tax on the November general election ballot.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ruidoso keeps wastewater consultants onboard
Ruidoso village officials and consultants persuaded officials with the New Mexico Environment Department that Total Maximum Daily Load standard for nitrogen in the effluent at the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant was unrealistic.
Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs police department blotter
On July 2 at 1:39 p.m. a trailer park caretaker reported he had noticed a trailer had been broken into.
Houdini breaks through with Rainbow Derby win
Ellen Kennedy Living Trust's homebred Houdini broke through with his first stakes win when he rallied on the outside to take the Grade 1, $1,048,682 Rainbow Derby on Saturday at Ruidoso Downs.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Lincoln County Commission rejects affordable housing study
An effort by Lincoln County Commissioner Dallas Draper to generate interest on the commission to develop a plan for affordable housing fell on unreceptive ears Tuesday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Area law enforcement participate in cold water challenge
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Deputy DeAnna Preston dumps water on Assistant District Attorney John Sugg as part of the Cold Water Challenge July 12 raising funds for the Officer Down Memorial Page.
Drug bust defendants face amended charges
Five adults arrested June 19 in Ruidoso Downs as the result of police raids on two adjacent mobile homes went to preliminary hearings Tuesday in Magistrate Court in Carrizozo.
Rocky Gulch returns to Ruidoso Downs as part of Family Day activities
Rocky Gulch, the first New Mexico-bred millionaire, who is now a retired 13-year-old, returned to Ruidoso Downs on Sunday to headline the Family Day activities.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Police blotter from Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs police departments
On June 19 at 4:02 p.m. Henry Acuna, 26, of Belen, was charged with concealing identity .
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Shelter for homeless students in Lincoln County sought
Shelters and other types of help are needed for homeless students in Ruidoso schools, village councilors were told at their meeting Tuesday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Four early Lincoln County teachers describe a different kind of community classroom
Most small communities boasted their own school houses, some just one or a few rooms in size.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Lincoln County Commissioners want different cut of landfill proceeds
Excess revenues generated from the operation of the regional landfill south of Alamogordo should be equally divided among the members of Greentree Solid Waste Authority, Lincoln County commissioners contend.
Illegal drug use in the area reflected in property crimes
Lincoln County Sheriff Robert Shepperd, Ruidoso Police Chief Joe Magill, Ruidoso Downs Police Chief Chris Rupp, and Bureau of Indian Affairs Lt.
Ruisoso and Ruidoso Downs incident reports for the week of June 22
On June 24, a man reported his ex wife had broken into a storage unit on Cree Meadows Drive and took some of his things "because she called me and told me she would return my stuff for $3,000."
Three-day art loop draws shoppers from all over New Mexico and surrounding states
Mark and Teresa Chittock from Clovis visited gourd artist Betty Day in Ruidoso Downs Sunday morning, the last day of the 19th Annual Lincoln County Studio Tour Art Loop.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Alamogordo Daily News
Mercedes Ramos, 24, of Alamogordo, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
What's happening in Lincoln County (July Fourth weekend and beyond....
Capitan Public Library: annual Bake, Book and Hot Dog Sale, at 8 a.m., today. Hot dogs, smoked sausage and nachos will be available at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; book sale, $5 a bag.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Community growers start farmers market
Five years of work for a group of Ruidoso Downs residents has finally come together to produce a farmers market opening this weekend at the Downs.
Alamogordo Daily News
Art Loop a community effort
This clay sculpture by artist Susan Weir Ancker can be seen on this weekend's Art Loop studio tour.