13 hrs ago
Lincoln to celebrate 'San Juan Day' again
On June 24, 1887, the village of Lincoln observed the first San Juan's Day to celebrate the completion of building the San Juan Mission.
14 hrs ago
Lawrence Bros IGA salutes first responders
Though the free meals are only for first responders, health screenings through Blue Cross and Blue Shield will be available for the public.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Humane Society of Lincoln County Resale Shop gets new home
The Humane Society of Lincoln County Resale Shop has a new look and a new location in Ruidoso Downs.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Alamogordo Daily News
New trial, different verdict
Former 12th Judicial District Court judge and district attorney Robert Doughty, portraying special prosecutor Owen Roberts, sifts through some paperwork as he prepares to cross-examine a defense witness Saturday night at the retrial of A.B. Fall.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Sonoran Institute welcomes BLM progress on SunZia assessment
In response to U.S. Bureau of Land Management releasing its final draft of an environmental assessment of the proposed SunZia transmission line, the Sonoran Institute issued the following statement: "We hope that it will provide more detailed information about why this project is needed, as well as how the project's environmental impacts will be ... (more)
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Side roads to see resurfacing
Some side roads in Sun Valley and Enchanted Forest subdivisions north of Ruidoso off New Mexico Highway 48 are slated to be resurfaced.
Greentree proposes rate increases
Rate increases that would affect all residential customers in the unincorporated area of Lincoln County and in four municipalities are overdue and needed for the continued viability of the Greentree Solid Waste Authority, administration officials contend.
District attorney applies for vacant NM judgeship
District Attorney Diana Martwick of Alamogordo is among seven lawyers asking to be considered for a vacant judgeship in southern New Mexico.
County transit cuts out IMG stops
The Lincoln County Transit is no longer serving the Inn of the Mountain Gods, the Travel Center or any residents, entities or businesses located outside of Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs boundaries, the manager of the service said.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Dog of war, someday
Staff Sgt. David Maestas, of El Paso, Texas, provides a target for military working dog Bobi, as handler Staff Sgt.
Police stories for June 11
Agents of the Lincoln County Narcotics Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant May 30 at 132 Birch Drive in Ruidoso, seized drugs and guns and arrested two men.
Nearly $200K paid in 'Billy the Kid' records case
A New Mexico county has paid $125,000 in attorney fees to a weekly newspaper for violating open records laws in a lawsuit over Billy the Kid's death.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM 715 PM MDT FRI JUN 7 2013 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... SOUTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW MEXICO WEST CENTRAL CHAVES COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO * UNTIL 815 PM MDT * AT 712 PM ... (more)
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Ruidoso seeking proposals for auditing services
The village of Ruidoso is asking for proposals for auditing services because officials are unhappy with the last audit for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 being submitted late.
Practice makes perfect: SEAT training
From left, Lincoln County Emergency Services Director Joe Kenmore and firefighters Kevin Trapp and Aaron Grienwahn watch as the SEAT_plane comes in, right on target to drop a line of water ahead of the "fire."
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include British furniture maker Thomas Chippendale in 1718; Scottish economist Adam Smith in 1723; Lincoln County, N.M., Sheriff Pat Garrett , the man who shot Billy the Kid, in 1850; Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa in 1878; English economist John Maynard Keynes in 1883; actor William ... (more)
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Making the Honor List
This column last week told about the Quilts of Valor Foundation that has contributed 60,000 quilts to military veterans.
Fire auxiliary organized
A group of Ruidoso citizens have decided the fire department needs more than just 'Rah, rah,' pat on the back, have some cookies, support and they have organized a fire department auxiliary to fill those needs.
Fri May 31, 2013
Community education classes at ENMU-R
Taught by Lincoln County residents, these classes are open to anyone, including summer visitors.
Pearce on Forest Service: Don't get complacent
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, right, and Smokey Bear District Ranger Dave Warnack spoke on Forest Service policy and fire prevention at a Thursday town hall meeting with members of the Little Bear Fire Reform Coalition.