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58 min ago | Alamogordo Daily News

Follow Me: Strolling the most dangerous street in America

"Pretty much everyone carried one of these Winchesters to scare the bears away from kids and livestock," begins Monument Ranger Sandy James, DCA at Lincoln Historic Sites, as she passes a replica Winchester around a group of visitors gathered on the porch of the Tunstall Store Museum in Lincoln.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Fort-Stanton, NM

4 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

Old Lincoln Days: Stepping back in time

Nestled between Hondo and Capitan on Highway 380, this weekend the historic town of Lincoln will once again play host to Old Lincoln Days - three days of reenactments, living history demonstrations, food, arts and crafts, music and even a 19th century fashion show.

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Related Topix: Hondo, NM, Capitan, NM, Torreon, NM

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Crash kills Alamogordo man south of Carrizozo

Carrizozo >> A crash involving a cement mixer and a loose trailer left an Alamogordo man dead Tuesday morning, a New Mexico State Police spokesman said.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Carrizozo, NM

Ruidoso News

High-profile Lincoln County cases headed to juries

Kenneth Kauley at his initial appearance in district court in August 2012, is set to go on trial to face charges of criminal sexual penetration, kidnapping, attempt to commit a felony , armed robbery with a deadly weapon and aggravated stalking, according to nmcourts.gov.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Storms march through Lincoln County

Rocks and debris were left scattered on many roadways after the rain, including Country Club Drive.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Weather, Albuquerque, NM, Landslide, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso News

Altrusa donates $3,000 to backpack program

The Altrusa Club of Ruidoso recently presented Frank and Elizabeth Potter of the Food4Kids Backpack Program with a check for 3,000 to help fill backpacks for hungry school children in Lincoln County during the 2014/2015 school year.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Rain hits Lincoln County

Elva K. Osterreich Monday rain in Ruidoso brings rivers of water flowing into the main streets causing a build-up of debris.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Hondo, NM, Weather

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Santa Fe Reporter

NM's Comic-Con Connection

Cartoonist Rick Geary is posing for a portrait behind his massive catalog of historical graphic novels at his usual spot at San Diego Comic-Con.

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Related Topix: Pacific Rim, Carrizozo, NM

Ruidoso News

Draper begins term as chairman of the RVCC Board

Dallas Draper took over the reigns as chairman of the board of directors for the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Lincoln County commissioners stall tourism board

Trying to stretch lodgers tax revenue left in the budget, Lincoln County commissioners took action on two requests, let one die and continued to table a fourth.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Carrizozo, NM, Corona, NM, Hondo, NM, Tularosa, NM

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ruidoso News

Ruidoso Downs woman fought cancer with support of family

One day a few years ago, Christina Wall went to her doctor and a little lump in her breast caused the doctor some concern.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Rocking Lincoln County: The geologic story of the Capitan Mountains

Rising like the backbone of some giant subterranean beast, the Capitan Mountains dominate the skyline north of Ruidoso and Capitan.

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Related Topix: Capitan, NM, Ruidoso, NM, Yeso, NM, Geology, Science, Dinosaur, Paleontology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Ruidoso Art Fest this weekend

More than 120 artists from as far away as Tennessee and California will display and sell their creations during this weekend's 43rd annual Ruidoso Art Festival held at the Ruidoso Convention Center.

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Ruidoso News

Fatal crash in Lincoln County kills 9-year-old El Paso girl

A 9-year-old El Paso girl died on a stretch of Highway 54 between Carrizozo and Corona early Wednesday morning after the vehicle she was riding in rolled, ejecting the girl.

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Related Topix: Carrizozo, NM, Corona, NM, Mescalero, NM

Ruidoso News

Land development draft work delayed one month in Lincoln County

Tom Mann, chairman of theLincoln County Planning Commission, asks for direction from the county commission on drafting a land development ordinance.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Ruidoso News

Drug prosecutions changing in the Lincoln County area

Eighty to 90 percent of all cases prosecuted through the justice system at the District Court level involve drug and alcohol issues, according to 12th Judicial District Attorney Diana Martwick.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Otero County, NM

Ruidoso News

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.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Carrizozo, NM, Hondo, NM, Capitan, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ruidoso News

Big dollar commitment asked from Lincoln County for watershed restoration

Dr. Brent Racher of the New Mexico Forest Industry Association, left, and Smokey Bear District Ranger Dave Warnack listen as Lincoln County commissioners discuss a possible 600,000 annual commitment to watershed restoration.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Few Storms Ahead...

The huge crop of thunderstorms rolled through the Albuquerque metro area and a good portion of New Mexico on Wednesday are nowhere to be found today.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Weather

Ruidoso News

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.

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Related Topix: Fort-Stanton, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Mescalero, NM

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