Mile Marker: Monta o House
Visit Lincoln, north of Ruidoso, to explore the Lincoln County War and you'll find the MontaA o house across the street from the Anderson-Freeman Museum.
Wed May 15, 2013
Lt. Gov. Sanchez hears local concerns
Local officials provided their hopes and aired their concerns to New Mexico's second in command Thursday.
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.
Panel to consider vacant judgeship in southern NM
A bipartisan panel will meet in Alamogordo next month to screen candidates for a vacant state district court judgeship in southern New Mexico.
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
Fire-fighting plane to arrive at Ruidoso airport May 19
A small plane used in rapid responses to wildfires will arrive at Ruidoso's municipal airport May 19, and remain stationed there for much of the fire season.
No deal again
Denny Ward empties his pockets as Lincoln County deputy sheriffs stand by to take him into custody for a violation of his conditions of release in District Court May 1. Ward was in court for a change of plea hearing and Deputy District Attorney John Sugg told Judge Karen Parsons Ward had been charged in Magistrate Court.
Wed May 08, 2013
Easy money, your money
In these tough economic times people are looking for ways to make easy money and scams are providing them with the money they want, your hard-earned money, a Ruidoso police detective said.
Weather official says regional drought may worsen
The ongoing drought, particularly this past winter's lackluster snows, continues to show up on the Rio Ruidoso.
Smokey is surrounded by children from the Region IX Head Start program during his visit to the community garden outside of the Smokey Bear Ranger Station on Friday for his birthday.
Mesa Verde open in Ruidoso
The ribbon is cut as Mesa Verde Enterprises moves into the Ruidoso area concrete and asphalt market.
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.
Tue May 07, 2013
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.
CYFD to bring 50 jobs to Lincoln County
Fifty jobs will be added to Lincoln County's economy in the coming months. The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department will conduct a Ruidoso job fair next week to fill the positions at the new CYFD juvenile center located at the former Camp Sierra Blanca west of historic Fort Stanton.
Fri May 03, 2013
Smokey Bear Days return to Capitan
Sometimes someone becomes a symbol, sometimes a symbol finds a representative - as was the case when a little black bear was rescued from the Capitan Gap Fire 63 years ago, later to become the national symbol of fire prevention, Smokey Bear, until his death in 1976.
Free training sessions at ENMU-R
Free ENMU-Ruidoso training in cyber security with a focus on SCADA , solar photovoltaic installation and first responder/fire fighting for solar systems will conclude this month.
State looks to intercept funds
Some time in the not too distant future Lincoln County may have less of a say in its process for assisting low-income county residents by covering some of the cost of medical bills.
Rain forecast bleak
Into a third year of extremely dry conditions, the Ruidoso area is expected to remain very arid going into this summer.
Thu May 02, 2013
Alamogordo Daily News
Ruidoso Public Library's Children's Books about Mexico
Adults should not underestimate juvenile literature. I am currently teaching a class on the History of Mexico at ENMU-Ruidoso. Our Ruidoso Public Library has both adult and children's books on the topic.
Trash collection rates could increase
Customers of garbage collection services using the regional landfill south of Alamogordo may see a slight increase in their rates down the road to compensate for a 2 percent jump in tipping fees aimed at covering expenses and the cost of future disposal cells.