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5 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

How irresponsible 'journalism' can hurt

On the Internet this week, a local web site published a report of suicide based on "Sources close to the incident" regarding a local resident's death.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Ruidoso, NM

13 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Prom week kicks off with awards ceremony

The countdown is on. With graduation right around the corner and the Ruidoso High School prom set for April 26, a week of festivities is scheduled to usher in the final month of the 2013/2014 school year.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

18 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

Martinez announces proposed rural locations for veterans cemeteries

Phase one of Governor Martinez's initiative to provide for federally-rated final resting places that are closer to home for our state's veterans calls for new cemeteries of three to four acres to be established in Angel Fire, Carlsbad, Fort Stanton and Gallup.

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Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Fort-Stanton, NM, Gallup, NM, Angel Fire, NM, Carlsbad, NM

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ruidoso News

Patient records at Lincoln County Medical Center go electronic

On May 3, Lincoln County Medical Center in Ruidoso will transition to a new electronic health and financial record, designed to improve patient care.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Espanola, NM, Socorro, NM, Tucumcari, NM

Ruidoso News

Carrizozo special election scheduled for $1.8 million general obligation bond

A special Carrizozo School District election will ask voters to authorize the issuance of $1.8 million of general obligation bonds over the next four years.

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Related Topix: Carrizozo, NM

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Ruidoso News

First-hand account of March place crash

A single-engine airplane crashed outside of the Ruidoso airport after a mechanical failure on March 19. Both men in the plane walked away without injuries Daniel Bastardo, a line service technician at Sierra Blanca Regional Airport, was watching the Piper Arrow out of the corner of his eye as he went about his business in the airport terminal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Fire, Air Accidents

Ruidoso News

Ski resort land proposal draws opposition

Efforts continue by the Mescalero Apache tribal administration to secure the 400 acres of Ski Apache Resort that now is part of the Lincoln National Forest.

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Related Topix: Mescalero, NM, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Your opinions

We know too well, these are essential to help heat our homes during winter, especially with the high cost of propane used by many of us in Lincoln County.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Ruidoso News

Ruidoso Downs man shot after altercation

One man was shot in the abdomen about 1:30 p.m., Wednesday in Ruidoso Downs, and the suspected gunman still was on the loose Thursday.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso News

Historical Potpourri: Lincoln - Legends created

Veronica N. Gonzales, cabinet secretary, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, is shown speaking inside San Juan Mission.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Chamber Chat: A time to engage

The Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce is encouraging everyone to engage not only in the chamber and our functions but also in the community.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Arts, Theater

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Ruidoso News

Ruidoso recycling under review

By May, Ruidoso General Services Director Jeff Kaplan plans to present to village councilors a new agreement on handling recyclable material in the village.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Alamogordo, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ruidoso News

ENMU-R: Simtable to be demonstrated at WUI conference

A Simtable will be demonstrated at Friday's Wildland and Urban Interface conference at the Ruidoso Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Timberon, NM

Ruidoso News

State Politics: Candidate speaks at Dems meeting

Dick Mastin, candidate for New Mexico representative in District 59, recently spoke at a meeting of the Lincoln County Democratic Party.

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Related Topix: Alto, NM

Ruidoso News

Boys and Girls Club will administrate USDA summer food program

According to a recent report issued by the US Department of Agriculture, during the school year, about 31 million American children receive school meals through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program every day.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Ruidoso, NM, Education Etc., Life, Food, Nutrition

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Past Tense: Recipe: Take two bad men, add alcohol and - instant gunfight

It happened on April 5, 1894. John Selman was a constable in El Paso, despite a lifetime of criminal activity.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Johnathan Corn has been charged in the crash that killed Lucy Lucero of La Luz in March

State police say a La Luz man was nearly twice the legal limit when he allegedly slammed into and killed a 58-year-old La Luz woman last week has been charged in connection her death.

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Related Topix: La Luz, NM, Alamogordo, NM, Ruidoso, NM, Otero County, NM

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Ruidoso News

Historical Potpourri: Quilting - with a twist

Polly E. Chavez - For the Ruidoso News The title of this art quilt is "Winter in Lincoln County - Sierra Blanca," by artist Shannon Conley.

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Related Topix: Life, Quilting, Hobbies, Ruidoso, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Embroidery, Photography, Arts

Ruidoso News

Multiple fires break out around Ruidoso

Ruidoso firefighters were quick to respond and "knock down" a fire that broke out Tuesday evening at Cherokee Mobile Home Park on U.S. 70. Firefighters battled three fires in the Ruidoso area Wednesday and one on Tuesday, after strong wind gusts topped trees and damaged power lines.

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Related Topix: Fire, Ruidoso, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Ruidoso News

Forest Health Conference field visit planned

Residents and visitors alike are reminded about the upcoming Forest Health Expo slated for April 11 and April 12 at the Ruidoso Convention Center.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Small Business, Personal Finance, Mescalero, NM, Entomology

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