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Greentree Authority reaffirms Lincoln County single vote
Lincoln County commissioners and the county attorney previously asserted that based on the original joint powers agreement that formed the authority in 1991, the county should have two votes on the board and each municipality only one.
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Lincoln County, Ruidoso could be using same signs to send warnings
County Manager Nita Taylor said after Commissioner Mark Doth inquired about how to obtain light-emitting diode signs to allow the county to notify residents and visitors of the level of fire danger and other potentially hazardous conditions, she did some research.
Wed May 22, 2013
White Goods Drop-off Day set for June 1 in Ruidoso
Ruidoso homeowners can help the village, the environment and themselves by participating in the 2013 Village of Ruidoso Free White Goods Drop Off Day on June 1. General Services Director Jeff Kaplan explained that although the village tries to accommodate residents who discard old water heaters and other large appliances, such as refrigerators, the ... (more)
Ruidoso man receives a one-year sentence two years later
Magistrate Court Judge Lorena LaMay ordered a 37-year-old Ruidoso man to serve a year in jail on an April 2011 conviction.
Youth camp job fair draws about 70 applicants
Some 70 people applied last week for various positions that will come with a juvenile detention facility that is expected to open in October.
Truck crashes in front of courthouse, driver arrested
Emergency personnel and volunteers help strap 79-year-old Sabino Sandoval to a stretcher after extracting him from his wrecked pickup in front of the Lincoln County Courthouse Thursday afternoon.
Tue May 21, 2013
Lincoln County Detention balances population near capacity
The Lincoln County Detention Center is operating close to its maximum inmate population capacity, but the warden told county commissioners he is balancing intakes and releases.
Four arrested on drug trafficking charges
A search warrant executed on a Ruidoso home Saturday resulted in the arrest of four on charges of trafficking in various illegal drugs.
Lincoln County Commission kills funding request over perceived conflict of interest
A perception of a conflict of interest prompted a split vote on a request for lodgers tax to distribute a Billy the Kid Scenic Byways brochure promoting Lincoln County.
Lincoln County to consider moratorium on subdivisions
A moratorium on subdivisions may go into effect even before Lincoln County commissioners approve new regulations requiring developers to buy water rights and create community water systems.
Thu May 16, 2013
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.