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15 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Mission Possible: TC and TX - and I don't mean Texas

Many are the residents of and visitors to Lincoln County who have started viewing throw-away items as raw materials to be recycled.

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20 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

AARP director to speak at ENMU-Ruidoso

Gary D. Williams, AARP New Mexico Associate State Director for Community Outreach, will be on the ENMU-Ruidoso campus Tuesday beginning at 9 a.m. in Room 103 to share AARP's Network of Age-Friendly Communities policies with the local Creative Aging Advisory Council and interested members of the community.

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Related Topix: Health, AARP, Ruidoso, NM

Yesterday | Ruidoso News

Tax lightning continues

Home buyers in Lincoln County often complain about the state's "tax lightning" approach to property taxes, but the New Mexico Supreme Court June 30, upheld the acquisition-value taxation policy and reversed, in part, an appeals court ruling.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ruidoso News

Lincoln County Commissioners want different cut of landfill proceeds

Excess revenues generated from the operation of the regional landfill south of Alamogordo should be equally divided among the members of Greentree Solid Waste Authority, Lincoln County commissioners contend.

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

Ruidoso News

Illegal drug use in the area reflected in property crimes

Lincoln County Sheriff Robert Shepperd, Ruidoso Police Chief Joe Magill, Ruidoso Downs Police Chief Chris Rupp, and Bureau of Indian Affairs Lt.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ruidoso, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso News

Celebrating independence in the tradition of the West

Jessica Liebold, 2014 Lincoln County Fair queen, presents the American flag during this year's Smokey Bear Stampede that took place throughout the weekend.

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Related Topix: Capitan, NM

Ruidoso News

Three-day art loop draws shoppers from all over New Mexico and surrounding states

Mark and Teresa Chittock from Clovis visited gourd artist Betty Day in Ruidoso Downs Sunday morning, the last day of the 19th Annual Lincoln County Studio Tour Art Loop.

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Related Topix: New Mexico, Clovis, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Ruidoso, NM, Capitan, NM

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Ruidoso News

What's happening in Lincoln County (July Fourth weekend and beyond....

Capitan Public Library: annual Bake, Book and Hot Dog Sale, at 8 a.m., today. Hot dogs, smoked sausage and nachos will be available at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; book sale, $5 a bag.

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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Ruidoso News

Art Loop a community effort

This clay sculpture by artist Susan Weir Ancker can be seen on this weekend's Art Loop studio tour.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Ruidoso, NM, Nogal, NM, Capitan, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso News

Exhibition questions Lincoln's policies

Ruidoso Public Library director Corey Bard talks about the Lincoln the Constitution and the Civil War exhibit, which will remain up at the library through the week of July 8-11.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Libraries, Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Community growers start farmers market

Five years of work for a group of Ruidoso Downs residents has finally come together to produce a farmers market opening this weekend at the Downs.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso Downs, NM, Otero County, NM, Ruidoso, NM

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Ruidoso News

Interns relate their experiences at the Hubbard Museum

It's an annual rite of passage, from college classrooms to summer internships, offering students the opportunity to get real hands-on experience.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM

Ruidoso News

Police blotter: From the Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs police departments

June 20, 1:37 p.m., Officer S. Beltran responded to the Ruidoso Public Library on Kansas City Road.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Ruidoso Downs, NM, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Ruidoso News

Fire-fighting air tankers to stay in Alamogordo

The single-engine air tankers that drop fire retardant slurry during wildfires in Lincoln County will continue to be based in Alamogordo and Roswell instead of Sierra Blanca Regional Airport north of Ruidoso.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Roswell, NM, Ruidoso, NM, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Ruidoso News

Homemade incendiary device destroys car

Two Ruidoso Downs men were arrested Sunday shortly after they allegedly threw a homemade incendiary device into a vehicle in the 600 block of Del Norte Drive in Ruidoso, according to the Ruidoso Police Department.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso Downs, NM, Ruidoso, NM

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Ruidoso News

What's happening in Lincoln County

Saint Joseph Apache Mission blessing: begins at 7 a.m. today, 8 a.m., Saturday, and 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Mescalero, NM, Ruidoso, NM, Fort-Stanton, NM, Alto, NM, Capitan, NM

Ruidoso News

Ranchers in around Corona optimistic about wind power transmission resolution

Lincoln County ranchers with a stake in the future of a proposed renewable energy transmission line that would carry wind-generated power to Arizona and California are hoping a proposed resolution survives an environmental review and they may see wind farms in their future.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Corona, NM, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Department of Defense, US News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Ruidoso News

Tony Seno makes third bid for magistrate judge

Tony Seno signed up Thursday as an independent candidate for the Division 1 Magistrate Court judge race in the November general election.

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Related Topix: Carrizozo, NM

Ruidoso News

The Wingfield family recalled

In a special edition June 21, 1996, celebrating the Ruidoso News' 50 years as the chronicler of village events, Susan Lutterman, a former school board member and a banker, spoke about the five generations of the Wingfield family in Ruidoso.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM

Ruidoso News

Rocking Lincoln County: Earthquakes in Lincoln County

Courtesy A 30-foot-tall fault scarp immediately west of Highway 54, 24 miles south of Carrizozo.

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Related Topix: Carrizozo, NM, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Alamogordo, NM, New Mexico, Tularosa, NM

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