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Friday Apr 18 | Alamogordo Daily News

Fire season is here

"We're definitely into fire season," said Paul Quairoli, Otero County Emergency Services Director.

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Related Topix: Fire, La Luz, NM

Friday Apr 18 | Alamogordo Daily News

Rael visits Alamogordo on campaign trail

Gubernatorial candidate Lawrence Rael made a pit stop in Alamogordo to address Otero County democrats, answer questions and seek their support Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, US News, Susana Martinez, US Governors, New Mexico

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

NMDOT restriping Highway 82

The New Mexico Department of Transportation has been restriping U.S. Highway 82 between Alamogordo and Cloudcroft, according to a press release from the agency.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Cloudcroft, NM, Tularosa, NM

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Deming Headlight

Reynolds sentencing is continued in Alamogordo

Daily News Albert Gallegos, left, the husband of Rita Gallegos, looks up at defendant Paul Reynolds, who is accused of killing Rita Gallegos during a robbery last year.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Alamogordo, NM

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Alamogordo man sentenced to three years for 2013 sexually assault

Daily News Donald Benson, who was convicted of sexually assaulting a La Luz woman in 2013, was sentenced to three years in prison Monday.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, La Luz, NM, State Prisons, Prison

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Otero County Sheriff's logs

Gregory Wood, 52, of Alamogordo, was arrested on a Otero County Magistrate Court warrant for alleged possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Tularosa, NM, Moriarty, NM

Alamogordo Daily News

Alamogordo man convicted of racketeering, money laundering and conspiracy

According to 12th Judicial District Senior Trial Prosecutor Kirby Wills, Joe Chavez, 44, was convicted of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to commit trafficking a controlled substance, nine counts of money laundering and four counts of conspiracy to commit money laundering.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Chaves County, NM

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Otero County Commissioners voted to return the Boles Acres Park back to the Bureau of Land Management

On Thursday, commissioners discussed whether the county should fix up and maintain the neglected park or return the property to the Bureau of Land Management.

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Related Topix: Boles Acres, NM

Alamogordo Daily News

Bensen Fire continues to burn east of Alamogordo in Lincoln National Forest

The Bensen Fire burning east of Alamogordo remained uncontained as of Friday morning but a fire official expected it to move into the mop up phase soon.

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Related Topix: Fire, Alamogordo, NM

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Fire destroys Chaparral home, displaces family of seven

Fire crews from Anthony, Chaparral and Otero County responded to a call at the 2200 block of Desert Air at 1:45 p.m., according to a Dona Ana Sheriff's Office news release.

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Related Topix: Chaparral, NM, Dona Ana, NM, Dona Ana County, NM

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Iconic NM Restaurants: Hi-D-Ho Drive In

When driving on White Sands Boulevard in Alamogordo and you need a quick bite, there is no shortage of fast food joints to pick from.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Life, Fast Food

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

National Crime Victims Week Commemoration held in Alamogordo

Daily News Victims of crime and their family members gathered at the 12th Judicial Courthouse on Monday for the National Crime Victims Week Commemoration.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Alamogordo, NM, The National, Entertainment, Television

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Deal aims to bring high-tech jobs to city

Alamogordo City Commission entered into agreements with the state and Federal Research Science and Technology LLC to create jobs and bring a new business to the area.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Alamogordo police logs

Tiffany Towery, 20, of the 1300 block of Filmore, was ticketed for alleged animals at large and will have to appear in Municipal Court.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, La Luz, NM, Mesilla Park, NM, Mescalero, NM

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, Lincoln County, NM

Alamogordo Daily News

a little help from my friends

Daily News Emergency responders from Otero County, Alamo West, American Medical Response and the Alamogordo Fire Department rescued a 62-year-old man who injured his arm while hiking Friday morning near the big white "A" on the foothills east of the city.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Chavez gets 36 years in prison for meth trafficking, money laundering, racketeering

Daily News Convicted methamphetamine trafficker, racketeer and money launderer Robert Chavez is led to a holding cell in District Court Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Chaves County, NM, Alamogordo, NM

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Former Lt. settles lawsuit with city for $250,000

A former Alamogordo Police Department lieutenant who sued the city in federal court under the Whistleblower Protection Act has settled his lawsuit with the city for $250,000.

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Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Alamogordo man arrested for possession of crack cocaine

The Otero County Sheriff's Office seized crack cocaine from a residence in the 1500 block of Iowa last week, Sheriff Benny House said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Alamogordo, NM

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

'Severe' drought plagues most of Do a Ana County, weekly report says

LAS CRUCES >> A weekly drought monitor report released Thursday indicates that most of Dona Ana County is in severe drought status.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Las Cruces, NM, Dona Ana County, NM, Luna County, NM

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