Otero County Newswire

Otero County Newswire

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  1. County adopts final budget for fiscal year 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    County adopts final budget for fiscal year 2017 County Commissioners approved and adopted the 2016/2017 fiscal year budget in a special meeting on Thursday. Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/2arO8om Otero County Commissioners Susan Flores and Janet White go over the final county budget for the 2016/2017 fiscal year in a special meeting Thursday afternoon.

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  2. Lawsuits continue over Sahara ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... municipal liens. According to District Court records obtained by the Daily News, the city filed a lien with the Otero County Clerk's Office on Nov. 29, 2010 for weed abatement, on Nov. 30, 2011 for weed abatement, on Dec. 19, 2012 for weed abatement ...

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  3. Democrat Lang running for District 51 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... in children's education and well-being, and responsible stewardship of public lands. Lang, who has been an Otero County resident for over 40 years, is a U.S. Air Force brat who has lived on both sides of the country. "I have my first memories of my ...

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  4. Magistrate Judge files lawsuit to get on November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Magistrate Judge files lawsuit to get on November ballot Otero County Magistrate Judge Irene Mirabal-Counts is suing to get on the Nov. 8 general election ballot. Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/2a676xe Otero County Magistrate Judge Irene Mirabal-Counts is suing Otero County Clerk Denise Guerra to try and get on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.

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  5. 23-year-old accused of shooting Alamogordo manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... harm) and one count of fourth-degree felony aggravated assault (use of a deadly weapon). Diaz was jailed at the Otero County Detention Center on a $50,000 no-10 percent bond pending his appearance in court. Schoolcraft said APD officers responded to ... 7 comments

  6. County addresses noxious weed problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Alamogordo Daily News

    County addresses noxious weed problem County Commissioners took recommendations from experts to address the county's noxious weed problem. Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/2a6JWtF New Mexico State University's Otero County Cooperative Extension Office Agriculture Agent Sid Gordon and PLUAC member Kevin Lockhart provided recommendations to tackle the county's noxious African rue weed problem at their regular meeting last Thursday.

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  7. Alamogordo police arrest shooting suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KVIA-TV El Paso

    ... several times and had to be flown to UMC in El Paso, police said. At approximately 3:00 p.m. on July 21, 2016, Otero County sheriff's deputies conducted a traffic stop on US Highway 54/70. Diaz, the driver, allegedly provided a false name. Diaz was ...

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  8. Otero County Fair to feature new rides, pavillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County Fair to feature new rides, pavillion This year the fair will showcase new features and rides that show at the New Mexico State Fair Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/2a3wxmb In this 2014 file photo, a boy and woman sit on a bench with a bag of popcorn near the midway at the Otero County Fairgrounds. The 2016 Fair is Aug. 24 through Aug. 27. ALAMOGORDO - There will be a plenty family fun filled entertainment at this year's 77th Otero County Fair and Rodeo that begins Aug. 24 and runs through Aug. 27 at the Otero County Fairgrounds.

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  9. Keep Alamogordo Beautiful cleans up Otero CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Keep Alamogordo Beautiful cleans up Otero County Keep Alamogordo Beautiful and the Bureau of Land Management helped clean up a section of U.S Highway 82 Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/29VTovI Volunteers collected buckets of junk left by residents dumping illegally. Some of the junk included car parts, broken paint cans and spent ammunition casings.

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  10. Foxhole Homes requests to build housing for vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... a test site to develop affordable housing for veterans in need at Thursday's county commission meeting. OTERO COUNTY - The founders of the non-profit organization Foxhole Homes, which provides sustainable and affordable housing for homeless ...

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  11. Residents express concern over Fort Bliss training in national forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2012 | Stars and Stripes

    Otero County residents expressed their concerns over the Fort Bliss flying training in the Lincoln National Forest at Thursday's county commission meeting. On May 19 the Garrison Command team and 1st Armored Division Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Bliss in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service presented to county commissioners their plans to train in the Lincoln National Forest to practice flying their aircraft at high altitudes.

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  12. Both Timberon and Shoemaker fires in mop upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Ruidoso News

    ... blaze that ignited last week within a forested community at the southern edge of the Lincoln National Forest in Otero County. The fire was detected on July 13, about 31 miles south of Cloudcroft. The cause still was under investigation, according to ...

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  13. Republican Magistrate Judge candidate off ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... to a dispute in leadership within party. Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/2a6sZ3N Otero County officials concluded that Republican candidate for the Magistrate Judge I vacancy, Steve Guthrie, will be removed from the ...

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  14. Timberon Fire crews in mop-up and cleanup stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Alamo was Main Street. We had no over place to go. It worked out. We had a lot of good help that showed up." Otero County Emergency Director Paul Quairoli said the winds were coming out of the west and blowing the fire east. "The winds were kind of ...

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  15. 'Guadle Fire' burns 139 acres in Lincoln ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Ruidoso News

    ... said that they haven't ruled out a lightning strike from a storm that passed over the area Thursday. In Otero County, the Timberon Fire has consumed approximately 300 acres of brush near the Village of Timberon in addition to destroying about 31 ...

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  16. Timberon Fire in Otero County Sunday, July 17, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | The Grant County Beat

    Evacuation restrictions will reportedly be lifted today at 2:00 PM. A public meeting will take place later today at 4:00 PM at the Timberon Fire Department .

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  17. Timberon Fire crews working on hotspots and debris removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... and Friday. Martinez directed on Saturday that state agencies responding to the Timberon Fire to work with Otero County leaders and other local, county, and federal entities on plans and actions required in the aftermath of the fire. According to a ...

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  18. Crews work to keep blaze from highway near the Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | White Lake Beacon

    This aerial photo shows the remains of a home that was consumed by a wildfire in the southern New Mexico mountain village of Timberon, Friday, July 15, 2016. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has declared a state of emergency in response to a wildfire in Otero County.

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  19. Timberon Fire in Otero County 07161Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Grant County Beat

    Following a GPS assessment, the acreage burned is reportedly 268 acres, a reduction to the previous reports. There have been 44 dwellings lost.

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  20. 44 structures burned in Timberon fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    State, federal and Otero County firefighters continue to contain the 265 acre Timberon fire plus the two additional fires Friday 44 structures burned in Timberon fire State, federal and Otero County firefighters continue to contain the 265 acre Timberon fire plus the two additional fires Friday Check out this story on CurrentArgus.com: http://a-dnews.co/29XSxA9 Gov. Susana Martinez attended a public meeting in Timberon at the Timberon Volunteer Fire Department to discuss the forest fire Friday evening.

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