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What does the Otero County flag look like? Commissioners vote on new design
ALAMOGORDO – Otero County Commissioners voted 2-0 in favor of an ordinance to designate the official design for Otero County’s flag while Commissioner Janet White abstained from voting at the Commission’s regular meeting Thursday.
St. Frances Cabrini School celebrates its first posadas
ALAMOGORDO - The St. Frances Cabrini School, formerly known as Father James B. Hay School, held its annual Christmas Bazaar and Posadas on Friday, Dec. 14. “It’s amazing to do (las posadas) here because it has always been the bazaar,” Mary Sanchez said. “This is the first time it has been done at th
Current Otero County Probate Court forms won't be accepted in 2019
ALAMOGORDO – Changes are coming to Otero County's Probate Court forms. The current forms will no longer be accepted by the County Clerk’s Office after Dec. 31. The new forms were approved by the state Supreme Court earlier this year. The last time the forms were updated was 2000.
Alamogordo's Rocket City Family Fun Center opening delayed until January 2019
ALAMOGORDO – While the soft opening of the Rocket City Family Fun Center (RCFFC) scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14, has been canceled, Fun Center developer Jay Chun said that the Fun Center is still slated to meet its Jan. 4 grand opening.
Alamogordo Offers Affordable Basecamp For Getaway
ALAMOGORDO ― Located less than a half-hour drive away from one of the southernmost ski areas in the United States, Alamogordo offers a wide array of affordable lodging and dining options, as well as exciting and memorable attractions.
Yvette Herrell and GOP do not rule out election challenge in U.S. House race
LAS CRUCES - State Rep. Yvette Herrell, R-Alamogordo, issued a public statement via her campaign Facebook page Friday morning regarding her campaign's inspection of absentee ballots in Doña Ana County in the Nov. 6 election.
Volunteers clear land for White Sands Habitat for Humanity
ALAMOGORDO – An Alamogordo resident received more than a few helping hands on Nov. 28 when volunteers undertook a White Sands Habitat for Humanity (WSHH) project to make way for her new home.
Tigers lose 63-41 in a rough n' tumble game against Lovington
ALAMOGORDO – The Alamogordo Tigers boys basketball team took on the Lovington Wildcats (2-5, 0-0) at home on Friday evening, ultimately succumbing to the visiting felines 63-41. Alamogordo walks away from Friday’s match 2-4, 0-0.
Otero County Sheriff's Office arrests two men on warrants
TULAROSA - Otero County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two Tularosa men at a home in the 600 block of Old Mescalero Road on outstanding warrants for two unrelated cases that caused Tularosa school students to shelter in place Friday afternoon.
Residents come together to host free Christmas meal at Tularosa Community Center
TULAROSA – The holiday season is one of many traditions, and for some residents of Tularosa, one of those traditions is hosting a free Christmas meal. Tularosa resident Astrid Curry and a crew of volunteers will be preparing a meal for anyone who would like to eat with them on Christmas Day.
Alamogordo Public Works launches online pothole-reporting system
ALAMOGORDO – Potholes are the scourge of any driver, but Alamogordo residents now have an easier way to alert City crews to problematic areas on the city's roads. The City of Alamogordo recently launched the Pothole Patrol feature on the City’s website, which allows residents to report potholes via
White Sands Missile Range releases laser test video
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - A lot of work happens at White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, but have you ever wondered what that work is?. White Sands Missile Range released video of some tests.
Karate students compete in Alamogordo
Black Dragon Karate students went to the Alamogordo NMSKA Benefit Tournament over the weekend. Mark Aviles earned a first-place finish and two second-place finishes. Scarlet Aviles earned a first-place finish and two third-place finishes. Alijaih Stanford won two first-place trophies, a second-place
White Sands National Monument to raise fees in 2019
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - Fees will be increasing next year at the White Sands National Monument. The National Park Service says it will be $20 per vehicle, $10 per person and $15 per motorcycle.
New Mexico gets low rating for Christmas spirit
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - CenturyLink has given New Mexico a "grinch" rating for its Christmas spirit. The internet company collected data from all 50 states about people's online Christmas habits and rated their Christmas spirit accordingly.
Tigers hoops: Boys and girls tournament roundup
ALAMOGORDO – The Alamogordo High School boys and girls basketball teams both traveled this past weekend for tournament play, with the Lady Tigers playing in Gallup and the boys in Santa Fe.
Alamogordo's Thrive collecting Koats for Kids
ALAMOGORDO – Thrive in Southern New Mexico held its Koats for Kids coat drive at First National Bank on 10th Street in Alamogordo Friday. “It’s unfortunate that we have children in this community that don’t have a warm coat,” Thrive in Southern New Mexico spokeswoman Stephanie Hale said. “We always
Member of Mescalero Apache Tribe sentenced to 21-months on federal assault conviction
Patrick Moquino, 39, an enrolled member of the Mescalero Apache Nation, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 21 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for his conviction on an assault charge.
Gabe Aguilar to serve on governor-elect's transition team
His first meeting is Saturday in Albuquerque when he will learn more about his role. Gabe Aguilar, third-term vice president of the Mescalero Apache Tribe, was named last week to governor-elect Michelle Lujan Grisham’s transition team for Indian Affairs.
Section of N. Scenic Drive rerouted for water line replacement
ALAMOGORDO – Starting Monday, Dec. 10, City of Alamogordo construction crews will be closing the northbound lanes on the east side of North Scenic Drive. City crews will be replacing two water service lines, backfilling two trenches, and re-surfacing the road. According to a City press release, the