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Padgett lawsuit against Ruidoso Downs Race Track dismissed
The court stated, “The expulsion and rejection of Padgett’s stall application alleged, according to the Plaintiffs, two lawful reasons: 1) Padgett is a “known associate” and former assistant trainer for trainer Judd Kearl who was suspended from horseracing in 2017 as a result of positive tests for h
Lincoln County businesses eligible for low-interest disaster loans
Primary New Mexico counties are Bernalillo, Dona Ana, Hidalgo, Otero, Sierra, Socorro and Valencia; and neighboring New Mexico counties are Catron, Chaves, Cibola, Eddy, Grant, Lincoln, Luna, Sandoval, Santa Fe and Torrance. Neighboring Arizona counties are Cochise and Greenlee, and neighboring Texa
Meeting on possible workforce housing project in Midtown Commons first of many
As details become available, village officials will schedule more meetings, especially with those in the neighborhood(Photo: Dianne Stallings/Ruidoso News)Story HighlightsProject is aimed at gainfully employed
Top 2-year-old quarter horses race Friday and Saturday at Ruidoso Downs
The two-year-olds leading the futurity trials, each a $30,000 supplemental nominee to enter the trials, are top-ranked Lynnder 16, third-ranked Suze Returns and fourth-ranked Zee James.
Two employees retire and others recognized with quarterly awards
After seeing her "amazing skills," Dominguez was promoted in Jaunay 2014 to the executive department, where she managed the mayor, village manager and the rest of the administration, Lee said, adding, "She actually manages everyone." She is incredible with public relations and working with citizens
Unemployment rate in Lincoln County drops full point in April to 3.7 percent
The unemployment rate in Lincoln County dropped a full point from March to April, hitting 3.7 percent. At the same time, the workforce grew from 8,335 to 8,501 individuals.
Where to vote on June 5: Full list of Primary Election Day voting sites
In New Mexico, only registered party members can participate in a political party's primary election. This applies to both presidential preference primaries and primaries for other offices including congressional, state-level and local offices.
Jury finds man guilty of murdering ex-wife and her boyfriend
Terrick Thompkins, 36, killed his ex-wife and her boyfriend in her Alamogordo home back in 2015.
Under new arrangement, K-9 police units check racetrack for drugs
The three law enforcement agencies will use experienced K-9 units periodically to inspect incoming trucks and trailers, as well as tack rooms and feed storage areas in the barn areas to detect illicit substances. The increased security effort will encompass the entire track property, including vehic
Summer music and theater classes detailed at Thursday meeting
Information about a summer camp in Ruidoso focused on developing the muscial and theaterical talents of aspiring young performers will be available at a session planned for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 24.
First Bridge on Main Road reopened Thursday
Despite heavy rain that slowed work at one point, Ruidoso village staff, the project engineer and contractor managed to deliver as promised, reopening First Bridge on Main Road five days ahead of deadline.
Hail and rain pelts Lincoln County Monday
Hail masuring 1.75 inches in diameter was reported three miles northeast of Ruidoso, with a smaller version in the village, Chuck Jones, meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Albuquerque said Tuesday. But other sizable ice stones were measured from 1 inch to 1.25 inches around Co
Guns, crafts and collectibles for sale and salivating at Ruidoso Noon Lions Club show
(Photo: Michelle Huey/Ruidoso News)Story HighlightsHours Saturday are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday
First outing for Art in the Park this weekend
More Art in the Parks events are planned for Saturdays in June, July and August(Photo: Courtesy Photo)Story HighlightsNo jurying, just the artists and the public enjoying the day
Thompkins' murder trial continues on Monday
ALAMOGORDO – When Alamogordo Police Department officers first entered Jessica R. Thompkins and Phillip J. Banka home, 1501 N. Florida Ave., in 2015 to search for a possible active shooter, they thought the home was also on fire because of the amount of smoke inside of it.
Cloudcroft and Tularosa celebrate 2018 graduates
"I think there are two things that set this class apart," said Cloudcroft High School Principal Tana Daugherty. "They are very determined. They're all going different ways in life from here on out but I think they're all very determined to make sure what they do is important and meaningful. The othe
State to rehabilitate 17 miles of pavement on U.S. 70 east of Ruidoso
During the project, motorists can expect short delays between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Motorists are asked to watch for construction personnel working in the area, observe temporary lane closures, and reduce speed while work is taking place.
Chamber News: Why be a Member of the Chamber of Commerce
We join together because we realize we stand a better chance of accomplishing our goals when we are speaking with a collective voice. Chamber members include the small startup businesses, established banks, large retailers, lodging establishments and the seasoned long time businesses in the area as
Chamber News: A Better Place to Live, Work and Play
On Saturday, April 21, the Zia Rides 12 Hours in the Wild West attracted a great group of Mountain Bikers, the Men of Iron had their convention at the Convention Center, and I noticed more locals than usual roaming the Midtown area.
Tularosa Basin Museum of History: Do You Know?
When the El Paso & Northeastern Railway was built form El Paso to Santa Rosa between the years 1897 to 1902, Alamogordo was 86 miles from the rail yard in El Paso. A stone from the rock quarry in Marble Canyon, in the foothills of the Sacramento Mountains east of Alamogordo, was shaped into a pillar