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Luxury spa ribbon cutting at Inn of the Mountain Gods

Staff of the Mountain Gods will stage a grand opening for a luxury spa, with an official ribbon cutting in the main lobby at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-17 19:34:00

Resident of Mescalero sentenced to 18 months for assault

Timothy Gregg Enjady, 54, an enrolled member of the Mescalero Apache Nation who lives in Mescalero was sentenced in federal district court Wednesday to 18 months in prison for his conviction on an assault charge.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-17 23:26:00

From the Chief: Winter is coming

It is time to get yourself and your vehicle prepared. Check your tires, wiper blades and your windshield wiper fluid. Put some essentials in your vehicle like water, food and some warm clothes.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-18 00:19:00

Happy Camper: Vacationing in Northern New Mexico

Anna and I live in one of the coolest place in the world, the question for us is where do you vacation?

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-18 00:30:00

Aspenfest participation sees donations and increasing awareness of hunger in Lincoln County

You could not miss us in the vintage Airstream, driven by our board president Jamie Estes, and surrounded by the shopping carts pushed by food bank volunteers. It was a fantastic parade making so many local residents and visitors realize the hunger situation in our county.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-17 18:31:00

Dr. Orozco to speak about the life of Juan Patron

Cynthia E. Orozco, Ph. D., professor of humanities and history at Eastern New Mexico University, Ruidoso, will be speak about Juan Patron: Hispanic Hero of the Lincoln County War, 11 a.m. Oct. 20, at the Hubbard Museum of the American West, 26301 US-70, Ruidoso Downs.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-18 00:22:00

Valley Greeters and Chamber of Commerce welcome new businesses

The Ruidoso Valley Greeters and the Chamber of Commerce recently held ribbon-cutting ceremonies for three new local businesses in Ruidoso and Alto, (the greater Ruidoso area). The Chamber welcomes new businesses to the area, always supporting the local economy and new proprietors. The ceremonies hav

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-18 00:28:00

Quality Education is job 'One'

The Ruidoso Municipal School Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting 5:30 p.m., Oct. 9 at the Administration building, 200 Horton Circle.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-18 00:23:00

Alamogordo man fatally shot after standoff with police

In the release, NMSP spokesman Ray Wilson stated Alamogordo Police Department officer with the assistance of Otero County Sheriff’s Office deputies and State Police officer responded to shots fired call at the White Sands Mobile Home and RV Park, 602 S. Florida Ave., around 11:20 a.m.


Optimization training benefits Ruidoso's water plants

Even with a list of certifications long enough to impressed anyone in the water business, Randy Koehn, who heads Ruidoso’s water production, said there’s always more to learn about running water plants, especially in a village like Ruidoso.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-16 21:43:00

Happy Camper: Hiking up NM’s highest mountain, Wheeler Peak

Taos Pizza Out Back was a very pleasant surprise. When we bragged to our friend, Heidi, about this new fun restaurant we found, and she laughed at us. Heidi had worked there a few years ago. Oh well for finding a super cool new place to share with a friend.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-16 19:54:00

Follow Me: Image your best fall colors with Trail Snails

“Look at those colors--harvest gold, avocado, burnt orange, rust--the forest’s been decorated by a 1970s designer,” jokes one hiker as she focuses her camera at colorful forests carpeting low-lying hills.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-16 19:56:00

City of Alamogrodo reworking project to make up money lost to scammers

Instead, they approved a plan to rework a project installing new field lighting at the Griggs Sports Complex, reducing it from $350,000 to just $125,000.


Student Spotlight of the Week

The students are not only exceptional and deserving, but they show respect for their peers, teachers and staff every day.(Photo: Courtesy/Ruidoso Municipal Schools)


Congressional candidate Yvette Herrell to speak in Ruidoso

The Republican candidate for the 2nd Congressional District of New Mexico, Yvette Herrell, will be the featured speaker at the Oct. 22 meeting of the Federated Republican Women of Lincoln County.

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-10-16 23:15:00

White Sands Missile Range Officials Aim for Success at Test Center

If you’ve driven east along Highway 70 past Las Cruces and beyond the Organ Mountains, you’ve likely seen the White Sands Missile Range. But what testing takes place there? Michael Hernandez reports.


State Police investigate officer-involved shooting in Alamogordo

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico State Police were involved in an officer-involved shooting in Alamogordo Sunday morning.The shooting occurred at 602 S. Florida.State Police officers were assisting Alamogordo Police Department with an armed and barricaded subject.No officers were injured in the


Winter blast moves across New Mexico

Currently, there is nothing major happening with the storm in the East Mountains, but light snow and gusty winds will reduce visibility and may cause problems for morning commuters.


Wood County grand jury indicts New Mexico man on sex trafficking charges

Terry Gene Roark, of Artesia, NM, is charged with trafficking of persons. He was booked in jail on Saturday and is being held on a $300,000 bond.


Men from New Mexico, Idaho killed in rollover in New Mexico

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State Police say two men have been killed after a rollover accident west of Hobbs.They say the crash occurred around 7 a.m. Saturday and 29-year-old Andrew Beatty of Carlsbad, New Mexico, and 31-year-old Alan Knight of Rexburg, Idaho, were declared dead at the scene.Sta