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img Global market tensions put New Mexico oil and gas revenue in flux

It was estimated a $1 increase in the price per barrel of oil translates to $21 million into New Mexico’s General Fund.


Published: Friday September 23 2022 10:31AM

img New Mexico GOP ad denounced as racist for darkening figure in stock photo

The ad uses a stock image tinted so as to darken the skin of one figure to make him look more sinister. The GOP denied any racist subtext.


Published: Friday September 23 2022 06:52AM

img APS gets $6,445.67 donation from debit card program

The Alamogordo Public Schools Tiger debit card program put $6,445.67 back into the school district.


Published: Friday September 23 2022 04:52AM

img Sherwood resigns from Alamogordo school board seat

Alamogordo Public Schools Board of Education Vice President Ryan Sherwood announced his resignation effective at midnight Sept. 21.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 12:36PM

img Otero County Animal Shelter receives $60,000 donation

The Otero County Animal Shelter, 601 Wright Avenue in Alamogordo, received a $60,000 donation from the Bonnie Brooks Family Foundation Trust.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022

img Nuclear waste repository near Carlsbad seeks to improve after incidents

So far this year, three shipments of transuranic (TRU) nuclear waste from Idaho alerted WIPP personnel, leading to suspensions of waste shipments.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022

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Alamagordo Daily News

by: Tiffany Acosta

img NMSU Extension program promotes diabetes awareness, to expand to Otero County

In November, the program will expand and collaborate with the Otero County Cooperative Extension Service and Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022

img Missing 18-year old Alamogordo man found safe

Jeffrey Youngs, 18 of Alamogordo, was last seen at about 5 p.m. on Sept. 15 leaving his home on the 1800 block of Miracerros Lane.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022

img Yucca fifth graders make class constitution for Constitution Day

The Yucca Elementary School fifth grade class brainstormed their own class constitution during a project on Sept. 19 for Constitution Day.


Published: Wednesday September 21 2022

img Oil and gas revenue on New Mexico state land grows to $2 billion

“We’re doing in three weeks what we used to bring in in one year in oil and gas revenue,” said Greg Bloom at the New Mexico State Land Office.


Published: Wednesday September 21 2022

img Holloman AFB plans prescribed burn Oct. 1-2

A prescribed burn on HollomanAFB to aid the removal of salt cedar and reduce hazardous fuels that was set for April has been rescheduled for October.


Published: Wednesday September 21 2022

img Your guide to the 83rd Otero County Fair and Rodeo

The 83rd Otero County Fair begins Thursday, Sept. 22 with set-up and some contests beginning Monday, Sept. 19. The fair ends Sunday, Sept.


Published: Tuesday September 20 2022

img High Rolls/Mountain Park celebrates 100 years

High Rolls Mountain Park Elementary School, 23 Karr Canyon Road in High Rolls/Mountain Park, celebrated its centennial on Saturday, Sept.


Published: Tuesday September 20 2022

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Alamagordo Daily News

by: Morgan Lee

img Couy Griffin appeals ban from public office

Cowboys for Trump cofounder and former Otero County Commissioner Couy Griffin on Tuesday notified the high court of his intent to appeal.


Published: Tuesday September 20 2022

img Las Cruces mayor declares Sept. 22 'Abe Romero Day'

The mayor remembered Organ Mountain football player Abe Romero Monday by declaring Sept. 22 in his honor. Romero wore the number 22.


Published: Monday September 19 2022

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