Services set for Elida chief

Elida Fire Chief Adam Anthony, 45, died from an apparent heart attack Thursday while hunting Elk around Ruidoso. According to a news release, a firefighter’s funeral is tentatively set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Elida High School Gymnasium. Anthony grew up in Elida. He was farmer and worked with the youth ministry for a […]

Ruidoso targets Portales’ city manager

By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Portales’ city manager is negotiating a contract to become the Ruidoso village manager. Ruidoso Mayor Ray Nunley said his village council agreed at their meeting Wednesday night to let their attorney work out the contract with Debi Lee. If Lee accepts the position, Nunley said her start date is […]

ENMU to build new main campus for Ruidoso branch

By Gabriel Monte

Former residents describe Ruidoso flooding

Staff and wire reports Clovis native Bruce DeFoor, who retired and moved to Moon Mountain in Ruidoso two years ago, said flooding in Ruidoso was a shocking surprise after steady but gentle weekend rains. “It had rained Saturday, on and off most of the day, but it was just a real light rain,” DeFoor said. […]

Body found in Ruidoso floods

The Associated Press RUIDOSO — The body of a 20-year-old apparently swept away by flooding in Ruidoso was found Monday. The man’s brother reported him missing Sunday. The brother told authorities the man had been swept away by high water in the upper canyon section of Ruidoso, said Darlene Hart, a spokeswoman for the state […]

Two missing in Ruidoso flood

The Associated Press RUIDOSO — About 300 people were evacuated from homes, campgrounds and a recreational vehicle park Sunday after flooding caused by the remnants of Hurricane Dolly. Two people were reported missing in the water.

Racing commissioner has Clovis ties

Eddie Fowler of Ruidoso is vice chairman of the New Mexico Racing Commission, which will be in Tucumcari on Thursday to hear a proposal for a racetrack and casino.

Girl missing in Ruidoso

Ruidoso — Ruidoso Police are seeking assistance in locating missing girl, Sarah Angelica Flores, 11 years of age.

Ruidoso means whatever you want

By Grant McGee: CNJ Columnist The Lady of the House and I went on a weekend road trip to Ruidoso. That’s what I like about Clovis: just a few hours drive and you can find just about anything.

Gambling not always a good bet

By Grant McGee: CNJ Columnist There was some news from the Mescalero Nation last week: Gambling revenues are up a bit at their casino near Ruidoso.