For live, brief weekly updates of county news, tune in Wednesdays to Jack Lutz in the Morning at approximately 7:35 a.m. on The Rocket 99.5 or on Your Morning Show at approximately 8:10 a.m. on KVLC, 101-Gold, and on Magic 105 at approximately 7:40 a.m.. On Thursday mornings, you can tune in to the KGRT Morning Country Show with Joel and Patricia at approximately 7:40 a.m., then on HOT 103.1's Morning Show (approx. 8:02-8:05 a.m.). In addition, you can hear updates throughout the week at various times on AM 570, KSNM
Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 19-year-old Vado man after he allegedly broke into a truck to retrieve a folding pocketknife and a BB gun to protect himself from what he told deputies was a “pack of wild dogs.”
The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will facilitate dog, cat, puppy and kitten adoptions this Saturday, April 6. In addition to adoptions from the shelter site, adoptions also will take place at two off-site pet adoption events.
Doña Ana County employees and the general public will have the opportunity on Friday, April 5, to give blood from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the rotunda of the Doña Ana County Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd. Each donor will be eligible to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming George Strait concert at the Pan American Center.
Most Dona Ana County offices will be closed Friday, March 29, to allow employees to observe a spring holiday sanctioned by the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners. Emergency services and law enforcement in the field will not be affected, but the administrative offices of the Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department will be closed.