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
The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department, along with Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services, have blocked access to a residential area near East Picacho Elementary School after a suspicious backpack was reportedly seen hanging on a fence.
Doña Ana County Treasurer David Gutierrez has mailed the second-half property tax installment notices, and he reminds property owners that they have until May 10 to pay their second-half property taxes before state-mandated interest and penalties begin to accumulate.
A second search of the desert area near Vado where human remains were found last month has given Doña Ana County Sheriff’s investigators additional clues that might help identify those skeletal remains.