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For live, brief weekly updates of county news, tune in Wednesdays to the Zia Country Morning Show at approximately 7:15 a.m. at 99.5 on your dial, and on Magic 105 at approximately 7:50 a.m., and on Your Morning Show at approximately 8:15 a.m. on KVLC, 101-Gold. On Thursday mornings, you can tune in to the KGRT Morning Country Show at approximately 7:15 a.m., then on KSNM 98.7 from about 8:25-8:33, and finally on HOT 103.1's Morning Show (approx. 8:10-8:15.

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  • SIXTH ANNUAL JUDY PRICE MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE SET FOR TUESDAY, AUG. 1 - 07/20/2006

    Doña Ana County employees and the general public will have the opportunity on Aug. 1 to give blood in honor of the late Judy Price, who died Sept. 4, 2001, after a long battle with cancer. The 2006 blood drive will be coordinated by Janine Divyak. To schedule a time to donate, call 525-6130.

  • JUDGE DISMISSES LAWSUIT TARGETING DOÑA ANA COUNTY DETENTION CENTER - 07/17/2006

    A federal district judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused Doña Ana County Detention Center personnel of negligence in the death of a former inmate.

  • COUNTY GETS FOUR HOURS OF RADIO TIME FOR JULY 18 - 07/17/2006

    Doña Ana County Public Information Director Jess C. Williams will guest host four hours of talk radio on Tuesday, July 18. He will interview several department heads and elected officials during the show, as well as spend some time educating the audience about how county government works. He will also take calls.

  • DETENTION CENTER TO GRADUATE CLASS OF 16 CADETS - 07/17/2006

    The Doña Ana County Detention Center will graduate 16 detention officer cadets on Friday, July 21.

  • DOÑA ANA COUNTY PHONE SERVICE EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS - 07/14/2006

    Telephone service into the Doña Ana County Government Center has suffered brief intermittent outages throughout the day. The Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department also has been affected. Technicians are at work to identify the problem and fix it. If necessary, work will continue through the weekend.

  • FORMER ELECTIONS SUPERVISOR FAILS TO APPEAL TERMINATION - 07/13/2006

    Former Doña Ana County Elections Supervisor Mari Langford-Pavão’s termination on grounds of substandard job performance and personal misconduct will not be reviewed. Langford-Pavão failed to file an appeal to the Doña Ana County Human Resources Department within 10 calendar days of her termination notification. The deadline for the appeal expired at 5 p.m. today.

  • SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT TO HOLD A CITIZENS' ACADEMY - 07/11/2006

    The Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department will be holding a Citizens' Academy beginning in August.

  • ELECTIONS TASK FORCE ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY MEETINGS - 07/11/2006

    The non-partisan advisory task force appointed by the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners to review county voting procedures has announced a series of community meetings -- one in Hatch, one in Sunland Park and two in Las Cruces -- to solicit public input on how the election process can be improved.

  • DOÑA ANA COUNTY AIRPORT HOSTS OPEN HOUSE, PLANNING MEETING - 07/10/2006

    Doña Ana County is updating the airport master plan for the Doña Ana County Airport at Santa Teresa. The plan will take a comprehensive look at the 20-year future development needs at the airport and will be coordinated with regional development.

  • NOTICE OF POTENTIAL QUORUM: JULY 14, 2006 - 07/10/2006

    Notice is hereby given that a quorum of the Board of County Commissioners may attend two upcoming meetings. The purpose of this notice is merely to inform the public that its elected member of the Board may be attending the following meetings: Access to Care - Healthy Communities Access Program (HCAP). The meeting will be Friday, July 14th at the Dona Ana County Governmental Center at 8:30 am at 845 N. Motel in the commissioners chambers and a follow-up meeting at Memorial Medical Center at 11:30 a.m., 2450 N. Telshor. Members of the public are welcome to communicate their respective concerns relating to the topic of the meeting to their commissioners. Furthermore, members of the public are welcome to attend.

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