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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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  • EARLY VOTING SCHEDULES, LOCATIONS ANNOUNCED - 10/01/2004

    Early voting (also know as absentee in-person voting) gets underway Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Doña Ana County at the Doña Ana County Courthouse at 251 W. Amador Ave. in Las Cruces. Early voting at the Courthouse will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Saturday through October 30, 2004.

  • VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT TO ASSIST WITH MURAL PROJECT IN CHAPARRAL - 09/30/2004

    Artist David Herrera has approached the Doña Ana County Environmental Services Department to help find volunteers to create a new mural for the Disabled Americans Veterans of America building in Chaparral.

  • TORTUGAS COMMUNITY PARK TO HOLD BREAK GROUND OCT. 8 - 09/30/2004

    A groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled for Guadalupe Park in Tortugas on Friday, Oct 8 from 3-4 p.m.

  • HEAVY FLOODING REPORTED IN VADO AREA - 09/29/2004

    The Doña Ana County Emergency Operation Center has been advised that several residents in the Vado and Del Cerro communities are suffering heavy flooding at this time. Resources are being deployed on a prioritized basis throughout the county.

  • BREACH NOW ‘UNLIKELY’ AS RESERVOIR EAST OF FARM/RANCH MUSEUM RUNS OVER - 09/29/2004

    Water continues to flow over a makeshift dam east of the Bruce King Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, but engineers on the scene from the Doña Ana County Flood Commission report that the danger of a sudden breach is “unlikely.”

  • RESERVOIR EAST OF FARM AND RANCH MUSEUM RUNNING OVER; BREACH POSSIBLE - 09/29/2004

    A makeshift dam east of the Bruce King Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is overflowing and in danger of breaching. If the dam should breach, the area around the museum is in danger. Engineers do not believe that residents of the Golf Country Estates are in immediate danger from a gradual breach, but residents are advised that in the event of a sudden failure, some residential flooding could occur.

  • RUNOFF FILLING PRIVATE RESERVOIR EAST OF FARM AND RANCH MUSEUM - 09/29/2004

    Heavy rains Wednesday afternoon on the west face of the Organ Mountains have channeled water through natural arroyos into a sand pit that acts as a reservoir east of the Bruce King Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. The ponding area last filled with water after heavy rains Aug. 16.

  • FLOODING ON ROADS AND INTERSTATES REPORTED; DRIVER’S ADVISORY ISSUED - 09/29/2004

    Heavy rains in southern Doña Ana County have caused significant water runoff on I-10 west of Las Cruces and south of Las Cruces on I-25, particularly near mile marker 145 at the intersection of I-25 and I-10, where the roadway is completely covered with running water. Run-off presents a hazard to motorists, and State Police and the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office advise travelers to avoid these areas.

  • DRIPPING SPRINGS ROAD CLOSED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY - 09/29/2004

    Heavy runoff from rains is forcing police to close off Dripping Springs Road immediately. Travel on the road is considered unsafe at this time.

  • DOÑA ANA COUNTY MAKES USE OF GRANT TO TRACK ILLEGAL DUMPING - 09/28/2004

    In the fall of 2003, Doña Ana County received a mobile government grant from ESRI and Trimble. The grant included hardware, software, and training valued at $14,000. The goal of the program was to foster innovative approaches to solving problems common to government entities.

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