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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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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • ART RECEPTION TO BE HELD IN COUNTY MANAGER’S COMPLEX ON OCT. 15 - 09/28/2004

    A 64-piece exhibit of student artwork from the Las Cruces Public Schools has been installed in the Grand Lobby of the Doña Ana County Manager’s Complex at 180 W. Amador Ave. in Las Cruces. The exhibit includes paintings, etchings, sculpture and drawings. The artists are primarily elementary students from the Las Cruces Public Schools, with a few middle school artists also showing.

  • 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.

  • BUREAU OF ELECTIONS SEEKS POLL WORKERS FROM ALL POLITICAL PARTIES - 09/22/2004

    As the Nov. 2 General Election draws closer, Doña Ana County Clerk Rita Torres is urging registered voters to sign up to work the polls. Training classes are being scheduled for new and returning poll workers.

  • BERINO PROJECT WRAPS UP CONSTRUCTION - 09/22/2004

    An estimated three-week repair to Berino Road will bring much of the construction associated with the Berino Wastewater Facility Improvement Project to a conclusion.

  • SOBRIETY SATURATION PATROLS SCHEDULED - 09/21/2004

    The Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department will conduct two DWI saturation patrols this weekend at undisclosed locations in the county.

  • COUNTY CLERK URGES ABSENTEE VOTERS TO MAIL APPLICATIONS LOCALLY - 09/20/2004

    Doña Ana County Clerk Rita Torres, in conjunction with the local headquarters of both major political parties, is urging Doña Ana County residents to mail absentee-voter applications directly to the Doña Ana County Bureau of Elections.

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