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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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  • DETENTION CENTER GRADUATES CLASS OF 13 CADETS - 05/15/2006

    The Doña Ana County Detention Center will graduate 13 detention officer cadets on Friday, May 19.

  • COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER OPENS TO PUBLIC ON MAY 12 - 05/03/2006

    The first phase of Doña Ana County’s move to the new Government Center at 845 N. Motel Blvd. is underway. The building will open to the public at 8 a.m. Friday, May 12. Beginning May 12, public access will be limited to departments that already have relocated and become operational. Additional lobbies and office areas will open on a phased basis, according to the move schedule.

  • GRAFFITI CLEAN-UP SCHEDULED APRIL 30 IN BERINO - 04/28/2006

    Doña Ana County will provide materials and support Sunday, April 30, to about 20 Gadsden High School students who have volunteered to conduct a graffiti-abatement project in the community of Berino.

  • MAY 1: COUNTY MOVE BEGINS TO NEW GOVERNMENT CENTER ON MOTEL BOULEVARD - 04/19/2006

    Doña Ana County’s move to the new Government Center began May 1 and continues through June 19 in 11 increments.

  • BUREAU OF ELECTIONS SCHEDULES POLL WORKER ORIENTATION CLASSES - 04/18/2006

    Certification classes for presiding poll judges and orientation classes for poll workers have been scheduled in Las Cruces, Anthony, Chaparral and Hatch.

  • VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER ARRESTED IN DAIRY ARSONS - 04/17/2006

    The Doña Ana County Sheriff's Department has arrested Jonathon Morales, 20, of Mesquite, who is charged with three third-degree felony charges of arson, as well as several counts of attempted arson, all related to a series of fires that were reported in the early morning hours of April 17 at three separate dairies off of Stern Drive south of Las Cruces.

  • COUNTY SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP EVENT - 04/17/2006

    Doña Ana County will participate in the national Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup event, which puts volunteers to work in community improvement projects around the state.

  • COUNTY’S SOLID-WASTE TRANSFER STATIONS ANNOUNCE HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - 04/10/2006

    Dona Ana County’s solid-waste convenience stations – located in Anthony, La Mesa, Hill, Butterfield, Mesquite, La Union, Hatch and Garfield – will close Sunday, April 16, in observance of the Easter holiday. The convenience stations in Anthony, La Mesa, Hill, Butterfield, Mesquite and Hatch, will re-open Monday, April 17. The convenience stations in La Union and Garfield will reopen Friday, April 21, 2006.

  • CRIMINAL COMPLAINT CHARGES JAIL-SLAYING SUSPECT WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER - 04/06/2006

    A criminal complaint filed today in Doña Ana County Magistrate Court charges Dominic M. Montoya, 29, of Las Cruces with first-degree murder, possession of a deadly weapon by a prisoner and tampering with evidence, all felonies.

  • ONIES ROAD TO CLOSE FOR UTILITY WORK - 04/05/2006

    Utility work will necessitate the closure of Onies Acres Road between Snow Road and Highway 478, beginning Thursday, April 6 at 7 a.m. and continuing through Monday, April 10 at 5 p.m. The road will be closed to through traffic. Limited residential traffic will be allowed. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes and expect delays. Motorists also are reminded to exercise caution wherever road crews are working.

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