Aug 13, 2013
USFS burn projects clean up slash
Prescribed burns aimed at removing piles of slash from previous forest thinning projects and to clear underbrush and other vegetation from designated areas in the Lincoln National Forest went well this week as rainstorms tapered off, but left more moisture in the fuels.
Burns to begin on Lincoln National Forest
With the arrival of monsoons, fire officials on the Lincoln National Forest plan to take advantage of favorable weather conditions and resume prescribed burning operations on projects around Ruidoso and Cloudcroft.
Pedestrian killed on Highway 70 identified
New Mexico State Police have identified the pedestrian killed Dec. 27 along U.S. Highway 70 east of Ruidoso Downs.
Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 70
A pedestrian was killed Thursday along U.S. Highway 70 east of Ruidoso Downs after being struck by two or three different vehicles.