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  1. Film industry takes over Alamogordo next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County Film Office kicks off the 12th annual film week in Alamogordo, offering residents a chance to see locally made films for free and to hear a keynote speech by the locations coordinator for the New Mexico Film Office. Kicking off film week is ATARI: Game Over, a documentary about the excavation last April of Atari video games buried in the Alamogordo Landfill in 1983.

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  2. Man injured in rollover on U.S. Highway 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... erns that sparks from the saw might ignite gasoline leaking from the vehicle. (Bryan Betts - Daily News) The Otero County Sheriff's Office, Otero County Emergency Services Department and Cloudcroft Police Department also provided assistance on scene.

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  3. Experts: Reported sightings of Mojave rattlers near Las Cruces likely mistakenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Deming Headlight

    ... near Chaparral High School, in the unincorporated community of Chaparral south and east of Las Cruces, near the Otero County line. Kevin Hoban, chief of the Mesilla Volunteer Fire Department, issued an advisory to town residents about two weeks ago ...

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  4. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... about physical therapy. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 442-6978. Republican Party of Otero County: Will hold their county biennial convention, with election of county officers and state central committee. The location is the ...

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  5. Shatter the silence, stop the violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... information and resources for preventing, prosecuting and healing sexual assault and domestic violence in Otero County. "SANE's are nurses who are specially trained to the medical examine immediately following a sexual assault," said Kari Rankin, ...

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  6. Dad charged after son tested for methRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Carlsbad Current-Argus

    ... clear if Padilla had an attorney. The Alamogordo Daily News reported that Padilla was already jailed at the Otero County Detention Center for probation violation in an unrelated DWI case. Police Detective Lt. Roger Schoolcraft said the department ...

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  7. Alamogordo dad charged after son tests positive for methRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... clear if Padilla had an attorney. The Alamogordo Daily News reports Padilla was already jailed at the Otero County Detention Center for probation violation in an unrelated DWI case. Police Detective Lt. Roger Schoolcraft says the department began ...

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  8. RWOC discuss taxes and management of state landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Alamogordo Daily News

    New Mexico Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn spoke to residents at the Republican Women of Otero County's annual Taxpayers Bawl at the Sgt. Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center Thursday evening.

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  9. Lincoln County sheriff concerned about new criminal forfeiture lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Ruidoso News

    On April 10, Gov. Susana Martinez signed HB 560 into law, ending the practice of civil asset forfeiture in New Mexico. Civil asset forfeiture allows law enforcement officers to seize personal property without charging or convicting a person with a crime.

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  10. Alamo man charged with alleged child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... be in a situation dangerous to his health, records state. The APD served Padilla, who was already jailed at the Otero County Detention Center, with the Magistrate Court warrant for the alleged child abuse on April 8, according to the department's ...

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  11. Film industry takes over Alamogordo next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County Film Office kicks off the 12th annual film week in Alamogordo, offering residents a chance to see locally made films for free and to hear a keynote speech by the locations coordinator for the New Mexico Film Office. Kicking off film week is ATARI: Game Over, a documentary about the excavation last April of Atari video games buried in the Alamogordo Landfill in 1983.

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  12. Alamogordo Reaches Out: Helping HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Otero County: seeking volunteers to mentor the young children of Otero County during the 2015 school year. To make enquiries, go to their offices at 906 Virginia Ave. or call 434-3388.

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  13. County Commission discusses raising the numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Otero County Commissioners listened while members of the public spoke at a hearing Tuesday night to discuss whether to increase the size of the commission to five members and whether to hold commission meetings in the evenings. A majority of those in attendance spoke in favor of a larger commission and expressed support for holding meetings during both the morning evening.

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  14. Border Patrol catches police impostorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Border Patrol says 33-year-old Shawn Harris pulled up to the Alamogordo, N.M. checkpoint claiming he was a reserve officer with mounted patrol. Harris said he was there to conduct a drug investigation with the Otero County narcotics unit.

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  15. Otero County approves bond sale for mining projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KRQE Albuquerque

    A major mining operation is one step closer to fruition now that the Otero County Commission has approved a taxable industrial revenue bond to fund the project. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that Burrell Western Resources and the county are moving forward with a planned garnet mining production and crushing plant in Orogrande, an unincorporated community south of the county seat.

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  16. Otero County digs in to mining project from Burrell Western ResourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ALAMOGORDO >> A major mining operation is a step closer in a mining ghost town after the Otero County Commissioners approved a taxable industrial revenue bond to fund the project. The Alamogordo Daily News reports that Burrell Western Resources and the county are moving forward with the planned garnet mining production and crushing plant in Orogrande, an unincorporated community south of the county seat.

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  17. Charges filed against Alamo man for alleged impersonation of a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... lights. He allegedly told agents that he was a New Mexico Mounted Patrol officer on scene to assist the Otero County Narcotics Enforcement Unit. Harris is charged with one count of misdemeanor impersonating a peace officer and one count of ...

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  18. Garnet mining industrial bond passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... the Commissioners in support of extending the same type of arrangement to all businesses present and future in Otero County? I'm asking as a rhetorical question to my fellow Commissioners." Commissioner Ronny Rardin responded and said when this type ...

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  19. 2 wrecks send four people, child to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... Ford, which left long skid marks on the highway where the driver applied her brakes. (Bryan Betts - Daily News) Otero County Sheriff's Office Deputy Patrick O'Brien said the 4-year-old boy in the backseat of the red Chevrolet was not buckled into ...

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  20. Man accused of brandishing handgun, threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... gun at two other individuals by lifting up his shirt to reveal the holstered weapon. Maker was jailed at the Otero County Detention Center on a $10,000 cash or surety bond pending his appearance in court. STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Firefighters had ...

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