Otero County Newswire

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  1. Cougar shot by a rancherRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... and weighs about 80 pounds. The zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. In an e-mail to the Daily News, Otero County Roads Supervisor Wade Moore wrote that the man shot the cougar after it had killed a neighbor's horse and one of his calves. Moore ...

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  2. State health officials warn of West Nile virusRead the original story

    27 min ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... is good news." Morgan said the number of reported human West Nile virus infections varies each year and that Otero County hasn't had any reports in recent years. "In 2013, there were a total of 38 human West Nile virus infections in New Mexico, ...

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  3. Fresh fruit, vegetables and other goodies to be found in Ruidoso DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ruidoso News

    Elva K. Osterreich Farmers Market organizer Beth Miller, right, makes her own purchases from vender Susan Carter-Hoffer on Aug. 16. The market is open at All American Park every week on Saturdays beginning at 7 a.m. An organizational group made up of Ruidoso Downs residents has brought the farmers market to fruition after five years of work.

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  4. Ruidoso Police Department adds new face, has two more comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Ruidoso News

    ... in to the Ruidoso Police Department on July 30. Two more are expected in the near future. Kyle Graham from the Otero County Sheriff's Office, and Chance Hooper, a New Mexico State Police officer serving in Portales, will soon be on board. SALT LAKE ...

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  5. It's all about cowboy hats, spurs and broncos at the Otero County RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... Griffin is thrown airborne in the saddle bronc riding competition at the Guy Warden Arena Friday night. The Otero County Fair ends today. ( Peter Dindinger - Daily News) Kaitlyn Silva, of Tularosa, throws her lasso at a calf during the calf roping ...

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  6. Bent man convicted of 10 felonies FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... of 10 felonies in connection with a police shooting and stand off in Bent in 2011. (John Bear - Daily News ) An Otero County jury convicted a man on Friday of 10 felonies in connection with a 2011 break-in at a Bent home that culminated in an ...

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  7. Alternative justice for troubled teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... others. Schneider said the Alamogordo Police Department, U.S. Border Patrol, New Mexico State Police at the Otero County Sheriff's Office also participate in the physical training portion of the program. It helps kids develop healthy ways to feel ...

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  8. Alamogordo man arrested in alleged sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... investigation, eventually obtaining enough probable cause to seek an arrest warrant for Montoya. According to Otero County Magistrate Court records, Montoya allegedly assaulted the girl when she came to Montoya's home to visit him before he left for ...

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  9. Dungan volunteers say keep autonomyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Members of the Dungan Volunteer Fire Department defended the importance of maintaining their department's autonomy before the Otero County Commission Thursday.

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  10. Otero County Fair time for funRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Daily News Mayce Cooler, of Alamogordo 4-H, shows off a heifer at the Otero County Fairgrounds on Friday.

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  11. Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ski Apache announce new zip line adventures opening fall 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Alamogordo Daily News

    This is the stunning view that zip-line riders will catch right before sailing off on The Apache Eagle Zip Line currently under construction at the Inn of the Montain Gods.

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  12. Tularosa man arrested for alleged sex assaultRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    A Tularosa man sat in the Otero County Detention Center on Wednesday after police allege he sexually assaulted a 5-year-old girl in July, according to Otero County Magistrate Court records.

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  13. Man arrested for alleged sex assaultRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Alamogordo Daily News

    A Tularosa man sat in the Otero County Detention Center on Wednesday after police allege he sexually assaulted a 5-year-old girl in July, according to Otero County Magistrate Court records.

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  14. Otero County Prison Facility offers treatment to inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Daily News Sex offender counselor Daniel Zambrano leads a therapy group of sex offenders on Wednesday at the Otero County Prison Facility.

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  15. Alamogordo man accused of sex conduct with girl, 6Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... a search warrant at a residence in the 1300 block of Vermont Avenue on Monday. He said Denunno is jailed at the Otero County Detention Center in lieu of a $20,000 bond pending Denunno's appearance in court. According to Otero County Magistrate Court ...

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  16. Alamogordo man accused of sex assaultRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... count of fourth-degree felony criminal sexual contact of a minor. Schoolcraft said Cunningham was jailed the Otero County Detention Center on a $5,000 bond pending Cunningham's appearance in court. According to Otero County Magistrate Court records, ...

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  17. Your opinionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Las Cruces Sun-News

    ... if you read the papers and have seen the actions BLM and Forest Service have taken in Mountainair and Otero County. To say Pearce is trying to restrict access to hunting and ranching is unfounded and incorrect. To attribute this language to Pearce ...

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  18. Alamogordo man arrested for child exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Carl M. Denunno, 40, was arrested Monday after police executed a search warrant on the 1300 block of Vermont Avenue. Denunno has been charged with one count of sexual exploitation of children and is being held at the Otero County Detention Center on a $20,000 bond.

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  19. Bernalillo County clerk makes run for Secretary of State positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Ruidoso News

    ... to talk to each other." In response to a question from the audience, Oliver talked about an election problem in Otero County two years ago when residents in Chaparral (a community on the southern end of the county) were faced with a difficult voting ...

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  20. Gary King visits Alamogordo while on the campaign trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... candidate Gary King was in Alamogordo for a campaign function, a visit with voters and a ride in the Otero County Fair and Rodeo parade Saturday. King was also in town because his office, in conjunction with Sierra Pacific Mortgage, hosted a home ... 4 comments