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NMHA-NMRC feud coming to a boil

Richard Erhard had an unhappy task on Wednesday. Erhard, executive director of the New Mexico Horsemen’s Association, was cleaning office equipment out of Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino, something he did not imagine he would be doing just a week earlier. The NHMA was instructed by the New...
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4th of July Weekend 2022

Celebrate Independence Day in Ruidoso! For 4th of July weekend, local businesses and eateries are going all out with exciting event lineups to keep visitors busy all weekend long. We’re seeing more events listed every day, so we’ll keep adding to the list below!. Don’t see an event...
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Get Out Of Town! 4.5 Hours Away Lies the Perfect Place To Celebrate The Holiday Weekend!

If you're stumped and don't know what to do for July 4th Weekend--surprise your sweetheart with a road trip! Just a quick 4.5-hour drive away lies this amazing cabin getaway-nestled among trees with a hot tub, cozy fireplace, gas grill, and tons of privacy-but close enough to the Casino and places to eat. I'm talking about Winterfell Cabin in the upper Canyon neighborhood in Ruidoso, New Mexico. You could knock off work around noon next Friday, and by dinner time be in your cabin all cozy for the 4-day weekend. Here are just a few shots of what awaits you at the end of the road:
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Watch: Flash flooding tears through New Mexico neighborhood

RUIDOSO, N.M. — Heavy rains hit the Ruidoso, New Mexico, on Wednesday causing some flash flooding issues. A viewer sent sister station KOAT a video of a stream in the Ruidoso area rise and begin to flood in with the heavy rainfall. The water was close to some homes in the area.
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Lincoln National Forest Reopened

Just in time for the upcoming holiday weekend, the Lincoln National Forest has reopened to the public as of 8:00 AM on Friday, June 24th. According to the Village of Ruidoso website, “All three national forest districts received substantial rain over the past two weeks, which significantly lowered fire danger. More rain is forecasted over the coming weeks for the forest, which covers areas in southeastern New Mexico around Carrizozo, Capitan, Ruidoso, Cloudcroft, and Carlsbad. Forest lands, roads, trails, recreation sites, and campgrounds will again be open to visitors.”
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Video shows monsoon rain effects in Ruidoso

RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – Monsoon rains brought some tense moments to Ruidoso. Jesus Figueroa shared with KRQE News 13 video of the hail storm that came through the area and shredded leaves from trees and branches. The rain that came with quickly filled the river, pushing it over its banks. The river was so high, it […]
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Cooper honored as Sheepman of the Year

John W. “Punk” Cooper was recently named the New Mexico Wool Growers’ Association’s Sheepman of the Year. Cooper was honored during the 2022 New Mexico Wool Growers Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner, June 13 in Ruidoso,. Cooper was raised on the family sheep ranch near Arabela....
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Scattered storms to the south Thursday

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – We’ve certainly had our fair share of rain the past few days. Ruidoso received almost 2″ of rain over the past week, while the ABQ Sunport picked up nearly an inch and a half! This is over a quarter of the total rin we typically see during the entire monsoon. Our rather […]
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Caught on Camera: Flash flooding in Ruidoso

RUIDOSO, N.M. — Heavy rains hit the Ruidoso area on Wednesday causing some flash flooding issues. A viewer sent us this video of a stream in the Ruidoso area rise and begin to flood in with the heavy rainfall. The water was close to some homes in the area.
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Rains impact burn scars near Ruidoso

The rains have already had an impact on burn scars near Ruidoso. Lincoln County Sheriff Michael Wood documented this rain and soot mixture along Eagle Creek Canyon Road on Monday while checking areas affected by the Nogal and McBride fires.
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