Capitan, NM

Ruidoso man sentenced for 2021 murder

RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – Trevor Hoyle will spend 25 years in prison for a 2021 murder. Court documents say Hoyle shot 42-year-old Nathaniel Chee, a tattoo artist in the middle of a tattoo procedure, and took off in a stolen truck. He was stopped hours later after a chase with police and crashing into a tree. Earlier […]
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El Paso News

New Mexico man sentenced 25 years in prison for 2021 murder

RUIDOSO, NM (KTSM) – Trevor Hoyle, 27, plead guilty and was sentenced simultaneously earlier this week to 25 years imprisonment in the New Mexico Department of Corrections for second degree murder and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle. Hoyle additionally pled guilty to a second case to aggravated burglary...
Hobbs News-Sun

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...

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...

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:

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.

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.”