Road Closure on Hull Road

Beginning Monday, November 19th at 8:00 AM, water crews from the Village of Ruidoso will be investigating and looking for a main line water leak. This will result in the closure of Hull Road from Gavilan Canyon to Willie Horton Drive.

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Lincoln National Forest Partners with Mescalero Apache on Restoration Project after Little Bear Fire

Work has begun as part of a new partnership between the Mescalero Apache Tribe and Lincoln National Forest to restore the ski area landscape including tree planting, addressing a spruce beetle outbreak, and aspen restoration work.

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Pile Burning Planned for Sacramento Ranger District

The Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest will be burning a combination of hand and slash piles in November and December when conditions and weather are favorable. The piles are located along the Alamo Peak road, and in Dry Burnt and Long Canyons near the Sixteen Springs community. Updates: https://nmtracking.org/fire

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Grindstone Pile Burn Planned for Indian Canyon Unit and South Fork Campground

Fire managers on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable conditions to conduct pile burning between Grindstone and Mescalero lakes west of Carrizo Canyon Road. Planned ignition dates are scheduled for 10/1/18 - 10/5/18. Unit: 65 acres of hand piled slash in green grass. Updates: www.nmfireinfo.com

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Lane Closures on Sudderth and Mechem Drives for Sewer Line Maintenance

The Village of Ruidoso has scheduled sewer line maintenance street works on Sudderth and Mechem Drives for September 17 - 19, 2018 (Sudderth) and September 24 - 26, 2018 (Mechem). The work will be conducted between the hours of 6:00 PM and 12:00 AM.  During these times, drivers may encounter a single lane closure where work is being performed.

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Lincoln Country & Tribal Officials Form Group to Focus on School Safety

Officials from Lincoln County, the Village of Ruidoso and law enforcement agencies in Lincoln County along with the Mescalero Tribe and the local schools have formed a strategy working group for the purpose of facilitating the exchange of information and training that will hopefully lead to improved coordination and response to any threat in our region.

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White Oaks Pile Burn Planned for Smokey Bear Ranger District

Fire managers on the Smokey Bear Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest hope to take advantage of favorable conditions, including fuel moisture levels, air quality, and forecasted weather to conduct pile burning along Jicarilla road / Forest Road 72. 1-3 miles east of White Oaks, NM. Planned ignition dates: 8/9 - 8/11. Unit: 240 acres of dozer piled pinon/juniper trees. Updates: www.nmfireinfo.com

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