Community Meeting #4 Scheduled for Ruidoso Sewer Project

The Village of Ruidoso and Molzen Corbin would like to invite you to attend a public meeting with the project team as they provide an update on the Ruidoso Sewer Rehab Project. This meeting will focus on river improvements, why they are needed, how they will benefit the stability of the river and ultimately protect properties and improve the fish habitat.

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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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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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Cora Dutton 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 north of Cora Dutton road and about 1 mile southwest of the town of Capitan. Planned ignition dates: 8/1 - 8/3. Unit: 18 acres of hand piled piñon/juniper slash in green grass. Updates: www.nmfireinfo.com

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Sewer Line Rehab Project Public Meeting Announced

There are two upcoming opportunities to meet with the team from Molzen Corbin regarding the sewer line rehabilitation project that will soon begin in Ruidoso. On July 31st, a formal meeting will take place at 5:30 PM at Village Hall, and an informal meet and greet will be open to the public from 7:30-9:00 AM at Sacred Grounds. We hope you can join us!

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