The Draft Comprehensive Plan for the Village of Ruidoso is ready for your review! Hundreds of Ruidoso residents participated in meetings and surveys over the last year to share ideas and vision for Ruidoso, which has been integrated into the draft plan. Please review the draft hereand then join us on Monday, October 21, from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM at the Ruidoso Convention Center to discuss it. Refreshments will be provided.
Bring the kids for Midtown Trick-or-Treating and a Haunted Halloween on October 31st from 3:00 - 6:00 PM. There will be Halloween photo booths, pumpkin decorating contests, FREE hot dogs, FREE hot cocoa, book giveaway, costume contests, trick or treating, and more!. We will be closing Sudderth between Chase and Country Club in order to create a safer environment for our community. See you there!
Beginning at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, (weather permitting) crews from the Village of Ruidoso will be performing maintenance on sewer lines beginning at Whitlock Street to Raines Road (right before Lincoln County Medical Center) and will continue through Thursday, September 26, 2019.
Beginning on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at 9:00 AM the contractor for the waterline replacement project for the Village of Ruidoso will begin the waterline tie-in. Water service will be shut off beginning at 9:00 AM until the work is complete. Affected areas include part of the Upper Canyon and the Black Forest.
L. Ray Nunley, 81, who served as Mayor of Ruidoso from 2006 to 2010 died Tuesday, September 13, 2019. His funeral service will be Friday, October 25, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at First Christian Church in Ruidoso.
On September 11, 2019, the Village of Ruidoso water production department will be working on a pressure reducing valve in the Hull Road and Gavilan Canyon Areabeginning at 9:00 a.m.. The listed areas will experience low pressure and/or total water interruption.
Beginning September 12, 2019, the Village of Ruidoso will be undertaking additional topographic and boundary surveys for the Mitigation Phase of the ongoing FEMA sewer line rehabilitation project. The Village has contracted with both Precision Surveys and Terra Land Surveys for these services. Survey crews will be in vehicles that will be clearly marked as Precision Surveys or Terra Land Surveys, and individuals will have safety vests during their working operations to assist property owners in identifying them.
Go from Renter to Homeowner in 2019. Discover the information and resources to help start you on the journey to homeownership at Ruidoso’s First Annual Housing Fair September 7, 2019, at the Ruidoso Convention Center.
The Village of Ruidoso has officially lifted the wastewater release advisory for the Rio Ruidoso. The advisory was lifted after samples taken for five consecutive days tested well below allowable levels for the Rio Ruidoso.
Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest hopes to take advantage of recent monsoonal rains and greening patterns to burn piles using prescribed fire in the Gavilan area beginning the first week in September and throughout the fall, as conditions allow.
Don’t miss this chance to speak with an attorney free of charge! On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the 12th Judicial District Pro Bono Committee will hold a FREE Ruidoso legal fair from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at ENMU- Ruidoso. Consultations are FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED. No Pre-Registration is required.
The Village of Ruidoso has scheduled sewer line maintenance street works on Sudderth and Mechem Drives beginning Monday, August 26, 2019, through Thursday, August 29, 2019. The work will be conducted between the hours of 6:00 PM and 12:00 AM beginning at Alpine Village Road on Mechem to Sudderth Drive right before Lincoln County Medical Center (weather permitting). During these times, drivers may encounter a single lane closure where work is being performed.
The Village of Ruidoso has issued a wastewater release advisory for the Rio Ruidoso area, downstream of the Country Club Road crossing in Lincoln County. The advisory was issued after approximately 500 gallons of raw sewage overflowed into the Rio Ruidoso on August 22, 2019, at 12:59 PM.
Challenge yourself while making new friends playing duplicate and party bridge at the Ruidoso Community Center from from 1:00 - 5:00 pm. Duplicate bridge is played every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and party bridge played every Wednesday and Friday.
The Village of Ruidoso Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the opening of a new campground at Grindstone Lake. As part of continuing efforts to improve Ruidoso recreation areas, the campground offers 22 tent campsites and 6 sites for RVs with basic restrooms and running water, flushing toilets, sink, and shower. No reservations, campfires, or utilities. To learn more about campground fees and regulations, please visit RuidosoParksandRec.com
The New Mexico Department of Transportation will hold a public Commission Meeting in Ruidoso on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. in the Village Council Chambers at 313 Cree Meadows Drive. Community members are invited to attend and time will be allotted for public comment.
Lincoln National Forest and the Village of Ruidoso Parks and Recreation department will be sponsoring a community birthday party for Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday. Join us between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Wingfield Park on August 10, 2019, to help celebrate Smokey's birthday!
The Village of Ruidoso and the Parks and Recreation Department added a Wibit Water Park at Grindstone Lake! The floating, inflatable platform made up of giant slides, towers, trampolines, ramps, wiggle bridges and other play features, is perfect for family fun, birthday parties and special events.
We’re on the way to a forest plan revision for Lincoln National Forest. Please join us in this process. Community meetings will be held July 16-19, 2019, in Ruidoso, Carlsbad, Cloudcroft, and Alamogordo to provide opportunities for input on the recently released Forest Plan Revision Need for Change and Preliminary Draft Forest Plan.
The Smokey Bear Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest hopes to take advantage of unusual green conditions and the forecasted precipitation to burn piles using prescribed fire. Ignitions will begin as early as Monday, June 3, 2019.
The Ruidoso Public Library joins the national Collaborative Summer Reading Program and libraries across the country to celebrate “A Universe of Stories" with awesome programs and prizes to help inspire children of all ages to dream big, believe in themselves, and create their own story. RPL Opening Ceremony June 3, 2019.
Senior fitness improves balance, reduces pain, and increases energy levels for a better quality of life. Join us every Monday-Wednesday-Friday from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM or Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the Ruidoso Community Center. It’s free!
Learn first-hand all the information needed to determine the amount of water necessary to irrigate a turf area sufficiently during the growing season at this free seminar on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, at The Village of Ruidoso, Council Chambers, 313 Cree Meadows Drive.
The EPA’s Brownfields Program provides grants and technical assistance to communities, states, tribes and others to assess, safely clean up and sustainably reuse contaminated properties. To learn more about how this program could be put to productive use in our community the Village of Ruidoso is hosting a FREE workshop on June 25, 2019, from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Advance registration is requested by June 21, 2019.