Press Releases: 2012
For live, brief weekly updates of county news, tune in Wednesdays to Jack Lutz in the Morning at approximately 7:35 a.m. on The Rocket 99.9 or on Your Morning Show at approximately 8:10 a.m. on KVLC, 101-Gold. On Thursday mornings, you can tune in to the following stations: KGRT Morning Country Show with Joel and Patricia at approximately 7:40 a.m., then on HOT 103.1’s Morning Show (approx. 8:02-8:05 a.m.). In addition, you can hear updates throughout the week at various times on AM 570, KSNM.
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COUNTY OPENS “KITTY CONDO” CAT ADOPTION SITE
The Doña Ana County Government Center opened a new off-site cat adoption center for the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley this week, aiming to further reduce the euthanasia rate for healthy, adoptable animals in Doña Ana County.
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT TO ENFORCE VICIOUS DOG REQUIREMENTS
The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department is advising its animal control officers to step up enforcement of a New Mexico state statute that outlines strict regulations for owners of vicious and/or dangerous dogs.
ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES FILED IN FAIRACRES HOARDING CASE
Investigators with the Doña Ana County Sheriff Department have filed 71 charges against a man accused of hoarding more than two dozen dogs and 13 birds on his property off Fairacres Road. read more...
PIT BULLS EUTHANIZED AFTER ATTACK
Doña Ana County Animal Control officers say two adult male pit bull terriers were euthanized after they reportedly attacked a 63-year-old man as he was walking his dog Wednesday morning.
COUNTY MANAGER’S EVALUATION COMPLETED
The Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners has completed its annual performance review of Doña Ana County Manager Brian D. Haines, who remains on contract through July of 2015.
90-DAY BURN BAN AND FIRE RESTRICTIONS SET IN PLACE
Citing severe drought conditions across southern New Mexico, Doña Ana County Fire Marshal Robert Monsivaiz asked the Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners Tuesday to enact an emergency ordinance to ban all open burning and restrict other uses of fire and ignition sources – including smoking – for the next 90 days.
TIP-A-COP TO BENEFIT NEW MEXICO SPECIAL OLYMPICS
Ruby Tuesday patrons in Las Cruces will be treated to a night of fun and entertainment this week, as Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department deputies join Las Cruces Police officers to raise funds for New Mexico Special Olympics athletes on Thursday, May 24.
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SEEKS GRANT FUNDING
The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has applied for a grant through the U.S. Department of Justice, the Office of Justice Programs and the National Institute of Justice Programs.
TWO PET-ADOPTION EVENTS SLATED SATURDAY, MAY 26
The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two off-site pet adoption events on Saturday, May 26. Available for adoption will be dogs, puppies, cats and kittens.
EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY AT VOTER CONVENIENCE STATIONS COUNTYWIDE
The Doña Ana County Bureau of Elections has opened early voting countywide at seven Voter Convenience Stations (VCCs).
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