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April 11, 2019 10:29 AM

Scheduled Road Closure

On Tuesday, April 16th, Oregon Ave. will be closed to traffic all day, between 9th St and 7th St. due to the installation

February 25, 2019 4:53 PM

Call for Vendors - Easter in the Park

Join the City of Alamogordo, Burt Broadcasting Inc., and a crowd of about 3,000 residents for our annual Easter in the Park. This event is a perfect opportunity to highlight your business/organization to our community! Vendor booths are free, pro...

February 25, 2019 1:00 PM

PSA - Keep Alamogordo Beautiful - Weeds

It’s that time of year when all that moisture from the previous season starts to bring on the weeds. Keep Alamogordo Beautiful is committed to the continued beautification of our community, but it takes all of us to ensure that this beautiful.....

February 25, 2019 9:07 AM

Demolition of 1501 Cuba Ave

On or about March 4, 2019, Southwest Abatement and Jack Wayte Construction will mobilize, then commence asbestos abatement and demolition of the condemned residential structure located at 1501 Cuba Avenue.

February 21, 2019 12:03 PM

PSA - Scheduled Water Outage - 02212019

Due to construction activities, there will be a water outage scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting.

February 20, 2019 11:39 AM

Press Release - Chapter 7 Ordinance Rewrite - 02202019

On Monday, March 4th at 3:00 PM in the Commission Chambers the public is invited to come look at the complete rewrite of Chapter 7 of the Animal Ordinances and is encouraged to share their input.

February 19, 2019 5:20 PM

KAB Free Graffiti Eradication 021919

If you or someone you know has graffiti on their building, fence, outbuilding, or any other type of fixture, Keep Alamogordo Beautiful can eradicate the graffiti free of charge.

February 15, 2019 11:30 AM

Press Release - City Manager Resigns 021519

City Manager Maggie Paluch has tendered her resignation to the City of Alamogordo. The City wishes Ms. Paluch well and thanks her for her many years of service to this community and its citizens.

February 8, 2019 12:20 PM

PSA - Scheduled Water Outage - 02082019

Due to utility maintenance activities, there will be a water outage scheduled for Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from approximately 7:30 am to approximately 3:00 pm.

February 8, 2019 12:02 PM

Press Release - APD K9 Brutus 020819

APD has been coordinating with SFB through representatives of their choice to facilitate the return of K9 Brutus, and at approxi-mately 8:30 am on February 8, 2019 Alamogordo Chief of Police Brian Peete, relinquished K9 Brutus to SFB.

February 1, 2019 3:04 PM

Press Release - APD CIT Training 02012019

Twenty-three law enforcement professionals from four regional agencies and several local mental health professionals participated in the APD’s CIT training, held January 28-31, 2019.

January 29, 2019 3:00 PM

PSA - Convenience Center Closure - 01292019

The Alamogordo Convenience Center at 224 Lavelle Road will be temporarily closed to the public on Thursday, January 31, 2019, so that required maintenance can be performed on the Convenience Center’s scale.

January 28, 2019 11:44 AM

PSA - Scheduled Water Outage - 01282019

Due to construction activities, there will be a water outage scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting.

January 24, 2019 8:38 AM

PSA - AARP Tax-Aide Program - 01242019

AARP Tax Aide Foundation will be conducting free tax preparations for all members of the community beginning Monday, February 4, 2019, at the Sgt. Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center.

January 22, 2019 9:30 AM

PSA - Scheduled Water Outage - 01222019

Due to construction activities, there will be a water outage scheduled for Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting.

January 16, 2019 4:33 PM

Press Release - Magician Ben Young - 01162019

Don’t miss your chance to catch a modern and upbeat magic show that’s Laugh-Out-Loud funny!
Ben Young has thrilled audiences worldwide with his fresh spin on the typical magic show.
Tickets are selling fast, so grab yours before they sell out!

January 15, 2019 5:33 PM

PSA - Foothills Parking - 01152019

Please be advised that the unestablished parking areas, at Desert Foothills Park, located at the end of First Street will be closed due to a compliant (ADA) complaint.

January 11, 2019 4:54 PM

PSA - Traffic Signal Removal - 01112019

Please be advised, the flashing overhead traffic signal at the intersection of Fairgrounds Road and Florida Avenue will be temporarily removed beginning Monday, January 14, 2019, at 8:00AM.

January 11, 2019 1:20 PM

Press Release - Former CM Dan Malone 01112019

Former City Manager, Dan Malone, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Dan Malone served the City of Alamogordo for many years and in many roles. Prior to his employment by the City, he also served as a City Commissioner.

January 4, 2019 1:57 PM

PSA - Scheduled Water Outage - 01042019

Due to construction activities, there will be a water outage scheduled for Monday, January 7, 2019, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting.

January 3, 2019 11:00 AM

Press Release - Draft Downtown MRA - 01032019

The City of Alamogordo and Alamogordo MainStreet are hosting a public meeting to present the draft Downtown Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) Plan. It can be reviewed or downloaded from the City’s web site: https://goo.gl/xje4gU

December 21, 2018 3:15 PM

PSA - Canyon Rd. Road Closure - 12212018

Starting Wednesday, December 26th, through Friday, December 28th, General Hydronics will be closing Canyon Road to through traffic, from First Street to Ocotillo Drive, to install a new sewer manhole. This is not a city project.

December 20, 2018 3:07 PM

Press Release - Former Mayor Don Carroll 122018

Former Mayor, Donald Carroll passed away on Monday, December 17, 2018 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Carroll served as Mayor of the City of Alamogordo from 1985-1987 and also from 1996-2008.

December 19, 2018 9:14 AM

PSA - Emergency Water Outage - 12192018

Utility crews are currently responding to a water main break located on Hawaii Ave., from 12th Street to 16th Street.
An emergency water outage must be conducted so repairs can be made to the main line.

December 17, 2018 10:09 AM

PSA - Bark Park Closure - 12172018

The Bark Park will be closed on Thursday, December 20th for maintenance.
Staff will once again be core aerating to improve the overall health and quality of the soil and turfgrass in the park.

December 10, 2018 8:50 AM

PSA - Cemetery Christmas Decorations - 12102018

Please be advised, if any Luminarias are left on gravesites after January 1st, 2019 they will be picked up by cemetery staff. Also, any Christmas decorations that are left on gravesites after February 1st, will be picked up by cemetery staff.

December 6, 2018 3:17 PM

PSA - N Scenic Dr Lane Closure

Starting Monday, December 10, 2018, City crews will be closing the North bound lanes on the East Side of North Scenic Drive.
Lanes will be shut down from 18th Street to Carmel Drive, the West Side of N. Scenic will be a divided two lane road.

November 30, 2018 11:56 AM

PSA - Holiday Season - 11302018

With the Holiday Season fast approaching, the Alamogordo Fire Department would like to remind you about fire safety.

November 28, 2018 9:46 AM

PSA - Water Storage Tank Rehab Project

The City of Alamogordo in conjunction with contractors are rehabbing the 2.2 million-gallon Upper Heights water storage tank beginning Thursday, November 29, 2018. This project is scheduled to last 180 days.

November 27, 2018 4:09 PM

Press Release - Kids' Zone Grand Opening

The City is planning a special grand opening ceremony for this Friday, November 30th at 4:00 PM for the new Kids' Zone playground, at Indian Wells Rd. and Oregon Ave., and the community is invited to attend!

November 27, 2018 1:26 PM

PSA - Bark Park Closure - 11272018

The Bark Park will be closed for maintenance on Thursday, November 29, 2018. Staff will be core aerating the site. It will be re-opened for public use on Friday, November 30, 2018.

November 19, 2018 8:57 AM

PSA - Emergency Water Outage - 11192018

Utility crews are currently responding to a water main break located at the intersection of Bellamah Drive and Boyce Avenue, this morning.
An emergency water outage must be conducted so repairs can be made to the main line.

November 16, 2018 4:15 PM

PSA - Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips

With the onset of the holiday season, the Alamogordo Fire Department would like to remind everyone that it’s important to focus on fire safety and prevention.

November 16, 2018 8:49 AM

PSA - Scheduled Water Outage

A scheduled water outage will be conducted on Monday, November 19th, to allow crews to replace a section of pipe, located in the area of Delaware Avenue, between 4th and 5th Street. The outage will be from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

November 14, 2018 1:45 PM

PSA - Emergency Water Outage

Utility crews responded to a water main line break located at Bellamah Drive and Boyce Avenue, and also Bellamah Drive and Spruce Avenue. Water is being turned off at this time and will be restored at a targted time of 8:00 p.m.

November 8, 2018 4:29 PM

AFRC Youth Basketball - Winter Program Registration

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC) is excited to announce its upcoming 2019 Youth Basketball – Winter Season program.

November 7, 2018 10:57 AM

Scheduled Water Outage for Thursday, November 8th

A scheduled water outage will be conducted on Thursday, November 8th, to allow crews to cut in a valve located in the area.

November 6, 2018 8:33 AM

Emergency Road Closure - East 10th Street

Starting today, November 6, 2018, Utility Crews will be closing off all four lanes on E. 10th Street, between Vermont Avenue and N. Florida Avenue. There is currently a water leak in the West bound lanes on E. 10th Street.

October 24, 2018 10:16 AM

PSA - Sandbags 102418

The Alamogordo Fire Department wanted to keep you informed that all sand bags that were available to the residents of Alamogordo and were staged at fire station locations have been picked up and stored until next season.

October 22, 2018 5:11 PM

PSA Emergency Water Outage 10/23/18

An emergency water outage will be conducted on Tuesday, October 23rd, starting at approximately 8:00 a.m., in the area of 10th Street, Adams Avenue, College Avenue and Filmore Avenue. Utility crews will be cutting in a valve located in the area.

October 19, 2018 2:59 PM

PSA - Emergency Water Outage

At approximately 12:00 p.m., utility crews responded to a water main line break located at 1015 Highway 70 West, between S. Walker Rd. and Collins Ave.
An emergency water outage must be conducted so repairs can be made to the main line.

October 18, 2018 4:30 PM

AFRC Pool Season Extended, Hours Changing

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC) is excited to announce that the pool season has been extended. At this time the pool is expected to remain open thru Friday, December 14 with new condensed pool hours beginning on Monday, November 5.

October 17, 2018 12:33 PM

AFRC Gym Hours Changing - Effective: Monday, Nov. 5, 2018

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC) gym hours will be changing to accommodate the upcoming Youth Basketball Program – Fall Season.

October 17, 2018 12:32 PM

AFRC Turkey Shoot – Free Annual Family Event

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC) is excited to announce their upcoming annual “Turkey Shoot” – a FREE family event during which participants have fun competing in various shooting activities.

October 12, 2018 5:39 PM

PSA - Indian Wells Lane Closures

Starting Monday, October 15, 2018, City crews will be closing 2 lanes on Indian Wells Road from Carmel Drive to North Scenic Drive.

October 12, 2018 11:07 AM

UPDATED: 10th Street Lane Closures

Due to construction activities, beginning on Monday, October 15, 2018 through mid-January 2019, the Eastbound and Westbound traffic on Tenth Street will be closed to through traffic in the construction work zone.

October 9, 2018 1:57 PM

Scheduled Water Outage for Thursday, Oct. 11th

Due to construction activities, there will be a water outage scheduled on Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting.

October 8, 2018 5:04 PM

10th Street Construction Activities

Due to construction activities, beginning on Monday, October 8, 2018 through mid-January 2019, the Eastbound and Westbound traffic lanes on Tenth Street, from Scenic Drive to Paiute Trail, will be provided access through a lane shift.

October 8, 2018 12:08 PM

Family Fun Center

As many of you are aware, the City recently received a letter from the Office of the State Auditor regarding allegations in conjunction with the Family Fun Center (aka Rocket City Fun Center).

October 5, 2018 4:48 PM

New Playground Almost Ready to Open

The new playground at the site of the former Kids Kingdom is almost ready to open. The new playground equipment has been installed along with pavilions, shade structures, picnic tables, a stone retaining wall and much more.

October 3, 2018 12:34 PM

Fire Truck Dedication 2018

The Alamogordo Fire Department cordially invites you to attend the “Fire Truck Dedication” to take place on October 8th at 3:00 pm located at 619 Texas Avenue (Fire House-1).

October 1, 2018 5:16 PM

National Coffee with a Cop Day 2018

The Alamogordo Police Department will be participating in the National Coffee with a Cop Day 2018.

September 28, 2018 5:30 PM

K9 Law Enforcement SUV Giveaway

The Alamogordo Police Department’s K9 Unit has registered and been accepted as a contest finalist for a chance to win a new Chevy Tahoe PPV sports utility vehicle.

September 27, 2018 3:58 PM

UPDATE: Alleged Incident Involving an APD Officer

In conjunction with the ongoing NM State Police investigation, the APD is continuing its administrative investigation surrounding an incident that occurred on 9/23/2018, at GCRMC involving an off-duty Alamogordo Police Officer.

September 26, 2018 3:42 PM

Housing Authority Availability

The Alamogordo Housing Authority currently has a short waiting period for three-bedroom units and upcoming availability for two-bedroom and four-bedroom units.

September 25, 2018 9:08 AM

Scheduled Water Outage - 092518

Due to construction activities, there will be a water outage scheduled on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

September 24, 2018 3:17 PM

Alleged Incident Involving an APD Officer

The City of Alamogordo is aware of the alleged incident involving an Alamogordo Police Department Officer that took place over the weekend at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center.

September 18, 2018 4:09 PM

Lane Closures - North Florida Avenue

Due to construction activities, beginning on Monday, September 24th through Friday, September 28th, North Florida Avenue will be closed from 26th Street to Fairgrounds Road, in both directions.

September 12, 2018 3:07 PM

Letter from State Auditor

The City of Alamogordo is in receipt of a letter from the Office of the State Auditor that contains several allegations regarding the Family Fun Center and the use of Local Economic Development Funds.

September 11, 2018 5:05 PM

AFRC Youth Basketball Program Registration

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC) is excited to announce its upcoming 2018/2019 Youth Basketball program.

September 7, 2018 5:06 PM

AFRC - Facility Closure due to Water Leak

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center is currently experiencing a significant water leak. While the facility’s water supply is shut down, the facility will be closed to the public.

August 31, 2018 4:40 PM

Stage 1 Water Restrictions Lifted

Stage 1 watering restrictions have been lifted and residents should now return to the normal watering schedule set for May 1st through November 1st.

August 17, 2018 2:07 PM

City of Alamogordo Hazard Mitigation Plan

Public Input and Comments Invited for the City of Alamogordo Hazard Mitigation Plan

August 16, 2018 4:54 PM

Restructured Recreation Fees

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018 – the City Commission approved the proposed restructuring of the recreation fees managed by the Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC).

August 14, 2018 8:15 AM

Asbestos Abatement and Demolition of Sahara Apartments

On August 22, 2018, Southwest Abatement and Jack Wayte Construction will mobilize, then commence asbestos abatement and demolition of the Sahara Apartment structures.

August 10, 2018 5:31 PM

Scheduled Water Outage

Due to construction activities, there will be a water outage scheduled on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., weather permitting.

August 8, 2018 11:58 AM

School Zones 2018

A reminder about speed limits in school zones and protection of crosswalks. August 13th is the first day of school for the Alamogordo Public School District

August 7, 2018 2:23 PM

Lane Closure - Lavelle Road

The northbound lane of Lavelle Road, in the vicinity of the 1-MGD Brackish Water Treatment Facility, will be temporarily closed to traffic Tuesday, August 14, 2018 through Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

August 7, 2018 2:22 PM

Lane Closures - Indian Wells Road

Starting Monday, August 6, 2018, City crews will be closing two lanes going Eastbound on Indian Wells Road. The lanes will be closed off between N. Scenic Dr. and Carmel Dr.

August 7, 2018 2:16 PM

AFRC Fall Hours

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center (AFRC) will be changing facility hours to coincide with the start of the school year. The new hours will take effective Monday, August 13, 2018.