The U.S. Air Force "sniffer plane" was collecting air samples off Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Sept. 3, 1949, when it gathered evidence of radioactivity, confirming that the war-shattered Soviet Union had tested a nuclear device.
Sen. Martin Heinrich's staff to host office hours Constituent meetings are planned in Alamogordo, Lordsburg and Mesilla. Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., speaks with constituents on Monday, April 17, 2017, during a town hall meeting at the Las Cruces Convention Center.
County approves funds for new fire station in Timberon County Commissioners approved $200,000 to go into the building of a new fire station in Timberon. Check out this story on AlamogordoNews.com: http://a-dnews.co/2eTl0s4 County Emergency Services Director Paul Quairoli discussed reallocating $200,000 from a bond project in Chaparral to build a new fire station in Timberon at the latest county commission meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19. ALAMOGORDO - County Commissioners approved to reallocate $200,000 from a bond project that was to build a second Chaparral fire station to instead build a new fire station in Timberon.
Alamogordo, N.M., Police Chief Daron Syling speaks at a press conference outside police headquarters Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.