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The 746th Test Squadron, also known as the Central Inertial and GPS Test Facility (CIGTF), is a Department of Defense de...
05/20/2019
NAVFEST tests GPS jamming capabilities

The 746th Test Squadron, also known as the Central Inertial and GPS Test Facility (CIGTF), is a Department of Defense designated lead test organization with 60 years of experience testing inertial, GPS, and blended guidance and navigation systems.

Innovative test and evaluation hallmarks the 704th Test Group 746th Test Squadron’s unique test event called NAVFEST.

Alamogordo School Board members unanimously approved the renaming of the Tiger Pit sports complex at Alamogordo High Sch...
05/20/2019
APS recognizes students, hears project updates

Alamogordo School Board members unanimously approved the renaming of the Tiger Pit sports complex at Alamogordo High School to honor Lawrence E. Johnson.

A building renaming, high school club presentations and construction updates were discussed Wednesday at the Alamogordo School Board regular meeting.

Although her contract begins July 1, Lockner will be in Alamogordo in June.
05/20/2019
APS chooses Lockner for Sunset Hills principal

Although her contract begins July 1, Lockner will be in Alamogordo in June.

Alamogordo Public Schools announced Friday, May 10 that Jennifer Lockner will serve as the new principal for Sunset Hills Elementary beginning July 1.

OPINION The amount that could be spent in support of the film industry was uncapped during the Richardson Administration...
05/19/2019
Legislative analysts agree: Film subsidies are money-loser

OPINION The amount that could be spent in support of the film industry was uncapped during the Richardson Administration leading to some wild swings in annual subsidy payments.

Recently, Gov. Lujan-Grisham has been in the media encouraging film productions originally-slated for Georgia to come to New Mexico.

Jonathan Tylka and Kevin Boyko might be the first people to climb all 30 peaks of the Organ Mountains — and they did i...
05/19/2019
Mountaineers climb every peak in the Organs — in two days

Jonathan Tylka and Kevin Boyko might be the first people to climb all 30 peaks of the Organ Mountains — and they did it in just 38 hours without stopping or sleeping.

Jonathan Tylka and Kevin Boyko might be the first people to climb all 30 peaks of the Organ Mountains

The program that would actually carry out the lunar landing, Apollo, looked to be well on track, but suffered a severe s...
05/19/2019
Dress rehearsal: Apollo missions remembered

The program that would actually carry out the lunar landing, Apollo, looked to be well on track, but suffered a severe setback during a launchpad test on January 27, 1967.

As might be expected for a test mission, not everything went smoothly.

Lawrence Johnson was a teacher, coach, athletic director and mentor in the public school district who died in October fr...
05/19/2019
APS recognizes students, hears project updates

Lawrence Johnson was a teacher, coach, athletic director and mentor in the public school district who died in October from large B-cell lymphoma.

A building renaming, high school club presentations and construction updates were discussed Wednesday at the Alamogordo School Board regular meeting.

"He was very proud to be a patrolman," Linda told the Sun-News. "He loved getting up and putting on that uniform."
05/18/2019
FBI highlights New Mexico patrolman's death during Police Week

"He was very proud to be a patrolman," Linda told the Sun-News. "He loved getting up and putting on that uniform."

Robert Rosenbloom was killed during a 1971 traffic stop on Interstate 40 near Albuquerque. His widow and daughter now live in Las Cruces.

05/18/2019

This Army vet skipped his own college graduation to be there for his daughter's graduation. He even gave her her First Salute during the Army commissioning ceremony. 🎓

Ruidoso Police Officers said Griffin was armed with a shotgun when she kicked in the door of the home.
05/17/2019
Tularosa woman guilty of burglary, assault

Ruidoso Police Officers said Griffin was armed with a shotgun when she kicked in the door of the home.

Danietta Griffin, 41 was found guilty of aggravated burglary, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal damage to property on May 9.

The girl later confirmed that Bremmer had sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions since 2016- when she was 11- and ...
05/17/2019
Alamogordo man sentenced to 62 years for rape of a child

The girl later confirmed that Bremmer had sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions since 2016- when she was 11- and that he had only stopped after she became pregnant, court documents state.

On May 14, an Alamogordo man was sentenced to 62 years for raping a girl when she was 13.

Young people around the country are demanding better care, organizing student groups, and crafting suicide prevention ca...
05/17/2019
Watch 'You're Not Alone,' a documentary on youth mental health

Young people around the country are demanding better care, organizing student groups, and crafting suicide prevention campaigns. "You're Not Alone" features four such young people. See their stories here.

This documentary follows four young people from Wisconsin who are navigating mental health challenges.

Looking for the Community Calendar? Visit alamogordonews.com/news and you will always find it in the fourth position. To...
05/16/2019

Looking for the Community Calendar? Visit alamogordonews.com/news and you will always find it in the fourth position. To submit to the community calendar email your announcement - complete with time, date, place and contact information - to [email protected]. The calendar is updated daily online.

Republicans hope that getting a case in front of the conservative-leaning Supreme Court could result in Roe v. Wade bein...
05/16/2019
Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ...

Republicans hope that getting a case in front of the conservative-leaning Supreme Court could result in Roe v. Wade being overturned.

Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's near-total ban and 4 that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.

"All of these men and women are putting their life on the line, literally. And I know this first hand."
05/16/2019
FBI highlights New Mexico patrolman's death during Police Week

"All of these men and women are putting their life on the line, literally. And I know this first hand."

Robert Rosenbloom was killed during a 1971 traffic stop on Interstate 40 near Albuquerque. His widow and daughter now live in Las Cruces.

Statistics show youth suicide rates are rising across the country. Four young people from Wisconsin are speaking out in ...
05/16/2019
Teens are anxious and depressed, but treatment to prevent suicide is hard to find

Statistics show youth suicide rates are rising across the country. Four young people from Wisconsin are speaking out in a documentary to let their peers know they're not alone.

Across the U.S., it can be hard to get good treatment for mental health problems. In our documentary, four young people share their own challenges.

Shelters in El Paso and Las Cruces have been crowded and a new tent facility opened by the Border Patrol last week is pa...
05/16/2019
Border Patrol has released 5,000 asylum seekers in Las Cruces

Shelters in El Paso and Las Cruces have been crowded and a new tent facility opened by the Border Patrol last week is past its capacity.

A volunteer at the Las Cruces processing site spoke with the Sun-News after the number of Central American migrants released in the city hit 5,000.

With dementia already affecting 50 million people globally and with nearly 10 million new cases each year, the World Hea...
05/15/2019
Here's how to prevent dementia, according to new world health guidelines

With dementia already affecting 50 million people globally and with nearly 10 million new cases each year, the World Health Organization issued new guidelines in efforts to curb its rise.

Eat well, exercise often and no need to take some of those vitamins, the World Health Organization said in new guidelines on reducing dementia risks.

Enjoy the radiance of the dunes beneath a full moon with live music, ranger programs, and special guest presenters and a...
05/15/2019
Cool off from summer heat at White Sands Full Moon Nights

Enjoy the radiance of the dunes beneath a full moon with live music, ranger programs, and special guest presenters and artists.

Enjoy the radiance of the dunes beneath a full moon with live music, ranger programs, and special guest presenters and artists.

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