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For brief weekly updates of county news, tune in Wednesdays to the Zia Country Morning Show at 99.5 on your dial, on Magic 105 and on Your Morning Show on KVLC, 101-Gold. On Thursday mornings, you can tune in live to the KGRT Morning Country Show at approximately 8 a.m., then on KSNM 98.7, and finally on HOT 103.1's Morning Show.

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  •            Following a critical shortage among the number of volunteer firefighters in Doña Ana County, the agency that evaluates and grades the county fire districts for residential and commercial insurance premiums announced improvements spearheaded by Doña Ana County translated to significantly better ratings. Those ratings take effect Aug.

  •            Doña Ana County’s Health and Human Services Department is hosting a free training opportunity on Friday for people looking to become a treatment guardian, or someone who can advocate on behalf of those diagnosed with mental illness.

  •              Following the July 1 deadline for property owners to catch up on delinquent taxes, Doña Ana County Treasurer Eric L. Rodriguez announced his office has collected more than $2.5 million dollars owed to the county, ending the 2019 tax cycle with an approximate 96% collection rate.

  •             The Camino Real Optimist Club in Sunland Park is honoring a Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputy for outstanding service to the community.

  •             After being tasked by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to study proposals that could legalize cannabis, Sheriff Kim Stewart has launched a series of public input meetings to gauge the opinions of Doña Ana County residents.

  •      Doña Ana County employees and the general public will have the opportunity on Friday, July 26, to give blood in honor of the late Judy Price, who died Sept. 4, 2001, after a long battle with cancer.

  •             The monsoon season has arrived in southern New Mexico, bringing with it isolated – and sometimes severe – thunderstorms.

  •               The Doña Ana County Treasurer’s Office will be closed to the public on Thursday, July 25 for staff training and development. The office will resume normal business hours on Friday, July 26 at 8 a.m.

  •              The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department has scheduled several DWI checkpoints and saturation patrols through the end of July. These activities are part of an ongoing effort to reduce DWI-related crashes, injuries and deaths.