Alamogordo Achievements

5 Things You Should Be Doing to Get Healthy in 2020

Join a Gym Alamogordo has a variety of gyms to choose. From hands on personal training to do-it-yourself 24 hour gyms, we’ve got it all! Take a Zumba class…

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Eric Burton of the Black Pumas

Black Pumas, the Austin based soul group fronted by Alamogordo High School alum Eric Burton, have been nominated for Best New Artist at the 2020 Grammys. Considered one the…

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Alamogordo Mainstreet Selected for Great Blocks

Alamogordo MainStreet (AMS) has been selected for the Great Blocks on MainStreet program, for which the city of Alamogordo will receive $100,000 in grant money! Great Blocks on MainStreet…

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White Sands National Park

  White Sands National Monument recently became White Sands National Park! As the most visited National Park Service unit in New Mexico, White Sands sees more than 600,000 visitors…

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Medlin Ramps in Alamogordo

Medlin Ramps, the largest yard ramp manufacturer in the United States, just opened their newest manufacturing plant right here in Alamogordo. Mark Medlin, owner of the company, is the…

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Economic Development in Alamogordo

When I first moved to Alamogordo in April of 2018, I was very excited to be starting a new adventure here. This small town, surrounded by the beautiful Chihuahuan…

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Adelina Martinez – USAFA Women’s Rugby Champion

Adelina Martinez grew up in Alamogordo and graduated from Alamogordo High School. She now attends the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, but her path to get there…

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Robin Milne – Park Ranger

Robin Milne has lived her entire life in Alamogordo. Graduating from Alamogordo High School in 2008, she went on to study anthropology at New Mexico State University, where she graduated in…

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Alamogordo High School Above National Average

Alamogordo High School class of 2019 ACT test scores have been released and the news is in: Alamogordo is above the national average for composite test scores! Alamogordo High…

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Murals at the Magnuson Hotel

Nate Mandalia’s family has owned the Magnuson by Desert Aire Hotel on White Sands Boulevard for 15 years. For the last two years, Nate has been running it as…

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Children’s Music Theater

Heather Bash was born and raised in Alamogordo, but her roots go deeper than that; both of her parents were born here too. Her grandparents were involved in founding…

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Miss New Mexico 2019

Misa Tran found her love for pageants when she was just in 8th grade, and this year she achieved the goal of a lifetime when she was crowned Miss…

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