Propane & Natural Gas
Cortez Gas
319 1st Street
Capitan, NM 88316
Phone: (575) 354-0339

Pinnacle Propane
228 Smokey Bear Blvd,
Capitan, NM 88316
Call us at 866-977-9571
Phone: (575) 354-1100

Zia Natural Gas Company
100 Short Dr,
Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
Phone: (575) 378-4277

Otero County Electric Co-Op
Electric Utility Company
1135 NM-48, Alto, NM 88312
Phone: (575) 336-455

Telephone and Internet
Windstream Communications
Phone: 1-800-347-1991

waste management

Every Wednesday - we have the roll off open at 4:30 PM for items too large for your poly carts.  Appliances, mattresses, and large furniture items are $6.00 each and tax will be charged. One cubic yard of waste is $22.00 plus tax. Please call for additional fees.  Located on Tiger Drive.  You must call and get on the list.  354-2247

Poly-carts need to be placed at the proper location by 6:00am.
For proper collection please be sure to have your Poly-Cart out on time. Poly-Cart pickup for customers with 2 or more poly-carts, do not place poly-cart within 6 feet of another poly-cart, a fence, telephone, power lines and poles or any other standing structures. New roll off prices are now in effect. Call Village Hall for the new rates.

You may also take items to Greentree Solid Waste Authority Facility located in Ruidoso Downs. This service is available Monday-Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 pm (noon). This service is for residential water account holders and will be free of charge. Residential customers must have a copy of their current month’s water bill from the Village of Capitan to provide to a Greentree Solid Waste employee.

Those of you with Bill Pay, please contact your sender & update the mailing address to: Village of Capitan, P.O. Box 1380, Capitan NM 88316


Sheriff’s Department
1-800-687-2419 or 1-575-648-2341

Non –Emergency Numbers:
Police, Animal Control, or Code Enforcement
575-354-2154 - will forward directly to the Sheriff’s Department.