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Legislative caucus asks for prayers

February 19, 2017 Editorial
Brothers and Sisters, Please pray tonight that the hearts of our legislators would be opened to the word of the Lord and that they would seek His guidance on the assisted suicide bill now being considered in the House of Reps in Santa Fe. Also, please e-mail or call your representative (https://www.nmlegis.gov/Members/Find_My_Legislator) and give them your thoughts. (Google forced assisted…

More snow expected 022017

Pacific storm system to bring more snow to the higher
elevations of the Gila Region of Southwestern New Mexico

A Pacific Storm System Will Slowly Move Across The Southwestern U.S. Today. Moisture And Instability With The Storm Will Bring
Increasing Precipitation Coverage To The Southwestern Mountains Of New Mexico Today. Elevations Above 7500 Ft Could See Snow
Accumulations Of 3 To 6 Inches While Elevations Between 6500 Ft And 7500 Ft Could See 1 To 3 Inches. Snow Is Expected To Diminish Sunday Evening And The Storm System Will Move Out Of The Region
Early Monday To End Snow Chances. Read more...

High Wind warnings in Hidalgo County, NM 021817

WEATHER ADVISORY
High wind warnings in Hidalgo County. High profile vehicles use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until Noon MST Sunday 021917

Pacific storm system to bring snow to the higher elevations of the Gila Region of Southwestern New Mexico...

A Pacific Storm System Will Slowly Move Across The Southwestern U.S. This Weekend. Increased Moisture And Instability With The
Storm Will Bring Increasing Precipitation Chances To The
Southwestern Mountains Of New Mexico This Afternoon Through Mid-Day Sunday. Cooler Air Will Move In Late Tonight And Lower Snow
Levels From Around 9000 Ft This Afternoon To 6500 Ft By Daybreak Sunday. Elevations Above 7500 Ft Could See Snow Accumulations Of 3
To 7 Inches While Elevations Between 6500 Ft And 7500 Ft Could See 1 To 3 Inches. Snow Is Expected To Diminish Sunday Afternoon And The The Storm System Will Pull Out Of The Region Early Monday To End Snow Chances. Read more...

Red Barn site now an empty lot 021717

Photos by Dave Schuhmann taken Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

When will Denny's start construction? Read more...

Correction: Grant County commissioners approve road improvement levy ordinance in special meeting 021617

By Mary Alice Murphy

The purpose of the Grant County Commission special meeting on Feb. 16, 2017, was a public hearing regarding an ordinance entitled Fleming Tank Road and Wind Canyon Estates Improvement District Assessment Levy Ordinance.

Three commissioners, a quorum, were in attendance. District 3 Commissioner Alicia Edwards chaired the meeting. District 4 Commissioner Billy Billings and District 5 Commissioner Harry Browne also attended.

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Grant County commissioners hear county directors' and elected officials' reports

By Mary Alice Murphy

As part of the combined work session and regular meeting on Feb. 14, 2017, Grant County commissioners heard from department directors and elected officials.

Detention Center Administrator Mike Carillo was the first to give his report. He reported the jail has three staff vacancies. The population includes four that are being held for Hidalgo County.

Road Superintendent Earl Moore said installation of a sewer line had begun and his department would fix the road when it was complete. The Rosedale Road project is suspended for a time, because water is running where personnel need to install a culvert. "It should take about a week when we can get in. We've done patching, but with recent rains and snow, we are back to square one. We ask everyone to be patient."

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GRMC Foundation hosts ice cream social on Valentine's Day

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy, who accidentally hit the wrong button on her phone and one photo is in black-and-white.

On Valentine's Day, the Gila Regional Medical Center Foundation hosted an Ice Cream Social to thank caregivers and guests.

Kim Clark, foundation member, left, serves ice cream to Auxiliary member Eileen Smith.  Marketing Director Joe Kellerman is behind Clark.

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