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October 20, 2014 Local News Releases
A huge thanks to the Department of Health and Mr. Raul Turrietta for coming and cooking last Friday; they made an amazing meal and truly have servants hearts. Thank you for caring so much about your neighbors in need. Bridget Lehmann, our health intern, and I are working on a cookbook we will be selling as a fundraiser for the Mission. Included will be all of her healthy and tasty meals,…

Special Weather Statement shows band of thunderstorms moving across area 101914

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa Nm
653 Pm Mdt Sun Oct 19 2014

Upper Gila River Valley-Southern Gila Highlands/Black Range-
Southern Gila Foothills/Mimbres Valley-
Including The Cities Of...Gila Hot Springs...Buckhorn...
Mule Creek...Cliff...Silver City...Lake Roberts...Kingston...
Fort Bayard...Mimbres...Faywood...Hurley...Grant County Airport
653 Pm Mdt Sun Oct 19 2014

A Broad Band Of Scattered Showers And Thunderstorms With Moderate
Rainfall Is Slowly Moving Northward Over Northern Grant County. Up
To One Half Inch Rainfall Is Likely In The Next Hour... Read more...

State Commission Censures Hurley Judge

By Jim Owen

Hurley's Municipal Judge David Ramos has agreed to accept discipline imposed by the New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission for his alleged "willful misconduct."

Ramos contacted Magistrate Judge Maurine Laney of Silver City, concerning a pending case in her court, "in an attempt to personally vouch for the character of the defendant and obtain special treatment for the defendant," according to a petition from the commission that the state Supreme Court approved last week.

The document states that Ramos "admits that this admitted conduct violates (various) rules of the Code of Judicial Conduct." Read more...

Gila EDA Roundtable Participants Network and Make Announcements

By Mary Alice Murphy

After hearing from the owners of two local businesses, participants at the Gila Economic Development Alliance monthly Roundtable heard announcements and networked after the meeting.

Mike Trujillo, Gila EDA Board member and AmBank president, announced that, as of Nov. 7, AmBank would be changing its name to First American Bank. "We have been associated together under First American Bancshares. First American has been a bank since 1903 and has 18 branches in New Mexico." Read more...

Gila EDA Participants Hear from Owners of Two Businesses

 

By Mary Alice Murphy

The first speaker at the Friday, October 17, 2014, Gila Economic Development Alliance's monthly Roundtable was Paul Leetmae, managing owner of Lawley Automotive, which sells autos and trucks by Ford, Toyota, Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep and Ram. "We have six automotive choices, and we work with 56 other businesses."

He gave a brief history of the company in Arizona and that bicycling brought him to Silver City.He said one of the strengths in Silver City is its unique, creative and innovative people.

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GRMC CEO releases statement and photos on hospital preparedness

Courtesy Photos

Hazmat group meets and disucsses protocols.

GRMC effectively manages patients with infectious diseases frequently as a part of our commitment to serving the healthcare needs of our communities. However, like every other hospital, healthcare agency and provider in the country, GRMC is actively monitoring the developing Ebola situation and based on the evolving CDC Guidelines (http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/), implementing additional processes to provide the best and safest care possible should we receive a patient with the Ebola virus. These recent incidents are surely another reminder of just how complex and challenging healthcare can be. I once again applaud the efforts of GRMC's caregivers, the medical practitioners and healthcare providers in our community and healthcare workers everywhere, who every day, commit themselves to the challenge of providing for the healthcare needs of the communities they serve.

Brian Cunningham, CEO
GRMC Read more...

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