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Give Grande New Mexico--May 6, 2014, Inaugural Day of Giving in Silver City/Grant County

April 24, 2014 Local News Releases
By Skip Thacker Over 40 Grant County/Silver City non profit organizations will participate in the inaugural May 6, 24 hour giving period to non profit organizations through Give Grande New Mexico. Org. This is an opportunity for Grant County residents to give (for tax deductions) to the local organizations of their choice. By logging in at www.givegrandenm.org, and scrolling down the Leaderboard,…

Fire Weather Watch for Grant County: Saturday, April 26, rom 4/26/2014 from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM MDT

Urgent - Fire Weather Message
National Weather Service El Paso Tx/Santa Teresa Nm
743 Am Mdt Thu Apr 24 2014

...Critical Fire Weather Conditions Likely Saturday For All Of
South Central And Southwest New Mexico And Far West Texas...

.A Strong Upper Level Low Pressure Crossing The Southern Rockies Saturday Into Sunday Morning Will Produce Lee Side Troughing At The Surface Over Eastern New Mexico. The Resulting Tight Surface Pressure Gradient Combined With Deep Mixing Will Produce High Winds Across The Entire Area. The High Winds...Combined With Low Humidity And Very Dry Fuels...Will Cause Critical Fire Weather Conditions Saturday. 

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FCX Reports First-Quarter 2014 Results

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Reports First-Quarter 2014 Results

· Net income attributable to common stock totaled $510 million, $0.49 per share, for first-quarter 2014, compared with net income of $648 million, $0.68 per share, for first-quarter 2013.

· Consolidated sales for first-quarter 2014 totaled 871 million pounds of copper, 187 thousand ounces of gold, 27 million pounds of molybdenum and 16.1 million barrels of oil equivalents (MMBOE), compared with 954 million pounds of copper, 214 thousand ounces of gold and 25 million pounds of molybdenum for first-quarter 2013.

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Visitor Center Report to Town Council Demonstrates Trend of Increasing Tourism to Silver City

by Charlie McKee

Mayor Michael Morones began the Monday, Apr. 21, Silver City Town Council meeting by proclaiming May 6, 2014, as Give Grande! New Mexico Day. It is an "online giving day" in which the community and the nation can donate money to non-profit organizations that "move our town forward," as stated by the Mayor. The donations can be made over a 24 hour period on May 6 via the Give Grande! NM website.

 

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Continental Divide Trail Gateway Community designation and Warrior Hikers

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

Editor's Note: Article to follow later.

Grant County commissioners hear county reports at work session 042214

By Mary Alice Murphy

Sheriff Raul Villanueva gave the first county report at the County Commission work session. "It's warmed up and things are starting to pick up. I caution the public to be careful. We are dealing with fires."

He said this weekend, Saturday, April 26, would be drug take back from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walgreen's. "Whether prescription drugs or illegal drugs, no questions asked." Read more...

Local Weather

Fair

73°F

Silver City

Fair

Humidity: 9%

Wind: 14 mph

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