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Silver City Council to hold regular meeting June 27, 2017

June 22, 2017 Legal Notices
LEGAL NOTICE The Town of Silver City Council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Grant County Administration Center, 1400 Hwy 180 East, Silver City, New Mexico. The public is invited to attend. Action items on the agenda will include:Approval of Minutes: Regular Meeting of June 13, 2017New Business:A. Approval / Disapproval of Pawnbroker Bond, Principal: DK…

Gila National Forest air quality reports 062217

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Air Race Classic Baldwin Family Flyers on day three

[Editor's Note: The Beat dropped the ball. This should have gone up on Tuesday, but you can catch up on the Baldwin family flyers blog.]

The Air Race Classic (ARC) begins on Tuesday, June 20, in Frederick, MD. Racers have 4 days to finish the race. It is a VFR race only – i.e. we may not fly by instruments; we must only fly in good weather. ARC rules include only flying during the day. Read more...

NM HSD talks about changes to Centennial Care on 061917

[Editor's Note: The Beat thanks Grant County Community Health Council Director Cari Lemon for taking notes and providing this information.]

Monday, June 19 at the Besse-Forward Global Resource Center on Western New Mexico University’s campus, New Mexico Human Services Department: New Mexico’s Medicaid Managed Care Program, “Centennial Care,” held one of four public meetings around the state. The small panel consisted of Centennial Care staff and Dr. Wayne Lindstrom, Director of the Behavioral Health Services Division of the Human Services Department. The purpose of the public meetings is to explain the proposed changes to the new waiver, “Centennial Care 2.0,” and take public input. The department is also accepting written comments. Comments are due by July 15.


NMDOT issues blowing dust advisory for Hidalgo County 062217

High wind warning in Hidalgo County, visibility is low due to blowing dust. High profile vehicles please use caution. The NMDOT will continue monitoring the roadway. This event will be updated as conditions change.

Heat advisory for lowlands extended through Friday 062317

Southwest Desert/Lower Gila River Valley-Lowlands of the Bootheel-
Uplands of the Bootheel-Southwest Desert/Mimbres Basin-
Sierra County Lakes-Northern Dona Ana County-
Southern Dona Ana County/Mesilla Valley-Central Tularosa Basin-
Southern Tularosa Basin-Otero Mesa-Western El Paso County-
Eastern/Central El Paso County-
Northern Hudspeth Highlands/Hueco Mountains-Salt Basin-
Southern Hudspeth Highlands-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern El Paso/Western Hudspeth Counties-
Rio Grande Valley of Eastern Hudspeth County-
Including the cities of Lordsburg, Red Rock, Virden,

Golden Fire Update: for 6.22.17 10:20 a.m.


New Mexico Wildfire Update for 6.22.17 at 10:20 a.m.

The Golden Fire off of Highway 14 and State Road 344 is 80% contained. The acreage has been reduced to 5 acres due to better mapping of the fire. Residents returned to their homes Wednesday evening. All roads are open. Read more...

Gravel Fire June 22, 2017 @ 0900

Location: in the area of Snow Lake, Reserve Ranger District, Gila National Forest

Start Date: June 9, 2017 Size: 2,873 acres Cause: Lightning

Vegetation: Short grasses, timber understory and heavy logging slash

Resources: 77 personnel, including 2 Type 6 engines.

Containment: 0% (managed for multiple resource objectives)


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